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2014 World Cup: three ways to watch

2014 World Cup: three ways to watch

The 2014 World Cup is upon us, and for those forced to watch from a distance, the options for doing so can be tricky if you don't have the right cable channels (particularly for the cable-cutters among us). The games, which kick off tomorrow, will be broadcast on ESPN and ABC, but options remain for those who prefer to watch from their Android smartphone or tablet, iPad, or iPhone.

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First Titanfall live action movie clip released at E3 2014

First Titanfall live action movie clip released at E3 2014

This afternoon the folks at PlayfightVFX have released the second clip and first E3 2014 teaser trailer for the live action movie series Titanfall. This is the same Titanfall you’ve been playing as a game on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and the PC through Origin, this time made into a live action series of videos. This one minute and 25 second segment shows you what the rest of the series is aimed at looking like - as close to the game as possible.

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Google tipped to acquire Songza for music curation

Google tipped to acquire Songza for music curation

In the wake of Apple’s purchase of Beats by Dre, Google has been tipped to be in talks to acquire the music streaming service Songza. While Google already has a streaming music service in its Google Play Music library and delivery system, the company may be looking for a way to compete with Apple’s oncoming integration of Beats Music curation into their music delivery system(s). Songza may be the answer Google needs.

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Star Wars stand-alone movie director steps forth

Star Wars stand-alone movie director steps forth

The director of the next Fantastic Four film Josh Trank has been tapped by Lucasfilm to direct the first Star Wars stand-alone movie. This will be one of the several stand-alone films that will be released by Lucasfilm and Disney in the coming years, each of them said to be centered on a single character: Boba Fett, Jabba the Hutt, or any number of clone troopers, for example.

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Star Wars 7’s Millennium Falcon confirmed by JJ Abrams

Star Wars 7’s Millennium Falcon confirmed by JJ Abrams

The Millennium Falcon has always been a full-scale set piece. All the way back to 1979 with the original machine build in Pembroke Dock - as you’ll see in the gallery below - this beast has been a ship that’s been a real-deal construct. This week, JJ Abrams has confirmed that the newest model is ready to roll for Star Wars 7.

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