Amazon puts Alexa in the browser with Echoism.io
 Amazon has put Alexa, the voice-powered AI software found in the Echo, Dot, and Tap, right inside the browser with the launch of Echoism.io. After logging in with an Amazon account, anyone can start asking Alexa questions by clicking and holding on the mic button. Amazon’s Alexa is able to answer basic questions around information, weather, news, music, and control other gadgets in the home. Read More ...
Yellen says Fed rate hike likely appropriate in coming months
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates "in the coming months" if the economy picks up as expected and jobs continue to be generated, U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen said on Friday, bolstering the case for a rate increase in June or July. ...
3D Pong table brings the game into the real world
Pong is one of the first video games to be made, and the first one that was commercially successful. It's a pretty safe bet that most people have seen or played some form of the game. Maybe it wasn't on an Atari, and perhaps it was just a knockoff clone, but if it had two paddles and a square "ball" … Continue reading...
3D Pong table brings the game into the real world
Pong is one of the first video games to be made, and the first one that was commercially successful. It's a pretty safe bet that most people have seen or played some form of the game. Maybe it wasn't on an Atari, and perhaps it was just a knockoff clone, but if it had two paddles and a square "ball" … Continue reading...
Foot Locker app lets you skip the reservation line with new Launch Locator feature
Following the lead of Nike and Adidas, sportswear retailer Foot Locker has updated its app with a new feature, Launch Locator, which allows people to reserve sneakers before they are released, eliminating the need to wait in line, The post Foot Locker app lets you skip the reservation line with new Launch Locator feature appeared first on Digital Trends....
French Open: Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis Progress to Round 3
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis, seeded No.1 at the French Open, earned an easy 6-2, 6-0 win over Japanese pair Nao Hibino and Eri Hozumi to progress further in the lone clay court Major.
England vs Sri Lanka 2016: Cook falls short of 10000 mark as Hales, Root put hosts in control
Alastair Cook was still left searching for his 10,000th run in Test cricket as England ended the 1st day of the second Test against Sri Lanka on 310 for six The post England vs Sri Lanka 2016: Cook falls short of 10000 mark as Hales, Root put hosts in control appeared first on Firstpost....
How to Manually Run Your HVAC Fan Using the Nest Thermostat
If you don’t want to turn on the A/C in your house, but want to at least keep the air flowing for a bit to reduce any stuffiness, here’s how to use the Nest Thermostat to manually run the fan from your HVAC system.Click Here to Continue Reading...
The British TV Show Invasion: 7 Reasons You Should Watch 'Doctor Who' Now
"Doctor Who" is one of the longest-running franchises in all of space and time -- it's been on TV, radio, and bookshelves for more than 50 years, so there's a lot to dig into. With such a long history, you can join in on the fun anywhere, anytime. Here are the best reasons to join the Doctor in his time machine/spaceship, the TARDIS, for adventures throughout the space-time continuum. 1. You Can Start Anywhere Every fan has an opinion about the best place to start watching "Doctor Who." Some ...
Amber Heard -- I Want the House and the Dogs
Amber Heard is going for the full monty, asking the judge not only for the house she lived in with Johnny but she wants the dogs as well ... TMZ has learned. Amber is in court right now, claiming Johnny inflicted great violence on her. But she's…
Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola wasn’t as successful as they hoped, reports massive loss in Q1 2016
Lenovo purchased Motorola from Google for around $2.9 billion. At the time they bought the brand, Google’s work with the company and the software had granted Motorola some stature among Android purists and power users. Sadly, it seems like Lenovo hasn’t been able to do much with that momentum and if its annual reports are to be believed, that integration has failed. While Motorola did sell around 5 million phones between January and March, from a total of 10.9 million phones sold, th...
Applications are open for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016!
 Applications for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF are now open. We’re looking for new, yet-to-launch startups to debut on the Disrupt Stage. For those of you who don’t yet know, the Startup Battlefield is a world-renowned startup competition. It’s like the gymnastics portion of the Summer Olympics. It’s like March Madness for tech geeks. It’s quite literally… Read More ...
Bathroom lawsuit could send transgender rights to Supreme Court
(Reuters) - A lawsuit brought by Texas and other states against the Obama administration's policy on bathroom access may move the United States closer to a resolution on transgender rights by putting the issue on a trajectory for the Supreme Court. ...
Bathroom lawsuit could send transgender rights to Supreme Court
(Reuters) - A lawsuit brought by Texas and other states against the Obama administration's policy on bathroom access may move the United States closer to a resolution on transgender rights by putting the issue on a trajectory for the Supreme Court. ...
Google app for iOS update makes it ‘faster every step of the way’
Google wants all you iPhone and iPad users to know something: the Google app for your devices is faster than ever. Loading times have been slashed. New features have been added. It all, Google proclaims, is available now to help save you precious minutes. You may not notice the speed differences, Google says, but rest assured that they're there and … Continue reading...
Amber Heard accuses estranged husband Johnny Depp of domestic violence: reports
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Amber Heard sought a temporary restraining order against husband Johnny Depp on Friday, citing domestic violence, media outlets reported, days after she filed for divorce to end their 15-month marriage. ...
Google dodges $9 Billion lawsuit, Oracle to appeal
Google could have been forced to pay $9 Billion in damages, but Thursday's Federal Court ruling instead dealt a huge blow to Oracle and reinforced the "fair use" status of open source API's. The post Google dodges $9 Billion lawsuit, Oracle to appeal appeared first on Digital Trends.
Alastair Cook Misses Out on Record, England End on 310/6 At Stumps
Alastair Cook missed out on Sachin Tendulkar's record but fifties from Alex Hales and Joe Root helped England to 310/6 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Durham.
IPL 2016, GL vs SRH as it happened: Warner, Bipul help Hyderabad storm into final!
Gujarat Lions will look to extend their impressive debut campaign when they face Sunrisers Hyderabad, who are also eyeing their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) final berth, in the second qualifier in New Delhi on Friday. The post IPL 2016, GL vs SRH as it happened: Warner, Bipul help Hyderabad storm into final! appeared first on Firstpost....
Yasiel Puig -- Finds Mini-Puig at Statue of Liberty (PHOTO)
Here's Yasiel Puig starting off his Memorial Day weekend at one of the most patriotic places in the country ... the Statue of Liberty ... where he ran into one of his littlest fans!  The Cuban-born Dodgers star was heading over to Liberty…