A mysterious bot makes thousands of Youtube videos from random (?) blog posts

Tom Scocca discovered that a blog post he'd written had been turned into a weird video in which the text of the post was superimposed "meme style" on a set of five rotating static graphics, set to music ("wordless vocals and a sort of jazzy guita.....»»

Source:  MarketingvoxCategory: Top8 min. ago Related News

Pepsi is suing four Indian farmers for growing a proprietary "Lays" potato, seeking $150,000 each in damages

Pepsi has confirmed that it has files lawsuits against four farmers in India who grew a variety of potato that was registered as being for the exclusive production of the company's Lay's potato chips. Activists say that the company sent private i.....»»

Source:  MarketingvoxCategory: Top8 min. ago Related News

iPhone 11 leak gives us a 360 degree look round the rumored triple-camera handset

This could be our first look at the iPhone 11 from every angle, with a triple rear camera the main attraction. This could be our first look all the way round the iPhone 11, thanks to a video render from a reliable leaker hitting the web.CashKar.....»»

Source:  TechradarCategory: Top25 min. ago Related News

Denso profit drops 23% on increased investment, market slowdown

Denso reported a 23 percent decline in operating profit for the latest fiscal year amid rising investment costs and a market slowdown in Europe and China......»»

Source:  AutonewsCategory: Top33 min. ago Related News

Apex Legends to focus on less-frequent, more meaningful updates

Does not want to follow in Fortnite's burnout-inducing footsteps.  Want new, fresh Apex Legends action? Then you’re going to have to wait. Respawn Entertainment, the developers behind the battle royale shooter, has doubled down on i.....»»

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Cryptocurrency exchange accused of covering up $850 million loss

In the evolving story of a so-called "stablecoin" the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James accused iFinex Inc. -- operator of the Bitfinex exchange and the Tether cryptocurrency -- of trying to cover up "the apparent loss of $85.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: Top1 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

F1 live stream: how to watch the 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix online from anywhere

Baku is about to get a whole lot louder as the Azerbaijan Formula 1 drivers take to the track. Here's how to stream F1 live. The 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is ready to roll at the Baku City Circuit where drama and excitement is on the cards. Wi.....»»

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Measurements Confirm Universe Is Expanding Faster Than Expected

Slashdot reader The Snazster shares a report from ScienceDaily, reporting on materials provided by Johns Hopkins University: New measurements from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm that the Universe is expanding about 9% faster than expected base.....»»

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Magic Leap Raises $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo

The maker of augmented-reality goggles said it has garnered $280 million from NTT Docomo of Japan, as part of a new partnership with the telecommunications giant......»»

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FT parent Nikkei confirms it has acquired new media startup Deal Street Asia

It’s official: Nikkei, the Japanese media firm that owns the FT, has confirmed that it has acquired Singapore-based new media startup Deal Street Asia. (The Nikkei announcement is buried behind a paywall — make of that what you will!) The.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: Top2 hr. 16 min. ago Related News

Facebook says it filed a US lawsuit to shut down a follower-buying service in New Zealand

Facebook is cracking down on services that promise to help Instagram users buy themselves a large following on the photo app. The social network said today that it has filed a lawsuit against a New Zealand-based company that operates one such ‘.....»»

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Grocery delivery startup Honestbee is running out of money and trying to sell

Honestbee, the online grocery delivery service in Asia, is nearly out of money and trying to offload its business. The company has held early conversations with a number of suitors in Asia, including ride-hailing giants Grab and Go-Jek, over the pote.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: Gadget3 hr. 8 min. ago Related News

U.S. slams Alibaba and its challenger Pinduoduo for selling fakes

China’s biggest ecommerce company Alibaba was again on the U.S. Trade Representative’s blacklist over suspected counterfeits sold on its popular Taobao marketplace that connects small merchants to consumers. Nestling with Alibaba on the U.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: Gadget3 hr. 8 min. ago Related News

Facebook is cracking down on ‘apps with minimal utility’

A year after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook finally cracks down on personality quizzes… well, sort of. It’s been over a year since the Cambridge Analytica scandal hit Facebook, and the social media giant is definitely trying.....»»

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Lead-acid battery long-term outlook remains good, says GS Yuasa China executive

Along with growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs), lithium-ion batteries seems to be increasingly replacing lead-acid ones, but the replacement will unlikely reach a major scale over the next 20-30 years mainly because the latter are safer, incur.....»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It4 hr. 16 min. ago Related News

Partner Tech in strategic cooperation with SAP Taiwan

POS (point of sale/service) device maker Partner Tech has formed a strategic partnership with SAP Taiwan to utilize SAP C/4HANA to help local retail stores and restaurants hike operational efficiency, according to the two companies......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It4 hr. 16 min. ago Related News

China regulates reuse of retired EV batteries in energy storage

China has adopted regulations on reusing retired electric vehicle (EV) batteries in energy storage systems, according to industry sources......»»

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Acer seeks to become trend leader of PC industry

Acer has been hosting two major product launch conferences every year since CEO Jason Chen became chairman and CEO, with one in April in New York, and one in September in Berlin. The events have gradually become a reference to non-Apple vendors for d.....»»

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China smartphone AP shipments picking up

Smartphone application processor (AP) shipments in China are forecast to increase 34.6% sequentially in the second quarter, following a 25.7% decline in the first quarter, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It4 hr. 16 min. ago Related News

Win Semi expects 14-16% revenue increase in 2Q19

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a 14-16% sequential increase in revenues for the second quarter of 2019, with gross margin to range from 31% to 33%......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It4 hr. 16 min. ago Related News