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Industry Morgan Stanley uses Amazon Alexa to inform customers
Author: 0 Morgan Stanley uses Amazon Alexa to inform customers

The idea is to trick the user into opening a malicious app by using voice triggers similar to the ones of authentic apps, and using the malicious apps to either phish users for sensitive data or eavesdrop on their surroundings. Polly's voices are far from ideal, of course, but as they see more use, that could change. Amazon announced a developer preview for adding eight Amazon Polly voices to Alexa skills .

Industry Facebook rolls out Stories archive and voice posts, starting in India
Author: 0 Facebook rolls out Stories archive and voice posts, starting in India

While anecdotal evidence suggests the feature may be slow to take off in the USA, the company can't afford to give up on Facebook Stories entirely. Facebook Stories is adding a feature that lets you post audio clips. Facebook says this will be private to the user, through traditionally Stories disappear after 24 hours.

Industry Facebook says it has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of data
Author: 0 Facebook says it has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of data

According to the company, around 200 apps have been suspended and are pending a thorough investigation into whether they actually did misuse data. Back in March, the world learned that Cambridge Analytica was able to access data from up to 87 million users - the number is the latest estimate provided by Zuckerberg - and use that data to target certain groups of people during the U.S.

Industry Apple's Faulty MacBook Laptop Keyboard Results in Class-Action Lawsuit
Author: 0 Apple's Faulty MacBook Laptop Keyboard Results in Class-Action Lawsuit

Butterfly mechanism switches made their way to Apple's professional laptop lineup with the redesigned MacBook Pro in 2016. "The keyboard features our second-generation butterfly mechanism - providing four times more key stability than a traditional scissor mechanism, along with greater comfort and responsiveness", the company wrote on its website .

Industry Minecraft Cross-Platform Patch, Physical Version For Switch Launch June 21
Author: 0 Minecraft Cross-Platform Patch, Physical Version For Switch Launch June 21

With just over a month remaining before E3 2018 kicks off in Los Angeles, California, Nintendo on Monday night shared more details about the long-awaited Nintendo Switch Online subscription service. Bedrock allows cross-play between all supported platforms and will give Switch owners access to multiplayer servers. Microsoft announced yesterday that the Bedrock version of Minecraft will launch on June 21 on Nintendo Switch.

Industry Snapchat is finally reversing the most controversial aspects of its hated redesign
Author: 0 Snapchat is finally reversing the most controversial aspects of its hated redesign

Snapchat user numbers rose only 2% in the last three months, as parent company Snap Inc reported financial results below analyst expectations. This move could help Snapchat gain back its users but maybe the damage is already done. "We are now rolling out an update to address this by sorting communication by recency and moving "Stories" from friends to the right side of the application, while maintaining the structural changes we have made around separating friends from creators and sorting ...

Industry John Legend to Lend His Voice to Google Assistant
Author: 0 John Legend to Lend His Voice to Google Assistant

Google Photos , which already has a powerful editing suite and machine learning features will be a getting a huge AI boost, which will be giving users B&W photo colorization, brightness correction and suggested rotations. For the first time Android P stops apps from gathering information on users when they are idle, including the likes of location, and network status, as well as access to the camera or microphone.

Industry Bungie Releases Destiny 2 Warmind Launch Trailer 1 Day Early
Author: 0 Bungie Releases Destiny 2 Warmind Launch Trailer 1 Day Early

If you're unfamiliar with the game, which is now available for PS4, Xbox One , and PC, you can check out our review . The Warmind expansion takes players to the Clovis Bray research facility located on Mars' polar ice cap. If you want to install it on PC, the Destiny 2 would take up 48GB of space, but it would require 68GB of free storage to install the Warmind expansion.

Industry Rajya Sabha MPs move SC on Misra impeachment issue
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha MPs move SC on Misra impeachment issue

The petition says: "None of the reasons given by the Chairman ( Venkaiah Naidu )... carry any weight or are legally tenable". "In the absence of a full-fledged inquiry, it is not possible to return any findings on the same". "I am aware of the procedure but it can't be mentioned anywhere else". I have practised in this court for past 45 years. "The misconceived motion for the impeachment of the Chief Justice of India is just one example of this", Jaitley had said.

Industry Apple iPhone X best selling smartphone globally
Author: 0 Apple iPhone X best selling smartphone globally

The iPhone X also faces stiff competition from other 2018 Apple iPhones like the 8 and 8 Plus . In terms of market share , the iPhone X represents 4.6 percent of all smartphones sold in the given period. The previous-generation iPhone 7 shipped a respectable 5.6 million units for fourth place. Apple announced record profits during the first three months of 2018 with CEO Tim Cook claiming Apple iPhone was the bestseller in most markets.

Industry Amazon offers to buy 60 pct stake in India's Flipkart
Author: 0 Amazon offers to buy 60 pct stake in India's Flipkart

India's ecommerce market, which is estimated to be worth $200 billion over the next decade, has been hotly pursued in recent years by both Amazon and Walmart , without great success; thus, the intense interest in leading player Flipkart .

Industry Apple iPhone X Becomes World's Best-Selling Smartphone Model
Author: 0 Apple iPhone X Becomes World's Best-Selling Smartphone Model

Huawei managed in slowly upscaling its brand image in global markets as they clinched a new market share high of 11.8% and grabbed the third spot in the smartphone market. When you compare Xiaomi Note 5 pro with Samsung S8, both phones from the opposite end of the price range section, they are nearly on the same lines in the features offered and specifications category.

Industry Jason Witten regrets not winning Super Bowl for Jerry Jones, Cowboys
Author: 0 Jason Witten regrets not winning Super Bowl for Jerry Jones, Cowboys

Witten missed one game in his career - as a rookie in 2003 - and is expected to join ESPN's " Monday Night Football " broadcast booth, replacing Jon Gruden. When the season ended, Witten vowed to return for another season because "I love this game too much". They don't really begin to tell the story. Witten wrestled with the decision for the past week, alternating nearly hourly between taking the job and playing a record 16th season for the Cowboys, sources said.

Industry U.S. teachers end Arizona walkout after winning pay raise
Author: 0 U.S. teachers end Arizona walkout after winning pay raise

Passage of the budget in the Senate came after nine and a half hours of debate, a high stakes process that unfolded under the watchful eye of educators. "We don't get to pat ourselves on the back", Friese said. The strike produced no concessions. Like Ducey, they argued that the funds for ongoing teacher pay is a major step forward from past teacher raises, starting with a 9 percent raise next year and culminating with a net 20 percent raise by 2020.

Industry Canelo Alvarez Receives Oddly Light Suspension For Failed Drug Tests
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez Receives Oddly Light Suspension For Failed Drug Tests

Golovkin never stopped training and clearly has no interest in cutting Alvarez any slack, nor does he give much credence to Alvarez's stated explanation for two positive drug tests. "And our guy is in the gym and ready to fight". Canelo looks forward to returning to the ring in September for Mexican Independence Day weekend to represent Mexico and boxing in what will be the sport's biggest event of the year.

Industry Amazon cuts deal with Best Buy and expands reach globally
Author: 0 Amazon cuts deal with Best Buy and expands reach globally

These models will be available exclusively through Amazon , as well as Best Buy's online and physical stores. They will be available from Best Buy's retail stores and website, as well as sold by Best Buy through Amazon . Not least because the experience can become more visual. Best Buy and Amazon have been fierce competitors over the years. It can also be paired with any Echo device, allowing customers to easily use their voice to control their TV experience hands-free with ...

Industry Call of Duty Battle Royale Rumored for Black Ops IIII
Author: 0 Call of Duty Battle Royale Rumored for Black Ops IIII

Since then, the campaigns of the games have been second fiddle to the cool multiplayer toys players could get their hands on. Whether work is continuing on the single-player campaign, perhaps for release as DLC at a later date.is unclear.

Industry Samsung Galaxy S10 Design Reportedly Finalised
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 Design Reportedly Finalised

While Apple sticks to its old conventional design for the iPhone X, Samsung beats it here by managing to offer a different design than before that is more sleek and smart. Yet, it was the iPhone X that really popularized the notch, even if some users complained about the area housing the phone's front-facing camera dipping down into its otherwise expansive display .

Industry Moto G6 full family pops up in leaked renders, looks shiny
Author: 0 Moto G6 full family pops up in leaked renders, looks shiny

For the unknown, Motorola Brazil has started sending out media invites for a launch event which is scheduled on April 19 at Sao Paulo, Brazil, and the company is expected to launch its much-anticipated Moto G6-series at the said event. Notably, the phone will pack a large 4000mAh battery with TurboPower fast charging support. which is likely its biggest highlight apart from the 18:9 display.

Industry Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 United Kingdom jobs
Author: 0 Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 United Kingdom jobs

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that the contracts of 1,000 temporary workers in the United Kingdom will not be renewed, according to BBC News . We are however continuing to recruit large numbers of highly skilled engineers, graduates and apprentices as we over-proportionally invest in new products and technologies.