This guy is using AI to make a movie — and you can help decide what happens next

This guy is using AI to make a movie — and you can help decide what happens next

CNN — “Salt” resembles many science-fiction films from the ’70s and early ’80s, complete with 35mm footage of space freighters and moody alien landscapes. But while it looks like a throwback, the way it was created points to what could be a new frontier for making movies. “Salt” is the brainchild of Fabian Stelzer. He’s … Read more

Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge #99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig | Major League Baseball | … Read more

Why HBO Max is removing so many series and movies

Why HBO Max is removing so many series and movies

New York CNN Business — When HBO Max launched in 2020, it was designed to be the streaming home for everything Warner Bros., DC and HBO, with plenty of stuff for the kids to watch, too. Now, suddenly, HBO Max is starting to look a little different. The service, which like CNN is owned by … Read more

Here’s everything new to Netflix in September 2022 — and what’s leaving

Here's everything new to Netflix in September 2022 -- and what's leaving

After a blockbuster summer, Netflix’s release schedule is easing up a bit in September, though it will have new seasons of some fan favorites and at least one potential Oscar-contending original movie. “Cobra Kai” (Sept. 9), the popular “Karate Kid” spinoff, returns its fifth season, with Daniel (Ralph Maccio) and Johnny (William Zabka) joining forces … Read more

Should you share your location with your partner?

Should you share your location with your partner?

The first kiss, meeting their friends and the “what are we?” conversation are all steps we typically take on the road to a relationship. Today, though, there are plenty of device-dependent gestures that hold weight during a flourishing romance. Sharing a Netflix password, messaging a meme, initiating the first FaceTime: any of these acts can … Read more

Here’s why HBO Max is pulling dozens of films and TV series

Here's why HBO Max is pulling dozens of films and TV series

Warner Bros. Discovery’s HBO Max is removing 36 movies and TV series from its platform. There are three main reasons why it’s happening. The films and series − which include 20 original HBO Max shows such as teen drama “Generation,” and “Sesame Street” spinoff “The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo” − will be removed by end … Read more

Ivermectin among generic drugs that failed to help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization, large study shows

Ivermectin among generic drugs that failed to help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization, large study shows

A new study found three generic drugs — fluvoxamine, which is often prescribed to treat depression, the controversial antimalarial ivermectin, and the diabetes pill metformin — failed to prevent the kind of severe COVID-19 that leads to an emergency-room visit or hospitalization. The research, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, examined whether … Read more

How to Identify Music Overheard in Movies, Shows, and Ads

How to Identify Music Overheard in Movies, Shows, and Ads

Music is all around us, and if you happen to hear a tune that you like—in an advert, a film, or a prestige television show—then you’re going to want to know what it is. Or perhaps you’ve got something stuck in your head that you need a title for. Thanks to the magic of the … Read more

Self-Healing Coating Could Remove Car Scratches Using Sunlight

Self-Healing Coating Could Remove Car Scratches Using Sunlight

“Self-healed surface of a model car after scratching when exposed to focused sunlight with a magnifying glass (upper) or to sunlight directly (down).”Image: Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) Like a screen protector for your entire car, a new protective coating developed by researchers at the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology could actually … Read more

Pelosi Taiwan visit puts TSMC back in spotlight of US-China rivalry

Pelosi Taiwan visit puts TSMC back in spotlight of US-China rivalry

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is the biggest contract chipmaker in the world. But it has been thrust in the middle of US-China geopolitical tensions. logo displayed on the screen. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Pictures | light rocket | Getty Images US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may have left Taiwan but the visit has cast … Read more