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Not only is talking to voice-powered devices not weird, it's the only way we'll be computing in the near future.
That's according to GV's M.G. Siegler. Siegler — a general partner at Alphabet's early-stage venture arm, GV (formerly Google Ventures) — who says the use of artificial intelligence-powered devices like Amazon Echo and Google Assistant are a sign of where things are headed in the tech industry.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Facebook Inc said on Friday it would no longer allow certain advertisers to exclude racial or ethnic groups when placing ads on its service, following criticism that the practice was discriminatory.
The move comes amid growing scrutiny of how the world's largest online social media network's policies and algorithms shape what content appears in a user's news feed.
On a cloudy day this May, in the dull fluorescent light of a plain white Google conference room, Rafa Camargo, Richard Wooldridge and Blaise Bertrand told CNET their plan to disrupt the phone market.
Ara, a Lego-like phone with modular parts, would let buyers snap on a better camera, additional batteries or any other creative hardware a developer might dream up. It was set to be the first phone
Friday, November 4, 2016
Microsoft Teams — a new work chat app that will compete with the likes of Slack and Atlassian HipChat.
Teams will be a part of the Office 365 subscription service, where companies pay a monthly or yearly fee and get access to a whole range of Microsoft productivity software, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
But Teams isn't the only social
Tesla Motors says it's unlikely that its semi-autonomous Autopilot system was engaged when a Model S crashed in Indianapolis, killing the driver and a passenger.
In a statement issued late Thursday, the electric car maker said it's cooperating with Indianapolis police, who are investigating the Thursday crash.
Over the past year, the Amazon Echo has taken the world of smart home tech by storm. In November, Google finally released its long-awaited competitor.
The Google Home is a $130 smart home speaker that showcases the artificially intelligent, voice-activated Google Assistant. This clever bit of software lets you set timers, control lights and thermostats, play trivia games, watch YouTube videos and more -- all with simple voice