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Jennifer Lawrence Will Play the Last Icelandic Woman to Be Publicly Executed 

Feel that frost creeping over your bones? It’s neither December nor the state of the world, simply that mother! herself, Jennifer Lawrence, will be playing Agnes Magnusdottir, who was executed for murder in 1830 in Iceland. The exact opposite of hygge, in other words. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Voter Suppression Tactics Are Being Reported in Alabama 

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

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Jada Pinkett Smith Says Girls Trip Wasn’t Just Snubbed by Golden Globes, It Wasn’t Even Considered [Updated]

When breakout star Tiffany Haddish won a New York Film Critics Circle award (best supporting actress) in November for her performance in the comedy Girls Trip, there was buzz that she, and the film, might be in for a fruitful awards season. And that might still happen! But for now, …

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Five Dancers Claim New York City Ballet Leader Peter Martins Was Physically, Verbally Abusive 

The New York Times reported on Tuesday that five New York City City Ballet dancers (only one of them is still with the company), accused longtime City Ballet “master in chief” Peter Martins of physical abuse or threats against them and others who have worked with him. Read more… Powered …

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Android App ‘weMessage’ Lets You Get iMessages on Your Android Smartphone With a Mac

There’s no official way to get iMessages on a non-iOS device like an Android smartphone, but a new Android app aims to provide a workaround, at least temporarily. weMessage is designed to allow you to get iMessages on an Android device, but for it to work, a Mac is required. …

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Synaptics Creating In-Display Fingerprint Sensors for ‘Top Five OEM’

Synaptics today announced that it has begun mass production of its Clear ID FS9500 optical in-display fingerprint sensors in partnership with a “top five” manufacturer, suggesting at least one major smartphone brand will sport in-display fingerprint sensing technology in the future. Synaptics has been working on fingerprint sensors capable of …

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Things 3.3 Update Brings New ‘Mail to Things’ Feature to the To-Do App

Popular to-do app Things was updated today, bringing a new feature that enables users to add to-dos to the app from non-Apple devices. Previously, Things offered four ways to add to-dos: Quick Entry, Siri, 3D Touch, and the Add to Things extension. However, these methods are only available from within …

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Apple Bolsters Video Team With Hires From Hulu and Legendary Entertainment

Apple’s original content video team continues to grow with the addition of two recently hired TV veterans who will handle business affairs for the division, reports Variety. Philip Matthys, who previously worked for Hulu, and Jennifer Wang Grazier, who was with Legendary Entertainment, have both joined Apple. Matthys was hired …

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Apple Releases Firmware Update 7.7.9 and 7.6.9 for AirPort Base Stations [Updated]

Apple today released new firmware updates for its Wi-Fi base stations, including the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule. The 7.7.9 update is available for 802.11ac base stations, while the 7.6.9 update is available for 802.11n base stations. Release notes for the update were not provided by Apple, …