GoPro Announces YouTube Series To Educate Users

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GoPro Field Guide Highlights Advanced Features By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With more and more action sports geeks buying their first GoPro cameras to capture their experience, the company has created an educational series on YouTube to help users understand many of the advanced … [Read more...]

Emmys TV audience drops to 15.6 million with Monday switch

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By Piya Sinha-Roy - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) After moving up a month and switching to a weekday evening, Monday's Primetime Emmy awards drew 15.6 million viewers, a drop from last year's Sunday night show despite a new host, a passionate kiss, and a touching tribute. This year's Emmy awards, which … [Read more...]

Netflix CCO Talks Marvel’s The Defenders Marvel TV Series

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Marvel Studios films of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Avengers, and the latest, Guardians of the Galaxy, have all been hits. Every single one has done phenomenally well in theaters, so it's no surprise the would decide to expand the Marvel Cinematic … [Read more...]

Vincent D’Onofrio Talks Daredevil, Kingpin, & How It All Ties Together Within The MCU

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the best casting choices I've seen for a television series was Marvel and Netflix casting Vincent D’Onofrio as the Kingpin for the Daredevil TV series -- a more perfect casting I couldn't have asked for. Screen Crush had a chance to sit down with … [Read more...]

Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

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By Deepa Seetharaman and Malathi Nayak - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, marking the largest deal in the U.S. e-commerce company's 20-year history. The move, announced on Monday by the two … [Read more...]

Matthew McConaughey In Talks For Stephen King’s The Stand

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Matthew McConaughey is the number one choice to lead The Stand – although the studio and the director have different ideas on how to use the Oscar winner. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. want the True Detective actor to play antagonist Randall Flagg in the … [Read more...]

eBay considering PayPal spinoff – report

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(Reuters) eBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources. Shares of the online retailer jumped nearly 4 percent to $55.48 at midday. eBay told potential candidates for the position of … [Read more...]

Opera’s Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones

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OSLO (Reuters) Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher. "We have signed a strategic licensing deal with … [Read more...]

Is Activision Planning a Call of Duty Movie Series?

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Hiring development execs to produce film and TV projects By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With Microsoft, Steven Spielberg, and Ridley Scott planning a live-action Halo series and a feature film, respectively, and with Marvel Studios pretty much running the table in Hollywood with their Cinematic … [Read more...]

Hewlett-Packard manages surprise quarterly revenue gain

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after revenue from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but flat to declining revenue in its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. HP sales rose a mere 1 … [Read more...]

Doomed! Watch a Sneak Peek of the Documentary About Roger Corman’s Fantastic Four

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron... these directors all have one thing in common: Roger Corman. The king of B-movies and mentor to many of Hollywood's finest directors was once tapped to produce a Marvel film back in the early 90's about the … [Read more...]

Snapchat in talks to expand services – WSJ

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(Reuters) Snapchat Inc, developer of a mobile app that lets users send messages that disappear within seconds, might expand its service to videos, news articles and advertisements, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The California-based company is in talks with advertisers and media … [Read more...]

Sprint’s new pricing plans may not be enough to curb churn

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By Marina Lopes - WASHINGTON (Reuters) Sprint Corp's cellular plan with more generous data allowances may fall short in overcoming defections by clients concerned about disruptions in the No. 3 cellular carrier's network, analysts say. The new plan, which doubles the company's data offerings and … [Read more...]

U.S. extends deadline for ‘net neutrality’ comments to Sept 15

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it would accept public comments on its proposed new "net neutrality" rules through Sept. 15, giving Americans extra time to weigh in on how they think Internet traffic should be regulated. The FCC has received more than 1 … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – The Muppets Take On Beastie Boys!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) I think we can all agree that The Muppets being back is a great thing, and I know we all love their cover songs, including Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. Well, this isn't a cover song, but three Muppets (Swedish Chef, Animal, and Beaker, basically the three Muppets who … [Read more...]

Microsoft To Showcase Mobile Filmmakers

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TalentHouse "Shared Experience" Competition To Feature International Exposure By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Microsoft is looking for the next great mobile filmmaker and they're planning to showcase their newly found talent as part of Social Media Week with a newly created "shared experience" … [Read more...]

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