Australia launches a world-first national reporting tool for revenge porn

Australia launches a world-first national reporting tool for revenge porn

Taking steps to reporting and removing revenge porn, a.k.a image-based abuse, can be arduous, both emotionally and regarding the amount of steps required to get it done. Australia’s government is aiming to make the process simpler, with the launch of a national portal for reporting instances of image-based abuse. SEE ALSO: 4 things you should do when you’re the victim of revenge porn The portal will allow victims to report revenge porn online, and provide immediate access to support that had been previously been unavailable, according to a statement. A…

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Uber-SoftBank deal “very likely” to be finalized in the next week

Uber-SoftBank deal “very likely” to be finalized in the next week

 The Uber-SoftBank deal is almost done, said Arianna Huffington on stage at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Monday. When pressed whether SoftBank’s multi-billion dollar investment in Uber could be finalized within the week, the Uber board member replied that it’s “very likely.” She confirmed media reports that the proposed deal would involve both a direct investment in… Read More Read full story

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Jimmy Kimmel Returns To Brooklyn, Vowing To Be “As Artisanal As It Gets”

Jimmy Kimmel Returns To Brooklyn, Vowing To Be “As Artisanal As It Gets”

Jimmy Kimmel kicked off his third time doing his ABC late-night show from Brooklyn noting, “Last time we were here, people asked, ‘Will you ever come back?’ And I said ‘Only if you promise to open 2,000 new cold-press juice shops’.” “And you did. So here we are. You kept your word, I keep my word,” Kimmel enthused. “And it’s especially great to be able to do our show here at BAM [Brooklyn Academy of Music] one last time before they turn it into a Whole Foods store.” His…Read full…

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‘The New Mutants’ Will Kick Off an ‘X-Men’ Horror Trilogy With Practical Effects

‘The New Mutants’ Will Kick Off an ‘X-Men’ Horror Trilogy With Practical Effects

Last week we got our first look at The New Mutants with a trailer showcasing the X-Men spin-off as a full-fledged horror movie. Around the same time, cowriter/director Josh Boone shared some additional info about the teen superhero movie with IGN, including the fact that he’s planning a trilogy. Here’s what we learned from the interview:  Will the New Mutants trilogy continue the horror elements? Yes, this was always pitched as a horror trilogy through all three movies, but it won’t be as consistent as that sounds. They will “all be their own distinct kind of…

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Trevor Noah Probes Chicago Murder Rate To Kick Off ‘The Daily Show’ Windy City Week

Trevor Noah Probes Chicago Murder Rate To Kick Off ‘The Daily Show’ Windy City Week

Trevor Noah is in Chicago this week, for The Daily Show Undesked Chicago 2017: Let’s Do This Before It Gets Too Damn Cold. For opening night, he took the obvious route, breaking down the town’s reputation as the most dangerous city in America. The South African comic told his very receptive Athenaeum Theatre audience that murder rates are higher in St. Louis, Baltimore, Memphis and Cleveland. “It really sucks that people call Chicago the most dangerous city in America…Read full story

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