London proptech startup Goodlord appoints LoveFilm co-founder William Reeve as CEO

London proptech startup Goodlord appoints LoveFilm co-founder William Reeve as CEO
London ‘proptech’ startup Goodlord, which offers cloud-based software to help estate agents, landlords and tenants manage the rental process, has announced the appointment of serial entrepreneur and investor William Reeve as CEO. It follows a recent restructuring of the company that saw nearly 40 people laid off, and the stepping down of co-founder Richard White, news that TechCrunch broke last week. Announcing Reeve as Goodlord’s new CEO, the startup issued the following statement: As Goodlord continues its rapid growth,

I Made These Comics To Compare Chinese Culture With Western Culture Through Everyday Life

I Made These Comics To Compare Chinese Culture With Western Culture Through Everyday Life
I started "tiny eyes" comics a year ago in the hope of sharing Chinese culture through everyday life, To me, learning about other cultures has always been a fun experience, and I want to pass this feeling to people who are curious about China. In lots of my comics, I compare Chinese culture to western culture. Through comparison, we realise how differently we act in front of the same situation and how we tend to think in a certain

Netflixs Disturbing Sexual-Assault Hypocrisy

Netflixs Disturbing Sexual-Assault Hypocrisy
Four years ago, Netflix broke into the highly competitive world of content creation. House of Cards, which premiered in February 2013, was the very first in what would become a long line of Netflix originals. In September 2016, The Hollywood Reporters research showed that Netflixs original content was up 3,050 percent in just four years, explaining, There was just a quartet of shows in 2012, and now Netflix has more than any one network or cable channel in existence.

Inside the Race to Hack the Human Brain

Inside the Race to Hack the Human Brain
In an ordinary hospital room in Los Angeles, a young woman named Lauren Dickerson waits for her chance to make history.She’s 25 years old, a teacher’s assistant in a middle school, with warm eyes and computer cables emerging like futuristic dreadlocks from the bandages wrapped around her head. Three days earlier, a neurosurgeon drilled 11 holes through her skull, slid 11 wires the size of spaghetti into her brain, and connected the wires to a bank of computers. Now

Researchers Create Beetle With A Fully Functioning Third Eye

Researchers Create Beetle With A Fully Functioning Third Eye
We don’t know about you, but we’re always quite excited by any news story that starts with the phrase “scientists have accidentally created” – it’s either going to be something incredible or it’ll be the future plot of a Hollywood movie. The latest accident features the use of some very quirky genetic manipulation. Courtesy of Indiana University (IU), we now have beetles with functional third eyes. As pointed out by a rather marvelous press release by the university, this

Netflixs first Mark Millar project is a comic called The Magic Order

Netflixs first Mark Millar project is a comic called The Magic Order
Netflix is launching its first project with Wanted creator Mark Millar, since acquiring Millarworld, the publishing company he owns and operates with Lucy Millar. The plan is to develop TV, films and even kids’ shows based on Millarworld properties, but the first thing Netflix will release from the team is actually a comic, to be sold both in digital and print formats, called ‘The Magic Order.’ The six-issue series is written by Mark Millar, and includes art by Olivier Coipel,

Hiya, a Whitepages spinout, nabs $18M for its smart caller ID technology

Hiya, a Whitepages spinout, nabs $18M for its smart caller ID technology
Hiya came to life a year ago when it was spun out by Whitepages to take on TrueCaller and others in the world of smart caller ID services. Using machine learning analytics on a vast database of calling data (3.5 billion calls to date), Seattle-based Hiya’s mission has been to supercharge the humble phone call — by providing detailed information about who is calling you, whether it’s a regular person or an IRS fraudster. Now a fully independent company,

Blac Chynas Lawyer Claps Back At The KarJenners For Starting A ‘War’ Amid New Lawsuit: ‘Its On’

Blac Chynas Lawyer Claps Back At The KarJenners For Starting A ‘War’ Amid New Lawsuit: ‘Its On’
The back-and-forth continues! As we Lisa Bloom, the reality TV star's lawyer, is now speaking out about why it's so important for Chyna to sue Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Khloé Kardashian, and Kylie Jenner. She told Us Weekly: "They decided to start a war by trashing her online repeatedly, so it's on… and we are going to vigorously fight for Chyna in this case. Even though Chyna left Rob at the end of 2016,

North Korea reportedly hacked UKs Channel 4 over slanderous TV series

North Korea reportedly hacked UKs Channel 4 over slanderous TV series
North Korea’s cyber forces may never top the scalp of hacking Sony, an attack that successfully derailed plans to release a movie viewed as critical of the country, but the totalitarian state also performed a similar hit on British broadcaster Channel 4, it has emerged. A detailed New York Times report on the development of North Korea’s cyber hacking prowess, which was once widely-mocked, reveals for the first time that hackers tied to the country breached systems at Channel 4 in

Harvey Weinsteins Brother Says Hes in a Waking Nightmare in Hollywood Reporter Interview

Harvey Weinsteins Brother Says Hes in a Waking Nightmare in Hollywood Reporter Interview
New York (AP) -- The brother of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and co-founder of the company that now finds itself in crisis says he's in "a waking nightmare" and had no idea "the type of predator" his brother is accused of being. "I want him to get the justice he deserves," Bob Weinstein said. Bob, 62, operated in the shadow of his much more public and flamboyant older brother for more than 30 years as they partnered in

Women in Hollywood See Chance for Change in Weinstein Uproar

The emergence of sexual harassment claims against producer Harvey Weinstein has the potential to be a watershed moment for Hollywood, offering a new opportunity to shed its “casting couch” image, according to advocates for women in the workplace.The allegations by women including actresses Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan against a prominent and successful industry leader may encourage more women to step forward with their own stories and force men in power to reflect on their own behavior, said filmmakers

Dyson to make electric cars from 2020

Dyson to make electric cars from 2020
Important points that are undecided or secret include the firm's expected annual production total, the cost of the car, or its range or top speed.Sir James said about £1bn would be spent on developing the car, with another £1bn on making the battery.Analysis: Richard Westcott, BBC transport correspondentIt was a slightly unusual launch, but then, Sir James Dyson likes to be different.In a small room above his swanky London shop he told us about his vision for a clean