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Gabrielle Union Inks First-Look Deal With Sony Pictures TV
Gabrielle Union, star and executive producer of NBC's drama pilot L.A.'s Finest, has signed a first look deal with Sony Pictures TV, the studio behind the offshoot from the Bad Boys movie franchise.
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I'm Charles Duhigg, and This Is How I Work
You might say Charles Duhigg is a man of habit, and he'd probably say that we all are. His book, The Power of Habit, examines why we're prone to forming patterns of behavior-both good and bad-and how we can use that process to take the reins on life and work.
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Amazon to tap into UK business-to-business market with new service, stretching beyond its traditional consumer base
Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images Amazon seeks to enter into the multibillion-pound U.K. business-to-business (B2B) market by launching a new service, which sells office supplies, industrial tools and laboratory supplies to companies, expanding well beyond its consumer retail market to attract businesses.
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Charles Duhigg
Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and senior editor. Mr. Duhigg is also the author of "The Power of Habit," which has spent over two years on the New York Times best-seller list, and the recent "Smarter Faster Better," which was also a New York Times best seller.
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7 hot IT career trends - and 7 going cold
There's a major IT skills gap in the country and it's only expected to widen. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, there will be 1 million more computing jobs than applicants by 2020.
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Ivanka Fights to Protect Her First Name
Ivanka Trump is one of the most famous women on the planet. She's certainly the most famous Ivanka. Standing by her father's side as he ascended to power in the White House, her prominence even sparked a swell in the number of babies named Ivanka.
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NEWS: Web Series, Online Video & TV Shows, YouTube | EVENTS: LA & NYC Meetup |
The latest from the online video industry, YouTube and the web series world, including breaking news and reviews of digital entertainment.
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  1. Talking to machines is becoming second nature

The way we interact with machines has evolved from operating levers and valves, to control panels, keyboards and touchscreen interfaces. Thanks (again) to the amount of data we have, we are now at a point where voice controlling machines feels natural and is often the most intuitive option we have.

It’s been predicted that by 2020 half of online searches will be carried out by voice – and 30% of them will be made using devices which have no screen at all. This year, BMW will roll out new cars with Alexa pre-installed, just as Ford has done.

In business we will become increasingly used to using AI assistants to manage day-to-day schedules and put information in front of us when we need it. Going beyond that, there are opportunities to drive sales well as move to a more data-driven customer experience model, through the use of chatbots and natural language-capable marketing tools.

Google's Ad Rivals Leap at Chance to Seize Dollars After YouTube Controversy
Weeks after scores of advertisers boycotted YouTube, Google is still trying to mitigate the damage. Meanwhile, long-struggling competitors in the digital ad market are seizing the moment. MediaMath Inc., a New York-based seller of software for automated online ad buying, is introducing a new service to ensure that ads only run alongside hand-picked, "high quality" content.
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