Earlier this month, CNN reported that Chinese Premier Xi Jinping had directed his armed forces “to strengthen training of troops and to be ready for war”. Chinese wire agency Xinhua reported that Jinping asked his army to “maintain a state of high alert”. … [Read more...] about Why China is on a commodity buying spree and how does it benefit India
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Apple’s annual device-centric events were thrown into a bit of a tailspin this year thanks to the, you guessed it, COVID-19 pandemic. Why the virus impacted hardware-unveiling events mainly comes down to disruption in logistics and supply chains in Asia, thus pushing manufacturing—and by extension, hardware announcements—back several weeks. … [Read more...] about What to expect from Apple’s October iPhone event: iPhone 12, AirTags, over-the-ear AirPods, and more!
And if all of Apple’s existing deals pan out, Apple TV Plus will eventually also have a new comedy series starring Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne; an Elisabeth Moss vehicle; a series from Phil Lord and Chris Miller; a Velvet Underground biopic from director Todd Haynes; an adaptation of acclaimed novel Pachinko; a return to TV from Jon Stewart; a Hedy Lamar doc starring Gal Gadot; Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro; a Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd limited series; a show about WeWork; a Mahershala Ali movie; Stephen King adapting his own book Lisey’s Story for a series; a Brie Larson show; a series directed by Taika Waititi; a narrative show about the early days of Gawker; and a Damien Chazelle project. With no library of old shows like HBO Max or Peacock, Apple has had to start from scratch, and this development pipeline is an encouraging sign that it’s building a formidable roster. … [Read more...] about Apple TV Plus secretly won the streaming war of 2020. Here’s why