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Research Sony enters smart speaker race with the LF-S50G
Author: 0 Sony enters smart speaker race with the LF-S50G

The Sony LF-S50G smart speaker sport an ergonomic flat bottom cylindrical design that bears a mesh like appearance. At $199.99, it costs a bit more than the Amazon Echo and Google Home, but far less than Apple's forthcoming HomePod .

Research Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with upcoming Windows 10 update
Author: 0 Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with upcoming Windows 10 update

We are coming up on our fourth major update to Windows 10 , and our mission with these updates is to create a platform that inspires your creativity. Asus won't be able to release its own Mixed Reality headset until Spring 2018. Windows Mixed Reality - combine the physical and digital worlds through a supported headset.

Research Amazon's Alexa now lets you control music in multiple rooms
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa now lets you control music in multiple rooms

Just ask, "Alexa, play the song that goes 'Don't be afraid to catch feels, '" and Alexa will play "Feels" by Calvin Harris. The company also announced plans to release its Alexa Voice Service (AVS) Multi-Room Music SDK. Amazon Music Unlimited (for students) is available in the US starting today for the low-low price of $4.99 per month. Clarkson's got pneumonia, so Amazon needs someone to step in while he recovers.

Research Bill Nye the underpaid Guy
Author: 0 Bill Nye the underpaid Guy

The actor became suspicious of the company's activities back in 2008 and has since claimed that Disney owes him over $9 million. As a child of the nineties, it's been kind of weird to see Bill Nye transform from "beloved scientist for kids" to "political activist who kinda swears a lot ".

Research OFAC Seemingly Against Apple's Anti-Iran Bias
Author: 0 OFAC Seemingly Against Apple's Anti-Iran Bias

Apple does not officially do business in Iran or any other Gulf countries, but many Iranians purchase its products from stores inside Iran. Over the Iranian weekend, several other applications have also been removed including Tap30, Snapp (two ride-hailing apps), Hamloo (parcel delivery service) and Reyhoon (food delivery service).

Research Verizon to start throttling video streaming to as low as 480p tomorrow
Author: 0 Verizon to start throttling video streaming to as low as 480p tomorrow

But in the same way that "Basic Economy" fares now exist basically to drive up the costs of air travel , Verizon's new "Unlimited" plans are likely to drive up the cost of your wireless bill. Until Verizon buckles down and starts being transparent, the Uncarrier is going to keep whooping its ass. Customers on the previous unlimited plan will be grandfathered into the Beyond Unlimited plan.

Research Salisbury Stores Sold out of Solar Eclipse Glasses
Author: 0 Salisbury Stores Sold out of Solar Eclipse Glasses

But what should you do with those sun-gazing glasses once the eclipse has come and gone, especially considering the next total solar eclipse in North America won't be until April 2024 ? The next total solar eclipse on Earth will happen on July 2, 2019, but most of the path of totality will be over the southern Pacific and southern Atlantic Ocean.

Research Trump looked directly at the solar eclipse without shades
Author: 0 Trump looked directly at the solar eclipse without shades

Barron, in a white polo, wore his protective sunglasses too. According to Entertainment Weekly , a White House aide was even heard yelling, "Don't look", at the President. The White House announced Saturday that the Trumps would not participate in the December 3 event in Washington , D.C.to avoid "political distraction".

Research The Sims 4 is getting customizable dogs and cats, at long last
Author: 0 The Sims 4 is getting customizable dogs and cats, at long last

A long-awaited addition for any Sim fan, the wait looks to be worth it. An "all new" Create A Pet tool will offer a variety of cat and dog breeds to choose from, and you'll be able to mix breeds to make a mutt, if you so choose. Meet other pet owners or find the occasional stray that needs a home. Finishing off, the expansion brings a new coastal location, Brindleton Bay, featuring harbor, lighthouse, and park areas for Sims and their pets to explore.

Research HTC Vive VR Headset Receives a $200 Discount
Author: 0 HTC Vive VR Headset Receives a $200 Discount

All Vive purchases come with a free trial to Viveport Subscription , where consumers can choose up to 5 titles per month to experience, and copies of some of the most popular pieces of VR in Google's Tilt Brush , EverestVR , and Richie's Plank Experience .

Research Xiaomi Upcoming Device: What we know so far
Author: 0 Xiaomi Upcoming Device: What we know so far

Both these variants are expected to be launched today, and clarity on availability details will only be achieved at the event. Xiaomi's probe revealed that the Redmi Note 4 belonging to a Bangalore person had exploded for using a faulty third-party charger.

Research PlayStation social accounts hacked, PSN may have also been compromised
Author: 0 PlayStation social accounts hacked, PSN may have also been compromised

Versatile - We are experienced in many fields of hacking and can crack anything from a network to a social media account. There are White Hat hackers who basically try to breach the security of companies or even organizations. Sony's hacking woes seems unending given the latest incident where OurMine briefly held control of Sony PlayStation Network's social channels. In the past they've hacked the Twitter accounts of Pokemon Go creator John Hanke, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, and ...

Research YouTube rolls out new Breaking News section
Author: 0 YouTube rolls out new Breaking News section

It was first pointed out by Android Police . Users go to the site to binge watch several video contents one after another. The Breaking News section is brought to YouTube by the power of Google , but, it is now unclear whether Google are adding content to the channel using online software or adding each story by hand.

Research Rare Aston Martin sports auto sells for record-setting $22.5 million
Author: 0 Rare Aston Martin sports auto sells for record-setting $22.5 million

There were three other Aston Martin sports cars that raced Le Mans at the auction. The 1956 Aston Martin DBR1/1 was created to compete in the World Sportscar Championship and Le Mans race series. It is the British firm's equivalent to the Ferrari 250 GTO and Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR - and DBR1/1 was created to win at Le Mans. This DBR1 debuted at the 1956 24 Hour of Le Mans (it didn't finish) and went on to race many times in the hands of drivers like Caroll Shelby, Jack Brabham and Sir ...

Research National Basketball Association responds to Greece's accusations regarding Giannis Antetokounmpo
Author: 0 National Basketball Association responds to Greece's accusations regarding Giannis Antetokounmpo

This accusation prompted the National Basketball Association to release a statement saying it has not interfered with the Greek Freak's status and is completely innocent. As if anticipating the questions over his absence, Antetokounmpo added: "I ask everyone not to make of my absence more than it already is, and focus instead on the guys who will fight at the Eurobasket for a success that has eluded us for years".

Research ANU-led study solves mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth
Author: 0 ANU-led study solves mystery of how first animals appeared on Earth

Approximately 700 million years ago, the Earth was nearly entirely covered in snow following an event known as the Sturtian glaciation, Ars Technica explained. The origin of complex life on Earth remains one of the most puzzling events in science, as the evolutionary jump between single-celled microbes and multi-cellular, nucleus-bearing, mitochondria-powered organisms is simply huge.

Research No Eclipse Glasses? No Problem
Author: 0 No Eclipse Glasses? No Problem

Dr. Pannuti says the best way to see the total solar eclipse is with the special glasses called eclipse shades. You can use a pizza box and things you have around the house to make a pinhole projector, as shown in a YouTube video made by Pizza Hut.

Research 3M, Campbell's Soup CEOs resign from Trump manufacturing council
Author: 0 3M, Campbell's Soup CEOs resign from Trump manufacturing council

Paul is the latest member of a group of chief executives from some of the biggest USA companies in manufacturing-based businesses to resign from the council, which grew from the president's early Manufacturing Jobs Initiative . He also had lashed out at the original CEOs who quit the council, calling them "grandstanders". Even before top executives lined up this week to disown President Trump, the alliance between the president and some of the nation's top business leaders was an uneasy one.

Research Missouri Prepares for Total Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 Missouri Prepares for Total Solar Eclipse

Annular solar eclipse - this is when the moon is furthest from Earth. This map shows the path of the moon's umbral shadow -in which the sun will be completely obscured by the moon - during the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017.

Research When and where to watch the solar eclipse
Author: 0 When and where to watch the solar eclipse

Eclipse glasses will be needed at all times to view the eclipse. Your 41 Action News weather team has been watching the weather data very closely as the possibility of clouds have been in the forecast for the past week. Lunar topography data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's SELENE lunar orbiter were used to precisely calculate the location of the moon's shadow.