Is Facebook’s Push for Facial Recognition Good or Bad?

When Facebook rolled out facial recognition tools in the European Union this year, it promoted the technology as a way to help people safeguard their online identities. “Face recognition technology allows us to help protect you from a stranger using your photo to impersonate you,” Facebook told its users in Europe. It was a risky…


Akon to Laucnh ‘Akoin’ to Power a Upcoming Cryptocurrency City

Aliaume “Akon” Thiam is taking his personal project of building Africa’s infrastructure with the creation of a futuristic city in Senegal whose economy he says will be powered by AKoin, his soon-to-be-launched cryptocurrency. According to the New York Post, the U.S.-born artist and producer, who is of Senegalese descent, revealed the details of “Akon Crypto City” while speaking on a…


Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead at Florida Motorcycle Dealership

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt. Investigators don’t have a motive, and no arrests have been made. The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital,…


Kevin L. Walker Founds ‘Piiggy Bank Blockchain Labs’ for a Series of Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Projects

Kevin L. Walker (Vigilante Diaries / The Young and The Restless / Pope / Retail) remains a long standing advocate for blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, Walker is known to be a seasoned businessman/actor/entrepreneur and has founded other successful businesses such as, The Creation Station Studios ®, Retailopolis ®, and Creative Geniusess ®.

McCafé Introduces New Cold Brew Frozen Drinks

McDonald’s is Adding Cold Brew Frozen Coffee This Month

Cold brew is taking the world by storm because it often has a deeper, less acidic and more subtle taste, and is more concentrated than conventionally-brewed coffee. McDonald’s will be adding Cold Brew Fozen and Cold Brew Frappe to their ‘McCafe’ menu later this month. The Cold Brew Frozen (a blend of cold brew coffee, milk, sugar, and…


“LA’s Finest” Starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba Picked Up by Bell Media

Gabrielle Union’s spin-off of Bad Boys has been picked up by Bell Media. Executives at the Canadian broadcaster have struck a deal with Sony Pictures Television for a 13-episode run of the drama series, which will also star new Jessica Alba. The series gives Union the chance to reprise her Syd Burnett character from Bad…