Entertainment and media technology

August 13, 2019 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined company, said the new ViacomCBS will be "...
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August 13, 2019 - 2:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and pay TV channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and BET, while CBS...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., addresses the audience gathered at the Fancy Farm Picnic in Fancy Farm, Ky. The Republican Party, the Trump campaign and other GOP organizations say they are suspending their spending on Twitter to protest the platform’s treatment of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Twitter temporarily locked McConnell’s campaign account after it shared a video in which some protesters spoke of violence outside his Kentucky home, where he is recovering from a shoulder fracture. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
August 10, 2019 - 3:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not quite "Trump-McConnell 2020," but it might as well be. As he runs for reelection, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is positioning himself as the president's wingman, his trusted right hand in Congress, transformed from a behind-the-scenes player into a prominent if...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cody Wilson, with Defense Distributed, holds a 3D-printed gun called the Liberator at his shop, in Austin, Texas. On Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, Wilson, who sparked a nationwide legal fight over the constitutionality of firearms made with a 3D printer, pleaded guilty to having sex with an underage girl. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
August 09, 2019 - 3:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The founder of a Texas company that sells plans for making untraceable 3D printed guns pleaded guilty Friday to having sex with an underage girl. Travis County Assistant District Attorney Joe Frederick said Cody Wilson pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of injury to a child...
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August 09, 2019 - 12:56 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say the founder of a Texas company that sold plans for making untraceable 3D printed guns has pleaded guilty to having sex with an underage girl. Travis County Assistant District Attorney Joe Frederick says Cody Wilson pleaded guilty Friday to a lesser charge of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2018, file photo, the Cisco logo appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Computer security expert James Glenn won a rare payout in a whistleblower lawsuit he filed against Cisco Systems Inc. almost a decade ago, after he reported critical security flaws in Cisco video surveillance software used at major U.S. international airports and federal agencies with critical national security roles. Rather than being rewarded for his 2008 discovery, Glenn lost his job, according to the lawsuit he filed under the federal False Claims Act, which was unsealed Wednesday, July 31, 2019, with the announcement of an $8.6 million settlement. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 01, 2019 - 12:07 am
BOSTON (AP) — A computer security expert won a rare payout in a whistleblower lawsuit he filed against Cisco Systems Inc. almost a decade ago, after he reported critical security flaws in Cisco video surveillance software used at major U.S. international airports and federal agencies with critical...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo the Locast website is displayed on a computer screen in New York. The country’s biggest TV networks, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, have sued Locast, a streaming service that transmits their broadcasts for free, in federal court in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 31, 2019 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The country's biggest TV networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — have sued Locast, a streaming service that transmits their broadcasts for free, in federal court in New York. The companies said in the suit, filed Wednesday, that Locast is violating their copyrights and asked for its...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo the Locast website is displayed on a computer screen in New York. The country’s biggest TV networks, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, have sued Locast, a streaming service that transmits their broadcasts for free, in federal court in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 31, 2019 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The country's biggest TV networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — have sued Locast, a streaming service that transmits their broadcasts for free, in federal court in New York. The companies said in the suit, filed Wednesday, that Locast is violating their copyrights and asked for its...
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In this photo issued by English Heritage Wednesday July 31, 2019, Medieval jousting is being brought up-to-date with tests to use VAR Hawk-Eye video review technology to make sure scoring is accurate, with English Heritage testing the new tech, in Framlington, England, ahead of the upcoming 2019 season of jousting competitions. English Heritage says accuracy is vital in jousting, a sport in which participants on horseback charge at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour (48 kph) to strike their opponent, and now VAR may make scoring accurate. (Jim Holden/English Heritage via AP)
July 31, 2019 - 12:31 pm
LONDON (AP) — Medieval is meeting modern as English Heritage tests video review technology for jousting. English Heritage, a charity that manages monuments and castles, says accuracy is vital in jousting, a sport in which participants on horseback charging at speeds up to 30 miles per hour (48 kph...
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July 31, 2019 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The country's biggest TV networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — have sued Locast, a streaming service that transmits their broadcasts for free, in federal court in New York. The companies said in the suit, filed Wednesday, that Locast is violating their copyrights and asked for its...
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