Shea Moisture apologizes after Twitter slammed its ad: ‘We really f-ed this one up’

April 26, 2017

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Inside the car design lab crafting pianos, bicycles and helicopters

April 20, 2017

(CNN)We’re all used to the familiar front grilles and badges of car brands like Audi, Porsche and BMW. But have you ever considered a Peugeot piano? Or an Aston Martin yacht? Perhaps a Bentley handbag? These days, ever-increasing numbers of car manufacturers are offering their design expertise as a resource to outside clients — either extending their own brand to something without four wheels and an engine, or consulting on projects that will ultimately exist in their own …


This startup wants to run the internet of things via nano satellite

April 12, 2017

… says,” she explained. In the past, nano satellites have been used for scientific missions, but more recently for commercial activities like Earth observation and mapping. Plant Labs, the California company founded by Australian Chris Boshuizen, is one player in this space. But Tata Nardini wants her constellation to help network smart devices and sensors across industries. “Fleet is playing in a space device connectivity which is quite unique. We want to be frontrunners,” she …


Airtel, BSNL working with Nokia to bring 5G in India

April 11, 2017

… are testing 5G networks. However, we’re still four to five years away from a general commercial availability of such fast network. Malik said Airtel and BSNL want to be prepared for the next wave of network technology. It’s critical for both the operators to be among the first ones to support 5G. India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani last year launched the country’s first 4G-only network Reliance Jio. In less than seven months, the telecom operator has hit more than 100 …


So, Bad News: Now Militants Are Using Drones as Projectiles

April 10, 2017

… from other weaponized drones in the region. In Iraq, the Islamic State uses commercial quadrotor drones as miniature bombers, raining grenade-sized munitions on Iraqi forces. Other militant groups, like Hezbollah and Jund al-Aqsa in Syria, have shown off their own munitions-dropping commercial drones, and Iraqi Federal Police have recently begun to turn the tactic against ISIS in Iraq. But the drones being used by Houthi militants are larger and capable of flying farther and faster than their …


Where Pepsi went wrong with its disastrous ad, according to ad execs

April 7, 2017

The protesters in Pepsi’s disaster of a commercial might not have had a message, but critics certainly do: Worst. Ad. Ever. The now-scuttled spot inspired a monumental flood of derision from all corners of the web on Tuesday. Activists, celebrities and Americans of every political leaning united in roasting Kendall Jenner’s tone-deaf answer to centuries-old racial tensions. Many saw the commercial as the epitome of Madison Avenue’s worsening habit of leeching onto serious …