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Film News Roundup: Miramax Developing ‘I Won’t Be Home for Christmas’

In today’s film news roundup, “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas” is in the works, the NFL has made a documentary about female team owners and D Street Pictures has signed Kenny Gage and Devon Downs to direct the dance feature “Move.” HOLIDAY PROJECT Miramax has acquired film rights to Lauren Iungerich’s holiday-themed screenplay “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas.” Iungerich is ... Read More »

Baby Boomers – A Healthcare News Today

  Baby boomers are quickly approaching retirement age, and as they do, there are a number of concerns that need to be addressed, particularly in the area of healthcare. Unfortunately, there appears to be no easy answers to the healthcare news today problems that baby boomers, and the population in general, will face in the very near future.   Baby ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Nokia Headline MWC, OnePlus 6 and Mi Mix 2s Leak, Reliance Big TV Offer, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ launching in India on Tuesday Nokia’s slate of MWC phones will start launching in India from April OnePlus 6 leak promises an iPhone X-like ‘notch’ Welcome back to our weekly roundup of all the tech news that you can use. The biggest event of the week was probably the launch on Sunday of the Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

How Microsoft is wading into ‘fake news’ with Bing opinion-based search results

On Wednesday, Microsoft told a roomful of journalists that, on Bing, “alternative facts” would be considered the equivalent of the Washington Post. Sure, that’s just my opinion. But that’s also the new approach that Bing’s rolling out over the next week: striking out beyond facts into a brave new world in which opinions matter, too. Eventually, Bing will respond to certain questions ... Read More »

Snapchat’s Discover News Feature Gets 10 Million Monthly Users in France

Snap Inc, searching for ways to reinvigorate a slowing growth rate and increase advertising revenue for its Snapchat messaging app, said this week it has racked up 10 million users for its Discover news and video feature in France a year after launching there. The figure, which has not previously been reported, is equivalent to about 15 percent of the ... Read More »

Google News Redesigned, Gets Material Design Cards to Improve Readability and Navigation

HIGHLIGHTS Google News updated with Material Design aesthetic Each news piece gets its own story card Fact Check box is limited to the US edition, for now Google has unveiled a new look for the desktop version of its news reader platform, Google News, in an effort to improve readability, navigation, and include different perspectives. The update has also brought ... Read More »

What do brands buy on news channels?

Of total television viewership, the share of news in India was 7%, according to data for week 19 from television monitoring agency Barc India. Photo: Priyanka Parasher/Mint Is it sensationalism or credibility that brands look for when they buy ad spots on news channels? Or do they just blindly follow ratings? The head of a prominent entertainment channel who has ... Read More »

Tech firms must do more against ‘fake news’: Apple boss

Technology firms must up their game in tackling “fake news”, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Saturday, calling for a major public information campaign. “All of us technology companies need to create some tools that help diminish the volume of fake news,” the US tech giant boss told the Daily Telegraph in an interview. “We must try to squeeze this ... Read More »