Anton Wilkens

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Why Hollywood doesn't get South Korean cinema

South Korea's cinema boom continues to echo through Hollywood, with the country's acting talent heading Stateside and Korean stories regularly remade. Yet these Americanised versions often end up drained of the weirdness that made them so bracing. It's like trying to make coleslaw out of kimchi. …

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What is Google’s religion?

Rather than pick one, the Internet giant seems to promote a “benevolent interfaith big tent”<p>The scene opens in a bustling restaurant in Delhi, where a young woman leans in close to her grandfather, whose eyes sparkle with memories of his childhood in Lahore, Pakistan. He points to faded photograph …

Wibidata Machine Learning Platform Offers Capabilities Comparable To Amazon.com And Google

Wibidata, a big data application provider, has a new platform for building real-time apps that shows the increasing accessibility of machine learning and how e-commerce companies can provide an experience similar to a giant like Amazon.com.<p>The new WibiEnterprise 3.0 platform allows a company to …

Twisted iOS hit 'Badland' now on Android

The dark and beautiful <i>Badland</i> was one of our favorite mobile games when it hit iOS earlier this year (we even named it a Best New App), and now Android gamers can finally see what the hype is about. Developer Frogmind had previously announced its Android intentions back in August, and today the …

UK man tries to retrieve $7.5 million in bitcoins from dump

A man from Newport, Wales, is searching the dump for a hard drive he threw away despite it having $7.5 million worth of bitcoins.<p>Bitcoins are a digital currency whose value has benefited from intense attention and speculative investing. They can be stored as data in digital wallets using online …

Why Chinese smartphone clones may not be a good deal after all

Nobody loves a bargain like I do. So when a reader asked me what I thought about buying "knock-off" smartphones in China, I was intrigued.<p>After all, I've bought my share of counterfeit handbags in New York's Chinatown. But when you're talking about electronics and cell phones, to be specific, you …

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