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Ever since the retirement of the space shuttle three years ago, American astronauts have had to hitchhike their way to the International Space Station aboard Russian spaceships. It is an increasingly costly arrangement, which the head of NASA has called ?unacceptable,? made worse by U.S.-Russian tensions over the crisis in Ukraine.Read full article >>
Aereo's seemingly last-ditch argument to save itself won't be given an airing in court, according to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Instead, if the shuttered streaming video company wants to keep fighting for its survival, procedural reasons require that it do so at the district court level, officials said in a document filed Thursday.Read full article >>
After news -- and footage -- of journalist James Foley's death began circulating on social media networks, tech firms immediately had to grapple with the question of how to handle the graphic images. Twitter, arguably the fastest-moving and most public social network, opted to do something that it rarely does. The company scrubbed images of Foley's beheading from its network, and even temporarily blocked the account of journalist Zaid Benjamin, who appeared to be the first to report the news.Read full article >>
The U.S. Copyright Office is weighing in on an important question of our time: who owns the copyright for the infamous monkey selfie.
In the first major revision of copyright practices in more than 20 years, the office said works created by animals belong in the public domain.Read full article >>
McLean-based government services contractor DynCorp has not been re-selected for a contract with the National Media Exploitation Center, a little-known arm of the Defense Intelligence Agency located in Vienna.Read full article >>
Welcome to Health Reform Watch, Jason Millman's regular look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing the American health-care system ? and being changed by it. You can reach Jason with questions, comments and suggestions here. Check back every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for the latest edition, or sign up here to receive it straight from your inbox. Read previous columns here.Read full article >>