'Human Flow': Film Review | Venice 2017

'Human Flow': Film Review | Venice 2017
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei tells an inconvenient truth about the refugee crisis in ‘Human Flow.’ read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

Black Girls Code raises $154K after turning down six figures from Uber

 Last week, we reported Black Girls Code turned down a $125,000 grant from Uber in what Black Girls Code CEO Kimberly Bryant described to me as a multi-layered decision. Shortly after we broke the news of this decision, many members of the tech community stepped up to donate to Black Girls Code. Since last Saturday, ...

'Invisible': Film Review | Venice 2017

'Invisible': Film Review | Venice 2017
Cannes Camera d’Or winner Pablo Giorgelli (‘Las Acacias’) returns with ‘Invisible,’ the low-key, intimate story of an Argentinian teen struggling with an unwanted pregnancy. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

'Jackals': Film Review

'Jackals': Film Review
Kevin Greutert follows up some ‘Saw’ films with ‘Jackals,’ a family-under-siege thriller. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

Samsung secures self-driving car testing permit for California roads

 Samsung got approval to test autonomous vehicles on state roads in California, according to the CA Department of Motor Vehicle’s website. The DMV maintains an ongoing list of companies and organizations it has granted autonomous testing permits to, and that list includes a growing number of automakers and tech companies, including Apple, Nvidia, GM, BMW ...

Facebook’s new Watch video hub rolls out to U.S. users

 Facebook’s latest push into video is now live. On Thursday, the new Watch tab popped up for U.S. users as the feature begins its proper roll-out. The Watch tab sits in some premium Facebook real estate, just under the News Feed and Messenger buttons on the main desktop navigation menu. On mobile, the feature hangs out ...

The White House has removed an important report on sexual violence from its website

 Since Trump took office, how many times have you asked yourself “What fresh hell is this?” Today is one of those days I feel I’m asking every five minutes. Our current administration recently took down from its website a 2014 report published during the Obama administration detailing facts and information on sexual violence. Read More ...

The Moto X4 has Alexa and a multi-device music streaming feature

 LG’s V30 is clearly the most hyped handset at this year’s IFA, but Motorola’s got a surprise contender for the most interesting. While the Lenovo-owned company is clearly pumping most of its resources into its Z line of modular flagships, its return to the mid-range X line actually packs a couple of compelling surprises. The company ...

The littleBits Droid Inventor Kit lets you build an R2-D2 of your very own

 Ever wanted to build an R2-D2 to call your own? You could drop a few million dollars to get all the screen-used parts/props… Or you could spend a few weeks in the shop bangin’ on scrap metal to build one from scratch. Or you could grab littleBit’s new Droid Inventor Kit and call it a ...

What Vettel's long-term deal means for the F1 driver market

The news that Sebastian Vettel chose to re-sign for Ferrari was not a surprise. But the fact it was for three years, tying him to Ferrari until the end of 2020, certainly was.Come the end of 2018, both Mercedes seats are potentially on offer, with Lewis Hamilton’s deal having just one year remaining and the team ...