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  • Amazon Replaces Alexa With Celebrities in Super Bowl LII Ad
Amazon Replaces Alexa With Celebrities in Super Bowl LII Ad

What's needed to send an SMS via Alexa? You also can't use the feature to text 911 or participate in group text messages. You also need an Android device (v5.0 and higher) with the Alexa app installed. Another user asked Alexa to play country music as he sat in his living room, reading a newspaper. Amazon has rolled out the feature only in t...

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  • An Orca Has Been Taught to
An Orca Has Been Taught to "Say" Human Words in a World

Andrews, told The Guardian . Wikie's success takes the number non-human mammal species capable of imitating human speech to four. The team tested a 14-year-old female orca called Wilkie with multiple sounds in different scenarios, including using loudspeakers.

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  • Microsoft releases emergency update to disable Intel's faulty Spectre patch
Microsoft releases emergency update to disable Intel's faulty Spectre patch

The chip flaw actually isn't unique to Intel chips , though-it was also found in AMD , ARM, and other chip manufacturers' products, too. The problem for some people, including Linus Torvalds , was that Intel's initial response was lackluster.

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  • SpaceX ready for one more mission before Falcon Heavy's maiden launch
SpaceX ready for one more mission before Falcon Heavy's maiden launch

Although Musk did not inform about the exact launch time of the Falcon heavy , Space X has planned a three-hour launch window that opens at 1:30 p.m. The Falcon Heavy will use 27. The rocket is finally launching after nearly five years of delay. For its maiden mission, the Falcon Heavy will send into deep space a Tesla Roadster , a mi...

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  • Facebook Updates Privacy Settings, Educates Public
Facebook Updates Privacy Settings, Educates Public

Updated, 11.12am, 29 January 2018: Commenting on the new privacy measures, Julian Saunders, CEO and founder of data management and GDPR compliance company PORT.im, said: "Facebook's announcement regarding privacy and transparency tells you one thing - they are taking GDPR very seriously".

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  • Get Ready For A Super Blue Blood Moon on January 31
Get Ready For A Super Blue Blood Moon on January 31

And if you're on the west coast, good news: you get to experience the entire thing. For the first time in over 150 years, a super blue blood moon will be visible across most of the globe. But the blue moon is extra-special, right? "Interestingly, using the modern definition, we will actually have two blue moons this year, one in January and o...

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  • Tiny pieces of plastic cause 'gangrene' on coral reefs
Tiny pieces of plastic cause 'gangrene' on coral reefs

The study, published Thursday in the journal Science , said the likelihood of disease skyrockets from 4 percent to almost 90 percent when coral comes in contact with plastic. Plastic could also actively transport pathogens into coral reefs. "What's troubling is that once the coral tissue loss occurs, it's not coming back..." "For example, plas...

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  • Android 21 Bursts Into Combat In New Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer
Android 21 Bursts Into Combat In New Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer

The original character is fully playable, but you'll need to knuckle down in order to unlock her. To unlock Android 21, you'll have to complete the Android 21 Arc in Story Mode. First off, Jiren from Dragon Ball Super will be joining the game's roster. The year's most anticipated fighting game is nearly here. Limit Break effects can range fro...

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  • Rocket Lab to Attempt Second Launch as Early as Tonight
Rocket Lab to Attempt Second Launch as Early as Tonight

The rocket had the additional task of putting three nanosatellites in orbit: an Earth-imaging Dove satellite for Planet, and two Lemur-2 satellites that the Spire space venture would use for tracking ships and monitoring weather. The dreams of one Rocket Lab customer, in particular, were buoyed by the successful flight of the Electron . Moon Ex...

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  • Next Apple update will enable users to opt-out of iPhone slowdown
Next Apple update will enable users to opt-out of iPhone slowdown

Cook said the phone-slowing feature was initially added to prevent the phone from inconvenient shutdowns, like during important calls or video chats. Apple previously said its software updates for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone SE and iPhone 7 are meant to "smooth out" peak power demands, avoid these unexpected shutdowns and extend the lifespan ...

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  • Facebook selfie nails murder probe of 21-year-old in Canada
Facebook selfie nails murder probe of 21-year-old in Canada

The Facebook photo shows Antoine wearing a belt identical to the one found near Gargol's body. A photo of Gargol and Antoine - her best friend - had been posted to Facebook six hour before the body was discovered. "It's wrong and shouldn't have happened", Antoine wrote in a statement her lawyer read aloud in court. Antoine said she didn't r...

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  • Bitcoin, Rival Cryptocurrencies Plunge on Crackdown Fears
Bitcoin, Rival Cryptocurrencies Plunge on Crackdown Fears

This sharp drop in value caused widespread panic among investors, with many labelling the price movement "Bitcoin's crash". Bitcoin and ethereum - the first and second largest virtual currencies by market value - appeared to stabilize after Wednesday's lows.

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  • Centurion Test evenly poised on Day 3
Centurion Test evenly poised on Day 3

Kohli was reading movement off the pitch and swing expertly, and was rarely beaten. Kohli, who has featured in 64 Tests till now, has also become the second India captain after Tendulkar to smash a Test ton in South Africa . "If I am able to take responsibility and take those important wickets for the team, I am always up for it". Following ...

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  • This Is The New Mercedes G Class
This Is The New Mercedes G Class

Now measuring 4715mm in length and 1881mm. Mercedes' intention is to provide greater comfort, technology and usable space and occupants while staying true to its utilitarian origins. The new suspension has been developed with AMG. The maximum angle off approach is improved by one degree over the older truck. With three different drive modes, the ...

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  • Dragon Ball FighterZ's open beta is ready to download
Dragon Ball FighterZ's open beta is ready to download

Unlike the developers' previous titles, Dragon Ball FighterZ will require a little more power, having a minimum requirement of Windows 10 64-bit and 4GB of RAM. Also part of the game are Android 18, Frieza, Beerus, Kid Buu, and Gohan (Adult). Everyone's favorite purple-haired cat diety, Beerus has officially joined our pals Goku and Vegeta on...

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  • Say Hello to Google Pay; brought Android Pay and Google Wallet together
Say Hello to Google Pay; brought Android Pay and Google Wallet together

In a blog post , Pali Bhat, VP of Product Management, Payments said , "With Google Pay, it'll be easier for you to use the payment information saved to your Google Account, so you can speed through checkout with peace of mind". Developers can go and apply to work with Google to bring "Pay" integration in their apps or website. Considering Android...

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  • Saoirse Ronan FaceTimes mom at Golden Globes
Saoirse Ronan FaceTimes mom at Golden Globes

Ronan was hot favourite to win the coveted award in the weeks leading up to the ceremony, while " Lady Bird " was also thought to be the top contender, alongside horror-comedy " Get Out ", for the Best Motion Picture - Comedy award. London-Irish filmmaker McDonagh also won the Best Screenplay award for his searing study of grief, with two of his st...

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  • Jio slashes monthly tariffs by Rs 50, hikes data limit
Jio slashes monthly tariffs by Rs 50, hikes data limit

The company's flagship Rs 399 plan will now provide 20% additional data with a validity of two additional weeks, increasing the current validity from 70 to 84 days . India's leading telecom operator Airtel also made the same changes to its Rs 448 and Rs 509 open market tariff plans. Jio's Rs. 499 prepaid plan will be available at Rs.

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  • SpaceX launches secret satellite Zuma on 1st flight of year
SpaceX launches secret satellite Zuma on 1st flight of year

After launch , SpaceX returned the tall portion of the Falcon 9 rocket to an upright landing at Cape Canaveral. Sunday night's launch will be streamed live online. Air Force. It's aiming for more this year. CEO Elon Musk says the heavy-lift launcher's debut test flight - carrying his own Tesla Roadster sports auto into space - is possible fr...

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