Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Alexa Voice Control Over Fire TV Goes Live

Amazon’s Fire TV can now be controlled by voice and a compatible Amazon Echo device, thanks to a software update that began rolling out today. The new voice-control feature was mistakenly posted to Amazon’s site a couple of weeks back … Continue reading

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Facebook Pulls Plug on AI After it Creates Unknown Language

Posted by Shane McGlaun | Tue, Aug 01, 2017 – 8:20 AM If you have ever watch the Terminator movies, you know that AIs run rampant can be a very bad thing. An AI doesn’t necessarily have the same value … Continue reading

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New 2018 Ford Mustang GT won’t wake the neighborhood

As much as we all love the sound of a burly V8 cracking and spitting to life after a cold start, not everyone in this world shares our sentiments. Even enthusiasts can be undone by a noisy car at the … Continue reading

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Daimler invests in flying taxi firm Volocopter

FRANKFURT – Germany’s Volocopter said it has received 25 million euros ($30 million) in funding to develop an electric flying taxi, with car and truck maker Daimler among the firms providing fresh cash. Daimler joined a consortium that includes technology … Continue reading

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Senate bill would secure the ‘internet of things,’ from cars to fridges

SAN FRANCISCO — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday is introducing legislation to address vulnerabilities in computing devices embedded in everyday objects — known in the tech industry as the “internet of things” — which experts have long … Continue reading

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