Female-Led ‘Kung Fu’ Sequel Series in Development at Fox

Reboot mania has reached a fever pitch, with Fox reviving a classic martial arts western series that may have been better left behind in the dust. The ’70s series Kung Fu is receiving a sequel series featuring a female lead and a hopefully less whitewashed cast. The original series, which ran from 1972 to 1975, arrived […]

Microsoft suspends development of touch-friendly Office apps for Windows

Enlarge (credit: Nicole Klauss) Microsoft has stopped developing new features for the touch-friendly Office Mobile apps for Windows 10, reports the Verge. Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, and PowerPoint Mobile first made their debut with Windows 8.1. Their significance is twofold: they have a user interface that’s designed to be touch-friendly, and they’re built using Microsoft’s […]

Toyota Says Supra Development Team Stopped Talking to BMW Years Ago, Hasn’t Ruled Out Manual

Shrouded in secrecy and driven by hype, the next Toyota Supra has been a tough nut to crack. However, its co-development with the BMW Z4 left us thinking we’d soon have a situation akin to the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. In this case, it possible that calling the cars “jointly developed” might not be entirely […]

A dead mall near Apple’s Silicon Valley headquarters is transforming into a $4 billion development

Eric Risberg/AP City officials approved the construction of a $ 4 billion development project just blocks away from Apple Park, the company’s new headquarters. The project was stalled for years due to concerns about congestion, traffic, and declining home values. The approval could set a precedent for future affordable housing proposals, including a $ 29 million initiative in […]

Colombia’s development bank has brought in private-sector discipline

Removing road blocks IT COSTS more to send a 40-foot container by road from Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, to Buenaventura on its Pacific coast than to ship it on from Buenaventura to Shanghai. According to the World Economic Forum, Colombia’s roads are among the worst in Latin America. For more than 20 years governments have tried […]

$600 Chromebooks are a dangerous development for Microsoft

Lenovo Among the new hardware launched this week at IFA in Berlin are a couple of premium Chromebooks. Lenovo’s $ 600 Yoga Chromebook brings high-end styling and materials to the Chromebook space, along with well-specced internals and a high quality screen. Dell’s $ 600 Inspiron Chromebook 14 has slightly lower specs but is similarly offering […]

Hayley Wickenheiser joins Maple Leafs as player development assistant director

Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas wasn't specifically looking to add a woman to Toronto's front office. Hayley Wickenheiser was simply the best fit. One of the top players in women's hockey history, Wickenheiser was named the club's new assistant director of player development Thursday. The four-time Olympic gold medallist will monitor Leafs prospects in […]

27 major TV reboots that are currently airing or in development

The CW Reboots are a major TV craze today, and it can be hard to keep up with every show that’s coming back after a hiatus. Most of the major networks have dabbled in reboots, from NBC’s successful “Will & Grace” to ABC’s ill-fated “Roseanne.”  Netflix has numerous reboots in “Fuller House,” “Lost in Space,” […]

The Simpsons Movie SEQUEL ‘is finally in development’ PLUS Family Guy live action ‘hybrid’

Speculation has run wild for the last decade about whether or not the residents of Springfield would return to cinema, and now it’s looking increasingly likely that they will. According to the Wall Street Journal, a new film is “in development”, meaning it’s in the very early stages of production – and it’s not yet […]