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‘We want our stories to travel’: Netflix launches Palestinian film collection | Reuters

Palestinian cultural consultant and actress Huda al Imam watches her film “Ave Maria”, which is part of the new “Palestinian Stories” collection launched on Netflix, at her home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood, Jerusalem October 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ammar AwadRAMALLAH, West Bank/JERUSALEM, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Palestinian director Ameen Nayfeh says he felt proud after bringing…

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Ray-Ban Stories Smart Sunglasses Review: All-Seeing Eyes

If you’ve ever wondered whether you really care about digital privacy, try wearing a Facebook camera on your face. Ray-Ban Stories, a design collaboration between Facebook and Ray-Ban parent company EssilorLuxottica, are smart sunglasses with speakers and cameras, which can serve as a casual substitute for your headphones or a phone camera. They take fun,…

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‘Our Stories Are Universal Too.’ Terence Blanchard on Bringing Black Narratives to the Metropolitan Opera

When the Metropolitan Opera reopens Monday after an 18-month closure caused by the pandemic, it will do so with Fire Shut Up In My Bones, the first opera in the Met’s 138-year history written by a Black composer. An already renowned jazz trumpeter and composer, with his adaptation of New York Times columnist Charles Blow’s…

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Fewer stories, told better: News UK is changing how it commissions stories to grow subs

The Times (UK) and The Sunday Times are aiming to grow their digital subscription business with further explorations into live journalism and more visually driven coverage. The teams are starting by reshaping how they commission stories.That’s according to Edward Roussel, head of digital strategy and development, who joined the news organization in May. The company…

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War Stories: How Crash Bandicoot hacked the original PlayStation

Crash, ahh-ahh, king of the impossible — Naughty Dog’s Andy Gavin reveals mid-’90s memory management and 3D animation tricks. Kyle Orland – Sep 5, 2021 12:45 pm UTC Shot by Sean Dacanay, edited by Jeremy Smolik. Click here for transcript. When you hear the name Crash Bandicoot, you probably think of it as Sony’s platformy,…

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LinkedIn Stories

LinkedIn gives up on Stories

LinkedIn is shutting down its ephemeral Stories product, the company announced Tuesday. The company plans to “remove the current Stories experience by the end of September,” according to Liz Li, senior director of product. The Snapchat-style video Stories were first launched in February 2020 in internal testing. Part of the reason for the shutdown is…

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Top Stories this AM: Military vaccine mandates; Cruz leads up anti-mask mandate policy; who’s actually paying for the Capitol riot trials

US Markets Loading… H M S Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What’s going on today: Military vaccine mandates. US military set to require COVID vaccines for all staff by mid-September, according to Dept.…

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Space Stories

The top space stories of the week!

NASA’s Mars helicopter completes its 11th flight, nearly 14,000 scientists sign a paper that predicts ”untold suffering” for humans if climate change isn’t aggressively combated and Saturn shines bright in the night sky as part of opposition.  Perseverance drills its first Martian hole ahead of its 6th month mark on the planet. An image taken by the…

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scripted Stories

HBO Max adds scripted stories to its growing podcast library

HBO Max has grown its Podcast Program by leaps and bounds over the past two years expanding from 4 shows in 2019 to 25 today, many serving as tie-ins and companion pieces to HBO’s various series. But that will soon change as the company announced on Wednesday that it plans to expand its online audio…

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Olympics Stories

7 Olympics stories to know for today

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