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  • 'Hey Google' Sensitivity Modified
    Following earlier announced plans, Google is rolling out new sensitivity settings for Google Assistant. ...
  • Police Testing 'Pandemic Drone'
    Police in Westport, Connecticut, are trialing a drone to monitor and detect people with COVID-19. ...
  • Streaming Video, Multiplayer Gaming On The Rise: CTA
    More than half (55%) of U.S. households are now using video streaming services, according to the latest tech tracker report by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). One in five (20%) ...
  • GM Shutters App-Based, Car-Sharing Business
    The app-based Maven service, started in early 2016 as a ZipCar competitor, was suspended in March due to the pandemic. ...
  • Doctors, Nurses Tap VR For COVID-19 Treatment Skills
    Some hospitals are turning to virtual reality to teach skills such as how to perform CPR while wearing protective gear. ...
  • Alaska Gets First 5G Service
    Following earlier announced plans to launch 5G service in Alaska, GCI has turned on its first 5G cell sites in Anchorage ...
  • Lime Acquiring Electric Skateboard Startup
    Lime is reported to be acquiring the assets of Boosted, a defunct electric skateboard startup. ...
  • Alphabet Company Launches Internet Connectivity Balloons
    Balloons, launched in the stratosphere above Kenya, will help provide Internet service to Kenyans. ...
  • Tech Spending Dropping 3%, Professional Services Growing 2% Due To COVID-19: IDC
    Worldwide tech spending is projected to decline 3% due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new forecast by the International Data Corporation (IDC). Hospitality, tourism-related industries ...
  • Hearables Grow Up, Heading To 970 Million Devices
    Multimedia hearables have arrived. Hearables -- formerly considered to be ear-worn devices that purely provided app-enabled audio adjustments -- have changed. ...
  • T-Mobile Moves Ahead On 5G Despite COVID-19
    T-Mobile’s network build remains on track across the U.S., according to the company. ...
  • Verizon On Track For 5G In 60 Cities
    Verizon’s rollout of 5G does not appear to be hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
  • BMW, Mercedes, Porsche Infotainment Systems Rated Least Distracting
    The study concluded that systems with physical buttons are much less distracting to use than those using a touchscreen. ...
  • Uber Connect Launches For Consumer-to-Consumer Package Shipments
    In more than 25 cities, Uber Connect provides same-day deliveries of packages for a fee, similar to the way Uber rides are charged. ...
  • Apple Developing Wireless Siri Headphones: Report
    Apple is reported to be working on creating a pair of wireless headphones with Siri integration. ...
  • Robotaxis Redeployed To Deliver Groceries To Customers
    Autonomous driving company Pony.ai just announced it's starting a contactless, last-mile delivery service with ecommerce platform company Yamibuy. ...
  • Smartphone Users In Top 50 States Spend More Time On Wi-Fi: Study
    As consumers spend more time at home due to COVID-19, Opensignal analyzed the changes in mobile user behavior during the crisis. ...
  • Amazon's Alexa Learns Long-Form Speaking Style
    Amazon is adding three new Alexa speaking capabilities, including a long-form speaking style. The Long-Form Speaking Style can be used by developers to create more natural experiences for content, such ...
  • Online Commerce Startup Raises $600 Million
    Despite the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, payments startup Stripe just raised an additional $600 million in new capital. Stripe now has more than $2 billion on its balance ...
  • 5G Towers Attacked Over COVID-19 Link Claim
    Arsonists in Europe continue to attack and burn 5G mobile communications towers. ...
  • Google Plans Its Own Chip For Pixel Phones: Report
    Google is reportedly working on creating its own chip for future versions of its Pixel smartphone. ...
  • Lyft Launches Pilot For Essential Deliveries
    Lyft is delivering food, medical supplies and other necessities in a new service called Essential Deliveries. ...
  • Verizon Acquiring Video Conference Company
    Verizon is reported to be acquiring video conference company BlueJeans Network to beef up its business group. ...
  • Ford Tests Buzzing Social-Distance Wearables
    To help in the social distancing of auto workers, Ford is testing wearable wrist devices that buzz when workers get too close to each other. ...
  • Consumers Stay Connected By More Video Conferencing During Pandemic
    During the past week, 20% of U.S. households used video and conference call platforms like Zoom and Slack, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). ...
  • Google Lowers Video Quality On Nest Cameras
    To hep keep the internet stable during the COVID-19 pandemic, Google has lowered the quality of its Nest Cam. ...
  • Apple Intros $399 iPhone SE
    Apple today introduced a new iPhone SE with a starting price of $399 to target first-time smartphone buyers. ...
  • 5G Speed Record Claimed By Samsung
    Samsung has achieved a record 5G speed across two devices in a lab, according to he company. ...
  • Alexa Voice Added To Smart Camera
    Ecobee, maker of smart thermostats, is introducing its first indoor security camera, which can double as an Alexa speaker. ...
  • Digital Commerce Spending To Drop 14% This Year: Study
    Worldwide spending on digital commerce is estimated to fall by 14% this year, according to a new study by Juniper Research. Driven by lockdowns, spending is projected to fall from ...