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The AI tech behind scary-real celebrity 'deepfakes' is being used to create completely fictitious faces, cats, and Airbnb listings

A new crop of websites shows the disturbing potential of deepfake technology The sites present pictures of faces, cats and buildings that are completely fake but look incredibly real. One of the site's creators says even people without computer programming experience can use freely available tools to create fake pictures in a couple of hours.  The Uber engineer behind another one of the sites says he made the site to "raise public awareness" about the new AI technology. Deepfake technology ha...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Barack Obama, Trends, Nvidia, Scarlett Johansson, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Trump, SCHMIDT, Wang, Chris Schmidt, Gan, Christopher Schmidt, Philip Wang, GitHub Nvidia


The 23 most powerful LGBTQ+ people in tech

Tim Cook is arguably the most prominent LGBTQ+ person in tech, but he isn't the only one. There are LGBTQ+ identifying individuals in prominent roles as venture capitalists, diversity in tech advocates, and C-suite level executives at large tech companies like IBM and Microsoft. Here are 23 of the most influential and notable people in tech who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. The atmosphere in Silicon Valley, where "bro culture" is rampant, is not know for being kind to anyone "different." ...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, US, America, Trends, Tim Cook, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Chris Hughes, Grindr, Sean Eldridge, Joel Simkhai, New Republic, Eldridge


Amazon was having official talks with city officials just the day before it canceled the New York HQ2 (AMZN)

Amazon was still trying to hammer out a deal with New York officials and union representatives, just the day before the company officially canceled plans for its proposed HQ2 headquarters in NYC, Bloomberg reports. Amazon executives, city officials, and union heads reportedly met Wednesday to address "outstanding issues" related to the proposal. A labor union president told Bloomberg that those present at the meeting had "all agreed" to the negotiated terms, so he was "amazed" when Amazon canc...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Labor, New York City, City, Trends, Bloomberg, Queens, Bill De Blasio, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Andrew Cuomo, Queens New York, Arlington Virginia, Long Island City, New York City They


Michael Sanchez insists he didn't leak Jeff Bezos' racy selfies, but he keeps refusing to answer a key question

The accusation that Jeff Bezos' intimate texts to former TV host Lauren Sanchez were leaked to the National Enquirer by Sanchez's brother, Michael Sanchez, has been widely reported. CNN, The Daily Beast, and the Associated Press have all cited sources this week who believe Sanchez leaked information about the relationship. Business Insider has been in regular contact with Sanchez for seven days. He has consistently declined to comment about the allegations he passed the texts to the Enquirer. ...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Trends, Cnn, Associated Press, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Abc News, Trump, Howard, Jeff, Bezos, Becker


Amazon’s HQ2 Dumps New York on Valentine’s Day

It's been a rough week for the world's richest man: As Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' battle with the National Enquirer rages on, his company announced its romance with Long Island City, Queens, is over and it will not build part of a second headquarters there. "A number of state and local politicians have made it...
Tags: Amazon, Ecommerce, New York, General, Advertising, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Long Island City Queens


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Apple quietly makes billions from Google Search each year, and it's a bigger business than Apple Music. Google paid Apple $9.4 billion in 2018 to be the default search engine on the iPhone, according to a new Goldman Sachs estimate. Apple's rumored subscription news service will reportedly be announced at an event next month. Apple will host a March 25th event at The Steve Jobs Theater in its Apple Park campus where it's expec...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Russia, US, Trends, Hungary, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Un, Goldman Sachs, Bill, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer


Behind on Jeff Bezos' beef with the National Enquirer? Here's the complete timeline of the feud to catch you up (AMZN)

Jeff Bezos recently published a bombshell blog post in which he claimed that the National Enquirer was engaging in "extortion and blackmail" by threatening to release his intimate personal texts and photos. It's the latest dramatic development in a feud that started in early January, when Bezos announced that he and wife MacKenzie Bezos were seeking a divorce — shortly before a story in the National Enquirer revealed that the Amazon CEO was having an extramarital affair with former TV anchor ...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Bezos, MacKenzie, AMZN, D E Shaw Co, MacKenzie Bezos, Lauren Sánchez, Business Insider Forbes


A lawyer at the heart of the National Enquirer's war with Jeff Bezos used to work for Amazon for 9 years

A lawyer at the heart of the National Enquirer's war with Jeff Bezos used to be a loyal servant of the billionaire at Amazon, The Wall Street Journal reports. American Media Inc's Deputy General Counsel Jon Fine worked at Amazon from 2006 to 2015, and was focused primarily on publishing and the company's Kindle business. Fine took up a job at AMI in November 2018. He wrote two of the emails published in Bezos' explosive blog post last week, in which he accused the Enquirer of extortion. A law...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Netflix, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast, Journal, Martin, Bezos, AMI, Enquirer, Gavin de Becker, American Media Inc, Dylan Howard, American Media Inc AMI


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Amazon is acquiring WiFi router company Eero. Eero makes "mesh" Wi-Fi routers, which help blanket even the largest spaces with a strong wireless internet signal. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Apple and Google accused of helping "enforce gender apartheid" by hosting a Saudi government app that tracks women and stops them leaving the country. Under Saudi law, every woman has a legal "guardian" who can restrict her trav...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Saudi Arabia, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Mars, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, US District Court, Alexa, Bezos


Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' scandal triggers alarm for other billionaires

Even the world's richest person couldn't stop a nude selfie leak.When Jeff Bezos alleged in a blog post-Thursday that he was the victim of blackmail attempts by the publisher of the National Enquirer, he underscored risks particular... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer


Saudi Arabia denies role in Jeff Bezos affair, as the National Enquirer's attorney let slip details about its source

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Sunday that the kingdom had nothing to do with leaking Jeff Bezos' texts to the National Enquirer, and that the whole saga sounds like a "soap opera." In his explosive blog last week, Bezos pointed to links between the National Enquirer and the Saudis, as well as to his own publication the Washington Post's coverage of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi. An attorney for AMI — the Enquirer's publisher — also denied that Saudi Arabia had anything to do wi...
Tags: Post, Congress, Abc, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, US, Trends, Cbs, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Istanbul, Trump, Bezos, Sánchez, Adel al Jubeir, Al Jubeir


Amazon is acquiring Wi-Fi router company Eero, which helps blanket your entire home with a strong wireless-internet signal (AMZN)

Amazon is acquiring Eero, the pioneering Wi-Fi router company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eero makes "mesh" Wi-Fi routers, which help blanket even the largest spaces with a strong wireless-internet signal.  It's Amazon's latest big-ticket smart-home acquisition, following home-security companies Blink and Ring. Eero continues to face strong competition from the likes of Netgear, Linksys, and even Google. Amazon is acquiring the home "mesh" Wi-Fi router company Eero, the companies ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Xiaomi, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Qualcomm, Shasta Ventures, Trump, Netgear, Wi Fi, Google Amazon, AMZN, Eero, Dave Limp


Amazon is acquiring WiFi router company Eero, which helps blanket your entire home with strong wireless internet signal (AMZN)

Amazon is acquiring Eero, the pioneering WiFi router company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eero makes so-called mesh WiFi routers, which help blanket even the largest spaces with a strong wireless internet signal.  It's the latest big-ticket Amazon smart-home acquisition, following home security companies Blink and Ring. Eero continues to face strong competition from the likes of Netgear, Linksys, and even Google. Amazon is acquiring the home mesh WiFi router company Eero, the compa...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Qualcomm, Shasta Ventures, Trump, Netgear, Google Amazon, AMZN, Eero, Dave Limp, Eero Beacon, Netgear Linksys, SVP of Amazon Devices and Services


Tabloid CEO’s lawyer says Enquirer didn’t extort Jeff Bezos

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for the head of the National Enquirer’s parent company denies the tabloid committed extortion or blackmail by threatening to publish Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ explicit photos. Elkan Abramowitz represents American Media Inc. chief executive David Pecker. Abromowitz defended the tabloid’s practice as a “negotiation” in an interview Sunday with ABC’s […]
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Abc, Washington, Ap, Nation, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Enquirer, American Media Inc, Elkan Abramowitz, David Pecker Abromowitz


The National Enquirer vs. Jeff Bezos: Legal experts break down what's at stake in battle between the world's wealthiest man and a supermarket tabloid

Federal prosecutors are reviewing claims made by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in a post published on Medium last week that accused the National Enquirer and its publisher, American Media Inc., (AMI) of "extortion and blackmail," sources told The New York Times. Bezos published several emails from the National Enquirer's chief content officer Dylan Howard and from Jon Fine, an attorney representing AMI — one of which lists compromising photographs of Bezos that the supermarket tabloid says...
Tags: Amazon, Washington Post, US, Trends, Cnn, United States, Playboy, Fine, Anderson Cooper, The New York Times, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Times, The Washington Post, New Yorker, Trump


Saudi Arabia says has 'nothing to do' with Bezos-AMI dispute

Saudi Arabia had "absolutely nothing to do" with the National Enquirer's reporting on an extramarital relationship involving Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said.
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, businessNews, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Amazon com Inc, Bezos AMI


Here's the complete timeline of the feud between Jeff Bezos and the National Enquirer, including the ties to President Trump (AMZN)

On Thursday, Jeff Bezos published a bombshell blog post in which he claimed that the National Enquirer was engaging in "extortion and blackmail" over his intimate personal texts and photos. It's the latest dramatic development in a feud that started in early January, when Bezos announced that he and wife MacKenzie Bezos were seeking a divorce — shortly before a story in the National Enquirer revealed that the Amazon CEO was having an extramarital affair with former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez.  T...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump, Bezos, MacKenzie, D E Shaw Co, MacKenzie Bezos, Lauren Sánchez, Business Insider Forbes


Actor Terry Crews says the National Enquirer's publisher tried to 'silence' him with fake stories as Jeff Bezos accuses the tabloid of blackmail

Terry Crews has accused American Media Inc (AMI), publisher of the National Enquirer, of making up a false story to "silence" him. Crews said Radar Online, which is owned by AMI, tried to run a fake story about him buying prostitutes after he went public in accusing a talent agent of sexual assault. He published an alleged email from Radar Online back in 2017, and said the publication did not run the story because it was fake and he had publicly exposed them. Crews resurfaced his allegations a...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Saudi Arabia, Trends, MacBook Air, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Terry Crews, The Washington Post, Board, Senate Judiciary Committee, Bezos, Monte Carlo, AMI, Crews, Ronan Farrow


Digital Trends Live: Instacart tips, Fownders, and ‘Lifeboat’

We discussed Jeff Bezos' blackmail scandal with the National Enquirer and welcomed two special guests, filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald and Gerard Adams of Elite Daily, to the show on this episode of Digital Trends Live. The post Digital Trends Live: Instacart tips, Fownders, and ‘Lifeboat’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Gerard Adams, Skye Fitzgerald


Medium, the blog site Jeff Bezos used to attack the Enquirer, won't say whether the post violated its rules — but it says Bezos won't get paid a dime (AMZN)

Medium isn't commenting on whether or not Jeff Bezos violated its terms of service with his astonishing post on Thursday. The online publishing site also won't say whether Bezos gave it a heads up before he published it. But Medium did confirm that, no matter how many people like his post, he won't get paid for it. When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos decided to accuse David Pecker, the CEO of National Enquirer's parent company, of blackmail on Thursday, he chose an interesting way to do it: a post on ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Post, Washington Post, Trends, Williams, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Evan Williams, Amazon Web Services, Bezos, AMI, Enquirer, David Pecker, Louise Mtsakis


Medium, the blog site Jeff Bezos used to attack the Enquirer, won't say whether the post violated its rules — but it says Bezos wont get paid a dime (AMZN)

Medium isn't commenting on whether or not Jeff Bezos violated its terms of service with his astonishing post on Thursday. The online publishing site also won't say whether Bezos gave it a heads up before he published it. But Medium did confirm that, no matter how many people like his post, he won't get paid for it. When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos decided to accuse David Pecker, the CEO of National Enquirer's parent company, of blackmail on Thursday, he chose an interesting way to do it: a post on ...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Washington Post, Trends, Williams, MacBook Air, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Evan Williams, Amazon Web Services, Bezos, AMI, Enquirer, David Pecker, Louise Mtsakis


Jeff Bezos' investigator doesn't think his phone was hacked. Here are all the other theories of how the National Enquirer got his private photos

While Jeff Bezos' bombshell blog post on Thursday night revealed a lot of details about some sexual photos and texts he sent, it didn't say much about the central question. That question is: How did the National Enquirer get the photos in the first place? The public doesn't know the answer to that but everyone seems to have a theory, some more plausible than others. The bombshell blog post Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published on Thursday revealed a lot of detail about some sexual messages he sent,...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Hollywood, Kim Kardashian, Washington Post, Snowden, Washington, Nsa, Trends, Netflix, Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Msnbc, Donald Trump


Jeff Bezos' security team thinks a 'government entity' may have accessed the Amazon CEO's texts, Washington Post reporter says

Jeff Bezos and his private investigators are floating the theory that a "government entity" may have accessed the Amazon CEO's personal texts, Washington Post reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia said Thursday night on MSNBC. The comments were made hours after Bezos penned a viral Medium blog post accusing the National Enquirer's publisher of "extortion and blackmail" by threatening to release his nude photos unless he agreed to their terms. The National Enquirer previously published an exposé on Bez...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Kim Kardashian, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, White House, US, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, Bezos, Becker, Roger Stone


How the National Enquirer's David Pecker, 'the bad boy of magazines,' went from betraying Trump to facing off with Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos name-checked American Media, Inc. CEO and National Enquirer Publisher David Pecker in a Medium post that said the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him. Bezos' mention of Pecker sparked headlines that harped on the double entendre, but it's just the latest controversy involving the longtime media boss. Once called the "bad boy of magazine publishing," Pecker is a successful media boss who was most recently also at the center of a controversy surrounding President Donal...
Tags: Amazon, Kim Kardashian, Washington Post, Trends, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Cbs, Hachette, Bill, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Times, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Elle, Trump


Prosecutors probing National Enquirer after Jeff Bezos report

Federal prosecutors are looking into the National Enquirer's handling of a story about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' extramarital affair to see if the tabloid's publisher violated a cooperation agreement with prosecutors, two people familiar... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer


U.S. prosecutors weigh if American Media violated immunity deal - Bloomberg

U.S. prosecutors are reviewing whether National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc violated an earlier agreement granting it legal immunity in exchange for cooperation given the tabloid's handling of a story about Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, Bloomberg News reported on Friday.
Tags: Money, Bloomberg, businessNews, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Bloomberg News, Amazon com Inc, American Media, American Media Inc


National Enquirer owner defends reporting on Amazon's Bezos

The owner of U.S. tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer pushed back on Friday against accusations of "extortion and blackmail" from Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos, saying its reporting on an extramarital affair involving the world's richest man was lawful and it would investigate his claims.
Tags: Amazon, Money, businessNews, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Bezos, Amazon com Inc


National Enquirer publisher responds to Jeff Bezos' blistering blog post that accused it of extortion

National Enquirer publisher American Media (AMI) says its board will investigate claims made by Jeff Bezos in a blog post accusing the paper of "extortion and blackmail." In a statement to Business Insider, AMI says it believes it "acted lawfully" and "in good faith" in the reporting on the Amazon CEO's affair with former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez. Bezos' team has been investigating who leaked private text messages and photos to the National Enquirer, which published an exposé in the wake of Be...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Kim Kardashian, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, Bezos, AMI, David Hughes, Trump Entertainment Resorts, American Media, David Pecker, Pecker


American Media says its reporting on Amazon's Bezos was lawful

American Media Inc, the owner of the National Enquirer tabloid newspaper, said on Friday it acted lawfully in its reporting on Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, and that it would thoroughly investigate his claims of blackmail and take whatever action was necessary.
Tags: Amazon, Money, businessNews, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Bezos, Amazon com Inc, American Media, American Media Inc


National Enquirer publisher responds to Jeff Bezos over blackmail claims in nude photo scandal

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos claims The National Enquirer had blackmailed him into dropping an investigation. He alleges that the tabloid tried to tie his hands by threatening to publish his nude photos. The post National Enquirer publisher responds to Jeff Bezos over blackmail claims in nude photo scandal appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Trends, Computing, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer



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