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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 you might not have expected this option. Amazon has started selling a variant of S...

Sony's Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa

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Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s offic...
2019-07-11, 00:00

Alexa Announcements can now work with any Alexa-enabled device Just because a device has Alexa inside it doesn't mean it can do everything an Amazon Echo can – but Amazon just rolled out an update tha...
2019-05-27, 21:48

Sony Xperia 1 Q&A: Ask us anything Our Sony Xperia 1 review is out, answering all of the important questions regarding Sony's first flagship phone for 2019. We used and tested the devi...
2019-06-17, 13:48

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review Review indexDesign | Display | Using a phone with a 21:9 aspect ratio | Interface and Software | Hardware and performance | Camera | Multimedia, soun...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Sony Xperia 1 Review The Xperia 1 is more than just Sony's latest flagship phone. It is the catalyst in the company's transformative turn in a new direction – one that wo...
2019-06-15, 01:32

Sony Xperia 1 Q&A: Your questions answered Our Sony Xperia 1 review is out, answering all of the important questions regarding Sony's first flagship phone for 2019. We used and tested the devi...
2019-06-28, 13:48

Sony Xperia 1 review: Powerful, but not sensible I don't love admitting this, but it can be hard to take Sony's phones seriously sometimes. That's not because of a lack of effort on i...
2019-07-16, 00:32

Could Sony be about to announce an affordable Xperia 1? Sony has just released the Sony Xperia 1, its top-end phone designed for movie-watching and film-making, but there are whispers of its successor, or ...
2019-06-18, 16:48

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ3 price dips well below $500 on Amazon Sony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3 is cheaper than ever on Amazon. Just like many other top-tier handsets, the Xperia XZ3 was priced at aroun...
2019-06-19, 23:00

The Xperia F could arrive next year as Sony's first foldable smartphone Samsung and Huawei have already announced their first foldable smartphones and the Motorola Razr is reportedly just around the corner. Other companie...
2019-05-28, 20:48

The best Sony Xperia XZ Premium deals in July 2019 When the Sony Xperia XZ Premium hit the shelves two years ago, it massively impressed us with its scintillating 4K display and beguiling slow motion ...
2019-06-30, 23:01

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact price drops to just $400 ($100 off) at Best Buy Deals on Sony's Xperia XZ2 Compact were pretty frequent in the United States in the last couple of months, as many retailers offered the smartphone f...
2019-06-11, 08:48

We tested the Sony Xperia 1's triple camera, here are our best photos Back in February, Sony announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1. This week, we finally got to try it out -- to get a feel for it's 21:9...
2019-05-31, 03:48

Sony Xperia 1 review: Minor triumph at a massive price The Xperia 1 is Sony's latest attempt to nab a slice of the premium smartphone market. Its ultawide screen might be innovative, but is it worth $950?...
2019-07-20, 03:32

Deal: Sony Xperia 10 on sale for killer prices on Amazon and Best Buy Despite the fact that Sony Mobile won't be focusing on the US market going forward, the Japanese company will still sell its smartphones through loca...
2019-05-26, 07:16

Camera specs leaked for Sony's eight-lens Xperia smartphone 'Less is more' is a phrase you don't hear much in the phone world – more is always more. That's a mantra Sony is apparentl...
2019-06-19, 12:32

A Sony Xperia phone with six rear cameras is reportedly coming Mockup renderThe LG V50 ThinQ has three cameras on the rear while the upcoming Galaxy Note 10 Pro is expected to debut with four. The Nokia 9 PureVie...
2019-06-11, 04:48

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Sony Xperia 1: what’s the difference between the premium smartphones? Sony’s newest premium handset, the Sony Xperia 1, launched at a whopping $949 / £849 price tag – that’s one of the highest ...
2019-06-16, 20:00

Official Sony Xperia 1 pre-orders will come with free wireless noise-canceling headphones Sony has a bad habit of releasing perfectly respectable smartphones at wildly exaggerated price points, and unfortunately, the high-end Xperia 1 is n...
2019-06-28, 13:48

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, ga...
2019-06-12, 03:00

The best Sony phones of 2019: find the right Sony Xperia smartphone for you Sony has its fingers in many technology pies, like gaming, TVs and headphones, and one of those sectors is smartphones, mainly comprised of the Xperi...
2019-07-04, 20:32

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $20 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger t...
2019-08-04, 00:32

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $27 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger t...
2019-07-11, 02:16

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

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

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—...
2019-05-30, 07:16

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

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

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 ...
2019-06-11, 23:00

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focuse...
2019-06-07, 19:16

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

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official websit...
2019-07-10, 18:00

The best smart home sensors for Alexa By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen edit...
2019-08-18, 15:16

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon&rs...
2019-07-16, 15:32

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read Mor...
2019-08-08, 00:32

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

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. Accord...
2019-06-15, 21:16

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important thin...
2019-05-23, 06:16

New Amazon patent could mean Alexa really is always listening Worried that not enough of your home life is being recorded? Amazon has filed a patent for something called "pre-wakeword speech processing", which c...
2019-05-28, 11:32

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and marke...
2019-07-10, 22:32

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. Sma...
2019-07-19, 07:16

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican,...
2019-05-21, 17:01

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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, 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activate...
2019-07-13, 00:32

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

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful So...
2019-07-12, 18:48

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

‘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

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

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 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

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) ...
2019-07-12, 15:48

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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns rega...
2019-05-30, 09:16

Amazon investigating claims schoolchildren in China 'illegally' working overtime to make Alexa devices Amazon is "urgently" investigating claims that hundreds of schoolchildren in China have been drafted in to make Alexa devices to meet production targ...
2019-08-09, 08:32

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you? So you’ve decided that you want a smart speaker. You’ve ruled out the Apple HomePod and its sometimes-sketchy Siri voice companion, and...
2019-05-31, 12:48

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.   ...
2019-07-11, 22:00

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa ...
2019-07-06, 16:48

Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A...
2019-08-14, 20:32

Who Killed Bryce Walker? The 13 Reasons Why Season 3 Trailer Runs Down the Suspects The question everyone will be asking: Who killed Bryce Walker? The final trailer for 13 Reasons Why season three is here and everyone is a suspect i...
2019-08-14, 20:32

Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You Russia’s government is trying to put Soviet-style restrictions on scientists’ contact with foreign peers, requiring them to ask permission and report...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Alla Verber, Who Gave Russia a Taste for Luxury, Dies at 61 In the wake of the dowdy Soviet era, she was called the most powerful woman in Russian fashion, ushering in Western brands and modernizing top depart...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
2019-08-14, 21:00

Fighting the Flaming Wrath - The Great Fire of London, 1666 It was a year with a special number. A year that carried a lot of ominous superstitions. ...
2019-08-14, 21:00

What's on Your Desk Right Now, and Why Is It There? Here’s what’s on my desk right now, from left to right: one laptop, one mug of tea (on a trivet), one notebook and pen, one smartphone (on silent, tu...
2019-08-14, 21:00

'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is Not a Health Treatment—It's Bleach You wouldn’t think we’d need the FDA to tell us not to drink bleach, but here’s the world we live in: if you try to look up alternative treatments fo...
2019-08-14, 21:00

What's Going on With the Bond Market? “The Bond Market is Screaming.” “The Bond Market Smells Big Trouble. Here’s Where to Hide.” Every time you turn around, there’s another headline that...
2019-08-14, 21:00

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening tr...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Documents reveal $500m Broken Hill pipeline built for benefit of irrigators Exclusive: Business case, which NSW government fought to keep secret, shows water security was not primary motivation for pipelineA business case for...
2019-08-14, 21:00

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to ...
2019-08-14, 21:32

| Restaurant is offering to pay someone R15k to eat bacon all day An opportunity to get paid around R14 500 just to eat bacon? Surely it's too good to be true? Nope! It seems the offer of American chain restaurant F...
2019-08-14, 21:32

The vicious punch that sent boxer straight into retirement Bare-knuckle boxing proved its brutality with a horrific knockout on Saturday night. Johnavan Vistante was on the receiving end of a savage right hoo...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Antonio Brown shows off ‘circumcised’ feet during ‘Hard Knocks’ Antonio Brown’s choice in headgear isn’t the only storyline of the NFL preseason. On Tuesday’s episode of “Hard Knocks: Train...
2019-08-14, 22:00

High Maintenance's Ben Sinclair has a couple hundred YouTube videos he'd like to show you It’s hard to imagine Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance character—a weed delivery guy known only as...The Guy—ever having the time or desire to sit down...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Italian court suspends Salvini’s ban on migrant rescue ship An Italian court has upheld an appeal by the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, suspending the Italian Interior Ministry’s decision to ban the ship from ...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could...
2019-08-14, 22:32

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Permit will depend on climbers having ascended at least one 6,500-metre Nepalese peakAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high a...
2019-08-14, 22:32

The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered | Etan Thomas The NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is ...
2019-08-14, 22:32

Five Grooming Products To Make Summer Feel A Little Less Sweaty An occupational hazard that goes along with my job is that people I know in my real life often ask me things they probably wouldn’t say to other frie...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Cisco Gives Lower-Than-Expected Forecast for Current Quarter The networking-equipment giant’s profit for the quarter ended July 27 fell 42% to $2.21 billion, or 51 cents a share. Revenue rose 4.6% to $13.43 bil...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Ookla: Early U.S. 5G is up to 7.5 times faster than 4G with Qualcomm’s X50 The maker of Speedtest tools for network testing says that it's seeing factor-controlled improvements in the 7.5 times range for 5G over 4G.Read More...
2019-08-14, 23:32

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational...
2019-08-14, 23:32

T-Mobile and MediaTek claim first multi-vendor standalone 5G data call T-Mobile is working with smaller 5G chipset provider MediaTek to equip its network for phase two of 5G -- a fully standalone network with no 4G limit...
2019-08-14, 23:32

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal aut...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Steve King questions if humanity would exist without ‘rape or incest’ FILE – In this Jan. 26, 2019 file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks during a town hall meeting, in Primghar, Iowa. King says the criticism...
2019-08-15, 00:00

The 2020 BMW 330e Plug-In Hybrid Is Full Of Surprises Full disclosure: I’ve never been hugely impressed by any of the hybrids I’ve driven. I like my cars sporty, with power outputs that should make you q...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Why 2019 is the best year ever to buy a smartphone: Affordable flagships galore Prices are coming down while quality improves so a phone you buy today can easily last two or three years. What do you expect your smartphone to do n...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amoun...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Years after serving jail time, Jeffrey Epstein found a way to meet with Microsoft's Bill Gates Microsoft founder Bill Gates spoke more than once with Jeffrey Epstein, the late financier accused of child sex trafficking, to discuss ways to incre...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Florida man arrested; threatened neighbors with nunchucks, sprayed them with roach spray, police say The Florida man was complaining about a neighbor's loud music, which led to him swinging nunchucks and spraying roach spray.    ...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Woman awarded $725,000 in suit against neo-Nazi website founder Nooses appeared on campus after Taylor Dumpson became the first black woman to serve as student president at American University.    ...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine on Monday) and the early reception is generally ...
2019-08-15, 00:32

Seeing red? Why a falling stock market can help you save on taxes Market declines don't have to be a horror show. Here's the upshot: Lower portfolio values make it cheaper to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA...
2019-08-15, 01:00

Bryson DeChambeau says Brooks Koepka would win if they fought: 'He'd kick my ass' Told that people thought Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka would come to blows, DeChambeau said, 'Let me tell you right now, he'd kick my...
2019-08-15, 01:00

'I love the University of Louisville': Rick Pitino says he'd return to the city In his first television interview in the U.S. since returning from coaching in Greece, Rick Pitino says he'd return to the city of Louisville. ...
2019-08-15, 01:00

Andrus gets 4 hits, Rangers beat Jays 7-3 to avoid sweep Kolby Allard pitched 5 2/3 innings to win for the first time with Texas, Elvis Andrus had four hits and two RBI and the Rangers beat the Toronto Blue...
2019-08-15, 01:00

Henry Golding's audition tape to become a Malaysian travel host is delightfully Fieri-esque Henry Golding is a drop-dead gorgeous actor who starred in one of the biggest hits of 2018, Crazy Rich Asians. From the looks of him and his A-list, ...
2019-08-15, 01:32

After trade from Celtics to Suns, Aron Baynes lists Mass. manse Aron Baynes, a former Celtic now playing for the Phoenix Suns, is listing his home in Newton, Mass., for $1.69 million. The newly renovated home at 1...
2019-08-15, 01:32

Brazil court says amnesty law doesn’t cover ex-soldier For the first time in Brazil, a federal appeals court has ruled that torture committed during the country’s military dictatorship does not fall under...
2019-08-15, 02:32

Spencer has Naked ambition for fine wine merchant The City billionaire Michael Spencer is engineering a bid for the fine wine merchant being sold as part of its owner's transformation into an online-...
2019-08-15, 03:00

Gym Goers Slightly Inconvenienced By Car Crashing Into Lap Pool Seattle station KOMO News reports that a car crashed through the glass wall of a local LA Fitness pool this week, miraculously missing the three swi...
2019-08-15, 03:00

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the...
2019-08-15, 03:32

JBS posts strong 2nd-qtr results bolstered by Asian demand JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Wednesday reported net income of 2.184 billion reais ($539 million) in the second quarter, beating analyst...
2019-08-15, 03:32

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warns Fed rate cuts will not stop U.S. recession Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, warned on Wednesday that rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve are not going to stop recession from happ...
2019-08-15, 03:32

A gun range in Texas advertised a 'back-to-school' firearms sale Google Maps Boyert Shooting Center in Katy, Texas, outside Houston, hosted a back-to-school firearms sale just weeks after a mass shooting at an El ...
2019-08-15, 04:00

How to Wear Neon Without Looking Like a Traffic Cone As a New York transplant whose closet brims with clothes in a sensible navy (black washes me out), I understand that deviating from neutrals can be a...
2019-08-15, 04:00

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau may have just confirmed the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G Recently, OnePlus has been releasing new flagship phones in the first half of the year, and an updated version of the phone in the back half of the y...
2019-08-15, 04:00

Won't Let India, China Leverage "Growing Nation" Tag Now: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer "developing nations" and were "taking advantage" of the tag from the WTO and as...
2019-08-15, 04:00

State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: Speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with Queensland government fundsSuppo...
2019-08-15, 04:32

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Reunite in L.A. Following Post-Split Getaway Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter's self-described hot girl summer is continuing stateside. On the heels of their widely discussed Italian vacation, ...
2019-08-15, 05:00

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with ...
2019-08-15, 05:00

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Top 32 Ahoy mateys! It's time to vote in the second round of TV's Top Leading Man, where the top 32 contenders face off tournament-style in a quest to mak...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse Prove They're Still Going Strong on Rare Outing Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse's relationship is withstanding the test of time. When this A-list couple was spotted engaging in some heavy PDA...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Chinese tech giant apologizes for saying typhoon killed 99 million people China’s largest video streaming giant Tencent Video on Wednesday apologized for saying Typhoon Lekima killed everyone in Shandong, a province which h...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamster...
2019-08-15, 05:00

|Prescribedassetrequirementsandwhatitcouldmeanforyourhard-earnedpensionfund The total value of pension funds in SA is over R4 trillion and a new government policy around prescribed assets could unlock this pot of gold for the...
2019-08-15, 05:32

Worried About Aaron Judge? He Isn’t. Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, has struggled all August, with just one home run since July 20. But he’s already learned to avoid overreacting to s...
2019-08-15, 05:32

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong K...
2019-08-15, 06:32

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley pleads not guilty, says ex-employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment. ...
2019-08-15, 07:00

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a ca...
2019-08-15, 07:00

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flig...
2019-08-15, 07:00

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, th...
2019-08-15, 07:00

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was bi...
2019-08-15, 07:00

Fidelity Investments wins court battle with IRS over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treat...
2019-08-15, 07:32

Nick Kyrgios Uses Bathroom Break To Demolish Two Rackets, Then Spits At Umpire In Latest Meltdown Nick Kyrgios melted down spectacularly Wednesday night at the Cincinnati Masters, in a second-round loss to eighth seed Karen Khachanov, 6–7, 7–6, 6–...
2019-08-15, 07:32

Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Left Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion leg...
2019-08-15, 08:00

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening...
2019-08-15, 08:00

Pandora hopes to pad its podcast lineup with direct uploads Pandora doesn't want to sit by the wayside while Spotify snaps up podcast listeners. The streaming music service has started accepting podcasts...
2019-08-15, 08:00

Porsche's Cayenne E-Hybrid is the company's 'just right' SUV The Porsche Cayenne lineup is getting crowded. There are the gasoline engine-only versions and now two hybrids. The high-end electrified Cayenne Turb...
2019-08-15, 08:00

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Re...
2019-08-15, 08:32

Philadelphia police in standoff with gunman Several Philadelphia police officers have been injured in an active shooter situation, Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted Wednesday afternoon.   ...
2019-08-15, 08:32

Donald Trump body shames protester seconds before telling rally his campaign is 'built on love' Donald Trump insulted a protester who disrupted his rally by telling him he had a "serious weight problem," seconds before saying his campaign is "bu...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard claims 'somebody helped disgraced financier kill himself' Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard has said he believes his former boss recruited someone to help with his apparent suicide at the prison where he was being...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Driver suspended for refusing to operate LGBTQ-pride-themed bus A bus driver in England has been suspended for refusing to drive a bus adorned with LGBTQ-pride-themed numbers, a report said. The driver allegedly g...
2019-08-16, 12:32

In Pehlu Khan Case, Mayawati Accuses Rajasthan Government Of "Negligence" BSP chief Mayawati on Friday charged the Congress government in Rajasthan with laxity, saying the accused in the Pehlu Khan mob lynching case were ac...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Wall Of Azam Khan's Luxury UP Resort Demolished Over Illegal Construction The Rampur district administration on Friday demolished the boundary wall of Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's luxury resort 'Humsafar, after serving hi...
2019-08-16, 12:32

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues ...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Zogby: ‘Poor performances’ of Democrats boost Trump’s approval to 51%, up with blacks and Hispanics President Trump’s approval rating has edged up, driven by long-term confidence in his economy and boosted by the lackluster performances of the two d...
2019-08-16, 12:32

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend. ...
2019-08-16, 12:32

New Sept. 1 China tariffs could include these Apple products New 10% levy on Chinese imports runs the gamut from film cameras, golf balls and ducks. Apple's higher priced computers and phones could be hit ...
2019-08-16, 12:32

20 stores having incredible sales on clothing, shoes, and more this week It's time to budget some online shopping into your expenses this week, because we've found some amazing fashion deals at Reformation, Nike,...
2019-08-16, 12:32

|Nobodylikesthesecurvesasglobaleconomy’soutofshape There are weeks when the markets lead the fretting, and others when the numbers dictate. And then there are weeks - like this one - when markets, dat...
2019-08-16, 12:32

|UK’sCorbynplanscaretakergovernmenttoblockno-dealBrexit Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK’s opposition Labour Party, asked rival parties to support him as prime minister in a coalition to block Boris Johnson...
2019-08-16, 12:32

|Don'tfileyourtaxtoday,waittilltomorrow-SARS SARS is experiencing high volumes of taxpayers at its branches which is impacting its systems and has asked taxpayers to postpone their branch visits...
2019-08-16, 12:32

The Hottest July, How Climate Change is Breaking Temperature Records in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperature...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Corbyn told to drop 'ego' as temporary PM plan rejected Jeremy Corbyn has been told there is no time to "muck about with people's egos" after his plan to become a temporary prime minister in order to avoid...
2019-08-16, 12:32

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-drivin...
2019-08-16, 12:32

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s l...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit c...
2019-08-16, 13:00

FDA proposes new graphic warnings to display on cigarette packs Congress instructed the FDA to require graphic warnings on cigarettes as part of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act. The tobacco industry successfully foug...
2019-08-16, 13:00

A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances For Roger Federer, it was one big blur. The seven-time champion was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in barely over an hour, falling in st...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Sam Kerr focused on leading Red Stars to NWSL title Sam Kerr sat down on a metal bench after taking a few extra shots after practice. Chicago Red Stars coach Rory Dames poked fun at her competitive str...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Rutgers University asks Louisiana high school to change logo New Jersey's flagship university has asked a high school in Louisiana to change its logo because it's identical to the block "R'' that Rutgers has tr...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala exposed to carbon monoxide in fatal plane crash, investigators say Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Trump says China talks 'productive'; Beijing vows tariff retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that U.S. and Chinese negotiators were holding "productive" trade talks and expected them to meet in Sep...
2019-08-16, 13:00

‘It Feels Like I’m Chosen to Do This.’ Inside the Record-Breaking Rise of Lil Nas X Lil Nas X is getting bored. At a bowling alley in midtown Manhattan, he plays a giant Connect 4, then ping-pong and then, even as he checks and re-ch...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Diabetes Diet: This Quinoa And Black Bean Salad Is An Ideal Meal For Stable Blood Sugar Level Diet for diabetes: The management of diabetes relies largely on lifestyle and diet modifications. It is imperative for diabetics to give up sugary fo...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, ...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Is your takeout lunch bowl covered in toxic 'forever chemicals'? | Joe Fassler Compostable bowls are considered eco-friendly, but they are covered in chemicals that persist indefinitely and are linked to troubling health effects...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Government's shift to relax shale gas fracking safeguards condemned Environment groups fear possibly ‘weakened’ earthquake risk rules after report on Cuadrilla drillingEnvironmental groups have voiced fears that the g...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Twitter Reviews 'Sacred Games 2' With Hilarious Memes When the first season of Sacred Games dropped in 2018, it took the Internet by storm. But is the second season, which came out only a day ago, just a...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Advocates demand action in Newark over water contamination Two groups challenged Newark and New Jersey officials in federal court Thursday over the city's burgeoning water crisis, asking a judge to order trea...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru The Huarmey Queen is the name given to the 1200-year-old remains of a Wari woman found in a rich tomb in Peru. She has been a subject of interest sin...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year'...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential serv...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar...
2019-08-16, 14:00

DEALTALK-Bid for Inter Pipeline highlights Canada's oil sector bright spot A recent unsolicited bid for Inter Pipeline Ltd has highlighted the potential of Canada's midstream companies to offer insulation from volatile oil p...
2019-08-16, 14:00

What happens when a festival gets cancelled? Several events have had to be pulled this summer, causing disappointment all round. But disgruntled punters wanting their money back are far from the...
2019-08-16, 14:00

American Factory review – a sobering documentary by the Obamas This first film in their post-White House careers is an absorbing study of the culture clash in a Chinese-run Ohio car plant‘There is no magic wand t...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Iran Says It Has Made "No Commitment" For Release Of Tanker In Gibraltar Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on F...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity...
2019-08-16, 14:00

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off t...
2019-08-16, 14:00

General Electric "Bigger Fraud Than Enron", Alleges Report. Shares Fall General Electric shares plunged Thursday after a whistleblower accused the conglomerate of using accounting tricks to mask the extent of its financia...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Everything You Need to Know Before Watching The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Another world, another time, in the age of wonder. The Dark Crystal finally returns with a prequel series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The J...
2019-08-16, 14:00

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledgi...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what? Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand n...
2019-08-16, 14:32

Deputy wounds 'active shooter' inside Pensacola grocery store Officials said the suspect was firing a handgun at people but did not hit anyone. When deputies approached the man, he confronted them with the gun. ...
2019-08-16, 14:32

Group protesting ICE outside prison says guard drove truck into protesters, injuring 2 The group of protesters was outside a Rhode Island prison demonstrating against ICE and immigration policy when the incident occurred.   &...
2019-08-16, 14:32

Here’s hoping Vanessa Redgrave isn’t done with Broadway Let’s hear it for the great Lois Smith, who rode to the rescue this week when “The Inheritance,” coming in from London, was missing a key cast ...
2019-08-16, 14:32

Pete Alonso’s Big Day Helps Halt Mets’ Losing Streak at Three Alonso, a rookie first baseman, went 5 for 5, reached base six times, and tied Cody Bellinger’s record for homers by a rookie in the National League....
2019-08-16, 14:32

General Electric shares tank following accusation of 'bigger fraud than Enron' Share price plummets as Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos claims company is engaging in $38bn accounting fraudThe whistleblower who exposed Berna...
2019-08-16, 14:32

Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede Gains are likely to be capped after a week of data releases including a surprise drop in industrial output growth in China to a more than 17-year low...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Dow Suffers Worst Day Of 2019 As Recession Fears Hit Wall Street The Dow suffered its worst day of 2019, finishing with a loss of some 800 points, or 3.1 percent, at 24,479.42, while leading European bourses shed m...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Microsoft bucks trend, maintains contractor reviews of voice recording Cortana integration lets Windows Phone users speak to the new Band. A wave of privacy scandals has led several major companies to end or pause the...
2019-08-16, 15:00

British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year Enlarge / Ars editor Sam Machkovech donning an Oculus Go headset. This isn't the headset British Airways will use, but it serves a similar function. ...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exact...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Sasha DiGiulian: 'There's an assumption the male takes the lead in climbing' The American is one of professional climbing’s biggest names. And she has channeled her fame into encouraging women to take up the sportAs plumes of ...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Antique firearms: gangs, guns and untraceable ‘ghost bullets’ - podcast Kenneth Rosen on how British gangs are using a loophole in the law to get hold of antique firearms and untraceable bullets. Plus: Guardian editor-in-...
2019-08-16, 15:00

New York fashion week show pulled in protest over venue link to Trump donor Rag & Bone relocating show from The Shed after amid backlash against Hudson Yards developer Stephen RossThe backlash against Trump re-election fundra...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders p...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong airport protests hit share price Rupert Hogg ousted and new management brought in to ‘reset confidence’, says chairCathay Pacific’s boss has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to t...
2019-08-16, 15:00

'The Voice': Gwen Stefani and boyfriend Blake Shelton are not fighting fair in her return Gwen Stefani teased her return to the 17th season of "The Voice," and by the looks of it, she's not playing fair with boyfriend Blake Shelton. ...
2019-08-16, 15:00

It feels bad being a good teacher in Fire Emblem: Three Houses Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the rea...
2019-08-16, 15:00

The Six Most Travel-Friendly Jumpsuits and Rompers Wearing rompers and jumpsuits is often a fashion roller coaster. The one-piece outfits can be extremely cute and stylish, but they can also be a pain...
2019-08-16, 15:00

WRAPUP 2-Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colo...
2019-08-16, 15:00

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, Slow India said it would begin to relax restrictions on residents in the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir after initiating curbs last week in ...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intens...
2019-08-16, 15:32

Why You Probably Shouldn't Book a Flight Through a Third-Party Travel Site Last month, scammers posing as Expedia stole thousands of dollars from travelers hoping to confirm or change their bookings over the phone. But booki...
2019-08-16, 15:32

How Do You Extend Your Display Across Two Monitors? In this week’s Tech 911 column, Lifehacker’s advice column for all things geeky, we’re tackling a question from a reader who has a problem with his d...
2019-08-16, 15:32

Improve Reading Comprehension With These New Google Doc Fonts When you’re writing documents, consider that your readers might have difficulty comprehending whatever it is you’ve typed up—an issue that affect as ...
2019-08-16, 15:32

Enjoy These Heirloom Apple Reviews by Author Chuck Wendig You do not have to be a capital-F Food Writer to write excellently about food; an enthusiasm for the subject and a way with words is enough. Case in ...
2019-08-16, 15:32

When Good Boys Say Bad Words The filmmakers behind the new comedy “Good Boys,” about potty-mouthed sixth-graders, had to figure out how to handle stars who were too young to actu...
2019-08-16, 15:32

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline....
2019-08-16, 16:00

John Travolta Transforms Back into Grease's Danny Zuko in Face-Off With Jimmy Fallon What can we say, we got chills... Grease is still the word for John Travolta! On the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, the 65-year-old...
2019-08-16, 16:00

Kirsten Dunst Reveals the Hilarious Reason Why She Couldn't Hold Her Son Ennis Take a piece of advice from Kirsten Dunst: Don't spray tan and cuddle. In Spring 2017, she and husband Jesse Plemons welcomed their first baby, son ...
2019-08-16, 16:00

In Honor of Steve Carell's Birthday, Here Are His Best Michael Scott Moments Happy birthday, Steve Carell! One of Hollywood's most beloved stars is set to make his highly anticipated return to TV in The Morning Show on AppleT...
2019-08-16, 16:00

A Skeptic's Guide to Wine in Cans Canned wine is trending, touted as the perfect pairing for beach, ballpark and beyond. But can a can really rival the pleasure of uncorking? To find ...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Stock market seesaws as recession fears mix with upbeat data Stocks rose in choppy trading on Thursday but then fell back again as investors tried to balance strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat r...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Lucknow Cops Again Stall Magsaysay Award Winner's Kashmir Protest Plan A Magsaysay Award-winning social activist has been confined to his house in Lucknow this evening by the city police, over a planned demonstration to ...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Rajasthan Government To Challenge "Shocking" Verdict In Pehlu Khan Case The Rajasthan government has said it will re-examine the verdict in the Pehlu Khan case, in which a district court acquitted the six men accused of t...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Pogba's brother hints midfielder could still join Real Madrid "Mathias Pogba has hinted that Real Madrid could still sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba before the end of this summer\u0027s transfer win...
2019-08-16, 16:32

|Jooste:Steinhoff'sR850mclaim'vagueandembarrassing' Steinhoff's former Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste sees the retailer’s claim for more than R850m ($56m) against him as "vague and embarrassing"...
2019-08-16, 16:32

North Korea Says It Has No Plans to Restart Talks With Seoul (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises wi...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Andy Murray one win away from meeting with Jamie Murray "Andy Murray and his doubles partner Feliciano Lopez could play the Scot\u0027s brother Jamie in the quarter-finals at Cincinnati - if they win one m...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Footballer carjacking attempt reveals threat to London's super-rich Ultra-wealthy hiring military drivers and bringing in more guard dogs to counter armed thieves The criminal threat to London’s wealthiest footballers...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hospitalized after his private plane crashes at Tennessee airport Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Fantasy football: The case for and against 'zero RB' drafting Should fantasy football owners avoid running backs early in their drafts? It's a controversial approach, but there's logic behind it. ...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Whitney Port revealed she turned down a late-night rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio Reality star Whitney Port says she 'regrets' turning down a rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio. USA TODAY reached out to DiCaprio's rep...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook have 'a very unconventional marriage,' don't live together yet "Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook celebrated their first year of marriage in June, and will "eventually" move in together.  ...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Look: Rumer Willis shares 'pain' of weeks-long illness Rumer Willis, the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, said she's been dealing with a stomach problem and other issues for nearly a month....
2019-08-16, 17:00

'Shooting,' 'Bomb,' 'Trump': Advertisers Blacklist News Stories Online Companies are increasingly insisting their ads do not appear near articles or videos that contain any of a long list of words. The blacklists are bec...
2019-08-16, 17:00

'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' runs on Cate Blanchett's star power "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" offers a solid showcase for Cate Blanchett, in a movie that's notably slight, but finally sweet and touching. Director R...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back ...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Lawyer: Iranian supertanker captain no longer wants the job The captain of an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to be in command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that ...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Myanmar Announces Plan to Repatriate 3,450 of the 700,000 Rohingya Who Fled to Bangladesh (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crac...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotove...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Tottenham must play Man City at their own 'cute' game After losing 5-0 to the champions last week, West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini was the latest to complain about Manchester City's fondness for the '...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Mousa Sissoko says it is time for Tottenham to win trophies: 'I want to lift something with this club' Moussa Sissoko says it is time for Tottenham to deliver a trophy this season and insists they can challenge Manchester City and Liverpool for the tit...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Wilfried Zaha poised to start for Crystal Palace after transfer saga with Jeffrey Schlupp also to return Roy Hodgson is ready to hand Wilfried Zaha his first start since handing in a transfer request at Crystal Palace when they face Sheffield United on S...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Moto's Latest Phone Has a Genius Solution for Preventing Vertical Video Syndrome Even though vertical videos are supported in platforms like YouTube and Instagram, watching them is still very annoying sometimes, and I’d prefer if...
2019-08-16, 17:32

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

Australian Signals Directorate launches open source​ data visualisation tool ASD touts Constellation as a data analysis application enabling data access, federation, and manipulation activities across large and complex dataset...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Trump lays the groundwork to avoid voters’ recession blame Between poor economic news coming out of China and Germany, the inversion of the yield curve, and trade negotiations with friend and foe alike that h...
2019-08-16, 18:00

'Something out of a horror movie': Man saves family attacked by wolf during camping trip Parks Canadian said DNA testing confirmed that a wolf killed by park officials was the same animal that attacked the family at Banff National Park. ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colo...
2019-08-16, 18:32

Canada's Intact Financial to buy Guarantee Co, Frank Cowan for C$1 billion Canadian property and casualty insurer Intact Financial Corp said on Thursday it agreed to buy The Guarantee Co of North America and Frank Cowan Co f...
2019-08-16, 18:32

Notre Dame: European heat wave caused stones to dislodge from cathedral's ceiling Stones fell from Notre Dame's ceiling after Europe's heat wave caused the mortar holding them in place to dry out, France's Culture Mi...
2019-08-16, 18:32

Sean Hannity: Sources say 'most explosive' part of DOJ review is about 'outsourcing of illegal intelligence-gathering' Fox News host Sean Hannity said his sources are telling him the most "explosive" finding in the Justice Department review on the origins of the Russi...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Watch: Redskins get 96-yard INT for TD, Dwayne Haskins shines in loss to Bengals The Washington Redskins got a 96-yard interception return for a touchdown on the first drive of the game during a preseason loss to the Cincinnati Be...
2019-08-16, 19:00

US Open 2019: All you need to know ahead of year's final Slam "Everything you need to know ahead of the US Open - the year\u0027s final Grand Slam. Will Roger Federer or Serena Williams clinch historic wins, or ...
2019-08-16, 19:00

A Video Reminder That NASCAR Drivers Are Good As Hell Giant ovals seem to have a way of robbing our eyes of any sensation of just how fast Cup cars are going, and it’s easy to forget just how good NASCAR...
2019-08-16, 19:00

PicoBrew's BrewBags Put You In Control Of Your Beer (Or Cold Brew Coffee) PicoBrew has morphed the Pico C beer brewing appliance into a completely custom beer and coldbrew coffee brewer that’s consistently easy to use and m...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Discovery of human remains at ranch prompts suspicious death investigation TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has launched a suspicious death investigation after human remains were found on the far south side Wednesday ...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Three displaced after house blaze on south side TUCSON – Three people are displaced after Tucson Fire Department battled a house fire on the southside after it ignited sometime Thursday after...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (NBC NEWS) – NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and 1-year-old daughter were transported to a hospital following a...
2019-08-16, 19:00

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept...
2019-08-16, 19:00

UA holds active shooter training drill TUCSON — The University of Arizona held an active shooter drill on campus Wednesday night. The active shooter training comes only hours after a...
2019-08-16, 19:00

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they h...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
2019-08-16, 19:32

Rumer Willis reveals she's been sick for weeks, felt 'exhausted, overwhelmed and broken down' Rumer Willis revealed on social media that she’s been sick for all of August thus far, with a series of different illnesses that left her “exhausted,...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking ...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent paymen...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced t...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed onc...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Bundesliga transfers: Hoffenheim bolster midfield with Samassekou Hoffenheim have kept their word on a probable late signing, snatching Malian up-and-comer Diadie Samassekou from RB Salzburg. Follow all of the trans...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If i...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are...
2019-08-16, 19:32

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Anderson Cooper gets choked up when conversation with Stephen Colbert turns to grief Anderson Cooper, who lost mom Gloria Vanderbilt two months ago, became emotional during a sit-down with Stephen Colbert.     ...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Bagundi Is Here To Please Your Andhra Food Cravings, One Fiery Dish A Time Bagundi brings a homely feel through its ambiance that is highly influenced by rural and coastal Andhra Pradesh right before serving you a roller coa...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Give Your Teenager a Credit Card? Some Financial Experts Say Yes Parents should monitor spending and explain how to pay the bill on time. A financial planner says teenagers should get a card. “We live in a credit-d...
2019-08-16, 20:00

Forever 21 offers 21% off everything through Sunday: best deals It’s the worst time of year to buy clothes. It’s still hot as hell outside. Offices are freezing. No one wants to spend more money on spa...
2019-08-16, 20:00

Hero Russian pilot bestowed nation's highest medal for 'miracle' cornfield landing: 'It feels odd and I'm shy' Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disa...
2019-08-16, 20:00

Edinburgh limits pupil climate strike approval to once a year Activists vow to keep on after council votes to authorise only one day’s school absenceYoung activists have vowed to keep protesting in Edinburgh des...
2019-08-16, 20:32

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without i...
2019-08-16, 20:32

Some carriers have already started taking iPhone 11 reservations Apple just released the latest iOS 13 beta version which contains an unexpected gem: the actual 2019 iPhone keynote date. That’s September 10th...
2019-08-16, 20:32

ProBeat: Breakthrough or BS, Amazon’s Rekognition is dangerous Amazon claims Rekognition can use facial recognition to detect emotion. Experts agree that human emotion can't be accurately detected with one's face...
2019-08-16, 21:00

IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle Peluso.Read More...
2019-08-16, 21:00

After Mississippi ICE raids, some affected children still are without a parent, official says Some children whose parents were detained in immigration raids in Mississippi last week still do not have at least one parent with them, a Mississipp...
2019-08-16, 21:00

Lockdown at Carondelet clinic lifted after man detained for shooting threat TUCSON – Carondelet Medical Group facility was placed on lockdown after it received a threat Friday morning, according to Tucson Poice Departme...
2019-08-16, 21:00

Talks break down between USWNT and US Soccer over equal pay Meditation talks between US Soccer and the United States women's soccer team over a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the players earlier this y...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Daughters of Philly mayor, NJ city councilwoman arrested after late-night street brawl: police The daughters of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a New Jersey city councilwoman were arrested earlier this week after brawling on a bar-lined stree...
2019-08-16, 21:32

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
2019-08-16, 21:32

Jeffrey Epstein: two unidentified women sue estate and alleged ‘recruiter’ New lawsuit filed in a Manhattan district court Thursday, drawn up by civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom, seeks $100m in damagesTwo unidentified women ...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Art Spiegelman's Marvel essay 'refused publication for Orange Skull Trump dig' Maus author says he was told the comics giant – whose chairman is a prominent Trump supporter – was trying to remain apoliticalArt Spiegelman, the le...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing ...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unp...
2019-08-16, 21:32

House panel to return September 4 to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control ...
2019-08-16, 22:00

Germany Has Powered Europe’s Economy. What Happens When Its Engine Stalls? The economic woes afflicting the region’s biggest economy will drag down the region, despite growth in countries like Greece, Portugal and Spain, ana...
2019-08-16, 22:00

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to ...
2019-08-16, 22:00

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by Presid...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Your hiring process is broken — here’s how to fix it The labor shortage in America is forcing companies in every industry to reassess how they identify, attract, and keep top talent. A 2017 PwC survey o...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Dalit Man Commits Suicide A Month After Son Was Beaten To Death In Alwar The father of a Dalit man who was allegedly beaten to death last month after his motorcycle hit a woman in Rajasthan's Alwar district has committed s...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Ratul Puri Seeks Cancellation Of Non-Bailable Warrant, Moves Delhi Court Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, moved a Delhi court on Friday seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant agai...
2019-08-16, 22:32

India Suspends Thar Link Express To Pak That Connects Jodhpur To Karachi The railways on Friday cancelled operations of Thar Link Express that connects Jodhpur in India to Karachi in Pakistan, officials said, a development...
2019-08-16, 22:32

BSF Jawan Died 26 Years Ago. Now, Village Youth Get His Family A New Home Twenty-six years after he was killed in the line of duty, the family of a BSF jawan left their thatched dwelling behind and moved into a new pucca ho...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic cen...
2019-08-16, 23:00

Grandson is taking grandma to all 61 national parks Brad Ryan's 89-year-old grandma Joy told him she regretted how few trips she took in her life. So Ryan made it his mission to get her to all US natio...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Two teens water-skied 62 miles across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by wat...
2019-08-16, 23:32