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In coronavirus fight, oft-criticized Facebook data aids U.S. cities, states

In coronavirus fight, oft-criticized Facebook data aids U.S. cities, states

Published 03/04/2020

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Infectious disease researchers are using Facebook Inc mobile location data to provide daily updates to U.S. cities and states evaluating the [more…]

Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

Published 02/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey said on Thursday she was donating $10 million to coronavirus relief efforts, including a new venture to help get [more…]

‘Top Gun’ movie sequel moved to December as coronavirus hits home

‘Top Gun’ movie sequel moved to December as coronavirus hits home

Published 02/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The release of the much anticipated movie sequel to “Top Gun” has been moved to December, Paramount Pictures said on Thursday, [more…]

The shows must go on!: Lloyd Webber musicals to be aired for free

The shows must go on!: Lloyd Webber musicals to be aired for free

Published 02/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of musical theatre forced by the coronavirus pandemic to stay at home will be able to watch some of Andrew Lloyd [more…]

Netflix leads on downloads, but YouTube Kids grabs more hours

Netflix leads on downloads, but YouTube Kids grabs more hours

Published 02/04/2020

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc led rivals YouTube, Amazon Prime and Disney+ with over 59 million installs in the first quarter of 2020, but more time [more…]

Tone-deaf or tuned-in? Coronavirus epidemic proves a minefield for celebs

Tone-deaf or tuned-in? Coronavirus epidemic proves a minefield for celebs

Published 02/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift is sending cash to some of her fans and Rihanna has donated $6 million to support people whose livelihoods [more…]

Disney+ content to make exclusive Middle East debut on OSN

Disney+ content to make exclusive Middle East debut on OSN

Published 02/04/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) Disney+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional [more…]

Public Enemy split with Flavor Flav was a hoax, group now says

Public Enemy split with Flavor Flav was a hoax, group now says

Published 01/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Public Enemy’s ouster last month of founding member Flavor Flav was a hoax to generate publicity and provide a commentary on [more…]

Wilhelm Burmann, master teacher to ballet stars, dies at 80- tested positive for coronavirus

Wilhelm Burmann, master teacher to ballet stars, dies at 80- tested positive for coronavirus

Published 01/04/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wilhelm Burmann, a master teacher and coach for the world’s top ballet dancers for more than four decades, has died of [more…]

April Fools! K-Pop star pranks his fans that he has coronavirus

April Fools! K-Pop star pranks his fans that he has coronavirus

Published 01/04/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean K-Pop star on Wednesday pulled an April Fool’s prank announcing that he had contracted coronavirus, and later removed the [more…]