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Box office hits and misses: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ roars ahead of ‘Logan’ and ‘Get Out’

Box office hits and misses: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ roars ahead of ‘Logan’ and ‘Get Out’ It was a good weekend for Kong: Skull Island, which pushed ahead of previous box-office champions Logan and Get Out as expected, but the new origin story for Hollywood’s favorite giant ape fell short of giving King Kong — or studio Warner Bros.Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ creature feature opened in theaters to the tune of $61 million domestically and $142 million worldwide, and earned generally positive reviews from professional critics and audiences alike.

Exiled businessman behind $61 million deal to buy luxury smartphone maker Vertu

Exiled businessman behind $61 million deal to buy luxury smartphone maker Vertu The sale comes just 18 months after Vertu was purchased by Hong Kong-based Godin Holdings, but this time the deal is considerably more controversial.court deemed to be fraudulently obtained, forcing Nokia to write-off $818 million due to exposure at the time.

Analyst: Apple’s iPhone 8 may outpace Samsung’s Galaxy S8 in sales

Analyst: Apple’s iPhone 8 may outpace Samsung’s Galaxy S8 in sales 3 million Galaxy S7 Edge phones in the first half of 2016.According to market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the upcoming Galaxy S8 may see weaker sales than last year’s Galaxy S7 thanks to increased competition from Apple.

Pandora Premium ad-free streaming service kicks off at $10 per month

Pandora Premium ad-free streaming service kicks off at $10 per month It’s called Pandora Premium, and it offers on-demand and offline access to more than 40 million songs for $10 a month.The bulk of the Pandora Premium experience takes place within a smartphone app.

Report: Nintendo has sold 1.5 million Switch consoles in less than two weeks

Report: Nintendo has sold 1.5 million Switch consoles in less than two weeks A new report estimates that Nintendo has managed to sell more than 1.5 million consoles in less than two weeks on the market.

New Android Wear watches could give the smartwatch industry a boost

New Android Wear watches could give the smartwatch industry a boost It’s been a common refrain for almost a year, now: The smartwatch industry died before it hit its stride.5 million smartwatch units this year, and a subsequent decline in sales among traditional watchmakers.

GoPro cuts another 200 jobs, but still expects to deliver the Hero6 on time

GoPro cuts another 200 jobs, but still expects to deliver the Hero6 on time The latest announcement for layoffs adds to the initial 200 jobs that were cut in November.In the midst of the restructuring, GoPro is also putting a new emphasis on software, in contrast to prior practice, when a large majority of programs were the result of acquisitions, not systems developed in-house.

Nintendo reportedly doubling Switch production after strong early sales

Nintendo reportedly doubling Switch production after strong early sales The Nintendo Switch appears to be off to an impressive start, with demand high enough for the portable-hybrid console for it to be sold out at most online retailers.But Nintendo has a plan to get every paying customer a Switch before too long, as the company is reportedly doubling production of the console due to strong early sales numbers.

Box office hits and misses: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ sets new opening weekend record

Box office hits and misses: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ sets new opening weekend record It was a fairy tale weekend for Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s latest live-action adaptation of one of the studio’s beloved animated features.The film, which stars Harry Potter franchise actress Emma Watson, raked in a massive $170 million in U.

Apple is launching a new 9.7-inch iPad that will start at $330

Apple is launching a new 9.7-inch iPad that will start at $330 On Tuesday, the Cupertino, California company announced a new 9.” The new 9.

Google.org is devoting $50 million in grants to help close the education gap

Google.org is devoting $50 million in grants to help close the education gap After all, Google points out, there remain 130 million students around the world have yet to fully grasp basic subjects like reading and math, even after four years of primary education.But now, the tech giant is hoping to tackle this problem head on by way of $50 million in grants to nonprofits “building tech-based learning solutions,” all of which are geared toward closing the education gap.

Now 1 million advertisers strong, in-app booking is coming to Instagram

Now 1 million advertisers strong, in-app booking is coming to Instagram On Wednesday, the social media platform shared that the ability to book a service without leaving Instagram is coming before the end of 2017.Just last year, Instagram was only home to 200,000 active advertisers.

Box office hits and misses: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ tops ‘Power Rangers’ with huge Week 2

Box office hits and misses: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ tops ‘Power Rangers’ with huge Week 2 theaters, giving it the fourth highest-grossing second weekend of all time.It also passed Logan to become the highest-grossing film of 2017 both domestically and worldwide.