Google Home is playing ads for 'Beauty and The Beast'

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Whether you care about the latest Emma Watson film or not, Google Home will tell you all about it. Recently, the smart speaker’s users have noticed that the disembodied Assistant will give you a rundown of the upcoming, live action Beauty and the Bea… Powered by WPeMatico

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Amazon puts Alexa inside your iPhone

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Now you can talk to Amazon’s intelligent assistant whenever you use the Amazon app on your iPhone. Alexa will be able to do much more than just deal with your Amazon account, like play songs from Amazon Music, give you news updates, or even tell a (b… Powered by WPeMatico

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Documentary to explore what went wrong with 'Tony Hawk' games

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Back in the late ’90s, the video games bearing the name of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk weren’t awful. Publisher Activision wasn’t a monolith pushing out uninspired, annual sequels across all its franchises either, and in general, it was a happie… Powered by WPeMatico

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Intel wants to be a tech 'enabler' for the fashion industry

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The line between technology and fashion is blurring. Brands and designers are now using electronics to make cutting-edge wearables and experiences, while companies like Amazon are trying to break into a space that hasn’t until now been very welcoming… Powered by WPeMatico

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Elektron's Analog Heat upgrades your synth and drum machine

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The proliferation of digital modeling of analog synths has lowered the barrier for cash-strapped would-be musicians hoping to become the next big synth group like S U R V I V E (the band responsible for the Stranger Things theme). Cheaper synths and… Powered by WPeMatico

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Chrome for iOS adds a Safari-like Reading List

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As part of its latest update, Google Chrome for iOS just got a so-called Reading List feature, allowing users to save pages for offline viewing. If that sounds familiar, it’s because Safari has had a similar feature for years now. Powered by WPeMatico

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McDonald's tests mobile ordering on coastal elite

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If you’ve ever thought that fast food wasn’t fast enough, then it looks like McDonald’s latest initiative has you covered. The takeout chain has begun trialling mobile ordering at restaurants in Monterey and Salinas, California. Hungry patrons will n… Powered by WPeMatico

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Facebook's Snapchat-like Stories are now available worldwide

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Facebook’s quest to clone Snapchat features wherever possible just took its next logical step. Just a couple of months after it started testing Stories in the main Facebook app, the social network has rolled out the feature to many (though currently… Powered by WPeMatico

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58 tech companies file amicus brief against revised travel ban

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Nearly 60 tech companies have submitted an amicus curiae brief to a Hawaii district court on Wednesday, denouncing the Trump administration’s revised travel ban, which is scheduled to go into effect on tomorrow. Powered by WPeMatico

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Frank Oz on Muppets, puppets and CG Yoda

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Frank Oz needs no introduction. He’s voiced iconic characters like Yoda and Miss Piggy and directed classic films like Little Shop of Horrors and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. His impact extends far beyond geek circles; he’s a creative legend in Hollywood… Powered by WPeMatico

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