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Some Nissan owners can now control their cars with Amazon's Alexa - Business Insider

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 17:24

Business Insider

Some Nissan owners can now control their cars with Amazon's Alexa
Business Insider
Nissan owners can now use their Amazon Alexa to remotely start their car, signaling how the retail giant is continuing to cozy up with major automakers. Alexa can now remotely control all vehicles made between 2016 and 2018 that come with ...
Nissan adds Amazon Alexa connectivity, giving owners voice controlDigital Trends
Nissan Adds Amazon Alexa Support for Select CarsCars.com News
Nissan Murano, LEAF, Altima, Armada, Pathfinder, Rouge, Sentra & Titan Talk to AlexaAUTO Connected Car News (blog)
Motor1.com UK -Іnsіdеr Cаr Nеws
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Home Max hands-on: Google takes on Apple's HomePod and Sonos - Engadget

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 17:16

Engadget

Home Max hands-on: Google takes on Apple's HomePod and Sonos
Engadget
Sonos and Apple have some unexpected competition in the voice-activated speaker market this holiday season. Google's somewhat unexpected Home Max is built with high quality music playback in mind, first and foremost. At $399 ($50 more than the ...
First impressions of the $49 Google Home MiniTechCrunch
Should You Buy a New Google Home Speaker?Lifehacker
Hands-On With the Google Home Max Premium Smart SpeakerAndroid Headlines
The Verge -Tom's Guide -VentureBeat -Fast Company
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Google's New Gadgets Come With a Big Helping of AI - New York Times

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:42

New York Times

Google's New Gadgets Come With a Big Helping of AI
New York Times
Google's chief executive, Sundar Pichai, spoke about object detection technology during at an event to introduce the company's new hardware offerings in San Francisco on Wednesday. Credit Stephen Lam/Reuters. SAN FRANCISCO — Google's unveiling ...
Sundar Pichai says the future of Google is AI. But can he fix the algorithm?The Verge
Google offers prayers for Las Vegas but keeps quiet on fake newsCNET
Google CEO: 'I feel the pain' every time we publish fake newsCNBC
NDTV -BGR India -Newsient (blog) -Nikkei Asian Review
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Google's New Gadgets Come With a Big Helping of AI - New York Times

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:42

New York Times

Google's New Gadgets Come With a Big Helping of AI
New York Times
Google's chief executive, Sundar Pichai, spoke about object detection technology during at an event to introduce the company's new hardware offerings in San Francisco on Wednesday. Credit Stephen Lam/Reuters. SAN FRANCISCO — Google's unveiling ...
Google touts Babel Fish-esque in-ear real-time translators. And the usual computer stuffThe Register

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New Google Daydream View Will Cost $139 In Canada - Android Headlines

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 14:36

Android Headlines

New Google Daydream View Will Cost $139 In Canada
Android Headlines
Google unveiled a ton of new hardware at its event today, and part of that new hardware was the Daydream View. This is the second generation of the headset, and it has some pretty minimal upgrades. But Google did also raise the price of the Daydream ...

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Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with fix for LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity bug on Apple Watch Series 3 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 14:18

Forbes

Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with fix for LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity bug on Apple Watch Series 3
AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
A widely publicized bug that shipped with the new Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has been addressed with a new software update, in the form of watchOS 4.0.1, which should improve the reliability of LTE cellular connections without an iPhone nearby.
watchOS 4 update released in response to the Apple Watch Series 3's connectivity issuesThe Verge
Apple Watch Series 2 Prices Continue to Drop Following Launch of Series 3 ModelsMac Rumors
New watchOS update fixes the Apple Watch's frustrating LTE connectivity bugBGR
Engadget -CNET -9to5Mac -Macworld
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Google's new Daydream View is designed for your couch, not your bag - The Verge

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 13:45

The Verge

Google's new Daydream View is designed for your couch, not your bag
The Verge
The first thing I noticed about Google's new Daydream View VR headset is the pink controller. In the original View, all plastic parts were beige or gray, even if you got the model wrapped with rich crimson fabric. Now, they're coordinated: if you buy ...
Google Daydream View VR returns: This time it's comfierCNET
Google Upgrades Virtual-Reality Headset, Debuts Augmented-Reality FeaturesBloomberg
Google delivers minor updates to Daydream View headset, bumps up price to $99TechCrunch
Engadget -Fast Company -Fortune -PCWorld
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The Google Clips camera puts AI behind the lens - The Verge

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 13:43

The Verge

The Google Clips camera puts AI behind the lens
The Verge
You know what a digital camera is. It's a lens and a sensor, with a display to see what you're looking at, and a button to take the picture. Google Clips is a camera, but it only has some of those parts. There's no display. There's a shutter button ...
Google unveils a $249 smart camera that decides what's worth photographingArs Technica
Google Clips is a new $249 smart camera that you can wearTechCrunch
Google Just Invented... Lifelogging?Gizmodo
CNBC -Bloomberg -BuzzFeed News -Engadget
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Senate Intelligence Committee leaders: Russia did interfere in 2016 elections - Washington Post

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 13:40

Washington Post

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders: Russia did interfere in 2016 elections
Washington Post
The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday largely endorsed the findings of the intelligence community that Russia sought to sway the 2016 U.S. elections through a hacking and influence campaign, and they called for a “more ...
Hill Russia investigators: Committee still searching for 'any hint of collusion'CNN
Question Still 'Open' About US Collusion With Russian Influence CampaignNPR
Facebook, Twitter will testify at Senate hearingThe Hill
USA TODAY -Politico -Business Insider -Fox News
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For better or worse, Assassin's Creed: Origins is an RPG now - PC Gamer

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:10

PC Gamer

For better or worse, Assassin's Creed: Origins is an RPG now
PC Gamer
I always hoped that Assassin's Creed would top the silliness of the 'air assassinate an ocelot' quest at the start of AC4. Assassin's Creed: Origins delivers early when I unleash an adrenaline attack on a hippo's face. In a storm of slashes I bring to ...
How Ubisoft excavated ancient Egypt for 'Assassin's Creed Origins' rich environmentDigital Trends
Assassin's Creed Origins finds new life in a new settingThe Verge
Assassin's Creed Origins hands-on: Clearing out the Romans with stealthVentureBeat
Tom's Guide -RollingStone.com -Game Rant -Telegraph.co.uk
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Europe Cracks Down On Amazon's Offshore Tax Arrangement - Forbes

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:13

Forbes

Europe Cracks Down On Amazon's Offshore Tax Arrangement
Forbes
Amazon is the latest technology giant to feel the ire of the European Commission, which has just ordered it to pay 250 million euros (about $300 million) in back taxes to Luxembourg. Europe's top regulator said that Amazon's regional headquarters in ...

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HP's Spectre 13 is now even smaller and comes with eighth-gen Intel processors - The Verge

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:00

The Verge

HP's Spectre 13 is now even smaller and comes with eighth-gen Intel processors
The Verge
The Spectre 13 was already HP's flashiest laptop, and today HP is unveiling a second generation of the computer that makes it look even sharper. The new Spectre 13 is just as thin — at only 10.4mm — but this year it's significantly narrower and ...
HP's Spectre x360 13 hides your screen at a push of a buttonEngadget
HP Spectre x360 has instant privacy screen, 10-hour batteryCNET
HP's Spectre Laptops Might Just Be the Prettiest You Can BuyGizmodo
Digital Trends -PCWorld -ZDNet -VentureBeat
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Mornings are for coffee and contemplation but also for playing 'Stranger Things: The Game' - Android Police

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:59

Android Police

Mornings are for coffee and contemplation but also for playing 'Stranger Things: The Game'
Android Police
Lo and behold, sometime late last night BonusXP, Inc. released Stranger Things: The Game. With the second season of the hugely popular Netflix show looming on the horizon, there is no doubt why this title was just pushed out to the Play Store ...
Netflix's 'Stranger Things: The Game' Just Debuted on the App Store for FreeMac Rumors
Prepare for Stranger Things' second season with the show's official (and free!) game adaptationPhone Arena
'Stranger Things' Gets a Pixelated Retro GameRollingStone.com
TechRadar -Touch Arcade -Pocket-lint.com -Neowin
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European Commission is taking Ireland to court as Apple's $15bn tax dispute continues - 9to5Mac

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 06:11

9to5Mac

European Commission is taking Ireland to court as Apple's $15bn tax dispute continues
9to5Mac
In August last year, the European Commission ruled that Ireland must recover 13 billion euros ($15bn) in unpaid taxes from Apple, ruling the 'special deal' illegal. Both Apple and Ireland are appealing the rulings although Ireland did say it would ...
EU orders Amazon to pay back €250 million of “illegal” tax breaksAlphr
US Needs to Join the Race for Multinationals' Tax Revenue, Experts SayBloomberg
EU orders Amazon to repay $295 million in Luxembourg back taxesReuters
Forbes -TechCrunch -New York Times -BBC News
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iOS 11.0.2 Update Now Available to Download, Brings Fix for iPhone 8 'Crackling Sounds' - NDTV

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 02:22

NDTV

iOS 11.0.2 Update Now Available to Download, Brings Fix for iPhone 8 'Crackling Sounds'
NDTV
Within two weeks of iOS 11's release, Apple on Tuesday has made available a second minor update to address bugs in its new mobile operating system. iOS 11.0.2 is out now for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Fixes include one for a crackling noise that ...
Apple fixes crackling sound on iPhone 8 with iOS 11.0.2 updateHindustan Times
iOS 11 now accounts for nearly 40% of Apple devices, iOS 11.0.2 update fixes iPhone 8 earpiece issueInternational Business Times, India Edition
Apple launches new iOS update to fix crackling noise in iPhone 8, 8PlusEconomic Times
Digit -ETTelecom.com -uSwitch.com (Tech) -SlashGear
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Riot fires senior dev for insulting toxic streamer - report - Gameplanet

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 19:35

Gameplanet

Riot fires senior dev for insulting toxic streamer - report
Gameplanet
It looks like Riot Games has fired a senior employee for insulting a notoriously toxic League of Legends streamer. According to Esports host Richard Lewis, Riot lead experience designer Aaron Rutledge is no longer at the company. That's likely because ...
Riot parts ways with League of Legends developer after a slew of insultsKitGuru

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Uber's Board Approves Changes to Reshape Company's Power Balance - New York Times

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:38

New York Times

Uber's Board Approves Changes to Reshape Company's Power Balance
New York Times
Uber's board of directors voted on Tuesday to reduce the clout of certain shareholders, including its former chief executive, Travis Kalanick. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. SAN FRANCISCO — Uber's board of directors voted on Tuesday for ...
Uber Searches For Harmony After Board Limits The Power Of Its Former CEOBuzzFeed News
Uber Board Votes to Change the Company's Power StructureNBCNews.com
Uber board votes in favor of SoftBank deal, governance changesReuters
TechCrunch -TheStreet.com -Recode -Bloomberg
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Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus tie for top spot in camera test - Engadget

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:04

Engadget

Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus tie for top spot in camera test
Engadget
Like it or not, DxOMark is currently the go-to tester for smartphone camera quality. Companies will even base their marketing around its scores. As such, it's a big deal when the outfit declares a new winner... and it just declared two. DxOMark has ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus in DxOMark camera ranking9to5Mac
iPhone 8 Plus And Galaxy Note 8 Tied For Best Camera PhoneInternational Business Times
Samsung to make US$4bil more from iPhone X parts than Galaxy S8 parts: reportThe Star Online
Stuff.co.nz -Gears Of Biz -PocketNow (press release) (blog) -Criticism News
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Destiny 2 Update 1.0.3.1 Out Now On PS4 And Xbox One, Here Are The Patch Notes - GameSpot

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:47

GameSpot

Destiny 2 Update 1.0.3.1 Out Now On PS4 And Xbox One, Here Are The Patch Notes
GameSpot
Maintenance for Destiny 2 has ended sooner than expected, and the game is now back online. Bungie has also released a new hotfix update, version 1.0.3.1, which we first got a preview of last week. [Update: Although it should be fixed, some players are ...
Review: Destiny 2 is a fantastic game that goes back to square oneGameZone
Destiny 2: Dead Orbit Wins Faction Rally, New Patch Fixes Map GlitchesIGN
Destiny 2 servers going down for maintenance Tuesday (update: they're back)Polygon
Game Rant -PlayStation LifeStyle -Twinfinite -Destructoid
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Yahoo says all 3 billion accounts hit by 2013 hack - ZDNet

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:20

ZDNet

Yahoo says all 3 billion accounts hit by 2013 hack
ZDNet
(Image: file photo). Yahoo is warning as many as three billion accounts were stolen in its massive 2013 data breach, the company confirmed. Here are 2017's biggest hacks, leaks, and data breaches — so far. Dozens of data breaches, millions of people ...
All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Affected in Catastrophic BreachGizmodo
Yahoo says all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in 2013SFGate
Yahoo says every account — all 3 billion of them — was affected by 2013 breachLos Angeles Times
Mac Rumors -New York Magazine -WFMJ -10News
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