Instant Index: John Travolta Speaks Out on Oscars and Idina Menzel: ‘Let it go!’

By ABC News

Mar 4, 2014 10:42pm

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John Travolta Speaks Out on Oscars and Idina Menzel: ‘Let it go!’
One of the stories coming out of Oscar Sunday was John Travolta’s pronunciation of “Frozen” singer Idina Menzel as “Adele Dazeem.” The iconic actor was introducing Menzel so that she could sing her Oscar-winning song “Let it Go,” off the “Frozen” soundtrack. After voicing his love for the movie musical, he said “please welcome the wickedly talented, one and only Adele Dazeem.” Today, Travolta released a statement saying “I’ve been beating myself up all day. Then I thought … what would Idina Menzel say, She’d say, Let it go, let it go! Idina is incredibly talented and I am so happy Frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night!”

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Facebook May Use Drones to Provide Worldwide Internet
Barely two weeks since Facebook coughed up $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp, the social network is on the hunt for another company. It’s venturing outside the app world, this time with its eyes set on the skies. Facebook is interested in buying the drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to TechCrunch. But don’t expect a troop of Facebook drones to swoop in to monitor your every “like” and photo tag. Though Titan drones can be customized to help track oil spills or helping with search and rescue missions, it’s likely the drone’s voice and data capabilities that Facebook finds attractive. At a keynote address at last week’s Mobile World Congress, Mark Zuckerberg brought up Internet.org, an organization devoted to making the Internet available to the entire planet. “It’s only about a third of people [that] have any access to Internet at all,” he said in his speech. “It’s a really important problem.”

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