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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...

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word

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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"....
10:51 2019-05-26

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 ...
03:34 2019-07-11

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        ...
14:51 2019-05-21

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs 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 repor...
01:51 2019-06-10

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgia...
06:17 2019-07-12

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...
16:51 2019-07-08

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...
17:17 2019-06-07

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 ...
22:51 2019-06-15

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan...
23:17 2019-05-22

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 ...
23:17 2019-07-03

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....
11:17 2019-06-07

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 norma...
16:51 2019-05-21

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 quest...
21:34 2019-07-10

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.A...
18:34 2019-07-01

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 ...
16:00 2019-06-11

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 easi...
15:17 2019-07-10

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 2019-07-04

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 Goo...
15:34 2019-05-23

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....
04:34 2019-05-30

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......
13:17 2019-07-16

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 wast...
22:17 2019-07-10

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 firs...
18:34 2019-06-27

Alexa, How Can I Fly To Mumbai? Now, Amazon Makes Inroads In Air Travel Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, now sells tickets to Indian customers and offers them an easy payment process and cash-back offers. Airlines are concerned that Amazon's quiet launch of......
11:51 2019-06-21

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....
20:51 2019-07-15

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 un...
18:17 2019-05-23

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...
07:34 2019-07-04

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 parent...
00:34 2019-06-14

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 p...
16:17 2019-07-10

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...
17:34 2019-05-29

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.        ...
22:51 2019-05-29

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 ...
05:34 2019-05-30

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...
19:17 2019-06-21

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 hi...
09:17 2019-07-13

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 ...
01:51 2019-07-11

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 product...
04:00 2019-06-14

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 p...
23:17 2019-07-12

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 version...
23:00 2019-07-12

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......
23:17 2019-06-15

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 ...
20:17 2019-05-29

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....
15:00 2019-05-29

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 f...
00:51 2019-06-05

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 camer...
21:51 2019-05-29

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...
17:34 2019-05-29

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....
13:17 2019-06-11

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 ...
22:17 2019-05-29

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 ...
10:00 2019-05-31

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 th...
20:01 2019-07-03

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. Amazo...
10:51 2019-05-30

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...
07:51 2019-06-06

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 Micros...
13:00 2019-07-16

Amazon researchers bolsters 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...
16:34 2019-06-11

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 ...
19:51 2019-06-05

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Echo Dot: which Alexa speaker is best for you? When you’re thinking of buying a smart speaker, choosing the right model can be really tricky; even if you’ve settled on a brand, the best smart speaker brands often have a number of dif...
13:34 2019-06-12

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...
03:34 2019-05-28

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 expe...
19:34 2019-06-15

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) last year, and now the publication says that develo...
16:17 2019-07-12

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.        ...
22:17 2019-05-23

‘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....
23:17 2019-05-29

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.        ...
15:34 2019-06-06

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 withou...
05:17 2019-06-13

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....
20:01 2019-06-13

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 ...
21:00 2019-05-27

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you? So you’ve decided that you want a smart speaker. You’ve ruled out the Apple HomePod and its sometimes-sketchy Siri voice companion, and have decided Google already knows enough about you...
14:51 2019-05-31

Trump Absolutely Isn't Letting This Go We’ve entered day three of the president doubling down on his overtly racist attacks against “the Squad” of four Democratic congresswomen of color—Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan ...
16:17 2019-07-16

Ford's Letting Us Down on Electric Cars The Ford Motor Company bravely and ambitiously announced today that it would be launching an all-electric model... based on existing MEB platform architecture cribbed from Volkswagen. The VW I.D. 3, s...
11:01 2019-07-13

Stop Letting Your Baby Sleep in a Car Seat Outside the Car It may seem convenient to let your sleeping baby continue snoozing in their car seat after you’ve reached your destination, but this could be putting them at risk, says a new study published in the Am...
16:17 2019-05-21

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls ...
17:51 2019-05-30

New Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster considered News 16 May, 2019 A Hennessey Venom F5 roadster is currently under consideration as the firm starts building the first Venom F5 prototype...
14:32 2019-05-21

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very sati...
15:51 2019-07-16

Jewish leaders accuse Labour of 'letting off' antisemites Party says it is taking ‘decisive action’ after leaked draft of disciplinary process sparks further angerLabour has been accused by the Board of Deputies of British Jews of “letting off” people accuse...
03:51 2019-07-20

Everlane Is Letting You Choose What You Pay on Dozens of Sale Styles Everlane’s Choose What You Pay section (which, for the unindoctrinated, allows shoppers to choose from three different, discounted price points for an item) is always a good source of savings on some ...
14:34 2019-05-22

Woman charged with letting her cat lounge on front lawn A Utah woman is asking local law enforcement to let sleeping cats lie. Kate Anderson of Murray, a suburb of Salt Lake City, thought something had gone terribly wrong with her orange tabby, Milo, when ...
00:17 2019-06-28

Kamala Harris says busing should be considered, not mandated Sen. Kamala Harris said that busing students should be considered by school districts trying to desegregate their locations — not the federal mandate she appeared to support last week....
20:34 2019-07-04

Asshole Being Considered For Immigration Czar Sure Has a Lot of Demands President Trump has been considering the creation of a bullshit new position, “immigration czar,” to oversee the administration’s wide ranging abuses of migrants across government agencies. He may hav...
15:17 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
15:17 2019-06-03

Colorado's $100 insulin price cap law considered by other states A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
22:00 2019-06-07

Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, and warned that Tehran would be the biggest loser i...
00:34 2019-07-20

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers poli...
20:17 2019-06-18

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warriors but they are not changing their approach to the...
10:34 2019-06-05

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
11:17 2019-05-25

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security in President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify informatio...
18:34 2019-05-26

Hack of U.S. Border Control Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Is Letting On Even as Homeland Security officials attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveillance contractor, secret documents, handbooks, and ...
07:51 2019-06-22

Alex Acosta Desperately Tries to Cover for Letting Epstein Off the Hook Three days after billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged by federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York with sex trafficking young girls in the mid-2000s, Labor Secretary Alex A...
09:34 2019-07-10

Would letting Maurizio Sarri leave really be sensible for Chelsea? | Jonathan Wilson The manager could go after a trophy and top-three finish. Eden Hazard is on his way. It sums up the modern ChelseaYou hope Maurizio Sarri enjoyed his first trophy in professional football – but this, ...
11:34 2019-05-30

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the Toronto Raptors missed a chance to clinch a maiden...
22:17 2019-06-11

Letting teams trade picks is MLB Draft’s ticket out of obscurity Imagine in the days leading to the MLB draft word surfaced that the Dodgers and Padres were maneuvering to try to acquire the No. 1-overall pick from the Orioles. Both NL West clubs are well positione...
22:17 2019-06-15

Letting Jeffrey Epstein loose could lead to new victims: judge Jeffrey Epstein doesn’t just pose a huge risk of jumping bail — he also has “uncontrollable” urges that make him a serious danger to underage girls and young women, a judge said Thursday. During a bri...
08:17 2019-07-19

Hair-Pulling Considered Rude In Every Sport But Football In the midst of play a few weeks ago, WNBA player Liz Cambage’s arm got all wrapped up in her opponent Kalani Brown’s hair. At first the tangle seemed to be an accident, but soon there was pushing and...
22:17 2019-07-16

22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened. Menstrual products are subject to sales taxes in 35 states, and lawmakers’ efforts to exempt them have floundered. Now supporters of ‘menstrual equity’ are considering legal action....
12:51 2019-07-12

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School t...
06:17 2019-07-13

Koala and kangaroo culling considered as numbers become 'overabundant' Species’ expansion threatens South Australia’s habitat and biodiversity, report saysAnimals including koalas and kangaroos could be culled in parts of South Australia, where high population numbers ar...
03:51 2019-07-12

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran FIFA says Iran's soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men's national team, though government approval is still needed    ...
12:17 2019-07-18

Boy Scouts admit letting sex predators return to scouting, misleading Congress Despite an earlier denial to Congress, the Boy Scouts of America have now admitted that sexual predators were allowed to return to scouting "decades ago" even after "credible accusations of sexual abu...
21:51 2019-06-04

Hannity to CNN boss: 'You should be ashamed of yourself' for letting Don Lemon make Hitler comparison Fox News' Sean Hannity unloaded on the mainstream media Wednesday night for their coverage of President Trump's Florida campaign rally warning them that they are underestimating the concerns of the pr...
08:00 2019-06-20

Carnival Cruise Line accused of not letting dying Pennsylvania man get off ship Carnival Cruise Line, the world's largest cruise operator, is being sued by the family of a 65-year-old passenger who died after allegedly not being allowed off the ship to receive medical treatment f...
18:51 2019-06-13

Warriors not letting NBA Finals status dictate Durant's return date The Golden State Warriors are in an unfamiliar position after losing the opening game of the NBA Finals but head coach Steve Kerr said on Friday that will not force them to rush injured Kevin Durant b...
00:17 2019-06-01

Councilmen blast NYPD for letting Jeffrey Epstein skip check-ins Two city councilmen slammed the NYPD on Thursday, reacting to a New York Post report that the department failed for years to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein check in with its Sex Offender Mon...
21:51 2019-07-11

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling i...
16:51 2019-06-06

Trump says China is 'letting us down' by not buying US farm products during trade talks If China does not buy U.S. crops, it could bode poorly for a U.S.-China trade deal as Washington has said it expects Beijing to purchase agricultural products....
18:00 2019-07-11

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commissio...
13:51 2019-07-02

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, says WHO The World Health Organization, or WHO, has made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
17:34 2019-05-28

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
22:00 2019-05-28

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong messag...
08:00 2019-07-13

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell...
00:00 2019-06-05

Two vacant TUSD schools considered shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong messag...
18:00 2019-07-15

Nadal considered ending season after Indian Wells injury French Open champion Rafa Nadal has said he nearly ended his season after being forced to withdraw from the Indian Wells semi-finals with a knee injury in March but played through the pain at Roland G...
12:00 2019-06-12

A Word or Two About That Gold "Rout" Most speculators had an unfavorable outlook for gold in August. Yet, EWI's Chief Market Analyst said "gold is in the late stage of its decline." The very next day, gold hit a low and its price began a...
19:51 2019-05-21

Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't en...
13:34 2019-06-13

Justin Bieber calls out Trump for helping A$AP Rocky but not letting 'kids out of cages' Justin Bieber called out President Donald Trump for helping to free rapper A$AP Rocky from prison in Sweden but seeming to care much less for children being detained at the border....
22:51 2019-07-21

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to...
17:17 2019-05-21

Sharing Cricket World Cup should be considered after tie, says New Zealand coach Gary Stead New Zealand coach Gary Stead believes sharing the World Cup in the event of a tie in the final should come under consideration after his side were denied the title in agonising fashion....
18:51 2019-07-16

New Volvo SUVs: models larger than XC90 and smaller than XC40 considered News 18 Jul, 2019 The Volvo SUV range could be set to grow with a flagship car sitting above the XC90 and an entry-level sub-XC40 one on the radar...
13:51 2019-07-18

Production-Spec Renault Arkana Unveiled, Could Be Considered For The Indian Market The Renault Arkana is underpinned by a modified platform of the Renault Kaptur which is sold in the Russian market. The Russian-spec Kaptur shares underpinnings even with the Captur sold in the Indian...
11:01 2019-05-24

Toyota considered Le Mans 24 Hours order swap after Lopez puncture Toyota considered swapping its cars before the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours after puncture drama cost the previously dominant #7 car the lead, says team boss Rob Leupen...
01:00 2019-06-17

Rhetoric used by Trump in widely-condemned tweets might be considered illegal in workplaces Reuters President Donald Trump's suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to countries "from which they came" has excited some in his political base. Yet in many of A...
10:17 2019-07-21

Rahul Gandhi Considered Amethi His Family, Gave It Identity: Raj Babbar Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar on Monday said the poor electoral showing of the party in the state has left pain in the hearts of party president Rahul Gandhi and the people of Amethi....
10:34 2019-06-03

Trump wants ‘apology,’ not ‘another word’ about Mueller President Trump responded to special counsel Robert Mueller’s statement about his Russia collusion report by demanding an “apology,” claiming that Americans have heard enough about the probe....
21:51 2019-05-29

Why is everyone suddenly using the C-word? | Stan Carey From viral videos about Tommy Robinson to Game of Thrones, there are signs the taboo is lessening – for someA journalist from Canada recently shared a video on Twitter in which she asked people in Man...
16:51 2019-05-21

Listen up: why we can't enough of audiobooks In this time-poor, podcast-friendly world, audiobooks are booming. So what is the science behind them – and do they change our relationship with the written word?Hear this! The best audiobooks of 2019...
12:34 2019-07-13

Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. . The post Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protes...
03:00 2019-06-17

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed ...
10:51 2019-07-02

Four in 10 young European Jews have considered emigrating over fears of anti-Semitism, report says The report, compiled by the Institute for Jewish Policy Research, points to what many analysts, politicians and advocacy groups have said is a troubling rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
15:34 2019-07-06

5-year-old girl vanishes from Utah home, uncle considered main suspect A 5-year-old girl vanished from her Utah home over the weekend, and her uncle — whom cops consider the main suspect in the case — was arrested on a warrant for a probation violation, local...
19:17 2019-05-27

From anemoia to zagreb: how 'fictionaries' are liberating the word Everyone from Flaubert to the Moomins has had fun with creating words – we should all challenge our lethologica and start doing the same, says Eley WilliamsSondern. the realisation that each random pa...
14:51 2019-05-27

Great, Now the President is Tossing the Word 'Treason' Around Again By now, we’re all familiar with the usual timeline of a Donald Trump tweet: pundit says something inflammatory on Fox News, Trump watches it on TV, then tweets about it a few hours later. This is almo...
08:00 2019-05-28

Dow surges on word of pending meeting between Trump and Xi The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 350 points after President Trump said he would meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week at the G-20 summit....
02:00 2019-06-19

The 3-letter word that's missing from the showdown with Iran AP Photo/ISNA The US is in the middle of a showdown with Iran, stoked by incidents in the Persian Gulf and a protracted dispute over the 2015 nuclear deal. But behind the present round of tensions is...
09:01 2019-07-12

Can't Call Someone Terrorist Just For Using Word "Jihad": Court A person cannot be branded as a terrorist merely for using the word "jihad", a Maharashtra court observed while acquitting three accused of terror charges....
14:00 2019-06-19

‘Stranger Things 3’ is streaming now, and word is it’s the best season yet 21 months after Stranger Things 2 debuted on Netflix, the thrilling series has returned for a third season of nostalgia-driven horror. Stranger Things 3 once again takes place in Hawkins, Indiana, but...
19:51 2019-07-04

Listen to Rashida Tlaib Rep. Rashida Tlaib choked up during a congressional hearing on Tuesday while reading one of the torrent of death threats she said she has received for the crime of being one of the first Muslim women ...
23:51 2019-06-04

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay says he's being considered for Jets front-office job ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay told the network that he's in the mix for a front-office job with the New York Jets under incoming GM Joe Douglas.       ...
00:01 2019-06-09

"Forget Numbers, Your Every Word Valuable": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament House, PM Modi.....
11:00 2019-06-17

Word whiz kids tap memory tricks at Spelling Bee Spelling savants traced letters onto their palms or gazed at the ceiling on Wednesday while racking their brains in hopes of advancing to the next level of the Scripps National Spelling Bee....
04:51 2019-05-30

Red hot Galaxy S10e version is also in the works, but there's still no word on a US release If you're excited to see Samsung further expanding the chromatic diversity of the Galaxy S10 lineup but don't expect to be able to afford the two larger models in a snazzy new "Cardinal Red" flavor, s...
14:17 2019-06-03

Chrissy Teigen's Son Miles Said His First Word And It's Even Cuter Than We Could Have Imagined Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's son Miles Stephens is proving to be one positive little kid. The Cravings author shared the most adorable video of Miles, 13 months, saying......
18:34 2019-06-21

Gotta Be Bold: The Bachelorette Has a New Favorite Word and No One Can Stop Saying It Hannah Brown really wants her men to be bold. What does bold mean, exactly? A lot of different things, according to tonight's episode of The Bachelorette, during which that word was......
14:51 2019-05-21

Trump says impeachment is 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word' U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected 'disgusting' talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did not...
01:17 2019-05-31

Red Galaxy S10e version goes official, but there's still no word on US release Almost one month after the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ were introduced, UK carrier EE has announced that it’ll now be exclusively selling the two flagships alongside a previous unannounced...
19:34 2019-07-02

Trump Is Obsessed With the 'I-Word'—and No, the 'I' Doesn't Stand for Idiot President Trump knows that the Democrats are split on whether or not to start impeachment proceedings, and while he’s reportedly convinced he won’t be impeached because, in his words, he’s done nothin...
19:51 2019-06-12

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
15:51 2019-05-29

Word whiz kids tap memory tricks at U.S. spelling bee Spelling savants traced letters onto their palms or gazed at the ceiling on Wednesday while racking their brains in hopes of advancing to the next level of the Scripps National Spelling Bee....
02:00 2019-05-30

Chara to be checked in Boston, no word on Cup Game 5 status BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says Zdeno Chara will be checked out in Boston to see whether he will be able to play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Chara took a deflected...
20:51 2019-06-04

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owned apps that have hit that target. What makes t...
18:51 2019-07-15

Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? An expert panel answers our questions The post Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00 2019-07-02

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.     &...
14:51 2019-05-21

Bermuda land snail: Zoo releases 4,000 rare snails considered extinct into the wild after conservation project Four thousand snails from a rare species feared to have gone extinct are being released into the wild thanks to the conservation efforts of a UK zoo....
14:17 2019-06-13

Simmons backflips, withdraws from Australia's Word Cup squad Ben Simmons' new contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers came with bad news for Australian basketball fans _ he won't play for the Boomers at the World Cup.     &...
18:17 2019-07-17

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thu...
08:17 2019-06-28

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cl...
16:17 2019-06-02

Donald Trump Says Impeachment Is "Dirty, Filthy, Disgusting Word" US President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected 'disgusting' talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did......
21:17 2019-05-30

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is important....
14:17 2019-05-24

Writing: Making Your Mark reveals the power of the written word Is a written culture necessary to make a better culture or better citizens? A smart, satisfyingly deep exhibition at the British Library leaves us wondering...
14:32 2019-05-21

Conservative Shitheads Race to Defend Teen's Right to Say the N-Word and Still Go to Harvard Kyle Kashuv, the Parkland shooting survivor turned right-wing, pro-gun activist, tweeted on Monday that Harvard University rescinded his admission after it widely was reported that he used racial slur...
23:17 2019-06-17

"The I Word": Amid Donald Trump's Impeachment Talks, Know How It Works The push among Democrats in the US Congress to impeach US President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice is gaining strength. While holding off pressure from party legislators to begin the process....
09:17 2019-05-23

Suicide bombing hits eastern Kabul; no word on casualties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber has struck east of the capital Kabul, the second such attack in as many days. There is no immediate word on casualties. Police official Jan Aga sa...
09:17 2019-05-31

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
23:51 2019-06-27

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the comin...
21:17 2019-05-31

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time....
22:17 2019-05-31

Hannity: The Dems are finally starting to listen to me Fox News' Sean Hannity spoke Thursday about what he saw as top Democrats' apparently shifting feelings about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's scheduled testimony next week....
09:17 2019-07-12

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course,...
14:17 2019-06-01

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundr...
04:17 2019-07-03

Lady Gaga said she may not be 'considered a part of' the LGBTQ community even though she likes 'girls sometimes' and it started a conversation about bisexual exclusion Kevin Winter/Getty Images Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance Friday at New York's WorldPride celebration outside the Stonewall Inn and addressed the crowd that reportedly included thousands of peop...
01:00 2019-06-30

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the ...
20:17 2019-06-27

Holy mayo! Heinz's new condiment Mayochup includes a bad word Heinz's Mayochup means something very different in a dialect of Cree spoken in Canada. It's not the first company to make a global branding boo-boo.        ...
16:17 2019-06-04

Game of Thrones' 'sicansíos': not the first word to be lost in translation | David Shariatmadari There’s a long history of phrases being garbled as they cross from one language to another – and some of them stickGame of Thrones is known for its linguistic inventiveness. The TV adaptation of Georg...
20:34 2019-05-21

Samsung executive describes his feelings about the Galaxy Fold launch in one word Yesterday, Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh not only gave an update on the status of the Galaxy Fold, but he also explained how he personally felt about the botched launch. With the phone circling in a ...
19:34 2019-07-02

Office Q&A: How to remove page numbers from a table of contents in a Word document You can use built-in options to build a simple table of contents, but quite often, you'll need to change the underlying field code to get the results you want....
23:51 2019-07-19

Tucson to host 2019 Axe Throwing Word Championships airing on ESPN TUCSON – “Splitting Timber Axe Range” was chosen to host the 2019 World Axe Throwing League (WATL) Championship!  It’ll be broadcast worldwide on ESPN.  Here’s more from ...
12:51 2019-06-20

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-ope...
03:34 2019-07-12

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
10:17 2019-05-30

Court Agrees To Listen To Led Zeppelin In ‘Stairway’ Appeal SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Stairway to Heaven” will get another hearing, this time to a packed house. A panel of eleven judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Monday to hear L...
03:34 2019-06-11

J Balvin and Bad Bunny’s Party Jam and 4 Other Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Latin superstars J Balvin and Bad Bunny team up for a surprise collaboration on new album Oasis. Jack Antonoff introduces his new project, a synth-pop trio called Red Hearse that skews to t...
00:00 2019-06-29

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that'...
18:34 2019-07-12

Listen to This July 4th Playlist If You Have Complicated Feelings About America If you find “Fight the Power” more patriotic than “God Bless the U.S.A.,” if you think it’s one thing to love America but it’s another to act like its obsessive boyfriend, then we have an Independence...
20:00 2019-07-03

Whitney Houston has a new song out: Listen to ‘Higher Love’ Whitney Houston’s new jam is about to soundtrack your weekend. Yes, more than seven years after her death, pop music’s iconic “Voice” has a new single dropping Friday. Houston ...
23:17 2019-06-28

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
23:17 2019-07-15

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) ...
07:17 2019-07-20

Prince Wrote These Songs for Other Stars. Now Listen to Him Sing Them Prince’s career had milestones in every direction. He released a slew of world-altering singles, from the smoldering “Little Red Corvette” to the lighters-up title track to Purple Ra...
14:51 2019-06-20

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On.) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
22:34 2019-07-10

Listen to Mac Miller's First Official Posthumous Track ''Time'' Mac Miller's first posthumous song has been released, nine months after his death. Anderson .Paak's band, Free Nationals, dropped the chill track 'Time" with the......
04:34 2019-06-13

Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl Japanese-style listening bars, where D.J.’s spin carefully selected records for a hushed audience, are arriving in America. But truly appreciating them can take a little practice....
03:34 2019-06-04

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
07:17 2019-06-14

Congress Won't Let Rahul Gandhi Go, Won't Listen to Him: Sheila Dikshit The Congress will not let go of Rahul Gandhi, said its Delhi chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday as the party president remained firm on quitting over the national election rout and refused to meet any......
18:51 2019-05-28

Trump Says He ‘Might Want to Listen’ if Approached With Information On 2020 Opponents President Donald Trump says that he would not necessarily inform the FBI if his campaign team was approached by foreign figures with information on his opponents in 2020’s presidential elections...
21:00 2019-06-13

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
05:17 2019-07-11

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people s...
23:17 2019-07-11

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's fo...
08:00 2019-05-29

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences su...
01:00 2019-05-23

Following in the Wake of a Storybook Pony With “Misty of Chincoteague,” Marguerite Henry launched the horse-mad dreams of millions of readers. One finally went to Pony Penning on Virginia’s Eastern Shore....
14:51 2019-07-08

Shhh! Don't Wake The Whales Hello! Today we try to figure out what Death Stranding is, discuss pornography playing cards, prank The Master Chief, watch creepy whales and kill some Nazis. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
20:17 2019-06-01

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees w...
22:51 2019-06-19

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the ...
02:51 2019-06-08

A girl put my daughter through hell, but her mother won’t listen | Dear Mariella Pursuing recognition from the mother is unlikely to succeed – but will probably add to your distressThe dilemma From very young, my daughter had a best friend whose mother encouraged the relationship,...
13:51 2019-06-16

Listen to ‘lost’ Freddie Mercury song, ‘Time Waits for No One’ 'Time Waits for No One' was found in a vault after more than three decades. Now, it's been reimagined to highlight the power of the late Queen singer's voice....
16:51 2019-06-20

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
18:17 2019-06-20

Listen to previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track from 1985 A previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track was unearthed and released. "Time Waits for No One" is a take on "Time," the title track from Mercury's musical.       ...
14:17 2019-06-20

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co...
05:00 2019-07-12

Ned Yost Can Teach You Whippersnappers A Thing Or Two About The Moon Landing, So Listen Up! The Royals beat the White Sox 11-0 last night, and got a complete game shutout from starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman. But who gives a shit about any of that? We’re here to learn about space from Royals...
21:34 2019-07-17

In Don't Wake The Night, You Have The Power Of A God Without The Omniscience Video games tend to give players tons of control and information, allowing them to tackle dangerous enemies or change where stories go next. Don’t Wake the Night is a new indie game that opts for some...
00:51 2019-06-07

'Wake up call': 1M new STD infections daily More than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases pop up across the world every day, a figure that shows health officials have made little progress in curbing infections over the course o...
21:51 2019-06-06

In wake of tornadoes Ohio residents come together In the wake of eight tornadoes that hit Ohio late Monday, volunteers in Dayton are setting up shop to feed and help displaced residents. (May 29)        ...
04:51 2019-05-30

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame...
02:00 2019-05-29

President Locker-Room Talk Thinks Impeachment Is a 'Dirty, Filthy, Disgusting Word' President “Grab ‘em by the pussy” does find at least one word to be “dirty” and “filthy”—and no, it’s not “Russianprostituteurine.” It’s “impeachment.”...
23:34 2019-05-30

Iran calls U.S. offer for talks 'word-play', asks for action: Mehr News Reacting to a U.S. offer to engage with Iran without pre-conditions, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Tehran expected a change in U.S. behavior rather than "word-play"....
20:34 2019-06-02

Klay Thompson to listen to Lakers, Clippers if Warriors don't offer max deal Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson will listen to pitches from the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers if the Warriors don't offer him a max contract when free agency opens....
05:17 2019-06-28

Mandy Moore Teases New Music With Husband Taylor Goldsmith: Listen She's back! Mandy Moore is making new music...and we have the pictures to prove it! It's been almost 20 years since Moore dropped "Candy," the debut single off of her......
06:00 2019-06-07

Listen: Snoop Dogg tries luring Kawhi Leonard to Lakers with new song Free agent forward Kawhi Leonard has a new celebrity trying to woo the two-time NBA Finals MVP to play for the Los Angeles Lakers: rapper and Lakers fan Snoop Dogg....
16:00 2019-07-05

Beyoncé’s ‘Forever Mood’ and a Country Supergroup. These Are the 5 Songs of the Week to Listen to Beyoncé comes out swinging on her new The Lion King: The Gift collaborative album to go along with the Disney remake’s release, with “MOOD 4 EVA” an instant mood-booster. Some...
04:34 2019-07-20

Listen, bend and stretch: how Japan fell in love with exercise on the radio Millions join in a mass rajio taisō workout broadcast daily for nearly 70 years“One, two, three, four … five, six, seven, eight …” That is the cue for half a dozen people braving a humid morning at Ka...
18:51 2019-07-20

Let the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wake Your Kid Up If you have trouble motivating your child to get out of bed in the mornings, you may want to consider employing the help of some animated characters. Google Assistant’s Character Alarms use voiceovers...
16:17 2019-05-21

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies Friday, after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
16:00 2019-06-07

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and...
23:34 2019-06-08

Finding Mercy in the Wake of the Charleston Massacre An intimate account of the 2015 hate crime and its aftermath, “Grace Will Lead Us Home,” by Jennifer Berry Hawes, explores how those affected struggled to carry on....
02:34 2019-06-07

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic....
01:00 2019-05-24

3-run seventh lifts Wake Forest 7-4 past FSU in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest scored go-ahead runs on two bases-loaded walks and a passed ball in the seventh inning to outlast No. 6 Florida State 7-4 on Tuesday night in the Atlantic Coast Confere...
03:00 2019-05-22

G Suite’s Work Insights hits general availability, now tracks Word, Excel, and PowerPoint usage Google announced that Work Insights, a G Suite tool for insights on app adoption, work patterns, and collaboration, is generally available for Enterprise.Read More...
02:34 2019-06-05

John Oliver employs Jane Krakowski and a safe word to talk about unsafe medical implants On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver expertly examined the shoddy, hastily chosen things that work within to transform everything around them into a rotten, oozing, painful, potentially life-thr...
14:17 2019-06-03

Listen to Beyonce and Donald Glover sing together in Disney’s new ‘Lion King’ clip Ahead of the highly anticipated July 19th release of Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King, we now finally have a new teaser clip released internationally that includes a few firsts. The ...
04:34 2019-06-21

From Lil Nas’ “Panini” to Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita,” These Are 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend It’s high summer, and with the season come steamy summer jams like the new “Señorita” from Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, the two pop favorites’ second pairing. Plus, ...
06:17 2019-06-22

Listen to Trump’s Lawyer Make Appeal After Flynn Agreed to Cooperate With Mueller The voice mail message reveals how the president’s former lawyer John Dowd broached the prospect of a pardon for the former national security adviser....
04:51 2019-06-07

Listen to Japan’s women: high heels need kicking out of the workplace | Summer Brennan The #KuToo campaign against the requirement to wear high heels at work reflects a long history of women’s repressionWe’re used to talking about high heels in terms of fashion, fantasy and even feminis...
11:34 2019-06-06

From Banks’ Cathartic ‘Godless’ to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy’s Collaboration, These Are the 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Lil Nas X came through with a new remix of his long-lasting hit “Old Town Road,” now featuring Mason Ramsey (the Walmart yodel boy ) and rapper Young Thug. But if you want somet...
07:17 2019-07-13

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reporte...
23:51 2019-07-04

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
04:51 2019-06-09

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
11:51 2019-06-22

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
18:00 2019-06-14

Spirit cuts workweek in wake of 737 MAX groundings: union Boeing Co's largest supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc is reducing its workweek to 32 hours in response to the 737 MAX groundings, a labor union for the aerospace industry said on Friday....
17:17 2019-06-07

Sudan protesters cancels marches in wake of agreement Sudan’s pro-democracy movement revised its protest schedule for the next week, after it reached a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
19:00 2019-07-06

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. in Wake of Blacklisting Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
10:00 2019-07-14

Cameron Boyce's dad is thankful, even in the midst of a 'nightmare' he can't wake up from Victor Boyce is grateful, even as he remains in "this nightmare I can't wake up from" in the aftermath of the death of his son, Disney Channel actor Cameron Boyce, at age 20....
05:17 2019-07-10

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
11:17 2019-05-27

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you ge...
23:00 2019-07-12

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to of...
20:01 2019-06-27

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to O...
02:51 2019-07-04

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
20:51 2019-05-27

An admirable Tales Of The City update wants to be considered radical without being radical It’s not particularly surprising that Tales Of The City is finding new life in 2019. For one, we’re in an era of media where basically anything that’s ever existed can return at some point but also be...
20:34 2019-05-30

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
13:17 2019-07-09

Listen to Beyoncé and Donald Glover Sing Lion King's "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Beyoncé and Donald Glover's version of the Lion King's signature ballad is here and we can definitely feel the love--and our goosebumps. With Disney's remake set to hit......
23:34 2019-06-23

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 co...
00:34 2019-07-11

'Alan Wake' developer may bring the cult classic to more consoles Alan Wake might make its way to PS4 or Switch (or even mobile) after developer Remedy Entertainment snagged back the publishing rights to the 2010 cult classic from Microsoft. It told investors it wou...
22:17 2019-07-01

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike.....
08:51 2019-06-14

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
08:51 2019-07-03

Who will wake up from a coma? Electrical jolts in the brain offer hints Enlarge / Healthcare worker sets up an EEG on an ICU patient. (credit: Getty | BSIP) Researchers may have found a way to detect inklings of consciousness in comatose and vegetative patients just day...
00:51 2019-07-01

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
19:01 2019-07-07

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in Toronto....
00:51 2019-07-04

Trump tweets condolences in wake of Virginia Beach shooting President Trump tweeted his sympathies to the victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach. “Spoke to Virginia Governor @RalphNortham last night, and the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Virginia Beach this ...
18:00 2019-06-01

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsu...
18:51 2019-06-14

Travel Advisory For Indians In Ethiopia In Wake Of Attacks On Expatriates In the wake of attacks on expatriates in Ethiopia, India has issued an advisory for its nationals travelling to that country asking them to be vigilant and observe necessary precautions for their......
14:51 2019-06-21

Bottas: Canada a "wake-up call" in title fight against Hamilton Valtteri Bottas says he cannot afford many weekends like the Canadian Grand Prix after getting "a bit of a wake-up call" in the Formula 1 title battle...
11:51 2019-06-12

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports....
12:51 2019-07-08

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assis...
13:34 2019-07-08

NYPD ramps up patrols at Staten Island Mall in wake of attacks Police have ramped up patrols at the Staten Island Mall as they investigate five attacks by groups of young girls on other girls in the past 10 days, according to reports. Four of the attacks took pla...
15:00 2019-07-02

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It...
22:51 2019-05-29

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.       ...
17:34 2019-07-17

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
06:17 2019-07-03

Baby Rhino Filmed Trying To Wake Its Dead Mother In Heartbreaking Video A video of a baby rhino trying to wake up its dead mother, killed by poachers, is being held up an example of the ugly truth of poaching wildlife. Filmed last year in South Africa, heart-wrenching......
05:51 2019-07-03

Wake up and smell the coffee: Shares of Starbucks and Dunkin' are surging Shares of Dunkin’ and Starbucks have rocketed this past year. Investors should add the companies to their shopping lists.       ...
18:17 2019-06-19

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women he’s been romantically or sexually involved with o...
18:34 2019-07-20

EU elections: Wake-up call for centrists amid euroskepticism, climate inaction Europeans have mobilized to vote in numbers not seen for decades. Major parties have seen their power shrink, and with populists and Greens making gains alliances will be crucial. Bernd Riegert analyz...
11:34 2019-05-27

Wake up and work out: Hotels increasingly offer in-room fitness amenities Forget the hotel gym: Many chains are incorporating workout gear right in guest rooms, including stationary bikes, yoga mats and resistance bands.       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

Bird seen feeding cigarette to chick is a wake-up call: ‘People just don’t care’ When Karen Mason went to St. Pete Beach in Florida last week, she had planned to spend a quiet evening protecting nesting birds on the shore, something she does two or three times a week during nestin...
09:17 2019-06-29

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
14:00 2019-05-22

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming,...
00:17 2019-06-15

Southern California could see more magnitude 6 earthquakes 'in the next week,' as temblors become 'wake-up call' After two major earthquakes within days in Southern California, seismologists are warning the area could see additional sizable temblors within the next week. ...
18:51 2019-07-07

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and int...
00:01 2019-05-30

New Freddie Mercury music alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased 1985 track Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."        ...
22:17 2019-06-20

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.  ...
03:51 2019-05-30

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?...
17:51 2019-06-21

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 assistan...
23:34 2019-06-11

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 assis...
03:17 2019-06-29

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 v...
02:34 2019-05-30

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?'       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Internal battle over Purple Heart trademark leaves wounded veterans in its wake A legal battle over the rights to the Purple Heart trademark has split two sister organizations tasked by Congress with providing services and funding to veterans who were wounded in combat....
10:17 2019-07-17

Maryland moves to meet key recommendation made in wake of Jordan McNair’s death The university announced plans for a head physician to oversee athletic trainers and sports medicine staff, and to report to the University Health Center rather than the athletic department....
01:17 2019-05-24

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, seni...
00:17 2019-06-14

Trump's losses in drug pricing battle should be a free market wake-up call to him The Trump administration lost two key battles in the span of 48 hours in its fight to get prescription drug prices down. But it can still win the war by getting back to its free market roots....
23:34 2019-07-11

Joe Biden lines up backing from Paramount CEO after losing bundler in wake of debate performance Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos is planning to help Joe Biden in 2020 fundraising battle. The developments show that many of Biden's top financial supporters are shrugging off the recent run of nega...
18:00 2019-07-02

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
14:51 2019-05-21

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and i...
16:34 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler's Elkann Keeps Family Support in Wake of Busted Merger Talks After a deal with Renault fell through earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann maintains family support while trying to diversify the company’s wealth....
21:34 2019-06-20

Looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition....
14:51 2019-06-19

Police investigate death threats against Thunder in wake of Paul George trade A man allegedly left two voicemails in which he made threats against general manager Sam Presti, coach Billy Donovan and the Thunder front office.       ...
07:34 2019-07-19

The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming me...
13:00 2019-06-19

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the M...
18:51 2019-07-14

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...
16:34 2019-05-23

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.       ...
21:17 2019-07-10

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....
23:01 2019-07-10

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...
21:17 2019-05-22

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-activat...
20:17 2019-07-19

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......
17:34 2019-07-12

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 l...
13:51 2019-07-16

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would all...
08:51 2019-06-14

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humilia...
20:17 2019-06-14

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of ref...
23:51 2019-05-31

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automat...
13:51 2019-07-14

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
17:34 2019-06-19

Coast Guard searching for Texas police chief knocked overboard by large wake A Texas police chief who served in the Army as a paratrooper was missing after being knocked off his fishing boar into Galveston Bay by the wake of a passing large vessel....
05:51 2019-06-09

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...
20:34 2019-06-02

'Latinx' explained: A history of the controversial word and how to pronounce it The word is being more commonly used among public figures and politicians, but what does it mean and why is it so controversial?        ...
17:51 2019-06-29

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...
00:34 2019-06-03

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collap...
14:32 2019-05-21

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a da...
10:17 2019-06-16

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. A...
18:17 2019-06-19

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s retrocession to China. O...
16:34 2019-07-02

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High Capping off a years-long effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday....
00:51 2019-06-07

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....
23:34 2019-07-17

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......
02:51 2019-07-03

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 ...
04:51 2019-06-14

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 an...
04:34 2019-05-26

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...
17:00 2019-05-30

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 obsole...
13:34 2019-06-05

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 #endometriosisa...
23:17 2019-07-19

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...
12:00 2019-07-11

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 char...
09:51 2019-07-02

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...
21:51 2019-06-04

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 pat...
14:34 2019-07-10

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 dow...
14:38 2019-05-21

Promises, promises: has Donald Trump kept his word in office? In 2016, the insurgent Republican hammered home his message on jobs, judges, immigration and more. Has he delivered?Verdict: Failure. As of last month, no new wall had been erected in places where the...
19:51 2019-06-23

Report: ESPN Reminds Employees Of Craven No-Politics Policy In Wake Of Dan Le Batard's Criticism Of The Network And Trump It was only a matter of time before ESPN decided to do something in response to Dan Le Batard very correctly calling the network’s anti-politics stance “cowardly,” after he denounced the “send her bac...
19:17 2019-07-21

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 h...
04:00 2019-07-16

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 go...
15:34 2019-06-11

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....
16:51 2019-05-21

Alexa Bliss was ‘very worried’ WWE career was over during concussion nightmare The fear of her wrestling career being over was real for Alexa Bliss. The WWE superstar had suffered multiple concussions and battled their effects since last fall, causing her to be out of in-ring ac...
18:17 2019-06-21

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 ann...
14:01 2019-05-25

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 ...
15:51 2019-07-18

Cyberpunk 2077 Song: E3 Trailer Features New REFUSED Song Chippin' In - Listen Here What song plays during the Cyberpunk 2077 E3 2019 trailer? We googled the exact same thing after watching Keanu Reeve's walk off stage at E3. Thankfully we now have an answer....
16:34 2019-06-19

John Calipari has 'long-term' contract with Kentucky but will still listen to other schools John Calipari admitted to listening to job offers but reiterated he doesn't plan to leave Kentucky. He agreed to a long-term contract after UCLA interest.        ...
23:00 2019-06-04

Should Amazon be broken up? ‘No,’ says Amazon executive LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Amazon executive says the online shopping giant isn’t too big and shouldn’t be broken up, but adds that large companies deserve to be examined. Amazon and other big tec...
00:34 2019-06-06

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Fri...
16:17 2019-05-21

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...
16:51 2019-06-13

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, w...
11:51 2019-05-22

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 ge...
08:51 2019-05-22

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...
21:51 2019-06-20

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 e...
18:17 2019-06-05

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 ...
11:17 2019-06-18

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.       ...
19:01 2019-06-20

Audible will let you 'read' an audiobook while you listen Audible, the largest producer of spoken content, is launching a Captions feature that will let read-along to engage your ears, eyes and minds.        ...
16:51 2019-07-15

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....
11:17 2019-06-14

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.        ...
17:34 2019-05-28

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&apos...
10:17 2019-05-23

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 ...
23:51 2019-05-21

Sara Gilbert won't miss this about 'The Talk': 'I’m OK with letting that piece of it go' Sara Gilbert announced her departure from CBS' "The Talk" in April. It turns out this part of the job was "a stretch" for her.        ...
15:34 2019-06-04

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 Chatterb...
15:34 2019-05-23

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 char...
17:17 2019-07-15

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 bi...
16:17 2019-05-31

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...
15:34 2019-06-12

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...
11:00 2019-06-09

Alexa Chung Celebrates 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...
19:17 2019-06-21

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, ...
21:34 2019-06-21

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 t...
06:51 2019-05-22

Costco says 'prices will go up' in the wake of U.S. trade war with China as tariffs rise Costco is latest retailer to say that the trade war between China and the U.S. will lead to higher prices but it's taking steps to withstand trade war        ...
03:00 2019-05-31

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...
14:17 2019-07-18

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
00:17 2019-06-05

McLaren Indy fires team president in wake of Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 failure In the wake of McLaren Indy and Fernando Alonso's failure to qualifying for the 103rd Indianapolis 500, team president Bob Fernley has been fired.        ...
01:51 2019-05-22

Portable Harman Kardon Allure smart speaker with Alexa scores massive $135 discount in latest deal When shopping for a trendy smart speaker, most people tend to focus on options from only two companies. Amazon and Google's Western market duopoly is confirmed by the latest quarterly sales report, in...
19:34 2019-07-02

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.       ...
14:34 2019-07-11

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa new tricks. What’s interesting is that individuals ...
18:51 2019-07-06

Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: which Amazon tablet is best for you Amazon’s range of Fire HD tablets aren’t exactly processing powerhouses, nor are they portable cinemas or games consoles – but you wouldn’t expect them to be at their incre...
17:51 2019-05-30

Does Amazon Really Pay No Taxes? Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon paid no 2018 federal taxes. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more intricate pictu...
14:00 2019-06-14

Only Pay for Amazon Prime When You Need It When you think of what it costs to get fast delivery through Amazon Prime, you probably think of the annual membership for $119. And that might just be too high for you. I know that annual fee made me...
21:34 2019-07-05

What Was Your First Amazon Purchase? It’s been 25 whole years since Amazon burst onto the scene as an online bookseller in July of 1994. Now, it’s a giant, package-delivering behemoth that despite some unsavory headlines, all of us proba...
17:34 2019-07-05

R.I.P. Amazon Restaurants delivery Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone? Pour one out for Amazon Restaurants delivery service, the four-year-old program that was essentially UberEats or Seamless...
01:51 2019-06-12

5 tips to get the most out of Amazon Prime Day Don't miss out on any of the best Prime Day deals! Here are 5 tips on how to get ready before the big day.       ...
02:17 2019-07-13

Organize Amazon for Hector Hector Figueroa died just a few days before Prime Day. Perhaps he could have appreciated the humor in that. There is only one way to honor his memory: to finally unionize the workers of the gargantuan...
20:17 2019-07-15

19 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Amazon Account If you’re one of the millions of people on the planet with an Amazon account, you’ve probably never come close to using all of its services, apps, labyrinthine website menus, and settings screens. Her...
17:17 2019-06-12

Amazon to retrain a third of its US workforce Amazon.com Inc. plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....
23:17 2019-07-11

You can get 10% off the new Apple AirPods at Amazon Apple is notorious for rarely discounting its products, and its true wireless AirPods are no exception – particularly as they've been given a recent upgrade in the form of the AirPods (201...
17:51 2019-06-28

Amazon will open 10 stores across the UK Beginning today, Amazon will open 10 brick and mortar stores in locations throughout the UK as part of a scheme which it claims will help small businesses combine online and in-person sales....
13:17 2019-06-03

Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce Amazon.com plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....
16:34 2019-07-11

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, so you can focus on the rest of your barbecue prepar...
23:34 2019-05-30

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can already get Amazon Prime Day is more than three weeks away but you can still get great deals on Amazon Echoes, Fire TVs, nugget ice makers, and more.       ...
20:34 2019-06-28

Protests during Amazon Prime Day Amazon faced protests on its fifth annual Amazon Prime Day. While the Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals, a demonstration was seen outside a warehouse in S...
11:51 2019-07-16

How to Get One-Day Free Shipping From Amazon In case two-day shipping wasn’t quick enough for some customers, Amazon just rolled out free, one-day shipping on millions of items. The company announced Monday that the perk is now available to Prim...
20:34 2019-06-04

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Everything You Need to Know We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:17 2019-07-08

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
12:00 2019-06-01

The 10 best Amazon devices to look out for during Prime Day Prime Day is expected to have a ton of great deals on Amazon devices like Echoes, Fire sticks, Ring doorbells, and more.       ...
19:34 2019-06-27

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says e-commerce giant Amazon is interested....
13:51 2019-06-01

Amazon’s latest drone will fly itself The online retailer said it could start making drone deliveries to consumers’ homes in just months, the latest in a string of Amazon promises that have yet to materialize about package-delivering flie...
01:51 2019-06-06

These are the 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get right now Prime Day is a few weeks away, but you can already snag some incredible deals on essential oil diffusers, robot vacuums, Fire TVs, and more.       ...
19:34 2019-06-27

How to Prepare for Amazon Prime Day Prime Day 2019 will be two days: July 15 and 16. Here are the deals to expect, how to shop if you’re not a Prime member, and how not to regret your purchases....
18:51 2019-06-27