Apple Set to Expand Siri, Taking a Different Approach From Amazon’s Alexa

Apple Inc is expected to announce plans next week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, as the technology company looks to counter the runaway success of Amazon.com Inc’s competing Alexa service. But the Cupertino, California company is likely to stick to its tested method of focusing on a … Read more

Instead,of,taking,over,private,schools,,improve,public,schools:,Delhi,High,Court

Instead of taking over the private schools, government should mull over to improve public schools in such a manner that the parents will opt for public school in the near future, observed Justice Manmohan. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES UPSC Civil Services Examinations: Disabled candidates to get seven not ten chances, directs SC CBSE Board … Read more

Microsoft’s upgraded Beam game-streaming service goes live, taking on Twitch and YouTube

Microsoft’s Twitch competitor, Beam, has now pushed its “Pro” upgrade live to all users, featuring streams with up to 1440p resolution at 60Hz and integration with Xbox Live. Microsoft’s purchase of Beam last summer came as something of a surprise, given that the company seemed satisfied with its relationship with Amazon’s game-streaming service, Twitch.tv. Even … Read more

AT&T starts taking pre-orders for the Samsung Gear S3 frontier LTE tomorrow

Earlier today Samsung decided to finally share availability details for its Gear S3 smartwatches. That information, however, only applies to the devices that will be sold through big third party retailers such as Amazon and Best Buy, and also by Samsung itself. The Korean company mentioned that the LTE-capable Gear S3 frontier model would be … Read more

Nest is taking preorders on the Nest Cam Outdoor; expects to ship the camera in September

Nest Labs is taking preorders on a weatherproof outdoor version of its Nest Cam home security camera that will reach store shelves in September. Nest will also release a new version of its camera app at that time, delivering some of the same new features to Nest Cam Indoor and Dropcam users. More on that … Read more

Facebook Taking Shady Dress Retailers “Very Seriously”

Source: Facebook, Rosegal via Buzzfeed Facebook is working on new ways to police advertisers whose products are “overwhelmingly unsatisfactory,” after a BuzzFeed News report this week showed a cottage industry of shady online retailers operating openly on the social network and using its advertising services to target users. More from Buzzfeed: Say no to the … Read more