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Netflix to increases prices for middle and top tier plans

Netflix to increases prices for middle and top tier plans The "standard" plan with two simultaneous streams and HD quality will go from $10 to $12. A small price shift probably isn't enough to deter a majority of Netflix's 100 million subscribers, but as the streaming industry splinters into small niche services, customers have more options then ever. [Full Article...]

Stephen Colbert Campaign Raises $1M for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

You've likely seen a lot of awkward puberty photos recently on social media from famous celebrities with the hashtag #PuberMe . The total, the host revealed on his show yesterday, was $233K which then increased when Kroll and his colleagues from the new Netflix how Big Mouth added another $100K. [Full Article...]

Lesser Known Facts Of Begum Akhtar On Her 103rd Birthday Today

Lesser Known Facts Of Begum Akhtar On Her 103rd Birthday Today Inspired by great singers and musicians at the age of 7, she went on to become an idol of singing, and some of her most acknowledged works included ghazals like the dadra and thumri . Akhtar developed a liking for the music at a very tender age and was sent to train under Sarangi exponent Ustad Imdad Khan in Bihar's Patna. In 1930's, Begum Akhtar also acted in a few Hindi films which include ... [Full Article...]

Three billion Yahoo accounts hacked

This is triple the one billion accounts the company disclosed in December 2016 to have been affected by the 2013 hacking, cementing it as the biggest data breach of all time. The closing of the deal, which was first announced in July, had been delayed as the companies assessed the fallout from two data breaches that Yahoo disclosed past year. [Full Article...]

Brazil vs Spain: A marquee match in a tough group

Brazil vs Spain: A marquee match in a tough group Brazilian wonder-kid Vinicius Junior, who was recently snapped up by Real Madrid, was expected to be the star attraction of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup, but the 17-year-old forward was pulled out of the national team squad, reportedly as his current club Flamengo didn't want to let him go. [Full Article...]

Filmmaker Kundan Shah Passes Away At The Age Of 69

Filmmaker Kundan Shah Passes Away At The Age Of 69 Filmmaker Kundan Shah, who gave Indian cinema a different brand of humour with the cult black comedy " Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro " and subsequently television shows like " Nukkad " and " Wagle Ki Duniya " with the "aam aadmi" at the centrestage, died here early on Saturday, a family member said. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman's 'secret life' left girlfriend in the dark

Las Vegas gunman's 'secret life' left girlfriend in the dark The reserved hotel rooms overlooked the festival's main stage, entrance, and exit - not vastly different than the positioning of the Mandalay Bay suite he eventually used to attack innocent Route 91 festival goers. The room was inside The Blackstone Hotel on South Michigan Avenue. Nothing indicates he ever stepped foot in Boston, but looked at sites that indicated an interest in Fenway and the B... [Full Article...]

FEMA deletes statistics on Puerto Rico hurricane response from website

FEMA deletes statistics on Puerto Rico hurricane response from website Puerto Rico's government is doing as much as they can with the resources available, but it simply isn't enough. Trump's visit on Tuesday has been widely panned for its insensitivity. Scott, in his statement, said he wanted to "ensure students from Puerto Rico can more easily continue their education here in Florida and that teachers from Puerto Rico have every opportunity to continue to s... [Full Article...]

Retailers pull bump stocks from online stores

Retailers pull bump stocks from online stores The company's Facebook page has seen a big uptick in comments since the Sunday night shooting in Vegas, where authorities say the suspect used a number of bump stocks on semi-automatic weapons to drastically increase how rapidly he could fire. [Full Article...]

Netflix's most popular plan now costs an additional $1

Netflix's most popular plan now costs an additional $1 New users will see these updated prices on Thursday, but current customers will receive a notification on October 19 reminding them of the upcoming price changes which will take effect on their next billing cycle. While the basic tier users are probably happy that there is no change to their plan , Netflix will probably experience some pushback from users in the other tiers. [Full Article...]

'Marvel's Runaways' Teaser Asks "What If Your Parents Were Villains?"

Hulu's Marvel's Runaways panel at New York Comic Con got wild on Friday night when the network surprised con-goers with the world premiere of the series (plus, a teaser clip of the rest of the 10-episode season). [Full Article...]

Boston Steps Security At Concerts And Sporting Events Following Las Vegas Shooting

Lollapalooza and the management company of The Blackstone hotel did not respond to requests for comment. Paddock had rented rooms overlooking the Life is lovely show in late September near the strip in Vegas and the heavily attended Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago in August. [Full Article...]

Budget Director Contradicts Trump About Wiping Puerto Rico's Debt

Budget Director Contradicts Trump About Wiping Puerto Rico's Debt Even before the monster storm, which made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, the territory had declared a form of bankruptcy and said its economy was in a " death spiral ". The White House threw cold water on the prospect of forgiving Puerto Rico's debt days after President Trump floated the idea as a way to help the island deal with widespread damage from Hurricane Maria. [Full Article...]

PARTYNEXTDOOR reportedly charged with drug possession at the United States border

PARTYNEXTDOOR reportedly charged with drug possession at the United States border Speaking of NextDoor , the pair were driving in from our neighbor to the North when they were stopped at the border by U.S. Customs on the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge. The Canadian artist just released his Seven Days EP last week, which features Rick Ross. PND is now on the road with Halsey as part of her Hopeless Fountain Kingdom tour, which also features support from Charli XCX. [Full Article...]

Trump praises first responders in Las Vegas, meets families

Trump praises first responders in Las Vegas, meets families We are - in fact, I invited a lot of them over to the White House. "Hey, this guy looks tough to me", Trump says as he reaches out to shake Gunderson's hand. But she cautioned against moving toward any single gun control measure before the investigation into the Nevada incident is complete. Police found a total of 47 guns in the hotel room and house of 64-year-old, who rained down a barrage of... [Full Article...]

'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams' Trailer Reveals Amazon's Sci-Fi Anthology

'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams' Trailer Reveals Amazon's Sci-Fi Anthology Dick's Electric Dreams , which dropped its first United States trailer Friday at New York Comic Con . Given that the market is now quite saturated with sci-fi projects, it remains to be seen whether or not Electric Dreams will be able to draw in a sizable audience, especially as competitors like Hulu and Netflix continue to roll out their own originals. [Full Article...]

Fantastic Beasts Sequel Adds Familiar Names From Harry Potter Lore

And Pottermore has just announced several exciting new additions to the cast. Also announced for the cast is Brontis Jodorowsky ( El Topo ), who will be playing Nicolas Flamel. Flamel was also a close friend of Albus Dumbledore, and Dumbledore was the one who suggested Flamel to put the Sorcerer's Stone in Gringotts Wizarding Bank before Dumbledore moved the stone to Hogwarts for further ... [Full Article...]

PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Trailer Promises the Biggest Kaiju Yet!

PACIFIC RIM UPRISING Trailer Promises the Biggest Kaiju Yet! Despite ostensibly being a big-budget Hollywood film with stars like John Boyega onboard, Pacific Rim 2 (okay, it's actually called Pacific Rim Uprising ) has been relatively shrouded in mystery since its announcement. We learn now that peace has lasted for 10 years, but the Kaiju have returned and... Pacific Rim has a pretty strong following of people who loved it. [Full Article...]

Comedian Ralphie May dies at 45 from cardiac arrest

Comedian Ralphie May dies at 45 from cardiac arrest On Friday morning, American standup comedian Ralph O. Since his debut on season one of Last Comic Standing in 2003 and finishing as a runner-up, audiences couldn't get enough of the larger than life comedian. I compromised my health. The stand-up comedian split with his wife Lahna Turner in 2015 and the pair had a bitter divorce battle. Both of his Netflix specials, " Unruly " and " Imperf... [Full Article...]

'Rush Hour 4' On The Way, Under One Condition!

'Rush Hour 4' On The Way, Under One Condition! A few years ago , " Karate Kid ". Several years later they want to do it and I say, 'You still want to do Karate Kid? "It's about [having the] time to make [Rush Hour 4]". There's so much content in the world right now, do we honestly have to contend with a fourth Rush Hour movie? We're all, like, old men. Rush Hour , the smash-hit 1998 action comedy starring Chan and Chris Tucker, kicked o... [Full Article...]


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