Twitter adds blue checks to accounts of dead celebrities

When Elon Musk first announced Twitter would start charging for verification, he said the company’s legacy “lords & peasants” system was “bullshit.” Now, just days after winding down the old … Read More

Maggie Rogers thwarts ticket bots with in-person sales

Pop star Maggie Rogers isn’t going to let bots spoil her upcoming tour. The “Alaska” singer told fans in an email today that she’s getting a jump on automated scalpers … Read More

Hitting the Books: Meet the man who helped Microsoft break into the entertainment business

Some of us are destined to lead successful lives thanks to the circumstances of our birth. Some of us, like attorney Bruce Jackson, are destined to lead such lives in … Read More

Maker of the Stem Player drops Ye, builds a portable projector

Kano Computing is back with another oddball puck device with a creative but somewhat hazy premise. The Stem Projector is a spin-off of the Stem Player, the audio remixing gadget … Read More

Netflix subscribers can now play ‘Kentucky Route Zero’ and ‘Twelve Minutes’ on mobile

Netflix has added two more titles to its (very good) stable of mobile games: Kentucky Route Zero and Twelve Minutes. They’re the first Annapurna Interactive titles to join the lineup. … Read More

HBO and Apple TV+ win big at the Emmys

Last year Netflix grabbed the most Primetime Emmys with 10, but this year it was only third best behind Apple TV+ and HBO Max. The latter dominated last night’s proceedings … Read More

‘Rogue One’ will return to IMAX theaters before the Disney+ debut of ‘Andor’

Ahead of Andor’s debut on September 21st, Disney will bring Rogue One: A Star Wars Story back to theaters. The 2016 film will return to IMAX screens in the US … Read More

Disney’s ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ premiere will include two episodes to make up for delayed debut

The tone is almost apologetic. “I have some important news,” says Ewan McGregor, star of the upcoming Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi. “Our premiere date is moving just a couple of … Read More

Instagram suspended Kanye West for 24 hours

Instagram suspended Kanye West from the platform for 24 hours after the rapper and producer attacked Pete Davidson and others. The Saturday Night Live star and soon-to-be Blue Origin passenger … Read More

First trailer for Apple’s ‘Shining Girls’ sees Elisabeth Moss hunt a time-traveling killer

Apple has shared the first trailer for its upcoming TV+ exclusive Shining Girls. Starring Elisabeth Moss of Mad Men and The Handmaid’s Tale fame as a Chicago reporter in search of … Read More

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