American Music Awards 2017 Winners: Diana Ross, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga Take Top Honors  [LINK]
The 2017 American Music Awards took place on Sunday night with Bruno Mars taking home the most trophies including Artist of the Year. Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the ceremony which presented her mother, music legend Diana Ross w... [Read More]
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AMAs 2017: BTS Owns the Stage During Their U.S. TV Debut  [LINK]
Jungkook and friends bring their audience on their feet with their energetic performance of 'DNA' at the American Music Awards. [Read More]
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AMAs 2017: Niall Horan Is New Artist of the Year, Bruno Mars Wins Artist of the Year  [LINK]
During the event, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber are also announced as the winner of Collaboration of the Year category for their hit song 'Despacito'.... [Read More]
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AMAs 2017: Shawn Mendes and The Chainsmokers Win Favorite Artist Awards  [LINK]
While the Canadian heartthrob takes home Favorite Artist - Adult Contemporary Award, The Chainsmokers is honored with Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music Award.... [Read More]
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AMAs 2017: Ciara, Demi Lovato and Blonde Selena Gomez Slay in Sexy Black Dresses on Red Carpet  [LINK]
Ciara arrived at the highly-anticipated music event in a leg-baring outfit, Demi went sultry in a strapless sheer gown, and Selena rocked a fierce leather mini dress while debuting her blonde hair.... [Read More]
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Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone  [LINK]
 Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two phones were discovered at the scene: older push-button LG and what local news described as a “blood spattered” Apple iP... [Read More]
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Nuraphones’ custom profiles bring out new detail in familiar songs  [LINK]
 I promised myself I wouldn’t read any work email (I failed), wouldn’t tweet (failed) and wouldn’t bring along any homework — I failed there too, but that one I don’t actually feel bad about. We’ve been follow... [Read More]
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: EW Covers, New Photos & Tempting Talk Of The Dark Side  [LINK]
Director Rian Johnson’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is less than a month away. And it’s been a pretty good year for Johnson. He’s the only “Star Wars” filmmaker that hasn’t been kicked off, fired or push... [Read More]
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17 STEM-focused gifts to inspire kids to learn coding and love robotics  [LINK]
 This year’s STEM gift guide reflects the boom in ‘educational’ techie toys — featuring programmable and controllable robots of all stripes and shapes, as well as some fully fledged learn-to-code computers and a few lower... [Read More]
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HBO ‘Night Of Too Many Stars’ Sees Host Jon Stewart Spar With Stephen Colbert  [LINK]
The semi-annual Night Of Too Many Stars benefit to raise money in the battle against autism didn’t ignore other major problems, including the current wave of sexual harassment in Hollywood and politics. The program, held Saturday night at ... [Read More]
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‘Justice League’ Lassos $185.5M Overseas, $281.5M WW; ‘Thor’ Rocks To $738M Global – International Box Office  [LINK]
Refresh for latest…: Warner Bros/DC’s Justice League assembled $185.5M at the international box office in its debut session this weekend. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and friends were at play on about 47,000 screens in 65 markets with ... [Read More]
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‘Justice League’ Encounters Kryptonite At The B.O. With $96M Opening: Why The DC Movie Weakened – Sunday AM Update  [LINK]
Sunday AM writethru final: No great heroic change for Justice League’s prospects this weekend as Warner Bros./DC is reporting its superhero ensemble movie at $96M this morning after a $38.8M Friday (including solid $13M Thur... [Read More]
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Warriors Tonight: After great escape, it's on to Brooklyn  [LINK]
THE BASICS Tipoff: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Barclays Center. TV: NBC Sports Bay Area. Radio: KGMZ 95.7 “The Game” in Oakland and San Francisco, KRTY 95.3 in San Jose, KION 1460 and 101.1 in Salinas and Monterey. THE RECORDS Warriors: 12-4, No. 2 in the Western Conference, a half-game behind Houston. Nets... [Read More]
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As Critiques of UN Peacekeeping Missions Grow, Africa Seeks Peace on its own Terms  [LINK]
Indian military doctors attend to a child in Kiwanja, the Democratic Republic of Congo via The Blue Berets. CC BY-SA 2.0 United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions are ubiquitous on the African contine... [Read More]
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Four from Stanford named Rhodes Scholars  [LINK]
Three Stanford seniors, Madeleine Chang, Michael Chen, and Alexis Kallen (pictured), and alumnus Jelani Munroe will pursue studies at Oxford University beginning October 2018 as Rhodes Scholars. [Read More]
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Jordan Peele And Universal Celebrate Art of ‘Get Out’ As Oscar Awaits  [LINK]
Awards Season is in second gear and there doesn’t seem to be a night or afternoon that goes by without some event or special screening.  This past week alone Warner Bros.’ brought out the kids from “It” for a deserved &ld... [Read More]
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‘Justice League’ Encounters Kryptonite At The B.O. With $96M+ Opening: Why The DC Movie Weakened  [LINK]
Saturday Writethru of 2ND UPDATE, Friday night: Justice League‘s Friday, coming off a solid $13 million Thursday, is landing at the high end of its midday estimate with $38.8M, however, Warner Bros./DC’s superhero ensemble is fa... [Read More]
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‘Justice League’ Rises To $70.7M Through Friday At International Box Office  [LINK]
SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Now open in 65 markets, Warner Bros/DC's Justice League has lifted its international box office cume to $70.7M through Friday. This is off adding $43.3M yesterday on approximately 47,500 screens around the world. Japan is the only... [Read More]
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Warriors Tonight: Can Stephen Curry snap out of his slump?  [LINK]
THE BASICS Tipoff: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Wells Fargo Center. TV: NBC Sports Bay Area. Radio: KGMZ 95.7 “The Game” in Oakland and San Francisco, KRTY 95.3 in San Jose, KION 1460 and 101.1 in Salinas and Monterey. THE RECORDS Warriors: 11-4, No. 2 in the Western Conference, a half-game behind Houston.... [Read More]
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AT&T-Time Warner Merger Antitrust Review Casting Pall Over Fox Talks  [LINK]
As a growing list of potential buyers explore talks with 21st Century Fox, any deal will hinge on the actions of a powerful player that’s not present at the negotiating table: the Justice Department. The outcome of the DOJ’s antitrust rev... [Read More]
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EA Reverses Itself, Temporarily Removes Pay-to-Win Mechanics From Battlefront II  [LINK]
Hours before Battlefront II was supposed to launch, EA pulled an about-face and temporarily banned all pay-to-win mechanics -- but it's still planning to deploy them again in the future. The post EA Reverses Itself, Temporarily Removes Pay-to-Win Me... [Read More]
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EA Reverses Itself, Temporarily Removes Pay-to-Win Mechanics From Battlefront II  [LINK]
Hours before Battlefront II was supposed to launch, EA pulled an about-face and temporarily banned all pay-to-win mechanics -- but it's still planning to deploy them again in the future. The post EA Reverses Itself, Temporarily Removes Pay-to-Win Me... [Read More]
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