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Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK

You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your A...

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK

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Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Starting on July 15, Amazon's family of Echo devices will be on sale. The Echo speaker will be $49.99 (ori...
16:00, 07/14/2019

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 before inviting a Google Home Hub into your castl...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Department for Health in England hopes will reduce strain on NHS services.Previously, Alexa had pulled inform...
11:34, 07/10/2019

Amazon Echo link could be turning UK parents off the name Alexa The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled gadgets....
16:17, 08/29/2019

Amazon finally makes it easier to understand Alexa on your Echo Alexa is getting some much-welcome flexibility to help users who aren't digging the smart assistants automatic talking speed, after an update that gives Alexa three different speeds when responding to voice commands. Users can now ask Alexa...
10:51, 08/09/2019

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with t...
22:51, 07/12/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo p...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a 5.5-inch display and features Alexa support. Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for p...
11:34, 05/30/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: smaller, cheaper Alexa display Camera shutter, tap gesture, better speakers and 5.5in screen make for an appealing smart alarm clockAmazon’s latest Echo Show 5 Alexa smart display is smaller, cheaper and has improved privacy, but is a £79.99 5.5in screen with a camera ready to rep...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and more video options than before. Just months later, however, and Amazon has released a new model call...
19:17, 06/24/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy....
17:34, 05/10/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: early deals on the Echo and Echo Dot live now If you're looking to save money on some pre-Amazon Prime Day deals, then you've come to the right place. For a limited time, Amazon has the Echo Dot smart speaker on sale for $24.99. That's a 50% discount and only 0.99¢ more than ...
01:34, 07/06/2019

Echo Show 5 vs Echo Spot: which Amazon smart display comes out on top? Smart home enthusiasts are in thrall to Amazon. With the humble Amazon Echo having found its way into millions of homes worldwide, and expanded into a number of distinct models, it’s no surprise that the latest Echo to land from the retail gia...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Best Buy is slashing the price of the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot by 50% for a limited time Guillermo Garszon/Business Insider The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are among the best smart speakers you can buy, thanks to Alexa's many skills. For a limited time, the Echo Dot and Echo are 50% off at Best Buy. We typically don't see such deep discoun...
01:51, 08/06/2019

Deal: Buy an Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) and get an Echo Dot (3rd Gen) for free Amazon's Echo Show (2nd Gen) is clearly among the cheapest smart speakers available on the market, but that's because it comes with a large display that offers users some extra functionality. Besides the massive 10-inch HD screen, the second generati...
00:51, 05/15/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could ...
04:51, 05/26/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which ...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. Critics, however, warn about risks to data privacy....
05:00, 07/11/2019

Alexa Guard is ready to turn your Echo into a home security device It took more than half a year to come to fruition, but Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally a reality. Starting today, Americans can use their Echo speakers as home security devices -- tell Alexa "I'm leaving" and your devices will alert you th...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-part...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Amazon Echo in your wishlist? Amazon's dropping prices before Black Friday Amazon has slashed the price of its Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Plus (first generation), and Amazon Echo Dot speakers – all of which are 'Certified Refurbed' by the tech giant. That means these deals are for Amazon Echo speakers th...
20:18, 09/17/2019

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just announced that it’s going to be hosting a large launch event in Seattle at the end of this mon...
19:34, 09/12/2019

Future smart speakers could detect a heart attack and call an ambulance Smart speakers might one day be able to do more than read out the weather forecast and set cooking timers in the kitchen – they could also save your life.Researchers from the University of Washington have developed a machine learning algorithm...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in response to concerns that the country may run out of its 11-digit phone numbers by 2022. The rapid ado...
01:17, 05/17/2019

You can now get Apple Music on your Amazon speakers UPDATE: After kicking off last year in the UK and US, Apple Music is now supported on Amazon Echo speakers across Australia and New Zealand, allowing Aussies and Kiwis to stream their songs and playlists to devices such as the Echo Dot, Echo Plus and...
09:17, 05/15/2019

The best Amazon Prime Day deal yet? Echo Dot is down to $22 / £22 Amazon Prime Day has started super early for those looking for a great deal on the Echo Dot, with the price slashed both sides of the Atlantic.In the US, this Alexa-powered speaker is down to just $22 from $49.99 for Prime members - whereas in the UK...
03:17, 07/15/2019

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third ite...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart ass...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Prime Day extended: the Amazon Echo Dot is on sale for 50% off While Amazon Prime Day is officially over, there are still some hot deals that are available on the tech giant's site. Our favorite Prime Day extended sale is the Echo Dot smart speaker that's on sale for $24.99. That's a 50% discount ...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Amazon's newest Echo is down to an incredible low price Amazon just released the Echo Show 5 a few months ago to rave reviews, yet they're already discounting it to an amazing low price.       ...
00:03, 09/18/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on a better-sounding Echo Despite an influx of new models last year, Amazon's Echo probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of high fidelity. The company wants to change that by introducing a higher-quality version of the Echo to better compe...
16:34, 07/12/2019

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. According to The Washington Post, the FTC plans to allege that advertisers managed to target users who pro...
00:51, 07/24/2019

GrubHub is quietly replacing restaurant phone numbers on Yelp GrubHub has once again been accused of hijacking restaurants' online presences in the name of revenue. Motherboard and the Underunderstood podcast have learned that some phone listings in the Yelp app have been replaced with GrubHub numbers so t...
09:51, 08/07/2019

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
13:17, 06/28/2019

Amazon launches smaller Echo Show device for $90 Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a smaller version of the company's Echo Show smart speaker, which is powered by its popular voice assistant Alexa....
16:00, 05/29/2019

The Amazon Prime Day deals surely won't have a better Echo Dot deal than this It's back folks, the best ever deal for the diminutive and massively popular Amazon Echo Dot is available once again. You better get a move on though as the offer expires June 24th. We're expecting next month's Amazon Prime Day de...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is louder and brighter than ever Having released a kids-friendly version of the Echo Dot last year, Amazon has given the popular smart speaker a fresh new look and a louder sound for 2019. The new Echo Dot Kids Edition 2019 comes with child-friendly perks, including a two-year ...
11:51, 06/13/2019

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the ...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Amazon Prime Student Members: Get 40% Off an Echo Device Right Now If you’re an Amazon Prime Student member, Amazon is running a pretty solid Back to School deal right now on Echo devices that allows you to get 40% off a device for your dorm room....
13:34, 08/22/2019

Amazon's updated Echo Dot for kids is louder and more colorful Last year, Amazon unveiled a child-friendly version of its affordable Echo Dot, which came in bright primary colors, offered age-appropriate content and parental controls. Today, the company is announcing a brand new version of the Echo Dot Kids Edit...
17:34, 06/12/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy With Smart Speakers Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
10:17, 05/09/2019

Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers 5G is expected to bring billions of new devices onto cellular networks, and they'll all need phone numbers, so Japan is making its numbers even longer.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Coming Wednesday: FTC complaint against Facebook over mishandling of user phone numbers Facebook’s regulatory woes are about to get worse, with the Federal Trade Commission set to unveil a complaint against the social networking giant on Wednesday — the same day the company releases its second-quarter earnings — that&r...
04:34, 07/24/2019

FTC complaint: Amazon Echo Dot Kids illegally records conversations Retail giant Amazon is violating federal law by capturing and saving customers' voice conversations through its popular Echo Dot digital assistant for children, advocacy groups said in a complaint Thursday....
21:17, 05/09/2019

You can get a free Amazon Echo with BT's fastest fibre broadband deals Want fast fibre speeds? A high-value pre-paid Mastercard? A free Amazon Echo? BT's got it all and more with its current crop of fibre broadband deals.These tantalising freebies come with BT's fibre broadband packages - BT Superfast fibre 1 ...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Amazon's Echo Dot and Ring Video Doorbell Pro bundle is on sale for $25 off Amazon The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is one of the best smart doorbells you can buy, thanks to its great camera and smart integration with Amazon's Alexa. For a limited time, you can get a $25 discount on a bundle that comes with the Ring Video Doorbe...
04:51, 07/10/2019

CHEAP: Snapping up an Amazon Echo for kids at $35 (50% off) is child’s play While kids are surrounded by technology today, it’s not wise to introduce them to every single gadget out there. But you can start their gizmo journey by putting an Echo Dot Kids Edition in their bedroom for just $35 – down from $70. This Amazon smar...
15:34, 05/14/2019

Amazon said to be launch new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of device of Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The speaker should be released sometime next year, acco...
16:34, 07/12/2019

CHEAP: Summon the BASS GOD with $100 off this 3-piece Amazon Echo subwoofer set-up Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Having an Alexa-powered speaker in your home is cool. But you know what’s cooler? A super system of Echo speakers with a sub-woofer. Right now, you can get a bund...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 vs Lenovo Smart Clock: which is better in the bedroom? Is there a smart device for every room of your home? Amazon and Lenovo sure hope so. Despite the worries about having always-listening devices sat in your bedroom, both companies have built gadgets for that specific location – the Amazon Echo ...
16:34, 07/09/2019

Macy's will let you save a whopping $60 with the purchase of two Amazon Echo Dot units Amazon's third-generation Echo Dot is not typically very pricey, fetching $49.99 with essentially the same smart features in tow as the "standard" $100 second-gen Echo. But for a limited time, Amazon's diminutive smart speaker can be purchased at a m...
15:00, 06/07/2019

The Echo Dot is 99p when you pay for just one month of Amazon Music Unlimited's family plan Amazon Music Unlimited is the mega-retailer's version of Spotify. And if you sign up and pay for just one month of the service, you can get yourself a nifty Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker for just 99p instead of the usual £49.99. There'...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The Amazon Music 'catch' on this 99p Echo Dot deal is pretty tempting too For sure there's more to this deal than simply being able to buy an Amazon Echo Dot for 99p instead of the usual £49.99 and we're here to cut straight to it, so you know if it's right for you. This is a UK-only offer, but we'...
14:51, 05/11/2019

Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: which smart display is better? In the on-going war between Amazon and Google to win your smart home, the companies have released a number of products to keep you connected, entertained and now, keep you safe as well. If you want all of the above in a single device, however, y...
13:34, 09/14/2019

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year. Comcast has been working for more than a year now on a healt...
10:00, 05/22/2019

For 24 hours only, you can get a used Amazon Echo Show in 'good' condition at a crazy low $49.99 Smart speakers in general and smart speakers with touchscreens (aka smart displays) in particular are growing at an incredible pace around the world, eclipsing pretty much every other consumer tech market segment in terms of the pace at which sales h...
18:51, 06/05/2019

The best cheap Amazon Echo prices, deals and sales in May 2019 The Alexa voice assistant has become synonymous with voice-controlled smart speakers around the world in just a few short years. If you want to find out why, then take a look at our roundup of the best Amazon Echo prices. If there are any Amazon...
13:51, 05/01/2019

Facebook confirms 419m phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse The information was stored in an online server that was not password protected, according to a report from TechCrunchHundreds of millions of Facebook users’ phone numbers were exposed in an open online database, the company confirmed Wednesday, in th...
06:17, 09/05/2019

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recog...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Exposed Server Contained Phone Numbers of Hundreds of Millions of Facebook Users Facebook is staring down yet another security blunder, this time with an incident involving an exposed server containing hundreds of millions of phone numbers that were previously associated with accounts on its platform.Read more......
15:34, 09/05/2019

40 Crores Facebook Users' Phone Numbers Exposed In Privacy Lapse: Report Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media reported Wednesday....
15:34, 09/05/2019

Amazon TV deal: save on the Toshiba Fire TV and receive a free Echo Dot Amazon's back to school sale includes discounts on popular devices that include Fire TV sticks, tablets, security cameras, smart speakers, and more. Amazon is also discounting the best-selling Toshiba 4K TV that has the Fire TV experience built-...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Amazon Prime Day deal: get a free Echo Dot and save on the Ring Doorbell Pro Amazon's 48-hour sale is less than a week away, and the tech giant is releasing early Prime Day deals leading up to the big event. Right now, Prime members can get the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and a free Echo Dot on sale for just $169. That'...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Amazon’s Echo for kids accused of saving information — even when asked to forget Privacy advocates in the U.S. said the kids' version of Amazon's Alexa won't forget what children tell it — even after parents try to delete the conversations....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Amazon Accused of Using Echo Dot Kids to Illegally Collect Data on Children A coalition of 19 consumer and privacy groups plans to file a complaint Thursday alleging that Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is illegally collecting data....
14:34, 05/09/2019

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law A month after we found out Amazon employees might listen to your Alexa conversations, Amazon is facing more privacy concerns. This time, they have to do with how the company stores data collected by its Echo Dot Kids. Today, a coalition of privacy an...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Amazon unveils all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, and it's already on sale at a nice discount Smart speakers are incredibly popular around the world these days, and as much as Amazon, Google, and Apple would like the premium Echo Show, Home Max, and HomePod to be the ones selling like hotcakes, the staggering growth of this fledgling market i...
17:00, 06/12/2019

These ace fibre broadband deals get you a free speed upgrade and an Amazon Echo Dot You're a good few hours deep into your fibre broadband deals search. Twenty tabs with offers, comparisons and monthly calculations stacking up on your computer. In other words, you're lost in the overwhelming experience that is picking your...
16:51, 08/29/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 price, release date, news and features Amazon has announced the latest addition to the Echo family, the Amazon Echo Show 5. Confusingly, this isn't the fifth generation of Amazon's popular Alexa-powered Echo Show smart display – it's actually the third generatio...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Free Amazon Echo - Vodafone's cheap fibre broadband deals just got even better Like Roger Federer at Wimbledon, sometimes the greatest things just get better and better. The equivalent in the world of broadband deals is the fibre offering from Vodafone.Earlier in the week it got cheaper, with a pound a month coming off Vodafone...
15:17, 07/14/2019

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseeable future. But you can never be too careful when trying to fend off a tech giant like Google, which...
11:17, 05/23/2019

Apple iPhone, Amazon Echo Production To Move From China To India On a steamy summer morning, dozens of buses pull up outside a cluster of low-slung, blue buildings in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Women dressed in colorful salwar kameezes disembark,......
17:17, 08/29/2019

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
19:34, 05/21/2019

FTC plans to allege Facebook misled users about handling of phone numbers - Washington Post The Federal Trade Commission plans to allege that Facebook Inc misled users about its handling of their phone numbers as part of a wide-ranging complaint that accompanies a settlement ending the government's privacy probe, the Washington Post reporte...
21:34, 07/23/2019

Amazon AU Father's Day sale slashes prices on Kindle, Echo and Fire TV devices If you've been hunting for the perfect Father's Day gift for dad, and still haven't gotten anything gift-wrapped yet, you're cutting it pretty fine. Father's Day 2019 is this week – Sunday, September 1 – meaning...
11:51, 08/26/2019

We tested the Amazon Echo and the Google Home to see which smart speaker is best, and it was extremely close Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Amazon is holding a massive Mother's Day sale on a bunch of popular Echo devices Despite holding on to a seemingly comfortable dominant position in the global smart speaker market, Amazon must be feeling Google's pressure, once again discounting a bunch of its popular Echo devices after organizing a spring sale not that long ago....
23:51, 05/05/2019

Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing upwards of 1,500 teenagers (aged 16-18) as interns. Their task? Making speakers for Amazon. While ther...
15:00, 08/10/2019

Amazon's newest Echo Dot is trying to fend off the Google Home Mini with a 40 percent discount Amazon's domination of a booming smart speaker market the e-commerce giant single-handedly created just a few years ago is probably safe for the foreseeable future, but while the "regular" Google Home doesn't feel like a serious threat for the Echo, ...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Plus with Vodafone's fastest fibre We have to say, this broadband deal has us somewhat stumped. Vodafone has taken both of its fibre broadband deals and priced them at the same monthly cost. Confusing? Yes. A great time to seize a bargain on some superfast fibre internet? An even bigg...
00:17, 08/17/2019

Vodafone's super cheap fibre broadband deals now come with a free Amazon Echo Dot What would you prefer with your new broadband deal? A free upgrade to some of the fastest fibre speeds around, or a cheeky little Alexa-enabled freebie? Well with Vodafone's latest promotion (and you probably saw this coming), you can get both.V...
15:34, 09/09/2019

Amazon fires: By the numbers The raging fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have captured the public's imagination worldwide for the last few weeks and recently prompted the country to declare a state of emergency in the region....
00:17, 08/28/2019

Martha MacCallum: New polling numbers are a 'big wake-up call' for President Trump With recent polls showing Joe Biden and other Democrats ahead of President Trump in 2020, Fox News host Martha MacCallum said the current administration has cause for concern....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
17:34, 07/08/2019

Best waterproof speakers 2019: 10 outdoor adventure speakers for any budget Take it from us, if you're planning on spending a lot of time at the pool or beach this summer, you're going to want a waterproof speaker.While no one ever really intends to get their portable speakers wet, accidents and bad weather can hap...
01:17, 06/29/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product confirmed its existence to Gizmodo but clarified that much of CNBC’s early reporting on the device today...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Teen Students Forced to Work Overtime Building Amazon Echo Devices In China In July, a 17-year-old high school student in China was sticking protective film over 3,000 Amazon Echo dots a day at the Foxconn factory in Hengyang. She was working ten hours a day and six days a week. And she was among more than 1,000 students emp...
22:34, 08/09/2019

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.       ...
03:17, 07/13/2019

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished condition or you simply didn't feel comfortable buying a refurb, now's your chance to save quite a bit of mo...
15:51, 06/09/2019

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
18:17, 06/07/2019

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

Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: the best portable speakers for any budget Best Bluetooth Speakers Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's expert round-up of the best portable speakers you can buy in 2019. Portable Bluetooth speakers are a great gadget to take to days at the beach, nights out by a bonfire and picnics...
04:17, 05/09/2019

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under t...
02:51, 06/02/2019

Amazon Alexa to Talk to You in Impeccable Hindi Soon India is a key growth market for Alexa's global team at Amazon and witnessing the potential, the team is working on to introduce more regional language capabilities in the voice-based assistant....
09:00, 06/07/2019

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-powered wireless headphones to respond to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant by saying the assistant's na...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Amazon will launch new Alexa hardware on September 25 It’s that time of year: every other gadget company seems to have new hardware on the way. Samsung and Apple have already had their events, and Microsft has one October 2nd. Today, Amazon sent out invites for a hardware event taking place on September...
20:17, 09/12/2019

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you don't want Amazon to keep copies of your Alexa conversations. In a letter sent to Sen. Chris Coon...
17:00, 07/03/2019

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the recording could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. Read more......
00:17, 07/04/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
12:00, 07/10/2019

How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporarily suspend the program. Google followed suit with its virtual assistant, and now Amazon has done th...
08:51, 08/04/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surfaced months ago, and now it's added a toggle ...
00:51, 08/04/2019

Amazon’s Alexa assistant now speaks Hindi Amazon officially today announced suppor for Hindi in its Alexa virtual assistant, allowing users to issue voice commands in the fourth most spoken language in the world. The development comes more than a year after Google introduced Hindi support in...
11:17, 09/18/2019

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa questions such as "Alex, how do I treat a migraine?" or...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs LG has announced that it's rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs, and OLED TVs.Amazon's voice assistant joins Google Assistant, which is already supported by LG TV...
15:17, 05/23/2019

Create new skills for your Amazon Alexa with these 10 courses There are currently more than 100 million devices worldwide running Amazon’s ubiquitous Alexa home assistant software. And if you’re like millions of other Alexa owners, you’ve probably stared and the glowing blue ring and thought, “I wonder what els...
16:51, 09/19/2019

Amazon is trying to make Alexa-enabled gadgets more fun A variety of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, games and smart toys could soon flood the market thanks to Amazon's latest developer tool. On Thursday, the company detailed "Custom Interfaces," a new API within its Alexa Gadgets Toolkit SDK that allows ...
04:51, 08/16/2019

Amazon Cloud Cam: everything you need to know about the Alexa-powered camera Amazon Cloud Cam gives Alexa a new sense: sight. It’s a security camera and a pet camera, a motion detector and even a two-way intercom that you can use to chat to the kids or bark at the dog.Amazon Cloud Cam was introduced in late 2017, altho...
18:34, 07/01/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Free Amazon Echo and cut price bills make Vodafone's fibre broadband deals an easy choice Just when you think Vodafone's fibre broadband deals can't get any more attractive, they pull yet another promotion out of the bag.Earlier in the month, we were getting excited because Vodafone started throwing in a free Amazon Echo Plus wi...
13:17, 07/26/2019

Amazon now lets you opt out of having people review your Alexa recordings The practice of having human beings review digital assistant recordings for quality control purposes is back in the news, and following Apple's pausing of the process, Amazon has also decided to let users opt out of the reviews.Bloomberg reports...
11:51, 08/03/2019

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives As Amazon looks for ways to get its technology into the hands of seniors, insurers such as State Farm are working to provide additional services to customers....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged of smart speakers spying on users breaking the law or having sex....
14:17, 08/04/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop...
05:51, 07/04/2019

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg reports that the company h...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Fitbit unveils Versa 2 smartwatch with Amazon Alexa Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched its latest smartwatch, Versa 2, adding Amazon.com Inc's voice assistant Alexa, online payments and music storage in a bid to compete strongly with Apple Inc's smartwatches....
01:51, 08/29/2019

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information at home. Others are concerned that it's a waste of time and resources....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it can’t answer Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Alexa Answers program to the public. According to a Fast Company exclusive, the new crowdsourcing platfo...
23:51, 09/12/2019

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
20:34, 07/10/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
22:17, 08/08/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
05:51, 06/14/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Google Assistant can do many other cool, innovative, and practical things simply by listening to your v...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Windows 10 May Soon Allow Amazon Alexa to Activate on the Lock Screen Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18362.10005 aka 19H2 includes a change that will enable third-party digital assistants to voice activate on the lock screen, suggesting a deeper Alexa integration......
12:51, 07/16/2019

Fitbit Versa 2 brings Amazon Alexa to your wrist Fitbit just announced the Versa 2, which is an update to its best-selling smartwatch that brings a variety of new features to your wrist – as well as some under the hood improvements.The most exciting new feature is that the Fitbit Versa 2 com...
00:17, 08/29/2019

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......
10:51, 06/21/2019

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Amazon cut the price of Bose's Alexa-enabled soundbar by $200 — you can get it for $499 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
23:51, 07/15/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
17:51, 06/15/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
08:34, 05/27/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company and its voice assistant competitors, Apple and Goo...
03:17, 08/04/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are ...
21:51, 07/12/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
01:17, 06/05/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to Toni Reid, Amazon’s vice president for Alexa Experience and Echo....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, with Amazon’s launch of a new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Amazon’s Alexa to accept donations for 2020 presidential candidates “Alexa, I want to make a political contribution.” Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant, Alexa, will be able to verbally make a political contribution between $5 and $200 to a participating 2020 presidential candidate...
04:54, 09/21/2019

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at her mother's Amazon Alexa smart speaker....
08:51, 06/11/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has announced new voice commands that will give users more control over their recordings.  New Amaz...
07:51, 05/30/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
16:17, 05/29/2019

The OnePlus TV might be Alexa enabled; Skills published on Amazon India The upcoming OnePlus TV might be controllable via Amazon Alexa, taking the smart TV to the next level.OnePlus has made tall claims about how its TV will be one of the smartest ones around with support for Google Assistant and voice commands. If that ...
11:34, 09/12/2019

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon announced today a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read More...
16:17, 08/05/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
18:51, 06/21/2019

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

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices Leaked documents show children as young as 16 recruited by Amazon supplier Foxconn work gruelling and illegal hoursHundreds of schoolchildren have been drafted in to make Amazon’s Alexa devices in China as part of a controversial and often illegal at...
05:17, 08/09/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smartphone app....
20:17, 08/07/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent Millions From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
17:34, 05/29/2019

"Alexa, Volume Badhao": Amazon's Voice Assistant Now In Hindi, Hinglish Amazon.com Inc.'s Alexa has mastered Hindi in just a few years. The voice assistant introduced to India in 2017 gets a major local makeover for one of the largest retail markets....
14:02, 09/18/2019

Amazon will start letting random people provide Alexa answers Alexa Answers is meant to expand the smart digital assistant's knowledge base to keep it competitive with the Google Assistant and Apple's Siri....
00:34, 09/13/2019

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alexa – and now, it's been revealed that those recordings can be kept indefinitely by the com...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popularize products like audio subscriptions and smart home gadgets....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
17:17, 06/11/2019

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsurprisingly), one is pretty interesting, with Microsoft giving digital assistants like Amazon’s...
14:00, 07/16/2019

'We know what the numbers are': Amazon Studios chief says that it won't follow Netflix in sharing viewership data Amazon Amazon head of studios Jennifer Salke said that unlike Netflix, the company doesn't plan to offer viewership data to creators. She made the remark during a talk at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour in L.A on Saturday, add...
05:17, 07/31/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
06:17, 05/28/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far along it is.        ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa is now ready for India, adds Hindi support Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa now speaks Hindi. After the new update, Echo smart speaker users can head over to the Alexa app and change language settings to Hindi and “make Alexa Indian”.Like most tech companies, India is a k...
17:51, 09/18/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
22:34, 05/29/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
03:00, 05/26/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
20:17, 06/15/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) last year, and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report i...
16:34, 07/12/2019

Amazon lets Alexa users disable human voice recording review Amazon's Alexa voice assistant users can now disable human review of their voice recordings by changing settings in the Alexa smartphone app.Read More...
15:51, 08/04/2019

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa experience for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, will allow Amazon to incorpora...
03:34, 04/30/2019

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations to 2020 presidential candidates Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contribution between $5 and $200 to a participating 2020 presidential candidate, the company announced Wednesday....
16:34, 09/20/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date.        ...
17:51, 06/06/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper....
14:51, 08/09/2019

China says phone call on trade with U.S. Thursday went very well China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that a phone call on Thursday with U.S. top trade negotiators went very well, adding that Beijing opposes any escalation in the trade war....
11:17, 09/05/2019

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
16:00, 08/21/2019

EU's Juncker, UK PM Johnson to hold phone call on Tuesday European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak on the phone on Tuesday, a spokeswoman for Juncker said....
14:17, 08/27/2019

Trump had phone call with NRA’s LaPierre in wake of massacres President Trump had a phone conversation with the National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre on Tuesday,  just days after two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton,  Ohio....
12:51, 08/08/2019

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infects with just a phone call WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone. The Facebook subsidiary says “an advanced cyber actor” infected an unknown number of...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Administration Says It Is Waiting 'by the Phone' for Iran to Call Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appeared to ease after two weeks of crisis, as the White House tamped down talk of conflict and renewed a conditional offer to Tehran of diplomatic negotiations....
03:51, 05/18/2019

A time-traveling phone call is the most convincing part of Don’t Let Go When Los Angeles homicide detective Jack Radcliff (David Oyelowo) starts getting phone calls from his beloved niece, Ashley (Storm Reid), it comes as a shock. Not that the two haven’t been close; time and again, he has stepped in to act as a surrogat...
09:51, 08/28/2019

Trump, in phone call, congratulates Johnson on becoming British PM U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming British prime minister in a phone call on Friday and said work had already begun on a U.S.-British free trade agreement....
01:17, 07/27/2019

Trump says did not raise election meddling with Putin in phone call U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he discussed "the Russia Hoax" with Russian President Vladimir Putin but did not raise with him concerns about Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
00:51, 05/04/2019

Trump Says He Discussed the ‘Russian Hoax’ in Phone Call With Putin The conversation took place shortly after the release of the special counsel’s report documenting Russian efforts to tilt the 2016 election in President Trump’s direction....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Sheikh Fahad and the phone call that changed horse racing Ten years after first showing an interest in the equine world, Sheikh Fahad bin Abdullah Al Thani has become a serious player as well as immersing himself in the heartbeat of British horse racing in Newmarket....
03:51, 08/13/2019

Denmark gratified by ‘friendly’ phone call with Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo credited Denmark with making valuable contributions to U.S. security amid a controversy over Danish disinterest in selling Greenland....
03:34, 08/22/2019

NSA improperly collected US phone call data after saying problem was fixed The National Security Agency improperly collected phone call records of Americans last fall, months after a previous breach.        ...
17:17, 06/26/2019

The phone call that put Phil Neville on path to new glories with England Phil Neville is vying to be the first Englishman to lead his country into a World Cup Final since Sir Alf Ramsey in 1966 but, if some managers are born great, then Neville would fall into the category of having greatness thrust upon him....
14:51, 07/02/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install spyware on your phone with one call Facebook shared a security advisory on Monday, May 13th warning WhatsApp users that an “advanced cyber actor” has been spreading spyware through the app by taking advantage of a buffer overflow vulnerability. All that it took to install t...
17:17, 05/14/2019

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone makers Google will stop supporting future Huawei devices in response to a U.S. trade ban. But this should serve as a wake-up call for all Android phone makers.Read More...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Russia Says President Trump Initiated Long Phone Call With Putin President Donald Trump initiated a lengthy call with his Russian counterpart on Friday, in which Vladimir Putin urged sanctions relief for North Korea and warned against interference in Venezuela, the Russian embassy in Washington said. The leaders&...
01:00, 05/05/2019

| How Madiba's phone call helped turn around James Small's life A heart-warming story about how a phone call from Nelson Mandela helped rugby star James Small turn his life around has made headlines on social media....
13:34, 07/11/2019

Skripal poisoning suspects received mystery phone call following attack Detectives think pair may have been awaiting signal that operation had been successful before returning homeThe Russian men suspected of poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury received a phone call after returning to London on the day of the...
20:51, 05/19/2019

DOJ doesn't need to provide transcript of key Flynn phone call after all, judge rules In an abrupt and unexplained reversal from his previous order last month, a federal judge said Tuesday that the Department of Justice no longer has to publicly file a transcript of a fateful call between former adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian a...
09:34, 06/05/2019

Golf: Phone call from Trump buoys Barbasol leader Herman Jim Herman played with precision to make a president proud, matching his career-best score on the PGA Tour with a 10-under-par 62 in the third round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Saturday....
02:17, 07/21/2019

China, U.S. to hold trade talks in October; Beijing says phone call went well China and the United States on Thursday agreed to hold high-level trade talks in early October in Washington, amid fears that an escalating trade war could trigger a global economic recession....
11:17, 09/05/2019

Whistleblower Found Trump Phone Call With Foreign Leader ‘Troubling,’ Official Says The inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community met privately Thursday with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence amid an escalating dispute over a whistleblower complaint about a phone call between President Trump and an unn...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Adam Gase’s version of Maccagnan firing: Owner’s phone call, no backstabbing In his first extended comments since the Jets fired general manager Mike Maccagnan, coach Adam Gase was adamant he played no role in the ouster of the GM. “That would be false,” Gase said when asked about the perception he stabbed Maccagnan in the ba...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Pete Alonso’s legendary Mets night ends with special phone call Pete Alonso was driving home from Citi Field on Tuesday night when he saw a number from Puerto Rico pop up on his phone. A Mets official had given the first baseman a head’s-up shortly beforehand that this call might come, but it was no less surreal ...
07:51, 08/29/2019

Inmates are taking full advantage of city’s $8M free phone call policy New York City jailbirds are now talking up a storm thanks to a new law providing free phone privileges at a cost of $8 million yearly to taxpayers. Department of Correction officials testified during a City Council budget hearing Wednesday that inmat...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Alexa Announcements can now work with any Alexa-enabled device Just because a device has Alexa inside it doesn't mean it can do everything an Amazon Echo can – but Amazon just rolled out an update that adds another feature to third-party devices that was previously an Echo exclusive.The feature in qu...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns regarding artificial intelligence assistants mount....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Samsung Galaxy Buds update improves music streaming, phone call quality The Galaxy Buds were part of Samsung's freebie package that would be offered to those buying one of its Galaxy S10 flagships, but they soon became quite rare due to the company running out of stock. These days you can buy a pair with ease if you're w...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss Mueller report in hourlong phone call President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about special counsel Robert Mueller's report during an hourlong phone conversation Friday....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” racist....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Indonesia woman gets pardon after recording boss’ lewd phone call, says she hopes others 'speak up' An Indonesian woman who received a pardon Thursday after being sentenced to jail for recording her boss’ lewd phone call to prove she was being harassed says she hopes other women “speak up” to prevent similar experiences from happening....
18:34, 07/25/2019

Mike Pompeo makes diplomatic phone call to ease tensions with Denmark over Greenland A dispute between U.S. President Donald Trump and Denmark, over the latter's refusal to sell Greenland, was softened some by a phone call from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:00, 08/22/2019

Trump and Putin talked about Mueller report, Venezuela and North Korea during phone call President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin discussed the Mueller report, Venezuela and North Korea during a phone call on Friday, the White House said....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Lindsey Graham asks Robert Mueller if he would like to ‘provide testimony’ regarding phone call with Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., sent a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller Friday inviting him to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his phone call with Attorney General William Barr....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Is Amazon Looking to Get Back Into the Mobile Phone Business? If Amazon pursues an acquisition of Boost, it would likely price its phone plans disruptively low and bundle them in some way to drive more Prime memberships, a person familiar with Amazon's thinking......
09:34, 06/08/2019

The best selling unlocked phone at Amazon might surprise you Google hit a home run with its mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Priced at $399 and $479 respectively, the phones offer the same outstanding photographic experience that the Pixel line has been known for, but at half the price. In fact, if you are ...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Indonesia woman faces jail time for recording boss’ lewd phone call, he is promoted An Indonesian woman who recorded her boss’ lewd phone call to prove that she was being harassed will serve at least six months in prison for distributing obscene material, meanwhile, her boss got a promotion....
21:00, 07/05/2019

New Jersey cold case includes ransom phone call that said 'your daughter's life is the buttered topping' A chilling, six-second-long recording of a phone call may hold the key to finding out what happened to a 14-year-old girl who disappeared 45 years ago in New Jersey....
16:17, 06/25/2019

From Uber driving to huge book deal: Adrian McKinty's life-changing phone call Despite awards and acclaim for his crime fiction, the impoverished novelist lost his home and was set to quit – then the phone rangIt was 1.30 in the morning in Melbourne and Adrian McKinty had just got home after dropping off his last Uber customer ...
15:17, 07/08/2019

Amazon investigating claims schoolchildren in China 'illegally' working overtime to make Alexa devices Amazon is "urgently" investigating claims that hundreds of schoolchildren in China have been drafted in to make Alexa devices to meet production targets....
07:17, 08/09/2019

Amazon won't have to offer a phone helpline in the European Union Don't go looking for a customer support phone number for Amazon in Europe -- you probably won't find one. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Amazon isn't obligated to provide a phone helpline to customers in the...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Toddler accidentally buys $430 couch on Amazon while playing with phone, mom says A California mother is warning others to lock down their Amazon accounts after her 2-year-old daughter purchased a $430 couch through her shopping app — with just one click....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Motorola One Zoom leaked: it's a premium-ish phone exclusive to Amazon It looks like Motorola is set to release another high-end smartphone – well, high-end in Moto terms, so still a mid-ranger – as details have leaked about the Motorola One Zoom, a device we'd heard scant information about up until n...
11:52, 08/14/2019

Antonio Brown Posts Bizarre, Highly Produced Hype Video Featuring Recorded Phone Call With Jon Gruden Antonio Brown’s had one of the most eventful weeks of an NFL offseason a superstar receiver has had in a long time, and the Raiders receiver has a desire to keep it going....
18:00, 09/07/2019

EE phone deals just got smarter for gamers and TV fans - adding Amazon Prime Video EE phone deals have just got better after it added two new Swappable benefits to its Smart Plans. They come in the form of access to Amazon Prime Video or a Gamer's Data Pass - meaning TV shows, movies and games to your phone when on the move.Bo...
12:17, 08/07/2019

Land the perfect budget phone with this cheap Moto G7 Power deal from Amazon With the world's top smartphones frequently topping the £1,000 mark, it's easy to think getting an impressive smartphone has to mean an eye-watering investment. Luckily, there are a few budget phones floating around, dispelling that id...
06:51, 08/06/2019

Brazil agribusiness joins with NGOs to call for action on Amazon Brazil's leading meat export industry group and other agribusiness associations on Friday joined with nongovernment organizations (NGOs) to call for an end to deforestation on public lands, demanding government action as the Amazon rainforest burns....
19:17, 09/06/2019

METALS-Base metals gain after 'constructive' U.S.-China phone call Nickel prices hit a three-month high on Wednesday, leading a wider rally in most base metals, following news that U.S. and Chinese trade officials marked a new round of talks with a "constructive" phone conversation....
10:17, 07/10/2019

"Respond To Call Of Forest": G7 To Give $20 Million To Fight Amazon Fires The G7 will give $20 million (18 million euros) to send firefighting planes to tackle the blazes engulfing parts of the Amazon, the presidents of France and Chile said Monday....
12:51, 08/27/2019

RPT-As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest....
22:51, 09/18/2019

As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Brazil's neighbors call for meeting and Amazon pact as fires rage Peru and Colombia called on Tuesday on fellow Amazonian countries to attend a presidential meeting next month on the forest fires raging in Brazil and Bolivia and to forge a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest....
01:51, 08/28/2019

Illegal miners, feeling betrayed, call on Bolsonaro to end environmental crackdown in Amazon The protest is the latest challenge for a president caught between domestic demands for development and international pressure to protect the rainforest....
07:17, 09/11/2019

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play....
07:51, 07/31/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
21:17, 05/22/2019

NRA head Wayne LaPierre made $1.4 million in 2017. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the finances of America's most public gun rights advocate, who can reportedly change Trump's mind on gun policy with a single phone call. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Wayne LaPierre is the CEO and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), an American gun rights advocacy group. While LaPierre's exact net worth is unknown, one estimate has put it at $10 million. He was...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, more stars send prayers, call for action in Amazon fires Stars are speaking up about the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Diddy and more.        ...
01:17, 08/24/2019

Don't expect Apple or Amazon to buy Tesla, Morgan Stanley analyst warns investors in private call In a private call with Morgan Stanley clients on Wednesday, research analyst Adam Jones, a long-time Tesla bull, said it's extremely unlikely that big tech firms like Apple or Amazon would ever move to acquire the electric vehicle maker....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
13:17, 08/23/2019

Lee Pomeroy murder accused told ex 'I've done something bad' in chilling phone call, court hears A man accused of murdering another train passenger rang his ex-girlfriend hours after the attack and told her he had "done something bad", a court has heard....
21:51, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around the world"....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Could budget phone brand Nokia be about to release a 48MP camera phone? When you think of Nokia you think of budget smartphones – despite its recent Nokia 9 PureView having five rear cameras, in general the brand puts out low-end phones with low prices. That's why a newly leaked Nokia phone is surprising, as ...
11:17, 07/08/2019

Audacious promises clearer phone calls with the same mobile phone A new Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) promises to improve the audio quality of phone calls for people with hearing difficulties without the need to change their mobile phone.Audacious was developed in partnership with experts in audiology, dat...
12:51, 08/14/2019

The Morning After: ASUS' new gaming phone is barely a phone Welcome back, it's Monday time. Over the weekend, Marvel decided to announce enough superhero TV and movies to keep you going for the next few years, while another Pixel 4 leak suggests some wacky hand gestures might be coming to Google's n...
13:51, 07/22/2019

The best computer speakers By Daniel Varghese and John Higgins This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to c...
20:17, 05/24/2019

These are the best Bluetooth speakers of 2019 Turn up the music this summer with the best Bluetooth speakers, from cheap $30 options to high-end waterproof models.        ...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Must-have Bluetooth speakers for students under $75 It is difficult for me to choose a favorite from this list of speakers -- but one of these will hit the spot for sure, delivering decent sounds when you are back at college....
16:34, 08/20/2019

KEF R3 Review: Exemplary speakers that do almost everything right In the world of enthusiast speakers, few names stand out as much as KEF. The British speaker company has been an influence on high-end audio since the 60s, and to date makes some of the most popular hi-fi speakers on the market. Though the company ha...
03:17, 06/22/2019

The best smart speakers 2019: which one should you buy? There was a time when many of us weren't sure whether the 'smart home' would really take off, but then smart speakers came along and everything changed. Smart speakers now dominate the smart home market. According to the latest st...
18:17, 06/19/2019

Are smart speakers really safe for children? Smart speakers with A.I. assistants are constantly listening to the world around them, waiting for commands while soaking in whatever dialogue is within earshot—some of which is actually screened by employees at Google and Amazon. Unfortu...
02:34, 07/23/2019

Portable speakers recalled because they keep exploding About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received reports of the speakers exploding, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said. Ion Audio LLC voluntarily recalled the speakers on Tuesday, including its Sport Expres...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Smart speakers: five ways to get one on the cheap Want to dip your toe in the voice-controlled world of Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant? Here are best, cheapest ways to startSales of smart speakers are soaring despite some people’s concerns over privacy, with Amazon’s Alexa leading the charge ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

IKEA's Sonos-powered speakers are available now After a months-long wait, IKEA's Sonos-powered SYMFONISK speakers are finally available. They're sitting in the furniture giant's stores as of today (August 1st) and should be available online "soon." As before, what you choose depen...
00:51, 08/02/2019

Best Budget Bluetooth Speakers of 2016 Bluetooth speakers are all the rage these days, and we have reached a point where one does not need to break the bank in order to get a decent pair.From speakers that are incredibly compact, to those which are water and dust proof, to those which del...
01:51, 08/08/2019

The Echo Dot is selling out on Prime Day: have you got one yet? Amazon Prime Day has been rolling for a while now, and we're seeing all manner of deals come out – but this half-price deal for the Echo Dot still remains one of the best.This is the lowest price we've ever seen for the Echo Dot (3rd...
18:34, 07/16/2019

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019....
06:34, 09/18/2019

OnePlus TV may come with eight speakers and Dolby Atmos support OnePlus has been slowly releasing details about its upcoming smart TV. Today, we learned that OnePlus TV will have eight built-in speakers with a combined 50 watts of power. According to an Amazon listing spotted by 9to5Google, they'll pack "pun...
17:01, 09/03/2019

The best headphones and speakers for back-to-school season Please enjoy this guide to the speakers, headphones and streaming apps we recommend to students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and...
09:51, 08/07/2019

The portable $399 Sonos Move is like having two great speakers in one Sonos has released their first ever portable speaker with a built-in battery: The $399 Sonos Move, which starts shipping to customers on September 24. After spending a few days with the Move, I can confidently say that it offers everything that’...
18:34, 09/18/2019

Sonos brings Google Assistant to its speakers in the UK Sonos users in the UK will soon have another option to control their speakers, as Google Assistant support is arriving with a software update that's rolling out as of today. You can use the voice assistant to control your setup directly through ...
21:17, 07/02/2019

Smart speakers understand men better than women, according to study Female owners of smart speakers are more likely than men to report that their device fails to understand their commands, according to a recent study of 1000 British smart speaker owners by YouGov.YouGov found that "two thirds of female owners (67%) s...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Google Assistant launches on Sonos speakers Sonos Beam and Sonos One can now speak with Google Assistant, making them two of the only speakers that can also switch to talk with Amazon's Alexa.Read More...
15:17, 05/14/2019

JBL is discounting a bunch of speakers and headphones for Father's Day Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Smart speakers could spark another game revolution With the financial clout of Amazon laser-focused on making a voice-activated future a reality, the prospects for the audio games sector sound promising.Read More...
01:17, 08/03/2019

Review: The SVS Prime Elevation are Atmos speakers that can do it all There are few things you can do to upgrade your home theater experience like adding a pair of height speakers. Whether you’re listening to Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, or Auro 3D, the added vertical dimension makes the sound more immersive and helps transport...
23:34, 06/25/2019

The iFi Aurora wireless audio system isn't like other speakers Looking for a unique gadget to really stand out in your home? The iFi Aurora is a wireless music system from UK audio brand iFi, and is making a bid for pride of place in the living room.An unholy clash of bamboo slats and aluminium girders – ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Best computer speakers 2019: the best audio systems for your PC You’ve probably already heard plenty of people out there telling you that the best headphones are the only way to get fantastic sound when using a computer. But, what if you’re not comfortable wearing headphones day-in and day-out? For ...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Sonos' IKEA speakers are about to get easier to control If you have one of IKEA's Sonos speakers, you'll be pleased to know that it's about to get easier to control, with the launch of a new accompanying remote that will allow you to adjust the volume and music playback of the Symfonisk lam...
12:18, 09/13/2019

UE Boom 2: World’s best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers UE Boom 2 is a waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is the revised and better version of prior UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Ultimate Ears (shortly named UE) is an earphone and speaker manufacturer company based in America. UE Boom was first acme ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Razer Phone 2 vs Asus ROG Phone Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Memory, and Performance | Accessories | Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Media | Battery Life | ConclusionRazer versus Asus. It’s the story of two computer manufacturers wh...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Europe’s first 5G phone is already here, but it’s not the phone we expected The 5G networks are finally here, but they’re more exciting on paper than in real life. That’s because carriers are still rolling out 5G support on a market-by-market basis. Initial data speeds won’t nearly be as impressive as they ...
07:17, 05/03/2019

Your Kid's Echo Dot May Be Storing Data Even After You 'Delete' It When Amazon launched its kid’s version of the Echo Dot smart speaker a year ago, we hoped it would be a technological blessing, rather than a curse. But as further proof that private information is no longer sacred, a complaint filed yesterday with t...
03:17, 05/10/2019

Marshall continues to impress with new retro portable speakers Marshall, the headphone company and not the loudspeaker company of the same vintage, today announced two new portable speakers. Like the company’s previous offerings, these speaks ooze a retro vibe. The two new speakers, the Stockwell II and Tu...
17:17, 05/06/2019

Facebook will launch even more Portal smart speakers this year In spite of all the privacy and user data abuse scandals that it had to face last year, Facebook still started selling its own smart speakers. Called Portal, the Facebook home devices target similar products from Amazon, Google, and Apple, although F...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Ikea’s Sonos Symfonisk speakers are available starting today The somewhat zany mash-up of Ikea and Sonos ended up providing great results, in the form of the Symfonisk line of wireless speakers, including the $99 Symfonisk shelf speakers and the $179 Symfonisk table lamp speaker. The speakers are both on sale...
21:17, 08/01/2019

41,000 portable speakers recalled after multiple reports of explosions About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received five reports of explosions from the devices, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said....
09:51, 05/23/2019

Facebook rolls out new line of creepy home speakers Facebook just can’t take a hint. After its first-ever hardware device got slammed by critics as a potential spying apparatus last year, Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its “Portal” video chatting devices. The screen-equipped home s...
23:34, 09/19/2019

The best Bluetooth speaker of 2019 in the UAE: the best portable speakers for any budget Best Bluetooth Speakers Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's expert round-up of the bluetooth speakers you can buy in 2019. Bluetooth speakers are a great gadget to take to days at the beach, nights out in the garden, and picnics at the par...
16:51, 09/01/2019

Google Assistant finally controls Sonos speakers It took well over a year, but Sonos is finally ready to offer native voice control on its speakers beyond Alexa. Sonos is rolling out a promised software update that enables Google Assistant control, whether it's directly through supporting spea...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Save up to 77% on high-quality speakers and headphones for Labor Day We’re about to transition from the relaxing dog days of summer to the brisk fall hustle and bustle. Do you know what can help ease that transition? Music. Whether you’re into Taylor Swift, Lizzo, or Dead and Company, you likely agree that practically...
17:51, 08/30/2019

Bose brings Google Assistant to speakers and soundbars Bose has announced that its current range of speakers and soundbars are getting support for Google Assistant, having previously only supported Amazon Alexa. Google's voice assistant will be introduced to the Bose Home Speaker 500, the Bose ...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Sonos and IKEA team up for SYMFONISK speakers and a lamp Collaboration between IKEA and Sonos offers style and affordability. Sound isn't as rich and full as on higher priced speakers. Power cords too short.       ...
15:17, 08/01/2019

Petcube's Bites 2 and Play 2 are smart speakers in disguise Unsurprisingly, most smart-home gadgets are fairly human-centric. But what about all the furbags that live with us? Don't they deserve a little slice of the connected dream? Petcube certainly thinks so. The company has two pet-camera products, t...
20:17, 07/15/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Mackie CR3 computer speakers drop to $67 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Fed speakers could steal focus from trade war in week ahead A flurry of Fed speakers and any new trade developments could shake up what normally might be a slow week of trading ahead of the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend....
01:17, 05/18/2019

Windows 10 patch messes up Bluetooth speakers – but there’s a workaround Windows 10 May 2019 Update users have been hit by a bug brought in by the latest cumulative update which is causing Bluetooth speakers not to work.Specifically, this is KB4505903, a patch designed to deliver various fixes, including smoothing over is...
16:51, 08/25/2019

IKEA and Sonos team up for SYMFONISK speakers and a lamp Collaboration between IKEA and Sonos offers style and affordability. Sound isn't as rich and full as on higher priced speakers. Power cords too short.       ...
01:51, 08/03/2019

CHEAP: Irritate the ancient with 25% off a pair of Sonos One speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Alright, alright, alright – here’s something you’ll like (wow, what poetry!): a pair of Sonos One smart speakers for only $300, a 25 percent saving. Mmm. If you’v...
21:17, 05/05/2019

Better than Prime Day - time's running out to get the best Echo Dot deal ever When the Amazon Prime Day deals roll into town in July, it's a no-brainer that the Amazon Echo Dot will get a big discount like it does every year. The thing is, it'll be nowhere near as good as this one - and it ends at 9am tomorrow. ...
14:34, 05/23/2019

PRIME CHEAP: At $22, who cares if the Echo Dot is spying on you? Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Hating on the existence of Monday? What better way to brush off that existential crisis with some great online shoppin...
16:17, 07/15/2019

The Echo Dot is already on sale for Prime Day at its best price of the year Early Amazon Prime Day deals are already in full swing, and the insanely popular Echo Dot is one of the first and best deals we've seen so far.       ...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
18:17, 07/11/2019

Sonos will finally launch Google Assistant on some speakers next week It's been more than a year in the making, but Sonos will finally roll out support for Google Assistant next week. The company confirmed the launch in its quarterly earnings release, saying that support for the Sonos One and Beam would arrive in ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Headphones, speakers, and soundbars: the best audio tech we heard at IFA 2019 IFA is always a great time to check out the latest in headphones, speakers, soundbars (and just about any other audio gadgets you can think of), and IFA 2019 was no exception. We didn't see much in the way of groundbreaking, never-seen-befo...
21:17, 09/07/2019

Sonos to bring Google Assistant to its smart speakers next week The neverending saga regarding Sonos connected speakers and Google Assistant is about to end next week if the American company keeps its most recent promise. After a few years of uncertainty, the situation is about to get out of limbo with Sonos fina...
11:17, 05/10/2019

IKEA's remote for its Sonos-powered speakers ships October 1st When IKEA launched a line of Sonos-powered SYMFONISK speakers last month, the Swedish furniture giant promised an accompanying remote. Spotted by Tweakers, the product page for the puck-shaped controller is now live. The SYMFONISK remote will launch....
23:51, 09/12/2019

Q Acoustics 3020i Review: $300 speakers shouldn’t sound this good British Audio firm Q Acoustics might make $4,500 speakers nowadays, but it’s better known for the performance of its budget speakers. Now that the company has made its entry to the US market, I’ve had the chance to test the 3020i – its midrange speak...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Google Assistant finally coming to Sonos One and Beam speakers Google Assistant is coming to the Sonos One smart speaker and Sonos Beam soundbar next week, according to a letter sent out to Sonos shareholders.The company originally promised both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa support back in 2017, and despite...
15:17, 05/10/2019

CHEAP: Exceed all norms of decency with $100 off two Sonos Play:1 speakers Sonos released its Play:1 speaker in 2013. In the fast-moving world of consumer technology, that’s an age. And yet, it’s still a really decent piece of kit. And now, you can get two of them for $298 on World Wide Stereo – that’s down $100 from the us...
14:51, 06/06/2019

The best advice celebrity graduation speakers gave the class of 2019 Leon Bennett/Getty Images Every year, colleges invite celebrities to deliver commencement speeches at their graduations. Oprah Winfrey told graduates that life isn't about a "big break," but about "taking one big life transforming step at a time." V...
22:34, 05/28/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $200 on Klipsch R-51PM wireless speakers This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
12:34, 07/12/2019

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room (Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices would be able to detect which voice the user is ...
00:17, 05/24/2019

24 Hours of Battery For 24 Dollars: Save On One of the Most Popular Bluetooth Speakers Ever Anker’s original SoundCore Bluetooth speaker isn’t water resistant like its successors, but it still sounds great, boasts an incredible 24 hours of battery life, and is one of the most popular products in Kinja Deals history....
01:00, 05/15/2019

The best wireless speaker 2019: find the best connected speakers for your home Best Speakers buying guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best wireless, connected speakers and speaker systems in 2019. Everyone's listening tastes are different. You might be looking for big, bold, floor-standing speaker mod...
18:17, 06/19/2019

Google hints its smart speakers will be renamed 'Nest Home' Google made clear that it would apply the Nest name to all its smart home products, but just how would it rename classic products? You now have a better idea. As of this writing, a visit to the Connected Home Accessories section of the Google Store...
01:17, 06/22/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to its smart speakers and soundbars When Bose debuted its smart speakers and voice-controlled soundbars last year, the company promised support for other voice assistants besides Alexa was on the way. Today, it makes good on that promise. Bose says starting tomorrow in the US, an autom...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Smart speakers can monitor for cardiac arrest, may help save lives Researchers at the University of Washington developed a tool for smart speakers such as Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home that can monitor people for cardiac arrest while they're sleeping -- and call for help if needed....
17:34, 06/19/2019

Urbanears launches its first portable speakers in a range of cool colors Swedish audio brand Urbanears has launched its first ever portable speaker, the Urbanears Ralis. The mini, handbag-like speaker comes with a carrying strap for easy portability, and an IPX2 rating, which means it can handle dripping water should...
12:00, 05/08/2019

CEO Pete Lau confirms eight speakers with Dolby Atmos on the upcoming OnePlus TV We don’t exactly remember the last time when there was so much buzz around a TV. But OnePlus does know how to make people talk about and anticipate their products to create the right kind of hype. While this helps spread the word out in t...
11:34, 09/12/2019

Bose brings Google Assistant to new and existing smart speakers Bose is bringing Google Assistant to its Home Speaker 500, Soundbar 500, and Soundbar 700 and announced the Home Speaker 300, which is due out this summer.Read More...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Monday's Best Deals: Echo Dots, Reebok, Pretzels, and More An on-sale smart plug, discounted Stila Cosmetics palettes, and an under-desk elliptical lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web....
19:51, 08/05/2019

CHEAP: Anoint yourself noise monarch with 72% off Harman Kardon wireless speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I always appreciate having a good speaker in my living room. It always helps when I can listen to podcasts or music while lounging. Or I can show off my playlist-...
15:34, 09/04/2019

Saturday's Best Deals: eBag Cubes, Splendor, Harmon Kardon Speakers, and More A 65" Sceptre TV, smokeless grill, PS4 Slim bundle, and the final days of the Nordstrom Anniversary sale lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Read more......
18:17, 08/03/2019

Focal Kanta No. 3 Review: These $13,000 speakers are stunning pieces of audio furniture When French speaker manufacturer Focal offered to let me review its flagship product, the $230,000, 700-pound Utopias, I despaired a little. Despite my curiosity to audition speakers that cost more than an Ivy League’s four-year tuition, I didn’t kno...
12:51, 05/14/2019

Yet another report shows smart speakers dominating the US consumer tech market If you needed further proof that smart speakers are eclipsing essentially every other category of consumer tech products in terms of their growth pace, a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) study claims you can find these trendy devices in almo...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Valve's VR headphones started life as two speakers taped to a skate helmet As Valve is continues its forays into VR hardware, the company has shared some insights into the development process for the headphones included in its Index VR kit....
01:00, 08/10/2019

Best Buy and Walmart are discounting the entire lineup of Google Home smart speakers by up to $130 right now Google/YouTube The Google Home and Google Nest smart home products have the Google Assistant built in, so you can ask questions, make requests, and control smart home devices with your voice. There's a Google Home smart speaker or smart display for ...
22:51, 08/27/2019

Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk wireless speakers are a symphony of sound and design Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk collaboration took a lot of people by surprise when it was announced earlier this year, but the match up is less unlikely than it might appear at first glance. Ikea’s entire mission has been delivering practica...
17:34, 07/25/2019

As stocks struggle to break to new highs, markets could be swayed by Fed speakers, trade Developments in U.S.-Chinese trade talks and the comments from a host of Fed speakers could be important for markets in the week ahead, as stocks struggle to regain highs....
01:01, 09/21/2019

Save up to 60% on JBL speakers and 15% on grills at The Home Depot — plus 6 more sales and deals happening now Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
15:34, 06/12/2019

TIFF 2019: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx among keynote speakers Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Antonio Banderas and Allison Janney will give In Conversation With talks at the Toronto International Film Festival....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Deal: Grab a two-pack of Google Home Mini smart speakers for less than $60 One of the cheapest smart speakers available on the market, the Google Home Mini is now cheaper than ever. The only “problem” is that you'll have to buy two to benefit from the big discount offered by Walmart.Usually selling for $50, the Google Home ...
03:34, 05/24/2019

Phone book, what's a phone book? 20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore The standard electronics, gear, and ways of yesteryear have vanished. As old formats disappear, that leaves us with the task of what to do.       ...
19:17, 06/13/2019

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures ...
15:51, 06/18/2019

In El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto, an Echo of Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
02:51, 08/05/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
04:34, 06/12/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according to a statement from Echo Fox....
10:34, 08/10/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: 6 Qt. Instant Pot, Echo Bundles, Dyson Ball, and More A 6Qt. Instant Pot at it’s lowest price, Amazon Echo bundles, and Dyson Ball lead off Thursday’s best deals. If you are shopping for your mom right now, we are updating our Kinja Deals Mother’s Day discounted deals post daily and have a thoughtful Mo...
19:17, 05/02/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Edifier Speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, Backcountry Gear, and More A couple of Edifier bookshelf speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, and up to 40% off Climb Gear at Backcountry lead of Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Researchers Follow Bats' Example, Use Cheap Speakers and Mics to See Objects Hidden Around Corners A lot of amazing technologies developed at universities or corporate R&D labs never see the light of day because they’re just too expensive to turn into consumer-ready products. But by copying how bats navigate the world at night, researchers hav...
18:17, 06/17/2019

Ring's Excellent Security Systems Are Back On Sale, Plus a Free Echo Dot Ring is best known for its security cameras and doorbells, but its indoor home security system is one of our favorite options without a monthly fee (but if you do want 24/7 monitoring, it’s only $10 per month). The five-piece entry level starter kit ...
16:17, 05/06/2019

Republicans echo Trump in suggesting whistleblower complaint is politically motivated GOP lawmakers who repeatedly demanded documents and witnesses from Democratic administrations back the Trump administration’s decision not to share complaint with Congress....
12:34, 09/21/2019

"Echo Manmohan Singh's Words": Mamata Banerjee To Centre On "Vendetta" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today borrowed former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's "advice" as she accused the government of diverting attention from the state of the economy....
14:51, 09/06/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Thermapen Mk4, Original Echo Show, Acer Gear, and More A discounted ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4, the 1st Generation Echo Show, and an Acer Gear Gold Box lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
18:17, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong neighborhoods echo with late night cries for freedom Every night at 10 p.m., Hong Kong neighborhoods and university dorms echo with pro-democracy and anti-government chants, the latest form of protest in the Chinese-ruled city where a civil disobedience movement has been going on for more than 12 weeks...
14:51, 09/02/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN....
11:00, 07/24/2019

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fo...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Sonos Speakers, Cult-Favorite Cuisinart Knives, Posture Corrector, and More Cult-favorite Cuisinart Advantage Knife Set, 20% off Sonos Speakers, and a Back Brace Posture Corrector lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
18:17, 07/11/2019

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade Though presidential candidates appearing at a debate on Tuesday generally favored a strong approach to China, they differed over whether protectionism was the way forward....
13:17, 07/31/2019

Echo Fox partners fail in attempt to secure temporary restraining order against Rick Fox The former Los Angeles Laker has been one of the most prominent figures in the mainstreaming of competitive video gaming but has been in a bitter internal battle over the future of his esports franchise....
01:17, 08/24/2019

Harman Kardon's top-notch Echo and Google Home rival is on sale for only $40 ($160 off list) If you're in the market for a trendy smart speaker that won't break the bank or deliver mediocre audio performance, you may want to hurry and take advantage of the latest killer eBay deal on the Harman Kardon Invoke. This bad boy is nowhere near as p...
00:00, 05/12/2019

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation from a Belgian public broadcaster....
21:17, 07/12/2019

Free software update finally adds Google Assistant support to a pair of Sonos speakers While Amazon is widely considered the pioneer of the booming smart speaker market, having released the first Echo model way back in 2014, it took an additional five years for a similarly ambitious US company to accomplish a goal it reportedly had fro...
00:51, 05/15/2019

The Pitter Patter of Tiny Neanderthal Feet Echo Across Time as Footprints Found in France They walked and perhaps played along the beach in a prehistoric world; we know this as archaeologists have discovered hundreds of Neanderthal footprints in France ...
00:00, 09/12/2019

I Like It When The Numbers Get Big Video games are art. Video games can tell complex stories about the nature of the soul or bring players to tears with their honest belief in heroes. They also have numbers in them. Lots of numbers. And I am a big buffoon who loves when numbers go up....
02:34, 05/09/2019

Saturday's Best Deals: Wayfair Home Renovation Sale, Casper Pillows, Echo Dot Wall Mount, and More An Echo Dot Wall mount, $100 Off a Casper Mattress, Plus 2 Free Original Pillows, and Wayfair’s Home Renovation Sale lead of Saturday’s best deals from around the web....
17:51, 08/17/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $20 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger today after you clip the $10 coupon and add promo code VAVALPE4....
19:51, 08/03/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $27 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger today after you clip the $10 coupon and add promo code ROAVF44C....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Alexa, what will you be able to do in 2030? Imagine your house 10 years from now. You might picture a huge TV screen that turns into a wall, art or something else entirely with a simple gesture, a driverless car parked in the garage and a robot butler emptying the washing machine for you. But ...
15:34, 09/09/2019

Google I/O 2019 by the numbers In addition to its new Pixel 3 and Nest Hub Max, Google revealed a host of recent advancements in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The Assistant is getting a significant speed boost -- not just because you no longer have to say "Hey Google" -- t...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Tiger's career by the numbers It was never meant to happen. And yet, it did. It was the major victory many had long since accepted would never happen again -- 3,955 days after his last major triumph....
23:00, 05/13/2019

USWNT's World Cup in numbers From Megan Rapinoe's iconic celebration to Alex Morgan sipping tea after scoring against England in the semifinals, the US Women's National Soccer Team at the World Cup has caused quite the stir....
18:03, 07/06/2019

By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed with the federal government....
09:34, 06/18/2019

WWDC 2019 by the numbers Apple held its 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose on Monday and took the opportunity to show off its latest MacOS build, a bunch of new features for the iPad, a bonkers 6K display for its equally overpowered Mac Pro, and even a new way....
08:51, 06/04/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are stored on an Amazon server and have possibly been read by an A...
22:51, 04/28/2019

How the BMW X7 voicebot is far better (and a little less advanced) than Alexa I’ve been wanting to test out the Intelligent Personal Assistant in a BMW for quite some time now. Announced last fall, I finally had my chance at a car rally held in Wisconsin recently.  Shown in recent commercials – and competing...
20:51, 05/29/2019

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while you're cooking. Alexa is Amazon's virtual assistant and comes built into Echo smart speakers. There ...
15:34, 06/12/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, del...
23:17, 05/29/2019

Alexa, are you ready to live in the car ,too? We got our invite, and unit is slow and not ready for prime time. On the positive side, it could play music, read back e-mail and locate gas stations.       ...
14:34, 09/20/2019

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Alexa, are you ready to live in the car, too? We got our invite, and unit is slow and not ready for prime time. On the positive side, it could play music, read back e-mail and locate gas stations.       ...
20:51, 09/20/2019

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less murderous ways?...
16:51, 06/21/2019

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve ever tried to use Microsoft’s built-in virtual assistant for Windows 10, Cortana, thinking it would fu...
08:51, 06/29/2019

Two of the best Prime Day deals are only available if you ask Alexa Looking for a money-saving deal on Amazon Prime Day 2019? Just ask your Amazon Echo device, "Alexa, what are my deals?'       ...
16:51, 07/15/2019

NBA free agency ‘odds’ have just been bad numbers Time for a refresher course on how to make your own odds. Unfortunately, the recent blizzard of coverage blanketing pro basketball’s free agency free-for-all has been full of bad numbers. — Journalists new to sports betting wanted to provide their as...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Tie Your Financial Goals to Results, Not Numbers When you’re in the early stages of your personal finance journey, the majority of your financial goals tend to revolve around specific numbers:...
21:51, 05/02/2019

The 2020 presidential field, by the numbers One of the largest presidential fields in history has brought together a collection of White House aspirants of various backgrounds, qualifications and life experiences....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Mexico says migrant numbers at U.S. border down 40% since May The number of migrants reaching Mexico's border with the United States has fallen almost 40% since May, the Mexican government said on Tuesday, seeking to defuse tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump over a recent surge in migration....
03:17, 07/31/2019

Legend of Mariano Rivera goes way beyond the numbers The 652 saves, most in MLB history, tell only part of the story. The legacy of Mariano Rivera lives on not only in that number, but in the Yankees bullpen with the way Rivera went about his work. Just as the way he wore the legendary No. 42 with clas...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Man wins lottery using numbers he saw in a dream An Australian man’s lottery win is quite literally a dream come true. The East Davenport man in his 40s, who wished to remain anonymous, won a $695,000 ($1 million AU) lottery prize this month with numbers he dreamed of 13 years ago, according ...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Gillibrand confronted by CNN over low polling numbers Things got testy on "CNN Newsroom" Tuesday after host Poppy Harlow confronted Presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand with her low polling numbers, and was asked how she plans to stay in the race. ...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Apple's iPhone event by the numbers Apple had a full slate of announcements ready for its iPhone event in Cupertino on Tuesday. The company showed off updates to its flagship phones and tablets, revealed pricing for its upcoming streaming services, and gave the assembled crowd a deep d...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Europeans vote in bigger numbers to set EU course Europeans turned out to vote on Sunday in bigger numbers than before in an election pollsters predict will further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament....
18:00, 05/26/2019

Behind the numbers: How to calculate stock returns Many investors focus on how a stock's price changes over time, but that doesn't tell the entire story. Calculating total return is a valuable tool.        ...
21:17, 05/12/2019

After Math: Five big numbers (and one maddeningly small one) During a week when Greenland's glaciers lost more than 12 billion tons of ice in a single 24 hour period, it seems only fitting that we take a look at the largest sums that splashed across Engadget's headlines....
20:51, 08/04/2019

Butterfly numbers fell by one third in the US over last two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be declining too...
03:34, 07/10/2019

Roger Federer’s 101 Titles: By the Numbers With a win over John Isner in Sunday's Miami Open final, Roger Federer now has 101 titles. He is eight short of matching Jimmy Connors for the most in the open era....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Smart attack: tool lets smart speakers detect cardiac arrest (NBC News) Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool that can monitor and detect cardiac arrest. The algorithm lets a smart speaker – like Google Home or Amazon Alexa – or smartphone listen for the gasping sound of agonal ...
21:17, 06/21/2019

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

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....
05:17, 07/11/2019

Soon, Alexa Might Be as Dumb as Your Neighborhood Troll The next time you ask Alexa a question, the answer could come from some rando with an internet connection. Amazon is publicly launching its Alexa Answers program, a way for the company to crowdsource answers for questions Alexa doesn’t have a respons...
04:51, 09/13/2019

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read More...
21:51, 08/07/2019

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe? Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Smart speakers and their voice assistants, app-activated thermostats and internet-connected everything e...
18:51, 07/19/2019

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.       ...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills Kit for developers comes months before Amazon pla...
02:17, 04/30/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched through surveillance cameras, or tracked by invisible tech gremlins burrowed within devices. Certainly...
22:17, 04/30/2019

How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murphy alerted the video team that anyone watching the video at home through speakers would find their E...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Use Alexa to Donate a Backpack to a Child in Need Amazon, Alexa and Shaquille O’Neal are teaming up this month to donate backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need. If you have an Alexa in your home, you can say, “Alexa, Donate to Happy School Year” to participate....
03:51, 08/06/2019

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to a blog post by Amazon, the company has added a "Spanish for US voice model", which means that Alexa...
11:30, 04/30/2019

New Alexa skill makes playlists for your dog If you’re feeling super guilty leaving your dog at home while you go about your day, this might interest you. Buzz60's       ...
05:17, 08/27/2019

Every Windows 10 PC can now use Alexa hands-free While Cortana is still technically the default voice-activated virtual assistant on Windows 10 devices, it never took off quite like Microsoft hoped it would. That has left an opening for other companies to make their case, which appears to be what A...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon’s Alexa. But the latter will soon be ready to listen to your commands directly from the lock scre...
14:51, 07/16/2019

Toshiba's new 4K TVs come with a plug-in Alexa microphone Toshiba has now launched its latest 4K TV ranges for 2019, and it's got a bit of help from the Amazon Alexa smart assistant – but not in the way you expect.The budget L5 series and mid-range L7 series are Ultra HD televisions aimed at pro...
10:17, 07/29/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out of them....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
22:51, 07/12/2019

Does Asking Alexa Actually Save Time? An Investigation Digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are easier to use than ever. Not only are they built into smart speakers, these days you can access them via your phone, TVs, and even your smartwatch.Read more......
20:51, 05/02/2019

The best smart home sensors for Alexa By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to smart home...
16:51, 08/18/2019

LG brings Alexa to its 2019 ThinQ TVs At CES, LG announced that its 2019 ThinQ AI TVs would support Amazon Alexa, and now the voice assistant has arrived in 14 countries. On top of Google's Assistant, you'll be able to use it on any of the ThinQ AI 4K models including NanoCell ...
17:17, 05/23/2019

Song ID, one of the best new Alexa skills, is finally in the UK As convenient as Alexa's hands-free music is, it can get irritating when you never know the name of the song or band currently playing – especially if you're having to pause the music yourself to check. Now, Alexa's optiona...
02:51, 07/31/2019

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 offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
11:51, 06/26/2019

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
01:17, 05/30/2019

‘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 Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
03:00, 07/04/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
17:51, 08/07/2019

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...
13:51, 05/27/2019

IKEA SYMFONISK review: Sonos speakers at IKEA prices Although IKEA is mostly known as a purveyor of flatpack furniture and Swedish meatballs, it has dabbled in electronics as well. In years past, it's launched its own line of smart bulbs, Bluetooth speakers and a lamp with a built-in wireless char...
23:00, 07/25/2019

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.       ...
13:34, 07/09/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Reliance Jio To Focus On Subscriber Numbers Not Tariffs Its strategy is aimed at prolonging the pressure on rivals such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, whose revenue and profits have plunged since the launch of Jio...
09:17, 07/22/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 01-45-53-64-66, Powerball: 3, Power Play: 3 (one, forty-five, fifty-three, sixty-four, sixty-six; Powerball: three; Power Play: th...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Microsoft keeps hiding Azure revenue numbers, but why? CIOs want to know that they're betting on a winner, but they might already have enough data for Microsoft Azure without getting revenue numbers, too....
21:00, 04/28/2019

AI made from a sheet of glass can recognise numbers just by looking A sheet of glass can distinguish between drawings of 0 to 9, because light waves reflected off the images are bent differently as they pass through the glass...
18:34, 07/08/2019

Fibonacci Numbers in Asian Stocks: Watch Hong Kong's Hang Seng stock index recently reversed its June rally -- and the reversal came at the Fibonacci .618 retracement point. Watch to see what this implies for Hang Seng from here....
23:00, 07/10/2019

Marlins vs. Diamondbacks: Numbers side with Arizona “Anybody who interferes with police is going to suffer the consequences.” Drop-in-the-bucket quote from Mayor “I couldn’t care less” de Blasio after buckets of water were tossed at his NYPD. Remember, if you want a problematic power grid and a powerl...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Keep Tabs on Deliveries by Texting Yourself Tracking Numbers in iOS iOS: It’s a small trick—a tiny hack, if you will—and it’s been available on iOS for years now, but it’s worth a reminder if you don’t feel like signing up for apps or services to track incoming packages. (It’s also applicable if you know something sp...
22:17, 05/17/2019

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fan. What could go wrong?...
01:17, 05/24/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Xbox Live ID numbers let you choose a Gamertag that's already taken As Microsoft makes Xbox Live an entertainment service that spreads across more platforms (including Switch, Android and iOS), it's also relaxing the naming scheme. Since it's been in operation since 2002, many commonly-requested aliases are...
15:34, 06/11/2019

Xbox Players Can Now Have The Same Gamertag, If They Don't Mind Numbers At The End Frustrated that someone else got the Xbox Gamertag you wanted before you did? Thanks to changes implemented by Microsoft this week, players can now choose a Gamertag that’s already in use, as long as they don’t mind having a hashtag and random number...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Mexico says migrant numbers will fall further, wants no clash with U.S. Mexico's foreign minister said on Thursday he expected the number of U.S.-bound migrants to fall further and that it was in his country's interest to avoid tensions with Washington on migration in the run-up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election....
15:51, 09/12/2019

Butterfly numbers fell by one-third in the US over past two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one-third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be declining too...
21:00, 07/11/2019

FiDi is seeing its best midyear lease numbers in nearly 20 years FiDi landlords are celebrating the area’s biggest midyear office leasing total since 2000 — about 3.8 million square feet, according to new data from CBRE reported by the New York City Downtown Alliance. Among the highlights: Relocations to FiDi from...
06:17, 08/13/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 event by the numbers Samsung took to the stage on Wednesday to show off the latest advances in its Galaxy Note 10 line, including new iterations of the Note 10 and 10+, a slick game streaming feature, and a surprisingly long-lived laptop dubbed the Galaxy Book S. Here ar...
11:51, 08/08/2019

Behind the numbers: Mets’ second-half surge explained The Mets are 19-5 over their last 24 games, and it’s largely because of these numbers: 1.33: Zack Wheeler’s ERA in 20¹/₃ innings 1.78: Noah Syndergaard’s ERA in 35¹/₃ innings 9: Home runs by Michael Conforto 2.35: The starters’ ERA 2.91: The bu...
14:17, 08/08/2019

Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, the airline said on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/11/2019

Burgeoning numbers of Cubans trying to enter US via Mexico Burgeoning numbers of Cubans are trying to get into the U.S. by way of the Mexican border, creating a big backlog of people waiting on the Mexican side for months for their chance to apply for asylum...
23:17, 05/13/2019

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
19:17, 05/21/2019

DHS Wants to Strip Huge Numbers of Immigrants of Their Right to Due Process The Trump administration is apparently not content with the human rights abuse against migrants that it’s already committing, so it plans to implement another new policy to bypass immigration courts and unilaterally deport migrants....
05:34, 07/23/2019

The Fed getting a sneak peek at July’s job numbers isn’t a bad thing The way things are supposed to work, the Federal Reserve shouldn’t have seen the job figures for July that will be reported Friday. Those numbers are supposed to be secret until late Thursday, when the head of the Federal Reserve is given a sneak pee...
08:51, 08/01/2019

By the numbers: Best June for the Dow since 1938, S&P 500's best first half in two decades Wall Street wrapped up a roaring June and first half of the year as investors cheered the prospects of easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserve...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
19:17, 05/21/2019

Cboe Announces Keynote Speakers and Agenda for 35th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. 2019 CHICAGO – February 21, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 35th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) U.S. on Monday, March 25, through Wednesday, March 27, 2019...
17:51, 05/01/2019

'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate' Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant....
23:51, 09/18/2019