Amazon Echo recorded a conversation and sent it to a random contact

A Portland, Oregon family has claimed that their Amazon Echo recorded a conversation and then sent it to a random person on their contact list. Two weeks ago, the person — an employee of the husband — sent them audio files of their chats that he'd…

Twitch is hosting a seven-week ‘Doctor Who’ viewing event

If you're a die-hard Doctor Who fan, Twitch is about to make your summer. The livestreaming service is teaming with BBC Studios on a seven-week Doctor Who viewing event on May 29th that will show more than 500 classic episodes of the Time Lord's adv…

Lyft expands its driver support hubs

Lyft has faced more than one complaint that it isn't doing enough to back ridesharing drivers, and it's tackling that now with plans to expand its support Hubs. It's "nearly doubling" the operational hours for its existing 15 Lyft Hubs as of today, a…

Netflix and Michael Bay to make an action movie starring Ryan Reynolds

If you thought Netflix's Bright was a big deal, you haven't seen anything yet. Netflix has reached a deal with Skydance Media to produce Six Underground, an action thriller directed by Michael Bay. The premise of the flick is still under wraps, but…

Amazon is in talks to resurrect ‘The Expanse’

Just because Syfy dropped The Expanse doesn't mean the cult sci-fi hit has met its end. Sources talking to Deadline, Variety and Hollywood Reporter have all claimed that Amazon is in discussions to resurrect The Expanse for a fourth season. Neither…

Amazon gives ‘Mrs. Maisel’ third season just months after premiere

If it wasn't already apparent that Amazon has a lot of confidence in Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, it is now. The internet giant has confirmed a third season of the 1950s comedy/drama before the second season has even premiered — and that's after ordering…

Netflix snaps up two Cannes award winners despite feud

Just because Netflix couldn't compete at Cannes doesn't mean it's leaving the film festival empty-handed. The streaming video service has acquired the North American and Latin American rights to two Cannes award winners, Alice Rohrwacher's Happy as…

Netflix lands political comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro

Netflix is continuing its recent string of big comedy coups. The service has acquired First Ladies, a political comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and comedienne Tig Notaro. The movie (penned by Notaro and wife Stephanie Allynne) will chronicle the e…