Sunday, September 19, 2021
Imagine you’re sitting at a red traffic light. The light turns green, allowing you to proceed. As you take your foot off the brake, however, your car senses that a vehicle approaching the intersection is moving too fast and will likely run the red light. In response, your car applies the brakes to keep you…
Diehard Good Omens fans, rejoice, for the first trailer for the long-awaited TV adaptation is finally here, and it captures all the gloriously wacky irreverence that we loved about the original 1990 novel by Neil Gaiman and the late Terry Pratchett. It's the story of an angel Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) and a demon Crowley (David Tennant)…
In a time of national and international strife, it’s good to know people can still fight about the little things, too. In this case, it’s a bagel. Not one you can eat or cover with cream cheese, lox, onions, and capers. No, it’s the new bagel emoji—more specifically, the one drawn by Apple that will…
Enlarge / Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime poses with the wildly successful Nintendo Switch. Sam MachkovechSEATTLE—Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime appeared at Seattle's Geekwire Summit on Wednesday to speak broadly about the company's future, and, while the talk didn't include new product reveals, it proved illuminating about what to…
HP Spectre Folio. HP Spectre Folio in the Forward position. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio keyboard and touchpad. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio USB Type-C ports. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio SIM slot behind the screen, with a SIM in it. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio exploded into parts. The bottom frame is aluminum; the…
The gloves are off, and Facebook's current and former executives are now engaged in an open war of words. The Facebook executive David Marcus published a lengthy blog post on Wednesday attacking his former colleague Brian Acton, calling him "a whole new standard of low-class" and accusing him of working to slow down certain business…
THE 21st century, in one way at least, will be African. In 1990 sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 16% of the world’s births. Because African birth rates are so much higher than elsewhere, the proportion has risen to 27% and is expected to hit 37% in 2050. About a decade later, more babies will be born…
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…
• 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…
PEOPLE living on opposite sides of the planet have in recent days felt the disastrous consequences of distant rumblings in the deep ocean. In America, they are still suffering the devastation left by Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14th. Less than 12 hours later super-Typhoon Mangkhut tore into the Philippines,…