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J.J. Abrams grants movie wish to dying Trekkie

A Trekkie with cancer wants to see the latest "Star Trek" movie, but may miss the May premiere due to declining health. A friend makes a plea on Reddit and "Trek" director J.J. Abrams comes to the rescue.

By January 3, 2013

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How Lucasfilm corralled J.J. Abrams to direct next 'Star Wars'

The Hollywood Reporter details Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy's cajoling of the "Star Trek" director and drops a bomb: The next "Star Wars" may not be ready by 2015.

By January 30, 2013

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Samsung Oscars ad to feature Tim Burton

Samsung is taking over the Oscars. It will will run six ads during the awards ceremony, including a veritable blockbuster starring director Tim Burton.

By February 23, 2013

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First official snap of Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in jOBS

Steve Jobs biopic jOBS premieres in January, and the first official picture of Ashton Kutcher as the Apple founder has been revealed.

By December 4, 2012

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WikiLeaks' Assange granted bail in London

WikiLeaks' editor wins bail in U.K. court fight over extradition to Sweden, but he will remain in jail temporarily, while prosecutors appeal.

By December 14, 2010

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Let's hear it for Oscar nominees for sound

At Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, other categories will get much more attention. But if it wasn't for the sound crew, we'd all be watching silent movies.

By March 5, 2010

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Zuckerberg pledges $100m to Newark, N.J., schools

A New York Times report reveals that the Facebook CEO plans to make his first act of public philanthropy a massive donation to a troubled N.J. city's school system. Clever timing: it's slated to be announced the same day that "The Social Network" premieres.

By September 22, 2010

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'Star Wars' update: New actors cast, plus Harrison Ford hiatus

As Harrison Ford recovers from a leg injury, more actors are headed to a galaxy far, far away. Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen are tapped as the latest "Star Wars: Episode VII" cast members.

By July 7, 2014

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Peter Capaldi is new 'Doctor Who' star

Peter Capaldi has been named as the 12th Doctor, replacing Matt Smith in classic British sci-fi series.

By August 5, 2013

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'Taxi drivers aren't against change': How Hailo is taking on Uber in the taxi app wars

We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.

By July 11, 2014