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Google’s First AI-Powered Doodle Lets You Harmonize Like Johann Sebastian Bach

Now you can harmonize like Johann Sebastian Bach thanks to Google’s first ever AI-driven Doodle. To celebrate the German composer’s March 21, 1685 birthday, Doodle lets users compose a melody in Bach’s style. The interactive Doodle is the product of collaboration between Google’s Magenta – which helps people make their own music and art through…
Tags: Google, Photography, Music, News, Uncategorized, Doodle, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach, Onetime

Germany gives seal of approval to truck turning assistant

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s transport ministry has issued its first operating license for a driver assistance system meant to reduce the number of cyclists or pedestrians killed by turning vehicles. Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said Thursday the official seal of approval would give freight companies certainty that the systems they buy are considered safe. On […]
Tags: Technology, News, Germany, Berlin, Ap, Nation, Andreas Scheuer

Oculus Rift S VR headset with Inside-out Tracking, new design announced

Oculus at the GDC 2019 announced its new PC-powered headset; the Oculus Rift S. It works with the Rift platform, giving users access to the top-selling and most immersive VR titles and other games like Asgard’s Wrath, Defector, and Stormland. It has improved optics with 1,280 × 1,440 resolution per eye (2,560 × 1,440 total) and LCD display with for a sharper picture with higher pixel density for an even more immersive gaming experience, says the company.
Tags: Accessories, News, Blogging, Lenovo, Lenovo Legion, Oculus Rift s

iPad mini review: In an age of larger iPhones, does Apple's small tablet still make sense?

Does iPad mini still have a place, now that Apple has unveiled a brand-new $399 model – its first small screen tablet since 2015?            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Apple, Usa, News, Usa Today

First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle. Thursday’s animated Google Doodle shows the composer playing an organ in celebration of his March 21, 1685, birthday under the old Julian calendar. It encourages users to compose their own two-measure melody. Google says the Doodle uses […]
Tags: Google, Business, Technology, News, Nation, Google Doodle, Calif, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach, Julian

Two arrested for hiding cameras in motel rooms and charging for access to livestreams

Some 1,600 people were secretly livestreamed while staying in South Korean motel rooms where cameras had been hidden by criminals who operated a 4,000-user service for voyeurs, where a $45/month upcharge bought subscribers the right to access replays and other extra services. South Korea has been rocked by scandals and protests over men who hide cameras in women's toilets and secretly record them and then nonconsensually share the videos; there have also been multiple scandals involving so-...
Tags: Gadgets, South Korea, Post, Business, Gender, News, Privacy, Voyeurism, National Police Agency, James Griffiths, Cyber Investigation Department, Crime South-korea, Sophie Jeong

Browse safely and securely with Opera’s unlimited VPN on Android

Opera has added a new VPN to its Android browser, offering an easy way to keep your privacy and data locked up solid, and with no limits on usage or cost, you can keep it on all the time. The post Browse safely and securely with Opera’s unlimited VPN on Android appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Security, Mobile, News, Trends, Vpn, Opera

EU hits Google with €1.49 billion fine for abusive online advertising practices

European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) for breaching EU antitrust rules. This is the third time EU is imposing fine for Google after it was hit with €2.42 billion fine in 2017 and €4.34 billion fine last year.  This time EU says that Google has abused its market dominance by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites which prevented Google's rivals from placing their search adverts on these websites. It added that Google's practi...
Tags: Google, News, Eu, Blogging, Commission, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, Google EU Fine 2019, Google fine EU

Meet Q, The Gender-Neutral Voice Assistant

Most digital personal assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa have the option to sound either male or female. The team behind Q aims to break through gender binary.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, News, Siri, Alexa

The Best of Europe’s Web Went Dark Today. We Can’t Let That Be Our Future.

We’re into the final days before members of the European Parliament vote on the Copyright and the Digital Single Market Directive, home of the censoring Article 13, and the anti-news Article 11. Europeans are still urging their MEPs to vote down these articles (if you haven’t already, call now, and stepping up the visibility of their complaints in this final week. The first salvo drawing attention to the damage the directive will cause has come from the European Wikipedias. German Wikipedia has...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, Post, News, Wikipedia, Eu, Eff, European Parliament, Wikimedia Foundation, EUCD, Article 13, Save Your Internet, Copyright Directive, European Wikipedias German Wikipedia, As Wikimedia

John Mueller Discusses Links that Google Ignores by @martinibuster

How to build links when Google ignores so many linksThe post John Mueller Discusses Links that Google Ignores by @martinibuster appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo, Link Building, John Mueller

Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell Join Chris Evans in Apple Series ‘Defending Jacob’

“Downton Abbey” alum Michelle Dockery and “IT” star Jaeden Martell have signed on for lead roles in the Apple limited series “Defending Jacob,” Variety has learned. They join previously announced series lead Chris Evans. The series is based on the 2012 best-selling novel of the same name by William Landay. It tells the story of […]
Tags: Apple, Downton Abbey, News, Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jacob, Jaeden Lieberher, William Landay, Defending Jacob, Michelle Dockery Jaeden Martell Join Chris Evans, Jaeden Martell

Apple introduced its second-generation AirPods

With some new and improved features.            [Author: Time]
Tags: Apple, News, Time

The 2018 iPad is often the best iPad for most people — and now it’s only $250

Apple may have recently taken the wraps off of a new iPad Air and iPad Mini, but it's still the standard iPad that is best for most people. Now, the standard iPad has gotten a pretty significant discount -- it's down from $330 to $250. The post The 2018 iPad is often the best iPad for most people — and now it’s only $250 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Ipad, Mobile, News, Trends

Google Updates the Sitemaps Report in Search Console & Adds Ability to Delete Sitemaps by @MattGSouthern

Google has updated the sitemaps report in Search Console with new features, including the ability to delete a sitemap.The post Google Updates the Sitemaps Report in Search Console & Adds Ability to Delete Sitemaps by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, Tools, News, Seo

Amazon has wired earbuds for $9.75 with more than 37,000 5-star ratings

If you're looking for a new pair of Bluetooth earbuds, we cover great deals on excellent options all the time. But not everyone wants wireless headphones, and if you fit into that category then this deal is for you. The Panasonic ErgoFit RP-HJE120-K In-Ear Earbud Headphones offer crystal clear sound, a comfortable fit, and a wire so you don't ever have to worry about charging them. They have more than 37,000 5-star ratings on Amazon, and they cost less than $10!Here's more info from ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, News, Panasonic, Ear Earbud Headphones

Facebook Messenger adds quoted replies to better organize group chats

Facebook is rolling out a feature that should help make group chats a whole lot more organized. The feature allows you to reply to specific messages within a group chat, so others will be able to tell what you're replying to. The post Facebook Messenger adds quoted replies to better organize group chats appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Facebook Messenger

Songs for Screens: Shaed Is the Latest Act to Get Rocket Fuel From an Apple Ad

Nearly 16 years after the first iPod silhouette commercials became instant music-marketing vehicles for bands big, small and critically beloved, the so-called “Apple effect” continues to show little signs of fatigue. Just ask acts like Marian Hill, Sofi Tukker and Billie Eilish, who all scored recent chart hits as a direct result of their music’s […]
Tags: Apple, News, Billie Eilish, Shaed, Marian Hill Sofi Tukker

New AirPods Launch With H1 Chip, Hey Siri, Up to 50% More Talk Time, and Optional Wireless Charging Case (mac rumors)

Apple today in a press release introduced new second-generation AirPods powered by an Apple-designed H1 chip that enables hands-free "Hey Siri" functionality and up to 50 percent more talk time compared to the original AirPods. The new AirPods are available to order starting today for $159 with a standard charging case and for $199 with a wireless charging case. Both versions will be available at Apple Stores and select resellers starting next week. The wireless charging case is also av...
Tags: Apple, News, Siri, Joe Rossignol, Apple Stores

Google Made Chromecast Cool Again (gizmodo)

At Gizmodo, there are few things more rewarding than eating your own words. So here I am. It’s been six months since I reviewed the apparently boring new Google Chromecast, a gadget I said “falls short” and called “a bummer.” New Google has effectively turned the Chromecast into the video game console of the future.…Read more... [Author: Adam Clark Estes]
Tags: Google, News, Gizmodo, New Google, Adam Clark Estes, Google Chromecast

Puerto Rico lures tech developers as hurricane season looms

ISABELA, Puerto Rico (AP) — In the dark and isolating days after Hurricane Maria, people across Puerto Rico invented new ways to communicate: Elderly couples in need of food or water would raise a flag at their home. Neighbors created amateur security systems, banging on pots for a minute each night to mark the start […]
Tags: Technology, News, Ap, Puerto Rico, Isabela Puerto Rico

Lithuanian man pleads guilty in $100M internet fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring over $100 million into accounts he controlled has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Evaldas Rimasauskas (eh-VAHL’-dahs ree-muh-SOWS’-kuhs) entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan. Judge George Daniels set a July 24 sentencing date. The charge could carry as many […]
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, New York, Technology, News, Ap, Nation, Manhattan, George Daniels

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies

For years, AdSense contracts gave Google a wide range of control, including how its rivals' search ads would appear — and their size, color and font, the EU says.(Image credit: Yves Herman/Reuters)
Tags: Google, News, Eu, EU Fines Google

Ocean mission’s emergency ascent caused by motor burning out

ALDABRA, Seychelles (AP) — A drama in which a submersible made an emergency ascent from 250 meters (820 feet) below the Indian Ocean was caused by condensation burning out a small motor in the cockpit, the director of the British-led Nekton Mission said on Wednesday. Oliver Steeds told The Associated Press that the burnout produced […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Indian Ocean, The Associated Press, Nekton Mission, ALDABRA Seychelles, Oliver Steeds

If you have $5,200, Apple has 256GB of RAM for your iMac Pro

Professionals looking to run intensive applications will be able to push their work a bit further with Apple's latest iMac Pro, which holds 256GB of DD4 ECC RAM for $5,200. Here's why it costs so much to upgrade your iMac Pro to the top. The post If you have $5,200, Apple has 256GB of RAM for your iMac Pro appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, ECC RAM, Imac Pro

Look at all the dead projects in this Google Graveyard

I use lots of Google products (Chrome, Gmail, Gcal, YouTube, and Google itself) and like them, but I'm wary of using new Google projects because the company has a history of releasing something, allowing a user base to grow, then yanking the rug out from under everyone by killing the project. This site shows 147 dead Google projects. I miss Google Reader, and will miss Google URL Shortener, Inbox, and even Google+.
Tags: Google, Post, News, Dead Media, Chrome Gmail Gcal YouTube

Apple’s AirPower wireless charging mat may be coming soon

At its September event in 2017, Apple unveiled the AirPower, a new wireless charging mat that will allow you to charge multiple devices at one time. It has not yet been released. Here's everything we know about the device so far. The post Apple’s AirPower wireless charging mat may be coming soon appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Qi, Wireless Charging, Airpower, Wireless Charging Pad

The Red Hydrogen One: Absolutely everything you need to know

The Red Hydrogen One was first announced in 2017 and has been delayed a few times since then. Now, the Red Hydrogen One is finally available, featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. The post The Red Hydrogen One: Absolutely everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Photography, News, Trends, Smartphone, Red, RED Hydrogen One

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