In ’60 Minutes’ gaffe, actress Kim Cattrall depicted as Canadian PM’s mother

Courtesy The News International OTTAWA: A gaffe by the CBS show “60 Minutes,” which mistakenly aired a photo of the actress Kim Cattrall implying she was the mother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was cheerfully accepted by Cattrall, who said she couldn’t be more proud. The episode broadcast late Sunday of the widely watched…

We’re a patriarchy teetering on the edge of fundamentalism, says Feryal Ali Gauhar

Courtesy Dawn News With International Women’s Day upon us, several attempts are being made to incorporate women into the professional mainstream of Pakistani society. Milestones such as Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s double Oscar win offer hope, but is it too soon to celebrate? To understand the pressures and perversions associated with women’s portrayal in the media, Dawn…

U.S. tech companies unite behind Apple ahead of iPhone encryption ruling

Courtesy Geo.tv Tech industry leaders including Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp, AT&T and more than two dozen other Internet and technology companies filed legal briefs on Thursday asking a judge to support Apple Inc in its encryption battle with the U.S. government. The rare display of unity and support from Apple’s sometime-rivals showed…

Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ opens big with $73.7 million debut

Courtesy The News International LOS ANGELES: Disney’s “Zootopia” scored the fourth biggest March opening ever, debuting to $73.7 million over the weekend. The animated story about a rabbit who joins the police force ranks as the biggest Disney Animation launch (though not the best Pixar debut), outstripping “Frozen,” the 2012 blockbuster that bowed to $67.4…