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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 1. Huawei's CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei broke a years-long silence to deny that his company spies for the Chinese government, and to say he misses his daughter, arrested Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, 'very much.' Ren hasn't spoken to the international press for three years. 2. Ren Zhengfei tried to dispel the narrative that Huawei is a victim of the US-China trade war, calling President Donald Trump a great president. Ren called f...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Ipo, US, Trends, Netflix, Tencent, SEC, Airbnb, Donald Trump, Huawei, Costco, Pewdiepie, Alexa, Cto, Deliveroo


The best PCs, gadgets, and future tech of CES 2019 (ars technica)

Enlarge / Samsung's Space monitor in a lowered configuration. (credit: Samsung) CES 2019 has finally come to an end—and by and large, it was a more interesting show than last year's. To that end, the Ars reviews staff has put together another annual Best in Show list, and this group of products we consider particularly interesting. As was the case with CES 2018, the main takeaway from most of the press releases and product pitches we've read and heard over the past couple of weeks has been "Go...
Tags: Google, News, Samsung, Ars, Amazon Alexa, Samuel Axon


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. Facebook's business model is under scrutiny in Germany, where a local regulator will reportedly order the social network to stop collecting certain user data. German authorities don't like the way Facebook collects information about people via WhatsApp and Instagram and third-party sites. 2. Norwegian authorities are investigating allegations that Tidal's streaming numbers for Beyonce and Kanye West albums were inflated. Play...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Beyonce, Instagram, Microsoft, Mexico, Germany, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Intel, Kylie Jenner, Qualcomm, Jeff Williams, Alexa


Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review: Alexa's bigger, brighter smart display

The latest smart speaker with screen looks better, sounds great and has built-in smart hubThe new second generation Echo Show is bigger with a better display, but is size enough to keep Amazon ahead of stiff competition from Google?Since the original Echo Show launched last year the software has been refined, but the experience is broadly the same. The Show is a voice-first Alexa speaker, with touch interactivity as an additional input rather than the core experience. If you never wanted to touc...
Tags: Amazon, Gadgets, Technology, Smart Homes, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Smart Speakers, Echo Show


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Apple is planning three new iPhone models in 2019, including a successor to the iPhone XR. One of the new models will include a triple camera, while the others will include a double rear camera, according to the Wall Street Journal. Wang Weijing, an executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei, has been fired following charges of espionage in Poland. It's the second arrest of a Huawei executive in two months after Meng Wanzhou, the co...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, Facebook, Instagram, China, US, Trends, Siri, Iran, Tencent, Poland, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Alexa, Epic Games, Unity


There’s Now a Smart Toilet With an Alexa Speaker, but You Won't Believe What It Costs

Are you frequently underwhelmed by your toilet? The manufacturing company Kohler is right there with you, it seems, as it showed off a brand-new shiny smart toilet at this week's CES 2019 (Consumer Electronics Show), and it certainly grabbed the attention of the media, who were there reporting on the latest life-changing gadgets and robots. The impressive design is like nothing we've ever seen - it plays music (love it), offers completely customizable ambient lighting (because, let's be honest,...
Tags: Religion, Tech, Ces, Cnbc, Bathrooms, Kohler, Amazon Alexa, Numi, Alexa Speaker


A $7,000 Smart Toilet With an Alexa Speaker Exists, and We Can See the Kids Messing With It Already

Are you frequently underwhelmed by your toilet? The manufacturing company Kohler is right there with you, it seems, as it showed off a brand-new shiny smart toilet at this week's CES 2019 (Consumer Electronics Show), and it certainly grabbed the attention of the media, who were there reporting on the latest life-changing gadgets and robots. The impressive design is like nothing we've ever seen - it plays music (love it), offers completely customizable ambient lighting (because, let's be honest,...
Tags: Religion, Tech, Ces, Cnbc, Alexa, Bathrooms, Kohler, Amazon Alexa, Numi


The New York Times is betting big on Amazon Alexa as voice assistants take hold in US households

The New York Times is prioritizing voice as devices like Amazon's Echo take hold in US households. The newspaper is starting to roll out news and recommendation content that's tailored to the voice assistants. Discovery is a big hurdle for content on voice assistants, so the Times will use its print edition to promote its new skills. The New York Times is joining the race by publishers to take advantage of the growing adoption of voice assistants. Last year, the Times hired an editor, Dan San...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Michael Barbaro, Washington Post, US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Drake, Times, Audi, Voice, Alexa, Hearst, Sánchez


The best OLED TVs you can buy

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The LG C8 is the best OLED TV you can buy because it shows off how powerful OLED technology is with excellent black levels, an attractive design, and a slew of features. OLED TVs have been very popular among home theater enthusiasts for the past few years, and the continually dropping price point of this premium product means...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Hbo, Samsung, Trends, Sony, Lg, AAA, Business Insider, Dolby Atmos, Amazon Alexa, LG Samsung, LG B8 Best


CES 2019: from beer tech to a banned sex toy – 10 standout gadgets

Also unveiled in Las Vegas: the world’s first rollable TV and Alexa for your toiletThe Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas revealed what the tech world has in store for us this year. From the spectacular to the controversial – as well as some total tosh – here are 10 of the most memorable products unveiled at CES 2019 last week. Continue reading...
Tags: Apple, Food, Gadgets, Business, Technology, Television, US news, Ces, Beer, Smartwatches, Technology sector, Motoring, Las Vegas, Lg, Alexa, Amazon Alexa


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Alphabet's board of directors is being sued for allegations that it covered up claims of sexual harassment by top executives. The lawsuit, on behalf of an Alphabet shareholder, cites Android creator Andy Rubin's alleged $90 million exit package following an internal investigation. Rubin denies wrongdoing.  Amazon is reportedly building a Netflix-like service for video games. Amazon's competition at Microsoft and Google are alrea...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, Microsoft, US, Samsung, Trends, Ukraine, Netflix, Sony, Peter Thiel, Amazon Web Services, Alexa, Unity, Rubin, Amazon Alexa


CES Report 2019

The annual CES event was held in Las Vegas this week. Ever since 1967, the first week in January has seen the enormous Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  This year was no exception, with over 180,000 attendees from over 150 countries and over 4,500 exhibiting companies meeting in an enormous 2.5 million square foot exhibition, sprawling over the Las Vegas Convention Center and spilling into other nearby hotels and locations too. We’ve been occasionally attending CES since the mid/late 198...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Google, Amazon, Science, Miscellaneous, Samsung, Tech, Current Affairs, Las Vegas, Costco, Vegas, Harley Davidson, Alexa, Consumer Electronics Show, Cellphones & Wireless


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced they are divorcing. The pair have been married for 25 years, and MacKenzie drove across America with Bezos to start Amazon. The National Enquirer, a longtime ally of President Trump, says it's about to release scandalous photos of Jeff Bezos' alleged affair. Hours after Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced their divorce, the National Enquirer reported it tracked romantic inv...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, China, US, Samsung, America, Trends, Tesla, Li Keqiang, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Alexa, Trump, Jeff


Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review: better all round

Latest small smart speaker has improved looks, sound and still has everything good about AlexaAmazon’s latest low-cost Alexa-powered smart speaker, the third-generation Echo Dot, looks better, sounds better, but still costs the same budget-friendly £50.When the second-generation Echo Dot launched in the UK it had very little in the way of competition. Having everything that was good about Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant squeezed into a smaller package half the price of the bigger Echo, it was a n...
Tags: Amazon, Gadgets, UK, Technology, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Smart Speakers


The Single Biggest Change Shaping Business Today (Thinks Out Loud Episode 257)

Looking to drive results for your business? Click here to learn more. The Single Biggest Change Shaping Business Today (Thinks Out Loud Episode 257) – Headlines and Show Notes Speed is the single biggest change shaping business today. The pace of change, the speed at which customers experience and accept new innovation dramatically shifts customer behavior and business models alike. Customers expect quick, frictionless interactions with your business, which means that today, “Instant gratifi...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Seo, Ces, Ibm, William Gibson, Las Vegas, Mackie Onyx Blackjack USB, Don, Tim Peter, Consumer Electronic Show, Amazon Alexa, Tim Peter Thinks Tim Peter, Tim Peter Today, TechCrunch Quantum


Put Alexa and a JBL speaker in your ceiling with this clever LED downlight

This light makes the smarthome even more accessible. Installed as any other ceiling downlight,the June AI downlight features Amazon Alexa through an integrated JBL speakers. There’s a light in there too. The idea is great: make the smarthome invisible. Instead of having an Amazon Echo sitting on a table, this device sits in a person’s ceiling doing the job of a normal light. But when called upon, it can play music, control devices or anything else possible with an Echo. “This integration of t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Gadgets, Publishing, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Software, Computing, Residential, Bing, Amazon Echo, Lighting, Alexa, Online Music Stores, Jbl, Amazon Alexa


CES Trend: Your Next Smart Speaker May Be a TV

Alexa, turn on the television: If you’re out to buy a new TV this year, you’ll find barely any brand name device that won’t offer voice control, often powered by Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. And while the majority of these devices still require consumers to press a microphone button on their remote, you’ll also […]
Tags: Google, News, Samsung, Alexa, Hisense, Tcl, Amazon Alexa, CES 2019


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Former Facebook employees reportedly say the corporate culture is like a cult where you have to be happy all the time. More than a dozen former Facebook staffers spoke to CNBC, and put much of the blame on Facebook's biannual peer-review system, where employees are "stack-ranked" and assigned a grade by management. A Motherboard investigation found US phone companies sell customers' data in real time, allowing bad actors to p...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Beyonce, Steve Jobs, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Britain, Tim Cook, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Alexa, Zuckerberg, Amazon Alexa


Razer Chroma Getting Amazon Alexa Support

Amazon Alexa is coming to compatible Razer devices via Razer Synapse 3 in the second quarter of the year, Razer announced Tuesday from CES. The company also announced that its Razer Chroma Connected Devices Program is officially live with 15 new partners. This means over 300 devices now work with Razer Chroma-enabled games and applications, according […]
Tags: Amazon, Hardware, News, Razer, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Razer Chroma, Razer Synapse, CES 2019, Razer Chrome, Razer Chroma Getting Amazon Alexa Support, Razer Chroma Connected Devices Program


Dish adds Google Assistant directly to its Hopper set-top boxes

TV provider Dish is more tightly integrating its Hopper line of receivers with Google Assistant by integrating the smart assistant directly into its set-top boxes. The company was already working with Google on an voice-controlled experience, having announced a year ago at CES that it would allow allow customers to control their Dish TV experience using Google Assistant. However, in that case, Dish customers had to first pair their Hopper devices with an existing Google Assistant device in their...
Tags: Google, TC, TV, Television, Hardware, Tech, Dish, Las Vegas, Alexa, Hopper, Voice Assistant, Wally, Amazon Alexa, Dish TV, Google Assistant, Apple TV Fire TV Android TV


Muse unveils a sleep meditation headband

Muse, the maker of a meditation headband, today unveiled its latest product at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The sleep meditation headband, dubbed the Softband, is designed to help people to meditate as they fall asleep. The idea is to put it on before you go to bed, play a meditation and then fall asleep as normal. Thanks to Muse’s acquisition of Meditation Studio, Muse now has an app partnership with Amazon Alexa that will enable Softband owners to play a meditation via Alexa ...
Tags: TC, Hardware, Sleep, Tech, Meditation, Las Vegas, Muse, Alexa, Megan Rose Dickey, Consumer Electronics Show, Amazon Alexa, Singleton, CES 2019, Softband, Meditation Studio Muse, Muse Director of Brand Marketing Nadia Kumentas


The Anker Roav Bolt lets drivers plug Google Assistant into their car

Google Assistant is following Amazon Alexa into vehicles. One of the first products to offer the capability is from Anker — just like as one of the first in-vehicle Alexa products. Called the Roav Bolt, the device plugs into a 12-volt power port and lets the driver access Google Assistant through the “OK Google” command. Once connected to the in-vehicle system through Bluetooth or a 3.5mm cable, the product will let drivers play audio, enable navigation, read text, make calls and more. The Ro...
Tags: Google, Gadgets, Tech, Anker, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, CES 2019, Anker Roav Bolt, Roav Bolt


FOMO killer: Developments at Zomato, Hotstar, Uber and more

Real estate Elara Technologies, which owns property sites Housing, Makaan, and PropTiger, has partnered with Amazon Alexa to offer content and news on real estate on the assistant. Content from the sites’ blog sections – called Housing News, PropGuide, and MakaanIQ – will now be... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Uber, Real Estate, News, Internet, Housing, Xiaomi, Food Delivery, Content, Zomato, Ola, App Annie, Swiggy, Amazon Alexa, Online Cab booking


Sony WH-1000XM3, WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X wireless noise-canceling headphones to get Amazon Alexa support in Q1 2019

Sony at the CES 2019 has announced that its latest WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling wireless headphones will get Amazon Alexa support soon. It Previous WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X wireless headphones will also get Alexa suport. Amazon Alexa functionality will offer hands-free, voice-controlled experience, same as Google Assistant which is already available. You can ask Alexa to play music, change tracks, control smart home devices, search information and more after you tap the button. Alexa support wi...
Tags: Google, News, Blogging, Sony, Alexa, Mike Fasulo, Amazon Alexa, Alexa Voice Service, Pete Thompson, Sony Electronics North America


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. The world's largest tech show CES has kicked off, and LG stole the show with a "rollable" TV that disappears into a box at the push of a button. When not being used, the skinny TV rolls down into a box that also doubles as a soundbar. Apple trolled Google with a massive billboard at CES, which it isn't even attending. The ad was positioned near Las Vegas' monorail system, whose shuttles are emblazoned with Google ads. SoftBank ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Saudi Arabia, China, Softbank, Disney, US, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Harvard, Canada, Las Vegas, WeWork


Google is running a Disneyland-style ride from its massive booth at the world's largest tech show (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google's massive 18,000 square foot booth at CES 2019 will include a ride similar to Disney's “It’s a Small World,” according to reports.  The ride will showcase different ways to use the Google Assistant.  "By hopping aboard the ride, attendees experience how the Assistant can be helpful in the face of life's twists and turns," a Google spokesman said. Google also announced that there are 100 million devices running the Google Assistant.  At only its second official appearance, Goo...
Tags: Apple, Google, China, Disney, Trends, Disneyland, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Google Assistant Google, MarketWatch Read


Kohler put Alexa in a toilet so Happy New Year

Kohler, the company established in 1873 and best known for its plumbing products, has shown little restraint in the connected home era. The company debuted a connected appliance platform called Kohler Konnect at CES 2018, and the push continues this year. Feast your eyes on the Kohler Numi 2.0. This is an intelligent toilet that uses surround sound speakers and dynamic ambient lighting systems to hopefully immerse you in an environment so tranquil, so idyllic, that you actually forget you’...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Gadgets, Hardware, Tech, Alexa, Kohler, Amazon Alexa, Numi, Kohler Konnect, Kohler Numi


LG is adding Apple AirPlay and HomeKit support to its TVs

There’s a trend here. After Samsung and Vizio, LG is also adding support for Apple’s ecosystem to its TV operating system webOS. Specifically, people who buy an LG TV in 2019 should be able to share content to their TVs using AirPlay 2. TVs will also be compatible with HomeKit, letting you create custom scenarios and control your TV using Siri. “Many of our customers may also happen to have Apple devices,” Senior Director of Home Entertainment Product Marketing Tim Alessi said during the c...
Tags: Apple, Google, Gadgets, Apps, Samsung, Siri, Tech, Ces, Netflix, Lg, Philips, Homekit, Airplay, Samsung LG, LG TV, Amazon Alexa


SimCam security camera’s DIY A.I. recognizes faces, monitors pets and objects

SimCam introduced the SimCam home security and home automation camera with artificial intelligence at CES 2019. The SimCam can use A.I. for facial recognition and pet monitoring. The SimCam integrates with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The post SimCam security camera’s DIY A.I. recognizes faces, monitors pets and objects appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Smart Home, Home Security Camera, Amazon Alexa, CES 2019, SimCam


SimCam security camera’s DIY A.I. recognizes faces and monitors pets and objects

SimCam introduced the SimCam home security and home automation camera with artificial intelligence at CES 2019. The SimCam can use A.I. for facial recognition and pet monitoring. The SimCam integrates with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The post SimCam security camera’s DIY A.I. recognizes faces and monitors pets and objects appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Smart Home, Home Security Camera, Amazon Alexa, CES 2019, SimCam



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