'Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story': Film Review

'Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story': Film Review
Former music manager Jon Brewer’s doc ‘Beside Bowie’ focuses on guitarist Mick Ronson’s contributions to the David Bowie sound. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

Please let The Friendship Code and its tech-savvy girls be the new Baby-Sitters Club

 Okay, full disclosure, I never read any Baby-Sitters Club book. But you know what I’m talking about, right? We all had some endless series we read where a few kids just like us navigated the vicissitudes of life, teaching us lessons along the way. I’m hoping that The Friendship Code, which aims to do that ...

Basis Set Ventures gets real to get to the heart of AI startups

 Lan Xuezhao has spent the last few months pulling together $136 million for her new machine intelligence-focused venture capital fund, Basis Set Ventures. I met Xuezhao for tea on a park bench in Potrero Hill earlier this week to chat about her strategy for the fund. Read More Source: TechCrunch

Twitch’s new extensions let streamers customize their channel, make money from Amazon sales

 Twitch today is introducing a suite of tools called Twitch Extensions that will allow its streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive features, including polls, leaderboards, tickers, schedules, overlays and even virtual pets, among other things. Beyond simply personalizing their channel to make it more engaging to fans, the extensions in some cases will ...

Hamilton says he intends to stay at Mercedes | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Hamilton says he intends to stay at Mercedes • Alonso denies McLaren ultimatum • F1 to drop DRS in 2021 Source: F1 Fanatic

Uber hires former Facebook exec and Firefox founder Blake Ross

 Uber has hired Firefox co-founder Blake Ross to work with them on product strategy. Ross will be working with the ridesharing company part-time from Los Angeles. He announced it on Facebook, where he once worked as director of product.  Read More Source: TechCrunch

Razer’s gunmetal Blade Stealth is like dressing a gaming laptop in a suit

 An all-black exterior, backlit triple snake logo and a keyboard with every color in the rainbow is often what kept corporate types and minimalists away from Razer’s laptop portfolio. Now for the first time, Razer is making a laptop with a new color scheme, with a basic backlit keyboard, sans snake light show — it’s ...

Nest invites press to a “big announcement” on September 20

 Earlier today Nest announced a new thermostat but it appears the company has more things to announce. Nest just sent invites to an event on September 20, saying it’s a big announcement. No other details were offered. The company needs a hit and the product announced earlier today is not a hit in the same ...

First impressions of Essential’s 360-degree camera attachment

 Essential has a unique port around back on its debut Phone, which can handle data and power transfer, and which attaches to accessories via magnets. The first such accessory is Essential’s own 360 camera, which offers you an easy way to capture immersive images and video in a very small package. The Essential 360 camera ...

Alonso should have had same penalty as Magnussen – Palmer | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix

Jolyon Palmer remains convinced Fernando Alonso should have been penalised for pushing him off the track during the Belgian Grand Prix. Source: F1 Fanatic