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Corona Virus Hitting Chinese Box Office

What else is the corona virus killing? It’s killing the Chinese box office. Deadline reports that “all local film releases scheduled for the highly lucrative Chinese New Year period have been” cancelled. This could lead to a loss in global … Continue reading

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Square Patents Method To Seamlessly Transact Bitcoin

WTF is this? “.. a method includes receiving a request for payment …where the request specifies a payment amount in a fiat currency and satisfy[ing] the request for payment using a non-fiat instrument.” It is a new U.S. Patent granted … Continue reading

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Netflix Starting To Feel New Competition

Did you know that if a streaming show appears on your screen for 2 minutes, you’ve “watched” it? That’s how Netflix is counting viewership now. So, even if you’re sampling a show on the service to see if you want … Continue reading

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Fan Crowdfunding To Get Superbowl I Tape Released

On Sunday, February 2nd, the Kansas City Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers in Superbowl LIV (that’s 54 for you non-Romans). Superbowl I (one) was played way back in 1967, almost television pre-history. And only one person is known … Continue reading

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Venezuela Demands Payment In Crypto

I’m sure your remember the cryptocurrency introduced by Venezuela two years ago. Named Petros, the digital money is backed by Venezuela’s oil reserves. Most citizens have no idea how to buy or use it. Although under U.S. sanctions, the country … Continue reading

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The Chicken Or The Egg Movie Question

While the Wall Street Journal notes that Universal brought in two other directors to “fix” the $175 million movie “Doolittle” which has received only a 13% “Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes (compared to a 90% rating for “1917”), the more … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Valor At U.S. Military Academy

According to the West Point Military Academy, “”Federal law prohibits members of the military from using their official positions for personal gain,” which “extends to using or appearing to use ones military status to solicit gifts of money.” Thus, with … Continue reading

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