Martin Show Reboot In The Works?

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Silicon Valley suddenly seems to care about books again

Of the big tech companies, Amazon has long had the market cornered on selling and making print and digital books. Now a whiff of competition is wafting north from Silicon Valley heavyweights. On Jan. 23, Google announced that for the first time it’s making audiobooks available in its Google Play store. Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that […]

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Ex-Apple execs take on Twitch with launch of new social broadcasting platform Caffeine

A team of ex-Apple engineers and execs is taking on Amazon-owned Twitch and Google’s YouTube Gaming with today’s official launch of a new social broadcasting platform, Caffeine. Backed by $46 million from Andreessen Horowitz and Greylock Partners, Caffeine was co-founded by former Product Design Lead for Apple TV and Chomp co-founder Ben Keighran, along with Senior User Experience Designer at […]

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Black Panther Ticket Pre-Sales Set Superhero Movie Record

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther movie is setting a record for superhero films, when it comes to tickets pre-sales. The swell of excitement for the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is almost impossible to miss at this point. The introduction of Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) in Captain America: Civil War instantly left an impression on audiences. This was great […]

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Tisha Campbell-Martin Subtly Confirms ‘Martin’ Reboot

Thanks to great writing, re-runs and stand out characters, Martin has continued to impact the culture 25 years after its inception. There’s a big chance today’s generation will get to experience the magic restored with a reported reboot of the classic sitcom.   Speaking to HipHollywood Tuesday (Jan. 30), Tisha Campbell-Martin confirmed previous rumors surrounding the show’s return. “It’s surprising […]

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A creator with 4.7 million Facebook followers says her reach has been ‘decimated’ on the platform, and she fears Instagram is next

Jessica Nigri is one of the top cosplay creators in the world, with millions of social followers across various platforms, including 4.7 million followers on Facebook. But during a recent, wide-ranging interview about her new documentary, Nigri told Business Insider that all social platforms were not created equally when it comes to helping her business. Like […]

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You can now use Alexa to send SMS messages

Amazon announced today it’s launching a new messaging feature for Alexa devices in the U.S. that will allow you to send texts – yes, SMS messages – to your friends and other contacts using your voice. Customers can now ask Alexa to send a message to a specific contact, and Alexa will figure out how to […]

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Facebook is banning all ads promoting cryptocurrencies — including bitcoin and ICOs

Facebook is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, in an effort to prevent people from advertising what the company is calling “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.” That means no advertiser — even those that operate legal, legitimate businesses — will be able to promote things like […]

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Nuro’s self-driving vehicle carries packages, not passengers

As Toyota proved by winning Engadget’s Best of CES 2018 award for its e-Palette, robotic cars that can deliver things other than humans are coming at us fast. A new startup called Nuro is capitalizing on that idea, but taking a different angle with its self-driving electric van. Rather than carrying things over long distances, the narrow, lightweight vehicles are […]

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Cargo containers gain steam as building blocks of new homes

Cargo containers, long a staple of international trade, are designed to be affordable, sturdy and water-tight. So it’s no surprise that for decades they’ve been used by the military, the needy — or just the hip — for other uses, including dwellings. What’s new is that the enormous Corten steel boxes are now gaining mainstream […]

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