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Users Can Now Control Their Roku Using Amazon Echo

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After declaring support last fall for Google Assistant, Roku is doing the same for Alexa voice assistant by Amazon. After incorporating the new Roku skill, you will be capable of controlling the Roku TVs and firm’s streaming devices with voice instructions such as “Alexa, open Netflix on Roku.” You can pause content, open apps, or…

Peloton and the Amazon Effect on Fitness

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Last Friday’s news that Amazon could be one of the suitors interested in buying Peloton caused that stock to jump 30 percent in after-hours trading. The collective pressures of the economy’s reopening, a leaked report last month that it was slashing production of its bikes and treadmills due to a lack of demand and the unfortunate series…

Amazon and Nike exploring Peloton takeover, reports say

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They have been attracted by the soaring sales of Peloton’s exercise bikes and treadmills during the pandemic. Suitors have not been put off by the return to gyms post-lockdown, which has left the firm worth less than a fifth of its peak $50bn valuation. There have also been recent PR disasters when TV characters had…

Twitter expands downvote test worldwide

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If you’ve seen the option to downvote replies on Twitter, you’re not alone. The experimental feature, which Twitter started testing last year, is now being shown to a global audience, says the company. The option to downvote was initially given to a select group of web users, but Twitter says it will soon be expanding the feature…

New York Probes Claims Of Sexism In Credit Limits For Apple Card

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The bank responsible for Apple Card is encountering legal probe over allegations of inequality. The Department of Financial Services in New York has rolled out a probe into practices by Goldman Sachs after David Heinemeier Hansson (Basecamp founder) blamed Apple (and actually, Goldman) of sexism when deceiving limits for credit. He got a limit 20…

Hormone Therapy May Enhance Alzheimer Risk Slightly

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A lot of women have resorted to hormonal therapy to ease troubling menopause symptoms of night sweats and hot flashes. However, new research has suggested that this relief may be accompanied by a heavy cost of contracting increased Alzheimer’s disease’s risk. This study unearthed that women who have gone through hormone therapy showed a 9-17%…

Researchers Find A Strange Synchronization Among Distanced Galaxies

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There are millions of galaxies found to be present in space and they are found to be a few light-years apart. The distanced galaxies are found to be connected by a network of massive intergalactic structures that are invisible but tend to force them to synchronize in a particular pattern. This new discovery is believed…

Equifax’s Mystery Tale Of Data Disappearance May Have A Spy Angle

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Equifax an international credit rating giant, made an alarming announcement on the 7th of September 2017. They mentioned that in a sudden planned cyber-attack, more than 170 Million personal data was lost which included more than half of US.  It was the biggest consumer data scandal in the last 10 years. The lost information included…

Shortage Of BP Drugs Amid Recalls, Warns FDA

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Food and Drug Administration dept. of USA has issued a public directive that there could be severe shortage of certain class of drugs used by millions of people to keep their high blood pressure in check. FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb and Dr. Janet Woodcock director of research and drug evaluation stated that drugs which…

Apple makes it simpler to report terrible applications and tricks

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Following reports that uncovered that a huge level of top App Store applications were tricks, Apple is permitting clients to report such conduct, as per The Verge. As a component of iOS 15, the most recent App Store update lets you “report a trick or extortion” for both free, in-application buy (IAP) and paid applications,…

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