Airbnb acquire HotelTonight

Room booking giant Airbnb have made a new acquisition, buying a last-minute hotel company, HotelTonight. The financial details of the deal have not been made, but HotelTonight were valued at $463 million in a private funding round in 2017. HotelTonight was founded in 2010, two years after Airbnb, as an …

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Donald Trump doesn’t know Tim Cook’s name

Another day, another blunder from President Trump. In a meeting that included Apple’s Chief Executive Officer – and arguably, one of the most recognisable people in technology – Tim Cook, Donald Trump mispronounced Cook’s name. And by mispronounced, we mean got it completely wrong. In regards to job increases and …

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Are we living in an episode of Black Mirror?

Charlie Brooker’s creepy creation Black Mirror has become a cultural phenomenon over the years. In the show, each episode is standalone – depicting a time (which could be now or in the near future) where technology has a major impact on society. Brooker was inspired by The Twilight Zone for …

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A sneak peak into Game of Thrones finale

The final season of Game of Thrones is set to air in just a few weeks – and all eyes are on the potential victor of the Throne. Ahead of GoT’s April 14th release date, lifestyle outlet Entertainment Weekly have covered the upcoming season. This includes glossy covers of each …

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Energizer’s smartphone has the world’s largest battery

At Mobile World Congress, there have been plenty of smartphone announcements. One of the most eye-catching phones to be unveiled is the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop. Energizer licences its brand to Avenir Telecom for their mobile phone division, who have been manufacturing feature phones and smartphones for the last …

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Nintendo announce Pokémon Sword and Shield

During Nintendo’s latest Nintendo Direct livestream, the latest instalment in Pokémon’s game franchise has been revealed. Coming to Nintendo Switch later this year, Pokémon Sword and Shield feature a new region and new monsters. The incredibly detailed game sees trainers going to an area named Galar which has been described …

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9 of the craziest conspiracy theories about movies

We’ve all heard the one about the Pixar universe, and how its most popular films are intertwined in the same realm, backed up by little Easter Eggs in the films. But, what about some of the deeper and darker fan and conspiracy theories that exist out there? We’ve looked into …

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Olivia Colman wins Best Actress Oscar

The Favourite actress Olivia Colman took home the Best Actress award at the Oscars, beating out Lady Gaga, Glenn Close, Melissa McCarthy and Yalitza Aparicio. British born Colman, who starred in cult comedy Peep Show, made an emotional speech when she accepted the award. Olivia Colman won Best Actress at …

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