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Women, Minority TV Director Hiring Lags

The expanding world of TV series is creating more opportunities for female and minority directors, but they remain a fraction of those hired, a Hollywood guild report said.

Study finds 'pervasive and systematic' issues of inequality in Hollywood

Despite widespread attention over diversity in the movie business, a new study finds that little is changing in Hollywood for women, minorities, LGBT people and others who continue to find themselves on the outside of an industry where researchers

Apple boosts iPhone security after powerful spyware targets an activist

A botched attempt to break into an activist's iPhone using hitherto unknown espionage software has triggered a global upgrade of Apple's mobile operating system, researchers said Aug 25.

What New York's free Wi-Fi kiosks mean to the city's homeless

An effort to replace obsolete pay phones with Wi-Fi kiosks that offer free web surfing and phone calls has been a hit with panhandlers and the homeless, the least wired people in the city.

Kentucky’s high-speed network project runs into delays

KentuckyWired hit a speed bump when the planned fiber optic network meant to spread high-speed Internet throughout the state became entangled in longer-than-expected efforts to gain access to utility poles, lawmakers were told.

Victims' families sue Facebook for $1 billion over Palestinian attacks

Israeli and American families of victims of Palestinian attacks filed a $1-billion lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social network is providing a platform for militants to spread incitement and violence, their lawyers said.

Islamic State's Twitter traffic drops amid US efforts

The Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent since 2014, the Obama Administration says, as the US and its allies have countered messages of jihadi glorification with a flood of online images and statements about suffering and e

The Case against Binge-Watching TV

[Commentary] Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching -- going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch. So why am I unhappy about this new way to watch TV?

Gannett to Spin Off Its Publishing Business

Gannett is splitting its broadcast and publishing business in two, joining other major media players in allowing fast growing TV and digital operations to operate more freely and not be weighed down by the declining newspaper business.

China to Declare Qualcomm A Monopoly

Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm, one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly, according to Xu Kunlin, director of the anti-monopoly bureau of the National Development and Reform Commission, China's economic