Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho First Look Arrives as Shooting Wraps

Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho has officially wrapped production. In honor of the occasion, we have our first look at the highly anticipated thriller. Wright posted the image on social media and it features a rather unsettling visual of Anya Taylor-Joy’s character in black clothing with black eye makeup on. There’s nothing else to […]

Birds of Prey Teaser Trailer Arrives Unleashing a Mallet-Swinging Harley Quinn

The Birds of Prey international teaser trailer has found its way online. The first look at the movie gives us our best look yet at Harley Quinn’s upcoming adventure and DC fans will more than likely be happy with the results. We were teased with some images from the trailer earlier this week, which signaled […]

Watch a reporter’s close call with a lightning strike on camera

A video out of Phoenix, Arizona, shows lightning striking the ground startlingly close to a local reporter as he prepared to go on camera. Matt Rodewald, who works for Phoenix’s Fox affiliate, was covering the monsoon storms in the area on Wednesday. Just before he began his live report, the lightning hit. According to a […]

Existing processors could get a boost from swapping silicon for carbon nanotubes

Big quote: “Hello, world! I am RV16X-NANO, made from CNTs,” reads the first message from the first program to run on a carbon nanotube (CNT) processor. Built by MIT physicists, Nano is eighty times larger than its predecessor at 14,702 carbon nanotube field-effect transistors (CNFETs), and it’s capable of running the 32-bit RISC-V instruction set […]

Netmarble’s Simon Sim on Hollywood licenses, mobile’s future, and cloud gaming

Netmarble has a knack for coming up with mobile game hits, including titles such as Lineage 2: Revolution, Marvel Future Fight, and BTS World. It is updating those games constantly and it is launching new titles such as Rich Wars and The King of Fighters Allstar. Lineage 2 has more than 30 million players and generated […]

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 30-September 1

Photo: Kevin Baker (Netflix) AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.   Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop […]

Succession’s Tom and Greg spend time in a “Safe Room”

Nicholas Braun, Matthew MacfadyenPhoto: Peter Kramer (HBO) Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Sunday, September 1. All times are Eastern.  Top pick Succession (HBO, 9 p.m): Here’s Randall Colburn on last week’s episode: Succession’s absurdities aren’t audacious, couched as they are in the very real drama of its ensemble. That changes on “Hunting,” […]

What critics thought of the Batman villain’s standalone debut

The Joker has been depicted by so many actors that it’s hard to remember them all. Whether it’s the hyperactive and goofy Cesar Romero, the hilarious and witty Jack Nicholson, the menacing and magnetic Heath Ledger, or Jared Leto, everybody has a favorite live-action Joker. One thing none of those actors got to do, however, […]

The shift toward open source conversational AI

In July, Uber released a new open source AI library called the Plato research dialogue system. A couple of months ago, Cisco open-sourced its MindMeld conversational AI platform, after acquiring the company of the same name in 2017 for $125 million. Why are so many new libraries being announced? There seems to be a trend […]

Hey Gen Z, this is a pager, and in the ’90s they were everywhere

Welcome to Dial Up, Mashable’s most excellent look at technology in the ’90s, from the early days of the World Wide Web to the clunky gadgets that won our hearts.  In 2019, if you want to meet with someone, you shoot them a text. Easy. That wasn’t the case in the 1990s. Back then, the […]