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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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'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

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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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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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Congress should avoid knee-jerk reactions to patent trolls

commentary Yes, patent trolls are a big problem, but recent legislative proposals are poorly thought out and won't resolve the issue.

By November 9, 2013

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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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Two trustbusters who could decide Google's future

Joaquin Almunia in Europe and Joshua Wright in the United States hold influence in the fight over whether Google abused its dominance in search.

By November 19, 2012

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D.C. chief allows citizens to record and photograph police

Washington D.C.'s police chief issues an order that "recognizes that members of the general public have a First Amendment right to video record, photograph, and/or audio record" the police.

By July 24, 2012

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Thompson leaves Yahoo with no severance

Scott Thompson still walks away with millions, but the "resumegate" controversy costs the former Yahoo CEO a bigger payout.

By May 14, 2012