Weekend Roundup: Switches, Strikes, SkyNet, Spyware, and… Stewart?

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Weekend Roundup: Switches, Strikes, SkyNet, Spyware, and… Stewart? Hey, it’s your weekend. You pretended to work hard all week, and now you get to pretend to relax while work gnaws at your mind. Why not read about SkyNet to ease your troubles, friend? Enough chit-chat. Let’s go! Video Conferencing As Spyware (VCaS) Yeah, I registered that as a trademark. Gonna … Read More

Victory Capital Management Decreased Clorox Co Del (CLX) Holding by $10.73 Million; United …

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Victory Capital Management Decreased Clorox Co Del (CLX) Holding by $10.73 Million; United … Victory Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Clorox Co Del (CLX) by 71.04% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Victory Capital Management Inc sold 67,041 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.11% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 27,336 … Read More

Tech Review: Wyze Cams

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Tech Review: Wyze Cams Wyze Cam displays on an Echo Spot You’re lying in bed when you hear a loud noise outside.  What do you do? A) Run frantically to the front door, barefoot in your pajamasB) Pull the covers up over your head and make believe you didn’t hear anythingC) Say, “Alexa show driveway camera” and look at the … Read More

Amazon Alexa Challenge

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Amazon Alexa Challenge The Amazon Alexa EdTech Skills Challenge is a new event that will take place at SXSW EDU 2020. Open to all U.S. based Education Technology companies, this exciting competition is designed to find the best application of voice-technology in education. The competition is an opportunity for your company to build a skill that addresses education challenges and … Read More

Amazon set to offer retraining for workers

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Amazon set to offer retraining for workers New York Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere. The online shopping giant said Thursday that it plans to spend $700 million by 2025 to retrain 100,000 workers, or a third of its U.S. … Read More

Here’s How Hearables And Augmented Audio Reality Will Change Your Life

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Here’s How Hearables And Augmented Audio Reality Will Change Your Life Katherine Prescott began her career in the world of finance, most recently heading up strategy at Highbridge Capital Management, a multi-strategy hedge fund firm. In late 2018, she started looking closely at the voice space,  and became intrigued by the possibilities of a future in which voice interfaces become as … Read More

The UK’s National Health Service is letting patients ask Alexa for medical advice

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The UK’s National Health Service is letting patients ask Alexa for medical advice This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) announced a partnership with Amazon to offer official NHS medical advice to … Read More

Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

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Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training NEW YORK –  Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere. The online shopping giant said Thursday that it plans to spend $700 million by 2025 to retrain 100,000 workers, or a third … Read More

LG Delivers Innovation And Intellegence In Its New Television Range102

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LG Delivers Innovation And Intellegence In Its New Television Range102 LG Electronics India launched Its New Television Range102 in India featuring Artificial Intelligence (AI) ThinQ. Following the introduction of Google Assistant early this year, LG is now delivering more choices and options with the addition of Amazon Alexa and Apple AirPlay 2 capabilities to its 2019 TVs with ThinQ AI. … Read More