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jackie robinson: "i owe more to canadians than they'll ever know."

Let me set the scene.The year is 1946. The United States is deeply segregated. The birth of civil rights movement that would begin as African-American soldiers returned to home to Jim Crow, after fighting for democracy abroad, is still a good 10 years away.Newlyweds Jackie and Rachel Robinson leave their hometown of Pasadena, California, for Florida, where Jackie will become the first African-American to play organized, professional sports in the United States. When Rachel sees "whites only" sig...
Tags: Travel, Florida, California, History, Canada, United States, Royals, Baseball, Montreal, Jack, Sam, Baltimore, Jackie, Jim Crow, Louisville, Hopper

Best Disneyland Ticket Discounts – How to Save On Disneyland Tickets & Current Deals!

Best Disneyland Discount Tickets & Deals! (Disneyland Ticket Deals Updated for 2019 ) Are you planning a trip to Disneyland and looking for cheap Disneyland Tickets? While they are never usually cheap, we do have some tips on the best ways to save. We share where you can find the best Disneyland ticket discounts for sale from legitimate sources. Here are the current deals available. Disneyland Discount Tickets – What Are The Best Deals? It is one of my family’s favorite destination spots, a...
Tags: Travel, Disney, Espn, Disneyland, Costco, Frugality, Sarah, Legoland, Hopper, Anaheim, Safeway, Downtown Disney, Fred Meyer, Disneyland Park, California Park, California Adventure Park

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX's Tintin inspired 'Starship'

It may look like something straight out of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century or Tintin's Destination Moon but, according to Elon Musk, the pictures he tweeted of his latest SpaceX creation are very much real. Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and electric car-maker Tesla, revealed that assembly of the 'Starship Hopper' test-flight rocket was complete and that the pictures of the shimmering, stainless steel construction were 'not a rendering'. The Tintin comparison is not an accident. In ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Tesla, Nasa, International Space Station, Mars, Musk, Hopper, Grasshopper, Vtol, Boca Chica, Starship, Yusaku Maezawa, Big Falcon Rocket, Musk SpaceX

Hey Google, what's new with the Assistant at CES this year?

This week, we’re at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to showcase what’s in store for the Google Assistant in 2019. By bringing the best of Google services and AI to the Assistant, we're focused on building the most helpful digital assistant when you’re at home, in your car or on the go. If you’re at CES, stop by the Google Assistant Playground (Central Plaza-1, the outdoor space located directly in front of the Las Vegas Convention Center). A more connected home A simpler smart hom...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Ge, Samsung, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Philips, Google Maps, Jvc, Anker, Whirlpool, United Airlines, Todoist, Eta, Rachio, Hopper

Dish is building Google Assistant right into its Hopper DVRs

For most of 2018, you've been able to control your Dish Hopper set-top box, through Google Assistant. But soon, you won't need a Google smart speaker -- just your Dish voice remote. The post Dish is building Google Assistant right into its Hopper DVRs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Home Theater, Dish, Smart Home, Dvr, Hopper, Dish Hopper, Google Assistant, Voice Remote, CES 2019

Dish adds Google Assistant directly to its Hopper set-top boxes

TV provider Dish is more tightly integrating its Hopper line of receivers with Google Assistant by integrating the smart assistant directly into its set-top boxes. The company was already working with Google on an voice-controlled experience, having announced a year ago at CES that it would allow allow customers to control their Dish TV experience using Google Assistant. However, in that case, Dish customers had to first pair their Hopper devices with an existing Google Assistant device in their...
Tags: Google, TC, TV, Television, Hardware, Tech, Dish, Las Vegas, Alexa, Hopper, Voice Assistant, Wally, Amazon Alexa, Dish TV, Google Assistant, Apple TV Fire TV Android TV

Here’s everything Google announced at CES 2019

Google made a flurry of announcements at CES this week, many of them coming rapid fire this morning. Don’t have time to dig through it all? That’s ok. Here’s the condensed version: Google says that Assistant, its voice-powered AI, will be on 1 billion devices around the world by the end of this month Meanwhile, Google is also rolling out an update today that brings Google Assistant into Google Maps on both iOS and Android. It’s a bit more powerful on the latter as Google has more flexibility...
Tags: Google, TC, Samsung, Tech, Lenovo, United, Anker, Hopper, Don, Google Home, CES 2019

Family travel resolutions for 2019

It’s time for more ambitious family travel goals. The kids are older and they’re ready for more than an overpriced Disney weekend. Maybe it’s time to take them camping. Perhaps you want them to start appreciating art. Or maybe you just want your little ones to be more adventurous. Whether in Broward County or Buenos Aires, there’s a great big world ready to be seen. Follow these family travel resolutions — and start exploring it. 1. Spend more time in the great outdoors. Photo: Monkey Busi...
Tags: Travel, Family, California, Disney, US, America, San Francisco, Barcelona, Chile, Italy, Luxembourg, Venice, Sagrada Familia, Chattanooga, Buenos Aires, Gaudi

New ‘Hellboy’ trailer reveals David Harbour of ‘Stranger Things’ as the red demon with a heart of gold

The new trailer for the reboot of “Hellboy” looks just heavenly – assuming your idea of heaven includes a wise-cracking, smash-handing, horn-missing, red-skinned demon who works for the good guys. The modern classic superhero created by Mike Mignola a quarter-century ago returns with David Harbour, aka Sheriff Hopper on Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” in the role that Ron Perlman held in two earlier “Hellboy” movies, both of those directed by Guillermo Del Toro. The new film directed by Neil Marsha...
Tags: Movies, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Guillermo Del Toro, Cbs, Peter Jackson, Hellboy, Hopper, Ian Mcshane, Milla Jovovich, Mike Mignola, Eliza Dushku, Nimue, Ron Perlman

The Best (Must Have) Travel Apps (25 of My Personal Favourites)

This post The Best (Must Have) Travel Apps (25 of My Personal Favourites) appeared first on The Professional Hobo. Did you know: According to recent studies, nearly two-thirds of U.S. travelers rely on smartphone apps to enhance their travels. 61% have booked and paid for travel through their smartphone 65% want real-time flight alerts throughout the journey 54% prefer to use an app to add booking extras on-the-go   Would you believe I started traveling full-time before smartphones were really...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Facebook, Asia, Japan, Travel Planning, Travel Gear, Canada, Travel Apps, South America, Vpn, Google Maps, Skype, Smartphone Apps, Google Translate, Duolingo

Is Photography Worthless? Website Maker’s New Partnership Generates Controversy

One of the raging debates in the photography world these days is how much is a photograph worth? There are so many stories about copyright infringement and the like that it is almost impossible to count them. You can read some of our favorites by clicking here, here, and here. Image via Alexander Dummer from One thing that hasn’t helped is the ubiquity of digital media on the Internet and, particularly, on social media platforms. It’s almost impossible to not have your work stolen....
Tags: Photography, News, Squarespace, Hopper, Allen Murabayashi, Unsplash, Pexels, Alexander Dummer, Unsplash Murabayashi, Murabayashi

Chop Suey sells for $91.9 million.

"The 1929 'Chop Suey,' described by Christie’s as 'the most iconic Hopper left in private hands,' depicts two women sitting across the table from each other in a Chinese eatery" (Bloomberg).“‘Chop Suey’ is an icon and it belongs in a museum,” said Heinrich zu Hohenlohe, a dealer based in Berlin who attended the auction. “As a dealer I see this as an opportunity, of course. As a citizen of the world, I see it as a cop-out.”Yes. Truly. I agree. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Art, Law, Berlin, Bloomberg, Commerce, Hopper, Edward Hopper, Christie, Ann Althouse, Heinrich zu Hohenlohe

How to Do Universal Orlando Resort in One Day (and love it)

What’s the first thing your kids say when you tell them you’re going on a vacation to Orlando? “Yay, we can go to Universal Orlando Resort!” On this trip, we had the intention of lying poolside for a week with 20 friends in our luxury vacation home. I didn’t want to walk outside the front door, especially after spending 10 days at Disneyland in Anaheim the week before. Enjoying our villa in Orlando Well you know that kids rule, and so after packing their bags, I reluctantly agreed to give th...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Usa, Time, Harry Potter, Universal, Tripadvisor, North America, Disneyland, Orlando, Destinations, Hopper, Universal Studios, Savannah, Ohno, Don

Hopper's Chop Suey in record-breaking $92m sale

Edward Hopper's masterpiece was one of a collection of US modern art paintings for sale in New York.
Tags: News, US, Hopper, Edward Hopper

November 13 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

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Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Ansel Elgort, Horror, Digital, San Francisco, Islam, Mark Wahlberg, TV News, Peru, Robert De Niro, Kansas, Sherlock Holmes, Dennis Hopper, Cia

Hopper Painting Sells for Record $91.9 Million at Christie’s

In three auctions, there were some formidable prices, though eyebrows were raised at a number of intimidating estimates. And there were failures.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, Christie's, Sotheby's, Edward, Hopper, Christie, Prices (Fares, Collectors and Collections, Fees and Rates, Ebsworth, Barney A

Funrise Toys

Christmas is for kids. Nothing beats seeing a toddler’s eyes light up looking at the Christmas tree, or a grade-schooler’s glee opening up a coveted gift. Of course, we can include all the kids at heart in that list as well but even as an adult we know that the wonder and excitement of Christmas is the best as a child. And, I mean let’s be real here, it meant toys too! If we were lucky, several new toys on Christmas morning. Now, as an adult it can be hard to figure out what to get little ones (...
Tags: Gift Guide, Batman, Frugality, Hopper, Funrise Toys, Us Canada Home Hardware Tonka Power, Walmart Canada Home Hardware, Walmart Canada Bunny, Iris Turbo, Walmart Canada Sunny Bunnies Light Up, Walmart Canada Here, Tonka Power Movers Dump Truck Total

“Don’t Go Nuts With This”: Tech CEOs on What $100M Can Buy

So, your long-scrappy tech startup cashed a nine-figure check from a gaggle of venture capital types.What now?Launch a hiring spree? Land a beachhead in Europe? Squirrel some away for a rainy day? Build all the features into your gizmo that you always wanted (and promised to customers)?By our count, at least 14 Boston-area technology companies have hauled in funding rounds of $100 million or more in 2018. The list: Actifio, American Well, Circle, DataRobot, , ezCater, Flywire, Fuze, Hopper, Io...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Europe, Boston, Funding, Trends, Developers, Vc, Paris, Data Science, Venture Capital, Machine Learning, WeWork, Hopper, Circle, Programmers

Current Obsessions: French Sense

Abandoned châteaux, artist studios, and 9 other things we’re thinking about this weekend. Have a look: Rattan Revival: New and Vintage Wicker from Atelier Vime in Provence On our collective minds this weekend after a visit to Edward Hopper’s studio in New York: a Hopper walking tour of Seventh Avenue, and Hopper in his studio, circa 1965. An abandoned French château in the forest, before the renovation. (We sort of hope they leave it like this.) Margot let us know about a new restaurant i...
Tags: Books, New York, London, La, Paris, Ikea, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Provence, Hopper, Edward Hopper, Connolly, Julie, Margot, Spring Street

3 Ways AI Is Helping Businesses Make More Sales

By Roy Rasmussen Artificial intelligence is shaking up sales engagement across multiple industries. One of the latest to feel the impact is the travel industry, where the Hopper mobile app is harnessing AI to book various vacation getaways. Designed by a former Expedia executive, Hopper uses AI to not only find the best deals on trips, but also to suggest trips based on a customer’s travel history, interests and profile. Similar to the way Netflix suggests a movie based on a customer’s viewing h...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Sales & Marketing, Netflix, Accenture, Expedia, Hopper, Right Now, IVR, Roy Rasmussen, International Data Corp, Meeting Customer Communication Preferences Another

Funko Announces Five New Stranger Things Series

Funko has announced a boatload of new collectibles based on the hit Netflix series - Stranger Things . Stranger Things Ornaments Deck the halls—and trees—with your favorite Stranger Things characters. The series consists of Dustin with his trusty backpack, Mike and his walkie talkie, Will also carrying a backpack filled with supplies, Lucas with his binoculars and army fatigue headband, Eleven in her power stance with bloody nose, Steve armed with a vicious-looking bat, Hopper with his don...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Netflix, Steve, Lucas, Hopper, Mike, Eleven, Dustin, Steve Harrington, Funko, Demogorgon, Mike Will Lucas Dustin, Vynl Steve

David Harbour Will Officiate a Wedding as Hellboy, But Only With Your Help

Stranger Things star David Harbour became a viral sensation when he followed through on a promise to officiate a couple’s wedding in full wardrobe as Chief Hopper if a tweet requesting his presence racked up 125,000 retweets. But now he’s made another promise to one fan that would make for one hellacious wedding ceremony. Spencer Perry is the managing editor of, and he’s a good friend of some of us here at /Film. He’s also engaged to be married, and when David Harbour recently pu...
Tags: Movies, Events, Hellboy, Hopper, Harbour, Spencer, ComingSoon, Fandom, Mike Mignola, Comic Book/Superhero, David Harbour, Spencer Perry

Asteroid Hopper

A robotic rover, MASCOT, snapped a picture of the asteroid Ryugu during final approach on October 2 (top); the lander's shadow is at top right. The 22-pound (10-kg) rover executed several "hops" across the small asteroid, taking pictures and other readings, before its batteries expired as expected on October 4. MASCOT is part of Hayabusa 2, a Japanese mission that arrived at the asteroid earlier this year. The bottom row shows artist's concepts of MASCOT before it was deployed from Hayabusa 2, a...
Tags: Space, Hopper, Hayabusa, Ryugu

Elon’s sick burn, Coinbase funding rumors, and VC hiring trends

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a treat. We had Danny Crichton in the studio. We had Connie Loizos in the studio. I was in the studio. And our guest, the excellent Andy McLoughlin, a partner at UnCork Capital, was in the studio as well. Thus it was with much enthusiasm that we first got to talk about the latest Elon Musk tweet to move Tesla’s stock, causing the famous CEO’s best-kno...
Tags: Apple, TC, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Andreessen, Coinbase, Musk, Hopper, Andy, Elon, Andy McLoughlin, Connie Loizos, Danny Crichton, Uncork Capital, Tencent Music IPO

Hopper raises $100M more for its AI-based travel app

Hopper has now passed 30 million installs and 75 million trips planned, and says it’s on track to make nearly $1 billion in sales this year.
Tags: Hotels, Hopper

Hopper Reels In $100M to Boost Travel-Booking App’s A.I.

Travel-booking app Hopper is taking a big leap this morning, announcing a $100 million venture funding round.The Series D financing was led by Omers Ventures. Other investors in the round included new backer Citi Ventures, as well as earlier Hopper investors Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Accomplice, Brightspark Ventures, Investissement Québec, and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund.Hopper says the new money will be used to speed up its international expansion and fund further developm...
Tags: Travel, Google, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Boston, Trends, Tech, Vc, Software, Venture Capital, Tripadvisor, Hopper, Citi Ventures, Kayak, National blog main

Hopper Reels In $100M to Boost Travel-Booking App

Travel-booking app Hopper is taking a big leap this morning, announcing a $100 million venture funding round.The Series D financing was led by Omers Ventures. Other investors in the round included new backer Citi Ventures, as well as earlier Hopper investors Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Accomplice, Brightspark Ventures, Investissement Québec, and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund.Hopper says the new money will be used to boost its international expansion and fund further development...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Apps, Boston, Trends, Tech, Vc, Software, Hopper, Citi Ventures, National blog main, Boston blog main, Xperience, Boston top stories, OMERS Ventures, BDC Capital IT Venture Fund Hopper

Hopper raises $100M more for its AI-based travel app, now valued at $780M

Hopper — a mobile-only travel booking app cofounded by a former Expedia executive in Montreal, Canada that uses artificial intelligence to help you search for and book hotels and flights — has gained a little elevation of its own today. The startup has raised another $100 million in funding, money that it plans to use to build out its AI algorithms and expand deeper into international markets. Hopper has now passed 30 million installs and 75 million trips planned, and says it’s on track to ma...
Tags: Travel, TC, Ecommerce, Apps, Europe, Funding, US, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Netflix, Canada, Airbnb, Ai, Expedia, Hipmunk, Hopper

Hopper raises $100 mln in round led by OMERS Ventures

Hopper said Oct. 3 that it raised $100 million in a Series D round led by OMERS Ventures. Existing investors Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Accomplice, Brightspark Ventures, Investissement Québec, BDC Capital IT Venture Fund, and new investor Citi Ventures participated in the round. Hopper is a travel booking app. PRESS RELEASE MONTREAL and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hopper, the world’s fastest growing travel booking app, today announced US $100 million (CA ~$1...
Tags: Europe, Australia, US, Trends, Canada, United States, North America, Quebec, Hopper, Citi Ventures, Travelers, VC Deals, OMERS Ventures, CDPQ, Caisse, Hopper Hopper

Off-road motorized wheelchairs make their way to US

Terrain Hopper electric-powered vehcile technology allows those with mobility issues to go off-roading
Tags: Science, US, Hopper