More than a week after the Academy Awards broadcast, people are still buzzing about Best Supporting Actress winner Patricia Arquette?s acceptance speech, punctuated with a poignant and resounding call for wage equality and equal rights for women. Arquette?s rallying cry struck a chord with both audience members and viewers at home — a reaction shot […]
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Google has a bloatware problem on its Android phones. But now that it's going to be a mobile carrier, it could make everything that sucks go away.
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Stratos could be a great connected card, but it might not last long.
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It's getting harder to find a reason to buy a point-and-shoot camera anymore, but the Nikon Coolpix P900 makes its advantage clear: It as an 83X zoom lens.
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Ikea has a new furniture line with built-in wireless charging. It's a step toward Qi ubiquity, but Qi's capabilities and IKEA's offerings are still limited.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...
By Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...
By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...
(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...