Google’s Plan To Accelerate The Mobile Web Will Go Live Early Next Year

google-amp-ex Google has plans to accelerate your web browsing on mobile devices, and we’ll start seeing the results of those efforts as early as next year, the company says. According to a new update regarding Google’s “AMP” project – or the “Accelerated Mobile Pages Project,” as it’s also known – thousands of publishers have expressed interest in… Read More

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Must Watch: First Full Trailer for Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War'

Captain America: Civil War Trailer

“I know how much Bucky means to you… Stay out of this one, please. You’ll only make this worse.” Wow. It’s almost time to for the Civil War to begin – but this is one major reveal. Marvel has unveiled the first full trailer for Captain America: Civil War, from the Russo Brothers, and damn does it look good. Chris Evans stars as Cap, friend of Bucky played by Sebastian Stan, and they end up squaring off against Iron Man, played by Robert Downey Jr. This almost seems like a crazy mash-up, but it’s actually the beginning of a new saga from Marvel Studios, continuing into Avengers. This also features our first ever glimpse at Black Panther, played by Chadwick Boseman, who shows up in the second half of this. Fire it up below! ›››

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Everybody's Back in the First Trailer for 'Barbershop: The Next Cut'

Barbershop: The Next Cut

“This neighborhood was always rough… but there’s something different going on.” They’re back for more! Warner Bros has debuted the first trailer for Barbershop: The Next Cut, known as Barbershop 3, the second sequel continuing the Barbershop story about the Chicago crew’s shop. The first movie opened in 2002, with the sequel in 2004, and they’re finally getting back into the mix with this third one. Pretty much everybody is “back for a fresh cut.” Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Eve, JB Smoove, Lamorne Morris, Sean Patrick Thomas, Tyga, Deon Cole, Common and Nicki Minaj star. This isn’t really a franchise we follow nor is it one of our favorites, but some of you might want to check this out. ›››

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31st Indie Spirit Nominees – 'Spotlight' & 'Carol' Are Top Contenders

Indie Spirit Awards

The Independent Spirit Awards are an annual award given in the name of independent film, featuring plenty of those little indies which deserve the honor and recognition that, this year, they might not receive at the Oscars. We love featuring these because there’s always some gems to find. This is an excellent year of nominees, featuring a wide range of some of the best filmmaking of the year. The five Best Features alone: a stop-motion animated feature (Anomalisa), a film shot on an iPhone starring transsexuals (Tangerine), Todd Haynes’ film about lesbian lovers (Carol), and the African fighters thriller (Beasts of No Nation). There’s so many outstanding people featured this year, so take a look below. Read on for the list of noms. ›››

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YouTube Kids Faces Further FTC Complaints Related To Junk Food Ads Targeting Young Children

ios-junk Consumer watchdog groups announced today they’ve filed additional complaints with the FTC over the advertising content in the YouTube Kids application, this time focused on how the app allows food and drink advertisers to violate their self-regulatory pledges they made as members of the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI), a program whose aim is to shift… Read More

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Robinhood Gives Zero-Fee Stock Trading To Other Apps

Robinhood Feature What Stripe did for easy payments, Robinhood is doing for free stock trading. This week the brokerage startup launched its platform so developer can bake its zero-commission stock trading into their products. Stop for a second and think about how big a deal this is. Before now, there were two types of stock apps. Ones that actually let you make trades but charged you a fee of around $7,… Read More

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New US Trailer for Malick's 'Knight of Cups' Starring Christian Bale

Knight of Cups Trailer

“No one cares about reality anymore.” Broad Green Pictures has debuted another new trailer for Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups, his latest feature which premiered at the Berlinale Film Festival earlier this year. It’s slated for release next March, and it’s another mesmerizing Malick creation this time focusing on the excessive culture of Hollywood by following a screenwriter around. Christian Bale stars, along with quite an impressive cast including Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots and more. I wrote in my review from Berlinale that it’s a “gorgeous, mesmerizing, pensive trip into exploring who we are and why we act the way we do.” There’s still a few months until this opens, but it’s worth the wait. ›››

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Zeplin Raises $1.2M To Sync Designers And Developers With Less Hassle

zeplin fund When Pelin Kenez and her co-founders were at their previous company, they were constantly moving files between designers and developers. That ended up producing a hassle, with developers having to basically manually pull in elements from the design file.
That’s where Zeplin comes in. It uses software to better move files between designers and engineers, and it said it has raised $1.2… Read More

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