Tag: Media

BMW Art Cars Exhibited

BMW art cars debuted today, using artificial intelligence (AI) software to generate new works of art. In conjunction with Frieze New York, the fair takes place in Manhattan from May 5 – 9, 2021. Frieze New York has works of art from over 60 galleries, mainly located in New York. A viewing room with over 160 […]

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The Media Still Doesn’t Know How to Cover the Big Lie

As NYU professor Jay Rosen noted on Twitter, this has become a common tactic for Republicans like Hawley. When pressed about their involvement in the insurrection, they “turn on” a “fog machine, lose most of the audience in hand-to-hand combat over important but arcane details, and run out the clock when the push back comes.” […]

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California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power

Electric vehicles are one way to carbon neutrality. Yet 20 percent of California PHEV owners have gone back to gas-powered vehicles. Published in Nature Energy on April 26th by the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis, the study found that PHEV buyers in California were abandoning the technology at a rate of […]

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Polaris Renews Its Leadership

Polaris today affirmed the appointments of a new CEO and CFO, both of whom had been serving in interim roles since January. The manufacturer of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, and boats named Michael Speetzen as CEO, and Bob Mack as CFO. CEO Scott Wine left the company in November to helm CNH Industrial NV, an agricultural […]

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HoneyBook boosts contractor payment, booking, invoicing with $155M

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Business management platform HoneyBook today announced that it raised $155 million at a $1.1 billion valuation post-money. The company says that it’ll use the funding to expand its platform and acquire new customers globally. The gig economy is alive and well. […]

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Ermenegildo Zegna Teams with Stellantis

Today, the Ermenegildo Zegna Group announced its affiliation with Stellantis. By 2025, the Zegna Group’s entire fleet of 200 will go green. A new green-car policy has gone into effect at the company, well known for its pricy clothing and accessories. “The quality of our products must go hand in hand with our respect for nature. […]

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Caitlyn Jenner Turned Her Back On Trans Kids To Get Republican Votes

Caitlyn Jenner, center top, visited the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ Center for Transyouth … [+] Health and Development in August 2015. COURTESY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES Caitlyn Jenner, the Olympian turned reality show celebrity who announced her bid for California governor last month, declared her first policy position Saturday, and it is squarely in-line […]

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Vehicle Miles Traveled On The Rise Again

In March, vehicle miles traveled (VMT) rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. According to the Auto Care Association, this was the first month since August 2019 that VMT topped 300 million miles. To give you some perspective, the distance between the earth and the moon is only 238,856 miles, according to Wikipedia. Last year, U.S. drivers were stuck […]

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Facebook details self-supervised AI that can segment images and videos

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Facebook today announced that it developed an algorithm in collaboration with Inria called DINO that enables the training of transformers, a type of machine learning model, without labeled training data. The company claims it sets a new state-of-the-art among unlabeled data […]

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Why Is Greg Gutfeld Still on Television?

On April 5, Fox News debuted a weeknight show called Gutfeld! in the 11 o’clock hour, a slot that other networks reserve for the likes of Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert. Hosted by a longtime Fox contributor named Greg Gutfeld, the new show promises to take on the liberal late-night hosts who have […]

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Tucker Carlson Is Deadly Boring

So what makes Carlson different? For one, he’s a lifetime member of the same “elite” that he rails against. Carlson’s father served as president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and was the ambassador to the Seychelles. Carlson himself attended fancy East Coast boarding schools and colleges. He wrote for years for conservative magazines and […]

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Endeavor Lands Elusive IPO, With Emanuel And Whitesell Controlling Nearly $1 Billion In Shares

Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel lead successful IPO WireImage Eighteen months after tepid interest killed off a planned initial stock offering for Endeavor, CEO Ari Emanuel has completed a $511 million IPO that values the company at $10.3 billion and the shares he controls with partner Patrick Whitesell at $864 million. The two Hollywood agents […]

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Elon Musk Takes Center Stage on Saturday Night Live

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Verizon Mulls Sale Of AOL, Yahoo

(Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Less than a decade after it entered the media business through its acquisitions of AOL and Yahoo, Verizon VZ Communications reportedly may be preparing to exit the sector, According to The Wall Street Journal, Verizon is “exploring” whether to unload its […]

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Formation launches AI-driven sales offer optimization platform

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Marketers send out billions of offers each year to engage customers. But succes depends on creating the optimal offer for each customer, a challenge that’s been compounded by changes in customer behaviors during the pandemic. A recent Forrester study found that […]

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How The Daily Mail Is Feeding the Right-Wing Culture War

These reports were designed to disseminate the idea that Hunter Biden is some sort of corrupt degenerate and “crackhead.” If many would look at Hunter’s story and see a familiar struggle with addiction and loss, The Daily Mail was there assure you it was definitive proof that his father operates a multinational crime syndicate. The […]

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Honda Solidifies Its Existing Businesses

Honda Motor Company President Toshihiro Mibe’s first press conference, held April 23rd, was where he committed to solidifying Honda’s existing businesses. Honda is working to achieve carbon neutrality for all products and activities by 2050. Zero environmental impact not only for its products but their entire lifecycle. Areas of concentration include carbon neutrality, clean energy, […]

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Zoom brings Alexa for Business to conference room calls

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Zoom has announced that Amazon’s business-focused Alexa integration is now available for everyone in Zoom Rooms appliances. The launch comes a day after Zoom launched a new Immersive View feature that allows meeting hosts to arrange participants in a single virtual environment. […]

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Tucker Carlson Compares Kids Wearing Masks To ‘Child Abuse’ And Says ‘It’s Your Duty To Report It’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson Fox News Channel Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson on Monday evening said wearing masks was “purely a sign of political obedience” and not a method of avoiding contracting or spreading the coronavirus. The Tucker Carlson Tonight host used his opening monologue to dive into what he suggested should be […]

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Respawn’s documentary Oscar for Colette is a win for VR

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. Virtual reality earned a great public relations coup from the Oscars. Respawn Entertainment, a division of Electronic Arts, and Oculus Studios won an Academy Award on Sunday for Best Documentary Short for the film Colette. The win is a momentous […]

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8 Of The Most Important People In Media Right Now

CNN chief White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins is shown reporting live from the White House. ASSOCIATED PRESS We’re only into the second quarter of 2021, and it’s already pretty clear that the news business — as well as what can broadly be defined as the larger media ecosystem — continues to be defined by a […]

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Tucker Carlson Says Journalists Are ‘Cowards’ And ‘Cringing Animals Not Worthy Of Respect’

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 29: Fox News host Tucker Carlson discusses ‘Populism and the Right’ during … [+] the National Review Institute’s Ideas Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Carlson talked about a large variety of topics including dropping testosterone levels, increasing rates of suicide, unemployment, drug addiction and […]

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Nintendo ads generate 9 out of 10 TV impressions in March-April

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. Nintendo continues to be a powerhouse for the video game industry when it comes to TV advertising. From March 16 through April 15, Nintendo accounted for 90% of the industry’s total impressions. During that period, nine brands aired 36 spots […]

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More PlayStation exclusives, Xbox news, Returnal, and more | GB Decides podcast

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. GamesBeat reviews editor Mike Minotti is furious that Disney is changing an attraction — something the company has probably never done before. But the crew doesn’t have much time to talk about that, because it’s a busy GamesBeat Decides this […]

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Even With 36 Oscar Nominations, Netflix Says It’s “Still Learning” How To Make Movies

(Trial of the Chicago 7 image courtesy of Netflix) Netflix projects dominated this year’s Oscars, which will be handed out on Sunday evening. But for all the success across features, documentaries, animation and short films, the company’s executives insisted this week they still have a lot to learn about making movies, especially for a worldwide […]

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Biden to Slash U.S. Fossil Fuel Emissions 52 Percent by 2030

Today President Joe Biden committed to cutting U.S. fossil fuel emissions up to 52 percent by 2030. His statement came during a virtual climate change summit with 40 world leaders. Presidents Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin of Russia both committed to working on cutting emissions. In a call to action, Biden said, “The […]

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