Streaming service Netflix is an undisputed giant of online film and television delivery, but its offerings can sometimes be a bit
“If technology is everywhere, the tech sector no longer exists,” Vincent Deluard, strategist at INTL FCStone, a financial-services company. If the tech sector no longer exists, its premium is no longer justified. When the Financial Times got it’s hands on the document, it leaned into the death thesis, declaring: The tech sector is over. Excerpt via The […]
Probably the biggest stumbling block with these earphones will be their price, which at $299 /€299 is at the upper end of the range when it comes to truly wireless audio. Sennheiser promises to have the Momentum True Wireless available to buy in November.
Excerpt via CNET Wall-sized TVs. Connected everything. Smart mirrors. Autonomous electric vehicles. The world’s thinnest laptop. Here are the Top 5 Trends that mattered at CES 2018: 1. Smart home rising: More assistants and ‘AI’ everywhere CES 2017 was all about the rise of Alexa. This year Google came ready to fight back: Its Google […]
Hollywood has ceded the vast majority of the more stimulating content to premium networks and over-the-top services such as HBO and Showtime, and, increasingly, digital-native platforms such as Netflix and Amazon. These companies also have access to analytics tools that Hollywood could never fathom, and an allergy to its inefficiency.
“Curated content for our readers where they’re consuming content is the total goal,” said W’s publisher and chief revenue officer Lucy Kriz. “And the ability for us to reach millions of new eyeballs of new millennials is incredible exposure for our brand.”
“I could mention hollywood people who come in here,” said Paul Schweitzer, owner of the Gramercy Typewriter Co. “Sometimes they’ll send over ‘their people’ looking for a prop,” he continued, a slight grin discernible under his neat white mustache. “I know it’s somebody, but I’ll be busy helping another customer. I say, ‘I’ll be with you in a minute.’ […]
Instagram/artlexachung We love discovering artistic Instagram accounts, and the latest one to blow our minds is the brainchild of sisters Mara and Beatriz Valdovn. If mixing art and fashion seems like the perfect combo, you’d be right, and these side by sides are so fun to look at, partially because Alexa’s fashion choices have an […]
DJ Spinna presents the Wonder of Stevie – Volume 3 BBE Records By John-Paul Shiver Sometimes it is forgotten that Stevie Wonder, the arch-type creative genius after Ray Charles and before Prince, has assembled a herculean back-catalog of music. A self-produced multi-instrumentalist who wrote far more compositions than he could perform and release himself, Wonder […]
TRIBUNE Publishing’s recent rebranding of itself prompts the question: What’s in a name? On Monday, Tribune Publishing — the company behind The Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and nine other major daily newspapers — will become tronc Inc. (with a lowercase “t”), an abbreviation of “Tribune online content.” The name change represents a strategic shift from […]
Publisher Embraces TV Model With Serialized Fiction
The title sequence for HBO’s Silicon Valley is by far the most efficiently entertaining thing on television. In its scant 10 seconds, it manages to be at once satire, in-joke, and charter of tech cultures shifting corporate landscape while packing the screen with blink-and-you’ll-miss-it sight gags. There are titans like Google, Facebook, and Apple, which […]
Augmented and virtual reality could disrupt the entire billion-dollar beauty industry. How can something that exists only on your smartphone be so empowering?
“Naked Chef was radical. No one filmed shit like that. It was me in my home, wearing my clothes, cut to my music, going to my mates’, cooking shit that I cooked at home. That was totally not done 17 years ago.” – Jamie Oliver, The Naked Chef From Munchies: I’m having a deep meaningful chat […]
Gizmodo on Monday reported on allegations by one former news curator, who worked for Facebook as a contractor, that the curation team routinely suppressed or blacklisted topics of interest to conservatives. That report also included allegations from several former curators that they used a injection tool to add or bump stories onto the trending module. […]
A new approach for real-time facial reenactment animates the facial expressions of a target video by a source actor and re-renders the manipulated output video in a photo-realistic fashion.