Facebook is working on its own voice AI

It looks like Facebook might introduce its own voice assistant like Siri and Alexa in the near future. According to a report, the social network’s augmented and virtual reality team led by Ira Snyder has been developing a voice AI since 2018. The team has been contacting smart speaker vendors, likely to form partnerships that […]

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Withings pulse wave velocity feature returns in Europe

After voluntarily disabling the pulse wave velocity (PWV) measurements on its systems when the Withings health and consumer electronics company was owned by Nokia. The company has this week announced the return of the pulse wave velocity future to its flagship weighing scales throughout Europe. The feature was originally removed due to the fear that […]

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Ubisoft donate €500,000 to Notre Dame restoration, Assassin’s Creed Unity free on PC

Ubisoft has pledged €500,000 to help restore the fire damaged Notre Dame in Paris which this week suffered a catastrophic fire that engulfed the cathedral. The fire burned for several hours, destroying the 850-year-old cathedral’s iconic spire and roof before firefighters contained the blaze early Tuesday morning. Ubisoft is also made available Assassin’s Creed Unity […]

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NVIDIA RTX performance RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080 Ti

If you’re interested in learning more about the performance of the NVIDIA RTX graphics cards you are sure to enjoy the new video created by the team at Digital Foundry this week. Offering an insight into the NVIDIA RTX performance comparing the RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080 Ti together with the NVIDIA RTX 2060 and […]

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UK wants Facebook to remove Like button for young users

The UK versus social media. The UK wants social media to stop using “nudge” techniques, including Facebook’s “Like” button and Snapchat streaks, for kids under 18. These recommendations are part of a new 16-rule code of practice for age-appropriate design drafted by the UK’s data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). They have other suggestions […]

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Julian Assange further arrested, may be extradited to the US

Yesterday we heard that Ecuador had withdrawn the asylum of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, he was arrested by authorities in the UK. Now it has been revealed that he has been further arrested in the UK and could face extradition to the US, he has been at the embassy in London since 2012. The Metropolitan […]

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Disney+ streaming lands in November, costs $6.99 a month

Disney has revealed that its new streaming service will be launching in November it will be called Disney+ and it will cost $6.99 a month. The picture above is a screen shot of the new Disney+ app that was shared on Twitter by the company’s CEO, Bod Iger. Disney+ will be available on a wide […]

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RoCycle recycling robot can tell the difference between plastic and paper

The majority of recycling is done by people who separate the various types of waste, now a new recycling robot has been created that can tell the different between paper and plastic. The robot is called RoCycle and it was developed by researchers at MIT CSAIL. The RoCycle recycling robot is able to differentiate between […]

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People at Amazon listen to what you tell Alexa

Amazon has sold millions of their Alexa devices, we have two in our house and use them regularly for simple tasks like tuning the lights on and off, listening to music and more. What I did not realize is the people at Amazon listen to recording of what we tell Alexa, I am sure many […]

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Wikileaks Julian Assange arrested in the UK

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested by police in the UK, Mr Assange has been at the Ecuador Embassy in London since 2012. Mr Assange was given political asylum at the Ecuador Embassy back in 2012, it would appear that this has now been withdrawn, you can see an official statement from the Metropolitan […]

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