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Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

By Anick Jesdanun |
Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated for any category, 45 are available in some form online. That includes animated and live action shorts released Tuesday by the cable channel Shorts HD.

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 24
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military - information warfare troops.

Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

Online Options for Oscar-Nominated Flicks Expand

By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 24
Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated for any category, 45 are available in some form online. That includes animated and live action shorts released Tuesday by the cable channel Shorts HD.

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

Feb 23
Apple became one of the first corporations to publicly denounce the Trump administration's controversial reversal on federal guidelines for transgender students' bathroom use.

Amazon Resists Request for Echo Info in Arkansas Slaying

Amazon Resists Request for Echo Info in Arkansas Slaying

By Tafi Mukunyadzi | Feb 23
Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights.

Nigerians Starved of Electricity Access Turn to Solar

Nigerians Starved of Electricity Access Turn to Solar

By Michelle Faul | Feb 23
The surprise was finding that people dependent on candles, batteries, kerosene and fuel for generators in countries without a secure supply of electricity spend more on power than solar options.