The 2018 Olympics will have Intel all the way inside

June 22, 2017

… official partners. Image: lance ulanoff/mashable Krzanich believes the Olympics are a perfect proving ground for 5G. “The Olympic games are great examples of connecting millions of fans at home with millions of things at the games,” he said. Drones will, naturally, also play a significant role at the games where they’ll be used for entertainment and to observe and measure athletic performance. Sports and drones don’t always mix. In 2015, a drone almost hit a World Cup …

Read More >>

What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 22, 2017

… continues to undergo decomposition.” The possibilities could have been any number of things, Wecht said, including strangulation, suffocation, medication or a botched suicide attempt. But “the basic cause, no matter what the mechanism, would have been … hypoxia,” the medical term for insufficient oxygen reaching the brain. What happened in North Korea? Up until last week, one of the last times the world saw Warmbier, an American college student, was at a news conference …

Read More >>

How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 22, 2017

… lucrative opportunities (dont believe the myth that on-demand work is less profitable than full-time). Spotting new business in my existing network Though my employer gave me the greenlight, I knew this yes represented a future of many nos. I wasted no time engaging brands about my newly available services and even created a list of soft leads folks who, during my full-time job, said things like Do you think our company could benefit from your social media services? Youd be surprised how many …

Read More >>

This Instagram post from Beyonc’s mom has us asking a lot of questions about the twins

June 20, 2017

… subsequently had everyone scratching their heads wondering if the twins were actually born over the weekend, born earlier last week, or at all. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling joins Beyonce on the Forbes 100 list of highest paid celebrities In New York for my friends son’s wedding ! God lets things happen in his time not ours! Dont try to rush him! A post shared by Tina Knowles (@mstinalawson) on Jun 17, 2017 at 9:35pm PDT On Sunday, the morning after the alleged arrival day of our …

Read More >>

Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

June 20, 2017

… so we did the only logical thing: called his mom. Nicole Phelps, 2010s Miss California USA and mother of the best baby on Instagram, gave us an inside look at all things Boomer, sharing the story behind his account and revealing who runs it, along with her son’s 2032 Olympic plans. But most importantly, she confirmed what we already knew to be true: the kid is freaking adorable. Here are a few of the many things we love about Boomer. Hes a mini Michael Phelps You know that saying, …

Read More >>

Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… and massive power. Whatever happens, there’s little chance the crackdown will be bloodless. Death by duopoly In the last three months, about $0.70 out of every dollar spent on online advertising went to either Google or Facebook, according to a report this week from Pivotal Research Group. Around half of the remaining $0.30 is (separately and loosely) estimated to go to a collection of minor platform players ranging from Snapchat to Twitter to Amazon. things get a bit messier in the race …

Read More >>

There’s a serious problem with Twitter’s account security

June 17, 2017

… your browsing history could also just make things worse But let’s back up for a second. No matter who you are, having your Twitter hacked would be a major bummer. In the case of political figures like Donald Trump, however, a hijacked account means more than just a headache think of the havoc a fake policy pronouncement could wreak? And so it was welcome news back in 2013 when Twitter rolled out two-factor authentication (2FA) to all of its users. This added layer of security allows users …

Read More >>

Great Get Together events honour Jo Cox – BBC News

June 17, 2017

“I think we’re getting through, maybe it will take a while but the message will get through. We need to be united. Hate doesn’t do anything, it’s hope that counts. “And hopefully we’re doing Jo proud by doing the things that she would have been doing.” Image caption The weekend’s events reinforce Jo Cox’s message that “we have more in common than that which divides us” She said the response to the Great Get Together …

Read More >>

Rookie research: When school science gets ‘real’ – BBC News

June 17, 2017

Image caption Some galaxies are lemon-shaped, said Dr Geach The project has been funded by a grant of almost 3,000 from the Royal Society, the UK’s science academy. “If they find anything, scientists will be interested,” says Dr Geach. This kind of engagement by scientists with primary pupils is “one of the things we need to do, as this age is when you can really get them switched on as scientists”, he adds. Image copyright Teesside University …

Read More >>

After the game, can the good feelings last?

June 16, 2017

… concerned about their own safety are now talking about the need to conduct political debate in a more civil way. Many connected the shooting rampage to the fearsome tone of current political rhetoric, since the shooter, James Hodgkinson, from Illinois, left anti-Trump screeds on his social media page. “The poisonous atmosphere in Washington and the polarization in our country causes warped, twisted minds to do terrible things,” Maine Sen. Susan Collins told CNN on Thursday. …

Read More >>

Congressional baseball players: We must unite

June 15, 2017

… working together to move our nation forward, because at the end of the day we all pledge allegiance to the same flag and sing the same national anthem before every baseball game. And that is what we will do Thursday night at the Congressional Baseball Game. We will not be deterred by this hateful act. The game will go on, as it has every year since 1909. The game is one of the best things we have in Congress. It’s a night where we all come together –people who may be at odds during …

Read More >>

Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

June 13, 2017

… Moon’s circle for improved North-South relations, Pyongyang said it wouldn’t allow the visit due to new UN sanctions against it that South Korea supported. Moon has also struggled to patch up things with China, which was angered when Moon’s predecessor approved the deployment of a US missile defense system in South Korea. Further roll-out of the THAAD system has been delayed by Moon’s administration pending an environmental assessment. Even South Korean-Japanese …

Read More >>

Justin Bieber’s Instagram finally reflects how bizarre it is to be Justin Bieber

June 11, 2017

… Opposite of Jim A post shared by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on May 31, 2017 at 5:45pm PDT Instagram, more than any other social network, is about presenting a perfectly manicured life. Bieber, who’s been doing that for the masses since he was 13, is finally breaking all the rules to genuinely use the platform as a form of self expression. He posts the sort of things normal young people do on private secondary accounts they only let their best friends see for 88 million followers. …

Read More >>

Katy Perry talks about the Taylor Swift feud again oh my god why

June 10, 2017

Image: jo hale/Redferns/getty If Katy Perry would like to be excluded from the “Bad Blood” narrative, it’s far too late for that. In her new NME cover story, she explained why she chose to respond in the first place. I mean, Im not Buddha things irritate me. I wish that I could turn the other cheek every single time, but Im also not a pushover, you know?” said Perry. “Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with little girls. Thats so messed up! …

Read More >>

Facebook’s Instant Articles are getting more ads after publishers began to flee

June 9, 2017

… The new feature boasted a super-fast experience for users. Publishing partners could take advantage of Facebook’s own rich-media tools. Sounds good except for a little thing called ad revenue, which is how most media companies pay the bills. At launch, media outlets could keep 100 percent of the revenue if they sold the ads themselves and 70 percent if Facebook sold them. The articles didn’t have much in the way of ads, but Facebook promised things would get better. They …

Read More >>

News Daily: General election special – BBC News

June 9, 2017

… level against the US currency. What will happen on the London Stock Exchange, when trading opens later? Who’s your MP now? How have things gone where you live? You can find out with the BBC’s seat-by-seat results and forecasts breakdown. Enter your postcode or constituency name to find out who your MP is, or is likely to be. What the papers say …

Read More >>

‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 will explain what’s wrong with Mike

June 8, 2017

Now that filming has wrapped on the second season of Stranger things, fans are already dying to know what comes next for the Netflix series. Given how secretive the production was, though, getting your hands on any solid information was a difficult thing to do until now. The cast of Stranger things joined creators Matt and Ross Duffer, along with director and executive producer Shawn Levy, on the red carpet at the show’s Emmy For Your Consideration event and came prepared to drop some …

Read More >>

The legend of Boaty McBoatface lives on in this racehorse

June 7, 2017

The legacy of Boaty McBoatface lives on. In the form of a winning racehorse. The unforgettably named Horsey McHorseface had its maiden win in at a race in Cessnock, Australia, on Monday, proving that yes, even things named after a joke can actually win events. SEE ALSO: Craigslist ad seeks ‘generic’ dad for some wholesome BBQ fun What’s more, the race call on what some have dubbed “the people’s horse,” is rather enjoyable. Please listen: He’s done …

Read More >>

Guys seeking a ‘generic’ dad on Craigslist ad want a paternal presence at their BBQ

June 7, 2017

Polish up those resumes, dads, because your services are seriously needed. A few young roommates in Spokane, Washington, recently created a Craigslist ad in search of one lucky, “generic” dad who could perform some much-needed dad duties for their upcoming backyard barbecue. SEE ALSO: There’s now a Roomba for your lawn, but it’ll cost ya What kinds of dad things? The usual: – Grilling hamburgers and hotdogs (whilst drinking beer)– Bringing your own grill …

Read More >>

Donald Trump’s tweet against London Mayor has everyone in the UK against him

June 6, 2017

… Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017 Khan didn’t lose his cool. His spokesman said the mayor had more important things to do than respond to Donald Trumps ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks. Ministers in the Tory government criticised Trump’s tweets, and prime minister Theresa May defended Khan by saying he’s doing an “excellent job” after the tragic events. But she stopped short from attacking Trump. Trump’s …

Read More >>

’13 Reasons Why’ showrunner says ‘there’s quite a bit more of Hannah’s story to tell’ in Season 2

June 5, 2017

… handled things pretty poorly here and there in Season 1, so I’m interested to see how he handles things this season. We’ll see. I think there’s more to be explore with his closure, I mean this season ended with him having a smirk on his face in the car riding away. What does that mean? I’m excited to know.” SEE ALSO: Selena Gomez reacts to huge ’13 Reasons Why’ reception, teases Season 2 Breakout star Langford was “pleasantly surprised” …

Read More >>

Bill Maher’s use of ‘N-word’ is no joke

June 4, 2017

(CNN)Bill Maher is Ann Coulter with shorter hair: They both say outrageous and even hateful things to get press in a desperate effort to remain relevant. Maher gave us yet another example when he dropped the “N-word” on his HBO show “Real Time” Friday night. Rise of racist rants caught on camera Join us on Twitter and Facebook More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsOrigin Engage (Animate) ShopiRater Commercial ShopiRater …

Read More >>

It’s ‘Wonder Woman’ weekend and Hollywood celebs are here for it, just like you

June 4, 2017

… Nyong’o (@lupitanyongo) on Jun 1, 2017 at 11:19pm PDT Ok ladies, now let’s get in formation #WONDERWOMEN @GalGadot @PattyJenks pic.twitter.com/Fp04ubfWmf Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) June 2, 2017 Barb, the fan favorite of Netflix’s breakout hit Stranger things, also tweeted about how the film impacted her. Everyday people vote by spending money on things, people vote for companies by buying their wares today I’m buying a ticket to Wonder Woman Michelle …

Read More >>

This dating apps wants to give you a space to meet your dates IRL

June 3, 2017

… won’t be stuck standing in a room full of people who are all on first dates. *shudders* Theyve also scheduled a series of events with partners like Forbes, Whispering Angel Ros, and Drybar to keep things busy, and theres a coffee bar and a real bar too thank goodness. SEE ALSO: Wingman is the dating app that lets you play matchmaker for your friends This particular Hive is a short-term proposition, but Wolfe told us the plan is to make them a permanent fixture in select cities. She said …

Read More >>

The definitive rules for being cool on Instagram and Snapchat, according to teens

June 3, 2017

… and Snapchat. Teens abide by some pretty strict rules when it comes to social media, lest they be deemed uncool, or heaven forfend a loser. Here’s the definitive rulebook on how to be cool, according to teenagers. Prepare yourself for some extreme blushing because, yes, you’ve definitely done all these things. Literally never Instagram your Snapchat filters Ellen McArthur, 19, from Devon, UK, says a “really loserish” thing to do is Instagramming photos with a Snapchat …

Read More >>

Trump casually pre-games climate announcement with jazz band

June 3, 2017

While the world anxiously waited to hear whether or not President Trump would pull out of the Paris Agreement, a jazz band outside the White House kept things chill AF. After much anticipation, Trump announced on Twitter that he would be making a statement about the country’s future with the major climate agreement on Thursday in the White House Rose Garden. They’re playing smooth jazz in the Rose Garden ahead of the president’s announcement on the Paris climate accord …

Read More >>