Thursday, October 28, 2021
• 2018’s Most Powerful.  Fortune launched our 21st annual Most Powerful Women in Business list this morning. The 2018 ranking includes seven newbies; two execs who previously dropped off the list—only to return in grand fashion this year; public company CEOs who collectively control nearly $1 trillion in market cap; and, oh yes, Oprah! But the…
Well, we've never seen this version of the Wii remote before! Behold: a GameCube port on a wired Wii-like controller. Yahoo Auctions This controller comes with a sensor bar, meant to plug into a GameCube's memory-card port. This image includes the final Wii sensor bar for comparison's sake. This one-handed "nunchuk" controller looks nearly identical…
Snapchat has had its signature filters to make selfies pop a little extra for awhile, but now even pets can take advantage of the fun. The messaging app just unveiled its new Cat Lenses feature. Cat Lenses allows you to put filters on your cat, which was previously reserved only for human faces, of course.…
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - The woman whose complaint led to Bill Cosby’s conviction for sexual assault called for justice in brief testimony on the first day of the comedian’s two-day sentencing hearing on Monday, where prosecutors asked for a sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Cosby was convicted in April of drugging and…
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Alec Baldwin, most recently famous for his impersonations of U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Friday after a fight over a New York parking spot, police said. The “30 Rock” sitcom actor, 60, “assaulted someone for a parking spot that they were both going for,” New York Police Department…
Enlarge / Veronica Mars, circa season three. Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix seem to have all settled on one recipe for success: rebooting cult classic TV series that didn't quite hit it big in their original broadcast runs. Netflix grabbed Arrested Development (for better or worse), Amazon picked up The Expanse. Now Variety reports that Hulu is going…
“Venom,” a character from the comic-book world of “Spider-Man,” topped the box office for a second weekend, breathing life into Sony Pictures’ superhero movie plans. The surprise hit, which overcame poor reviews, collected $35.7 million in theaters in the U.S and Canada, ComScore Inc. estimated in an email Sunday. It beat three new movies, including…
After multiple women came forward to accuse Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer, of sexual misconduct, at least 20 high-profile men in a variety of industries have also been accused. Since then, a number have resigned, been fired or experienced other fallout after claims ranging from inappropriate text messages to rape. Here is a list of…
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mac Miller, a rapper from Pittsburgh whose debut album topped the charts in 2011 after his upbeat style gained a following online and who previously dated singer Ariana Grande, died on Friday in Los Angeles at age 26, officials said. He was found unresponsive at his home in the Studio City…
THERE is nothing remarkable about the fact that America will go to the polls next month with mass murder hanging over it. It is a first-world country with a third-world gun-death rate. Nor is it unusual that the killing of 11 people in a synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27th was instantly politicised. One party…