EXCLUSIVE: B.B. King lawyer says kids upset over will payout

Relatives making “ridiculous” claims that B.B. King was murdered are probably upset they’re only getting four-figure payments under his will, the blues legend’s lawyer said Tuesday. “My guess is the children and grandchildren don’t like the fact he’s leaving them $ 3,000 and $ 5,000 each and then leaving the rest to his lineage for education,” lawyer Brent Bryson told the Daily News. “B.B. did not have a very high

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer wants to win PC gamers back, despite Games For Windows Live debacle

Share This article When Microsoft debuted Games for Windows — Live eight years ago, the platform was cheered as a way for the company to use its considerable marketing clout to improve the visibility of PC gaming. Features like Xbox 360 cross-play, voice, and text chat were all touted. GfWL was supposed to serve as the common core for better PC gaming, and it came at a cost: $ 49.95

Hyundai first out with Android Auto — last rites for in-dash GPS navigation?

Share This article Hyundai today became the first of many automakers — and eventually, every automaker — to link directly to a smartphone for services such as navigation. Hyundai’s announcement is for Android Auto on the Hyundai Sonata. The driver controls the smartphone using voice input plus the center stack and steering wheel knobs, buttons, and touchscreen. Navigation via Google Maps is the headliner app. Users also benefit from tight

Man chokes his fiancée for liking IndyCar more than NASCAR

An Indiana man allegedly grabbed his fiancée by the throat during an alcohol-infused argument over whether IndyCar is better than NASCAR on Sunday. But David Lee Wilson, 57, told police he had only yelled at her and another person for “talking trash about NASCAR,” WRTV-TV reported. The unidentified woman said Wilson, of Franklin in the Indianapolis area, attacked her for stating her preference for turbocharged-engine, open-wheeled vehicle races like Sunday’s

Naomi Campbell charges admission to birthday party in France

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Party thrower Naomi Campbell Naomi Campbell’s not-so-star-studded Cannes party is over, and now it’s time to count the cash. The ageless supermodel turned 45 over the weekend with a big bash where partygoers rubbed elbows with only a few of the “confirmed” guests they’d paid to meet, according to our insiders. While our save-the-date card must’ve gotten lost in the mail, Confidenti@l has obtained an email invite

Bird flu will take four months to contain: experts

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images This is the largest-ever outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. An epidemic of bird flu that has devastated U.S. poultry flocks this year is likely to be under control within four months as the United States steps up measures to contain the virus, the head of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said. However, there is a high risk that strains of the virus will

Eating along the 2 line: Near President St. stop

IT SEEMS like a hot destination opens daily in Crown Heights. But it’s really the mix of both old and new — like these three great spots near the President St. station of the 2 train — that make this Brooklyn nabe so appealing. Roti revolutionary Dozens of city restaurants sell excellent West Indian roti — the East Indian-inspired flatbreads made with flour and oil and often a layer of

Singapore Airlines flight falls 13,000 feet after power loss

Singapore Airlines A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300, like this one, plummeted 13,000 feet after both engines lost power.   . SINGAPORE — Singapore Airlines said Wednesday that it is investigating how one of its jets suffered a loss of power in both of its engines over the weekend, falling 13,000 feet before regaining altitude en route from Singapore to Shanghai. The Airbus A330-300 was carrying 182 passengers and 12 crew

Justin Bieber nails ‘I’ll Make Love To You’ rendition

Rich Fury/Rich Fury/Invision/AP Justin Bieber performs at Wango Tango 2015. One thing is for sure about Justin Bieber—he can sing. The “Baby” artist proved just how amazing his vocals are during his sexy rendition of “I’ll Make Love to You,” by Boyz II Men. The 21-year-old performer made an appearance at the W Hotel on Sunday and sang alongside a full band for Jazz Night. The audience wasn’t the only

Microsoft’s new rendering research could bring better visuals to Xbox One, mobile devices

Share This article During Microsoft’s initial Xbox One reveal and subsequent E3 demonstrations, it mentioned a capability that we haven’t heard much about since. According to the company, the Xbox One could theoretically be paired with offsite cloud rendering platforms at some point in the future to deliver a superior game experience to anything the console could handle on its own. Since then, Redmond has been silent on what form