Apple invites Hollywood to Silicon Valley in TV push - Apple Inc is expected to finally lift the curtain on Monday on a secretive, years-long effort to build a television and movie offering designed to compete with big media companies and boost digital services revenue as iPhone sales taper.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:03:36 -0400
YouTube denies report of plans to cancel high-end dramas, comedies - YouTube has denied that it is cancelling high-end dramas and comedies on its paid service platform, refuting the claims made in a report earlier on Sunday.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 22:40:35 -0400
Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Us' stuns with $70 million opening weekend - Universal's "Us," the second directorial effort from Jordan Peele, pulled off a stunning debut, generating $70 million from 3,741 North American locations.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:56:49 -0400
Shortages of everything, and worries about relatives, for Mozambique flood survivors - At a camp near the city of Beira for people rescued from Mozambique's catastrophic flooding, residents were dealing on Friday with worries about their future and shortages of pretty much everything - water, food and medicines.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:37:16 -0400
Factbox - Apple's media ambition: Original shows, news subscription - Apple Inc is expected to unveil a new video streaming service and a news subscription platform at an event on Monday at its California headquarters.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:51:39 -0400
Royal but regular: Will Harry and Meghan seek 'normality' for their baby? - Wearing his army fatigues while on tour in Afghanistan in 2013 thousands of miles from home, Britain's Prince Harry cut a relaxed figure as he told journalists: "I am one of the guys, I don't get treated any differently."
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:01:02 -0400
Bring a hankie - heartwarming 'Dumbo' movie may also bring tears - Bring a hankie to the new movie version of Disney's flying elephant tale "Dumbo" because it may be a little dark for some people.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:20:22 -0400
Nostalgic 'Only Fools and Horses' stage show soothes divided Britain - British comedy "Only Fools and Horses" ran for decades, drew the biggest home audience yet for a TV episode – and has smashed box office records with a West End musical version that resonates in a nation riven by Brexit and yearning for simpler times.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:09:34 -0400
'Thrones' star Emilia Clarke reveals close brushes with death - "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke on Thursday revealed she suffered two brain aneurysms during her early years with the hit television show that left her convinced she would die.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:52:17 -0400
Solar and wind firms call the 'Green New Deal’ too extreme - U.S. solar and wind power companies may have the most to gain from the Green New Deal, an ambitious proposal backed by several Democratic presidential candidates to end U.S. fossil fuel consumption within a decade.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 08:00:34 -0400
Bill Murray film's use of famed U.S. horse racing phrase draws lawsuit - U.S. horse racing announcer Dave Johnson, who called Triple Crown races for ABC television for two decades, on Wednesday sued the makers of Bill Murray’s 2014 film "St. Vincent" for using his signature phrase "and down the stretch they come" without permission.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 23:05:16 -0400
Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, The Killers among Woodstock 50 lineup - Rapper Jay-Z, singer Miley Cyrus and rockers The Killers are among the stars booked to perform at an event marking the 50th anniversary in August of the Woodstock festival, one of popular music's most historic moments.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 21:26:34 -0400
Open that door? Netflix explores choose-your-own horror, romance - A Netflix Inc experiment that began with viewers picking a movie character's breakfast cereal may expand to letting the audience choose the best on-screen date or the safest path to escape an ax murderer.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:25:51 -0400
Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes east of Luganville, Vanuatu: USGS - A quake of magnitude 6.3 struck 64 kms east of Luganville on the coast of Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday at a depth of 123 kms, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:53:25 -0400
London Harry Potter studio tour expands with Gringotts Bank - Run by goblins and boasting secure vaults guarded by a dragon, Gringotts Bank is where witches and wizards come to store their money and treasures in the magical world of Harry Potter.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:05:22 -0400
Publishers sue Peloton for using songs by Katy Perry, Rihanna, Timberlake, others - Publishers representing the writers of songs by Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood and hundreds of other artists sued Peloton Interactive Inc on Tuesday, accusing the maker of video-streaming stationary bicycles of copyright infringement.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:05:18 -0400
American fans eagerly expect Meghan and Harry's baby - Fascination, pride and the best soap opera in the world have many Americans eagerly awaiting the impending birth of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's first child.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:17:16 -0400
Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis in rehab following stroke - Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been discharged from a hospital to a rehabilitation center in Memphis, Tennessee, two weeks after suffering a stroke, his publicist said on Monday, quoting his doctor as saying Lewis is expected to fully recover.
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