• Netflix is adding an interactive ‘Minecraft' story to its lineup, denies entry into gaming

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Netflix denies a report that it's entering the gaming market, but says it is expanding its lineup to include a new game-related, “interactive” narrative series called “Minecraft: Story Mode.” The new series will be the latest addition to its growing collection of interactive stories, which include kid-friendly titles like “Stretch Armstrong: The Breakout,” “Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale,” and “Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile.”
    According to a recent report from TechRadar , Netflix is partnering with Telltale Games to bring game experiences to its TV service, starting with a...
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  • Kate Spade's close friend and business partner says the late designer left 4 seasons of completed work for her handbag company

    Kate Spade's close friend and business partner says the late designer left 4 seasons of completed work for her handbag company

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Kate Spade was found dead by suicide in her apartment in New York City on June 5. She was 55.
    She leaves behind her husband, Andy Spade , and a 13-year-old daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade.
    Kate had not been part of her namesake handbag label for more than a decade, but she was at the helm of a new accessories business she and Andy founded in 2015, called Frances Valentine.
    Her business partner and close friend, Elyce Arons, told Business Insider that the brand is determined to honor her legacy.
    The late designer left four seasons of completed work behind.
    It's been a little over a week...
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  • Self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs - but a new report says the upsides will be easily worth it

    Self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs - but a new report says the upsides will be easily worth it

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Autonomous vehicles could add $800 billion to the US economy, a new report says.
    The report also says the negative effects are being overblown - only about 4 million jobs will be directly impacted.
    The report is from a non-profit focused on reducing America's dependence on oil, called Securing America's Future Energy.
    Many of the fears surrounding self-driving cars are widely overblown, a newly published report says.
    Even though the new technology could radically re-shape plenty of jobs, autonomous vehicles will likely only raise the US unemployment rate by a tenth of a percent, according...
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  • Self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs - but a new report says the upsides will be easily worth it

    Self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs - but a new report says the upsides will be easily worth it

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Autonomous vehicles could add $800 billion to the US economy, a new report says.
    The report also says the negative effects are being overblown - only about 4 million jobs will be directly impacted.
    The report is from a non-profit focused on reducing America's dependence on oil, called Securing America's Future Energy.
    Many of the fears surrounding self-driving cars are widely overblown, a newly published report says.
    Even though the new technology could radically re-shape plenty of jobs, autonomous vehicles will likely only raise the US unemployment rate by a tenth of a percent, according...
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