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Alibaba unites with Louis Vuitton and Samsung to clean up its reputation

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has a mixed reputation when it comes to counterfeit goods, but it's working hard to make nice. Alongside partners including Louis Vuitton, Samsung and Mars, the company announced the Alibaba Big Data Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance on Monday. The Alliance will use machine learning and other technologies to identify and remove counterfeit goods from its platforms, Alibaba said in a statement [...]

Yes, Jude Law knows about your ‘Young Pope’ memes

Good news, meme-makers, The Young Pope 's Jude Law is well aware of the exquisite internet mockery surrounding his new HBO drama.  In fact, much like a benevolent pontiff might offer benediction for your sins, Law has blessed our creative exploits.  "Having spent the last week in New York and here doing lots of press, I’ve become very aware," Law told reporters at HBO's presentation at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Los Angeles when asked for his take on the show's online popularity. SEE ALSO: We made the Young Pope an online dating profile just in case While he admits that earlier in the week, "I didn't even know what a meme was," Law has come to embrace the Twitter fervor that his new role has prompted. "I love them [...]

Vin Diesel does a Kevin Spacey in India, grooves to ‘Lungi Dance’

Vin Diesel is having a gala time in India.  After receiving a grand welcome in Mumbai on Thursday, the Hollywood star sent fans into a tizzy at the premiere of xXx: Return of Xander Cage by grooving to a wildly popular Bollywood song.  SEE ALSO: Vin Diesel gets traditional welcome and is chased by paparazzi on first visit to India And giving him company was his xXx co-star and Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone. The two draped a white cloth waist-down and shook a leg to Lungi Dance, a track from Padukone's 2013 hit film Chennai Express . [...]
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