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Google Genie lets users generate AI outputs resembling video games

Generative AI developers at Google DeepMind have taken on the world’s highest grossing entertainment industry by introducing something called “Genie.” The new artificial intelligence system from Google researchers can create playable worlds resembling video games from images and text prompts. Announced in a paper Friday, Genie is not available to the public yet. SEE ALSO: What was Sora trained on? Creatives demand answers. Similar to…

Republicans press Biden administration for information on suspect in Georgia student’s death

A pair of Republican lawmakers is pressing the Biden administration for more information on the suspect in connection to the death of a student on the University of Georgia (UGA) campus last week. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Tuesday demanding more information on Jose Ibarra, who was arrested last week and is facing numerous charges…

Monica Lewinsky urges shoppers to vote in new fashion collection

Women’s clothing brand Reformation has tapped activist and author Monica Lewinsky to be the face of their latest voting campaign to get shoppers to the ballot boxes this November. Reformation’s “You’ve Got the Power,” workwear campaign was unveiled Monday, in partnership with Vote.org. Lewinsky is featured wearing a variety of workwear outfits, including a red two-piece set, leather trench coat, sweaters and more.  “Voting is using your voice to…

Kate Middleton’s Sister’s Famous Ex Dead & More Celebrity Deaths of 2024

It’s never easy when a beloved celebrity dies, and already in 2024, we’ve seen some greats pass on. Thomas Kingston, a British financier former boyfriend of Pippa Middleton, has died at age 45 at the end of February. Pippa Middleton on a date with Tom Kingston in 2013. ((Photo by Danny Martindale/Getty Images)) Like Pippa’s sister, Kate Middleton, Thomas also married a royal: Lady Gabriella. a distant…

Kate Middleton Update: Palace Issues Statement on Ailing Royal Amid Mass Confusion

On the morning of February 27, Prince William canceled an appearance at a memorial for his late godfather, King Constantine II of Greece, citing a “personal matter” for the last-minute change to his schedule. And from there? Cue some mass chaos and confusion around the globe! Kate Middleton attends The “Together At Christmas” Carol Service at Westminster Abbey on December 8, 2023 in London, England….

UPDATE: Stevie J & Rep For Justin Combs Respond To Allegations Made By Former Male Employee In New Lawsuit Against...

Stevie J and a representative for Justin Combs are now addressing allegations made against them in a new lawsuit. As The Shade Room previously reported, Rodney’ Lil Rod’ Jones recently filed a $30 million sexual harassment and assault lawsuit against Diddy. The suit also names Justin Combs, Stevie J, and others as accomplices. RELATED: Diddy’s Lawyer Speaks Out After He’s Accused Of Sexual Assault & Harassment…

Girl What?! Watch Nardo Wick React After Woman Suggests He’s “Boring” For Refusing To Drink Liquor & Use Drugs

Chile, D.A.R.E. has entered the chat! A woman is receiving backlash after suggesting Nardo Wick is “boring” for limiting his liquor and refusing to use drugs. The moment happened during an appearance on the popular ’50 Women vs 1 Rapper’ YouTube series. Basically, what happens is that a group of women ask the guest a series of questions in a one-on-one format to measure their…

Shock death hits royal family

The royal family has announced the shock death of Thomas Kingston, the husband of Lady Gabriella Windsor. Kingston, 45, married Gabriella in 2019. She is the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent. READ MORE: Prince William misses big event due to personal matter Prince Michael, grandson of King George V, was a cousin to Queen Elizabeth II. A statement on behalf of Lady…

EPL: You have to score 15 goals – Gallas not convinced by Arsenal star

Former France defender, William Gallas, has said he is yet to be fully convinced by Mikel Arteta’s plan for Kai Havertz, despite his impressive run of form. Havertz arrived from Chelsea in the summer in a £65million deal. The German initially struggled to justify the big transfer fee and win over his new fans. However, Havertz has gradually begun to establish himself as a key…

Aguero clears air on coming out of retirement

Former Manchester City striker, Sergio Agüero, has dismissed reports claiming that he will train with Argentinian club Independiente. Aguero retired from football in December 2021 at the age of 33 due to a heart condition. He was playing for Barcelona at the time after leaving City. This week, there were rumours of him coming out of retirement. But Aguero has now said: “It’s totally a…

Putin’s 10 days of HELL as Ukraine downs $870m-worth of warplanes including $300m flying fortress & 10 fighter jets

PUTIN has suffered 10 days of pure hell after Ukraine blitzed $870million-worth of Russian war planes. Heroic Ukraine has dealt blow after blow by downing ten of Moscow’s fighter jets and even blasting a $300million spy plane out of the sky. Telegram Two Russian planes were shot down today as footage captured the moment that the wreckage of one fell from the sky[/caption] East2West Both…

There are plenty of animals that are easy to spot but it takes 20/20 vision to find the turtle in...

THIS optical illusion has baffled puzzle enthusiasts – but don’t go back into your shell – give this one a go. If you can spot the cheeky turtle hiding in the image within 10 seconds then you might have 20/20 vision. Try to spot the tortoise hiding in this image The image shows a messy bedroom scene with objects scattered around the floor – but…

Kevin McCarthy says there’s ‘a real concern’ about Biden’s ability to lead and interact with foreign leaders: ‘That would be...

Then-House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden meet to discuss the debt limit. Alex Brandon/AP Kevin McCarthy said he saw concerning behavior from President Biden while interacting with world leaders. “There is a real concern here,” McCarthy said as he remarked on Biden’s ability to effectively lead. As the 2024 race heats up, the advanced ages of the leading presidential candidates have become a…

Looks like there won’t be an Apple car after all

Apple is ending its electric car project that was about a decade in the making. Fernando Gutierrez-Juarez/Getty Images Apple is ending its electric car project about a decade in the making, sources told Bloomberg.  Executives at the tech company broke the news to nearly 2,000 employees on the EV team.  Some will be moved to different roles focused on generative AI. Others may get laid…

Some student loan forgiveness programs are set to end this year – here’s what to do if this affects you

The Biden Administration has implemented a variety of student loan programs to help borrowers deal with high debts. Many of these programs are coming to an end by the end of the year. The “on-ramp” transitionary period that began last fall is set to end in September. During this period, missed student loan payments won’t result in default or credit score hits. When the program…

FCC commissioner makes admission over political bias, ideology that ‘permeates Silicon Valley’

How problematic is Google Gemini’s alleged racial and historical bias?  According to senior Republican and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr, it’s “deeply concerning.” “What this is doing is laying bare for the American people to see that the political ideology that permeates Silicon Valley is finding its way into algorithms,” Carr said on “The Bottom Line” Monday. “And for years we were told…

NASCAR star Denny Hamlin admits to urinating in his race suit for 1st time in his career

The Ambetter Health 400 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was a long race that lasted 260 laps with 10 caution flags being waved during the event. Some drivers felt the burden of the grueling race more than most. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Denny Hamlin admitted on his “Actions Detrimental” podcast on Monday that he needed to urinate in his suit. He…

Looming shutdowns, Hunter’s testimony, maybe an impeachment: Congress’ blockbuster week

There are blockbuster weeks on Capitol Hill, and then there are weeks like this one.  Hunter Biden is testifying. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is explaining. A partial government shutdown is looming. “Congress hasn’t even finished our deadlines from the previous fiscal year. I mean, Oct. 1 was the deadline,” fumed Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, on FOX Business. “Before I was in Congress, I was in…

Texas sues Pornhub owner for not adding age verification requirements

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued the company behind Pornhub for not complying with state-level age verification rules. The suit, filed in Travis County District Court against Pornhub parent Aylo, accuses Aylo of failing to implement “reasonable age verification methods” on Pornhub and other adult sites that it owns. It seeks millions of dollars in damages under a law that was initially blocked as…

Physical media week

Cath Virginia / The Verge | Photos by Amelia Holowaty Krales and Getty Images The bright promise of streaming and digital stores has given way to a darker reality: we rarely have ownership over the art we love, and much is getting lost in the process. Only a fraction of movies released over the last century are available on streaming services, while a staggering 90…

‘The Challenge: All Stars’ Reveals Returning Vets Cara Maria, Rachel and More in Emotional Season 4 Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

The long-awaited fourth season of “The Challenge: All Stars” is finally here. Variety can exclusively announce that the reality competition series will premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, April 10, on Paramount+. After the premiere, new episodes will drop on Wednesdays on the streaming service. Season 4 features “old-school legends, modern power players, redemption-seekers and […] Go to Source

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Jesse Williams to Lead Prime Video’s High-End Italian Original ‘Costiera’

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams is set to lead Prime Video’s Italian original “Costiera,” set on Italy’s iconic Amalfi Coast. The high-end show is an English-language action-drama with comedic elements directed by Emmy winner Adam Bernstein (“30 Rock,” “Fargo”), which is currently shooting on location. In “Costiera,” Williams is playing an Italian-American former Marine named Daniel […] Go to Source

Threads widens the gap with X, with triple the daily downloads on iOS

Although an app’s downloads aren’t an exact proxy for usage, they can hint at where the market is headed. And in the case of the alt-Twitter wars, the app winning the game right now is Instagram’s Threads. Meta’s take on Twitter now sees triple the daily downloads of X (formerly Twitter) on iOS globally, and […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

GitHub’s Copilot Enterprise hits general availability

GitHub today announced the general availability of Copilot Enterprise, the $39/month version of its code completion tool and developer-centric chatbot for large businesses. Copilot Enterprise includes all of the features of the existing Business plan, including IP indemnity, but extends this with a number of crucial features for larger teams. The highlight here is the […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Grab the Echo Show 8 for under $90

SAVE $60: The Amazon Echo Show 8 (3rd generation) is just $89.99 at Amazon, down from the normal price of $149.99. That’s a 40% discount or a savings of $60. Opens in a new window Credit: Amazon Amazon Echo Show 8 (3rd generation) $89.99 at Best Buy $149.99 Save $60.00 Get Deal If you’ve ever stood in the kitchen feeling annoyed that you need to…

White House holds press briefing: Watch live

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will deliver a daily press briefing Tuesday afternoon. President Biden on Monday suggested that a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza could begin by next week.  Hamas leaders responded to the suggestion a ceasefire was imminent with a repudiation of terms discussed in peace negotiations last week.  Meanwhile, the White House is holding a meeting with congressional leaders…

Vance: Biden FTC chief is ‘doing a pretty good job’ 

Sen. J.D. Vance (R-Ohio) singled out Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan as one of the sole Biden administration members “doing a pretty good job,” citing her work on antitrust enforcement, especially as it relates to tech giants.   “A lot of my Republican colleagues look at Lina Khan… and they say, ‘well Lina Khan is sort of engaged in some sort of fundamental…

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