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Stories with subject: Entertainment and media technology
  • Ultra-high definition TV featured at World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:06 pm
  • TOKYO - The World Cup will showcase the latest in TV technology that industry leaders hope will usher in a new era in sports broadcasting.

  • Netflix's Comcast deal improves quality of video 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:59 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal that bought Netflix a more direct connection to Comcast's network.

  • Video shows suicide bomber who killed 16 in Egypt 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:16 pm
  • CAIRO - An al-Qaida inspired group in Egypt posted a video online Thursday showing a suicide bomber attacking a security headquarters in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, an assault that killed 16 people in December.

  • Scientists try 3-D printer to build human heart 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 10:13 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer.

  • Tesla questions lemon law king's motivations 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:23 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Tesla Motors officials questioned Wisconsin's self-proclaimed lemon law king's motivations in suing over a Milwaukee-area doctor's electric car, saying the company did all it could to fix the car and suggesting someone may have tampered with it.

  • As theaters struggle, Colorado coalition steps in 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:55 pm
  • DENVER - The Grand Theater in the southeastern Colorado town of Rocky Ford is the only cinema showing 3-D movies in the 150 miles between Pueblo and Kansas - thanks to volunteer fundraising that allowed it to buy an $84,000 state-of-the-art projector to show digital films.

  • As theaters struggle, Colorado coalition steps in 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 2:59 pm
  • DENVER - The Grand Theater in the southeastern Colorado town of Rocky Ford is the only cinema showing 3D movies in the 150 miles between Pueblo and Kansas - thanks to volunteer fundraising that allowed it to buy an $84,000 state-of-the-art projector to show digital films.

  • Review: Fire TV device great, but not fully ready 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:47 pm
  • NEW YORK - Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voice search on top of that.

  • Snyder says 3-D printer company coming to Michigan 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:49 pm
  • CANTON, Michigan - A German 3-D printing company has announced it will locate its first U.S. facility in Michigan after representatives met with Gov. Rick Snyder in Germany.

  • Peabody Awards given to record 46 recipients 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:02 pm
  • ATHENS, Georgia - The ABC drama "Scandal," Netflix's "House of Cards" and pair of news programs about concussions in the National Football League are among a record 46 recipients of Peabody Awards.

  • Cuban blogger Sanchez talks new digital media 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:38 pm
  • MIAMI - Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez said Tuesday that she hopes to launch her new independent media project in the next month.

  • Action, special effects helps Hollywood in China 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:28 am
  • BEIJING - Captain America and Spider-Man are seeking to dominate the Chinese box office in the coming weeks, proving that U.S. patriotic superheroes can overcome China's leeriness of foreign films if they promise big money.

  • Conn. drive-in theater needs upgrades to stay open 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 11:08 am
  • BARKHAMSTED, Connecticut - Hundreds of families picnic and pajama-clad children usually dot the expansive lush green field at the Pleasant Valley Drive-in every summer, waiting for hours for the sun to set and the movies to start.

  • Mobile devices add allure to March Madness at work 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 6:34 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - Every year, the NCAA college basketball tournament gives employees a reason to goof off at their desks and root for their alma maters.

  • Judge allows lawsuit over Kardashian-West proposal 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 2:28 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - A lawsuit by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West over leaked footage of their marriage proposal can proceed because it does not violate the free speech rights of the co-founder of YouTube, a judge ruled Tuesday.

  • Viacom and Google settle YouTube lawsuit 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 9:22 am
  • NEW YORK - Viacom says it's settled its $1 billion copyright lawsuit against YouTube.