"Human, the milk has spoiled." Soon Alexa will run your smart home, and your life

Voice assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home require you to start talking before they give you information. What would happen if Alexa could start talking first?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/10/human-milk-has-spoiled-soon-alexa-will-run-your-smart-home-and-your-life.html

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Self-driving cars may no longer require humans during testing in Michigan

Michigan would no longer require that someone be inside a self-driving car while testing it on public roads under bills up for a vote in the Legislature.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/self-driving-cars-may-no-longer-require-humans-during-testing-in-michigan.html

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Swarm Intelligence could level the playing field between man and machine

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The problems of the future, as encapsulated by global warming and environmental degradation, will require forms of intelligence and cooperation far beyond what we currently have in place, and methods like those of swarm intelligence might just hold the answer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/222171-swarm-intelligence-could-level-the-playing-field-between-man-and-machine

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Feinstein Revives Terrorist Activity Reporting Bill


Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Tuesday reintroduced a bill that would require technology companies to alert law enforcement of certain activities that might be related to terrorist threats. Cosponsored by Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., the Requiring Reporting of Online Terrorist Activity Act would mandate that technology companies notify authorities of communications regarding attack planning, recruitment, or distribution of information relating to explosives if they should become aware of that activity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82857.html?rss=1

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Nvidia: future game-ready drivers will require registration

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Nvidia has announced several updates to its GeForce Experience program, including its intent to require registration for future Game-Ready driver downloads.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/216285-nvidia-announces-new-streaming-options-twitch-integration-future-game-ready-drivers-will-require-registration

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Tips: How to adjust 3D Touch sensitivity on your new iPhone 6s & 6s Plus

Article Image Apple’s new pressure sensitive 3D Touch can be adjusted for sensitivity, allowing users to require more or less force to invoke the input method. Here’s how you can customize it to your liking.

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BYOD Privacy: Do Employees Have Rights?


Using personal devices to conduct business has become commonplace, whether employers require it or employees voluntary do so. The use of personal devices creates a privacy challenge. Employers want access to the devices, and employees want to protect their personal data contained on them. The term “devices” itself is deceiving. Many consider employee-owned devices to be smartphones and tablets, as the term “BYOD,” or Bring Your Own Device, implies. However, BYOD also includes laptops and desktop computers at home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81135.html?rss=1

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