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Disney expands its Movies Anywhere digital locker service, signs four major studios

Following several days of rumors, it’s now been confirmed that Disney has reached an agreement with four major Hollywood studios to bring their titles to its rebranded Movies Anywhere service, increasing the digital locker’s content libra.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotOct 12th, 2017

NAFTA talks take acrimonious turn

Efforts to renegotiate NAFTA have bogged down over controversial U.S. proposals, with Canada and Mexico blaming the U.S. for trying to protect its market at the expense of the region's economy and the U.S......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News2 min. ago

Volvo"s wave of electric cars starts with a new brand: Polestar

Volvo made a big commitment earlier this year to put electric motors in all of its vehicles by 2019 — and now the automaker will double down on electrification with an entirely new luxury car brand.  Volvo and its Chinese parent company, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Allen Institute for AI’s Semantic Scholar adds biomedical papers to its AI-sorted corpus

 Semantic Scholar, an effort to index scientific literature using natural language processing and other AI methods, has added tens of millions of papers to its trove, expanding from computer science into biomedical studies. It’s a good opp.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 min. ago

Amazon Studios head Roy Price steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

 Less than a week after being suspended from his gig as the head of Amazon Studios, Roy Price has officialyl stepped down from his role, TechCrunch has learned. The resignation came after producer Isa Hackett told The Hollywood Reporter that she.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 min. ago

The next revolution will be reclaiming your digital identity

 An identity is a difficult thing to lose. I found this out the hard way when my passport was stolen while backpacking through Asia and Africa earlier this year. The bureaucratic process to get a new passport gave me a glimpse at how broken our.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 min. ago

This Gran Turismo Sport Bundle Includes an Actual Mazda Miata

Yesterday, Sony announced a new bundle for its just-released racing game Gran Turismo Sport. Called the Super Bundle, it’s only available in Taiwan, but for the gamers who can afford it, it sounds like an incredible deal. That’s partly.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News30 min. ago

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid sexual harassment accusation

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios since its founding, resigned Tuesday according to several media reports — less than a week after his alleged sexual harassment of a female producer resurfaced in the press. Isa Hackett said the incident occurre.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Google adds stronger security features for hacking targets

Google just released its most powerful security feature yet. The search giant announced on its blog Tuesday morning the new Advanced Protection Program, which is intended to protect people who are at a high risk of being hacked. This means high-profi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Twitter is taking a much more aggressive stance on hate speech. Here"s what we know:

Twitter has been known for preaching free speech, but that's come to harm the company as trolls and abusers thrive across its network.  Now, in the wake of a movement for women to boycott Twitter, the company is making its biggest sweep of chang.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device

Movies studios, Netflix, and Amazon have teamed up to file a lawsuit against a streaming media player called TickBox TV. The device in question runs Kodi on top of Android 6.0, and searches the internet for streams that it can make available to users.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News30 min. ago

ZTE"s foldable Axon M smartphone debuts with two displays

Smartphone makers are looking for new features to try out and ZTE has gone all-in on its new flagship model unveiled today at a New York City event. The Axon M has not one but two 5.2-inch, 1080p displays with a hinge in the middle allowing the phone.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News38 min. ago

A gaggle of 7 moons keep Saturn’s rings from breaking apart

The gravity from seven of its moons stops Saturn’s bright outer ring from spreading out and dispersing into space, according to Cassini spacecraft measurements.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News38 min. ago

Microsoft resurrects its most iconic mouse

The Surface Precision Mouse isn't the only new input device in Microsoft's arsenal. The company's Surface site has quietly teased the Classic IntelliMouse, a wired peripheral directly inspired by the legendary IntelliMouse Exp.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News38 min. ago

Chinese knock-off of Boston Dynamics’s Spot robot looks virtually identical

A new Chinese robotics startup, Unitree Robotics, unveiled its own take on the dog robot made famous by Boston Dynamics. It's named Laikago after the Soviet space dog. Here's what it can do. The post Chinese knock-off of Boston Dynamics’s Spot robo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

With the TicHome Mini, you can take Google Assistant with you anywhere

You don't need a Google Home or a Pixel phone to take your Google Assistant everywhere you go. Meet the new TicHome Mini from Chinese artificial intelligence company Mobvoi. Take Google Assistant with you whenever you need to be.  The post With the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

Google Maps turns off its controversial calorie feature after backlash

While Google's calorie-counting feature was intended to encourage folks to forego other forms of transportation in favor of a more environmentally friendly and healthful option, it had a rather triggering effect on some users.  The post Google Maps.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

Razer unveils a revamped Blade Stealth and a new external GPU, the Core V2

Good news for laptop gamers, Razer recently refreshed its Blade Stealth lineup, offering a lightweight alternative to other premium laptops, along with its companion, the Razer Core external GPU enclosure. The post Razer unveils a revamped Blade Stea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News38 min. ago

"GTA Online" transforming vehicle races start today

There are plenty of new racing games to choose from this fall (Forza 7, GT Sport, Project Cars 2 and Need for Speed: Payback), but none of them will let you change vehicles mid-race. Nor are they anywhere near as crazy as what Rockstar Games.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News46 min. ago

You can now pay with Venmo at thousands of retailers online

Venmo is about to get better as you'll soon be able to use your Venmo account to pay at thousands of retailers online. Pretty much anywhere PayPal is accepted......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News46 min. ago

IBM"s Q3 gets boost from z System mainframe; As-a-service annual run rate hits $9.4 billion

IBM's results got a lift from an old standby--the mainframe--with a pervasive security twist......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News54 min. ago