Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be sacked this season and Mauricio Pochettino is best choice for Manchester United, says former Red Devil Alan Brazil

25 Nov

talkSPORT host and former Manchester United striker Alan Brazil is adamant Mauricio Pochettino is the man to get the Red Devils back on track. Pochettino’s departure from Tottenham last week appears to have shone a brighter spotlight on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s position at Old Trafford. The Argentine was strongly backed to get the United job […]

Walkinshaw: We can win with Mostert

25 Nov

A long-expected move to the Holden squad for Mostert was this morning formally confirmed, a multi-year deal set to commence for the 2020 season. Mostert will headline an all-new WAU line-up, the second seat expected, but not yet confirmed, to be filled…

New Amazon tool helps machine learning models identify unique objects

25 Nov

Amazon announced a new capability today called Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels to help customers train machine learning models to understand a set of objects when there is a limited set of information. Typically, machine learning models have to work on large data sets to learn something like what’s a picture of a dog, as opposed […]

CBS All Access launches kids’ programming, soon to include Nickelodeon shows

25 Nov

CBS’s over-the-top streaming service, CBS All Access, is the latest to counter the threat from Disney+ by investing in children’s programming. Today, the company is launching a kids’ programming lineup including original shows and other library content. Plus, in one of the first major content integrations ahead of the ViacomCBS merger, the CBS streaming service […]

Gallery: F1’s youngest-ever podiums of all time

25 Nov

Hamilton himself appears on seven of the top-10 youngest-ever podiums in his McLaren days. But now, aged 34, with his ultra-reliable podium-finishing form for Mercedes – 16 so far this year – means that any record-setting chances are few and far betwee…

Apple releases holiday ad

25 Nov

Apple has released its annual holiday ad, just in time for Thanksgiving. Named “The Surprise,” the ad focuses on two young girls who spends a lot of time playing with an iPad. The ad focuses on a family that travels across the country to visit the mother’s father. Like many families, the parents hand them […]

In wake of Sprint/T-Mobile deal, Ryan Reynolds has an announcement

25 Nov

In other news, Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds has invested an undisclosed amount in a company selling prepaid phone plans called Mint Mobile. It all sounds like a weird sponsored Instagram post, but a source tells TechCrunch that Reynolds now owns more than 25% of the company with this recent investment. What he invested is thoroughly […]

AWS expands its IoT services, brings Alexa to devices with only 1MB of RAM

25 Nov

AWS today announced a number of IoT-related updates that, for the most part, aim to make getting started with its IoT services easier, especially for companies that are trying to deploy a large fleet of devices. The marquee announcement, however, is about the Alexa Voice Service, which makes Amazon’s Alex voice assistant available to hardware […]

Daily Crunch: Uber faces legal battle in London

25 Nov

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Uber has again been denied licence renewal in London over safety risks With Uber’s two-month license extension in London coming to […]

Mostert’s Holden Supercars switch confirmed

25 Nov

Mostert will join WAU from Tickford on a multi-year deal, marking a sensational switch from Ford to Holden.The 27-year-old is the first of two new signings for WAU to be formally confirmed, an announcement regarding the second seat, expected to go to S…

Omni storage & rentals fails, shutters, sells engineers to Coinbase

25 Nov

$35 million-funded Omni is packing up and shutting down after struggling to make the economics of equipment rentals and physical on-demand storage work out. The startup fought for a second wind after selling off its physical storage operations to competitor Clutter in May. Then sources tell me it tried to build a whitelabel software platform […]

Coup shuts down its electric moped scooter service

25 Nov

Coup, an electric moped scooter-sharing service that operates in Berlin, Paris and Berlin, has announced in an email that it is going to shut down in all three cities. On Twitter, the company says that operating the service is “economically unsustainable” in the long term. “We plan to discontinue our service in Berlin and Tübingen […]

Brescia claim it was a ‘joke’ as ex-Leeds owner Massimo Cellino makes seemingly racist remark about Mario Balotelli

25 Nov

Brescia have defended Massimo Cellino over his controversial comments about striker Mario Balotelli, insisting they were merely a ‘misunderstood joke’. Cellino, who owned and was the chairman of Leeds United, is now in control of the Serie A club and has come under serious scrutiny for his controversial comments. Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker […]