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Tech Falters Again as Wall Street Ends Worst Week in Months | Business News

By STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writers

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed out its worst week since June with another day of churning trading Friday, as big technology stocks resumed their suddenly weakened ways.

The S&P 500 rose 1.78, or 0.1%, to 3,340.97, but only after a roller-coaster day where a gain of 0.9% gave way to a loss of 0.9%. It kept swinging up and down after that, the latest examples of the lightning-quick shifts in momentum that have rocked Wall Street recently. Through the tumultuous week, the S&P 500 lost 2.5% to clinch its its first back-to-back weekly loss in four months.

The Nasdaq composite, which includes many of the superstar tech stocks that have been the focus of the market’s recent selling, lost 66.05, or 0.6%, to 10,853.55 after also flip-flopping between gains and losses. Its 4.1% drop for the

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Today’s worst TV show idea is: RoboCop without RoboCop

There’s a TV series in the making right now that involves characters from the RoboCop movie franchise. RoboCop, the 1987 movie directed by Paul Verhoeven, the movie that had two sequels: RoboCop 2 and RoboCop 3, the movie that had one reboot: RoboCop (2014). Now there’s an idea in the mix for a TV series that’d be a prequel to RoboCop… so… no RoboCop.

To be clear, here, this is not the same project as the movie tentatively called RoboCop Returns. That project was supposed to be directed by Neill Blomkamp, created as a follow-up to the original film, sort of an alternate reality instead of RoboCop 2. They even planned on using the same suit from the original – “1 million% original” said Blomkamp back in June of 2019.

Then in August of 2019, Blomkamp announced that he would no longer be working on this film. In November of

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