9 ways Amazon's Alexa can help you in the kitchen

Cooking is a social activity. Parents make food. Kids help in the kitchen. Friends bake together. Families bequeath recipes through the generations. People get together for a potluck and trade cooking tips all evening.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/05/9-ways-amazons-alexa-can-help-in-kitchen.html

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Google Street View will now let you wander about the International Space Station like you're an astronaut

A lot of people dream of being an astronaut but never make it. Fear not though — Google has your back.

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FBI warns parents about the risks of using Internet-connected toys

Placing emphasis on protecting children, the FBI wants to make sure parents are researching the potential security risks of connecting smart toys to your home’s wireless network or mobile devices.

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Amazon launches 'Reload' to give Prime members more cash to spend

Amazon Reload offers Prime members a way to score extra funds if they make a few simple adjustments to the way they shop. So if you load up your Amazon gift card account via a debit card, Amazon will boost your funds by two percent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/amazon-launches-reload-to-give-prime-members-more-cash-to-spend.html

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Microsoft, others spearheading a 'smart cities' initiative for everyone

Microsoft has teamed up with two organizations to make smart cities more accessible for everyone, including the disabled and elderly.

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Zapping your brain with electricity can aid creativity — but there's a catch

Need to make someone more creative? How about zapping their brain with an electric current? That’s the conclusion of an experiment carried out by researchers in the U.K. But it’s not quite as good as it sounds.

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xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens

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xHamster has joined forces with a new crowdfunding campaign to make watching porn at the office easier. Hurrah?

The post xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250227-xhamster-backs-motion-sensor-hides-porn-door-opens?source=Computing

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Waze expanding carpool service to all of California

The platform connects you with people from your community, so you might make a new local friend or wind up carpooling with a neighbor or colleague you already know.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/waze-expanding-carpool-service-to-all-california.html

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Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming

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By optimizing performance, Max-Q can make gaming laptops with a desktop-class GTX 1080 almost as thin as a standard ultraportable notebook.

The post Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Tech Q&A: Protect your business against ransomware

With all the hacking and ransomware attacks, I would like to know how you make sure your business does not become a victim. I need to take steps now before it’s too late.

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Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

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Nvidia has been working to make its GPUs increasingly friendly to AI applications, but its new Volta architecture takes that to a much higher level with a newly designed Tensor Core.

The post Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft prepares to dive between Saturn and its rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will make its historic dive between Saturn and its famous rings early on Thursday.

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Cockroaches may be inside your PS4

The console’s wide ventilation grates at the bottom make it easy for roaches to enter. It also doesn’t help that people usually lay their consoles horizontally inside media cabinets close to the ground.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/cockroaches-may-be-inside-your-ps4.html

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