A to Z of entertainment and pop culture in 2022: Alt Bollywood, superheroes, K-frenzy, OTT craze, Pan-India pitches
A glossary for the year ahead, of all that should shine in the world of showbiz and entertainment.
According to official data, the risk of dying from COVID-19 was 14 times higher among people who had not been fully vaccinated, compared to those who had, in September, the latest month analysed
CEO who laid off 900 employees over Zoom call takes time off as company looks to build 'positive culture'
On 1 December over a Zoom call that lasted less than three minutes, Garg abruptly fired more than 900 employees, about 9 percent of the company's workforce.
What's in a Setting? Ask a budding stand-up comedy curator — Zoom fatigue and fall in open mic culture
It’s interesting to me that an art form as dependent on the setting as stand-up comedy is, chooses to dismiss the setting while judging performance.
Focus Mode will allow the hosts to decide participants' visibility to others during meetings.
Toobin was fired from The New Yorker after working there for 27 years, following an investigation into last October’s Zoom call.
Zoom's earnings fueled a 3 percent gain in Zoom’s recently slumping stock to $338 after the numbers came out.
Oscars 2021 can be watched on Star India and and Star World on 26 April at 5.30 am.
FirstAct: Watch 11:11, a physical theatre performance on virtual reality therapy that devises new corporeal expression
Through '11:11', the creators aim at exploring how the VR ‘in-world' works in opposition to the actual world in which the subject is effectively rendered blind by their headset.
Zoom now has improved screen annotation with the Vanishing Pen, which allows users to highlight texts and objects on the screen without the need to remove highlights.
From Minari stars Yuh-Jung Youn and Alan Kim to Jodie Foster, six best acceptance speeches from this year's award season
Here are six people who mined unexpected levels of emotion and humour from a remote awards format practically designed to stamp all of those good things out
FirstAct: In '11:11', an experimental performance that explores virtual reality as a therapeutic aid
Captured on camera in a single take, 11:11 is a response to the growing disaffection induced by the pandemic in a year that has pushed us online with a vengeance.
As Japanese businessmen flock to salons, brands take steps to bring makeup to more men amid pandemic
Japanese businessmen in their 40s, 50s and 60s who had little interest in cosmetics before the pandemic are increasingly visiting salons, hoping for a better look in online meetings.
Whether the SAG Awards evades that fate remains to be seen, but producer Brockett said he believes the telecast’s approach will be entertaining and, perhaps, a link to better times.
It won’t be easy for Oscars to mount a glitzy gala during a still-raging pandemic, but here are learnings from the awards shows that were unlucky enough to go first.
Although Zoom continued to enjoy robust gains from November through January, its subscriber increases were significantly smaller than in each of the previous three quarters.
Around 168,550 users encountered various threats, disguised as popular learning platforms between January to June 2020.
Vir Das started 2020 as the only Indian comedian with three Netflix comedy specials to boot, and ended the year as the only Indian comedian who now has four Netflix comedy specials attached to his name.
"Some shows, the whole audience decides to mute themselves, and you feel like you are performing in a void. Except that the void has people laughing hysterically but silently, sending virtual claps. It's dystopian."
COVID-19 disrupted technology, how we work, global supply chains: Here’s what to look forward to in 2021
If there was one company that saw a significant uptake post-lockdowns, it was video conferencing service, Zoom.