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Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ reportedly has its first cast member

Amazon may have picked the first cast member for its upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series. Sources told several media outlets today that Australian actress Mark... → Read More

Sneaker marketplace GOAT has an app just for China

Scoring a pair of limited-edition Vans or Air Jordans just got easier for Chinese consumers. Online sneaker marketplace GOAT announced their official launch in... → Read More

Netflix unveils new shows aimed at preschoolers

Included is a new entry in DreamWork's 'How to Train Your Dragon' franchise. → Read More

Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery

Tesla is opening a V3 Supercharger station right on the Las Vegas Strip. The automaker released a video today with more details about its newest charging site,... → Read More

'Cats' movie trailer offers an odd look at the CG felines

How does Bombalurina look with all that digital fur? → Read More

Cellphone interference still poses a risk aboard some Boeing jets

Even switching your phone to airplane mode won't keep it from being a risk on some Boeing jets. A 2014 FAA study revealed that some cockpit screens on Boeing 73... → Read More

NBC revives ‘A.P. Bio’ for its streaming service

Dropping A.P. Bio is never a good idea. NBC has approved the Lorne Michaels-produced comedy for a third season -- but will feature it exclusively on its upcomin... → Read More

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted

Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney... → Read More

Apple is reportedly planning to pay for exclusive podcasts

Apple reportedly is looking to buy exclusive rights to original podcasts, reported Bloomberg. The company has reached out to executives of media companies, but... → Read More

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts

The social media giant has been criticized of shadowbanning in the past. → Read More

MIT is testing drones that can switch between hovering and gliding

There are two types of drones: fixed-wing models that look like airplanes and multicopters that resemble hovering squares. A group of MIT scientists have design... → Read More

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity

Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commissio... → Read More

Google to roll out redesigned News tab

Google will soon unveil a refreshed News tab that places a priority on publishers, rather than headlines. The company today tweeted a preview of the redesigned... → Read More

Nielsen wants to track podcast data by... calling people

Nearly 30,000 Americans will be polled about genre preferences and more. → Read More

DeepMind's ‘Starcraft II’ AI will play public matches

Players will soon get a chance to battle it out with DeepMind's Starcraft II AI. Alphabet and Blizzard will test AlphaStar in a small number of public matches.... → Read More

Lady Gaga's cosmetics line is just for Amazon

You won't find Lady Gaga's new beauty line at Sephora or Ulta, or even alongside the Fenty counter at your local department store. The songstress announced that... → Read More

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by people she blocked on Twitter

Earlier this week a federal court ruled that public officials can't block critics on social media. → Read More

SiriusXM lets you customize music stations with Pandora

SiriusXM will finally let some subscribers create personalized music stations with Pandora, nearly six months after it acquired the streaming music company. The... → Read More

Google Translate's camera now works with more than 100 languages

Google Translate's instant camera feature will now make translating a foreign street sign as easy as aiming your phone -- even if your native language isn't Eng... → Read More

Mars crew could 3D-print skin and bones for injuries

A journey to Mars will take several years, and humans won't be able to turn back if an astronaut suffers a burn or a bone fracture. Which is why scientists at t... → Read More