Halt and Catch Fire's season three premiere is airing early — right now

Submitted by The Verge on August 21, 2016 - 11:23pm

The third season of Halt and Catch Fire, the 1980s-set drama about the rise of personal computers, has started early. AMC viewers can watch the series premiere right now, after the network sneakily bumped it forward a few days, with the first episode taking up an hour that had previously been assigned to a two-hour version of the Talking Dead.

Watch Japan's Prime Minister morph into Mario for the Olympics' closing ceremony

Submitted by The Verge on August 21, 2016 - 11:03pm

Countries lean heavily on national stereotypes during their Olympic ceremonies. For Brazil, it was samba and soccer; for the UK, the Spice Girls and double-decker buses. For Japan, the next host of the summer games completing the handover in Rio de Janeiro tonight, it was video games.

Valeant has reportedly poached a new CFO from the animal-health company Zoetis

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 21, 2016 - 9:10pm

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The embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals is reportedly hiring a new chief financial officer from an animal-health company.

Valeant is expected to announce its hire of Paul Herendeen, who is currently CFO at Zoetis, on Monday, The Wall Street Journal's Vipal Monga reports.

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