After Abba, Elvis Presley also returns to the stage thanks to Artificial Intelligence

From Abba to Whitney Houston, from Roy Orbison to Tupac Shakur, several artists have “returned”, at least virtually, to the stage in hologram form. In November Elvis Presley will perform, first in London, then in Las Vegas, Berlin and Tokyo. The show will be called Elvis Evolution and will use artificial intelligence, holograms and augmented reality to “project” the King, […]

Blank Street Coffee bets on subscription program

Blank Street Coffee’s shops have taken over New York City as they lure in customers with cheap lattes and cold brew. Now the upstart chain aims to attract even more consumers who want to slash their coffee budgets through a subscription program. The Blank Street Regulars program, which opened to the public this summer, has drawn roughly 5,000 paying members […]

World Chess Championships, the Polish Duda refuses to shake hands with the Russian Khismatullin

Embarrassing moment during the first round of the World Rapid Chess Championships in Uzbekistan. Polish chess player Jan-Krzysztof Duda refused to shake hands with his opponent, Russian Denis Khismatullin. The Russian player, who competed in the tournament under the flag of FIDE, the International Chess Federation, and not under that of Moscow, like all Russian athletes who compete in international […]

PGA Tour, LIV Golf working to extend merger deadline into 2024

A PGA TOUR logo is seen after play was suspended due to severe storms during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 14, 2011 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Streeter Lecka | Getty Images PGA Tour and LIV Golf are working to extend their proposed merger deadline, which was […]

Rivian Q4 EV deliveries fall, stock slips

Production of electric Rivian R1T pickup trucks on April 11, 2022 at the company’s plant in Normal, Ill. Michael Wayland | CNBC Shares of Rivian Automotive declined about 10% on Tuesday after the company reported increased vehicle production during the fourth quarter but fewer deliveries than the previous period. The electric vehicle company said it delivered 13,972 vehicles from October […]

Moderna stock jumps after Oppenheimer upgrade on pipeline potential

Artur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images Shares of Moderna closed more than 13% higher on Tuesday after Oppenheimer upgraded the stock to “outperform,” saying the Covid vaccine maker could market five products by 2026. The upgrade follows a dismal 2023 for Moderna, whose only commercially available product is its Covid shot. The company’s stock has long been tied to […]

Maersk Red Sea pause shows Operation Prosperity Guardian limits

A cargo ship crosses the Suez Canal, one of the most critical human-made waterways, in Ismailia, Egypt on December 29, 2023. (Photo by Fareed Kotb/Anadolu via Getty Images) Anadolu | Getty Images The threat to global trade in the Red Sea remains high, even with efforts to protect commercial vessels from attacks by Iranian-backed Houthi militants based in Yemen. Danish […]