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Bonjour, Alexa: Amazon's Echo finally comes to France
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While all my American and UK colleagues have had access to Amazon's Alexa for years, I've been left out of the party here in France. At last, however, folks in the nation (and Monaco) can parlez Francais with Alexa on Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot and Echo…

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Alexa and Cortana finally team up in limited beta
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Last year, Amazon and Microsoft announced that their digital assistants would soon be able to communicate and work each other. Initially, the companies said users would have access to these more integrated assistants by the end of 2017. That didn't h…

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The long-awaited death of cash may finally be coming     – CNET
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E-commerce and mobile money may in the coming years take a bite out of cash’s strength in the payments world. But it won’t be easy.

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Monkey-selfie lawsuit finally ends: Court affirms adorable macaque can’t sue
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A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday that Naruto, a “crested macaque,” does not have legal standing to file a copyright claim against a nature photographer, as Naruto is not a person. The case dates back to 2011, when British nature photographer David Slater was on a shoot on the Tangkoko reserve in […]

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After a record-long vacancy, NASA likely to finally get a formal leader
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Enlarge / Oklahoma GOP Congressman Jim Bridenstine is Trump’s nominee to become NASA administrator. (credit: Space Foundation) On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence delivered a space policy speech at a conference in Colorado. At the beginning of his talk, Pence singled out NASA’s acting administrator Robert Lightfoot for a 30-year career at the space agency, […]

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Google Assistant finally works on Pixel C tablets
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Google Assistant has been available on Pixel phones from the get-go and has spread to virtually every device that's even vaguely capable of handling it, but there has been a glaring exception: the Pixel C. Yes, while other Android tablets have had th…

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Fedora 28 Beta Linux Distro is Finally Here
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An anonymous reader writes: Today, version 28 of the Fedora finally achieves beta status. After a short delay — it was scheduled to be available a week earlier — the distro is back on track, and looking better than ever. As is typical now, there are three versions of the operating system — Atomic Host, […]

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Finally extradited from Europe, suspected LinkedIn hacker faces US charges
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Enlarge (credit: Lee Woodgate) A Russian man accused of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring made his first appearance in federal court on Friday. In a brief hearing before a federal magistrate judge in San Francisco, Yevgeniy Nikulin pleaded not guilty to illegally accessing computers belonging to those companies in 2012. Nikulin was arrested on October […]

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US Utilities Have Finally Realized Electric Cars May Save Them
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Pity the utility company. For decades, electricity demand just went up and up, as surely as the sun rose in the east. Power companies could plan ahead with confidence. No longer. From a report: This year, the Tennessee Valley Authority scrapped its 20-year projections through 2035, since it was clear they had drastically underestimated the […]

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