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Adding Video to Echo, Amazon Plays Show and Tell

Adding Video to Echo, Amazon Plays Show and Tell

It has the same exact features as any other tablet and even has the same functionalities. The new Echo Show goes on sale on June 28 for $230, making it the priciest Echo yet. Amazon Echo Show in May 2017. Martin Utreras, vice president of forecasting at business digital data miner eMarketer , said that Alexa-powered Echo devices already corner 70% of the market compared to Google's Home , which controls 23.8%. Read More

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China pressures South Korea about missile system

Mr Moon favours engagement with Pyongyang to bring it to the negotiating table, unlike his conservative predecessors and the US Trump administration, which backs stronger sanctions and has threatened military action. Moon said he would send a special envoy to Russian Federation soon and Putin said he would welcome the envoy. Yoon said the initiative was mentioned during a 40-minute phone call yesterday, the first between Moon and China's President Xi Jinping. Read More

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Here's How To Deactivate Alexa Calling After You Sign Up

From my perspective, it feels as if this is what smart speakers have needed all along. Kintan Brahmbhatt, Director of the Amazon Music Product Management and Engineering Program, speaks at Upstream. The latter allows connecting external devices (eg. speakers). We'll walk you through how to get up and running now. But Amazon has secured a decisive advantage with the Echo and the new Echo Show, and it is hard to see it losing that advantage and its lead in AI development. Read More

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Microsoft shifts to intelligence in cloud and on the edge

Microsoft shifts to intelligence in cloud and on the edge

And yes, Microsoft is working on a UWP Azure app for Windows 10 devices. More data news Microsoft is announcing its own database that supports access via MySQL, MongoDB and even Amazon DynamoDB APIs. "We're in the business of bringing people to agreement digitally, then helping them honor and deliver on those agreements", Dan Springer, CEO of DocuSign said in a statement. Read More

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NHS cyber attack: Russia Interior ministry hacked in worldwide crisis

Britain's health service was also hit hard Friday as the attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, shutting down wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing medical treatments to a screeching halt. Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who in 2013 leaked documents to journalists revealing the existence of broad US surveillance programs, said on Twitter the NSA had built attack tools targeting USA software that "now threatens the lives of hospital patients". Read More

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Nintendo Details its E3 Plans and Presentation

Nintendo Details its E3 Plans and Presentation

Though the qualifying tournaments were through the original Wii U's Splatoon , the E3 Invitational will be entirely on the new game - and also making it the first-ever Splatoon 2 competitive event ever held. Both competitions will be streamed from the E3 show floor. The date of the Spotlight show puts it after Microsoft and Sony's who take place on June 11 and June 12 respectively. Read More

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Lenovo HW01 fitness band goes up for sale in India

Lenovo HW01 fitness band goes up for sale in India

Furthermore, the Smart Band HW01 is IP65 rated water resistant. The new activity tracker by Lenovo is available to the consumers exclusively via Flipkart at price tag of Rs 1,999. Besides being compatible with Android and iOS devices, this Lenovo Smart Band HW01 lets you share your fitness details on social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Read More

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Edge Will Always Remain The Default Browser On Windows 10 S

Edge Will Always Remain The Default Browser On Windows 10 S

This would make any company nervous and while Apple doesn't seem bothered as they don't offer any budget friendly laptops, Microsoft has taken notice and have announced the release of a Chrome OS competitor. It needs a digital signature before it changes anything. She added: "Third party hardware suppliers will be asking what is in this for them, especially if they are making hardware for the Chrome operating system too". Read More

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Get ready for Cortana-powered Amazon Echo clones

Harman Kardon's unparalleled sound reveals all the attractive details in your music. Pricing details haven't been announced . What do you think about Harman Kardon Invoke with Cortana? This makes the device ideal for central placement in a room, allowing you to listen to clear audio and interact with the smart aspects from wherever you are. Read More

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Tesla Execs Leading New Supply Chain Recycling Firm

Tesla Execs Leading New Supply Chain Recycling Firm

According to its scant website, Redwood Materials offers "advanced technology and process development for materials recycling, remanufacturing, and reuse" - and that's about all we know. For now, we'll have to wait and see: Tesla did not immediately respond to Inverse's questions about cobalt and recycling projects. As for Stevenson, he recently highlighted "re-thinking the materials supply chain" as an area of focus during a keynote address titled, "Opportunities for Students in ... Read More

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai made massive $200 million as compensation in 2016

Alphabet reported revenue for its first fiscal quarter 2017, which ended March 31, of $24.8 billion, up about 24 percent from the $20.3 billion the company reported for the first fiscal quarter 2016. 'Our great properties - like Search, Maps, YouTube and Google Play - are the "prime time" for the mobile world, where people are actively engaged and interested, ' Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said during a call with analysts. Read More

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Apple May Develop Its Own Venmo-esque Cash App

Apple May Develop Its Own Venmo-esque Cash App

It could also be used as a shortcut to money that has been sent though Apple's peer-to-peer service, allowing users to spend that money right away instead of transferring it to another bank account. Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster estimates that Apple saw $36 billion in total Apple Pay transaction volume past year. With that said though, it would still be a pretty great way for the company to increase awareness about Apple Pay and get more people to start using it in ways that ... Read More

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BlackBerry KEYone QWERTY Android Smartphone Will Go on Sale on May 31

BlackBerry KEYone QWERTY Android Smartphone Will Go on Sale on May 31

The first TCL-manufactured phone, the KEYone has a 4.5-inch 1080p screen with a 3:2 aspect ratio, and is powered by Snapdragon 625 processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB of RAM. BlackBerry boasts 26 hours of battery life with mixed use, due to its 3,505mAh battery. For photography, BlackBerry KEYone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX378 sensor - the same sensor as the one on the Google Pixel - that has 1.55-micron pixels. Read More

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Senate OKs Maryland US Attorney As Deputy AG

Senate OKs Maryland US Attorney As Deputy AG

But Blumenthal said Rosenstein's failure to commit to appointing a special prosecutor to investigate ties between the Trump administration and Russian Federation forced him to vote against the nomination. Bush and continued to serve under President Barack Obama. The deputy attorney general is responsible for day-to-day operations and oversight of the Justice Department's law enforcement agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More

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Best Selling Games in the US During March 2017

It still had to play second fiddle to Ubisoft's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, but it did beat PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn - which was released only a few days earlier. "The Nintendo Switch had the biggest hardware launch for a Nintendo platform and the second biggest launch for any video game platform since 1995, the time NPD began tracking this category". Read More

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Samsung 2-in-1 Galaxy Book 12 Preorders Start on April 21

Galaxy Book will be available for pre-order through selected resellers beginning 21 April for Dollars 1,429, which includes an S-pen and Keyboard Case, as well as Samsung's enterprise products, services and support. Now, they are available for purchase or pre-order in the United States. The smaller Galaxy Book retails for $630 and the bigger at $1,130. The former costs only $629.99 while the latter nearly doubles in price at $1,129.99. Read More

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Want a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino? Too bad. Most stores sold out

Want a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino? Too bad. Most stores sold out

On Thursday night, Jimmy Kimmel aired a sketch mocking Starbucks's "latest abomination", which, he said, is "only available until April 23rd or until someone dies from drinking it". One barista even went viral with a video begging consumers not to order it. "Don't get the Unicorn Frappuccino". He then launches in to a massive tirade about what demands for the Unicorn Frappuccino has done to him. Read More

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