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The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders

Do you sometimes have to nag your significant other to take out the trash on Monday night? Now, you can do so in a more passive-aggressive way by sending them a reminder through th...

The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders

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Google Assistant can now nag your family with assignable reminders Reminders are one of the most useful features of AI assistants. Pick up some groceries, take out the trash, set up a dentist appointment. But what about those times you need to nag other people to do something? Google Assistant can soon do that for you too. The feature, dubbed assignable reminders, ...
22:34, 08/15/2019

Google Assistant now lets you assign reminders to other people Google Assistant will soon be able to assign reminders for up to six people in a household, sending notifications to smartphones and Home speakers.Read More...
05:34, 08/16/2019

You can now send reminders to your friends and family with Google Assistant I visit my family back in Alabama at least two or three times a year, and every time I travel home, I have to coordinate who I’m staying with, whose car I might be able to borrow, and who can take me to the airport when I leave. All of this is fairly simple to accomplish, and thankfully my fam...
09:34, 08/16/2019

Google Assistant gets Assignable tasks feature, also known as weaponized nagging We all know Google Assistant wants to be helpful and keep families and groups on task. But the engineers behind Assignable tasks probably didn't think through what happens when the feature meets dysfunction....
23:00, 08/15/2019

Vodafone Now Lets You Add 5 Family Members to Its Rs. 999 Postpaid Plan Vodafone has launched Rs. 999, Rs. 899, Rs. 749, Rs. 598, Rs. 499, and Rs. 399 postpaid plans with unlimited voice calls and up to 200GB data benefits....
21:17, 06/06/2019

'Hey Google' to help you set reminders for everyone in the family A new update for the Google Assistant allows users to set reminders for others in their Google contacts. Reminders can be set by time or location.       ...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Use Google Assistant to Remind Your Family of Upcoming Events When you’re the organized person in your family or the only one keeping track of the ever-lengthening to-do list, it can feel like your day is filled with sending texts and writing post-it notes for your loved ones so they don’t forget that thing that they definitely already forgot about. Who needs ...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Google's New 'Reminders' Feature Seems Like a Great Way to Piss Off Everyone You Live With Google has announced a new feature for Assistant to that enables anyone in a given Google family group—be they family, friends, or god help us, roommates—to receive an “assignable reminder,” which Google says might include anything from completing chores to notes of encouragement. Read more......
07:00, 08/16/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:51, 07/11/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
14:00, 08/08/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:51, 07/11/2019

Google Assistant could soon have a new look Spotted by Reddit users (via 9to5 Google), it appears that Google is testing a new UI for Google Assistant. Instead of the white box that pops up when the virtual personal assistant is activated, a transparent overlay with the words "Hi, I’m listening" covers the bottom third of the screen. That tel...
23:51, 05/14/2019

9 things Google Assistant can do that you may not know about While Apple has Siri and Amazon has Alexa, there’s a third big player in the voice-assistant game: Google's very own voice-activated effort, Google Assistant. It might not have captured the public's imagination in the same way as its counterparts, and Alexa in particular, but i...
15:00, 06/19/2019

This Is Us to keep killing family members on NBC for another 3 seasons A lot of shows are being canceled, but you can’t cancel shows without also renewing others (that’s obviously not true, but these networks have to air something). According to Variety, one of the things NBC will continue to air is This Is Us, and it will continue to air for at least three more season...
08:00, 05/13/2019

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you how....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Who’s Listening When You Talk to Your Google Assistant? A Belgian broadcaster obtained recordings of more than 1,000 conversations with Google's automated assistant, some including personal details and medical information....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Google Assistant will understand even more about your life Google Assistant will be able to use information you share with it about the people, places and events in your life so it has a stronger understanding of queries related to them. Google Assistant VP of engineering Scott Huffman said, with the Persona......
23:51, 05/07/2019

Next-gen Google Assistant is crazy fast It's been a year since Google first introduced Duplex, its automated reservation-making feature for Assistant. The AI phone caller has rolled out to customers in 44 states, as well as non-Pixel handsets, and even spawned a corollary service for small......
23:51, 05/07/2019

Next-generation Google Assistant to be up to 10x faster in Android 10 Q Today at Google's I/O developer conference, the company was proud to share with the audience that earlier this year, it had achieved a major technological breakthrough that's going to allow it to improve its popular Google Assistant in a dramatic way.Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained that the Assis...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Google Assistant finally comes to Dish's receivers It only took half a year, but Dish's receivers are finally ready to work with Google Assistant. The satellite TV provider has started rolling out an update for Hoppers that lets you use the voice remote to check the weather, control your smart home......
03:51, 08/01/2019

Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features available through (relatively) distraction-free voice c......
17:17, 06/10/2019

Every new Google Assistant feature announced at I/O 2019 Google Assistant learned a lot this year at I/O, like Duplex for the web, personalization with facial recognition, and more answers to "how-to" questions.Read More...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Chromebooks are getting a better search box powered by Google Assistant Google has released a new version of the Chrome OS operating system, which introduces an improved search experience for Chromebooks that benefits from integration with Google Assistant.Chrome OS 74 brings various new features, but the highlight, without doubt, is this boost for the search feature, w...
16:34, 05/02/2019

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 Sonos......
22:17, 07/02/2019

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a "scan-to-c......
22:34, 05/29/2019

B&O adds Google Assistant to its pricey H9 headphones High-end electronics manufacturer Bang and Olufsen is back with a set of headphones that are made for the power listener. The latest version of the company's flagship Beoplay H9 headphones promise a whopping 25 hours of wireless playtime from its bui......
21:00, 05/16/2019

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...
18:34, 05/14/2019

This Will Be the First Phone to Ship With Next-Generation Google Assistant The next-generation Google Assistant will launch first on Google's next flagship Pixel phone series in fall 2019, before coming to the Pixel 3 series and other smartphones....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Google now lets you auto-delete your location history Google is following through on its promise to let you auto-delete your activity and location data. It's now rolling out location history deletion tools to Android and iOS, giving you a relatively simple way to limit the scope of Google's location tr......
20:00, 06/26/2019

Four Arrested For Killing Jharkhand BJP Leader, His Family Members Four persons were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the killing of a local BJP leader and two members of his family on July 22 in Khunti district, police said....
21:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
08:34, 07/11/2019

New ruling limits asylum for those with persecuted family members PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrants who fear persecution because of their family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule issued by U.S. Attorney General William Barr. Barr on Monday announced he was no longer allowing members of a family to be considered a “social group” if the...
08:51, 07/30/2019

Politician, family members among 11 killed in India ambush Eleven people, including a lawmaker and four of his family, were killed in an ambush by tribal separatists in the eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior police official said on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Suspect Charged In Slayings Of 7 Family Members In Tennessee (CNN) — The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being released from the hospital, investigators said. Michael Cummins Michael Cummins was charged with six counts of first-degree murder, one count ...
19:17, 05/11/2019

Explainer: The feud involving members of Singapore's first family A public rift between the heirs of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first and longest-serving prime minister, has for years rumbled in the wealthy city-state regarded as an island of stability in Southeast Asia....
06:51, 07/29/2019

Family members reflect on deadly tornado that nearly killed them "We shouldn't be here. We should not be alive." Anyone who hears the harrowing survival story of Shannon Duett, her husband Justin, and their two young daughters, Peyton and Sophie, would certainly agree....
00:17, 07/07/2019

Google's how-to videos explain Assistant's accessibility features As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co......
03:00, 05/17/2019

Google’s AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker SAN FRANCISCO — When Google launched its now distinctive digital assistant in 2016, it was already in danger of being an also-ran. At the time, Amazon had been selling its Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa voice assistant, for more than a year. Apple’s Siri was already five years old and fami...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Surprise: People are listening to your Google Assistant queries It's no secret that Google records your conversations with Google Assistant after you say a "wake word." But what you might not know is that Google uses contractors to manually review a handful of those recordings, about 0.2 percent. Yesterday, VRT N......
16:51, 07/11/2019

This week in tech history: Google Assistant is born At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive......
15:34, 05/18/2019

You can now keep your eyes on the road at all times with Google Assistant on Waze While it's not particularly clear what Google wants to do in the long run with its two immensely popular web mapping and navigation services, Waze and Google Maps are becoming more and more alike. The search giant is practically transferring features from one app to the other every few weeks or so, ...
21:34, 06/10/2019

Google Assistant Speech Data Transcription Halted in the EU Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months....
08:51, 08/02/2019

Don't Depend on Google Assistant to Remember Your Parking Spot Thanks to Google Assistant, you’ll never lose your car in the parking lot again—but you shouldn’t be losing it anyway, as you’ll get better accuracy if you remember to tell your smartphone where your parking spot is before you leave your car....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday....
09:00, 07/12/2019

How to Get Google Assistant to Read Notifications From Third-Party Apps Google Assistant has quietly received a major upgrade to its messaging features, giving the AI helper the ability to read messages from third-party apps....
23:00, 08/06/2019

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that's just very small and it's time to get excited for augmente......
13:51, 07/12/2019

Chrome OS unifies Google Assistant and device searches You don't have to be quite so picky when you start a search on your Chromebook. Google has released Chrome OS 74, whose cornerstone is a reworked search experience that unifies Google Assistant, on-device and web search. Tap the search box and you......
09:00, 05/02/2019

Google temporarily stops Assistant audio transcriptions in the EU Google has halted the transcribing of recordings from its voice assistant in the EU. The company faced backlash last month after 1,000 private conversations recorded on its Google Assistant product were leaked to the Belgian news outlet VRT NWS. The......
02:51, 08/02/2019

The Morning After: Google Assistant can read out your WhatsApp replies for you Welcome to your Monday! This week, we've got Samsung's big Unpacked event (Galaxy Note incoming), as well as Disney reporting on how its expansion is faring so far. Over the weekend, you might have missed an E3 data breach that leaked thousands of re......
18:34, 08/05/2019

Google Assistant can now remind your lazy housemate to do the washing up If you share your home with others, chances are that you regularly text them reminders, whether that's taking out the trash or picking up some bread on their way home from work. That can get pretty tedious – but Google Assistant may have a better solution, with the announcement that...
17:34, 08/15/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an actual person to collect data from it. A new report f...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits....
19:34, 06/10/2019

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 speakers......
15:17, 05/14/2019

Next-generation Google Assistant to be up to 10x faster, exclusive to Pixel 4 Today at Google's I/O developer conference, the company was proud to share with the audience that earlier this year, it had achieved a major technological breakthrough that's going to allow it to improve its popular Google Assistant in a dramatic way.Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained that the Assis...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Google is phasing out the old Voice Search in favor of Assistant The familiar microphone icon in Google's search bar might soon be a thing of the past, according to some recent changes spotted by 9 to 5 Google. On some phones, Google's old-school "Voice Search," with the prompt "Say 'Hey Google,'" has been replace......
15:51, 07/29/2019

Google May Have Finally Made a Truly Usable Voice Assistant Google says it will include a new version of its speech recognition software in some new phones, potentially transforming how people accomplish tasks....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Google’s new Assistant is so fast that ‘tapping to use your phone would seem slow’ Google Assistant is pretty fast, but it’s hardly as conversational as a real person. That’s in large part because using the Assistant requires a constant connection to the cloud, where a server sorts through 100GB worth of AI models, and beams the relevant information back down to you. But what if y...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Google Assistant can tell apps to order food or track your run Google Assistant's Actions are about to become decidedly more useful in daily life. Google has expanded App Actions' reach to offer shortcuts for health, finance, food and ridesharing. You could tell your fitness app to start tracking a run, pay a fr......
23:51, 05/07/2019

Google now lets users auto-delete their location and web history Back in May, Google announced it would be introducing an option for users of its services to automatically delete their online history, and today the tech giant has begun rolling out the update around the globe.Specifically, Google account holders will be able to choose a time limit of either 3 or 1...
09:51, 06/28/2019

About 200 Children Lose Family Members In Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings About 200 children in Sri Lanka have lost their family members, some of them sole breadwinners, in the massive Easter Sunday bombings, according to a leading charity organisation....
17:00, 05/08/2019

Police say 4 family members shot to death in West Des Moines WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shootings of four family members whose bodies were found in their Iowa home. The Des Moines Register reports that the bodies were discovered Saturday morning by relatives who were staying with the family at the home in West Des Moines. ...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Uighurs Use Videos to Draw Attention to Missing Family Members Haunting videos of Uighurs crying silently in front of family portraits of missing loved ones appear to challenge Beijing’s assurances about its mass-internment campaign....
20:34, 08/22/2019

Trump promises not to use Kim Jong Un's family members as intel assets President Donald Trump promised not to use Kim Jong-un's family members as intelligence agency assets Tuesday, and reassured the North Korean dictator of his commitment to detente. ...
02:00, 06/12/2019

5 family members on vacation killed in 3-vehicle crash that injured 7 Five people have been killed and seven have been hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash in South Texas.        ...
05:34, 07/21/2019

The Surprising and Special Meanings Behind All of the Royal Family Members' Names A royal by any other name would appear as non-traditional. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle introduced the world to the newest member of the royal family on Wednesday, after welcoming baby......
15:00, 05/12/2019

Verizon's unveils cheaper unlimited smartphone plans that lets each family member choose their own Verizon Wireless new unlimited wireless pricing plans let you, your spouse and your kids each choose a different plan.       ...
23:51, 08/02/2019

Google Assistant just got smart enough to track the New York City subway Google Assistant and Google Pay are making navigating New York City a little easier this month thanks to new subway and bus integrations with the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).Starting today, millions of NYC residents and tourists can ask Google Assistant when the next subw...
21:34, 05/23/2019

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 a number of updates to the Sonos One – inc...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Google’s pitch to Android devs: Assistant can drive app engagement Google is telling Android developers that connecting with Google Assistant can spur more engagement, though there's no evidence to demonstrate that yet.Read More...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Sonos’ long-promised support for Google Assistant is finally here Sonos is finally making good on its promise to support the Google Assistant, which is coming to the company’s Sonos One speaker and Sonos Beam soundbar to start via a free software update that’s available beginning today in the US. Sonos had already touted its forthcoming integration wit...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review voice recordings recently leaked over a thousand Assistant recordings to a Belgian news organization,...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Google Assistant Can Now Read Out WhatsApp, Telegram, Slack Messages Google Assistant earlier used to only read out native SMS app messages, and skip all the other communication apps, but that behaviour has now changed....
01:34, 08/06/2019

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will ship l......
06:00, 06/07/2019

Google Assistant can read out text replies on WhatsApp and Telegram Google Assistant has long had the option to read your SMS messages aloud, but that hasn't done much good if your conversations lived in third-party apps. That shouldn't be an issue for long. Both Android Police and 91mobiles have noticed that Google......
18:34, 08/05/2019

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 the U......
08:34, 05/10/2019

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 finally delivering Google Assistant support to its hig...
05:17, 05/10/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:34, 07/12/2019

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medications.Read More...
20:34, 06/20/2019

Google Assistant will quietly obey your light-switching commands Google knows hearing Assistant's loud and crisp responses when you're trying to sleep could be incredibly annoying. That's why it's switching its responses off when you ask the voice AI to turn off your connected lights via a Google Home or a Nest Hu......
18:00, 07/24/2019

Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker Even as Google Assistant remains commercially overshadowed by Alexa, it keeps pushing the boundaries of what artificial intelligence can do every day.        ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Google updates Maps, Search and Assistant so you can order food without app The feature lets you order using leading delivery services like DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, and ChowNow, and more are on the way.        ...
16:17, 05/24/2019

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....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones Enlarge (credit: Google/Screenshot) Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is internally calling this the "next-generation" Assistant and that it will first become available on Go...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Google renames Assistant home devices, debuts $229 Nest Hub Max Enlarge (credit: Google) At its annual developers conference, Google expanded its line of Assistant home devices and renamed the entire family. The new Nest Hub Max is the 10-inch version of the existing Google Home Hub with some added features, and now the entire Assistant device family will fall...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Google Assistant, Search Get New Features for 2019 Cricket World Cup ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 action, Google on Wednesday introduced special features to its Search, Assistant to help people get all the important match updates....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit customers and other business. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy for AI assistants to fall prey to fake information, too....
01:51, 08/20/2019

Google's Next Generation Assistant Is 10 Times Faster, Coming to Pixel First Google showcased the next-generation Google Assistant, Assistant driving mode, Assistant support in Waze, a more personal Assistant, and more at Google I/O 2019. Additionally, Google also revealed......
22:34, 05/07/2019

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it easier to get a meal delivered to your home, office or even a hotel room. These apps will now work with delivery services like Do...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Now it's easy to order food in Google Assistant, Search and Maps Starting today, you'll be able to order food via Google Assistant, Search and Maps in the US. At the outset, Google is working with DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice and ChowNow, with support for Zuppler and more on the way....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Google demos car bookings by voice assistant at annual I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday offered a preview of voice technology that lets users make rental car bookings for upcoming trips with just a simple ask of the company's virtual assistant tool....
20:17, 05/07/2019

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......
20:00, 05/21/2019

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...
18:51, 05/21/2019

Google suspends transcription of voice assistant clips in Europe Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended reviewing voice recordings from its Google Assistant virtual helper in the European Union after a leak of Dutch audio data, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday....
13:17, 08/02/2019

LG's smart home app adds voice control through Google Assistant Many smart appliance makers' apps still require that you tap buttons to control your home, but not LG's. It's introducing Google Assistant-powered voice control to its ThinQ app (previously SmartThinQ) to steer all its connected appliances, whether......
11:00, 08/24/2019

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for......
00:00, 08/23/2019

Google Photos Now Lets You Search for Specific Text Inside Your Pics Google Photos already features handy automatic tagging features that let you find every picture you’ve ever taken of, say, a dog or flower with one simple search. But now, after some eagle-eyed users spotted a new feature, Google has confirmed that Photos is getting the ability to search for photos...
05:00, 08/24/2019

This is how Google’s Chrome lets the cookies track you, imagined in real life Chrome has become like spyware for the company, allowing more tracker cookies than any other browser. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler imagines how that might feel in real life, and gives advice for more privacy-conscious web browsing....
14:51, 06/21/2019

Google’s Game Builder lets you create 3D titles without coding — for free! On its blog today, Google talked up Game Builder, its sandbox for desktops that lets you create 3D games without having to write any code (though you can if you want to). It’s available now on Steam, for Mac and Windows, for free. There are other tools like this for creating games, but Google’s Area...
12:17, 06/14/2019

Free admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens for vets and family members ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) — Active duty and retired military members and their families can spend a day at SeaWorld or Busch Gardens for free this summer. Beginning Monday through July 15, United States veterans and families can enjoy free admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Veter...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Mexico issues arrest warrants for ex-Pemex CEO Lozoya, family members Mexico's attorney general's office said on Friday that a judge issued arrest warrants for the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, three of his family members and one other person, in a graft case involving Brazilian builder Odebrecht....
00:00, 07/06/2019

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders....
02:51, 06/22/2019

Three family members killed by suspected drunk driver in upstate crash Authorities say three members of a New Jersey family heading to Niagara Falls were killed and six relatives were injured when an allegedly drunken driver’s pickup truck hit their SUV in western New York....
03:00, 05/27/2019

Decomposed Bodies Of Bengal Minister's Family Members Found At Home Decomposed bodies of an elderly woman and her daughter, family membersof West Bengal Minister Moloy Ghatak, were found in their house in Asansol town in West Bengal on Monday, police said....
07:00, 05/28/2019

Google Assistant brings back handy parking location functionality Google's industry-leading virtual assistant can be of great help not only when you're actually behind the wheel, but also to remind you where you've parked your car at the end of a nice day walking around town. There are in fact a number of ways in which Google Assistant can lend a hand with locatin...
11:17, 06/17/2019

B&O's refreshed Beoplay H9 headphones come with monster battery life and Google Assistant After (narrowly) beating Apple to the punch with super-expensive "truly wireless" earbuds supporting wireless charging functionality, Bang & Olufsen is shifting its attention to the premium Beoplay line of wireless over-ear headphones to release a refreshed H9 model. This is already available in the...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Google Assistant just quietly added a great new text messaging feature Not every update to Google’s software is a gamechanger, but some relatively small additions often end up becoming fan favorites. One such addition with the potential to excite some users began rolling out over the weekend — Google Assistant can now read messages out loud from major third...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Google suspends transcriptions from voice assistant recordings in Europe - CNBC Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended producing transcriptions of voice recordings from its Google Assistant product in the European Union, CNBC reported on Thursday....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Huawei planned to sell a Google Assistant smart speaker in the US before getting banned The consequences of the US ban of Huawei products have actually been more far-reaching than previously realized, according to a new report Monday that makes clear Huawei had been working with Google for more than a year on a smart speaker that would have been Huawei’s first to include the Goog...
06:17, 07/30/2019

Google Assistant launch gesture officially arrives on Android Q beta From the very start, Google intended to fine-tune the gesture-based navigation system it introduced with Android Pie in an effort to make poking around phones with edge-to-edge screens feel a lot more natural. One of the gestures it was working on wo......
23:51, 07/10/2019

JBL's Google Assistant soundbar finally released after a year-long delay It's been a while since the JBL Link Bar was announced – nearly a year, in fact – but the all-in-one soundbar, Android TV box, Chromecast device, and Google Assistant speaker has just become available to buy. According to Engadget, pre-orders started almost a year ago too &#x...
17:51, 07/24/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and translate live conversations in two dozen languages, a group of contractors toiling behind the scenes bui...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Sonos Finally Figured Out How to Get Google Assistant to Work on Its Smart Speakers If you own a Sonos One or a Sonos Beam, it’s about to be a lot more useful. Today, Sonos will push a software update to those models that will give them Google Assistant support. That makes the Sonos One and the Sonos Beam the first smart speakers that support both Assistant and Amazon Alexa, althou...
15:51, 05/14/2019

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
02:34, 07/12/2019

Google Assistant is getting 10 times faster, coming to Pixel phones ‘later this year’ Google Assistant is getting new personalized features and the ability to operate 10 times faster, company executives announced today at I/O.Read More...
19:51, 05/07/2019

Google lets users share GIFs directly into Gmail, WhatsApp, other apps Google is making it easier to share GIFs directly into different apps, including Gmail, Hangouts, Android Messages, and WhatsApp, the search giant announced today. By implementing a new “Share GIFs” section in Google Images, users will be able to share GIFs found directly into any of the apps mentio...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Synative lets game developers build playable Google Play demos Synative has announced that developers can use its Synative Playable Studio to create playable game demos -- a relatively new form of advertising.Read More...
17:51, 06/18/2019

Stephen Curry says ‘it’s kind of stupid’ for Raptors fans to heckle his family members In separate incidents during the NBA Finals, Curry's wife and parents were subjected to profane taunts amid widespread condemnation of some Raptors fans for cheering Kevin Durant's injury....
06:34, 06/13/2019

Victim, family members of Brink’s robbery want Judith Clark’s release overturned A retired detective and the son of an armored truck guard killed in the infamous 1981 Nyack Brink’s heist want the state parole board’s decision to release convicted murderer Judith Clark tossed since one board member failed to disclose her marriage to a murderer that she helped free. Fo...
07:34, 05/14/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
08:34, 07/11/2019

Penelope Disick Receives Heartfelt Birthday Messages From Kim Kardashian and More Family Members In the Kardashian household, today is all about Penelope Disick. As Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick's daughter turns seven today, family and close friends are expressing......
21:34, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico issues arrest warrants for ex-Pemex CEO Lozoya, family members Mexico's attorney general's office said on Friday that a judge issued arrest warrants for the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, three of his family members and one other person, in a graft case involving Brazilian builder Odebrecht....
19:51, 07/05/2019

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Family Members Condemn His ‘Tragically Wrong’ Vaccine Views Family members of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. have slammed his stance against vaccines, calling his views “tragically wrong” in a new op-ed. “We love Bobby. He is one of the great champions of the environment,” two of Kennedy’s siblings, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Joseph P...
08:00, 05/09/2019

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
01:17, 06/07/2019

Family members speak out after Tucson couple convicted on child porn charges TUCSON – Days before Tucson’s Luis and Vanessa Ramirez were supposed to appear in court in May 2018, they kidnapped their two children, 5-year-old Luis Jr. and 6-month-old Kahmila, and fled south of the border. Saturday marks one year since they left Arizona. David Ramirez and his wife E...
19:17, 05/04/2019

DUI suspect plows into California home, kills 3 family members asleep in bed: cops A drunk driver plowed into a home in central California on Saturday night at a “high rate of speed,” killing three: a mother, father and their 10-year-old son who were asleep in their beds, authorities said....
08:00, 05/06/2019

John Kelly says Trump family members working in administration 'are an influence that has to be dealt with' Members of President Donald Trump's family who work in his administration are "an influence that has to be dealt with," former White House chief of staff John Kelly said Tuesday....
12:34, 05/09/2019

A grandfather took 33 members of his family to Hawaii after racking up more than a million frequent flyer miles Southwest Airlines Sam Pratt, from Florida, flew 33 family members aged 2 to 72 over to Hawaii for a family vacation last week. The family used the trip to celebrate the fact that Pratt had entered remission in a stage 3 blood cancer diagnosis. Pratt had racked up more than a million Southwest Air...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they’re being built. Paul Njoroge of Toronto, who lost three ...
23:34, 07/17/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings of your voice and interactions....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Google Assistant tops 2019 digital assistance IQ test, but every AI posts gains Once again, Google's Assistant is the best at responding accurately to user questions, but rivals Siri and Alexa are making steady gains year over year.Read More...
05:34, 08/16/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80 Google Assistant is truly everywhere nowadays, from your Android or iOS phone to the search giant's growing family of in-house smart speakers, as well as third-party audio products made by companies as diverse as Bang & Olufsen, Sonos, and Bose. One very intriguing Google Assistant device you may ha...
11:34, 05/22/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the seminal Lovin’ Spoonful tune as an introduction. Throu...
08:34, 05/29/2019

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
13:51, 07/13/2019

Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch smart display with Google Assistant gets a rare 60% discount Lenovo smartly decided to buy Motorola to have a foothold in the US market, but smartphones aren't the only products the Chinese company is selling in the country. The smart display market only at the beginning, but we already have a couple of major players, including Google and Facebook.If you're n...
02:51, 06/23/2019

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-party devices as possible.Just a few days after Sonos ...
23:51, 05/21/2019

Google Assistant just got its biggest upgrade ever: Real-time on-device voice recognition It’s the first day of Google’s I/O 2019 developers event, which means the main keynote of the show is well underway. Google started the show with a few neat Search tricks, including brand new AR and camera features, and then proceeded to unveil its next advancements in Duplex and Assistant. Don...
19:51, 05/07/2019

Facebook to join Google, Amazon in developing voice-activated assistant technology Facebook Inc is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon.com Inc's Alexa, Apple Inc's Siri and Alphabet Inc's Google Assistant....
14:09, 05/01/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playback, helping deliver dinner, improving road safety, keeping you informed, and many other things that make all our digital lives easier. But when it come...
11:34, 06/21/2019

Google now lets you set a timer to auto-delete mobile location history and activity data In its latest attempt to give control back to users, Google started rolling out auto-delete controls for location history and activity data on iOS and Android devices this week. Google first announced this tool in a blog post back in May, but now you can try it out for yourself and set a timer to de...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Boy, 5, who wanted to be 'Army Man' dies from cancer; family asks for military members to attend funeral A 5-year-old boy who dreamed of being an "Army Man" died last week after fighting cancer — and his family asked those he idolized to support him at his funeral....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Masters ticket scheme: Family members from Texas plead guilty, pay $275K in restitution Four members of a Texas family who were accused of running an elaborate Masters ticket scheme are pleading guilty.        ...
00:17, 06/18/2019

Four Members Of One Texas Family Plead Guilty In Lucrative Masters Ticket Resale Scheme Tickets to The Masters, held annually at Augusta National in Georgia, are notoriously difficult to come by, and prices on the secondary market are generally preposterous. Four members of one Texas family apparently seized on the arbitrage opportunities presented by this situation in order to make qu...
08:17, 06/20/2019

Sister, 30, held in slaying of ex-Portland State basketball player, 22; two other family members hurt A 22-year-old athlete who played basketball and football at Portland State University in Oregon was fatally shot Friday afternoon, allegedly by his 30-year-old sister, who was later taken into police custody....
20:17, 08/03/2019

3 members of NJ family headed to Niagara Falls killed by suspected drunk driver, report says Three members of a New Jersey family driving in upstate New York to visit the Niagara Falls for Memorial Day weekend died after their SUV was hit by an alleged drunk driver, reports said....
07:51, 05/27/2019

Sonos finally supports Google Assistant voice control (and it plays nice with Alexa) I’ve been trying to avoid the word “finally” in my headlines, but I think this one gets a pass: Over a year and a half after it was originally promised, Sonos has brought the Google Assistant to its voice-powered speakers – namely the Sonos One and Beam. Finally. The timing isn’t entirely a surprise...
19:51, 05/14/2019

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
20:00, 05/23/2019

The man whose family members were killed in the El Paso shooting says he received hate calls after posing for a picture with Trump Andrea Hanks/White House The man whose brother and sister-in-law were two of victims of the Walmart shooting in El Paso, Texas, said he received a flood of hate calls after posing for a photo with President Donald Trump, according to a new report. In the picture, Trump smiled and gave his signature...
15:51, 08/10/2019

ICE nabs illegal immigrant who allegedly drove into California home, killing 3 sleeping family members A suspected drunken driver who was free on bail after being charged with plowing into a Northern California trailer home and killing three sleeping family members was in the U.S. illegally and was apprehended Tuesday, federal immigration agents announced....
05:51, 05/08/2019

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 from the get-go. As promised last week (not to mentio...
23:51, 05/14/2019

Google’s secretive chip design team just lost three prominent members With each passing year, Apple takes hardware performance on the iPhone to the next level, a feat made possible by the series of A-x chips the company designs in-house. Specifically, Apple’s A-x processors can be engineered and customized to run far more efficiently than what we’d otherwi...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Don't Let Flies Annoy You This Summer, Get a Trap For Only $5 Everyone is worried about mosquitos already, and while they’re annoying, don’t forget about flies. Deer and horse flies bite and those can be even more painful and itchy than mosquito bites. Don’t let flies ruin your summer, get this RESCUE Disposable Non-Toxic Fly Trap for only $5 right now. You ca...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Manson family members speak out 50 years later in shocking doc, recall meeting cult leader: ‘I felt accepted’ The women who followed hippie cult leader Charles Manson are coming forward 50 years after the gruesome murders that shocked the nation during the summer of 1969....
14:00, 08/09/2019

Order of the Garter service: Queen joined by Duchess of Cambridge and members of royal family for annual event in Windsor The Duchess of Cambridge joined senior members of the royal family and foreign monarchs to watch the traditional annual Garter Day procession in Windsor today....
06:17, 06/18/2019

Defeat will "annoy the hell out of" Valtteri Bottas - Toto Wolff Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes falling behind in the 2019 Formula 1 world championship battle will "annoy the hell out of" Valtteri Bottas and prompt a fightback...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday t...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Members of the Manson Family Speak in New Oxygen Special Manson: The Women The women who followed Charles Manson are speaking out. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Manson: The Women, a new Oxygen special premiering August 10, which features interviews......
20:51, 07/22/2019

John Oliver Bakes a Very, Very Large Cake to Annoy Turkmenistan and Guinness World Records John Oliver didn’t report the news on Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight. Instead, he baked a cake. It all started with Turkmenistan’s president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who may be missing or perhaps even dead. As Oliver noted, Berdimuhamedov hasn’t been seen in we...
15:21, 08/12/2019

How to Try Out Apple's New iCloud Website (and Reminders) Apple’s Reminders app—an incredibly helpful way to stay organized on iOS and macOS—is once again available via your web browser, thanks to an updated version of Apple’s iCloud website. But you won’t see this, as well as Apple’s other changes, unless you enroll in the iCloud beta test....
00:34, 08/24/2019

Set Reminders for Emotional 'Check-Ins' With Your Partner Some people are adept at being emotionally present enough with their partner to regularly check in, voice appreciation and send a sweet or funny text just because. And some people are ... not....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Facebook movie ads now offer premiere reminders and showtimes Facebook is hoping you'll do more with movie ads than give them the occasional click or tap. The internet giant is rolling out support for upgraded ads that include premiere reminders. Much like events, you can press an "Interested" button to get a......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Apple's new Reminders app dark theme leaks out before the iOS 13 keynote Google slowly introduced us to the systemwide dark mode in Android Q by painting its own apps in morbid colors on a piecemeal basis. It brushed over the Phone app, Contacts, Calendar, Keep notes, you name it.Apple, however, will be going all out with the iOS 13 dark mode, it seems, theming the launc...
15:34, 06/03/2019

At the All-Star Futures Game, Two Reminders of a Painful Mets Trade Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn, who were packaged in a deal for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz, have shown tantalizing promise that could haunt the Mets for years....
01:51, 07/08/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Some Rules and Reminders for People Who Read The Root It’s the Friday before a major holiday, and the regular writer of the Clapback Mailbag, Michael Harriot, has decided to take the day off for whatever it is he does when he is not pulling white people by their taint hairs on The Root....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Family Romance review: Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further Werner Herzog has come to Cannes with a stranger-than-fiction piece of work, a lo-fi headscratcher shot on video around tourist locations in Tokyo. I...
22:17, 05/18/2019

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/challenge competition series (9 p.m.) pits eight families against each other as they whip up family recipes from their respective backgrounds for the ultim...
01:34, 06/27/2019

Australian family finds $24G gold nugget on family walk with dog named Lucky: report An Australian family experienced a stroke of luck when they found a gold nugget — valued at tens of thousands of dollars — while they were walking their dog on Sunday....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Neighbor from hell blasts theme from ‘The Addams Family’ at family A creepy, kooky British man blasted the theme of “The Addams Family” at his next-door neighbors — turning their lives into a “living hell” during a six-year campaign of harassment, according to a report. Neil Speight, 47, would turn up the volume of the finger-snapping song from the ’60s horror-them...
03:51, 05/17/2019

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Is a Fine Family Car if Your Family Brings Everything Everywhere The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is big, capable and nice to look at. On paper, it seems like an adept family car considering how many toys, consumables (diapers) and other assorted baby-related flotsam most parents find themselves traveling with. But the Ram is also utilitarian by nature, and did I men...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
12:00, 07/16/2019

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
01:00, 06/15/2019

'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild.        ...
14:34, 08/21/2019

What Your Virtual Assistant Can---and Can't---Do Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant are good for more than music and the weather: They can help you get things done, stay in touch, even order coffee—just make sure to keep it simple....
17:00, 06/02/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the standalone Nest, which it acquired in 2014. In its...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
21:17, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:51, 06/03/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
15:17, 06/06/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
10:34, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:17, 06/03/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:00, 06/03/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
09:17, 08/03/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
08:00, 06/03/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
19:51, 06/20/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a sees Google distilling the best parts of the Google...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:51, 06/03/2019

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
21:51, 07/11/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with whom you choose to share your time. From this informa...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Opera's New Web Browser Lets You Set CPU, RAM Limits Opera Software has released a new web browser targeted at gamers. Opera GX lets users control CPU and RAM usage using a new panel built inside the browser....
05:34, 06/13/2019

Twitter lets you add GIFs to retweets As of today, Twitter users can include GIFs in their retweets. Users can also include up to four photos or a video. The update is rolling out on iOS, Android and mobile.twitter.com, and accounts like @GameOfThrones and @NASA are already putting it to......
02:00, 05/07/2019

This app lets you donate, interact with the homeless In November of 2015, Jonathan Kumar stood on a street corner in Seattle and watched wincingly as a man begged for twenty minutes and not a single car opened a window for him. “He stood there painfully, seeking diabetes medication for his feet after recently ending up on the street,” Kumar, who was w...
03:51, 08/10/2019

Instagram lets you buy what Kim Kardashian wears right from the app With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram sees a major opportunity to disrupt online shopping. And, over the past year or so, the company has been working hard to make shopping a cornerstone feature of its app. Just last month, it started a......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
23:34, 06/26/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant (bad) memory, because Google is experimenting with a new mode for Google Drive that will let you store all kinds of files offline.As Engadget note...
11:51, 06/25/2019

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:00, 06/03/2019

Do you have what it takes to be Beyoncé's assistant? Let’s get this out of the way: Twitter fucking sucks, it’s all bad, and nothing worthwhile has ever been posted on the site ever. That being said, sometimes a diamond can shine through the colossal pile of utter misery and make it all seem slightly less pointless than it did before. Today, that surp...
20:17, 06/23/2019

Cyclist Lets Up Right Before The Finish Line, Loses Allow Lucy Kennedy to show you what the horror of losing looks like at the Giro Rosa in the final meter of Stage 3 on Sunday. If it’s not miscounting the laps, it’s easing up before the finish line. Why do athletes do this?!...
01:17, 07/10/2019

Creepy deepfake AI lets you put words into someone else's mouth Researchers are showing off a creepy new software that uses machine learning to allow people to add, delete or change the words coming out of someone's mouth....
01:51, 06/12/2019

Amazon's 'Live Mode' lets you try on makeup via its app Cosmetics giant L'Oreal announced last year that it was buying augmented reality beauty app maker ModiFace. Since then it's deployed virtual makeup try-ons across a number of its own brands, allowing shoppers to test different shades of makeup in a l......
01:51, 06/05/2019

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
21:51, 05/24/2019

This App Lets Your Instagram Followers Track Your Location By aggregating data from geotagged posts and stories, Who's in Town can paint a detailed picture of the habits and haunts of anyone with a Instagram account....
22:51, 07/19/2019

QB Rosen lets out frustrations over Cardinals deal Now that Josh Rosen has made his move for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins, the 22-year-old quarterback who experienced a disappointing rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals is ready to start talking. Well, more like trash talking....
08:00, 05/15/2019

YouTube lets you hide channels from your recommendations No matter how advanced algorithms get, none will understand your YouTube viewing preferences better than you. With that in mind, YouTube is adding a few new features that will give users more control over which videos appear in their homepage and Up......
20:00, 06/26/2019

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicated Host could be quite useful for businesses running loads of virtual machines that don't want t...
01:51, 08/03/2019

Dallas Keuchel lets one get away in Braves debut WASHINGTON — Dallas Keuchel enjoyed being back on the mound after than a longer-than-expected wait between major league starts. He would have been happier if a three-run lead hadn’t slipped away. Keuchel labored through five innings in his Atlanta debut, coughing up that 3-0 lead as the Braves...
14:51, 06/22/2019

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
01:34, 08/16/2019

ActionDash 4.0 lets you set a schedule for 'focus mode' Earlier this year, ActionDash added "focus mode" to its list of features to help you cut down on screentime even more. By doing so, the digital wellbeing app was able to offer the functionality before Google rolls out its own version with Android Q l......
14:51, 08/10/2019

Museum lets visitors virtually experience D-Day A French-developed tablet called the HistoPad is giving museumgoers in Ohio the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone D-Day World War II invasion 75 years later. (May 13)        ...
13:17, 05/14/2019

A New Way To Erase Ink Lets You Reuse Printouts Without Recycling Yes, it’s great that your office put a blue bin next to the copy machine so unwanted print outs don’t end up in the trash. But recycling paper still takes its toll on the environment, so researchers at Rutgers have come up with a new way to erase ink off a printed page, allowing it to be run through...
19:00, 06/27/2019

GOAT lets you preview sneakers in AR before they launch Today, the secondary sneaker seller GOAT released an augmented reality feature that will let users see pre-release sneakers in AR. This isn't the first time a company has let users view sneakers in AR, but GOAT users will be able to preview the shoes......
07:34, 05/09/2019

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included, and a certain type of user-created level that’s becoming quite popular....
03:17, 07/10/2019

iOS 13 lets you know if you're deleting apps with active subscriptions Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-related feature rolling out with iOS 13. Apparentl......
10:51, 06/18/2019

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free for EE users with the Video Data Pass. EE's Video Data Pass now includes BBC iPlayer and You...
19:00, 06/18/2019

How The Website That Lets You Create Frankenstein Pokémon Came To Be Though Pokémon fusions have had a recent resurgence on websites like Tumblr, people have spliced Pokémon together for a while now. That’s how Alex Onsager, the man behind the Pokemon Fusion website, initially got the idea: by watching others fuse Pokémon ‘by hand.’ But one day he thought to himself,...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Pose lets Blanca be the hero of her own story Early on in “Worth It,” Angel sits Blanca down and tells her she needs a makeover. She’s being practical and a little harsh but ultimately comes from a place of love. Angel points out that Blanca probably won’t be able to rent a space to start her own nail salon unless she can pass as cis. She pokes...
10:17, 06/19/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll see a preview of the website header at the bottom of the scre......
19:00, 07/25/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Cortana could soon be the best digital assistant – with a little help from friends Opening up access to Cortana to third-party hardware, and Windows 10 to competing services like Amazon’s Alexa, seemed like the death knell for Microsoft’s digital assistant at the time. After its Build 2019 conference in Seattle, Washington, this is looking like one of Microsoftȁ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Ex-Arizona assistant gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced Emanuel "Book" Richardson, a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona, to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Lakers trying to woo top assistant coach from Warriors The Lakers have already added some big names to their coaching staff, but they’re trying to beef it up even more — at the expense of the current best in the West. They have received permission to speak with Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams about a position on their staff, according to ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

This smart pepper spray lets the world know you’re in trouble While the idea of smart pepper spray may immediately sound like one of those silly Saturday Night Live parody commercials, Plegium Smart Pepper Spray is actually very real — and it’s kinda brilliant. Right now, it’s $10 off the regular price, just $39 from TNW Deals....
14:17, 07/26/2019

FCC says carriers failed Florida after hurricane—but lets them off the hook Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) The Federal Communications Commission isn't punishing carriers for their horrible response to Hurricane Michael in Florida, despite a commission investigation...
20:34, 05/10/2019

This tool lets you check if a website is blocked in China China‘s Great Firewall just got higher as Wikipedia has been added to Beijing’s no-no list. The government hasn’t explained why it’s blocking the free online encyclopedia, but frankly it’s not surprising. Shutting down a platform that has endless information makes sense if the mere presence of Winni...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
12:51, 05/18/2019

SiriusXM lets you customize music stations with Pandora SiriusXM will finally let some subscribers create personalized music stations with Pandora, nearly six months after it acquired the streaming music company. The company today announced a slew of upgrades, including access to customized music stations......
23:51, 07/10/2019

Destiny 2’s Latest Exploit Lets You Farm Materials By Doing Nothing For the entire five-year span of Destiny’s existence as a series, players have been looking for ways to exploit it. Any old Destiny head will speak fondly of the days we had Loot Caves and cheesed bosses without shame. In the pantheon of cheap Destiny exploits, the latest Destiny 2 scheme for scorin...
23:51, 07/16/2019

Sonic Movie Costume Lets Your Kid's Face Be The Redesign While there’s already been a pledge to change Sonic’s design for the upcoming movie, that move has come too late for merch that’s already hitting store shelves, like this kid’s costume/walking meme template....
04:17, 05/06/2019

Singapore lets firms apply for trademarks via mobile app Businesses can file for trademark protection with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore via a new mobile app, which aims to speed up the application process to 10 minutes from the current 60 minutes....
16:34, 08/21/2019

Watch Dogs: Legion lets you play as anyone with permadeath Watch Dogs: Legion is coming soon. It takes place in a post-Brexit London where things are ... bad. And you can play as almost any character.Read More...
02:34, 06/11/2019

Samsung lets you reserve a Galaxy Note 10 before it's even launched Step right up and reserve your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 today: the phonemaker launched a web page to let eager fans reserve one of the flagship devices, which will be released on August 7.Best of all, if you reserve a phone, you’ll get a $50 cash credit, but only if you buy an accessory while f...
03:51, 07/30/2019

New Windows 10 preview lets you go passwordless and improves Your Phone app Windows 10 has seen the release of a new preview build for those in the fast ring testing the update due to land in the first half of 2020.Build 18936 ushers in a passwordless sign-in system for the Microsoft account(s) on your device, meaning rather than a traditional password, you can use your fin...
14:34, 07/11/2019

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisingly simple microscope.Read more......
23:51, 06/07/2019

Sam Barlow’s Telling Lies lets you spy on the lives of 4 liars Sam Barlow's Telling Lies requires you to sift through NSF surveillance data to uncover a bunch of lies in a tangled web with one big truth.Read More...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Black Ops 4's Blackout Mode Now Lets You Play As A Zombie, But It Just Isn't Fun Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 lets players die and respawn as zombies in the new “Pandemic” Blackout mode. Unfortunately, even an entire horde of zombie players are at a disadvantage in this limited-time mode....
23:51, 08/12/2019

Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco You knew it was just a matter of time before there was further consolidation in the e-scooter world. Bird is acquiring Scoot in a move that both describe as a matter of "scale" -- that is, it'll help them take on heavyweight rivals like Lime. Scoot w......
22:00, 06/12/2019

Mikme Pocket lets you record mobile audio like a pro For the past five years, Mikme has been chasing the dream of perfect mobile audio recording. Its first product was an excellent wireless microphone that automatically synchronized with your video recordings on iOS and Android devices. Now, the compan......
18:00, 06/25/2019

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great symbol of freedom. Here, kids can clamber over and s...
03:51, 05/25/2019

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 on the change in policy that happened on Friday, ...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Xander Schauffele lets rip at R&A for declaring his driver illegal • American’s Callaway club ruled to have contravened legal limits • Schauffele ‘pissed off’ that failed test results were made publicThe American Xander Schauffele has accused the R&A of trying to “ruin his image” and being unprofessional after his Callaway driver was ruled illegal after a random te...
03:51, 07/21/2019

Apple lets loose first-ever MacBook Pro with an 8-core processor Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro now officially supports Intel's latest 9th-generation Core processors (CPUs) – specifically, one of its 8-core Intel Core i9 parts at the highest end of its 15-inch configuration. The 8-core MBP is real.The news comes unceremoniously via a press release f...
05:51, 05/22/2019

Dragon Quest XI On Switch Lets You Make NPCs Lie This week, Nintendo put out a demo for the Switch version of Dragon Quest XI, and it’s got at least a few new features we didn’t know about before. My favorite has to be the toggle that makes townspeople lie....
00:00, 08/24/2019

Uber Eats now lets you preorder the food you want to eat in a restaurant Uber has introduced a brand new feature of its food delivery service that involves absolutely no food delivery whatsoever. Instead of having a driver pick up your order and bring it to your home, the new Uber Eats feature lets place food preorders with your favorite restaurants before you actually a...
18:17, 07/03/2019

Judge lets man sue police who arrested him for parody page A lawsuit can go forward for a man who created a Facebook page riddled with insensitive remarks that parodied an Ohio police department. The Facebook page, which landed the man in jail, is protected by the First Amendment, the Sixth Circuit ruled unanimously this week, as reported by the ABA Journal...
21:34, 08/05/2019

Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
04:51, 05/15/2019

Italy lets 27 minors off migrant ship after loosening ban Under political heat, Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini loosened ban Saturday to let 27 unaccompanied minors off stranded migrant rescue ship....
04:51, 08/18/2019

Firefox for Oculus Quest lets you plunge into the web head-first Mozilla has released its virtual reality web browser, Firefox Reality, for Oculus Quest headsets, letting you immerse yourself in online video, games, group chats and more.The VR browser is already available for various headsets, and became the default option for HTC Vive in January, but Oculus Ques...
21:34, 07/25/2019

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 percent of users and can use the information to create their own cryptocurrency investment strategy. Dat...
15:17, 07/18/2019

Dropbox Transfer lets you send up to 100GB of files at once Sharing files through Dropbox is not a new concept. For years, the company has made it pretty easy to share any file or folder stored in your Dropbox with others, regardless of whether or not they have an account of their own. A new feature called Dr......
17:17, 07/09/2019

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mysteries and unsolvable ailments, then “crowdsourcing” medical expertise to find answers — all on live TV. It’s as though the popular aughts TV drama “Ho...
04:34, 08/06/2019

Watch: This "Crazy Rat Lady" Lets Critters Crawl All Over Her At London's upmarket Hampstead, Veronica Diaz lives with her seven rats, a cat and a hamster. The self-proclaimed "crazy rat lady" reveals that the much-maligned rodents are allowed to cuddle with......
23:00, 05/23/2019

Court lets stand Kentucky abortion law on ultrasounds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court said Friday it won’t reconsider a ruling that upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. Kentucky’s anti-abortion governor, Republican Matt Bevin, hailed the decision. ...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Discord’s ‘Go Live’ lets gamers stream to up to 10 people Imagine streaming a game on Twitch, but only to your closest friends. Gaming chat platform Discord is launching a new feature, Go Live, that will let users stream games directly to 10 other people. Users can view your stream either through the deskto......
14:51, 08/10/2019

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
01:51, 07/18/2019

Facebook lets you (sorta) control what info it gets from other sites Facebook is offering new privacy tools that allow users to personally manage how much dirt on your browsing and spending habits Facebook gets from other websites — in theory, at least. Have you ever been browsing Facebook and noticed an ad for something you were looking up on another website not fiv...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors......
23:00, 05/23/2019

Local pro’s ‘big sacrifice’ lets him live PGA Championship dream The mission was accomplished by Rob Labritz this week. No, he didn’t win the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. But he played. And he played well enough to make the cut and play all four days. It was a memory he’ll have for a lifetime. Right before winner Brooks Koepka received the Wanamaker Trophy...
10:17, 05/20/2019

Sharks bring back Bob Boughner as assistant SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks are bringing back former Florida coach Bob Boughner as an assistant. The Sharks announced Wednesday that Boughner will return to coach on Peter DeBoer’s staff in place of Rob Zettler. Boughner oversaw the defense on the Sharks when they went to the S...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Former Akron coach and SEC assistant Dan Hipsher is retiring ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Dan Hipsher, the basketball coach at Akron for nearly a decade and also an assistant for two Southeastern Conference schools, is retiring. Oakland University, where Hipsher has been an assistant for the past three seasons, announced the 64-year-old coach’s retirement We...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Nets lose key assistant coach to Bulls Nets assistant Chris Fleming is bolting Brooklyn for Chicago — and a promotion. Fleming, The Post confirmed, has reached an agreement to become the lead assistant to Bulls head coach Jim Boylen. The move was first reported by ESPN. A 49-year-old New Jersey native, Fleming had been on staff for all t...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
19:51, 07/23/2019

Arsenal name Ljungberg as Emery's new assistant coach "Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg has been appointed as Unai Emery\u0027s new assistant first-team coach as part of a change in the coaching staff, the Premier League club announced on Monday."...
18:51, 06/17/2019

Former CU assistant coach denied work release A former University of Colorado assistant football coach who pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend has been denied entry into a jail work release program and will to serve a 25-day jail sentence        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Spotify Testing First Hardware, Car Smart Assistant To help people enjoy audio while driving, Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is testing its first hardware - a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars called "Car Thing" - in the US. "While we......
16:51, 05/19/2019

Mother Teresa’s former assistant killed in bar brawl The former assistant of Mother Teresa was killed in a bar brawl in the United Kingdom, authorities said. Mark Bloomfield, 54, died in a hospital Saturday from injuries sustained in the altercation outside the Full Moon pub in Wales three days earlier, according to South Wales police. The circumstanc...
18:17, 07/25/2019

A Twitter Thread Wants to Know If You Have What It Takes to be Beyoncé’s Assistant Some lovely Twitter user by the name of Green Chyna gave me one of my most stressful hours on Sunday when they created a quiz titled, “Being Beyoncé’s assistant for the day: DONT GET FIRED THREAD.”...
23:17, 06/24/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Enigmatic Beluga whale lets people pet it in Artic Norway A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway with a tight harness that is believed to have links to a military facility in Russia is so tame that residents can pet the mammal on its nose....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Scientist have made a contact lens that lets you zoom in by blinking Scientists from the University of California, San Diego, have created a new robotic soft contact lens that lets you zoom by blinking twice. The lens can be controlled by your eye movements.  Eye movements like blinking carry change potential to signal. Shengqiang Cai, the lead researcher, told the N...
13:17, 07/29/2019

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As you'd expect from a Battle Royale game, most of the ne......
21:51, 06/18/2019

Judge frees ‘dangerous’ sex offender, lets him solicit prostitutes A dangerous sex offender was freed from jail in Australia on Tuesday — with court-mandated permission to solicit prostitutes to stop him re-offending. Edward William Latimer, 61, has convictions for sex crimes dating back to the 1970s and in 2006 was jailed indefinitely under the country’...
16:51, 07/09/2019

Mobile Game Lets You Build Gundam Models Without All The Clutter Building Gundam models is an exciting hobby, but if you’re on the go or don’t have a shelf for all your giant robots, you’re in a rough spot. Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare is a new mobile game looking to make it easy to build and battle robots on the go. There’s some mobile game jankiness, but so fa...
01:17, 08/02/2019

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixel Mario’s tiny legs go!...
17:34, 08/20/2019

'Game of Thrones' VR experience lets you join the Night's Watch If you haven't quite come to terms with Game of Thrones ending, you might be pleased to learn there's a VR title based on the series arriving this week called Beyond The Wall. You'll join the Night's Watch and defend The Wall against an army of the d......
22:00, 05/30/2019

Alexa lets you donate backpacks full of supplies to kids in need The new school year is almost upon us and as always, there are families who could use some help with school supplies. With its latest charity initiative, Amazon will let you donate a backpack to a student in need with a simple Alexa command....
19:00, 08/05/2019

New LexIDMe platform lets community help police solve crimes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– When police cannot identify individuals in surveillance videos or pictures, the crime often goes unsolved. Lexington Police created a new website so the community can help identify these people. “All the detectives love it,” said Sgt. Donnell Gordon. “...
22:17, 06/27/2019

Judge lets alleged Ponzi schemer out of jail after one night An accused Ponzi schemer who allegedly lunged at a federal prosecutor was released after spending just one night behind bars, according to new court papers. Brooklyn federal Judge Brian Cogan revoked Mark Nordlicht’s $5 million bail and tossed him in jail Monday over his surly behavior last we...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Hack of U.S. Border Surveillance Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Lets On Even as Homeland Security officials have attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveillance contractor, secret documents, handbooks, and slides concerning surveillance technology deployed along U.S. borders are being widely and open...
16:34, 06/22/2019

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment....
04:34, 05/25/2019

Nintendo lets you share twice as many 'Super Mario Maker 2' courses Super Mario Maker 2 is as much about building your own Mario courses as it is playing through the millions of stages other players have already uploaded. But many players have already hit the limit of how many courses they can upload at once, forcing......
08:34, 07/25/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide if doing so violates their faith....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Twitter now lets guests join your live video broadcasts Twitter will start letting broadcasters on its app open up their livestreams to guests, similar to what it brought to Periscope in February. The new feature, which is now rolling out to Twitter's iOS and Android app, is going to allow up to three peo......
22:34, 05/29/2019

UPlay+ subscription lets you play every Ubisoft game on PC and Stadia Enlarge / Just a few of the titles and franchises coming to Ubisoft's UPlay+ service. (credit: Ubisoft) LOS ANGELES—At its E3 press conference today, Ubisoft announced a new subscription service called UPlay+. For $14.99 a month, subscribers will be able to access every title in Ubisoft's catalog—...
00:34, 06/11/2019

Cop drama ‘City on a Hill’ lets Bacon go gritty and greasy The summer is always a good time to launch a good crime story on TV. If “Big Little Lies” trades in California house porn, rich white lady supremacy and the cattiest dialogue since 1939’s “The Women,” the Boston-set “City on Hill,” premiering Sunday at 9 p.m. on Showtime, is aggressively shabby — in...
04:51, 06/14/2019

Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gained steam since Tuesday’s NBA draft lottery ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Dropbox Transfer lets you easily send up to 100GB files to anyone Dropbox has debuted a new file-transfer tool in beta called Dropbox Transfer, which lets you easily send up to 100GB worth of files to anyone.Read More...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would let attackers install malware without the usual permission request. As Gatekeeper considers network sh......
07:51, 05/26/2019

Audm Lets You Listen to Long-form Journalism Instead of Reading it iOS: I love podcasts. I love them in my car; I love them when I’m working out. I’ll even put on a podcast when I’m in the shower—mainly to help me get through my way-too-large queue....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Can't make it to the theater? BroadwayHD lets you stream Broadway instead Inspired by the Tony's but can't make it to Broadway? BroadwayHD lets you stream some classic shows instead. Sorry, no "Hamilton."        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI system lets wearers control robots with their biceps Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) describe a system that lets wearers control robots with arm muscles.Read More...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Masahiro Tanaka exits, lets out scream in another Yankees mishap The already thin Yankees rotation could be in for some more pain. Masahiro Tanaka left Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning after taking a hot shot off his right leg. Tanaka had thrown just 88 pitches to that point, allowing just three hits (no walks nor runs), an...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Jennifer Lopez lets her kids ask her anything, talks becoming a mom in adorable video The singer and actress let her 11-year-old twins Emme and Max ask her anything—and what ensued was nothing short of adorable.        ...
15:34, 04/30/2019

YouTube Music now lets you switch to video without stopping the track YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running users through the change – available for Pre...
14:17, 07/19/2019

Coherence lets any developer create persistent online games The future of many games is supposedly online, but there's a problem: it can take a massive amount of effort to create and run the infrastructure for a persistent online world. Coherence thinks it can come to the rescue, however. The veteran-backed......
17:00, 06/03/2019

Galaxy Note 10 reservation lets you save up to $600 on the pricey new flagship The Galaxy Note 10 launch is less than two weeks away, with Samsung expected to kick off preorders soon after the press conference is over. The phone is rumored to launch on August 23rd, giving buyers some two weeks time to get the handset. As expected, early buyers will get several perks which will...
19:17, 07/26/2019

Xbox Game Pass now lets you add titles to a 'play later' list Microsoft has introduced a new Xbox Game Pass feature that can help you remember to play the games you're putting off to finish the one you're on or to give those you've dropped in the past a second chance. You can now add titles from the service's c......
17:17, 07/09/2019

Police: Man lets 3-year-old girl go, ends Nebraska standoff GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man who’d barricaded himself and a 3-year-old girl inside a Nebraska home has surrendered. Police were called to the Grand Island home a little before 3 a.m. Wednesday to check a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman there told officers that her ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sens...
01:34, 07/25/2019

Gibraltar rejects US pressure; lets Iranian oil tanker set sail Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria.        ...
07:17, 08/19/2019

Entrepreneur's new app lets you book events in London while on the move An entrepreneur has created an app which will provide tourists and Londoners with a one-stop shop to book instant tickets for attractions across the capital....
15:17, 06/08/2019

The app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone is finally available to download Remember the Steam Link app that let you play Steam games on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV? Apple yanked it from the App Store about a year ago, citing “business conflicts.” The app allowed you to purchase games directly from Steam, bypassing Apple’s App Store altogether. We all know ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Fallout 76’s Meat Week Lets You Grind For Loot By Barbecuing Live games have come up with all sorts of creative ways to repackage the grind of killing things over and over again in the hopes of earning rare loot. Fallout 76’s Meat Week cookouts are by far some of the strangest I’ve seen, and I absolutely love them....
01:00, 08/08/2019

Apple lets parental control app OurPact return to the App Store OurPact, one of the parental control apps Apple dropped from the App Store earlier this year, is now back on iOS. After The New York Times reported in April that Apple pulled or limited 11 of the 17 most popular parental control applications, the tec......
13:51, 07/12/2019

Final Fantasy XIV Lets You Run Dungeons With NPC Heroes Now, And It's So Much Better Than Real People Running through a brand-new dungeon in an online game with random strangers is nerve-wracking. I worry I will screw up and get us all killed. I fret about doing enough damage. I get grouped with jerks who know the run by heart and expect everyone else to as well. Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers e...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook Marketplace lets sellers ship items across the continental US Facebook will soon let Marketplace sellers ship items anywhere in the continental US, while you'll be able to pay for purchases directly through the platform. As such, sellers who are happy to ship their goods will be able to cater to customers on th......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Obior lets you create and host a website in minutes—and for just $20/year With Obior, complete web novices can get an attractive, functioning website up and open in minutes. Just choose your template, follow the simple step-by-step guide to fully customize its look and feel and add your preferred extras like constantly updating social media feeds....
15:00, 05/30/2019

Uber Eats dine-in option lets you pre-order your food Uber Eats has a new option for those diners who want the ambiance of a restaurant but hate the wait. The company has unveiled a dine-in feature in some cities that lets customers pre-order food on the app and then eat at the restaurant, according to......
12:34, 07/03/2019

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
01:34, 08/21/2019

'Fortnite's' latest weapon lets you summon air strikes with a grenade Epic Games has added Air Strikes to the Fortnite arsenal. With the weapon, you can launch a canister of colored smoke into an area and summon a hail storm of fire from above. You'll find the canisters in floor loot, chests, supply drops, vending mach......
17:17, 07/09/2019

Amazon Launches an Automated Messaging Assistant in Hindi Amazon is using customer service-tuned artificial intelligence platform along with machine learning and natural language processing capabilities to power the Automated Messaging Assistant with Hindi......
14:00, 08/14/2019

Android phones are getting an Assistant-powered driving mode Google Assistant is about to become a much more helpful passenger while you're on the road. The assistant is getting a new "driving mode" with voice commands that should make it easier to interact with your device and access the information you need......
23:51, 05/07/2019

Courtney hired as basketball assistant by Miami Hurricanes CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Bill Courtney has been hired as assistant basketball coach at the University of Miami, where he’ll be reunited with coach Jim Larranaga. Courtney also worked on Larranaga’s staff at Bowling Green in 1996-97 and at George Mason in 1997-2005. Courtney spent the pa...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Pandora's Voice Mode is your personal music assistant Pandora is rolling out Voice Mode to all users today. While you may have used Pandora voice controls on smart products like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, the new feature takes voice commands to the next level. It's meant to be more like a personal ass......
19:51, 07/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. Blames His 'Assistant' for Using the Wrong Phone A coupe of days after Robert Downey Jr. was caught messaging from a Huawei phone, instead of a OnePlus, he now blames his assistant for this goof up....
11:00, 08/05/2019

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
02:34, 06/24/2019

Wisconsin assistant won't coach in 2019-20 after setback Wisconsin says assistant men's basketball coach Howard Moore won't coach during the upcoming season after experiencing medical issue and going into cardiac arrest       ...
01:17, 07/30/2019

Prison date set for former UA assistant coach Book Richardson TUCSON – A prison date for former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson has been set in the college basketball corruption case. According to documents, Richardson must report to the Otisville’s minimum security satellite camp in Otisville, N.Y. by 2 p.m. on July 18. Richardson was senten...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Former UA assistant wiretap says Miller allegedly paid Ayton TUCSON – New audio from a wiretap recording of Emanuel “Book” Richardson heard in court Wednesday mentioned Univerisity of Arizona men’s basketball head coach Sean Miller’s alleged involvement in paying Phoenix Sun’s first overall draft pick Deandre Ayton while he...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft's Cortana will eventually sound more like a real assistant Virtual assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa and Google's have finally made voice-controlled computing a reality. But talking to them still feels basic -- shouting commands isn't exactly how you'd interact with another human being. At......
20:51, 05/06/2019

Former UConn coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant Former UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie has filed a lawsuit against former assistant coach Glenn Miller, claiming Miller slandered him in comments to the NCAA        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids jail in corruption case Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland was sentenced to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service Wednesday for his role in the college basketball corruption scandal....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Dolphins assistant Caldwell to take leave for health issue Miami Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell will take a leave of absence to address health issues that he says "require my full attention."       ...
19:17, 07/13/2019

Timberwolves hire Pablo Prigioni as assistant coach MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach, after the native of Argentina spent last season on staff with the Brooklyn Nets. Prigioni spent the majority of his 20-year playing career in the Spanish League. He became the NBA’s oldest rookie at ...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal        ...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.       ...
19:51, 07/17/2019

Wisconsin assistant coach’s wife, daughter die in crash MILWAUKEE (AP) — The University of Wisconsin says the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident. Wisconsin’s athletic department said Moore’s wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Jaidyn, were killed in the crash ...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Spotify is testing a smart assistant speaker that fits in your car Rumors around a Spotify speaker for your car have been swirling for a while, and it's now official: Spotify has confirmed it's testing a new hardware device that fits in your car, designed to assess "how people listen in" on the go.As this is still in the testing phase, you can't actu...
15:17, 05/18/2019

Ex-Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie upset over way he was fired Former Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie criticized current coach Freddie Kitchens over the way Kitchens handled the decision not to retain him on his staff....
02:34, 08/07/2019

Celtics assistant gets probation in college bribery case A Boston Celtics assistant coach has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay a fine for accepting $300,000 in bribes to get a wealthy Florida businessman's son into the University of Pennsylvania....
15:17, 07/03/2019

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....
07:17, 05/30/2019

New York Islanders hire Jim Hiller an assistant coach EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have hired Jim Hiller as an assistant coach. The Islanders announced the addition to Barry Trotz’s staff Wednesday. Hiller spent the past four seasons as an assistant with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was an assistant with the Detroit Red Wings du...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Former LSU interim head coach Benford hired as TCU assistant Benford hired as TCU assistant after finishing last season as interim head coach for LSU's run to Sweet 16        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Paul Pressey becomes special assistant for St. John’s hoops NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Pressey will be a special assistant to St. John’s basketball coach Mike Anderson, his former teammate at Tulsa. The school made the announcement Friday. The longtime NBA player and assistant coach was a teammate of Anderson’s under Tulsa coach Nolan Richardson. Most ...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Cunningham, Westhoff win assistant coach achievement award Mike Westhoff and the late Gunther Cunningham have won the 2019 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. Cunningham spent 33 of his 35 NFL seasons as an assistant coach, renowned for his feared defensive units in Kansas City over two stints and nine...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Suns tap 76ers assistant Monty Williams as new coach Philadelphia 76ers assistant Monty Williams will be the new coach of the Phoenix Suns, replacing Igor Kokoskov, who was fired last week after one disappointing season        ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Get £10 off a £25 spend when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering £10 off a £25 shop if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to Amazon Prime users who install Amazon Assistant for the first time between July 1 and July 14.Amazon Assistant is available for all major browsers, in...
23:17, 07/02/2019

AP source: Cavs to interview Spurs assistant Udoka CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with Cleveland’s schedule tells The Associated Press that the Cavaliers will interview San Antonio assistant Ime Udoka to be their coach. The Cavs, who have been taking a methodical approach in finding their next coach, will meet with Udoka on Sunday, said th...
09:51, 05/04/2019

‘Jurassic World Alive’ update lets users feed their AR dinosaurs You might not realize it, but you're living in a world full of dinosaurs. Since the augmented reality game Jurassic World Alive came out last year, it's been downloaded 17 million times. Players have unleashed 115 million dinosaurs and taken them to......
16:17, 06/26/2019

Amazon launches new program that lets it control third-party product prices Amazon started inviting third-party sellers to a new program called Sold by Amazon (SBA) last week, describing it as a "new, hands off the wheel selling experience."...
00:34, 08/09/2019

Modder Explains How He Created That Cool Bloodborne Mod That Lets You Control Enemies You might have recently seen a cool Bloodborne mod floating around Twitter early this week. The mod allows a player, using a modded copy of the game, to take control of enemies by locking on to them. The creator of this mod explained to me how they created it and their future plans for it....
02:34, 05/26/2019

Like to nap? Mattress Firm's summer Snoozetern internship lets you sleep on the job Mattress Firm has an unusual summer internship, a Snoozetern position, in which you test mattresses and beds, and perhaps grab some Zs.        ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. Supreme Court lets Trump use disputed funds for border wall The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory by letting his administration redirect $2.5 billion in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border even though lawmakers refused to provide funding....
02:51, 07/27/2019

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give users a chance to rethink their comments. The second will a......
01:51, 07/09/2019

Leipzig lets 2-goal lead slip to draw at Mainz in Bundesliga MAINZ, Germany (AP) — Leipzig let a two-goal lead slip away in the second half to draw 3-3 at Mainz in the Bundesliga on Friday, one week after it qualified for the Champions League. Jean-Philippe Mateta equalized late for Mainz, which fought back after Timo Werner made it 3-1 with his 50th league g...
00:34, 05/04/2019

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
03:17, 06/15/2019

Comcast remote lets people with physical disabilities control the TV with their eyes Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Apple's iOS 13 Lets Us Fake Intimacy in FaceTime by Correcting Our Gaze to Look Into the Camera It appears Apple is testing out a feature that will help users fake some intimacy during video calls. There’s a new feature in the third developer version of iOS 13 beta, called FaceTime Attention Correction, which corrects your gaze to make it look like you’re staring into the camera.Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices violate federal antitrust law....
21:17, 05/13/2019

Android vulnerability lets hackers hijack your phone with malicious videos If you use a phone running any version of Android between 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie), you ought to immediately install the latest security update – or risk getting your handset hijacked by devious video malware. The culprit is a vulnerability in the aforementioned Android versions (CVE-2019-...
22:34, 07/24/2019

Katy Perry Lets Her Inner ''California Girl'' Shine While on the Beach in Hawaii Sun-kissed skin, so hot she'll melt your popsicle! Katy Perry had fans doing a double take (for all the right reasons!) when she hit the beach in Hawaii to shoot an upcoming project.......
17:51, 07/03/2019

The brilliant way iOS 13 lets you find lost devices that aren’t even connected to a network Several rumors that preceded Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote said that the Find My iPhone and Find My Friends app would be merged into a single entity called Find My once iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 rolled out. Apple sure delivered on that front, releasing a new application that exceeded anyone’s e...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Pope lets sick girl clap, dance on stage during speech A young girl, who slipped away from her mother at the Vatican's audience hall, clapped and danced on the stage during Pope Francis' speech on Wednesday. But Francis signaled to security to let her be....
00:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' go into effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
00:51, 06/21/2019

'Overwatch' test lets you pick and queue for a specific hero class Players have been asking for it for years and finally, it's arrived: Blizzard is introducing Role Queue to Overwatch. From today, players in the PTR will be able to beta test a feature that allows them to choose the role they want to play -- tank, su......
03:51, 07/19/2019

New Breath Of The Wild Glitch Lets You Harvest Infinite Korok Seeds A new glitch has been discovered that makes it possible to keep collecting the same Korok Seed over and over again in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It’s not the easiest trick to pull off, but it’s nothing compared to trying to locate and retrieve each Korok Seed in the game individually....
00:51, 07/25/2019

A Built-in Breathalyzer Lets This Grown Up Tamagotchi Toy Join You For a Night of Drinking The Tamagotchi has come a long way in the past twenty years. There’s a lot you can now do with the virtual pets (get married!) but they’re still mostly targeted at kids. So the designers at MTN GODS designed and built a Tamagotchi that’s all grown up and ready to go shot for shot with you during a n...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Without Wires or Bluetooth, This Case Lets You Add Buttons and Scroll Wheels to Your Smartphone It won’t be long before smartphones ditch every last physical button, but is that necessarily a good thing? Fewer components in a device means more profit for manufacturers, but users are left having to learn awkward touchscreen gestures to compensate. Researchers at Columbia University are bringing...
02:00, 06/13/2019

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She’s also, ironically, working for Mark Beaks as a s...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Custom Controller Lets You Rage-Quit By Literally Pouring Salt A very wise man who wore a hood and whose skin was practically melting off his bones once said, “Good! Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you.” Probably, he was talking to a gamer about video games. Competitive games make people mad. There’s no getting around it, so you mig...
06:51, 07/03/2019

VR massage: Strapping on goggles lets you escape and relax on your own private island Imagine getting a massage on your own private island overlooking the ocean. All of this is yours at a VR spa, even if only for 30 minutes at a time.       ...
15:00, 08/05/2019

This Now TV Game of Thrones offer lets you watch every season without a pricey contract With only a few episodes remaining in the final season of Game of Thrones there's still time to take advantage of this excellent Now TV offer that's the best deal in town for watching Game of Thrones. You can watch the first four episodes as many times as you want right now, with the final...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Dogs evolved a special muscle that lets them make puppy dog eyes It’s their “puppy dog eyes” that really help dogs melt our hearts – now we know they are created by a facial muscle that is lacking in the closely related wolf...
02:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' take effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
21:34, 06/20/2019

Press Conference That Wasn't? PM Modi Lets Amit Shah Do The Talking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, didn't take a single question. He passed on the one question addressed to him to BJP president Amit Shah,......
17:51, 05/17/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s Endless Challenge lets you skip levels Super Mario Maker 2's Endless Challenge mode is a great way to experience a lot of player-created levels, but it's not going to turn into an esport.Read More...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Windows 1.11 is a Stranger Things 3 tie-in that lets you save the world and wallow in nostalgia Stranger Things season 3 is set in 1985, which coincidently is also the year Windows 1.0 was released, and to celebrate, Microsoft has released the Windows 1.11 app for Windows 10.Not only does the Windows 1.11 app emulate the user interface of the first version of Windows, but there are Easter eggs...
11:34, 07/08/2019

Racing Game’s Free Update Lets You Swap Wheels With Hoverjets Grip: Combat Racing is a high-speed futuristic racing game featuring vehicles with gigantic tires, capable of driving right side up or upside down on twisting, topsy-turvy tracks. It’s like Wipeout, only with wheels. Or it was. This week’s free “Airblades” update gives players the option to race wit...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Twitch App Lets Viewers Mess With People Playing Mario, Metroid, And More The idea underlying Twitch extension Crowd Control is not wholly new. Since the dawn of time, people have messed with each others’ games for laughs. In the beginning, there was Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. These days, there are games like Choice Chamber, where users in Twitch c...
10:17, 05/15/2019

Finally, a sneaky Chrome extension that lets you get away with watching Netflix at work Add Netflix to the long line of Internet services that some creative-minded folks have figured out how to use plugins and other digital trickery to hide while at work, along with websites that make your Reddit feed look like email, disguise Facebook so you can waste time in peace and much more. And ...
22:17, 07/08/2019

A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation The newly redesigned International Spy Museum offers visitors a look at the thrilling world of espionage, complete with Cold War-era gadgets and James Bond exhibits. But beneath the Hollywood veneer, it also tackles some of the more difficult questions of intelligence, including the debate over tort...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Ditto lets Apple TV mirror 4 Android, Chrome, or Windows screens at once Squirrel has created a way for Apple TVs to mirror four screens, including rival platforms, but the cost may be prohibitive for most consumers.Read More...
20:34, 08/12/2019

AP source: Cavaliers interview Spurs assistant coach Messina CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the meeting tells The Associated Press that the Cavaliers interviewed longtime Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina. Members of the team’s front office met Wednesday with Messina, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity beca...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Camsoda’s Virtual Assistant Blocker is like a privacy condom for Alexa Camsoda is launching its Virtual Assistant Blocker, which gives couples privacy when they're having sex so voice assistants like Alexa won't record them.Read More...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Former UA center Joseph Blair named assistant coach for 76ers PHILADELPHIA – Former University of Arizona men’s basketball player and assistant coach, Joseph Blair will join Philadelphia 76ers as an assistant coach, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. The Ohio native played four seasons with the Unversity of Arizona before being drafted by the ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Android TV will benefit once Assistant is linked to live TV guide data Remember Android TV? Google does, and not just so it can throw some unexpected advertisements on it. During the opening day of I/O 2019, Google revealed that over 80 percent of Android TV devices are already running version 7 or higher, and the compa......
10:34, 05/08/2019

Former assistant US attorney: Mueller basically told Dems, 'I'm not going to be your savior' Former U.S. attorney Alex Little said on Saturday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had messages for both Republicans and Democrats in Congress when he held a press briefing on Wednesday....
23:51, 06/01/2019

Nets raid Spurs again, land Andy Birdsong as assistant GM After having their brain trust slowly bled, the Nets have added two assistant general managers over Memorial Day Weekend, Andy Birdsong joining the recently hired Jeff Peterson with the same job title. Birdsong is another young mind whom Brooklyn GM Sean Marks has plucked off the Spurs tree, while h...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Clemson fires men's basketball assistant implicated in trial Clemson has fired longtime assistant men's basketball coach Steve Smith, whose voice was on a federal wiretap played at the ongoing college corruption trial        ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

UNLV: Rebels assistant Cotton waiting for heart transplant UNLV offensive coordinator Barney Cotton awaiting heart transplant, won't coach this on the field this season       ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

White Assistant Principal Admits to Saying the N-Word to a Black Student but Not In a Bad Way A Texas high school assistant principal is disputing claims that he told a student to “turn off that nigger music,” insisting instead that he used the offensive racial slur in a different way than the students have alleged....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Penn State fencing assistant fired over groping allegation A woman says she told Penn State University's head fencing coach that one of his assistants had groped her on a plane, but the coach failed to report her accusation to the school as required....
22:34, 05/17/2019

Longtime NYPD member to become fourth female assistant chief This NYPD chief was practically born to be part of the NYPD, and on Monday she’ll be joining an exclusive club of female assistant chiefs. Deputy Chief Terri Tobin will be promoted to two-star chief on Monday at One Police Plaza, becoming the fourth female assistant chief currently on the job,...
06:17, 07/29/2019

Iowa hires Billy Taylor as assistant basketball coach IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran McCaffery’s staff. Taylor, who spent three years as the director of basketball operations in Iowa City from 2014-16, will replace Andrew Francis, now with California. Taylor le...
20:00, 05/22/2019

AP source: Celtics hire Kara Lawson as assistant coach A person familiar with the situation says Kara Lawson has been hired by the Boston Celtics as an assistant coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the team hasn’t publicly announced the hire. ESPN was the first to report the deal. Lawson beco...
02:00, 06/29/2019

AP source: Cavs to interview Spurs assistant Ettore Messina CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with Cleveland’s coaching search tells The Associated Press the Cavaliers have scheduled an interview this week with San Antonio assistant Ettore Messina. The person spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the team is keeping details of its search conf...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Alabama assistant strength coach arrested for second DUI in last 2 ½ years This is Alabama assistant strength coach Josh Chapman’s second DUI charge in the last 2 ½ years after being arrested for the same offence in 2017.       ...
01:34, 07/08/2019

F.B.I. Sent Investigator Posing as Assistant to Meet With Trump Aide in 2016 The use of the investigator in an operation aimed at a campaign shows the alarm in the F.B.I. as officials uncovered the scope of Russia’s 2016 election interference....
23:00, 05/02/2019

UCLA hires Michael Lewis as assistant basketball coach LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin has hired Michael Lewis as an assistant on his new staff. Lewis spent the last three seasons in the same role at Nebraska, where he worked as the program’s offensive coordinator and helped develop the team’s guards. He also had assistant jobs at ...
21:34, 05/23/2019

St. John’s coach snags assistant with strong local ties Mike Anderson has found his assistant coach with local recruiting ties. On Friday the new St. John’s coach offered the job to Queens native Van Macon, who accepted it, a source confirmed. An official announcement wasn’t expected on Friday. An official announcement wasn’t expected on Friday. The expe...
09:51, 05/04/2019

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, supporting documentation, and be ready to speak with hu...
19:51, 06/14/2019

Raid on Nets continues as Timberwolves nab assistant coach Prigioni The Minnesota Timberwolves came back for more. The team picked off a member of the Nets staff for the second time this offseason, nabbing Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach. Prigioni, 40, who served at Brooklyn’s player development coach, will instead focus on the Timberwolves’ offense...
20:17, 06/07/2019

Reports: Faye Dunaway hit with lawsuit from gay assistant claiming abuse Faye Dunaway is being being sued by her former assistant who alleges demeaning tirades. Michael Rocha says she called him “a little homosexual boy.”        ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Assistant Robert Farrell takes over Rutgers track and field PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Associate head coach Robert Farrell is taking over Rutgers’ track and field programs. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Tuesday that Farrell will serve as director of track and field and cross country. Long-time coach Mike Mulqueen will transition to men’s and...
03:17, 06/12/2019

Epps Will be an Assistant for Erik Daniels at Woodford Co. High School (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) Former UK Women’s Basketball player, Makayla Epps, will be an assistant coach on the staff of Erik Daniels at Woodford County High School. Of course, he was a men’s player at Kentucky. For Those Who Do Not Know : I Have Accepted A Coaching Position At Woodfo...
22:17, 06/27/2019

UNCG women's assistant gets show-cause penalty for gambling The NCAA has given a 15-year show-cause penalty to a former UNC Greensboro assistant women's coach for gambling on pro and college sports _ including games involving the school's men's basketball team       ...
05:51, 07/26/2019

Hardaway adds ex-Suns assistant Toppert to Memphis’ staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added more NBA experience to his staff by hiring former Phoenix Suns assistant Cody Toppert. Toppert spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach and director of player development on a Suns staff headed by Igor Kokoskov. The staff was fired a...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb As Assistant Coach New Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein has made a notable addition to his coaching staff by bringing on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news this afternoon, and the Cavs announced the hire shortly afterwards. Gottlieb will be the first women’s college ...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed making this a requirement and is leaving it up to carri...
20:51, 05/15/2019

The latest 'Fortnite' weapon lets you drop heavy stuff on opponents’ heads Epic has another way to battle Fortnite's hated newcomer, giant mechs. Sure, the two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs have 1,000 health, can travel hundreds of in-game meters in a few seconds and can blast you with rockets or stomp on you. But now, regular pl......
17:00, 08/20/2019

Sue Bird’s injury lets her attend World Cup final, see Megan Rapinoe, USWNT Sue Bird has missed the entire WNBA season thus far due to knee surgery. The good thing about it is that she can get to Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup final to watch her girlfriend, Megan Rapinoe, and the US Women’s National Team. The relationship has come into the spotlight sinc...
03:00, 07/06/2019

England extra-time misery after John Stones’ blunder lets in Netherlands It was an ignominious way for England to lose and, ultimately, their collapse in extra time was probably best summed up by the image of Ross Barkley with his face down in the turf, not wanting to look up and survey the damage after his mistake for the third Dutch goal.Barkley was not the only player...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok The WBC have suspended his interim and mandatory status rather than Dillian Whyte, and Tyrone Spong can't control his cougar The post Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok appeared first on Boxing News....
08:34, 08/17/2019

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
14:34, 07/04/2019

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
01:17, 06/18/2019

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...
16:51, 08/04/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick lets Portugal survive bizarre VAR penalty for Swiss What more can be said about the man? He is 35 on his next birthday and, in football, even the greats reach a point when the one opponent they cannot beat is age. Not Cristiano Ronaldo, though – or not yet anyway, judging by this latest demonstration of his uncommon ability to bend football matches t...
02:51, 06/06/2019

Review: RHA’s handy travel adaptor lets you use your favorite wireless headphones in flight RHA’s latest product is a love-letter to the jetlagged, sweaty, exhausted travelers among us. The ones who regularly make the difficult choice between chicken and beef. The ones getting grilled at immigration, and having their gonads gently caressed by a TSA meathead while their laptop gets swabbed ...
15:17, 07/12/2019

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Jameis Winston lets trick shot golfer use his head as tee Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston was involved in an odd stunt at a celebrity golf tournament hosted by NFL legend Derrick Brooks earlier this week....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Samaritan: Revolutionary app lets users directly donate to and interact with the homeless in their neighborhoods In November of 2015, Jonathan Kumar stood on a street corner in Seattle and watched wincingly as a man begged. It was that one encounter that spurred Kumar to take the matter into his own hands – and the Samaritan app born....
15:17, 08/10/2019

Motorola One Action Lets You Capture Wide-Angle Landscape Videos Vertically Motorola One Action price in the European market is set at EUR 259 (roughly Rs. 20,400), while its India price is expected to be announced on August 23....
11:34, 08/17/2019

Cheap Now TV offer for Game of Thrones lets you watch all 73 episodes without a pricy contract There's still time to take advantage of this absolutely vital Now TV offer that's the best deal in town for watching Game of Thrones. We're almost half way through the new season with episode three set to air in the small hours of Monday morning. Thankfully, this chance join Now TV fo...
18:17, 04/28/2019

In Setback for Apple, US Apex Court Lets App Store Antitrust Suit Proceed A divided US Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications....
09:34, 05/14/2019

NotJordanPeterson lets you generate uncannily realistic Jordan Peterson sound bites Love him or hate him, Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson has undeniably captivated the interest of supporters and critics alike, earning a reputation as a “rock star” academic – similarly to his colleague and debate rival Slavoj Zizek. Now he’s being replicated, by AI. While you can easily find h...
02:00, 08/17/2019

World of Warcraft Classic stress test lets subscribers play for 48 hours World of Warcraft Classic has been in closed beta since the middle of May, but ahead of the launch on August 27, the game is running a series of stress tests, and there’s one happening on June 19, which means anyone can log in and give it a shot to get a taste of old school MMO action.Well, w...
12:17, 06/19/2019

In setback for Apple, U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications, a decision that could lead to billions of dollars in damages and put at risk the company's lucrative way of selling apps....
22:51, 05/13/2019

T-Mobile lets you save big on select phone accessories (limited time offer) If you're a T-Mobile customer, you might want to know that the magenta carrier is currently offering a wide selection of phone accessories at discounted prices. Thus, for a limited time, you can buy stuff like protective cases, power banks, headphones, or portable Bluetooth speakers and save some ni...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Transparent case mod lets you watch the OnePlus 7 Pro’s crazy motorized selfie cam in action Earlier this week, OnePlus unveiled one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2019. The OnePlus 7 Pro is primed to be one of the highlights of the year, due to both its stellar price and its stunning design. While Apple is sticking with the notch on its flagship phones and Samsung has moved on to t...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Spotify's album pre-save feature lets record labels follow artists for you Spotify is the largest music streaming platform in the world, with over 100 million subscribers as of Q2 2019.Part of its appeal is down to the streaming giant's inclusion of user-friendly features within the mobile and desktop apps – one of which being the ability to 'pre-save&apos...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Agora.io lets game developers embed video chat in Unity games Agora.io, a voice and video streaming platform, announced that game developers can now easily embed high-quality video chat in their Unity games.Read More...
09:17, 06/21/2019

Russia’s Yandex expands its Alice voice assistant to the smart home Russian internet giant Yandex has announced a big expansion for its digital assistant Alice, introducing integrations with various smart home products.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Spurs great Tim Duncan returns to team as assistant coach under Popovich Future NBA Hall of Famer Tim Duncan is back with the team he helped lead to five league championships, taking a job as an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich. Duncan, the Spurs' all-time leader in scoring and rebounds, came back to the team on Monday in a move announced with little fanfare and with...
14:34, 07/23/2019

USA vs Britain: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The U.S. women take on Britain on July 2, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
05:00, 06/29/2019

U.S. vs Sweden: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The 2019 Women's World Cup is underway, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
05:34, 06/21/2019

Full moon patents: Disney’s immersive VR and Microsoft’s next-gen virtual assistant Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This June-ish roundup lands on the tasty Strawberry Moon...
15:17, 07/18/2019

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan hired by franchise as assistant coach Tim Duncan, who retired in 2016 after 19 seasons with the Spurs, has been added to head coach Gregg Popovich's bench as an assistant coach.       ...
05:17, 07/23/2019

Clemson basketball adds assistant Goins, grad transfer Mack CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added ex-Quinnipiac assistant coach Anthony Goins to its staff and Alabama grad transfer Tevin Mack to its roster. Goins replaces Steve Smith, a longtime staffer whose contract was not renewed after he was heard on an FBI wiretap during a federal trial into college b...
20:51, 06/11/2019

USA vs England: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The U.S. women take on England on July 2, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
22:51, 07/02/2019

Student sportswriter and football video assistant among injured in UNC Charlotte shooting Drew Pescaro, a student sportswriter at UNC Charlotte, was among those injured. He is in stable condition after surgery, the school's newspaper said.        ...
05:34, 05/02/2019

Grizzlies hire Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins as head coach The Memphis Grizzlies have finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. The Grizzlies will introduce Jenkins at news conference on Wednesday. Zachary Kleiman, Memphis’ executive vice president of basketball operations, says Jenkins has an excellent ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

USA vs France: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The U.S. women take on France Friday, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
19:17, 06/28/2019

Phoenix Suns hire 76ers assistant Monty Williams as coach The Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms with Monty Williams to become the team’s new head coach, the team announced in a news release Friday.        ...
23:51, 05/03/2019

Police searching for suspects who fired 70 shots into home of Colts assistant Indianapolis police are on the hunt for up to eight suspects after 70 shots were fired into the home of Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier on Monday. Frazier was not home at the time of the shooting, during which eight males in three cars pulled up to the house and opened fire, with round also......
23:00, 05/14/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may also be a pretty powerful surveillance machine.Read more......
18:17, 05/09/2019

Arsenal coaching shake-up sees Ljungberg replace Bould as assistant Former Sweden midfielder steps up from under-23s roleLjungberg ‘looking forward to working in new structure’Freddie Ljungberg is set to become Arsenal’s new assistant first-team coach, with Steve Bould taking charge of the under-23 team, the Premier League club have announced. Former midfielder Ljun...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Syracuse tabs DeLisha Milton-Jones women’s hoops assistant SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has hired former WNBA star and two-time Olympic champion DeLisha Milton-Jones as an assistant women’s coach. Milton-Jones, who spent the past two seasons as head coach at Pepperdine, will serve as the team’s recruiting coordinator. Syracuse head coach Quent...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Clemson severs ties with assistant basketball coach Steve Smith Steve Smith's future at Clemson began to come into question after his name surfaced during the second college basketball corruption trial.        ...
23:51, 05/03/2019

EU members split over top job appointments EU leaders have failed to agree on key appointments to the bloc's most prestigious jobs, deferring their decision until the end of the month. Amid complex political horse trading, the task appears far from simple....
11:34, 06/21/2019

SiriusXM's new $4 monthly student plan lets you stream hundreds of channels and Pandora College students get a deal with satellite radio service SiriusXM's first subscription for students. The $4 plan compares to $12. 99 standard cost.       ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Dalai Lama lets slip how India vetoed his meeting with China’s leader in 2014 President Xi appeared open to discussing Tibet but the Dalai Lama’s hosts in Delhi were not so keen, a book revealsChina’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, the Buddhist spiritual leader has said.The bombshell...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Dynamic Wallpaper Club lets users enjoy macOS Mojave’s forgotten feature Apple introduced Dynamic Desktops in 2018's macOS Mojave updates, but only included two samples. Now a group of developers is helping users make their own.Read More...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borrowers into paying for debt relief services they could have gotten for free....
23:51, 07/03/2019