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Marketer helps advertisers express themselves via video

British television producer Mark Burnett turned program financing on its head a decade ago when he brought brands like Doritos and Mountain Dew as sponsors into the expensive, prime-time reality series "Survivor," helping ...

Nov 07, 2011
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Tech push transforms TV viewing experience

For decades we've been watching TV. Now a new generation of televisions is beginning to watch us. Technological advances are giving the old clunky "boob tube" an IQ injection. Some of the new breed of smart TVs comes equipped ...

May 28, 2013
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The electric cars most likely to succeed

The crystal ball is still cloudy on electric and plug-in hybrid cars. They're still being made in limited numbers, and delivered to very specific test markets. And half the really exciting ones aren't even here yet. Still, ...

Sep 06, 2011
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Human terrarium, Biosphere 2, looking good at 20

(AP) -- Jane Poynter and seven compatriots agreed to spend two years sealed inside a 3-acre terrarium in the Sonoran Desert. Their mission back in the 1990s: To see whether humans might someday be able to create self-sustaining ...

Apr 26, 2011
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Professor shows the 'wonder-full' side of physics

(PhysOrg.com) -- The audience laughs and applauds as the performers on stage pull trick after trick from their sleeves: suspending a ball in midair, defying gravity, turning water into ice right before people's ...

Jul 13, 2010
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Comcast aims to reshape entertainment with NBC

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. announced Thursday it plans to buy a majority stake in NBC Universal for $13.75 billion, giving the nation's largest cable TV operator control of the Peacock network, an array of cable ...

Dec 03, 2009
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TiVo DVR viewers bypassing 10 p.m. slots

New research indicates viewers who use digital video recorders to watch their favorite broadcast TV shows tend to watch shows recorded between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. -- and many of them appear to be skipping 10 p.m. telecasts ...

Apr 15, 2009
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