Streamings greatest hits: the best TV shows from Netflix and Amazon

October 17, 2018

House of Cards, The Crown and a cartoon about a depressive horse were Netflix stars. Amazon scored with Man City but The Romanoffs may be an experiment too far Netflix and Amazon have invested billions of dollars in producing original content for their streaming platforms. Here are some of their most notable shows. Netflix House of CardsA remake of a British classic, the streaming sites first original showed its competitors…


#MeToo and Hollywood: what’s changed in the industry a year on?

October 11, 2018

In the past 12 months, talk of change and proposed structural changes within the industry have altered the pendulum but more work is required It was always about far more than a hashtag. Tarana Burke should be the first person has been described in any clause about #MeToo, the free movement of persons that has amplified a mutter network and induced ructions in the media industry that were well overdue….


This Hearing Aid Can Translate For Youand Track Steps Too

September 6, 2018

It’s too loud for me to hear inside the Cupertino coffee bar, but Achin Bhowmik says it doesn’t bother him. He’s got a superpower, he says. If I appear closely–very closely–I can see the tiny plastic tubings reaching from his ear canals to tiny machines hidden behind his ears. The hearing aids are operating machine-learning algorithms that endlessly monitor his “acoustic environment” to assist him hear what he wants to…


12 Ways Youre Eating in New York City Wrong

July 11, 2018

Few questions are more urgent than where to feed when you’re traveling to a place with more than two restaurants. It’s certainly omnipresent for people who are visiting New York. (” Where should I devour ?” is an issue any local food commentator be available to never hear again .) The metropoli has one of the best and deepest restaurant rosters in the world, and the amount is increasing: in…


Xerox CEO to Resign After Activist Pressure on Fujifilm Deal

May 8, 2018

Six board members likewise departing in pact with Icahn, Deason Board to evaluate alternatives, including terminating Fujifilm deal Fujifilm Holding Corp . The resignations are part of an agreement with investors Icahn and Darwin Deason, according to a Xerox statement. The roll of directors stepping down include Chairman Robert Keegan. The corporation replied Keith Cozza, CEO of Icahn Enterprises, is expected to be elected chairman while John Visentin is expected…


‘It’s about expanding Earth’: could we build cities in space?

May 5, 2018

Meet the startup hoping to colonise the final frontier, one zero-gravity 3D printer at a time During the early weeks of his 167 -day stint aboard the Barry “Butch” Wilmore noticed that a torque wrench was missing.” It’s not uncommon for things to disappear in space ,” he tells me over the phone from the a moment captured in a photo that was shared with the world’s media at the…


Could Donald Trump’s lone ranger approach provide the silver bullet? | Larry Elliott

May 2, 2018

Trumps rejection of multilateralism is risky but our 70 -year-old rule-based system is far from perfect Donald Trump is playing with fire. That guessed imbued last week’s springtime the meeting time of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington. The US president’s go-it-alone approach- especially in the field of trade- has certainly shaken things up. It is not just the threat of tariffs , nor that the US…


The Numbers Behind Avengers: Infinity War, the Second-Biggest U.S. Debut

May 1, 2018

Walt Disney Co .‘s” Avengers: Infinity War” kicked off the summer movie season with the second-biggest domestic debut in history. “Infinity War” collected an estimated $106 million in U.S. theaters, the studio said in an email Saturday. That compares with the “Star Wars” movies “The Force Awakens, ” which outlined $119 million in December 2015, and “The Last Jedi, ” which took in $104 million last December. Disney updated its…


Netflix Proves It Can Raise Prices Without Losing Customers

April 26, 2018

Advances in Europe, Latin America drive growth past prognosis Online service plans to release about 700 names this year Source: Company reports Note: In millions Raising costs enabled Netflix to boost sales 40 percentage last-place quarter and quiet investors who fret about all the money the company invests on original series and movies. Netflix will invest $7.5 billion to$ 8 billion on programming this year to seduce more customers to…