Huawei phones: Hollywood meets Silicon Valley

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.
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Lesbians gather with pride in West Hollywood

Several women on motorcycles at the front of the march stopped in a line, honking their horns and holding the sound in a loud farewell. The L.A. Pride Parade ā€” one of the largest gay pride parades in the U.S. ā€” will begin at 11 a.m.
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Hollywood Honors Comic Genius Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Wilder, who has worked with the director on several movies, declared, “I don’t think there’s any man anywhere who’s like you. I love you, Mel.” Scorsese presented Brooks with his award, and told the crowd, “Mel has made his own tradition of greatness, and it’s that tradition – drawing from the past, honoring it, toying with it, vamping on it, extending it to places wise men, very funny men previously feared to go – that’s what we’re celebrating here and honoring tonight. Mel has always made his own way, and he brought us all along for the joyride.” After accepting his prize, Brooks revealed, “Movies saved my life.
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Hollywood Remembers Top Stylist Annabel Tollman, Dead at 39

Her ability to translate her own old-Hollywood aesthetic onto the modern-day red carpet earned her a legion of fans, the role of spokeswoman for eBay Fashion in 2010 and recognition as one of THR’s 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood in 2011 . Tollman also had a show in creative development with Bravo. Her loss is being felt throughout the industry. “Annabel was one of those people who just made life better,” adds Andrew Saffir, founder of film marketing firm The Cinema Society and a close friend of Tollman.
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