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Amazon's Touch-Screen Smart Speaker Solves a Big Problem with AI Assistants

Amazon's Touch-Screen Smart Speaker Solves a Big Problem with AI Assistants

According to reports , Amazon has been able to sell around 8 million Echo devices since its debut till January this year, but is now facing stiff competition from Google Home smart speakers and is, therefore, upping its game and also introducing new changes and products to stay ahead of the curve.


Isaiah through to Eurovision finals

Isaiah through to Eurovision finals

Firebrace gave a quick shout-out to people in Australia in a brief chat backstage after his performance. "I am so thankful for all the support from fans over here and everyone back home". Their votes counted for 50%, with the viewers' votes deciding the other 50% during the live show. The other countries already through to this year's Eurovision final are Moldova, Azerbaijan, Greece, Sweden, Portugal, Poland, Armenia, Cyprus and Belgium, who will join another 10 countries who'll be voted ...


What you Need to Know about the Meteor Shower this Weekend

What you Need to Know about the Meteor Shower this Weekend

The peak of the Eta Aquariid meteor shower is said to be on Saturday, May 6th. Those in the Southern Hemisphere might not get to experience the impending total solar eclipse like our American friends, but at least we get the best version of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower.


Solar system 2.0 found 10 light-years away

Solar system 2.0 found 10 light-years away

In the right foreground, a Jupiter-mass planet is shown orbiting its parent star at the outside edge of an asteroid belt. "It really is impressive how eps Eri, a much younger version of our solar system, is put together like ours". Where is it? This illustration based on Spitzer observations of the inner and outer parts of the Epsilon Eridani system compared with the corresponding components of our solar system.


Stephen Hawking says humans must leave Earth in 100 years to survive

Stephen Hawking says humans must leave Earth in 100 years to survive

Hawking says people will need to leave Earth and find somewhere else to live. Titled "Expedition New Earth", the television show will air later this year and is made by Brook Lapping, the production company behind documentaries including "Inside Obama's White House".


Chinese groom hires fake friends and family to attend wedding

Chinese groom hires fake friends and family to attend wedding

Nobody is sure why the groom resorted to paying fake guests on his special day. The incident happened in China's Xi'an during the Labour Day long weekend. The groom assured her they were on the way. Ms Liu was shocked and she called police to arrest her husband-to-be for staging the drama. She talked to some of the guests and found that none of them were family members.