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Golden Globes 2018: Most political moments

Golden Globes 2018: Most political moments

The HFPA’s lifetime achievement honor, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, went to Oprah Winfrey this year, and the megastar accepted the accolade with a predictably powerful speech. She opened with a childhood memory — of watching Sidney Poitier win Best Actor at the Oscars in 1964. “I remember his tie was white and his skin…
Frances McDormand inadvertently bleeped during Golden Globes speech (then curses)

Frances McDormand inadvertently bleeped during Golden Globes speech (then curses)

When Frances McDormand took the stage at the Golden Globes to accept her award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, she immediately made it clear that “well, I have a few things to say.” This was certainly enough to put the NBC sensors on alert because they spent the rest of her speech…
Rose McGowan speaks out against stars wearing black at the Golden Globes

Rose McGowan speaks out against stars wearing black at the Golden Globes

Many celebrities at the 2018 Golden Globes wore black as a way to show their support and solidarity for the Time’s Up movement and its mission to take down sexual harassment and inequality. But one star who has been at the forefront of the harassment conversation and the Harvey Weinstein takedown is not supporting the…
Reese Witherspoon explains why Big Little Lies season 2 has new director

Reese Witherspoon explains why Big Little Lies season 2 has new director

Big Little Lies‘ Jean-Marc Vallée, the director who helped make the HBO drama into the Golden Globes-winning force it is today, is not returning for the second season. But that’s not for lack of want or effort. “We are so deeply grateful to Jean-Marc Vallée,” series star and executive producer Reese Witherspoon told press backstage…
Lena Waithe Isn’t ‘Sugarcoating’ Growing Up In The Chi

Lena Waithe Isn’t ‘Sugarcoating’ Growing Up In The Chi

When it comes to making a show about Chicago's South Side, Lena Waithe gets it because she’s lived it. For her first major solo project, The Chi, Waithe tapped into the place that shaped her — the South Side of Chicago — to present a version of her city that's rarely seen on the evening…
Rosario Dawson Reveals How You Can Show Solidarity While Watching The Golden Globes

Rosario Dawson Reveals How You Can Show Solidarity While Watching The Golden Globes

UPDATE (1/7/18, 11:55 a.m. ET): Actors and Time's Up founders Reese Witherspoon, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tessa Thompson, Brie Larson, Kerry Washington, and Rashida Jones announced on Instagram that the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund — a resource that will provide subsidized legal support to women and men who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace…
SZA’s Reaction To Barack Obama Loving ‘Broken Clocks’ Is Priceless

SZA’s Reaction To Barack Obama Loving ‘Broken Clocks’ Is Priceless

There is no stopping SZA. The TDE songstress has five Grammy nominations, partnered with Kendrick Lamar on the first single from Black Panther: The Album, and is celebrating another milestone. A former President loves "Broken Clocks." On New Year's Eve, Barack Obama revealed his favorite books and music of 2017 on Facebook. Yesterday (January 5), SZA…
LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED screen

LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED screen

A couple of years ago, LG Display showed off an intensely futuristic 18-inch OLED display that could be bent and rolled up just like a newspaper. Today, that prototype has grown to 65 inches in size, with the company announcing that it’s managed to scale up the tech to the dimensions of a large TV.…
Here comes faster 802.11ax Wi-Fi

Here comes faster 802.11ax Wi-Fi

Intel announced this week that it’ll have chips ready within the year for the next generation of Wi-Fi — what’s known as 802.11ax. This new generation is supposed to be faster, of course, but mostly it’s meant to perform better in environments with lots and lots of connected devices; so things like public hotspots, but…
Acer launches a new Chromebook 11 with USB-C

Acer launches a new Chromebook 11 with USB-C

Acer is releasing a new version of the Chromebook 11, which is a pretty standard low- to mid-range addition to its array of Chromebooks. Acer claims the new Chromebook 11 CB311 gets up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. It also has a fanless design aimed at making the laptop quieter…
Acer’s updated Swift 7 Ultrabook is once again the ‘thinnest computer in the world’

Acer’s updated Swift 7 Ultrabook is once again the ‘thinnest computer in the world’

Generally, laptops at CES tend to range toward the middle of the pack, with companies saving their more unique or impressive models for less crowded times. And while Acer has shown up at CES this year with a trio of updated versions of older models, there is at least one high note: the updated Swift…
Govt. open to proposals to further cleanse political funding: Arun Jaitley

Govt. open to proposals to further cleanse political funding: Arun Jaitley

The electoral bonds mechanism is a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. In a Facebook post, Mr. Jaitley said the conventional practice of funding the political system was to take donations as well as…