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LG's smart home app adds voice control through Google Assistant

Saturday  00:55,   24 august 2019
engadget

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... >>>

AI training human employees to have more empathy at work

Friday  23:55,   23 august 2019
usatoday

AI-powered software Cogito aims to improve customer service agents' emotional intelligence. Basically, the computer helps them to be more... >>>

Google Pixel 4 rumors: 'Face ID', gesture controls, leaks, design, specs, price and more

Friday  23:41,   23 august 2019
cnet

Google's next flagship is definitely on its way. Keep tabs on the other rumors about the Pixel 4 and 4... >>>

I ate Oscar Mayer's hot dog ice cream sandwich and lived

Friday  23:40,   23 august 2019
cnet

Look upon my works, ye mighty, and despair! I don't want to like the Ice Dog Sandwich. It sugar-coats the experience of eating a hot dog. This shouldn't work, but here I am eating the whole thing. I stare at this living embodiment of a marketing... >>>

One of the most hyped Galaxy Note 10+ features isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Friday  23:40,   23 august 2019
bgr

In our review of the Galaxy Note 10+, we noted that one of its standout features was its support for 45W Super Fast Charging, but we weren't able to test it ourselves. In fact, even if you bought a Galaxy Note 10+ today, you would not be able to... >>>

'El Hijo' is a Spaghetti Western stealth game with heart

Friday  23:40,   23 august 2019
engadget

The art at the top of El Hijo's website says it all. A young boy in a red poncho stands at the edge of a cliff, overlooking a sun-bleached desert valley with a stuffed bear dangling from his fingertips. His shadow unfurls across the rock behind him, >>>

Bugged cell location data prompts Denmark to review 10,000 court cases

Friday  23:40,   23 august 2019
engadget

Authorities in Denmark are reviewing more than 10,000 court cases to see if flawed cellphone location data may have led to wrongful convictions, according to The New York Times. The review stems from two recently discovered bugs. The first caused... >>>

'World's first' solar-powered rail line opens in the UK

Friday  23:40,   23 august 2019
engadget

Some trains in the UK are now running on a rail line powered entirely by a solar farm in what's said to be a world first. Around 100 panels are keeping the signaling and lights up and running on the track near Aldershot in Hampshire, and the project >>>

OnePlus TV will run ‘optimized’ Android TV software

Friday  23:40,   23 august 2019
engadget

Following the news that OnePlus will release its first TV this September in India, company CEO Pete Lau has shared additional information about the platform in an interview with Gadgets 360. Most notably, thanks to a partnership with Amazon, he said >>>

Netflix test brings human-curated 'Collections' to streaming

Friday  23:40,   23 august 2019
engadget

Netflix leans on algorithms for virtually all of its show suggestions, but it's trying something radical: curation from real, honest-to-goodness humans. The service is testing expert-crafted Collections that, much like music playlists, offer... >>>

Best laptops, desktops and tablets for designers and creatives in 2019

Friday  22:30,   23 august 2019
cnet

Here's a place to start when companies like Apple, HP, Dell and Microsoft overwhelm you with... >>>

A Facebook employee called Cambridge Analytica 'sketchy' four years ago

Friday  22:30,   23 august 2019
cnet

The social network was concerned about the consultancy's practices back in September... >>>

Cool! Google Photos will search for text in your pictures -- here's how

Friday  22:30,   23 august 2019
cnet

Being able to quickly find pictures based on a sign or word combo is... >>>

Best Calculator to Keep At Your Desk

Friday  22:30,   23 august 2019
bgr

Not everybody is a math whiz. For quick arithmetic, most of us can get away with doing it in our heads. But for serious business and finance reports, having a calculator at your disposal is just a smart decision. Whether you're studying for the SATs >>>

Facebook Users Revive Lawsuit Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Friday  21:50,   23 august 2019
msn

Four Facebook Inc. users revived a lawsuit against the social media company, claiming it invaded their privacy and violated its terms of service by selling their data to Cambridge Analytica and more than 150 other companies. The amended complaint,... >>>