Director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is making a movie about the Thai cave rescue and promised that it won’t be a ‘white wash

Warner Bros. The director of “Crazy Rich Asians” is in talks to make a movie about the rescue of 12 boys and their coach who were rescued from a Thai cave. Jon M. Chu has pledged to make a film that won’t be a “white wash,” indicating Asian actors would be front and center of […]

AT&T promised lower prices after Time Warner merger—it’s raising them instead

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) AT&T is raising the base price of its DirecTV Now streaming service by $ 5 per month, despite promising in court that its acquisition of Time Warner Inc. would lower TV prices. AT&T confirmed the price increase to Ars and said it began informing customers of the increase this past weekend. […]

Tesla’s Model 3 has earned Consumer Reports’ recommendation after software update promised by Elon Musk improves braking performance (TSLA)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The Tesla Model 3 has earned Consumer Reports‘ “Recommended Buy” rating after an over-the-air software update improved the car’s braking performance. Earlier this month, CR revealed that the Model 3 required an abysmal 152 feet to stop from 60 mph. The software update cut that distance by 19 feet.  A wireless update of […]

Consumer Reports says it will retest Tesla Model 3 after promised brake fix

Consumer Reports has said it will retest the Tesla Model 3 it purchased to confirm that a promised firmware update to the braking system corrects the poor and inconsistent emergency stopping distances the publication reported. Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised the fix this morning after it was widely reported that Consumer Reports would not be […]

‘Westworld’ Creators Release Season 2 Spoiler Video As Promised, But There’s a Twist

This afternoon, Westworld creators/showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy made a daring promise: in order to avoid having Redditors guess season 2’s major plot beats before the show itself revealed them to its audience, the showrunners said they would release a detailed video online ahead of its premiere that went ahead and spoiled everything up […]

$500mn crypto heist: Coincheck hack victims promised compensation

A Japanese exchange is to begin compensating customers who had their cryptocurrency stolen in a heist worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Coincheck announced that it would reimburse all 260,000 users affected. READ MORE: Greek top court paves way for US extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Hackers entered its systems and plundered $ 500million […]

Tiffany Haddish promised she would keep re-wearing her $4,000 Alexander McQueen dress — so she repeated it at the Oscars

Kevin Winter/Getty Images; NBC Tiffany Haddish wore the same dress at the Oscars as from her “Saturday Night Live” monologue. During her monologue, she mentioned the dress cost $ 4,000 and she would wear it again. She followed through — as she should.   If Tiffany Haddish’s dress during her Oscar presentation with Maya Rudolph on […]

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is what Microsoft promised

PREVIEW: Microsoft is bringing back of the Age of Empires series, and it is starting with an updated version of the original game for $ 20 on February 20. This celebrates the 20th anniversary of the real-time strategy hit, and it also should prepare fans for the upcoming Age of Empires sequel that Microsoft has […]

China’s Huawei has promised to spend £3 billion sourcing tech and services from the UK post-Brexit

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Chinese mobile giant Huawei will spend £3 billion over the next five years on procurement in the UK. This means the firm will spend money on anything from chipset IP to financial services from British-based companies. The deal looks good for a post-Brexit UK that needs to prove it’s an important trading […]