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  • Chinese editor quits over government censorship

    Chinese editor quits as government media crackdown strengthens

    Yu Shaolei, an editor for Chinese newspaper Southern Metropolis Daily has quit his post in protest of China’s crackdown on media. Shaolei took the unusual step of posting his resignation on Chinese social media late Monday. In his resignation the editor said he was unable to “adopt your surname,” a reference that appears to be in […]

  • Netflix Canada customer complaint

    Netflix CEO says Canadians share this quirk with the service

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently shared a quirk that exists among many of his company’s Canadian customers. In a discuss with Wired, Hastings explained that users in just about every country have their own quirks about the company’s service. He says that in Canada, Netflix subscribers constantly believe the depth of their streaming catalog is inferior to other countries. […]

  • Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman just destroyed the March box office record

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice just became the first movie to break the $170 million milestone during a March opening. The movie grabbed $170.1 million in total North American box office take. The former record holder for a March opening was “The Hunger Games” which took in $152.5 million when it debuted in 2012. […]

  • Playboy for sale

    Playboy is for sale and the mansion is included

    Hugh Hefner recently announced that the Playboy Mansion was up for sale, and now the company has extended that sale to include the entire corporation. The search for a buyer was announced on Thursday by Playboy CEO Scott Flanders. The sale could value the company’s assets at upwards of $500 million. It would include Playboy’s […]

  • Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice

    ‘Batman v Superman’ is headed towards $300 million opening weekend

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will debut this weekend an with 4,2000 US theaters set to showcase the film, analysts are betting on the biggest opening weekend of all time. The March box office record is currently held by The Hunger Games, which made $152.5 million in 2012. Analysts believe the new superhero film could beat […]

  • Talulah Riley and Elon Musk

    Elon Musk’s wife files for divorce… Again

    Billionaire Elon Musk and actress Talulah Riley are attempting to end their second marriage. Riley filed to divorce Musk on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Musk filed for divorce on New Year’s Eve in 2014 but withdrew his request after seven months. The pair have agreed to file the petition to end their latest […]

  • Amazon Cable Store

    Amazon starts selling Comcast service on newly launched ‘Amazon Cable Store’

    Amazon is reselling Comcast’s Internet and television service on its site through a new portal called “Amazon Cable Store.” The branding on the new store suggests that Amazon may soon start offering other services in the future. The Cable Store allows customers to browse a variety of packages that start at Internet-only deals and combined […]

  • Harrison Ford - Indiana Jones

    Harrison Ford to return as Indiana Jones in 2019

    Harrison Ford will reprise his famous role as Indiana Jones in a fifth installment of the film which will hit theaters on July 19, 2019. The movie will be directed by Steven Spielberg. Harrison Ford, who has played Dr. Jones since 1981’s “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” will be 77-years-old when the film is released […]

  • New York Times James Bennet

    James Bennet returns to the New York Times as editorial page director

    James Bennet is returning to the New York Times as the company’s editorial page director. The move comes as current director Andrew M. Rosenthal steps down. Bennet currently serves as editor at The Atlantic magazine. Rosenthal will leave the New York Times in late April though he will continue to write for the company. Rosenthal’s […]