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A China faces a series of economic sanctions from the United States, being prevented from purchasing high-tech components for the development of semiconductors, officially motivated by what it called “industrial espionage” carried out by companies such as Huawei and ZTE, both of which have strong ties with the government of Beijing. The movement is understood by market experts as an attempt to slow Chinese technological advancement, which threatens American dominance in the chip sector, but according to a former executive at TSMC, a Taiwanese company that prints chips for Apple and several other companies, Such a strategy is “doomed to…

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Carminho surprised guests at the launch party for “Pobres Criaturas”, which took place on the night of Wednesday, December 6th, at the Director's Guild of America, in New York. The new film by director Yorgos Lanthimos stars Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo and Willem Dafoe and features the special participation of the fado singer, who performs a new version of the song “The Room” live. At the event, the Portuguese singer and songwriter sang and played Portuguese guitar for the guests, including Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo and Taylor Swift. On social media, Carminho shared several photos and videos from the night.…

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A European Union (HUH) continues to study whether to classify iMessage, the default messaging app for Apple devices, as a service falling within Apple's classification as a gatekeeper company, alongside Google, Meta, Amazon, Microsoft, and ByteDance/TikTok. As it originally did not reach the minimum threshold of active users (45 million individual/month and 10 thousand corporate/year), it was not obliged to implement interoperability with other apps, unlike Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, the only two included, which is not even enough to be a problem for Meta, owner of both. EU studies whether iMessage qualifies as a “gatekeeper” or not; Google and…

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Four years after “Les Misérables”, a multi-award winning shock film, director Ladj Ly changes the tone, but not the setting: in “Bâtiment 5” [“Edifício 5”, em tradução literal], evokes the difficulties of urban renewal and the twists and turns of local politics in the suburbs. The 2019 film told the story of a man who arrived to join the Montfermeil Anti-Crime Brigade (BAC), on the outskirts of Paris, and soon found himself Discover the tensions between the different local gangs. During an arrest, a drone filmed all the team's actions and gestures, the trigger to explode the latent tension. More…

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“We regret to inform you that our mother, Concha Velasco, passed away today, Saturday, December 2, “as a result of a complication of her illness”, the family announced in a statement. According to the Spanish press, the wake for the actress, who suffered from lymphoma and other health problems that, two years ago, kept her from the stage, will be opened to the public this Saturday in a theater in Madrid.Velasco made her film debut in the mid-1950s and became, in the 1960s, one of the happiest and most appreciated faces of comedy in Spanish cinema, after two dark post-civil…

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The contract, which is being voted on and needs a majority of “yes” votes to come into force, was considered a victory by many and received with suspicion by others. In the initial vote, 14% of the members of the union's national board voted “no”, and that is what Portuguese actress Kika Magalhães intends to do as well. “The reason is that they don't protect actors in relation to digital replicas”, she told Lusa the actress, based in Los Angeles since 2016. “They say yes, that there is protection, but then we look between the lines and there is nothing.”…

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It will certainly be one of the most surprising films to hit theaters, probably within a year: the actor who was Tommy Lee in the series “Pam & Tomy” and is still the Winter Soldier and Bucky Barnes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is preparing to be … Donald Trump.Sebastian Stan will play the controversial tycoon and former US president in his youth in “The Apprentice”, described as a reflection on power, power and ambition, set in a world of corruption and duplicity.According to Deadline, the film focuses on Trump’s work to build his real estate empire in New York…

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Soon, FOX will be STAR Channel. This Monday, November 27th, The Walt Disney Company Portugal revealed the new brand and visual identity of the series and film channels.”FOX will be STAR Channel, FOX Life will be STAR Life, FOX Crime will be STAR Crime, FOX Movies will be STAR Movies, FOX Comedy will be STAR Comedy and the Mundo FOX channel, available in Angola and Mozambique, will be STAR Mundo”, explains the statement. According to The Walt Disney Company Portugal, the STAR channels will have a new graphic line, but they maintain the same programming, the same distribution, maintaining the…

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According to sources within the organization cited by the news agency Efe, the cancellation of Scorsese’s presence, aged 81, was due to personal reasons. Scorsese participated in the Moroccan event five times, reaching, in 2018, to present an honorary prize to Robert de Niro, an actor with whom he has a history of collaborations.Scorsese would, in this 20th edition of the festival, be the patron of Ateliers Atlas, dedicated to developing the talent of young African and Arab directors.The festival began on Friday with a gala that featured a tribute to the Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen and the presentation of…

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The festival takes place in ten rooms in the Avenida da Liberdade area: Cinema São Jorge (Manoel de Oliveira room and room 2), Capitol, EPAL Garage, Lisbon Geography Society, Coliseu dos Recreios (main room and bar), Casa do Alentejo, Rossio Railway Station and a bus that will run along the avenue. This edition’s extensive line-up includes “emerging names that are making people talk and those that can surprise the public, in a diversity of styles, genres and origins that are the mirror of music that is emerging.” The Brazilian Gilsons, son and grandchildren of Gilberto Gil, the promise of British…

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