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Weekly Rewind: Memorial Day driving tips, Google vs. Oracle, and a cure for HIV

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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5 shows and movies to stream this week: Hell on Wheels, All the Way, and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: Bloodline, Mistress America, Hell on Wheels, and more.

Verizon employees end strike after reaching new contract deal with Big Red

After weeks of striking against Verizon, employees agreed to put down their pickets as the company reached an agreement with unions. The new contract still needs to be approved by unions, though odds indicate it will happen soon.
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‘Friends’ or foes? David Schwimmer, James Corden, surprise guest engage in rap battle

in the latest segment of Drop the Mic on James Corden's The Late Late Show, the host battles actor David Schwimmer in an epic throw down that delivered a series of low-blow insults. A surprise guest then arrives to put then both…
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Between the Streams: Warcraft fail, Hiddleston Bond, Apple wants Netflix

This week on Between the Streams, we talk about the tepid reviews for Warcraft and X-Men: Apocalypse, a big update in the Tom Hiddleston Bond rumors, Apple's possible purchase of Netflix, AMC's excellent new series Preacher, and…

Heartbreaking GoPro documentary is company’s first to use non-Hero cameras

When We Were Knights tells the tragic story of BASE jumper Ian Flanders. The somber documentary is a departure from the norm for GoPro, and is the first film released by the company to include footage shot on non-GoPro cameras.
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Supervillain to superspy? Tom Hiddleston reportedly in advanced talks to become 007

After Daniel Craig turned down a mammoth, two-film offer to reprise his role as James Bond, it looks like the torch is being passed to Tom Hiddleston. The actor is reportedly in talks to step into the character's trademark tux.
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Listen to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's commentary while watching the Preacher premiere

Now that AMC's long-awaited Preacher series has premiered, the network is providing fans with a way to watch the first episode online with commentary from directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
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No rest for ‘The Rock’: Busy actor to star in ‘Die Hard’-style flick set in China

Skyscraper, described as "Die Hard in China," is a go and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is getting ready to go all John McClane on The Middle Kingdom. The project gives the busy actor 11 films that are in some stage of the production process.
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X-Men: Apocalypse doesn't change the game for superhero movies, but why should it?

It doesn't do anything too drastic or change the status quo, but X-Men: Apocalypse does deliver an exciting adventure that moves the franchise forward without abandoning what works.

Snowden shows how to make your phone work for you in Vice News interview

VIce News airs tonight with co-founder Shane Smith interviewing self-exiled whistle blower Edward Snowden, discussing everything from government surveillance to how to preserve our own personal privacy.

Apple Flix? Apple reportedly considering scooping up Netflix

Hot on the heels of a report saying that Apple had considered a buyout of Time Warner late last year, a note in the same report mentions that the company could be considering acquiring Netflix.