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Amazon launches an Alexa system for hotels

Alexa is coming to your hotel room. Amazon this morning is announcing a new program called Alexa for Hospitality, designed to bring its voice assistant technology to everything from chain hotels to vacation rentals. The system can be customized to include key guest information, like checkout time …

Intel is bringing its most powerful Core i9 processors to laptops

‘The best gaming and creation laptop processor Intel has ever built’<p>Ever since Intel announced its first Core i9 processor for desktops last year, it’s only been a matter of time until the company brought that branding to laptops, too. Today, Intel is announcing its first Core i9 chip for laptops, …

Sony, Nikon and others partner on a unified platform for smart cameras

If you’re good with the idea of hooking up cameras around your house to keep an eye on things from anywhere, you’ll be happy to know that they might soon be easier to work with, thanks to the Network of Intelligent Camera Ecosystem (NICE).<p>It’s an alliance of camera manufacturers including Sony, …

BlackBerry sues Facebook over messaging patents

(<i>Reuters</i>) — BlackBerry on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps, arguing that they copied technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger.<p>Litigation over patent infringement is part of BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen’s strategy for …

U.S. Federal Courts

Nasa delays launch of James Webb Space Telescope to 2019

According to the space agency, integration of various elements of Webb's spacecraft is taking longer than expected.<p>The launch of James Webb Space …

Android alert: This cutesy malware has infected millions of devices

Auto-clicking 'Judy' adware was distributed by over 40 apps in Google's official Android market.<p>Security researchers have discovered a large malware …

Apps

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Universe

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Immune System

Spreading science on Facebook

26-year-old Hashem Al-Ghaili, a Yemeni biologist living in Germany, makes the case for science with his infotainment videos. He's already collected a …

Samsung's Galaxy S8 might have larger screen to cater to Note7 users

Samsung's reportedly planning to pull out all the stops for the its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8.<p>The Korean electronics company is rumored …

SeaBubbles wants to be the Uber for waterborne transportation

Future water taxi service may be coming to Paris<p>When our streets become too congested, why not take to the open water to get around? SeaBubbles is a startup that aims to revolutionize waterborne transportation through fleets of sleek, hydrofoil-equipped shuttles designed to make city travel more …

Google and Facebook are destined to wage a decade-long war for the future

Back in April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his grand ten-year roadmap, showing the company's trajectory from now through 2026.<p>Here's that slide again, in case you missed it:<p>It points the way to Facebook's ideal future: A world where everybody's connected to the internet, where we talk to …

Virtual Reality

Video game that trains you to become a better coder

Coding becomes easier playing this video game<p>4 Shares<p>Understanding machine language is the most popular language of the 21st century. In other words, …

20 Cool Connected Tech Products for a Smarter Home

These home gadgets work smarter, not harder.<p>What makes a smart home product? Generally, they're defined by their ability to connect wirelessly, allowing users to interact with them from their smartphones. We've rounded up 20 cool, diverse offerings — from TVs, air conditioners, smoke alarms, and …

Fitbit’s new Charge brings much-welcomed features without breaking much ground

Fitbit’s run has been an impressive one. Hard to believe, really, that the company only started life nine or so years back. In under a decade, it’s become a household name, synonymous with an entire space, even as nearly every hardware manufacturer large and small has issued a competing …

Helix Sleep raises $7.4 million to sell made-to-order mattresses online

A New York City startup called Helix Sleep Inc. raised $7.35 million in Series A funding to grow its bespoke mattress business, according to cofounder Adam Tishman.<p>With 20 full-time employees today, the company sells directly to consumers online, and via its office and showroom in Manhattan’s …

Startups

Here’s how Snapchat makes money from disappearing videos

Hint: It’s the same way Facebook, Google and Twitter make money.<p>With more than 150 million daily users and a nearly $17 billion valuation, Snapchat is worth more (on paper) than a number of other well-known public tech companies like Twitter or Yelp.<p>But what makes investors so confident that …

Social Media

You Don’t Need A Campfire For This Revamped Classic...

Toasty S’Moreo Cobbler<p>Save<p>If there’s one thing we love about summer, it’s s’mores. We look forward to bonfire season all year long, so you know we’re …

Taco Bell's Latest Menu Addition Requires a Call to Your Weed Dealer First

Take a knee, Doritos Locos.<p>Two of your favorite foods are coming together: Taco Bell has created actual Cheetos Burritos. And they're not just peppering on some Cheeto dust and calling it a day. They're putting actual Cheetos inside beef burritos along with rice and cheese sauce.<p>The fast food chain …

Stop Paying Restaurant Prices For This Meal

Spaghetti Carbonara Rich, creamy, and oh so easy, carbonara has got to be one of the best pasta dishes ever invented. <b>Yield:</b> Makes 4-6 …

How to Make LBJ's Barbecued Chicken

LBJ and his wife Lady Bird made full use of "barbeque diplomacy" while in the White House, and with this recipe it's no wonder he was so</b> …