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'The Help' Passes $100M Domestically

The U.S. Justice Department filed suit to block AT&T's proposed merger with T-Mobile, citing the potential for reduced wireless competition. AT&T, which would have to pay $3 billion to T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom if the deal fails, is likely to fight the challenge.

Murdoch father, son are asked to give sworn testimony

Rupert Murdoch, and his son, James Murdoch, who last month answered questions before Parliament about the News Corp. hacking scandal, are being called to give sworn testimony about the situation at the Royal Courts of Justice. Their testimony will be shown live on TV. Meanwhile, News Corp. is said to be using its internal investigation led by ex-New York City schools chancellor Joel Klein to determine whether the alleged hacking incidents may have broken any U.S. laws

Shipments of 3D panels saw triple-digit growth in Q2

Manufacturers shipped 5.2 million LCD panels optimized for 3D television in the second quarter, an increase of 124% from the first quarter, according to a report from DisplaySearch. Nearly 5 million of the panels were destined for 3DTVs, as the percentage of LCD televisions that support 3D doubled from 4.5% to 9.3%. Analysts say the numbers show that 3DTV is defying market challenges such as high costs and an absence of available content by continuing to log slow but persistent growth

Yahoo! gears up for original fall lineup

Yahoo! says that beginning Oct. 3, it will introduce a lineup of original programming, the first of a series of shows the company plans to release in 2012. The eight short-form series will feature appearances from actors such as Morgan Spurlock and "Reno 911"'s Niecy Nash. Yahoo! reportedly relied on user metrics to determine what types of shows would sell and has plans to redesign its video-distribution platform to be more like Netflix and YouTube

HP will make a last round of TouchPad tablets

Hewlett-Packard will attempt to meet the demand for its discontinued TouchPad tablets by manufacturing one final batch of the devices, the company said Tuesday. HP did not indicate whether it would continue to price the product at $99, where sales boomed. The company also said it was not sure it could meet demand for the tablet

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Hp destroys the tablet market with its fire sale.

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Bring home acclaimed writer/director Terrence Malick’s (Badlands, Days of Heaven, The Thin Red Line, The New World) thought provoking film experience THE TREE OF LIFE, available exclusively on Blu-ray Disc Combo Pack October 11 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.


Carl Icahn Gives Up on Takeover Bid, Sells His Lionsgate Stake

After 2 years of extensive international touring, guitar virtuoso, singer/ songwriter Richie Kotzen is back to unleash his new album 24 HOURS, releasing November 11 on Headroom-Inc

Critically-acclaimed director Wayne Wang (The Joy Luck Club) weaves a contemporary tale with an old-world fable in SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN, coming to Blu-ray and DVD November 1st from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Inspired by author Lisa See’s bestselling novel of the same name, SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN tells a poignant tale of eternal friendship.

In the world of modern romance, there are players and there are experts. But when you want to trade your swagger for a sweetheart… you need a specialist. Get ready for some heart-stopping, jaw-dropping comedy when the hilarious romantic indie film THE HEART SPECIALIST drops onto Blu-ray and DVD on October 4 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Making its debut at the Boston Film Festival (“Audience Award” winner) and the Urban World Film Festival (“Best Film” winner),

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Four-time CMA Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney and CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore presented the inaugural CMA Touring Musician Award to Chesney keyboard player Wyatt Beard Saturday during the Foxboro Stadium concert date in Boston.



For the second consecutive year, Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland will host "CMA Country Christmas." The television special, which is produced by CMA, will feature many of today's top Country artists and will air on the ABC Television Network later this year during the holiday season.


Google TV, which thus far has failed to be embraced by the biggest networks in the U.S., is attracting technology partners in addition to its existing partners Logitech and Sony, according to Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google.


MasterImage 3D offers display without glasses

MasterImage 3D is developing a three-dimensional screen for smartphones and tablet computers that doesn't require special glasses to view.


New release of "Halo" adds AI marines feature to Firefight mode

The high-definition re-release of "Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary" includes the addition of artificial intelligence marines in the game's Firefight mode

Google gives up on Slide; Levchin is leaving

Google is dismantling its separately operated social applications unit, Slide, a startup it acquired last year for about $200 million, and Slide's leader, Max Levchin, is leaving Google


Bilan 4e journée : les gros font la loi, sauf l’OM

Comme à chaque fois depuis le début de la saison, Sport.fr a fait le bilan de la 4e journée de Ligue 1 qui vient de s'achever.


Stoner creuse l'écart

Casey Stoner (Honda) creuse l'écart en tête du classement Championnat du monde de MotoGP après son succès lors du Grand Prix d'Indianapolis.

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If its August expect youtube to cull videos

Remember its their sandbox and they make the rules when you grump at them for removal of you work.

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Irene hits the box office hard

Most of the numbers were disappointing, Help still took first with a mere $14 million.


Bang & Olufsen’s 3D TV (LCD and plasma) portfolio

. It will be one of the first Bang & Olufsen showrooms to feature the BeoVision 4-85 inch 3D TV with a HD plasma screen and home cinema experience. It retails at $85,000.00 and features patented technologies in the area of automatic color management and advanced picture-control capabilities, alongside delivering a superior home audio experience. BeoVision 4 – 85 rivals other large screens on the market due to its uniquely engineered floor stand that elevates and lowers (and tilts and turns) the massive screen and center-channel speaker with a touch of a button off any dedicated Bang & Olufsen remote control.


Broadcasting v. Irene: So far, So Good

As of noon ET today, no TV or radio station had been knocked out by the hurricane, which hit North Carolina and is now moving up the East Coast toward New York, according to the FCC. Some 5,000 homes have lost cable TV service


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