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Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island

Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Ex...

Ask Alexa for 'some hot garbage' and she'll play you some Lonely Island

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The Lonely Island rap as baseball greats in 'Bash Brothers Experience' Comedic rap group The Lonely Island have released on Netflix what is described as a long-form visual poem titled "The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience."...
01:26, 05/24/2019

The Lonely Island's Unauthorised Bash Brothers Experience: dizzyingly genius TV Like Beyoncé’s Lemonade ... but for 80s baseball players, this ‘visual poem’ sounds unbelievably niche. But it is, in fact, half an hour of hilarious beautyEven by their own standards, The Lonely Island’s new Netflix ‘visual poem’ is a very, very spe...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Surprise, nerds: The Lonely Island is dropping a "visual poem" on Netflix tonight There are few things as exciting as the surprise release—except for maybe free pizza or open bars or finding out you have extra money. Okay, so there are things more exciting than surprise releases, but a surprise release from The Lonely Island ranks...
01:52, 05/23/2019

The Lonely Island releases satire film spoofing Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco The Lonely Island on Thursday dropped a special movie and two songs honoring their love for the Oakland Athletics and the Bash Brothers – Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco....
21:52, 05/23/2019

The Lonely Island's Akiva Schaffer to direct Disney's "meta" new Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers movie Willing into existence a reality in which a single IMDB page must attempt to contain both “Jizz In My Pants” and “the new Chip ‘N Dale movie,” THR reports that Lonely Island favorite Akiva Schaffer has just been tapped as the director of Disney’s lo...
07:00, 05/18/2019

The Lonely Island’s Bash Brothers deliver major-league audacity in a minor-league package Leave it to The Lonely Island to end a three-year sabbatical with a lavishly produced, surprise drop celebrating a nearly forgotten period of baseball history. While Andy Samberg has been busy patrolling the streets of backlot Brooklyn and the whole ...
10:00, 05/24/2019

5 TV shows to binge-watch over Memorial Day weekend, from 'Lonely Island' to 'Catch-22' If you want baking humor ("Nailed It!"), literary humor ("Catch-22") or some combination, we have five shows worth watching this Memorial Day weekend.        ...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one ...
18:00, 07/15/2019

The perfect island where horses play in the surf Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks....
14:26, 06/08/2019

Claws out on Japan's 'cat island' as foul play feared in spate of deaths Umashima has more cats than people but numbers have fallen by two-thirds, with pieces of poisoned fish suspectedAuthorities on a remote island in Japan where there are more cats than people appear close to solving the mystery behind a dramatic drop i...
01:39, 08/09/2019

Olivia Munn explains unlikely friendship with ‘Long Island Medium' star, why she wouldn’t play female Bond Olivia Munn may have played a superhero in the past, but when it comes to the superpower of connecting with the dead she concedes to her friend Theresa Caputo....
13:52, 07/02/2019

Alexa Announcements can now work with any Alexa-enabled device Just because a device has Alexa inside it doesn't mean it can do everything an Amazon Echo can – but Amazon just rolled out an update that adds another feature to third-party devices that was previously an Echo exclusive.The feature in qu...
01:39, 05/28/2019

Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. Critics, however, warn about risks to data privacy....
04:26, 07/11/2019

I feel lonely and ashamed that I don’t have any friends To make friends you need to be ready to display your vulnerabilities, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’m 40 and a full-time working mother of two teenagers. I have zero friends and few acquaintances. Spending time with my husband and children used...
10:00, 08/04/2019

1 in 5 millennials are lonely and have ‘no friends’: survey All the followers, none of the friends. Social media-savvy millennials make up the loneliest generation in America, according to a new survey by market research firm YouGov. The poll of 1,254 adults aged 18 and older found that 27 percent of millenni...
02:13, 08/03/2019

6-year-old boy calls 911 because he’s lonely, befriends officer A Florida boy who called 911 because he was lonely has now made a friend for life in a kindhearted cop. Tallahassee police officer Joe White responded to a local home after a six-year-old-boy, who is not being named publicly, called the police last w...
00:13, 05/15/2019

The beauty of Japan's lonely vending machines Vending machines are a mainstay of Japanese culture. There are over 5.5 million in the country -- one for every 23 people, the highest ratio in the world....
20:13, 07/31/2019

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Mi...
01:13, 06/27/2019

Florida boy called 911 because he was lonely and wanted a friend, police say A young Florida boy called 911 this week and asked the responding officer to be his friend because he was lonely, the Tallahassee Police Department wrote on Facebook....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
00:13, 05/22/2019

The lonely tragedy of Tiffany Trump | Arwa Mahdawi It’s hard to feel sorry for a Trump – but I’ll make an exception for Donald’s fourth childI hope Tiffany Trump has a good therapist. I never thought I could feel sympathy for a Trump, but the president’s fourth child has had a dreadful few days. On T...
17:39, 09/03/2019

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
05:52, 05/22/2019

Lonely hearts: Older Americans spend half the day alone Americans 60 and older spend about half their waking hours alone, and for those who have no partner, “alone time rises to over 10 hours a day,” according to the federal government....
18:52, 07/03/2019

| LONELY BATTLE: Senegal restaurateur fights the plastic tide Babacar Thiaw took the initiative of opening Dakar's first "zero plastic" restaurant in a response to the rubbish strewn along the beaches of the Senegalese capital....
11:00, 09/07/2019

David Duval’s British Open nightmare a lonely trek PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — You cannot hide in golf. No other sport exposes the competitor as cruelly as golf does. There are no timeouts in golf. There is no halftime break. The coach cannot pull you aside, give you a pep talk or set you stra...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
06:39, 07/05/2019

For this soccer superstar, skipping World Cup in protest was painful, lonely and necessary Ada Hegerberg, the Norwegian who was named world player of the year in 2018, sat out over frustration with her country's investment in the women's game. "Hopefully, the next generation doesn’t have to do the same thing,” she told The Post of her deci...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Why are thirtysomethings lonely? Because society doesn’t value friendship | Arwa Mahdawi Social media has been made the scapegoat for millennials reporting loneliness, but the cultural primacy in adulthood of career and family has much to answer forMillennials aren’t just the poorest generation; they are also the loneliest. According to ...
10:39, 08/07/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump's lonely dream of Viktor Orban-like power During his visit to the White House, Hungary's prime minister received a lot of compliments. But the US president's positive opinion of Orban is not shared by his administration, comments Keno Verseck....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Brad Pitt gives one of his best performances as a lonely, James Bond-like astronaut in 'Ad Astra' Warning: There are minor spoilers ahead for "Ad Astra." Brad Pitt stars as a lonely astronaut in the space film where he sets off on a mission to find his long lost father (Tommy Lee Jones) who was previously believed to be dead. Pitt's performance i...
19:13, 09/13/2019

WLTM other lonely mothers – could a friendship app transform the lives of single parents? Single parents say they face a particular kind of isolation – especially when the world of parenting apps is dominated by ‘nuclear families’. One single mother has set out to change thatI became pregnant at 21. It wasn’t planned. I was weeks away fro...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Through my reclusive, lonely years of infertility, playing piano lifted my spirits Unable to conceive, I retreated into what could have been a very destructive place but making music was the key change my life neededHe wasn’t supposed to be the one. I went to university with plans to reinvent myself, explore new relationships and b...
14:13, 08/19/2019

A 79-year-old woman fed stray cats because she was lonely. Now, she faces jail time Nancy Segula was given a 10-day jail sentence for feeding stray cats, but now a judge is willing to take a second look at her case.        ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

A lonely swan that lost her mate several years ago got a special delivery on Thursday (WESH) A lonely swan that lost her mate several years ago got a special delivery on Thursday. Queenie is a 5-year-old black-necked swan in Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando, Florida. Her mate died when someone fed him popcorn. On Thursday, two black...
19:39, 06/01/2019

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
11:26, 06/26/2019

Once a Lonely Bond Bull, HSBC's Steven Major Takes Stock of This Year's Rally Steven Major’s contention that longer-term structural issues would suppress yields has made him one of the most-bullish analysts in the U.S. Treasury market....
18:39, 06/28/2019

PBF to buy Shell's Martinez refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc said on Tuesday its unit has agreed to acquire the Martinez refinery from Equilon Enterprises LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, for as much as $1 billion....
00:39, 06/12/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins recalls drinking coffee during 'lonely' Moon landing orbit Michael Collins may not be a household name like his fellow Apollo 11 crewmembers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, but he played a pivotal role in the success of the epic mission....
15:52, 07/17/2019

Is This the End of Anonymous Shell Companies? Not Too Fast The use of L.L.C.s and shell corporations to hide the true source of funds has been an issue for the United States for more than a decade. A bill in Congress seeks to address it....
03:52, 07/12/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Before you shell out the big bucks for a 5G phone, you need to check out this map first AT&T and Verizon currently are the only carriers offering mobile 5G in the states. AT&T's 5G network covers 19 markets and while it has set U.S. speed records by peaking at 2Gbps, it is available only through the Netgear Nighthawk 5G mobile hot spot....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Poland won't take UK garbage any more Racing to meet an EU recycling target, the waste market in Poland is booming. But Warsaw is increasingly fed up with illegally imported foreign waste, much of it from the UK....
19:26, 07/25/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Pieridae to buy Shell Canada gas assets for C$190 mln Canada's Pieridae Energy will buy gas assets in Alberta from Royal Dutch Shell for C$190 million ($144.77 million), Pieridae said on Wednesday, securing supply for its planned liquefied natural gas plant in eastern Canada....
10:52, 06/27/2019

At least 7 civilians killed by errant shell in Egypt Officials in Egypt say at least seven civilians were killed when a shell mistakenly hit a home in Abuel-Lehteni village in the coastal city of el-Arish...
02:39, 06/27/2019

ICE to Shell Out $30 Million for Phone-Hacking Tech Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that sell forensics tools capable of bypassing the security on most cellphones, has secured a new $30 million contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Daily Beast reported late Wednesday.Read more......
21:52, 09/12/2019

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Apple Jacks are garbage Not since The Takeout declared as a unified staff that loaded fries suck have we have felt compelled to alert our beloved readers to another culinary scourge upon our taste buds: Apple Jacks....
23:13, 06/17/2019

Feds shell out a whopping $1.4 million for Apollo 11 celebrations The final bill for this week’s Apollo 11 anniversary celebrations is a sky-high $1.4 million. Federal procurement documents show the whopping costs for the 50th anniversary events this week in Washington D.C. to be exponentially pricier than a ...
17:13, 07/20/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:26, 05/20/2019

Venom Protective Shell Case Review: The Best Way To Look After Your Switch On The Go? If you or your kids' Nintendo Switch is likely to be joining you on a holiday this year, Venom's latest case is a smart purchase to protect your investment....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Phillies are overpriced as long as Bryce Harper is a shell of himself On the final day of February, Bryce Harper signed a 13-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies for a reported $330 million. This launched the Phils well up the National League and World Series futures board. It supposedly set the tone for a deca...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Brandon Shell has reached last Jets opportunity with new regime As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
21:26, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-PBF Energy to buy Shell's Martinez, California oil refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc on Tuesday agreed to pay up to $1 billion for a California oil refinery that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been trying to sell for at least four years....
02:39, 06/12/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police have said....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals....
13:39, 05/02/2019

This Fourth of July, Americans will shell out $1 billion on beer If spending is any guide, this country's patriotic spirit is alive and well, with Americans coughing up nearly $7 billion on food for the grill this July 4....
16:00, 07/02/2019

3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Shell-Dye Factory Linked With The Temple Shards of Phoenician pottery excavated fifty years ago from an archeological dig in Tel Shikmona located south of Haifa, in Israel ...
19:39, 07/03/2019

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the end of 2020....
13:39, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-PBF Energy to buy Shell's Martinez, Calif. oil refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc on Tuesday agreed to pay up to $1 billion for a California oil refinery that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been trying to sell for at least four years....
00:39, 06/12/2019

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
22:26, 06/18/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be th...
22:26, 08/18/2019

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Video games: More women play now than teen boys do, millennials and boomers play, too Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
19:13, 07/05/2019

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
05:26, 05/23/2019

Does Gucci’s £1,800 shell suit signal the return of the 1980s' worst look? The much-mocked item of sportswear has apparently evolved. But it still looks like a migraineName: Gucci oversize waterproof nylon jacket and tracksuit bottoms.Colour: Green, blue, purple, orange and red. Continue reading......
15:39, 06/25/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued compa...
03:39, 07/11/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
17:52, 05/21/2019

From bin bags to planes: Shell, BA plan EU's first waste-to-jet fuel plant Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell , British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first large-scale plant to produce jet fuel from domestic and commercial waste....
16:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
10:26, 06/04/2019

Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico that may produce heavy wind and rain later this week, company s...
09:52, 07/10/2019

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
06:39, 06/11/2019

ATO slugs Shell with $755m bill in fight against multinational tax avoidance Exclusive: Senior official says pursuit of resources groups over offshore projects has brought forward tax revenue by a decadeThe Australian Taxation Office has hit the British-Dutch oil giant Shell with a bill estimated at $755m as it continues to p...
02:00, 08/26/2019

Promoted: Popular Shell House Canada comes to a close in Montreal After a successful weekend entertaining and educating Formula 1 fans in Montreal, Shell House comes to an end. Here are the highlights from the Canadian Grand Prix event...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump’s speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly pay. One of the cons...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Pluto could have a liquid ocean hiding underneath a shell of nitrogen ice Scientists think Pluto has liquid oceans under a shell of nitrogen ice. An ocean would be possible due to a layer of gas that exists underneath the ice and above the ocean. The gas acts as a barrier, insulating the two from each other. Visit INSIDER'...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Pakistani Troops Shell Areas Along Line Of Control In J&K's Rajouri Pakistani troops opened fire today and shelled mortars along the Line of Control or LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said. Indian troops responded quickly and strongly, resulting......
08:13, 07/31/2019

Terrapin turtle trafficker gets 6 months in prison -- and he'll have to shell out $250G A Pennsylvania man will have to shell out $250,000 and spend six months behind bars for illegally trafficking thousands of threatened diamondback terrapin turtles....
16:00, 08/30/2019

Two killed in accident at Shell Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Two people were killed at Royal Dutch Shell's Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning while testing mandatory safety equipment, the company said on Monday....
20:13, 07/01/2019

Sarasin cuts Shell stake, criticizing its climate strategy London-based asset manager Sarasin & Partners has sold nearly 20% of its holdings in Royal Dutch Shell, saying the oil and gas company's spending plans are out of synch with international targets to battle climate change....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Shell, Exxon eye return to Somalia ahead of oil block round Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil are looking to return to Somalia ahead of an oil block bid round later this year, the East African country's oil ministry said....
17:52, 06/28/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
16:00, 06/25/2019

PBR Has Declared War on Decency With This Garbage Beverage The perennial problem facing the modern blogger: Should I make fun of this company’s bullshit marketing stunt that I hate? Or am I just doing their work for them by spreading the word? There’s no easy solution to this question, no hard-and-fast rule....
23:13, 07/25/2019

Cleveland Cavaliers play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod dies at 67 Cleveland Cavaliers play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod died late Monday night at the age of 67, the Cavaliers announced Tuesday.       ...
10:26, 09/11/2019

Arizona football, other sports extend radio agreements for play-by-play TUCSON – Learfield IMG College and Arizona Athletics have extended their radio agreement with Cumulus Media for an additional five years. With this relationship, the Cumulus Radio family of stations in Tucson will continue to be the local home ...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Kevin Burkhardt was the answer to Mets’ play-by-play dilemma The answer to when the TV voice of the Mets, Gary Cohen, has days off in the future is so obvious it hurts. Bring back Kevin Burkhardt to call the games. Burkhardt, who received his big TV break from SNY, was as good a sideline reporter as we have ev...
21:13, 08/21/2019

'Tannhäuser' at the Bayreuth Festival Theater: A play within a play, inside and outside What is the nature of love? The central question posed in the story line of Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser" is vividly related in the new production opening this year's Bayreuth opera festival....
10:26, 07/26/2019

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore, first in Southeast Asia Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company said on Monday....
16:39, 08/19/2019

Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta region have been rescued: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman said on Tuesday....
00:13, 05/01/2019

Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say ab...
08:52, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Shell, Exxon eye return to Somalia ahead of oil block round Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil are looking to return to Somalia ahead of an oil block bid round later this year, the East African country's oil ministry said....
19:13, 06/28/2019

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering due to large cross-border flows....
06:13, 08/13/2019

Spanish navy detonate Civil War shell found off Barcelona beach Spanish navy specialists on Monday detonated an old explosive device dating back to the Spanish Civil War that had been found underwater just off one of Barcelona's most popular beaches, police said....
16:26, 08/26/2019

Two Shell oil workers rescued after Nigeria Delta region kidnapping: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said on Tuesday....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Major new energy projects, like Shell’s LNG Canada, don’t gel with Paris targets: report "Every oil major is betting heavily against a 1.5 degree Celsius world and investing in projects that are contrary to the Paris goals," said a report co-author....
05:39, 09/06/2019

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21:26, 05/21/2019

Dutch court will hear widows' case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutch Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s...
17:13, 05/01/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday t...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Garbage disposals were never really a thing in NYC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addressed the attention surrounding her first garbage disposal experience on Tuesday by claiming that the kitchen appliances “never really became a thing” in the city. Ocasio-Cortez, 29, posted an Instagram story ...
06:52, 05/08/2019

The best animal-proof outdoor garbage cans you can buy Specially designed animal-proof garbage cans can prevent animals from getting into your trash, saving you time-consuming cleanup. Our top pick, the Toter 64-Gallon Bear-Tight Wheeled Trash Can, features a steel-reinforced lid that's strong enough to...
23:39, 08/29/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Another massive ocean garbage patch found Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea t...
12:39, 08/20/2019

Snapchat's Viral Garbage Machine Strikes Again Snapchat filters—love’em or hate’em, about once a year one goes viral, floods your timeline, and you think to yourself, “Oh yeah, Snapchat still exists.”Read more......
22:00, 05/17/2019

Shiori Ito on speaking about sexual assault in Japan: 'I felt lonely' Japanese journalist Shiori Ito and South Korean prosecutor Seo Ji-hyun discuss the impact #MeToo had in their countries while they were battling sexual assault and harrassment cases. (July 17)        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

Anderson Cooper reveals he 'feels very lonely' without mom Gloria Vanderbilt Addressing his viewers, Anderson Cooper mentioned that his entire immediate family – his mother, father, and brother – have now passed away.        ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Countries must co-ordinate to reveal shell company owners, fight money laundering: U.K. MP "What you've got to try and do is make sure they can't move it without being spotted," said John Penrose, a U.K. MP and point person on anti-corruption....
02:52, 06/03/2019

Superfast Shell fibre broadband deals now come with a Google Home Mini freebie How's the Amazon Prime Day shopping gone? Picked up any tech bargains? If you thought that you'd exhausted them, think again. Shell Energy is now giving away free Google Home Mini smart speakers with its fibre broadband deals...an offer tha...
22:13, 07/16/2019

Trump speech at Shell worksite raises a question: Should bosses mix business and politics? Tying workers pay to attending a Donald Trump speech was legal, but some question if it was the right thing to do.       ...
12:26, 08/22/2019

WATCH LIVE: President Trump gives speech at Pennsylvania Shell cracker plant President Trump made a visit to the Pittsburgh area to give a speech at the Shell cracker plant at 2:10 p.m., which is under construction, along the Ohio River in Beaver County....
14:13, 08/14/2019

Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today Shell money is a form of currency that was used in various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, and Oceania.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Promoted: Women in Motorsport - Interview with Shell Track Lab F1 Coordinator Kathrin Danihelka We go behind the scenes at the Montreal Shell Track Lab to find out what it's really like to be part of the team that helps to power Scuderia Ferrari...
23:39, 06/12/2019

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
06:39, 05/29/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blown away by first experience with a garbage disposal New York Rep. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is learning a lot of new things in Washington — including about what a garbage disposal is. The 29-year-old freshman congresswoman posted photos and videos on Instagram showing the apparently “t...
09:52, 05/07/2019

Garbage truck falls into massive sinkhole in Italy A garbage truck plunged into a massive sinkhole in the Italian city of Naples on Monday, sparking the evacuations of several homes nearby. The truck was traveling down the Casoria area of the southern Italian city when the ground beneath it opened up...
17:39, 07/02/2019

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Foul-smelling garbage trucks are ruining this NYC block This stinks! East Village residents are having to endure the stench from a convoy of city garbage trucks that are parked on their residential block — even though Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to end the malodorous practice months ago. “It’s like a wa...
10:13, 08/05/2019

YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good To make the internet a better place we could start by switching off the world’s biggest video sharing site amid claims its algorithms magnify fringe views, says Annalee Newitz...
01:39, 08/22/2019

Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
20:13, 06/05/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in thousands of bags of garbage being picked up along New York roads and highways. Department of Trans...
12:52, 05/10/2019

Germany: Police find newborn baby in garbage The child was close to death after being discovered wrapped in towels in a trash sack. Police said the mother had disposed of the newborn shortly after she gave birth to it on Friday....
04:13, 06/18/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
06:52, 06/01/2019

'Bile of garbage': Progressive squad tears into Trump The four progressive congresswomen at the center of President Donald Trump's racist tweet controversy tore into the president on Monday, ripping him on everything from his "inhumane" policies at the border to his "weak" mind and the "bile of garbage"...
01:52, 07/16/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, a...
15:26, 05/23/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
00:52, 05/03/2019

She dumped 7 newborn puppies in the garbage. Now she'll go to jail California woman Deborah Sue Culwell was recorded tossing seven newborn puppies into a recycling bin. She pleaded guilty in court Wednesday.        ...
05:26, 08/16/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, solid-looking advice on a blog—you’d get the good stuff. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of crap out...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. ...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
22:13, 06/06/2019

Wealthy former Hillary Clinton donor Stephen Rosenberg is using shell company to back Trump Rosenberg's company, SR 2018 LLC, is listed as a six-figure donor to the Trump Victory committee and it also sent checks directly to Trump's campaign....
03:13, 08/29/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: ASICS Running Shoes, Doritos, Ghost in the Shell, Razer Keyboard, and More A Gold Box on ASICS Men’s and Women’s running shoes, a 40-Pack Doritos Variety Snack Packs, The Ghost in the Shell Deluxe Complete Box Set, and a Razer Mechanical Gaming Keyboard lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
19:52, 07/23/2019

Mario Kart Tour beta hands-on: Microtransactions land like a nasty blue shell Enlarge / This is the only Mario Kart Tour closed beta image we're officially allowed to share. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo's first racing game for smartphones, Mario Kart Tour, is barreling like a red shell toward a free-to-play launch on iOS and ...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Dutch court to hear case vs. Shell brought by widows of hanged Nigeria activists A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada The Philippine president's spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago be forcibly shipped back to Canada....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Victim of fatal garbage truck-involved crash identified TUCSON – The person who died in Monday’s garbage truck-involved crash in Oro Valley was identified Wednesday afternoon. Oro Valley Police Department said at around 11:10 a.m. Monday, a garbage truck traveling eastbound on Tangerine Road r...
05:13, 08/08/2019

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
19:39, 06/06/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
08:13, 05/08/2019

Sentimental Garbage is reclaiming chick lit, one bodice-ripper at a time Eater’s Digest is a treat for foodies and folks looking for the latest culinary darlings. This episode lets listeners in on the secrets of orange wine, delivering an encyclopedic explainer. Hosts Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen demystify natural wine...
19:39, 08/26/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic dispute....
01:13, 05/08/2019

India's Mount Everest of garbage set to outgrow the Taj Mahal India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.        ...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Archer: 1999 takes a "Road Trip" straight into the garbage Science fiction is all about possibilities, about pushing the boundaries of the real and bringing the improbable to life. One of the most exciting things about the transition from Archer to Archer: 1999 this year was the way it opened up the sorts of...
10:13, 07/11/2019

"Who Needs Himalayas?": People Review Delhi's Ghazipur Garbage Dump The huge 'mountain of garbage' at the saturated Ghazipur landfill site still receives tonnes of garbage every day - but Delhi residents have found a unique way of letting their frustration be known.......
18:00, 05/02/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
15:39, 05/22/2019

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many...
01:26, 07/01/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
08:13, 06/23/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ actress rants that season 8 was basically garbage Natalia Tena binge-watched all of the divisive eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, and, like many of you, there was a lot she didn’t like. It even got to the point that, while she was watching, her boyfriend eventually had to leave beca...
02:13, 08/13/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine President Duterte has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and b...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
11:52, 05/16/2019

Photos show inside notorious Queens garbage house A Queens hoarder’s house is as horrid inside as it is outside, new photos show. Two interior snapshots of the house obtained by The Post show piles of clothes and other junk crammed throughout the notorious South Jamaica hovel, which has become...
04:00, 09/07/2019

We're Talking Garbage Trucks, Rally, And AMG On /DRIVE Returning Sept. 8 Above, you’ll see beloved Jalopnik editor emeritus Mike Spinelli flipping a monster truck, as one does. It can only mean one thing. /DRIVE on NBC Sports is back and kicking for its sixth season!...
14:26, 09/06/2019

Mount Everest clean-up team picks up 3 tonnes of garbage A special team has been tasked with cleaning up the world's highest mountain, littered with garbage from decades of commercial mountaineering. Everest is sometimes described as the world's highest rubbish dump....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Watch This Guy Restore A Rusted Shell Of A MKIV Toyota Supra Into A Fully Functional Drift Missile Toyota Supras are expensive. Like, really expensive. But if you’re willing to forego unnecessary luxuries like front body panels and a running engine, there are lots of cheap ones. With a bit of elbow grease, you can turn one of these shells into a f...
22:26, 09/01/2019

Garbage clogs once crystal-clear Bosnia rivers amid neglect Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and crystal clear waters adored by rafters and adventurers as well as fishermen....
09:26, 05/01/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:13, 05/31/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Unicorns gobble garbage in the first trailer for Pixar's new suburban fantasy, Onward Although Toy Story 4 is getting all the press right now, Pixar still pushes steadily forward with its occasional bursts of original IP. Sometimes that works out (hey, Inside Out, Coco, and the first 10 minutes of Up), and sometimes it definitively do...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
04:39, 05/17/2019

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China...
22:52, 05/28/2019

Bears spotted in Canmore neighbourhood prompt garbage disposal reminder Bear educational expert, De Ruyter, says bear have been seen around town already this spring because they're just coming out of hibernation, looking for an easy meal....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Spray foam-encased kitten rescued by Oregon garbage worker HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is recovering after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. Washington County sheriff’s Deputy Brian van Kleef said Thursday that the sanitation wo...
22:26, 05/16/2019

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player base and a vibrant community of creators on its hand...
19:39, 08/22/2019

Melbourne school's bin ban forces students to reuse containers or take garbage home Melbourne Girls’ College principal says she wants parents to buy items with less packagingA Melbourne selective girls’ school is removing its rubbish bins and will force students to pack reusable lunch containers or take their rubbish home from next ...
22:00, 08/27/2019

Australian school gets rid of garbage cans, tells kids to take home trash An Australian school is locking up its garbage cans and telling students to take their trash home with them in a strategic move to help the school move toward zero waste....
22:52, 08/27/2019

WFAN’s Joe Benigno rips Jets over Mike Maccagnan firing: ‘All garbage’ Oh, the pain. Joe Benigno, WFAN’s nutty die-hard Jets fan, handled the team’s stunning news about as well as could be imagined. He let rip one of his trademark rants, hammering the franchise he loves like only the one-time-caller-turned-talk sh...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Bosnia’s once-famous rivers now highlight country’s catastrophic garbage problem Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia’s waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions in a region where joblessness and poverty are widespread and where corruption routinely stalls implementation of reform ...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-energy technology....
22:13, 06/25/2019

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his city carting license five months after the alleged crime, The Post has learned. William Formica, who ow...
09:13, 05/30/2019

Rome doctors warn of health hazards from city’s garbage woes ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city’s streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat. Trash disposal is a deca...
12:52, 06/26/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
11:13, 05/08/2019

'Garbage Cafe' In Chhattisgarh To Offer Free Food In Exchange For Plastic The Ambikapur Municipal Corporation in Chhattisgarh is set to open a first-of-its-kind 'Garbage Cafe' where poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic,......
19:52, 07/24/2019

Doctors in Rome Are Warning of Health Hazards from the City’s Overflowing Garbage ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city’s streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat.Trash disposal is a...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Man parks car in trash-loading area, finds it completely covered in garbage This is worse than getting a parking ticket. Cellphone video posted on Instagram shows a car in Queens — which appears to be parked in a trash-loading zone– completely covered in garbage. “I know this n—a all kinds of mad,R...
08:00, 09/06/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
22:00, 06/29/2019

Colts assistant coach's home shot: More than 70 shell casings, purple iPhone case found Shell cases from five different weapons were found at the bullet-riddled residence of Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Remains found in garbage bag identified as missing Texas girl Maleah Davis The remains discovered scattered along a highway last week in Arkansas has been positively identified as missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, Houston Police confirmed Monday. Police Chief Art Acevedo said the department was “saddened” by the ...
19:13, 06/03/2019

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tuberculosis....
01:26, 07/01/2019

Bosnia's rivers clogged by trash, garbage with no environmental solution in sight Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia's waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions.        ...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Even the garbage cans in Disney's 'Star Wars'-themed land have a hidden meaning Kim Renfro/INSIDER Disneyland's newest land Galaxy's Edge is full of references to the original "Star Wars" movie trilogy. All of the trash and recycling cans inside Galaxy's Edge say "trash to sector 3263827" in a written fictional language called...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Video shows garbage truck that overturned in Brooklyn collided with street sweeper The private sanitation truck that crushed several cars in Brooklyn on Wednesday — leaving two people injured — had collided with a New York City Sanitation Department street sweeper moments before overturning. Video posted on Twitter show...
03:39, 07/11/2019

America is drowning in garbage. Meet the robots being put on duty to help solve the recycling crisis The U.S. is facing a recycling crisis that is burying cities and towns in tens of millions of tons of garbage a day. Companies and municipalities are turning to AI-assisted robots to help sort garbage in recycling plants and boost quality control....
16:00, 07/27/2019

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:52, 06/17/2019

Javy Báez Spices Up Garbage-Time Plate Appearance, Bats Lefty The ninth inning of Thursday night’s Cubs-Reds game was a real circus, and I mean that in a good way. The Reds were down 12–5, they’d used four pitchers, and they were not coming back, so to finish the eighth and work the ninth they turned pitching d...
10:26, 08/09/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge FOMO Has Turned Me Into a Garbage Monster, and I Hate It Ever since it was announced, I managed to care very little for Disney’s reveal that Star Wars would be coming to its American theme parks in the form of a whole new land. “Sounds neat, but it’s on the other side of the planet, I’ll never go so why th...
21:52, 07/02/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Talladega raceway pokes fun 'post-apocalyptic wasteland' of garbage left behind by NASCAR fans Talladega Superspeedway tweets a thread of photos inviting followers to tour the “post-apocalyptic wasteland” of garbage, NASCAR memorabilia, and other burnt debris left behind by fans after Sunday’s Geico 500 race in Alabama....
09:52, 04/30/2019

Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill DEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially in...
17:13, 05/16/2019

'(Expletive) play!' Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina rips play that injured Jonathan Lucroy In a profanity-laced post, Cardinals star Yadier Molina let his feelings known regarding the play that injured Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy.       ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Oregon Woman falls 16 stories down building’s garbage chute, sustains ‘life-threatening’ injuries A woman in Oregon sustained life-threatening injuries after falling 16 stories down a garbage chute at a condo building in Portland on Monday, officials said....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $27 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger today after you clip the $10 coupon and add promo code ROAVF44C.Read more......
01:13, 07/11/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $20 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger today after you clip the $10 coupon and add promo code VAVALPE4....
22:13, 08/03/2019

'Check those backpacks': Florida student brings bearded dragon to school to stop it from being 'lonely' A student at Breakfast Point Academy didn't want her bearded dragon to be lonely, so she brought it to school in her backpack.        ...
09:39, 09/11/2019

Alexa, what will you be able to do in 2030? Imagine your house 10 years from now. You might picture a huge TV screen that turns into a wall, art or something else entirely with a simple gesture, a driverless car parked in the garage and a robot butler emptying the washing machine for you. But ...
16:13, 09/09/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in ...
04:26, 08/14/2019

Carl Sargeant 'shell-shocked' by groping claims, widow tells inquest A Welsh politician who was found dead in his home was "shell-shocked" by allegations that he had groped and touched women, his widow has told an inquest....
20:13, 07/09/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, del...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
01:00, 07/09/2019

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while you're cooking. Alexa is Amazon's virtual assistant and comes built into Echo smart speakers. There ...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that....
16:26, 08/21/2019

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less murderous ways?...
19:13, 06/21/2019

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve ever tried to use Microsoft’s built-in virtual assistant for Windows 10, Cortana, thinking it would fu...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Two of the best Prime Day deals are only available if you ask Alexa Looking for a money-saving deal on Amazon Prime Day 2019? Just ask your Amazon Echo device, "Alexa, what are my deals?'       ...
17:00, 07/15/2019

How the BMW X7 voicebot is far better (and a little less advanced) than Alexa I’ve been wanting to test out the Intelligent Personal Assistant in a BMW for quite some time now. Announced last fall, I finally had my chance at a car rally held in Wisconsin recently.  Shown in recent commercials – and competing...
01:39, 05/30/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are stored on an Amazon server and have possibly been read by an A...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Ducati India Announces Shell Ducati Riders Day Ducati announces the first edition of 'Shell Ducati Riders Day', which will be held on September 29, 2019 at Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. The big news is that Ducati MotoGP rider......
18:13, 09/11/2019

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
22:52, 07/10/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out of them....
20:00, 05/06/2019

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
07:26, 06/08/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills Kit for developers comes months before Amazon pla...
02:52, 04/30/2019

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon’s Alexa. But the latter will soon be ready to listen to your commands directly from the lock scre...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Does Asking Alexa Actually Save Time? An Investigation Digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are easier to use than ever. Not only are they built into smart speakers, these days you can access them via your phone, TVs, and even your smartwatch.Read more......
22:39, 05/02/2019

New Alexa skill makes playlists for your dog If you’re feeling super guilty leaving your dog at home while you go about your day, this might interest you. Buzz60's       ...
00:26, 08/27/2019

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read More...
09:39, 08/08/2019

Toshiba's new 4K TVs come with a plug-in Alexa microphone Toshiba has now launched its latest 4K TV ranges for 2019, and it's got a bit of help from the Amazon Alexa smart assistant – but not in the way you expect.The budget L5 series and mid-range L7 series are Ultra HD televisions aimed at pro...
09:52, 07/29/2019

How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murphy alerted the video team that anyone watching the video at home through speakers would find their E...
23:26, 04/30/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched through surveillance cameras, or tracked by invisible tech gremlins burrowed within devices. Certainly...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to a blog post by Amazon, the company has added a "Spanish for US voice model", which means that Alexa...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Amazon Alexa can now help you get a jump on the day right when your alarm goes off Amazon recently updated Alexa with a feature that lets it automatically turn on the lights, read out the traffic, play music, start your morning news briefing and more, all when you turn off your morning alarm....
18:39, 05/07/2019

The best smart home sensors for Alexa By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to smart home...
16:13, 08/18/2019

Soon, Alexa Might Be as Dumb as Your Neighborhood Troll The next time you ask Alexa a question, the answer could come from some rando with an internet connection. Amazon is publicly launching its Alexa Answers program, a way for the company to crowdsource answers for questions Alexa doesn’t have a respons...
21:52, 09/12/2019

Use Alexa to Donate a Backpack to a Child in Need Amazon, Alexa and Shaquille O’Neal are teaming up this month to donate backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need. If you have an Alexa in your home, you can say, “Alexa, Donate to Happy School Year” to participate....
02:39, 08/06/2019

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.       ...
17:39, 07/10/2019

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unvei...
13:26, 06/16/2019

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe? Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Smart speakers and their voice assistants, app-activated thermostats and internet-connected everything e...
10:13, 07/19/2019

Alexa now speaks as slowly (or quickly) as you need As of today, users in the US can ask their Alexa devices to speak slower or faster. The change is meant to make Alexa more accessible. Asking the voice assistant to speak slower could help people with hearing impairment better understand their device...
00:26, 08/08/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings withou...
12:52, 05/30/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of these digital helpers (and those who may be listening in) but it turns out, they can serve as security...
20:52, 05/14/2019

The best Alexa-compatible Prime Day deals of 2019 From security cameras to video doorbells, you can control these products using your Alexa-enabled device like the Amazon Echo Dot or Amazon Echo.       ...
17:52, 07/15/2019

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon.        ...
16:52, 05/15/2019

Amazon is trying to make Alexa-enabled gadgets more fun A variety of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, games and smart toys could soon flood the market thanks to Amazon's latest developer tool. On Thursday, the company detailed "Custom Interfaces," a new API within its Alexa Gadgets Toolkit SDK that allows ...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could ...
04:52, 05/26/2019

Amazon will launch new Alexa hardware on September 25 It’s that time of year: every other gadget company seems to have new hardware on the way. Samsung and Apple have already had their events, and Microsft has one October 2nd. Today, Amazon sent out invites for a hardware event taking place on September...
02:52, 09/13/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circum...
16:52, 06/04/2019

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican, meet an artist for the tech ageIn a gallery in downtown Manhattan, people are huddling around four l...
18:52, 05/14/2019

You can now activate Alexa skills through mobile apps The new app-to-app account linking service from Amazon gives developers a way to quick way to launch and easily extend a service to an Alexa skill.Read More...
21:39, 08/27/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest version of the app on the Windows Store is now able to hear the 'wake word' (Alexa, Computer, o...
16:52, 05/07/2019

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
09:00, 07/18/2019

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the record could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. Read more......
05:13, 07/04/2019

Add This Alexa-Compatible Roomba to the Family For Just $230, Today Only There are a lot of inexpensive robotic vacuums out there, but Roombas are still the most broadly popular, not to mention the easiest to buy replacement parts and accessories for. This model looks very similar to the entry level 650, but with added Wi...
17:52, 05/07/2019

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-powered wireless headphones to respond to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant by saying the assistant's na...
20:39, 06/11/2019

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you don't want Amazon to keep copies of your Alexa conversations. In a letter sent to Sen. Chris Coon...
19:26, 07/03/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. Last year, Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to all developers in the US after limited availabili...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Altice's smart speaker uses Alexa to control your TV set-top box You probably don't associate cable giant Altice USA with the cutting edge of smart home technology, but it's determined to change your mind. The company has unveiled a smart speaker, the Amplify, that can serve as a complement to your exist...
00:26, 08/08/2019

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Son Kingston James "It's official! We are now a family of 4!" Alexa and Carlos PenaVega introduced the world to their new bundle of joy on Tuesday, July 2. Their second son, Kingston James, made......
00:13, 07/03/2019

Alexa Can Help You Find Lost Items Around Your House Alexa is great for helping with digital tasks like online shopping and telling terrible jokes, but Amazon’s assistant can also help you solve your biggest real-world problems, too, like, “Where did I put my keys?”...
09:39, 08/30/2019

As Alexa Chung Shares Her Diagnosis, Here's Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member, but here I am,” the star revealed alongside hashtags including #endometriosisclub, #sorryifyouhaveittooitsucks and #endometriosisawareness...
11:00, 07/20/2019

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsolescence in a simple way -- by adding a voice assist...
18:26, 06/05/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surfaced months ago, and now it's added a toggle ...
03:13, 08/04/2019

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
15:26, 07/10/2019

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Read More...
22:26, 05/06/2019

Tell Alexa to set a routine for sunrise instead of a specific time Amazon is rolling out a number of new options for Alexa routines. Starting today, you can set up a routine to trigger actions when your alarm stops. You might prompt Alexa to read your flash briefing a few minutes after your alarm goes off, or perhap...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things,...
00:39, 06/14/2019

How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporarily suspend the program. Google followed suit with its virtual assistant, and now Amazon has done th...
01:13, 08/05/2019

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the ...
12:52, 07/11/2019

Hey Siri, Google and Alexa — enough with the snooping Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook have been caught having humans monitor our queries and responses. Companies now say they will pause.       ...
01:39, 08/25/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Man buys Tesla with money he made with Alexa's help When Nick Schwab isn't at his day job, working as a software engineer at Ford, he's building voice apps for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. It's a part-time gig that's proved quite lucrative....
16:52, 05/07/2019

Create a Family Chore Chart on Alexa With family chores, kids often spend more time protesting and less time doing the actual job. (“It’s Scarlett’s turn to unload the dishwasher!” “No, it’s Willow’s turn!”) A solution: Put Alexa in charge....
17:13, 07/01/2019

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa questions such as "Alex, how do I treat a migraine?" or...
20:13, 07/10/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Kurt Cobain's pizza plate sold for $22,400. Here's more celebrity garbage that sold for big money. While it's true that many celebrity artifacts that make it to Sotheby's or Christie's are more valuable in their pristine, flawless condition, it's also true that some which reach the auction block are things that almost anyone wo...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the mound.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
20:26, 08/08/2019

The next Fitbit Versa could come with an OLED display and Alexa integration Fitbit struggled after launching the Ionic, it’s first smartwatch, but managed to bounce back when the company released the Fitbit Versa in March 2018. With its ‘squircle’ shape (as Fitbit calls it) and affordable price tag, it q...
08:39, 08/02/2019

Fitbit's next smartwatch could pack Alexa and an OLED screen Fitbit said it would shift back to more innovative smartwatches after the Versa Lite floundered, and now we have an idea of just what it meant. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has obtained images of a future "Versa-class" smartwatch that clearly goes b...
09:26, 08/02/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
22:13, 07/15/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged of smart speakers spying on users breaking the law or having sex....
14:26, 08/04/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game en...
16:13, 07/18/2019

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg reports that the company h...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Charlie Brooker gets taste of dystopia after being called 'Alexa' by son Black Mirror creator’s wife says Amazon’s virtual assistant was subsequently switched offFormer Blue Peter presenter and wife of Black Mirror’s creator, Konnie Huq, has said her family had to switch off their Amazon virtual assistant after their son ...
03:52, 08/05/2019

Windows 10 preview could bring Alexa to your PC's lock screen Amazon Alexa can be helpful on Windows, but you can't quite treat your PC like a supersized Echo when third-party voice helpers don't work until you've signed in. That might not be a hurdle in the near future. Microsoft has released ...
11:52, 07/16/2019

Amazon Echo link could be turning UK parents off the name Alexa The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled gadgets....
20:26, 08/29/2019

Alexa can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information at home. Others are concerned that it's a waste of time and resources....
22:39, 07/10/2019

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives As Amazon looks for ways to get its technology into the hands of seniors, insurers such as State Farm are working to provide additional services to customers....
18:52, 08/22/2019

Toshiba's 2020 TV line-up will include Alexa and Android TV Toshiba has unveiled its new range of TVs for 2020 at the IFA 2019 tech expo, and it's all about your smart home – with Alexa, Google Assistant and Android TV built right into the new models.The tech company has already launched four new ...
05:39, 09/07/2019

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
16:13, 07/10/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which it promised would come with powered grilling, steaming and baking stone attachments. Now, the SmartOv...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make it easier for users to make and receive one-way announcements to and from Alexa built-in devices.Let'...
14:13, 05/25/2019

Amazon cut the price of Bose's Alexa-enabled soundbar by $200 — you can get it for $499 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultural connotations, and your family history. It’s a goddamn minefield and technology has only made it wo...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which ...
16:26, 05/09/2019

Alexa adds in-depth NFL stats ahead of the new season Alexa's football knowledge is now decidedly more profound. Amazon has added a slew of info to its voice assistant's repertoire that includes "comprehensive, in-depth" stats for NFL teams and their players. If you want to know your favorit...
03:39, 08/28/2019

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just...
03:52, 06/27/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop...
08:13, 07/04/2019

Fitbit announces Versa 2 with Alexa and 5-day battery life for $200 Fitbit today announced Fitbit Versa 2 for $200, Fitbit Premium subscription service for $10 per month, and Fitbit Aria Air smart scale for $50.Read More...
20:26, 08/28/2019

Fitbit unveils Versa 2 smartwatch with Amazon's Alexa Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched its latest smartwatch, Versa 2, adding Amazon.com Inc's voice assistant Alexa, online payments and music storage in a bid to compete strongly with Apple Inc's smartwatches....
20:26, 08/28/2019

Fitbit unveils Versa 2 smartwatch with Amazon Alexa Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched its latest smartwatch, Versa 2, adding Amazon.com Inc's voice assistant Alexa, online payments and music storage in a bid to compete strongly with Apple Inc's smartwatches....
22:52, 08/28/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Google Assistant can do many other cool, innovative, and practical things simply by listening to your v...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Alexa Can Now Alert You if Glass Breaks or Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off If you’ve got an Amazon Echo, it can now double as a secondary alert system for fires and break-ins. Today, Amazon is introducing a new feature in the U.S. called Alexa Guard, which will notify you with audio and video clips whenever it detects your ...
17:52, 05/14/2019

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thi...
13:26, 08/18/2019

Amazon asks users for help with Alexa questions it can’t answer Every once in a while, an Amazon customer asks Alexa a question she can't answer. Now, Amazon thinks it has a solution. Today, it opened its Alexa Answers program to the public. According to a Fast Company exclusive, the new crowdsourcing platfo...
21:26, 09/12/2019

Sonos Move lets you take Google Assistant and Alexa anywhere The Sonos Move is Sonos' first portable smart speaker, and it's chock full of features like Bluetooth connectivity and auto-tuning Trueplay technology.Read More...
04:52, 09/06/2019

Alexa Bliss was ‘very worried’ WWE career was over during concussion nightmare The fear of her wrestling career being over was real for Alexa Bliss. The WWE superstar had suffered multiple concussions and battled their effects since last fall, causing her to be out of in-ring action for long stretches, along with a few starts a...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
10:13, 05/30/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Toyota's 2020 Prius Prime arrives with CarPlay and Alexa When Toyota unveiled its revamped Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, we largely liked everything about it -- except for the wonky infotainment system. With the 2020 model, Toyota has corrected that shortcoming, now offering it with both Apple CarPlay and Am...
00:13, 05/04/2019

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
06:39, 06/14/2019

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at her mother's Amazon Alexa smart speaker....
13:26, 06/11/2019

Sony is expanding Alexa functionality on its Android-based smart TVs Sony is bringing some new Alexa functionality to its Android TV smart TVs with the new Amazon Alexa Music, Cameras and TV Control app that's rolling out today.The app adds a number of Alexa’s features – like the ability to control ...
22:52, 06/26/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
09:00, 05/27/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to the software has introduced the option to invoke Alexa solely through your voice, whether or not the ...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opportunity to wear a red carpet-worthy confection by another designer...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Toyota makes CarPlay and Alexa standard in the 2020 Prius Toyota has revealed Apple CarPlay will come as standard in all of its 2020 Prius models, along with Alexa and its Safety Connect system. Back in May, Toyota said the plug-in Prius Prime would include CarPlay and Alexa in the 2020 model, but it's...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
17:00, 06/15/2019

OnePlus TV Will Support Amazon Alexa, Skill Page Reveals The OnePlus TV will support Amazon Alexa, a new Skill on the Alexa India store has revealed, which means you can control OnePlus TV using your voice either through Google Assistant - built into the......
11:52, 09/16/2019

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, with Amazon’s launch of a new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Alexa Chung Is Launching An “Original, Unfiltered” YouTube Channel Future episodes will span travel guides, make-up tutorials and a special film exploring the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition accompanied by the curator...
15:00, 05/03/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, which also include Google Assistant and Microsoft&#...
13:13, 05/22/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company and its voice assistant competitors, Apple and Goo...
19:13, 08/04/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research suggests....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
18:39, 06/21/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research rel...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your Amazon account, and giving it access to your contacts book, you'll be able t...
09:13, 06/12/2019

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medications.Read More...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing patterns.       ...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon has announced a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read More...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it...
20:13, 08/05/2019

Toyota brings Alexa and CarPlay to 2018 Camry and Sienna Good news: you don't have to buy a brand new Toyota (or score a very lightly used model) just to get modern mobile conveniences. The automaker has announced that you can add Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay (sorry, no Android Auto) to the 2018 Ca...
05:13, 05/01/2019

Alexa lets you donate backpacks full of supplies to kids in need The new school year is almost upon us and as always, there are families who could use some help with school supplies. With its latest charity initiative, Amazon will let you donate a backpack to a student in need with a simple Alexa command....
20:39, 08/05/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to Toni Reid, Amazon’s vice president for Alexa Experience and Echo....
04:52, 05/21/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them i...
14:00, 07/03/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
03:39, 06/05/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are ...
21:13, 07/12/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
00:13, 05/30/2019

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Ecobee unveils its latest Alexa-powered smart thermostat This morning, Ecobee released details on its latest voice-controlled smart thermostat. Rumors circulated last week when the device appeared briefly on the Lowe's website. Today, Ecobee made it official. Breaking away from its numbered naming sch...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit customers and other business. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy for AI assistants to fall prey to f...
00:13, 08/20/2019

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
16:13, 05/14/2019

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with t...
22:52, 07/12/2019

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the tech giant’s voice assistant Alexa. It’s all in an effort to help more patients at home and cut...
04:13, 07/11/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo p...
01:39, 07/13/2019

Camsoda’s Virtual Assistant Blocker is like a privacy condom for Alexa Camsoda is launching its Virtual Assistant Blocker, which gives couples privacy when they're having sex so voice assistants like Alexa won't record them.Read More...
21:13, 08/08/2019

Voice assistants are listening to you: How to delete Siri, Alexa and Google recordings Apple suspended a program that let third party contractors listen to your Siri recordings. Here's how to delete recordings from Siri, Alexa and Google       ...
17:00, 08/05/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
13:39, 06/14/2019

Use Alexa to Keep Track of Your Favorite NFL and High School Football Team This Season Football season is officially underway. Whether you’re interested in a particular team or how your fantasy players are doing, Amazon’s Alexa can be a great tool to have on hand to keep track....
01:39, 09/16/2019

iDevices' Alexa-powered smart light switch finally goes on sale One of the problems with smart homes is the variety of different devices and software you need to automate different parts of your house. iDevice is aiming to simplify the smart home experience with the Instinct, a smart light switch with Alexa built...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: smaller, cheaper Alexa display Camera shutter, tap gesture, better speakers and 5.5in screen make for an appealing smart alarm clockAmazon’s latest Echo Show 5 Alexa smart display is smaller, cheaper and has improved privacy, but is a £79.99 5.5in screen with a camera ready to rep...
10:13, 07/24/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a 5.5-inch display and features Alexa support. Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for p...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smartphone app....
00:52, 08/08/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product confirmed its existence to Gizmodo but clarified that much of CNBC’s early reporting on the device today...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
22:39, 05/29/2019

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsurprisingly), one is pretty interesting, with Microsoft giving digital assistants like Amazon’s...
15:13, 07/16/2019

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popularize products like audio subscriptions and smart home gadgets....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious.        ...
17:52, 05/28/2019

Amazon starts crowdsourcing Alexa responses from the public. What could possibly go wrong? Amazon made its Alexa Answer program available to the general public this week after several months of beta testing, opening up its artificial-intelligence assistant to crowdsourced recommendations for unprogrammed questions....
23:39, 09/13/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent Millions From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
17:39, 05/29/2019

Amazon will start letting random people provide Alexa answers Alexa Answers is meant to expand the smart digital assistant's knowledge base to keep it competitive with the Google Assistant and Apple's Siri....
02:00, 09/13/2019

Amazon bets big on Alexa smart TVs with huge Fire TV Edition rollout Not content with being embedded into smartphones, tablets, web browsers and your home's smart speakers, Amazon is continuing its push into televisions with the announcement of a number of new Fire TV Edition sets destined for the UK, Germany and...
01:52, 09/05/2019

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices Leaked documents show children as young as 16 recruited by Amazon supplier Foxconn work gruelling and illegal hoursHundreds of schoolchildren have been drafted in to make Amazon’s Alexa devices in China as part of a controversial and often illegal at...
01:39, 08/09/2019

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the...
08:39, 05/31/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home), and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes ne...
01:13, 07/13/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
02:39, 05/30/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
04:26, 06/16/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far along it is.        ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings o...
02:39, 08/06/2019

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and fathers, so it's certainly not surprising to see big discounts offered ahead of June 16 after a first...
15:13, 05/31/2019

Alexa Auto adds offline capabilities that work in tunnels and parking garages Having an Alexa-enabled car is convenient if you want to make a call, check the weather or order groceries while you drive. But that convenience quickly disintegrates when you drive through tunnels, parking garages or remote areas and lose signal. Am...
02:13, 09/12/2019

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa experience for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, will allow Amazon to incorpora...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Amazon lets Alexa users disable human voice recording review Amazon's Alexa voice assistant users can now disable human review of their voice recordings by changing settings in the Alexa smartphone app.Read More...
09:39, 08/04/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and more video options than before. Just months later, however, and Amazon has released a new model call...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-part...
00:52, 05/22/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
02:52, 05/26/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
13:26, 05/28/2019

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most of these headphones will only allow users to wake up the digital assistant by pushing a dedicated butt...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Alexa Chung Celebrates Barbour Collab With "Simply The Fest" Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw with props for the rounds...
21:00, 06/21/2019

First Look: Alexa Chung’s Liam Gallagher-Inspired Barbour Collection Is A “Waxy Dream” “The collaboration was an opportunity for me to explore how the Alexa Chung brand interprets an iconic and historic label that is woven into the British psyche,” the designer tells Vogue...
20:13, 06/09/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playback, helping deliver dinner, improving road safety, keeping you informed, and many other things that m...
11:26, 06/21/2019

Netflix star Alexa Pano, 14, qualifies for her first U.S. Women's Open in playoff After six attempts, Pano will finally get her chance on women's golf's biggest stage May 30-June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.).        ...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Tigers fan on Pujols ball drama: 'I just couldn't take being treated like a garbage bag' Tigers fan Ely Hydes caught Albert Pujols' milestone 2,000th RBI ball but did not give it to MLB, saying Tigers management treated him "terribly."        ...
21:39, 05/10/2019

Cavalier Air speaker system hands-on: Wireless charging, Alexa control, and big room sound Smart speakers are found in millions of homes today, but that doesn't mean you can't have an intelligent speaker system that looks great and also offers a premium audio experience....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.Read More...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date.        ...
00:26, 06/07/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Sonos finally supports Google Assistant voice control (and it plays nice with Alexa) I’ve been trying to avoid the word “finally” in my headlines, but I think this one gets a pass: Over a year and a half after it was originally promised, Sonos has brought the Google Assistant to its voice-powered speakers – namely the Sonos One and B...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant drone through "Rapper's Delight" for the song's 40th anniversary Singing robots are terrifying. We don’t have to look much further than It’s A Small World, this AI writing a Christmas carol, or 2001: A Space Odyssey to know the horror of the passionless robotic voice. Well, it turns out not even the rich, irresist...
23:39, 09/06/2019

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper....
15:13, 08/09/2019

Portable Harman Kardon Allure smart speaker with Alexa scores massive $135 discount in latest deal When shopping for a trendy smart speaker, most people tend to focus on options from only two companies. Amazon and Google's Western market duopoly is confirmed by the latest quarterly sales report, in which the two's strongest rivals hail from China,...
20:52, 07/02/2019

What is Rikers Island? Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman who is serving a 7 ½-year prison sentence on bank and tax fraud charge in a minimum-security facility in Pennsylvania will be transferred to New York City’s infamous Riker’s Island later this week, a so...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Tan France and Alexa Chung to host Netflix's new fashion competition, Next In Fashion Great news for those of us who enjoy watching Queer Eye and facing some hard truths about how poorly we dress: Netflix has announced a new fashion competition to be hosted by Tan France and fashion designer Alexa Chung. Per a recent press release, Ne...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Philips unveils OLED+934 and OLED+984 TVs plus Alexa-powered budget model Last year’s IFA reaffirmed Philips place as a rejuvenated top tier TV brand, with its OLED 903+ one of the definite highlights of the show. For IFA 2019 the Dutch brand formally took the wraps off a pair of successors, the Philips OLED+934 and...
20:39, 09/05/2019

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are...
00:52, 07/06/2019

What Will the American Love Island Look Like? Get ready for more reality dating than you might even be able to handle. CBS is preparing to debut its version of the hit British dating show Love Island, which will air semi-live five......
00:00, 06/19/2019

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali....
13:52, 07/08/2019

You can buy this private island near NYC for $13 million Owner Al Sutton recently listed Columbia Island near NYC for sale, and if you have the $13 million to fork out, Sutton is throwing in neighboring Pea Island to sweeten the deal....
00:52, 06/25/2019

Love Island USA Is Here and We're Already Obsessed Well so far, our fears were unfounded. CBS just debuted its version of the popular UK dating reality show Love Island, and we almost didn't even miss the British accents, but we......
07:39, 07/10/2019

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bron...
23:00, 06/11/2019

What you get on a private island for $100,000 a night Banwa Private Island is an all-inclusive luxury retreat in the Philippines that has six villas, a restaurant, unlimited spa treatments and more.        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Amazon investigating claims schoolchildren in China 'illegally' working overtime to make Alexa devices Amazon is "urgently" investigating claims that hundreds of schoolchildren in China have been drafted in to make Alexa devices to meet production targets....
18:00, 09/02/2019

A Canadian Island Where Hip Meets Historic Settled by British refugees from the American Revolution, Prince Edward County now shelters Toronto escapees in search of food, wine and weekends away....
21:00, 09/11/2019

Two dead in Long Island car crash Two people died in a car crash on Long Island early Sunday, police said. The pair, in a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, collided with the rear of a 2007 Toyota near exit W2 of the Wantagh State Parkway in East Meadow at around 12:50 a.m. — and then veer...
06:39, 06/24/2019

The last reactor at Three Mile Island is shutting down Enlarge / The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011, in Middletown, Penn. (credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images) On Wednesday, power company Exelon said that it would be closing the single reactor that it oper...
03:00, 05/10/2019

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
00:52, 06/20/2019