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Month: October 2018

Listen To This: Hallelujah! – Perez Hilton

October 31, 2018

Andra Day is not “cool”. But she is timeless! She’s a classic! A massive talent! It saddened us to see how few views her new song has on YouTube. WAKE UP, world! This is beautiful!! Amen will make you say just that! She needs to perform this live on a big TV look to get […]

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Facebook makes UK political ads ‘transparent’

October 31, 2018

Facebook stops sending staff to help political campaigns Vote Leave’s targeted Brexit ads released by Facebook Electoral Commission demands social media transparency Facebook insists that Russian spending on ads during the Brexit campaign amounted to just £0.73, although the Department of Culture Media and Sport Select Committee was unhappy with the level of information provided […]

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PlayStation Network will finally let you change your old screen name

October 31, 2018

Image: Shutterstock / oneinchpunch PlayStation Network launched in 2006. The service has grown exponentially since then, but in all of that time one much-asked-for feature has eluded subscribers: name changes. We all make questionable choices when we’re young. Some smoke cigarettes. Others toilet paper the homes of their enemies. One youthful transgression most of us […]

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Police hunt Ross-from-‘Friends’ lookalike

October 31, 2018

London (CNN)“Friends” fans are flooding British police with jokey comments after officers released a CCTV image of a robbery suspect with a striking resemblance to the US sitcom’s character Ross Geller. “Thank you to everyone for your speedy responses. We have investigated this matter thoroughly and have confirmed that David Schwimmer was in America on […]

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Jeff Bezos: Amazon will keep working with the DoD

October 31, 2018

San Francisco (CNN Business)Jeff Bezos says his companies will continue to do business with the US Department of Defense, despite internal and external criticism. Now Amazon is vying for a $10 billion contract with the Department of Defense to consolidate and host its data on the cloud. Other tech giants have responded differently to internal […]

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More than 25 years later, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is still the greatest Games to Play Before You Die

October 31, 2018

Apple chief design officer Jony Ive and Apple CEO Tim Cook check out the new iPhone XR during an Apple special event.Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Is the Apple Watch really a watch? Do big tech companies like Apple have a responsibility to society based on the impact of the products they make? In an interview […]

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Googles Pixel phones will soon get mobile Smart Compose in Gmail

October 30, 2018

Google today announced that its Pixel phones will soon get support for Smart Compose in Gmail. Smart Compose automatically finishes your sentences for you as you type, based on what Google knows about how you and others write similar sentences. Smart Compose can also auto-complete addresses for you. Google first launched this feature with its […]

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Invasion of the frankenbees: the danger of building a better bee

October 30, 2018

The long read: Beekeepers are sounding the alarm about the latest developments in genetically modified pollinators The spring of 2008 was brutal for Europes honeybees. In late April and early May, during the corn-planting season, dismayed beekeepers in Germanys upper Rhine valley looked on as whole colonies perished. Millions of bees died. France, the Netherlands […]

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Meghan wanted ‘classic’ wedding dress

October 30, 2018

Of her Givenchy wedding dress, the duchess said in the exhibition commentary: “I had a very clear vision of what I wanted for the day, and what I wanted the dress to look like. “So what was amazing in working with Clare is that sometimes you’ll find designers try to push you in a different […]

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Walmart is working with Eko to create interactive content

October 30, 2018

Walmart and Eko announced a partnership this morning to create a joint venture for interactive content called W*E Interactive Ventures. The best example of the interactivity that Eko enables is probably “That Moment When,” a comedy web series that the startup created last year in partnership with Sony. In a series of short videos, you take […]

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