AI used to detect breast cancer risk

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AI could help prevent unnecessary surgeries, researchers say US scientists are using artificial intelligence to predict whether breast lesions identified from a biopsy will turn out to cancerous.The machine learning system has been tested ... Read More

Strictly singer launches debut album

The voice of Strictly Come Dancing singer Tommy Blaize is known to millions of television viewers while he remains largely off camera.But the singer has come front and centre for the release of his debut solo album.Away from Strictly, Tommy ... Read More

How Wim Wenders put the snap back into Polaroids

Image copyright Wim Wenders Image caption Wim Wenders chose himself as a subject for some of his photos Wim Wenders became a major film-maker when, in the 1970s, German cinema became cool around the world. His hits included The American ... Read More

Amazon: More than 100 cities bid for new headquarters

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmazon wants US cities to bid for its second major HQUS cities seeking to bid for Amazon's second headquarters will need to submit their proposals by the end of Thursday.Amazon plans to ... Read More

Trump’s Renoir painting is not real, Chicago museum says

Image copyright Art Institute of Chicago Image caption Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Two Sisters (On The Terrace) A US museum says an Impressionist painting which President Donald Trump reportedly claims to own is a fake.In a recent interview, Trump biographer Tim O'Brien ... Read More

Kit Harington, Game of Thrones and the Gunpowder Plot

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How does this look? Be your own virtual make-up artist

French cosmetics chain Sephora has introduced technology that enables its customers to try on make-up virtually and test out different colours and shades before buying.Its "virtual artist" tech is also available as a mobile app.Like other retailers competing in a ... Read More

U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

(Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Department ... Read More

Living art: Meet Harajuku’s ethereal fashion icon

An artist has achieved a cult online following internationally after reinventing a quirky 1960s Japanese street fashion style eight years ago.Minori combined Shironuri (which means "painted white") rice make-up with vintage clothing to form a new style.Video journalist: Griesham Taan ... Read More

Armando Iannucci talks Alan Partridge and Malcolm Tucker

The state of UK politics means there is no need for The Thick of It, and the US political scene is so absurd currently that it would be "beyond sitcom territory" to produce Veep, said the satirist who founded both ... Read More

Famous Irishmen subject of Westminster Wiki editing spree

Image copyright PA Image caption Éamon de Valera is buried in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin, Republic of Ireland or just Ireland? Where did Éamon de Valera die? In Ireland or in the Republic of Ireland, or both?Earlier on Friday his ... Read More

Tony Zierra to Follow up ‘Filmworker’ with New Stanley Kubrick Doc about ‘Eyes Wide Shut’

LYON  — Tony Zierra, the director of this year’s critically acclaimed Cannes screener “Filmworker” – about Leon Vitali, who served for decades as Stanley Kubrick’s right-hand man – is working on a followup Kubrick documentary about the making of the ... Read More

Tom Hanks: The film industry will have to change

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Amber Tamblyn ‘believes’ husband David Cross’s accuser in race row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Amber Tamblyn had initially defended her husband David Cross US actress Amber Tamblyn has responded to claims that her husband David Cross made racist comments to a comedian a decade ago by supporting his ... Read More

Players ‘applaud’ Xi Jinping in Tencent game

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Users "clap" for Mr Xi by tapping their phone screen A smartphone game in which players can "applaud" Chinese president Xi Jinping has gone viral.The app, released in the week of the Communist Party ... Read More

Pablo Neruda ‘did not die of cancer’, say experts

Chilean poet Pablo Neruda did not die of prostate cancer, forensic experts have said.The Nobel Laureate was said to have died of cancer in 1973, less than two weeks after a military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet. But his ... Read More

Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins reunite for Christmas show

Image caption Sue Perkins, Mary Berry and Mel Giedroyc will be seen together on the one-off show Former Bake Off stars Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are reuniting on screen for a BBC Christmas special.The trio were last ... Read More

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

Image copyright Vichai Image caption Generating crypto-currencies involves lots of computer hardware The booming price of Bitcoin and other crypto-coins has kicked off a gold rush among malicious hackers keen to cash in, warn security firms.Many sites are now harbouring ... Read More

Cheryl: Pregnancy was a break from 14 years’ work

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cheryl appeared at the Game for Grenfell fundraiser in September Cheryl has said getting pregnant gave her the first chance to relax since the start of her career."I didn't stop for 14 years" she ... Read More

Channel 4 show about Muslims accused of ‘brownface’

Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption My Week as a Muslim follows a family in Manchester Channel 4 is facing criticism for dressing a white woman as a Pakistani Muslim for a new documentary.My Week as a Muslim sees her ... Read More

Apple hit with trademark lawsuit over iPhone X ‘animoji’ feature

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc (AAPL.O) in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone ... Read More

Tech firms to remove extremist posts within hours

Image copyright AFP Image caption IS militants have used social media to spread propaganda Tech giants Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to do more to remove extremist content within hours of it being posted.The accord was decided at ... Read More

Quest to save Cosgrove Hall children’s TV treasures

Image caption The Wind in the Willows puppets with Badger, rear, missing a snout Puppets used for some of the best-loved children's TV characters of the 1970s and '80s are to get urgent repairs to stop them falling apart.The puppets ... Read More

Thor out of five: Marvel’s latest has critics raving

Image copyright Marvel Studios Image caption Hulk smash? Chris Hemsworth comes out fighting in Thor: Ragnarok Thor is back on the big screen, and the critics seem pretty happy about it.According to the Daily Telegraph, Thor: Ragnarok is one of ... Read More

How games firm made Destiny 2

"Absolutely we took criticisms of the original Destiny to heart," Jason Jones, co-founder of Bungie, tells Newsbeat. "We knew it had amazing parts... but we also saw the real mistakes we made." In a rare interview inside their Seattle offices, ... Read More

Camerimage Film Festival Includes ‘Mother!,’ ‘Wonder Wheel’ and ‘Wonderstruck’ in Main Competition

Camerimage, the cinematography-focused film festival that opens in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Nov. 11, announced its main competition slate for the Golden Frog award, which recognizes cinematographers whose imagery contributes significantly to the way a story is told. The films include ... Read More

Why Tina Turner came out of retirement

Image copyright PA Image caption Adrienne Warren will play Tina Turner in the musical, which opens in April A new musical based on the life of Tina Turner is set to open in the West End in 2018 - and ... Read More

Lupita Nyong’o accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lupita Nyong'o won an Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment. She spoke out in a New York Times article, saying ... Read More

Adobe patches Flash bug used for planting spying tools

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kaspersky discovered a new Flash security vulnerability being used to distribute spying software Adobe has patched a new Flash security flaw that was being used by attackers to install spying tools on victims' computers.The ... Read More

Michelle Williams was suicidal in Destiny’s Child

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Williams has also had leading roles on Broadway Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams has revealed she was suicidal while suffering from depression when she was in the hugely successful group.Williams told CBS's The Talk ... Read More

Patent battle pits iPod father v Android creator

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tony Fadell - seen on the left - and Andy Rubin's fortunes could be affected by the case A legal battle over use of a smartphone technology has pitted two Silicon Valley leaders against ... Read More

Liam Gallagher: ‘I buy bananas like a rock star’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Liam Gallagher (banana not pictured) Rock and roll is alive, and it lives in Liam Gallagher's greengrocers.The star was in ebullient form at Wednesday's Q Awards, batting away questions about the lack of new guitar ... Read More

Katy Perry gets stuck in mid-air during Tennessee concert

Image copyright @KatyPerry / Instagram Image caption The star postponed the first dates of her world tour due to "production issues" Katy Perry was left dangling above fans' heads when a floating platform malfunctioned on her world tour.The star had ... Read More

‘Anemic’ iPhone 8 demand drags Apple shares lower

(Reuters) - Signs of poor demand for the iPhone 8 fueled more questions on Thursday over Apple Inc’s strategy of releasing two phones within months of each other in 2017, sending its shares almost 3 percent lower. The chief executive ... Read More

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some believe the patent holder is using a loophole to avoid scrutiny A Native American tribe is suing Amazon and Microsoft for infringing data-processing patents it is holding.The patents were assigned to the Saint ... Read More

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some believe the patent holder is using a loophole to avoid scrutiny A Native American tribe is suing Amazon and Microsoft for infringing data-processing patents it is holding.The patents were assigned to the Saint ... Read More

Why has No One noticed the Las Vegas shooters broken leg?

Does the Las Vegas shooter have a broken left leg? When I look and compare where the right knee is in the photo, to where the left knee should be, the bend in the left leg is lower. Perhaps it's ... Read More

Penny Lancaster says she was sexually assaulted

Image copyright PA Image caption Lancaster said she didn't feel she could tell her parents at the time Model Penny Lancaster has said she was sexually assaulted as a teenager by someone she worked for.Lancaster, who is married to rock ... Read More

Tom Hanks says no way back for Harvey Weinstein

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hanks has won two Oscars for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump Film star Tom Hanks has said there is no way back for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein following allegations of sexual misconduct and assault."We're at ... Read More

Low success rate for government online ID service

Image copyright gov.uk A government system used to confirm the identities of citizens online is failing to work for most of those trying to register.Gov.uk Verify is designed to prove someone's identity when they log in to access services, such ... Read More

‘Babylon Berlin’ Delivers 1.2 Million for Sky

“Babylon Berlin” has garnered 1.2 million viewers for Sky in Germany, making it the most popular launch ever on the platform aside from “Game of Thrones.” The series, set in Berlin in the roaring 1920s, is the most expensive ever ... Read More

Sir Tom: Jones: Encounter ‘made me feel terrible’

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Have the Manic Street Preachers made their final album?

Image copyright Columbia Image caption Manic Street Preachers (L-R): Sean Moore, Nicky Wire, James Dean Bradfield Manic Street Preachers won the Inspiration award at Wednesday's Q Awards, 25 years after releasing their debut album, Generation Terrorists.Michael Sheen presented the award, ... Read More

Snapchat to make original TV-style shows

Snapchat is taking its next step into Netflix's territory by announcing plans to create original TV-style shows.Its parent company Snap Inc has teamed up with TV giant NBCUniversal to create a new digital content studio based in California.It will work ... Read More

JJ Abrams: ‘Harvey Weinstein can’t be a lone operator’

Star Wars director JJ Abrams has said he "had never heard" of the sexual abuse allegations towards producer Harvey Weinstein but said he can't be "a lone operator"."People knew that he was a bully but I didn't have a clue ... Read More

Creative sector warns of Brexit threat to economy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The creative sector is said to support 2.9m jobs in the UK UK-made films, music, adverts and video games could be hit by a post-Brexit restriction on immigration, harming the economy, a trade body ... Read More

Still photographs spring to life

New software makes it possible to breathe life into still photo portraits.The project was developed in Israel with the help of a leading social network.It has the potential to become the net's next viral hit, but also has more serious ... Read More


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