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  • Movie Projector: New 'Footloose' could dance circles around rivals

     
    Nearly three decades after the original “Footloose” became a cultural phenomenon, a remake of the ’80s dance flick may shimmy its way back to the top of the box office this weekend. The film is expected to open with close......
  • Australia moves closer to law establishing carbon tax

     
    The Australian parliament on Tuesday passed a package of 18 bills that would establish a carbon tax and lead to carbon trading....
  • Australia court bans sale of Samsung tablet in Apple dispute

     
    In series of bitter patent disputes that span four continents, chalk this up as a victory for Apple: An Australian court has temporarily banned the sale of rival Samsung's latest tablet computer pending resolution of a case involving touch-screen...
  • Samsung honors Steve Jobs amid ongoing Apple patent battle

     
    Samsung Electronics issued a statement honoring Steve Jobs, the co-founder, former chief executive and chairman of Apple Inc....
  • Samsung wants Apple iPhone 4S sales ban in France, Italy

     
    Samsung to seek Apple iPhone 4S sales ban in France, Italy -- Apple's iPhone 4S was just announced, not yet in stores and Samsung already wants it blocked from sales in the latest move between the two companies locked in an international patent battle....
  • Airlines lose challenge to European emissions plan [Updated]

     
    In a blow to U.S.-based airlines, a European advocate general rejected the airlines' challenge of a plan to charge carriers a fee if they exceed emission levels when flying in and out of Europe. Several airline trade groups and carriers......
  • Box Office: Pitt, Lautner beat by 17-year-old 'Lion King' [Updated]

     
    A 3-D version of the 1994 cartoon "The Lion King" was the No. 1 film at the box office for the second weekend in a row. The animated movie beat out four new films, including Brad Pitt's "Moneyball," the family film "Dolphin Tale," Taylor Lautner's...
  • Premiere: Australian ambient beatmakers Seekae drop 'Sir'

     
    American ears often unintentionally miss the music emanating from Australia. Sure, there's Cut Copy, Tame Impala, Wolfmother and the Avalaches, but barring an encyclopedic knowledge of Oz, the average citizen of the United States could probably only...
  • Samsung is said to propose end Apple patent fight in Australia

     
    Samsung Electronics and Apple are locked in an international patent battle in Europe, the U.S., Asia and Australia that has lasted for months and resulted in some sales bans of Samsung phones and tablets. But Samsung might be ready to......
  • Falling satellite likely to hit Africa, Canada, Australia or the ocean

     
    Falling satellite unlikely to hit California...
  • Samsung vs. Apple patent fight spreads to France

     
    Apple and Samsung's current international patent dispute has spilled over into a new battleground -- France. Samsung disclosed on Monday that it had filed a lawsuit in the French courts against Apple in July, alleging that the iPhone and iPad infringe...