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Behind the scenes in China TV: soft power and Say propaganda

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The Math Behind Xbox Game Pass Versus $70 Sony Games Will Snowball Quickly

Halo Infinite 343 If you were drinking every time you saw a game was coming “day one to Game Pass” at the Xbox Show yesterday, you would have been under the table by the end. It’s clear that Microsoft is slamming the accelerator on Game Pass, with or without a console attached to it, and…

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Behind stalled bill: Infrastructure is about visions for America

America’s roads, dams, freight yards, and so on are getting new attention as Washington wrangles over how to maintain and upgrade facilities vital to the nation. After weeks of trying to negotiate a bipartisan deal with Senate Republicans, the Biden administration on Monday ended the talks. Underlying that debate is a question of values: What should…

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Behind Blue Origin bids: RR Auction vets viers for New Shepard Chair

Home News Spaceflight A crop from Blue Origin’s website shows the current bid (as of Monday, June 7, 2021) on the first seat aboard New Shepard at $2.8 million. The auction ends Saturday, June 12. (Image credit: Blue Origin) Up until a month ago, if RR Auction had announced it was selling a spacecraft seat,…

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Behind the painstaking process of creating Chinese computer fonts

Bruce Rosenblum switched on his Apple II, which rang out a high F note followed by the clatter of the floppy drive. After a string of thock thock keystrokes, the 12-inch Sanyo monitor began to phosphoresce. A green grid appeared, 16 units wide and 16 units tall. This was “Gridmaster,” a program Bruce had cooked…

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The Players Behind Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Good 4 U’: See the Full Credits

Artists:Main Artist – Olivia RodrigoSongwriters:Composer Lyricist – Daniel NigroComposer Lyricist – Olivia RodrigoProducers:Producer – Alexander 23Producer – Daniel NigroProduction Team:Drum Programming – Alexander 23Drum Programming – Daniel NigroEngineers:Asst. Recording Engineer – Ryan LinvillMastering Engineer – Randy MerrillMixer – Mitch McCarthyRecording Engineer – Daniel NigroPerformers:Acoustic Guitar – Daniel NigroBackground Vocalist – Alexander 23Background Vocalist – Daniel…

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Songwriter Behind BTS'”Dynamite” Details How”The Stars Aligned” For Explosive 2021 BBMA Nominee

BTS’ Road to the 2021 GrammysBTS is definitely in the stars tonight, as the singers prepare for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.  The K-pop sensation scored its first Grammy nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Dynamite” this year. Now, BTS has four 2021 Billboard Music Award nominations: Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Social Artist and Top Selling Song for “Dynamite.”…

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What’s Behind Elon Musk’s Crypto Antics?

By Mark Hunter5 hours agoSun May 16 2021 07:27:44 Reading Time: 3 minutesElon Musk has gone from being labeled the king of crypto to the office bore His incessant tweeting about Bitcoin and Dogecoin has repeatedly spiked and then crashed the markets What are the reasons behind Musk’s fascination with cryptocurrency? The name Elon Musk…

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The True Story Behind Netflix’s Wild Drug-and Sex-Fueled Miniseries Halston

Roy Halston Frowick, the fashion designer who worked with Jacqueline Kennedy and rolled with Andy Warhol—and is known by his self-eponymous brand, simply, “Halston”—comes to biopic life on Netflix in Halston. (Because branding is important.) Ewan McGregor plays the titular icon in the cautionary downfall limited series, which follows Halston up until his untimely death…

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Behind the controversy at Basecamp

Basecamp announced it would ban “societal and political discussions” at work. But the hardest conversations at work were about the company itself. I. The controversy that embroiled enterprise software maker Basecamp this week began more than a decade ago, with a simple list of customers. Around 2009, Basecamp customer service representatives began keeping a list…