It took a set of evolved primates to end the dominance of colossal transforming robots at the box office. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes? became king of the multiplex after taking in $73 million over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates.
Hollywood has its eye on Silicon Beach and beyond as technology changes the way we watch movies, TV and video.
Nielsen is getting more detailed in the way it measures social media musings about television shows.
Trigger warning: I am going to make fun of "trigger warnings." Of course, if you're the sort of person who takes trigger warnings very seriously, you probably don't read this column too often. So maybe my mockery will miss its target, sort of like making fun of the Amish on the Internet — it's not like they'll find out. In fairness, the Amish are actually very impressive people. Even though some Amish communities are more tolerant of technology than the stereotypes suggest, their Anabaptist puritanical streak leaves me cold. On the whole, I like modernity. I may not love every new fad of the last few centuries, but mark me down as a fan of...