Feb 01 2018
Just days before the Apple HomePod goes on sale with the ability to send iMessages with Siri, Amazon has made sending text messages possible with Alexa.
There are some catches outside of the Android requirement. After confirming the recipient, Alexa will ask what you want to send and then finally send the SMS using your mobile phone (carrier charges may apply). According to Venturebeat, Amazon doesn't plan to add iOS support because of the restrictions Apple places on its messaging API for third parties.
Another user asked Alexa to play country music as he sat in his living room, reading a newspaper.
Seine still rising in Paris; Louvre partially closed
The capital's bateaux mouches rivercraft was out of service, and only emergency services were authorised to navigate the Seine. Authorities say some parts and suburbs of Paris are under water, and expect flood levels to remain high throughout the week.
Carrie Fisher wins Grammy Award for 'The Princess Diarist'
The Princess Diarist captured both those sides of Fisher, and so I'm really glad she took home the Grammy . We can only dream about what her acceptance speech would've been like.
Trump Just Dropped a Few Bombshells on West Wing Reporters
Mueller's team is also examining whether Trump obstructed justice when he dismissed former FBI Director James Comey a year ago . Cobb also clarified if the special counsel does call upon Trump, his attorney would be there to guide him through the meeting.
Cardi B fills in for Alexa in a hilarious Super Bowl commercial that imagines what would happen if the Amazon device lost her voice. Following on from a strong Christmas campaign, the agency has risen to the Super Bowl challenge with an ad that has plenty of warmth and humour but zero schmaltz. The employees try to calm their leader by saying that they have replacements ready, but Bezos, demonstrating his acting range, does not appear convinced.
Alexa can now switch to a British accent, as well as, German. In Japan, the assistant is capable of speaking Japanese.
"In NSW, we know transport is no longer just about building infrastructure and running services, but embracing new technology to provide the best services for our customers", Braxton-Smith said.
Releasing the teaser about the new product or feature is a common practice among the companies.
Jan 31 2018
Prince William, Kate Middleton take a shot at bandy in Sweden
The source explained: "She mentioned it to Joey who thought it was a brilliant idea". She has donated her hair to help make wigs for young patients.
Jan 28 2018
Floodwaters continue to rise in Paris
Paris authorities have closed several tunnels, parks, and the bottom floor of the Louvre Museum as precautionary measures. However, authorities said on Saturday that the flooding won't be as bad as forecast earlier this week.
Jan 28 2018
Nelly Accused Of Sexual Assault By Two New Women
Prosecutors have said they can't pursue a criminal case against Nelly because the woman decided not to cooperate with authorities. Fans had an unexpected and shocking reaction after news broke that rapper Nelly had been arrested for allegedly raping a woman.
Jan 28 2018
Caroline was better - Halep congratulates Australian Open champion Wozniacki
Halep's serve had just been broken and she now trailed 6-5 in the third set, one game from losing. Cramping, she made a decision to stand and deliver in the next game, keeping the points short.
Jan 28 2018
On last day in Israel, Pence visits Western Wall, Yad Vashem
But as I said, it is controversial because Palestinians also have a claim on the city. He described Trump as "a political pyromaniac, a racist misogynist".
Jan 28 2018
The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep lands director Mike Flanagan
Warner Bros. has tapped Flanagan to direct The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep , The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Flanagan's first order of business will be to rewrite the script that was originally adapted by Akiva Goldsman.
Jan 28 2018
Assange 'hypothetically' free if arrest warrant attraction granted, ruling due February 6
While the Swedish investigation is no longer being actively pursued, British authorities say the Wikileaks founder will still be arrested if he leaves the embassy.
Jan 27 2018
The Most Spectacular Eclipse of 2018 Is In Less Than a Week
What is a super blue blood moon? Noble told Newsweek that "For this eclipse, much of the US will be racing against sunrise". And the "blood moon" business? A "blood moon" is pictured from Gosford, Australia, north of Sydney, October 8, 2014.
Jan 26 2018
Doomsday clock ticks closer to midnight
The time for world leaders to address looming nuclear danger and the continuing march of climate change is long past. The board explained the reasoning behind its decision, and recommendations for calming nuclear tensions.
Jan 26 2018
Trump's porn-star payoff may have been illegal: Will it matter?
Last week, In Touch , the celebrity magazine, posted an extensive transcript from a 2011 interview it said Daniels gave them. Spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said overnight that due to "scheduling and logistical issues", Mrs Trump will not attend.
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Jan 29 2018Macron's "France is Back" Speech Makes Plea for European Unity
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Jan 28 2018SpaceX Performs First 'static Fire' Of Falcon Heavy Rocket
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