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Fortune
Investors Are Still Nervous About TV Companies, and With Good ReasonIt’s not a great time to be a media company with a big stake in traditional tel
Investors Are Still Nervous About TV Companies, and With Good Reason
Fortune / Posted 5 hours ago
It’s not a great time to be a media company with a big stake in traditional television. While companies like Disney and Time Warner have reported better-than-expected results this week, investors keep pushing their shares down anyway. Some of this is... Read more
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CNET
Fluance Signature Series speakers' flirtation with high-end doesn't pay offPerformance Starting our tests with movies, "Mad Max: Fury Road" was propelled
Fluance Signature Series speakers' flirtation with high-end doesn't pay off
CNET / Posted 5 hours ago
Performance Starting our tests with movies, "Mad Max: Fury Road" was propelled out of the Fluance speakers with an urgent, guttural roar. As the movie opens you hear the voices of the ones Max could not save, and the Fluance makes it seem they are... Read more
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Game Informer
The 11 Worst Things That Happened To Us In XCOM 2It’s possible that XCOM 2 is harder than Firaxis’ last alien invasion. Thanks t
The 11 Worst Things That Happened To Us In XCOM 2
Game Informer / Posted 8 hours ago
It’s possible that XCOM 2 is harder than Firaxis’ last alien invasion. Thanks to a lot of clever thinking and a little bit of luck, we were able to overcome the odds and send those little green men packing, but our success in XCOM 2 didn’t come... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Smart Email and the Path to Digital ImmortalityI attended IBM Connect last week, where I checked out one of the most interesti
Smart Email and the Path to Digital Immortality
E-Commerce Times / Posted 9 hours ago
I attended IBM Connect last week, where I checked out one of the most interesting products you've likely never heard of -- a new email offering called "IBM Verse." While there was a lot of discussion about how it better integrated social networking,... Read more
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The Hindu
'All because of cricket’: Rakesh ShuklaOver a simple lunch, Rakesh Shukla tells us how the game taught him to cook I
'All because of cricket’: Rakesh Shukla
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
Over a simple lunch, Rakesh Shukla tells us how the game taught him to cook I am sure Rakesh Shukla would have fetched a handsome price if he was to figure in the cricket players’ auction that erroneously boosts the playing credentials of an... Read more
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TheStreet.com
8 top-grossing films of 2015 and their Oscar-nominated counterpartsThere isn't an Academy Awards Best Picture nominee among the five top-grossing
8 top-grossing films of 2015 and their Oscar-nominated counterparts
TheStreet.com / Posted 14 hours ago
There isn't an Academy Awards Best Picture nominee among the five top-grossing films of the year, and that's actually a bit unusual. It's typically about par for the Academy to leave top-grossing films out of Best Picture contention, but the last... Read more
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International Business Times
Google bulks up Gmail security by adding a warning to unencrypted emails Google has announced a number of changes to its Gmail platform that aim to bols
Google bulks up Gmail security by adding a warning to unencrypted emails
International Business Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Google has announced a number of changes to its Gmail platform that aim to bolster the security of incoming emails by alerting users if they are sending messages over an insecure connection. While Google already offers some key security-minded... Read more
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Gamasutra
Cyberpunk 2D side-scroller RPG "Dex" coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PlayStation VitaCyberpunk 2D side-scroller RPG "Dex" coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Pla
Cyberpunk 2D side-scroller RPG "Dex" coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PlayStation Vita
Gamasutra / Posted 16 hours ago
Cyberpunk 2D side-scroller RPG "Dex" coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PlayStation Vita FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madrid, Spain (February 10, 2016) -- After Dex's succesful launch on PC, Dreadlocks studio has since partnered with publishing... Read more
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The Hindu
Steven Spielberg delays film to avoid clash with ‘Star Wars’Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has pushed the release date of his movie ‘Ready Play
Steven Spielberg delays film to avoid clash with ‘Star Wars’
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has pushed the release date of his movie ‘Ready Player One’ to March 30, 2018 so that it avoids a box-office clash with ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ on December 25, 2017. ‘Ready Player One’ is the director’s adaptation of... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Gmail steps in to save you from insecure messagesThis is a great opportunity to look down on people from an ivory tower and set
Gmail steps in to save you from insecure messages
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 17 hours ago
This is a great opportunity to look down on people from an ivory tower and set yourself up as a privacy pioneer and preservationist. It's quite a smooth move from Google, as the firm will switch web and search protection to email. Which makes sense... Read more
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dna
'Star Wars: Episode VIII' forces Steven Spielberg to delay the release of 'Ready Player One'Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has pushed the release date of his movie Ready Playe
'Star Wars: Episode VIII' forces Steven Spielberg to delay the release of 'Ready Player One'
dna / Posted 18 hours ago
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has pushed the release date of his movie Ready Player One to March 30, 2018, so that it avoids a box-office clash with Star Wars: Episode VIII on December 25, 2017. Ready Player One is the director's adaptation of Ernest... Read more
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New Kerala
'Tremendous demand for dubbed English films in India'dubbed in Telugu is received very well. Citing some examples, Shetty said film
'Tremendous demand for dubbed English films in India'
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
dubbed in Telugu is received very well. Citing some examples, Shetty said films such as "Furious 7", "Jurassic Park" and "Avatar" have done exceptional business in the Tamil and Telugu versions. The process of dubbing, for many, may come across... Read more
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The Register
Gmail growls with more bad message flags to phoil phishersGoogle's taking some of the user interface techniques it uses to flag insecure
Gmail growls with more bad message flags to phoil phishers
The Register / Posted 20 hours ago
Google's taking some of the user interface techniques it uses to flag insecure Web pages and applying them to email. The plan: to warn users of Gmail on the Web when they receive emails from people who aren't using encrypted connections, or if... Read more
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New Kerala
'Tremendous demand for dubbed English films in India'dubbed in Telugu is received very well. Citing some examples, Shetty said film
'Tremendous demand for dubbed English films in India'
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
dubbed in Telugu is received very well. Citing some examples, Shetty said films such as "Furious 7", "Jurassic Park" and "Avatar" have done exceptional business in the Tamil and Telugu versions. The process of dubbing, for many, may come across... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Will of the Supreme Court As the Basis of GovtTo echo two maxims of justice, it is better to order a fresh election than to l
The Will of the Supreme Court As the Basis of Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
To echo two maxims of justice, it is better to order a fresh election than to let a candidate profit from one that is manifestly not free or fair, and where there is an electoral wrong, there should be a remedy. How else would politicians desist from... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Walt Disney Co. theme parks saw record attendanceThe force is strong with Disney. The Burbank media giant on Tuesday reported n
Walt Disney Co. theme parks saw record attendance
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
The force is strong with Disney. The Burbank media giant on Tuesday reported net income of $2.88 billion in the quarter that ended Jan. 2. That was a 32% jump compared with the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose 14% to $15.2 billion. The rosy... Read more
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dna
Did Randeep really lose it?The pictures of Randeep Hooda resembling a human skeleton were recently release
Did Randeep really lose it?
dna / Posted yesterday
The pictures of Randeep Hooda resembling a human skeleton were recently released by the team of his next film Sarbjit, in which he essays the role of the Indian citizen accused of being a spy, who spent his life in a Pakistani prison. Apparently,... Read more
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BBC News
Obituary: Indian guru Sai BabaBBC News - For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. BBC
Obituary: Indian guru Sai Baba
BBC News / Posted yesterday
BBC News - For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. BBC navigation Share this page Sai Baba was estimated to have millions of devotees around the world Sri Satya Sai Baba, India's revered... Read more
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/Film
The Force Awakens Bits: Daisy Ridley's Badass Stunt Double, a Surprising "Sequel" Comic, and the Indiana Jones Easter Egg You Didn't NoticeWelcome to today’s super-sized edition of The Force Awakens Bits, your one-stop
The Force Awakens Bits: Daisy Ridley's Badass Stunt Double, a Surprising "Sequel" Comic, and the Indiana Jones Easter Egg You Didn't Notice
/Film / Posted yesterday
Welcome to today’s super-sized edition of The Force Awakens Bits, your one-stop shop for all news pertaining to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Today: The Force Awakens hits two more significant box office milestones. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has... Read more
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Salon.com
White woman walks ahead: Jessica Chastain starring in a film about Sitting Bull is everything that’s wrong with prestige filmsActivists have long pointed out that Native Americans get short shrift in just
White woman walks ahead: Jessica Chastain starring in a film about Sitting Bull is everything that’s wrong with prestige films
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Activists have long pointed out that Native Americans get short shrift in just about every aspect of American life. The police kill Natives at the Tellingly, it is far easier to name films where Native Americans have been stereotyped (the entire... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Spielberg adaptation avoids Star WarsDirector Steven Spielberg. Photo / Getty Images The force of Star Wars is simp
Spielberg adaptation avoids Star Wars
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Director Steven Spielberg. Photo / Getty Images The force of Star Wars is simply too strong for fantasy flick Ready Player One. The film's released date will move to March 30, 2018 to avoid clashing with the Star Wars sequel. Disney announced last... Read more
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Fortune
ESPN Is Still Playing the Role of Darth Vader at Disney's Profit PartyDisney CEO Bob Iger was unequivocal on Tuesday in talking about the company’s l
ESPN Is Still Playing the Role of Darth Vader at Disney's Profit Party
Fortune / Posted yesterday
Disney CEO Bob Iger was unequivocal on Tuesday in talking about the company’s latest earnings report. The latest quarter, he said, was the best the company has ever seen, in terms of profitability and growth, thanks in large part to Star Wars. And... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Star Wars lends force to Disney's revenue but profits fallA drop in profit at Walt Disney Co’s cable networks unnerved investors despite
Star Wars lends force to Disney's revenue but profits fall
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
A drop in profit at Walt Disney Co’s cable networks unnerved investors despite jumps in overall quarterly income and revenue, driven by the blockbuster release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Disney shares fell 2.7% to $89.75 in after-hours... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
‘I don’t want to be typecast’ Chandini Tamilarasan came into the limelight when K. Bhagayraj chose her for
‘I don’t want to be typecast’
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Chandini Tamilarasan came into the limelight when K. Bhagayraj chose her for Siddhu + 2. Chandini Tamilarasan came into the limelight when K. Bhagayraj chose her for Siddhu + 2, alongside of his son Shanthnu. The film... Read more
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thebee
Star Wars Helps Disney To Record ResultsThe "phenomenal success" of the release of the latest Star Wars movie and its m
Star Wars Helps Disney To Record Results
thebee / Posted yesterday
The "phenomenal success" of the release of the latest Star Wars movie and its merchandise helped Walt Disney post record quarterly profits. Disney reported earnings of $2.9bn (£2bn) for the first quarter to January 2, up 32% compared to the same... Read more
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Daily Mail
Researchers create personal avatars by scanning real peopleNow you can REALLY get into the game: New system 3D scan a player's body and fa
Researchers create personal avatars by scanning real people
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Now you can REALLY get into the game: New system 3D scan a player's body and face to create personal avatar Researchers can scan and upload personal features to create digital 'you' Process use inexpensive technology, and software will be free for... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Dirty Grandpa tops box officeDirty Grandpa, starring a very crude Robert De Niro, has topped the Australian
Dirty Grandpa tops box office
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
Dirty Grandpa, starring a very crude Robert De Niro, has topped the Australian Box office for a second week in a row. The comedy, co-starring Zac Efron, took in $1.499 million over the weekend, increasing its total haul to $4.6 million. Leonardo... Read more
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SKY News
Star Wars Helps Disney To Record ResultsThe "phenomenal success" of the release of the latest Star Wars movie and its m
Star Wars Helps Disney To Record Results
SKY News / Posted yesterday
The "phenomenal success" of the release of the latest Star Wars movie and its merchandise helped Walt Disney post record quarterly profits. Disney reported earnings of $2.9bn (£2bn) for the first quarter to January 2, up 32% compared to the same... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Walt Disney Co. posts record quarterly profit on success of 'Star Wars'the $2-billion mark at the box office last week, becoming just the third film t
Walt Disney Co. posts record quarterly profit on success of 'Star Wars'
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
the $2-billion mark at the box office last week, becoming just the third film to reach that lofty plateau. It trails only "Avatar" and "Titanic." Disney's consumer products and interactive division reported operating income of $860 million — an... Read more
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Variety
'Star Wars,' Theme Parks Power Disney to Record Q1 EarningsOn a dreary day for its competitors in the entertainment sector, Disney on Tues
'Star Wars,' Theme Parks Power Disney to Record Q1 Earnings
Variety / Posted yesterday
On a dreary day for its competitors in the entertainment sector, Disney on Tuesday reported record quarterly earnings of $2.9 billion for the quarter ending Jan. 2, with earnings of $1.73 per share exceeding both analyst’s estimates and year-prior... Read more
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Reuters
ESPN takes the edge off 'Star Wars' success at Disneyway through its run at cinemas, "Force Awakens" is already the third highest-gr
ESPN takes the edge off 'Star Wars' success at Disney
Reuters / Posted yesterday
way through its run at cinemas, "Force Awakens" is already the third highest-grossing movie in Hollywood history, behind "Avatar" and "Titanic." "Avatar" holds the all-time record with nearly $2.8 billion in worldwide box office receipts. Global... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
ESPN takes the edge off 'Star Wars' success at Disneyway through its run at cinemas, "Force Awakens" is already the third highest-gr
ESPN takes the edge off 'Star Wars' success at Disney
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
way through its run at cinemas, "Force Awakens" is already the third highest-grossing movie in Hollywood history, behind "Avatar" and "Titanic." "Avatar" holds the all-time record with nearly US$2.8 billion in worldwide box office... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Blackhawks launch app for kid fans to interactThe Chicago Blackhawks are rolling out their latest tool to cultivate future fa
Blackhawks launch app for kid fans to interact
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
The Chicago Blackhawks are rolling out their latest tool to cultivate future fans. More than a year after the debut of the Club Blackhawks mobile app, an online hub built for Hawks fans under age 13, the team this week is launching a new app that... Read more
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Variety
Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' Pushed Back to Avoid 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'Not even Steven Spielberg can withstand the force of Star Wars. “Ready Player
Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' Pushed Back to Avoid 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'
Variety / Posted yesterday
Not even Steven Spielberg can withstand the force of Star Wars. “Ready Player One,” the director’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling fantasy novel, will move to March 30, 2018, which allows the film to steer clear of “Star Wars: Episode... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Doesn't Everyone Call Stephen Curry the Best Player in the NBA?The Golden State Warriors are now some 15 months in to their turn as one of the
Why Doesn't Everyone Call Stephen Curry the Best Player in the NBA?
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
The Golden State Warriors are now some 15 months in to their turn as one of the best teams in basketball history. Last season, they won 67 games, the most in the NBA in eight years, and secured a championship in June against LeBron James and the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Gmail Will Now Warn You About Potentially Unsafe Messages With Two New IconsYou might see a new broken lock icon in Gmail messages starting today. It can w
Gmail Will Now Warn You About Potentially Unsafe Messages With Two New Icons
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
You might see a new broken lock icon in Gmail messages starting today. It can warn you if you’re sending a message to an email service that doesn’t support encryption or if you received a message that wasn’t encrypted. Although Gmail itself supports... Read more
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Lifehacker
Gmail Will Now Warn You About Potentially Unsafe Messages with Two New IconsYou might see a new broken lock icon in Gmail messages starting today. It can w
Gmail Will Now Warn You About Potentially Unsafe Messages with Two New Icons
Lifehacker / Posted yesterday
You might see a new broken lock icon in Gmail messages starting today. It can warn you if you’re sending a message to an email service that doesn’t support encryption or if you received a message that wasn’t encrypted. Although Gmail itself supports... Read more
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FOX Business
Will ESPN Slow Disney's 'Star Wars' Success?Think of the cord-cutting phenomenon as a rain cloud hovering above the Walt Di
Will ESPN Slow Disney's 'Star Wars' Success?
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Think of the cord-cutting phenomenon as a rain cloud hovering above the Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE:DIS) “Star Wars” parade. Concerns about ESPN’s dwindling subscriber base are dragging an otherwise robust outlook for Disney as the company prepares... Read more
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FOX Business
Will ESPN Slow Disney's 'Star Wars' Success?Think of the cord-cutting phenomenon as a rain cloud hovering above the Walt Di
Will ESPN Slow Disney's 'Star Wars' Success?
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Think of the cord-cutting phenomenon as a rain cloud hovering above the Walt Disney Company’s (DIS) “Star Wars” parade. Concerns about ESPN’s dwindling subscriber base are dragging an otherwise robust outlook for Disney as the company prepares to... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Andrea Darlas LIVE from New HampshirePhoto courtesy of Kristy Vicari Today on the Steve Cochran show, Andrea Darlas
Andrea Darlas LIVE from New Hampshire
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
Photo courtesy of Kristy Vicari Today on the Steve Cochran show, Andrea Darlas checks live throughout the show from the Granite State on the primary election. Then, will there finally be an Avatar 2 in the making? Nick Digilio checks in to tell us... Read more
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PC Magazine
Gmail Now Calls Out Fishy, Unencrypted Emails Google wants to help you easily identify messages that are unencrypted and/or
Gmail Now Calls Out Fishy, Unencrypted Emails
PC Magazine / Posted yesterday
Google wants to help you easily identify messages that are unencrypted and/or can't be authenticated. The Web giant is rolling out a pair of changes for Gmail on the Web to help you easily identify... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Cineplex in Revenue Record on 'Star Wars' Box OfficeThe Canadian exhibition giant records its best-ever fourth-quarter and full-yea
Cineplex in Revenue Record on 'Star Wars' Box Office
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
The Canadian exhibition giant records its best-ever fourth-quarter and full-year results. Star Wars: The Force Awakens helped lift Canadian exhibition giant Cineplex Entertainment to record fourth-quarter and full-year revenue, the company said... Read more
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The Temasek Review
1970s soap resumes « Life Stories « Opinion « TR EMERITUSDid ex NTUC sec-gen, PAP MP fabricate evidence, perverting the course of justic
1970s soap resumes « Life Stories « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted yesterday
Did ex NTUC sec-gen, PAP MP fabricate evidence, perverting the course of justice? So Tan Wah Piow is trying his luck, and rightly so. Judge Jennifer Marie’s remarks on Phey Yew Kok, former NTUC secretary-general and a PAP MP, during his... Read more
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BikeRadar
Tacx Satori Smart T2400The Satori Smart does everything you need to hook up with the latest training s
Tacx Satori Smart T2400
BikeRadar / Posted yesterday
The Satori Smart does everything you need to hook up with the latest training software, or just tech up your sessions and it does it all very simply and intuitively. The Smart sits right on the edge of what we’d call a true smart trainer, but that... Read more
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dna
Sonakshi Sinha shuts up trolls yet again while Varun Dhawan ends up being one!Sonakshi Sinha again showed her Dabangg avatar when one of her #sonasays sessio
Sonakshi Sinha shuts up trolls yet again while Varun Dhawan ends up being one!
dna / Posted yesterday
Sonakshi Sinha again showed her Dabangg avatar when one of her #sonasays session was interrupted by an Internet troll. Sonakshi held an impromptu Twitter Q&A with her fans on Monday. One of the person tweeted at her asking when the actress will show... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesMARRIAGE LICENSE ■ Justin Kane Rogers and Amy Krystyne Ryczak, both of Jermym.
Lackawanna County Court Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
MARRIAGE LICENSE ■ Justin Kane Rogers and Amy Krystyne Ryczak, both of Jermym. PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS ■ Rebecca S. Kyttle, Scranton, to David A. Wagner, Scranton; a property at 722 N. Sumner Ave., Scranton, for $85,000. ■ Maurina Angeline, by her... Read more
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Adelaide Now
De Niro's Dirty Grandpa is Box Office hit Dirty Grandpa, starring a very crude Robert De Niro, has topped the Australia
De Niro's Dirty Grandpa is Box Office hit
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Dirty Grandpa, starring a very crude Robert De Niro, has topped the Australian Box office for a second week in a row. The comedy, co-starring Zac Efron, took in $1.499 million over the weekend, increasing... Read more
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Science Daily
The future of gaming: Create your own character in just four minutesVideo games are increasingly allowing players to custom design their own charac
The future of gaming: Create your own character in just four minutes
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Video games are increasingly allowing players to custom design their own characters -- often with the intention of inserting themselves into the game. Until now, players relied on predesigned faces and body types provided by a game's... Read more
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IGN
Cobalt ReviewCatchy multiplayer can’t save this buggy mess from careless level design. As a
Cobalt Review
IGN / Posted 2 days ago
Catchy multiplayer can’t save this buggy mess from careless level design. As a platformer, Cobalt feels like a good idea that sadly leaves too many rough edges unpolished. The flexible control scheme integrates a well-implemented bullet-time mode... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Kung Fu Panda 3′ remains atop N. America box officeThis image released by DreamWorks Animation shows characters Po, voiced by Jack
‘Kung Fu Panda 3′ remains atop N. America box office
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows characters Po, voiced by Jack Black, left, and his long-lost panda father Li, voiced by Bryan Cranston, in a scene from “Kung Fu Panda 3.” DreamWorks Animation via AP LOS ANGELES, United States—”Kung... Read more
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