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Adidas signs Ninja to its first pro gamer deal

Adidas signs Ninja to its first pro gamer deal

Popular gaming streamer Tyler Blevins, better known as Ninja, has secured yet another brand deal. And this one may be the biggest one of them all. Ninja has just revealed a partnership with Adidas, making him the first pro gamer ever to be signed by the brand. The German sportswear giant told Engadget that the…
Netflix signs multi-year deal with ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners

Netflix signs multi-year deal with ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators and showrunners of HBO’s adaptation of “Game of Thrones,” have found a new home. Netflix has signed a multi-year film and TV pact with the writer-producers; according to The Hollywood Reporter, the deal is worth $200 million. This follows expensive Netflix deals with other high-profile showrunners, including Ryan Murphy ($300…
DoorDash signs definitive agreement to acquire Caviar, Square’s food-ordering platform

DoorDash signs definitive agreement to acquire Caviar, Square’s food-ordering platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- DoorDash, the fastest-growing last-mile logistics platform in the U.S., announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Square (NYSE: SQ) to acquire Caviar for $410 million in cash and DoorDash preferred stock. DoorDash's acquisition of Caviar creates a highly differentiated company with a unique brand and…
AT&T signs $2 billion cloud deal with Microsoft

AT&T signs $2 billion cloud deal with Microsoft

While AWS leads the cloud infrastructure market by wide margin, Microsoft isn’t doing too badly, ensconced firmly in second place, the only other company with double-digit share. Today, it announced a big deal with AT&T that encompasses both Azure cloud infrastructure services and Office 365. A person with knowledge of the contract pegged the combined…
Fortnite: Warning Signs and Propaganda Signs Showing Across the Map – Fortnite Insider

Fortnite: Warning Signs and Propaganda Signs Showing Across the Map – Fortnite Insider

There are new warning signs that are showing around the Fortnite map and propaganda signs for recruiting in-game.The Monster hasn’t been seen in Fortnite for quite sometime, however there is a Robot being built at Pressure Plant, which is likely being built to fight the Monster, although nothing as been confirmed as yet.The Robot is…
Signs from above: Drone with projector successfully trolls car AI

Signs from above: Drone with projector successfully trolls car AI

rollin and trollin — If the cars and the drones ever band together against us, we're in trouble. Jim Salter - Jun 28, 2019 4:00 pm UTC Enlarge / A Renault Captur in more idealistic conditions.After a recent demo using GNSS spoofing confused a Tesla, a researcher from Cyber@BGU reached out about an alternative bit of car…

Ask HN: What are the signs that you have a great manager?

I have had a good and bad manager! Here are the traits of each oneBad One: Gets pissed off easily when something doesn't work, focuses on himself, doesn't like when people go on leaves while he himself enjoys vacation twice a year, discriminates, uses trickery to get things done, uses his ego in product decision…
Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China

Scorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say. Residues of high potency cannabis found in the burners, and on charred pebbles placed inside them, suggest that funeral rites at the 2,500-year-old Jirzankal cemetery in the…
Spotify signs podcast deal with the Obamas’ production company

Spotify signs podcast deal with the Obamas’ production company

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions. The announcement is light on details, but heavy on aphorisms, saying the move continues the Obamas’ mission to “create compelling content that entertains and inspires viewers.” The announcement comes just a few…

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Nightfall emerges from stealth with $20M for a cloud-native data loss...

Sensitive data leakage is one of the biggest negative side-effects of cloud-based apps and services. Today, a startup that has built an AI-based platform that can detect and take action on that data is coming out of stealth with funding to tackle the issue head-on. Nightfall — which integrates with and then automatically scans structured…

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