Huawei phones: Hollywood meets Silicon Valley
The city will offer a free shuttle bus, called the Pride Ride, throughout the weekend. It will stop at all Metro stops along Santa Monica Boulevard. The bus, according to the city, will “feature festive music to add to riders’ celebration of Pride Weekend.” The bus will run from Saturday through 3 a.m.
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Hollywood Reacts to Santa Monica Shooting Rampage
Huawei, probably better known as a leading telecoms gear maker under fire from US politicians over its potential links to the Chinese state, is looking to drive sales of its consumer devices, but is hobbled by not having effective consumer retail channels. Traditionally, it co-brands its devices with carriers. In an interview on Friday, Guo told Reuters he sees this changing as Huawei shifts from focusing on the technology in its devices to better understanding consumers’ tastes and perceptions. “In some ways, (designing) a smartphone is in the middle of Silicon Valley and Hollywood,” he said. “Silicon Valley represents technology – and smartphones need strong technology – and the Hollywood aspect is about experience and perception.” (Continued)
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Hollywood-China Love Affair On The Red Carpet At Chengdu Forum
— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) June 8, 2013 I’m just now hearing about the shooting in Santa Monica. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the victims. #Bless — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) June 8, 2013 Santa Monica gunman used an AR-15 assault rifle to murder 6 people. The civilian killing machine that keeps on killing. #Newtown #Aurora — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 8, 2013 My heart goes out to all the victims &their families in the SMC shooting. Tragic and Senseless…
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CMC itself is a joint venture between the well-connected Shanghai Media Group (SMG), China’s second largest media company and a far more nimble player than the stodgy industry leader CCTV. CMC is rapidly emerging as the partner of choice for foreign media companies in China. DreamWorks Animation chose CMC as partner for its Oriental DreamWorks joint venture animation studio last year, and CMC is also the majority owner of News Corp’s (Nasdaq: NWSA) former China TV assets. All of the Hollywood studios are eying a China box office that is growing at breakneck speed, with sales expected to jump more than 30 percent this year to reach $3.6 billion.
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