AMC’s free streaming TV includes ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘MST3K’

AMC’s free streaming TV includes ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘MST3K’
AMC is joining the ranks of high-profile TV networks in streaming shows for free during the COVID-19 pandemic. To start, it’s making the first half of The Walking Dead‘s tenth season free to watch from the AMC website and apps until May 1st.
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UK phone masts attacked over bogus 5G coronavirus conspiracies

UK phone masts attacked over bogus 5G coronavirus conspiracies
While it’s not clear who exactly is behind the attacks, the culprits don’t appear to be checking for the presence of actual 5G — one attack in Birmingham wrecked a tower that provided LTE access at most.
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Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR

Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR
We’ve asked Apple and NextVR for comment. It’s not certain just what Apple would do with NextVR, which is best known for its virtual reality versions of concerts and sporting events. However, VR might not play much of a role in the claimed deal.
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British 5G towers are being set on fire because of coronavirus conspiracy theories

British 5G towers are being set on fire because of coronavirus conspiracy theories
5G phone masts are being set alight in the UK, after online conspiracy theories have misleadingly linked the cell towers to the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC reports that at least three 5G towers were set alight last week, and police and fire services were called to extinguish the flames.
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New trailers: Snowpiercer, Normal People, The Innocence Files, and more

New trailers: Snowpiercer, Normal People, The Innocence Files, and more
One of the few small upsides to the current global mess is that a bunch of movies are hitting streaming services and rental platforms earlier than they otherwise would have: Emma., Onward, and Birds of Prey are on that list, among many others.
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Jolted by Her Own Illness, Pandemics Scholar Gains Insight into Botched COVID-19 Response

Jolted by Her Own Illness, Pandemics Scholar Gains Insight into Botched COVID-19 Response
After she arrived at Stevens Institute of Technology six years ago, Theresa MacPhail quickly became a friend and go-to source for advice on nasty viruses. I did a Q&A with Theresa on the 2014 Ebola outbreak, and I started getting flu shots because she told me I’d be an idiot not to.
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