May 31st 2017
Tech News Today 1779
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Smarter spy cam
Nest unveiled the Nest Cam IQ, a high def security camera with a 4K HDR sensor, night vision, and integrated mics and speaker. The IQ will lean on Google’s deep learning smarts for object recognition, facial detection, and sound alerts based on emergency noises like breaking glass. The Cam IQ is available for pre-order in the US for $299.
Mary Meeker's annual internet trends report is out and the bots are winning. In addition to other notable stats of 2016 from the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers exec, internet traffic from bots surpassed human-generated traffic in 2016.
Apple might indeed show a Siri Speaker at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference to get developers working to support the platform, according to Bloomberg. Mark Gurman and Alex Webb say that manufacturing has begun, and the Speaker will likely include virtual surround sound capabilities when it ships later this year.
If you miss the physical keyboard of your blackberry, we have good news for you. If you bought a Samsung Galaxy S8 for the Bixby digital assistant, we have bad news for you. Plus, we talk to a consumer protection lawyer about what it means to give away your DNA to Ancestry.com.
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- The Cam IQ presents an intriguing mix of high-fidelity video and smart motion detection and alerts
- The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.
- Apple Is Manufacturing a Siri Speaker to Outdo Google and Amazon
- With the KEYone, BlackBerry threads the needle on retro smartphone appeal
- Samsung’s English-Language Virtual Assistant Is Struggling to Understand You
- Ancestry.com takes DNA ownership rights from customers and their relatives
- Setting the Record Straight: Ancestry and Your DNA
- AncestryDNA Terms and Conditions (United States)
- Can Ancestry.com Take Ownership of Your DNA Data?
- Tesla’s solar roof tiles get approved for permitting and installations