Saturday, May 26, 2018

#GrammySoDiverse? Top Four Categories Are Notably Light on White Males

The Grammy Award nominations generally pack a fair number of surprises each year, but the 2018 main categories — Album, Song and Record of the Year and Best New Artist —...

Italy Defends New Quotas on Local Content for Broadcasters, Streamers

ROME – Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Monday defended contentious new local quotas that will force broadcasters and streamers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to increase the amount...

Tumblr Founder David Karp Is Leaving Verizon’s Oath

David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, is leaving. Karp announced his departure in an email to staffers Monday, and a spokesperson for Verizon’s content unit Oath confirmed the departure when contacted...

Echo, Google Home, Roku: Black Friday Deals on Streaming Devices and Smart Speakers

Whether you’re a budding cord cutter, or just looking to give someone their first smart speaker: This year’s holiday season once again starts with deep discounts on Black Friday, and a...

Imagine Dragons Rules TV Ads With ‘Believer,’ ‘Thunder’

Imagine Dragons’ “Evolve” isn’t just the year’s top-selling rock album: Driven by the songs “Believer” — No. 10 on the BuzzAngle Top 30 — and “Thunder,” it’s produced an impressive number...

Film News Roundup: Anna Kendrick Starring in Untitled Comedy From ‘Four Lions’ Director

In today’s film news roundup, Anna Kendrick stars in an untitled comedy, Allison Janney is honored for “I, Tonya” and Rachel Brosnahan wins a Granite Award. CASTINGS Anna Kendrick is starring in an...

Legal Battle Over Steely Dan Continues: Walter Becker’s Estate Responds to Donald Fagen’s Lawsuit

The estate of Steely Dan cofounder Walter Becker has responded to a lawsuit filed last week by bandmate Donald Fagen over ownership of the group and its name, according to Rolling Stone. The...

Time Inc., Meredith Shares Rise After Mega-Deal Announced

Investors sent the stocks of both Time Inc. and Meredith up Monday, after the companies’ announcement Sunday evening that Meredith reached an agreement to acquire Time Inc. Shares of Time Inc., not...

Unsure if You Fell For Russia’s Fake News? Facebook Will Tell You Soon

Facebook will soon tell its users whether they fell for Russian fake news: The social network announced Wednesday that it is working on a tool that will let its users check...

David Cassidy’s Daughter Katie Shares Her Father’s Last Words

David Cassidy’s daughter, actress Katie Cassidy, has posted a Twitter message remembering her father, who died Tuesday at 67. Katie Cassidy shared that her father’s last words were “So much wasted time.” “This...

APLICATIONS

Ventana Sur: Cinepolis Corners Soccer Comedy ‘Penalty’ for Mexico and Central...

Mexican exhibition giant Cinepolis’ fledgling distribution arm outbid other key players to seize Mexican and Central American theatrical distribution rights to Colombian hitmaker Dago...

HOT NEWS