Japan drops its “fast” nuclear reactor prototype

Japan drops its “fast” nuclear reactor prototype

December 22, 2016 - 11:53 AMT  07:53 GMT
The "fast," sodium-cooled prototype plant would produce more plutonium than it ate up, making it relatively easy to recycle fuel.
336 films eligible for Best Picture Oscar in 2016

336 films eligible for Best Picture Oscar in 2016

December 22, 2016 - 11:02 AMT  07:02 GMT
The movies include awards season favorites “La La Land,” “Moonlight,” “Manchester by the Sea,” “Silence,” among others.
Wes Anderson announces cast of his animated film “Isle of Dogs”

Wes Anderson announces cast of his animated film “Isle of Dogs” (video)

 December 22, 2016 - 10:52 AMT  06:52 GMT
“Isle of Dogs” is Anderson’s first film since 2014’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and his second foray into animation after 2009’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox.”

"Star Wars Episode VIII" new details unveiled

December 22, 2016 - 10:46 AMT  06:46 GMT
The movie is set for a December 15, 2017 release in U.S. theaters, with Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley returning as Luke and Rey respectively.
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Ryan Gosling's "Blade Runner 2049" unleashes series of stills

December 22, 2016 - 10:29 AMT  06:29 GMT
Directed by Denis Villeneuve ("Arrival"), the sci-fi thriller is set for an October 6, 2017 release in theaters across the U.S. Harrison Ford returns as Deckard.
Trump suggests Berlin attack affirms his plan to ban Muslims

Trump suggests Berlin attack affirms his plan to ban Muslims

December 22, 2016 - 10:01 AMT  06:01 GMT
“President-elect Trump has been clear that we will suspend admission of those from countries with high terrorism rates,” said Jason Miller.
Sony's PlayStation VR adds YouTube support

Sony's PlayStation VR adds YouTube support

December 22, 2016 - 09:53 AMT  05:53 GMT
Users across Reddit, Twitter, and other sites say that Version 1.09 of YouTube adds PSVR support, although it’s apparently rolling out slowly.
Uber moves to pull self-driving cars from California roads

Uber moves to pull self-driving cars from California roads

December 22, 2016 - 09:19 AMT  05:19 GMT
Hours after Uber launched the service, the Department of Motor Vehicles threatened legal action if the company did not stop.
Apple, Nokia suing each other again over patents

Apple, Nokia suing each other again over patents

December 22, 2016 - 08:56 AMT  04:56 GMT
In its lawsuit, Apple argues that Nokia already has agreements to license its patents for fair and reasonable terms, aka FRAND.
German police hunt Tunisian asylum-seeker over Berlin attack

German police hunt Tunisian asylum-seeker over Berlin attack

December 22, 2016 - 08:20 AMT  04:20 GMT
The federal prosecutor's office offered a reward of up to 100,000 euros for information leading to the capture of the suspect.