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CNET
9 essential IFTTT recipes for iOS usersone step further, you can use filters to automatically star or apply labels to
9 essential IFTTT recipes for iOS users
CNET / Posted an hour ago
one step further, you can use filters to automatically star or apply labels to emails that fit a specific criteria.Alexa to-do list to iOS Reminders You can create new reminders in iOS using Alexa instead of Siri with IFTTT. Create a... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Amazon Echo Owners Can Now Enable Alexa Skills Via VoiceFor a while now, Amazon has allowed Echo owners to extend their devices. Using
Amazon Echo Owners Can Now Enable Alexa Skills Via Voice
Popular Science Australia / Posted an hour ago
For a while now, Amazon has allowed Echo owners to extend their devices. Using the Alexa smartphone app, Echo owners can enable certain extra features from third parties, which Amazon calls "Skills." These can involve controlling certain smart home... Read more
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The Wanderer
Sippican Woman’s Club Scholarships AwardedLu Chevrier Award, and Emily Savino Continuing Education Students: Samantha Ba
Sippican Woman’s Club Scholarships Awarded
The Wanderer / Posted an hour ago
Lu Chevrier Award, and Emily Savino Continuing Education Students: Samantha Barrett, Madeline Cafarella, Maura Lonergan, Laura Mc Coy, Hannah Rose Olson, Colleen Packard, Kaitlyn Sethares, and Patrick Tracy Alice Ryder Book Award: Alexa Lyn Mc... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Updata analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widg
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
data analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widgets for Intuit Quickbooks, Stripe, Alexa, Google Trends, Get Response and many more. Your premium Cyfe dashboard allows you to check all of these at a glance... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Updata analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widg
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
data analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widgets for Intuit Quickbooks, Stripe, Alexa, Google Trends, Get Response and many more. Your premium Cyfe dashboard allows you to check all of these at a glance... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Updata analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widg
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 hours ago
data analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widgets for Intuit Quickbooks, Stripe, Alexa, Google Trends, Get Response and many more. Your premium Cyfe dashboard allows you to check all of these at a glance... Read more
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The News-Times
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Updata analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widg
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up
The News-Times / Posted 2 hours ago
data analysis any business needs to establish trends. There are ready-made widgets for Intuit Quickbooks, Stripe, Alexa, Google Trends, Get Response and many more. Your premium Cyfe dashboard allows you to check all of these at a glance... Read more
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Lifehacker
Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Arrive on August 2ndon a connected phone or tablet like you would browse app store. And you can now
Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Arrive on August 2nd
Lifehacker / Posted 2 hours ago
on a connected phone or tablet like you would browse app store. And you can now actually add skills just by speaking to Alexa if you know what to say (like “enable NBC News”). [TechCrunch] Car-sharing service Zipcar is experimenting with... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Local veterans benefit from NC Works Career CenterSharese Robertson is an employee at Seaside Silk Screening in Wilmington. Photo
Local veterans benefit from NC Works Career Center
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 hours ago
Sharese Robertson is an employee at Seaside Silk Screening in Wilmington. Photo By: Alexa Block/WWAY WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Tuesday Seaside Silk Screening in Wilmington received recognition from the state for its effort in training people through... Read more
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PR.com
SunFrog.com Leaps Into the Top Echelon of Websites Worldwide Latest data from Alexa.com places SunFrog into the elusive Top 1000 most visi
SunFrog.com Leaps Into the Top Echelon of Websites Worldwide
PR.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Latest data from Alexa.com places SunFrog into the elusive Top 1000 most visited websites in the U.S. and top 5000 websites in the world. Gaylord, MI, June 28, 2016 --(PR.com)-- SunFrog... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
CSI High School for International Studies graduates all 126 seniorsand the energy and spirit that only the young possess." Class of 2016 candidat
CSI High School for International Studies graduates all 126 seniors
Staten Island Advance / Posted 5 hours ago
and the energy and spirit that only the young possess." Class of 2016 candidates for graduation:Liam Aleman, Efthymios Alexandris, Elijah Alfinez, Joseph Balzano, Krista Benanti, Briana Bencivenga, Elena Beregovaya, Christopher Best, Kyle... Read more
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Business Standard India
OLX claims leadership in online classified spacelargest number of users, visitors and listings in the Indian horizontal classif
OLX claims leadership in online classified space
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
largest number of users, visitors and listings in the Indian horizontal classifieds segment, citing data from Comscore and Alexa. “In a growing market like India where various data sources contradict each other, selectively cherry-picking sources... Read more
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The Verge
20 questions about bots I don't know the answer todriven by what kind of phone you have? Or will it be a little more open, like t
20 questions about bots I don't know the answer to
The Verge / Posted 6 hours ago
driven by what kind of phone you have? Or will it be a little more open, like the web? 3: Right now, bots in my home like Alexa work slightly differently than the bots on my computer, my phone, my wrist, and my car — to say nothing of how they all... Read more
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Mashable
Amazon's Alexa now lets you order a ride from LyftThe list of things Amazon's Alexa can do for you, from shopping to delivering n
Amazon's Alexa now lets you order a ride from Lyft
Mashable / Posted 6 hours ago
The list of things Amazon's Alexa can do for you, from shopping to delivering news information, continues to increase almost every month. The latest addition to its skill set is the ability to order a Lyft ride via voice. Like many other functions,... Read more
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Slate
Microsoft’s CEO Explores How Humans and A.I. Can Solve Society’s Challenges—Togethervoice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey and friendlier voices in today’s personal
Microsoft’s CEO Explores How Humans and A.I. Can Solve Society’s Challenges—Together
Slate / Posted 6 hours ago
voice of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey and friendlier voices in today’s personal digital assistants—Cortana, Siri, and Alexa. We can daydream about how to use our spare time when machines drive us places, do our chores, help us make better... Read more
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The Verge
Shout at the devil: the confusing world of talking to computers'hello' to the new chattering classes So. The most important players in this n
Shout at the devil: the confusing world of talking to computers
The Verge / Posted 8 hours ago
'hello' to the new chattering classes So. The most important players in this new world are the "digital assistants:" Siri, Alexa, Cortana, Facebook M, Google Assistant, and a handful of third-party players. These, say their makers, will be our... Read more
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Mashable
Here One earbuds combine augmented hearing with wireless earbudsis important in the wireless earbud space. Here One has built-in microphones t
Here One earbuds combine augmented hearing with wireless earbuds
Mashable / Posted 8 hours ago
is important in the wireless earbud space. Here One has built-in microphones too, so it can be used with Siri, Google Now, Alexa and others. Kraft thinks that as the role of virtual assistants grow, Here One will be well positioned to work with... Read more
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The News & Observer
Millbrook's Patrick Dorsey sinks full court shot and makes ESPN's 'Plays of the Day'1A State Softball Championship Series. The Bulldogs defeated North Stanly 3-2 o
Millbrook's Patrick Dorsey sinks full court shot and makes ESPN's 'Plays of the Day'
The News & Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
1A State Softball Championship Series. The Bulldogs defeated North Stanly 3-2 on Saturday evening to clinch the title. MVP Alexa Wojnovich discusses Carrboro's 2A championship soccer win over Forbush. VIDEO: Watch a timelapse as Athens Drive... Read more
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Business Standard India
OLX claims leadership in online classifieds in India; Quikr differslargest numbre of users, visitors and listings in the Indian horizontal classif
OLX claims leadership in online classifieds in India; Quikr differs
Business Standard India / Posted 11 hours ago
largest numbre of users, visitors and listings in the Indian horizontal classifieds industry, citing data from Comscore and Alexa. "In a growing market like India where various data sources contradict each other, selectively cherry-picking sources... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Amazon's Alexa Now Lets Users Turn On New Skills By Voice CommandUsers can say, for example, "Alexa, enable NBC News" or "Alexa, enable 7-minute
Amazon's Alexa Now Lets Users Turn On New Skills By Voice Command
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 hours ago
Users can say, for example, "Alexa, enable NBC News" or "Alexa, enable 7-minute workout" and access those integrated services instantly, Amazon says. Before, users had to set up new skills using the Alexa app. But since Alexa is used to respond to... Read more
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CNET
The Wink Relay smart switch adds support for Uber, Fitbit and IFTTTaccess point, like the Amazon Echo smart speaker. Smith made sure to paint a co
The Wink Relay smart switch adds support for Uber, Fitbit and IFTTT
CNET / Posted 12 hours ago
access point, like the Amazon Echo smart speaker. Smith made sure to paint a contrast between the Echo's always-listening Alexa smarts and the passive, always-on display of the Relay. Enlarge Image You'll be able to order an Uber with a single... Read more
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CNET
Now you can enable Alexa's extra Skills just by asking for themA year ago, Amazon released the Alexa Skills Kit to help third-party developers
Now you can enable Alexa's extra Skills just by asking for them
CNET / Posted 12 hours ago
A year ago, Amazon released the Alexa Skills Kit to help third-party developers build their own Alexa Skills -- essentially apps for the Amazon Echo's voice-powered virtual assistant. Now, starting today, you won't need to pull up the Alexa app on... Read more
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The Verge
No corner of your house is safe from Amazon's branded Dash buttons— I think I've reordered trash bags and Clorox bleach wipes once each. Still, b
No corner of your house is safe from Amazon's branded Dash buttons
The Verge / Posted 12 hours ago
— I think I've reordered trash bags and Clorox bleach wipes once each. Still, between Amazon's voice-controlled assistant Alexa and the interface-free Dash buttons, it's clear Amazon still firmly believes in the reality of what some might see as... Read more
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The Verge
You can enable any of Alexa’s 1400 skills just by asking for itAmazon has just added another layer of voice control to its voice-controlled Al
You can enable any of Alexa’s 1400 skills just by asking for it
The Verge / Posted 12 hours ago
Amazon has just added another layer of voice control to its voice-controlled Alexa AI. Now, instead of going into the Amazon Alexa mobile app to add "skills", or app functionality, to your Amazon Echo speakers, you can just tell Alexa to add new... Read more
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The Verge
Wink can now put Uber on your wallyou might order an Uber by speaking aloud, you'll then be able to pass by your
Wink can now put Uber on your wall
The Verge / Posted 12 hours ago
you might order an Uber by speaking aloud, you'll then be able to pass by your Relay to see how far away the cab is, since Alexa isn't going to read that information out every time it updates. This seems like very optimistic thinking, at least for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate Beckinsale joins the luvvies lamenting Brexitwill seek independence now. Cameron's legacy will be breaking up two unions. Ne
Kate Beckinsale joins the luvvies lamenting Brexit
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
will seek independence now. Cameron's legacy will be breaking up two unions. Neither needed to happen' Sentiment: Model Alexa Chung tweeted a simple heartbroken emoji as she joined the long queue of stars to tweet Trend: Stars including Daisy... Read more
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The Mining Journal
NMU dean’s list announcedGabrielle Revord, Michael Snowdon Iron River - Hannah Holma Ironwood - Jacob
NMU dean’s list announced
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
Gabrielle Revord, Michael Snowdon Iron River - Hannah Holma Ironwood - Jacob Roberts Ishpeming - Jeannine Barna, Alexa Bartol, Emily Bertucci, Melanee Bess, Jeremy Donohue, Kaylie Engler, Madeline Etelamaki, Gwynne Ford, Kirk Guckenberg,... Read more
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PC Advisor
Amazon Echo UK: What is Amazon Echo and how can you buy it?Amazon Echo is a cylindrical home audio speaker that integrates a personal voic
Amazon Echo UK: What is Amazon Echo and how can you buy it?
PC Advisor / Posted 14 hours ago
Amazon Echo is a cylindrical home audio speaker that integrates a personal voice assistant named Alexa, very much like Siri, Cortana and Google Now on your phone or tablet. It's always on and always connected, with Wi-Fi allowing it to sit on your... Read more
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Evening Standard
Benedict Cumberbatch turned down role in Absolutely Fabulous filmSearchlight Pictures Dawn French and Lily Cole Fox Searchlight Pictures Suki
Benedict Cumberbatch turned down role in Absolutely Fabulous film
Evening Standard / Posted 14 hours ago
Searchlight Pictures Dawn French and Lily Cole Fox Searchlight Pictures Suki Waterhouse, Jourdan Dunn, and Lily Cole and Alexa Chung Fox Searchlight Pictures Although Lumley and Jennifer Saunders didn’t manage to bag Cumberbatch, they did... Read more
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Wired News
Jibo Is Like Alexa and a Puppy Inside One Adorable RobotIf you ask, Alexa can tell you a joke and Siri will recite a haiku. Jibo will d
Jibo Is Like Alexa and a Puppy Inside One Adorable Robot
Wired News / Posted 14 hours ago
If you ask, Alexa can tell you a joke and Siri will recite a haiku. Jibo will do that, and more: the new home robot can sense when you’re feeling down and try to make you smile. At 11 inches tall and about three pounds, Jibo isn’t much bigger than a... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Williamsport offense rallies to win D12 titleand Emily Cross. W-Weaver. L-Poorman. Top Williamsport hitters: Olivia Fessler
Williamsport offense rallies to win D12 title
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
and Emily Cross. W-Weaver. L-Poorman. Top Williamsport hitters: Olivia Fessler 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R, 2 SB; Kalindi Maggs 2-2, 2B, 2 BB, 2 R, SB; Lexi Schuler 2-3, 2 RBI, SB. Top Clinton hitters: Alexa Shultz 1-3; Kylie Wagner 1-3, 2 R; Kylie Swartz... Read more
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Sun Star
Wearable blanket ‘reduces risk’ of sudden death in infantsTO PROMOTE smart and healthy parenting in Cebu, college buddies turned business
Wearable blanket ‘reduces risk’ of sudden death in infants
Sun Star / Posted 21 hours ago
TO PROMOTE smart and healthy parenting in Cebu, college buddies turned business partners Maria Carmen Abayon and Alexa Marie Dano have brought to Cebu a sleep solution for newborn babies. Called Halo Sleepsack, the wearable blanket claims to be a... Read more
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New York Post
Gaining 50 pounds saved my lifeAssociation, compared with an estimated 11 million sufferers in 1995. Here, The
Gaining 50 pounds saved my life
New York Post / Posted 23 hours ago
Association, compared with an estimated 11 million sufferers in 1995. Here, The Post’s Jane Ridley meets former anorexic Alexa Silvaggio, 29, a yoga and meditation instructor from the Upper West Side, who opens up about her path to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Live map shows Google searches, Tweets and YouTube views every secondat any given second there are 20,00 people on Facebook and during this time fiv
Live map shows Google searches, Tweets and YouTube views every second
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
at any given second there are 20,00 people on Facebook and during this time five more people open an account. On Reddit, Alexa revealed that every second 286 votes are cast and 23 comments posted. Google will received more than 3 billion... Read more
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AdWeek
Why Some of Instagram's Most Popular Food Accounts Are Fleeing to Snapchatplace and food is like on top of seeing the photo on Instagram," said Rebecca W
Why Some of Instagram's Most Popular Food Accounts Are Fleeing to Snapchat
AdWeek / Posted yesterday
place and food is like on top of seeing the photo on Instagram," said Rebecca West, who runs the account with Greg Remmy. Alexa Mehraban, who runs the popular EatingNYC Instagram account, regularly tags her Instagram posts with her Snapchat... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
New Dorp High School graduates 550Chen, Michelle Chen, Ethan Chertkov, Samantha Cheung, Travis Cheung, Maxim Chiz
New Dorp High School graduates 550
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
Chen, Michelle Chen, Ethan Chertkov, Samantha Cheung, Travis Cheung, Maxim Chizhevsky, Matthew Ciccone, Kenneth Cichon, Alexa Clare, Victoria Colin, Ashlee Collazo, Andrea Collette, Casseem Collis, Bryanna Colon, Genessis Colon, Mia Colon,... Read more
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Variety
‘Home,’ ‘The Chop’ Receive Top Awards at Palm Springs ShortfestAWARD “Limbo” (Greece), Konstantina Kotzamani NON-STUDENT COMPETITION AWARDS
‘Home,’ ‘The Chop’ Receive Top Awards at Palm Springs Shortfest
Variety / Posted yesterday
AWARD “Limbo” (Greece), Konstantina Kotzamani NON-STUDENT COMPETITION AWARDS BEST ANIMATED SHORT “Glove” (U.S.), Alexa Lim Haas & Bernardo Britto BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT OVER 15 MINUTES “Bon Voyage” (Switzerland), Marc Wilkins BEST LIVE... Read more
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The News-Times
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know Aboutand user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital ass
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know About
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
and user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital assistant is emerging -- the home unit. Amazon Alexa and Google Home are just two examples of how voice search is gradually gaining significance in our daily lives. What... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Summer Games lifterscompetitions for young athletes in Ontario. NOTES ... Other local athletes who
Summer Games lifters
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
competitions for young athletes in Ontario. NOTES ... Other local athletes who've qualified for this year's ONTARIO SUMMER GAMES include JACKSON BONN, Belleville, male triathlon; ALEXA HOSKIN, Belleville, and EMILY LANGE, Trenton, female... Read more
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Greenwich Time
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know Aboutand user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital ass
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know About
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
and user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital assistant is emerging -- the home unit. Amazon Alexa and Google Home are just two examples of how voice search is gradually gaining significance in our daily lives. What... Read more
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Marie Claire
7 things you need to know about Maria Grazia Chiuri, Christian Dior’s rumoured new designerfor our obsession with all things Rockstud. The studded bags and shoes she desi
7 things you need to know about Maria Grazia Chiuri, Christian Dior’s rumoured new designer
Marie Claire / Posted yesterday
for our obsession with all things Rockstud. The studded bags and shoes she designed were spotted on everyone from Alexa Chung to Olivia Palermo and caused a 36% boost in the brand�s sales. She�s good with a red carpet dream dress Keira... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know Aboutand user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital ass
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know About
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
and user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital assistant is emerging -- the home unit. Amazon Alexa and Google Home are just two examples of how voice search is gradually gaining significance in our daily lives. What... Read more
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Connecticut Post
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know Aboutand user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital ass
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know About
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
and user adoption for the past several years, and now a new kind of digital assistant is emerging -- the home unit. Amazon Alexa and Google Home are just two examples of how voice search is gradually gaining significance in our daily lives. What... Read more
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CNET
You may soon do your Citi banking with Amazon's AlexaAlexa may live in more places than Amazon's Echo speakers. Amazon's Alexa may
You may soon do your Citi banking with Amazon's Alexa
CNET / Posted yesterday
Alexa may live in more places than Amazon's Echo speakers. Amazon's Alexa may find a new home: Citi's mobile banking app. Citigroup is testing Amazon's digital assistant as part of an upgrade to its Citi banking app, according to Fortune. In... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' Duo Talk Brexit, Donald Trump, Making Idris Elba "Flee" to U.S.will you be in the film?'" Phew! JL: And with Kate comes the entourage of Lily
'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' Duo Talk Brexit, Donald Trump, Making Idris Elba "Flee" to U.S.
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
will you be in the film?'" Phew! JL: And with Kate comes the entourage of Lily Cole and Lara Stone, Suki (Waterhouse) and Alexa (Chung) all those gorgeous girls. And then they get a smell of who’s in it and who’s mucking in. There were people like... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Forget flower crowns and fringing, Alexa Chung, Edie Campbell and Suki Waterhouse gave us a new set of festival must-haves at GlastonburyThis year Alexa Chung centred her Glastonbury wardrobe around a pair of skinny,
Forget flower crowns and fringing, Alexa Chung, Edie Campbell and Suki Waterhouse gave us a new set of festival must-haves at Glastonbury
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
This year Alexa Chung centred her Glastonbury wardrobe around a pair of skinny, high-shine vinyl trousers instead of jeans or denim cut-off shorts. The key to wearing vinyl trousers is to keep the rest simple, as shown by Chung who paired hers with a... Read more
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Search Engine Land
A brief evolution of Search: out of the search box and into our livesjumped out of the text box and into our lives. Bing currently powers the voices
A brief evolution of Search: out of the search box and into our lives
Search Engine Land / Posted yesterday
jumped out of the text box and into our lives. Bing currently powers the voices of Cortana (Windows 10), Siri (iOS) and Alexa (Amazon Echo). This, of course, is only the tip of the iceberg. Search is no longer just about finding information.... Read more
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Fortune
Amazon’s Alexa May Soon Be Able to Pay Your Billshead of card operations at Capital One, which in March was the first major fina
Amazon’s Alexa May Soon Be Able to Pay Your Bills
Fortune / Posted yesterday
head of card operations at Capital One, which in March was the first major financial firm to strike a deal with Amazon for Alexa. But Citi would be the first major bank to incorporate Alexa into its services. And while Capital One allows users to... Read more
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Marie Claire
The British fashion industry reacts to Brexitas candid with their opinions on the Leave outcome. Over the weekend, designers
The British fashion industry reacts to Brexit
Marie Claire / Posted yesterday
as candid with their opinions on the Leave outcome. Over the weekend, designers from Simone Rocha, to Erdem, and models Alexa Chung to Suki Waterhouse, voiced their dismay across social media. JW Anderson � who is originally from Northern... Read more
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British Vogue
Glastonbury 2016the mist rolled in, fresh posters honouring murdered MP Jo Cox lined the damp h
Glastonbury 2016
British Vogue / Posted yesterday
the mist rolled in, fresh posters honouring murdered MP Jo Cox lined the damp highways. The show went on. The influencers - Alexa, Poppy, Suki and Cara (with cobalt streaks in her hair) - turned out in full force and displayed an impressive line-up... Read more
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