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Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Bright’ offers dumb fun with orcs and elves in modern LA

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Netflix is officially making a ‘Bright’ sequel

Reports suggested Netflix had been optimistic about a sequel to its blockbuster Bright, the fantasy/buddy cop genre mashup starring Will Smith with a budget of $90 million that seems to have gone down

Netflix’s ‘Bright’ reached 11M viewers in its first three days, according to Nielsen

Netflix spent $90 million on the production of Bright, an unlikely hybrid of buddy cop movie and high fantasy. Will that investment pay off? Well, Nielsen has released some initial viewership numbers,

Netflix is turning Will Smith streaming original ‘Bright’ into a film franchise

Netflix will launch its first streaming-only franchise, with the news (via Bloomberg) that it’s greenlit a sequel to Will Smith film Bright, which is set to stream beginning December 22. Bright

Solar Power Startup Bright Raises $4 Million To Distribute Energy In The Developing World

Bright, a solar panel installation and distribution startup, pulled in $4 million in seed money to build out its solar software and financing team. The startup launched out of the last batch of Y Com

Y Combinator-Backed Bright Aims To Bring Solar Power To Mexico

Jonah Greenberger envisions Mexico's rooftops covered in cost-effective, environmentally friendly, dark blue solar panels. The 28-year-old founder of Y Combinator-backed solar power startup Bright lef

LinkedIn Snatches Up Data Savvy Job Search Startup Bright.com For $120M, In Its Largest Acquisition To Date

Today, alongside a fourth quarter earnings report in which it beat Wall Street estimates yet again, LinkedIn announced its intentions to acquire data-savvy job search startup, Bright.com, for $120 mil

New NEC chip helps make cell phone displays viewable outdoors, saves power

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/931n_nec-630x630-620x620.jpg" /> If you've ever got upset about not being able to view what your cell phone screen displays while you ar

4,500 lumens: Sanyo to roll out brightest mobile projector out there

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/lp-xu106_sanyo-620x265.png" /> Sanyo has today announced a new mobile projector for the Japanese market, the <a href="http://sanyo.com/n

Sanyo announces 6,500lm full HD projector

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/sanyo_l_si_dht100.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.sanyo.com/news/2009/01/08-1en.html">Sanyo Japan today unveiled its newest projector</a>, t

New hybrid Panasonic fluorescent bulb gets bright – fast

Some non-iPhone-related news for you! If you’ve ever used fluorescent bulbs, you know that they take a while to reach full brightness. This can be a bad thing in certain situations, like bathroo