The Amazon, the Miombo Woodlands in southern Africa and south-west Australia are some of the most affected areas, the research found.
Dishes at the New York event were selected to raise awareness about how members can help take pressure off animals threatened by invasive species.
An Amazon lightning deal has a $50 Applebees Gift Card for only $40. This is a lightning deal with limited quantities, so act quickly if you want to get on it! Right now, it’s available for Prime customers and will be released to everyone else later (if it is still available). Show More Summary
My entire residence is under voice command. It's always listening. Isn't this what we wanted?
Introducing the LibraryThing Skill for the Amazon Echo, Dot and other Alexa devices. Take a look: The LibraryThing Alexa Skill is a weird but easy way to add books to your LibraryThing account. Just stand in the foyer, with a bag of new books, or on top of a rickety bookshelf ladder in the attic, […]
By Colby King If you’re looking for an entertaining way to spend a few minutes, I recommend the American Mall Game on Bloomberg’s website. The game appeared on February 7, 2018, and was created by James Pants and Steph Davidson,...
Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. Show More Summary
It took Amazon several days to figure out the cause of its Alexa digital assistant's freaky, sarcastic chuckles.
"Sneaky Pete" tops the list again.
This week Amazon's Alexa decided to drop the benign mask and be open about its creepiness, at least for certain users. Some Alexa or Echo devices have started... laughing. Alexa seemed to start laughing without being prompted to wake. People...
For various reasons, I think there is a close correspondence between your interests as a reader of this blog and these books which are suddently (and probably temporarily) cheap, in Kindle format, on Amazon. As you look through the (unordered) list, you’ll see what I mean. Show More Summary
Apple and Amazon are reportedly also interested in working with the former president.
Locking people up for low-level offenses is likely costing the county more than it's keeping anyone safe. by Sydney Brownstone The county is already spending $3.4 million to address increases in the jail population. MivPiv/Getty King...Show More Summary
The rapid consumer adoption of smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home has opened opportunities for developers creating voice apps, too. At least that’s true in the case of Volley, a young company building voice-controlled entertainment experiences for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. In less than a year, Volley has amassed an audience north […]
Google announced this morning a new plan to help retailers take on Amazon – and give Google a cut of their sales in the process. The search giant will allow retailers to list their products across Google Search, in its Google Express shopping service, and in the Google Assistant app for smartphones and on smart […]
With the rise of web-apps, users can carry out much of their business in a browser. Google’s Photos, Amazon’s Prime Video, and Netflix are just a few examples of popular web-apps that are used nowadays. Microsoft and Google both allow you to install a web-app to your desktop/start menu from Chrome and Edge. Show More Summary
A bit of fun news for Amazon / Twitch Prime users: you’re going to get some free games each month. Twitch has just announced Free Games With Prime, a program in a similar vein as Microsoft’s Games with Gold on Xbox Live, or Sony’s offerings alongside PlayStation Plus. In short: each month, they’ll offer a […]
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Ahead of GDC later this month, Amazon has confirmed an acquisition that speaks to its ambitions to do more in the area of gaming — and specifically through offering platform tools for the games developer community. The company has acquired UK- and Ireland-based cloud gaming platform GameSparks — a “backend as a service” for game developers […]