Watch the first trailer for Disney’s new ‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ TV series teasing the dark bounty hunter tale

“The Mandalorian” is the first new live-action “Star Wars” prequel series set in a galaxy far, far away. Following the D23 Expo event on Friday at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, Disney released the first full trailer for the series. “The Mandalorian” will be one of several TV shows to premiere exclusively on the new Disney+ streaming service starting on November 12. Starring Pedro Pascal (best known as Oberyn Martell from “Game of Thrones”) and created by Jon Favreau (“The Lion King,” “Iron Man”), the show takes place after the fall of the Empire, but before the rise of the First Order. The new trailer has a dark, ominous… Read More

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See the first trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Disney’s next live-action remake film is “Lady and the Tramp,” premiering on the coming Disney+ streaming platform on November 12. The first trailer for the new movie premiered during a panel event at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux voice the titular dog characters, who are played by real dogs in the movie (with CGI helping the pups appear to talk). The original movie premiered in 1955, and is one of many coming live-action remakes of Disney’s animated classics. Watch the first full trailer for the new “Lady and the Tramp” movie below. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories Join the conversation about this story… Read More

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Tech’s elite gathered in San Francisco for 2 days of startup pitches, and it revealed the strange way Silicon Valley is grappling with its misgivings over Saudi money

At Y Combinator’s annual pitch competition Demo Day, hundreds of investors come to San Francisco to hear from the accelerator’s latest group of founders. Three teams from Northern Africa or the Middle East presented to investors, pitching localized services like food delivery for underserved markets like Iraq and Egypt. Many investors, however, expressed concern investing in companies from another country in the region, Saudi Arabia, as concern mounts over the government’s human rights abuses. The country’s sovereign wealth fund has been an active backer of Silicon Valley tech companies through investment funds like SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Many investors, however, said they hadn’t met with any companies from Saudi Arabia. Click… Read More

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A ‘High School Musical’ show is coming to Disney’s streaming service — here’s the first trailer

A “High School Musical” series is coming to Disney’s streaming service Disney Plus. “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” will follow East High’s drama club as they work on their own school production of Disney’s “High School Musical.” The show will have meta references to the original Disney Channel movie and docu-style elements. It will premiere on the service Tuesday, November 12. Watch the trailer for the show below. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: We did a blind taste-test of KFC and Popeyes fried chicken — here’s the verdict …read more Source:: Business Insider       

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Eva Nassif, Liberal MP, Announces She Won’t Run Again Weeks Before Election

OTTAWA — A Quebec Liberal MP has announced that she won’t be running for re-election, mere weeks before the campaign is expected to start in September. Vimy MP Eva Nassif made the announcement Thursday evening in a letter that cited “recent events of a personal nature” to be behind her decision to not seek a second term. “I know full well that what awaits me is uncertain,” she wrote, adding that for the first time in 13 years, she has “no definite plan” for what she wants to do next. La fin d’un merveilleux chapitre /The end of a wonderful chapter pic.twitter.com/fIA7WB50UU — Eva Nassif M.P. (@EvaNassifVimy) August 23, 2019… Read More

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How to try Microsoft’s Chromium-powered Edge Beta

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Towards the end of 2018, Microsoft surprised everyone by announcing it was shifting Edge from a custom engine to Google’s ubiquitous and open-source Chromium platform. By switching to Chromium, Microsoft could better support constantly evolving web standards, ensuring that you wouldn’t come across the occasional glitches that occurred with its proprietary engine. Now you can try it for yourself, even if you’re not a developer. To be clear, Microsoft first allowed public access to the new Edge back… This story continues at The Next… Read More

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