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LG Q9 One Android One smartphone with 6.1-inch QHD+ display, Water-resistant body, military-level durability announced

LG has introduced Q9 One, the company's new Android One smartphone in Korea. It has a 6.1-inch QHD+ 19.5:9 FullVision display, is powered by  Snapdragon 835 SoC with 4GB of RAM, is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance, meets MIL-STD 810G requirements, and Hi-Fi Quad DAC. This was introduced as G7 One back in August last year at the IFA. The company recently introduced the Q9 smartphone in Korea. The LG G7 One comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button, has a single 16-megapixel rear...
Tags: Google, News, Blogging, Korea, Lg, Gpu, Ifa, Dedicated Google, LG Q9 One, LG Q9 One price


Amazon looked to the past to build the future

Over the last 20 years, smart home gadgets have evolved from fantasy to commodity. Walk into Best Buy and there are dozens of products that take just a few minutes to set up. It’s wonderful. Even better, it’s easy. There are lights and locks and screens from big and small companies alike. And therein lies the problem. There isn’t a unified solution for everything and Amazon’s vertically integrated offering could be the solution for the consumer and retail giant alike. Sure, most smart home gadge...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Gadgets, Tech, Zigbee, Alexa, Samsung Qualcomm, Devin, Amazon Alexa, Arlo, Google Samsung, Eero, Amazon Echos, Amazon In, ZigBee Insteon


FDA Warns Supplement Makers To Stop Touting Cures For Diseases and Cancer

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned 12 sellers of dietary supplements to stop claiming their products can cure diseases ranging from Alzheimer's to cancer to diabetes. At the same time, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency's commissioner, suggested that Congress strengthen the F.D.A.'s authority over an estimated $40 billion industry, which sells as many as 80,000 kinds of powders and pills with little federal scrutiny. These p...
Tags: Congress, Tech, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Federal Trade Commission, Alzheimer, Gottlieb, Scott Gottlieb, TEK Naturals Pure Nootropics, Mind Ignite


Xiaomi I Love Mi Days sale: Discounts on Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 6 and more

After a recent limited-period price cut, Xiaomi is back with another discount sale with I Love Mi Days sale for this year on Mi.com and Flipkart, just in time for the Valentine's Day. This offers discounts on Redmi Note 6 Pro, the company's latest popular mid-range smartphone, Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Redmi 6. Flipkart also offers additional Rs. 2000 off on exchange for POCO F1 and extra Rs. 1000 off on exchange when you purchase Xiaomi Redmi Y2. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro 6GB +64GB - Rs. 139...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Xiaomi, Flipkart, Xiaomi Redmi, Redmi Note 6 Pro Price cut, Xiaomi I Love Mi Days sale, Xiaomi I Love Mi Days sale 2019


Android Phones Can Be Hacked Remotely By Viewing Malicious PNG Image

An innocent-looking image -- sent either via the internet or text -- could open your Android phone up to hacking. "While this certainly doesn't apply to all images, Google discovered that a maliciously crafted PNG image could be used to hijack a wide variety of Androids -- those running Android Nougat (7.0), Oreo (8.0), and even the latest Android OS Pie (9.0)," reports CSO Online. From the report: The latest bulletin lists 42 vulnerabilities in total -- 11 of which are rated as critical. The mo...
Tags: Google, Tech, Oreo, Android Nougat


Endeavor Robotics Sold for $385M in Deal with Oregon’s FLIR Systems

Endeavor Robotics, a military robot-maker based in Chelmsford, MA, is being bought by FLIR Systems for $385 million in cash, the companies announced Monday. Wilsonville, OR-based FLIR said the deal will bolster its growing unmanned systems business at a time when the U.S. military is increasingly planning on a robot-aided future.FLIR (NASDAQ: FLIR)—which primarily makes thermal imaging cameras and other sensors—is buying Endeavor from Arlington Capital Partners, the Maryland-based private equit...
Tags: Deals, Security, Startups, Maryland, Oregon, Boston, Defense, Sale, Trends, Tech, It, Vc, Robots, Portland, Venture Capital, Private Equity


Endeavor Robotics Goes for $385M in Deal with Oregon’s FLIR Systems

Endeavor Robotics, a military robot-maker based in Chelmsford, MA, is being bought by FLIR Systems for $385 million in cash, the companies announced Monday. Wilsonville, OR-based FLIR said the deal will bolster its growing unmanned systems business at a time when the U.S. military is increasingly planning on a robot-aided future.FLIR (NASDAQ: FLIR)—which primarily makes thermal imaging cameras and other sensors—is buying Endeavor from Arlington Capital Partners, the Maryland-based private equit...
Tags: Deals, Security, Maryland, Oregon, Boston, Defense, Sale, Trends, Tech, Robots, Portland, Infrared, Thermal Imaging, Flir, QinetiQ, Robotics


Why Google is the Beast That Scares Your Industry’s 800-lb. Gorilla (Thinks Out Loud Episode 238)

Looking to drive results for your business? Click here to learn more. Why Google is the Beast That Frightens Your Industry’s 800-lb. Gorillas (Thinks Out Loud Episode 238) – Headlines and Show Notes The distribution trend you care about most in 2019 Expedia CEO: Google Is Our Biggest Competitor – Skift How to Compete With Amazon (and Expedia and Google and…) (Thinks Out Loud Episode 221) Google adds hotel booking, flight check-in to Google Assistant | PhocusWire AI For Marketers: AI Makes ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Seo, Expedia, Mackie Onyx Blackjack USB, Tim Peter, Tim Peter Associates, Guillaume Chaslot, Competitors Alexa Digital


I just tried Google's brand new augmented reality Maps on a one mile walk through San Francisco, and I miss it already (GOOG, GOOGL)

On Monday, the Google Maps team gave Business Insider the chance to try out its new AR feature for pedestrian maps, which the company first announced at its developer conference last May. The company says the feature is in an "alpha" state and for now, will only be available to "local guides."  Even without a definite public release date, we were anxious to see if AR could actually improve the Google Maps experience.  Below we describe what it was like to use the new Google Maps AR feature on ...
Tags: Apple, Google, San Francisco, Trends, Google Maps, Business Insider, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco Anyone, Rincon Park


Providence St. Joseph Acquires Seattle Blockchain Startup Lumedic

Providence St. Joseph Health said Monday it has acquired Lumedic, a startup developing blockchain-based software aimed at improving how healthcare providers bill for care and manage reimbursements from insurers.The deal, which Providence did not disclose the terms of, marks a rapid path from launch to exit for Seattle-based Lumedic. Michael Nash, the company’s founder and chief product officer, published a Medium post announcing Lumedic to the world just seven months ago.Providence, headquarter...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Trends, Tech, Vc, Software, Bitcoin, Healthcare, Seattle, Blockchain, Providence, Michael Nash, National blog main, Seattle blog main, Seattle top stories, Renton WA


Serverless Keynote at @KubeSUMMIT | @DeloitteUS @DeloitteOnTech #CloudNative #DevOps #Serverless #Docker #Kubernetes

In a recent survey, Sumo Logic surveyed 1,500 customers who employ cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). According to the survey, a quarter of the respondents have already deployed Docker containers and nearly as many (23 percent) are employing the AWS Lambda serverless computing framework. It's clear: serverless is here to stay. The adoption does come with some needed changes, within both application development and operations. That...
Tags: Google, Software, Sumo Logic, Amazon Web Services AWS Microsoft


Google: Syndicated Content May Outrank the Original Source by @MattGSouthern

Google's John Mueller advises site owners that when content is syndicated elsewhere it may outrank the original source.The post Google: Syndicated Content May Outrank the Original Source by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo, John Mueller


You Can Now Buy the House Where Jeff Bezos Started Amazon, If You Really Have to Or Something

If you have ever, for some ungodly reason, desired to live in Jeff Bezos’s old house—well you can do that now, for the low, low price of just under $1.5 million.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Real Estate, Science, Technology, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Seven Figures, House Where Jeff Bezos Started Amazon


E-commerce startup Zilingo raises $226M to digitize Asia’s fashion supply chain

If you’re looking for the next unicorn in Southeast Asia, Zilingo might just be it. The 3.5-year-old e-commerce company announced today that it has raised a Series D round worth $226 million to go after the opportunity to digitize Asia’s fashion supply chain. This new round takes Zilingo to $308 million from investors since its 2015 launch. The Series D is provided by existing investors Sequoia India, Singapore sovereign fund Temasek, Germany’s Burda and Sofina, a European backer of Flipka...
Tags: Amazon, Fundings & Exits, TC, Ecommerce, Asia, Europe, Instagram, Indonesia, Australia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Softbank, Funding, Supply Chain, Tech, E-commerce


Amazon Is Buying Mesh Router Company Eero

Amazon has announced that it's acquiring Eero, the maker of mesh home routers. "Amazon says buying Eero will allow the company to 'help customers better connect smart home devices,'" reports The Verge. "It will certainly make Alexa-compatible gadgets easier to set up if Amazon also controls the router technology. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed." From the report: Eero kicked off a wave of "smart" mesh router setups designed to overcome the coverage issues and dead zones of tr...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Alexa, Eero, Nick Weaver Eero, Amazon Is Buying Mesh Router Company Eero, Google Samsung Linksys Netgear


Here's why investors are throwing money at startups that give away their software for free

From mergers and acquisitions to massive amounts of funding, commercial open source software companies made a splash last year. Confluent, Neo4j, HashiCorp and GitLab are just a few examples of commercial open source software startups that raised major rounds of funding. Investors are excited about open source because it's what developers want, and it's what customers want. Although these startups give away some of their software for free, their business model also makes marketing, sales, in...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Hortonworks, Silicon Valley, Baidu, Salesforce, Anderson, App Annie, Vmware, Accel, Trump, Jacks, Roger Stone, Eric Anderson


French media execs accused of cyber-bullying feminists

Journalists at several major outlets were involved in a secret group allegedly targeting women.
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Hulu greenlights ‘Howard the Duck’ and three other animated Marvel shows

Four new animated Marvel series, plus a crossover special, are coming to Hulu. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Hulu has greenlit “MODOK,” “Hit-Monkey,” “Tigra & Dazzler Show” and “Howard the Duck.” The characters will then come together in a special titled “The Offenders.” These aren’t exactly A-list, or even B-list, Marvel characters. Howard the Duck (created by Steve Gerber) is probably the best-known — mostly for starring in a notorious ’80s flop — but I’ve also got a soft spot for MO...
Tags: TC, Media, Entertainment, Marvel, Disney, Tech, Fox, Hulu, Chelsea Handler, Kevin Smith, Jessica Jones, Loki, Howard, Netflix Marvel, Steve Gerber, Hollywood Reporter Hulu


Is Amazon sold out of AirPods? Here’s where to buy Apple’s wireless earbuds

With Valentine's Day only a few days away, online storefronts like Amazon have already completely sold out of AirPods. Here are the best places you can still pick up a pair without too much hassle. The post Is Amazon sold out of AirPods? Here’s where to buy Apple’s wireless earbuds appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Mobile, Trends


Amazon acquires Wi-Fi startup Eero, furthering smart home ambitions

Presumably, Amazon could also use the Eero acquisition to keep tabs on the web browsing habits of all customers who use the router system as well...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Radio, Wifi, Smart Home, Alexa, Ring, Industry News, Amazon Alexa, News Brief, Eero, Amazon Smart Home


Digital Trends Live: Google Maps AR, a real-life replicator, and more

On episode 63 of Digital Trends Live, DT's live morning show, hosts Greg Nibler and Matt Smith explore the biggest tech news of the day, including Google Maps AR and Samsung's foldable smartphone. The post Digital Trends Live: Google Maps AR, a real-life replicator, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Samsung, Trends, Matt Smith, Greg Nibler


Like the iPhone, the Google Pixel 4 could have support for dual SIM cards

The Google Pixel 3 may still be a relatively new device, but already rumors and leaks have started emerging about the Google Pixel 4. Notably, it seems as though Google could add better support for dual SIM cards on the device. The post Like the iPhone, the Google Pixel 4 could have support for dual SIM cards appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Dual Sim, Google Pixel, Pixel 4


Google Pushes Back Parallel Tracking for Display & Video Campaigns to May 1st by @MattGSouthern

Google Ads is now expanding parallel tracking to Display and Video campaigns on May 1st.The post Google Pushes Back Parallel Tracking for Display & Video Campaigns to May 1st by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo, Paid Search


Amazon further strengthens smart home play with Eero acquisition

The San Francisco company makes modern Wi-Fi routers and extenders.
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, News, San Francisco, Eero


InReach Ventures, the ‘AI-powered’ European VC, closes new €53M fund

InReach Ventures, the so-called “AI-powered” venture capital firm based in London, is announcing the first closing of a new €53 million fund targeting early-stage European technology companies — surpassing the original fund target of €50 million, apparently. Founded by former Balderton Capital General Partner Roberto Bonanzinga, along with Ben Smith (former U.K. Engineering Director at Yammer) and John Mesrie (former General Counsel at Balderton Capital), InReach set out in 2015 to use technolog...
Tags: Startups, TC, Spotify, Europe, London, France, Berlin, Tech, Barcelona, Rome, Italy, Ben Smith, Betfair, Warsaw, Helsinki, Nordics


Xactware and HouseMaster join forces to streamline home repair estimation

HouseMaster, a 40-year-old home inspection services company, announced in a press release that it has partnered with technology company Xactware to provide homebuyers with post-inspection repair reports.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Home Maintenance, Industry News, Buying A House, Buyers Tools, Escrow Process, Buyer Tools, Home Inspection Software, HouseMaster, Inspection Software, Repair Estimates, Xactware


Trump signs 'American AI Initiative' executive order to prioritize federal funding for artificial intelligence research

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday intended to boost America's global position in artificial intelligence. While nothing in the statement mentions China, it's clear the order was intended to send a message. From Reuters: Under the American AI Initiative, the administration is directing agencies to prioritize AI investments in research and development, increase access to federal data and models for that research and prepare workers to adapt to the era of AI. There was no ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Post, Business, Technology, News, White House, China, America, Computers, Artificial Intelligence, United States, New York Times, Ai, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump Signs Artificial Intelligence Investment Plan Without Funding Details

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in artificial intelligence. The plan, called the American AI Initiative, follows big investment pledges from Chinaand other countries intended to advance and apply AI technology in fields ranging from warfighting to health care. The White House plan that Trump signed Monday doesn’t include any funding details. The administration says it’s up to Congress to appropriate money. T...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, China, America, Tech, Donald Trump, Qualcomm, Carnegie Mellon University, Trump, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Newman, Crawford, Google Microsoft, Tom Mitchell, Erik Brynjolfsson


Google Is Adding Excellent Right-Click Features to Gmail

“Google is making changes to Gmail” is not a phrase we’re used to hearing without a shudder going up our spine. But this time around, we’re feeling pretty good about it.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Gmail, Right Click


Texas Lawmaker Wants To Ban Mobile Throttling In Disaster Areas

Bobby Guerra, a Democratic member of the Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives, filed a bill last week that would prohibit wireless carriers from throttling mobile internet service in disaster areas. "A mobile Internet service provider may not impair or degrade lawful mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster," the bill says. If passed, it would take effect on September 1, 2019. Ars Technica reports: The bill, reported by NPR affiliate KUT, ...
Tags: Verizon, Obama, California, Tech, Ars Technica, Federal Communications Commission, Npr, Pai, Santa Clara County, Kut, Ajit Pai, Guerra, Texas House of Representatives, Bobby Guerra, Verizon Santa Clara



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