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Female voice assistants are sexist argues new UN report

Female voice assistants are sexist argues new UN report

1 day ago   |   SlashGear

Obsequious, coy, and above all female virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri, and the Google Assistant are a widespread example of sexism, a new UN report argues, blasting gender...
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The latest Windows 10 update splits Search from Cortana

The latest Windows 10 update splits Search from Cortana

2 days ago   |   Windows Central   |   2 articles

The classic search experience is coming back with the May 2019 Update, and with new features - Here are the steps to get started. Once you upgrade to the Windows 10 May 2019...
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Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant promote sexist attitudes towards women, says UN

Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant promote sexist attitudes towards women, says UN

2 days ago   |   TechRadar

A report by UNESCO has suggested that the default use of female-sounding voice assistants in our smart home gadgets and smartphones perpetuates sexist attitudes towards women...
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Microsoft announces new features for SharePoint and OneDrive

Microsoft announces new features for SharePoint and OneDrive

3 days ago   |   TechRadar   |   3 articles

At its annual SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that it is adding new features to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business. The company began its presentation...
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Microsoft Surface wireless noise-canceling headphones get a $100 price cut

Microsoft Surface wireless noise-canceling headphones get a $100 price cut

4 days ago   |   Digital Trends   |   2 articles

As the world around us gets louder, noise-canceling headphones are becoming a near-necessity. Brands like Bose and Sony have dominated the space, but the new Microsoft Surface...
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Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls

4 days ago   |   Engadget   |   6 articles

Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look - or just don't care much for passwords. The most...
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Samsung Galaxy Home “mini” smart speaker leaks via the FCC

4 days ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   6 articles

Samsung's much delayed Galaxy Home smart speaker may already have a successor, with the FCC leaking a smaller, legless version of the speaker. Way back in August Samsung...
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Windows 10 May 2019 Update is Now Available

4 days ago   |   Tom's Hardware   |   15 articles

The Windows 10 May 2019 is now available, just before the end of the month. That includes a new light theme, Windows sandboxing, and the uncoupling of Cortana and Search, among...
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Microsoft's next major Windows 10 update is now available

Microsoft's next major Windows 10 update is now available

4 days ago   |   The Verge   |   15 articles

Microsoft is releasing its Windows 10 May 2019 Update to everyone today. The Windows 10 May 2019 Update includes a new light theme for Windows 10 , alongside Kaomoji support...
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Female-voiced smart speaker systems entrench gender bias, UN study finds

Female-voiced smart speaker systems entrench gender bias, UN study finds

4 days ago   |   Telegraph   |   3 articles


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Weekly poll results: OnePlus 7 Pro splits fans' opinions

Weekly poll results: OnePlus 7 Pro splits fans' opinions

OnePlus built its reputation by making near-flagship phones and selling them at half flagship prices. Simple math would tell you that's a lot of value for money. However... Read more ...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 bags FCC certification with a 2,800 mAh battery

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 bags FCC certification with a 2,800 mAh battery

Samsung launched the Galaxy Xcover 4 way back in March 2017, and it now seems the company will soon follow up with its successor, which will be likely called the Galaxy Xcover... Read more ...

Report says Touch ID will return to the Apple iPhone next year

Report says Touch ID will return to the Apple iPhone next year

Apple purchased biometric company AuthenTec back in 2012 for $356 million. The next year, the iPhone 5s was launched and was the first iOS device equipped with the Touch ID... Read more ...

Roomba and Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaners get big price cuts for Memorial Day

Roomba and Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaners get big price cuts for Memorial Day

Your Memorial Day BBQ is all planned out, but what about the post-party cleanup? If you act quickly enough you might be able to get some robot help in time for the cleanup... Read more ...

UN finds voice assistants aren't helping combat sexist gender stereotypes

UN finds voice assistants aren't helping combat sexist gender stereotypes

The United Nations believes voice assistants are reinforcing negative gender stereotypes that place women in antiquated roles. It also argues that companies haven't done enough... Read more ...

World Health Organization Classifies Game Addiction As A Behavioral Disease

World Health Organization Classifies Game Addiction As A Behavioral Disease

The World Heatlh Organization voted today to adopt the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems , an update to what the WHO views as a... Read more ...

The Best Alien Games

The Best Alien Games

Alien turn 40 today! Ridley Scott's horrifying sci-fi masterpiece has inspired a number of well-loved video games - everything from Doom to System Shock to the recently... Read more ...

Hackers used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore's computer systems

Hackers used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore's computer systems

Since May 7th, the Baltimore's city government has been dealing with a ransomware attack that has shut down everything from its email to the systems that allow residents to pay... Read more ...

Memorial Day Sale: Extra 15% Off Wireless Earbuds and Bluetooth Speakers

Memorial Day Sale: Extra 15% Off Wireless Earbuds and Bluetooth Speakers

Waiting for the right time to purchase a new Bluetooth speaker, headphones, or earbuds? Your patience is about to pay off. That's because this Memorial Day weekend you'll save... Read more ...

Walmart drops deals on Xbox One X games and accessories for Memorial Day

Walmart drops deals on Xbox One X games and accessories for Memorial Day

The most obvious deals are on console bundles, but there are also discounts on wireless controllers here and there. If you're just looking for new Xbox One games to play... Read more ...