Posts Tagged Technology

Q&A: ‘Interstellar’ filmmaker Nolan on his robots

FILE--In this Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 file photo, actor Matthew McConaughey poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Interstellar," in central London. In the sci-fi extravaganza out Nov. 5, 2014, a particularly acerbic robot named TARS (portrayed by Bill Irwin) accompanies a team of astronauts led by McConaughey's pilot Cooper to find humankind a new home after an ecological disaster wrecks earth. "If anything, he's the one Cooper gets along with the most out of anyone up there," said McConaughey. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In his secrecy-shrouded sci-fi extravaganza “Interstellar,” filmmaker Christopher Nolan isn’t just taking audiences to outer space. He’s also sending a couple of robots along for the ride — and they’re just not on board to sweep the floors.

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Chevy makes the best of exec’s nervous speech

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner holds the MVP trophy after their 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

DETROIT (AP) — Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.

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Review: CBS streaming not worth cutting cord, yet

This product image provided by CBS Interactive shows the Live TV portion of the CBS All Access app on an iPad. CBS All Access is a digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service for the CBS Television Network. (AP Photo/CBS Interactive)

NEW YORK (AP) — I dropped my cable TV service more than a year ago and have been relying on Netflix, Hulu and other services to fill my television needs. But I get my shows at least a day late. With CBS’ new All Access streaming service, I can watch shows right when they air.

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Review: ‘Language’ explores a relationship in 3-D

This photo provided by Kino Lorber Inc. shows two children in a scene from the 3D film, "Goodbye to Language," directed by Jean-Luc Goddard. (AP Photo/Kino Lorber Inc.)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Written, directed and edited by Jean-Luc Godard, the fragmented French drama “Goodbye to Language 3-D” explores a relationship’s dynamics through three-dimension technology.

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Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

In this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo, Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer gives his Keynote speech for the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. Microsoft reports quarterly earnings Thursday, April 28, 2011, after the market close.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)

Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.

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