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More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela
TechCrunch

Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing the company is currently closing. Meanwhile, new venture-backed companies like the superstealthy Shadows, SuperPlastic, and Toons… more…

This tech for your aging parents fights isolation, boosts awareness - CNET
Cnet.com

At CES 2019, we got a peek at how everything from VR to motion sensors will help older adults stay independent. more…

The re-returnees: They came to Hong Kong for the hustle. Now, with China encroaching, they're coming back to Canada - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

The re-returnees: They came to Hong Kong for the hustle. Now, with China encroaching, they're coming back to Canada The Globe and Mail Apple's HomePod Launches in Mainland China and Hong Kong on Jan. 18 iPhone in Canada Bar Association head Philip Dykes seeks… more…

Sharpest Color CRT Display is Monochrome Plus a Trick
Hackaday.com

I recently came across the most peculiar way to make a color CRT monitor. More than a few oscilloscopes have found their way on to my bench over the years, but I was particularly struck with a find from eBay. A quick look at the display reveals something a li… more…

An Artist’s Life, Refracted in Film
Newyorker.com

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s new movie, inspired by Gerhard Richter, blurs the line between fiction and biography. Richter says that it goes too far, Dana Goodyear writes. more…

Crapularity Aesthetics
Makingandbreaking.org

<p>Crapularity also describes collections of gallery and museum art that pile up in the spare rooms of the art system, i.e. the museum depots whose size continually grows in relation to exhibition space, and the tax-free airport storage facilities that privat… more…

MongoDB removed from RHEL 8 beta due to license
Redhat.com

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Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond Reformatted by Martin Tournoij
Arp242.net

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Israel Will Be The Great Foreign Policy Debate Of The Democratic Primary
Buzzfeednews.com

“I actually don’t know how it’s gonna go. What I do know is we’re gonna have a debate.” View Entire Post › more…

2019 Detroit Auto Show highlights | AutoVlog
Autoblog.com

Filed under: Detroit Auto Show, Original Video Continue reading 2019 Detroit Auto Show highlights | AutoVlog 2019 Detroit Auto Show highlights | AutoVlog originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:25:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. … more…

The Elusive Persona of Angela Lansbury: From ‘Gaslight’ to ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
Slashfilm.com

(Welcome to Role Call, where we examine two performances from an actor – their first defining role and their most recent/last – to get a sense of who they are.) You’re gonna be thinking of Murder, She Wrote while reading this. That’s okay. It’s only natural. … more…

It's Pretty & Pink & All Over Instagram — But Is Today's Diet Food Good For You?
Refinery29.com

Health-ade Kombucha's website looks like a cross between Instagram and Pinterest. The names of the drinks invoke a farmers market table — Pink Lady Apple, Power Greens, and Beet Lime. "A bubbly probiotic tea," says the label, "truly nature's treat," adds the … more…

Weekly poll results: 2019 is the year of 5G
Gsmarena.com

Carriers are busy launching the first 5G networks and with not a minute to spare - last week's poll shows that people are excited about the possibilities of next generation mobile data. That's the option picked by close to a third of all voters. 5G promises h… more…

Ace Combat 7: a classic series evolves with stunning visuals
Eurogamer.net

Ace Combat 7 is a superb sequel to a classic franchise that succeeds because it embraces new technology, but respects its past - and doesn't try to evolve the series into something it was never meant to be. There are all-new visuals, missions and game modes, … more…

An Investor's Guide to Big Auto
Fool.com

Our senior auto specialist shares the state of electric and self-driving, why VW and Ford joined forces, and more. more…

Schlumberger NV (SLB) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Fool.com

SLB earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018. more…

State Street Corp (STT) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Fool.com

STT earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018. more…

Globalization in transition: The future of trade and value chains
Mckinsey.com

Globalization is reshaping global value chains through rising demand and new industry capabilities in the developing world as well as a wave of new technologies. more…

Im Deal: Medion Erazer X6805 bei Notebooksbilliger - Günstiges Gaming-Notebook
Focus

Ein 999-Euro-Laptop fürs Gaming? Klingt erst mal gut. Aber hält das Angebot des Medion Erazer X6805 auch, was es verspricht? Wir haben den aktuellen Wochendeal bei Notebooksbilliger geprüft und stellen mit dem Acer Nitro 5 gleich eine Alternative vor. more…

Old Is Gold: Ten Reasons Why You Should Buy a Canon 6D, the Best Full Frame Camera Under $1000
Fstoppers.com

Mirrorless is the new hype but is it absolutely necessary for budget-conscious photographers? At the moment, the last Canon 6D cameras are heavily discounted and can be found brand new for $999. A great bargain. [ Read More ] more…