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Amazon rolls out Alexa Skill Blueprints in the US

Amazon rolls out Alexa Skill Blueprints in the US There are also more practical options, like programming instructions for a babysitter or houseguest. Alexa Skill Blueprints will allow average household owners to customize a wide range of questions with questions and answers. Each can be edited to suit a user's needs, and there is a button to add more. The custom questions and answers are surely going to keep Alexa users busy tinkering with... [Full Article...]

Southwest Pilots: 'Our Hearts Are Heavy'

Southwest Pilots: 'Our Hearts Are Heavy' The two pilots of a Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after their engine blew apart, leading to the death of a woman, say their "hearts are heavy". That proposed directive has not been finalized in the eight months since it was proposed, according to a report in the Seattle Times. "Any blades that fail the inspection will have to be replaced", FAA said i... [Full Article...]

Armoured vehicles are coming to PUBG in new event mode

Armoured vehicles are coming to PUBG in new event mode Two major problems that the team faced were the potential to cause serious increases in matchmaking times and how they could make map selection work well for players in different regions with different preferences and playstyles. PUBG Corp. say they delayed map making for fear it would cause matchmaking problems, but, apparently, they've found a way around those issues. If you have more than ... [Full Article...]

Streaming service now offering mobile previews

Streaming service now offering mobile previews Last year, previews were added for large screen viewing. Video previews on Netflix have Snapchat and Instagram-like Stories format starting from the design to its functioning. We hope you like using this new feature and that mobile previews help you find your next favorite show! At the time, Netflix's vice president of product Todd Yellin said that there would be up to 75 mobile previews at laun... [Full Article...]

Facebook To Develop Its Own Silicon to Power Devices and Servers

Facebook To Develop Its Own Silicon to Power Devices and Servers There's no telling what the social media company has in store, although this may have something to do with its less than secret plans to produce hardware. For Facebook , early speculation point to its possible foray into chip making being undertaken with an eye towards powering artificial intelligence software , hardware devices, and even to power servers in its data centers. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Translator now has AI-powered translation even when offline

Microsoft Translator now has AI-powered translation even when offline Using translation apps in a foreign country can be nerve wracking.Such software nearly always depends on remote servers to do the hard work. "The Translator app will do the rest", Microsoft explains. The Android app with language packs is available now, while the iOS app should be available after April 21, because it's still going through Apple's app review process. [Full Article...]

Cannes film festival reveals female-dominated jury

Cannes film festival reveals female-dominated jury This content is restricted to site members. DuVernay is a writer, director, producer and film distributor who is best known for the historical drama " Selma " (2014) and the criminal justice documentary " 13TH " (2016). He has films like " Happy Together ", "2046", "The Grandmaster", "Three Times (2005) and The Assassin" and "The Go Master", to his credits. She gained recognition and success for... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Redmi S2 tipped to bring dual-cameras and face unlock to India

Xiaomi Redmi S2 tipped to bring dual-cameras and face unlock to India The Redmi S2 will also be powered by a Snapdragon 625 chipset, used in the Redmi Note 5 , and will run Android 8.1 Oreo, besides having 16 GB of storage on board with a microSD slot to expand the memory. Since Xiaomi is hitting the budget segment from all angles possible, what does the Redmi S2 do others don't? The second module might feature a 5megapixel Samsung S5K5E8 sensor. [Full Article...]

Moto G6 Series Launch Date Is April 19: Price, Specifications, and More

Moto G6 Series Launch Date Is April 19: Price, Specifications, and More The volume rocker and power keys are located on the right side. A glossy trim, a notched power button along with a metal ear speaker grille, are some of the highlights of the smartphone while the video also showcases a front-facing fingerprint sensor which is embedded in the home button. [Full Article...]

Battlefield V developer is reportedly prototyping a battle royale mode

Battlefield V developer is reportedly prototyping a battle royale mode Epic Games has announced that it will remove the Guided Missile weapon from Fortnite Battle Royale. Players are dropped onto a map with an empty inventory, and are forced to collect weapons and tools to help them win the game, unlike like deathmatch modes that give gamers guns to begin with. [Full Article...]

MSFT) — Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ

MSFT) — Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) has risen 37.43% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. MSFT outperformed the S&P500 by 25.88%. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . Kbc Nv has 0.06% invested in Franklin Resources, Inc. Arcus Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,159 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $218,000 after buying ... [Full Article...]

Avengers assemble to unveil Infinity Stone in Singapore

Avengers assemble to unveil Infinity Stone in Singapore Avengers: Infinity War is about to be released, and some fans can't help but wonder if better timing would have seen the X-Men a big part of it. Infinity War is the culmination to an unprecedented cinematic journey. Infinity Stones: What are they, where are they and who has them? One of the reasons why the subtitle has not been revealed is because the film's title will be a spoiler for c... [Full Article...]

New iPhone 11 leak reveals expensive price list for new smartphones

New iPhone 11 leak reveals expensive price list for new smartphones The report added that the iPhone X actually generated five times more profit compared to 600 Android smartphone makers in the quarter. Counterpoint reports that Apple's decision to continue selling older models for longer periods as a way of hitting a range of price-points appears to be paying dividends. [Full Article...]

Microsoft protects Google Chrome users with Windows Defender extension

Microsoft protects Google Chrome users with Windows Defender extension In Chrome 64, which was released earlier this year, the search giant allowed users to mute some of the sites. These warnings are created to encourage users to remove the offending application, with later Chrome updates going further. Chrome 66 has other new features, of course. One is the September 2017 decision to stop trusting Symantec's digital certificates , ending a long dispute over the... [Full Article...]

Mahindra XUV500 launched in India at Rs 12.32 lakhs

Mahindra XUV500 launched in India at Rs 12.32 lakhs The new 2018 Mahindra XUV500 will sport not only exterior updates but also feature upgrades along with new powertrain option. The cabin comes with black and tan interiors alongside the newly quilted tan leather seats, soft touch leather dashboard and piano black centre console. [Full Article...]

Internet - Amazon's lite version Android browser for India

Internet - Amazon's lite version Android browser for India This app joins the other lite apps available in India . You can manually switch to the global shipping mode and check out the products which can be shipped to your location. First spotted by TechCrunch , it is listed as " Internet: fast, lite , and private " on Google Play Store . It doesn't ask for extra permissions or collect your private data like other browsers. [Full Article...]

'More than 87m' Facebook users' data compromised by Cambridge Analytica

'More than 87m' Facebook users' data compromised by Cambridge Analytica From 2011 to 2017, the number of users who agreed with the statement: " Facebook is committed to protecting the privacy of my personal information" had grown to almost 80 percent. I'll use websites as an example, but this generally applies to apps, too. At the end of it all, politicians and the media lambasted the company for the widespread use of user and nonuser data. [Full Article...]

Monster Hunter World's Kulve Taroth Joins the Fray!

Monster Hunter World's Kulve Taroth Joins the Fray! This update is going to have a brand-new monster, the Kulve Taroth, which is bringing with it a limited time game mode; that requires a total of 16 hunters. As you attack the Kulve Taroth, you'll dismantle portions of its armor. Arriving alongside Kulve Taroth is a new type of hunting quest: Sieges. "We don't have much information on when and where Kulve Taroth has amassed all these relics, so... [Full Article...]

Sitting In Starbucks While Black

Sitting In Starbucks While Black PhillyVoice pointed to a second, longer video uploaded to YouTube that shows an officer telling the men's friend, Andrew Yaffe, that they were being arrested for "trespassing". A Starbucks spokeswoman confirmed the meeting happened Monday but declined to give any details. "While this is not limited to Starbucks , we're committed to being a part of the solution", he said. [Full Article...]

Ford Fiesta ST-Line quick test

Ford Fiesta ST-Line quick test Better than that, it's using a Mustang to do so, replacing various versions of Falcon that have seen service for the past quarter of a century. Ford sold 780 Mustangs in Germany in March outpacing what most people would likely assume to be the leader the Porsche 911 at 752 units and the Audi TT at 708 cars. [Full Article...]


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