Sinead O'Connor Apologizes for Claiming Arsenio Hall Gave Prince Drugs
Sinead O'Connor is issuing a full mea culpa for accusing Arsenio Hall of providing drugs to Prince, and saving her ass from a $5 million lawsuit in the process ... TMZ has learned. Arsenio and Sinead tell TMZ, in a joint statement, "Sinead has…
Research heralds better and bidirectional brain-computer interfaces
 A pair of studies, one from Stanford and another from the University of Geneva, exemplify the speed with which brain-computer interfaces are advancing; and while you won’t be using one instead of a mouse and keyboard any time soon, even in its nascent form the tech may prove transformative for the disabled. Read More ...
Heal plans nationwide expansion for doctor house calls on demand
 Already a hit in the limited California regions that it serves, doctor-on-demand startup Heal is planning to take its house call service to more cities across the country. Today, the company announced that it would be expanding into cities in Florida, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania by the end of the year. It has been only two years since Heal’s first doctor made the first house call… Read More ...
Windows 10 Mail & Calendar apps updated with Focused inbox and more
Microsoft has announced some new updates for the Windows 10 Mail & Calendar apps. Says the company, Windows 10 users are gaining access to ‘Focused’ and ‘Other’ tabs in Mail that some Outlook users enjoy today, splitting one’s email in such a way that only the relevant things are shown in ‘Focused’ and everything else is accessible later under ‘Other.’ … Continue reading...
2015 Dodger Stadium Attacker Getting Jail Time for Mets Fan Beatdown
The violent thug who beat up a NY Mets fan outside of Dodgers Stadium following a 2015 Playoff game has copped a plea that will land him in jail for 14 days ... officials say.  28-year-old Michael Papayans struck a plea deal with prosecutors…
Apple will not ape the Amazon Echo but Siri will simply learn to do more
AI assistants these days can only get better and smarter, but while Google and Amazon are trying to get their assistants into your living room (Echo and Home), Apple indeed seems to be least interested in this approach. According to Time magazine, Apple has no apparent interest in copying the Echo. What this means is that we should not expect an Amazon Echo-like Siri speaker coming from Apple in the near future. The news comes from Tim Bajarin who spoke to Apple executives and gave out...
Apple will not ape the Amazon Echo but Siri will simply learn to do more
AI assistants these days can only get better and smarter, but while Google and Amazon are trying to get their assistants into your living room (Echo and Home), Apple indeed seems to be least interested in this approach. According to Time magazine, Apple has no apparent interest in copying the Echo. What this means is that we should not expect an Amazon Echo-like Siri speaker coming from Apple in the near future. The news comes from Tim Bajarin who spoke to Apple executives and gave out...
Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M
 Amobee just announced that it has agreed to acquire adtech company Turn for $310 million. Amobee used to be a mobile ad startup itself, before a 2012 acquisition by Singtel, where it remains a subsidiary. Since then, Singtel and Amobee have continued to make make more acquisitions on the digital ad side, including Gradient X, Adconion and Kontera. Turn, meanwhile, operates both a data… Read More ...
Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms
(Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, reversing course on a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama. ...
StyleShoots Live smart studio doesn’t need a (human) photographer
Dutch company StyleShoots has introduced its new StyleShoots Live, a so-called ‘smart studio’ that can take videos and stills all on its own. The idea here is that traditional photography shoots require (human) photographers, but as with all things, those humans are being made redundant by artificial intelligence and robotics. With this smart studio, technology handles everything from lighting to … Continue reading...
Found a piece of furniture you like? Take a picture and GrokStyle can find it
GrokStyle is a company working on an app that recognizes objects in a picture. It uses a deep learning technology to learn visual similarities among products so it can find what you are looking for. The post Found a piece of furniture you like? Take a picture and GrokStyle can find it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Brooke Hogan Names BEST WrestleMania Moment Ever (Hint: Involves Her Dad) (VIDEO)
Stone Cold's bloody face? Ultimate Warrior BEATING Hulk Hogan? Virgil finally getting revenge on the Million Dollar Man??  So many great WrestleMania moments ... but Brooke Hogan says NOTHING holds a candle to her father's greatest 'Mania feat…
New details emerge about Palantir’s custom software for spy agencies
 A new report by the Intercept provides some compelling specifics on collaboration between Palo Alto’s secretive big data shop Palantir and the intelligence agencies that it keeps on its client roster. While some broad strokes are known about Palantir’s relationship with spy agencies, the finer points seldom see daylight. That guarantee of secrecy that no doubt aids the… Read More ...
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life is possible
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, bolstering the prospect of discovering extraterrestrial life, research published on Wednesday showed. ...
Tesla Model 3 production starts July, but 2017 will be expensive
The most affordable Tesla, the Model 3, will begin initial production in July the automaker has confirmed, amid better-than-expected financial results for the last year. The upcoming milestone was announced as part of Tesla‘s report for Q4 and full-year Q4, with 24,882 cars produced in the last quarter. However, full production of the Model 3 isn’t expected until September 2017. … Continue reading...
Apple Car rumor roundup: Here’s all you need to know about ‘Project Titan’
Apple is almost undoubtedly working on its very first passenger car, but official details are unsurprisingly scarce. We’ve compiled all the relevant rumors and evidence about the forthcoming vehicle here. The post Apple Car rumor roundup: Here’s all you need to know about ‘Project Titan’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Johnny Depp Says Ex-Managers Suing Him Is a Joke, IRS Docs Prove It
Johnny Depp's ex-managers have a collective brass pair for suing him ... according to Johnny who says he has massive tax receipts to prove how much they screwed him. Depp and his old management firm, TMG, are locked in a huge legal battle -- first,…
Apple will use Microsoft’s Windows Hello-style facial recognition hardware in iPhone 8, suggests analyst
The iPhone 8 is promising to be something really special. With all the news about its all-glass body, stainless steel frame, lack of physical buttons, a touchscreen that doubles as a fingerprint sensor, wireless charging support and just about everything but the kitchen sink, why would it not? Adding to all this awesome is news from Ming-Chi Kuo himself, the KGI Securities analyst with an uncanny ability to sniff out all of Apple’s little secrets. If you’ve been religiously following...
SocialRank Realtime helps marketers get more proactive on social media
 SocialRank co-founder Alex Taub classifies most brand interactions on social media into two broad categories. They’re either broadcasting to all of their followers or, if they’re communicating individually, it’s usually in a reactive way, like responding to a complaint. With the just-launched SocialRank Realtime, Taub and his team are trying to enable something different.… Read More ...
Kobo launches its own ebook subscription service
Kobo isn’t new to the ereader and ebook market, but it is new to the world of subscription ebook services. The company has launched its own ebook subscription option, giving voracious readers the option to pay a single monthly fee in exchange for access to tens of thousands of digital books. Such a service aims, no doubt, to compete with … Continue reading...