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Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:36:47 -0500
Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018CES 2018 had more than its fair share of wacky items and compelling gadgets, but one of the biggest trends to emerge, once again, from the popular tech expo was voice-enabled devices. And, of course, it was all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
The weirdest tech of CES 2018
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:04:13 -0500
The weirdest tech of CES 2018Here are seven items at CES 2018, some of which address legitimate use cases and some of which may be closer to mad-scientist territory.
Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:02:44 -0500
Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audioAt CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.
Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill you
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:23:31 -0500
Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill youHonda wants to change your perception of robots. And it's hoping to do so with four new concept robots.
Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed city
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:17:04 -0500
Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed cityAt CES 2018, Ford announced it is working with a city in which it will operate its self-driving cars. The automaker wouldn't identify the city but did say how autonomous vehicles can change the way people live.
Intel wants this drone to fly you around
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:04:23 -0500
Intel wants this drone to fly you aroundIntel is betting that Volocopter 2X will be one of the first passenger-carrying drones to operate in the U.S. A prototype of the pilotless two-seat helicopter-like drone was shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this’
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:15:17 -0500
AMD CEO on chip security flaws: ‘We're absolutely all over this’AMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.
Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:09:39 -0500
Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018Nvidia rolled out a slew of updates for its GeForce line of gaming products at CES 2018 including massive computer screens and cloud game streaming.
What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:45:01 -0500
What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018It's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:48:46 -0400
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial SlurThe daughter's name is Nicarri.
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Johnson & Johnson teams with Apple on Apple Watch study to help reduce the risk of strokes
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:26:10 -0500
Randomized multi-year study will launch later this year and be limited to people wearing the Apple Watch Series 4 in the U.S. who are 65 or older.
Netflix price increases could cause some subscribers to downgrade, cancel streaming service
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:48:02 -0500
Netflix's price hikes, including a $2 increase on its most popular plan to $13, could lead some subscribers to downgrade or cancel, surveys suggest.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a social media star, to school House Democrats on Twitter use
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:21:33 -0500
The lesson comes as a generational divide between members of Congress and the tech platforms they oversee has been on full display.
Facebook manager says in internal post she quit after being ‘harassed’ over views on diversity
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:04:46 -0500
A Facebook engineering manager said in an internal post she wants “to spend my time at a place willing to push further on diversity and inclusion.”
Here are the most exciting TVs coming in 2019
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:36:45 -0500
We've all heard about 8K TVs showing up—here's what else is going on!
Screen time usage: You're not really ready to go on a digital diet, survey says
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:37:52 -0500
More of you are aware of your screen time usage thanks to tools from Apple and Google. But only a minority of you expect to change habits in 2019.
Sinclair debuts Stirr streaming service for its local TV stations
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:16:31 -0500
Sinclair Broadcasting Group is launching its own streaming service using content from its 191 television stations across the U.S.
Despite controversies, Facebook apps were the most used and downloaded in 2018
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:45:35 -0500
Apps growing fastest in China and India, compared to flat in the U.S. for 2018, according to market research report. Only new one to chart: Tik Tok.
Remember the Motorola Razr? A new report says it's coming back as a foldable $1,500 phone
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:49:01 -0500
The super thin Motorola Razr flip phone was the "it" phone of the early 2000s? A new report claims it will soon be making a comeback.
Verizon, Remind remain at standstill over fee that would disrupt educational app's service
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:17:38 -0500
Teachers and parents are mobilizing against Verizon for imposing a fee that would disrupt a popular app teachers use to communicate with students.
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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:18:56 -0500
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Roku reneges on offering Alex Jones' InfoWars channel, removes it amid backlash
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:03:39 -0500
Just one day after Roku added Alex Jones' InfoWars channel, the streaming company removed the channel amid backlash.
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Wed, 2 Jan 2019 14:26:21 -0500
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15 amazing Google tricks you never knew before now
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:25:34 -0500
Most users don't even realize how much power they have with a simple browser, thanks to Google's many features and tricks.
Apple is selling a new battery case for its latest iPhones... for $129
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:57:59 -0500
Apple's pricey new battery cases are compatible with wireless chargers.
Verizon adds free Apple Music to Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited plans
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:05:35 -0500
Depending on your Verizon unlimited plan you may soon get a new perk: free Apple Music.
Detroit auto show: Tech giants take the wheel in voice recognition systems
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 05:01:04 -0500
After years of designing their own often-faulty voice recognition systems, auto companies are letting tech giants take the wheel.
The Best French Door Refrigerators Under $1,500 of 2019
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:52:33 -0500
Your food will chill in these stylish French door fridges at a great price point
CES 2019: What's cool at this year's Consumer Electronics Show?
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 09:57:43 -0500
CES 2019: What's cool at this year's show?
Black Friday has officially started—these are the best deals
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 17:38:20 -0500
Reviewed is making it easy to find all the best Black Friday 2018 deals. Check back daily to see the latest, best sales for holidays from retailers like Amazon, eBay, Nordstrom, Lowe's, Home Depot, Houzz, and more.
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Future of airport security on show in London
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:51:08 GMT
A shoe scanner that works on passengers queuing at airport security is on show in London.
YouTube suspends ads on Tommy Robinson channel
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:37:16 GMT
The suspension has been imposed because the channel had broken rules governing adverts, YouTube says.
Facebook tackles Russians making fake news stories
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:09:12 GMT
The pages campaigned for months creating and sharing stories that were fake, said Facebook.
Fake BBC News page used to promote Bitcoin-themed scheme
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:29:32 GMT
The public is warned of an email-based campaign that uses a fake BBC News article to seek funds.
Domino's Pizza app must be accessible to blind people
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:27:41 GMT
A blind man had complained that he was unable to change toppings or complete his order online.
US 'probes Huawei for trade secret theft'
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:39:25 GMT
The investigation, reported by US media, adds to pressure facing the Chinese technology giant.
GCHQ sets up all-female cyber-training classes
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:02:43 GMT
The UK's intelligence services say there are too few young women working in cyber-security.
Roku U-turn over streaming Alex Jones's InfoWars
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:43:48 GMT
Roku bans Alex Jones after initially defending its decision to stream the conspiracy theorist's channel.
Nike's phone-controlled self-lacing trainers
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:21:49 GMT
Trainers which tighten or loosen automatically are Nike's latest nod to Back to the Future technology.
Racing game Forza pulls dances amid Fortnite legal action
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:11:11 GMT
Microsoft-owned Forza removes dances as Fortnite faces fresh legal action over dance moves.
Sofia Coppola to direct Bill Murray in Apple's first film
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:00:58 GMT
On the Rocks, starring Bill Murray, will be the tech giant's first venture into feature film-making.
Google Maps deterring outback tourists, say small firms
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:56:15 GMT
Australian authorities complain that Google Maps wrongly makes remote destinations seem inaccessible.
Upskirting to be crime after Lords back bill
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:56:14 GMT
A woman took her campaign to MPs after a man took pictures of her at a gig in London's Hyde Park.
London Uber fares go up after electric car charge
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:35:34 GMT
The fee will add about 45p to the average London journey, the ride-hailing firm says.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei denies firm poses spying risk
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:54:37 GMT
The 74-year-old says China has never asked it to share "improper information" about its clients.
Driverless car laser ruined camera
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:17:28 GMT
A man took a photo of a lidar sensor system on display at a tech fair and found pink dots on all his photos afterwards.
Proposals for drones to fly at night and over crowds in US
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:52:55 GMT
US proposals for relaxing drone laws are in stark contrast to the UK, which plans to tighten rules.
CES 2019: Virtual reality shoes are exhausting to use
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:13:25 GMT
A pair of shoes that allows owners to walk about in virtual reality worlds proves exhausting to use.
Start-up Bird backs down in electric scooter legal row
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:15:47 GMT
A scooter firm has apologised after issuing a journalist with legal threats over an article about its scooters.
Tidal streaming data figures investigated by Norway
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:36:04 GMT
Music streaming service Tidal's data is under investigation in Norway over claims some of its listener numbers were inflated.
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