Amazon adds voice control to its Alexa app for Android

Just like using an Echo or Echo Dot, you can use ask your phone’s Alexa to find nearby restaurants, order gadgets from Best Buy or find out what movies are playing in your town. Better yet, the… View original post here: Amazon adds voice control to its Alexa app for...

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Facebook’s fake war on fake news

It’s not specifically saying this has anything to do with stopping the spread of fake news from virulent racists, politically active conspiracy theorists or propaganda farms successfully goading… View post: Facebook’s fake war on fake news

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Twitter is notifying anyone who followed a Russian spam account

In effect, that’s a simple measure of the impact that the IRA’s accounts had. Twitter identified 1,062 additional accounts, bringing the total to 3,814; In the ten-week period before the 2016… Read this article: Twitter is notifying anyone who followed a Russian spam...

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Disney hires former Apple, Samsung exec for its streaming service

As Disney prepares for its streaming service that’s launching next year, Variety reports it has snagged an executive to run operations. Kevin Swint (LinkedIn) worked at Apple for five years,… Excerpt from: Disney hires former Apple, Samsung exec for its streaming...

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‘Feel’ your drone with MotionPilot’s haptic joystick

MotionPilot, founded by four grad students from France’s École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL), says the joystick’s hand gesture control are so intuitive that beginning pilots can… Read more: ‘Feel’ your drone with MotionPilot’s haptic...

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