Castle Vet Wants to Dodge the Angel of Death in Take Two Sneak Peek

A happy Castle “reunion” is poised to take a dark turn in this Thursday’s episode of ABC’s Take Two (which now leads off the night, at 8/7c). RELATEDSeamus Dever Joins DC’s Titans Superhero Series Since Castle wrapped its eight-season run, Dever has previously guested on FX’s Legion and booked a recurring role in the DC […]

IBM wants $167 million from Groupon in dispute over early internet patents

(Reuters) — International Business Machines on Monday asked a U.S. jury to award it $ 167 million in a lawsuit accusing e-commerce marketplace operator Groupon of using patented technology without authorization. IBM lawyer John Desmarais told a jury in federal court in Delaware that Groupon infringed patents describing foundational e-commerce…Read More

No more ‘hot women’ – FIFA wants fewer images of attractive female fans in stadiums

FIFA’s Head of Sustainability and Diversity Federico Addiechi has urged broadcasters to show less cutaways of beautiful women in the stands as part of efforts to tackle sexism in football. The world football governing body wants to get a more respectful image of female fans attending games as issues of sexual harassment during the World […]

Mexico’s new president wants to scrap $1.36bn helicopter deal with US

Mexico’s newly-elected, anti-establishment president is planning to scrap some of the deals his predecessor had signed up to, including a $ 1.36 billion order for eight MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the country’s Navy. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, widely known as AMLO, was elected Mexico’s next president on promises to pursue national interests and reduce the […]

Two years after buying, Univision wants to sell its Gawker, Onion portfolios

Enlarge / Want to buy these official The Onion mugs? They’re only $ 15. Owning the full Onion and Gawker portfolios, on the other hand, may cost more. (credit: The Onion) After a rapid acquisition of English-speaking online properties in 2016, Univision Media Co. is reversing course. On Tuesday, the Hispanic America-focused media company announced its […]

UK's privacy watchdog wants to fine Facebook £500,000 over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The UK’s Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has announced that she intends to fine Facebook up to £500,000 (US$ 664,000) over the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, in which the social media giant failed to safeguard user’s information. “New technologies that use data analytics to micro-target people give campaign groups the ability to connect with individual voters. But […]

Warner Bros. wants to build a sky tram to the Hollywood sign

Finding your way to the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles typically involves a lot of back-street driving. As the iconic sign continues to get visitors, however, the congestion on those residential roads increases, as well. Warner Bros. has a proposal for the city of LA that it claims will help alleviate all that: a tram […]

China’s ‘Big Brother’ surveillance technology is impressive and chilling — but it’s not nearly as all-seeing as the government wants you to think

REUTERS/Bobby Yip The Chinese government is working to combine its 170+ million security cameras with artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology to create a vast surveillance state. The government isn’t quiet about its efforts, often playing up technological successes in state media to convince the populace of its impressive capabilities. But recent reports suggest that […]

Monster energy project wants to use Loch Ness as a giant battery

Enlarge / Loch Ness, seen from Fort Augustus in Scotland. (credit: Getty Images (Jeff J Mitchell)) A company called Intelligent Land Investments (ILI) is proposing a huge 2.4 gigawatt-hour pumped hydroelectric project right next to the shores of Loch Ness in Scotland. The project, called “Red John” after the Scottish name for a source pool […]