Tesla Model S Plaid event: Here’s the replay and all the details
Elon looked very happy to be delivering the Model S Plaid. Tesla Tesla’s long-awaited Plaid-spec Model S made its grand entrance on Thursday at the company’s factory in Fremont, California, where the first customers will take delivery of their beyond-Ludicrous luxury EVs. The entire event will be livestreamed, and... Read more
XaaS and subscription models build customer loyalty, increase engagement, boost revenue
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Dhaval Moogimane and Amy Fletcher, West Monroe Partners Technology companies are continuing their shift to As-a-Service (XaaS) models -– and for good reason: they’re lucrative, popular with investors, and allow software companies to deliver better service with more scale.... Read more
Lord of the Rings anime prequel movie War of the Rohirrim announced
An anime film will take us back to Middle-earth. Warner Bros. A new Lord of the Rings prequel is on its way — this time, in anime form. The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim will focus on Helm Hammerhand, the ninth king of Rohan. The... Read more
How Risky Is It to Send Jeff Bezos to the Edge of Space?
Today’s commercial spacecraft have a safety advantage, thanks to simpler designs and suborbital missions. But with rockets, nothing is certain. Source link Read more
3D GPS company NextNav will go public in SPAC at $1.2 billion value
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. NextNav plans to go public at a $1.2 billion valuation through a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. NextNav has spent the past decade trying to create three-dimensional positional technology so that smartphone users can tell first responders and... Read more
EA source code stolen by hacker claiming to sell it online
Game-maker Electronic Arts and the Presque Isle Police Department in Maine are responding to an event they had both been dreading: the theft of gigabytes of private data by hackers who breached their Internet-connected networks. In EA’s case, the theft included 780GB of source code and tools for FIFA... Read more
Summer Game Fest Live Updates: Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Death Stranding Director’s Cut and more
Tiny Tina is back.  Summer Game Fest E3 2021 officially starts on June 12, but the first big pre-show is the Summer Game Fest Kick-Off Live on Thursday. The show could deliver big games news including the reveal of Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Death Stranding Director’s Cut and Call of... Read more
OpenAI claims to have mitigated bias and toxicity in GPT-3
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. In a study published today, OpenAI, the lab best known for its research on large language models, claims it’s discovered a way to improve the “behavior” of language models with respect to ethical, moral, and societal values. The approach,... Read more
After the Covid-19 pandemic, concerts, festivals, sports, and other big events are back
When cities and states around the country began issuing stay-at-home orders in March of last year, Live For Live Music turned to tracking cancellations rather than promoting shows. But as vaccination rates rise and governments relax their pandemic regulations, the music marketing and production company’s site is getting back... Read more
Tribeca Film Fest 2021 builds a hybrid playground of tech-enabled art
The Tribeca Film Festival 2021 kicked off Wednesday evening and continues through June 20.  Getty Images The Tribeca Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night, and it feels radically different — even the parts that are just like they used to be. The festival, which has grown into one of the biggest... Read more