Trolls: World Tour isn’t the kind of movie that one would anticipate to trigger controversy however at the beginning of the COVID pandemic, AMC and Universal obtained themselves right into a knock down drag out struggle over the household movie — particularly whether or not or not it could possibly be launched on VOD earlier than its window of theatrical exclusivity closed. Fast ahead to final week and the 2 firms have lastly settled their variations. From right here on out movies will solely have to remain in theaters for 3 consecutive weekends (aka 17 days) earlier than being launched on VOD, down from the total 90 days demanded pre-pandemic.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has kneecapped the worldwide economic system, it has confirmed exceptionally profitable for Amazon. Last week, the e-commerce giant introduced that it had doubled its quarterly earnings over final 12 months, leaping from $2.6 billion in gross sales to a whopping $5.2 billion. Apple did fairly effectively for themselves too.
A complete bunch of EVgo chargers are coming to a car parking zone close to you within the subsequent 5 years. The firm introduced this week that it’s partnering with GM to successfully triple the variety of charging stations it affords — leaping from a mere 800 areas at present as much as 3,500 by 2025.