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July 23, 2018

Science and Hollywood Collide in “COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS”

OMG! My inner science geek is about to explode! Wait! Hold on while I catch my breath! Ok, FOX and National Geographic just released a first look trailer of the new season of COSMOS! I know right?

Now, just in case you’ve been under a rock and have never watched the show, COSMOS is part science, part futurist, part other dimensional deep space odyssey-eye-candy hosted by the super cool astrophysicist and my personal space hero, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Um, yeah, black people can be astrophysicists and cool at the same time, duh. Executive produced by funnyman Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, THE ORVILLE), Brannon Braga (THE ORVILLE, COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY, TERRA NOVA) and Jason [...]

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March 18, 2018

L’Oreal Acquires VR Beauty Firm ModiFace

Beauty behemoth L’Oréal announced on Friday the 100% acquisition of Canadian AR/AI company ModiFace. Although the buyout amount was not disclosed, the move will accelerate  L’Oréal’s digital strategy by providing the group’s 34 international brands with a virtual try-it-before-you-buy-it consumer experience.   “We are thrilled to welcome ModiFace to L’Oréal to become the heart of our digital services R&D”, expressed Lubomira Rochet, Chief Digital Officer of L’Oréal. “With its world-class team, technologies and sustained track record in terms of beauty tech innovations, ModiFace will support the reinvention of the beauty experience around innovative [...]

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March 5, 2018

DISNEY DONATES $1 MILLION FROM BLACK PANTHER EARNINGS TO OPEN S.T.E.M. CENTERS

The House of Mouse gives some serious cheddar to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s youth STEM (science, technology, education, and technology) programs by donating $1 million dollars. Building upon the phenomenal box office success of Black Panther and the high-tech, Afrocentric theme of the film, Disney leaped at the opportunity to pounce on the important issue of underserved youth and technology. “Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is a masterpiece of movie making and has become an instant cultural phenomenon, sparking discussion, inspiring people young and old, and breaking down age-old industry myths,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney [...]

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March 3, 2018

TINY HOUSE NATION STAR ZACK GIFFIN NAILS HOME EFFICIENCY

Zack Giffin, co-host of FYI network’s “Tiny House Nation“, has added yet another OMG notch in his teeny home tool belt —  home energy efficiency using plastics. Yes, plastics! The challenge for Giffin was to create the ultimate mini-mansion using innovative plastics technology that would reduce our environmental footprint. So, he partnered with Plastics Make It Possible to create a 200-square foot beacon of home energy efficiency using advanced building materials derived from plastics. “We have a small planet and we have a finite amount of resources”, said Giffin. “The deck, that’s all recycled building material. It’s got vinyl siding. We’ve got PVC [...]

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About Tina On Tech

Tina On Tech ©  is a nationally and internationally syndicated weekly radio show with a multimedia digital video  version to debut in January 2019.

The TINA ON TECH RADIO program features technology news, culture, entertainment, science and product reviews from a uniquely “Tina” point of view.  This fast-paced, highly stylized show uses music and campy sound effects, memorable scenes from pop culture movies, and off-beat humor to discuss the impact of technology on society. Lightly nerdy and slightly sexy, veteran journalist Tina Tyler hosts from a technology insider perspective, like a pixie inside a digital world!

TINA ON TECH RADIO breaks barriers as the only weekly technology program produced and hosted by an African American woman with distribution in the United States and the United Kingdom. The program reaches over 15 million people each week.

TINA ON TECH © multimedia digital video program is the first weekly, immersive technology news and digital lifestyle series in media history. Created and hosted by broadcast news anchor/reporter Tina Tyler, this groundbreaking half-hour series takes viewers into an advertising and brand-heavy cyberpunk city where cyber-pixie Tina Tyler aka Pi, interviews tech titans and reports on the latest technology news.

“TINA ON TECH? Think the ‘The Matrix’ meets 60 Minutes”, said Tyler. “We wanted the show to transform often sterile tech news into a provocative and highly engaging news entertainment experience. And, as a black woman who loves the philosophical dilemmas that can arise from the proliferation of technology in human culture, TINA ON TECH allows me to showcase a  diversity of ideas, products and applications in a SFX rich environment.” Plus, I get to wear sexy cyber-pixie cosplay outfits during the interviews!” TINA ON TECH is produced by Tina On Tech Studios.

Tina On Tech Studios is a multimedia video production company which has provided weekly content to Softonic.com — Tina On Tech For Softonic audio segments and written feature articles, “Softonic Speaks To…”. Softonic reaches 100 million each month who download 4 million apps (AppCrawlr) per day.

Tyler is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Tina On Tech website where she writes articles exploring technology and digital culture. Since the website launch in mid November 2017, Tina On Tech has enjoyed over 100,000 unique visitors per month.

 

Tina Tyler is a veteran broadcast journalist and writer. Tyler is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, National Academy of Television Arts and Science, and recently has been nominated for a 2018 Women In Technology Award.

 

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