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Nike Shares Hit Record High After Kaepernick Ad
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Nike Shares Hit Record High After Kaepernick Ad

Nike shares reached an all-time high this week as data pointed to an uptick in online sales following the sporting goods giant’s envelope-pushing ad campaign featuring athlete Colin Kaepernick. Nike, a member of the blue-chip Dow index, finished at $83.47 on Thursday, its highest-ever closing price, prompting applause on Twitter […]

Everything You Need To Know About The iPhone XS And Upgraded Smartwatch
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Everything You Need To Know About The iPhone XS And Upgraded Smartwatch

Apple has unveiled three new iPhones in a bid to bolster its spot in the premium smartphone market, along with an upgraded smartwatch that takes electrocardiograms and detects falls. Apple iPhone Xr models rest on a table during a launch event on September 12, 2018, in Cupertino, California. / AFP […]

Colin Kaepernick Stars In Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ Ad Campaign
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Colin Kaepernick Stars In Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ Ad Campaign

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been chosen as the face of a new Nike advertising campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of the company’s iconic “Just Do It” slogan, it was confirmed Monday. Kaepernick — who triggered a political firestorm after kneeling during the US national anthem […]

Would You Like To Have A Robotic Puppy?
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Would You Like To Have A Robotic Puppy?

Sony has announced that its Aibo robotic dogs infused with artificial intelligence will be unleashed on the US market by the year-end holiday season, with a price tag of $2,899 (N1051931.14). The sixth-generation mechanical pup combines robotics with image sensors and artificial intelligence, enabling it to learn behaviours and recognise […]

Patrick Stewart To Reprise “Star Trek” Jean-Luc Picard Role In New Series
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Patrick Stewart To Reprise “Star Trek” Jean-Luc Picard Role In New Series

British actor Patrick Stewart delighted fans yesterday by boldly going back to his role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he said he will reprise in a new Star Trek series. Patrick Stewart in Star Trek. Photo: BBC America The 78-year-old said he would return to the iconic role during a surprise […]

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” Hits Gold In Box Office
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“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” Hits Gold In Box Office

Only days after its release, Mission: Impossible – Fallout topped the weekend box office in North America, outperforming the five earlier editions of the stunt-filled Tom Cruise action franchise, final figures showed Monday. The Paramount/Skydance production took in $61.2 million for the three-day weekend, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations, […]

Japan Firm Offers To Fly Couples’ Wedding Plaques Into Space
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Japan Firm Offers To Fly Couples’ Wedding Plaques Into Space

A more sign that your love is till eternity? There is no limit to celebrating love as a Japanese company is now offering to blast commemorative wedding plaques into space. Warpspace, a start-up based in Tsukuba City outside Tokyo, is introducing the new service in partnership with a local hotel […]

Five Things We Learned From San Diego Comic-Con
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Five Things We Learned From San Diego Comic-Con

A legion of pop culture devotees were packing up their graphic novels, nursing hangovers and folding away superhero costumes for another year on Saturday as San Diego Comic-Con began winding down. Here are the key takeaways from the 2018 edition of the four-day fan fest that attracts 130,000 attendees to […]

Why “Equalizer 2” Is The First Sequel For Denzel And Director Fuqua
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Why “Equalizer 2” Is The First Sequel For Denzel And Director Fuqua

Like the Dark Knight without the gadgetry or Deadpool without the snark, The Equalizer is an avenging angel, delivering justice from the end of a steel-capped boot for those who have a problem and nowhere else to turn. The character, former black ops operative-turned-vigilante Robert McCall, was made famous by […]