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Why Are Critics Calling the $450 Million Painting Fake?

Even before Leonardo da Vinci’s <i>Salvator Mundi</i> went to auction Wednesday night at Christie’s in New York, naysayers from around the art world were …

Art History

Inside the History-Making, $450 Million Leonardo da Vinci Auction

The bidding went so high, and so fast, even the auctioneer didn’t know what would happen next.<p>History was made on West 49th Street on Wednesday night.<p>It started with a letter and a number, 9B, an otherwise meaningless alphanumeric code that now represents the largest sum ever paid for a work of art …

Fine Art

Salvator Mundi and the mystery of the orb: is the world's most expensive painting a real Leonardo?

Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi has sold at auction for a record-breaking $450 million (£342 million). It raises a number of questions: Can any painting really be worth that much? Why are we still so obsessed with da Vinci? And then there's the question that may give its buyer the sleepless …

Fine Art

All the Da Vincis in the world: rated

As Salvator Mundi, his potent depiction of Christ, becomes the most expensive artwork ever, here’s our guide to every Leonardo painting in existence, from the masterpieces to the less-than-perfects<p>The Annunciation (1472)<p><b>On display at the Uffizi, Florence</b><br>In this dazzling performance, created when he …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Google announced plans for programmatic TV.</b> It's the first time television ads will be bought through the company, but it's unclear what kind of inventory will be available, according to Ad Age.<p><b>2. Amazon wants to help publishers sell subscriptions.</b> The company rolled out a new program allowing …

Advertising

How to use Alexa with an iPhone

Now you can cue up Alexa on iOS while shopping in the Amazon app.<p>Alexa is expected to turn up in some unusual places this year, from the dash of new cars to televisions and appliances. But one of the most predictable moves is Alexa coming to phones. Amazon is making a Moto Mod for Motorola's …

Smart Homes

Put Amazon’s Alexa in every room of your home and save money in the process

When Amazon’s first smartphone flopped worse than any other high-profile smartphone launch in history, things weren’t looking good for Amazon’s …

Smart Homes

The 10 Best Amazon Echo Skills for Loners

• Author: Tim Moynihan. Tim Moynihan Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 07.29.16. 07.29.16<br>• Time of Publication: 8:00 pm. 8:00 pm<p>Alexa can do many genuinely useful …

30 Alexa tips and tricks

Let's help you make the most of Amazon's assistant.<p>Over the last year, Amazon has added several new features to its Alexa devices. The list of commands is growing and it's easy to overlook some of the newest or most helpful features.<p>Here's a list of useful tips that will help you get the most from …

Amazon Echo: 17 Best New Features

Amazon Echo: 17 Best New Features<p>The Newest Features of Amazon Echo (aka Alexa)<p>What can the <b>Amazon Echo</b> do for you?<p>The Echo is getting smarter and …

Smart Homes

Amazon Echo Users Can Now Set Spotify, Pandora As Their Default Music Service

Until now, if you wanted to tell Alexa to play a certain song using a music service other than Prime Music, you’d have to say something like, “Alexa, …

Music Industry

Ask Alexa to add new features to your Amazon Echo

Amazon opened up Alexa to developers a year ago, and there are now over 1,400 apps or "skills," as the company calls them. To take the hassle out of installing those on your Echo product, it now lets you do it automatically just by asking Alexa. For instance, if you want to test your trivia skills, …