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The $1 billion box-office movie is dead — for now

Because of the pandemic, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will likely be the last movie to cross $US1 billion for some time. Yet Imax CEO Richard Gelfond said a film could hit that threshold this year if enough people were vaccinated. Films like “Spider-Man 3” or “Avatar 2” could […]
The $1 billion box-office movie is dead — for now
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Forget Facebook — your body emits data that could be used to read your emotions, check your health, and track aggression

Forget Facebook’s data-sharing. New technologies could soon make it possible for companies and institutions to passively track your emotions and health. Poppy Crum, the chief scientist at Dolby Labs, discussed these technologies during a talk at the annual TED Conference in Vancouver, Canada. “Imagine a high-school counselor realising that outwardly […]
Forget Facebook  —  your body emits data that could be used to read your emotions, check your health, and track aggression