• Samsung is working on a Bixby-powered smart speaker

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    Samsung appears to have overcome challenges with Bixby, which has now been expanded to and is functional in over 200 countries which include the United Kingdom and Canada. Bixby has a few great features but perhaps the most interesting is that it is contextually aware. I am already working on it. Koh said Samsung wants to create a "fruitful user experience at home with Samsung devices, and [he] want [s] to be moving quite heavily on it".
  • NASA captures image of space station crossing Sun during eclipse

    NASA captures image of space station crossing Sun during eclipse

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    This composite image , made from 4 frames, shows the International Space Station as it transits the Sun Monday. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks the sun from our perspective on Earth. Just to see if you clicked through to the end, here's a photo of Lady Gaga taking in the eclipse. If you missed this week's spectacle, just sit tight: The next United States eclipse is expected in April 2024.
  • Verizon is Now Throttling Video on All Unlimited Plans

    Verizon is Now Throttling Video on All Unlimited Plans

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    Additionally, there is no allotment of prioritized LTE traffic. So the only reasonable explanation I can see for throttling video to 1080p - even on the most expensive plan - is that it was causing problems for the network. Go Unlimited includes unlimited LTE data, but with a giant catch: Verizon can throttle you whenever the network is congested. Subscribers of this plan get free calling, texting, and data in Mexico and Canada.
  • Donate your solar eclipse glasses for the next eclipse

    Donate your solar eclipse glasses for the next eclipse

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    If you've heard rumors that the solar filters on eclipse glasses expire after three years, ignore them. Before the eclipse, some American media posted headlines like "It's the first celestial total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years" when, in fact, they happen about every eighteen months somewhere in the world.
  • Trump, Melania Will Not Attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

    Trump, Melania Will Not Attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

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    It is unclear if he looked directly at the sun. President Donald Trump , First Lady Melania Trump , and Barron Trump view the solar eclipse from a balcony of the White House in Washington , DC, Aug. But videos showed that Trump wasn't as cavalier as the still images made it seem: He looked up for a brief moment with his naked eyes beforehand in what appeared to be a joking manner before putting on his glasses.
  • The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs Expansion Coming this November

    The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs Expansion Coming this November

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    A long-awaited addition for any Sim fan, the wait looks to be worth it. As the pack's title suggests, The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs will allow players to take care of virtual pets, along with the virtual people they already manage. The press release also notes that unique personality traits will emerge as you play games with and train your pets, so a sense of mystery will endure to some extent.
  • One Plus 5 launched in Slate Gray version

    One Plus 5 launched in Slate Gray version

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    Carried a such an attractive price tag, the new OnePlus 5 with 8GB RAM/128GB ROM Slate Gray variant is now already made available for purchase in India exclusively via e-commerce website Amazon.in . The OnePlus 5 features a dual rear camera, akin to an iPhone 7 Plus and various other smartphones. Both 6GB and 8GB variants are available in two colours.
  • McLaren Special Operations 720S at Pebble Beach

    McLaren Special Operations 720S at Pebble Beach

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    Besides the retina-searing shade of exterior paint, the inside door appliqués, a pinstripe on the steering wheel, and the rear-view mirror are all finished in in Fux Fuchsia. The floormats are also white, but finished in Alcantara. And when we say "white interior" we mean it-Fux specified everything from the leather, to the carpets in MSO white.
  • Musk warns of 'killer robot' arms race

    Musk warns of 'killer robot' arms race

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    In a statement, Clearpath Robotics founder and signee Ryan Gariepy said that immediate concerns over the growth of autonomous military weapons drove him to sign the letter . Two years ago there was a similar call at the conference by robotics experts to ban the technology. One of the letter's key organisers, Toby Walsh, a professor of artificial intelligence at the University of New South Wales , unveiled the letter at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in ...