I’ve never owned a security camera, so don’t quote me as an expert, but I’ve been reading some WyzeCam reviews this afternoon and they’re a little astonishing: a good, functional, easy-to-use, and feature-rich streaming security camera for $20. Well, now there’s a sequel. The WyzeCam v2 still costs $20, but now it has a better camera
It’s no secret that voice assistants are a Trojan Horse. You “buy” a voice assistant like an Echo Dot or a Google Home, and you plug it in and give it your Wi-Fi password. But you don’t “own” it like you own a computer. The software is controlled entirely by Amazon or Google or some
Snapchat has a new ally or enemy depending on how you look at Google’s new mobile magazine format, but the social app is welcoming the search giant. Google’s clone of Snapchat Discover, called AMP Stories, officially launched today, allowing news outlets to create photo/video slideshows that appear in mobile search results and on their site.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2p55BmwmJM LIVE NOW! SpaceX Live Views of Starman CAR IN SPACE! On February 6th 3:45pm EST SpaceX launched their amazing Falcon Heavy rocket. In the nose of the rocket was STARMAN sitting in his Tesla car! It is hoped the car will be thrown into an elliptical orbit that stretches out to Mars' orbit
Google, Facebook and Amazon are the "big gorillas who have all the data and all of the insight and all of the volume and scale to go make things happen," says Sun Microsystems co-founder and former CEO Scott McNealy. Tech stocks are going to continue to do well as a whole, he says. Technology moves
A day after Alphabet announced plans to roll Nest into its hardware team, co-founder Matt Rogers has announced that he’s exiting the company. The story was first noted by CNET and quickly confirmed by Rogers on Twitter. Could just be social media talk, but Rogers’ brief statement on the matter appeared to imply that there were no hard feelings. “Nest
Facebook looking for an ‘extra-terrestrial product manager’ as it plans to deliver internet from the sky
Facebook is looking to hire an "extra-terrestrial product manager" as it plans for a future internet based in the sky and in space, according to a recent job posting. The position requires experience "taking novel communication/aerospace systems from early development phases to productization and industry infusion." Facebook is looking to hire an "extra-terrestrial product manager"
SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build. The cohort is creating a union of concerned experts called the Center for Humane Technology. Along with the nonprofit
There have been some dour predictions about the potential of artificial intelligence from some high-profile technologists. For example, billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has said AI will be more dangerous than North Korea. Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking says that AI has the potential to be the "worst event in the history of our civilization." But billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has