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Toy Companies Hasbro And Mattel Will Go To War In A New Amazon Show

If you grew up in the 1980s, odds are your play time was dominated by Hasbro and Mattel. Decades later, the behind-the-scenes rivalry between the two companies will be the subject of Toy Wars, a streaming series from Josh Gad, Josh Schwartz and Seth Gordon.


Robb Stark Joins Amazon's Scifi Show Titled Strange New Things, Which Is Not At All Related To Stranger Things, Really

Richard Madden, the actor who portrayed the late Robb Stark on Game of Thrones, has just joined the scifi Amazon pilot Strange New Things. Not “Stranger Things.” “Strange New Things.” No relation. At all. Seriously. We don’t want anyone to make that connection.


Amazon Just Blew The Lid Off The iPhone 7

It seems like Amazon just accidentally released its specialised page for iPhone 7 accessories — an hour before Apple was set to announce the new phone. The pictures include one iPhone with the rumoured dual back-facing cameras. It also includes a link for Bluetooth headphones, which probably confirms the long rumoured removal of the headphone jack. The phone looks pretty much like the iPhone 6, except for the dual cameras.


It's Happening. There's Finally An Ethics Committee For How We Handle AI

Though it might not be what you think. Representatives from Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, and IBM have created a committee to tackle important ethical issues around the rise of AI — they just won’t be talking about Skynet anytime soon.


People On Amazon Are Really Pissed Off About This Miniature Desk Set

You know what really grinds my gears? When miniature desk sets sold on Amazon are so convincing that they trick me into thinking they’re real desk sets for living human children.


Amazon's New Top Gear Successor: The Grand Tour, Explained In 186 Seconds

Video: The new home of former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May is The Grand Tour — an original series in development by Amazon, with 36 episodes planned for the next three years with a massive production budget. We don’t know quite when The Grand Tour will launch around the world or when it’ll even become available for streaming in Australia, but we do already have a pretty good idea of what to expect.


Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark, Different Reboot Of The Tick

Twenty two years ago, fans fell in love with a TV version of Ben Edlund’s The Tick, charmed by the show’s loopy self-aware superhero send-ups. Fifteen years ago, fans cheered for a live-action version of the Tick starring the too-perfect Patrick Warburton. This year, we get a new Tick for a new landscape, and I’m already hooked.


Here's The First Look At The New Tick In Action

Fans everywhere have been wondering: How can anybody replace Patrick Warburton as Ben Edlund’s loopy big blue superhero? Now, we get a glimpse of what the guy inside the freaky new Tick suit can do.


The Emails I Received From People Who Think I'm Friends With Jeff Bezos

About a year ago, I wrote a blog post with a tricky headline. I now receive lots of emails from people who either think I’m pals with or am Amazon CEO and Star Trek: Beyond extra Jeff Bezos. It would be funny, if the messages weren’t so heart-breaking.


Netflix And Fill: How The World's Largest Video Streamer Shares New Titles Around The Planet

Ever wonder how that latest season of Orange Is The New Black actually made its way across the planet from Netflix’s little home in Los Gatos, California to your big-screen TV? Netflix engineers have talked in depth about how one copy of a new video is converted into dozens of different resolutions and bit-rates, uploaded to a storage service, and then distributed as smartly as possible to thousands of different Netflix nodes around the world — including the one closest to your home.


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