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Dunkirk: Christopher Nolan says casting Harry Styles was like 'making Heath Ledger the Joker'

Anyone looking at Harry Styles' casting in <i>Dunkirk</i> may be led to believe it was all some kind of promotional stunt - get a winsome pop star to appear …

Apple unveils a thinner MacBook Pro with an OLED 'Touch Bar'

The rumors and leaks were true.<p>Apple's long-awaited MacBook Pro refresh is finally here and it's, well, pretty much what we expected. That's Apple's fault, partially, after a recent macOS update revealed details about the laptop's OLED touch strip -- now known as the "Touch Bar" -- and Touch ID …

Apple will open another R&D center in Japan

Apple is on a research & development spree! The company has announced a bunch of new R&D centers over the past few months, and R&D spendings have skyrocketed. This time, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company plans to open a new center in Japan during a visit in Tokyo, according to …

Amazon's Alexa can now add events to Google Calendar

This should be useful: after an update yesterday, Amazon's Alexa can now be used to add events to Google Calendar by voice. You can either prompt Alexa by saying, "Add an event to my calendar," or you can be a bit more natural and specific, saying something like, "Add family brunch to my calendar …

China's Roadmap to Self-Driving Cars

In the race to develop self-driving cars, the United States and Europe lead in technology, but China is coming up fast in the outside lane with a …

Get to know the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge's edge screen

That slick edge screen on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is more than just a pretty design, it's functional, too.<p>Last year's Galaxy S6 Edge had just a few features to make use of the curved screen, but the S7 ramps it up. The curved edges of the display make it feel like the screen never really stops. …

Radio Broadcaster Hijacks Listener's Smart Home With Amazon Echo

Smart homes can be hacked by malicious actors over the internet, but now it looks like radio hosts can hijack your smart home over the radio.<p>In late February, National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition took a look at Amazon Echo, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant’s tube-shaped speaker. Embedded in …

Here's how Gorilla Glass could come to your car, walls, and fridge

Cricketer, 28, falls to his death from bridge in Devon

Tom Allin, who played for Warwickshire County Cricket Club, is the second county cricketer to die this week<p>Tributes have been paid to cricketer Tom Allin who fell to his death from a bridge in Devon.<p>The 28-year-old, who played for Warwickshire County Cricket Club, is the second county cricketer to …

The X-Men are back for ‘Apocalypse’

Marvel Comics’ mutant band of superheroes are back in the first trailer for “X-Men: Apocalypse” - the third of the trilogy which begun with “X-Men: First Class”.<p>The first film’s story took place in the 1960s, with the second instalment “X-Men: Days of Future Past” set in the 1970s and now the 1980s …

Enki Launches Snackable Mobile Learning App For Developers

So-called ‘professional learning’ has come a long way since the days of the densest of textbooks. It eventually gravitated towards online courses and we’ve seen businesses arise to take enormous advantage of this trend. Some figures suggest that north of $500B is spent on improving employees …

Pepper the robot's latest job is in a train station

The robot is speaking French and literally doing 'The Locomotion'.<p>When it's not vaguely talking up Nescafe coffee or or telling you about a Japanese phone carrier's excellent data packages, Pepper the robot is in France, working at a train station. Starting this month in three stations, Aldebaran's …

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Phone hacking investigation in UK comes to an end

LONDON — Prosecutors said Friday there will be no further action against British papers and journalists over alleged phone hacking as the …

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Remember Solitaire and Minesweeper? You get to pick the next game Microsoft makes

Microsoft has decided to shake things up its casual games selection by asking the public to vote on what game it should make next.<p>The team created the likes of Solitaire and Minesweeper and now wants users to tell them what the modern day version should be.<p>The choices include a chess simulator, a …

BLU Life One X is official, 5.2-inch full HD $99 Moto G competitor with octa-core MediaTek chip

As low-end smartphones go, few are as popular on Amazon as BLU’s unlocked budget-friendly Android phones. If it already had a reputation for offering great bang for your buck, it will only get stronger with the newest device in its lineup. The BLU Life One X has just been launched, it costs under …

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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has given birth to identical twin baby girls.</b> She tweeted the news on Thursday.<p><b>2. Walmart's marketing chief is stepping down.</b> Stephen Quinn will retire in January, The Wall Street Journal reported.<p><b>3. TV viewers have chosen Walburtons' Muppets spot as the best UK Christmas</b> …

Nicki Minaj: US prison system 'is like slavery'

The rapper made forthright comments about mass incarceration, the death of Texas woman Sandra Bland in police custody and her unapologetic sexuality in a Billboard interview<p>Nicki Minaj has spoken about the war on drugs in the US, likening mass incarceration to slavery in a recent interview with …

Cristiano Ronaldo Thinks It's Possible, but Barcelona Transfer Will Never Happen

Cristiano Ronaldo knows the way that modern football works, mainly because he has been a gleaming, omnipresent feature of it for much of the last decade.<p>The Portuguese is aware that, when he opens his mouth and talks about his future, cameras and dictaphones are switched on, shorthand quotes are …

Oil price drops further on forecast of weaker demand

PARIS (AP) — The price of oil is falling further after the International Energy Agency forecast a decline in demand.<p>The U.S. benchmark rate was down …

Philippines typhoon death toll rises

Typhoon Koppu has claimed at least nine lives after making landfall in the Philippines. Officials have said that flash floods and debris are blocking …

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6 Ways You Can Become Unique

Your success and that of your business depends upon understanding and articulating what makes you better than everyone else.<p>In the final season of Mad Men, Don Draper is asked by the CEO of a small computer services firm if advertising might help his business. Don's immediate response is to ask: …

Oil falls on Goldman call, stocks mixed before Fed meeting

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crude oil fell on Friday after Goldman Sachs slashed its price forecast through next year, while global equity markets traded mixed as investors assessed the economic outlook and a potential move by the Federal Reserve next week to raise interest rates.<p>Traders are pictured at …

Jeremy Corbyn was 'urged to quit' Labour leadership contest by senior supporter

The left-wing MP was told he had 'gone far enough' and should stand aside but he dismissed the concerns<p>Jeremy Corbyn is said to have been told by a senior supporter that he should quit the Labour leadership contest because he never intended to win.<p>A senior source told the frontrunner a few weeks …

Apple Upgrades iPhone 6S Before Launch

Do you know what the biggest new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus feature will be? Yes, so does Bloomberg, developers via secret iOS 9 code and the world from revealing iPhone 6S photos but it seems Apple has a trick up its sleeve: the feature in question has already been upgraded.<p>According to the ever …

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