Why Hollywood is counting on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet to be a success

Why Hollywood is counting on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet to be a success

Summer blockbusters this year are done for. Most have shifted to later this year or 2021 – Mulan was pushed from March 27 to July 24; Black Widow from May 1 to November 6; and Wonder Woman 1984 from June 5 to August 13. But one film sticks out, stubbornly standing its ground as a 2020 summer blockbuster – Christopher Nolan’s hotly anticipated Tenet.

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PlayStation Plus free games in June will include Star Wars: BF2

PlayStation Plus free games in June will include Star Wars: BF2

On Monday, Sony dropped a teaser revealing one of the games that it will make available to PlayStation Plus subscribers for free in June: Call of Duty: WWII. The company said at the time that it would return in the future to reveal the other titles that will be released in June, and now we finally have those details.

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Netflix’s Lucifer may survive beyond season five under new deal

Netflix’s Lucifer may survive beyond season five under new deal

The TV show Lucifer based on a comic book series was launched by FOX and, despite its popularity, canceled after three seasons. Netflix swooped in to save the show, releasing the fourth season with the promise of a fifth and final batch of episodes. That plan may change, however, as the streamer continues to see strong demand for the series, prompting it to ink a new deal with star Tom Ellis.

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Facebook’s latest experiment is Venue, a second screen for live events

Facebook’s latest experiment is Venue, a second screen for live events

Facebook's experimental team has released yet another app, this one for both iOS and Android devices. Called Venue, the app is intended to help fans experience live events in a new way, according to Facebook, bringing people together alongside expert commentators as hosts. Venue is a third-party app that can be used to augment an existing live event -- and it'll kick off this weekend with the NASCAR race on Sunday.

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SpaceX Starship SN4 exploded (the last one imploded)

SpaceX Starship SN4 exploded (the last one imploded)

So remember that SpaceX Startship SN3 implosion we witnessed back in early April of this year? Today SpaceX SN4 and its Raptor engine took part in a static fire test. The main bit of the test went great... then something went very wrong. NOTE: This explosion has no direct relation to the SpaceX launch still scheduled to take place on May 30, 2020 (tomorrow).

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Don’t expect to see PlayStation 5 exclusives on PS4

Don’t expect to see PlayStation 5 exclusives on PS4

At the dawn of a new hardware generation, console makers are presented an interesting problem: what do you do when a new console launch is essentially fragmenting your userbase? Usually, console makers like Sony and Microsoft will continue supporting previous-generation hardware well into the new generation, but generally, they stop making exclusive games for those platforms. Microsoft, however, plans to do something a little different with the Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

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Apple acquires Inductiv [UPDATE: Another Christopher Re group]

Apple acquires Inductiv [UPDATE: Another Christopher Re group]

A startup company called Inductiv was acquired by Apple to improve the abilities and functionality of their voice assistant system Siri. Inductiv worked with artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically identify and correct errors in raw data. Engineers have begun working with Apple, according to one report, to improve Siri's speed and accuracy.

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2020 Jeep Gladiator Review: You can’t always get what you want

2020 Jeep Gladiator Review: You can’t always get what you want

The word "iconic" is overused, but the 2020 Jeep Gladiator stands a better chance than most of earning it. It's still hard to believe that it took the automaker this long to make a pickup, but you can't argue with the results, at least when it comes to looks. Clearly related to the Wrangler, but not merely the SUV with a bed slung on the back, it's enough to make rival midsize pickups look positive soft.

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Uber rolls out new Hourly ride order feature in some US cities

Uber rolls out new Hourly ride order feature in some US cities

Following a successful pilot of the feature, Uber is introducing 'Hourly' in several cities in the United States. The feature, as its name suggests, enables Uber riders to request cars on an hourly basis rather than per-ride. This feature will be easier for riders who need to make multiple stops, go to the grocery store, and other occasions in which multiple rides would otherwise be necessary.

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Apple Powerbeats Pro released in 4 new colors: Hands-on with Lava Red

Apple Powerbeats Pro released in 4 new colors: Hands-on with Lava Red

Spring Yellow, Glacier Blue, Cloud Pink, and Lava Red are new colors revealed by Beats by Dr. Dre (Beats) today for Powerbeats Pro. These new colors will be released on June 9th, 2020, from Apple's online ship and through authorized resellers. The internal specifications have not changed from the original version of the Powerbeats Pro previously released in black, Navy, Ivory, and Moss.

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Sony reportedly gives game devs a PS5 ultimatum

Sony reportedly gives game devs a PS5 ultimatum

If you're thinking of holding off on buying new PS4 games because the PlayStation 5 is on the horizon, here's a bit of good news: a new report today claims that Sony will begin requiring forward compatibility with PlayStation 4 games this summer. Specifically, the report says that Sony will require PlayStation 5 compatibility in PlayStation 4 games that are certified on or after July 13th.

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FDA warns popular diabetes drug has cancer risk, seeks multiple recalls

FDA warns popular diabetes drug has cancer risk, seeks multiple recalls

In a statement this week, the Food and Drug Administration warned that its laboratory has discovered impurities in some batches of popular diabetes drug metformin that may be a cancer risk. The discovery involves "several lots" of the extended-release (ER) version of metformin, prompting the agency to seek voluntary drug recalls from five different companies.

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