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'Alexa, nick him!' -- Amazon Echo joins the fight against crime dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-01-03 15:06:35

We're used to digital assistants controlling more and more aspects of our daily lives, but a UK police force is looking at how Amazon Echo could help in fighting crime. Police in Lancashire, north west England, are looking at how Alexa could relay information about missing persons or updates on local crime to citizens. It could also be used in the reporting of minor offenses, freeing up police...

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Super Mario Odyssey Review Roundup [Update] - GameSpot dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-27 00:11:37


GameSpot
Super Mario Odyssey Review Roundup [Update]
GameSpot
In GameSpot's Super Mario Odyssey review, Peter Brown gave the game his gold seal of approval, awarding it a 10/10 for its effortless cycling through new worlds and enemies, unique gameplay ideas, and the sheer joy of controlling Mario. "[Odyssey's] ...
Super Mario Odyssey review: an absolute delightThe...

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Facebook's new virtual reality strategy: self-reliance - TechCrunch dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2017-10-11 21:33:03


TechCrunch
Facebook's new virtual reality strategy: self-reliance
TechCrunch
The newly-announced $199 Oculus Go headset and upcoming high-end “Santa Cruz” standalone will come with something past headsets haven't: power buttons. By controlling the end-to-end experience, Facebook gets to tackle VR with a Cupertino-like ...
Facebook: We want a billion people in VRBBC...

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Hackers can disable your car's safety systems dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2017-08-21 17:17:21

Hackers could disable a modern car's airbags and other safety systems, putting the driver and the passengers at grave risk, according to a new warning. Researchers from security firm Trend Micro have revealed a flaw that could allow the controlling network of a connected car to be overloaded, allowing possible hackers to compromise key systems in the vehicle, including safety aspects. Trend...

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Alexa's new Logitech Harmony skill adds voice control to your home theater - TechCrunch dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2016-10-25 07:02:42


Android Headlines
Alexa's new Logitech Harmony skill adds voice control to your home theater
TechCrunch
Controlling your home theater setup with your voice just got a lot easier: Alexa now has an official Logitech Harmony skill, letting you issue simple commands like “Alexa, turn on the TV” or Alexa, turn on Netflix” to start Harmony activities. This is ...
Logitech's...

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Facebook will bypass web adblockers, but offer ad targeting opt-outs - TechCrunch dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2016-08-09 14:01:21


TechCrunch
Facebook will bypass web adblockers, but offer ad targeting opt-outs
TechCrunch
Facebook is making the HTML of its web ads indistinguishable from organic content so it can slip by adblockers. But in exchange for taking away this option for controlling ads from people, its allowing them to opt-out of ad targeting categories and ...
Facebook to block ad blockers on...

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What's news on Facebook - The Stanford Daily dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2016-05-16 04:59:33


French Tribune
What's news on Facebook
The Stanford Daily
This past week, Facebook has been addressing allegations that the platform suppresses conservative news sources in its trending topics section – and the response has been clear: There is no evidence of wrongdoing, but Facebook will investigate to ...
Facing the Facebook facts: algorithms are biased tooIrish...

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Mark Zuckerberg Has Made $4.4 Million for Every Day He's Been Alive - NBCNews.com dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2016-05-14 14:11:00


NBCNews.com
Mark Zuckerberg Has Made $4.4 Million for Every Day He's Been Alive
NBCNews.com
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's turns 32 on Saturday, and he has a few billion things to celebrate. With a fortune estimated at $51.8 billion, he's one of the world's richest people. But because of his youth, he's actually made more money per day of ...
Facebook...

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Is Facebook Controlling the News You See? - Huffington Post dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2016-05-13 19:50:46


Huffington Post
Is Facebook Controlling the News You See?
Huffington Post
But explosive allegations of bias in how Facebook manages their trending topics have opened the floodgates about Facebook's power over what people see and how they consume news. Let's take a look at everything behind it: The stats. Facebook is more ...
Facebook scrambles to contain falloutThe...

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Samsung's new Smart Control takes aim at crappy universal TV remotes - Digital Trends dans Informatique / Multimedia
Google News - Sci/Tech 2016-01-04 14:01:57


Digital Trends
Samsung's new Smart Control takes aim at crappy universal TV remotes
Digital Trends
Samsung spent the last few days of 2015 announcing that its 2016 lineup of smart TVs was going to be, well, a whole lot smarter. From SmartThings Hub integration, to improved gaming support with PlayStation Now, to better security with its new GAIA ...
Samsung's Smart TVs...

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