October 19, 2017

Johnny Depp’s Rep Confirms Next Projects

In an unexpected move, Johnny Depp's representatives have come forward to end speculation and confirm the actor's next three projects. First up is "Transcendence," the directorial debut of "The Dark Knight" cinematographer Wally Pfister, at Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures. Shooting begins in April. Depp will follow that with … [Read more...]

Intel confirms new internet-based television streaming product, ‘working with entire industry’ to launch this year

Welp, the rumors are true. Erik Huggers, Corporate VP & GM for Intel Media, just sat down here at D:Dive Into Media 2013 in order to confirm that Intel's getting into the set-top / TV provider business, and everything will be delivered to your home using your existing broadband internet connection. Straight from the man's mouth: "We have been … [Read more...]

Disney Confirms “Star Wars” Spin-Off Films

It was thought to be case, now Disney Pictures CEO Bob Iger has confirmed talk that the studio is looking into "Star Wars" spin-off films that will be released independently of the new trilogy. Iger tells CNBC: "There has been speculation about some stand-alone films that are in development. I can confirm to you today that, in fact, we are … [Read more...]

Intel confirms partnership with Comcast, brings Xfinity TV viewing to Intel-based devices

Well, there's no new set-top box box per se, but most of those rumored Intel / virtual cable TV details have come true here at CES. Intel just announced a new partnership with Comcast, which will enable Xfinity TV viewers to watch television on Intel-based devices in the home. According to Intel, the collaboration will enable users to tap into … [Read more...]

Slater confirms he’ll run as an independent

Boundary-Similkameen M-L-A John Slater thinks he's still  a good fit even if the Liberals don't. Slater quit the party yesterday to sit as an independent after learning the party wasn't supporting his re-election bid. He told CKNW's Bill Good this morning he will still run in the May election as an independent. Slater  admits he's had … [Read more...]

Microsoft confirms ‘a delay in approval’ of updated SkyDrive app for iOS

Feisty, no? Following a report from The Next Web, Microsoft has confirmed to us that there is indeed a hangup in moving the updated SkyDrive app into the App Store. For those unaware, it was reported that Microsoft and Apple were deadlocked in discussions due to the former's decision to allow users to buy more storage from within the app. In other … [Read more...]

Homicide investigators confirms gangster as shooting victim

Police confirm gangster Sukh Dhak and his bodyguard Thomas Mantel were the men gunned down yesterday in Burnaby. The two were shot to death in the lobby of the Executive Inn. Homicide investigators are looking for suspects. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Verizon confirms Droid DNA on its Droid Does portal, promises ‘unboxing’ on November 19th

Last we checked, there are about six days between Verizon / HTC's press event in New York City and November 19th. Which, by most counts, should be just enough time for the two companies to properly announce a phone, get it out to sales channels, and start moving 'em into the hands of consumers. HTC's Droid DNA has been leaked to death at this … [Read more...]

Google’s own support site confirms ‘Google Wallet card’

There's just something about plastic, isn't there? While Google tried to convince the world that we could all pay for everything using only our mobiles, the harsh reality is that we're still probably many, many years out from that being possible. In the interim, it looks as if Google's planning to bridge the divide with a Google Wallet card. While … [Read more...]

Microsoft confirms Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing, OEM partners now have final code

RTM. To the everyman, those three letters may not mean much. To those waiting with bated breath for Microsoft's next operating system, it's a huge milestone worth celebrating. Microsoft has today confirmed that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing, enabling its OEM partners to grab the final code and begin implementation on systems that'll … [Read more...]