Tag Archive: Bond


Bond producers rejected $50m offer so 007 wouldn’t have to use an Android

James Bond depressed the brake in his Aston Martin, slowing the silver beast down to stalking speed. As the car dawdled outside the six-star Maldives hotel, he rolled up the sleeve of his Giorgio Armani shirt, checked the time on his gleaming $ 20,000 Omega watch, and then reached into his pocket and withdrew the middling […]

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James Bond goes rogue to catch his Spectre

Daniel Craig’s fourth outing as famous super spy James Bond looks to take a darker, more roguish turn than ever, with Bond looking to “disappear” from the British spy agency that gives him the 007 license to kill rating. The…

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Explosions! Intrigue! Casual sex! First SPECTRE TV spot goes full Bond

“You’ve got a secret,” says Naomie Harris’ Miss Moneypenny in the new TV spot for upcoming Bond film SPECTRE. “Something you can’t tell anyone because you don’t trust anyone.” Daniel Craig is back in a new Bond film, this one…

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007 would Bond with these historic spy gadgets

Never mind that espionage is a dangerous line of work. The secret agent game promises plenty of intrigue and lots of fun spy gadgets.  If I knew exactly what today’s tools of the trade are, someone would probably have to…

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What do Steve Jobs and James Bond have in common? Turtlenecks. Black turtlenecks.

The name’s Jobs, Steve Jobs. Sony has released the teaser poster for its upcoming, eagerly-anticipated new Bond movie, Spectre, and — correct us if we’re wrong — but doesn’t it look as though 007 has ditched the customary tux to slip…

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Apple plans to exploit low interest rates in Swiss franc bond sale

Apple is sitting on more cash than King Midas could dream of, but instead of bringing that money back to the U.S. to fund stock buybacks, Apple is reportedly looking to exploit Switzerland’s low interest rates with a Swiss Franc…

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Apple could fund stock buyback with $5 billion bond sale

Apple is reportedly planning to unload $ 5 billion worth of bonds in its fourth multi-billion dollar debt offering in two years, according to Bloomberg. The news outlet is reporting that the deal could happen as early as today, with proceeds used for stock repurchases,…

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Apple reportedly planning investor call for third ever bond sale

Apple is reportedly planning an investor call for later today ahead of a possible bond sale, according to The Wall Street Journal.  This would be the third bond sale in the company’s history, and may be the first in which…

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Codename Cygnus Wants You To Be Like Bond With This Interactive Radio Drama [PAX 2013]

Codename CygnusSEATTLE, PAX 2013 – We stopped by the booth for interactive radio drama with voices that most gamers here at the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle this weekend will know, including Rob Wiethoff (Red Dead Redemption), Logan Cunningham (Bastion), Sarah Elmaleh (Skills of the Shogun), and Chris Ciulla (Fallout: New Vegas). We got to […]

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Tropiformer Gadget Jacket Looks Like it Jumped Right Out of a Bond Movie

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Even before I ever dreamed of writing and taking pictures for a living — I’ll just pause here to let my fellow journalists and bloggers finish laughing hysterically at the idea that earnings from journalism could be considered “a living” — I rocked one of those photographer’s jackets. You know the one — zippers and pockets everywhere. I was a Geek King in the jacket, but I didn’t care; it let me  [Read More…]