Alexa can control your home security system

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Alexa can control your home security system Nathan Ingraham/Engadget It’s now decidedly easier to control your home security system if you have an Echo speaker or another Alexa-powered gadget. Amazon has enabled a Security Panel Controller framework that lets you control security…

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Cydia’s app store for jailbroken iPhones shuts down

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Cydia’s app store for jailbroken iPhones shuts down William Hook, Flickr For years, people with jailbroken iPhones have turned to the Cydia Store to download apps that Apple wouldn’t allow through its own portal. You might want to scramble for an alternative…

Apple Music now streams on Echo speakers

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Apple Music now streams on Echo speakers ASSOCIATED PRESS Apple Music support on Echo speakers is here earlier than expected. Users in the United States have been able to connect their Apple Music account in the Alexa app and play music through…

You bring the speakers, the Echo Input brings Alexa

You bring the speakers, the Echo Input brings Alexa

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You bring the speakers, the Echo Input brings Alexa If you have any interest in bringing Alexa into your home, the chances are good that you’ve already done so. After all, Amazon offers a broad selection of Echo speakers that are frequently…

Nintendo warns it won’t make more retro NES and SNES consoles

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Nintendo warns it won’t make more retro NES and SNES consoles Aaron Souppouris/Engadget Just because Nintendo revived the NES Classic doesn’t mean you’ll have the luxury of buying a retro console whenever you’d like. In a chat with the Hollywood Reporter, the…

Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down – Bitcoin News

Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down – Bitcoin News

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Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down – Bitcoin News Market Updates Digital asset prices have been dipping in value again after a few days of price consolidation. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency economy is awfully close to dropping…

Chinese hackers reportedly hit Navy contractors with multiple attacks

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Chinese hackers reportedly hit Navy contractors with multiple attacks ASSOCIATED PRESS Chinese hackers have been targeting US Navy contractors, and were reportedly successful on several occasions over the last 18 months. The infiltrators stole information including missile plans and ship maintenance data,…

Facebook’s Portal video hub gains major news channels and recipes

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Facebook’s Portal video hub gains major news channels and recipes Facebook Facebook’s Portal and Portal+ smart calling devices have only been available for a month, but they’re already getting significant updates. The latest version will get news content from ABC and CNN,…

Prominent artists banned last-minute by Chinese art and tech show

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Prominent artists banned last-minute by Chinese art and tech show Several contemporary artists tackling the social implications of technology have been banned by censors from China’s upcoming Guangzhou Triennial. One of them was Heather Dewey-Hagborg, whose works often critique biotechnology, notably including…

Amazon’s $200 Echo Link is ready with internet radio for your hi-fi

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Amazon’s $200 Echo Link is ready with internet radio for your hi-fi If you’ve bought into Amazon’s ecosystem of smart home features and you have a high-end audio system, then the Echo Link is intended to bring those worlds together. Announced earlier…

‘Sonic’ and other Genesis classics come to Amazon Fire TV

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‘Sonic’ and other Genesis classics come to Amazon Fire TV Sega You won’t have to shell out for a mini console to revel in Sega-style nostalgia. The gaming pioneer has released a Sega Classics collection for Fire TV devices that brings 25…

Swarming behavior discovered in fish-dwelling parasite: A routine check revealed a previously undocumented behavior in the intestinal parasite

Swarming behavior discovered in fish-dwelling parasite: A routine check revealed a previously undocumented behavior in the intestinal parasite

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Swarming behavior discovered in fish-dwelling parasite: A routine check revealed a previously undocumented behavior in the intestinal parasite Johns Hopkins researchers have observed a previously unrecognized behavior in a single-celled parasite called Spironucleus vortens, which infects ornamental fish such as angelfish: The…

NVIDIA and RED bring 8K video editing to the masses

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NVIDIA and RED bring 8K video editing to the masses NVIDIA In case you needed another reminder that your 4K TV will soon be obsolete, RED and NVIDIA have unveiled software that will make 8K video editing feasible for more creators. The…

Experts Aren’t Taking a Shine to California’s Rooftop Solar Rule

Experts Aren’t Taking a Shine to California’s Rooftop Solar Rule

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Experts Aren’t Taking a Shine to California’s Rooftop Solar Rule California has officially become the first U.S. state to require new homes to have rooftop solar panels, a major milestone in the Golden State’s hugely ambitious goal to shift all energy usage…

AI reveals hidden objects in the dark

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AI reveals hidden objects in the dark Barbastathis et. al. You might not see most objects in near-total darkness, but AI can. MIT scientists have developed a technique that uses a deep neural network to spot objects in extremely low light. The…