Can you hear me now? AI-coustics to fight noisy audio with generative AI

Noisy recordings of interviews and speeches are the bane of audio engineers’ existence. But one German startup hopes to fix that with a unique technical approach that uses generative AI to enhance the clarity of voices in video. Today, AI-coustics emerged from stealth with €1.9 million in funding. According to co-founder and CEO Fabian Seipel, … Read more

Keira Knightley gets candid about ‘learning to fight’

Photo: Keira Knightley gets candid about ‘learning to fight’ Keira Knightley recently opened up about learning ‘different kinds of martial arts.’ For the unfamiliar, the Pride and Prejudice alum is starring the upcoming Netflix series Black Doves, where she portrays the character of a professional spy. Recently, the 28-year-old actress told Netflix Tudum about her experience … Read more

Mexico’s president says he won’t fight drug cartels on US orders, calls it a ‘Mexico First’ policy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Friday he won’t fight Mexican drug cartels on U.S. orders, in the clearest explanation yet of his refusal to confront the gangs. Over the years, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has laid out various justifications for his “hugs, not bullets” policy of avoiding clashes with the cartels. In … Read more

Jake Paul Says Mike Tyson Match Will Be ‘Biggest Fight The World Will Ever See’

Jake Paul believes his boxing match against Mike Tyson is one for the history books … saying the upcoming event with the combat legend will be “the biggest fight the world will ever see.” The Problem Child made the eye-popping statement on his latest episode of “BS with Jake Paul” this week … in response … Read more

Mexico vows to fight effort by Texas to deport migrants under S.B.4

MEXICO CITY — After years of bowing to U.S. pressure to help slow migration, Mexico is drawing the line at a Texas law that would give the state a dramatically bigger role in border enforcement, including the right to deport undocumented migrants. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has denounced the measure as “draconian.” He says … Read more

How Apple’s war on super apps became the center of its antitrust fight

Apple is facing a monumental antitrust lawsuit from the Department of Justice, and a large part of the agency’s argument centers around Apple’s alleged attempts to suppress cloud gaming services and so-called “super” apps. Namely, the DOJ claims Apple stifled the development of both types of services to maintain its monopoly on the mobile market. … Read more

‘The Voice’: A Last Minute Playoff Pass Has John Legend Ready to Fight Chance the Rapper!

A Battle Round on season 25 of The Voice is so good, it has coaches borrowing each other’s slang — and nearly throwing hands! During Tuesday’s Battles, Team Chance’s Maddie Jane and Nadège took the stage with a soulful duet of Lauryn Hill’s “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” which had the other season 25 coaches — Reba … Read more

The last leg of inflation fight remains tough

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference following a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) at the headquarters of the Federal Reserve on June 14, 2023 in Washington, DC.  Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international … Read more

George Lucas backs Disney CEO Bob Iger in Nelson Peltz proxy fight

Filmmaker and Hollywood legend George Lucas is throwing his support behind Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger in the bitter proxy battle between the company and activist investor Nelson Peltz. Lucas, who received 37.1 million Disney shares as part of Disney’s $4.05 billion purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012, is currently the largest individual investor in the … Read more