Ratings: Superstore Eyes Possible Season Highs, Grey's Matches Low

Pending adjustment due to ACC basketball preemptions in some NBC, CBS and CW markets…. NBC’s Superstore this Thursday drew 3.7 million total viewers and a 1.0 demo rating, up 19 and 25 percent to mark season highs. A.P. Bio (2.4 mil/0.7) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2.3 mil/0.7) in turn are both currently up a tenth, while […]

Novak Djokovic just beat Roger Federer in one of the best tennis matches you’ll see all year

Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Novak Djokovic just beat Roger Federer in one of the year’s best matches. Saturday’s Paris Masters semifinal featured high quality tennis, and you can watch Federer’s amazing shank shot, and Djokovic’s incredible precision, in some of the highlights below. But after a three hour slugathon between two heavyweight greats of the game, […]

Blizzard esports app keeps you on top of league matches

BlizzCon is right around the corner, which means big tournaments are imminent — and Blizzard unsurprisingly wants to be sure you can follow along. It just launched a Blizzard Esports app for Android and iOS that provides news, schedules, score and live viewing (including alerts) for competitive events in the developer’s various franchises, such as […]

New 100-mile electric van matches diesel vans on price, Workhorse says

Enlarge / Workhorse’s new truck starts initial production this week. (credit: Workhorse) Electric-vehicle maker Workhorse announced today that it has begun initial production of a 100-mile range electric delivery truck called the NGEN-1000. The truck is meant to replace diesel-powered delivery trucks, but this vehicle weighs less than half of what a comparable internal combustion […]

Roger Federer’s truly awful form in the summer’s biggest matches refuses to go away — and it helped Novak Djokovic make Masters history

AP Images Roger Federer lost the Cincinnati Masters final against Novak Djokovic on Sunday. It was good news for Djokovic, who becomes the first tennis player in history to complete a ‘Career Masters’ by winning all nine ATP Masters 1000 events. But it was bad news for Federer, who looked truly awful against Djokovic and […]

Amazon’s Rekognition messes up, matches 28 lawmakers to mugshots

Enlarge (credit: American Civil Liberties Union) The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California said Thursday that in its new test of Amazon’s facial recognition system known as Rekognition, the software erroneously identified 28 members of Congress as people who have been arrested for a crime. According to Jake Snow, an ACLU attorney, the organization […]

Apps like Tinder and Bumble can open up relationships all over the world — but a surprising number of successful matches live just down the block

Jacob Bøtter/Flickr Dating apps are increasingly connecting people who live or work close by, have the same commute, or went to college together. Sometimes dating apps can speed up a relationship that might have unfolded, albeit platonically, in real life. Most dating app users opt to see potential matches who live within a few miles […]

Taylor Ruck matches Canadian Commonwealth Games record with 7th medal

Teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck tied a Canadian record Monday by winning her seventh medal of the Commonwealth Games in Australia. With her bronze in the women’s 100-metre freestyle, Ruck, 17, grabbed a piece of the national single-Games mark, which has stood for 52 years and is shared by two other swimmers. Elaine Tanner set the record […]

Meghan Markle matches Prince Harry in black jeans as she returns to UK for official visit

Meghan Markle, 36, attended the Invictus Games UK team trials alongside fianceé Prince Harry, 33, today. The event was held at the University of Bath Sports Training Village in southwest England. Her appearance back in the UK at the event proved the actress is committed to royal duty, after Meghan snubbed the royal Easter church […]