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Amazon signs up Bollywood superstar Bachchan

Amazon signs up Bollywood superstar Bachchan

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be the first Indian celebrity to lend his voice to Amazon's Alexa digital assistant starting next year, as the Silicon Valley giant expands its presence in the massive market.

'Black Panther' star Boseman dies after private battle with cancer

'Black Panther' star Boseman dies after private battle with cancer

Chadwick Boseman, star of the ground-breaking superhero movie ‘Black Panther,’ has died at the age of 43 after a private four-year battle with colon cancer, his publicist told AFP Friday.

Vodafone Qatar launches 'Shater' entertainment app for kids

Vodafone Qatar launches 'Shater' entertainment app for kids

Vodafone Qatar has partnered with Digital Virgo to develop an exclusive new digital content environment called 'Shater'.

Ehsan launches awareness and entertainment activities on Ramadan

Ehsan launches awareness and entertainment activities on Ramadan

Ehsan, the Elderly Empowerment and Care Centre continues the activities of its Ramadan campaign, which was launched under the slogan "God cares for you," on social media.

Virtual mega-concert featuring Stones, Swift celebrates health workers

Virtual mega-concert featuring Stones, Swift celebrates health workers

A virtual concert packed with A-listers -- from The Rolling Stones to Taylor Swift to Billie Eilish -- entertained fans around the world with a show celebrating health workers, as billions shelter at home due to coronavirus.

Quibi launching Hollywood 'on the go' streaming amid lockdown

Quibi launching Hollywood 'on the go' streaming amid lockdown

Quibi, the multi-billion-dollar streaming platform launching Monday, is betting it can transform entertainment with short, Hollywood-quality clips to watch ‘on the go’ -- even as much of the world is trapped at home.

Country music legend Kenny Rogers dies at 81

Country music legend Kenny Rogers dies at 81

Country music legend Kenny Rogers, whose career spanned six decades, has died at the age of 81, his family said late Friday.

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in 'new era' for #MeToo

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in 'new era' for #MeToo

Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault but acquitted of the most serious predatory charges, a verdict hailed as a historic victory by the #MeToo movement ...

Cast of hit sitcom 'Friends' reuniting for 25th anniversay

Cast of hit sitcom 'Friends' reuniting for 25th anniversay

The cast of the hit US sitcom ‘Friends’ is reuniting for a 25th anniversary special, much to the delight of fans.

Al Khor Family Park to open on February 16

Al Khor Family Park to open on February 16

The revamped Al Khor Family Park will be opened to the public on February 16, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has announced.

'Parasite' Oscar success opens new era

'Parasite' Oscar success opens new era

The unprecedented Oscar haul for South Korean director Bong Joon-ho black comedy ‘Parasite’ has shattered a 92-year-old glass ceiling and opened a new era for Korean and other foreign films on the global stage.

'Parasite' makes Oscars history with stunning best picture win

'Parasite' makes Oscars history with stunning best picture win

Movie history was made at the Oscars Sunday as South Korea's black comedy ‘Parasite’ became the first non-English-language film to win the best picture award, Hollywood's biggest prize of all.