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Who was Eiko Ishioka? Google Doodle honours Dracula costume designer

Wednesday, Google celebrates Ishioka's visionary sense of sensual, oft surreal art and costume with a attractive home-page Doodle slide show on what would have been her 79th birthday. Eiko Ishioka won an Oscar for her work on Dracula in 1992 What films did she work on? Ishioka didn't just make her mark in films. She maintained a special relationship with the music world .

IOS 11 Beta 1 vs iOS 11 Beta 3

Once this installs on your system, simply reboot your computer and you'll be notified of a macOS update that is the first beta of High Sierra. According to Macoberserver , Apple seeded macOS High Sierra developer beta 3 on Monday, dubbed macOS High Sierra 10.13 beta 3.

Google starts AI venture capital fund

Gradient's site says the new fund aims to "invest in and connect startups with Google's resources, innovation, and technical leadership in AI". Google will take a minority stake in the startups it invests in, putting between $1 million and $8 million into each company.

Apple Unveils 2017 Back to School Deals and Freebies

If the Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones aren't your first choice, the offer extends to a free pair of $US200 Powerbeats 2 Wireless earphones and $US150 BeatsX earphones with the purchase of a new eligible Mac computer or iPad . This year's deal is similar to last year's, when Apple offered freebies on Beats headphones. Those interested in participating in the program need to show proof that they work, study, or have a child at a qualified institution.

Ibrahimovic Set For Sensational Premier League Return

But if he does return in October then he is expected to sign a new short-term deal at Old Trafford. The Sun reports that Jose Mourinho is willing to offer him a shirt term deal until the end of the season as he is keen to utilize his dressing room influence and title winning know-how for next season.

Aston Martin Valkyrie updates unveiled

All switchgear is found on the steering wheel, with an OLED screen to display vital info. The vehicle is being built in partnership with the Red Bull Racing Formula One Team which allows it access to some of the world's most vital data on making things with four wheels defy physics.

All set for IIFA 2017 in NY

Celebrities including Shahid Kapoor with wife Mira and daughter Misha, Saif Ali Khan , Manish Paul, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan along with Abhishek Bachchan have already reached NY and some others such as Salman Khan , along with step-mom Helen, Tiger Shroff, Alia Bhatt were all spotted at Mumbai airport on their way to NYC.

Internet giants rally to defend U.S. net neutrality rules

Net neutrality concerns the openness of the internet and how internet service providers (ISPs) control their customer's information. Though the Obama administration implemented rules created to protect net neutrality in 2015, the new White House indicated in March that they would seek to reverse what they referred to as "overreach" by "bureaucrats in Washington".

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir granted with PCB's category A contract

Apart from Akmal, Zulfiqar Babar and Anwar Ali have also been omitted from the contract list, having previously been on Category D . The likes of Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan - all of whose involvement in the PSL corruption case earned them suspensions - were expectedly missing.

South African Jazz legend Ray Phiri has passed away

Phiri was a founding member of the soul music giants group of the 1970s, the Cannibals, who were later joined by the late soul singer, Mpharanyana. In 2011, Zuma honoured Phiri with the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver for his contribution to the music industry.

New Arms Mode Coming in Tomorrow's Update, Here's What It Is

While we've known for a while now that it will be adding the boss character Max Brass to the playable roster, we're now getting more information regarding what else it includes. So it looks like we've got at least two years of new content coming for these games, whether we like it or not. Arguably the most pleasing aspect of the update, however, is its myriad under-the-hood changes, ranging from improved online syncing (which should make those occasions when your grabs and punches don't ...

Rent-A-Center Shares Surge on Takeover Bid

Engaged Capital is a limited liability company owned by its principals and formed to create long-term shareholder value by bringing an owner's perspective to the managements and boards of undervalued public companies. The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which now holds $72.83 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 10.85% of its market capitalization.

Apple to set up its first Chinese data center

Lisa Jackson, vice president of Apple, stated during today's press conference that the data centre, as well as the new cooperation, is expected to improve Chinese iCloud users' experience through a reduction in latency and improved reliability.

Samsung releases Galaxy A7 smartphone

Which is why Samsung plans to launch the Note 8 on August 23, though the company is yet to officially confirm the announcement. Speculations are already rife about the features to be included in the Galaxy Note 8. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is long speculated to pack a 6.3-inch QHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:5:9 display, same as the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

Google PAIR Initiative To Help Humans Understand Machines

Apart from publishing research, Google is also open sourcing new tools, creating educational materials (such as guidelines for designing AI interfaces) to extend the reach of AI to as many people as possible. Domain experts: Exploring how AI can help professionals from all disciplines, including medical, design, farming, etc, use AI. Engineers and researchers: AI is built by people.

Microsoft issues critical security patches. Have you updated yet?

As of last month, 75% of all Windows Phone devices were running on Windows Phone 8 .1 and if you add up the Windows Phone devices running on even older version 7 and 8.0 the number stands at 80%, which means only 20% of the Windows Phone devices were running on the latest Windows Phone 10.

Virginia is First State to Opt in to AT&T FirstNet Plan

Terry McAuliffe will hold a letter signing ceremony on Tuesday at FirstNet headquarters in Reston. The decision enables FirstNet and AT&T to begin creating an entirely new wireless ecosystem for public safety communications. This will benefit first responders and residents in areas such as Southwest Virginia, Southside Virginia, the Eastern Shore and more. The FirstNet solution that will be built in Wyoming was designed with direct input from the State's public safety community.

Rivals take center stage at SEC Media Days

At times, McElwain talked wistfully about his vacation home in Montana - a place he surely would have preferred over The Wynfrey Hotel, where he was joined by hundreds of reporters, none of whom seemed to ask a question McElwain enjoyed answering.

Plains All American Pipeline, LP (PAA) Traders Should Start Listening to Analysts

Arcus Capital Partners LLC boosted its position in Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.by 1.2% in the first quarter. Endurance Wealth Management Inc. now owns 67,320 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $2,128,000 after buying an additional 175 shares during the period.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Position Reduced by Strategic Financial Services

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH ) insider Sean Middleton sold 1,460 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 19th. Tiverton Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in Egalet Corp (NASDAQ:EGLT) for 95,612 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund invested in 56,731 shares or 0.14% of the stock.

IPhone 8 Wireless Charging Accessory May Not Be Available At Launch

According to Follow News , a tweet posted earlier said that a well-placed Apple insider John Gruber has all-but confirmed previous reports that Apple's wireless charging accessory will be a separate purchase . iOS comes with many surprises and hidden features to keep the Apple fans guessing. Gruber also has used the word "might" on this news, while it may be one of Apple's alternate plans, but it is in no way a confirmed news.

Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates Buy Rating for Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)

Canaccord Genuity reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Encana Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, April 11th. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $0.06 with next year's EPS projected to be $0.69. Equities research analysts at Cormark dropped their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Encana Corp in a research note issued on Monday.

Luke Cage: Lucy Liu directing season 2 premiere

Last month, Liu was spotted on the set of Luke Cage in Harlem, which prompted speculation that the Elementary actor would be a guest star on the show. Marvel Television began filming Luke Cage's second season back in June under the title "Tiara", and is expected to shoot through March 2018. She's since directed four episodes of her CBS series " Elementary ", where she plays Joan Watson to Jonny Lee Miller's Sherlock Holmes.

Logitech is acquiring gaming headset maker Astro for $85 million in cash

The ASTRO Gaming headsets will be integrated as a brand of Logitech's " Logitech G " line, a gaming-specific line of electronic products. According to Desai, Astro is "a ideal complement to Logitech G's focus on PC gaming and we couldn't be more excited; we love the team, the brand and the products".

Apple iPhone 8 Will Stick With Wires In The Beginning

Meanwhile Gruber also said that the wireless charging feature tipped to be included on the iPhone 8 will be sold separately and will not be ready until the release of iOS 11.1. Apart from these, there will be a built-in wireless charging. It's unclear, then, when iOS 11.1 might be made available. According to WCCFTech , there are rumors that Apple plans to integrate fast charging support using the USB PD standard on iPhone 8 will add.

Rep. Perlmutter exits Colorado governor's race

The surprise decision by the sixth-term lawmaker comes a few weeks after another Colorado Democrat, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder, said he would join the race . Polis is independently wealthy and can finance his own campaign. "Jared's a good friend of mine". But Perlmutter said fundraising was not the reason he exited the race.

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Brown Advisory reported 45,488 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. In associated news, Executive Vice President Mark E. Hickson bought 1,350 stocks of NextEra Energy Partners, shares in a trade dated Wed, Jul 5th. Ridgeworth Mgmt Ltd Liability invested in 579,046 shares. 115.05 million shares or 2.01% more from 112.79 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. NextEra Energy Partners, (NEP) traded down 0.97% during trading on Friday, reaching $37.86.

Twitter Bulks Up C-Suite, Adds A CFO

Noto , a critical player inside Twitter , became both its CFO and COO when he took over Adam Bain's COO job after Bain left the company in November 2016. "He brings a principled, engaging and rigorous approach to the CFO role, with a track record of driving profitable growth", CEO Jack Dorsey said in a statement.

Divya Dutta ignored during Babumoshai trailer launch, walks off crying

The makers have alerted audience with some hot scenes between Babu and his lady love, thus raising a question if the film would face the wrath of the censor board in the future. Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from Babumoshai Bandookbaaz . "I don't have the stature to reject films". But I think that as time goes by, things are changing.

President Buhari To Return Soon, Olumba Olumba Says

His spokesman, Laolu Akande , confirmed via twitter that Buhari and Osinbajo met in London today. The president's wife, Aisha Buhari who is now in London with him is yet to speak on his condition but Zahra has assured Nigerians with her recent tweet that he is in fact doing very well.

Mania Revived In YELLOW SUBMARINE Comic Book Title

The movie, originally released in July 1968, saw animated versions of Paul, John, George and Ringo led to Pepperland by Captain Fred in an attempt to rescue it from the menace of the music-hating Blue Meanies . The Apple Corporation is a multimedia company founded by The Beatles in 1968. You can see more from Yellow Submarine , including photos of upcoming collectable vinyl figures, in The Hollywood Reporter .

Nabeel Rajab sentenced to two years in jail

He was confronted with the evidence against him and the court kept him in preventive detention, and then referred him to the competent criminal court. We reaffirm our previous calls for his release. Rajab criticised US President Donald Trump in a New York Times column in May for selling arms to his country and Saudi Arabia, citing their human rights records.

Facebook Inc (FB) Now Allows Messenger Ads Globally

The move comes as Facebook is limiting the amount of ads users see in their News Feed and expects its ad revenue growth rate to come down this year. "[Advertising is] not necessarily everything, but it's definitely how we're going to be making money right now".

Apple Watch Repair: Get Your First Gen Wearable Device Fixed for Free

For those wondering, all first-gen Apple Watches are covered, from the Sport and Watch to the Herm├ęs and Edition (you know, if you happened to have spent over $10,000 on a fitness tracker). Affected customers can call an Apple Store and schedule a Genius Bar appointment, or visit an Apple Authorized Service Provider , to initiate the fix process.

Intel's Skylake-SP Xeon versus AMD's EPYC 7000

The chip maker used to route data around its multicore processors with a "ring architecture", which forced data to basically do a lap around the chip to reach a processing core or memory interconnect on the other side, said Lisa Spelman, vice president of Intel's Data Center Group.