Nike announces self-tying shoes release date

By AICreativeMedia

After years of development and research, Nike has announced the HyperAdapt 1.0 will hit stores by November this year. The announcement came from Nike’s public relations director Heidi Burgett through a tweet, announcing appointments to “experience and purchase” HyperAdapt 1.0 by November 28, 2016.

“The HyperAdapt is a myth turned into reality,” Tiffany Beers, senior innovator at Nike, told Wired. “It’s so cool! You have no idea how cool it is to step in a shoe that automatically tightens.”

Adobe Reports Record Revenue

Strong Revenue and Earnings Growth Highlight Third Quarter Results

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today reported financial results for its third quarter fiscal year 2016 ended Sept. 2, 2016.

Third Quarter Financial Highlights

  • Adobe achieved record quarterly revenue of $1.46 billion, representing year-over-year growth of 20 percent.
  • Diluted earnings per share were $0.54 on a GAAP-basis, and $0.75 on a non-GAAP basis.
  • Digital Media segment revenue was a record $990 million, with Creative revenue growing 39 percent year-over-year to a record $803 million.
  • Strong Creative Cloud and Document Cloud adoption drove Digital Media Annualized Recurring Revenue (“ARR”) to $3.70 billion exiting the quarter, a quarter-over-quarter increase of $285 million.
  • Adobe Marketing Cloud achieved record revenue of $404 million.
  • Year-over-year operating income grew 50 percent and net income grew 55 percent on a GAAP-basis; operating income grew 36 percent and net income grew 37 percent on a non-GAAP basis.
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    A look at Time Inc.’s new Life VR app

    By Max Willens

    Life magazine was iconic in its era. Time Inc. thinks the storied brand can be rebooted for a new era — as a virtual reality app.

    On Tuesday, Time Inc. will unveil Life VR, a virtual reality and 360-degree video app available on both iOS and Android devices, as well as all other commercially available virtual reality headsets. Life VR will launch with three pieces of content.

    One is a guided, non-linear meditation experience called Lumen that leads users through breathing exercises before inviting them to plant and grow trees. It was developed with help from Walter Greenleaf, a research scientist at Stanford who specializes in medial applications for virtual reality.

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    Perfect Illusion: Social Media and Depression. Lady Gaga’s Social Commentary.

    By Andrew Van Wilpe

    She’s back, and she’s got a message. Gaga reemerges in her music alongside a new single ‘Perfect Illusion,’ with a slightly more a rock n’ roll image we haven’t seen much of since her ‘Born this Way,’ album. On September 9th, Lady Gaga released her much anticipated single, this dance rock track is the appetizer for her fifth album “Joanne,” that’s to be released October 21st,

    Upon the release, the chorus made many believe this song was about her ex-fiancé Taylor Kinney.

    ‘It wasn’t love, it wasn’t love
    It was a perfect illusion (Perfect illusion)
    Mistaken for love, it wasn’t love
    It was a perfect illusion (Perfect illusion)
    You were a perfect illusion,’

    Was Gaga taking the Taylor Swift break-up route in her music?

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    New poster for The Lego Batman Movie is here

    By AICreativeMedia

    WB has released a new poster for The LEGO Batman Movie, and what would be more fitting than releasing it today, in celebration of Batman Day.

    Arnett voices Batman in The Lego Batman Movie. Directed by Chris McKay, and also featured Rosario Dawson as Batgirl, Michael Cera as Robin, Ralph Fiennes as Alfred, Zach Galifianakis as The Joker, and Mariah Carey as the voice of Gotham’s mayor. Producing the film are The LEGO Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, along with Dan Lin.

    The LEGO Batman Movie will open in theaters on February 10, 2017.

    Harley Quinn Spin-Off Set at Warner Bros.

    By AICreativeMedia

    Aussie actress Margot Robbie is signing a first-look deal with Warner Bros. as reported today by THR

    The actress signs with the studio to develop and produce films, including the Harley Quinn movie which she will executive produce under her own LuckyChap Entertainment Banner, with partners Tom Ackerley, Josey McNamara and Sophia Kerr.

    No other new details was reported, although one might think the decision on both parties came after Suicide Squad legged its way to a surprising $700 million worldwide gross, a surprising performance after the critical drubbing the movie received.

    Many fans believe that the popularity of the character was behind this boxoffice performance, and the studio seems to be taking notice.

    Suicide Squad is currently in cinemas everywhere.

    Fashion highlights from FASHION X DALLAS 2016

    By AICreativeMedia

    Here are some of the photo highlights from Fashion X Dallas, which was presented by Cadillac on September 8-10, 206 at the Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas. The 3-day fashion event featured designers from Lifetime TV show ‘Project Runway’, local Dallas designers, and new and up-and-coming designers from around the globe.

    Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge gets a new poster

    By AICreativeMedia

    Lionsgate released a new poster for Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge. This follows the rousing reception the movie received at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday where the movie reportedly received a 10-minute standing ovation.

    Hacksaw Ridge is about the real-life story of Desmond T. Doss, a conscientious objector who saved fellow soldiers in Okinawa, Japan during World War II, and did so without firing a single bullet.

    This is Gibson’s fist directorial effort since 2006′s Apocalypto.

    Lionsgate releases the movie on November 4, 2016 in the US.

    First Look at ‘Gotham’ Season 3: Mad Season

    By AICreativeMedia

    Ahead of Gotham’s return on September 19, Fox has now unveiled a poster for the upcoming third season which follows a series for trailers released over the last few weeks. The poster appeared yesterday on Hollywood Reporter (below) which also reveals its title “Mad City”.

    Season 3 of the Bat-prequel is set to introduce us to a few new characters such as Benedict Samuel’s Mad Hatter, the Court of Owls, the Tweedle brothers, among others. Jada Pinkett’s Fish Mooney is also set to return, as well as fan favorite Jerome. All in all it looks like Gothan won’t have shortage of excitement following its cliffhanger Season 2 finale.

    Gothan Season 3 will return on Fox, Monday Sept. 19, 8pm.

    Trish Peng Broke Longest Train on a Catwalk Record

    by AICreative Media

    Trish Peng’s red lace, off-the-shoulder gown has broken the record with a 20 meter silk tulle train during the New Zealand Fashion Week.

    The LA-based bridal designer said she used red because it “is a sign of prosperity and good luck so it’s a bit of that as well as making a statement for the grand finale piece.” Daily Mail is reporting that elaborate creation costs almost US$5,800 (NZD $8,000 or AUD $7689).

    The longest train ever to hit a NZ catwalk