If you’re looking for a new supernatural television series, you’re in luck (if you don’t mind waiting a while). Fox 21 Television Studios will produce a new show based on the video game Vampyr by the developer of Life is Strange, Dontnod. The title c… …read more
Netflix isn’t known for being quick to cancel or even do much quality control with its glut of original content.
But the streaming service confirmed that the company would not be ordering additional episodes of The Break with Michelle Wolf. The move comes as a bit of an unpleasant surprise, considering the cancellation is happening a mere four months after the variety show debuted on May 27.
Reportedly The Joel McHale Show is being cancelled, too, after only a 19-episode run that started back in FebruaryThe Break only aired 10 episodes total.
The reasoning behind the premature cancellation of Wolf’s show remains unclear. …
U.S. officials sent out a warning after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was attacked with explosive drones in a failed assassination attempt.
The Aug. 4 attack targeted Maduro while he was giving a speech in Caracas. He was unharmed but seven soldiers were hurt. It raised concerns worldwide that commercial drones could be used to harm people.
It’s rather important to secure cloud-based AI systems, especially when they they use sensitive data like photos or medical records. To date, though, that hasn’t been very practical — encrypting the data can render machine learning systems so slow… …read more
Star Wars’ latest animated series, Rebels, ended its four-season run this spring — but fans didn’t have to wait long to get a tease of details for the next show. While the last was set between the prequels and original trilogy, Star Wars Resistance… …read more
With Alexa’s latest skill, users can now ask the digital assistant to show them recorded security camera footage on their Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV or Fire tablet. Currently, the skill is supported by Alexa-enabled cameras from Ring, Arlo, Cloud… …read more
Google may soon release a Chromecast with full Bluetooth support and sturdier WiFi connectivity, an FCC filing indicates. It seems likely the dongle will have the same design as the current version, with Google only making internal changes. …read more
The US government wants Facebook to help break Messenger’s encryption to get access to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal case, sources told Reuters. The case, an investigation of the MS-13 gang, is under seal so filings aren’t publicly av… …read more
Say it ain’t so.
The company that almost single-handedly introduced us to binging video has apparently gone decidedly old-school with the latest innovation being tested on its platform. That’s right, Netflix is running commercials.
So reports Cord Cutter News, which notes that the streaming giant is showing some subscribers ads for other video content between shows.
We reached out to Netflix in an attempt to determine just how many users are affected and other details about this brazen attempt to mess with our streaming bliss, but received no response as of press time. However, the company did confirm the news in a statement provided to Cord Cutter News. …
By Greg Rasa
You look like a circus bear.” That’s the kind of snarky assessment only one’s own teenager can deliver, but it summed up my last time on an electric “mobility device,” commuting to work on Autoblog’s Urb-E scooter: Big guy, tiny vehicle… …read more