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Only Microsoft’s Edge offers full HD Netflix on Windows computers

Looking forward to binge-watching in full HD? If you're on Windows, do it in Edge. That is the only PC browser that offers 1080p Netflix streaming. Mac users should stick with Safari, which also offers full HD.
Movies & TV

'Ghostbusters' reportedly denied a theatrical release in China

China's aversion to films with supernatural elements has reportedly prevented Sony Pictures' remake of 'Ghostbusters' from getting a theatrical release in the country, the second-largest market in the world.
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Non-HBO subscribers can live-stream Bill Maher's convention specials on YouTube

Bill Maher is going to bring viewers into the Republican and Democratic national conventions, whether or not they subscribe to HBO. The four half-hour convention specials will be available for live-streaming on YouTube.
Home Theater

The Starz standalone streaming app has finally arrived on Roku devices

In April, Starz took a hint from HBO Now and similar services with the launch of a standalone app that doesn't require a cable or satellite subscription. Now that app is finally available for Roku users.
Movies & TV

'Bloodline' is coming back for a third season as Netflix renews the family drama

Another chapter in the dark Rayburn family drama is set to unfold on Netflix. The streamer has renewed Bloodline for a third season, which may or may not bring John away from the Keys.
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Two more actors have joined the long-anticipated ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

The cast of the Blade Runner sequel is still growing. The newest additions are David Dastmalchian and Hiam Abbass, who join Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in the upcoming Ridley Scott film.
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Want nightmares? Check out Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in Stephen King's 'It'

Just in case you were running out of nightmare fuel, we now have our first look at 'Hemlock Grove' actor Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the Clown in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's 'It.'
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ABC re-introduces free streaming service, launches seven new digital series with it

ABC has re-launched its streaming service as an ad-supported model which will showcase seven new original series as well as 38 of its classic TV shows, an interesting return to the web.
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Crackle original series 'StartUp' delves into the high-stakes world of fintech

Crackle's original series StartUp has gotten an official launch date. The drama, which stars Adam Brody and Martin Freeman, delves into the world of financial startups, wealthy financiers, crooked cops, and gangs.
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Marvin Gaye documentary gets the green light 30 years after his tragic death

Over three decades after iconic soul musician Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his own father, his family has authorized a documentary about the making of his seminal 1971 album What's Going On?
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App developers wanted for Apple’s first reality TV series, ‘Planet of the Apps’

Apple is getting ready to enter television, and with 'Planet of the Apps' it wants to show a hundred developers working on something for their platform. Submissions are open to all legal residents of the U.S.
Home Theater

BitTorrent News will launch just as the 2016 election kicks into full gear

After hiring former CNN writer and producer Harrison Bohrman to lead its news team, BitTorrent News has announced it will launch on July 18, just in time to cover the Republican National Convention.