NBCUniversal names streaming service ‘Peacock,’ to launch in 2020

(Reuters) – Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal will name its upcoming streaming service “Peacock,” offering a broad slate of original content, including “Dr Death” starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Alec... Read more »

Apple’s app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe

(Reuters) – The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets. FILE... Read more »

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them

FILE PHOTO: Singer Sam Smith poses as they arrive to the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2019 in London, Britain September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – British... Read more »

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O), Facebook... Read more »

‘Ultraman Buddha’ art in Thailand prompts police complaint

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A group of Buddhist hardliners in Thailand filed a police complaint against a young female artist on Wednesday over paintings that depict images of the Buddha... Read more »

Renée Zellweger felt a ‘sense of responsibility’ in ‘Judy’

TORONTO (Reuters) – Renée Zellweger said she felt a “sense of responsibility” to portray the late singer Judy Garland as authentically as possible in the movie “Judy,” which was... Read more »

No phones please: Rihanna stages fashion show for exclusive Amazon release

NEW YORK/PARIS (Reuters) – Luxury brands and retailers are increasingly collaborating with celebrities, including style bloggers and Instagram stars, to help design collections and jazz up their wares. FILE... Read more »

Rare Darth Vader mask, Harry Potter glasses up for auction in LA

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A rare Darth Vader mask and helmet worn in one of the early “Star Wars” movies goes up for auction in Los Angeles later this... Read more »

‘Ford v Ferrari’ actors say race car drivers a special breed

TORONTO (Reuters) – Actors Christian Bale and Matt Damon say they have a newfound respect for racecar drivers after making “Ford v Ferrari”, based on the true story of... Read more »

‘The Goldfinch’ aims to live up to book at Toronto Film Festival

Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman and Oakes Fegley arrive at the world premiere of the drama “The Goldfinch” at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September... Read more »