Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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Bob Saget, TV dad and comedian, found dead in US hotel room

Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use.

Gucci heirs threaten legal action over Ridley Scott film

The movie, which is already picking up an Oscar buzz, stars Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani, who was convicted of having fashion heir Maurizio Gucci assassinated in the 1990s.

Apple to start letting people fix their own iPhones

Apple's new Self Service Repair programme will start in the US and be rolled out in other countries during the course of next year, and expanded to include some Mac computers.

‘Squid Game’ director predicts second season of megahit TV show

Writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk says talks are ongoing for a second season, with a basic storyline already in place.

‘Friends’ actor James Michael Tyler dies

James Michael Tyler died at his home in Los Angeles after battling prostate cancer that he was first diagnosed with in 2018, according to a representative.

Inquiry into Baldwin shooting focuses on gun protocol

The incident came only hours after a walk-out by film crew members concerned about working conditions, including two or three accidental prop-gun discharges, media reports say.

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed woman on film set, say police

The incident happened on the set of 'Rust' in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western.

Russian crew return to Earth after filming first movie in space

If the project stays on track, the Russian crew will beat a Hollywood project announced last year by 'Mission Impossible' star Tom Cruise together with Nasa and Elon Musk's SpaceX.

WhatsApp extends encryption from phones to backups on Google Drive, iCloud

The new feature will be rolled out gradually, beginning with users who have the most recent version of WhatsApp on their phones.

Netflix acquires first video game studio

Netflix had indicated its intention to venture into video games in July, eyeing potential hits based on the storylines of popular TV series.

Instagram hits pause on kids’ version after criticism

Instagram chief says the project aimed at children, which would have created a parentally-supervised version of the app for youngsters, has been widely misunderstood.

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones as part of 5G push

Apple last year introduced its iPhone 12, which featured a new look and its first devices with 5G connectivity. This year, analyst expect modest hardware upgrades and a deeper focus on 5G.

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