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Listen To Shonda Rhimes’s Powerful Speech About Hollywood And Glass Ceilings

Yesterday at <i>The Hollywood Reporter’s</i> annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast, Shonda Rhimes received the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, recognizing her as a leader in the industry. Awards speeches tend to be hackneyed and eye-glazing. But not this one.<p>As part of her speech, she recounted asking …

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Dollar Inches Up On Yen As Central Banks Make Noise

The U.S. dollar made small gains against the yen (¥118.76) on Thursday but it remains highly volatile against other currencies as oil prices slipped below $65-a-barrell for the first time in five years ($64.20).<p>Meanwhile, a number of central banks spurred currency market action vis-à-vis a surprise …

PlayStation 4 and Vita finally arrive in China on January 11th

"Sorry we're late!" Sony's Playstation 4 and Vita will enter China's marketplace on January 11th, 2015, over three months after the Xbox One arrived there. The consoles will cost 2,899 and 1,299 yuan respectively (about $470 and $210), considerably less than the Xbox One's 3,699 yuan sticker ($600</i> …

Watch two guys fly in formation with jetpacks

The discussions about whether we're living in the future we were promised as kids usually ends with one sad, simple question: "But where's my …

Microsoft now accepting Bitcoin at Xbox and Windows online stores

Bitcoin just got a big boost in stature as Microsoft is now accepting the cryptocurrency for digital content from its stores. If you live in the US, you can use it to buy apps, games, music and videos from the Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox Games, Xbox Music and Xbox Video stores. According to …

Sony attacks torrents to prevent spread of stolen data

FBI says November's hack was advanced enough to breach 90 percent of companies' defenses<p>Sony Pictures, hit by a cyberattack that allowed hackers to steal sensitive data that includes financial documents, email transcripts, unreleased movies, and celebrity social security numbers, has reportedly …