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Lord of the Rings stories

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New Zealand's Rebel Fleet bolsters Aussie film industry with Equinix partnership
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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Australia's film and TV productions will benefit from advanced technical services as The Rebel Fleet deploys in Equinix, a digital infrastructure company.
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'The Rebel Fleet enhances digital services through Equinix partnership'
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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colocation
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data centre operators
The Rebel Fleet boosts digital services, enabling rapid transfer of filming content via a partnership with Equinix.
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Amazon to produce Lord of the Rings television series
Tue, 14th Nov 2017
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Amazon secures rights to create a new Lord of the Rings TV saga for Prime Video users.
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Books that have stayed with you: a Facebook study
Mon, 13th Oct 2014
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facebook
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harry potter
The top 10 book craze on Facebook reveals interesting findings about people's reading preferences and the uniqueness of their favorite books.
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Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor revealed...
Tue, 17th Dec 2013
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Sticking with The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings theme, the first serious offering for Xbox One and PS4 has been revealed.
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LEGO The Hobbit game announced
Wed, 27th Nov 2013
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Fancy joining Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Thorin Oakenshield and company on their quest to the Dwarven Kingdom? Well you can in the next LEGO game.
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The Hobbit – too much tech?
Mon, 17th Dec 2012
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Peter Jackson's The Hobbit faces criticism for its high-tech frame rate, worrying fans it may detract from Middle Earth's charm.
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Video games lead the Hobbit franchising pack
Wed, 26th Sep 2012
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Jumping straight onto the Middle Earth bandwagon, two free-to-play games based on the Hobbit film trilogy will launch later this year.
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New Lego The Lord of the Rings Trailer released
Wed, 15th Aug 2012
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Warner Bros. unveils a whimsical Lego The Lord of the Rings trailer, promising a brick-built Middle-Earth adventure across all three films.
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The Hobbit trailer released
Wed, 21st Dec 2011
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gaming
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Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' trailer unveiled, inviting fans on Bilbo Baggins' epic quest with dwarves and dragons.
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Game review: Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Thu, 1st Dec 2011
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gaming
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Tolkien's books have become a New Zealand institution since the films were shot here; how will the latest game appeal?.
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The end of illegal file-sharing (for good this time)
Wed, 1st Jun 2011
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New Zealand’s parliament has officially rushed through a bill making it illegal for users to share copyright material. Although we have heard the likes of this law before, it has never managed to stand its ground – until now.
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Santa’s hotline lights up Xmas tree
Mon, 30th Nov 2009
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retail
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auckland
Telecom’s seven-storey high Christmas tree was lit up by the sound of children’s wishes at its unveiling in Auckland on Saturday.
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Smooth sailing after turbulent year
Tue, 1st Aug 2006
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express data
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Reflecting on the management buy out of Marshal Software, CEO Ed McNair swears he’d never go through the experience again.