Month: July 2018

Shazam is coming to theaters in April.Photo: Warner Bros. After Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, and Justice League, all of which exist in the same universe, Shazam! looks like it’s going to be a breath of fresh air for the DC Extended Universe. Very happy, very silly fresh air. If you’re unfamiliar with the classic
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GIF: Sam Woolley (Gizmodo) Whether it’s a series of blinking ellipsis or an explicit notification that “someone’s typing,” the messaging feature known as a typing indicator is both a useful tool and a source of anxiety for many people. But knowing more about how it works can at least limit the guessing games that cause
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In emerging market countries where economic volatility is a way of life, there aren’t a lot of relatively safe options for members of the burgeoning middle class to park their money. For instance, countries like Nigeria have experienced a tremendous growth in the number of citizens entering the middle class, which now accounts for about
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Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy and Bruce Willis star in Glass.Photo: Universal Eighteen years after we first met the unbreakable David Dunn and the extremely breakable Elijah Price, they’re back in the first trailer for M. Night Shyalaman’s Glass, and this time they’ve got Kevin Crumb and his 23 personalities with them. Dunn (Bruce Willis)
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We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Friday’s Best Deals: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, Wayfair Home Decor, Instant Pot, and More Huge sales at Nordstrom and Wayfair, $25 off an Instant Pot, and many more kick off today’s best… Read more Read Head
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Meet Wilson, a new iPhone app that plans to change the way you discover and listen to podcasts. The company describes the app as a podcast magazine. It has the same vibe as Longreads, the curated selection of longform articles. With its minimalistic design and opinionated typography, Wilson looks like no other podcasting app. On
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Dish today announced it’s becoming the first TV provider to offer customer support over Apple’s Business Chat. Launched earlier this year, Business Chat allows companies to communicate with their customers over iMessage in order to answer questions, provide customer service, or even enable purchases. In Dish’s case, the TV provider says its customers can use
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Tilray, a five-year-old, British Columbia-based medical cannabis company that sells its products to patients, researchers, pharmacies and even governments, saw its shares get high (sorry) on the Nasdaq today, after the company priced 9 million shares at $17 apiece and watched them soar, closing at $22.39, a jump of slightly more than 32 percent. The
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Photo: Getty American political candidates are once again being targeted, a Microsoft executive said Thursday, by the Russian intelligence agency formerly known as the GRU. At the Aspen Security Forum, a gathering of top-level government officials and industry experts, Microsoft’s Tom Burt, vice president for customer safety and trust, said that his team had uncovered
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Photo: Getty Apparently, even sell-out corporate shills have their breaking point. Ajit Pai’s FCC released documents on Thursday that explain why it’s sending Sinclair Broadcasting’s proposed takeover of local news in the U.S. to a judge for further review. Defying all expectations, the deal now looks like it’s next to dead. On Wednesday, the Federal
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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, coming to Nickelodeon September 17, reunites Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello, and Michelangelo to fight new enemies with a brand new style, a shockingly overqualified voice cast, and a brand new trailer, too. Alongside the energetic, visually distinct animation style, the voice cast here is a huge draw: Ben Schwartz
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Event management software company Gather today announced the introduction of its Gather Booking Network, and inaugural partners Yelp and EVENTup. The network is designed to help party goers, venues and event planners connect more easily and start celebrating sooner. Gather was founded in 2013 by CEO and co-founder Nick Miller, Alex Lassiter (SVP of Sales)
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