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Report: The CW looking to launch a stand-alone streaming service

LOS ANGELES — Another day, another (potential) streaming service.<p>According to a <i>Bloomberg</i> report published on Monday, The CW — a joint venture between …

'Harry Potter' fans have turned Platform 9 3/4 into a memorial for Alan Rickman

Fans of <i>Harry Potter</i> have been laying flowers at Platform 9 3/4 to pay tribute to actor Alan Rickman.<p>Rickman, who played professor Severus Snape in …

Google's self-driving car facility has amazing street names

At Google's self-driving car testing grounds, the streets have some pretty awesome names. Thanks to a map in a behind-the-scenes look from Steven Levy, we know Mountain View is having a blast while developing the cars of the future. The facility is known as Castle -- it's on the former Castle Air …

A 'Friends' reunion is finally happening

Finally!<p>Fans have been clamoring for a "Friends" reunion ever since the series finale aired in 2004, and now it's actually happening.<p>All six actors -- Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc -- will participate in a tribute broadcast honoring …

Adele Covers Nicki Minaj and Spice Girls in Carpool Karaoke with James Corden – Watch the Epic Full Video!

Adele can truly do it all.<p>On top of soulfully belting out her hits “Hello” and “Rolling in the Deep” with <i>The Late Late Show</i> host James Corden, the …

Music

HBO Isn't Netflix. Which Is Why It Should Stay With Time Warner.

Fun idea. Won't work.<p>Three years ago, Netflix said it wanted to become HBO.<p>Now there’s pressure for HBO to become Netflix, by spinning out from parent company Time Warner.<p>The idea, according to some investors and other folks who have been murmuring about the theory for a while, is that pulling HBO …

Here's Why Porsche Shouldn't Hire Rihanna As A Spokeswoman

A market research firm’s latest findings might rekindle a debate familiar to music fans.<p>Who’s better: Beyoncé or Rihanna?<p>New analysis by the NPD Group crowns Rihanna the most marketable celebrity in the world, with better options for endorsement deals than stars like Beyoncé, Usher, or Jennifer …

Jennifer Lopez

How to Watch the Fox Business GOP Debate Live Stream Online

The sixth GOP debate airs tonight—here's how to watch with or without a TV.<p>The first Republican presidential debate of 2016 will be held Thursday …

A Beautiful Love: Celine Dion and René Angélil Through the Years

In honor of Angélil, who passed away January 14 after battling cancer.<p>It's rare in the entertainment world to see a couple so devoted to each other. But Dion and Angélil, who passed away January 14, proved that this kind of love is not only possible — but can also be lasting. They met when she was …

$1.6 billion Powerball jackpot goes to 3 winners in 3 states

MUNFORD, Tenn. (AP) — If they're wise, the three mystery winners of the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot will talk seriously with experts …

Finance

Lady Gaga gets an Oscar nomination for her song about sexual assault on college campuses

Lady Gaga got her first Oscar nomination this morning, for the song “Til It Happens to You” from the movie “The Hunting Ground.”<p>The documentary is about sexual assault on college campuses, and includes an interview with the accuser of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. Gaga co-wrote the song …

College & University

David Bowie memorial plans: Family reveals private ceremony

David Bowie’s family announced his death early Monday morning in a note on Facebook, and on Thursday they posted arrangements for a private ceremony …

YouTube Star PewDiePie Now Has Own Video Network 'Revelmode'

YouTube millionaire PewDiePie is now the star of his own network.<p>Felix Kjellberg, 26, from Sweden, has more than 40 million followers on YouTube, where he plays and comments on video games. The channel earns him around $12 million a year, according to Forbes, making him the wealthiest YouTube …

Internet

Souncloud strikes licensing deal with Universal Music Group

The service will also introduce a paid subscription plan for listeners this year<p>Soundcloud has finally agreed to a licensing deal with the music industry's largest label, Universal Music Group, according to <i>The New York Times</i>. The deal gives Soundcloud full access to UMG's catalog — which includes …

Netflix will block the use of proxies for geo-restricted content in the ‘coming weeks’

As Netflix continues to ramp up its global credentials, the video-streaming company is going all out to stop you watching content that’s not officially available in your own region.<p>Netflix is now available in 190 countries, and with that many of its original shows and exclusive programming are …

Televisions

All Windows Users Can Now Translate Speech in Real Time

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Here Is the Complete List of 2016 Oscar Nominations

Guillermo del Toro, Ang Lee, John Krasinski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs presented the 88th Annual Academy Award nominees on Thursday …

Hollywood Mourns Death of British Actor Alan Rickman

The star died in London from cancer Thursday morning. His career spans four decades both on stage and film. He was 69.<p>Film industry luminaries paid …

Oscar Nominations Celebrate White Hollywood: Michael B. Jordan, 'Straight Outta Compton' Snubbed

The 2016 Oscar nominations were announced on Thursday, and once again, the field is overwhelmingly white.<p>All 20 actor and actress nominations went to white performers. None of the films nominated for Best Picture featured leading actors of color. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who is Mexican, was …

Michael B. Jordan