Phone can receive notice, why can not smart speakers? Amazon is developing such a feature. The company demonstrated a developer preview of notification features for third-party Alexa apps. If you turn it on, third-party apps can push notifications to your Alexa devices to trigger notification of sounds and devices, including LED lights and screen displays.
Based on Tilt’s acquisition of technology earlier this year, Airbnb this week announced the worldwide launch of AA Payment. Airbnb said 38% of users reported that they had not been able to recover all their accrued costs for travel expenses paid in advance. Many people may use credit cards to book rooms for friends
In fertilization, this “winner-take-all” game, millions of sperm swim to egg cells waiting at the finish line. A lot of sperm because of the lack of tail or tail defects and other defects directly lost in the starting line. Some sperm may not have enough energy to cross the long female reproductive tract, and some
Baidu and Google, both in search companies are developing automatic driving technology, Russia’s search giant Yandex is not the case. According to Lei Feng, Yandex recently released a video last weekend showing that its self-driving taxi has begun its first snow test. The Prius, which it uses, has reportedly been running 300 kilometers during the
Noah Heller, one of the chief architects of Hulu’s virtual reality strategy, has left the video streaming service to set up his own venture firm, 3Rodeo. Primarily focused on backing Los Angeles-based technology startups, the new fund has already committed capital to three deals, Heller confirmed. Variety first reported the news of the new fund’s
Apple just released its own Animoji karaoke video today, weeks after Twitter users uploaded their own versions by combining the Animoji feature on the iPhone X with their favorite songs. Apple did briefly hint at Animoji karaoke in its iPhone X launch video in September, where at 0:30 into the video, a monkey lip syncs
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is among the world leaders who have spoken up in support of net neutrality this week in the wake of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s announcement that it plans to throw out regulations that require internet providers to treat all online content equally. Trudeau told Motherboard on Wednesday that the
Elon Musk’s predictions about robots is the stuff of nightmares. Twitter user Alex Medina captioned a promotional video of Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot doing backflips and jumps in an obstacle course with the panicked caption: “We dead.” Musk responded to Medina by essentially telling him to buckle in for a lot more terrifying features to
The Moto Z is a phone built around a strong gimmick, but it’s a gimmick nonetheless. A little over a year after release, the company has added some interesting Mods to its selection, but none have offered an entirely compelling justification for the phone’s modular system. That certainly applies to the new Alexa Smart Speaker.
Elon Musk looks to have delivered on his promise to build the biggest lithium ion battery in the world in an effort to help South Australia with its crippling energy problems. “100 days from contract signature or it’s free,” Musk tweeted at the time, in a deal initially negotiated over Twitter. Musk is well ahead