Sony takes on ride-hailing in Japan as Uber looks for partners

eSony says it’s partnering with Daiwa Motor Transportation and five other local taxi companies in Japan to build a new taxi hailing system to match drivers with riders via a mobile app, similar to how Uber and countless others manage their ride-sharing services. Sony, however, plans to use AI to better predict demand to dispatch taxis more efficiently, says Nikkei, by factoring in traffic, ride histories, weather, and local events. Sony has previously implemented its AI technology in products like its Aibo robot dog. Sony aims to launch the new venture in spring alongside a new payment service. The six taxi companies (Green Cab, International Motor, Kusumi Transportation, Checker Cab… Read More

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Tottenham can win the Champions League says Lucas Moura

Description Tottenham midfielder Lucas Moura celebrates his goal against Rochdale in the FA Cup Credits Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Lucas Moura Tottenham Champions League Mohamed Salah praises Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool tactics and Lazio confirm Stefan de Vrij will leave on a free One-Minute Read Tuesday, February 20, 2018 – 11:52am Football news and talking points Moura: Spurs can win the Champions League New Tottenham signing Lucas Moura believes the north London club can win the Champions League this season. See related Champions League round of 16: fixtures, results and facts Spurs came back to draw 2-2 in the last-16 first leg against Juventus in Turin and will be confident… Read More

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A Swiss skier botched his landing, lost his skis, and crashed painfully on the lip of the halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Joel Gisler crashed during a qualification run ahead of the men’s halfpipe final on Thursday.Gisler attempted a backward spin but clattered into the halfpipe’s lip and lost his skis as he slid down the slope.The Swiss skier received medical assistance but eventually walked away on his own. A Swiss freestyle skier bodged a trick and landed painfully on the lip of the halfpipe at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday. SEE ALSO: … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Women are more attractive in groups than when they’re alone because of something called the ‘cheerleader effect’

Research shows that women seem more attractive when they’re in a group compared to when they’re alone. It could be because when people look at a group, their brains average out the faces they see. This psychological trick is known as “the cheerleader effect.” When you ask people who use dating apps about what turns them off, something that often comes up is “group photos.” One or two is fine, but the whole dating app thing is rendered pretty useless if you can’t identify which person in a photo you’re talking to. However, there could be a subconscious reason some of us favour our group pictures. According to a new… Read More

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Kim Yo Jong, North Korea’s propaganda princess, is reportedly pregnant

Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and the head of Pyongyang’s propaganda department, is reportedly pregnant. Kim got widely positive press coverage for her trip to the Olympics, despite her role in a North Korean regime that tortures and kills its own citizens. Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and the head of Pyongyang’s propaganda department, is reportedly pregnant. During her trip to the Winter Olympics, Kim told South Korean President Moon Jae In that she’s expecting her second child, according to reports and sources reviewed by the Korea Herald. Kim exhibited some discomfort, the Korea Herald said,… Read More

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Blac Chyna Vows to Legal Action Against “Criminal” Sex Tape Release

Blac Chyna once again finds herself in the news for naked, lewd and possibly illegal reasons. Several months after the former reality star and mother of two attacked ex-fiance Rob Kardashian for posting revenge porn-like images of her on social media, Chyna has once again been exposed online. Literally. On Monday afternoon, a one minute and 23-second video of Blac Chyna went viral on Twitter. The footage is mostly a close-up of Chyna’s nude torso and face in bed, as she’s lying on her back and performing oral sex on the mystery man. There’s some dirty talk exchanged between the two, mostly centered on how much of the man’s penis… Read More

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Gus Kenworthy Talks Bond with Adam Rippon: We’ll Be ‘Friends for Life’ (But We Aren’t Dating)

It’s the friendship that launched a thousand retweets … and at least a few mistaken assumptions about romance. Skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skater Adam Rippon have stirred social media buzz throughout the 2018 Winter Olympics, not just for being the only two openly gay men on Team USA but also because they’ve been more than willing to document their time together on Instagram and Twitter. Kenworthy, 26, sat down with PEOPLE this week in Pyeongchang, South Korea, not long after a disappointing showing in the men’s slopestyle event, where he won an Olympic silver medal four years ago. Among other topics he talked about his friendship with the 28-year-old… Read More

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A Swiss skier botched his landing, lost his skis, and crashed painfully on the lip of the halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Joel Gisler crashed during a qualification run ahead of the men’s halfpipe final on Thursday. Gisler attempted a backward spin but clattered into the halfpipe’s lip and lost his skis as he slid down the slope. The Swiss skier received medical assistance but eventually walked away on his own. A Swiss freestyle skier bodged a trick and landed painfully on the lip of the halfpipe at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday. In halfpipe skiing, athletes are judged by the quality of tricks they perform while riding down the pipe. It is considered dangerous when compared to other sports, and helmets are therefore a compulsory part of the kit. During a… Read More

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