Daily Updates

Daily Updates
  • Tarantino calls digital ’the death of cinema’

    When Quentin Tarantino won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994 for “Pulp Fiction,” he showered his cast with high-fives, bounced to the stage where jury president Clint Eastwood awaited, and promptly answered a heckler with a middle finger.

    May 24, 2014

  • In Other News, May 20

    May 20, 2014

  • AT&T aims for TV’s future with $48.5B DirecTV deal

    AT&T says it views its planned $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV as a way to help redefine the video entertainment industry, giving it opportunities to bundle services and tap into growing Latin American markets.

    May 19, 2014

  • Jackson, Timberlake own Billboard Music Awards

    The King of Pop and a likely successor, prince of pop Justin Timberlake, ruled the Billboard Music Awards — though Michael Jackson made a splash via hologram and Timberlake accepted his awards via video from overseas.

    May 19, 2014

  • In Other News, May 18

    May 18, 2014

  • Coffee fungus raising prices for high-end blends

    The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease — and hold down the price of your morning cup.

    May 18, 2014

  • Studies: Wildfires worse due to global warming

    The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports.

    May 18, 2014

  • Record Balkan floods lead to Bosnia landslides

    Landslides triggered by unprecedented rains in Bosnia have left hundreds of people homeless, officials said Sunday, while thousands more have fled their homes in neighboring Croatia and Serbia as Balkan countries battle the region’s worst flooding since modern records began.

    May 18, 2014

  • SpaceX Dragon departs space station after month

    The commercial cargo ship Dragon left the space station on Sunday, heading home with nearly 2 tons of science experiments and old equipment.

    May 18, 2014

  • GOP Benghazi team brings long list of accusations

    Republicans hoping to ride their Benghazi investigation to a November election sweep have entrusted a seven-member team with “getting to the truth,” in the words of House Speaker John Boehner, about whether the Obama administration misled Americans about the deadly attack in Libya.

    May 18, 2014