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Issa Rae Has Lent Her Voice to Google Assistant. Yes, You Can Ask Her About Lawrence

Siri has an awkward black counterpart. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Siri, Insecure, Daniel, Lawrence, Issa Rae, Google Assistant, Awkward Black Google


Issa Rae can now be your Google Assistant

If you've ever heard Issa Rae's voice in your head during an awkward moment in life, here's some good news: Now, you can have the gift of her wisdom any time you want.
Tags: Google, Cnn, Issa Rae


Hey Google, talk like Issa

Here's a trivia question for you. Which actress is also a writer and producer, started a web series on YouTube, translated common insecurities into a hit show, gives a great pep talk and makes a cameo as a voice on the Google Assistant? It's Issa Rae! Starting today, Issa Rae’s voice is available as a cameo on the Google Assistant, in English for a limited time in the U.S. To switch to Issa’s voice, simply say “Hey Google, talk like Issa," or go to your “Assistant voice” in Assistant Settings. Y...
Tags: Google, Youtube, John Legend, Pixel, Daniel, Lawrence, Issa, Issa Rae, Google Nest, Manuel Bronstein, Google Assistant, Google Home, Issa Rae Starting


The voice of Insecure’s Issa Rae is coming to Google Assistant

Google's added another celebrity voice to its lineup. Now you can also make actress and director Issa Rae your new Google Assistant voice.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Smart Home, Issa Rae, Google Assistant, Google Home, Google Assistant Voices


Insecure’s Issa Rae Is the Next Voice of Google Assistant

Actress, writer and producer Issa Rae will be the next celebrity to make a cameo on Google Assistant. Rae's voice is available for a limited time in the U.S. starting today. Rae follows singer John Legend, who lent his voice in April. As with the new Samuel L. Jackson voice skill from Amazon, users can...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Advertising, John Legend, Samuel L Jackson, Rae, Issa Rae, Voice Interaction


Issa Rae’s Voice Lands on Google Assistant

Now you can make Google Assistant talk — and sing — like Issa Rae, star and co-creator of HBO’s “Insecure.” The actress-writer-producer is the latest celebrity to bring her voice to a digital virtual assistant. Rae is the second celeb cameo for Google Assistant, after singer John Legend’s mellifluous vocalizations came to the platform earlier […]
Tags: Google, Hbo, News, John Legend, Rae, Issa Rae, Google Assistant


11 Prom Hairstyles That Won't Compromise Your Natural Curls

Getting your crush to pull off an extravagant promposal is just half the battle of ending your high-school days with a bang. Planning every little detail of your prom night is arguably the best part of senior year — after graduation, of course. The dress, the manicure, the makeup, and the hair are all equally important. These pictures will be on your mom's mantle for a lifetime, after all.And when your hair is natural, the styling options are endless, making it even harder to settle on the per...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, Naacp, Issa Rae, Bianca Lawson, Marsai Martin, Lacy Redway, Nikki Nelms, Zazie Beetz, Logan Browning, Ashley Noel


10 Prom Hairstyles That Won't Compromise Your Natural Curls

Getting your crush to pull off an extravagant promposal is just half the battle of ending your high-school days with a bang. Planning every little detail of your prom night is arguably the best part of senior year — after graduation, of course. The dress, the manicure, the makeup, and the hair are all equally important. These pictures will be on your mom's mantle for a lifetime, after all.And when your hair is natural, the styling options are endless, making it even harder to settle on the per...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, Issa Rae, Bianca Lawson, Lacy Redway, Nikki Nelms, Zazie Beetz, Logan Browning


The Journey of Us: A Voyage through Black History

Like Black history itself, my journey contains multitudes. It began in New York City, where I grew up during the rise of the civil rights movement. The social politics of the time didn’t encourage me—a woman of color--to pursue a career in science, technology or math. But thankfully my father did. He built me my first chemistry set, encouraging me to build, create and fix things even as my childhood lab experiments went awry.This empowerment pushed me to earn a PhD, land my first job at AT&T Bel...
Tags: Google, India, New York City, Google Earth, Haiti, Democratic Party, Howard University, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Issa Rae, AT T Bell Laboratories, Diversity and Inclusion, Moorland Spingarn Research Center, Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm, William Henry Lane William Henry Lane, HBO MarianC Marian Croak


How Rihanna Has Been A Game Changer For Music, Fashion, Beauty

Already renowned for a musical career which includes a multitude of awards and chart-topping hits, Rihanna has not only made a mark on the music industry but has also rewritten the rules for the fashion and beauty business. ______________________ Guest post by David Deal of Superhype No one who follows the music industry accuses artists of selling out anymore when they cozy up to corporations – not at a time when an Apple or H&M ad can do more to get a song noticed than Soundcloud ev...
Tags: Apple, Music, Instagram, Rihanna, Time, Samsung, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Guest Post, New York Times, Madonna, Vanessa Friedman, Puma, Wall Street Journal, National Anthem, Lvmh


Romantic Comedy The Lovebirds Lands Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani

Romantic comedy The Lovebirds lands Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae are teaming up for the new romantic comedy The Lovebirds. Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in last year’s Oscar-nominated The Big Sick will helm the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is being fast-tracked and expected to start production at the end of this month. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Movies, America, Paul Feig, Rae, Showalter, Jordan Peele, Gero, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Michael Showalter, Little America, ComingSoon, Movie News


Trailer Round-Up: ‘Ask Dr. Ruth’, ‘White Dragon’, ‘Lorena’, ‘Holiday’, and More

We’re just a few days into 2019 and I’m already falling behind on my most important New Years resolution, which is to provide /Film readers with every single trailer that comes out the second it hits the internet. But this batch of film and TV trailers has already convinced me that I’ve once again bitten off more than I can chew. Thankfully, our trailer round-up is the perfect way to correct my over-eager resolution. Below, check out the trailers for White Dragon, Hotel Mumbai, Lorena, Little, ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Movies, America, Holiday, Martin Freeman, Regina Hall, Movie Trailers, Mumbai, Hulu, Armie Hammer, Dev Patel, Ruth, J Simpson, Lorena, Tonya Harding


Some more gems from Complex Con

Complex Con 18 Recap Sizzle Reel (via @Complex) Talk about stimulation overload. Complex Con had it all last weekend in Long Beach and as a first-timer, I was simply blown away by the creativity, art, and fashion all on display. In fact, it took me a full week just to sift through everything and continue…Continue reading ➞ Some more gems from Complex Con
Tags: Reviews, Future, Adidas, Nas, Long Beach, Jazz, Jaden Smith, Pusha T, Puma, Dennis Rodman, Takashi Murakami, Cadillac, Allen Iverson, Lena Waithe, Complex, Issa Rae


Issa Rae, Constance Wu and Taika Watiti Make Something Awkward for Samsung Galaxy S9 Promo

Samsung's latest ad for the Galaxy S9 features accomplished actresses Issa Rae and Constance Wu and film director Taika Watiti throughout various scenes encouraging girls to make anything, even "something awkward.” The ad was directed by Dee Rees, who teamed up with her DP from Mudbound, Rachel Morrison.The 60-second spot begins with two women deciding they want to make something using the phones, but they’re not sure where to start. A bunch of celebrities and influencers jump in to answer that ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Technology, Featured, Abc, Marvel, Advertising, US, Samsung, Samsung Galaxy, Sponsored Post, Constance Wu, Dee Rees, Issa Rae, Rachel Morrison, Celebrity Commercials


Make It Yours: Samsung Oscars Campaign on “Do What You Can’t”

Samsung brought its “Do What You Can’t” brand platform to the 90th Academy Awards telecast with “Make It Yours,” celebrating creators and the power of the Galaxy S9 smartphone to unlock creativity: “Get inspired. Grab your Galaxy. Make something.” The Galaxy S9, which was unveiled at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, also captured slo-mo moments from the Oscars red carpet, such as the cast of Mudbound, for the Academy’s Facebook page. For Creators, By Creators The “Make It Yours...
Tags: Mobile, Hbo, Technology, Campaigns, Youtube, Lgbt, Marvel, Advertising, Samsung, America, Creative, Diversity, CSR, Walmart, Barcelona, Creativity


Rewriting the Beginner's Guide to SEO, Chapter 1: SEO 101

Posted by BritneyMullerBack in mid-November, we kicked off a campaign to rewrite our biggest piece of content: the Beginner's Guide to SEO. You offered up a huge amount of helpful advice and insight with regards to our outline, and today we're here to share our draft of the first chapter. In many ways, the Beginner's Guide to SEO belongs to each and every member of our community; it's important that we get this right, for your sake. So without further ado, here's the first chapter — let's dive i...
Tags: Google, Wikipedia, Digital, US, Seo, Ppc, Seattle, Bing, Denver, White, Silverlight, Don, Google My Business, KPI, Issa Rae, Frankie Jo


Hautelinks: Week of 12/21/17

Plus the rest of our favorite links from this week. Mint cookies in a jar? Okay, making this today.How to Live a Quiet Life (It's Different Than You Think), from Darling Magazine. Seriously love this.So cute: Khloe Kardashian (finally) announced her pregnancy!This made my jaw drop: Cat Sadler leaves E! News after finding out Jason Kennedy makes nearly twice as much as her. And at a network dedicated to female viewers! smhSpeaking of jaw-dropping: Apple confirms it's been throttling old iPhones ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, News, College, Disney, Eminem, Khloe Kardashian, Harry, Hahah, Hermione, Longreads, Alexander Wang, Jason Kennedy, MEGHAN MARKLE, Issa Rae, Hautelinks


Celebrities Are Serving Up Some Serious Looks At This Year's Emmys

Even if you've traded in your cable box for an Apple TV and Netflix subscription, you know we're living in a golden age of television — and that's what makes this year's Emmy Awards all the more exciting. The annual event is a treasured red carpet moment of awards season — where silver screen stars get many-a fashion moments during whirlwind press tours and international premieres, television stars typically rev up for one main event. And while we can lament that this red carpet isn't always th...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Hbo, Netflix, Prada, Calvin Klein, Kiernan Shipka, Laverne Cox, Chanel Haute Couture, Vera Wang, Naeem Khan, Sachi, Issa Rae, Babi, Anna Chlumsky


What you need to know in advertising today

As Snapchat looks to grow its stable of original series, it has set its sights on beauty and fashion content. The platform's latest original will feature two aspiring stylists competing against one another to style the perfect look based on a given theme.  The reality series will be hosted by celebrity stylist  Sophie Lopez  (the stylist for actress  Kate Hudson  among others), who will critique their final looks, offer tips on what styles to buy as well as how to wear them. To read more about "...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hbo, Youtube, US, Trends, James Bond, Gizmodo, Kate Hudson, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Saks Fifth Avenue, Trump


YouTube wants to go head to head with HBO on quality (GOOGL)

YouTube has high aspirations for its original shows, as the company believes they can be as good as any HBO series. The company's chief business officer Robert Kyncl has written a new book detailing the new crop of creators and content formats that YouTube has birthed. Google's deal for YouTube is one of the " most successful acquisitions for any company." YouTube chief business officer Robert Kyncl has one regret about YouTube Red, the Alphabet-owned video company's fledgling subscription s...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Hbo, New York, Youtube, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Netflix, Sony Pictures, Larry Wilmore, Casey Neistat, Ruth Porat, Youtube Red, Ruth, Robert Kyncl


July Click List: R29 Entertainment Editors' Picks For The Month

We know that we're supposed to be spending all our sunny July days outside, swimming in pools, riding waves, dining al fresco, and generally soaking in as much Vitamin D as possible (after applying hefty doses of SPF 50). And yet...You're more likely to catch us at home on Sunday nights, where we'll be devouring new episodes of Game of Thrones and Insecure. We'll probably be at the air-conditioned movie theater on Friday nights, eyes glued to the big screen as Atomic Blonde and Girls Trip make ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Fashion, Music, Hbo, Christopher Nolan, England, Texas, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Nbc, Rihanna, New York City, America, Canada, Paris


When Did Shopping Montages Die? When Shopping Did

If you have not seen the opening sequence of 2009’s Confessions of a Shopaholic, please do so now. It is one of the most delightfully absurdist depictions of what NYC aspirants think the city is like, complete with potential meet-cutes, a Gucci namedrop, and blacking out from bliss due to a rhinestone-encrusted egg purse in a store window. It is the most shopping montage-iest of shopping montages that portray glossy-haired white women spending their way into better selves. It’s also, as far as ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Broad City, Beverly Hills, Kardashians, Rachel Mcadams, Warner, West Coast, Gucci, Marie Antoinette, Kimmy Schmidt


How Fullscreen is trying to build a new Netflix using YouTube stars

Fullscreen is betting it can spin YouTube talent into shows you'll pay good money for every month.  Over the past few years, Fullscreen has ridden the wave of change in the online video ecosystem. The company was basically a big YouTube network in 2014 when it sold for $200-$300 million, but has expanded since into areas like its own subscription service, which launched in April 2016. That service, which costs $5.99 per month and is focused on 18-to-25 year olds, puts Fullscreen into competi...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Chuck, Hbo, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Netflix, Fullscreen, Hulu, Cameron Dallas, Mitchell, Trump, Trudeau, Reich, Golden Globe


How Fullscreen is trying to turn YouTube stars into premium TV you'll actually pay for

Fullscreen is betting it can spin YouTube talent into shows you'll pay good money for every month.  Over the past few years, Fullscreen has ridden the wave of change in the online video ecosystem. The company was basically a big YouTube network in 2014 when it sold for $200-$300 million, but has expanded since into areas like its own subscription service, which launched in April 2016. That service, which costs $5.99 per month and is focused on 18-to-25 year olds, puts Fullscreen into competi...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Chuck, Hbo, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Netflix, Fullscreen, Hulu, Cameron Dallas, Mitchell, Trump, Trudeau, Reich, Golden Globe


This Fortnight in Music Supervision and Sync 1.17.17

A run through of the latest and greatest in sync licensing and music supervision over the past fortnight, courtesy of Synchblog. Film and TV A history of Adult Swim's boundary-pushing music moments (Billboard) Whether collaborating with an artist or just spotlighting them, Synchtank client Adult Swim has brought us many musical moments over the years that are hilarious, heartfelt, and even artistically boundary-pushing. Billboard runs through some of the highlights. The LA-cent...
Tags: Apple, Publishing, Music, Japan, Hbo, UK, Taylor Swift, Abc, Nicki Minaj, Disney, Williams, New York Times, Ariana Grande, Westworld, Ubisoft, John Legend


Effie Brown Opens Up About That Matt Damon Mansplaining Moment

Introducing The Gratitude Series , a four-part Refinery29 special running in November that will celebrate the women of color whose work in Hollywood we are grateful for — especially d uring a time when the industry is still struggling to be more inclusive. Effie is our final subject; catch up on our first, second, and third installments.It was the sound bite heard 'round Hollywood last year. In a scene with producer Effie Brown on HBO's series for aspiring filmmakers, Project Greenlight, Matt D...
Tags: Google, Fashion, Music, Hbo, Hollywood, Matt Damon, New Jersey, Bronx, Bruce Lee, Ava Duvernay, Effie Brown, Brown, Golden Globe, Effie, Gilligan, Bessie


Alton Sterling, Philando Castile And Dallas - 39 Posts from Google, Beyonce, Clinton, Khalifa, Obama, Serena, Trump, Zuckerberg And More

July 2016 - The world watched the public deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota and multiple police officers in Dallas, Texas, LIVE on Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and multiple other online networks. The following are posts (in no particular order) from musicians, athletes, educators, entertainers, politicians, the President of the United States and others as the news broke out on social media. Beyoncé Knowles: Tech Insider:...
Tags: Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Gabrielle Union, News, Obama, Nicki Minaj, Hillary Clinton, United States, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, Dallas, Solange Knowles, Spike Lee, Drake, John Legend, Donald Trump



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