iHeartRadio is coming to Mexico

iHeartMedia announced today that its streaming radio app iHeartRadio is coming to Mexico. In fact, a beta version of the app is already live, with plans for an official launch on November 3. As part of this launch, the company is partnering with Mexican broadcaster Grupo ACIR, which owns the

Guillermo del Toro is making a stop-motion Pinocchio movie for Netflix

Guillermo del Toro, the Academy Award-winning director of “The Shape of Water” (not to mention “Hellboy,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Pacific Rim”) is making a new version of “Pinocchio” for Netflix. I’d thought that after del Toro’s awards victory earlier this year he might finally make his long-thwarted adaptation “At the

Original Content podcast: The end is in sight on ‘Orange is the New Black’

Orange is the New Black is back for a sixth season, dealing with the fallout from season five and shifting the location to the maximum security wing of Litchfield Prison. On the latest episode of the Original Content podcast, we’re joined by Megan Rose Dickey to discuss the latest developments

Global trade war ramps up as US-China tariffs kick in

The Trump administration Friday began imposing tariffs on as much as 25 percent on $34 billion in Chinese imports. Beijing implemented retaliatory tariffs on some imports from the U.S., state media reported about two hours later. Read more about this at cnbc.com.

Christo’s major new work unveiled

On the opening day of 83-year-old artist Christo’s new exhibition and large-scale installation in London he stands defiantly in front of his new floating artwork, constructed with 7,506 oil barrels in Hyde Park, reminding — no, berating — a crowd of media and fans about the fact that his work

Court approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner

United States District Court Judge Richard J. Leon has ruled in favor of AT&T in the government’s antitrust suit to block AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner . That decision matches word on the street over the past few weeks, and delivers a stern rebuke to the Trump administration, which