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Foreign Brand Power: How Countries Help Their Brands

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

While brands are typically associated with companies and products, countries have brand identities too. In fact, the image of a country can greatly contribute to (or detract from) the brands that come from that country.

Noah Baumbach Is the Naked Emperor

David Fagin | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
David Fagin

While We're Young follows in the footsteps of the majority of Baumbach's work, as it succeeds admirably in achieving its apparent goal of being yet another terrifically mediocre film.

Dana Liebelson

Leaked Email Reveals How Hollywood Opposed 'Fair Use' Protections In Secretive Trade Agreement

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hollywood pushed the Obama administration last year not to incorporate "fair use" protections in a massive international trade deal unde...

Surprise! Technology Can Be an Unwelcome Party Guest

Greg Schwem | Posted 04.15.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Like any kid growing up, I relished receiving birthday invitations. A 3-by-5 card would arrive in the mail, festooned with images of cowboys, spaceships, sports equipment or whatever theme the birthday recipient had chosen.

Damon Beres

Indie Hit 'Axiom Verge' Shows How One Person Can Take On Video Game Giants

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology

Video games are starting to look a lot like they used to, but the industry overall? That's a different story, and one game can help explain why.

These Are 20 Of The World's Best Photos Taken With Cell Phones

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Technology

Works of art!

Innovation at Its Finest

Ivo Lukas | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

I'm so glad that mobile is on the forefront. Again, mobile isn't something brand new - it has been around for a while, from the StarTAC to pagers, to the first iPhone. Technology is everywhere today.

New York City With Kids: Free Or Very Cheap

Andrea Poe | Posted 05.24.2015 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Living in New York City with kids isn't easy, but visiting my hometown with kids is an cinch. Really. Here are some of the best free or super cheap things families can do while visiting New York.

Timothy Stenovec

PlayStation Takes On Cable Companies With New TV Service

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.18.2015 | Technology

PlayStation 3 and 4 owners have a new way to watch TV. And it doesn’t require a cable or satellite subscription.

Michael Jackson's Xscape Origins: The First Review

Charles Thomson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Charles Thomson

Hundreds of books have been written about Michael Jackson, but this is one of the very few must-reads to have been published since his death, forgetting his much-debated private life and shedding light on the one area most people appear least informed about; his work.

Damon Beres

PlayStation May Soon Transform Gaming For People With Disabilities

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 03.11.2015 | Technology

Features leaked from what appears to be an upcoming PS4 update include accessibility options for gamers with disabilities.

Maureen Ryan

When Remakes Attack: TV Adapts 'Powers' And 'The Returned'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment

One of the great things about television is its adaptability, or, perhaps more accurately, its ability to adapt anything to suit its purposes. Thi...

Why Michelle Rodriguez's Apology Is Lame

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 05.08.2015 | Black Voices
Sheena C. Howard

The realities, not Michelle Rodriguez's misguided and blinded opinion, are the forces at play when talking about the lack of new superheroes of color being created. They are being created, they are just not being created by the big two, so most people do not know about them.

Are There Too Many Cooks in the VR Kitchen?

Turnstyle | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

What I'm looking for out of this week's GDC news, and in the months we have between now and the Electronics Entertainment Expo, is two or three platform exclusive pieces of content. They could be games. They could be films. Whatever they are they need to be exclusive.

Can TV Save Local Media?

Jim Monroe | Posted 05.02.2015 | Media
Jim Monroe

Is it inevitable that TV stations suffer the same fate as their print counterparts? Will they too slash newsroom staffs, rely more and more on syndicated, national content and let advertisers encroach on editorial?

Influence Abuse: Trust, Truth and Games of Gotcha

Alan Kelly | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media
Alan Kelly

Is it time for the spin police?  Sitting in the theaters of entertainment, politics and business, one wonders if practitioners of influence are abusing their tradecraft and the trust of their markets.  One wonders then if they'll self-correct or be market-corrected.

Sony Back on the Racial Hot Seat

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.25.2015 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

True diversity is more than a studio spotlighting a few black mega stars in big production movies and then back-patting itself for its efforts to make diversity a reality. It means implementing meaningful programs and initiatives.

Google Defies Attorney General

William Buckley Jr. | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
William Buckley Jr.

In what may become one of the more important legal decisions of the decade, Google is fast tracking a judicial ruling in Mississippi that could provide Google with immunity from local and state investigation of possible illegal activity.

Why Apple's Dramatic Profits Could Spell Disaster

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It's hard to imagine that Apple's stunning profit report from last week is anything but good news, but i'm going to go out on a limb and say that what we've just witnessed is the beginning of the end of Apple.

8 Tips to Stay Out of Email Hell at Work

John Egan | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
John Egan

Experts provide these eight tips for making sure your workplace inbox doesn't get you shoved out the door -- or at least doesn't make your colleagues want to immediately delete your emails.

Yes, People Actually Bought These Gold-Plated Video Game Controllers

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.25.2015 | Technology

A handful of gamers can now join the "Call of Duty" frontlines with 24-karat gold controllers in hand.

Many Small Steps for a Man, Giant Leaps for Tech: CES 2015 Highlights

Tom Teicholz | Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

The International Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas is like the white whale in Moby Dick: Every time you hear about it, it's getting bigger; you have to travel through oceans of information to grasp it, and if you don't pay close attention it will upend everything before you even know what happened.

7 Cool Ways to Have Fun Online While Protecting Your Privacy

Mark Weinstein | Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I've got to be connected -- we all do today. And I've always loved tech -- particularly the helpful kind built by entrepreneurs who respect and honor their customers.

The Future of Computing Is Your Face

Turnstyle | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

One thing has become very clear in the last year, and it was drawn into even sharper focus this week: the future of computing is going to take place right on our faces.

Elders React To 'The Interview,' Say 'Screw North Korea'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty

After watching a trailer for "The Interview," grandma and grandpa have some choice words for Sony Pictures -- and North Korea too. In the latest ep...