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Everything You Need to Know from Amazon's Alexa Live 2022

Everything You Need to Know from Amazon’s Alexa Live 2022

Alexa Live is an annual conference for developers who use the digital assistant. screenshot: Amazon Amazon is hosting its annual Alexa developers annual conference, called Alexa Live, today. The event will introduce a heaping of new APIs for developers to build with, meaning new abilities coming to an Echo speaker or smart display near you. …

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Microsoft launches Viva Engage with Stories video feature

Microsoft launches Viva Engage with Stories video feature

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos on May 24, 2022. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Microsoft on Tuesday announced Viva Engage, a new portal coming to the Teams communication app that will let co-workers share video stories documenting their activities. It might …

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'Stray' — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

‘Stray’ — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

The cat is out of the bag — and probably all over your Twitter feed. “Stray,” a new videogame for Sony’s SONY, +3.42% PlayStation and Microsoft MSFT, +2.08% Windows, lets players explore a subterranean, cyberpunk city as ginger tabby that’s trying to claw its way back to its family. The $29.99 third-person platform adventure and …

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Google will once again test augmented reality glasses in public

Google will once again test augmented reality glasses in public

Google AR glasses prototype Google Google will test augmented reality prototypes in public settings, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. Some prototypes will look like normal glasses and will be equipped with microphones and cameras as well as transparent displays. The new glasses aren’t a product yet and aren’t available to the …

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The X-Wing Developers Were Working On A Canceled Xbox Game

The X-Wing Developers Were Working On A Canceled Xbox Game

screenshot: lucasarts Throughout the 1990s Totally Games had one of the most accomplishmentsed track records in all of video games. The studio, releasing games for Lucasfilm and then Lucasarts, specialized in all things flight, and won acclaim for releases set both in the sky and way beyond. They made their name we vslassic WW2 sims …

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The X-Wing Developers Were Working On A Canceled Xbox Game

The X-Wing Developers Were Working On A Canceled Xbox Game

screenshot: lucasarts Throughout the 1990s Totally Games had one of the most accomplishmentsed track records in all of video games. The studio, releasing games for Lucasfilm and then Lucasarts, specialized in all things flight, and won acclaim for releases set both in the sky and way beyond. They made their name we vslassic WW2 sims …

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Next-gen robots could search for life in ocean worlds

Next-gen robots could search for life in ocean worlds

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Ocean worlds in our solar system are attractive places in the search for life beyond Earth. Beneath a thick, icy shell, Jupiter’s moon Europa and Saturn’s moons Titan and Enceladus likely harbor oceans, …

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Walking on Asteroid Bennu Would Be Like Stepping Into a Ball Pit, NASA Says

Walking on Asteroid Bennu Would Be Like Stepping Into a Ball Pit, NASA Says

In October 2020, a small spacecraft briefly touched down on an asteroid to snag a piece of it to bring to Earth. Almost two years later, scientists have learned that if the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft had extended its stay even a tiny bit longer, it would have sunk right into the asteroid. That’s because asteroid Bennu …

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