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Netflix CEO to Donate $120M to Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, Patty Quillin, are donating $120 million toward student scholarships at historically black colleges and universities. Hastings has a history of supporting educational causes, including charter schools. He launched a $...
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Beware of the Smart Device: Ways to Stay Private and Safe

NEW YORK — Did someone invite a spy into your home over the holidays? Maybe so, if a friend or family member gave you a voice-controlled speaker or some other smart device. It's easy to forget, but everything from internet-connected speakers with voice assi...
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Beyond Netflix: A Look at What You Get With New Streamers

Attention binge watchers: There's life beyond Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Streaming choices are about to proliferate with the debut of Apple TV Plus on Friday and Disney Plus in two weeks. HBO Max and Peacock arrive next year. With discounts and other incenti...
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‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Seeks Pardon, Commutation

MADISON, Wis. — A man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer" asked Wisconsin’s governor for a pardon or commutation of his life prison sentence on Wednesday. “By his pris...