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Facebook adds camera features, moving closer to Snapchat

2 hours 26 min ago

Facebook Inc (FB.O) is giving the camera a central place on its smartphone app for the first time, encouraging users to take more pictures and edit them with digital stickers that show the influence of camera-friendly rival Snapchat. With an update scheduled to take effect on Tuesday, Facebook will allow users to get to the […] The post Facebook adds camera features, moving closer to Snapchat appeared first on UNTV News.


Sony opens CinemaCon with stunning show of new footage

4 hours 17 min ago

Sony kicked off the annual CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas Monday with an array of stars and plenty of thrills in never-before-seen footage of its upcoming slate of movies. Hollywood decamps to the Nevada desert for four days every year for the gathering, where theater operators are offered exclusive previews the movies they can expect to be showing over the coming year. Sony set the tone for what is expected to be a week of surprises with exclusive footage from "Blade Runner 2049," "Spider Man: Homecoming," "The Dark Tower" and many other blockbusters due to hit theaters over summer and beyond.


China able to deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time: U.S. think tank

6 hours 33 min ago

China appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea and can now deploy combat planes and other military hardware there at any time, a U.S. think tank said on Monday. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), part of Washington’s Center for Strategic […] The post China able to deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time: U.S. think tank appeared first on UNTV News.


Japan loans Manila military planes for South China Sea

8 hours 4 min ago

The Philippines Monday took delivery of two Japanese military surveillance aircraft to help it patrol vital sea lanes in the South China Sea, despite Manila's increasingly conciliatory stance to Beijing's claims over the disputed waters. Japan will lease a total of five surplus Beechcraft TC-90 planes to the Philippines, according to Manila's defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Philippine military chief General Eduardo Ano said the new planes would be deployed over Benham Rise and the South China Sea.


Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific returns to Singapore for 2017

8 hours 18 min ago

The Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific returns to Singapore once more for 2017 in support of the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix on September 15 to 17. Around 30 drivers from Singapore, Japan, ... The post Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific returns to Singapore for 2017 appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


Nobel laureate writes disparaging play about Trump

8 hours 36 min ago

American theater-goers got a small taste Monday of a new play by Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek that tries to understand President Donald Trump and what he says about today's society. Jelinek, an Austrian, won the world's top literature prize in 2004 and is known for writing the novel "The Piano Teacher," which became a movie of the same name in 2001. Entitled "On the Royal Road: The Burgher King," her new play tries to make sense of Trump's election as president of the United States.


Jeep Grand Cherokee Hydraulic SUV Towers Over Traffic and Leaves It Behind

9 hours 36 min ago

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is an SUV known for its multiple all-terrain capabilities, but navigating heavy traffic and getting around gridlocks were never among them. However, Thinkmodo, a digital marketing ... The post Jeep Grand Cherokee Hydraulic SUV Towers Over Traffic and Leaves It Behind appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


Hino PH expands local network by opening first dealership in Batangas

9 hours 44 min ago

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, is continuing to expands its local network by recently inaugurating its latest dealership. Located along ... The post Hino PH expands local network by opening first dealership in Batangas appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


Katy Perry pays tribute to fan who died in car crash

10 hours 16 min ago

Katy Perry shared a video of her late superfan Katie Bell on her Twitter page.


Michelle Pfeiffer in constant fear of being 'found out'

10 hours 16 min ago

Actress Michelle Pfeiffer can't help feeling she's "ruining" a movie while shooting her scenes.


Justin Bieber to be notified of charges over graffiti crime in Brazil

10 hours 16 min ago

The singer vandalised a luxury hotel in the country back in 2013.


Zayn Malik's young cousin passes away following brain tumour battle

10 hours 16 min ago

Zayn's sister Waliyha has shared the sad news.


Sony pokes fun at Netflix at 'Blade Runner 2049' preview

10 hours 23 min ago

Sony movies chief Tom Rothman quipped "Netflix my ass" on Monday as he presented new footage from "Blade Runner 2049," showing a more dystopian and dark movie than the original. The studio boss took a swipe at the internet streamer at a sneak preview of the sequel to Ridley Scott's cult sci-fi classic at CinemaCon, an annual gathering of theater owners in Las Vegas. Netflix has found itself in conflict with the operators of movie theaters in the past because its original content goes straight onto viewers' TVs and mobile devices.


Daredevil director Edgar Wright on 'Baby Driver' stunts

11 hours 19 min ago

Filmmaker Edgar Wright revealed Monday the death-defying extremes he went to for heist thriller "Baby Driver" -- strapping himself to the outside of a speeding car to get the right shots. The British writer-director said he would normally direct his bank robbers from the safe distance of a "command van" but found he had to get closer to the action when the satellite feed failed. "I took to strapping myself to the car, on the outside of the car like Mad Max," Wright, 42, told an audience on the opening night of the CinemaCon conference in Las Vegas.


Spurs drop Cavaliers to 2nd in East, Westbrook's Thunder roar back

11 hours 31 min ago

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and left to a standing ovation on Monday as the San Antonio Spurs humbled the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 less than three weeks before the start of the playoffs. The late-season glamour match-up in San Antonio fizzled as the Spurs took control in the first quarter thanks not only to stars like Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge but also to stellar play from their reserves. Adding to the misery for Cleveland, Cavs superstar LeBron James took an elbow just above the shoulder blades from Spurs David Lee in the waning seconds of the third quarter that sent him slumping to the court.


Honda Cars PH updates Honda Civic 1.8 E variant

11 hours 32 min ago

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) has updated the Honda Civic 1.8 E variant, fitting it with some kit that the range-topping–at least until the Honda Civic Type R gets here–Honda ... The post Honda Cars PH updates Honda Civic 1.8 E variant appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


NBA: Spurs drop Cavs to 2nd in East, Westbrook's Thunder roar back

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 05:10

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and left to a standing ovation Monday as the San Antonio Spurs humbled the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 less than three weeks before the start of the playoffs. The late-season glamour match-up in San Antonio fizzled as the Spurs took control in the first quarter thanks not only to stars like Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge but also to stellar play from their reserves. Adding to the misery for Cleveland, Cavs superstar LeBron James took an elbow just above the shoulder blades from Spurs David Lee in the waning seconds of the third quarter that sent him slumping to the court.


Taiwan director's courageous tale of family strife

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 03:43

Filmmaker Huang Hui-chen felt bound by labels while growing up in Taiwan -- impoverished, a school dropout and daughter of a lesbian Taoist priestess who she yearned to understand. Set to hit the big screen in Taiwan in April, it comes as the island's parliament prepares to vote on a final bill to legalise same-sex marriage. A landmark case currently in the constitutional court could also lead to a change in the law, making Taiwan the first place in Asia to allow gay couples to legally tie the knot.


NBA: Spurs punish Cavaliers

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 03:30

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and left to a standing ovation Monday as the San Antonio Spurs humbled the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 less than three weeks before the start of the playoffs. The late-season glamour match-up in San Antonio fizzled as the Spurs took control in the first quarter thanks not only to stars like Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge but also to stellar play from their reserves. Adding to the misery for Cleveland, Cavs superstar LeBron James took an elbow just above the shoulder blades from Spurs David Lee in the waning seconds of the third quarter that sent him slumping to the court.


George Michael painting sells for nearly $600,000 at charity auction

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 03:30

The bold painting was sold as part of the MTV RE: DEFINE event in Dallas, Texas.