Woody Allen sues Amazon Studios over scuttled four-movie deal
The suit seeks $68 million in minimum guarantee payments arising from the four films, in addition to damages and attorneys fees. Allen has been accused of molesting Dylan Farrow , his adopted daughter, when she was seven years old in the early 1990s.
On its blog, Microsoft-owned Skype introduced what it calls "background blur", which is created to do just that.
Background blur should be available to anyone using the Skype desktop client on a desktop or laptop machine. You can download it at this link. As a reminder, a similar background blur feature was introduced for Microsoft Teams users in 2018 and it has not arrived for Skype.
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Kuck also said that ICE was refusing to release his client on bond based on "incorrect information about prior criminal charges". The 26-year-old is also engaged, and he's the father of three children who were born in the U.S.
To turn this on, all you need to do is hover over the video button. If you've got a kitchen mess going on and you have to talk to your mom, the new blur functions will at least obscure the fine details of the disaster zone around you.
Once enabled, Skype keeps you as the focal point. Microsoft has added a new feature to its chat service that might mitigate situations like those, and others: A background blur that relies on artificial intelligence to focus on the caller, to the exclusion of what's around them. Users can use this feature only if they have updated the software to its latest version.
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He criticized the committee for prematurely and unnecessarily authorizing a subpoena for him even though he had agreed to appear. Nadler originally invited Whitaker to appear before the committee for an open hearing scheduled for Friday.
Now, before you get carried away and decide it's totally cool to leave up all those Fight Club posters in your home office, Skype does issue a pretty important note of caution. Based on the image for the Skype feature it appears that the blue is more subtle and may not completely blur what is happening behind the person.