Amazon’s Alexa is Coming Soon to Your Hotel Room

Forgot your toothbrush? Just use Alexa for Hospitality. SOURCE: CNET

What is IGTV? Instagram Launches New Video Service App for Creators, 1-Hour Uploads

Instagram now lets you upload longform vertical videos up to an hour in length, in direct competition to YouTube and Snapchat (but you can't...

Intel CEO Resigns After Investigation Into His Consensual Relationship With Employee

Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found his consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy. The head of...

Amid a Scramble to Produce Model 3s, Elon Musk Accuses a Tesla Employee of...

In scrambling to ramp up production of its Model 3 electric car, Tesla has run into trouble with robots and automated machinery, a need...

Apple Sets Up iPhones to Relay Location for 911 Calls

Apple is trying to drag the U.S.’s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. If it lives up to Apple’s promise, the...

Experts Warn Today’s ‘Digital Ecosystem’ is Unsustainable

The digital world has been flooded with concerns in recent months over the power of the giant tech companies, particularly Google and Facebook, over...

Google is Developing a Machine to Predict When Hospital Patients Will Die

A woman with late-stage breast cancer came to a city hospital, fluids already flooding her lungs. She saw two doctors and got a radiology...

Why Do Google’s Black Employees Keep Leaving?

Google's employee attrition rates are highest for black and Hispanic employees. That's according to the company's annual diversity report, released this week. For the first...

Google Pledges to Focus Diversity Efforts on Black and Hispanic Women

Google is pledging to focus diversity efforts on its least represented demographic: black and Hispanic women. The announcement comes as the Internet giant’s annual diversity...

Feds Charge Theranos’ Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani With Wire Fraud

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the company’s former president, was charged by the feds with wire fraud for allegedly engaging in...

Oprah Winfrey Inks Multiple-Year Content Deal With Apple

In the war for talent, Apple has just scored a major victory. The tech giant and eventual streamer has inked a multiple-year content partnership with...

Nintendo’s Stock Plunges After Disappointing E3 Announcements

Nintendo has been red hot for the past few years, but investors have started to "Switch" away from the stock. Shares of Nintendo (NTDOY) have plunged 16% so...

Apple to Block Tool Police Use to Unlock iPhones

Apple will change the default settings in the iPhone’s operating system to impede law enforcement efforts to break into the devices, the company said...

Social Media Fueling Mental Illness Among Children, Young Adults, UK Health Official Warns

The UK's National Health Service is “picking up the pieces” of an epidemic of mental illness among children, fuelled by social media, the head...
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Max Tegmark, Physicist and Cosmologist, Says AI Robots Can Make Humans Slaves

There is currently a worrying disagreement over what artificial intelligence scientists are working towards, according to Max Tegmark. The world-leading professor believes this could lead...

Volkswagen Fined $1.2 Billion in Germany Over Diesel Emissions Scandal

Prosecutors in Germany have imposed a $1.2 billion fine on Volkswagen for rigging diesel engine emissions worldwide. The €1 billion ($1.2 billion) penalty was announced...

AT&T Wins Approval from U.S. Court to Buy Time Warner for $85 Billion

AT&T Inc won approval from a U.S. court on Tuesday to buy Time Warner Inc for $85 billion, without conditions, allowing AT&T to compete...

Net Neutrality Rules End in U.S.

Monday marks the end of net neutrality rules in the U.S., following GOP members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voting to end the...

Uh-oh: The EU’s Revamped Copyright Laws Could Ban Memes from the Internet in Europe

Memes could be about to vanish from the web if the EU enforces its revamped copyright laws, say experts. The proposed regulation will force websites...

Former Ericsson CTO Hans Vestberg Named as New CEO of Verizon

Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) named Chief Technology Officer and former Ericsson boss Hans Vestberg as its new Chief Executive on Friday, saying he will...