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Spotify tests simplified speaker handoff feature

A Spotify feature currently in testing will make it easier for users to switch playback between their phone and home speakers. Once the user sets a favorite device, the app will keep an eye on your lo...

Spotify tests simplified speaker handoff feature

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Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
22:39 2019-05-31

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up with what their friends are listening to and stoc...
04:00 2019-06-01

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the hosts.The new feature is meant to make the time s...
14:00 2019-06-12

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to and edit together with friends.Spotted by noted app expert Jane Manchum Wong, this "Social Listening" option builds on the shared playlists Spotify alrea...
20:13 2019-06-01

Spotify's album pre-save feature lets record labels follow artists for you Spotify is the largest music streaming platform in the world, with over 100 million subscribers as of Q2 2019.Part of its appeal is down to the streaming giant's inclusion of user-friendly features within the mobile and desktop apps – one of which being the ability to 'pre-save&apos...
12:13 2019-06-28

Spotify finally adds long-requested feature to its Android app with minimal fanfare To fend off increasingly aggressive competition from the likes of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Deezer, the global leader of the music streaming industry is constantly trying new things, going so far as testing in-house hardware that could allow it to control and monitor your in-car listening patterns....
11:26 2019-05-27

Alibaba's smart speaker to feature in Audi, Renault, Honda cars China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its voice-controlled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi AG, Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd, as the tech giant expands in artificial intelligence....
10:13 2019-06-11

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and Spotify on every front, it does some things those s...
17:26 2019-07-19

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
23:52 2019-06-20

Spotify is trying to make Pandora obsolete with its new ‘Spotify Stations’ app After an initial rollout in Australia, Spotify earlier today pushed out a new listening option for music lovers. Notably, the new option isn’t contained within the existing Spotify app but is offered up as an entirely separate app dubbed Spotify Stations. The new app, in contrast to the existi...
02:26 2019-06-05

Sonos IKEA Symfonisk lamp speaker vs bookshelf speaker: which is best for you? What if your bedside lamp could send you to sleep with a lullaby? Or if your bookshelf played relaxing tunes as you leafed through a dog-eared copy of your favorite book?Enter the Sonos IKEA Symfonisk lamp speaker and bookshelf speaker, which do just that, combining practical home furnishings with S...
23:13 2019-08-18

Nirmala Sitharaman Explains How GST Filing Will Be Simplified Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) processes were being further simplified while adding that businesses with less than Rs 5 crore annual turnover......
14:13 2019-07-05

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
10:26 2019-06-07

TurboTax Found a Depraved Way to Bump Profits After Tax Filing Process Was Simplified In the aftermath of Trump’s major changes to the tax code, some of TurboTax’s customers no longer had to pay for many of its services, instead finding that the company’s free product would suffice. To offset this loss, the online tax service made changes that reportedly had an adverse impact on elde...
21:52 2019-07-16

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
23:13 2019-05-21

Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginning to take cuts of merchandise sales. The debates around the ethics of streaming apps are a high-prof......
04:13 2019-08-21

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
00:26 2019-06-07

EU wants to hear from Apple over Spotify complaint EU regulators will decide what steps to take regarding Spotify's complaint about Apple once they get a response from the iPhone maker, Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday....
21:39 2019-06-03

Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in the same week. "We're alwa......
02:13 2019-06-06

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to stream music, 14% say that they can't use the Spotify...
21:00 2019-06-13

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio executives probably let out a beleaguered groan.Read more......
22:26 2019-06-05

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can stream p......
21:26 2019-07-17

Spotify might be raising prices soon, but don’t panic just yet In the face of increased competition from rivals like Apple Music and others, Spotify is quietly testing the waters to see whether it can push through a price increase in some of its markets around the world. That’s according to a new report from Bloomberg, which notes that the streaming music...
14:39 2019-08-16

Your Next Checking Account Could Get You a Spotify Subscription Citigroup is partnering with Hulu and Netflix to offer incentives to keep you banking there. Many banks are coming up with other creative rewards in lieu of cash or interest....
12:39 2019-07-05

New Spotify playlist wants to replace your car radio Americans spend much of their time every day stuck behind the wheel of a car, logging some 70 billion hours each year that are passed while just sitting or moving along in traffic — a metric that makes a company like Spotify eventually realize there’s a potentially lucrative opportunity ...
01:26 2019-06-13

Spotify brings its lightweight Stations app to the US Spotify users in the United States will have one more alternative app that will allow them to listen to their favorite radio station starting today. Suggestively named Stations, Spotify's lightweight app was originally launched in Australia last year.Although it's still considered an experiment, Sta...
02:52 2019-06-05

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last year. A......
20:00 2019-07-12

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
21:52 2019-07-17

Spotify experiments with curated podcast playlists Beginning today, a handful of Spotify users will see curated podcast playlists in their accounts. According to The Verge, the playlists are an experiment to help Spotify understand how it can help users discover new shows. The hand-picked lists will......
18:13 2019-06-04

Spotify's Pandora-style Stations app arrives in the US Spotify's Pandora-esque Stations app has arrived in the US after it previously emerged in Australia. It's officially an "experiment" for now, though you can grab it from the App Store or Google Play....
18:13 2019-06-04

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
10:26 2019-07-09

Spotify Lite is now officially out for 36 markets around the world Spotify has been testing a smaller, lighter version of its app since mid-2018 in hopes of expanding its reach to regions where internet connections are slow and people tend to use low-end-to-mid-range devices. Now, that app is finally ready for prime......
07:39 2019-07-09

Spotify Stations vs Pandora: what’s the best way to get streaming radio? Listening to the radio used to mean turning a dial until the static lifted. These days, 'listening to the radio' (a term we use loosely) it means turning on a stream of continuous music from an app. Sure, it's not the way your grandparents listened, but the new way is a lot more conve...
22:00 2019-06-27

Some AT&T unlimited subscribers will get Spotify Premium for free AT&T is adding a new streaming option to its Unlimited & More Premium wireless plan: Spotify Premium. AT&T customers with the Unlimited & More Premium plan are now eligible for Spotify Premium at no additional charge. Other select AT&......
03:39 2019-08-06

Spotify Stations radio app now works with CarPlay Stations is Spotify's answer to Pandora, letting you tune in and listen to curated music without having to lift a finger. That convenience made it an immediate hit when it launched last month, but one important feature was missing for iOS users: CarP......
16:39 2019-07-02

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capability yet,......
05:52 2019-06-01

EE phone deals now let you stream Spotify without using up your data Always got Spotify streaming to your eardrums when out and about, but not so keen on the sound of all that data being used up? Well EE can help solve that problem - the network has added Spotify to its Music Data Pass, meaning no more data will come off your allowance when you stream songs from the ...
17:52 2019-08-16

Spotify redesigns Your Library to highlight podcasts Spotify is rolling out a redesign of Your Library for Premium users, giving music and podcasts their own sections. Each has three distinct tabs you can tap or swipe between. In Podcasts, you'll have the option to view new episodes for shows you follo......
17:52 2019-06-13

Spotify is once again offering three months of Premium for 99 cents If you’re still on the fence about subscribing to a streaming music service, wondering if you’ll actually consume enough tunes to justify paying at least $10 a month, Spotify is once again promoting its regular offer of a three-month subscription to its paid tier that will set you back j...
21:00 2019-05-21

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
02:26 2019-06-07

Spotify ditches its Android homescreen widget Spotify's latest Android update has riled some of its loyal users. The update removes the homescreen widget from Spotify's Android app. Now, to control functions like play, pause and skip, users must drag down the notification shade. While this may s......
21:13 2019-08-13

Obamas to produce exclusive podcasts for Spotify LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform. Under the Higher Ground partnership announced Thursday, the former president and first lady will develop and lend their voices to select podcasts. The Ob...
18:39 2019-06-06

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, will create exclusive podcasts for the str......
23:13 2019-06-06

Spotify will start making Premium Family plans a lot more useful Spotify has begun rolling out new features for its Premium Family plans meant to help everyone better manage the preferences and tastes of members who like to listen to such disparate musical choices from Billie Eilish to classic rock and music from The Lion King. The changes include a new personali...
09:26 2019-08-20

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
08:13 2019-07-13

Barack, Michelle Obama to Produce Podcasts for Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
08:39 2019-06-07

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts people listen to, users of Spotify's free service...
22:00 2019-06-17

Spotify adds 8 million paying customers in three months In the three months since Spotify crested the 100 million Premium user mark, the company has added another 8 million paying customers. It's another sign of health from a music streaming service that continues to grow in the face of tough and well-hee......
19:39 2019-07-31

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 10MB, and is designed primarily for users with smartphones running Android 4.3 and higher.The app has been in testing for a while now, and its launch ma...
09:00 2019-07-09

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
13:52 2019-06-07

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
14:00 2019-07-10

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind Sweden’s bid to host the 2026 Games, a week...
14:13 2019-06-17

How to Get Back Your Spotify Home Screen Widget on Android As a longtime Spotify user, I grab my digital pitchfork and join the masses of Android users who are pissed off about the latest Spotify update, which removes the Android home screen widget that made it incredibly useful to play and pause songs from your smartphone’s screens....
10:13 2019-08-14

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries......
15:13 2019-05-21

Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 2013, respectively, but as of today, they're available on......
02:00 2019-06-29

Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with no prior announcement, has just made the soundtracks of almost every Final Fantasy game available f......
15:39 2019-06-06

Spotify claims it 'overpaid' songwriters and wants its money back Spotify and music publishers have been in a bit of a tiff for months over a planned royalty rate increase that would require streaming services to pay more to artists. You can bet the company is watching the numbers closely, especially while it appea......
04:13 2019-06-22

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Picks, starring comedians Rob Riggle and Sarah Tiana, will onl......
18:13 2019-06-14

Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn't really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet's growing multitasking abilities. You've still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playlist or see what......
21:26 2019-07-17

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app on their handsets....
13:13 2019-06-10

Apple is ordering up exclusive podcasts to take on Spotify and Amazon: report The growing success of podcasts has led major players in the tech industry to finally start considering them as a serious source of revenue, with big brands increasingly offering funding and support to existing producers and original creators.A new report from Bloomberg suggests that Apple intends t...
08:13 2019-07-17

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Spotify offering a new music and news playlist that could take the place of radio When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media have risen in popularity (notably television), radio...
05:39 2019-06-13

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with the goa......
14:26 2019-06-12

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presence of a Sleep Timer as one of the options in the &...
02:26 2019-05-28

Apple Music tops 60 million subscribers, but can it catch Spotify? To overtake the global streaming music leader, it will need to convince a lot more Android users to give it a shot.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on Spotify. The section was clumsily placed as a but...
18:00 2019-06-14

Barack and Michelle Obama to launch exclusive podcasts with Spotify Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.        ...
02:00 2019-06-07

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info about your account and listening habits, including y......
23:26 2019-06-27

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers....
00:26 2019-06-28

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlistsSpotify...
09:39 2019-06-14

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from music......
21:13 2019-07-01

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, thanks to some benevolent copyright holders at Squ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
05:26 2019-06-07

Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlists In January 2018, Spotify trialed a streamlined new music app in Australia called ‘Stations’ that was dedicated to playlists. After almost 18 months of testing the waters, the app has now officially launched in the US for both iOS and Android.While plenty of Spotify users utilize the fu...
07:26 2019-06-05

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Read More...
16:39 2019-08-19

Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual accounts. Tha......
13:00 2019-08-19

Spotify shares drop on slower-than-expected user growth Spotify Technology SA’s lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter. The reaction to what appeared to be one slight disappointment in an othe...
21:13 2019-07-31

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00 2019-05-22

Apple is reportedly in talks to let Siri play Spotify tracks You wouldn't think that Apple and Spotify's relationship would be thawing out anytime soon, given that Spotify has lodged an antitrust complaint against its streaming rival in the EU. However, the two companies are reportedly discussing a plan to let......
15:52 2019-08-14

Misfit's Vapor X smartwatch boasts longer battery life and Spotify The latest smartwatch from Misfit is hoping to overcome the pain of limited wearable battery life. Enter the Vapor X, which offers a more power efficient processor and a battery saving mode to keep it going for longer....
16:13 2019-08-14

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent reports are to be believed, the two companies are looking to compromise for the sake of their users.Using Siri to play music on an Apple device has, thus...
03:26 2019-08-14

Spotify Reports User Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
18:13 2019-07-31

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Thursday night, just hours before the LP’s midnight drop. Only steps away from th...
13:52 2019-06-07

Spotify's New Daily Drive Playlist Features Music and News Podcasts Spotify is launching a new playlist called "Your Daily Drive" that would bring music as well as news podcasts to car drivers, The Verge reported on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-13

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek argued that Apple’s 30% cut from the App Store amounts to an unfair tax on competition. What’s more, Spotify has taken its complaints about ...
05:00 2019-08-14

Spotify revenue beats but adds fewer-than-expected paid subscribers Spotify Technology SA's lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter....
18:39 2019-07-31

Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute Hot off the heels of releasing its standalone Stations app, Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole ‘reinvent the radio’ vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash together short-form podcasts and music.Read more.....
13:13 2019-06-12

Did Steve Jobs Harass Spotify's CEO With Weird, Breathy Phone Calls? It’s no secret that Spotify and Apple have beef. But according to a Variety interview with the authors of a new book, Spotify Untold, that beef dates all the way back to 2010 when Steve Jobs would purportedly prank call Spotify CEO Daniel Ek... and just breathe deeply into the phone. Read more......
01:13 2019-07-25

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
06:52 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
20:52 2019-06-06

Spotify grew subscribers 31% in Q2 2019, extending its lead over Apple Music Spotify added 8 million new subscribers in the most recent quarter as the music streaming leader appeared to widen its lead over rival Apple Music.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-31

How much does your smart speaker cost to run? We're leaving more and more devices plugged in 24/7, all silently consuming power while they wait to do our bidding. But how much power are they using?...
22:00 2019-08-11

This incredible offer of three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents ends June 30th Spotify has been emailing anyone who’s interested to let them know, but just in case you weren’t aware of the current trial offer which is about to run out — the streaming giant is once again offering a three-month trial for its premium subscription tier that normally costs about $...
04:52 2019-06-18

Square Enix just dropped almost every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Spotify & Apple Music If you’re putting together a video game music playlist and are in the mood for some JRPG classics, Square Enix just made it very easy for you, as the soundtracks for almost every Final Fantasy game have just popped up on Spotify and Apple Music. And considering the Final Fantasy series has been arou...
03:00 2019-06-07

Sonos looks to be adding Bluetooth to its next speaker Whatever Sonos is planning for its next speaker, it would appear to include Bluetooth connectivity, according to new devices filed with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).Two new pieces of hardware have been logged with the FCC, the Verge reports, and one of them comes with Bluetooth on ...
20:26 2019-08-10

Your next smart speaker might save your life The typical consumer who owns at least one smart speaker in their home might use it for helpful tasks that make the mundanity of daily life a little easier. They might ask the speaker to turn on the lights, play music or share the weather report. Little conveniences that save a bit of time over the ...
02:52 2019-06-20

D-Wade surprises as H.S. graduation speaker Dwyane Wade was a surprise speaker for graduation at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, sharing his perspective on his first visit just weeks after a mass shooting that killed 17 last year....
22:13 2019-06-02

Canvas is a big-ass speaker stand for LG OLED TVs If you've picked up an OLED TV, you're left with two choices for high quality sound: A soundbar, or large speakers for a home theater setup. Canvas, a new project from a group of audio veterans, is something in between. It's a huge speaker that serve......
22:39 2019-08-20

Spotify upgrades Family plan subscription, rolls out parental controls for music service Spotify is launching a content filter feature for its Family Plan that gives parents and guardians better control over what kids listen to.       ...
22:00 2019-08-19

Spotify launches a Disney Hub with music from Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ films Disney gets its own designated music hub on Spotify, including classic songs and scores from Marvel and 'Star Wars‘ films       ...
23:52 2019-07-17

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
20:52 2019-06-18

Altice's smart speaker uses Alexa to control your TV set-top box You probably don't associate cable giant Altice USA with the cutting edge of smart home technology, but it's determined to change your mind. The company has unveiled a smart speaker, the Amplify, that can serve as a complement to your existing cable......
21:13 2019-08-07

'Go To Speaker': Top Court To AAP Lawmaker On Disqualification Notice The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
11:26 2019-06-28

"Will Meet Speaker At 4 pm," Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker The rebel Karnataka lawmakers, who are staying at a Mumbai hotel, said they would meet the state assembly speaker on Thursday, as directed by the Supreme Court, but would not withdraw their......
12:52 2019-07-11

Trump says House Speaker Pelosi has 'lost it' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, after infrastructure talks with Democratic lawmakers collapsed the day before amid sprawling congressional probes into Trump's business and administration....
23:26 2019-05-23

Turn Up the Volume on This Dynaudio Speaker Gold Box Hear that? It’s the sound of a great deal on Dynaudio wireless streaming speakers. Two sets of bookshelf speakers and one pair of floorstanding speakers are marked down in today’s Gold Box. Just be sure to order soon, since these prices will only last one day or until stock runs out....
00:39 2019-05-27

Your smart speaker could tell if you're experiencing cardiac arrest Cardiac arrest frequently happens at home, and victims don't always have someone around to call for help. Your smart speaker might one day fill that role, though. University of Washington researchers have crafted a proof-of-concept AI that can detec......
19:39 2019-06-19

CHEAP: Get Bose’s SoundTouch 10 speaker system for just $149 (down from $199) It’s good if the TV setup in your living room has a great sound system to support it, but it’s even better if your bedroom matches that experience. Look no further, we’ve got the perfect thing for you. The Bose SoundTouch 10 wireless speaker system is available for $149, down from its original price...
19:52 2019-06-02

How Ikea's New Wireless Speaker Compares to the Sonos One It felt confusing and excited when Ikea released two new speakers built by Sonos. They’re a little weird-looking, first of all. (One speaker is also a lamp!) But what’s really extraordinary is that Ikea is now selling a full-fledged Sonos speaker for $100. (It doubles as a shelf!) We tested this new...
00:26 2019-08-10

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes past midnight Tuesday. The speaker also has a rol...
06:00 2019-05-29

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the......
09:00 2019-07-11

The Naim Mu-so Qb 2 is a compact streaming speaker for audiophiles It was just a few months ago that I wrote about the Naim Mu-so 2, an update to one of the first high-end streaming speakers. I’m currently in the process of testing that model, and it delivers remarkable sound quality in a soundbar-like body. But for many spaces, it’s kind of overkill. For those pla...
09:00 2019-08-10

Sound One Drum Bluetooth Speaker Review Sound One Drum wireless speaker is priced at Rs. 3,490, and looks impressive. Does this affordable speaker sound as good as it looks? Find out in our review....
09:39 2019-06-20

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
15:26 2019-06-21

Portronics Dynamo Wireless Speaker Launched in India Portronics has launched its latest wireless speaker, the Dynamo, which can be wirelessly linked to a second Dynamo speaker for what the company calls 'truly wireless' connectivity....
13:39 2019-08-06

Wonderboom 2 Is the Perfect Portable Bluetooth Speaker for Your Summer The Wonderboom is one of my favorite gadgets. It’s a round little Bluetooth speaker that’s easy to use and sounds terrific. The Wonderboom is even durable enough that you can bounce it on the ground or throw it in the toilet, which I do not recommend. Ultimate Ears, the creators of this affordable g...
17:26 2019-07-01

UE’s Wonderboom 2 speaker has a big battery, a new button, and OUTDOOR MODE I’m a big fan of UE audio gear. I’ve extolled the virtues of the BOOM 3 in the past, so when I heard about the just announced Wonderboom 2 – a Bluetooth speaker with a number of improvements over its predecessor – I was hyped. Shockingly, the Wonderboom 2 is the second version UE’s entry-level Wonde...
16:39 2019-06-05

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
12:39 2019-06-18

Will Run Lok Sabha Impartially, Safeguard Interests: Speaker Om Birla Newly-elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said he will run the House in an impartial manner, while asserting that the chair should not be biased....
13:39 2019-06-19

Georgia protesters return to streets despite speaker resignation Thousands took to the streets of Georgia's capital once again after anti-Russia protests the night before left hundreds injured. Russia's Vladimir Putin has also suspended flights to Georgia over the situation....
00:13 2019-06-22

New Parliament Building Being Considered, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Construction of a new parliament building is being considered among various options, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Saturday, adding that a final call was yet to be taken....
16:00 2019-08-10

Samsung delays its Galaxy Home smart speaker to Q3 Samsung has delayed the release of its Galaxy Home speaker. The Bixby-powered device should be on shelves sometime between July and September. Official confirmation of the delay shouldn't be too much of a surprise, as Samsung previously told Engadget......
18:13 2019-06-04

Maldives Ex-Leader Mohamed Nasheed Tipped As New Speaker The former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been nominated as the country's parliamentary speaker and is set to be sworn in Tuesday, a party official said....
08:52 2019-05-28

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down on Friday after it emerged he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politics and could not have come at a worse time for the ruling PiS party....
16:39 2019-08-08

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi on Trump: 'If the goods are there, you must impeach' U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' multiple investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
03:13 2019-06-20

Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker is still alive, somehow While Samsung's Unpacked event was mostly about the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+, a new S Pen and a Galaxy Book S laptop, plenty of observers expected some news on the fate of Galaxy Home. Samsung announced the smart speaker a year ago, but it's been......
22:39 2019-08-08

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
16:39 2019-05-22

CHEAP: YELL LOUDLY because there’s $60 off the JBL Charge 4 portable speaker What’s a party without good music and nice sound? Some Bluetooth speakers can become the life of the party, at home or outside. JBL’s Charge 4 portable Bluetooth speaker is one of them. Good news is that it’s selling for just $119.95 instead of its original price of $180. The 30W speaker will produc...
16:52 2019-08-05

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
21:52 2019-05-25

Ikea Symfonisk speaker review: Sonos on the cheap At £99, Ikea’s wifi speaker provides a cheaper way to experience Sonos and sounds good tooThere’s a new, cheaper way to buy a Sonos wifi speaker and it’s from Ikea.The Symfonisk bookshelf speaker is the second of two new products born of a partnership between the Swedish furniture manufacturer Ikea ...
15:39 2019-08-12

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse. Primarily, it&...
08:00 2019-05-22

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War’s Union and Confederate soldiers. Speaker Adrienne A. Jones said Thursday that the plaque “sympathizes with Confederate motivations and mem...
19:26 2019-05-24

Speaker Pelosi slams Facebook over altered video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network in which she appears to slur her words. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. Former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai was named speak...
17:39 2019-05-25

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls to step aside from his legislative leadership posit...
17:52 2019-05-21

2 More Congress Legislators Submit Resignation To Karnataka Speaker Two more Congress legislators submitted their resignation to the Karnataka speaker today, worsening the crisis for the state's ruling coalition, even as Congress troubleshooter DK Shivakumar tried......
14:13 2019-07-10

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the biggest names in tech, the Amazon Echo and the Goo...
20:26 2019-05-29

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
13:13 2019-07-19

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
10:26 2019-05-22

Russian parliament speaker concerned about journalist’s case MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament has raised concerns about a drug dealing case against a prominent investigative journalist. Valentina Matviyenko, who is Russia’s third most senior official after the president and prime minister, on Tuesday described the c...
12:00 2019-06-11

John Bercow defies Eurosceptics with vow to stay on as Speaker Exclusive: move likely to anger hardliners who fear Bercow wants to stop no-deal BrexitJohn Bercow has said he plans to stay in his post as Speaker of the House of Commons despite previous expectations he was about to leave, risking the fury of hardline Eurosceptics who believe he wants to thwart a ...
22:26 2019-05-28

Of Course Billie Eilish's MCM Backpack Has A Speaker And A Sub-Woofer Built In The 17-year-old shares her favourite pieces of tech with Vogue, from a Louis Vuitton iPhone case to the quirky app that inspired her visuals for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?...
11:13 2019-08-05

‘Barefoot Bandit’ bid to end probation, become motivational speaker is denied A man who attracted notoriety as the “Barefoot Bandit” has been ordered to complete his probation after requesting that he be allowed to visit friends overseas and accept work outside Washington state as a motivational speaker, according to reports....
07:00 2019-05-26

Bose's smart and affordable Home Speaker 300 is now available in Australia Bose entered the smart speaker market a tad late, beginning with last year's Home Speaker 500. However, it launched with a price tag of $600 in Australia, making it one of the most expensive options around – after all, you could pick up a Google Home or Amazon Echo for under $200. Heck, ...
10:00 2019-08-05

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the assembly....
04:00 2019-07-03

The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker The New Soundboks is impressive. It has everything: a sturdy housing, Bluetooth, large battery, XLR-inputs and several methods to connect multiple Soundboks. Indoor or out, the New Soundboks sounds great. The Soundboks isn’t shy. It’s an extrovert. This speaker will stand tall among strangers and be...
04:39 2019-08-17

UE’s Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth speaker is my brilliant, bombastic summer buddy After covering the announcement of UE’s Wonderboom 2, I finally got my hands on one. And you know what? It’s an exciting-sounding, portable Bluetooth speaker that’s perfect for summer (and pretty much everything). First off, UE? UE, or Ultimate Ears (sigh), are an American audio company owned by Log...
19:39 2019-07-24

Your smart speaker could be transformed into an acoustic cyber-weapon by hackers Look around your home – how many smart speakers do you have dotted around? For many of us, smart speakers have become an integral part of our daily lives; as music players, the hub that controls our smart home devices, and as a vessel for voice assistants like Google Assistant, Siri, and Alex...
13:52 2019-08-12

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
10:13 2019-06-19

Want Modern, Hi-Tech Parliament By 2022, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said that India could have a new, modern and technologically advanced parliament building in another three years as the nation approaches its 75th year of......
19:26 2019-08-13

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office says an autopsy determined the death last month of 37-year-old Austin Eubanks resulted from a heroin ...
03:00 2019-06-14

Sonos' portable smart speaker leaks in greater detail There might not be much of a surprise left by the time Sonos unveils its first portable speaker. The crew at WinFuture has obtained pictures and details that appear to offer much clearer idea of how the hybrid smart speaker will work -- including wh......
04:52 2019-08-19

Need an ultra-affordable portable Bluetooth speaker? The Anker SoundCore is only $14.99 Smart speakers that can do way more than just play music from your phone via a Bluetooth connection are all the rage nowadays, but even though the Amazon Echo and Google Home lineups seem to be constantly expanding, there's still more than enough demand for good old fashioned wireless speakers with ...
16:39 2019-06-17

Sonos' leaked portable speaker automatically tunes its sound Sonos isn't have much luck preserving the mystery for its fall product launches. Zatz Not Funny and The Verge have obtained details for what's said to be Sonos' first portable speaker, and it'll offer a few twists on the familiar formula. To begin......
23:26 2019-08-10

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-06-19

The best wireless speaker 2019: find the best connected speakers for your home Best Speakers buying guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best wireless, connected speakers and speaker systems in 2019. Everyone's listening tastes are different. You might be looking for big, bold, floor-standing speaker models that can rattle the walls with your thumping d...
18:39 2019-06-19

Ex-Lok Sabha Speaker Compliments Sushma Swaraj's "Awesome Memory" Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday remembered Sushma Swaraj as the MP who with her oratory skills and photographic memory used to make Opposition members nervous in Parliament....
17:13 2019-08-07

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country."...
19:13 2019-05-23

CHEAP: Get 33% off this gorgeous Fluance Fi20 omnidirectional bluetooth speaker One of the hidden gems of the audio world is Fluance, a Canadian manufacturer of premium speakers, which boasts a 20-year pedigree. As you’d expect from any aspirational brand, its kit isn’t exactly cheap. But you won’t have to empty your wallet to pick up the Fluance Fi20, which is now available fo...
21:00 2019-05-23

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
04:00 2019-07-11

Amazon said to be launch new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of device of Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The speaker should be released sometime next year, according to the sources cited in the report, and will...
15:39 2019-07-12

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
21:39 2019-05-23

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
14:39 2019-08-05

Spain's PM investiture debate to begin July 22: parliament speaker Spain's parliament will begin the process to vote on whether to renew Pedro Sanchez, whose Socialists won a national election in April without a majority, as prime minister for the next four years on July 22, speaker Meritxell Batet said on Tuesday....
12:39 2019-07-02

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speaker Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove his majority on the floor of the house, and asked......
12:26 2019-07-12

Deal: Google's most expensive smart speaker, the Home Max is on sale for $145 off The Home Max is not only the most expensive Google smart speaker but also the largest in its class, hence the name. Originally launched on the market for $400, Google Home Max can be often bought for $300, but we're not yet convinced that Google has decided to permanently drop the smart speaker's pr...
08:26 2019-05-28

Grab a free speaker with BT's 12GB data SIM only deal for effectively £9.50/pm BT loves to give away an impressive freebie - a quick look at any BT broadband deals will show you that. But something we're less accustomed to is the company going big on its SIM only deals. And yet, here we are with free speakers, reward cards and impressive pricing.The general gist of this o...
23:52 2019-07-06

Brazil house speaker: rule on zero borrowing for deficit under review Brazil's lower house Speaker Rodrigo Maia said he is in talks with Economy Minister Paulo Guedes to review the "golden rule" that bans the government from borrowing to finance its deficit....
17:26 2019-05-28

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader of the Conservative Party....
04:52 2019-05-29

Rebel Lawmakers Approach Top Court, Say Speaker Has "Abandoned Duty" Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared in court on behalf of the rebel legislators. The former Attorney-General asked that the matter be heard urgently but the court declined to do so. The matter will......
12:00 2019-07-10

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo packs more audio components into a wider frame than...
18:00 2019-07-12

This popular Sony portable Bluetooth speaker is on sale for only $29.99 after a $30 discount There are loads of awesome portable Bluetooth speakers you can purchase at incredibly low prices right now, but there must be something about the Sony XB10 that draws the attention of bargain hunters, keeping them happy while also frequently helping them save quite a bit of money.Today, for instance...
11:52 2019-05-29

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers attended a White House briefing on the downing of an American drone by Tehran....
00:00 2019-06-21

Senators want answers from Google over Huawei's cancelled smart speaker Huawei's Google-backed smart speaker might never have seen the light of day, but that isn't stopping politicians from asking questions about it. Republican Senators Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Google chief Sundar Pi......
21:13 2019-08-07

Deal: Google Home smart speaker is on sale for just $70 ($60 off) at Walmart One of the best-selling smart speakers in the US, the Google Home is now discounted at Walmart by almost half. Featuring Google Assistant, the smart speaker can be a powerful helper if you know what to ask it. It can even be paired with a Chromecast if you want to stream movies and shows, using only...
06:52 2019-07-03

Apple's premium HomePod smart speaker is down to its lowest ever price again Apple might not be relevant enough in the booming smart speaker market to have its global shipment numbers measured by research firms like Canalys, but the HomePod can still be a decent buy... at the right price. After all, Amazon's incredibly popular Echo family lacks a comparable "premium" model, ...
22:00 2019-05-25

U.S. plan will not lure Lebanon into settling Palestinians: parliament speaker Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees, its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday....
12:26 2019-06-23

YSR Congress Unlikely To Accept Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker's Post: Report The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its......
15:52 2019-06-23

PRIME CHEAP: The Bose SoundLink Color II Bluetooth speaker is only $89 (not $130!) Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Everyone loves a good Bluetooth speaker. I mean, how else are you meant to impress everyone around you with how incredible and interesting your music taste is? Talk to ...
18:26 2019-07-15

CHEAP: This is a quiet place — shame if someone ruined it with THIS $109 MARSHALL SPEAKER Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Sometimes headphones or a home stereo won’t do — you need a portable sound system. I mean, how on earth else are you meant to get all your friends to listen to those carefully crafted playlists? This is where Mar...
22:39 2019-07-23

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting tools, and exclusive content deals, Guggenheim sees...
19:00 2019-06-27

CHEAP: Ugh, $80 for this Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker is a DISGUSTING deal Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Maybe it’s the impact technology has had on my brain, but I really can’t bear to be without music these days. Whether I’m working on my laptop (hello ambient playlists), walking around town (god bless you headpho...
20:52 2019-08-19

Top Court To Hear Plea Of Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Against Speaker Today The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of rebel Congress-JD(S) lawmakers alleging that the Karnataka Assembly Speaker was not accepting their resignations deliberately as the political crisis in......
07:26 2019-07-11

Braun's Dieter Rams-designed speaker line is making a comeback It's been 28 years since German consumer product maker Braun got out of the audio business, but any audiophile will still be able to recognize the company's classic LE range of speakers. Today, Braun announced that Pure Audio will launch new speakers......
21:26 2019-07-17

BJP Open To Giving Post Of Deputy Speaker To A Friendly Party: Report The BJP is open to offering the post of deputy speaker in the Lok Sabha to a friendly party but it has not taken a final decision on the matter, sources said Wednesday....
23:39 2019-06-12

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, a Pelosi aide said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-07-19

Rep. Dusty Johnson: Madam Speaker, bring USMCA to the floor ASAP Both in South Dakota and in Washington, I repeatedly hear the same thing: Support free trade but hold bad actors accountable. As Americans, our innovation and ambition has allowed us to compete and succeed in a global market, but the playing field should be even. South Dakota has benefited greatly f...
08:00 2019-07-19

Rebel AAP Leader Kapil Mishra, Disqualified By Delhi Speaker, Joins BJP Former minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government and disqualified MLA Kapil Mishra along with AAP women's wing chief Richa Pandey joined the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP in Delhi today....
09:26 2019-08-17

Details of Sonos' first portable Bluetooth speaker leaked in marketing images We recently found out that Sonos had registered a new device with the FCC, and we even managed to get our first look at what could be the audio company’s first Bluetooth-enabled speaker via a single leaked image. At the time, though, all we knew was its model number (S17) and that it would bo...
05:13 2019-08-19

Get a great deal on every Google Home smart speaker in the Walmart sale Usually, the day after Amazon Prime Day has up moping about the office, sad that all the super cheap deals have dried up. There's no time for that today though as the Walmart sale has taken the bargain baton from Amazon to give us one final day of deals.And we've been enjoying the latest b...
22:39 2019-07-17

Alaska officials walk out of session after speaker declares ‘Hail Satan’ A Satanic Temple member who won the right to deliver an invocation at an Alaska government meeting prompted a walkout from a dozen attendees and borough officials when she declared “Hail Satan.” About 40 people protested outside the meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough — which kicked off wit...
16:00 2019-06-21

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites need to impeach Trump if wrongdoing found U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
17:13 2019-06-19

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
17:13 2019-06-19

Parliament LIVE Updates: PM Modi Congratulates Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Parliament LIVE Updates: The The 17th Lok Sabha convened for the third day today as most of the prominent leaders took oath during the first two days of the session. Several key bills are expected to......
10:13 2019-06-19

Trump should realize that Iranians unite when bullied, says Iran parliament speaker U.S. President Donald Trump should realize that Iranians become more united when bullied, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday in remarks broadcast live on state television....
10:39 2019-07-02

CHEAP: $270 off Harman Kardon’s Onyx 4 speaker sounds like a sweet deal We’ve written quite a few times about cute and compact Bluetooth speakers. But today, we’re bringing a mega deal for a top-shelf speaker. Harman Kardon’s gorgeous Oxny Studio 4 Bluetooth speaker is selling at just $179, down from $449. The speaker features premium fabric and a beautiful circular des...
15:00 2019-06-18

A new, faster Google Wifi router is coming – and could double as a smart speaker When the Google Wifi was released in 2017, it quickly became our favorite mesh router, thanks to is diminutive size, user-friendly setup and value for money compared to the rest of the competition.And now it appears we're getting closer to the release of a follow-up, with new revelations from C...
11:39 2019-08-07

This Discounted Light Switch Is Packed With Sensors, And Even an Alexa Smart Speaker Ecobee’s Switch+ is probably the smartest light switch in existence. It can control your lights via an ambient light sensor, a motion sensor, and (of course) a button, but it also has Alexa built in. Note that I didn’t say it works with Alexa, I mean it actually has a microphone and speaker inside, ...
22:13 2019-08-06

Richard Goodstein on AOC remarks: Nancy Pelosi is the speaker because of moderate Dems House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the position she is because of moderate congressional districts flipping from Republican to Democrat, according to Richard Goodstein....
04:39 2019-06-18

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imagined ourselves on a huge stage, a wall of Marshall amps behind us, as we play a twenty minute guitar...
14:00 2019-06-16

Samsung’s Bixby speaker, announced one year ago today, still hasn’t launched The Samsung Galaxy Home is Samsung's long-rumored Bixby smart speaker. [credit: Samsung ] Happy one-year anniversary, I guess, to the Samsung Galaxy Home, which was announced a year ago toda...
18:26 2019-08-09

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
00:13 2019-06-22

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing outgoing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
06:13 2019-08-01

Review: The Marshall Stockwell II speaker is louder than a Napalm Death concert Marshall is an iconic audio brand, best known for its guitar amplifiers. But did you know that it also sells a line of Bluetooth speakers? It’s true, and they’re actually very good. I got my hands on the company’s latest venture in this area, the Marshall Stockwell II, and so far I’m really impresse...
21:39 2019-07-08

AOC pushes back at Pelosi, says House speaker's belittling of progressives 'puzzling' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fired back Tuesday at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., saying she found remarks by the leader of their party's caucus "puzzling" after Pelosi dismissed her and three other progressives who'd voted against a $4.6 billion border aid package at the end of Jun...
04:39 2019-07-10

AZ House Speaker under fire for saying Arizona hasn’t had “major mass shooting” TUCSON- A state politician is in hot water after he seemingly forgot about the January 8th shooting in Tucson. AZFamily reporter Dennis Welch tweeted out a statement from Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers in response to potential gun control legislation. House Speaker Rusty Bowers (R) issued the f...
12:39 2019-08-08

Trump Retweets Video Of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Claims She Has "Lost It" US President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that falsely claimed the Democratic leader had difficulty......
09:52 2019-05-26

New Zealand speaker claims suspected serial rapist working in parliament Claim follows review into bullying and harassment that uncovered three allegations of serious sexual assaultThe deputy leader of New Zealand’s opposition party has called for an investigation after the parliament’s speaker suggested there was a rapist working at Parliament House.After the release of...
10:13 2019-05-22

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
20:26 2019-05-31

Donald Trump Engaged In "Cover-Up", Says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that......
18:13 2019-05-22

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his threat to slap tariffs on Mexican imports, and she called on him to work with Congress on immigration reform....
05:13 2019-06-01

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earli...
23:26 2019-05-23

List of tests for diabetes Doctors use various tests to detect type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Here, learn about these tests, including how to prepare for them, what they evaluate, and what the results show....
00:13 2019-07-13

Fan taken for tests after hit by Bellinger's foul A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital Sunday for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Dodgers star Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a game against the Rockies....
09:39 2019-06-24

Kidney function tests: Everything you need to know There are many different types of kidney function tests, usually involving the blood or urine. In this article, learn about the tests and what to expect from the results....
23:26 2019-06-06

Karnataka Speaker Summons Rebel Lawmakers Tomorrow Amid Trust Vote Row Karnataka's rebel lawmakers, who have endangered the survival of the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government, have been summoned by the Speaker tomorrow following the ruling coalition's request that......
08:52 2019-07-22

Karnataka Speaker Gave Legislators Time Till Tomorrow: Congress Leader Congress leader and Minister DK Shivakumar said today that Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has served notice to rebel lawmakers, giving them time till 11 am tomorrow to come and attend the proceedings of the......
21:00 2019-07-22

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
00:39 2019-08-14

Sunday's Best Deals: Waterproof Speaker, Bosch Tools, DIY Ice Cream, Kindle Bestsellers, and More An amazing deal on Bosch power tools, a $20 waterproof Bluetooth speaker from Anker, and a $5 beer glass that provides clean water to people in need lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Happy Father’s Day, everyone! Read more......
17:13 2019-06-16

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional break, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-12

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Raspberry Pi-powered DIY effort by the name of Chatterbox might well be of interest.It’s a Kickstarter billed as the “first DIY smart speaker...
15:26 2019-05-23

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with their sex-offender unit. “So we have to make sure, if ...
08:00 2019-07-12

Oft-delayed Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker gets a confusing new launch window Samsung sure took its sweet time preparing the company's first-ever smart speaker for a public preview alongside the Galaxy Note 9 last year, but as if Amazon, Google, and Apple didn't get a substantial enough head start in this thriving market, the Galaxy Home is still not up for grabs.Granted, the...
02:52 2019-06-05

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers before they reach the U.S. border....
23:52 2019-08-08

File Reply To Speaker Disqualification Order: High Court To Kapil Mishra The Delhi High Court on Friday asked rebel AAP leader Kapil Mishra to file his response to the findings against him in the Speaker's order disqualifying him from the city's legislative assembly....
13:13 2019-08-09

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutional confrontation....
16:26 2019-05-29

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for final approval of the pact....
17:13 2019-06-19

No-deal Brexit tangled: UK House of Commons Speaker Bercow pledges to stay on John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plans to stay on despite previous expectations he was about to leave, risking the fury of hardline Brexiteers who believe he wants to thwart a no-deal departure, the Guardian newspaper reported....
09:01 2019-05-29

Who Else Is Using DNA Tests to Find Lost Relatives? Your Dog Genetic testing helps owners find long-lost family members for their dogs, but canine reunions can bring some surprises. ‘We the people were way more excited than the dogs.’...
01:39 2019-07-08

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and how they’ve been replaced...
16:00 2019-06-04

Leica Q2: 10 things we've learnt from our tests Full-frame sensors don't just exist in DSLRs and mirrorless cameras – you can buy compact cameras with these nestled inside them too. True, there aren't many such cameras, and they're fairly niche, but their more targeted audience means that when a manufacturer does releas...
17:00 2019-05-28

CC Sabathia undergoes more tests but not on his knee In addition to getting a shot of lubrication for his right knee Tuesday, CC Sabathia recently underwent tests on his left shoulder. “Just looking at stuff, he is fine,’’ Aaron Boone said of Sabathia’s shoulder before Wednesday’s 7-5 win over the Diamondbacks at Yankee Stadium. Talking about the 39-y...
10:13 2019-08-01

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
22:26 2019-08-03

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subscri...
15:52 2019-07-12

GOP senators demand answers from Google over the tech giant’s 'smart speaker relationship' with Huawei Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai seeking answers about the Silicon Valley heavyweight’s relationship with controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei....
20:52 2019-08-07

Tottenham fan Tracey Crouch trolls Arsenal in House of Commons after Speaker's jibe Arsenal fans were left bitterly disappointed after seeing their side lose the Europa League final in Baku last week, although some of that sadness would have been replaced with joy at seeing arch-rivals Tottenham taste defeat in the Champions League final in Madrid three days later....
18:39 2019-06-05

Trump blasts Paul Ryan as 'weak, ineffective & stupid' in fresh attack on ex-Speaker President Donald Trump unloaded on former House Speaker Paul Ryan for the second time in three days Saturday, mocking him as a "Lame Duck" and chiding his leadership style as "ineffective" and "stupid."...
06:39 2019-07-14

Samsung Galaxy Home mini smart speaker leaks ahead of official launch Samsung revealed its own take on smart speakers last year, but the company's first product, suggestively dubbed Galaxy Home, has yet to make its debut on the market. We're not sure if Samsung has hit a snag with the project or the South Korean giant is simply waiting for the right moment to release ...
23:39 2019-05-21

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special treatment of Hong Kong....
20:13 2019-06-19

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.       ...
20:52 2019-07-12

AOC ups ante in feud with Pelosi, suggests speaker is 'singling out of newly elected women of color' The public spat between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, got a lot nastier on Wednesday, with the freshman congresswoman suggesting that the speaker is "singling out" her and her colleagues based on their race. ...
03:26 2019-07-11

Sonos Bluetooth-enabled, battery-powered speaker leaks ahead of official launch Sonos has an event coming up at the end of the month to reveal something new, but leaks have pretty much given away what’s likely to be the highlight announcement at the event: A new, Bluetooth-enabled speaker that has a built-in battery for portable power. The speaker originally leaked earli...
15:52 2019-08-19

Speaker Pelosi Slams President Trump for Mexican Foreign Policy ‘Temper Tantrum’ President Donald Trump’s deal with Mexico to get help on the border in exchange for withdrawing the threat of U.S. import tariffs got a quick thumbs-down from Nancy Pelosi. The House Speaker released a statement early Saturday saying Trump had “undermined America’s preeminent leade...
21:26 2019-06-08

Ikea Symfonisk review: table lamp is also a great-sounding Sonos wifi speaker Brilliant Sonos sound paired with attractive Ikea lamp makes for a surprisingly great wifi speakerWhat if your simple Ikea lamp was actually a Sonos wifi speaker that could play music from any number of music sources and link up with others around your house? That’s exactly what the Ikea Symfonisk t...
08:39 2019-08-07

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also pledged an additional $1.5 million gift to the scho...
17:52 2019-05-21

Texas Speaker apologizes for alleged comments about Republican colleagues in secret recording: report The Texas House Speaker apologized Tuesday for “terrible things” he allegedly said about House colleagues on a secretly recorded conversation with a conservative activist, reports said. ...
12:26 2019-08-07

New feature in iOS 13 could save you some money Ever delete an app from your iOS device, not realizing that you're still paying a monthly fee to use it? It appears that Apple feels your pain. In iOS 13, if you delete an app, you will see a pop-up reminder if you have an active subscription to that app. A tweet from Federico Viticci, co-host of th...
03:39 2019-06-19

You might have missed the most promising new feature of iOS 13 iOS 13 might not be the huge leap forward that some Apple fans anticipated, but it does include a range of upgrades that will greatly improve the iOS experience. One that we’ve yet to highlight is called Optimized Battery Charging, and while it doesn’t sound all that exciting, it might b...
00:39 2019-06-06

AT&T adds Spotify Premium as free entertainment option for 'Unlimited & More' customers AT&T 'Unlimited & More Premium' customers can now add a Spotify Premium subscription to their plan free of charge.       ...
16:26 2019-08-05

Can you feel the love? 'The Lion King' soundtracks hunt their way to top of Spotify charts Soundtracks of the live-action and animated versions of Disney's "The Lion King" are roaring on Spotify after the new film's premiere this weekend.       ...
15:39 2019-07-23

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have in our electronic arsenals—smartphones, tablets, ...
18:26 2019-05-23

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan......
02:00 2019-06-17

Likely McLaren 750LT prototype tests at Nurburgring ‘Long Tail’ version of 720S is expected to come next year, as indicated previously by McLaren boss McLaren is understood to be readying a faster, lighter ‘Long Tail’ version of the 720S for launch next year - and a new prototype caught testing appears to confirm that. Although this test mule looks ...
17:26 2019-08-20

Vaughn Gittin Jr Tests Teleoperation by Drifting a Car He's Not In Portland-based tech startup Designated Driver wants to prove its remote driving technology by running what is clearly a Lincoln in a fancy wrap job up the hill at Goodwood without a driver inside. Pro drifter Vaughn Gittin, Jr. took to the steering wheel from a remote facility, operating the car wit...
18:39 2019-07-07

Upcoming AV-Comparatives’ Certification Tests 2019 As in previous summers, we will be running certification tests for the following products: Anti-malware programs for macOS Anti-malware apps for Android Phishing protection for Windows (and other platforms on request) Parental control features for Windows (and other platforms on request) Security ve...
14:33 2019-05-21

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
18:26 2019-07-05

Trump breaks with Abe, says not bothered by NK missile tests President Donald Trump says he’s not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hosting the president on four-day state visit...
09:52 2019-05-27

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
09:26 2019-07-10

| NKorea's Kim won't 'disappoint me', despite missile tests: Trump President Donald Trump has underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's recent missile tests "may" violate a UN resolution....
10:00 2019-08-03

Domino's tests cashless stores and deliveries Domino's is testing cashless stores, with customers only being able to use their card, contactless payments (like ApplePay or Android Pay), PayPal and Instagift cards to buy their pizzas both in store and when they have orders delivered. The trial is......
18:52 2019-07-09

Samsung Tests How 5G Can Improve Chip-Making The company is testing how fifth-generation wireless networks can speed up connections at its chip-making factory in Austin, Texas, a pilot that aims to prove 5G is more than a buzzword....
02:39 2019-08-15

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
19:00 2019-06-13

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good start for the nation’s fourth-largest network.Sprint 5G speed tests were found to offer 350 and 450 Mbps in Dallas, Texas, according to Tom’...
01:26 2019-06-08

Pirates GM asks MLB to allow re-entry after concussion tests PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants Major League Baseball to consider changing its concussion assessment system to allow for player re-entry after exiting a game for concussion testing. Huntington offered the suggestion Sunday, a day after Pittsburgh catcher Francisco Cer...
04:39 2019-05-27

Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out We are exposed to synthetic chemicals in plastics, cosmetics and food every day. Could it be making us toxic? Our environment reporter was tested for over 1,530 chemicals to find outRead our entire Toxic America seriesSitting on a plastic chair in a small office, I’m wearing medical scrubs rolled up...
09:26 2019-05-22

Coca-Cola 600 tests drivers' stamina For all the deserved attention this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) receives annually -- for its celebration of our country's military heroes and the challenge of mastering NASCAR's longest race -- it has presented a unique competitiv...
01:26 2019-05-24

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over weapons tests North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon to extend a streak of weapons demonstrations seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear talks and their joint military exercises...
00:39 2019-08-17

Speaker Bercow will 'fight with every bone in my body' to stop Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit Getty John Bercow says he will "fight with every bone in my body" to stop Boris Johnson ignoring Parliament on Brexit. The prime minister has refused to rule out suspending Parliament in order to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal on October 31. However, House of Commons Speaker Berco...
20:39 2019-08-14

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. The post Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus appeared first on ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Apex Legends is about to get the ‘most fan-requested’ feature – but what could it be? Apex Legends is about to get a major new feature, something which players have been most actively badgering for – although we don’t know what said introduction will be.What we do know is this mysterious feature will come to the battle royale at some point in August, over the next few w...
17:52 2019-08-01

How to disable the Windows 10 Timeline feature Admins and users can turn off Windows 10 Timeline through basic settings, but to truly disable the feature you must use the Group Policy Editor or tweak the Registry file....
19:00 2019-06-10

Tesla’s next big feature is… a port of Cuphead? Enlarge / Access to playable scenes like this are why I bought a Tesla and not a PS4. (credit: Studio MDHR) After March's announcement that the hard-as-nails, retro-stylized platformer Cuphead was coming to the Nintendo Switch, we wondered what platform might be the next to see a port. Anything fr...
23:00 2019-06-03

The Netflix app just got a new ‘coming soon’ feature, but only on certain devices The Netflix app just received a novel feature that some users will certainly appreciate. A “Coming This Week” section will be shown on TVs, streaming devices, and consoles, allowing users to stay on top of new releases as they happen. The feature was in limited testing at Netflix before ...
16:13 2019-08-20

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
02:13 2019-08-21

The iPhone 11’s most controversial new feature might also come to the iPad It’s a bit bizarre that there’s already so much controversy surrounding an iPhone that’s going to look almost exactly like its predecessors. In fact, if you hold an iPhone XS and an iPhone 11 next to each other next month following the 2019 model’s release, the to phones will...
19:26 2019-08-12

This is the one feature you should look for when you purchase Bluetooth headphones Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Some Bluetooth headphones have a feature called "Multipoint" that should be considered more often when looking to buy new wireless headphones — especially if you use them with more than one device. Multipoint lets your Bluetooth headphones connect to two ...
14:26 2019-07-22

Pixel 4 is about to get an awesome new feature that the iPhone already has The Pixel 4 isn’t due to be released for several months, but Google’s upcoming flagship has been popping up in more and more leaks and rumors. We just saw Pixel 4 renders based on leaked design files as well as a leaked mold that seems to confirm the new Google phone will have a design s...
22:13 2019-06-12

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam call filtering!Yes, iOS 13 will be able to automa...
08:52 2019-06-06

Alan Turing to feature on new £50 note Mathematician who cracked Enigma code was persecuted for his homosexuality in 1950sThe father of modern computing: Alan Turing’s legacyAlan Turing, the scientist known for helping crack the Enigma code during the second world war and pioneering the modern computer, has been chosen to appear on the n...
17:26 2019-07-15

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to confusion and excessive scrolling to find what you're...
19:52 2019-05-27

iMovie for iOS now has a green screen feature iMovie for iOS is one of the most advanced video editors for a mobile device as it's able to edit 4K footage without stuttering and the amazing thing is that Apple offers it for the sweet price of free. Now, with the latest update, iMovie becomes even more powerful as it adds one feature that tradit...
11:52 2019-06-12

BMW Would Like You to Know About the 3 Series Wagon's Greatest Feature The great tragedy of 2019 is knowing that we won’t get the 2020 BMW 3 Series wagon here in the United States. It’s objectively uncool, especially when I just learned the 3 Series wagon’s rear window can pop open....
17:52 2019-07-17

Portable Harman Kardon Allure smart speaker with Alexa scores massive $135 discount in latest deal When shopping for a trendy smart speaker, most people tend to focus on options from only two companies. Amazon and Google's Western market duopoly is confirmed by the latest quarterly sales report, in which the two's strongest rivals hail from China, selling their voice-controlled devices almost exc...
19:39 2019-07-02

Norseman triathlon tests toughest minds and bodies A 3.8km swim in icy fjords, a 180km bike ride, and a full marathon up to the top of Norway's Mount Gaustatoppen - is the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon for you?...
02:52 2019-08-06

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The banks have benefited from an improving economy and have balance sheets strong enough to withstand a de...
23:13 2019-06-21

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party’s presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough. Alberto Fernández of the left-leaning Unidad Ciudadana party told C5N te...
05:52 2019-06-04

New Land Rover Defender tests with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, we've got all you need to know on the reborn 4x4 icon here Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unveiling at September's Frankfurt motor show, and has entered a new stage of testing in partnership with the Red Cross...
13:39 2019-08-05

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
23:52 2019-06-21

New grading system at Mountain View HS focuses on tests TUCSON – It was the first day of school for Mountain View High School students on Monday and the start of a new grading system. The new system eliminates homework from how students are being graded. “The homework is something we re-purposed,” Todd Garelick Mountain View High School...
16:00 2019-08-06

NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drone in cities RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight. Multiple drones took to the air at the same time above downtown Reno this week in...
21:26 2019-05-23

North Korea's Kim Won't "Disappoint Me", Despite Missile Tests: Trump President Donald Trump on Friday underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's recent missile tests "may" violate a UN resolution....
21:00 2019-08-02

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service, an executive told Reuters....
01:52 2019-07-10

'Dota Underlords' beta tests its first battle pass In another sign of gaming trends folding in on each other, Valve's own 'Auto Chess' spin-off of Dota 2 is testing out a battle pass. The still-in-beta Dota Underlords is free to play, so like other "free" games, mixing in bonus packages that people w......
11:13 2019-07-13

U.S. Believes Russia Has Restarted Low-Yield Nuclear Tests If true, the finding could eventually prompt the Trump administration to begin its own testing. But some experts said the accusations were nothing new....
00:00 2019-05-30

Apple tests iCloud.com sign-ins with your face or finger The iCloud website is handy when you want to check info from an unfamiliar device or just prefer to use a browser, but the need to enter your password could be enough of a pain that you might just pull out your phone instead. Soon, though, it could b......
23:52 2019-07-07

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking with an effort by the Trump administration to play down the launches as it tries to kick-start diplomacy with Pyongyang....
23:00 2019-05-25

IRS Greenlights Tax Breaks for Buyers of 23andMe Genetic Tests Buyers of 23andMe’s genetic-testing kits will now have an easier time paying for the service with tax-advantaged health accounts after a favorable IRS ruling....
18:13 2019-07-22

Uber tests a $25 Pass that covers Eats and transportation Uber is testing a subscription option that offers all-inclusive or discounted access to all its services. It's trialing a few variants of the plan in Chicago and San Francisco. All of them include trips on Jump e-bikes and scooters at no extra cost,......
22:39 2019-07-22

Success: NASA tests orion abort system (WESH) NASA successfully tested a critical safety element of its Orion spacecraft Tuesday. The launch was a test of the abort system that will ensure that astronauts can safely get away from the capsule if there’s an emergency after liftoff. The crew capsule was empty for Tuesday morning’...
01:00 2019-07-03

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
02:39 2019-05-26

Dhoni's Jersey Available But No One Might Wear It In Tests: BCCI Official MS Dhoni retired from Test cricket and with the World Test Championship using jersey numbers, his No. 7, while available, may not be used by any other player....
15:00 2019-07-24

Rome tests recycling bottles for transit cash The city of Rome unveiled three test machines Tuesday around metro stations where passengers can drop plastic water bottles, receiving five cents apiece through a scan on their phones....
20:52 2019-07-24

Microsoft tests a cleaner Xbox One Home screen (again) Microsoft is rolling out a couple of tests that could change the look of Xbox One's Home section as well as how you control the console via Cortana. Xbox Insiders should be able to check out the updates in the next few days....
23:13 2019-07-24

DNA tests confirm mountain lion attacked California boy SAN DIEGO (AP) — California wildlife authorities say DNA tests confirm that a mountain lion killed in a San Diego County nature preserve this week is the animal that injured a 4-year-old boy hours earlier. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says Friday a mountain lion genetic profile obtained...
21:00 2019-05-31

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place....
05:39 2019-05-25

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets...
02:13 2019-05-25

Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection update news, including word that it has started a public test of Reach on Windows PCs that lasts thr......
07:52 2019-06-30

After INF treaty's demise, U.S. seeks funds for missile tests The United States is no longer prohibited from having ground-launched intermediate-range missiles after pulling out of an arms control treaty with Russia on Friday, but funds to test and develop the missiles may soon run out, officials say....
17:13 2019-08-02

Windows 10 preview tests password-free sign-ins Microsoft is taking its disdain for passwords to a new level. It just released a Windows 10 preview for Fast ring Insiders that gives you the option to make all accounts on a particular device "passwordless" when logging into the operating system. Fl......
05:00 2019-07-11

F35-B fighters arrive in UK's Cyprus base for training tests Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment....
21:01 2019-05-21

F35-B fighters arrive in UK’s Cyprus base for training tests AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) — Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.’s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft’s first overseas deployment. The jets from 617 Squadron, flown by three British Royal Navy and three Royal Air Fo...
21:01 2019-05-21

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
09:00 2019-08-11

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between Washington and Seoul....
05:26 2019-08-11

Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A major earthquake that rocked Alaska proved to be a trial run in the state’s largest city for a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll and other commanders had just signed on to test the FirstNet network on thei...
08:26 2019-06-13

Toyota tests plug-in hybrid RAV4 SUV in new images Prototypes of a RAV4 with a charging port have been seen for the first time, with 2020 debut likely Toyota has been seen testing what appears to be a plug-in hybrid variant of the RAV4 SUV on European roads. At first glance, the prototype doesn't seem any different from the standard Honda CR-V riva...
15:52 2019-08-19

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
01:13 2019-08-19

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over NKorea weapons tests North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises...
14:13 2019-08-17

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” where chlamydia and gonorrhea can be tested in a mere three hours — instead of two to three days — as ...
01:13 2019-06-13

Facebook Tests Selling Video Subscriptions in Watch Facebook will start testing the sale of subscriptions to video services that can be viewed inside its Watch video hub. The test will include Dropout, MotorTrend on Demand and BritBox....
16:39 2019-08-08

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute in Cambridgeshire – to close its animal breeding fa...
12:13 2019-06-09

U.S. military tests ground-based cruise missile A ground-launched cruise missile was successfully fired in a test Sunday, the Pentagon said. The test is the first since the U.S. pulled out of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier this month....
05:00 2019-08-21

Not all youth with psychiatric disorders need thyroid tests, study says Many health professionals recommend children with anxiety or depression get tested for thyroid disease. Now, researchers say those screenings need to be targeted to young people who meet certain criteria....
22:39 2019-08-06

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial equipment....
21:52 2019-08-20

Air Force tests hypersonic weapon aboard B-52 for first time The U.S. Air Force ran the first test of a hypersonic weapon on a B-52H Stratofortress, flying a sensor-only prototype of the AGM-183A to gather environmental and aircraft handling data for development....
20:39 2019-06-14

Navy completes tests of Raytheon's upgraded RAM missile The U.S. Navy completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon's upgraded RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, which is expected to be delivered this year, the company said....
15:13 2019-06-20

Update to Google's Messages app adds a very useful feature Google's master plan to dominate the world includes the placement of Google Assistant into as many apps and devices as possible. To that end, several Reddit posters (via XDA) are discovering that updating to version 4.4.070 of Google's Messages app adds a new feature. Spotted in a section of the app...
23:39 2019-05-21

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its Google I/O developer conference in May, some searc...
00:39 2019-06-08

Waze has a new crowdsourced feature that will make navigation even better Google Maps might be the most popular navigation app in the world, but Google has another gem in its backyard, Waze, which can deliver an even better navigation experience than Google’s main maps app. If you need any proof, all you have to do is look at all the Waze features that Google Maps g...
02:13 2019-07-16

WW II codebreaker Alan Turing will feature on new UK banknote Turing cracked the 'impossible-to-crack' Nazi enigma code in a highly secretive project and was one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence. He was persecuted for being homosexual and posthumously pardoned....
18:13 2019-07-15

iOS 13 beta, release date and feature list iOS 13 will soon be here to fundamentally change up how you use your iPhone every day, and we have been testing the public beta since late June. We have a complete list of iOS 13's features below so you can decide whether you want to get the iOS 13 public beta now or wait for the final ver...
17:52 2019-08-16

Google is about to steal another great feature from the iPhone Transferring files between Apple devices is incredibly easy thanks to a great feature called AirDrop. Whether you’re moving files between your iPhone and your Mac, or you’re looking to transfer all the photos you just took to your friends’ devices who also rock iPhones, AirDrop doe...
21:00 2019-07-01

iOS beta 3 is hiding a puzzling new iPhone feature Apple just released iOS 13 beta 3 to developers, which brings over a puzzling feature for iPhones and iPads, one that poses a significant logistics burden on the user. According to an icon discovered inside the operating system, devices running iOS 13 will be able to connect to other iOS 13 devices ...
14:52 2019-07-03

The clever cryptography behind Apple’s “Find My” feature Enlarge / The 2018 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. (credit: Samuel Axon) When Apple executive Craig Federighi described a new location-tracking feature for Apple devices at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday, it sounded—to the sufficiently paranoid, at least—l...
21:26 2019-06-06

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook bough...
04:00 2019-06-07

Windows 10 version 1903: When will you get the next big feature update? In the "Windows as a service" era, updates can arrive when you least expect them. So can major changes in Microsoft's update policies for business customers. I've sorted out the details of the latest Windows Update for Business policy change. There will be a test....
17:52 2019-05-30

Samsung’s Galaxy S11 won’t have the crazy new feature we’re waiting for The Galaxy S10 was released just a few months ago and it turned out to be a success for Samsung, unlike its predecessor. In about three more months, the Galaxy Note 10 will come out with an updated design as well as several new features, according to the newest leaks. In other words, it’s way ...
20:26 2019-05-21

This Could Be the First Nokia Feature Phone Running Android Nokia feature phones could make a comeback in a big way if this latest leak turns out to be true. A photo of a Nokia-like device running Android has been leaked online....
12:13 2019-07-19

New cheaper iPhone would drop a flagship feature Apple is getting hammered in the Chinese market, and in an attempt to claw back market share from the likes of Huawei, Vivo, and Oppo is planning to release a cheaper iPhone. But cheaper means making compromises....
17:26 2019-07-04

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors — ranging from identity attacks to betrayal...
21:13 2019-07-08

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few hidden features as well....
13:52 2019-06-07

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email Google gave Gmail a massive makeover last year, adding several additional features so you can do a lot more than just email inside Gmail. Now, Google is about to make Gmail even more useful, adding a major new feature to the app. On top of the built-in Calendar, Keep, and Tasks panels that are alrea...
02:52 2019-06-12

Apple’s new battery optimizer is iOS 13’s most underrated feature Apple’s under-the-radar battery optimizer is iOS 13’s most unheralded feature While we debate the merits of a $1,000 monitor stand, one of the coolest things to come from yesterday’s WWDC event was an iOS 13 feature that didn’t even get mentioned. According to Apple’s own list of what’s to come in i...
08:52 2019-06-05

The iPhone 11 could borrow one important Galaxy S10 feature The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R are all expected to introduce a variety of upgrades come this September, but according to a new report by Mac Otakara (via 9To5Mac), one of the new features can already be found on Samsung's latest flagships.Listen to audio through two Bluetooth devices s...
19:52 2019-05-27

Here’s the first trailer for Pixar’s next original feature ‘Onward’ We may have sounded a little extreme when we predicted back in December that Onward, Pixar’s next original feature slated for release on March 6, 2020, would easily recapture the magic of the beloved animation studio’s glory days and tap into the same storytelling and visual prowess that...
07:13 2019-05-31

Amazon Just Added This Highly Useful Feature to the Fire TV Amazon is bringing its Alexa announcements feature to the Fire TV. The intercom feature was earlier limited to Alexa-based devices except for the Fire TV. YouTube app's rollout is now complete....
21:13 2019-08-09

Amazing! This New Gmail Feature Will Let You Know If You’re Being Normal In An Email Nailing the right tone in an email can be tricky, but thankfully, one email provider has stepped up to make what can be a stressful experience a whole lot easier: Gmail has released a new feature that will let you know if you’re being normal in an email....
20:00 2019-05-29

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling visitors of the annual conference—which it famously does not attend—with a brazenly false piece of advertising: a massive outdoor ad declaring “What happ...
05:13 2019-06-04

How long before 5G becomes a standard flagship smartphone feature? Over the course of the last few months, we switched from “5G is coming!” to “5G is finally here!”. And while “here” is still far from everywhere, 5G is indeed a reality, and so are the phones that support it. But since 5G is a brand new beast, the devices that can handle it need to be in a class of...
11:52 2019-06-12

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future headaches....
19:26 2019-05-22

The Pixel 4 might have an exciting new feature that’s not available on any iPhone or Android Google often announces technology innovations that aren’t ready to be turned into commercial products, prompting us to wonder whether they’re just vaporware. But that doesn’t mean development for said projects stops, and the Pixel 4 might prove exactly that. A couple of rumors clai...
16:39 2019-06-12

New report says the Galaxy Note 10 isn’t getting the new feature everyone wanted Some recent rumors claimed that the Galaxy Note 10 will deliver Samsung’s fastest battery charging tech yet at a blistering 45W. Furthermore, a recent leak showed an unannounced Samsung charger spotted in the documentation the company filed with a South Korean regulatory body, prompting specul...
01:26 2019-06-11

Switch's NES Games Get A Rewind Feature This Month Nintendo’s growing collection of 8-bit NES games available through its Switch Online service are going to get a popular feature that’s been seen in other retro collections: Rewind....
06:00 2019-07-10

As Instagram tests its 'like' ban, influencers will have to shift tactics to make money Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success....
20:13 2019-07-21

Another Person In Kerala Suspected Of Nipah Infection Tests Negative Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said today that the sample of one more person suspected to be infected with the Nipah virus has tested negative. He was being treated at the isolation ward of the......
10:52 2019-06-07

Reddit tests live broadcasting with a Public Access Network Reddit today revealed it’s testing its own livestreaming service, called RPAN or Reddit Public Access Network. It’ll be running all week, presumably to see what kind of shows redditors put on before the site rolls it out to everyone. The R/PAN subreddit includes a series of short videos comparing th...
02:52 2019-08-20

US Tests First Ground-Launched Cruise Missile After INF Treaty Exit The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of......
05:39 2019-08-20

U.S. tests first ground-launched cruise missile after INF treaty exit The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF)....
04:52 2019-08-20

Schauffele rips British Open for random tests: ‘Pissed me off’ PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Xander Schauffele on Saturday ripped into the Royal & Ancient, the governing body for the British Open, for its handling of a failed test by his driver. The R&A began randomly testing players’ clubs at last year’s Open to see if club faces were too springy. This week, th...
20:52 2019-07-20

Prosecutors say tests needed before Sri Lanka sterilization case can proceed Sri Lankan prosecutors said on Thursday tests would be needed to establish whether a Muslim doctor had sterilized Buddhist patients, while there was no evidence to support other charges against him of links to terrorist groups or money laundering....
03:39 2019-07-12

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to verify familial relationships....
03:00 2019-05-30

Fed's Powell Says Stress Tests Must Evolve to Avoid Bank Complacency Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said stress tests of the nation’s largest banks must adapt and keep firms on their toes, or the annual exam could fail to prepare the financial system for the next downturn....
18:52 2019-07-09

Cambodia's Smart Axiata tests 5G network with China's Huawei Cambodia's Smart Axiata said it had begun 5G trials in partnership with China's Huawei Technologies on Monday and could start rolling out the mobile network by this year....
15:00 2019-07-08

Dropbox Transfer tests direct sharing of files up to 100GB Enlarge / Send copies of files with Dropbox Transfer. (credit: Dropbox) Dropbox is adding a new option for how its users can share files. Dropbox Transfer introduces a way to send files between people rather than simply sharing access for collaboration. Files can be dragged and dropped directly fr...
04:00 2019-07-10

Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A federal report shows no pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The Yuma Sun reported Thursday that researchers collected 118 samples of romaine lettuce from facilities in the Yuma area in December. The Food and ...
17:52 2019-08-16

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Read more......
22:13 2019-06-17

U.S. believes Russia conducting low-level nuclear tests: official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear testing in violation of a moratorium on such tests, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said on Wednesday....
21:52 2019-05-29

Hit-and-Run Collision in South China Sea Tests Philippines' Beijing Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China, as his decision not to push Beijing over the incident prompts condemnation from critics who say he is selling out his country’s sovereignty for econ...
22:39 2019-07-12

US Believes Russia Conducting Low-Level Nuclear Tests: Official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear tests, a US intelligence official on Wednesday, while the head of a body monitoring a global nuclear treaty said there was no sign......
16:00 2019-05-30

Iran's Breach of Nuclear Pact Tests European Resolve Iran confirmed that it was enriching uranium at levels that breach the 2015 nuclear agreement, leaving France, Britain and Germany with delicate decisions in the coming days over how to respond....
23:52 2019-07-08

Bulgaria's Kozloduy reconnects nuclear reactor after capacity tests Bulgaria's state nuclear power plant Kozloduy reconnected on Sunday its 1,000 megawatt Unit 5 nuclear reactor after successfully completing increased capacity tests on July 13-14, the plant said....
16:39 2019-07-14

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after President Trump tweeted he wasn’t “disturbed” by the latest provocation by leader Kim Jong Un. “I find them very disturbing, ...
01:26 2019-05-27

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed, emerging hypersonic weapons promise to massively reshape offensive combat tactics....
17:13 2019-06-13

US Says Watching North Korea's Missile Tests "Very Carefully": Report U.S. President Donald Trump has an understanding with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Pyongyang will not launch intercontinental-range ballistic missiles, and the United States is watching North......
19:26 2019-08-06

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
19:52 2019-08-02

Trump says he received 'small apology' from Kim Jong Un for missile tests President Trump said Saturday that he had received a “small apology” from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for testing short-range missiles -- while appearing to side with him on what he called “ridiculous and expensive” joint exercises conducted by the U.S. and South Korea....
18:13 2019-08-10

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy U.N., but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said North Korea's recent missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
17:52 2019-08-02

Rejuvenated Hamas Tests Israel in High-Stakes Brinkmanship Palestinian militant groups have restocked an arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before the last war with Israel, part of a pressure campaign to ease Israel’s punishing blockade on the Gaza Strip....
14:39 2019-06-03

Trump says North Korea’s Kim apologized for missile tests, wants to meet again President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologized to him for a flurry of recent missile tests and requested another meeting amid stalled nuclear negotiations. Trump said Kim had sent him a personal letter in which he suggested the two leaders meet and start neg...
20:26 2019-08-10

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used his “fair share” of marijuana during h...
23:39 2019-05-22

Germany, France, UK condemn North Korea missile tests North Korea has fired off yet another round of short-range ballistic missiles, the third round of tests in a week. Earlier, Germany, France and the UK urged the regime "to take concrete steps" toward denuclearization....
08:26 2019-08-02

U.S. still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
20:39 2019-08-01

Trump says Kim wants to meet again and gave 'small apology' for missile tests President tweeted details of latest letter and said North Korean leader wanted to ‘start negotiations’ after military exercises endDonald Trump said Saturday that North Korea’s Kim Jong-un wants to meet once again to “start negotiations” after joint US-South Korea military exercises end.The presiden...
21:52 2019-08-10

737 MAX Safety Tests Covering Increasingly Remote Failure Risks As Boeing and regulators push to complete long-awaited fixes for 737 MAX jets, testing has expanded to cover unlikely emergencies, including potential computer failures pinpointed by overseas authorities....
01:26 2019-08-03

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that will show trailers, photos and alerts for shows and movies. The feature also encourages users to share those po......
02:13 2019-06-06

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile with 900-mile range Pakistan conducted a successful test of a ballistic missile Thursday, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead nearly 1,000 miles, officials said....
18:00 2019-05-23

Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier Tim Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei to conduct fifth-generation wireless technology (5G)tests in Florianopolis, a city in the south....
00:52 2019-05-23

Blood tests recommended over Notre Dame lead risk PARIS (AP) — Paris’ regional health agency is recommending that children under seven and pregnant women who live near Notre Dame Cathedral take a blood test over concern the fire that ravaged the monument caused lead pollution. The April 15 blaze sent tons of toxic lead from the cathedral̵...
14:52 2019-06-04

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of pedophilic comments were discovered, and there's p......
04:13 2019-06-22

Scotland to allow supersized salmon-farms if they pass pollution tests New policy expected to see larger farms created in deeper water further off Scottish coastScottish salmon farmers will be allowed to create supersized farms in return for accepting much stricter controls on parasites and marine pollution.The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has said it ...
18:26 2019-06-05

Ford tests package-carrying robots for driverless delivery Ford would like to deploy Digit delivery robots as early as 2021, alongside the planned introduction of its autonomous vehicle fleets to ferry people and packages around the clock....
21:00 2019-05-22

Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor Facebook is testing a new video subscription service in Watch. You'd be forgiven for confusing this news with the announcement of "fan subscriptions," which Facebook made last month, but no, video subscriptions is an entirely separate thing....
22:39 2019-08-08

Andrew Neil tests Boris Johnson's knowledge of GATT 24 The BBC's Andrew Neil has asked Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson if he knows what is in one of the paragraphs of GATT 24. Mr Johnson said he didn't....
20:52 2019-07-12

Huawei tests a smartphone with its Hongmeng OS, possibly for sale this year Huawei is testing a smartphone equipped with Hongmeng, the company's self-developed operating system, which could potentially go on sale this year.Read More...
05:39 2019-08-05

Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it's been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mountain Vi......
02:26 2019-06-18

Postal Service tests mail shipments on self-driving trucks PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas. San Diego-based TuSimple is planning for two autonomous trucks to carry mail and parcels on five round trips between the Postal Serv...
21:01 2019-05-21

In Escalation, Iran Tests Medium-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says A military official said on Thursday that Iran had fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, but added that the test did not pose a threat to Western interests in the region....
20:52 2019-07-31

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with......
07:00 2019-06-17

Suit seeking $1.2B says Ford falsified F-150 fuel economy tests The suit seeking class action certification filed Monday against Ford adds the F-150 to recent claims the automaker misled consumers on fuel economy.       ...
05:13 2019-07-23

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. ...
23:26 2019-06-17

Bill Cosby appeal tests other accusers' testimony in #MeToo era When three Pennsylvania Superior Court judges gather Monday to hear Bill Cosby's appeal of his sexual assault conviction, more than the aging comedian's freedom may be at stake....
17:00 2019-08-11

Cryptographic ICE Cube tests orbital cybersecurity protocols aboard the ISS Encryption in space can be tricky. Even if you do everything right, a cosmic ray might come along and flip a bit, sabotaging the whole secure protocol. So if you can’t radiation-harden the computer, what can you do? European Space Agency researchers are testing solutions right now in an experi...
06:13 2019-08-01

President Trump: Kim Jong Un Apologized for Missile Tests in Letter BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un wants to meet once again to “start negotiations” after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. He also said Kim apologized for the flurry of recent short-range missile tests th...
22:39 2019-08-10

2020 turning point: New phase in race tests Dem aggression NEW YORK (AP) — The unwritten rules that have prevented the Democratic presidential contest from devolving into conflict are about to be tested. Joe Biden has so far fended off the relatively gentle wrath of his rivals. The shortcomings of his most ambitious opponents like Bernie Sanders and Elizabe...
06:26 2019-06-24

McLaren could give IndyCar drivers with "credible" F1 chance tests McLaren would look at giving its full-time IndyCar drivers a Formula 1 test next season if they have a "credible" chance of making the move to grand prix racing...
16:00 2019-08-13

Facebook warehouse evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin A drop of sarin on skin can cause sweating and muscle twitching, and exposure to large doses can result in paralysis and respiratory failure leading to death....
23:00 2019-07-01

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a new technology to track ad clicks while preserving user privacy....
16:13 2019-05-22

'Bachelor in Paradise' trailer feature franchise's first same-sex relationship The first trailer for the latest season of "Bachelor in Paradise" dropped on Monday night and featured the ABC dating show's first same-sex romantic encounter. ...
19:52 2019-07-23

Leaker explains why one key Galaxy Note 10 feature might be disappointing Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 10 later this week, a phone that will come in two sizes and will feature Samsung’s latest multi-lens camera system. There’s a triple-lens shooter on the small Galaxy Note 10, while the Note 10+ gets an additional Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor that captur...
22:13 2019-08-05

Twitter to Test Its 'Hide Replies' Feature From Next Week Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next week for testing. The feature doesn't remove tweets but simply lets them hide the replies they......
20:00 2019-07-12

Upgrading to iPhone 11 will be easier than ever with the new data migration feature in iOS 12.4 The iPhone 11 series will hit stores in about two months, and plenty of people will buy the newest iPhone, many of them upgrading from older models. As always with hardware upgrades, the first thing you have to do after you’ve set up the new phone is to restore all the data from your old one, ...
13:13 2019-07-23

When Is The Next Sony PlayStation State Of Play Livestream? Will The Last of Us 2 feature? After Sony PlayStation skipped E3, fans are desperate for a new State of Play livestream to update them on big upcoming titles and the PS5. But when can we expect to see it?...
12:39 2019-07-14

LinkedIn launches feature to help refine interview skills Charisse Jones reports on a new LinkedIn feature that lets users answer sample and common interview questions and get feedback from your network.       ...
15:26 2019-08-20

The iPhone 11 may replace key display feature with inferior alternative Apple iPhone 11 CAD-based renderApple first introduced 3D Touch four years ago on the iPhone 6s and it has since become an important part of almost every subsequent iPhone model. But starting this year, that may no longer be the case.Say 'goodbye' to 3D Touch and 'hello' to Haptic TouchAfter previou...
00:26 2019-05-28

Update coming to improve a disappointing feature on the OnePlus 7 Pro After several OnePlus 7 Pro owners complained that the camera on the OnePlus 7 Pro "sucks" (to quote one user) on the company's forum (and no, it's nothing like the forum you're thinking of), a OnePlus staff member wrote a lengthy post addressing the issue. According to this OnePlus employee, the ca...
04:52 2019-05-23

YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the platform, especially on mobile. It probably wasn't used often enough, though, because the company has decided to ki......
09:26 2019-08-21

Wolfenstein's Best Hidden Feature Is All The Facist-Friendly Pop Songs It’s kind of funny that video games still have collectibles. As their worlds become more detailed and awe-inspiring, it can seem tedious to still be reminded to turn around so you can gather more digital widgets. But the Wolfenstein series does collectibles well, using them to flesh out the game’s w...
02:00 2019-08-09

iOS 13's killer feature will make your battery last longer... but there are downsides Do you want your battery to be charged to 100 percent as fast as possible, or do you want your last longer before it needs to be replaced? You decide!...
23:00 2019-07-17

Microsoft Working on Cloud OS Restore Feature for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a way to facilitate Cloud-based downloading of the Windows 10 operating system (OS). The "Cloud download" feature has not been made available for public testing as yet....
15:52 2019-08-01