Your Amazon Echo might answer your questions with ads next year

Sep 24, 2022

When customers ask Alexa questions, it can surface answers from related brands alongside links to Amazon storefronts Your Amazon Alexa smart speaker might soon pitch ads when you ask it for answers to specific questions. Amazon talked about the feature at its Accelerate 2022 conference and shared a subsequent blog post detailing the feature. The utility, called ‘Customers ask Alexa,’ is geared toward brands expanding their business, all while helping answer common customer q ...read more

The FTC promises to investigate gig companies over wage-fixing

Sep 24, 2022

Skip to main content / Commissioners approved a new policy statement putting gig companies on notice Sep 15, 2022, 8:08 PM UTC | FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan glances at SEC Chairman Gary Gensler during a House Financial Services Committee hearing. Photo by Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission voted today to put gig economy companies on notice, promising to protect gig workers from unfair contracts, pay, and hours. ...read more

The FTC promises to investigate gig companies over wage-fixing

Sep 24, 2022

Skip to main content / Commissioners approved a new policy statement putting gig companies on notice Sep 15, 2022, 8:08 PM UTC | FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan glances at SEC Chairman Gary Gensler during a House Financial Services Committee hearing. Photo by Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission voted today to put gig economy companies on notice, promising to protect gig workers from unfair contracts, pay, and hours. ...read more

How to watch Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in Canada

Sep 24, 2022

The ceremony is expected to be the most-watched broadcast in history On September 8th, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96. To honour Her Majesty’s life and 70-year reign, the Royal Family will be holding a public funeral on September 19th. The event is expected to be the most-watched broadcast in history, bringing in some four billion viewers around the globe. When Because the funeral is taking place at England’s Westminster Abbey, you’ll want to make note ...read more

Netflix’s latest Stephen King trailer focuses on Mr. Harrigan’s iPhone

Sep 24, 2022

Skip to main content Sep 15, 2022, 7:11 PM UTC | The real horror is being stuck with iOS 3 for eternity. Netflix has released the trailer for its latest Stephen King adaptation, Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, which is based on the short story by the same name. In the trailer, we see Craig, played by Jaeden Martell (who starred in the recent It adaptations and Knives Out), bonding with the titular Mr. Harrigan, an aging billionaire played by Donald Sutherland (President Snow in ...read more

PlayStation offering up to 75 percent off hundreds of ‘blockbuster’ games

Sep 24, 2022

Gaming Previous Next Save on the likes of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Dying Light 2, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade By Bradly Shankar @bradshankar Sep 15, 2022 7:32 AM EDT 0 comments PlayStation is once again running a ‘Blockbuster Games’ sale on its digital storefront, offering up to 75 percent off hundreds of big titles. See below for some of the highlights: The Dark Pictures Anthology — Triple Pack (include ...read more

The latest Apple TV 4K is still $60 off at Amazon

Sep 24, 2022

Since our original lead deal sold out, here’s another quick one for you. The 32GB Apple TV 4K is still on sale for $119.99 at Amazon, down from its original list price of $179. While the Apple TV 4K is best suited for users that live in the Apple ecosystem, there’s plenty of utility to be found in this innocuous black box. Apart from letting you stream media from platforms like Disney Plus and HBO Max, the Apple TV 4K provides an avenue to access content from Apple Arcade, Apple Fitness Plu ...read more

Samsung unveils new environmental strategy

Sep 24, 2022

The strategy largely focuses on reaching net zero emissions by 2050 Samsung says it will achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The South Korean tech giant outlined details in a new environmental strategy it says will help it join worldwide efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change. Samsung is tackling its Device eXperience (DX) division first, saying operations in the area will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2030. The division includes Samsung’s consumer electronics busi ...read more

Ford won’t say whether the new Mustang runs on Android

Sep 24, 2022

Ford announced the 2024 Mustang yesterday — maybe the last gas-powered one? — and while the vehicle is very similar in its design and shape to the last version, the operating system looks to be all-new, with sharp new graphics and a “digital cockpit inspired by fighter jets.” It’s so new, apparently, that the company won’t tell us what software it’s running on. On paper, the 2024 Ford Mustang’s 13.2-inch central touchscreen is running on Sync 4, Ford’s operating system that ...read more

October 2nd is Overwatch’s last day on earth

Sep 24, 2022

Skip to main content / Blizzard’s taking down the servers in preparation for Overwatch 2 Sep 15, 2022, 6:05 PM UTC | Image: Blizzard Despite an earlier promise that Overwatch and Overwatch 2 would peacefully coexist, we recently learned that there can be only one. And now we have a date for when Overwatch prime goes offline: October 2nd. In an interview with Eurogamer , Overwatch commercial lead Jon Spector explained that on October 2nd, Overwatch pr ...read more