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Global Screen Sells Revenge Drama ‘Plan A’ to Menemsha in U.S., Canada (EXCLUSIVE)

Menemsha Films has acquired all rights for North America and Canada to revenge drama “Plan A” from Munich-based world sales agency Global Screen, which is e-attending the Pre-Cannes Screenings and will host a screening for the film on Wednesday. Other deals were concluded with Signature Entertainment for U.K., Ireland, New Zealand and Australia, while Twelve […]
Tags: News, Australia, Global, Munich, Canada, North America, Cannes film festival, Global Screen, Menemsha Films, Ireland New Zealand, Pre Cannes Screenings

Tesla backs vision-only approach to autonomy using powerful supercomputer

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing a neural network training computer called ‘Dojo’ since at least 2019. Musk says Dojo will be able to process vast amounts of video data to achieve vision-only autonomous driving. While Dojo itself is still in development, Tesla today revealed a new supercomputer that will serve as a development prototype version of what Dojo will ultimately offer.  At the 2021 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition on Monday, Tesla’s head of AI, Andrej Karpa...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Instagram, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Artificial Intelligence, Nvidia, North America, Musk, Nvme, Dojo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Andrej Karpathy, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Karpathy

Bioenergy: how sustainable, how needed?

A new report from CCNY and a Bechtel/Drax partnership on biomass-to-energy but power from biomass into the spotlight — or, under the microscope. News arrives from the UK that Bechtel and Drax have partnered to advance to construct new Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage power plants around the world. Drax is the largest decarbonization project in Europe having converted its power station near Selby in North Yorkshire to use sustainable biomass instead of coal. By deploying BECCs’ vital ne...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Scotland, US, Top Stories, Paris, North America, North Yorkshire, Greenhouse Gas, Drax, Western Europe, Selby, Bechtel, Selby North Yorkshire, CCNY

Cryptocurrencies are being battered by new restrictions in China. Here are 5 visuals illustrating the country's crypto crackdown.

The Sichuan provincial authority cut power to 26 mining facilities over the weekend. Bitcoin's "hash rate," a measure of network health, reacted by falling sharply. According to data from, mining activity appeared to move away from China in the wake of the Sichuan order. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. China's campaign to rein in crypto continued to ripple through the bitcoin network, sending the price of the largest cryptocurrency by ma...
Tags: Asia, New York, China, Trends, Markets, Beijing, Bitcoin, North America, Xinjiang, Cryptocurrencies, Btc, Sichuan, Fed, Bitcoin mining, Antpool, Bitcoin Price

Saban Films Takes North America on Archstone Entertainment’s ‘The Hyperions,’ Starring Cary Elwes (EXCLUSIVE)

Continuing its resilient acquisition of higher-profile commercial titles for distribution in the U.S. and Canada, Saban Films has picked up North American rights to “The Hyperions,” an indie superhero movie headed by Cary Elwes (“The Princess Bride”). Saban Films has set a theatrical release for Feb. 2022. Archstone Entertainment is representing the worldwide rights to […]
Tags: News, Global, North America, Cary Elwes, Saban Films, Archstone Entertainment, U S and Canada Saban Films

One of the 'deadliest plants in North America' is blooming. What to know about poison hemlock

The hazardous poison hemlock is more visible in Ohio this year than ever before, experts say. The plant can be mistaken for Queen Anne's Lace.       [Author: Mansfield News Journal]
Tags: News, Ohio, North America, Anne, Mansfield News Journal

Sundance Title ‘Strawberry Mansion’ Acquired By Alief (EXCLUSIVE)

Alief has acquired international rights to the high-concept fantasy “Strawberry Mansion,” which world premiered at this year’s Sundance, where it was acquired by Music Box Films for North America, and by Periscoop Films for Benelux. Alief will be introducing the film to international buyers during June’s virtual Cannes market, and in person during July’s Marche […]
Tags: News, Global, North America, Sundance film festival, Cannes, Music Box Films, Alief, Periscoop Films for Benelux Alief

Hadas Ben Aroya’s ‘All Eyes Off Me’ Sells to North America & More Key Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Brussels-based company Best Friend Forever has closed major territories on Hadas Ben Aroya’s daring sophomore outing, “All Eyes Off Me,” which world premiered at Berlin in the panorama section. The drama, which is set in contemporary Tel Aviv, was sold to Film Movement for North America, and also lured buyers in France (Wayna Pitch), Japan […]
Tags: News, Berlin, Global, Tel Aviv, Brussels, Berlin Film Festival, North America, Hadas ben Aroya, Best Friend Forever, All Eyes Off Me, France Wayna Pitch Japan

Volcanoes to power bitcoin mining in El Salvador

This article was originally published on our sister site, Freethink.In June 2021, El Salvador became the first nation in the world to make bitcoin legal tender. Soon after, President Nayib Bukele instructed a state-owned power company to provide bitcoin mining facilities with cheap, clean energy — harnessed from the country's volcanoes.The challenge: Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a digital form of money and a payment system. Crypto has several advantages over physical dollars and cents — it's inc...
Tags: Energy, Cbs News, Earth, Innovation, Argentina, Crypto, El Salvador, North America, Cambridge University, Cryptocurrency, Greg King, NAYIB BUKELE, Bukele, Osprey Funds

All Nippon Airways’ first flight in world using microalgae ASTM certified fuel

Another world first just happened! All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, took another step forward in advancing its leadership in sustainability, operating a regularly scheduled commercial domestic flight utilizing sustainable aviation fuel made from microalgae, blended with traditional jet fuel. Yes, SAF made from microalgae. And it was the first flight in the world to use SAF certified to meet ASTM D7566 Annex7 jet fuel specifications. In today’s Digest, how LanzaTech and Neste i...
Tags: Japan, Texas, San Francisco, United States, Top Stories, Houston, North America, Boeing, LanzaTech, ESG, Neste, SAF, Ana, Sas, Microalgae, Tokyo Haneda

Meet the company mining bitcoin using the flare gas from oil drilling - and drawing investment from Coinbase and the Winklevii

One of Crusoe Energy's flare-mitigation centres in Montana. Crusoe Energy Crusoe Energy captures the energy from flare gas at oil patches and uses it to "mine" bitcoin. The company is now one of the US's biggest miners and has attracted investment from Coinbase. The crypto world is increasingly focused on the climate, particularly after Elon Musk's criticisms. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Hunter Lowe, a 27-year-old electrician from T...
Tags: Elon Musk, Montana, US, Trends, Tesla, Bank Of America, North Dakota, Tennessee, Halliburton, North America, Coinbase, Musk, New York University, Lowe, Nouriel Roubini, Agnelli

[REVIEW] Scorpion EXO-R1 Air Bautista Helmet

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Only a quarter of the 59 labs that handle the world's deadliest pathogens have top-level biosecurity, experts warn. They fear lax rules could lead to another pandemic.

Virologists Lisa Oestereich (R) and Toni Rieger work in the new Biological Security Level 4 laboratory of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNI) in Hamburg, Germany, on January 25, 2013. Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images There are 59 biosafety level 4 labs (BSL-4) in the world, but only a few scored high on safety. A new report revealed only a quarter of countries with these labs have high biosecurity scores. The labs are where researchers work with th...
Tags: Asia, Europe, London, China, India, US, Trends, North America, Rutgers University, George Mason University, King s College, Hamburg Germany, Ebright, UK US China, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Johns Hopkins University More

A second space rock hit Earth after the one that doomed the dinosaurs - a nail in the coffin of the mass extinction

An artist's depiction of the moment the Chicxulub asteroid struck in present-day Mexico 66 million years ago. Chase Stone One space rock hit Mexico 66 million years ago, causing a mass extinction that doomed the dinosaurs. A study suggests another asteroid struck Ukraine 650,000 years later, possibly warming the climate. These back-to-back impacts may have delayed Earth's recovery from the mass extinction. See more stories on Insider's business page. About 66 million years ago,...
Tags: Science, News, Montana, Mexico, Trends, Research, Ukraine, Nasa, Earth, Dinosaurs, Asteroid, North America, Yucatan Peninsula, Fahrenheit, University of Glasgow, Pickersgill

How Iconic Brand Morton Salt Looks to the Future While Honoring Its Past

As one of the most recognizable brands in the world, Morton Salt has served the food industry for more than a century and established itself as North America's leading producer and marketer of salt. How has the Chicago-based brand managed to remain relevant in these digitally-charged times? The company's chief marketing officer, Denise Lauer, spoke...
Tags: Advertising, Chicago, North America, Cannes Lions, Morton Salt, Denise Lauer

Western US power grids are straining to keep up as sweltering heatwaves persist

Power grids in the West are struggling during recent heat waves. Associated Press Sweltering heatwaves in the Western US are straining power grids. Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency, asking residents to reduce energy use. Grid operators say the grid is in better shape to withstand surging demands than in previous years. See more stories on Insider's business page. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency on Thursday as its power grid struggles to...
Tags: Energy, News, Climate Change, California, US, Trends, Drought, Ap, West, Salt Lake City, North America, Accuweather, Gavin Newsom, Power Grid, Calif, Western Governors Association

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Streaming in UK and Ireland Today

Today, Funimation announced subscribers to its anime streaming service in the United Kingdom and Ireland can now watch My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is the second film based on the popular anime television series. It is directed by Kenji Nagasaki and produced by Japan-based animation studio Bones. It originally released in Japan in December 2019. It came to North America in February 2020. The events in the film take place after the Meta Liberation Army arc in ...
Tags: Japan, UK, Movies, Canada, United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, Streaming, Anime, North America, Bones, Movie News, Funimation, My Hero Academia, Kohei Horikoshi, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light Clip Features Zeldris and Gelda

A brand new clip for the upcoming anime film The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light has been revealed and features the characters Zeldris and Gelda. You can check out the clip in the player below. The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light is the second feature-length film based on the popular anime television series and manga. It will be directed by Takayuki Hamana and feature a brand new story set after The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement anime by the manga’s original writer and illustrator...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Netflix, Anime, North America, Elizabeth, Suzuki, ComingSoon, Movie News, Gelda, Yuichi Nakamura, Weekly Shōnen Magazine, Nakaba Suzuki, The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light, Akira Kawashima, Yusuke Inoue

Lincoln to Offer a Full Range of Connected & Electrified Vehicles by 2030

Lincoln will debut a fully electric vehicle next year, the first step toward electrifying its entire portfolio of vehicles by the end of the decade. The new electric vehicle will debut as the brand celebrates its 100th anniversary next year and continues its growth in North America and China. By mid-decade, Lincoln expects half of its global volume will be zero-emissions vehicles and plans to electrify its portfolio of vehicles by 2030. This is part of the company’s Ford+ plan and Ford Motor Com...
Tags: China, Ford, Arizona, Shanghai, Autos, Lincoln, North America, Alexa, Apple Carplay, Ford Motor Company, Lincoln Way, Lincoln Service, Car News, Electrify America, Lincoln Nautilus, United States Lincoln

How America quietly lost 2,700 ships

Farewell, sweet ships... AP Photo/Seth Wenig Since 1960, America's cargo fleet has fallen from 16% of the world's fleet to 0.2%. It's thanks to the government slashing support of shipping, and the rise of overseas tax havens. Our domestic snubbing of shipping underlies why we're in a shipping crisis. See more stories on Insider's business page. At the time ocean shipping took over the world, America gave up on the shipping industry.In 1960, when the world moved 1.2 mil...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Europe, UK, Congress, Germany, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Reagan, Economy, United States, United Kingdom, Shipping, United Arab Emirates

Canoo to build its first electric vehicle factory in Oklahoma

Canoo, the electric vehicle startup that recently became a publicly traded company through a merger with a SPAC, plans to build a factory in Oklahoma that will employ up to 2,000 workers, newly appointed CEO Tony Aquila said Thursday during the company’s investor day presentation. The factory will be located on a 400-acre site in the MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor, Oklahoma about 45 minutes from Tulsa. The facility, which the company describes as a “mega microfactory” will include a paint, ...
Tags: Google, TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Electric Vehicles, Netherlands, Oklahoma, North America, Hyundai, East Coast, Faraday Future, Tulsa, SPAC

1 in 5 electric vehicle owners in California switched back to gas because charging their cars is a hassle, research shows

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford Roughly 20% of electric vehicle owners in California replaced their cars with gas ones, a recent study shows. The main reason drivers made the switch was the inconvenience of charging. The findings suggest new challenges facing the growth of the nascent electric vehicle market. See more stories on Insider's business page. In roughly three minutes, you can fill the gas tank of a Ford Mustang and have enough range to go about 300 miles with its...
Tags: Transportation, News, California, La, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Ford Mustang, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Gm, North America, Charging, Chevy Bolt, Tal

10 Things in Politics: Biden and Putin's dueling press conferences

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Programming note: There will be no newsletter tomorrow as Insider observes Juneteenth. I will then be on vacation next week enjoying the College World Series. We have some great guest authors who will fill in starting Tuesday. Thanks again for waking up with us!Here's what we're talking about:Putin savored the global spotlight after his meetin...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guantanamo Bay, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Russia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine

2022 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe: Bigger, Bolder & More Aerodynamic

The 2022 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe is the second-generation model of the German automaker’s 4-Series hatchback. Right off the bat, the resemblance between the all-new 4-Series Gran Coupe and BMW’s all-electric i4 is uncanny. Although the 2022 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe is just half an inch longer than a regular 4-Series Coupe, the new model is significantly bigger, longer, and broader than the first generation. The latest four-door 4-Series is 5.9-inches longer, one-inch wider, and 2.1-inches tall...
Tags: Autos, Bmw, North America, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Gran Coupe, Car News, Xdrive, Apple CarPlay Android Auto, Series Gran Coupe, BMW of North America LLC, Alvin Reyes, Lancer GSR, Rydeshopper

Adnatomy: How Pizza Hut Turned a Box Into an Augmented Reality Arcade Experience

With an empty pizza box and a smartphone, Pizza Hut customers got the chance to relive a classic in-restaurant experience with a modern-day twist. For its "NEWstalgia" campaign, the pizza chain teamed with video game company Bandai Namco and agencies GSD&M and Tool of North America to turn its delivery boxes into a limited-edition augmented-reality...
Tags: Advertising, Pizza Hut, North America, Bandai Namco, Adweek Original Video

MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos, but her wealth keeps rising thanks to Amazon's soaring stock price

MacKenzie Scott. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images; Taylor Borden/Business Insider MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos. She recently gave $2.74 billion to charity, but she's still worth around $60 billion. Scott owns a 4% stake in Amazon, whose share price has continued to skyrocket during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion in the last year, but it hasn't made much...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Strategy, Bloomberg, Getty Images, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, North America, Seattle, Scott, Bezos, Mackenzie Scott, Warren Buffett Bill Gates, Avery Hartmans

‘V/H/S/94’ Will Resurrect the Found Footage Horror Franchise on Shudder This Year

Break out the VCR, because here comes a new V/H/S film. V/H/S/94, the fourth entry in the horror anthology film series, was announced last year, and now it’s been revealed the film is headed to horror streaming service Shudder this year. The entire film was shot during the pandemic, and features segments helmed by Simon Barrett, Timo Tjahjanto, Jennifer Reeder, Ryan Prows, and Chloe Okuno. V/H/S/94 Will Shake Up the Formula Horror anthology fans rejoice, because here comes V/H/S/94. The fi...
Tags: Horror, Sequels, Shudder, V/H/S, V/H/S/94

Thirteen new French history books [reading list]

Bastille Day is a French national holiday, marking the storming of the Bastille—a military fortress and prison—on 14 July 1789, in an uprising that helped usher in the French Revolution.In the lead up to the anniversary of Bastille day, we’re sharing some of the latest French history titles, for you to explore, share, and enjoy. We have also granted free access to selected chapters, for a limited time, for you to dip into. 1. The Death of the French Atlantic: Trade, War, and Slavery in the Age o...
Tags: Europe, Books, Featured, France, Russia, History, Reading List, Atlantic, South Africa, Paris, Switzerland, Holland, North America, Criminal Justice, Caribbean, Suzannah Lipscomb