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YouTube enlists Kirsten Dunst and George Clooney

YouTube Premium has commissioned a dark comedy co-produced by George Clooney and Kirsten Dunst, who will also star in the series, according to a source familiar with the deal.

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Police seek Canadian in murder of Amazon indigenous activist

Peruvian officials said Friday they are searching for a Canadian national suspected of murdering an Amazon jungle indigenous leader and rights activist.

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Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

Amazon, Google and now Apple — as the list of digital giants hit by the “Spectre” and “Meltdown” computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage.

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Can US stocks in 2018 repeat the huge gains of 2017?

After a banner year for US stocks, that saw the Dow hitting repeated records, Wall Street strategists predicted 2018 would see more moderate gains and increased volatility as markets retreated in the final session of 2017 on Friday.

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Ask Alexa: Where’s Santa on Christmas Eve?

Amazon’s diligent, computerized know-it-all is the latest technology to enlist in NORAD Tracks Santa, the military-run program that fields phone calls and emails from children around the world eager to ask when Santa will arrive.

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Amazon playing nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast

Amazon is angling for a truce in its two-year battle with Apple and Google over streaming gadgets: It says it is preparing to put Apple TV and Chromecast back on sale.

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‘Mannequin Skywalker’ rides Blue Origin’s new crew capsule

Blue Origin’s ‘Mannequin Skywalker’ has rocketed almost all the way to space, just in time for the new Star Wars movie.

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Voice Shopping with Echo Dot will change the future of shopping

It was a few weeks before Christmas and time to put my voice assistant to the test: Could I just shout out the gifts I needed to buy without having to get on a smartphone or computer?

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Apple pushes back release of HomePod speaker to 2018

Apple said Friday it was delaying until early next year the release of its HomePod speaker set to compete with Amazon’s Alexa-powered devices and Google Home as a smart home and music hub.

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‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series coming to Amazon Prime

Amazon says it has acquired the global television rights to “The Lord of the Rings,” based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment.