Lionsgate tends to divest studio business rather than Starz

Lionsgate tends to divest studio business rather than Starz

Michael Burns Michael Newberg | CNBC Lionsgate is leaning towards shedding its studio division rather than its Starz cable and streaming unit, according to people familiar with the matter. This would be a change in strategy for the media and entertainment company, which said in May it expected to complete a spin or sale of … Read more

How do you even cheat at chess? Artificial Intelligence and Morse Code

How do you even cheat at chess?  Artificial Intelligence and Morse Code

CNN — It is the story that has turned chess upside down and shows no sign of abating. Everyone is talking about the cheating scandal sweeping the sport, involving five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen. On Monday, Carlsen explicitly accused fellow grandmaster and rival Hans Niemann of cheating in a lengthy statement on Twitter. The accusation … Read more

The US and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

The US and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

Ukrainian military fires an M777 howitzer in the Kharkiv region of northeastern Ukraine. This photo may not be distributed in the Russian Federation. Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy | Future publication | Getty Images In the US arms industry, the normal production level for artillery shells for the 155 millimeter howitzer – a long-range heavy artillery weapon currently … Read more

When will Europe learn to defend itself? – POLITICO

When will Europe learn to defend itself? – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article PARIS/BERLIN — Thirty years after the horrors of the Balkan wars laid bare Western Europe’s incapacity to deal with conflict on European soil, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is demonstrating how little has changed. As Yugoslavia started to break apart in 1991, it fell to the Luxembourgish Foreign Minister … Read more

Metaverse funds $2 billion as Fidelity, LGIM and Franklin chase ‘theme du jour’

Metaverse funds  billion as Fidelity, LGIM and Franklin chase ‘theme du jour’

Funds investing in the metaverse now manage more than $2 billion globally as a string of launches from some of Europe’s largest asset managers appear to benefit from a hot investment trend. Morningstar data, provided to financial news, shows a strong increase in assets managed by funds focused on immersive virtual worlds, as well as … Read more

Who is Bryan Lourd? Powerful Hollywood agent was asked to run Warner Bros

Who is Bryan Lourd? Powerful Hollywood agent was asked to run Warner Bros

Bryan Lourd speaks onstage during the Lincoln Center American Songbook Gala honoring Bonnie Hammer at Broadway Theatre on January 29, 2020 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images After shocking the corporate world last year with the news Discovery Communications would merge with WarnerMedia, incoming Warner Bros. Discovery Chief … Read more

Big Tech’s Experimental Projects Won’t Get Funded, Says Big Technology Newsletter’s Kantrowitz – CNBC Television

Big Tech’s Experimental Projects Won’t Get Funded, Says Big Technology Newsletter’s Kantrowitz – CNBC Television

Big Tech’s experimental projects are not funded, Kantrowitz says. from Big Technology NewsletterCNBC Television

US allows tech companies to increase internet access in Iran

US allows tech companies to increase internet access in Iran

WASHINGTON — US tech companies may expand operations in Iran, where most internet access has been cut in response to anti-government protests, the Treasury Department said Friday. Iran has cracked down on protesters protesting the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of its morality police. Iranian state television suggests as many as 26 … Read more

LOTR: The Rings of Power Cast Answer 50 of the Most Googled LOTR Questions | WIRED – WIRED

LOTR: The Rings of Power Cast Answer 50 of the Most Googled LOTR Questions |  WIRED – WIRED

LOTR: The Rings of Power Cast Answer 50 of the Most Googled LOTR Questions | WIREDWIRED