Banksy's Mobile Lovers Artwork Raises £400k
A Banksy artwork that was painted on a wall outside a cash-strapped youth club has been sold to a private collector for £403,000. Broad Plain Boys' Club in Bristol sold the work, which appeared in a doorway in April and sparked an ownership dispute with the council. Banksy then wrote to the club saying it was theirs. Mobile Lovers showed a couple embracing while checking their mobile phones.
Instagram Has Launched A New Time-lapse App
The US social media company says that the new app called Hyperlapse can capture high-quality videos while the user is on the move. Users just need to tap once to begin recording, tap again to stop, and then choose a playback speed that you like between 1x-12x to finally tap a green check mark to save it to your camera roll. You can then share your video on Instagram with all the usual filters.
Emmy Awards: Breaking Bad and Sherlock
Drama Breaking Bad was the big winner, taking 5 awards including best drama series. Bryan Cranston was named best actor in a drama series for a 4th time as the teacher-turned-drug kingpin Walter White. Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman won best actor and best supporting actor in a mini-series in Sherlock. Steven Moffat also won best writing in a mini-series for final episode of Sherlock's 3rd season.