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You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe?

Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Smart speakers and their voice assistants, app-activated thermostats and internet-co...

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe?

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Jeffrey Epstein had mysterious passport, 'piles of cash,' and 'dozens of diamonds' in home safe: prosecutors Financier Jeffrey Epstein had a variety of items in a safe at his multi-story mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that included a bogus passp...
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Mexico dodges bullet on safe 'safe third country' talks with U.S. after stemming migrant flows Mexico said on Sunday it averted the so-called "safe third country" negotiations with the United States it desperately wanted to avoid after U.S. Sec...
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25 Shocking Secrets About ER Revealed 331 episodes. 124 Emmy nominations. 49 million viewers. One George Clooney. 25 years ago, ER made its debut on NBC, introducing viewers to the emerg...
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| UK spy agency decrypts some secrets with new exhibition Historic gadgets used by British spies will be revealed for the first time later this week, as one of the country's intelligence agencies steps out t...
2019-07-10, 07:00

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you hav...
2019-08-21, 18:48

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2019-09-20, 13:00

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
2019-07-09, 03:16

How the BMW X7 voicebot is far better (and a little less advanced) than Alexa I’ve been wanting to test out the Intelligent Personal Assistant in a BMW for quite some time now. Announced last fall, I finally had my chanc...
2019-05-29, 21:32

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less mur...
2019-06-21, 22:32

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while ...
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2019-09-20, 17:32

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve e...
2019-06-29, 01:48

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—...
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NASA reveals secrets of 'Hot Jupiter' exoplanets A new study has revealed a surprising secret about exoplanets known as "hot Jupiters" — the dark sides of the planets have "surprisingly uniform" tem...
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16 Amazon Prime secrets you didn't know about You're going to want a Prime membership for Amazon Prime Day. But your membership comes with a ton of other great perks you might not even know ...
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2019-06-14, 19:16

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2019-09-06, 12:32

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Assange won’t be extradited for publishing secrets: Dershowitz Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz predicted Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won't be extradited to the United States to face charges under the E...
2019-06-03, 02:16

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2019-05-23, 06:16

Use Alexa to Donate a Backpack to a Child in Need Amazon, Alexa and Shaquille O’Neal are teaming up this month to donate backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need. If you have an Alexa in...
2019-08-06, 11:32

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2019-07-10, 18:00

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2019-05-28, 11:32

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2019-08-08, 00:32

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Soon, Alexa Might Be as Dumb as Your Neighborhood Troll The next time you ask Alexa a question, the answer could come from some rando with an internet connection. Amazon is publicly launching its Alexa Ans...
2019-09-12, 22:32

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned ...
2019-07-12, 21:16

Top Canadian Intelligence Official Charged With Leaking Secrets Cameron Ortis, a senior official with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s intelligence unit, faces three charges under a 2012 security of information...
2019-09-14, 17:00

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2019-09-13, 00:32

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Former Google Engineer Charged With Stealing Trade Secrets Anthony Levandowski, a pioneer of self-driving car technology who left Google for Uber, was charged by federal authorities with 33 counts of trade-se...
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2019-08-22, 23:16

Huawei Hits Back at Claims It Steals Secrets Chinese technology giant Huawei defended itself against allegations that it violates other companies’ intellectual-property rights, saying it has nev...
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2019-05-25, 03:48

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2019-08-01, 16:32

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2019-08-27, 02:16

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and ...
2019-06-09, 13:48

Leakers just spilled the Galaxy Note 10’s last remaining secrets Believe it or not, we’re still not done with Galaxy Note 10 leaks. We already think we know everything there is to know about Samsung’s n...
2019-07-23, 18:48

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2019-09-03, 15:32

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2019-08-19, 06:48

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Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrat...
2019-06-04, 16:32

Ex-Google Engineer Charged With Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets SAN JOSE, Calif. — A former Google engineer was charged Tuesday with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-ha...
2019-08-27, 21:16

Ex-Google Engineer Charged With Theft Of Autonomous Car Secrets A former Google engineer was hit with criminal charges Tuesday alleging he stole trade secrets from the technology giant's self-driving car project b...
2019-08-28, 06:16

Scientists reveal secrets of dragonfish's 'invisible' fangs Deep-sea creature’s teeth are made of similar material to ours, but heavily adapted for stealthThe dragonfish, a dweller of the dark ocean depths, wo...
2019-06-05, 19:00

‘Greenleaf’ stars dish on scandals, secrets and spirituality OWN’s popular primetime drama series “Greenleaf” is back for another round of scandals and secrets enveloping the family-owned Harmony & Hope megachu...
2019-09-17, 05:00

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2019-05-22, 05:16

From The Handmaid's Tale to Facebook's secrets: best books on surveillance Joanna Kavenna selects her favourite books that reveal how we are scrutinised – including a history of black slavery and classics by Atwood and Orwel...
2019-09-03, 01:00

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2019-08-27, 21:48

Instagrammers reveal secrets of their picture-perfect homes Scroll through Instagram, and you’ll see exotic vacations, rock-hard abs and runway-worthy duds. Then there are images of effortlessly chic interiors...
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90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Premieres With Shocking Secrets, Catfishing and Big Investments After years of chronicling what happens when foreigners move to the United States for love, TLC is flipping the script and showing what happens when ...
2019-06-04, 06:16

Dark secrets of Odessa's vast catacomb maze Beneath the Ukranian city of Odessa lies an enormous labyrinth of catacombs whose tunnels have witnessed grim scenes from Ukraine's Nazi and Soviet p...
2019-09-05, 12:00

‘Easy Rider’ turns 50: Secrets of the counterculture classic “A man went looking for America and couldn’t find it anywhere.” That was the tagline to “Easy Rider,” the beloved buddy pic that starred Peter ...
2019-07-16, 03:16

Create new skills for your Amazon Alexa with these 10 courses There are currently more than 100 million devices worldwide running Amazon’s ubiquitous Alexa home assistant software. And if you’re like millions of...
2019-09-19, 16:32

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping ...
2019-07-18, 04:00

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Son Kingston James "It's official! We are now a family of 4!" Alexa and Carlos PenaVega introduced the world to their new bundle of joy on Tuesday, July 2. Their secon...
2019-07-02, 23:48

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company...
2019-05-26, 03:00

How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to tempora...
2019-08-04, 15:48

Sony's Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa Don't like that nearly all of Amazon's Alexa-centric phones are budget models? You won't have that complaint after today, although yo...
2019-08-15, 08:00

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such a...
2019-06-05, 00:00

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-...
2019-06-11, 16:00

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The ...
2019-05-30, 14:32

'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate' Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toile...
2019-09-19, 16:32

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not bette...
2019-06-05, 18:16

Altice's smart speaker uses Alexa to control your TV set-top box You probably don't associate cable giant Altice USA with the cutting edge of smart home technology, but it's determined to change your mind...
2019-08-08, 01:00

Amazon is trying to make Alexa-enabled gadgets more fun A variety of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, games and smart toys could soon flood the market thanks to Amazon's latest developer tool. On Thursday, ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Create a Family Chore Chart on Alexa With family chores, kids often spend more time protesting and less time doing the actual job. (“It’s Scarlett’s turn to unload the dishwasher!” “No, ...
2019-07-01, 17:00

Amazon Cloud Cam: everything you need to know about the Alexa-powered camera Amazon Cloud Cam gives Alexa a new sense: sight. It’s a security camera and a pet camera, a motion detector and even a two-way intercom that y...
2019-07-01, 22:32

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service sa...
2019-07-11, 16:16

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than...
2019-06-14, 04:00

Hey Siri, Google and Alexa — enough with the snooping Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have been caught having humans monitor our queries and responses. Companies now say they will pause. &...
2019-08-24, 14:16

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you d...
2019-07-03, 20:00

Alexa Can Help You Find Lost Items Around Your House Alexa is great for helping with digital tasks like online shopping and telling terrible jokes, but Amazon’s assistant can also help you solve your bi...
2019-08-30, 00:16

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech gia...
2019-07-10, 13:00

You can now activate Alexa skills through mobile apps The new app-to-app account linking service from Amazon gives developers a way to quick way to launch and easily extend a service to an Alexa skill.Re...
2019-08-27, 21:16

As Alexa Chung Shares Her Diagnosis, Here's Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member, but here I am,” the star revealed alongside hashtags including #endometriosiscl...
2019-07-20, 02:32

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
2019-07-10, 13:16

Amazon will launch new Alexa hardware on September 25 It’s that time of year: every other gadget company seems to have new hardware on the way. Samsung and Apple have already had their events, and Micros...
2019-09-12, 20:32

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Ass...
2019-08-03, 20:16

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available di...
2019-07-10, 12:48

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the recording could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete ...
2019-07-04, 01:16

Amazon will let you delete your voice history with Alexa As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them...
2019-05-29, 15:16

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash ...
2019-06-14, 18:48

Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants....
2019-09-18, 19:32

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs LG has announced that it's rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs, a...
2019-05-23, 19:01

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with th...
2019-05-22, 08:48

The Great Successor by Anna Fifield review – the secrets of Kim Jong-un From spoilt child to ruthless dictator ... farce sits alongside horror in this excellent study of the North Korean leaderWishful thinking is an under...
2019-07-20, 15:32

UPDATE 2-U.S. charges ex-Alphabet engineer with stealing self-driving car secrets The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges accusing Anthony Levandowski, a former high-ranking engineer at Alphabet Inc, of ste...
2019-08-27, 21:48

Pat McGrath: 25 years of skin secrets from fashion's go-to makeup artist From contouring to the ‘lit from within’ look, the beauty industry veteran shares what she has learned about what perfect skin means nowRead more fro...
2019-09-15, 11:00

31 secrets the cruise lines don't tell you, for first-time and experienced cruisers These are some of the best- and worst-kept cruise tips, from cruise food and drinks to cabins and entertainment.       ...
2019-07-16, 01:32

Former Google self-driving car engineer charged with theft of trade secrets Anthony Levandowski worked on autonomous vehicles at Google for nearly a decade before going to work for UberFederal prosecutors charged Anthony Leva...
2019-08-27, 20:48

Britain’s oldest identical twins, 95, share their secrets to longevity At 95 years of age, Britain’s oldest identical twins chalk up their longevity to abstinence, raw sausage and plenty of Guinness. “Just a link of saus...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Spy 101: China 'encourages' its students in US to steal defense and trade secrets Several foreign nations, notably China, push students flooded into U.S. colleges and universities to steal trade and defense secrets “whenever the op...
2019-08-21, 03:48

Ex-Google Engineer Charged in in Self-Driving Trade Secrets Case Anthony Levandowski, who worked for Google parent company Alphabet's Waymo unit, downloaded thousands of files from Waymo servers as he was leaving t...
2019-08-28, 07:48

Robert De Niro and Chef Nobu share their hospitality secrets These days, it seems like every celebrity is launching a lifestyle brand. But what it does it take to not just use star power to get some initial pre...
2019-08-05, 16:48

Mysterious medieval skeleton at Prague Castle reveals its secrets Archaeologists are shedding new light on a mysterious medieval skeleton that was discovered buried with a sword, ax and knives at Prague Castle durin...
2019-08-22, 23:48

U.S. DoJ indicts former Alphabet engineer for stealing self-driving car secrets from Waymo Former Alphabet engineer Anthony Levandowski was indicted on federal charges of stealing trade secrets about Waymo's Lidar self-driving car technolog...
2019-08-28, 00:16

Official Secrets shines a light on a nearly forgotten Iraq War whistleblower Virtually everyone now agrees that the 2003 invasion of Iraq was a colossal mistake based on faulty (at best) or fabricated (at worst) intelligence. ...
2019-08-27, 21:48

Hidden Facebook pages might reveal Marvel’s MCU Phase 4 secrets Aside from eight release dates for MCU Phase 4 films, we have no firm details about any of Marvel’s upcoming attractions. With Spider-Man: Far ...
2019-07-15, 20:01

U.S. seeks extradition of Chinese researcher in drug secrets theft The United States wants Switzerland to extradite a Chinese researcher accused of helping his scientist sister steal secrets worth $550 million from d...
2019-07-08, 12:48

Darroch cables: Fallon says press should be subject to Official Secrets Act Comments follow George Osborne’s criticism of Met threatening media with prosecution over leakFormer defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has suggest...
2019-07-13, 11:16

Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuatio...
2019-08-19, 08:16

‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington shares his skin secrets He may have mastered the silent, savage smolder in his role as Jon Snow on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” which just ended its run after eight epic seasons...
2019-05-22, 15:48

'The horse has to trust you:' Edwina Tops-Alexander's secrets of success She's a three-time Olympian and double Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) winner so it's fair to say Edwina Tops-Alexander knows a thing or two ab...
2019-08-03, 00:16

‘The stories are a bit sinister’: the secrets of London’s hidden rivers revealed Exhibition including skulls, weapons and toilet seats recovered from unseen waterways beneath Londoners’ feet gives new insight into city’s historyWh...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Secrets Revealed From Taylor Swift's First Lover Secret Session A new Taylor Swift era is upon us, and that means Swifties around the world are begging for a golden ticket to one of her secret sessions. Ahead of...
2019-08-03, 05:48

90 Day Fiancé's Anfisa Nava Reveals Secrets Behind Her 26-Lb Weight Loss 90 Day Fiancé's Anfisa Nava has gone full Beast Mode when it comes to her fitness. The 23-year-old Russian season four participant has been concentr...
2019-06-17, 01:48

Rob Schneider hits back at Adam Sandler, says ‘it would be fun’ to pin him for murder: ‘I know his secrets’ Rob Schneider is sending a friendly cease and desist to his old pal Adam Sandler after the actor and stand-up comedian got word that if given the cha...
2019-06-15, 08:16

Secrets, All-Seeing Secretaries and a CIA Mission to Publish an Infamous Love Story In 1957, Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago, an epic love story set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution, was published in Italy. The b...
2019-09-20, 15:32

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made int...
2019-06-12, 21:32

Steven Johnson on the Secrets to Making Better Long-Term Decisions On a new episode of Airplane Mode, professional de-mystifier and super-author Steven Johnson discusses how you can get a little closer to sure and th...
2019-06-12, 02:32

Huawei Insists It's the Victim This Time of Stolen Trade Secrets Huawei may be fighting allegations around the world that it's stolen technological know-how from other companies, but in a Texas court case it says i...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the ...
2019-06-03, 09:16

The best home gadgets: from air purifiers to portable pizza ovens, here's what to buy now for you and your home this summer What's not to love about a portable pizza oven that can turn out 12-inch pizzas every minute? Here's our pick of the best gadgets to buy for you and ...
2019-08-09, 18:00

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light...
2019-06-28, 13:48

Ronald Acuña Jr. Robs Home Run, Immediately Turns It Into Inside-The-Park Home Run You would think that robbing a home run at the wall comes down to getting a good jump, timing your leap, and having the insane hand-eye coordination ...
2019-09-11, 08:00

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history ...
2019-05-27, 20:16

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, question...
2019-05-27, 12:48

Tucson family of two without a home after mobile home fire on south side TUCSON — A mother and her son are without a home after a mobile home fire on Tucson’s south side. Firefighters responded to the scene of ...
2019-07-21, 08:01

Watch: National Guard soldier surprises mom when he gets home from Afghanistan early: 'My baby's home!' A National Guard sergeant gave his mom a joyful surprise when he unexpectedly returned home from Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment last Frid...
2019-07-24, 18:32

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives As Amazon looks for ways to get its technology into the hands of seniors, insurers such as State Farm are working to provide additional services to c...
2019-08-22, 17:48

Windows 10 May Soon Allow Amazon Alexa to Activate on the Lock Screen Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18362.10005 aka 19H2 includes a change that will enable third-party digital assistants to voice activate on the lock...
2019-07-16, 12:32

Sonos Move lets you take Google Assistant and Alexa anywhere The Sonos Move is Sonos' first portable smart speaker, and it's chock full of features like Bluetooth connectivity and auto-tuning Trueplay technolog...
2019-09-05, 16:32

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing t...
2019-06-13, 23:32

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 ...
2019-08-03, 12:16

Alexa adds in-depth NFL stats ahead of the new season Alexa's football knowledge is now decidedly more profound. Amazon has added a slew of info to its voice assistant's repertoire that includ...
2019-08-28, 04:16

Charlie Brooker gets taste of dystopia after being called 'Alexa' by son Black Mirror creator’s wife says Amazon’s virtual assistant was subsequently switched offFormer Blue Peter presenter and wife of Black Mirror’s creat...
2019-08-05, 03:00

Fitbit unveils Versa 2 smartwatch with Amazon's Alexa Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched its latest smartwatch, Versa 2, adding Amazon.com Inc's voice assistant Alexa, online payments and music storage i...
2019-08-28, 19:16

Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it can’t answer Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Ale...
2019-09-13, 02:32

Fitbit unveils Versa 2 smartwatch with Amazon Alexa Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched its latest smartwatch, Versa 2, adding Amazon.com Inc's voice assistant Alexa, online payments and music storage i...
2019-08-28, 23:48

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged ...
2019-08-04, 11:00

Fitbit announces Versa 2 with Alexa and 5-day battery life for $200 Fitbit today announced Fitbit Versa 2 for $200, Fitbit Premium subscription service for $10 per month, and Fitbit Aria Air smart scale for $50.Read M...
2019-08-28, 17:16

Fitbit Versa 2 brings Amazon Alexa to your wrist Fitbit just announced the Versa 2, which is an update to its best-selling smartwatch that brings a variety of new features to your wrist – as ...
2019-08-29, 05:48

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder ...
2019-07-18, 19:16

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 Ech...
2019-05-30, 04:00

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your ...
2019-05-23, 18:48

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once y...
2019-07-04, 01:32

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focu...
2019-05-22, 08:48

Windows 10 preview could bring Alexa to your PC's lock screen Amazon Alexa can be helpful on Windows, but you can't quite treat your PC like a supersized Echo when third-party voice helpers don't work ...
2019-07-16, 07:16

Amazon Echo link could be turning UK parents off the name Alexa The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to t...
2019-08-30, 06:48

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Heal...
2019-07-10, 15:48

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Ama...
2019-08-17, 19:00

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information ...
2019-07-10, 22:16

Toshiba's 2020 TV line-up will include Alexa and Android TV Toshiba has unveiled its new range of TVs for 2020 at the IFA 2019 tech expo, and it's all about your smart home – with Alexa, Google Ass...
2019-09-06, 19:32

Fitbit's next smartwatch could pack Alexa and an OLED screen Fitbit said it would shift back to more innovative smartwatches after the Versa Lite floundered, and now we have an idea of just what it meant. Well...
2019-08-01, 22:48

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make ...
2019-05-25, 14:16

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultur...
2019-06-11, 15:16

Alexa, How Can I Fly To Mumbai? Now, Amazon Makes Inroads In Air Travel Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, now sells tickets to Indian customers and offers them an easy payment process and cash-back offers. Airl...
2019-06-21, 10:48

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping ...
2019-07-16, 01:16

The next Fitbit Versa could come with an OLED display and Alexa integration Fitbit struggled after launching the Ionic, it’s first smartwatch, but managed to bounce back when the company released the Fitbit Versa in Ma...
2019-08-02, 03:48

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it c...
2019-06-28, 13:48

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland lig...
2019-06-03, 07:16

An inside look on how home improvement giants Lowe's and Home Depot are battening down the hatches for Hurricane Dorian (LOW, HD) Courtesy of Lowe's Hurricane Dorian is bearing down on the southeastern United States this weekend. Home Depot and Lowe's both run emergency command...
2019-08-31, 22:48

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The ...
2019-06-13, 02:00

Want to sell your home? Think like a buyer and follow these home-staging rules According to a study, 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for prospective owners to see the properties as future homes. &...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Damaged home? Here's how to file your first home insurance claim Kristin Schoeffel accidentally flooded her basement while doing the laundry. Here's what she learned in the process of repairing her home. ...
2019-08-13, 15:32

Ex-Tesla Engineer: Okay, Yes, I Uploaded Autopilot Trade Secrets to My iCloud—What's the Big Deal? A former Tesla engineer admitted on Monday that ahead of leaving the company and joining a competitor, he uploaded Tesla files to his personal iCloud...
2019-07-11, 20:32

Walking, friendship and tiramisu: Genoa’s centenarians share secrets of longevity The Italian city is home to nearly 300 centenarians – and this number is rising fast. Three women shed light on life beyond 100Adele Corsanego goes t...
2019-09-20, 22:00

Kevin Feige Hints at How a Black Widow Prequel Could Reveal Secrets of the MCU Black Widow is dead. This much we know from Avengers: Endgame. And yet, if the rumors are true, Scarlett Johansson is about to, or already has, start...
2019-06-20, 19:32

From mind control to murder? How a deadly fall revealed the CIA’s darkest secrets Frank Olson died in 1953, but, because of clandestine US government experiments, it took decades for his family to get closer to the truth. By Stephe...
2019-09-07, 07:00

"The Secrets We Kept" is Reese Witherspoon's latest Hello Sunshine book club selection Looking for a good book? Actress, producer and passionate book-lover Reese Witherspoon has quite a few to recommend via her Hello Sunshine book club....
2019-09-17, 02:00

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in ...
2019-05-23, 00:32

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a consp...
2019-05-23, 02:48

A Trove of FIFA Secrets, Locked Inside a New Jersey Storage Locker Chuck Blazer, whose cooperation led to the arrests of top FIFA officials, died in 2017. But he left behind materials that could implicate officials w...
2019-05-29, 07:16

Conservationists are working to revive Bunny Mellon’s garden. But first they must unlock its secrets. The famed landscape designer, book collector and BFF to Jackie Kennedy left very little to explain her vision for Oak Spring. In fact, she expressly ...
2019-06-17, 16:48

Former Star Google and Uber Engineer Charged With Theft of Trade Secrets Anthony Levandowski, one of Silicon Valley’s foremost technologists on autonomous cars, was charged with theft and attempted theft of trade secrets f...
2019-08-27, 23:48

Samurai text tells secrets of sword-fighters' 'supernatural powers' A newly translated samurai text called "Twelve Rules of the Sword" reveals the secrets of a sword-fighting school that mastered a technique that seem...
2019-06-20, 06:48

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a consp...
2019-05-23, 00:00

Feds charge ex-Google, Uber engineer with stealing trade secrets A former Google engineer accused of stealing trade secrets for Uber was arrested Tuesday and charged with looting Google’s top-secret files. Anthony ...
2019-08-28, 12:16

NASA telescopes reveal secrets of the dark sides of ‘hot Jupiter’ exoplanets Of all the types of exoplanets researchers have discovered in recent years with ever more powerful telescope technology, the so-called “hot Jup...
2019-08-28, 11:48

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets f...
2019-06-19, 19:00

New book tells secrets and surprises of Success Academy’s winning academics Parents of prospective students who win the lottery to get into a Success Academy school are greeted with “more of a warning than a welcome.” “It’s n...
2019-09-08, 08:16

Feds charge former Waymo engineer with 33 counts of stealing trade secrets Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer at the center of Waymo and Uber's recent trade secret court case, could soon find himself behind...
2019-08-28, 04:16

Magic Leap Claims Ex-Engineer Stole AR Secrets For Chinese Company For years, Magic Leap operated in complete secrecy—not even revealing to the public what products or services it planned on producing. The clandestin...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Ex-Google engineer indicted for stealing self-driving car secrets, pleads not guilty Anthony Levandowski, a pioneer in self-driving car technology, was criminally charged on Tuesday with stealing trade secrets from his former employer...
2019-08-28, 03:48

Inside Cadbury: Chocolate Secrets Unwrapped review – sickeningly dull This show should have been a soothing sweet treat ... instead, it was an hour of tedium that led to a long dark night of the soulInside Cadbury: Choc...
2019-09-16, 07:00

Google’s Disgraced Self-Driving Car Wizard Charged With Theft of Trade Secrets One-time autonomous vehicle wunderkind Anthony Levandowski—the central figure in Waymo’s contentious lawsuit against Uber—has been charged with 33 co...
2019-08-27, 21:16

Charles Manson murder secrets could be revealed by top Hollywood stars, says author TOP Hollywood stars could hold the key to unravelling the mysteries behind the vile Manson Family murders 50 years on, according to the author of an ...
2019-08-07, 02:00

Former Google engineer charged with taking self-driving trade secrets to Uber Levandowski could face many years in prison and a fine if convicted. He is expected to appear later on Tuesday in federal court in San Jose, Californ...
2019-08-28, 01:16

Kourtney Kardashian Spills Secrets About Kim and Kanye West's Wedding: Who Went Missing? There was a search party out for one Kardashian family member at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding! Can you believe it's been five years since...
2019-05-24, 19:48

Official Secrets review – Keira Knightley carries whistleblower drama The actor’s performance is the indisputable highlight of a well-intentioned but often plodding film about Katharine GunBefore the Sundance premiere o...
2019-08-30, 18:16

Pleistocene Skull and 300,000 Years of Evolution Secrets Found in a Chinese Cave In China, paleontologists have announced a very important discovery of human fossils and artifacts.  They have uncovered a large number of fossils of...
2019-05-26, 00:16

Warriors superfan shares secrets, motivations of crashing courtside seats Warriors diehard fan Trevor Laub digitally altered his tickets to sit courtside at home games. He explained the rest of his secrets and motivations. ...
2019-08-14, 16:32

'I love staring at one spot for six hours!' Life models on the secrets of disrobing What sort of person would stand naked and still for hours, often in agony? Nude models talk about how tough yet life-changing the work can be, even w...
2019-08-14, 08:00

Trump Iran Photo Tweet Raises Worries About Disclosure Of US Secrets U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday posted on Twitter a photo of what appeared to be the site of a failed Iranian satellite launch, raising questio...
2019-08-31, 08:48

Happy Birthday Akshay Kumar! 5 Fitness Secrets You Can Steal From The 52-Year-Old Akshay Kumar turns 52 today and as we gasp at how that's even possible, take a look at some of the fitness rules he swears upon to maintain that lean...
2019-09-10, 06:00

The wild, outrageous and downright disgusting secrets of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut, the No. 1 competitive eater in the world, still isn’t exactly sure how he broke his own record last summer — eating 74 hot dogs (and b...
2019-06-29, 20:32

Chris Pratt reveals his diet secrets for getting back into shape for new movie Chris Pratt has revealed that he has lost almost 14 lbs. by "drinking water and weeing three times before 10am" as he vowed to document his weight lo...
2019-08-29, 22:48

High-tech home upgrades for your smart home Here are a handful of impressive, new AI-powered gadgets that can do most of the thinking for you around the house.      &#...
2019-06-28, 03:32

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.'s Second Home Run Interrupted A Replay Of His First Home Run Lourdes Gurriel Jr.—one of Toronto’s many sons of former players—has been a rare bright spot on an otherwise mediocre Blue Jays squad. An example of ...
2019-06-29, 16:32

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know...
2019-06-21, 03:16

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy imple...
2019-08-03, 18:32

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent Unit...
2019-05-22, 06:16

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming s...
2019-05-30, 07:16

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research su...
2019-05-23, 18:48

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the ...
2019-07-11, 03:32

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing pat...
2019-06-20, 16:16

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month fo...
2019-05-30, 07:16

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Sir...
2019-05-22, 04:48

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake...
2019-05-24, 00:00

Toyota makes CarPlay and Alexa standard in the 2020 Prius Toyota has revealed Apple CarPlay will come as standard in all of its 2020 Prius models, along with Alexa and its Safety Connect system. Back in May,...
2019-09-13, 22:00

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ...
2019-06-21, 19:48

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail gia...
2019-07-03, 09:16

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 a...
2019-08-22, 21:16

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 ...
2019-06-05, 00:48

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 medic...
2019-06-21, 06:00

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes...
2019-06-05, 18:32

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging sample...
2019-06-13, 20:32

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assista...
2019-06-14, 00:16

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mo...
2019-06-12, 09:48

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states...
2019-06-15, 14:00

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.   ...
2019-05-30, 00:16

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 exploi...
2019-08-20, 16:16

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opp...
2019-06-18, 16:16

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at h...
2019-06-11, 07:00

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their vo...
2019-08-05, 22:16

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by...
2019-07-13, 01:00

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon has announced a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read M...
2019-08-05, 20:32

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has...
2019-05-30, 06:48

Amazon’s Alexa to accept donations for 2020 presidential candidates “Alexa, I want to make a political contribution.” Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant, Alexa, will be able to verb...
2019-09-20, 20:32

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 t...
2019-08-09, 02:00

Amazon finally makes it easier to understand Alexa on your Echo Alexa is getting some much-welcome flexibility to help users who aren't digging the smart assistants automatic talking speed, after an update th...
2019-08-09, 11:32

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device...
2019-05-29, 23:16

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens  ...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Ecobee unveils its latest Alexa-powered smart thermostat This morning, Ecobee released details on its latest voice-controlled smart thermostat. Rumors circulated last week when the device appeared briefly o...
2019-06-03, 19:16

Fitness star Kayla Itsines reveals secrets for getting back in shape after pregnancy Fitness icon Kayla Itsines revealed getting back in shape after being pregnant is hard, even for her. Here's how she did it.    ...
2019-08-01, 02:32

On-Set Feuds, Offended Audiences and a Box Office Disaster: 20 Secrets You Might Not Know About Drop Dead Gorgeous Jesus loves winners. and 20 years later, we still love Drop Dead Gorgeous. In the latest movie anniversary to make you truly feel the harsh, cruel ...
2019-07-23, 19:48

Watch Kylie Jenner Grill Khloe Kardashian on Her First Kiss, Beauty Secrets and More Kylie Jenner has Khloe Kardashian spilling secrets! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars team up in a new sister Q&A, published on YouTube Thur...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United Sta...
2019-06-03, 07:16

Abortion, sex and family secrets: Annie Ernaux, France's great truth teller Ernaux’s meticulously observed chronicles of French society are finally winning acclaim around the world. She talks about her relationship with her m...
2019-08-11, 04:00

Reuters: Chinese hackers used the cloud to steal trade secrets from enterprise customers A report a few days ago revealed that hackers linked with China’s government were stealing data from more than a dozen global telecom companies...
2019-06-28, 04:48

A duel with no secrets but does Roger Federer have greater shock potential? | Kevin Mitchell The two great champions know each other’s game inside out and the Swiss is going to have to find something extra to halt Novak Djokovic in the Wimble...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer ...
2019-06-28, 17:00

Trump Tweets Iran Missile Site Photo, Risking US Surveillance Secrets In a tweet Friday, President Donald Trump revealed a detailed aerial image of an Iranian missile launch pad, an unusual disclosure that may have conf...
2019-08-31, 08:48

Leaked official Pixel 4 promo video reveals the phone’s last remaining secrets Google may have tried to contain the Pixel 4 leaks in previous months by actually confirming some of the phone’s main features, but the flood g...
2019-09-09, 16:32

Russian, Italian charged with conspiring to steal trade secrets from US aviation company A Russian national and an Italian national were charged earlier this month with conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from American compan...
2019-09-06, 08:00

College Basketball Trial Reveals a Shoe Box Full of Cash and Other Recruiting Secrets Still in its first week, the trial has already lifted the veil over the shadowy world of recruiting — offering detail that is rare and, because of vi...
2019-05-21, 15:48

UPDATE 2-U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a consp...
2019-05-24, 20:16

Trump Iran photo tweet raises worries about disclosure of U.S. surveillance secrets U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday posted on Twitter a photo of what appeared to be the site of a failed Iranian satellite launch, raising questio...
2019-08-31, 13:48

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufa...
2019-07-11, 21:48

"The Secrets We Kept" is Reese Witherspoon's latest Hello Sunshine book club selection Looking for a good book? Actress, producer and passionate book-lover Reese Witherspoon has quite a few to recommend via her Hello Sunshine book club....
2019-09-03, 22:00

Thief jeopardizes state secrets by using nuclear power plant to mine cryptocurrency People will do anything to get their hands on that sweet cryptocurrency including, perhaps one of the most audacious yet, using secret areas in a nuc...
2019-08-22, 11:48

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a ...
2019-06-13, 18:32

Last US warship sunk by German sub during WWII reveals its secrets in eerie images from seabed The wreck of the last U.S. Navy warship sunk by a German submarine during World War II is revealing its secrets in remarkable images from the seabed....
2019-09-20, 13:32

Fake Orgasms, On-Set Romances and Princess Diana's Reaction: 30 Secrets You Might Not Know About When Harry Met Sally 30 years later and we'll still have what she's having. When Harry Met Sally, one of the most beloved romantic comedy of all-time, debuted 30 years a...
2019-07-21, 17:16

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia, and China are using visiting students to steal military ...
2019-06-05, 18:32

Secrets of 'Lucy' ancestor revealed in 'remarkably complete,' 3.8-million-year-old skull A team of researchers has discovered a “remarkably complete” cranium of a 3.8-million-year-old early human ancestor widely believed to also be the an...
2019-08-28, 22:16

In Hammarskjold’s Native Sweden, Hint of State Secrets Linked to His 1961 Death A prominent Swedish researcher examining the mystery of the United Nations Secretary General’s 1961 plane crash has been denied access to some govern...
2019-08-05, 03:00

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read Mor...
2019-06-11, 16:16

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent Millions From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your...
2019-05-29, 17:48

iDevices' Alexa-powered smart light switch finally goes on sale One of the problems with smart homes is the variety of different devices and software you need to automate different parts of your house. iDevice is ...
2019-08-23, 21:16

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a...
2019-05-30, 11:32

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much...
2019-05-29, 22:32

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices Leaked documents show children as young as 16 recruited by Amazon supplier Foxconn work gruelling and illegal hoursHundreds of schoolchildren have be...
2019-08-09, 05:32

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popu...
2019-06-05, 23:32

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read...
2019-06-06, 06:16

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: smaller, cheaper Alexa display Camera shutter, tap gesture, better speakers and 5.5in screen make for an appealing smart alarm clockAmazon’s latest Echo Show 5 Alexa smart display ...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and ...
2019-08-06, 18:32

This Discounted Light Switch Is Packed With Sensors, And Even an Alexa Smart Speaker Ecobee’s Switch+ is probably the smartest light switch in existence. It can control your lights via an ambient light sensor, a motion sensor, and (of...
2019-08-06, 23:00

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious. ...
2019-05-28, 16:00

Amazon bets big on Alexa smart TVs with huge Fire TV Edition rollout Not content with being embedded into smartphones, tablets, web browsers and your home's smart speakers, Amazon is continuing its push into telev...
2019-09-05, 11:32

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smart...
2019-08-07, 20:00

Alexa's latest skill: Helping users donate to presidential candidates Amazon introduces political features and seeks to be a neutral source of political news as the 2020 presidential race heats up. Donations are accepte...
2019-09-18, 22:00

Amazon starts crowdsourcing Alexa responses from the public. What could possibly go wrong? Amazon made its Alexa Answer program available to the general public this week after several months of beta testing, opening up its artificial-intell...
2019-09-13, 22:00

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product con...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Amazon will start letting random people provide Alexa answers Alexa Answers is meant to expand the smart digital assistant's knowledge base to keep it competitive with the Google Assistant and Apple's ...
2019-09-12, 18:32

Use Alexa to Keep Track of Your Favorite NFL and High School Football Team This Season Football season is officially underway. Whether you’re interested in a particular team or how your fantasy players are doing, Amazon’s Alexa can be a...
2019-09-15, 19:32

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsu...
2019-07-16, 14:00

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers s...
2019-06-14, 10:48

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice comman...
2019-05-31, 07:16

Runaway Amrock verdict shows the dangers of letting trade secrets overtake patents Sometimes, a trade secret is the only way to go. It’s understandable that companies like Kentucky Fried Chicken, Coca-Cola, and Bush’s Baked Beans wa...
2019-08-07, 17:32

Explainer: Ex-Google engineer faces severe penalties in self-driving trade secrets case U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the...
2019-08-28, 03:48

Secret Heartbreak, Unbreakable Bonds and Bombed Auditions: 30 Secrets You Might Not Know About Dead Poets Society 30 years later, the Dead Poets Society lives on. The iconic movie that starred Robin Williams in one of his first dramatic roles and launched the ca...
2019-06-02, 15:32

Ronald Acuña Jr. turns home run into an out ... and into a home run again In a bizarre turn of events, the Phillies' Scott Kingery circles the bases as the ball comes out of stunned Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna'...
2019-09-11, 14:32

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Ki...
2019-06-16, 06:48

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 conv...
2019-08-06, 11:32

Chinese students are working overtime to produce Amazon Alexa devices: report Hundreds of Chinese schoolchildren have unfairly — and often illegally — been drafted into working nighttime and overtime shifts to produce Amazon’s ...
2019-08-09, 21:32

Alexa Auto adds offline capabilities that work in tunnels and parking garages Having an Alexa-enabled car is convenient if you want to make a call, check the weather or order groceries while you drive. But that convenience quic...
2019-09-12, 09:00

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 Mor...
2019-08-04, 00:32

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record wh...
2019-05-25, 19:16

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committ...
2019-05-29, 22:48

First Look: Alexa Chung’s Liam Gallagher-Inspired Barbour Collection Is A “Waxy Dream” “The collaboration was an opportunity for me to explore how the Alexa Chung brand interprets an iconic and historic label that is woven into the Brit...
2019-06-09, 10:32

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her...
2019-05-28, 06:16

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Rasp...
2019-05-23, 19:01

Alexa Chung Fetes Barbour Collab With “Simply The Fest” Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw ...
2019-06-21, 11:48

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most o...
2019-06-12, 15:48

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and ...
2019-05-31, 16:32

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa is now ready for India, adds Hindi support Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa now speaks Hindi. After the new update, Echo smart speaker users can head over to the Alexa app and change la...
2019-09-18, 17:32

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 playba...
2019-06-21, 11:16

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t...
2019-07-15, 20:00

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far...
2019-05-23, 17:16

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...
2019-05-22, 01:01

Inside the Big Little Lies Stars' Unbreakable Sisterhood: Wine-Filled Nights, Shared Secrets and Zero Catfights They just couldn't stay away. After a two-year break, HBO is returning to Monterey, Calif. on Sunday, June 9, for the highly anticipated second seas...
2019-06-07, 17:48

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a consp...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Spelling errors, video show Huawei rival stole trade secrets, U.S. jury hears A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company...
2019-06-05, 01:48

Casting Secrets, a Failed Cameo and the Anti-Love Story: 10 Fascinating Facts About (500) Days of Summer "This is not a love story." It's been 10 years since the narrator of Marc Webb's indie romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer warned us that things we...
2019-07-17, 23:16

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely ...
2019-06-13, 06:16

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date....
2019-06-06, 19:00

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.Read More...
2019-07-18, 17:16

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in S...
2019-06-13, 18:32

Amazon’s Skill Flows Builder simplifies story-based game development for Alexa Amazon's new Skill Flows Builder tool comprises a wealth of tools designed to simplify narrative game development for Alexa-enabled devices.Read More...
2019-07-23, 15:32

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations to 2020 presidential candidates Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contribution between $...
2019-09-20, 04:00

Is it Safe to Let a Dog Lick You? One of the best parts about dogs is how affectionate they can be. It’s almost like they can sense when we’re hurt or feeling down, and then try to he...
2019-08-07, 06:00

Hidden Addictions, Staged Storylines and That Forgotten Lady Gaga Cameo: 17 Shocking Secrets About The Hills Revealed Feel the nostalgia on your skin. Break out your Chanel and get ready to head back to Les Deux as MTV's highly anticipated revival of The Hills is fi...
2019-06-22, 12:48

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Secrets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Br...
2019-07-24, 13:32

Huawei lawyer tells U.S. jury spelling errors, video show rival stole trade secrets A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company...
2019-06-04, 19:48

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.&...
2019-08-09, 14:32

Is it safe to mix Zoloft and alcohol? Doctors say that people should not drink alcohol when taking Zoloft. In this article, we look at the risks, research, and effects of mixing Zoloft an...
2019-07-04, 08:16

By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed wit...
2019-06-18, 09:00

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, S...
2019-05-30, 14:32

Think your iPhone is safe from hackers? That’s what they want you to think… Forget Apple’s much-vaunted iOS safeguards – attackers have been quietly breaking and entering for yearsWhenever there’s something that some people v...
2019-09-08, 10:00

Why this CEO says nuclear power is 'really safe' Ian Chapman of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority discusses the production of fusion energy. He also weighs in on the role of nuclear power in a low-ca...
2019-06-06, 16:00

Are Flavored Vapes Safe? Just because a flavoring is safe to eat doesn’t mean it’s safe to inhale. But flavored vapes have become common, thanks to a loophole in regulations....
2019-09-19, 02:00

How to Stay Safe During a Heatwave Now that we’re heading into the hottest part of year, it’s time to talk about heatwaves—specifically, how to stay healthy during them. Rather than ju...
2019-06-29, 06:48

Portable Harman Kardon Allure smart speaker with Alexa scores massive $135 discount in latest deal When shopping for a trendy smart speaker, most people tend to focus on options from only two companies. Amazon and Google's Western market duopoly is...
2019-07-02, 17:16

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
2019-08-16, 23:00

You need this one product to keep your furry friend safe The worst part about having a dog is leaving them home alone when you go to work. With Furbo, you can keep an eye on them all day long!   ...
2019-08-22, 15:48

Are smart speakers really safe for children? Smart speakers with A.I. assistants are constantly listening to the world around them, waiting for commands while soaking in whatever dialogue is wit...
2019-07-23, 08:32

Synthetic CBD may be a safe treatment for seizures A nonintoxicating, synthetic CBD that is not easy to convert to THC and comprises inexpensive, noncannabis ingredients treated seizures safely in rat...
2019-05-30, 21:48

My hot sauce is turning pale. Is it safe to use? This is the current state of a hot sauce sitting at my desk. I forgot about it for a few months and only came across while clearing away some books. ...
2019-06-21, 03:48

Is over-the-counter, cheap insulin really safe? Is discount insulin cheaper for a reason? The bargain drug made the news recently when Josh Wilkerson, a Type 1 diabetic from northern Virginia, died...
2019-08-13, 08:32

Whether or not Roundup is safe, the gardener has better options Pesticides in general aren’t good for beneficial insects, birds and other animals, or for the rich soil biology that is the underpinning of any healt...
2019-09-18, 18:32

Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’ The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows th...
2019-08-23, 03:16

Here’s how to make sure you’re safe after the Capital One hack The bank announced Monday that the personal information of about 100 million U.S. customers was compromised. What are the steps you should take if th...
2019-07-31, 18:01

It Seems Safe to Say That There May Be Some Lingering Anger Atop the AFL-CIO After a bitter public leadership dispute featuring charges of expense account abuse and overreach of executive power, all of the top officers of the ...
2019-05-25, 16:48

Are laxatives safe for weight loss? Doctors do not recommend laxatives for weight loss as they are ineffective and can cause adverse effects. These include dehydration and electrolyte i...
2019-08-01, 01:48

Getting connected and feeling safe with Lifelock Dear John: I’ve been a LifeLock customer for several years and am generally satisfied with this service. However, every so often, they have technolog...
2019-06-30, 07:16

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German so...
2019-05-31, 11:48

The Black Barbershop Is a Safe Space. Is It for Lil Nas X, Though? The black barbershop is not just a sacred space, it’s a safe space. Much like Vegas, whatever happens within the confines of that room colored with s...
2019-09-05, 05:32

Is FaceApp safe? A deeper look at the viral hit If you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or pretty much any other social medium in the last few days then you can’t have failed to notice it...
2019-07-20, 04:32

The FCC says 5G is safe, but that won’t stop conspiracy theorists U.S. agencies now agree that 5G and prior cellular standards pose no known risk to human health, but those who disagree have one more chance to speak...
2019-08-09, 19:00

Think your credit card is safe in your wallet? Think again. There’s a roaring trade in stolen credit cards on major platforms as well as the dark Web. If you’ve ever swiped a credit card at a gas station that ...
2019-09-11, 17:00

How birds let squirrels know when it's safe to relax Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds' threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passe...
2019-09-15, 05:00

Here's One Way to Check That Your Chrome Extensions Are Safe In light of the recent DataSpii browser extension leak, where millions of users had their data tracked and sold by seemingly benign browser extension...
2019-07-23, 21:16

Iran says top waterways won't be as safe if its oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning...
2019-08-21, 22:48

Bahamas says undocumented Haitians are safe, for now More than 2,000 people evacuated to Nassau from ravaged islands, almost all Haitian, are in shelters with nowhere to go. ‘Some dogs are living better...
2019-09-15, 19:00

Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant? Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain w...
2019-08-07, 04:00

Harry: When I fly by private jet, it's to keep my family safe Prince Harry has responded to criticism of his use of private jets at the launch of an eco-friendly tourism initiative, saying there are occasions he...
2019-09-03, 22:32

‘Welcome home, Ilhan!’: supporters greet Ilhan Omar as she arrives in home state – video The US representative Ilhan Omar is welcomed with cheers and support as she returns to Minnesota on Thursday after days of inflammatory attacks by Do...
2019-07-19, 14:32

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to ris...
2019-05-21, 21:48

A Guide to Keeping Your Kids Safe While Swimming Although many kids have been done with school for a couple of weeks now, it’s not truly summer until 1) the summer solstice and 2) the pool water is ...
2019-06-21, 20:32

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Under...
2019-06-12, 10:00

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement a...
2019-07-19, 18:32

Channel 5's nonsense will make me and other cyclists less safe Cyclists: Scourge of the Roads? isn’t just as bad as the title indicates – it’s irresponsibleOn Wednesday morning, I’ll be a little bit more wary whe...
2019-07-08, 09:48

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez’s job is safe for now despite Washington’s ...
2019-05-25, 02:48

How to keep your pets safe during Fourth of July fireworks Fourth of July and all the festivities that come along with it may be fun for most of us, but all those fireworks aren’t exciting for every mem...
2019-07-04, 22:16

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean ...
2019-06-14, 01:16

Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Safe? Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why...
2019-07-09, 14:16

Windows 10 version 1903: Is it safe to install yet? Microsoft is taking an extra cautious approach to the rollout of the latest Windows 10 feature update. Windows 10 version 1903 should be released to ...
2019-05-21, 21:48