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Electric Cloud Closes $12M Series E Round For Its Continuous Delivery Service

Electric Cloud, a company that offers continuous delivery products, services and support to businesses that want to adapt this software design practice, today announced that it has closed a $12 million Series E round with participation from Siemens' Venture Capital, US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, RRE Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Show More Summary

MRI tracking of genes to offer insights into memory and learning

Doctors normally use MRI to look inside the body to examine organs and tissue, for instance to find tumors and other abnormalities. Now, biological engineers in the US want to adapt the scanning technology to work on a much smaller scale. Show More Summary

Motherless Brooklyn on Screen

Edward Norton has wanted to adapt Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn since it came out, but finding financing was almost as difficult as solving Frank Minna’s murder. Now, Brett Ratner has agreed to fund the film with Norton directing and starring as Lionel Essrog.

Man Of Steel Writer Wants To Adapt Neil Gaiman's Sandman

David S. Goyer knows a thing or two about adapt comic books. To date he's penned screenplays for The Crow: City of Angels, which was inspired by James O'Barr's Crow comics, three Blade movies, Batman Begins and the summer hit Man of Steel With the last of those pulling in an incredible $662 million worldwide, Warner Bros. Show More Summary

Disney wants to adapt Princess Bride for the stage

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Disney is toying with the idea of a Princess Bride "stage adaptation." Please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck. Read more...

'War Horse's' Marianne Elliott charges into new projects

6 months agoArts : Culture Monster

While 'War Horse' is in L.A. at the Pantages, the director launches Tori Amos' musical, 'The Light Princess,' at National Theatre. LONDON — When author Michael Morpurgo was told the National Theatre wanted to adapt his book "War Horse" for the stage, to be co-directed by Marianne Elliott, he immediately went off to see Elliott's production of George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan."

How do you manufacture huge amounts of graphene for a fraction of the cost? Printing presses

7 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

The National Science Foundation recently awarded $745,000 to Graphene Frontiers, which wants to adapt roll-to-roll manufacturing to the emerging material.

Jason Reitman Wants Adam Sandler And Cameron Diaz For Next Film

For his next film, Jason Reitman wants to adapt Chad Kultgen’s satirical novel Men, Women and Children; and he specifically wants Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, Cameron Diaz and Rosemarie DeWitt in leading roles. Kultgen’s novel focuses...Show More Summary

Best Backpacking Stoves and Pots for Cooking Simple One Pot Meals

8 months agoFitness / Hiking : Section Hiker

Simple one pot backpacking meals are a great option if you want more variety in your backpacking diet, you want to eat real food with less preservatives, or you want to adapt your meals to seasonal or locally available ingredients that you encounter on your hike. But if your existing stove and cook pot are only […]            

Will Steven Spielberg Stick with "Halo" Now That Don Mattrick Left Xbox?

With his dear friend and colleague now heading up Zynga, Hollywood wonders if the Oscar-winning powerhouse will still want to adapt the video game for TV. The recent news that former Xbox chief Don Mattrick was leaving Microsoft to help revive the social gaming company Zynga as its new CEO sent shock waves through the $78.5 billion games industry. Show More Summary

Using DNA to get guns off the streets of Portland

Portland, Oregon police want to adapt an old technology for new uses to get guns and gang members off of their streets. read more

Steven Spielberg Wants to Adapt Grapes of Wrath

10 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Will Spielberg direct the movie? - Vulture Read Emma Watson's secret Tumblr - HuffPost Entertainment Watch the trailer for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 - Moviefone What if famous fictional characters sold out? - Cracked Get filled...Show More Summary

Hollywood wants an Archie Comics Zombie Movie Mashup -- no, really

11 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Earlier this year Archie Comics revealed that the people of Riverdale would be overrun with flesh eating zombies. For fun! And now Warner Bros. wants to adapt the comics into a movie. BUT WAIT, it might actually be good. Read more.....

The Thing and Halloween director John Carpenter wants to adapt the first Dead Space into a (live act

The Thing and Halloween director John Carpenter wants to adapt the first Dead Space into a (live action) movie. "You have these people coming onto an abandoned, shut-down space ship and they have to start it up and something's on board. It's just great stuff," he told Game Informer. [via VideoGamer] Read more...

J.J. Abrams Wants to Adapt Stephen King's JFK Assassination Novel 11/22/63

J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot are looking to secure the rights to Stephen King's 11/22/63, a long novel about a teacher who finds a doorway to 1958, does some research, falls in love, waits it out till the day of JFK's assassination, then tries to change history. Jonathan Demme exited a film ... More »

Superhero Bits: Daredevil, Iron Man 3, Guardians of the Galaxy, Man of Steel, X-Men Days of Future Past

Where can you seen a insane display of Iron Man 3 props and prop replicas? What did the visual effects supervisor on Man of Steel say about the film? How did David Slade want to adapt Daredevil? What year could Guardians of the Galaxy take place in? Is it possible to get 700 free Marvel [...]

Tina Fey working to develop Mean Girls musical and wants to cast Mariah Carey

Tina Fey working to develop Mean Girls musical and wants to cast Mariah Carey via Funny lady Tina Fey is trying to bring Mean Girls to stage! Fey wants to adapt the 2000s cult classic into a musical. She is working with her husband, who produced music for 30 Rock, and is talking to Paramount as well. After seeing Mariah vs. Show More Summary

Hack a 1st Gen iPad Case to Fit a Newer Tablet by Drilling a Camera Access Port

Perhaps you're upgrading to a newer iPad and you really like your case or you want to adapt a cheap 1st-gen iPad case to your Android tablet. Either way you can adjust for size differences and add camera and port access holes when needed by using a small precision drill such as that found on a rotary tool. More »

Andre Ovredal Has Enormous Plans

He wants to adapt the monster comic on multiple platforms

Level-5's Hino wants to adapt Studio Ghibli's Castle in the Sky

Ni No Kuni is the first collaboration between Level-5 and Japan's famous Studio Ghibli, and Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino hopes it won't be the last. Speaking during a group interview session at a pre-TGS event at Namco's headquarters in Tokyo, Hino noted that he'd like to work with Studio Ghibli again. Show More Summary

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