Entertainment

April 19, 2019

Amazon Music’s free ad-supported tier goes dwell, however just for Alexa customers

Amazon has launched a free tier of its music streaming service in the US that is ad-supported and available to use through the company’s Echo speaker and other Alexa devices. Billboard first broke the news about this free option earlier this week, and the tier went live today.
April 19, 2019

Amazon admits defeat in opposition to Chinese e-commerce rivals like Alibaba and JD.com

Amazon is shutting down its Chinese domestic e-commerce business, it told sellers on Thursday. By July 18th, Amazon.cn will no longer be open to third-party sellers, meaning it won’t compete with the massive e-commerce giants of China, including Alibaba and JD.com. Amazon still plans to let Chinese customers shop at international versions of the site, including the company’s American, British, German, and Japanese marketplaces. Amazon says it’s reevaluating its fulfillment strategy in the country to meet those needs.
April 19, 2019

'RHONJ' Star Teresa Giudice's Husband Joe 'Calls Her Like 10 Times a Day' From ICE Custody, Castmates Say

Teresa Giudice is patiently waiting for a judge to rule on the fate of her husband Joe Giudice, who is currently in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody following his release from prison in March. It’s unclear when Joe Giudice’s potential deportation may be settled, but in the meantime, the couple has been staying in contact—a lot.
April 18, 2019

‘Rick and Morty’ Season 4 Release Date Coming, Creators Working With ‘Bottomless Supply’ of Ideas

Sarah Chalke, who voices family matriarch Beth Smith on Rick and Morty, is back at work on the highly anticipated Season 4. While she didn’t reveal a release date for the latest new episodes, she did share an optimistic appraisal of the series’ future, confirming that Rick and Morty co-creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland have plenty of material for the new season.
April 18, 2019

Beyoncé 'Homecoming' Album Tracklist: Every Song on the Live Album

The Wednesday arrival of Beyoncé's anticipated Netflix documentary Homecoming came with an extra, major surprise for the singer's devoted Beyhive: a surprise album.
April 18, 2019

Brain scans assist make clear the PTSD mind, however they can not diagnose PTSD

Celebrities and public figures have recently been more open about mental health conditions they deal with. This is a positive sign of shrinking stigma around mental illness, and it also helps in reducing it. The most recent in this line was Ariana Grande’s mention of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD … and a brain scan.
April 18, 2019

YouTube’s misinformation disaster was years within the making

A rule of thumb I have about covering big tech platforms is that generally you will not learn anything useful about a company from talking to their CEOs. Even when the CEO is candid in their responses, which they often are, the platforms they run have long ago ceased to be under their direct control. A big tech CEO these days is more like a head of state: trying to nudge a large, unruly population toward progress through legislation and speech-making, while managing the chaos that the worst of its citizens are inventing every day.
April 18, 2019

Beyoncé Thought She'd 'Never be the Same' After Giving Birth to Twins, Singer Says in 'Homecoming' Doc

In her Homecoming documentary for Netflix, Beyoncé opened up about struggling post-pregnancy when preparing for her headlining performance for 2018 Coachella.
April 18, 2019

#FreeBritney: Why People Are Saying Britney Spears Is Being Held Against Her Will In A Mental Health Facility

Britney Spears checked herself into a mental health institution on April 3, but some claim that may not be true. A Tuesday episode of Britney’s Gram podcast revealed a concerning voicemail from an unnamed, former member of Spears' legal team who claimed the pop icon has been held against her will in a facility since early January, and there’s no telling when she’ll be released. The hashtag #FreeBritney soon started trending on Twitter, as thousands of fans began to worry for the star's safety. 
April 18, 2019

Netflix execs say they’ll lastly begin releasing viewership knowledge quickly

Netflix has gained a reputation for being painfully secret about viewership numbers for its original shows and films, but the company apparently intends to change that policy, as it promises more transparency.