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Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative

A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative

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Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circum...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon.        ...
15:26, 05/15/2019

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultural connotations, and your family history. It’s a goddamn minefield and technology has only made it wo...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research rel...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
03:00, 06/05/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, which also include Google Assistant and Microsoft&#...
06:13, 05/22/2019

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medications.Read More...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious.        ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant promote sexist attitudes towards women, says UN A report by UNESCO has suggested that the default use of female-sounding voice assistants in our smart home gadgets and smartphones perpetuates sexist attitudes towards women.The report, titled I'd Blush if I Could, takes its name from Siri&apos...
11:26, 05/23/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playback, helping deliver dinner, improving road safety, keeping you informed, and many other things that m...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Indian Team Has No Viable Alternative To Dhoni, Says Ex-National Selector MS Dhoni would be the centre of discussion when the national selection committee meets in Mumbai on Sunday to pick up squads for the West Indies tour starting next month....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Alexa Announcements can now work with any Alexa-enabled device Just because a device has Alexa inside it doesn't mean it can do everything an Amazon Echo can – but Amazon just rolled out an update that adds another feature to third-party devices that was previously an Echo exclusive.The feature in qu...
21:13, 05/27/2019

Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. Critics, however, warn about risks to data privacy....
00:13, 07/11/2019

Here are all the cool new things you'll be able to do with Siri soon Apple' Siri voice assistant is getting a lot better, here are a bunch of the new things you'll be able to do with it this fall when Apple's new software launches....
22:39, 06/04/2019

The UN thinks you're a sexist for using Siri If you want to fix gender imbalances in tech, targeting the supposed sexism of Siri and Alexa should be pretty far down on your list. According to the United Nations, however, it’s a matter of high priority....
20:13, 05/23/2019

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC, Apple said it's taken a "huge step forward" by incorporating a neural text-to-speech transmitte...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Apple's Siri: A cheat sheet Siri, Apple's personal digital assistant, uses machine learning and natural speech to answer questions, return relevant search information, perform actions, and more. Here's the lowdown on Siri....
03:00, 06/09/2019

How to set up Siri to read your text messages through your AirPods in iOS 13 Apple's iOS 13 update, which will be available in the fall for iPhones, will let Siri read your text messages to you through your AirPods. Here's how to set it up....
15:52, 06/19/2019

Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.Read More...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook and radio apps. So, when it comes to playing DJ,....
23:52, 06/05/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Apple updates CarPlay with new home screen and Siri Suggestions Today at Apple’s annual developer’s conference, the company revealed the biggest update to CarPlay since its release. The revamped in-car system looks dramatically better, leaving behind the faux iPhone layout for something that looks better suited ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Tech Q&A: Upgrading Windows 7, Siri tricks, find out if someone blocked your number and more Your tech questions answered. One of the big questions is hot to figure out if a Facebook friend request is the real deal or fake.        ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Bose’s new $399 headphones boast Siri support and adjustable noise cancellation Bose today announced the latest edition to its premium headphone lineup. The new model is called the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. When it goes on sale later next month, it’ll retail for $399. That’s quite the pricetag. The Noise Cancelling H...
00:52, 05/30/2019

I tried to sexually harass Siri, but all she did was give me a polite brush-off | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Virtual assistants are millennial Stepford Wives. But perhaps there’s an upside for real women“Hey Siri, show me your tits,” is not something I ever thought I’d say, especially not while sitting in an empty kitchen while wearing fluffy slippers. I ha...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the to...
08:52, 06/02/2019

Stanford hits 4 home runs in 12-3 win over the Hornets STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Wulff hit a two-run homer in the top of the first, setting the tone for Stanford’s 12-3 victory over Sacramento State in an elimination game at the Stanford Regional on Sunday. Will Matthiessen, Kyle Stowers and ...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Stanford’s new AI can help doctors spot brain aneurysms Stanford researchers have developed a new AI tool that can help detect aneurysms, a condition that causes blood vessels in the brain to bulge, potentially causing stroke, brain damage or death. The tool, detailed in a paper published in JAMA Network ...
11:52, 06/10/2019

Stanford's Eye-Tracking Glasses Automatically Focus On Whatever You're Looking At If you don’t already deal with a condition called presbyopia, you probably will by your mid-40s. It’s when the lenses in your eyes lose elasticity making it hard to focus on objects up close, like the words in a book. The solution is to occasionally ...
17:52, 07/02/2019

Stanford Pushes Executives to Get "Touchy Feely" Stanford University is offering one of its most popular business-school electives to people outside its elite M.B.A. program—a course known widely by its nickname, “Touchy Feely.” The prerequisite? Getting in touch with your emotions....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. Th...
06:00, 05/21/2019

How 2 Stanford University Dropouts Made $860 Million Fortune By Age 23 They didn't complete a single year of college, but Henrique Dubugras, 23, and Pedro Franceschi, 22, have already amassed a veteran's share of Silicon Valley experience. Now they have the net worth to......
05:52, 07/02/2019

She Paid $6.5 Million To 'Consultant' For Stanford Entry. She Was Tricked The mother of a Chinese student said she was unwittingly ensnared in a sprawling college admissions scandal, believing the $6.5 million she paid to get her daughter into Stanford University was a......
05:13, 05/04/2019

Stanford beats Texas to win NCAA golf title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stanford took control on the back nine of the opening two matches Wednesday and beat Texas to win the NCAA championship for the ninth time. Henry Shrimp rallied from an early 2-down deficit against Spencer Soosman, and Isaia...
21:26, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Stanford senior making a run at Pebble Beach The Latest at the US Open: Stanford senior Brandon Wu trying to make the cut, even if that means missing graduation Sunday       ...
03:26, 06/15/2019

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
06:39, 07/18/2019

Stanford’s Doggo is a petite robotic quadruped you can (maybe) build yourself Got a few thousand bucks and a good deal of engineering expertise? You’re in luck: Stanford students have created a quadrupedal robot platform called Doggo that you can build with off-the-shelf parts and a considerable amount of elbow grease. T...
02:39, 05/21/2019

Matthiessen, Beck lead Stanford past Hornets, 11-0 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Will Matthiessen had two hits, drove in two runs and hit one of the four Stanford home runs in support of Brendan Beck’s three-hitter over seven innings in the Cardinal’s 11-0 victory over Sacramento State on Frida...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Student whose family paid $6.5M in scam says ‘hard work’ got her into Stanford A newly unearthed video appears to show the Chinese student whose family allegedly paid a fixer $6.5 million to get her into Stanford bragging that she’s living proof you don’t need to be that smart to get into the elite school. In a live...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Chinese Billionaire Tied to $6.5 Million Payment for Stanford Met With Trump Not long after his daughter got into Stanford with the help of a $6.5 million payment, Chinese pharmaceutical billionaire Zhao Tao met with President Trump to promote a key Beijing foreign-policy initiative....
18:52, 05/03/2019

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universiti...
00:26, 06/13/2019

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner and whos...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the first game of the NCAA Tournament’s best-of-three super regionals. Mississippi State (50-13) s...
08:39, 06/09/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes...
15:39, 06/12/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
01:26, 06/17/2019

Stanford Students Built This Adorable, Bouncy, Open-Source Robot Dog If you’ve always dreamed of having a low-maintenance, vaguely dog-shaped companion, well, you’re in luck. A group of undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University have just unveiled Doggo, a relatively cheap, light, four-legged robot wit...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam BOSTON — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Vandemoer is the first...
00:39, 06/13/2019

‘It’s a Dark Period.’ The Stanford Expert Known as “Mr. Democracy” on the Shrinking Free World The Stanford scholar known as “Mr. Democracy” talks to TIME on the shrinking free world, the U.S.’s irreplaceable role in it and his book ‘Ill Winds.’ Earlier this year, the watchdog organization Freedom House reported t...
15:39, 06/13/2019

Mom who paid $6.5M in college scam thought she was making donation to Stanford: lawyer The Chinese woman who allegedly paid college-admissions schemer Rick Singer $6.5 million to get her daughter accepted to Stanford University thought she was making a donation for scholarships, staff and the school’s athletic program, her lawyer said ...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Stanford slugger finds out he's been drafted during game, shares moment with teammates Stanford outfielder Kyle Stowers shared an amazing moment with his teammates Monday after he learned he was drafted with the No. 71 pick by the Baltimore Orioles....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach to be first defendant sentenced in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
06:39, 06/13/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised r...
00:26, 06/13/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who have pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
22:13, 06/12/2019

Andrea Lee juggles Stanford studies and golf, opens with a 69 at U.S. Women's Open Andrea Lee was granted an extension on her Stanford essay so she could play in the U.S. Women's Open; her opening 69 has her 4 shots off the lead.        ...
04:13, 05/31/2019

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110-year prison term for running a large Ponzi scheme...
02:52, 06/18/2019

Stanford proposes $3.4 billion housing plan in high-cost California area Stanford University unveiled a $3.4 billion plan on Monday to build thousands of homes for students and staff to ease a local housing crunch, but some officials expressed concern the project would worsen problems such as street traffic....
10:26, 06/25/2019

Chinese Mother Who Paid $6.5 Million to Get Daughter into Stanford Says She Thought Money Was a Donation A Chinese mother says she was misled into thinking she was donating to Stanford University, after paying $6.5 million to an adviser at the center of the U.S. college admissions scandal. The mother of Yusi Zhao, identified only as Mrs. Zhao, said she ...
15:39, 05/03/2019

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
02:52, 06/13/2019

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Colts knew of Bobby Okereke's sexual assault allegation before drafting Stanford LB The Indianapolis Colts reviewed a Title IX case of alleged sexual assault involving 2019 draft pick Bobby Okereke during his time at Stanford.        ...
21:39, 06/05/2019

The best free WinZip alternative 2019 WinZip is the best-known software for creating and opening compressed file archives, but it's not the only option and there are many superb free alternatives worth investigating before you open your wallet.Windows (from XP onwards) has a built-i...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in the same week. "We're...
23:52, 06/05/2019

Stanford's Daulet Tuleubayev wins semifinal match at NCAA golf championships with a broken driver Stanford freshman Daulet Tuleubayev was the hero for the Cardinal at the 2019 NCAA golf national championships. And he did it with a broken driver.        ...
17:13, 05/29/2019

Hey Siri, turn on 'The Voice' for my Vizio TV Watch your iPhone on any TV, without an Apple TV device? Now it can be done, via Vizio, Samsung, Sony and LG TVs. Vizio tools in beta. We tried it.        ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Bats Announces Alternative to Closing Auctions KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 8, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and the second-largest operator of stock exchanges in the United States, announced today that it is proposing to adopt a new, competitively priced alternative to the primar...
02:39, 05/02/2019

NYC activists plan alternative gay pride march for same day NEW YORK (AP) — Activists who believe that New York City’s massive gay pride parade has become too corporate are planning an alternative “Queer Liberation March” on the same day. Both events on June 30 will commemorate the 50th anni...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing business with key vendors like Google. Which means,...
02:00, 07/20/2019

The best free alternative to Adobe Illustrator 2019 Adobe Illustrator is hugely popular software tool for making vector graphics, but it's undeniably expensive. Thankfully, there are alternatives available for designers on a budget, and some of the best are available free.Unlike raster graphics, ...
18:26, 04/30/2019

Tesla says may seek alternative financing sources Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative financing sources although it expects cash generated from its business would be enough to fund its investments and pay down debt....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Huawei may debut its Android alternative as soon as this fall Huawei's consumer business CEO Richard Yu reportedly said the company's own mobile OS will debut as early as this fall. Huawei hasn't confirmed plans to launch its OS, and Yu supposedly shared the information in a private WeChat group....
17:52, 05/21/2019

It's Time to Find a Safe Deposit Box Alternative Safe deposit boxes are legendary for revealing items that fix problems—at least, they do in Hollywood stories. But in real life, safe deposit boxes may not be the haven for your valuables they used to be. A horrifying story from the New York Times re...
23:26, 07/19/2019

Dovizioso glad Ducati MotoGP team avoided "F1" team orders in France Andrea Dovizioso says he had no qualms about his Ducati MotoGP team allowing Danilo Petrucci to fight him at Le Mans instead of deploying team orders like "in Formula 1"...
19:13, 05/19/2019

Tao Geoghegan Hart is top of class at Team Ineos after bunking off for Team Sky unveiling When Team Sky were launched in London a decade ago, Tao Geoghegan Hart bunked off from school to watch Chris Froome being unveiled in the team's colours....
15:52, 05/10/2019

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 20...
23:52, 07/18/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Pakistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the 2017 Champions Trophy winners, Pakistan....
13:13, 05/23/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Australia star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with defending champions Australia....
10:52, 05/24/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Afghanistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's outsiders Afghanistan....
10:52, 05/24/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Bangladesh star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's a Bangladesh side with a history of causing World Cup upsets....
12:52, 05/25/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: India star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with the strongly-fancied India....
12:52, 05/25/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: New Zealand star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's New Zealand....
17:00, 05/26/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Sri Lanka star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's Sri Lanka....
13:26, 05/27/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS LATAM FUT Team Revealed: New Ultimate Team Player upgrades from EA Sports EA Sports has revealed the FIFA 19 Team of the Season for the best from Mexican, Argentinian, Colombian and Chilean leagues in the LATAM. Here's everything you need to know....
23:52, 06/14/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: England star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, starting with the host nation, England....
13:13, 05/23/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: West Indies star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the first ever winners, the West Indies....
13:26, 05/27/2019

NBA draft grades 2019: Breaking down all 60 picks team-by-team The NBA draft featured plenty of trades, a few big surprises and its usual array of entertaining suits. The Post’s Zach Braziller was there to take it all in and he presents his grades for the festive evening: Atlanta Hawks No. 4: De’Andre Hunter, SF...
23:52, 06/21/2019

Tour de France 2019: full team-by-team guide Our in-depth look at every team, the riders to watch and the cast of characters tearing through FrancePerennial French challengers who’ll come to the fore when the race goes uphill (which this year is pretty much straight away). Expect to see their b...
12:52, 06/30/2019

Team USA men’s team falls to Mexico in Gold Cup Championship in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. men failed to follow the example of American women, showing just how far they are from success. Both Team USA & Team Mexico's soccer squads are popular in the Tucson-area. -Which team were -you- cheering for in the Cham...
14:13, 07/08/2019

A team-by-team look at baseball's draft from 1996-2018 Using the search engine at Baseball-Reference.com, The Associated Press evaluated each team's draft performance from 1996 through 2018        ...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Huawei has built a Play Store alternative, but it could be useless The Google Play StoreThe announcement this past weekend that Google would be cutting all ties with Huawei undoubtedly came as a massive blow. But over the past few months, the smartphone giant has been preparing for this situation. And according to B...
18:13, 05/21/2019

FDA Approves a Cigarette Alternative That Heats Tobacco Without Burning It (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials will allow Philip Morris International to sell a cigarette alternative that heats tobacco without burning it. But the Food and Drug Administration has not yet decided whether to allow the device, iQOS (EYE-k...
00:52, 05/01/2019

Huawei's supposed Android alternative isn't meant for smartphones When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use in place of Android or Windows. But that's not the case. Catherine Chen, a Huawei board member an...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Trump says China deal is possible but that tariffs are an 'excellent' alternative President Trump said Thursday that if the U.S. cannot reach a deal with Beijing to end their current trade standoff, then additional tariffs on Chinese goods would be an "excellent" alternative....
00:13, 05/10/2019

Actually Way Worse Than The Alternative: This Teen Is Going Through Puberty With Incredible Confidence The preteen years can be a difficult time for anyone’s self-esteem, but sometimes that’s for the best. Case in point: This teen is going through puberty with incredible confidence, and it’s honestly way worse than the alternative....
02:39, 06/25/2019

Alternative theory of gravity makes a nearly testable prediction Enlarge / Galaxy clusters generated by the Universe simulator IllustrisTNG. (credit: TNG Collaboration) From our current perspective, the Universe seems to be dominated by two things we find frustratingly difficult to understand. One of these is da...
18:39, 07/14/2019

GIMP is the free Photoshop-alternative that you can master with this $29 bundle A boxed copy of Photoshop costs about $700. GIMP is free. With the financial bar so low for getting started, get a handle on this powerful editor and use it like a pro with the training in The Complete Master GIMP Design Certification Bundle. The ent...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Helium launches $51M-funded “LongFi” IoT alternative to cellular With 200X the range of WiFi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via IoT collars, and collect data from inf...
18:52, 06/12/2019

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Pharaoh Akhenaten: An Alternative View of the Heretic King Amenhotep IV, also known as the Pharaoh Akhenaten, was destined to be remembered for his attempt at a religious conversion of ancient Egypt; one that saw the old gods put aside and replaced by a single god, the Aten. Akhenaten took on the might of th...
00:26, 05/04/2019

Seth Green’s alternative to toxic masculinity: ‘Changeland’ When Seth Green visited Thailand a decade ago with his friend Dan, the besties were mistaken for honeymooners. This didn’t faze either of them. “We’re both self-assured with our own sexuality, and with the depth of our relationship,” Green says. “Nei...
03:13, 06/07/2019

Silence may be best alternative to ESPN’s empty baseball talk In THE 1932 Marx Brothers movie, “Horse Feathers,” Groucho, as Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley College, during a chaotic scene turns and speaks to the audience: “I’ve got to stay here, but there’s no reason why you folks ...
05:26, 07/05/2019

Quackery or a real alternative: What is Traditional Chinese medicine? This week, the World Health Organization will adopt its new International Classification of Diseases. One point of bitter contention: whether Traditional Chinese medicine should be recognized for treatments....
10:00, 05/21/2019

The iPhone 11 may replace key display feature with inferior alternative Apple iPhone 11 CAD-based renderApple first introduced 3D Touch four years ago on the iPhone 6s and it has since become an important part of almost every subsequent iPhone model. But starting this year, that may no longer be the case.Say 'goodbye' to...
02:26, 05/28/2019

Gorillas weren’t missed: an alternative safari in Uganda Wildlife in Uganda usually means mountain gorillas but a simpler, lower-cost tour offers a wealth of other primates, tropical birds and jungle adventuresAt first we walk along the forest edge. On the right is a stone wall and beyond it women are weed...
14:52, 05/12/2019

Judge upholds a Trump admin alternative to Obamacare The Trump administration has the authority to make it easier to buy a less expensive alternative to Obamacare coverage, a federal judge ruled Friday....
10:00, 07/21/2019

This pea-based chicken alternative was inspired by hagfish slime Another company wants to get in on the animal-free meat trend. The Swiss company Planted hopes to do for chicken what Impossible Foods did for beef. It claims its planted.chicken -- made from pea protein, pea fiber, water and sunflower oil -- is indi...
22:26, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla says may seek alternative financing sources Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing although it expects cash generated from its business to be enough to fund its investments and pay down debt for at least the next 12 months....
16:00, 04/29/2019

UA Hockey team votes Bayley Marshall team MVP TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats hockey star Bayley Marshall was named the team’s Most Valuable Player. Marshall earned that honor after a team vote. The Wildcats forward had one of the most impressive seasons in Wildcat hockey history, scoring ...
03:13, 06/27/2019

Euro Papers: Barcelona eye Lindelof as shock alternative to De Ligt "Barcelona are considering a swoop for Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof after falling behind in the race for Dutch sensation Matthijs de Ligt, according to a report from Spain…"...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Drop the pop: 10 summer alternative albums you need, from Springsteen to Black Keys Bruce Springsteen, The Black Keys and Tame Impala are a few of the artists making long-awaited comebacks this summer.        ...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “...
06:39, 07/18/2019

‘Arsenal a total joke’ - Alternative Premier League Awards "Paul Parker joins Dan Quarrell and Ben Snowball to announce Eurosport’s Alternative Premier League Awards. Advance warning: it’s bad news for Arsenal and Manchester United."...
17:13, 05/13/2019

Costco is looking at alternative sourcing and price hikes as tariffs loom Costco reported profit and revenue that beat Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Biden says Trump impeachment push could come 'very quickly,' House may have 'no alternative' Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview Tuesday in New Hampshire, said House Democrats probing allegations that President Trump obstructed justice are getting stonewalled and impeachment proceedings against the president “could come up very ...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel cancer....
14:13, 07/14/2019

Scuf debuts a modular alternative to the Xbox Elite controller Last year, Scuf introduced its Vantage customizable PS4 controller. It offered PlayStation fans a more comfortable grip and the ability to increase speed by cutting down on hand movements. Now, Scuf is ready to unveil a controller for Xbox One, the P...
22:39, 05/23/2019

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant depression. The biggest downside is it’s very expensive. Each treatment costs between $350 and $1,...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Alternative saloon showdown: New Volvo S60 takes on Alfa, Peugeot and Kia When you want something more audacious than an Audi and more B-road friendly than a Beemer, where do you turn? The Volvo S60 joins the growing ranks of family-friendly four and five-door models that buck the class norms, but does it come out on top...
08:26, 06/15/2019

10 best cheap phones: $400 (or much less) buys an iPhone, Pixel, or Galaxy alternative In the past, low cost smartphones offered terrible performance, were never updated, and it was tough to recommend them. As flagship prices skyrocket, the low end is being lifted up and there are some excellent options, including a couple from Apple ...
21:39, 05/14/2019

Why Stocks Are Soaring Amid Rising Economic Fears: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
21:39, 07/11/2019

Alternative city breaks: Genoa – restaurants, nightlife and shopping Mixing high art with the down-to-earth feel of an ancient port, Genoa is a treasure trove of fine foods and unpretentious barsTourists tend to overlook the capital of the Liguria region in favour of Turin, Milan or Bologna when it comes to city break...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Cigarette alternative that heats tobacco approved by US health officials The cigarette alternative is the centerpiece of Philip Morris International's effort to move the shrinking number of smokers toward other products.        ...
03:26, 05/01/2019

This exclusive Samsung Note 8 deal is the perfect alternative to a pricey new S10 Trying to find a plus sized Samsung phone deal at an affordable price has recently become a borderline impossible challenge. The new Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus have been hit by price rises, and the almost year old Galaxy Note 9 deals are refusing to bud...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Tyson Foods sold its stake in alternative protein company Beyond Meat Tyson Foods sold its stake in the alternative protein company Beyond Meat, which is expected to go public next week at a valuation of more than $1 billion....
23:52, 04/28/2019

Mattermost raises $50 million to advance its open source Slack alternative Mattermost, a startup developing an open source alternative to Slack, HipChat, Microsoft Teams, and Google's Hangouts Chat, has raised $50 million.Read More...
15:52, 06/19/2019

Huawei asks Android app developers to help stock its Play Store alternative Barring some sort of trade deal between the U.S. and China that will result in the removal of Huawei's name from the U.S. Entity List, it appears that the company will have to stuff the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 line with its own OS and app store. Acco...
07:26, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Costco looking at alternative sourcing, price hikes as tariffs loom Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
03:13, 05/31/2019

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troubling: If enough Republicans are beguiled into stri...
00:52, 07/02/2019

Half of Americans have used swimming pools as an alternative to showering, study finds A survey showed that 51% of Americans reported using the pool as an alternative to showering or rinsing off after engaging in exercise or yardwork.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Review: macOS Finder alternative Commander One 2 features great enhancements Commander One 2 is a macOS Finder alternative that offers Mac users choice and flexibility. Cloud storage support is a key enhancement in the file management app's latest release....
18:52, 07/02/2019

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree. Continue reading......
15:00, 05/17/2019

Biden: Congress would have 'no alternative' to impeachment if Trump blocked Mueller probe Joe Biden argued in a new interview that Congress would have "no alternative" but to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the President obstructed justice in the special counsel investigation....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
08:52, 05/04/2019

Hedera Hashgraph launches new testing for high-speed blockchain alternative Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise blockchain alternative that raised $100 million last year, has begun testing for its fast and secure public ledger.Read More...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Italy's Di Maio says government to survive, rules out alternative majority: paper Italy's government, formed by the 5-Star Movement and the League party, will not fall as it is "the only possible one", Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio told the daily Il Corriere della Sera in an interview published on Thursday....
08:00, 07/18/2019

Alternative medicine practitioners may market bogus celiac tests, treatments (Reuters Health) - Looking online for alternative medicine providers to diagnose or treat celiac disease is a bad idea because many websites market unproven or ineffective tests and treatments, researchers say....
00:26, 05/02/2019

Mom from China who paid $6.5M to Rick Singer says Stanford daughter a 'victim' of admissions scam The families of Yusi Zhao and Sherry Guo are not named in the Varsity Blues college admissions case, but both allegedly paid millions to Rick Singer.        ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Tencent pulls blockbuster game PUBG in China, launches patriotic alternative Tencent Holdings Ltd on Wednesday shut down its test version of global blockbuster "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" in China and shifted users to a similar, more patriotic video game which, unlike PUBG, has regulatory approval to generate revenue....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Alternative city breaks: Łodź, Poland – discover its culture, food and nightlife Once an industrial centre, the city has been reinvigorated by a focus on the arts, a diverse food scene and plenty of lively bars‘If it doesn’t fit, it fits perfectly,” is something of a buzz-phrase in Poland’s third-largest city, and it doesn’t take...
09:13, 07/17/2019

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to costly innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices to save money, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat At Dave Harper's family farm in New Zealand's scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy omega-3 fatty acids in the animals' meat....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Bahrain court rejects request for alternative sentence for activist Rajab - lawyer A Bahraini court has rejected a motion filed by lawyers of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab asking it to pass an alternative to the jail term he is currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
13:13, 05/06/2019

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to delayed innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
21:00, 06/05/2019

FDA permits sale of Philip Morris IQOS tobacco-heating alternative to cigarettes The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow Philip Morris to sell a heated tobacco product called IQOS in the United States, a major victory for the international tobacco giant as it looks to sell more alternatives to traditi...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Perdue Foods enters crowded plant-based alternative meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
21:52, 06/14/2019

Rodri to Man City: Atletico Madrid star warned over alternative transfer targets Rodri has been warned that Manchester City are ready to consider alternative targets as a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder continues to be delayed....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Menstrual Cups Are Indeed a Safe Alternative to Tampons and Pads, Research Review Finds People who prefer using menstrual cups during their period can be reassured by a new study out this week. It suggests the products are cost-effective and environmentally friendly compared to tampons and pads, while still being safe and able to provid...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia, possibly linked to 3 overdoses: police At least three overdose deaths in West Virginia may be linked to a growing trend in Boone County where police believe drug users are turning to wasp spray as an alternative form of methamphetamine. ...
18:13, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Perdue Foods enters crowded plant-based alternative meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
21:52, 06/14/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $27 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger today after you clip the $10 coupon and add promo code ROAVF44C.Read more......
21:39, 07/10/2019

Kristen Bell and Stephen Colbert Spur Fans To Suggest Hilarious Alternative Frozen 2 Titles Frozen 2: It's a simple title, self-explanatory, easy to remember. But maybe a bit...dull? Stephen Colbert could not help but jokingly suggest an alternative name for the Disney......
21:52, 06/12/2019

How the BMW X7 voicebot is far better (and a little less advanced) than Alexa I’ve been wanting to test out the Intelligent Personal Assistant in a BMW for quite some time now. Announced last fall, I finally had my chance at a car rally held in Wisconsin recently.  Shown in recent commercials – and competing...
21:13, 05/29/2019

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while you're cooking. Alexa is Amazon's virtual assistant and comes built into Echo smart speakers. There ...
02:13, 06/12/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, del...
07:13, 05/30/2019

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less murderous ways?...
17:13, 06/21/2019

Two of the best Prime Day deals are only available if you ask Alexa Looking for a money-saving deal on Amazon Prime Day 2019? Just ask your Amazon Echo device, "Alexa, what are my deals?'       ...
15:39, 07/15/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are stored on an Amazon server and have possibly been read by an A...
19:13, 04/28/2019

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve ever tried to use Microsoft’s built-in virtual assistant for Windows 10, Cortana, thinking it would fu...
06:39, 06/29/2019

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
19:13, 07/08/2019

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:26, 07/10/2019

Every Windows 10 PC can now use Alexa hands-free While Cortana is still technically the default voice-activated virtual assistant on Windows 10 devices, it never took off quite like Microsoft hoped it would. That has left an opening for other companies to make their case, which appears to be what A...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
02:39, 07/13/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched through surveillance cameras, or tracked by invisible tech gremlins burrowed within devices. Certainly...
23:00, 04/30/2019

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe? Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Smart speakers and their voice assistants, app-activated thermostats and internet-connected everything e...
07:52, 07/19/2019

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.       ...
17:52, 07/10/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills Kit for developers comes months before Amazon pla...
05:52, 04/30/2019

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon’s Alexa. But the latter will soon be ready to listen to your commands directly from the lock scre...
17:26, 07/16/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out of them....
17:13, 05/06/2019

How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murphy alerted the video team that anyone watching the video at home through speakers would find their E...
04:00, 05/01/2019

You can now ask Alexa to delete your voice history As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you&#...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unvei...
22:00, 06/15/2019

LG brings Alexa to its 2019 ThinQ TVs At CES, LG announced that its 2019 ThinQ AI TVs would support Amazon Alexa, and now the voice assistant has arrived in 14 countries. On top of Google's Assistant, you'll be able to use it on any of the ThinQ AI 4K models including NanoCell ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to a blog post by Amazon, the company has added a "Spanish for US voice model", which means that Alexa...
13:52, 04/30/2019

Does Asking Alexa Actually Save Time? An Investigation Digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are easier to use than ever. Not only are they built into smart speakers, these days you can access them via your phone, TVs, and even your smartwatch.Read more......
00:26, 05/03/2019

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you don't want Amazon to keep copies of your Alexa conversations. In a letter sent to Sen. Chris Coon...
22:26, 07/03/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Tell Alexa to set a routine for sunrise instead of a specific time Amazon is rolling out a number of new options for Alexa routines. Starting today, you can set up a routine to trigger actions when your alarm stops. You might prompt Alexa to read your flash briefing a few minutes after your alarm goes off, or perhap...
01:13, 05/07/2019

As Alexa Chung Shares Her Diagnosis, Here's Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member, but here I am,” the star revealed alongside hashtags including #endometriosisclub, #sorryifyouhaveittooitsucks and #endometriosisawareness...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could ...
03:52, 05/26/2019

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience, a musical ode to ‘90s baseball titans Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire that the tri...
20:13, 06/14/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings withou...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things,...
07:39, 06/14/2019

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs LG has announced that it's rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs, and OLED TVs.Amazon's voice assistant joins Google Assistant, which is already supported by LG TV...
17:26, 05/23/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of these digital helpers (and those who may be listening in) but it turns out, they can serve as security...
04:39, 05/15/2019

Amazon Cloud Cam: everything you need to know about the Alexa-powered camera Amazon Cloud Cam gives Alexa a new sense: sight. It’s a security camera and a pet camera, a motion detector and even a two-way intercom that you can use to chat to the kids or bark at the dog.Amazon Cloud Cam was introduced in late 2017, altho...
19:52, 07/01/2019

Create a Family Chore Chart on Alexa With family chores, kids often spend more time protesting and less time doing the actual job. (“It’s Scarlett’s turn to unload the dishwasher!” “No, it’s Willow’s turn!”) A solution: Put Alexa in charge....
18:39, 07/01/2019

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican, meet an artist for the tech ageIn a gallery in downtown Manhattan, people are huddling around four l...
18:52, 05/14/2019

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Son Kingston James "It's official! We are now a family of 4!" Alexa and Carlos PenaVega introduced the world to their new bundle of joy on Tuesday, July 2. Their second son, Kingston James, made......
06:26, 07/03/2019

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsolescence in a simple way -- by adding a voice assist...
15:13, 06/05/2019

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa questions such as "Alex, how do I treat a migraine?" or...
13:00, 07/10/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest version of the app on the Windows Store is now able to hear the 'wake word' (Alexa, Computer, o...
16:26, 05/07/2019

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the ...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. Last year, Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to all developers in the US after limited availabili...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Amazon Alexa to Talk to You in Impeccable Hindi Soon India is a key growth market for Alexa's global team at Amazon and witnessing the potential, the team is working on to introduce more regional language capabilities in the voice-based assistant....
09:52, 06/07/2019

Man buys Tesla with money he made with Alexa's help When Nick Schwab isn't at his day job, working as a software engineer at Ford, he's building voice apps for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. It's a part-time gig that's proved quite lucrative....
13:00, 05/07/2019

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-powered wireless headphones to respond to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant by saying the assistant's na...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Yamaha launches two new soundbars with Alexa built in If you're in the market for a soundbar to add some oomph to your TV's audio output, Yamaha has two new models for your consideration: the YAS-109 and YAS-209.The headline feature is their integrated Alexa voice control, so you can use your ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the record could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. Read more......
05:00, 07/04/2019

Add This Alexa-Compatible Roomba to the Family For Just $230, Today Only There are a lot of inexpensive robotic vacuums out there, but Roombas are still the most broadly popular, not to mention the easiest to buy replacement parts and accessories for. This model looks very similar to the entry level 650, but with added Wi...
16:13, 05/07/2019

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Read More...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
15:39, 07/10/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Alexa Can Now Alert You if Glass Breaks or Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off If you’ve got an Amazon Echo, it can now double as a secondary alert system for fires and break-ins. Today, Amazon is introducing a new feature in the U.S. called Alexa Guard, which will notify you with audio and video clips whenever it detects your ...
18:13, 05/14/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
20:13, 07/15/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game en...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information at home. Others are concerned that it's a waste of time and resources....
22:13, 07/10/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
06:13, 05/30/2019

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
16:13, 07/10/2019

Windows 10 May Soon Allow Amazon Alexa to Activate on the Lock Screen Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18362.10005 aka 19H2 includes a change that will enable third-party digital assistants to voice activate on the lock screen, suggesting a deeper Alexa integration......
14:52, 07/16/2019

Amazon cut the price of Bose's Alexa-enabled soundbar by $200 — you can get it for $499 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 preview could bring Alexa to your PC's lock screen Amazon Alexa can be helpful on Windows, but you can't quite treat your PC like a supersized Echo when third-party voice helpers don't work until you've signed in. That might not be a hurdle in the near future. Microsoft has released ...
05:26, 07/16/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Pure StreamR smart speaker takes Alexa on the go Pure has now launched its first Alexa-enabled speaker: the Pure StreamR.Pure is traditionally best known for its range of DAB radios, though naturally it's had to get increasingly digital with the technological changes happening in the speaker m...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon Alexa now compatible with over 60,000 smart home devices Alexa now works with over 60,000 smart devices, making it the most widely available voice assistant on the market. According to Digital Trends, this represents a significant increase in availability, as "just one year ago, Amazon reported that t...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Alexa can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
12:52, 05/14/2019

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon’s Alexa Consumer advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the conversations. A coalition of groups on Thursday is planning to ask the Federal Trade Commission to ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which it promised would come with powered grilling, steaming and baking stone attachments. Now, the SmartOv...
06:13, 06/25/2019

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make it easier for users to make and receive one-way announcements to and from Alexa built-in devices.Let'...
12:26, 05/25/2019

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg reports that the company h...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Google Assistant can do many other cool, innovative, and practical things simply by listening to your v...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod with sandy beaches and fried clams Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial history.        ...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Couple could face neglect charges after seeking 'alternative medical care' for toddler Joshua "Noah" McAdams was found April 29 in Georgetown, Kentucky, along with his parents, who could face child neglect charges in Florida.        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Parents could face neglect charges after seeking 'alternative medical care' for toddler Joshua "Noah" McAdams was found April 29 in Georgetown, Kentucky, along with his parents, who could face child neglect charges in Florida.        ...
12:13, 05/07/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
16:26, 05/14/2019

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has announced new voice commands that will give users more control over their recordings.  New Amaz...
06:39, 05/30/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
20:52, 05/29/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them i...
10:13, 07/03/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Ecobee unveils its latest Alexa-powered smart thermostat This morning, Ecobee released details on its latest voice-controlled smart thermostat. Rumors circulated last week when the device appeared briefly on the Lowe's website. Today, Ecobee made it official. Breaking away from its numbered naming sch...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing patterns.       ...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opportunity to wear a red carpet-worthy confection by another designer...
13:39, 06/18/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to Toni Reid, Amazon’s vice president for Alexa Experience and Echo....
05:52, 05/21/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
08:13, 05/27/2019

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your Amazon account, and giving it access to your contacts book, you'll be able t...
09:13, 06/12/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
13:39, 06/15/2019

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at her mother's Amazon Alexa smart speaker....
11:13, 06/11/2019

Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick Can Now Be Used to Play Netflix Content Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick initially only worked with Amazon Prime Video, but the company has now extended its capabilities to Netflix as well....
11:26, 05/29/2019

Sony is expanding Alexa functionality on its Android-based smart TVs Sony is bringing some new Alexa functionality to its Android TV smart TVs with the new Amazon Alexa Music, Cameras and TV Control app that's rolling out today.The app adds a number of Alexa’s features – like the ability to control ...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
23:13, 06/13/2019

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
18:26, 06/13/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research suggests....
15:26, 05/23/2019

Alexa Chung Is Launching An “Original, Unfiltered” YouTube Channel Future episodes will span travel guides, make-up tutorials and a special film exploring the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition accompanied by the curator...
13:39, 05/03/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to the software has introduced the option to invoke Alexa solely through your voice, whether or not the ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the tech giant’s voice assistant Alexa. It’s all in an effort to help more patients at home and cut...
00:39, 07/11/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are ...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with t...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, with Amazon’s launch of a new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification...
18:26, 04/28/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo p...
00:52, 07/13/2019

Toyota's 2020 Prius Prime arrives with CarPlay and Alexa When Toyota unveiled its revamped Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, we largely liked everything about it -- except for the wonky infotainment system. With the 2020 model, Toyota has corrected that shortcoming, now offering it with both Apple CarPlay and Am...
12:13, 05/03/2019

Toyota brings Alexa and CarPlay to 2018 Camry and Sienna Good news: you don't have to buy a brand new Toyota (or score a very lightly used model) just to get modern mobile conveniences. The automaker has announced that you can add Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay (sorry, no Android Auto) to the 2018 Ca...
04:39, 05/01/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product confirmed its existence to Gizmodo but clarified that much of CNBC’s early reporting on the device today...
23:13, 05/21/2019

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alexa – and now, it's been revealed that those recordings can be kept indefinitely by the com...
20:39, 07/03/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popularize products like audio subscriptions and smart home gadgets....
22:39, 06/05/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
01:39, 06/06/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
22:26, 05/29/2019

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a 5.5-inch display and features Alexa support. Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for p...
12:00, 05/30/2019

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsurprisingly), one is pretty interesting, with Microsoft giving digital assistants like Amazon’s...
12:26, 07/16/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
20:52, 06/11/2019

Hypersonic jet aims for London-NY in 90 mins US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes or less....
22:52, 05/21/2019

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the company continued to lose money as it ramped up production....
00:13, 06/07/2019

MediaTek aims to take on Qualcomm with new 5G chip Taiwan-based chip supplier MediaTek Inc on Wednesday released a new 5G chip for fast, high-end smartphones that aims to take on much larger rival Qualcomm Inc....
07:39, 05/29/2019

Bank of China aims big in little Sri Lanka BoC has only just opened its first Sri Lankan branch, but already it wants to be the biggest foreign player in the market. In an exclusive interview, Asiamoney sits down with the lender’s senior local bankers to discuss its goals and ambitions....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision....
09:52, 05/16/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Netflix star Alexa Pano, 14, qualifies for her first U.S. Women's Open in playoff After six attempts, Pano will finally get her chance on women's golf's biggest stage May 30-June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.).        ...
23:52, 05/07/2019

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa experience for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, will allow Amazon to incorpora...
00:52, 04/30/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
17:39, 05/25/2019

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one ...
15:52, 07/15/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
23:39, 06/15/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home), and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes ne...
19:13, 07/12/2019

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most of these headphones will only allow users to wake up the digital assistant by pushing a dedicated butt...
11:52, 06/12/2019

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and fathers, so it's certainly not surprising to see big discounts offered ahead of June 16 after a first...
14:52, 05/31/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
04:52, 05/28/2019

First Look: Alexa Chung’s Liam Gallagher-Inspired Barbour Collection Is A “Waxy Dream” “The collaboration was an opportunity for me to explore how the Alexa Chung brand interprets an iconic and historic label that is woven into the British psyche,” the designer tells Vogue...
10:39, 06/09/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far along it is.        ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Raspberry Pi-powered DIY effort by the name of Chatterbox might well be of interest.It’s a Kicksta...
17:26, 05/23/2019

Alexa Chung Fetes Barbour Collab With “Simply The Fest” Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw with props for the rounds...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-part...
01:26, 05/22/2019

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial history.        ...
01:26, 06/04/2019

Cape Ann, Mass.: A charming alternative to Cape Cod Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial history.        ...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Huawei aims to accelerate AI usage to at least 50% by 2024 At the AI Everything Summit in Dubai this week, Huawei presented a global AI development strategy that aims to help businesses to implement and integrate various AI solutions.A key highlight was Huawei’s Atlas AI computing platform, which cove...
10:26, 05/05/2019

The web is under attack: This ambitious project aims to save it Misinformation, deliberate blackouts and the worst consequences of big tech are undermining the online world. The Web Foundation thinks it may have a way to fight back....
19:26, 05/15/2019

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
18:26, 05/28/2019

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
17:52, 06/05/2019

Campaign aims to get people to better prepare for death Initiative comes as survey suggests talking about dying is still an uncomfortable subjectIt comes to us all in the end. But despite the inevitability of death, few of us feel comfortable talking about it and most have made no plans for how we would l...
11:26, 05/11/2019

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Daniel Cormier aims for third shot at Jon Jones: 'It's all I want' UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier wants one more shot at Jon Jones before he retires from MMA. Here are comments, plus the best moments from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani's MMA Show....
09:00, 05/07/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Boeing Now Aims to Finish Software Fix for 737 Max in September Boeing says it expects to finish work on updated flight-control software for the 737 Max in September, a sign that the troubled jet likely won't be flying until late this year....
08:26, 06/28/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s c...
15:13, 06/03/2019

U.S. bill aims to thwart China's EV dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, as part of a plan to offset China's do...
19:26, 05/02/2019

How Uber Aims To Move Things Around The World Uber's biggest competitor isn't rival ride-hailing service Lyft, analysts say, but Amazon, which moves goods all over the world. It has budding businesses such as freight forwarding, food delivery and......
05:26, 05/10/2019

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA i...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
05:13, 06/13/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date.        ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Cavalier Air speaker system hands-on: Wireless charging, Alexa control, and big room sound Smart speakers are found in millions of homes today, but that doesn't mean you can't have an intelligent speaker system that looks great and also offers a premium audio experience....
22:52, 04/29/2019

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.Read More...
18:26, 07/18/2019

Sonos finally supports Google Assistant voice control (and it plays nice with Alexa) I’ve been trying to avoid the word “finally” in my headlines, but I think this one gets a pass: Over a year and a half after it was originally promised, Sonos has brought the Google Assistant to its voice-powered speakers – namely the Sonos One and B...
16:52, 05/14/2019

The $1599 Naim Mu-so 2 aims to be the ultimate all-in-one wireless speaker High-end audio is catching up to the times. Where once audiophiles might scoff at wireless speakers, now industry stalwarts like Bowers and Wilkins, KEF, and others are exploring the convenience of streaming music and all-in-one systems. But one of t...
23:52, 05/08/2019

New program aims to house 150 homeless in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Administration has committed $1.5 million annually for the next two years to approach homelessness in the community, the county announced Thursday. According to Pima County, the 2-year pilot program, “Housing First,” will house 1...
22:52, 05/02/2019

U.S. House panel aims for May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 MAX: sources The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is tentatively planning a May 15 hearing on the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said o...
22:26, 05/01/2019

Starry aims to bring its $50, 200Mbps broadband to 25 more US states Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) Starry, a wireless home Internet provider, says it has acquired enough spectrum to offer service to 40 million households in more than 25 US states. Starry's network already passes more than 1.5 million...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Singapore aims to create 10,000 tech jobs in three years Singapore on Wednesday said it has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in the technology sector over three years in an initiative to establish the city-state as a global hub for the industry....
13:39, 06/26/2019

Cepsa aims to produce up to 2.5 mln tonnes/yr low-sulphur fuel oil * Spanish refinery Cepsa aims to produce 2.2 million-2.5 million tonnes per year of shipping fuel that will be compliant with new IMO rules capping sulphur emissions, the head of marine fuels for Cepsa Trading said...
13:00, 05/23/2019

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijal...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Google aims for greater transparency on how it ranks news As it has done with several of its products, Google is aiming for greater transparency about a core aspect of its services: news. It opened a website to detail its objectives, principles and approaches to managing news experiences across its various....
21:52, 05/06/2019

EU aims to complete top jobs jigsaw puzzle on June 30 European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal in talks dragging into the small hours on Friday....
07:00, 06/21/2019

New PNG leader aims to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Former finance minister James Marape was elected prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, and the critic of a major global gas development deal vowed to review management of the nation's resource riches....
08:00, 05/30/2019

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the U...
15:13, 06/19/2019

Berchelt eyes Lomachenko, but aims to take care of Vargas first Miguel Berchelt bloodied Francisco Vargas on his way to the WBC junior lightweight title in 2017. He hopes for another great performance in the rematch Saturday night, with a potential Vasiliy Lomachenko fight in the future....
15:39, 05/08/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Intel's Project Athena aims for more efficient laptops Intel is making a move toward a more power-efficient future with its Project Athena initiative. The company is following up on the project it had announced at CES 2019, which will see Intel offer guidance to equipment and PC component manufacturers t...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Redfin Aims to Bring E-Commerce to Home Buying Web-focused companies are increasingly competing with traditional brokerages, moving to displace agents from the process of selling a house, and now the other side....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tu...
02:26, 06/19/2019

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
22:13, 05/20/2019

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:39, 05/21/2019

XFL aims to not repeat mistakes of other spring football leagues Oliver Luck, commissioner of the XFL, thinks the league, a reboot of the late-90's league, is well planned and financed, and in position to succeed.       ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

The first annual FantasyWood Festival aims to enchant and engage Over Memorial Day weekend, Merriweather Park will be filled with fairies, unicorns, mermaids and monsters. Accept The Quest, and you can become part of the story, too....
23:52, 05/21/2019

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
01:39, 05/22/2019

Indonesia president aims for slimmer government in second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he aims to have a slimmer government in his second term to reduce inefficiencies and accelerate growth....
05:52, 05/09/2019

BMW aims to double electric and hybrid sales in next two years Carmaker to have 25 electrified models on sale by 2023 as strict new EU rules loomBMW is accelerating its push away from the internal combustion engine towards battery technology, as the German carmaker seeks to double the number of electric and hybr...
11:52, 06/25/2019

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
02:39, 05/22/2019

HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your hands."Read More...
10:13, 05/21/2019

Google’s AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker SAN FRANCISCO — When Google launched its now distinctive digital assistant in 2016, it was already in danger of being an also-ran. At the time, Amazon had been selling its Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa voice assistant, for more than a year...
23:39, 05/06/2019

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
04:26, 06/13/2019

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on climate change, but critics say he’s just try to smooth over differences between the United States and other countries....
15:26, 06/28/2019

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act and prohibit supermarkets from throwing out food....
18:52, 05/31/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire over the weekend, killing one worshipper....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Realme 3 Pro aims to shake up the budget smartphone market There's a new Chinese smartphone manufacturer in the UK, as Oppo-owned Realme has launched its first handset here in the form of the Realme 3 Pro.It promises great speed at a low price, with a Snapdragon 710 chipset, 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 10...
12:26, 06/05/2019

Man who bought tuk tuk after 'boozy night' aims for speed record A "fanatical petrol-head" and his "adrenaline junkie" cousin are setting out to break the land speed record for a tuk tuk after buying one during a boozy night on eBay....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Far-right party aims to govern 1st German state this fall BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party says it intends to take power in one of the country’s 16 states for the first time this fall. Joerg Urban, the party’s leader in the eastern state of Saxony, told supporters Saturd...
14:39, 06/01/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four po...
00:39, 07/04/2019

New Red Bull junior O'Ward aims to go "straight" to F1 from IndyCar IndyCar driver Patricio O'Ward admits he is now targeting a move "straight into Formula 1" following his induction into the Red Bull junior programme...
12:26, 05/16/2019

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+ visibility, is determined to change that....
01:52, 06/07/2019

UnitedHealthcare aims to cut maternity care costs with new program UnitedHealthcare Group said on Thursday it had launched a new program to cut maternity costs under which partner hospitals would be paid a fixed rate for care during and after pregnancy, rather than for every service rendered....
14:39, 05/09/2019

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
20:26, 06/11/2019

As WeWork's Losses Mount, It Aims to Distance Itself From Uber As WeWork heads toward an initial public offering, its chief executive is aiming to give assurances that the office-space giant isn’t another money-losing startup like Uber....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Pakistan aims to bring religious schools into mainstream Pakistan has agreed on a plan to overhaul instruction at madrasas or religious schools to bring the institutions closer into line with conventional schools and curb extremist teaching, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Friday....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Government Aims To Build 1.95 Crore Houses Under PM's Scheme Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will build 1.95 crore houses under the Pradhan Mantari Awas Yojna (PMAY) - Gramin over the next two years....
10:52, 07/05/2019

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest ...
08:26, 06/11/2019

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — The Marine general overseeing the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan says the Islamic State affiliate there has hopes of attacking the U.S. homeland. But Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of Central Command, says the extremist g...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Japanese space startup aims to compete with US rivals A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
13:13, 05/15/2019

After Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. aims to clean up the earth NEW YORK (AP) — After playing Iron Man for more than a decade, Robert Downey Jr. has found a real-life villain he wants to defeat: pollution. The movie star says he plans to start an organization next year called the Footprint Coalition. He didn̵...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Andy Murray Aims For Singles Return This Year Andy Murray will step up his comeback bid from the hip surgery he underwent in January when he competes in the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club next week....
17:39, 06/12/2019

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
21:13, 06/05/2019

City aims to can murder-linked trash hauler this week Embattled private trash hauler Flag Container Services will face the music this week over its lucrative contract to provide Sanitation Department with waste carting services that’s potentially worth $37 million, The Post has learned. The company is o...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crys...
17:52, 05/21/2019

Quebec provincial leader aims to boost use of hydroelectric power François Legault, premier of Canada's hydroelectricity-reliant Quebec province, on Sunday said he would present a sweeping plan to electrify public transport, and heating and air conditioning by the end of 2019 or the start of 2020....
23:52, 05/26/2019

NASA aims to probe mysterious atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune Nearly 30 years after a NASA spacecraft visited the farthest planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune, the space agency is looking to go back....
19:00, 04/29/2019

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
07:00, 06/24/2019

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Ola Aims To Deploy 10,000 Electric Two And Three-Wheelers In India By March 2020 India's Ride-hailing service provider Ola is reportedly betting big on two and three-wheelers for its electric mobility drive. In fact, the company is expected on deploying 10,000 electric vehicles......
13:52, 05/13/2019

Real estate investor aims to sell $12.5M Manhattan townhouse Tech investor Arthur Becker’s stake in the Cary Tamarkin-designed 10 Sullivan St. — which was around $20 million — keeps paying off. In 2016, Becker had that stake transferred to three adjacent townhouses — Nos. 30, 40 and 50 Sullivan St. Now he’s li...
03:39, 05/09/2019

Steam's Interactive Recommender Aims to Personalise Game Discovery Steam Labs has unveiled a new experimental feature called Interactive Recommender that aims to dole out more personalised suggestions with a focus on less popular titles....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aime...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
14:13, 07/08/2019

Campaign Aims to Keep Judge’s Copy of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ in U.K. The auctioned copy of D.H. Lawrence’s novel was used in perhaps the most famous British obscenity trial of the past century and has been designated a cultural treasure....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Bridgestone India Aims to reduce 150,000 tons of CO2 Emission In The Next Two Decades While using solar energy is good for the environment, it also reflects positively in monetary terms. 1MW of solar power results in savings of nearly 59 million rupees worth of electricity expenses in......
18:39, 05/06/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Russia's Putin says U.S. move against Huawei aims to weaken China Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S moves against technology giant Huawei aimed to weaken China, while U.S. tariffs sought to hold the Chinese economy back....
13:00, 06/20/2019

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if any member of the household is undocumented. Undoc...
11:13, 06/20/2019

Odell Beckham Jr aims to make Cleveland Browns the 'new Patriots' Wide receiver was recently traded from Giants to BrownsCleveland showing signs of uptick after years in doldrumsOdell Beckham Jr, a player known for his confidence in his abilities, aims to turn the Cleveland Browns into a team to rival the all-conqu...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Democratic presidential contender Hickenlooper aims to fight monopolies Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seekin...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small...
17:26, 05/07/2019

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
01:39, 06/20/2019

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 billion in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
06:52, 06/21/2019

Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker Even as Google Assistant remains commercially overshadowed by Alexa, it keeps pushing the boundaries of what artificial intelligence can do every day.        ...
14:26, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that the alliance is relevant and adapting to new threats after he signed off on the creation of a U.S. Space Force....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open PARIS (AP) — After an entire day’s play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal matches will finally be played. Top-ranked Novak Djokovic carries a 25-match Grand Slam winning streak int...
09:52, 06/06/2019

China's president aims to expand Belt and Road project China's President Xi Jinping urged more countries Saturday to support his country's Belt and Road project in his remarks at the second forum on the initiative....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Mexico tree plan in El Salvador aims to stem migration Mexico is bringing to El Salvador a tree-planting program that aims to support rural residents and ease economic pressures driving thousands of people to leave for the United States...
01:26, 07/20/2019

Bucharest Open Books Night aims to get Romanians reading Romanians are among the least avid readers in the European Union, but an Open Books Night to promote reading now in its seventh year has proved a big hit....
20:26, 04/28/2019

At $40,000 a bottle, Tokaj winemaker aims to revive royal heritage A Hungarian winemaker in the Tokaj region known for its golden dessert wine is selling a vintage for $40,000 a bottle, hoping to revive the royal heritage of a wine revered by kings and connoisseurs....
20:26, 04/28/2019

New Red, White and Blue Program aims to help vets recover from trauma TUCSON- A behavioral healthcare facility in Tucson launched a new program aimed at helping those who put their life on the line recover from trauma. Sierra Tucson began its new Red, White and Blue Program designed for active duty military, veterans a...
01:39, 07/05/2019

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong "Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has \"big shoes to fill\" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to prove his doubters wrong."...
19:26, 07/18/2019

Racing Lines: The Brit who aims to conquer Pikes Peak Robin Shute is aiming for the pinnacle at Pikes Peak this week Robin Shute will take on Colorado’s fearsome mountain climb this Sunday A track measuring 12.42 miles, featuring 156 turns, rising 4720ft to a heady altitude of 14,110ft… Like the N...
01:13, 06/27/2019

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as it works to bolster service and wring more profits out of the online shopping boom....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/29/2019

US legislation aims to thwart China's electric vehicle dominance Senator Lisa Murkowski will introduce legislation to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China's dominance in the space....
19:26, 05/02/2019

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
13:00, 07/18/2019

Indonesia Aims To Start Electric Vehicle Production In 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in......
19:26, 07/18/2019

Volkswagen aims to raise 1.9 billion euros from truck unit IPO Volkswagen said on Friday that it aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by floating a stake of at least 10% in its Traton trucks unit later this month, its second attempt to bring the business to market....
09:26, 06/14/2019

Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse aims to be the perfect mouse for gaming and work Microsoft is again revamping the classic IntelliMouse, this time adding features to make it more suitable for gamers.The Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse boasts an upgraded tracking sensor which is more sensitive to let you move and aim with greater precis...
16:39, 05/29/2019

The Latest: ACLU petition aims to stop Missouri abortion law ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinic (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The ACLU of Missouri is seeking a statewide vote on a new law that will ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Brazil med school network Afya aims to raise $250 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Brazilian medical education group Afya SA hopes to raise at least $250 million in an initial public offering, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of South American companies to seek U.S. listings....
15:39, 06/26/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad R...
21:26, 06/20/2019

Alibaba Aims to Double Tmall Brands With New English Portal Alibaba has launched an English-language website for its Tmall marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three......
14:39, 06/26/2019

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/09/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
02:39, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Restaurant Brands aims for 40,000 outlets globally in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand the global presence of all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants, from the current 26,000, over the next decade....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Boeing aims for first flight of 777X in late June: sources Boeing Co is looking to make the first test flight of its 777X twin-aisle jet as soon as late June, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, slightly later than the planemaker had planned, but still on track for putting the plane in...
01:52, 05/30/2019

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
23:39, 07/17/2019

O’Rourke to release proposal that aims to improve veterans’ lives The former congressman, who is intimately aware of the challenges facing veterans, will call for more funding and ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
13:13, 06/24/2019

Japan space startup aims to compete US rivals within years TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX. Interstellar Technology Inc.’s unmanned MOMO-3 rocket reached 113.4 kilomete...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time lucky "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is looking to put right a dismal personal record of six straight defeats in finals when his side take on Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday\u0027s Champions League final."...
19:52, 05/31/2019

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
18:52, 07/21/2019

Boeing aims for first flight of 777X in late June -sources Boeing Co is looking to make the first test flight of its 777X twin-aisle jet as soon as late June, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, slightly later than the planemaker had planned, but still on track for putting the plane in...
02:13, 05/30/2019

New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits on the sale of "core technologies."...
22:52, 05/15/2019

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
02:39, 06/15/2019

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that r...
06:26, 06/13/2019