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The Alexa-Cortana integration is now available in a public preview

Microsoft today will begin to allow Alexa device owners to summon its own virtual assistant, Cortana, through their Echo devices, as well as call for Alexa via Cortana. The integration between the two voice computing platforms was previously announced and bri

IndyCar heading to Australia for Surfers Paradise talks

As reported by Motorsport.com last month https://www.motorsport.com/indycar/news/gold-coast-indycar-return-2020/3205531/ , the talks were triggered by 2014 IndyCar champion and 2018 Indy 500 winner Will Power visiting the area and meeting with Queensland prem

Cartoon: Inmate firefighters

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State senator arrested in protest at Georgia Capitol where activists demand for votes to be counted

A group of more than 15 protestors was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in the Georgia State Capitol for demanding that every vote in the recent midterm elections be counted. Among them was State Senator Nikema Williams, who apparently was only standing silentl

Visitation at Glacier National Park increased last month

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Glacier National Park had more than 92,000 visitors last month, increasing by nearly 9 percent after a wildfire led to closures in August and September. The Flathead Beacon reports the park recorded a year-to-date visitation of 2.9 mil

NFL moving Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to L.A.

The field surface at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City has been deemed unsafe for an NFL game to be played, and Monday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams is being relocated as a result. In a statement released on Tuesday evening, t

Report: Kevin Durant’s free agency is ‘simmering’ issue with Warriors

Kevin Durant’s impending free agency is an issue that has been “simmering” among the Golden State Warriors, according to a report. Draymond Green and Durant got into a heated locker room exchange after Monday night’s overtime loss to the Los Angeles C

Blue Apron lays off 4 percent of employees as it seeks profitability next year

Meal kit company Blue Apron announced small layoffs today as part of its Q3 2018 financial results. The layoffs, which affected four percent of Blue Apron’s workforce, are part of Blue Apron’s path to profitability. “We are taking decisive a

This $199 PS4 and ‘Spider-Man’ Black Friday bundle has my bargain-sense tingling

I'm calling it — this is the best deal of this year's Black Friday season. It's bonkers. Sony is selling a PlayStation 4 Slim with the new «Spider-Man» game for $199. That's way too little money.

Meet the Magecart hackers, a persistent credit card skimmer group of groups you’ve never heard of

There have been few hacker groups that have been responsible for as many headlines this year as Magecart. You might not know the name, but you probably haven’t missed their work — highly targeted credit card skimming attacks, hitting Ticketmaster an

Georgia Tech flips disappointing season with 3 straight wins

Georgia Tech was headed for a dismal season, but suddenly it looks a lot more promising

Players: Emotions will run high when Casey makes his return

Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey returns to Toronto on Wednesday night for the first time since he was fired by the Raptors

Missouri assistant Dooley grateful for Tennessee opportunity

Missouri offensive coordinator, ex-Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley showing no hard feelings toward his former employer

Sorry sod: Monday's Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA

Poor field conditions at Azteca Stadium prompted the NFL to change the site of Monday's Kansas City Chiefs-Los Angeles Rams game to LA.

Buccaneers going forward with Ryan Fitzpatrick as No. 1 quarterback

The Bucs have dropped six of seven games following a 2-0 start, with Fitzpatrick starting four of the losses after wins over Philadelphia and New Orleans.

NASA Brings Mars Landing, First in Six Years, to Viewers Everywhere Nov. 26

NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Te

Kyle Busch: «You want to race the best of the best» for Cup title

When the dust settled Sunday at Phoenix, the “Big 3” of Kevin Harvick, Busch and Martin Truex Jr. – which had dominated the series all season – found themselves locked in to compete for this year’s championship at Homestead, Fla. Joining those thre

Peak outer-space VR is here: Oculus Rift releases Spheres - CNET

The trippy space flick was the first virtual-reality experience to sell to a distributor for more than a million dollars.

Amazon announces NYC and Northern Virginia as HQ2 winners - CNET

Jeff Bezos & Co. have finally settled on two sites for new campuses.

Rewatch Marvel-ous Stan Lee movie cameos - CNET

From a clueless security guard to a FedEx driver looking for Tony STANK, late Marvel legend Stan Lee was always a star.

Alien-looking lander could be the future of space exploration - CNET

NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and Autodesk team up for a wild lander designed to explore strange new worlds.

Was last Tuesday a wave? Yep, and a pretty good day to be a Democrat

Ah, traditional media. In a story talking about all the new victories that Democrats have racked up since vote counting began last Tuesday night, the AP's Steve Peoples leads with the sentence «No, it wasn't a blue wave.» He goes on to say «

Mississippi Republican won't apologize for 'public hanging' comment, calls backlash 'ridiculous'

Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi wants us to believe that she’s completely unaware of her state’s ugly, violent, and long history of lynching black people. That’s why she’s playing innocent and doubling down on her comments about at

New York Students to Speak with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16.

Giant 'Pink Legacy' Diamond Fetches Over $44 Million at Auction

Do you have $45 million lying around? This «fancy vivid» diamond could be yours.

Pilots says Boeing didn't disclose jet's new control feature

Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. Pilots say they were no

Northern Arizona-Sacramento State game canceled

Northern Arizona-Sacramento State game that was postponed because of poor air is now canceled

The NFL is moving Monday's Chiefs-Rams game to Los Angeles from Mexico City because of the field at Azteca Stadium.

The NFL is moving Monday's Chiefs-Rams game to Los Angeles from Mexico City because of the field at Azteca Stadium.

Column: Dufner does the math in determining success rate

Column: The world according to Duf: Jason Dufner has his own formula in determining Hall of Fame careers

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

Saints on top of Pro32 poll; KC stays 2nd; Rams up to 3rd

Drew Brees and New Orleans Saints keep top spot in latest AP Pro32 poll; Kansas City Chiefs remain at No. 2; LA Rams move to 3rd

Get Personalized Podcast Recommendations from Pandora

Streaming music provider is now doling out personalized podcast recommendations. The Internet radio firm today introduced the Podcast Genome Project—a cataloging system and discovery algorithm that combines technology and human curation to deliver […]

Conservative columnist explains how Trump is losing “his grip on power”

Jennifer Rubin lays out his dismal track record

Time to walk away: Real journalists should boycott the farcical White House press briefings

CNN is suing the White House over Jim Acosta’s press pass. That’s a fine idea, but collective action is needed

FBI: Reported hate crimes spike in US for third year in a row

The Anti-Defamation League calls for renewed vigilance after new report shows hate crimes jumping 17 percent

“Goodnight Trump”: A picture book to soothe politically anxious souls

The team behind “Goodnight Bush” has adapted another “Goodnight Moon” parody for the Trump era

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez leads sit-in at Nancy Pelosi’s office before being sworn-in to Congress

During her first day on Capitol Hill, Ocasio-Cortez joins climate change protesters outside Pelosi’s office

No. 18 Iowa State to miss Montgomery for a half vs. Texas

No. 18 Iowa State will be without junior David Montgomery, one of its best players, for the first half at No. 13 Texas

Look—23 Democrats are already running for president. But no, a white guy won't win

Yesterday, former West Virginia congressional candidate Richard Ojeda—a Trump-voting, pro-gun Democrat—announced his bizarre candidacy for U.S. president. For some reason, some progressives cheered, as though THIS is what America needs now, as if there wa

Trump's illegal asylum ban also targets the most vulnerable of the vulnerable: unaccompanied kids

A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) document claimed that the Trump administration’s illegal proclamation attempting to severely limit the rights of asylum seekers who try to cross the southern border at any area other than an official port of entry

Federal judge orders thousands more ballots to be counted in Georgia governor's race

Thanks to federal judges, just about every outstanding ballot will be counted in Georgia—at least tens of thousands more votes than would have been counted if now-former secretary of state Brian Kemp, Abrams’ opponent, had his way. On Nov. 12, Judg
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