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Republicans Could Really Pass Their Obamacare Repeal Bill

Senate Republicans finally released their secret Obamacare repeal bill, so this week on “So That Happened” we explore the real possibility that this thing could actually pass and become law. We also take a look at Democrats’ total fecklessness in special elections and the several high-profile …

ObamaCare

No one is building the smart speaker we actually want

June 22nd, 2017<p>The perfect smart speaker for the home is easy to describe, and completely elusive. Ask <i>Verge</i> readers what they wanted in an Echo or HomePod, and the majority would likely land on more or less the same features. And after they finished describing it, and went out to buy it, they would …

Automation

What Peter Thiel’s war against Gawker can tell us about Trump

A new documentary called “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press” links the Thiel-funded Hulk Hogan lawsuit to the present day.<p>When a Florida jury said Gawker would have to pay $140 million for publishing an excerpt of Hulk Hogan’s sex tape, Brian Knappenberger knew he wanted to make a documentary …

Journalism

The OnePlus 5 podcast

Audio-only stream below<p>Download it directly with this link<br>• Subscribe with your favorite Podcatcher: Audio feed | Google Play Music | Pocket Casts | …

Podcasting

Jay-Z’s New Album is Already Disappointing

Word came over Father’s Day weekend that Jay-Z was set to release his next album, <i>4:44</i>, at month’s end. Maybe he wanted to wait until his and …

Music

Google Play Music 7.9 supports notification channels in Android O, adds search history

Version 7.9 of Google Play Music is beginning to rollout with support for notification channels in Android O. Meanwhile, all devices will benefit from the addition of a new way to quickly view search history.<p>In Settings, there is a new “Manage Play Music history” shortcut that opens a Chrome Custom …

Google

Google Play Music v7.9 adds search history and notification channels for Android O [APK Download + Teardown]

Article Contents<p>1 What's New<p>1.1 Music search history<br>• 1.2 Notification Channels<p>2 Teardown<p>2.1 Moar tunez<br>• 2.2 Ultra high quality<p>3 Download<p>There's a new …

Google

How to get Google Play Music’s New Release Radio station without a Samsung phone

Nothing on the internet ever really dies, and an equally immutable fact could be nothing on the internet is ever really exclusive. Samsung smartphone …

Google

First look at Samsung’s Bixby Voice preview for Galaxy S8

You’ll be tapping ‘Let’s improve’ a lot<p>The Bixby button on the side of Samsung’s fantastic Galaxy S8 is finally getting its most important feature: voice support. The company has started rolling out an update to enable Bixby Voice for Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the United States who signed up to …

Samsung

Samsung exclusives are the last thing Google Play Music needs

Back in April, Samsung used the launch of its excellent Galaxy S8 smartphone to make a small but important announcement about a partnership with Google. Google Play Music would be the default music player on all Samsung smartphones, and Google would develop exclusive features for the company's …

Google

Alexa, play SiriusXM's Howard Stern station

LOS ANGELES — Alexa, play Sirius XM for me.<p>The satellite radio subscription service today joins the offerings on Amazon’s Echo speaker, with its 200 channels that include music, sports and talk show host Howard Stern.<p>Sirius joins Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeart Radio and TuneIn radio as …

Amazon

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd says you need these three things to transition to the cloud

Hurd spoke with Recode’s Kara Swisher on the latest episode of Recode Decode.<p>There are two types of companies that can change fast, Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd says: Innovative startups and companies in trouble.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Hurd talked about his efforts …

Silicon Valley

How Google is powering its next-generation AI

If you paid any attention to Google's big developer conference earlier this year then you'll know artificial intelligence is about to get big - …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Play’s new feature for Samsung phones isn't so exclusive

Google Play Music and Samsung have a history of exclusives, and now they may have debuted their best one yet. <i>Android Authority</i> reports that Google Play Music's playlist New Release Radio, which is a personalized playlist of new release music with daily updates, has been made available exclusively …

Google

Google Play Music rolls out exclusive feature for Samsung Galaxy S8

Earlier this year it was confirmed that Google Play Music would be the default music player for Samsung’s newest flagship phones, the Galaxy S8 and …

Samsung

Google Play Music's exclusive station for the Galaxy S8 is a Top 40-lover's dream

Whether you love Danish pop or Nickelback (why?), the New Release Radio plays all the popular hits.<p>I made a very, <i>very</i> big mistake while shuffling …

Samsung

Full transcript: Facebook Messenger head David Marcus on Recode Decode

He wants Messenger to be your go-to messaging app.<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode</b>, host Kara Swisher hands the mic to <b>Recode</b>’s Senior Social Media Editor Kurt Wagner, who visited Facebook’s Head of Messaging David Marcus at the company’s headquarters in Silicon Valley.Marcus, who was previously the …

Chatbots

Weekly update 39 (Oslo edition)

This has probably been the most relentless week I've had in one place since... I dunno. Forever? It was all in Oslo and all centred around the NDC …

Oslo

Is Uber sincere about changing?

And what happens now that even more executives — SVP Emil Michael and CEO Travis Kalanick — are out or on leave?<p>Uber’s no good, very bad 2017 kept rolling this week, with the resignations of SVP Emil Michael and board member David Bonderman, and the start of an indefinite leave of absence for …

Uber

How Deep Learning Can Transform Investing from a Daunting Art into a Simple Utility

Oceans of data. Instantaneous decisions. A fluid, ever-changing environment. Little wonder AI is sweeping the finance industry – it’s hard to imagine …

Machine Learning

Meet the Wall Street analyst the big media companies love to hate

Like the best reality TV contestants, BTIG’s Rich Greenfield says he’s not here to make friends.<p>When you Google BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield, one of the first hits is a 2016 column from the Hollywood Reporter, tarring him as “Often Quoted ... and Often Wrong.”<p>Greenfield is okay with having haters …

Podcasting

My Body Doesn’t Belong to You

When the stranger yelled at me from his car window, I was carrying my Zamioculcas zamiifolia, a large tropical plant I had just bought at a greenhouse. I couldn’t hear what he said, but I don’t think he was complimenting my plant.<p>His words, whatever they were, brought to mind all of the derogatory …

Lifestyle

Was E3 worth it to the public? GamesBeat Decides

The GamesBeat crew has lost its mind. We have gone repeatedly into the belly of the Electronic Entertainment Expo beast, and the trade show has revealed the beast in us. Now, we need to talk about video games at E3.<p>On today’s episode of GamesBeat Decides, the entire team gets together to discuss …

Gaming

This Is Why Android Is Better Than iOS

They say there are two kinds of people. PlayStation or Xbox, Coke or Pepsi, and of course, Android or iOS. There are hundreds of thousands, even …

Google

How to use Google Home to stream video to your TV and music to your speakers

Google Home’s built-in speaker is merely passable, and the smart-home device doesn’t have a display at all. But you can use voice commands to stream …

Google

Top 10 Innovative Brands 2017: #4 Google

Tech companies aren’t usually known for hosting personable, down-to-earth events. But recently Google has been aiming to change that. The Mountain …

Event Planning

Nativ ships touchscreen-based Vita music player with built-in Apple Music support

Electronics maker Nativ on Wednesday launched the Vita, a high-end, touchscreen-based music player and server which has the rare feature of …

Apple Music

A Tesla streaming music rival to Spotify makes perfect sense

The next Tesla perk could well be the automaker’s own streaming music service, with industry insiders claiming a rival to Spotify and Apple Music is …

Autos

Google Maps updates its Local Guides program with a new points system and more levels

Local Guides in Google Maps, Google’s gamified program for getting its users to update data in Google Maps and upload photos of local venues, is getting a bit of an overhaul today. Most importantly, Google is changing how it rewards points and how its leveling system works.<p>Until today, Local Guides …

Google

Google Offers Free Three-Month Trial of YouTube Red Through July 4

Google is offering a free three-month trial of YouTube Red, its ad-free video streaming service that offers uninterrupted music, offline video and …

Apps