Jeffrey Tambor says he Can leave Transparent after sexual harassment allegations

Jeffrey Tambor, the Emmy-winning celebrity of the Amazon web series Transparent, said on Sunday he didn’t see how he could go back to the show next year following another individual leveled allegations of sexual harassment against him. Actress Trace Lysette accused Tambor a week of producing sexually charged remarks to her through their work together … [Read more…]

Spotify buys online recording studio Soundtrap

Music streaming firm Spotify has purchased online music and music recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday, declining to provide financial details of the deal. Stockholm-based Soundtrap allows its readers to have an internet music studio and make music together with other people in real time, its website states. “Soundtrap’s rapidly growing business is highly … [Read more…]

Raptors cut Knicks down to size, win third game in a row

The Toronto Raptors’ strategy heading into the game against the Knicks was to harass, harangue and generally attempt to make life miserable for Kristaps Porzingis, New York’s monster center. In the game’s early minutes, Toronto’s Pascal Siakam set the tone, sticking into the Knicks’ 7-foot-3 behemoth like flypaper and forcing him into a turnover. Shortly … [Read more…]

Tina Brown’s turning point

From the late 1980s, Britain-born Brown was reaching the pinnacle of her storied career. In London, she’d rejuvenated the moribund Tatler magazine, and at age 31 transferred to New York to rescue the fighting Condé Nast name Vanity Fair, which she changed into a must-buy chronicle of social surplus and political depth. A mother of … [Read more…]

Coyotes come from behind to beat Canadiens for first regulation win

Derek Stepan and Christian Fischer scored power-play goals in the third period as the visiting Arizona Coyotes came from behind to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 on Thursday to make their first regulation victory of the year. Brad Richardson, Christian Dvorak and Tobias Rieder also scored for the Coyotes (3-15-3), who snapped a five-game losing … [Read more…]

Amazon scraps plan for bundled streaming Movie Support: Resources Inc has scrapped plans to establish an internet streaming service bundling popular U.S. broadcast and cable networks as it believes it can’t make enough money on this service, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The world’s largest online retailer has also been not able to convince key broadcast and cable networks to split … [Read more…]

Why are Canadians less happy balancing work and life in the digital age?

A smaller share of Canadians are satisfied with their work-life balance than eight years ago, a period in which smartphones and the internet have become deeply embedded in the everyday life of people under 75, a new Statistics Canada report notes. The findings, drawn from 2016’s General Social Survey, suggest that although Canadians are broadly happy … [Read more…]