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‘Fast & Furious’ spin-off ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ comes out on top of a competitive weekend at the box office

Universal“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.”Universal Universal’s “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” won the weekend at the domestic box office with an estimated $60.8 million. The movie took in a global total of $180.8 million. That’s the biggest worldwide opening for stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and …

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Amazon will now let Alexa users decide if they want the company to listen in on their conversations for testing purposes

Mike George, VP Alexa, Echo and Appstore for Amazon, speaks during the LG press conference at CES in Las Vegas, U.S., January 4, 2017.Rick Wilking/Reuters If Alexa users don’t want Amazon to listen in on their conversations as a part of its human review process, there’s now an option for …

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How Amazon’s new superhero TV show, ‘The Boys,’ landed Simon Pegg and fulfilled the wish of fans of the comic book

Simon Pegg in &quotThe Boys.”Amazon Prime Video “The Boys” showrunner Eric Kripke talked to Business Insider about how the new Amazon superhero TV series landed Simon Pegg for a role. “I think he did it for no other reason than to pay a debt he felt he owed to the …

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Quentin Tarantino nets his biggest opening weekend ever with $40.4 million take for ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’

Andrew Cooper/Sony“Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood.”Andrew Cooper/Sony Disney’s “The Lion King” won the domestic box office for a second-straight weekend with an estimated $75 million. But the real story of the weekend is the performance by Sony’s “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” which came in second place with …

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President Trump finds no reason to be concerned over Google’s ‘very, very limited work’ in China according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinChip Somodevilla/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and President Trump had found no evidence of Google working with the Chinese government in a way that raised concerns.  Mnuchin’s comments come after tech billionaire Peter Thiel said earlier this month that Google been …

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‘The Lion King’ smashed July opening records with $185 million in first weekend

Disney“The Lion King.”Disney Disney’s “The Lion King” has a record-breaking opening with $185 million at the domestic box office. That passes 2011’s “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” to become the biggest July opening ever. It’s the latest example of Disney’s box office dominance as Disney/Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” …

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Amazon’s revival of the hit sci-fi series ‘The Expanse’ will debut in December

&quotThe Expanse” season 4Amazon Prime Video Amazon revealed the release date for its revival of the sci-fi series “The Expanse” on Saturday, and it released the first trailer. “The Expanse” will return December 13 for its fourth season exclusively on Amazon Prime Video where the first three seasons are already …

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Google executive finally confirms that the tech giant is no longer working on a censored search engine for China

Byun Young-Wook/Getty Images Google finally said that it is killing the censored search engine it had been building for China, known internally as Project Dragonfly. “Yes, we have terminated that,” Karan Bhatia, Google’s VP of Government Affairs and Public Policy, said at Tuesday’s Senate hearing entitled, “Google and Censorship through …

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