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You might say Sesame Street's newest move is being brought to you not by a letter or number, but by a symbol: $. If the show's production company, Sesame Workshop, didn't find a new way to win financial support for the venerable kids' program, it would not be able to continue in its mission of edu...

August 16th 2015 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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Susanne Daniels is exiting her post as programming chief at MTV to join YouTube in a newly created position leading the platform's budding original content efforts. As vice president of YouTube originals, Daniels will oversee development and production of content for the world's highest-trafficke...

July 23rd 2015 at 11:51am 0 Comments
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Apple released a new version 12.2 of iTunes for OS X and Windows this week as part of the launch of its Apple Music service. The initial reactions from users are anything but positive. But aside from obvious bugs, there's a bigger problem: iTunes needed a revamp, not more features. By simply addin...

July 4th 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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He's rugged, he's beardy, and now he's going to Azeroth to be a major motion picture star. Legendary Pictures has chosen actor Travis Fimmel to be a lead in its upcoming World of Warcraft movie. Fimmel is currently starring in History Channel's Vikings, where he plays rugged, beardy Ragnar. Variet...

October 29th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Rocksteady's next game could be yet another Batman adventure, albeit in a new timeline, Variety reports. According to unnamed sources speaking with the film industry publication, Rocksteady's currently at work on a "new, highly stylized" Bats prequel game "that revolves around Batman's first meetin...

July 11th 2012 at 9:52am 0 Comments
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As Max Payne reinvents himself for the modern generation, don't expect him to lean too hard into the brave new world of 3D. Rockstar's Dan Houser told Variety he's still unimpressed with the tech (even if it's possible Max Payne 3 will include it on PC). "I don't think anyone has solved the ridd...

November 9th 2011 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Here's a bad idea: announce a beta run for your discount subscription movie ticket service, but neglect to inform the 21 San Francisco-based theaters listed that they're part of the fun. That's essentially what Landmark, AMC, Camera Cinemas, and Big Cinemas are claiming MoviePass did earlier this...

July 2nd 2011 at 11:57am 0 Comments
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Logos can be surprisingly divisive things, so the MIT Media Lab has decided to cheat a little bit with its new identity: it won't have just one logo, it'll have 40,000. You heard / read / imagined that right, the new Media Lab logo will simply be the concept of three intersecting "spotlights," comp...

March 10th 2011 at 10:47am 0 Comments
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I'm going to share with you something I've struggled with and then ask for your professional opinion, Internet Friends. As a natural altoholic, I'm forever filling up my character select screen with a wide variety of heroes. And by heroes, I mean "experiments." Having a main is all fine and dand...

February 20th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Unsurprisingly, Avatar has done extremely well during its home video run. In fact, James Cameron's movie has claimed the honor of best-selling Blu-ray movie ever, beating the previous title-holder, The Dark Knight. According to a report by Variety, 2.7 million Blu-ray discs were sold in the four day...

April 27th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments