• Alexa and Cortana to start talking to each other
Alexa and Cortana to start talking to each other

Google , of course, has Google Assistant built into the Google Home speaker as well as select Android phones. Allowing Cortana to access the thousands of available interactions available on the wildly successful Amazon Echo could squash the dream of Cortana-powered appliances before it happens.

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  • Expedia Chief Dara Khosrowshahi Accepts Uber CEO Job
Expedia Chief Dara Khosrowshahi Accepts Uber CEO Job

He is described as being a "calming influence" at Expedia, which is exactly what Uber would appear to need right now as it faces up to litigation from Google parent Alphabet over its alleged theft of self-driving auto intelligence, and continuing accusations of spying on customers, not to mention sexism and poor conditions for drivers .

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  • Over 700m email addresses compromised by giant spambot
Over 700m email addresses compromised by giant spambot

Called Onliner, the spambot is being used to spread the banking credentials-stealing Ursnif malware . He found this database on a spambot server, dubbed " Onliner Spambot ". The accounts that don't work are ignored. Once the Windows systems have been detected, Onliner then sends another batch of emails, said to be disguised as receipts or invo...

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  • Apple iPhone 8 to be Priced Somewhere Around $999
Apple iPhone 8 to be Priced Somewhere Around $999

And when it comes to a new iPhone , the world just can not wait to get their hands on the latest iOS mobile phones. The spine of most Android smartphones is wireless charging however, Apple's deployment of this technology would prove sub-standard to those who were hoping that it would be welcomed.

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  • MINI Electric Concept for Frankfurt - production 2019
MINI Electric Concept for Frankfurt - production 2019

Mini's new electric auto is due in 2019 , and is set to join other electrified Minis such as the current Cooper S E ALL4 Countryman plug-in hybrid. Nearly ten years ago BMW conducted a massive "field study" with 600 Mini Es, which it leased to committed eco-enthusiasts in the US, UK, Germany and others.

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  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is a new budget smartphone contender
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is a new budget smartphone contender

Not only is the Galaxy Note 8's screen bigger in size while maintaining the same 3K resolution and screen specs, but its screen brightness is 22% higher than the Galaxy S8 , reaching a maximum of 1,200 nits, the report shows. These days is the season the rain, and it might bring delight toIt is certified IP68, making it resistant to both water...

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  • Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne
Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne

It's meant to be sportier than ever, though it probably won't make those purists happy. There will be two turbocharged six-cylinder engines available at launch - a 250kW unit in the base Cayenne with the upspecced Cayenne S getting a 324kW unit.

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  • MediaTek officially launches Helio P23 and P30 mid-range chipsets
MediaTek officially launches Helio P23 and P30 mid-range chipsets

The Helio P23 and Helio P30 bring value to mid-range phones and it is up to OEMs to take advantage of the new capabilities. To expand its presence, Lee said the company will step up its cooperation with the mainland's telecom carriers, which often influence smartphone makers through subsidies, and it will maintain closer communication with ot...

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  • Parrot witness case: MI woman guilty of husband's murder
Parrot witness case: MI woman guilty of husband's murder

She suffered a head wound in the incident in the couple's Sand Lake home in May 2015, but survived. Martin's ex-wife Christina Keller, who now looks after Bud , previously said the parrot had been repeating a conversation from the night of the murder - ending with "don't shoot!" Duram is due to be sentenced August 28 on the murder and a fe...

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  • Gas Prices Beginning to Rise
Gas Prices Beginning to Rise

Including the change in gas prices in San Bernardino during the past week, prices yesterday were 26.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 9.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. Any price increase is expected to be brief, given that prices naturally come down toward the end of summer anyway. For several drivers ou...

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  • Apple, movie studios argue pricing for new movie streams
Apple, movie studios argue pricing for new movie streams

It's understandable that Apple wants to solidify some sort of competitive advantage before announcing the 4K Apple TV next month, but it's looking like an uphill climb to get movie studios on board with a lower price point for what is now the gold standard.

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  • NHS Lanarkshire hit by ransomware cyber-attack
NHS Lanarkshire hit by ransomware cyber-attack

Operations and outpatients appointments have been cancelled after hospitals and GP practices run by NHS Lanarkshire were hit by a cyber-attack, OnMedica reports. The malware used has been identified as a new variant of Bitpaymer ransomware, which not only encrypts files and holds them for ransom, but also claims to have gathered "private sensitiv...

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  • Toshiba, Western Digital hold talks on sale of chip unit
Toshiba, Western Digital hold talks on sale of chip unit

A deal between Toshiba and Western Digital could end a legal battle that saw the USA firm file a petition to block any sale of Toshiba Memory without its consent, citing the terms of their joint venture contract. The price tag will also be covered by investments of 300 billion yen each from the government-backed Innovation Network Corp. of Japan,...

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  • Google unveils ARCore, its answer to Apple's ARKit
Google unveils ARCore, its answer to Apple's ARKit

Up until recently, creating and experiencing augmented reality content was only possible with specialized equipment. The move comes after Apple unveiled its own version of the mobile tech, ARKit , back in June, which is expected to form the basis for a potential hardware push - perhaps AR smartglasses - further down the line.

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  • EU's Brexit chief warns the United Kingdom must start negotiating seriously
EU's Brexit chief warns the United Kingdom must start negotiating seriously

He urged for more openness from Mr Davis on the divorce deal before future relations and a transition deal could be discussed. His Department for Exiting the EU (DExEU) has in the last week published a slew of papers setting out Britain's vision for a "deep and special" future partnership, dealing with issues ranging from the role of the European...

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  • Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar now come with carbon aero
Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar now come with carbon aero

Both models get additional carbon fiber aerodynamic components to increase downforce by 30 percent. Apparently these new elements have received proper testing - they were developed and tried past year when Polestar Cyan Racing was temporarily stationed at Nürburgring to take down the record for the four-door production model - they managed to do ...

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  • Moto X4 could launch on September 2, hints company's Facebook page
Moto X4 could launch on September 2, hints company's Facebook page

The storage is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card slot. Motorola's Philippines arm has set-up a Facebook Live event page "Hellomoto X Jadine FB Live" on September 2, where it is expected to officially launch the upcoming Moto X4 .

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  • 'Shark drones' to protect Australia beaches
'Shark drones' to protect Australia beaches

Humans aren't particularly good at identifying sharks on aerial imagery . As Reuters reports, the drones are equipped with AI-powered software that can distinguish sharks from sharks, boats, and other marine life in real-time. Australia carries a significant brunt of that fear, as almost 31 percent of all recorded shark attacks worldwide ha...

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  • NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Position Maintained by Svenska Handelsbanken AB publ
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Position Maintained by Svenska Handelsbanken AB publ

The stock rose 0.10% or $0.17 reaching $163.98. The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by BURGESS ROBERT K on 05/24/2017, and was a acquisition of 2,058 shares with a final price of $0. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.01% in NutriSystem Inc. More interesting news about NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) were r...

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  • Share Fake News on Facebook, Lose the Right to Buy Ads
Share Fake News on Facebook, Lose the Right to Buy Ads

The update , also announced in a blog post, is created to help reduce the distribution of what the company calls "false news", and keep pages that spread such misinformation from making money. The ad-blocking action will only apply against a Page that repeatedly shares such stories, however. Again, numerous properties that traffic in such "fals...

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