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Facebook Smart Speakers Could Hit Aussie Shelves Before US Facebook Smart Speakers Could Hit Aussie Shelves Before US
- May 02, 2018

After Amazon Echo, Google Home, Apple's Homepod and Alibaba's Tmall Genie X1, Facebook is ready to make debut in smart speaker segment. The speakers will work on artificial intelligence (AI) so it is smarter and able to provide a more intimate interaction with the users. (more...)
We found out why Blake Lively unfollowed Ryan Reynolds on Instagram We found out why Blake Lively unfollowed Ryan Reynolds on Instagram
- May 02, 2018

She's this wonderful, elegant person", Anna Kendrick (as Stephanie ) says of Lively's character in the preview, which the latter debuted Wednesday morning via her Twitter account. The prolific social media user recently wiped her Instagram account (see? it's missing, just like her character), and is now using it only to stump for the film. (more...)
Hulu passes 20 million subscribers, says offline downloads on the way Hulu passes 20 million subscribers, says offline downloads on the way
- May 02, 2018

However, ad-supported plan subscribers will download commercials along with their shows. It will also now allow subscribers to download shows to watch offline sometime in the near future. Hulu now boasts more than 20 million USA subscribers to its on-demand service, up from 17 million in January. Hulu will use Nielsen's Digital Ad Ratings (DAR) as its official currency. (more...)
Miley Cyrus takes again apology for revealing photoshoot Miley Cyrus takes again apology for revealing photoshoot
- May 02, 2018

In retrospect, she said, "I shouldn't be ashamed". Elaborating on her retraction, Cyrus told Kimmel: "I think a lot of things have changed", she said, speaking of society at large. But looking back, she maintains they weren't inappropriate at all, and she simply released the statement so the gossip would go away. Disney Channel even went so far as to publicly criticize Vanity Fair for the shoot, saying that created a situation "to deliberately manipulate a 15-year-old in order to sell ... (more...)
Harshvardhan unveils trailer for his next movie Harshvardhan unveils trailer for his next movie
- May 02, 2018

Bollywood expands its creativity horizon as Harshvardhan Kapoor gears up to dress in some serious spandex. Apart from Bhavesh Joshi Superhero , Kapoor also has the Abhinav Bindra biopic in his kitty now. It seems Harshvardhan has gone through some aggressive training to prepare for the action sequences. He personally requested his nephew, and Arjun being chachu's favourite readily did it.Presented by Eros International & Phantom Films, the film is slated to release on 25th May. (more...)
Kelly Responds to #MuteRKelly Protestors After UIC Pavilion Show Cancellation Kelly Responds to #MuteRKelly Protestors After UIC Pavilion Show Cancellation
- May 02, 2018

According to Vox , in the 24 years since then, Kelly has been sued multiple times for inappropriate sexual contact with a minor, where he settled out of court every time. R Kelly has always been accused of behavior that has ranged from questionable to criminal. It concludes: "Since America was born, black men and women have been lynched for having sex or for being accused of it". (more...)
Johnny Depp sued by ex-bodyguards for unpaid wages Johnny Depp sued by ex-bodyguards for unpaid wages
- May 02, 2018

In court papers filed Tuesday, Arreola and Sanchez allege that they protected Depp for years for a firm called Premier Group International - but that in 2016 they were hired as part of Depp's in-house security team. It further read that Arreola and Sanchez accepted the role as in-house detail as they "were loyal to Depp and his family and understanding of the financial hurricane Depp was in".The actor is now embroiled in a Dollars 25 million lawsuit with his former business managers, whom he ... (more...)
Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment, damaging her career Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment, damaging her career
- May 02, 2018

Her lawsuit goes beyond many sexual harassment suits by invoking unfair competition laws against fraudulent business practices in an attempt to "shine a light on the broader economic damages caused when individuals in positions of authority attempt to punish those who have resisted their improper advances", said Judd's attorney Theodore J. (more...)
Kim Kardashian West says Khloe-Tristan situation is a mess Kim Kardashian West says Khloe-Tristan situation is a mess
- May 02, 2018

Khloe gave birth to a baby girl named True earlier this month, days after a video surfaced of Thompson where it appeared he was cheating on her. "If they work through all this, they still have a long way to go to get back a solid foundation", the source adds. (more...)
Kanye West Stirs Up TMZ Newsroom Over Trump, Slavery, Free Thought Kanye West Stirs Up TMZ Newsroom Over Trump, Slavery, Free Thought
- May 02, 2018

For 400 years? That sounds like a choice", he said. "Like, you were there for 400 years and it was all of y'all?" "It is like we were mentally in prison". West has broken a lengthy social media silence ahead of the release of two new albums next month. The rapper also ranted out his frustration on Twitter. (more...)
Transformers are real! Optimus Prime autobot unveiled in Japan Transformers are real! Optimus Prime autobot unveiled in Japan
- May 02, 2018

Basically, it's the closest thing you'll find to a functional, real-life Transformer anywhere this side of Cybertron. While J-deite RIDE may seem like little more than an extravagant toy, its creators hope that it will serve to inspire others in the future of robotics development and broaden the scope of imaginative human innovation. (more...)
Gillian Jacobs and Friends Are Ready to Party in Netflix's 'Ibiza' Trailer
- May 02, 2018

Directed by Alex Richanbach , the film stars Gillian Jacobs , Vanessa Bayer , Phoebe Robinson , and Richard Madden; check them out here... The group ditches work and fly to Ibiza for Harper, who against her better judgement, falls for a hot DJ. (more...)
Kanye West Clarifies Comments About Slavery in New Series of Tweets Kanye West Clarifies Comments About Slavery in New Series of Tweets
- May 02, 2018

He mentioned Rob Kardashian, the brother of his spouse Kim Kardashian , was fats shamed a lot within the media he flew again to the United States from Italy earlier than their marriage ceremony in Florence happened in 2014. When commenting about Harriet Tubman potentially being on the $20 bill, Kanye said he'd rather "use Bitcoin". Heartbreaking- Elijah Blake (@SirElijahBlake) May 1, 2018Kanye really think niggas was sitting around like "aye, you going to Slavery tonight?" He then ... (more...)
Boney Kapoor plans feature film on Sridevi Boney Kapoor plans feature film on Sridevi
- May 02, 2018

Soon to be a movie-star, Boney Kapoor and late Sridevi's daughter Janhvi Kapoor has been a head-turner, not only because of her upcoming film Dhadak with Shahid Kapoor's half brother Ishaan Khatter, but also with some of the heartwarming images she shares with her mother and sister Khushi Kapoor . (more...)
Akshay Kumar Reacts To Twinkle Khanna Akshay Kumar Reacts To Twinkle Khanna
- May 02, 2018

Akshay has been made the brand Ambassador of The New India Conclave. Twinkle Khanna shared the same tweet and got a reply from " an enraged citizen ". On April 26, Akshay tweeted "Hi all, I'm thrilled to announce that you can bid to win the actual naval officer uniform I wore in Rustom! ". Your idea of auctioning the costume your husband donned in the movie Rustom for raising money for your NGO is as sick as your funnybones jokes/book/blog. (more...)
Ariana Grande announces her fourth album Sweetener Ariana Grande announces her fourth album Sweetener
- May 02, 2018

First up: a performance at the Billboard Music Awards. Ariana Grande told an audience of super excited fans that they can expect a lot from the " No Tears Left to Cry " singer for the next 3 months before her album drops . When discussing the royal wedding, Fallon mentioned that he just got his 23andMe results and learned he was "280th in line for the throne" and also found out he was prone to anemia. (more...)
WWE's Kane Just Became Mayor Of An American County WWE's Kane Just Became Mayor Of An American County
- May 02, 2018

He was called the mentally disturbed, pyromaniacal younger half-brother of The Undertaker. Best known as WWE superstar Kane , Jacobs can not officially be declared the victor until next week, because the Knox County Election Commission said there are 43 provisional ballots that still need to be counted. (more...)
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Holds First White House Briefing Since Correspondents Dinner Sarah Huckabee Sanders Holds First White House Briefing Since Correspondents Dinner
- May 02, 2018

Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC, amongst others , called out Wolf for attacking Sanders's appearance, even though Wolf did no such thing ( check the transcript .) The punch line was about how much Sanders lies, and if Sanders can't handle being called a liar to her face, maybe she shouldn't lie so much. (more...)
Lantern Capital to acquire bankrupt Weinstein Company for $310 million Lantern Capital to acquire bankrupt Weinstein Company for $310 million
- May 02, 2018

On Tuesday, a studio representative said the Lantern bid, which was negotiated with the NY state attorney general's office, offered "the highest and best value for the estate and its creditors". Kagan had suggested his offer would be attractive to the victims of Harvey Weinstein , who has been accused of sexual assault by many women, but the debtors concluded his offer was not bona fide and "in furtherance of its fiduciary duty, the board selected the bid that offered, with certainty, the ... (more...)
'Black Panther' Deleted Scene Reveals Okoye Confronting W'Kabi 'Black Panther' Deleted Scene Reveals Okoye Confronting W'Kabi
- May 02, 2018

A new clip from USA Today takes us back to the lovely, technologically advanced nation with a deleted scene that introduces new details into the storyline. What's so interesting about this scene is that it was cut, while another similar scene between Okoye and Nakia was kept in. "I was incredibly proud of as a director but didn't work inside of the confines of our film", Coogler explains and while the moment would have made their finale showdown a bit more powerful, but it's easy enough to ... (more...)
Jets get it right with drafting Nathan Shepherd in Round 3 Jets get it right with drafting Nathan Shepherd in Round 3
- May 02, 2018

Offensive tackle Tyrell Crosby of OR and outside linebackers Jeff Holland of Auburn and Mississippi's Marquis Haynes could be targets for NY. NY doesn't have a second-round selection this year, but has one pick in each of the five remaining rounds. (more...)
Faulty part caused Osaka roller coaster incident Faulty part caused Osaka roller coaster incident
- May 02, 2018

Japanese broadcaster NHK showed footage of the passengers being rescued from the "Flying Dinosaur" by theme park workers. An emergency stop left around 60 people stuck on the Jurassic Park-themed "Flying Dragon" roller coaster on May 1, 2018. (more...)
SAFTU to hold May Day rallies SAFTU to hold May Day rallies
- May 02, 2018

When you look at the fact that we only organised 30% of the workforce. "Recently, where there has been strikes and protests, we have found some workers have been preventing other workers from doing important work such as helping women to give birth or helping newly-born babies". (more...)
Kanye West Isn't Apologizing For Calling Slavery Kanye West Isn't Apologizing For Calling Slavery "A Choice"
- May 02, 2018

I like the word prison 'cause slavery goes too - too direct to the idea of blacks", he said in the interview . "Prison is something that unites as one race". He then continues to talk about a myriad of topics including his recent Twitter frenzy where he pointed out that he is thinking and acting freely because "we don't know how to think for ourselves". (more...)
LeBron scores 45 as Cavs advance in NBA playoffs LeBron scores 45 as Cavs advance in NBA playoffs
- May 02, 2018

And then the other side of my brain was like, 'Let's go make something happen. Let's go. This is what you're here for. Prior to Game 7, the media did not hold back and threw questions at LeBron James asking him if he thought about the fact that this could be his final game for the Cavs. (more...)
Kanye West I Got Hooked on Opioids After Liposuction Kanye West I Got Hooked on Opioids After Liposuction
- May 02, 2018

I got liposuction because I didn't want y'all to call me fat like you called Rob [Kardashian] at the wedding and made him fly home before me and Kim got married. do you feel that I'm being free and I'm thinking free?" "I don't have all the answers that a celebrity's supposed to have, but I can tell you that, when he was running, it's like I felt something", West replied. (more...)
Serena Williams's Wedding Advice for Meghan Markle Is Spot-On Serena Williams's Wedding Advice for Meghan Markle Is Spot-On
- May 02, 2018

And eat the cake-I didn't get to eat mine at the wedding. I think we just complement each other. She also shared good wishes for the royal couple and soon-to-be princess Markle. "Looking at my daughter and looking at my mom and how she went through the negative of myself and my body, I don't know how she did it", Williams admits. (more...)
Stephen Colbert Defends Michelle Wolf, Tells Correspondents To Stephen Colbert Defends Michelle Wolf, Tells Correspondents To "Grow A Pair"
- May 02, 2018

Being inconsistent about a perspective on consistency is peak 2018! "Unfortunately, it seems that some comedians like Michelle Wolf don't understand that". If bodyshaming is going to be an issue then at least be consistent with it. "You can see why Trump was upset". Did you used to date him? "I think having the ability to laugh at yourself is important". (more...)
Kim Kardashian Interviews Kylie Jenner & Talks Stormi, Motherhood & Travis Scott Kim Kardashian Interviews Kylie Jenner & Talks Stormi, Motherhood & Travis Scott
- May 02, 2018

And it just stuck. The reality star, 20, flaunted her figure in a red swimsuit as the rapper, 26, showed off his muscular frame in maroon trunks while they disembarked a luxury yacht. So it's like so relatable for them. Is it insane that we think they might last?! When asked if Stormi will ever appear on reality TV, Kylie said, "I have thought about it, but I haven't come to a conclusion yet". (more...)
Twitter Reacts to Adam Rippon's Astonishing 'Sissy That Walk' Performance on 'DWTS' Twitter Reacts to Adam Rippon's Astonishing 'Sissy That Walk' Performance on 'DWTS'
- May 02, 2018

The actress won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "I, Tonya ". I didn't know much about her before, but I immediately like her and think she might be an actual contender. "Something they haven't seen before, or heard before", she shared. But I hope he stays, because I want to see more of him. "I'm finally learning to be a lady and learning how to dance". (more...)

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