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Google Fires Back at Sonos With Two Voice Tech Lawsuits

Google Fires Back at Sonos With Two Voice Tech Lawsuits

Google is firing back at Sonos Inc., filing two lawsuits against the audio products company that claim that its voice control technology infringes on a number of Google patents. The lawsuits were filed in California federal court on Monday, claiming that Sonos infringed on seven Google patents related to its smart assistant technology. The two …

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This self-healing coating repairs car scratches with just 30 minutes in the sun

This self-healing coating repairs car scratches with just 30 minutes in the sun

The scratched coating was like brand new after it was exposed to either 30 seconds of concentrated light or just 30 minutes to the midday sun. Credit: Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT). Nothing beats the smell and look of a shiny, brand-new car. But as we all know, this pristine state doesn’t last …

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Fitbit Versa Lite

Windows users will soon lose ability to sync songs to Fitbit devices through PC

What you need to know Fitbit will soon remove the ability to sync music to devices through the Fitbit Connect app for PCs. The Fitbit Connect app will be deactivated on October 13, 2022. Users will still have the option to transfer music to Fitbit watches through the Pandora or Deezer apps, but both of …

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Mercedes-Benz pairs with game engine developer for MB.OS

Mercedes-Benz pairs with game engine developer for MB.OS

Mercedes-Benz has partnered with software company Unity Technologies to power the infotainment elements in its upcoming Mercedes-Benz Operating System (MB.OS). Unity says its software engine will give future Mercedes-Benz vehicles infotainment displays with “stunning graphics and interactivity with speed and performance”. Industry Technologies is best known for developing the game engine used in Pokémon Go, …

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It’s Skyrim, But With Shadow Of Mordor’s Brilliant Nemesis System

It’s Skyrim, But With Shadow Of Mordor’s Brilliant Nemesis System

It’s come back with a vengeance. And it is, Shadow of Mordor‘s brilliant Nemesis system has languished for half a decade. But one enterprising modder recently resurrected the tech (kinda) by adding it to The Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimBethesda’s decade-old fantasy RPG. The Nemesis system is a set of AI behavioral guidelines first introduced in …

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Google tries shaming Apple into adopting RCS with #getthemessage campaign

Google tries shaming Apple into adopting RCS with #getthemessage campaign

Google is kicking off a new publicity campaign today to pressure Apple into adopting RCS, the cross-platform messaging protocol that’s meant to be a successor to the aging SMS and MMS standards. The search giant has a new “Get The Message” website that lays out a familiar set of arguments for why Apple should support …

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'Valorant' Patch 5.03 Notes Reveal Major Chamber Nerfs And Introduces New Bugs

‘Valorant’ Patch 5.03 Notes Reveal Major Chamber Nerfs And Introduces New Bugs

Chamber, Neon and Jett all get changes in the patch. Credit: Riot Games Riot Games has revealed the patch notes for Valorant update 5.03, which reveal some major nerfs to Chamber, and somewhat strangely, introduces some bugs the developers are already aware of. Chamber has been the bane of many Valorant games in recent times, …

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Windows 11 Encryption Bug Can Cause 'Data Damage' for Latest CPUs

Windows 11 Encryption Bug Can Cause ‘Data Damage’ for Latest CPUs

Microsoft is warning about a bug in Windows 11 that might lead to “data damage” for PCs running new CPUs that support the latest encryption protocols. Redmond has been vague on the details, including the severity, but the issue can affect storage encryption programs such as BitLocker. According to Microsoft’s report, the bug can be …

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Reaver 2.0 official bundle image leaked

Valorant Reveal 2.0 Leaks Reveal the New Bundle in All its Glory

pc Could the Reaver 2.0 actually be happening? Published on August 9, 2022 Alex Gibson Home ” computers » Valorant Reveal 2.0 Leaks Reveal the New Bundle in All its Glory One of Valorant’s most popular and beloved skin lines might be making a huge comeback if a host of rumors that are currently swirling …

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