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The last Blockbuster Video standing is in Bend, Oregon

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Smack in the middle of Third Street in the town of Bend, Oregon stands the soon-to-be last Blockbuster Video store in America. Two other remaining locations, in Alaska, are closing soon, the owners announced on July 12. At its peak in the mid-2000s, Blockbuster was a behemoth that had 9,000 stores worldwide. It’s fitting that Read More

Community Invited To Meeting About Upcoming Entertainment District

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By Karen Morfitt DENVER (CBS4) – The south end of Broncos Stadium is one step closer to getting a makeover. Rendering of the Stadium District Master Plan (credit: City of Denver) Denver public officials held the first community meeting to discuss transforming the south parking lots into a year-round entertainment district. Stadium District Master Plan map Read More

Amazon is spending a ton on video, but it’s still just a complement to Netflix

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New Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke has her work cut out for her turning Prime Video into must-see TV. The streaming-video service, which comes as part of the $119-a-year Prime shipping subscription in the US, is mostly used as an add-on to other services like Netflix, research finds. About 85% of people who watch Prime Read More

Everyone wants to be on streaming TV, even Oprah Winfrey

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You may soon be bingeing on new Oprah Winfrey programs. The unstoppable business woman, entertainer, philanthropist, and dreamed-about presidential candidate signed a deal with Apple, announced on June 15, to create original content for the tech company’s streaming TV project. The multi-year deal is something of a mystery right now—there’s no indication from either party Read More

In five years, VR could be as big in the US as Netflix

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You probably don’t watch videos or play games in virtual reality now, but that could change very soon. By 2022, there will be over 55 million active VR headsets in the US, PwC projected in its annual report on global media and entertainment today. To put that in perspective, that’s as many headsets as there Read More

A Polish novel for wanderers has won the UK’s biggest prize for translated books

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Flights, by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from Polish by Jennifer Croft, has won the 2018 Man Booker International Prize. The £50,000 award (around $67,000) goes to a book translated into English, and is split equally between writer and translator. Flights is a meditation about wandering, told through interwoven fragments, with its characters in constant transit. They Read More

Blockparty bring Blockchain to Event Ticketing, Transforming Global Live Event Industry

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Blockparty, a company specialising in Blockchain-based live event ticketing announced the launch of its new global ticketing system. The company aims to use its system to resolve the most prevalent issues which impact the event-ticketing industry. Events booking is blighted by serious problems which impact on the confidence of users. Bots and fraudulent sites used Read More

Watch this: “Aggretsuko” the cute red panda rages against the drudgery of office life

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Watch This is a Quartzy recommendation series that spotlights unusual or surprising television shows and films to check out. You’ll find all the entries here. She’s in constant need of a beer; she commutes on a train smushed between heavy breathers; she eats bread crusts with mayo when she’s low on cash; she can’t refuse Read More

Underwood’s Return Shows Little Sign Of Change In Her Appearance

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Carrie Underwood performs onstage during the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/ACMA2018/FilmMagic for ACM) LAS VEGAS (CBS4) – Carrie Underwood made her first return to the stage at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards since her devastating fall Read More