DTNS 3032 – Google Interminable/Oration 2017

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comGoogle tries to convince you they’ve gone from mobile-first to AI-first. Did it work? Plus Qualcomm is suing everyone.

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Daily Tech Headlines – May 17, 2017

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Qualcomm sues Apple suppliers, AMD announces new heavy-hitting hardware, Bragi adds real-time language translation to its wireless earbuds.

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Your Private Driver: Voice-operated Security Breaches and Other Things

This is a returning and soon to be weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. 

This week’s column is going to tackle a few different topics, since there’s a lot going on in the general tech world that’s relatable to how we work and play in the rideshare world.

OK Google, ask Siri where Alexa went

Last week there were a lot of conversations on DTNS about voice-operated assistants and how they fit into our lives. The general consensus seemed to be that talking to a box that controls your lights and adds things to your shopping list is cool, but talking to your phone is just dumb. Well, unless you’re driving. With hands-free laws becoming the norm in many states, simply playing with even a dash-mounted phone to perform tasks like getting directions or playing a podcast while driving can get you pulled over by an attentive officer of the law.

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