Hands-free “Alexa” voice commands work with Roku devices for search and app launching, but don’t support Netflix.
Enlarge / Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) during a meeting on financial and economic condition of the Roscosmos State Corporation on Wednesday. (credit: Dmitry Astakhov/TASS via Getty Images) The Russian space program is in crisis, with recent failures of its Soyuz launch system, declining orders for its commercial services, and funding problems. These problems […]
The 5G hype at CES has grown each year, becoming unavoidable and almost unbearable over the past two shows. This year was no different — we saw companies announce more partnerships and rollout plans, as well as the launch of new 5G mobile hots…
World Mental Health Day 2018: Men are less likely than women to discuss mental health issues and far more likely to attempt suicide. Can mobile apps help men save their own lives?
Monitor-IO is a $100 IoT gadget that tells you whether your Internet is working well, poorly, or not at all. The idea is you put this little black box next to (and plugged directly into) your router, and a quick glance at its color-coded screen will let you know if the Internet’s working solidly, if it’s […]
At Disrupt SF 2018, Facebook’s soon-to-be-former chief security officer Alex Stamos will join us to chat about his tenure in the top security role for the world’s biggest social network, how it feels to have weathered some of the biggest security and privacy scandals to ever hit the tech industry and securing U.S. elections in […]
Ford and Vanderbilt are looking at what causes phantom jams, and we figure out why lane expansion isn’t really successful.
Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla and founder of SpaceX, made a surprise appearance on the Westworld panel at SXSW. After getting cued up by Jonathan Nolan, the co-creator of HBO series Westworld, Musk walked out on stage to people cheering and one person screaming, “Elon, we love you!” During his stage time, he spoke about the excitement of […]
Health care is getting more connected than ever. A group of experts says the biggest challenge is getting the right data to doctors.