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American Gods may have finally nailed the modern-fantasy formula on TV

Come for Ian McShane; stay for a faithful, 16-years-later retelling of Gaiman's classic. AUSTIN, Texas—TV pilots ain't what they used to be, as the Netflix model takes much of the weight off a first episode's shoulders. Series can take.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 21st, 2017

Tarantino was "shocked and appalled" by Harvey Weinstein ... 22 years ago

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had the goods on Harvey Weinstein decades ago — and could have done more to stop his abusive behavior.  That's what Tarantino, one of Weinstein's most frequent directorial collaborators, admitted Thursday in a m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News35 min. ago

Netflix Punisher series release date is official: November 17

Though the second season of Stranger Things is Netflix‘s most hotly anticipated debut this year, superhero fans have been champing at the bit for the company’s original The Punisher series. We’ve known for a while that this show was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News47 min. ago

Report: AT&T is making the dumbest smartphone accessory of 2017

In a world of phone-holding hats and bluetooth-connected fidget spinners, I know that calling anything "the worst" is a bold statement. But I invite you to take a journey into the festering corpse of an idea that Moto and AT&T have come up with, and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News47 min. ago

Nintendo Switch gives users 2 big new features in update

In an effort to catch up with consoles released a decade ago, Nintendo has finally added video recording and save transfers to the Switch.  Capturing video is now as easy as holding down the Capture button during gameplay, and recording up t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

Google’s AVA data set raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled data set of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

At 290 mph, the Hennessey Venom F5 will make hurricanes and supercars cower

The Texas-built Hennessey Venom F5 isn’t just fast, it’s gunning for a new world production speed record. At 1,400 horsepower, the twin-turbo V8-powered speed demon may leave the Bugatti Chiron in the rearview. The post At 290 mph, the Hennessey.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Horror stories from Weinstein"s employees reveal a much larger problem in Hollywood

Condemning a monster like Harvey Weinstein is easy. But in the weeks that followed the floodgates of allegations incited by a New York Times and New Yorker, industry people have been forced to engage in a much more difficult conversation with themsel.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

#MeToo hashtag has spread to #YoTambien, أنا_كمان#, #QuellaVoltaChe

The social media phenomenon #MeToo has gone global.  People have used the hashtag in Europe, Australia, the Middle East and beyond to talk about sexual abuse. SEE ALSO: #MeToo: Hashtag shared by Alyssa Milano encourages personal stories of sexua.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Verizon reportedly eyes spring 2018 as new launch date for TV streaming service

Continued negotiations over rights are reportedly stalling the service while competitors flourish. Verizon continues to have a rough time getting a streaming service off the ground so that it can compete with the likes of Dish's Sling TV,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

With Google Earth, archaeologists have uncovered strange stone structures that may have been built by nomadic tribes in ancient lava fields......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Google’s AVA dataset raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled dataset of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. If you’ve been following along, you’ve.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

‘Pokemon Go’ hopes new monsters will get you outside this fall

While Pokémon Go may have lost some of its shine due to a number of problems like poorly run public events and a divisive invitation-only special battle system, the mobile game still has a decent fanbase. The developers have been addi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

 A topic like fake news (more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet) is a complex one. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking before drawing any conclusions. That’s wha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Auto

Drivers who want access to their Plex media library while behind the wheel now have a much safer option with Plex for Android Auto. The new service provides a way to access media via voice. The post Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Au.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Now Twitter"s quest to become a "safer" place has a schedule

You no longer have to wonder when you'll see Twitter implement the new rules promised by its CEO and outlined in that leaked email. The social network has released a "Safety Calendar," which details when it will roll out a series of new.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Adobe wants to let you draw data visualizations by letting you draw data visualizations

 Every year at its MAX conference, Adobe shows off a couple of interesting prototypes that may or may net end up in one of its products. This year is no exception as the company highlighted 11 projects from its labs today. These included Project.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

The global shop

Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

Photoshop finally gets support for Microsoft’s Surface Dial

Adobe’s venerable photo-editing application, Photoshop, now supports Microsoft’s Surface Dial, a literal, physical dial designed for artists. The support has arrived as part of Adobe’s major Creative Cloud 2018 overhaul, though user.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Nintendo May Be Looking to Extend Switch Video Capture

While the current limit is 30 seconds, Nintendo is reportedly looking to add longer recording options in the future. Nintendo just recently added video capture to Switch, and may already be looking to extend the allotted recording time. Accordi.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Photos & Highlights from the Final 36 Hours at the Inaugural Merge! Conference in Orlando

The 1st Merge! Conference ended Wednesday afternoon in Orlando. We have all of the highlights from day 4 Tuesday and the half-day that closed the program Wednesday......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago