Renard Joyner

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100 to compete for one-way Mars trip

The private venture Mars One has announced its selection of 50 men and 50 women who will compete via reality TV for a one-way Mars trip, as early as …

Peter Jackson and Philippa Boyens on 'The Hobbit,' a Missing Elf, and What's Next

All good things must come to an end. And this is certainly the case with Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy. Originally supposed to only be two films, the adaptation of the "Lord of the Rings" prequel was then stretched into three, each one more terrifically entertaining than the last. This latest …

Obama: Sony 'Made A Mistake' By Canceling The Release Of 'The Interview'

President Barack Obama spoke Friday afternoon on the recent hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the FBI attributed to North Korea in a press release earlier on Friday.<p>During a year-end press conference, Obama said Sony made a mistake by canceling the premiere of the film "The Interview," …

Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.<p>Apple is taking issue -- at least internally -- with BBC claims that the iPhone maker isn't doing enough to improve working conditions in Chinese …

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