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See the boy who lived, live in new play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

The boy wizard takes centre stage next summer in a play from author J.K. Rowling, musician Imogen Heap and the people behind the stage adaptation of "Let the Right One In".

By June 26, 2015

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Florida public schools to spy on students' social media, report says

Technically Incorrect: The Orange County Public Schools District reportedly gets software for monitoring posts made by students, saying it wants to anticipate and prevent cyberbullying and other crime.

By May 29, 2015

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What's new on Netflix and Amazon for June

Netflix adds 58 titles, including the new season of "Orange Is The New Black," while dropping 55. Amazon Prime picks up 26 new titles including one of the worst movies ever made, "Troll 2."

By May 21, 2015

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Can new tech boost safety in Uber cars, and in taxis, too?

After a slew of alleged assaults by drivers for taxi companies and ride-hailing services, firms like AsterRide and Shuddle are looking to increase passenger safety.

By January 25, 2015

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D'oh! Universal Orlando opens real-life 'Simpsons' Springfield

Feel like a Krusty Burger and a Duff? Head over to Simpsons Fast Food Boulevard in Orlando, Fla., for a taste of "Simpsons"-style fare.

By June 6, 2013

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Apple Pay to be welcome at Walt Disney World

Starting December 24, visitors to Orlando's Walt Disney World can use Apple Pay to buy tickets, merchandise and other items.

By December 22, 2014

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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By December 22, 2014

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Orlando's city cameras catch man allegedly smoking pot

The no doubt extremely useful IRIS system catches a man allegedly smoking pot on the street and he is arrested. But how could the officers be sure it was pot?

By August 30, 2012

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Dozens of vendors jump on Apple Pay bandwagon

With the expanded list, Apple says its mobile-payments system now supports cards that account for 90 percent of credit card purchases in the US.

By December 16, 2014

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' has a familiar ring

Bilbo bows out as the last of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth movies delivers on the battle, not so much on the hobbit.

By December 2, 2014