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Uber data used to identify accomplices in staged Jussie Smollett attack, police say - CNET  CNET · 7 hours
The actor’s alleged scheme fell apart once data from Uber revealed who the purported attackers were. more
First Man: How we made the special effects  BBC · 6 hours
The film First Man has been Oscar nominated in the best visual effects category. more
Halo TV series picks up director Otto Bathurst in latest reshuffle  Windows Central · 10 hours
Work on Showtime's Halo TV series (still) remains underway, with production set for 2019. Work on the long-awaited Halo TV series is still underway, with Showtime... more
Lime hires its first CFO  TechCrunch · 8 hours
Lime is hiring Ted Tobiason, former managing director in tech equity capital markets, at Morgan Stanley, to serve as its chief financial officer. This comes following Lime’s behemoth of a $310 million Series D round earlier this month. Led by... more
China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is coming to Netflix  THE VERGE · 13 hours
Netflix has acquired the streaming rights for The Wandering Earth, China’s first science fiction blockbuster, which has earned... more
Anthem has potential to be amazing, but it's packed with glaring problems  Windows Central · 12 hours
Anthem, BioWare's brand new sci-fi title, has finally arrived after a long wait. But was the wait worth it? Anthem, BioWare's latest in a... more
CBS All Access releases a spooky, star-studded trailer for Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’  TechCrunch · 11 hours
A new version of “The Twilight Zone,” hosted and executive produced by “Get Out” director Jordan Peele, is set to premiere on... more
Watch the first full trailer for Jordan Peele’s surreal Twilight Zone reboot  THE VERGE · 11 hours
The reboot of the classic episodic TV show The Twilight Zone will hit CBS All Access on April 1st, and with just over a... more
The Division’s 2 endgame trailer focuses on dangerous factions  Windows Central · 11 hours
There's a lot to do once the credits roll. One of Ubisoft's most-anticipated new titles is The Division 2, the sequel to the popular first game that launched back in... more
Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart share Guinness record for Marvel X-Men roles - CNET  CNET · 11 hours
The two actors now have the record for "the longest career as a Marvel superhero" in common. more
The Twilight Zone: First official trailer video - CNET  CNET · 11 hours
This is our best look yet at Jordan Peele’s new take on the Twilight Zone, coming April 1 on CBS All Access. more
Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst signed to Showtime’s Halo series  THE VERGE · 11 hours
Showtime has announced it has hired Black Mirror and Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst to direct... more
Loop acquires Screenplay to build its streaming library  TechCrunch · 14 hours
A new streaming startup called Loop Media is announcing its first acquisition — it’s bought a 30-year-old company called Screenplay. While you may not have heard of Screenplay, the company has licensed... more
Fired Apple lawyer charged with insider trading released on $500k bail bond  9to5Mac · 16 hours
Gene Levoff, Apple’s former senior director of corporate law and corporate secretary for Apple, has been released on $500,000 bail bond after pleading not guilty... more
Stellaris: Console Edition’s latest trailer breaks down its features  Windows Central · 14 hours
Get that preorder in. Stellaris is an evolution of the grand strategy genre with space exploration at its core. It features deep gameplay, a diverse selection of aliens, and emergent... more
Squid could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
The remarkable properties of a recently-discovered squid protein could revolutionize materials in a way that would be unattainable with conventional plastic. Originating in the ringed teeth of a squid's predatory arms, this... more
Innovative nanocoating technology harnesses sunlight to degrade microplastics  nanowerk · 22 hours
Low density polyethylene film (LDPE) microplastic fragments, successfully degraded in water using visible-light-excited heterogeneous ZnO photocatalysts. more
Captain Marvel Has Two Post-Credits Scenes: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Captain Marvel reportedly has two post-credits scenes, according to members of the press who attended the early screening. It also pays tribute to Stan Lee. more
Thermally-painted metasurfaces yield perfect light absorbers for high-tech applications  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers report their insights into how colors are generated on heated metal surfaces and apply those findings to create a nickel thin-film that perfectly absorbs red light. more
Captain Marvel stars gush with love for Goose the cat - CNET  CNET · 1 day
On #LoveYourPetDay, Goose gets the purr-fect tribute from Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson. more
Thermally-painted metasurfaces yield perfect light absorbers for high-tech applications  nanowerk · 1 day
Researchers report their insights into how colors are generated on heated metal surfaces and apply those findings to create a nickel thin-film that perfectly absorbs red light. more
Here are the 2019 Nebula Award nominations  THE VERGE · 2 days
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has announced its nominees for the 2018 Nebula Awards, one of the major... more
Apex Legends gets powerful new weapon (update)  Windows Central · 1 day
Is this a hybrid weapon? Updated February 20, 2019: Respawn revealed the Havoc Energy assault rifle today. You can watch a lengthy trailer of the weapon below. This month, Respawn Entertainment — now owned... more
How to Train Your Dragon star swaps Hollywood for Canadian horror - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Jay Baruchel has voiced the much-loved animation for nine years, but he's leaving The Hidden World for something very different. more
The next season of Marvel’s Wolverine podcast comes out in March  THE VERGE · 2 days
Last year, Marvel jumped into the dramatic podcast arena with a 10-episode series called... more
‘No plan’ for Rainbow Six Siege battle royale says Ubisoft  Windows Central · 2 days
Ubisoft states Rainbow Six Siege's upcoming mid-season events won't explore battle royale. Ubisoft recently unveiled its Year 4 plans for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, outlining a 2019... more
How consumables work in Anthem  Windows Central · 2 days
In Anthem, consumable items called inscriptions exist for players to use. But how can you get them, and what are they for? Here's all the information you need. In Anthem, BioWare's new science-fiction multiplayer game, there are consumable... more
Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians Trailer – Netflix Docu-Series Dives Into Team’s 2018 IPL Season  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Netflix has released the trailer for its upcoming docu-series, Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians, which follows the IPL team during the... more
Oscars 2019: How to stream online, start time, nominees, red carpet, predictions and more - CNET  CNET · 2 days
When does it begin? Where can you watch? Does Black Panther have a chance? Everything you... more
Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Limited Series ‘Next Top Priority’ for Disney+: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Disney and Lucasfilm are reportedly planning a six-episode Star Wars limited series centred on Obi-Wan Kenobi, as the “next top priority” for its streaming... more
Captain Marvel already getting 'review bombed' - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Grab your pager and get ready to head back to the 1990s for a solo film about a Marvel heroine who just might save the universe. Here's what we know. more
Captain Marvel is already getting 'review-bombed' - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Grab your pager and get ready to head back to the 1990s for a solo film about a Marvel heroine who just might save the universe. Here's what we know. more
Resting Pitch Face is a YouTube comedy about women in STEM - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Filmmakers collected stories from real women who work in STEM, then turned them into a web series. more
Best ways to earn Masterwork and Legendary items in Anthem  Windows Central · 2 days
Anthem's highest tiers of loot are tough to get, but there's a lot you can do to maximize your chances at obtaining them. Here's a quick guide on... more
Final Fantasy XV ‘Episode Ardyn’ launches in March  Windows Central · 2 days
Final Fantasy XV is about to get its final expansion. Recently, Square Enix announced that Episode Noctis and more expansions for Final Fantasy XV had been cancelled due to substantial losses at... more
Metro Exodus is further streamlined for the Xbox Adaptive Controller  Windows Central · 2 days
More developers should do this. Metro Exodus is a post-apocalyptic first-person shooter which has garnered a lot of interest in recent months. The game is a sequel to... more
FDA officially warns against buying young blood  THE VERGE · 3 days
The US Food and Drug Administration is officially warning consumers that buying young blood infusions to improve their health is not a... more
Sphero hits Kickstarter with new RVR robotics platform  TechCrunch · 3 days
Last year, Sphero stepped away from the flashiness of Disney IP, opting instead to focus on education. It was a pragmatic business decision, above all. The draw of licensing brands like Star... more
Forget Netflix. Going to the cinema alone is life's greatest guilty pleasure - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Commentary: If you're not going to the theater by yourself, are you even living a full, rewarding life? more
Anthem Day One Update Patch Notes Revealed  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Shared-world sci-fi shooter Anthem release date is February 22 for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC and in the lead up to this, Anthem gets a substantial day one patch. more
Jessica Jones, The Punisher Cancelled at Netflix, Brings an End to Marvel Partnership  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Netflix has cancelled the remaining two of its Marvel shows — Jessica Jones and The Punisher — which brings an end to... more
Nissan’s old Leaf batteries can power this smart pop-up camper for one week  TechCrunch · 3 days
Nissan has turned its old Leaf batteries into an off-grid camping companion. The automaker’s Nissan Energy subsidiary worked with camper manufacturer Opus... more
Oscars 2019 predictions: Best picture, best director, best actor, best actress - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Roma, Green Book and The Favourite lead the pack for best picture, but Black Panther and BlacKkKlansman could be wild-card winners. more
Robert Mueller questioned ex-Cambridge Analytica director Brittany Kaiser - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Kaiser was subpoenaed as part of the special counsel's investigation into potential Russian election interference. more
Netflix cancels Jessica Jones and The Punisher  THE VERGE · 4 days
Jessica Jones and The Punisher have been canceled by Netflix, bringing an end to all five of Marvel and Netflix’s live-action TV... more
Netflix cancels ‘Jessica Jones’ and ‘The Punisher,’ its last Marvel shows  TechCrunch · 4 days
Netflix is no longer in the Marvel superhero business, with the cancellation of “Jessica Jones” and “The Punisher.” The writing has been on the wall since... more
Original Content podcast: ‘The Breaker Upperers’ filmmakers know that breaking up is the worst  TechCrunch · 4 days
“The Breaker Upperers” kicks off with an ingenious premise: What if you could pay an agency to take care of... more
What is the best class in Anthem for you?  Windows Central · 4 days
Anthem has four distinctly different types of classes, each one vastly different from the other. Here's a quick guide that will help you choose the one that best suits your... more
Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyberattack from ‘sophisticated state actor’  TechCrunch · 4 days
The Australia government suffered a cyberattack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s prime minister. PM Scott... more
Crash Team Racing Remake Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Price for India Revealed  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Crash Team Racing remake Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch has a price for India. more
How we made the effects on Solo: A Star Wars Story  BBC · 4 days
Visual effects supervisor Julian Foddy explains how they helped make the film. more
Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated state actor’  TechCrunch · 4 days
The Australia government suffered a cyber attack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s Prime... more
'Honeypot of juicy political gossip hoovered up' in Oz cyber attack  Sky News · 4 days
A "sophisticated state actor" has carried out a cyber attack on the Australian parliament's computing network - just a month before an election. more
Fast and Furious 9, James Bond 25, Denis Villeneuve’s Dune Get (New) Release Dates  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
The as-yet untitled ninth chapter of Fast and Furious, the next James Bond movie, and Blade Runner 2049 director Denis... more
Oscars 2019: How to stream online, start time, nominees, predictions and more - CNET  CNET · 4 days
When does it begin? Where can you watch? Does Black Panther have a chance? Everything you need to know ahead... more
Oscars 2019: Best picture predictions - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Roma, Green Book and The Favourite lead the pack, but Black Panther and BlacKkKlansman could be wild-card winners. more
Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says  BBC · 4 days
The "sophisticated" activity follows an attempted hack on the parliament, Scott Morrison says. more
Star Wars Resistance episode 16: Poe and Kaz get to The Core Problem - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The events of the The Force Awakens loom in the most fascinating episode yet. more
The Umbrella Academy on Netflix a fantastic riot of action, pop music - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Review: Forget Marvel. Netflix's latest superhero series doesn't hold back on getting superhero powers straight to your screen. more
Oscars 2019: How to stream online, start time, all the nominees and more - CNET  CNET · 4 days
When does it begin? Where can you watch? Does Black Panther have a chance? We know the answer... more
What business leaders can learn from Jeff Bezos’ leaked texts  TechCrunch · 4 days
Joel Wallenstrom Contributor Joel Wallenstrom is president and chief executive of Wickr, a secure communications company. Before Wickr, Joel co-founded iSEC Partners, one of the world's leading information... more
Bruno Ganz, actor whose Hitler scene became a YouTube meme, has died - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Bunker meltdown scene from 2004's Downfall has been reworked to focus on everything from pizza to Game of Thrones. more
Safely store your media with Synology's discounted DS218+ NAS  Windows Central · 4 days
All the storage! The Synology DS218+ 2-bay diskless NAS DiskStation is down to $249.99 on Amazon. This is the first major discount we've seen on this DiskStation through Amazon, and... more
Everything we know so far about Apple’s streaming video service [Poll]  9to5Mac · 5 days
The launch of Apple’s long-rumored streaming video service is closer than ever. After building... more
These are all the Anthem classes, and how to use them  Windows Central · 5 days
Anthem has four main classes to choose from. Here's a quick guide on what each of them is specialized for, and how to use them appropriately... more
Denis Villeneuve’s Dune will hit theaters in November 2020  THE VERGE · 6 days
We finally know when Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune will come out: November 20th, 2020, according to Variety.... more
This one-day sale on JBL Bar Soundbars can upgrade your home audio  Windows Central · 6 days
Add some oomph to your home audio. Today only, Woot is offering up to $200 off JBL's Bar Soundbar Systems. You can take your... more
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Watch the first full trailer for Jordan Peele’s surreal Twilight Zone reboot
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Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart share Guinness record for Marvel X-Men roles - CNET
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Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst signed to Showtime’s Halo series
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Apple shows the ‘freedom of cellular’ in new Apple Watch Series 4 ad
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Captain Marvel stars gush with love for Goose the cat - CNET
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The next season of Marvel’s Wolverine podcast comes out in March
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The Man in the High Castle will end with season 4, trailer reveals
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Resting Pitch Face is a YouTube comedy about women in STEM - CNET
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Bruno Ganz, actor whose Hitler scene became a YouTube meme, has died - CNET
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Making the Grade: Makeblock Neuron Explorer Kit is a useful addition to a STEM lab
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This weekend, stream one of the wildest films from Alita: Battle Angel director Robert Rodriguez
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Happy Death Day 2U finds the fun in complicated, self-referential franchise-building
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Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios released a live-action Anthem short film
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The trailer for David Fincher’s Netflix anthology Love, Death & Robots is a manic headache
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The first Frozen 2 trailer looks grim as hell
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Incredible real life Black Panther images emerge from Kenya - CNET
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Super Mario Maker 2 is coming to the Nintendo Switch
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Gender-swapped and race-flipped remakes aren't living up to their potential
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Pixar’s new YouTube short plays like a companion piece to Wall-E
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Black Panther roars with early Grammy Award win for musical score - CNET
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New Aladdin trailer from the 2019 Grammys introduces Will Smith’s Genie
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This weekend, stream the original version of Cold Pursuit on Netflix
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The Lego Movie 2 builds a whole new layer on the first film’s foundation
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Avengers: Endgame: Trailers, release date, cast, plot and title meaning - CNET
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Apex Legends is great because you don’t have to talk to anyone
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