Walmart, Google Enter Voice-Shopping Fray


Walmart and Google, two of Amazon’s biggest rivals, on Wednesday announced a partnership that will let customers use Google’s Home speaker and a number of voice-assisted mobile devices to shop online at Walmart. Their mutual goal is to eat away at Amazon’s dominant share in the e-commerce shopping space and the smart speaker space, in order to curb the growth of its giant ecosystem, which threatens to smother competition in both industries. The partnership is an indication of just how powerful a rival Amazon has become.

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Convicted Russian hacker cashes in on fame with new book, Putin souvenirs

A convicted Belarussian cybercriminal who was part of the biggest data theft in U.S. history said it’s much easier to hack into government computers than it is to break into big banks and credit card company servers.

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3 powerful American planes featured at the Royal International Airshow Tattoo

The US Air Force put on an astounding show at one of the biggest military airshows in the world, the Royal International Air Tattoo.

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With Echo Dot at Bat, Amazon Scores Prime Day Home Run


Amazon has hailed its third-annual Prime Day promotion as its single biggest global shopping event ever. The sales event, held earlier this week, reached $1 billion in sales, according to some estimates, surpassing year-ago sales by 60 percent and beating the company’s prior Black Friday and Cyber Monday records. More members joined Prime on this year’s Prime Day than on any other single day in the company’s history, Amazon said, although it did not release any figures to back up that claim.

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French court throws out Google's $1.3 billion tax bill

Alphabet Inc.’s Google won a reprieve from one of its biggest legal battles in Europe on Wednesday, when a Paris court threw out a €1.11 billion ($1.27 billion) bill that France’s tax authority has sought from the search giant for five years of back taxes.

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North Korea, cyberattacks and 'Lazarus': What we really know

With the dust now settling after “WannaCry,” the biggest ransomware attack in history, cybersecurity experts are taking a deep dive into how it was carried out, what can be done to protect computers from future breaches and, trickiest of all, who is to blame.

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Snapchat puppy filters latest social media battleground

The world’s biggest social networks are locked in a serious, billion-dollar battle over one of the world’s silliest innovations: puppy-eared, rainbow-spewing photo filters.

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Your next Android phone — Samsung Galaxy S8 or Google Pixel?

The Samsung S8 is here but it is only the first of many new phones coming in 2017. And one of the biggest Android challengers is Google’s Pixel smartphone.

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SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

SpaceX successfully launched and then retrieved its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights.

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Russian hackers targeted just one Yahoo employee in order to breach 500M accounts

More details about the activities that led to one of the biggest data breaches in history are coming to light now that the Department of Justice has indicted four suspects for the 2014 Yahoo hack that affected more than 500 million accounts.

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IBM, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon form enormous AI partnership

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The Partnership on AI is one of the biggest and most forward-thinking tech collaborations ever proposed — so why is neither Apple nor Intel involved?

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'Tom Clancy's The Division' Review: Complex and rewarding

Tom Clancy’s The Division had the biggest first week ever for a new video game franchise, with over 9.5 million registered users clocking an average of three hours a day, according to its publisher, Ubisoft.

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The secret to making a scientific discovery

Scientists spend years in search of answers to the some of the world’s biggest breakthroughs. Three eminent professors share how they do it.

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Apple files amicus brief supporting EPA's Clean Power Plan

Article Image Four of the biggest tech companies on the planet — Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon –?all officially pledged their support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s embattled Clean Power Plan on Friday, calling for carbon emissions from power plants to be reduced.

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