Pikachu is virtually inescapable in the tech world, and that includes the smart speaker in your living room. The Pokémon Company has previewed Pikachu Talk, an app meant for Alexa- and Google Assistant-powered devices like the Amazon Echo and…
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Much of the Google Pixel's photographic prowess comes from its software — it's particularly good at high dynamic range photos thanks to its HDR+ mode, which fills in gobs of detail while reducing the blur you sometimes see in HDR shots. But do you h…
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Hyundai’s new Genesis luxury brand is launching smartphone and smartwatch apps that can do everything from remotely lock and unlock a car’s doors, to help set up service appointments.
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If you’re a Facebook user, head over to Messenger and check out what just might become your new favorite chatbot. Its name is Missiobot and it allows you to speak (sort of) with Pope Francis.
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Maybe you’re shopping for a new phone that isn’t hundreds of dollars? You better take advantage of this deal on a new Moto G4 from Lenovo. It’s a discount that’s only valid for 48 hours. Now through Thursday morning, the Moto G4 is eligible for up to $ 40 off. The 16GB model is now $ 179 […]
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When we think of aluminum Christmas trees, we think of the Charlie Brown Christmas special. And Charles Schulz nailed that one. We look at a few other looks in addition to the metal era.
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Sprint is making it easier for customers to pay for Napster — now customers of both can pay for Napster through their Sprint bill. The change will be a much bigger deal for Napster than Spotify or Sprint.
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Diversity is our nation’s strength, yet in America today, we are seeing new levels of fear and misunderstanding. It’s never been more important to sit down and listen to each other — hear each other’s stories, learn about what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes, and remember what makes us unique and what we all have in common.
That’s why we launched our YouTube Creators for Change program back in September, an initiative dedicated to amplifying the voices of YouTube role models who are tackling division and hate by creating videos that share stories of hope, connection and understanding. Today we’re introducing our latest initiative in this program: a new partnership with StoryCorps, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording and archiving oral stories from all Americans.
Through this new collaboration, we’re teaming up with StoryCorps to help start a national conversation about identity and belonging in America, beginning with a production program at the YouTube Spaces in L.A. and N.Y. in December. At these Spaces, we will create custom-built sets that look and feel like the iconic StoryCorps recording booths where participating creators will help extend StoryCorps recordings to video. These creators will be able to come in with a friend, loved one or person they respect to talk about their experiences in our country as it stands today – both the good and bad.
As part of YouTube Creators for Change, we’re also proud to support the StoryCorps’ campaign #WhoWeAre, created in partnership with Upworthy. The #WhoWeAre series features animated stories of everyday Americans selected from the StoryCorps archive that help us remember our best selves.
We hope these conversations will inspire people around the country to reflect and share their own personal stories about who they are and who they want to be. We’re thrilled to be working with StoryCorps on bringing their approach to listening and recognizing our shared humanity to video, and can’t wait to share more on our work together in the coming months.
Juniper Downs, Head of Public Policy for YouTube, recently watched #WhoWeAre.
The new method was inspired by the famous Turing test, which was first proposed by the father of computer science, Alan Turing, in 1950. It’s creators have called it “Turing learning.”
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African Renewable Energy Distributor uses solar phone-charging carts in Rwanda to provide jobs and help phone users with no access to electricity. The micro-franchise is available free to women and disabled men.
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Capcom announced that Resident Evil 4 was getting re-released on modern consoles earlier this year, but now exactly when the best modern entry in the series will surface. And it's a little earlier than expected, too. Previously, all the publisher/dev…
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The European Space Agency says that, come September 30, its Rosetta spacecraft’s 5 billion-mile mission will end. Launched on March 2, 2004, Rosetta has spent the past 12 years sending extraordinary photographs of our galaxy back to Earth.
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Now available only in Japan, the incredibly unique-looking NuAns Neo Windows 10 Mobile phone hopes to make its worldwide debut through a recently launched Kickstarter campaign. If all goes well, the phone will be available in November.
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About time! Reddit has finally launched its own official mobile app for Android and iOS. The new app will replace the Alien Blue Reddit reader, which was bought out by Reddit last year.
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For those of you who communicate using Facebook Messenger and are subscribed to the music streaming service Spotify, you can now share favorite songs and playlists seamlessly.
Facebook has been improving its Messenger application over recent months by including new functionality. Some of which include the ability to pay through the app and call an Uber car when on the go. Now you’ll be able to share songs and playlists from your Spotify account to your friends and family through Facebook Messenger directly. The capability has already been implemented into Facebook’s Messenger application and requires no update. Both Android and iOS apps include the new feature.
Spotify already has a way of its own to share music with others using Email, SMS, and WhatsApp. However, being able to share from the Facebook Messenger application without having to go into Spotify is a big plus. For Facebook this will offer more monetization opportunities and for Spotify it means easier sharing than competing music streaming services. Hopefully for Spotify users will notice the capability and consider it when choosing a music streaming service to use.
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At MWC 2016, Samsung created a museum of sorts, showcasing many of its biggest mobile tech innovations since 1988. Let’s take a stroll back through time to see the first mobile phone and smartwatch from Samsung.
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Google and Boston Dynamics’ latest robot is going through basic training thanks to the Marines, which have recruited the robodog for field trials.
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