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Google Assistant just got a brand new voice

Google on Wednesday announced that it’s bringing a second voice for its Google Assistant app in several international markets, allowing users to interact with a digital assis...

Google Assistant just got a brand new voice

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Google thinks it wasn’t sexist to give its voice assistant a female voice Last year, a study by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) argued that voice assistants like Google’s perpetuate “harmful gender bias” and suggests women should be there to assist rather than be assisted. But it...
19:16 2019-09-20

Google Assistant gets new voice options in nine more languages Google Assistant users outside the US haven't had much choice when it comes to voice options -- until now, as Google launches a second voice for Assistant in French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Norwegian, Korean, Italian and English for India and t...
11:32 2019-09-18

Google Assistant voice controls come to Xbox One When it launched alongside, one of the Xbox One's main selling points was voice control, delivered via an upgraded Kinect unit. Kinect was quickly phased out, though, and Alexa and Cortana voice controls eventually served as a replacement. Now, ...
08:32 2019-09-27

You can now control your Xbox One with Google Assistant voice commands When Microsoft asked Xbox gamers what feature they wanted most, an overwhelming majority said their top request was that the Xbox would work with more digital assistants. The result? Starting today, you can now use Google Assistant and most Google de...
22:48 2019-09-26

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
03:00 2019-07-12

Google Assistant no longer saves voice recordings by default In response to privacy concerns, Google Assistant will no longer save voice data by default and will soon let people turn down sensitivity to the "Hey Google" wake word.Read More...
12:16 2019-09-23

Google suspends transcription of voice assistant clips in Europe Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended reviewing voice recordings from its Google Assistant virtual helper in the European Union after a leak of Dutch audio data, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday....
02:48 2019-08-02

LG's smart home app adds voice control through Google Assistant Many smart appliance makers' apps still require that you tap buttons to control your home, but not LG's. It's introducing Google Assistant-powered voice control to its ThinQ app (previously SmartThinQ) to steer all its connected appli...
22:48 2019-08-23

Google suspends transcriptions from voice assistant recordings in Europe - CNBC Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended producing transcriptions of voice recordings from its Google Assistant product in the European Union, CNBC reported on Thursday....
22:48 2019-08-01

Marshall Major III Voice headphones get Google Assistant and 60 hours battery They may have a vintage design, but the new Marshall Major III Voice headphones are packing a lot of modern technology, with the smarts of Google Assistant built-in. The integration with Google Assistant means that you can press a dedicate ...
15:32 2019-10-03

GM will integrate Google apps and voice assistant into vehicles starting in 2021 General Motors and Google are teaming up to install the tech giant's voice assistant and apps, including Google Maps, into GM vehicles beginning in 2021....
17:00 2019-09-05

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...
00:16 2019-08-06

Google Assistant's New Phone Line Feature Brings No-Internet Voice Search Google Assistant has integrated several local third-party apps like Ola Cabs, HealthifyMe, Faasos, FreshMenu, and more to enable quick app-based actions....
14:32 2019-09-19

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
20:16 2019-06-14

Pandora's Voice Mode is your personal music assistant Pandora is rolling out Voice Mode to all users today. While you may have used Pandora voice controls on smart products like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, the new feature takes voice commands to the next level. It's meant to be more like a persona...
16:48 2019-07-23

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
23:32 2019-07-11

Google rolls out new privacy features for Maps, YouTube and Google Assistant In an effort to give users more control over their privacy online, Google has released a number of new updates for Maps, YouTube and Google Assistant.For starters, the search giant is adding an incognito mode to Maps. Google added the feature to YouT...
04:16 2019-10-03

GM, Amazon partner to install Alexa voice assistant in cars The popular voice assistant will be available on model year 2018 and newer Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles with compatible infotainment systems in the first half of next year....
23:32 2019-09-25

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Ec...
02:48 2019-07-12

Russia’s Yandex expands its Alice voice assistant to the smart home Russian internet giant Yandex has announced a big expansion for its digital assistant Alice, introducing integrations with various smart home products.Read More...
15:16 2019-05-23

Is Amazon’s Alexa ready to leave home and become a wearable voice assistant? Amazon’s device event today played host to a dizzying number of product announcements, of all stripes — but notably, there are three brand new ways to wear Alexa on your body. Amazon clearly wants to give you plenty of options to take Al...
12:16 2019-09-26

Germany planning to access voice assistant data to tackle crime German authorities are working on guidelines to allow them to access data held by voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa or smart fridges to help them fight crime, a spokesman for the interior ministry said on Wednesday....
16:32 2019-06-05

Xiaomi’s budget Mi Band wearable now sports a color screen and voice assistant Xiaomi has refreshed its smart fitness tracker and unveiled a range of other gadgets in China, giving a glimpse at some of its affordable products that it will likely be bringing to other markets in the coming future. The wearable fitness tracker, c...
16:48 2019-06-12

Picovoice’s voice assistant promises cloud-level accuracy on edge devices Cloud-connected voice assistants are powerful, but they have privacy problems. Picovoice wants to solve that problem with an efficient edge solution.Read More...
00:48 2019-09-04

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assis...
05:00 2019-09-20

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....
05:00 2019-06-14

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
20:32 2019-06-14

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations to 2020 presidential candidates Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contribution between $5 and $200 to a participating 2020 presidential candidate, the company announced Wednesday....
01:32 2019-09-20

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,” ...
06:48 2019-06-13

Google Assistant is now available for most Chromebooks Google has started rolling out Chrome OS 77, and it makes Assistant widely available to the devices the platform powers. The voice AI used to be a Pixel exclusive, though adventurous users have been able to switch it on as a hidden feature for a whil...
03:00 2019-09-29

Everything You Can Do With Google Assistant on a Chromebook Google Assistant is spreading into more and more devices—you might be familiar with it from your smartphone, or your smart speaker, or your smart display, but it’s also arriving on more and more chromebooks, too.Read more......
16:48 2019-10-08

Issa Rae can now be your Google Assistant If you've ever heard Issa Rae's voice in your head during an awkward moment in life, here's some good news: Now, you can have the gift of her wisdom any time you want....
15:48 2019-10-10

9 things Google Assistant can do that you may not know about While Apple has Siri and Amazon has Alexa, there’s a third big player in the voice-assistant game: Google's very own voice-activated effort, Google Assistant. It might not have captured the public's imagination in the same way a...
16:32 2019-06-19

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you how....
19:48 2019-05-22

Say thank you and please: Should you be polite with Alexa and the Google Assistant? Should we use words like “please,” “sorry” and “thank you when talking to Alexa, Siri, and the Google Assistant?       ...
23:16 2019-10-10

Who’s Listening When You Talk to Your Google Assistant? A Belgian broadcaster obtained recordings of more than 1,000 conversations with Google's automated assistant, some including personal details and medical information....
04:48 2019-07-11

Waze can take commands from Google Assistant anywhere in the US Google Assistant is officially available for all English-speaking Waze users in the United States. Waze announced the rollout last week after making the feature available in limited test runs earlier this year. The integration will give users the opp...
00:48 2019-09-24

How to Control Your Xbox One With Google Assistant There are now even more ways for you to navigate your Xbox One without using a controller. Microsoft announced that it’s launched a skill on Google Assistant that allows you to control basic navigation and system-level commands on the console using t...
00:48 2019-09-27

The Best Ways to Use Google Assistant’s Reminders What’s the point of all these digital assistants, anyway? To make life simpler, of course. The Google Assistant, in particular, can not only help answer life’s burning questions and control smart devices, but it can also act as your very own personal...
07:00 2019-09-28

You can apply for a job at McDonald's thanks to Alexa and Google Assistant Using voice assistants is part of the company's Made at McDonald’s campaign, meant to amplify the opportunities a career at the company can create.       ...
12:16 2019-09-25

Google Assistant will help you find Tile trackers You don't want to lose an item tagged with a Tile Bluetooth tracker, but you'll at least have an easier time finding it in the near future. Tile is planning Google Assistant support that will let you directly ring your tracker from any devi...
05:48 2019-09-08

Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features available through (relatively) distraction-free voice c...
15:32 2019-06-10

Sonos brings Google Assistant to its speakers in the UK Sonos users in the UK will soon have another option to control their speakers, as Google Assistant support is arriving with a software update that's rolling out as of today. You can use the voice assistant to control your setup directly through ...
23:00 2019-07-02

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a "scan...
20:48 2019-05-29

Want to work at McDonald's? Ask Alexa or the Google Assistant for help McDonald’s is launching Apply Thru to let you apply for a job with the fast-food chain by asking Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant.       ...
12:16 2019-09-25

Google Assistant gets its own phone number in India Google is making its Assistant available to people in India via a phone call, so they don’t need a smart speaker or even a smartphone to access the service. The company announced at its Google for India annual event it has partnered with mobile carri...
12:32 2019-09-19

Google Assistant finally comes to Dish's receivers It only took half a year, but Dish's receivers are finally ready to work with Google Assistant. The satellite TV provider has started rolling out an update for Hoppers that lets you use the voice remote to check the weather, control your smart ...
20:00 2019-07-31

Google Assistant can now take over screens of Android devices when you’re not using them Google is looking to make its virtual Assistant available on more and more devices, turning them in smart home gadgets that can be used to control home appliances, security systems, or deliver information. The company announced at IFA 2011 on Thursda...
08:32 2019-09-06

Chrissy Teigen "apologizes" for "spoiling" The Voice after The Voice already spoiled The Voice This season of NBC’s The Voice finally came to an end Tuesday night. After auditions, battle rounds, semifinals, duets, sob stories, and regular finals (maybe even regionals?), Maelyn Jarmon was declared the winner. Her victory was shared by coach Jo...
21:00 2019-05-22

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an act...
21:16 2019-07-10

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits....
01:16 2019-06-11

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...
19:32 2019-09-05

McDonald's is using Alexa and Google Assistant to hire new workers McDonald's has launched a new voice experience for both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, but it's not for hungry customers looking to order a couple of burgers. It's called Apply Thru, and the company says it's the world's ...
18:32 2019-09-25

Google's Pixel 4 may invoke Assistant when you raise the phone It's not that difficult to invoke Google Assistant on most Pixel phones, whether it's saying "hey Google," squeezing the sides or making an on-screen gesture. With the Pixel 4, however, it might become downright trivial. A 9to5Google repo...
21:32 2019-10-05

Google Assistant on Pixel 4 may handle calls while you're on hold Google Assistant's ability to handle phone calls may extend beyond booking appointments. A 9to5Google source claims Assistant on the upcoming Pixel 4 will have the option of taking over when you're on hold, bringing you back when another h...
16:48 2019-09-09

Use Google Assistant to Remind Your Family of Upcoming Events When you’re the organized person in your family or the only one keeping track of the ever-lengthening to-do list, it can feel like your day is filled with sending texts and writing post-it notes for your loved ones so they don’t forget that thing tha...
19:16 2019-08-16

You can now keep your eyes on the road at all times with Google Assistant on Waze While it's not particularly clear what Google wants to do in the long run with its two immensely popular web mapping and navigation services, Waze and Google Maps are becoming more and more alike. The search giant is practically transferring features...
17:00 2019-06-10

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that's just very small and it's time to get excit...
13:48 2019-07-12

Google vows to never store Assistant recordings without permission Google has announced that it will do more to protect user privacy for its Google Assistant and confirmed that it doesn't save voice recordings by default. The news comes after revelations that a Google contractor was leaking private user audio r...
15:16 2019-09-23

Google Assistant and Maps are coming to GM vehicles in 2021 GM and Google are working to bring a voice assistant, embedded navigation and in-vehicle apps to Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles beginning in 2021. The companies announced the partnership today, and according to GM, it plans to eventually...
20:32 2019-09-05

Surprise: People are listening to your Google Assistant queries It's no secret that Google records your conversations with Google Assistant after you say a "wake word." But what you might not know is that Google uses contractors to manually review a handful of those recordings, about 0.2 percent. Yesterday, ...
00:16 2019-07-12

Google temporarily stops Assistant audio transcriptions in the EU Google has halted the transcribing of recordings from its voice assistant in the EU. The company faced backlash last month after 1,000 private conversations recorded on its Google Assistant product were leaked to the Belgian news outlet VRT NWS. The....
01:32 2019-08-02

Pixel 4's Google Assistant could free you up while your call is on hold We all hate being placed on hold when calling a business – especially the part where you're forced to listen to excruciating hold music that seems to drone on endlessly. But what if your phone's virtual assistant could go on hol...
03:48 2019-09-09

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices....
00:32 2019-07-12

Microsoft Now Lets You Control Your Xbox Using Google Assistant Microsoft is releasing Xbox Action for the Google Assistant, through which gamers will now be able to control their Xbox consoles with voice commands. ...
19:00 2019-09-27

How to Get Google Assistant to Read Notifications From Third-Party Apps Google Assistant has quietly received a major upgrade to its messaging features, giving the AI helper the ability to read messages from third-party apps....
02:16 2019-08-07

Don't Depend on Google Assistant to Remember Your Parking Spot Thanks to Google Assistant, you’ll never lose your car in the parking lot again—but you shouldn’t be losing it anyway, as you’ll get better accuracy if you remember to tell your smartphone where your parking spot is before you leave your car....
02:16 2019-06-18

Google Assistant now lets you assign reminders to other people Google Assistant will soon be able to assign reminders for up to six people in a household, sending notifications to smartphones and Home speakers.Read More...
13:48 2019-08-16

The Morning After: Google Assistant can read out your WhatsApp replies for you Welcome to your Monday! This week, we've got Samsung's big Unpacked event (Galaxy Note incoming), as well as Disney reporting on how its expansion is faring so far. Over the weekend, you might have missed an E3 data breach that leaked thous...
00:16 2019-08-06

The Pixel 4 may introduce 'raise to talk' for Google Assistant Right now you can get the Google Assistant to start listening to you with a button push, or by saying "hey Google", or by squeezing the sides of your phone – but the Pixel 4 series is being tipped to introduce a new way of activating the app.A...
16:00 2019-10-06

How to Find and Use Google's Brand-New Privacy Tools Google recently announced a few new features that give users more control over their data, including three new privacy options for Google Maps, YouTube, and Google Assistant, as well as a new tool for monitoring password security. Here’s a quick rund...
16:32 2019-10-03

Google Assistant gets Assignable tasks feature, also known as weaponized nagging We all know Google Assistant wants to be helpful and keep families and groups on task. But the engineers behind Assignable tasks probably didn't think through what happens when the feature meets dysfunction....
13:16 2019-08-16

Google Assistant, Search Get New Features for 2019 Cricket World Cup ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 action, Google on Wednesday introduced special features to its Search, Assistant to help people get all the important match updates....
17:00 2019-06-05

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it easier to get a meal delivered to your home, office or even a hotel room. These...
04:32 2019-05-24

Google updates Maps, Search and Assistant so you can order food without app The feature lets you order using leading delivery services like DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, and ChowNow, and more are on the way.        ...
15:16 2019-05-24

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...
12:32 2019-08-23

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will s...
08:00 2019-06-07

Google Assistant Can Now Read Out WhatsApp, Telegram, Slack Messages Google Assistant earlier used to only read out native SMS app messages, and skip all the other communication apps, but that behaviour has now changed....
00:16 2019-08-06

Google WiFi successor could include Assistant-enabled beacons When it hosts its Pixel 4 launch event on October 15th, Google could announce an interesting new update to its WiFi mesh router. According to 9 to 5 Google's Stephan Hall, the company plans to update the device by adding a newly designed Assista...
06:00 2019-09-18

Bose brings Google Assistant to new and existing smart speakers Bose is bringing Google Assistant to its Home Speaker 500, Soundbar 500, and Soundbar 700 and announced the Home Speaker 300, which is due out this summer.Read More...
17:32 2019-05-21

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...
15:48 2019-08-20

Google Assistant just got smart enough to track the New York City subway Google Assistant and Google Pay are making navigating New York City a little easier this month thanks to new subway and bus integrations with the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).Starting today, millions of NYC residents and to...
22:32 2019-05-23

Google Assistant now reads replies from third-party messaging apps Google Assistant has long had the option to read your SMS messages aloud, but that hasn't done much good if your conversations lived in third-party apps. That shouldn't be an issue for long. Both Android Police and 91mobiles have noticed ...
09:16 2019-08-05

Now it's easy to order food in Google Assistant, Search and Maps Starting today, you'll be able to order food via Google Assistant, Search and Maps in the US. At the outset, Google is working with DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice and ChowNow, with support for Zuppler and more on the way....
21:00 2019-05-23

Bose adds Google Assistant to its smart speakers and soundbars When Bose debuted its smart speakers and voice-controlled soundbars last year, the company promised support for other voice assistants besides Alexa was on the way. Today, it makes good on that promise. Bose says starting tomorrow in the US, an autom...
20:00 2019-05-21

Google unveils new security tools for Assistant, Maps, YouTube Google has introduced new tools for its Maps and YouTube platforms, which are part of the company's aim for greater security following repeated privacy concerns in the technology industry....
16:16 2019-10-02

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review voice recordings recently leaked over a thousand As...
17:48 2019-07-12

Google Assistant will quietly obey your light-switching commands Google knows hearing Assistant's loud and crisp responses when you're trying to sleep could be incredibly annoying. That's why it's switching its responses off when you ask the voice AI to turn off your connected lights via a Goog...
16:48 2019-07-24

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...
21:32 2019-06-20

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....
03:00 2019-06-05

Google Assistant brings back handy parking location functionality Google's industry-leading virtual assistant can be of great help not only when you're actually behind the wheel, but also to remind you where you've parked your car at the end of a nice day walking around town. There are in fact a number of ways in w...
11:16 2019-06-18

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and translate live conversations in two dozen languages, a ...
19:32 2019-05-30

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
02:32 2019-07-12

Google Assistant launch gesture officially arrives on Android Q beta From the very start, Google intended to fine-tune the gesture-based navigation system it introduced with Android Pie in an effort to make poking around phones with edge-to-edge screens feel a lot more natural. One of the gestures it was working on wo...
21:32 2019-07-10

JBL's Google Assistant soundbar finally released after a year-long delay It's been a while since the JBL Link Bar was announced – nearly a year, in fact – but the all-in-one soundbar, Android TV box, Chromecast device, and Google Assistant speaker has just become available to buy. According to Enga...
22:00 2019-07-24

The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders Do you sometimes have to nag your significant other to take out the trash on Monday night? Now, you can do so in a more passive-aggressive way by sending them a reminder through the Google Assistant instead of in person. “Hey Google, remind Ale...
18:48 2019-08-16

Purported Leaked Pixel 4 Demos Show Off Improved Google Assistant As the self-appointed “friend who looks everything up,” I’m open to any app or update that might make my constant fact-checking less of a production. With the “new Google Assistant” on the Pixel 4, issuing a command or query may become as simple as r...
09:16 2019-10-06

Google Screenshot Search Feature Spotted, Assistant UI Redesign Tipped The company is also reportedly working on changing the pill-shaped Google Assistant suggestions that pop-up every time we trigger the voice assistant to make more suggestions accessible....
18:00 2019-09-16

Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant promote sexist attitudes towards women, says UN A report by UNESCO has suggested that the default use of female-sounding voice assistants in our smart home gadgets and smartphones perpetuates sexist attitudes towards women.The report, titled I'd Blush if I Could, takes its name from Siri&apos...
10:01 2019-05-23

The world's most valuable brand is not who Apple and Google fans might expect There are many research firms that publish yearly reports ranking the world's most valuable brands after taking different factors and numbers into consideration, but for a long time, one of only two names has found itself at the top of almost every s...
18:32 2019-06-11

Brand new Pixel 4 leak features the same design that Google confirmed Responding to a series of recent leaks that claimed the Pixel 4 would have a square-shaped dual-lens rear camera module, Google shocked fans last week by actually releasing a render of the Pixel 4’s rear design which confirmed the rumors. Since...
03:00 2019-06-18

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand Amazon has become the world’s most valuable brand this year by overtaking Google and Apple, according to a report. Last year, Google was ranked the top, followed by Apple and Amazon.The 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, ...
20:00 2019-06-23

Google Assistant tops 2019 digital assistance IQ test, but every AI posts gains Once again, Google's Assistant is the best at responding accurately to user questions, but rivals Siri and Alexa are making steady gains year over year.Read More...
13:48 2019-08-16

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the semi...
13:00 2019-05-29

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
17:32 2019-07-13

Google Assistant's Ambient Mode turns Android devices into smart displays Google wants to put your device to work even when it's charging or resting on a living room table or kitchen counter. Today at IFA, the company announced Ambient Mode for Google Assistant. The new feature will turn the latest Android devices int...
00:32 2019-09-06

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...
16:00 2019-06-21

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...
23:32 2019-05-21

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80 Google Assistant is truly everywhere nowadays, from your Android or iOS phone to the search giant's growing family of in-house smart speakers, as well as third-party audio products made by companies as diverse as Bang & Olufsen, Sonos, and Bose. One ...
15:32 2019-05-22

Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch smart display with Google Assistant gets a rare 60% discount Lenovo smartly decided to buy Motorola to have a foothold in the US market, but smartphones aren't the only products the Chinese company is selling in the country. The smart display market only at the beginning, but we already have a couple of major ...
14:32 2019-06-23

More favorite features of Google's designers: Drive, Hangouts, and Voice We continue our look into the features Google's designers are most proud of. In this installment, we look at powerful (but lesser-known) features in the G Suite versions of Drive, Hangouts, and Voice....
19:32 2019-08-29

Hey Google, lend me a tenner? NatWest trials voice banking High street bank says Google Home trial could let you do the banking as you make a cuppa or iron a shirtGet ready to say: “Hey Google. How much do I have in my bank account?” NatWest is to begin voice-only banking that will give customers direct acce...
09:00 2019-08-12

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hir...
07:48 2019-07-12

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to ...
20:00 2019-08-02

Google Voice for web update makes it much faster to place calls Google is making it much easier to place calls through its Voice service's web interface, adding an always-visible call panel that shows your number and suggested contacts. The panel will remain on the screen whatever it is you're doing, wh...
11:48 2019-07-12

Google Maps now gives better voice directions for people with impaired vision Google updated Google Maps on iPhone and Android with better spoken voice navigation to help people with impaired vision, or anyone who needs extra assitance, like tourists in a foreign city....
19:16 2019-10-10

How to change the Google Maps voice on an Android phone or iPhone Nick Bastone / Business Insider You can change the Google Maps voice that gives you directions by changing its language. On an Android phone, you can change your Google Maps voice in the app or in your phone's text-to-speech settings. On an iPhone...
23:00 2019-09-17

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
14:48 2019-05-21

Google Changing Privacy Protections for Assistant, Plans to Auto-Delete More of Your Audio Data In recent months, it became clear that Google, Apple, and Amazon were all guilty of having humans review audio recordings collected by digital assistants. Today, Google’s trying to mitigate some of the backlash by updating and clarifying its policies...
17:48 2019-09-23

Amazon launches Voice Interoperability Initiative -- without Google, Apple or Samsung Amazon's new initiative aims to make it easier for customers to interact with multiple voice assistants on a single device, but some key players are missing....
21:00 2019-09-24

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
23:48 2019-08-02

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       ...
23:48 2019-08-05

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
06:00 2019-06-12

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new) Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facing shooter of the "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL in tow at a fraction of the price. But Android purists wh...
02:32 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
03:16 2019-08-03

Meet Karen Wickre, the editor who helped Twitter and Google find their voice We often think of tech companies as faceless platforms; social networks where we imprint our personalities, empty documents we fill, and conduits for communicating. But tech giants do have their own voices, carefully crafted by editors, designers, an...
12:48 2019-05-24

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
16:32 2019-08-23

Apple and Google halt human voice-data reviews over privacy backlash, but transparency is the real issue Google and Apple are suspending some of their voice data-review practices, after reports revealed the extent to which humans review private conversations.Read More...
22:48 2019-08-02

Lenovo announces Yoga Smart Tab and Smart Tab M8 Android tablets with Google Assistant The company envisions the 10.1-inch Yoga with distinctive kickstand and the 8-inch M8 with Smart Charging Station as smart home tools as much as entertainment devices....
18:16 2019-09-07

THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The top issues with voice discoverability, monetization, and retention — and how to solve them BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The voice app ecosystem is booming. In the US, the ...
07:00 2019-07-06

Amazon Adds Voice Command for Alexa to Delete Voice Recordings Amazon is making it easier for customers of its Echo device to delete recordings of their own voices as consumer and regulatory privacy concerns regarding artificial intelligence assistants mount....
08:00 2019-05-30

Amazon brings Samuel L. Jackson's voice to Alexa and announces voice-controlled glasses Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for the company's virtual assistant Alexa, while the voice aid will also be built into a new wearable line of earbuds, eyeglasses and a ring....
23:00 2019-09-25

Apple's Voice Control Feature Lets You Use Your Mac or iPhone With Only Your Voice Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote is a time for company execs to stand on a big stage and shout a bunch of new features and changes to a bunch of clapping geeks. While many of these changes are expected refreshes of Apple operating syste...
03:16 2019-06-04

VOICE ASSISTANTS IN HEALTHCARE: An inside look at 3 emerging voice use cases healthcare providers can deploy to cut costs, build loyalty, and drive revenue This is a preview of Voice Assistants in Healthcare research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive indu...
00:48 2019-09-27

What Your Virtual Assistant Can---and Can't---Do Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant are good for more than music and the weather: They can help you get things done, stay in touch, even order coffee—just make sure to keep it simple....
19:16 2019-06-02

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:00 2019-05-21

Google says Google Translate can't replace human translators. US immigration officials have used it to vet refugees. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Documents shared with ProPublica reveal that immigration officials have been told to vet refugees' social media posts using Google Translate despite experts, and Google itself, cautioning against relying on this tool for com...
14:16 2019-09-27

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
03:16 2019-06-23

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:00 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:00 2019-06-03

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:32 2019-06-03

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
21:16 2019-06-20

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecif...
20:48 2019-08-02

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:48 2019-06-03

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Ne...
17:32 2019-06-06

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full ...
11:16 2019-06-04

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
13:16 2019-06-03

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your busine...
06:32 2019-07-10

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
00:00 2019-09-18

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a ...
22:32 2019-07-11

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
16:48 2019-07-12

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crow...
23:48 2019-06-27

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate with candidates. This tool was a product in develop...
11:32 2019-08-28

Ex-Zona assistant said he paid HS coach $40K Emanuel "Book" Richardson told undercover FBI agents that he paid $40,000 to a high school coach to ensure that Rawle Alkins was academically eligible to play Arizona, according to a transcript of a meeting obtained by ESPN....
01:00 2019-09-12

Lakers trying to woo top assistant coach from Warriors The Lakers have already added some big names to their coaching staff, but they’re trying to beef it up even more — at the expense of the current best in the West. They have received permission to speak with Warriors assistant coach Ron Ad...
18:16 2019-06-23

'What is Google Meet?': A guide to Google's professional video-conferencing service, including pricing options and how to join a meeting OpturaDesign/Shutterstock Google Meet is a video-conference-calling platform designed primarily for professional use, which links remote colleagues together for real-time interaction. On a basic Google Meet call, up to 25 people can speak and share ...
00:48 2019-09-24

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that come...
10:48 2019-08-21

Google plans to give you more control over ‘Hey Google’ sensitivity “Hey Google, what’s the weather like?” “OKAY Google, what’s the weather like?” “YO GOOGLE ARE YOU LISTENING?” If you’ve ever had a similarly one-sided conversation with the Google Assistant, you might appreciate an upcoming update. In a blog post det...
04:16 2019-09-24

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball his...
02:00 2019-06-21

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the...
04:00 2019-09-20

Google Pixel 4: What to expect from Google's latest smartphone The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are Google's latest attempts to gain ground against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy. What we know about the new flagships.       ...
19:48 2019-10-14

How Brittni Donaldson became the NBA's youngest assistant coach Brittni Donaldson, who joins the Toronto Raptors' bench this season, is the youngest assistant coach and 10th female coach in the NBA.       ...
13:32 2019-09-19

Predators hire Dan Lambert as assistant coach NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Dan Lambert (pronounced lam-BAIR) as an assistant coach as the franchise attempts to boost a power play that struggled throughout the 2018-19 season. Lambert spent the last two seasons as hea...
00:32 2019-06-05

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
21:48 2019-07-23

Timberwolves hire Pascucci from Nets as assistant GM MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired former Brooklyn Nets director of global scouting Gianluca Pascucci as their assistant general manager. The team made the announcement on Thursday. He’s the first significant front office ...
17:16 2019-05-30

Saban denies offering job to ex-OSU assistant Smith Alabama coach Nick Saban denied offering a job to former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, who was fired in July 2018 amid allegations of domestic violence....
02:48 2019-08-04

VMware adds AI assistant, other updates to Workspace One VMware is also updating the digital workplace platform with expanded endpoint management services, new multi-cloud support and a comprehensive approach to zero-trust security....
21:48 2019-08-26

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
18:48 2019-06-05

Wisconsin assistant coach up and walking after crash MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin said Monday assistant men’s basketball coach Howard Moore was up and walking at a hospital after a weekend automobile wreck in Michigan that killed his wife and daughter. The school also said Moo...
07:32 2019-05-28

Facebook is training an AI assistant inside ‘Minecraft’ The most advanced AIs today can perform select tasks with superhuman-like efficiency, beating the best humans have to offer at intricate games like Starcraft II and Go. But ask those same AIs to perform something outside of their area of expertise, a...
19:32 2019-08-29

Arsenal name Ljungberg as Emery's new assistant coach "Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg has been appointed as Unai Emery\u0027s new assistant first-team coach as part of a change in the coaching staff, the Premier League club announced on Monday."...
18:48 2019-06-17

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is looking to add a bunch of other tricks to Google M...
07:16 2019-09-08

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link thei...
04:00 2019-06-22

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
00:16 2019-06-14

The Five Things You Need To Keep Your Car Looking Brand New Both Inside and Out More often than is normal, I find myself watching car detailing videos on YouTube. Part of that is job-related, but if I’m being honest most of it is just that I find detailing videos oddly compelling and also quite soothing — I once lost the better ...
01:16 2019-08-01

Here's how you can get a brand-new Galaxy S9 for only $300 (50 percent off) If that $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 from a couple of days ago seemed like a killer deal but you held off anyway for something better, that something has arrived in the form of a brand-new 2018 Samsung flagship setting you back a measly 300 bucks.You c...
14:32 2019-06-15

What does Amazon’s “Top Brand” badge actually mean? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Leon Neal) Amazon's biggest asset can also be a headache for its customers. The so-called "everything store" really does sell almost any item consumers might want, but it's often cumbersome and time-consuming to sort...
19:16 2019-08-18

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach and NBA star Chuck Person's lifelong generosity may have driven him to the poorhouse, but it saved him from the jailhouse Wednesday when a judge sentenced him in a bribery scandal that touched some ...
17:32 2019-07-18

Cunningham, Westhoff win assistant coach achievement award Mike Westhoff and the late Gunther Cunningham have won the 2019 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. Cunningham spent 33 of his 35 NFL seasons as an assistant coach, renowned for his feared defen...
05:48 2019-06-11

Ex-Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie upset over way he was fired Former Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie criticized current coach Freddie Kitchens over the way Kitchens handled the decision not to retain him on his staff....
17:32 2019-08-06

Trump’s Personal Assistant, Madeleine Westerhout, Steps Down Her abrupt exit came after the president learned that she had indiscreetly shared details about the Trump family and the Oval Office operations she was part of....
08:48 2019-08-30

Colts senior offensive assistant steps down before opener Longtime assistant coach Howard Mudd has decided to walk away from football just two days before the Indianapolis Colts open the season at the Los Angeles Chargers       ...
06:32 2019-09-07

Cavs hire former Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb as assistant CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have hired former California coach Lindsay Gottlieb as an assistant on John Beilein’s staff. Gottlieb spent the past eight years coaching the Golden Bears, leading them to seven NCAA Tournament appearances. While ...
21:00 2019-06-12

Oracle's new digital assistant sounds suspiciously like Clippy Oracle aims to simplify the use of their Cloud applications through digital assistants, though this plan resembles a certain loathed paperclip in function, if not form....
18:32 2019-09-17

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
04:01 2019-06-24

Microsoft Teams now supports Oracle digital assistant Oracle's AI assistant is now supported by Microsoft Teams, responds to voice commands, and comes with NLP that grasps terms specific to enterprise users.Read More...
00:00 2019-09-18

Prison date set for former UA assistant coach Book Richardson TUCSON – A prison date for former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson has been set in the college basketball corruption case. According to documents, Richardson must report to the Otisville’s minimum security satellite camp in Otisville...
04:32 2019-07-03

Toyota's LQ Concept Includes Its Own Artificial Intelligence Assistant I don’t know what it is with the requirement that our future cars need to foster some deep human-car emotional bond, but Toyota is proposing a pretty similar thing with its LQ concept. This little car will include its very own artificial intelligence...
16:00 2019-10-11

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids jail in corruption case Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland was sentenced to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service Wednesday for his role in the college basketball corruption scandal....
21:00 2019-06-05

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....
05:48 2019-05-30

Celtics assistant gets probation in college bribery case A Boston Celtics assistant coach has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay a fine for accepting $300,000 in bribes to get a wealthy Florida businessman's son into the University of Pennsylvania....
13:32 2019-07-03

Robert Downey Jr. Blames His 'Assistant' for Using the Wrong Phone A coupe of days after Robert Downey Jr. was caught messaging from a Huawei phone, instead of a OnePlus, he now blames his assistant for this goof up....
10:48 2019-08-05

Trump personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout resigns WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout has resigned from her job, a White House official and another person familiar with the situation told NBC News late Thursday. One source said that Westerhout left because s...
07:00 2019-09-01

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Emanuel “Book” Richardson received the sentence on Thursd...
19:48 2019-06-06

Blackhawks hire Marc Crawford as assistant coach CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Marc Crawford as an assistant coach on Jeremy Colliton’s staff. The 58-year-old Crawford was the interim head coach for Ottawa at the end of last season. He also has served as the head coach for ...
00:32 2019-06-05

Wisconsin assistant coach’s wife, daughter die in crash MILWAUKEE (AP) — The University of Wisconsin says the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident. Wisconsin’s athletic department said Moore’s wife, Jennifer, and...
19:48 2019-05-26

What to do if you've lost your voice People may be able to get their voices back by gargling salt water, drinking fluids, or resting their voice. A doctor may also provide medications. Learn how to get your voice back here....
12:17 2019-07-16

What Your Voice Reveals About You The sound of your voice is becoming a new type of fingerprint. Technology that detects nuances in sound, inaudible to humans, is capturing new clues about people’s likely locations, medical conditions and even physical features....
22:16 2019-08-13

Which rapper took her name from a brand of rum? The Weekend quiz From Les Battersby to Port Moresby, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Marie Tussaud’s “Separate Room”, which opened in 1802, became better known as what?2 In New Mexico, what is the Very Large Array?3 What is the UK’s largest land mammal?4 J...
08:48 2019-08-10

You Just Lucked Into Up to 75% Off Sale at Lucky Brand A blowout sale is upon us. Lucky Brand wants to make sure you get lucky with some deeply discounted apparel, so they’ve restocked their clearance section. Take up to 75% off Lucky’s already marked-down sale sections for men and women, not to mention,...
23:32 2019-05-31

Why Celebrities Are Faithful to Faithfull the Brand We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:32 2019-08-01

Deal: Get a brand new Apple iPhone SE for as low as $240 Despite the fact that Apple discontinued the iPhone SE, the Cupertino-based company continues to sell refurbished as well as new units for a lot less than the suggested retail price. However, many retailers are trying to cut Apple's prices and offer ...
00:48 2019-07-04

Smart is the first car brand to switch to an all-EV lineup Smart has touted electric models in its lineup for years, but they've usually been secondary to the gas and diesel models. Now, however, the EVs have the spotlight to themselves. The Daimler badge has revealed the EQ Fortwo and EQ Forfour, bot...
22:32 2019-09-06

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
23:48 2019-06-12

Citroen 'strengthened' by creation of DS brand Citroen's product planning chief says spinning off premium sub-brand has allowed firm to focus on key values Citroën's image has been strengthened by the decision to split DS into a standalone brand, according to its product planning boss. Turning D...
04:48 2019-07-22

LaCroix was the Millennial 'it' brand. Now it has lost its way LaCroix was once the "it" brand in one of the fastest-growing parts of the beverage market. But bigger, deeper-pocketed companies have caught up, and LaCroix's popularity is fizzling....
07:48 2019-05-31

Target to launch new food brand Target is launching its own food and beverage brand. Shoppers will soon start seeing the “Good and Gather” brand at all Target locations. Target says the new brand focuses on a wide range of high quality, affordable food and beverage prod...
15:16 2019-08-20

Sony vs Samsung TV: choosing the TV brand for you Samsung and Sony, both being massive TV makers with an international install base, might not seem too different at first glance. But if you're sussing out which to pick for your next television, you'll want to go into your purchase knowing ...
18:32 2019-07-22

How to Build a Personal Brand Without Being a Dick Strategist, podcaster, and influencer-for-good Aminatou Sow talks about confronting trolls, building a brand, and using her considerable clout for positive things....
18:48 2019-05-28

The Brand Investment in eSports Report Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images eSports viewership is on the rise. Thanks in part to streaming services such as Twitch, the number of eSports fans globally is anticipated to surge 59% over the next four to five years.See the rest of the story at Business ...
06:00 2019-07-24

Polishing the Nationalist Brand in the Trump Era Conservative thinkers are trying to bring intellectual coherence to the Trumpian moment under the banner of nationalism. But can it be cleansed of its darker currents?...
23:16 2019-07-19

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. ...
07:48 2019-06-19

Laptop Mag's brand rankings put HP at the top – with Apple far down Our friends at Laptop Mag have published their annual "Best Laptop Brands" report, ranking all of the major laptop makers on various criteria. When you're looking for the best laptop you can get, there's more to it than just finding on...
21:32 2019-06-05

A brand new ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ trailer just came out, but you won’t see it on TV Earlier this week, we saw a leaked Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer that featured plenty of previously unseen footage and even spoiled a few plot details from the upcoming Marvel movie. For example, we now know MJ will figure out that Peter Parker i...
02:48 2019-06-05

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb As Assistant Coach New Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein has made a notable addition to his coaching staff by bringing on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news this afternoon, and the Cavs announced the hire shortly after...
20:48 2019-06-12

Congress Leader's Personal Assistant Kills Himself In Delhi, Say Police Senior Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi's personal assistant allegedly killed himself by consuming poison at his south-west Delhi home in Rajokri on Tuesday, the police said on Wednesday, adding no......
07:00 2019-08-29

Trump's Personal Assistant Steps Down Over Leak Of Information: Reports Donald Trump's personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout resigned on Thursday after she shared information about the president's family with journalists, US media reported....
15:48 2019-08-30

Trump says personal assistant was ‘drinking’ when she made 'hurtful' comments President Trump on Friday expressed disappointment over what he described as the “unfortunate” departure this week of his personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout over "hurtful" comments she made to reporters at a recent off-the-record gathering....
02:16 2019-08-31

Iowa hires Billy Taylor as assistant basketball coach IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran McCaffery’s staff. Taylor, who spent three years as the director of basketball operations in Iowa City from 2014-16, will repl...
20:16 2019-05-22

Former assistant US attorney: Mueller basically told Dems, 'I'm not going to be your savior' Former U.S. attorney Alex Little said on Saturday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had messages for both Republicans and Democrats in Congress when he held a press briefing on Wednesday....
00:32 2019-06-02

Former UA center Joseph Blair named assistant coach for 76ers PHILADELPHIA – Former University of Arizona men’s basketball player and assistant coach, Joseph Blair will join Philadelphia 76ers as an assistant coach, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. The Ohio native played four seasons with the...
19:48 2019-06-27

Whoopi Goldberg says leaking White House assistant may have wanted out: 'A cry for help' "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that Madeleine Westerhout, President Trump's former assistant, may have wanted to leave her position....
07:48 2019-09-04

Reports: Faye Dunaway hit with lawsuit from gay assistant claiming abuse Faye Dunaway is being being sued by her former assistant who alleges demeaning tirades. Michael Rocha says she called him “a little homosexual boy.”        ...
03:32 2019-08-17

Maple Leafs hire Dave Hakstol as assistant coach TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired former Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol as an assistant on Mike Babcock’s staff. Hakstol spent 3 1/2 seasons behind the Flyers bench, compiling a 134-101-42 record. He was fired Dec. 17 af...
22:48 2019-06-29

A virtual assistant revolution is here — and financial services need to step up (VB Live) Learn why modern financial institutions can't afford a wait-and-see approach to virtual assistants and how to get started building a future-proof strategy.Read More...
21:16 2019-09-10

Nursing assistant found guilty of patient abuse appeals DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A judge has found a nursing assistant guilty of simple assault and patient abuse in covering the mouth of a 92-year-old patient at a nursing center and recording it. Nineteen-year-old Samantha Siegel, of Portsmouth, was sentenced T...
17:48 2019-06-07

Raid on Nets continues as Timberwolves nab assistant coach Prigioni The Minnesota Timberwolves came back for more. The team picked off a member of the Nets staff for the second time this offseason, nabbing Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach. Prigioni, 40, who served at Brooklyn’s player development coach, wil...
00:00 2019-06-08

Nets raid Spurs again, land Andy Birdsong as assistant GM After having their brain trust slowly bled, the Nets have added two assistant general managers over Memorial Day Weekend, Andy Birdsong joining the recently hired Jeff Peterson with the same job title. Birdsong is another young mind whom Brooklyn GM ...
21:00 2019-05-27

Nets hire Hawks’ Peterson as assistant general manager NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jeff Peterson as their assistant general manager. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who was hired as the New Orleans Pelicans’ GM. Peterson spent seven seasons in the front office of the Atlanta Hawk...
02:32 2019-05-26

Bolton accept resignations of manager Phil Parkinson and his assistant • Academy manager Jimmy Phillips takes interim charge• Club statement: both men ‘leave with their heads held high’Bolton Wanderers are without a manager after the beleaguered club accepted the resignations of Phil Parkinson and his assistant, Steve P...
14:16 2019-08-22

Trump’s Personal Assistant Was Fired for Comments About Tiffany and Ivanka The personal assistant to President Donald Trump who was fired on Thursday for talking shit about Trump and his family had specifically referred to the president’s relationship with his daughters, among other issues, Politico reported....
02:00 2019-09-01

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...
18:00 2019-08-09

Trump says he forgives ex-personal assistant who spoke to reporters about his family President Trump issued a not-so-veiled threat to his former personal assistant — while claiming that he “fully understood and forgave her” — and slammed other ex-aides who have blabbed to the press in a pair of Saturday tweets. “While Madeleine Weste...
18:00 2019-08-31

Alabama assistant strength coach arrested for second DUI in last 2 ½ years This is Alabama assistant strength coach Josh Chapman’s second DUI charge in the last 2 ½ years after being arrested for the same offence in 2017.       ...
17:00 2019-07-07

Microsoft Clippy lives again as software developer brings the assistant to the Mac The resuscitation of Microsoft's animated assistant capitalizes on people's memories of bygone software from Microsoft, which last year recaptured the title of world's most valuable public company....
06:16 2019-09-10

Paul Pressey becomes special assistant for St. John's hoops Paul Pressey becomes special assistant to St. John's basketball coach Mike Anderson, former teammate at Tulsa        ...
21:16 2019-05-31

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, suppo...
19:32 2019-06-14

A Divisive Voice Once Again Has Trump’s Ear Katie Hopkins, a far-right British commentator who has been labeled a racist for her views on immigrants, has reappeared in President Trump’s Twitter feed....
11:48 2019-08-08

All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice Accessibility has become a popular avenue for tech companies lately, and today Apple revealed its latest push: Voice Control. With macOS Catalina and iOS 13, you'll be able to control your devices completely with your voice. At WWDC, Apple showe...
05:32 2019-06-04

USA vs Britain: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The U.S. women take on Britain on July 2, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
08:00 2019-06-29

Trump’s Personal Assistant Resigns Because She Couldn’t Stop Flossin’ and Spilling Tea A white woman with arguably the whitest name ever is no longer working in the Whitest House after reports that she shared some inner secrets about the president’s family with reporters....
22:16 2019-08-30

USA vs France: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The U.S. women take on France Friday, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
19:48 2019-06-28

Arsenal coaching shake-up sees Ljungberg replace Bould as assistant Former Sweden midfielder steps up from under-23s roleLjungberg ‘looking forward to working in new structure’Freddie Ljungberg is set to become Arsenal’s new assistant first-team coach, with Steve Bould taking charge of the under-23 team, the Premier ...
15:16 2019-06-17

Spurs great Tim Duncan returns to team as assistant coach under Popovich Future NBA Hall of Famer Tim Duncan is back with the team he helped lead to five league championships, taking a job as an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich. Duncan, the Spurs' all-time leader in scoring and rebounds, came back to the team on Monda...
18:32 2019-07-23

Syracuse tabs DeLisha Milton-Jones women’s hoops assistant SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has hired former WNBA star and two-time Olympic champion DeLisha Milton-Jones as an assistant women’s coach. Milton-Jones, who spent the past two seasons as head coach at Pepperdine, will serve as the team’s...
02:16 2019-06-28

USA vs England: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The U.S. women take on England on July 2, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
02:32 2019-07-03

Trump's personal assistant resigns from White House amid tensions A personal assistant to President Trump who had been with the administration since Trump took office, Madeleine Westerhout, abruptly resigned Thursday, reportedly after it was determined she shared private information about the president with reporte...
15:48 2019-08-30

Robert De Niro's attorney calls harassment suit from former assistant 'beyond absurd' Graham Chase Robinson, who became Robert De Niro's executive assistant in 2008, filed a complaint suing the actor and Canal Productions for millions.        ...
10:48 2019-10-04

Michigan Wolverines reward football assistant coaches with lucrative new contracts Michigan football signed several assistant coaches to new contracts this offseason, including Don Brown, Ed Warinner and Josh Gattis.       ...
03:48 2019-07-04

U.S. vs Sweden: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology during the World Cup The 2019 Women's World Cup is underway, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
21:32 2019-06-20

Before playing Dolphins, Cowboys assistant Rod Marinelli reflects on 0-16 Lions of 2008 Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, who coached the 0-16 Lions of 2008, expects the winless Miami Dolphins to compete.       ...
23:16 2019-09-20

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan hired by franchise as assistant coach Tim Duncan, who retired in 2016 after 19 seasons with the Spurs, has been added to head coach Gregg Popovich's bench as an assistant coach.       ...
23:48 2019-07-22

Assistant U.S. Education Secretary visits Tucson’s University High School TUCSON- Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education Scott Stump visited University High School in Tucson Monday morning as part as the department’s 2019 national Back to School tour. University High School was ranked in the top 40 high schools nation...
02:00 2019-09-17

Amazon turns to celebrity voices to bolster use of its virtual assistant Alexa Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for the company's virtual assistant Alexa, one of a range of new features designed to attract more users to the service....
20:00 2019-09-25

Assistant principal failed to act on Abel Cedeno knife warning: probe An assistant principal at the Bronx school where Abel Cedeno fatally stabbed another classmate in 2017 failed to act when the boy’s mom warned he was bringing knives to school and should be fired, a damning probe by the city’s schools wat...
03:48 2019-09-13

Trump: Ousted Personal Assistant Made "Hurtful" Comments About Family President Donald Trump said he dismissed his personal assistant, Madeleine Westerhout, after she divulged personal information about the Trump family during an off-the-record dinner with reporters....
06:00 2019-08-31

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is launching VinFast, its very own car brand with styling by Pininfarina....
04:00 2019-06-15

The top 10 immersive marketing and brand experience events In order to build my list of the top immersive marketing events, I really tried to focus on the events that put marketing use cases front and center.Read More...
20:48 2019-06-09

New 808bhp Lamborghini Sian is brand’s first hybrid News 3 Sep, 2019 The new limited edition Lamborghini Sian combines the 6.5-litre V12 engine from the Aventador with a 48-volt electric motor...
21:48 2019-09-03

Ian Callum launches a new design and engineering brand News 17 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s former chief of design has launched his own styling house, with plans to release his first project this September...
17:48 2019-07-17

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launch in decade suggests she’s already succeeded...
10:48 2019-05-24

'Beyond what was appropriate': BBC rules on Jo Brand's battery acid joke Jo Brand's controversial battery acid joke "went beyond what was appropriate" for a Radio 4 comedy show but did not incite violence, the BBC has ruled....
13:32 2019-08-30

The best mattress brand is offering an insane discount right now A new mattress doesn't have to be a costly investment, as this Nectar sale will help you save big on the bed of your dreams.       ...
23:48 2019-09-16

It's Time for the Maserati Brand to Drive Off Into the Sunset Despite Maseratis’ sexy exteriors and the boost from getting name-checked in this summer’s hottest song, “Old Town Road,” sales are understandably in free fall, says Dan Neil...
02:32 2019-09-07

There Are Way More Brand New Manual VW Wagons for Sale Than I Expected It’s a sad day for wagon lovers as Volkswagen announced that the Golf Sportwagen and Alltrack will not return to the American market after the 2019 model year. It was the only brand new wagon you could buy in the US with a manual, and if you are thin...
22:16 2019-07-17

Avengers will get a brand new team member soon, but not until MCU Phase 5 Disney and Sony surprised fans a few weeks ago by announcing a new Spider-Man deal that brings the beloved hero back to the MCU. On top of that, Marvel confirmed the launch date of Spider-Man 3, placing the film towards the end of MCU Phase 4, which ...
02:48 2019-10-09

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launches its first smart TV Looks like Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi is challenging OnePlus and Honor in the smart TV department. Redmi CEO Lu Weibing has revealed the brand's first TV, along with the Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro at an event in Beijing. The company's s...
20:16 2019-08-30

Opinion: Does Porsche have the brand appeal of Tesla? Porsche has a brilliant past and present, but Tesla’s reign as the cool kid of EVs means brand competition is fierce Porsche, purveyor of extraordinary sports cars. Tesla, purveyor of sometimes-questionable-quality electric cars. Today, the day whic...
18:48 2019-09-04

Krost fashion brand to open pop-up in Soho Samuel Krost is opening a two-week pop-up in Soho for his eponymous Krost brand. Located at 158 Mercer St., just steps from Houston Street., for its run from May 18 to May 31, Krost will be debuting its new Second Semester collection of tees, hoodies...
18:00 2019-05-21

60 years of Skoda Octavia - the car that defined a brand Features 23 Jul, 2019 As the Skoda Octavia hits its 60th birthday, we take a drive in all four generations to see how much has changed over the decades...
18:16 2019-07-23

Apple just surprised us with a brand new iPod touch For the first time since 2015, Apple is refreshing its iPod touch line with a brand new model. The 2019 edition of the affordable portable device features an A10 Fusion chip, which first appeared on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus back in 2016. Apple ...
02:48 2019-05-29

BBC defends Jo Brand over battery acid joke The BBC has defended Jo Brand against claims she incited violence with a joke about throwing battery acid during a radio show, saying panellists are often "deliberately provocative" but "not intended to be taken seriously"....
12:00 2019-06-13

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand's German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization....
12:00 2019-06-05

LSU has a brand-new offense -- but can it pass a test vs. Texas? Coach Ed Orgeron has promised a more impactful offense. QB Joe Burrow says he can confidently lead that unit. So, is it finally time to take LSU seriously?...
19:32 2019-09-06

WeWork and the new brand of office-space providers WeWork owner The We Company published detailed financial statements for the first time on Wednesday, revealing breakneck revenue growth and soaring losses as it prepares for an initial public offering as early as next month....
00:48 2019-08-15

The world’s most valuable spirits brand is not what you think In honor of National Tequila Day, here is the world's most valuable spirits brand: Baijiu, a traditional Chinese grain liquor.       ...
01:32 2019-07-25

New Bentley EXP 100 GT to mark brand's 100th birthday News 1 Jul, 2019 The new Bentley EXP 100 GT has been teased ahead of its official reveal on 10 July, the date of the British brand's 100th anniversary...
10:16 2019-07-01

Turn yourself into a marketable brand with this $19 training package The courses in the Personal Branding Bootcamp Bundle ($19, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) will give you the tools to help your voice and persona stand out from the crowd as well as promote your best qualities for some much-needed career — and sa...
15:32 2019-08-05

New name for BB&T-SunTrust bank lampooned: 'You could put this on a brand of toothpaste' "They have thrown aside two great brands that had real value in exchange for this horrific, means-nothing statement," said investor psychologist Peter Atwater....
22:00 2019-06-13

For $25, learn to build a brand and sell online like a pro through SEO By 2021, digital marketing spends worldwide are expected to top $375 billion. You can join the short, but growing roster of professionals who both understand and can utilize those kind of resources in messaging online with the training in The Complet...
17:00 2019-10-12

Leak says the Avengers might get a brand new team member The Avengers beat Thanos in Endgame, but they lost three team members in the process, including Iron Man and Black Widow, who are both dead, and Captain America, who retired. With Spider-Man out of the roster for the time being thanks to the issues b...
04:32 2019-09-25

The Bloodhound SSC Project Is Back In Business With A Brand New Name The Bloodhound Supersonic Car has had one hell of a rough time these past few years. Aiming to be the first car to hit 1,000 mph, the whole operation went into administration before being saved by entrepreneur Ian Warhurst. It’s now been renamed the ...
22:32 2019-10-02

US toymaker Hasbro to buy 'Peppa Pig' brand and studio "Peppa Pig" is set to get a new owner in a $4 billion deal with US giant Hasbro. The cartoon about a family of pigs has found millions of fans worldwide and even sparked anger of Chinese censors for being "subversive."...
12:32 2019-08-23

Your favorite retail brand may be coming to a hotel near you Brands including Taco Bell, Shinola and Equinox are moving into hospitality — because, as one hotel marketing expert says, "Hotels are the new showrooms for retail."...
13:16 2019-06-21

This Brand Is Taking The Tiny Bag Trend To The Next Level "Our inspiration first came from trying to figure out the smallest, functional bag that we could make in order to utilise all of our damaged, authentic Louis Vuitton bags"...
03:48 2019-08-07

Altria and Philip Morris Consider What Brand to Use if They Merge As Marlboro makers Philip Morris International and Altria Group pursue talks to merge, executives are beginning to wonder what to call the entity that would result....
22:16 2019-08-28

Walmart Memorial Day sale: save up to $400 on top brand 4K TVs Memorial Day weekend is officially here, and that means discounts and deals from your favorite retailers. Walmart's Memorial Day sale includes discounts sitewide and massive price cuts on its best-selling 4K TVs. You can find Black Friday-like p...
21:32 2019-05-26

Volkswagen reveals new look for high-performance R brand Volkswagen R Sporting division gets revamp as part of company-wide rebranding effort Volkswagen has continued its rebranding efforts with a revised logo for its high-performance R sub-division.  The German firm unveiled a new version of its VW rou...
15:16 2019-10-08

Every small business is a brand: Make yours stand out Branding is something most small business people know is important. But creating one that resonates with consumers is easier said than done.       ...
17:16 2019-08-21

I Am So Down For This Brand New Audi Allroad In Metallic Green I think we have confidently established two things here on Jalopnik. The first is that wagons are good, and the second is that green cars are also good. Therefore a logical conclusion would follow that a green wagon is extra good. If you are looking ...
21:32 2019-10-03

Sports Illustrated, the Brand, Is Sold for $110 Million Meredith will continue to run the magazine and website, but Authentic Brands Group, a marketing company, will control the rights to images and the name itself....
07:32 2019-05-28

Let Us All Celebrate NBA 2K's Terrible Voice Acting Things have mostly improved in recent years, but there was a while there 3-5 years back where the developers of NBA2K were more interested in getting NBA players into the recording studio than in checking whether they were actually any good at voice ...
06:32 2019-07-23

Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”...
21:16 2019-07-31

Empath’s AI detects emotion from your voice Japanese startup Empath is developing AI that can suss out a person's emotion from their vocal intonation, with call center applications just the beginning.Read More...
15:00 2019-09-09

| Italy's PM Conte: 'Mr Nobody' who found his voice Dubbed "Mr Nobody" when he was named Italy's prime minister, Giuseppe Conte became increasingly assertive in a political crisis that has ripped apart the governing coalition....
14:16 2019-08-21

Voice in the enterprise: 3 current use cases Weeding through the hype, Gartner offers three use cases for voice technology that the enterprise can actually use right now, covering Salesforce Einstein and Amazon Alexa....
12:00 2019-08-31

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
09:48 2019-05-22

Adam Levine has lost his The Voice (or maybe it's the other way around) It’s time for someone who you might not expect to be a good singer just by looking at them to take the stage for a sorrowful rendition of “Moves Like Jagger” or whatever, because longtime The Voice coach Adam Levine is stepping out of his spinning Em...
21:32 2019-05-26

With or Without a Stanley Cup, the Blues Will Lose Their Voice After 19 years of singing the national anthem at Blues games, Charles Glenn is retiring because his multiple sclerosis commands more of his attention....
01:00 2019-06-05

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
19:01 2019-05-22

Trump says ousted personal assistant made ‘hurtful’ comments about his family to reporters Madeleine Westerhout, who kept a low public profile even though she was one of the more influential members of the White House staff, abruptly left her post this week....
15:48 2019-08-31

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa is now ready for India, adds Hindi support Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa now speaks Hindi. After the new update, Echo smart speaker users can head over to the Alexa app and change language settings to Hindi and “make Alexa Indian”.Like most tech companies, India is a k...
20:48 2019-09-18

Jets assistant coaches Gregg Williams, Joe Vitt don't want to talk about Bountygate Both Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt quickly and forcefully moved on when asked about their roles in the New Orleans Saints' Bountygate scandal.       ...
23:48 2019-06-13

Wisconsin officials devastated by deaths of wife and daughter of men's hoops assistant Howard Moore's wife, Jennifer, was 46 years old. His daughter Jaidyn was 9. The Wisconsin assistant remains hospitalized after the fatal accident.        ...
01:48 2019-05-27

Paul Pressey joins St. John’s staff as special assistant to Mike Anderson NEW YORK — Longtime NBA player and assistant coach Paul Pressey will be a special assistant to St. John’s basketball coach Mike Anderson, his former teammate at Tulsa. The school also said Friday it has hired Steve DeMeo as an assistant coach. ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Wisconsin men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore conscious, up and walking Howard Moore has been hospitalized since Saturday after a horrific accident in Michigan that killed his wife and daughter.        ...
13:16 2019-05-28

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.       ...
19:16 2019-06-28

Trump’s Personal Assistant, Madeleine Westerhout, Shared Intimate Details of First Family Mr. Trump said Friday that his Ms. Westerhout had been drinking when she “said things about my children” to reporters, comments he called “a little bit hurtful.”...
13:48 2019-08-31

China's assistant foreign minister says global community sees harm from protectionism China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that the international community recognizes harm from protectionism, and that China will safeguard its fundamental interests....
06:32 2019-06-24

Medieval equestrian sport jousting will use Video Assistant Referee technology for first time Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology is to be trialled in one of the world's oldest equestrian sports as jousting becomes subject to the same scrutiny as football and tennis....
19:16 2019-07-31

Bud Foster, longtime Virginia Tech assistant, to retire at the end of 33rd season with Hokies Bud Foster will be on the sideline for his 33rd season at Virginia Tech. The heralded defensive coordinator will retire after the season.       ...
23:32 2019-08-01

Los Angeles Lakers receive permission to talk to Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams The Los Angeles Lakers received permission to talk with Golden State Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams regarding a role on Frank Vogel's coaching staff....
03:16 2019-06-24

Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell to take leave of absence to address health issues Former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, now an assistant with the Miami Dolphins, is taking a leave of absence to address health issues.       ...
05:16 2019-07-14

Louisville assistant football coach Cortney Braswell arrested on theft charges Louisville assistant football coach Cortney Braswell, one of four quality-control coaches on Scott Satterfield's staff, is charged with theft.       ...
19:16 2019-06-28

New Smart EQ Fortwo and Forfour begin brand’s EV future Updated two and four-seat city cars are now electric-only, with styling and technology upgrades Smart has become the first mass market manufacturer to go electric-only with the new EQ Fortwo, Fortwo Cabrio and Forfour, revealed ahead of their Frankf...
15:32 2019-09-05

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
23:16 2019-07-06

A brand new Android phone you can’t buy is as close as we’ve seen to a perfect design We’re getting awfully close to the all-screen phone with all want, thanks to several innovations that have allowed smartphone vendors to reduce bezels to a minimum and increase screen real estate without also increasing the overall footprint of...
18:00 2019-09-17

Why Austria May Renew Kurz’s Brand of Polite Populism Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here. When he took power in 2017, Austria’s Sebastian Kurz became the European Union’s youngest head of governme......
09:16 2019-09-26

“Chanel Is Not For Sale,” Says Brand Of Long-Term Strategy “Unfortunately for many bankers, we will remain a fantasy, but that’s what nice brands are about, creating dreams,” said Philippe Blondiaux, Chanel’s global chief financial officer...
02:32 2019-06-18

Carry Your Hydro Flask in One of the Brand's New Insulated Totes Hydro Flask is here to hold your drinks (and other stuff!) in a whole new way. The maker of our readers’ most beloved water bottle is branching our from drinkware with its just-launched line of insulated totes, and like their famed bottles, these bag...
03:00 2019-08-06

This 29-year-old scored a world-first for his $2 million Indian toy brand Have you ever caught yourself trying to scroll up on a paperback book? For most, it might result in a moment of self-loathing. For Dhvanil Sheth, it marked the birth of a $2 million company....
08:16 2019-08-08

San Francisco officials brand NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’ The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a “domestic terrorist organization” and urged the federal government to do the same – the latest escalation in the heated rhetoric from Democrats ...
18:48 2019-09-04

Why Carrie Symonds is the embodiment of the Boris Johnson brand Greenish and economically rightwing, No 10’s first live-in girlfriend is recognisable to many young Tories, and legitimises Johnson as a lustful law unto himselfCarrie Symonds is not some ingenue blond playmate of a rich and powerful older man. It is...
13:32 2019-08-01

AT&T kills DirecTV Now brand name as TV subscribers leave in droves (credit: Aurich Lawson) AT&T is eliminating the DirecTV Now brand name it uses for its struggling Internet-based TV service. DirecTV Now will become "AT&T TV Now" later this summer, AT&T announced today. DirecTV Now (the future "AT&T TV Now") offer...
19:00 2019-07-31

I Saw a Brand New Car Advertised for $50! Can I Make the Dealer Sell It to Me at That Price? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing bonkers online pricing errors, lease swapping, and buying a us...
19:32 2019-06-07

Would You Spend $40,000 On This Mint 6,000 Mile 1984 Ford F-150 Or On A Brand New F-150? Found for sale in Michigan is 1984 Ford F-150 with apparently under 6,000 miles on its odometer. It looks absolutely perfect, which is why the asking price is nearly $40,000. You can buy a new F-150 for that much, but which of the two would you rathe...
04:16 2019-08-07

Lotus reveals new logo as part of brand revamp New Lotus logo British firm unveils bolder version of its long-running roundel logo as it prepares to launch the Evija electric hypercar Lotus has unveiled a revised version of its roundel logo as it continues its revamp and revival under new owne...
15:00 2019-08-08

Justin Trudeau: the rise and fall of a political brand Thanks to his clever use of social media, he was dubbed the first prime minister of the Instagram age – but after four years in power, cracks in his image have started to show. By Ashifa KassamOn the last night of March 2012, Justin Trudeau climbed i...
13:16 2019-08-22

Bonobos' CEO: How Walmart has helped us. And how we've stayed true to our brand Bonobos' Micky Onvural explains how the men's clothing brand with a cult-like following both benefits from being owned by Walmart and keeps its distance....
05:00 2019-09-25

Brand giant Unilever to halve new plastic use by 2025 Unilever, one of the world's oldest and largest multinational consumer goods distributors, announced Monday it will substantially cut back its use of new plastic over the next several years in a bid to reduce waste....
04:16 2019-10-08

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
12:32 2019-05-23

How Supreme Got Pulled Into a Fight for Its Billion-Dollar Brand Nearly every brand from Gap to Gucci has battled copycats around the globe. But Supreme, the world’s hottest streetwear brand, is battling an opponent who has registered trademarks and opened stores....
18:01 2019-06-30

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates comi...
22:00 2019-05-29

Like a zombie, the Telltale brand is coming back from the dead Enlarge / Lookout behind you, it's the new Telltale Games! Telltale Games may have been dead for nearly a year now, but a zombie version of the brand is poised to rise, much like a character from the company's Walking Dead games. Holding company L...
17:48 2019-08-28

New Seat Taracco PHEV is brand's first plug-in hybrid Petrol-electric powertrain produces 242bhp and yields an electric-only range of more than 31 miles in seven-seat SUV Seat’s electrification roll-out has begun with a plug-in hybrid Tarraco, which will make its public at next month’s Frankfurt motor ...
18:16 2019-08-28

You don't have to be a big brand name to do a direct listing, investors try to convince start-ups The CEO of enterprise software company Outreach told CNBC that he learned direct listings can be beneficial even for businesses that aren't widely known....
01:48 2019-10-02

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world....
06:48 2019-05-23

VW's Seat brand names new purchasing boss for electrified era Alfonso Sancha will focus on developing Seat's EV strategy in the brand's purchasing division, while helping to consolidate its position and expansion in North Africa, Latin America,and China....
16:32 2019-08-27

Audi kills TT as it bids to emerge as a premium EV brand When it launched in 1998, the two-seat Audi TT won numerous fans but more importantly, it established Audi as a design leader. This helped differentiate it from the more handling-oriented BMW and comfort-driven Mercedes....
18:16 2019-05-23

Apple may release an iPhone SE 2 with a brand new design next year The iPhone SE has long been a sleeper hit for Apple, with Tim Cook noting a few years ago that demand for the compact device was surprisingly strong and even higher than Apple’s own internal projections. “We’re thrilled with the res...
00:48 2019-05-28

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Ca...
04:32 2019-07-10

Infiniti gets new design chief in latest upheaval at brand The Japanese stylist responsible for Infiniti's QX Inspiration and Prototype 10 concept vehicles, Taisuke Nakamura, will be the premium brand's new global design chief, following the departure of current head Karim Habib in the latest executive shuff...
20:48 2019-08-26

Brand-New Hearthstone Legendary Card Is Already One Of The Most Popular In The Game From time to time, Blizzard gives away free Hearthstone cards. Sometimes, they are good. But sometimes, as with the recently released free Legendary card SN1P-SN4P (pronounced “snip-snap”), they are great. Seriously, if you see this thing pop up whil...
19:48 2019-06-13

Facebook is so insanely big, it had to design a brand new DHCP server You can tell a lot about the direction of a company by looking at its tech stack. A great example of this comes from Facebook, which today announced the creation of a brand new open-source DHCP server, as it had outgrown the existing products. This t...
19:16 2019-05-28

WWE's awesome NXT brand moving to USA and expanding to 2 hours, which could be good or bad NXT is basically the WWE’s junior varsity, if you’re unfamiliar, but anybody who watches it would tell you that its storytelling and characters are infinitely more compelling than what Raw and Smackdown are peddling out these days. In fact, it’s beco...
19:48 2019-08-20

Supergirl returns with a brand new outfit, same sunny outlook With four seasons under its belt, Supergirl is no longer the scrappy new kid on the superhero block. That tonight’s season premiere follows the uneven debut of the new Arrowverse series Batwoman is a reminder of just how much Supergirl has grown sinc...
09:32 2019-10-07

New BH90210 Teaser Features Kissing and Brand New Footage Finally, we've got a glimpse of what BH90210 might actually look like. A new promo appears to feature some actual footage, and there are a whole bunch of new pics of the actors in......
00:32 2019-07-12

Target to debut new private grocery brand next month The Good & Gather brand will be the largest of Target's private labels, and Target said it will have more than 2,000 products across food and beverage by 2021....
19:32 2019-08-19

H&M's outlet brand Afound tweaks strategy toward online Fashion retailer H&M's newest independent business, outlet brand Afound, will focus more on online expansion and less on physical store expansion than previously planned, it said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-10-08

Cosmetics brand doubling size of downtown space Skincare products maker Korres USA is putting on a happy face at 80 Maiden Lane. The Greek brand, which specializes in all-natural cosmetics, is upsizing from 4,500 square feet in the tower to 10,000 square feet. The asking rent was $58 a square foot...
07:16 2019-07-16

LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand could be on life support Lonzo Ball has distanced himself from his father LaVar’s Big Baller Brand, and it appears the public has too. The company, which has received an embarrassing failing grade from the Better Business Bureau, appears to be on its last legs. LA Spor...
19:00 2019-07-17

Your Budget Won't Sweat This Amazon Brand Activewear Sale Amazon sells its own activewear, because Amazon sells everything now, and they’re discounting a bunch of the men’s stuff below their already-low MSRPs today....
20:00 2019-05-31

W Hotel Creator Evokes Childhood With New Lodging Brand Real-estate investor Barry Sternlicht is known for hotels featuring sleek designs, sophisticated cocktail lounges and opulent furnishings. His latest creation is meant to remind guests of their childhood....
01:00 2019-06-05

Which brand do you think leads in updating smartphone software and security? While there are tons of Android phone manufacturers, getting them to update your device isn't always easy. Even some of the larger Android manufacturers can sometimes take months to issue an update and this is usually a stat that Apple loves to ...
18:00 2019-08-31

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially launches in 2021...
04:16 2019-06-22

Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography It looks like Xiaomi has found a way to take advantage of its latest acquisition, Meitu's hardware business focused on selfie smartphones. Far from being a major player in the smartphone business, Meitu has decided that Xiaomi is the perfect partner ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Calvin Klein is using plus-size models to reinvent its brand This past spring, you couldn’t miss her. Commanding 4,000 square feet of premium Soho air space and wearing nothing by CK underwear, the indie rapper Chika gazed knowingly from Calvin Klein’s massive billboard — just like Kate Moss and Kendall Jenner...
21:32 2019-08-31

Oreo offers $50,000 to anyone who can guess its brand new ‘Mystery’ flavor If you’ve got a sophisticated or discerning palette, you may want to get in on this new Oreo promotion Nabisco is running. While Nabisco is certainly no stranger to releasing mysterious Oreo flavors, the company is upping the ante considerably ...
15:48 2019-09-15

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships ...
01:32 2019-05-22

Gap Brand, Old Navy Post Weakest Sales in Three Years Comparable sales slipped at Old Navy for the first time in three years and the Gap brand posted its biggest decline since 2016, a weak showing for both chains ahead of a planned breakup....
05:00 2019-05-31

New Vauxhall Corsa kickstarts rejuvenation of British brand The Corsa gets a new nose, but all Opel-Vauxhall models arriving after this will get a front-end treatment even more reminiscent of the recent GTX concept car ‘Most robust’ new supermini gets PSA Group underpinnings and pure-electric option The ne...
14:16 2019-06-04

A brand new trailer for ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ just dropped When season five of Breaking Bad was winding down, series creator Vince Gilligan said that he was looking forward to exploring other projects outside of the Breaking Bad universe. As he explained it, he put so much time and energy into the show that ...
13:16 2019-09-30

CVS suspends sales of Zantac brand due to contaminant fears CVS Health Corp said on Saturday it will discontinue sales the popular Zantac heartburn treatment and its own generic ranitidine products from its pharmacies after traces of a known carcinogen were found in some of the products by the U.S. Food and D...
17:32 2019-09-30

The HTC U19e & Desire 19+ are the brand's latest overpriced devices HTC U19eThis year has been a pretty quiet one for HTC’s smartphone business so far, but during a press conference earlier today the Taiwan-based company took to the stage to announce two new devices – the HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+.The HTC U19e – no...
18:32 2019-06-11

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
01:32 2019-06-12

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
19:01 2019-06-11

Toyota ranks No. 1, but VW makes biggest gain in car brand value Toyota has been No. 1 in the brand value rankings in 12 of the 14 years the study has been carried out. VW was the only brand in the automotive top 10 list to improve its valuation....
19:32 2019-06-11

Amazon tactic pushes shoppers to its own brand before clicking ‘buy’ Amazon has introduced a new feature that markets its private-label brands right before consumers add rival products to their shopping carts. The Washington Post conducted dozens of product searches and saw offers for a “similar item to consider...
19:32 2019-08-29

Google's Pixel 4, Pixel 4XL, and Made by Google hardware event squeezed by Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft launches Google's Made by Google hardware event will take the wraps off of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL, but preceding events from the likes of Apple, Amazon and Microsoft have upped the ante for products today as well as 2020....
13:16 2019-10-10

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
16:48 2019-07-15

New US envoy Kelly Craft says she will be voice for freedom Kelly Craft has presented her credentials as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and says she is coming to the world organization “as a voice of America’s unwavering commitment to democracy.”...
01:00 2019-09-13

Kosovo's Manager Doesn't Appear To Have An Inside Voice Kosovo is taking on England in a qualifying match for the 2020 Euros tomorrow, and the game will as something of a coming out party for Kosovo, which has only had a national soccer team certified by UEFA and FIFA since 2016. If this is Kosovo’s chanc...
03:48 2019-09-10

Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.Read More...
20:48 2019-06-03

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
16:01 2019-06-17

Mexico says it may have recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s National Sound Library says it has discovered what could be the first known audio recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice. Culture Secretary Alejandra Frausto says it is possible researchers have found Kahlo’s v...
23:16 2019-06-13

I’d been too scared to sing since childhood – could I find my voice? Nearly forty years after being told she was making a racket, Paula Cocozza decided it was time to confront the sound of silenceMy singing voice is a part of my body that I have for years disowned. I was a child when I let it go. Of this moment I reme...
18:32 2019-09-01

The New Monopoly Has a Voice Controlled AI Banker That Will Never Cheat There are few activities that can turn the polite and civil discourse of a family gathering into a shouting match faster than a game of Monopoly. The latest edition replaces the designated banker with an intelligent, voice-activated top hat that hand...
20:48 2019-06-19

Apple's Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you "Open Photos. Scroll up. Show numbers. 13." Over the years, Apple has frequently highlighted its accessibility work in commercials, but the ad that ran for a minute and a half during game 5 of the NBA Finals was particularly powerful. In it, a man i...
04:48 2019-06-20

Soon nearly a third of US consumers will regularly make payments with their voice This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. BI Intelligence A revolution in payments and banking is beginning as virtual assistants like Siri and Al...
14:16 2019-07-02

Amazon will let you delete your voice history with Alexa As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you&#...
15:32 2019-05-29

Voice AI systems will be ‘everywhere’ and ‘phones will disappear in 10 years' Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk claims the AI system will connect us to the internet from anywhere and will enable humans to down their phones and merely speak to access any information or make any purchases...
13:16 2019-10-08

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
18:00 2019-05-22

Auburn radio voice, wife die following car crash Rod Bramblett, who served as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife, Paula, died from injuries suffered in a car accident Saturday night in Alabama, the Lee County Coroner's Office confirmed....
11:16 2019-05-26

The Loudest Voice Shows Us What We Already Knew. That’s Not Redundant—It’s Exactly What We Need Most people who watch Showtime’s new miniseries The Loudest Voice will go in knowing quite a bit about its protagonist. Though he started in daytime TV, Roger Ailes made his name as a ruthlessly effective media strategist for Richard Nixon, Ron...
23:48 2019-06-27

Tom Hanks hilariously describes what it's really like to voice Woody Tom Hanks joined Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal and Gwyneth Paltrow on "The Graham Norton Show," where he took Holland through an acting drill Hanks learned in his early career....
21:32 2019-06-21

The latest version of Monopoly is voice-activated We've seen a ton of different Monopoly versions over the years, including ones based on Fortnite, Mario Kart and Overwatch. Now, Hasbro is releasing the franchise's take on voice-assisted technology. Seriously. The Monopoly Voice Activated ...
18:32 2019-06-19

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Letting A DJ Voice Sub-Zero And, Bless Him, He's Trying Renowned Belgian DJ Dimitri Vegas did the music for Mortal Kombat 11’s launch trailer. Next week, developer NetherRealm Studios is releasing a Sub-Zero skin featuring Vegas’ likeness, which is great. It also features Vegas’ voice, and that’s not so g...
21:00 2019-08-17

Pandora launches Voice Mode on iOS and Android Long after Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Bixby and a half-dozen others, Pandora has finally launched a 'voice assistant' helper of its own called Voice Mode for its iOS and Android apps that will begin rolling out to devices starting today. Vo...
01:48 2019-07-24

GMTurns toGooglefor in-Car Apps, Voice Commands General Motors forged a closer alliance with Alphabet’s Google, agreeing to build the tech giant’s apps directly into touch-screen displays in vehicles across its four main brands....
18:32 2019-09-05

Facebook contractors have been eavesdropping on your voice messages Facebook, much like Amazon, Google and Apple, has been paying contractors to transcribe snippets of its users' speech. According to Time, a source closely involved in the work claimed that they had been given sound file to work on, but not ...
12:16 2019-08-14

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
12:32 2019-08-23

Geralt Is The New Voice Of...The GPS In Euro Truck Simulator 2 Euro Truck Simulator 2 just added voice navigation in a range of languages, but of all the new options, the best might just be the English guidance provided by Doug Cockle, who plays Geralt in the Witcher series....
02:00 2019-06-03

The voice of Duke Nukem is now officiating weddings Gamers who are planning to walk down the aisle can now rope in a familiar voice to perform their ceremony. Jon St. John, perhaps best known as the actor who helped bring Duke Nukem to life, is ready for action as an ordained minister who's set t...
20:16 2019-08-30

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
05:32 2019-06-19

How to measure the distance between multiple points on Google Earth, with the free Google Earth Pro software TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images You can measure distance on Google Earth in a few different ways. In order to measure distance on Google Earth, you'll have to download Google Earth Pro, which is free and available for Mac, PC, and Linux. Here's ...
00:32 2019-10-02

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.        ...
18:00 2019-05-22

Falcons face questions after hiring ex-Maryland coach DJ Durkin as training camp assistant The Atlanta Falcons are facing questions after hiring former University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin for a guest assistant role during training camp.       ...
02:16 2019-07-23

Selena Gomez's Ex-Assistant Reveals How Her ''Classy'' and ''Conservative'' Style Influenced Their Swimwear Collab Theresa Marie and Selena Gomez are a match made in designer heaven. The singer and her former assistant teamed up for a collaboration for Theresa's new bathing suit company KRAHS......
03:00 2019-05-25

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball assistant coach Howard Moore killed in crash The wife and daughter of Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Howard Moore were killed in a head-on collision Saturday. Moore and his son have been hospitalized.        ...
01:32 2019-05-26

Phil Neville has paved way for woman to coach men's team, says England assistant Bev Priestman England assistant Bev Priestman believes Phil Neville has taken women's football to a "new level" and says it is only a matter of time before a female coach makes the transition to the men's game....
16:48 2019-06-13

Nursing assistant caught on video raping disabled care-home resident: prosecutors A Seattle nursing assistant was arrested earlier this month for allegedly repeatedly raping a 50-year-old disabled woman in his care at an assisted living facility, according to reports. ...
10:48 2019-07-13

Women's World Cup 2019: A guide to Video Assistant Referee review technology The 2019 Women's World Cup is underway, and the referees are getting help from video assistant referee technology to make game-changing decisions.       ...
00:32 2019-06-12

Police make arrest, say May shooting of Colts assistant coach's home was mistaken identity A 20-year-old man has been named as a suspect in the Mother's Day shooting of the home of Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier.       ...
00:16 2019-09-17

Former Arizona basketball player and assistant coach drops defamation suit against Oro Valley couple TUCSON – Former University of Arizona basketball player and assistant coach, Josh Pastner has dropped his lawsuit against an Oro Valley couple that accused Pastner of sexual assault. According to Pastner’s lawyer, Scott Palumbo, Pastner h...
12:48 2019-08-08

Former Arizona basketball player, assistant coach drops defamation suit against Oro Valley couple TUCSON – Former University of Arizona basketball player and assistant coach, Josh Pastner has dropped his lawsuit against an Oro Valley couple that accused Pastner of sexual assault. According to Pastner’s lawyer, Scott Palumbo, Pastner h...
09:32 2019-08-09

Rob Howley, Wales assistant head coach, sent home from Rugby World Cup over betting allegations Wales assistant head coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the side's Rugby World Cup base in Japan over a potential breach of betting regulations....
21:00 2019-09-17

Rihanna Launches Her Fenty Fashion Brand With Paris Pop-Up Store (PARIS) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer’s last name,...
18:32 2019-05-23

Audi AI:Trail concept previews brand’s future SUV styling The eccentric car completes a family of four concepts which preview Audi's vision for shared mobility Future Audi SUVs will resemble this AI:Trail concept, says Audi design boss Marc Lichte, predicting such a car could arrive as soon as 2030. The wa...
16:00 2019-09-10

Revived De Tomaso brand to make debut at Goodwood 2019 Original Pantera has lent its looks – and possibly its name – to new De Tomaso car 60 years since the defunct marque launched, its name will adorn a Pantera-inspired sports car De Tomaso, the Italian performance brand that’s been dormant since it...
09:16 2019-06-12

Tecno to Launch 'Spark' Budget Smartphone Sub-Brand in India Transsion Holdings' smartphone brand Tecno Mobile is set to launch a new budget smartphone sub-brand 'Spark' in India soon, a senior company executive said....
09:48 2019-07-11

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not be the most exciting product launch ever, but it l...
20:00 2019-05-21

New Hyundai 45 concept previews brand’s future design and tech News 10 Sep, 2019 The all-electric Hyundai 45 harks back to the Pony Coupe Concept, with the retro design ethos set to feature on future cars...
08:16 2019-09-10

After all these years, iPhone owners are still more loyal to the brand than Android users Over the past few years, one of the hallmarks of Apple’s strategy to boost iPhone sales has been to actively convince Android users to make the switch over to iOS. All told, it’s been a solid strategy given that iPhone owners, historicall...
21:16 2019-08-20

New 2019 Audi Q3 Sportback joins brand’s growing SUV range News 23 Jul, 2019 The new Audi Q3 Sportback arrives as a rival for the BMW X2 and Mercedes GLA, and features petrol, diesel and mild hybrid powertrains...
01:48 2019-07-24

New Audi PPE concept to preview look of brand's future electric cars News 4 Oct, 2019 Audi has teased its next-generation electric car, and our exclusive image shows how it could look when the covers come off...
06:48 2019-10-05

How Boris Johnson's Blond Locks Became Recognisable Political Brand At different times described as a "straw-coloured mop", "eccentrically windblown" and resembling a "mediaeval monk", Boris Johnson's talismanic haircut has helped define a political career that has......
16:00 2019-07-24

The Latest: Man sues Fairlife brand after farm abuse videos FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A California man is suing the Fairlife brand of milk products, accusing it of fraud followi...
23:16 2019-06-12

There's an old word for Trump's brand of nationalism: 'hatriotism' | Samuel G Freedman The term perfectly describes people who cloak toxic intolerance in patriotism. Let’s bring it backSeveral weeks ago, as President Trump used the pretext of patriotism to unleash a nativist assault on four Democratic women of color in Congress, I was ...
03:00 2019-08-08

"Lotus Evija marks a turning point for the brand under Geely" Opinion 17 Jul, 2019 What does the Evija mean for Lotus? John McIlroy thinks it's important but mainly as a sign of things to come......
18:16 2019-07-17

Promoted: Luxury brand 8Js is inspired by racing, worn by racers The latest luxury fashion brand, 8Js, has been created by Alain Prost's son Sacha and incorporates classic racing themes within its new menswear clothing range...
14:00 2019-05-22