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Movies & TV Shows
In the year 2563, a deactivated female cyborg, Alita (Rosa Salazar), wakes up unable to recall her past or recognize the Earth on which she now lives, three centuries after it was devastated by war. Scientist Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), however,
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For Formula E Teams, Winning Is Almost Secondary
Sure, Formula E teams want to win and make money. That’s a given. The big automobile manufacturers who fund the open-wheel electric cars that whir around tracks all over the world also have a bigger goal in mind: research and development. Brand named
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Facebook’s Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception In Congress
Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users’ data. “We know we need to
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‘Game Of Thrones’ Reigns With Record 32 Emmy Nominations
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television
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Harvard Student To Help Sioux Falls Crack Transit Code
Mayor Paul TenHaken wants a City Hall that innovates its way out of persistent challenges like affordable housing, public transportation and government budgeting. He’s already created an Innovation and Technology Department, found room in the budget
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Music
This is the soundtrack of the 2019 movie The Lion King, a photorealistic, albeit still computer-animated remake of Disney’s classic 1994 film of the same name. The soundtrack includes not only songs from the original film, but also a new score from t
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Spacex: Leaky Valve Caused Crew Capsule To Explode In Test
A leaky valve caused a SpaceX crew capsule to explode during a ground test back in April, destroying the spacecraft and dealing a blow to the company’s effort to launch astronauts. The company announced the preliminary results of its accident investi
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Lawmaker: Expand Compensation From Nuclear Weapons Testing
A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
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Report Finds California Government It Security Flaws
California’s state auditor raised alarms about information security in some state offices and called for additional oversight and regular assessments. The report from Auditor Elaine Howle comes amid scrutiny of how companies and governments alike han
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Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm At Technology-rich Schools
Over six weeks, the vandals kept coming, knocking the school system’s network offline several times a day. There was no breach of sensitive data files, but the attacks in which somebody deliberately overwhelmed the Avon Public Schools system in Conne
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Apple Park: INSIDE THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE LAND-BASED SPACESHIP
Is it a donut? Is it spaceship? Perhaps, but really, it’s Apple Park – now officially one of the most expensive buildings on the planet. Following an official, but challenging assessment by Santa Clara County, the campus in Cupertino has now been val
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With Big Tech’s Dominance Under Scrutiny, EU Probes Amazon
While the U.S. Congress talks about reining in big tech companies, Europe is taking action. The European Union said Wednesday it is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain an unfair advantage, a decision that could l
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Retail Rivals Crash Amazon’s Prime Day Party
The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it’s benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group. Large retailers that generated annual revenue of at least a billion dollars, enjoyed a
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China’s Growth Cools Further As Tariff War Pressures Mount
China’s economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff war with Washington. The world’s second-largest economy grew 6.2% over a year ago, down
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Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space After Delays
A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn
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Facebook Faces $5b Ftc Fine, Largest Ever In Tech
At $5 billion, the fine the FTC is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it’s given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012. The long-expected punishment, which Facebook is well prepared
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Superpower: Macbook Pro And Air Models Refreshed
As Apple bids farewell to the MacBook for a second time, we take a closer look at its history, explore whether there’s a gap in the market for a 12-inch model, and get hands-on with the new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebooks which serve as the Mac
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AT&T PULLS ‘FRIENDS’ FROM NETFLIX FOR ITS STREAMING SERVICE
AT&T is pulling “Friends” from Netflix to beef up its own upcoming streaming service. With new services launching, popular shows are splintering onto several different platforms. The wireless company, which owns the WarnerMedia entertainment business
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First Us Children’s Series With Alaska Native Lead Kicks Off
Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. Now the Fairbanks woman and other Alaska Natives are presenting their world to a ge
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Space-tourism Biz Virgin Galactic Going Public After Merger
Richard Branson’s space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is planning to go public, creating the first listed human spaceflight firm. Virgin Galactic said Tuesday it is merging with Social Capital Hedosophia, whose CEO, Chamath Palihapitiya, will bec
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Jony Ive Leaves An Apple That Continues To Flourish
Towards the end of June, Apple dropped something of a bombshell among the tech press: the corporation’s Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive, was set to leave the company to launch his own design firm, LoveFrom . This wasn’t ‘just another’ staff departure
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Before Moon Landing, Astronauts Learned Geology In Arizona
Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater that is the most well-preserved on Earth. Northern Arizona has had deep ties to
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Flying Blind: Apps Help Visually Impaired Navigate Airport
Navigating airports can be tricky. They’re loud, crowded and not always laid out intuitively. They’re even more challenging for visually impaired people. Chieko Asakawa knows those challenges firsthand, and she has also devised a remedy. Asakawa has
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Mystery Of NSA Leak Lingers As Stolen Document Case Winds Up
Federal agents descended on the suburban Maryland house with the flash and bang of a stun grenade, blocked off the street and spent hours questioning the homeowner about a theft of government documents that prosecutors would later describe as “breath
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Trump V. Big Tech: Social Media Summit Will Snub Tech Titans
President Donald Trump is gathering conservative groups at the White House this week for a “summit” on social media that will prominently snub the tech titans who run big platforms on Facebook, Twitter and Google. It’s a sharp contrast to earlier day
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Workout: Apple Taking Fitness Further
With Apple prioritizing fitness initiatives through Apple Watch and the iPhone, many believe that Apple is headed in a new direction. Steve Jobs’ legacy will undoubtedly be the Mac, but could Tim Cook’s be Apple Health, and its ability to transform t
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Heather Mills Gets UK Phone Hacking Apology, Payout
Heather Mills, the former wife of Paul McCartney, and her sister have received an apology and a settlement from Britain’s defunct News of the World tabloid over the hacking of their phones. Heather Mills and her sister Fiona Mills both received a for
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