These two Shiba Inu siblings absolutely love one other!
These two Shiba Inu siblings absolutely love one other!
The Repair Shop star Jay Blades has revealed he contemplated driving his car into a motorway bridge in an attempt to end his life.
DataRobot, the Boston-based automated machine learning startup, had a bushel of announcements this morning as it expanded its platform to give technical and non-technical users alike something new. It also announced it has acquired Zepl, giving it an advanced development environment where data scientists can bring their own code to DataRobot. The two companies did not share the acquisition price.
British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in an 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's 'Troubles', a judge-led inquiry found. A Catholic priest and a mother of eight who served soldiers tea during the 'Troubles' were among the victims in an event Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney described on Tuesday as "one of the most tragic days" of Northern Ireland's three decades of bloodshed. Judge Siobhan Keegan delivered her findings to applause from families of the victims shortly after the British government announced it would introduce legislation to give greater protection to former soldiers who served in Northern Ireland, plans Dublin and many in Belfast fiercely oppose.
A prominent Thai democracy protest leader facing royal defamation charges was granted bail Tuesday amid deteriorating health following a hunger strike that lasted more than 50 days.
A24 has released the first trailer for “The Green Knight,” a medieval fantasy with giants, talking foxes and a brave knight played by Dev Patel. Directed by David Lowery (“A Ghost Story,” “Pete’s Dragon”), the upcoming fantasy film will tell the story of Sir Gawain (Patel), King Arthur’s headstrong nephew and Knight of the Round […]
Croatia is set to issue an international arrest warrant for former Dinamo Zagreb coach Zoran Mamic who failed to report this week to serve his jail sentence for fraud, the Zagreb county court said on Tuesday. Zoran Mamic's four years and eight months prison sentence was confirmed in March. "The Bosnian authorities must act on the arrest warrant and decide whether there are legal conditions met for Mamic to be handed over to Croatia," state news agency Hina quoted the court's spokesman Kresimir Devcic as saying.
Mythic, a startup making artificial intelligence chips for use in gadgets such as smart home devices or security cameras, on Tuesday said it raised $70 million in its latest round of funding. Digital chips store and process data in 1s and 0s, while analog chips can process wave forms such as speech or video and are used to digitize speech and video into 1s and 0s. "What it really does is allows us to get essentially GPU levels of performance — those big book sized cards burning one hundred watts and costing $4,000 dollars," said Mike Henry, co-founder and CEO of Mythic.
Britain's Pret A Manger plans to open its sandwich and coffee shops within Tesco stores as it re-invents its business model after the coronavirus pandemic, which hammered its sales. Pret has suffered as many of its 389 stores are located on high streets, at transport hubs and close to offices that are still below pre-pandemic levels in terms of footfall and occupancy. As people now begin to return to work in Britain, Pret, which is owned by investment group JAB Holdings, said it will initially open a shop in Tesco's Kensington store in central London in June with three further summer openings planned .
Production has wrapped on “Ms. Marvel,” a Disney-Marvel series with a Muslim teen lead character and a significant Asian cast. Filming was relocated to Thailand after a stint in Georgia, U.S. Marvel released a teaser trailer for the show in December last year, before the shift in filming location. In it, Marvel Studios president Kevin […]
Drake will be the recipient of an artist of the decade award when the Billboard Music Awards air on May 23, NBC and Dick Clark Productions announced Tuesday morning. Producers said the trophy is in honor of Billboard consumption data from 2009 through 2019. Drake is a shoo-in as its inaugural recipient by sheer numbers, […]
Production has begun on the BBC and Amazon Studios’ Western series “The English,” starring Emily Blunt. Details around the project were first revealed by Variety last year. Produced by “Doctor Foster” outfit Drama Republic, the six-part series — which is currently filming in Spain — is led by Blunt (“A Quiet Place”) and Chaske Spencer […]
Usher is pulling double duty at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards, serving as the show’s host as well as performing, producers announced Tuesday. In addition, Elton John will be presented with the iHeartRadio Icon Award by Lil Nas X and Coldplay’s Chris Martin. A special tribute performance in honor of John will also take place, […]
Israeli security startup Cycode, which specializes in helping enterprises secure their DevOps pipelines and prevent code tampering, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series A funding round led by Insight Partners. Cycode's focus was squarely on securing source code in its early days, but thanks to the advent of infrastructure as code (IaC), policies as code and similar processes, it has expanded its scope.
Landmark Studio Group has partnered with comedian Elon Gold for the new series “It’s Not a Show with Elon Gold” for Crackle Plus. The show will feature guests including Tiffany Haddish, Bill Burr, Howie Mandel, Jeff Garlin, Jim Gaffigan, Nikki Glaser, Jay Leno, Amanda Peet, Bob Saget, Jeff Ross, Russell Peters and more. With a […]
There has been a flurry of investments in startups focused on acquiring third-party sellers on Amazon and helping them build their businesses. The latest is Acquco, which aims to stand out from the others in that it was formed by a pair of founders -- Raunak Nirmal and Wiley Zhang -- who actually worked at Amazon, and then built multimillion-dollar businesses on its platform. The New York City-based startup has raised $160 million in debt and equity in a Series A round that it says will fund its “aggressive growth plans.”
John Cena will create and produce a new WWE series for Peacock that centers on the antagonists of the sport, the NBCUniversal streamer announced today. Cena, a WWE icon, as well as an actor and a television presenter and occasional rapper, will also narrate “WWE Evil,” which is described as an entertaining “psychological exposé” into […]
Already one of the top choices after its redesign two years ago, the 2021 Avalon improves with even more variety. It adds all-wheel-drive as an option to a lineup that already includes V6, hybrid and high-performance TRD options. The 2021 Avalon gets a number of significant, if not earth-shattering changes over the previous year.
Inflation is one of the key measures of an economy's health, and, as countries bounce back and fall in and out of crippling COVID-19 lockdowns, is an increasing worry for investors.
British media reported that Derby could start next season with a significant points deduction or be relegated to League One due to potential sanctions related to the club's accounting policies. The EFL charged Derby on two counts in January last year, the first relating to the sale of their Pride Park stadium and the second regarding the amortisation of players' registrations during their time at the club. Both charges were dismissed by a disciplinary commission in August but an independent league arbitration panel said it was wrong to dismiss the second charge.
Japan's governing party is renewing its push for its long-cherished goal of revising the country's pacifist constitution, saying effective anti-coronavirus measures such as lockdowns aren't possible without an emergency clause in the charter providing enforcement and the limiting of private rights. The powerful lower house of parliament, controlled by the governing party, on Tuesday approved revisions to a national referendum law that would lay the groundwork for a possible future vote on a charter revision. Constitutional amendments, however, remain a long shot because the hurdles are extremely high.