Netflix really wants to be a legitimate movie studio

Netflix has been producing original movies at a steady clip, sure, but, despite its best efforts, earning any prestige has proved elusive. In an effort to attract more big name stars like Will Smith, and directors such as Martin Scorsese, Deadline re…

Woman’s face burned after battery-operated headphones explode mid-flight

Flight attendant pours bucket of water on ‘sparking’ headphones after sleeping Australian woman awakes to loud explosion and burning

A woman has singed hair and a blackened face after her battery-operated headphones exploded mid-flight from Beijing to Melbourne.

The Australian woman had been sleeping on the plane on 19 February when she heard a loud explosion about two hours into the flight and felt her face burning.

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Lowe’s is using AR and VR to make how-to easier

Last year home improvement chain Lowe's teased what it was doing with Google's Tango augmented-reality technology, and now the company is ready to debut the next wave of its high-tech initiatives. First up is the outfit's new In-Store Navigation app,…

Washington Post software deal a double win for Bezos

(Reuters) – Billionaire Jeff Bezos scored a double win this week as the Washington Post, the newspaper he bought in 2013, signed its biggest contract to date to sell web publishing tools mostly hosted by Amazon.com Inc , the company he founded and runs.