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Amazon Studios suspends chief Roy Price following harassment allegations

 Roy Price, the head of Amazon Studios (seen above talking with Jeff Bezos), has been suspended after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled at him by Isa Hackett, one of the producers of the company’s first series, The Man in the H.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchOct 12th, 2017

Latvian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale to Highlight Turning Points in the Last Century of Apartment Block Design

Following a competition, the Latvian Ministry of Culture have announced Together and Apart: 100 Years of Living as the theme of the Latvian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Urbanist Evelīna Ozola, architect Matīss Gro.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Isavia seizes Air Berlin A320 over unpaid airport charges

Air Berlin (AB, Berlin Tegel) A320-200 D-ABDX (msn 3995), dry-leased from SKY Leasing according to the ch-aviation fleets database, has been seized by Icelandic airport operator Isavia following its arrival from Dusseldorf on October 19 on flight A.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Nokia 2 briefly appears on US retailer website, reveals $99 price

After the leaks about the battery size and the design, HMD Global’s budget Android phone Nokia 2 has now been revealed in an accidental listing on a US retailer website. B&H Photo Video (cached version) on Sunday briefly listed the Nokia 2 on its w.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Apple nabs top Amazon executive to helm development of original scripted series

Morgan Wandell, an Amazon executive who helped create original series like "The Man in the High Castle," has jumped ship for Apple as they ramp up their efforts to make a splash in the streaming market. The post Apple nabs top Amazon executive to hel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 49 min. ago

Essential Phone gets a price-cut, will now retail at $499

After initial hiccups and the not-so-great sales numbers, Andy Rubin’s Essential Products has decided to slash the price of its Essential PH-1 (aka Essential Phone). The phone will now be sold at $499, down $200 from the launch price of $699. The r.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Cebu Pacific Air resumes capacity expansion following rare market share declines

Cebu Pacific Air has resumed domestic and regional international expansion, driven mainly by the redeployment of A330s from unprofitable long haul routes. The low cost airline group has increased domestic seat capacity by 12% and regional intern.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  centreforaviationRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

Former EVA Air chairman plans StarLux Airlines. Taiwan does not need a third major airline

EVA Air chairman Chang Kuo-wei was piloting a company aircraft in Mar-2016 when siblings removed him as chairman, following an inheritance dispute after the death of their father. In response, in 2019 Mr Chang intends to launch a new a.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  centreforaviationRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

Essential phone gets a very hefty price cut

No one is probably going to argue over a change that makes a premium product very much affordable. But depending on when the price cut takes place, it could, instead, raise concerns. The Essential PH-1, the first and so far only smartphone from Andy.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News8 hr. 5 min. ago

Couple that ordered storage bins from Amazon had to call the cops over what they found inside

For two Amazon customers in Florida, a simple purchase of four plastic storage bin turned into a mystery involving 65 pounds of marijuana.  SEE ALSO: Pot company donates $40,000 of weed and opens doors to those displaced by wildfire When the cou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

UK regulators order 450+ sites to remove casino games allegedly targeting the under-18 crowd, following an investigation by The Times (Jon Fingas/Engadget)

Jon Fingas / Engadget: UK regulators order 450+ sites to remove casino games allegedly targeting the under-18 crowd, following an investigation by The Times  —  Have you ever seen a gambling machine or website that was all too consp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

The Essential Phone is now permanently discounted to $499

As the company seemingly struggles with sales, the Essential Phone has been discounted by $200, bringing the price down to just $499. Over the last few days, we have seen retailers drop the price of the Essential Phone by $100, but it seems Esse.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Essential Phone price drops $200 to $499, a few months after its debut; current US customers get online credit toward other Essential purchases (Darrell Etherington/TechCrunch)

Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch: Essential Phone price drops $200 to $499, a few months after its debut; current US customers get online credit toward other Essential purchases  —  Essential has an offer that's honestly very hard t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Several women accuse tech pundit Robert Scoble of sexual assault, harassment

"I felt one hand on my breast and his arm reaching around and grabbing my butt." Enlarge / Robert Scoble, as seen in 2013. (credit: JD Lasica) Robert Scoble, a longtime fixture of the Silicon Valley punditocracy, has been publicly accused of s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Essential cuts the price of its phone to $499

It's no secret that the Essential Phone isn't a hot seller. Whether or not you believe the sales estimates, it's difficult to move large volumes of a $699 phone with limited carrier deals (in the US, only Sprint) and no brand.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

Defensible strategies for food tech entrepreneurs facing the Amazon juggernaut

 Ever since Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods became official in August, food tech entrepreneurs have been holding their collective breath in anticipation of what comes next. First prices dropped; now, apparently, they’re on the ri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

Essential Phone gets a $200 price drop, existing customers get credit

 Essential has an offer that’s honestly very hard to refuse: The price of the Essential Phone (PH-1, going by technical model number), is now $200 cheaper, so $499 off-contract and unlocked. That’s an amazing price for their debut sm.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

Ford-owned Chariot suspends operation in San Francisco after failing inspections

The California Public Utilities Commission suspended Ford-owned Chariot's operating permit after it failed not one, not two, but three consecutive California Highway Patrol inspections. The post Ford-owned Chariot suspends operation in San Francisco.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Couple receives "dope" Amazon delivery — quickly calls the cops

For two Amazon customers in Florida, a simple purchase of four plastic storage bin turned into a mystery involving 65 pounds of marijuana.  SEE ALSO: Pot company donates $40,000 of weed and opens doors to those displaced by wildfire When the cou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

A Showdown Brews Between Amazon and Alibaba, Far From Home

The e-commerce giants are spending billions in new markets like Southeast Asia and India to tap a rising new class of young, middle-class shoppers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

Tech Giants Warn Against Kodi Scapegoating

The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Amazon, Google, and Netflix, is cautioning the US Government against blaming open source media players such as Kodi for streaming box piracy. Any enforcement actions should be aimed at those who.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News14 hr. 49 min. ago