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Spotify tests simplified speaker handoff feature

A Spotify feature currently in testing will make it easier for users to switch playback between their phone and home speakers. Once the user sets a favorite device, the app will keep an eye ...

Spotify tests simplified speaker handoff feature

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Spotify is testing a smart assistant speaker that fits in your car Rumors around a Spotify speaker for your car have been swirling for a while, and it's now official: Spotify has confirmed it's testing a new hardware device that fits in your car, designed to assess "how people listen in" on the go.As this ...
12:17, 05/18/2019

Spotify tests voice-enabled ads in the US If you're a free user on Spotify's streaming music service, you may hear an ad soon that asks you to respond verbally. Spotify has started testing voice-enabled ads on a small number of free subscribers in the US. The voice-enabled ads will...
00:51, 05/03/2019

Spotify tests a version of Stories for artists Count Spotify among the ranks of internet giants duping Snapchat's Stories feature. The streaming music service has confirmed an Android Police report that it's testing a Storyline feature where musicians can share Stories-style content, w...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up...
04:17, 06/01/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a techno...
00:17, 06/01/2019

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the...
13:17, 06/12/2019

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to and edit together with friends.Spotted by noted app expert Jane Manchum Wong, this "Social Listening" o...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and even Twitter jumped on the bandwagon, some of which even overtook the popularity ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Spotify finally adds long-requested feature to its Android app with minimal fanfare To fend off increasingly aggressive competition from the likes of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Deezer, the global leader of the music streaming industry is constantly trying new things, going so far as testing in-house hardware that could allow it to c...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Alibaba's smart speaker to feature in Audi, Renault, Honda cars China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its voice-controlled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi AG, Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd, as the tech giant expands in artificial intelligence....
09:00, 06/11/2019

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and S...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball his...
05:17, 06/21/2019

Spotify is trying to make Pandora obsolete with its new ‘Spotify Stations’ app After an initial rollout in Australia, Spotify earlier today pushed out a new listening option for music lovers. Notably, the new option isn’t contained within the existing Spotify app but is offered up as an entirely separate app dubbed Spotif...
04:51, 06/05/2019

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
11:00, 06/07/2019

The Biggest Little Farm is a simplified, PR-friendly look at an agricultural triumph John and Molly Chester’s entire life changed when they adopted Todd, their beloved rescue dog. After his incessant barking forced them to move out of their small Santa Monica apartment, the couple decided to fulfill their dream of starting a “traditi...
18:51, 05/08/2019

TurboTax Found a Depraved Way to Bump Profits After Tax Filing Process Was Simplified In the aftermath of Trump’s major changes to the tax code, some of TurboTax’s customers no longer had to pay for many of its services, instead finding that the company’s free product would suffice. To offset this loss, the online tax service made cha...
20:34, 07/16/2019

Sonos IKEA Symfonisk lamp speaker vs bookshelf speaker: which is best for you? What if your bedside lamp could send you to sleep with a lullaby? Or if your bookshelf played relaxing tunes as you leafed through a dog-eared copy of your favorite book?Enter the Sonos IKEA Symfonisk lamp speaker and bookshelf speaker, which do just...
21:17, 08/18/2019

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Spotify Is Now Available on the PS4, PS3 in India Spotify is now finally available on PlayStation Music in India, making its way to Sony's console gaming platform several months after its debut on the Xbox One....
08:17, 06/06/2019

Spotify is getting its own TV mini-series The music business has been through a turbulent decade, with dwindling sales, record labels pushing "360 deals" on artists and concert venues beginning to take cuts of merchandise sales. The debates around the ethics of streaming apps are a high-prof...
10:51, 08/21/2019

Spotify thinks we want to talk to its ads Voice technology is all the rage nowadays, as the Amazon Echo and Google Home continue to fly off store shelves at a record pace. Spotify has taken notice, and on Thursday, voice-enabled advertisements hit the music service. Users will be encouraged ...
13:51, 05/03/2019

Spotify brings its lightweight Stations app to the US Spotify users in the United States will have one more alternative app that will allow them to listen to their favorite radio station starting today. Suggestively named Stations, Spotify's lightweight app was originally launched in Australia last year...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Spotify might be raising prices soon, but don’t panic just yet In the face of increased competition from rivals like Apple Music and others, Spotify is quietly testing the waters to see whether it can push through a price increase in some of its markets around the world. That’s according to a new report fr...
16:51, 08/16/2019

EU wants to hear from Apple over Spotify complaint EU regulators will decide what steps to take regarding Spotify's complaint about Apple once they get a response from the iPhone maker, Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday....
16:34, 06/03/2019

Spotify has 100 million Premium users Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free, ad supported tier....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started showing up everywhere from Facebook to Tinder and YouTube as part of an evolution of the infinitely...
15:00, 05/14/2019

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
21:17, 06/06/2019

Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
01:17, 06/25/2019

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to str...
23:17, 06/13/2019

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio executives probably let out a beleaguered groan.Read more......
12:34, 06/06/2019

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can str...
17:17, 07/17/2019

Your Next Checking Account Could Get You a Spotify Subscription Citigroup is offering incentives like paying for your Hulu or Amazon Prime to keep you banking there. Many banks are coming up with other creative rewards in lieu of cash or interest....
13:17, 07/05/2019

New Spotify playlist wants to replace your car radio Americans spend much of their time every day stuck behind the wheel of a car, logging some 70 billion hours each year that are passed while just sitting or moving along in traffic — a metric that makes a company like Spotify eventually realize ...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in the same week. "We're...
02:00, 06/06/2019

Obamas to produce exclusive podcasts for Spotify LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform. Under the Higher Ground partnership announced Thursday, the former president and first lady will develo...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says shoul...
12:51, 07/09/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an antitrust investigation into allegations that Apple un...
05:00, 05/06/2019

Spotify unveils its first-ever hardware device, but you can't actually buy the 'Car Thing' Spotify has been the unrivaled champion of the thriving music streaming industry for a number of years now, but relying entirely on a service under siege by tech giants including Apple and Amazon seems like decidedly risky business. As such, it's cer...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Spotify Testing First Hardware, Car Smart Assistant To help people enjoy audio while driving, Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is testing its first hardware - a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars called "Car Thing" - in the US. "While we......
13:00, 05/19/2019

Some AT&T unlimited subscribers will get Spotify Premium for free AT&T is adding a new streaming option to its Unlimited & More Premium wireless plan: Spotify Premium. AT&T customers with the Unlimited & More Premium plan are now eligible for Spotify Premium at no additional charge. Other select AT&...
18:00, 08/05/2019

Spotify experiments with curated podcast playlists Beginning today, a handful of Spotify users will see curated podcast playlists in their accounts. According to The Verge, the playlists are an experiment to help Spotify understand how it can help users discover new shows. The hand-picked lists will....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Spotify's Pandora-style Stations app arrives in the US Spotify's Pandora-esque Stations app has arrived in the US after it previously emerged in Australia. It's officially an "experiment" for now, though you can grab it from the App Store or Google Play....
18:34, 06/04/2019

Spotify ditches its Android homescreen widget Spotify's latest Android update has riled some of its loyal users. The update removes the homescreen widget from Spotify's Android app. Now, to control functions like play, pause and skip, users must drag down the notification shade. While ...
00:17, 08/14/2019

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last ye...
16:17, 07/13/2019

Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint Streaming service accuses iPhone maker of abusing its dominance of its App StoreApple is bracing itself for a formal antitrust investigation by Brussels after the iPhone maker was accused by the music streaming service Spotify of anti-competitive beh...
17:34, 05/06/2019

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
15:51, 07/17/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capab...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Spotify Stations radio app now works with CarPlay Stations is Spotify's answer to Pandora, letting you tune in and listen to curated music without having to lift a finger. That convenience made it an immediate hit when it launched last month, but one important feature was missing for iOS users:...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Spotify just hit a new milestone: 100 million paid subscribers Music streamer Spotify grew paid subscribers by 32% over last year, and now has 100 million, the company said in its earnings report Monday.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

Spotify Stations vs Pandora: what’s the best way to get streaming radio? Listening to the radio used to mean turning a dial until the static lifted. These days, 'listening to the radio' (a term we use loosely) it means turning on a stream of continuous music from an app. Sure, it's not the way your grandpar...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Spotify is once again offering three months of Premium for 99 cents If you’re still on the fence about subscribing to a streaming music service, wondering if you’ll actually consume enough tunes to justify paying at least $10 a month, Spotify is once again promoting its regular offer of a three-month subs...
03:51, 05/16/2019

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
00:51, 06/07/2019

Spotify Lite is now officially out for 36 markets around the world Spotify has been testing a smaller, lighter version of its app since mid-2018 in hopes of expanding its reach to regions where internet connections are slow and people tend to use low-end-to-mid-range devices. Now, that app is finally ready for prime...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Spotify redesigns Your Library to highlight podcasts Spotify is rolling out a redesign of Your Library for Premium users, giving music and podcasts their own sections. Each has three distinct tabs you can tap or swipe between. In Podcasts, you'll have the option to view new episodes for shows you ...
17:51, 06/13/2019

Spotify is testing podcast suggestions for your commute In the past couple months, Spotify has doubled down on its podcasting efforts. It's invested hundreds of millions and acquired Gimlet, Anchor and Parcast. One thing the company lacks is a way to recommend podcasts to its audiences. But, accordin...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Spotify's first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed "Car Thing," it's a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car's 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user's phone via...
21:17, 05/17/2019

New Spotify subscribers get 3 months of Premium music streaming for $0.99 overall With a whopping 100 million paying subscribers under its belt, Spotify is unlikely to be worried about rival music streaming platforms from Pandora or Amazon, which have been frequently treating new users to killer introductory deals of late to try t...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better produc...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through ...
17:17, 05/06/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
18:51, 05/21/2019

Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 2013, respectively, but as of today, they're ava...
22:17, 06/28/2019

Spotify claims it 'overpaid' songwriters and wants its money back Spotify and music publishers have been in a bit of a tiff for months over a planned royalty rate increase that would require streaming services to pay more to artists. You can bet the company is watching the numbers closely, especially while it appea...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
15:00, 07/10/2019

Spotify's Android app gets a sleep timer so you can drift off to music Spotify has finally introduced a sleep timer for its Android app, which will allow you to drift off to music without your songs playing throughout the whole night – and draining your precious battery. First spotted by users on Reddit (via...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Apple reveals that it only collects revenue from about 0.5% of Spotify subscribers Over the past few months, Spotify has been exceedingly vocal and critical about the way in which Apple manages the App Store. Specifically, Spotify takes issue with Apple’s 30% cut, with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek a few months ago categorizing the 3...
04:00, 06/25/2019

Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn't really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet's growing multitasking abilities. You've still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playli...
00:34, 07/18/2019

Spotify brings back its 99-cent Premium offer If you've wanted to try a paid streaming music service but have been skittish about the costs, you now have as good an excuse as any to give it a try. Spotify has brought back its twice-per-year Premium offer, giving you three months of full ser...
18:34, 05/15/2019

Soundtrap for Storytellers is Spotify's latest play for podcasters Spotify has been snatching up companies left and right. One of the odder acquisitions was Soundtrap, an online music production tool. It just didn't really seem to fit with the rest of the company's moves. With Soundtrap for Storytellers, t...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind...
13:17, 06/17/2019

How to Get Back Your Spotify Home Screen Widget on Android As a longtime Spotify user, I grab my digital pitchfork and join the masses of Android users who are pissed off about the latest Spotify update, which removes the Android home screen widget that made it incredibly useful to play and pause songs from ...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
12:00, 06/07/2019

Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music Less than a month ago, it was revealed that Apple Music had overtaken Spotify in terms of paid subscribers in the US – a milestone for the music streaming service – but Spotify’s latest earnings report shows that it’s stil...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Spotify will start making Premium Family plans a lot more useful Spotify has begun rolling out new features for its Premium Family plans meant to help everyone better manage the preferences and tastes of members who like to listen to such disparate musical choices from Billie Eilish to classic rock and music from ...
08:34, 08/20/2019

Barack, Michelle Obama to Produce Podcasts for Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
10:34, 06/07/2019

Spotify Narrows Loss, Hits 100 Million Subscribers Spotify narrowed its loss in the most recent quarter as the music-streaming giant invested heavily in its growing podcast business and said it now has 100 million paying users....
13:51, 04/29/2019

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Picks, starring comedians Rob Riggle and Sarah Tiana...
19:34, 06/14/2019

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, will create exclusive podca...
01:34, 06/07/2019

Spotify now has 100M paying subscribers, but it’s still losing money Spotify now has 100 million subscribers paying for the streaming music service’s Premium subscription tier, in addition to now enjoying a presence in 79 markets since the company went public a year ago this month. However, the milestone which S...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Spotify will reportedly test a price increase in Scandinavia Spotify may get a little bit pricier for some Scandinavian users. The music streaming service plans to test a more expensive version of its family plan in the European region, reported Bloomberg. It's unclear whether the price hike, which is est...
04:51, 08/16/2019

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app o...
10:51, 06/10/2019

Spotify shares drop on slower-than-expected user growth Spotify Technology SA’s lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter. The reaction to what a...
18:34, 07/31/2019

Spotify hits 100 million subscribers, reports revenue jump Spotify Technology SA, the world's leading streaming platform, said on Monday it had hit 100 million paid subscribers as it reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue....
18:17, 04/29/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
21:17, 04/29/2019

Apple Music tops 60 million subscribers, but can it catch Spotify? To overtake the global streaming music leader, it will need to convince a lot more Android users to give it a shot.       ...
13:34, 07/01/2019

Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual accounts. Tha...
19:34, 08/19/2019

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info about your account and listening habits, including yo...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from ...
20:51, 07/01/2019

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presen...
09:34, 05/28/2019

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
20:00, 06/06/2019

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00, 05/22/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama to launch exclusive podcasts with Spotify Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.        ...
01:34, 06/07/2019

Apple to Face Antitrust Probe in Europe, Courtesy of Spotify Less than a month after Spotify filed a formal complaint against Apple for its app store practices, a European Commission probe is moving forward, potentially threatening one of the Cupertino giant’s cash cows.Read more......
19:34, 05/06/2019

Spotify offering a new music and news playlist that could take the place of radio When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media ha...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with th...
13:51, 06/12/2019

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Spotify is testing its first piece of hardware – the voice-controlled ‘Car Thing’ Spotify has started testing its first piece of hardware, a music player for your car that the company has named “Car Thing” and which will apparently serve an even more important purpose than going on sale as a mainstream consumer electro...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
23:51, 07/16/2019

Apple is ordering up exclusive podcasts to take on Spotify and Amazon: report The growing success of podcasts has led major players in the tech industry to finally start considering them as a serious source of revenue, with big brands increasingly offering funding and support to existing producers and original creators.A new r...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Read More...
18:00, 08/19/2019

Spotify grew subscribers 31% in Q2 2019, extending its lead over Apple Music Spotify added 8 million new subscribers in the most recent quarter as the music streaming leader appeared to widen its lead over rival Apple Music.Read More...
13:34, 07/31/2019

Did Steve Jobs Harass Spotify's CEO With Weird, Breathy Phone Calls? It’s no secret that Spotify and Apple have beef. But according to a Variety interview with the authors of a new book, Spotify Untold, that beef dates all the way back to 2010 when Steve Jobs would purportedly prank call Spotify CEO Daniel Ek... and j...
07:17, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
22:00, 06/06/2019

Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute Hot off the heels of releasing its standalone Stations app, Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole ‘reinvent the radio’ vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash ...
12:17, 06/12/2019

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent reports are to be believed, the two companies are looking to compromise for the sake of their users.Usi...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Spotify revenue beats but adds fewer-than-expected paid subscribers Spotify Technology SA's lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter....
02:34, 08/01/2019

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek argued that Apple’s 30% cut from the App Store amounts to an unfair tax on competition. What&rsq...
06:17, 08/14/2019

Spotify Reports User Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
21:00, 07/31/2019

Spotify Reports Subscriber Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
12:34, 07/31/2019

Spotify says it overpaid artists last year and wants its money back and good luck with that When the U.S. Copyrights Royalty Board voted to increase songwriter payouts by 44% between 2018 and 2022, Spotify was one of four major streaming companies (along with Amazon, Google, and Pandora) to appeal the ruling. Though they continue to oppose ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

10 Questions for Cecilia Qvist, the Woman Leading Spotify’s Global Expansion When music streaming company Spotify launched in India, the company made a promotional video with artists from across the world welcoming local users to the platform. One of the videos caused a social media frenzy in the country. It was of Korean boy...
10:34, 07/25/2019

Spotify introduces Instagram-like Stories that let artists share insights with fans Back in 2016, Spotify teamed up with song lyrics database Genius to bring "Behind the lyrics" annotations to the Spotify app. They appeared as cards and displayed interesting tidbits about various songs, sourced from the Genius platform. Now, Spotify...
15:17, 05/13/2019

Spotify's New Daily Drive Playlist Features Music and News Podcasts Spotify is launching a new playlist called "Your Daily Drive" that would bring music as well as news podcasts to car drivers, The Verge reported on Wednesday....
14:17, 06/13/2019

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a p...
05:17, 07/17/2019

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Thursday night, just hours befo...
17:34, 06/07/2019

Did Apple's Steve Jobs harass Spotify's CEO with weird prank phone calls? A new book claims that Apple's Steve Jobs would make bizarre prank phone calls to Spotify CEO Daniel Ek in 2010 as the music streaming startup was trying to gain access to new customers....
22:17, 07/25/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap offers creators unlimited free storage for songs and podcasts Soundtrap, the cloud-based audio recording studio acquired by Spotify back in 2017, is now offering creators an unlimited number of projects.Read More...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Spotify shares jump after it hits 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service Spotify Technology reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
13:51, 04/29/2019

Eminem's publisher sues Spotify over royalties, challenges Music Modernization Act Eight Mile Style sued Spotify in Nashville on Wednesday in a major copyright lawsuit that challenges the underpinnings of the landmark Music Modernization Act.       ...
06:51, 08/22/2019

Apple fights back against Spotify claiming the music streamer's data is out of tune Music streamer Spotify has been complaining about having to pay the so-called "Apple Tax." This is the 30% cut Apple takes from revenue generated by apps that use the tech giant's payment system. This is why Spotify charges $12.99 a month, $3 more th...
20:51, 06/24/2019

Spotify's Daily Drive mixes music, news and podcasts in a personalized playlist Spotify's algorithmic playlists are one of the streaming service's key attractions, throwing together your favorite tracks and artists without you having to slave over piecing individual tracks together. But it looks like Spotify is taking ...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Square Enix just dropped almost every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Spotify & Apple Music If you’re putting together a video game music playlist and are in the mood for some JRPG classics, Square Enix just made it very easy for you, as the soundtracks for almost every Final Fantasy game have just popped up on Spotify and Apple Music. And ...
11:00, 06/07/2019

Eminem's Publisher Sues Spotify, Says It Pretended It Didn't Know Who Held Rights to 'Lose Yourself' Rapper Eminem’s publisher is suing Spotify, claiming that the music streaming giant is infringing on hundreds of his copyrights as well as “challenging the constitutionality of a recently passed music licensing law,” the Hollywood Reporter wrote on W...
08:51, 08/22/2019

Spotify’s Soundtrap audio editing tool to offer free unlimited storage Soundtrap, the cloud-based editing tool for music and podcasts, has decided to throw in free unlimited storage for its non-paying members. Previously, Soundtrap's basic plan limited users to only five saved songs or projects. Starting today, tho...
21:34, 06/26/2019

Spotify strikes multi-year podcast deal with Barack and Michelle Obama Former U.S President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on Thursday announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
18:51, 06/06/2019

Pandora Premium goes after Apple Music and Spotify with long overdue student discount Veteran internet radio player Pandora is not exactly a heavyweight in the unlimited ad-free music streaming arena as well, barely joining the Spotify and Apple-dominated game a couple of years ago. Since then, Pandora Premium has constantly struggled...
20:34, 05/07/2019

This incredible offer of three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents ends June 30th Spotify has been emailing anyone who’s interested to let them know, but just in case you weren’t aware of the current trial offer which is about to run out — the streaming giant is once again offering a three-month trial for its pre...
10:00, 06/18/2019

BJP's Om Birla Set To Be Next Lok Sabha Speaker BJP lawmaker Om Birla is set to be the next Speaker in the Lok Sabha, the opposition has accepted his candidature, sources said. The two-time lawmaker from Rajasthan's Kota is considered close to......
08:17, 06/18/2019

How much does your smart speaker cost to run? We're leaving more and more devices plugged in 24/7, all silently consuming power while they wait to do our bidding. But how much power are they using?...
23:17, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Spotify strikes multi-year podcast deal with Barack and Michelle Obama Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on Thursday announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
18:51, 06/06/2019

Spotify launches a Disney Hub with music from Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ films Disney gets its own designated music hub on Spotify, including classic songs and scores from Marvel and 'Star Wars‘ films       ...
00:17, 07/18/2019

Spotify upgrades Family plan subscription, rolls out parental controls for music service Spotify is launching a content filter feature for its Family Plan that gives parents and guardians better control over what kids listen to.       ...
01:00, 08/20/2019

Spotify-owned Soundtrap launches cloud-based podcast creation and recording tool Spotify-owned Soundtrap's new cloud-based tool, Soundtrap for Storytellers, is designed to streamline the podcast recording and publishing process.Read More...
14:17, 05/14/2019

When it comes to speaker diversity, we’ve only scratched the surface We all live professional lives alongside people who look pretty different from one another. So, why is it that the conferences many of us frequent have stages that are manned by – well, men? All too often, I show up to a panel only to find that...
17:17, 05/16/2019

The Sonos One speaker is at its lowest price ever right now Sales on the Sonos One speaker are few and far in between, but right now it's at its lowest price ever on B&H.       ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

D-Wade surprises as H.S. graduation speaker Dwyane Wade was a surprise speaker for graduation at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, sharing his perspective on his first visit just weeks after a mass shooting that killed 17 last year....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Your next smart speaker might save your life The typical consumer who owns at least one smart speaker in their home might use it for helpful tasks that make the mundanity of daily life a little easier. They might ask the speaker to turn on the lights, play music or share the weather report. Lit...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Sonos looks to be adding Bluetooth to its next speaker Whatever Sonos is planning for its next speaker, it would appear to include Bluetooth connectivity, according to new devices filed with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).Two new pieces of hardware have been logged with the FCC, the Verge...
14:00, 08/10/2019

Will Go By Rules On Resignation of Lawmakers, Says Karnataka Speaker Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said this morning that no legislator has sought any appointment with him and if someone wants to meet him, he is available in the office....
10:34, 07/09/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
23:00, 06/21/2019

The Naim Mu-so Qb 2 is a compact streaming speaker for audiophiles It was just a few months ago that I wrote about the Naim Mu-so 2, an update to one of the first high-end streaming speakers. I’m currently in the process of testing that model, and it delivers remarkable sound quality in a soundbar-like body. But for...
09:34, 08/10/2019

How Ikea's New Wireless Speaker Compares to the Sonos One It felt confusing and excited when Ikea released two new speakers built by Sonos. They’re a little weird-looking, first of all. (One speaker is also a lamp!) But what’s really extraordinary is that Ikea is now selling a full-fledged Sonos speaker for...
01:34, 08/10/2019

CHEAP: Get Bose’s SoundTouch 10 speaker system for just $149 (down from $199) It’s good if the TV setup in your living room has a great sound system to support it, but it’s even better if your bedroom matches that experience. Look no further, we’ve got the perfect thing for you. The Bose SoundTouch 10 wireless speaker system i...
20:00, 06/02/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
00:17, 06/19/2019

CHEAP: JBL cinema speaker system for $200? Don’t mind if I do Jack Churchill once said that any soldier who enters battle without a sword is improperly dressed. Similarly, any TV that lacks a decent sound system isn’t fit for purpose. It’s half-baked. Unfinished. Inadequate. After all, audio is a fundamental pa...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Use a Smart Speaker to Track Nights With Your Newborn What I hated about being woken up by my newborn in the middle of the night—aside from, you know, being woken up by my newborn in the middle of the night—was learning what time it was. Hearing his cry for the third or fourth time since putting him dow...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Urbanears' $199 portable speaker is meant to be shared Urbanears is back with a connected home speaker, but this time it's both portable and shareable. The Swedish company's new Rålis speaker is small enough to transport and comes with a carrying strap, so you can listen at home or bring ...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Congress Leader Wants Om Birla To Be "Best Speaker In Commonwealth" Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday expressed the hope that the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla would emerge as the best Speaker in the Commonwealth countries on the back of his sterling......
04:00, 07/26/2019

Turn Up the Volume on This Dynaudio Speaker Gold Box Hear that? It’s the sound of a great deal on Dynaudio wireless streaming speakers. Two sets of bookshelf speakers and one pair of floorstanding speakers are marked down in today’s Gold Box. Just be sure to order soon, since these prices will only las...
02:17, 05/27/2019

Trump says House Speaker Pelosi has 'lost it' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, after infrastructure talks with Democratic lawmakers collapsed the day before amid sprawling congressional probes into Trump's business and administration...
05:34, 05/24/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Your smart speaker could tell if you're experiencing cardiac arrest Cardiac arrest frequently happens at home, and victims don't always have someone around to call for help. Your smart speaker might one day fill that role, though. University of Washington researchers have crafted a proof-of-concept AI that can ...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Tunisian parliament speaker sworn in as new president Tunisian parliament speaker Mohamed Ennaceur was sworn in as interim president on Thursday hours after President Beji Caid Essebsi's death in a smooth transition of power in the birthplace of the Arab Spring....
18:51, 07/25/2019

"Will Meet Speaker At 4 pm," Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker The rebel Karnataka lawmakers, who are staying at a Mumbai hotel, said they would meet the state assembly speaker on Thursday, as directed by the Supreme Court, but would not withdraw their......
17:34, 07/11/2019

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the......
08:51, 07/11/2019

Lebanese speaker says U.S. sanctions an 'assault' on country The Lebanese parliament speaker said new U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials were an "assault" on Lebanon as the move weighed on the heavily indebted state's sovereign bonds on Wednesday....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Huawei and Google scrapped their smart speaker due to US ban Before the Trump administration declared a 'national emergency' effectively banning Huawei, Google and Huawei were reportedly months away from launching a Huawei-branded smart speaker. The companies allegedly planned to reveal the speaker a...
08:34, 07/30/2019

"Don't Think There Was Any Hatchet": US Speaker On Meeting Ocasio-Cortez US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had no hatchet to bury on Friday, playing down tensions after a meeting between the powerful speaker and freshman......
08:17, 07/27/2019

Ikea's $100 Sonos Speaker Breaks the Mold In a week, millions of people will be able to walk into an Ikea store and buy a Sonos speaker for $100. There’s a more expensive speaker-lamp combo, too, but the idea is simple: Ikea wants to sell you affordable smart home goods that fit into Ikea fu...
20:17, 07/25/2019

What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
11:34, 06/18/2019

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker Seven-time BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar will administer the oath of office to the newly elected Lok Sabha......
12:17, 06/11/2019

Deal: Grab a refurbished JBL Link 10 portable speaker for just $40 (50% off) JBL Link 10 is a great piece of technology for its price, but there are certainly many who can't afford one or believe that they should pay less than the full price for such a product. Currently, JBL and other US retailers sell the Bluetooth portable...
06:51, 05/16/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. (May 19)        ...
18:51, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Tennessee House speaker signals he won’t resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scandals involving Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Embattled Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada is not immediately heeding calls to resign his leadership post in the face of ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Of Course Billie Eilish's MCM Backpack Has A Speaker And A Sub-Woofer Built In The 17-year-old shares her favourite pieces of tech with Vogue, from a Louis Vuitton iPhone case to the quirky app that inspired her visuals for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?...
15:34, 08/06/2019

Jarre's Aeroframe HD1 turns the wireless speaker into a work of art In a world of homogenous wireless speakers, sporting tasteful designs and muted colors, it can be difficult to find something that stands out from the crowd. That's where French audio brand Jarre comes in – and its latest wireless sp...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker is still alive, somehow While Samsung's Unpacked event was mostly about the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+, a new S Pen and a Galaxy Book S laptop, plenty of observers expected some news on the fate of Galaxy Home. Samsung announced the smart speaker a year ago, but it�...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Google’s AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker SAN FRANCISCO — When Google launched its now distinctive digital assistant in 2016, it was already in danger of being an also-ran. At the time, Amazon had been selling its Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa voice assistant, for more than a year...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Will Conduct Myself Responsibly: Karnataka Speaker On Top Court Decision Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has welcomed the Supreme Court decision of giving him the freedom to decide on the resignations of rebel lawmakers. He said he will conduct himself......
13:00, 07/17/2019

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal ...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Samsung delays its Galaxy Home smart speaker to Q3 Samsung has delayed the release of its Galaxy Home speaker. The Bixby-powered device should be on shelves sometime between July and September. Official confirmation of the delay shouldn't be too much of a surprise, as Samsung previously told Eng...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down Friday after it emerged that he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politics and couldn't have come at a worse time for the ruling PiS party....
01:00, 08/09/2019

This huge speaker decks out your LG OLED TV with a wall of sound If you've bought yourself a shiny new LG OLED TV, chances are you're now looking to boost your TV's sound system with an external speaker. Normally, you'd have to make a choice between a soundbar or a pair of floor-standing s...
14:17, 08/21/2019

Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will represent a "substantial" improvement. For one, it wouldn't be confined to desks and tables --...
01:17, 08/22/2019

UE’s Wonderboom 2 speaker has a big battery, a new button, and OUTDOOR MODE I’m a big fan of UE audio gear. I’ve extolled the virtues of the BOOM 3 in the past, so when I heard about the just announced Wonderboom 2 – a Bluetooth speaker with a number of improvements over its predecessor – I was hyped. Shockingly, the Wonderb...
16:34, 06/05/2019

Russian parliament speaker concerned about journalist’s case MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament has raised concerns about a drug dealing case against a prominent investigative journalist. Valentina Matviyenko, who is Russia’s third most senior official after the presid...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move: parliament speaker Iran will continue with low-level uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite a U.S. move to stop it....
17:17, 05/04/2019

LIVE Updates: Om Birla To Be NDA Candidate For Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The 17th Lok Sabha began on Monday after the national elections during which President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath to pro tem Speaker Virendra Kumar, who in turn......
08:17, 06/18/2019

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Tennessee speaker’s top aide admits using cocaine at work NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top aide for Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada has admitted using cocaine in a legislative office building. Chief of Staff Cade Cothren on Monday told news outlets he used the drug at work several years ago but no longer d...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Will Run Lok Sabha Impartially, Safeguard Interests: Speaker Om Birla Newly-elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said he will run the House in an impartial manner, while asserting that the chair should not be biased....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the ...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Wonderboom 2 Is the Perfect Portable Bluetooth Speaker for Your Summer The Wonderboom is one of my favorite gadgets. It’s a round little Bluetooth speaker that’s easy to use and sounds terrific. The Wonderboom is even durable enough that you can bounce it on the ground or throw it in the toilet, which I do not recommend...
18:51, 07/01/2019

"Getting Feedback Lok Sabha Will Miss Me": Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today held a meeting of senior officials to review the preparedness for commencement of 17th Lok Sabha and said the lower house has now become part of her life....
12:34, 05/03/2019

Bose's smart and affordable Home Speaker 300 is now available in Australia Bose entered the smart speaker market a tad late, beginning with last year's Home Speaker 500. However, it launched with a price tag of $600 in Australia, making it one of the most expensive options around – after all, you could pick up a...
07:34, 08/05/2019

Polish parliament picks new speaker, seeking to end scandal Polish lawmakers have chosen a new parliamentary speaker as the ruling populist party seeks to move past a scandal over the frequent use of a government jet by the last speaker and his family...
17:51, 08/09/2019

Ikea Symfonisk speaker review: Sonos on the cheap At £99, Ikea’s wifi speaker provides a cheaper way to experience Sonos and sounds good tooThere’s a new, cheaper way to buy a Sonos wifi speaker and it’s from Ikea.The Symfonisk bookshelf speaker is the second of two new products born of a partnershi...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after violent unrest Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze resigned on Friday, a day after violent protests outside the parliament building rocked Tbilisi, the ruling Georgian Dream party's secretary general Kakha Kaladze said....
15:00, 06/21/2019

The $1599 Naim Mu-so 2 aims to be the ultimate all-in-one wireless speaker High-end audio is catching up to the times. Where once audiophiles might scoff at wireless speakers, now industry stalwarts like Bowers and Wilkins, KEF, and others are exploring the convenience of streaming music and all-in-one systems. But one of t...
00:51, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker apologizes, promises probes NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on scandal surrounding Speaker Glen Casada’s office (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he’s asking for multiple probes of the scandals surrounding his office, saying he...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Georgia protesters return to streets despite speaker resignation Thousands took to the streets of Georgia's capital once again after anti-Russia protests the night before left hundreds injured. Russia's Vladimir Putin has also suspended flights to Georgia over the situation....
06:34, 06/22/2019

Pure StreamR smart speaker takes Alexa on the go Pure has now launched its first Alexa-enabled speaker: the Pure StreamR.Pure is traditionally best known for its range of DAB radios, though naturally it's had to get increasingly digital with the technological changes happening in the speaker m...
13:34, 05/13/2019

Maldives Ex-Leader Mohamed Nasheed Tipped As New Speaker The former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been nominated as the country's parliamentary speaker and is set to be sworn in Tuesday, a party official said....
03:17, 05/28/2019

John Bercow defies Eurosceptics with vow to stay on as Speaker Exclusive: move likely to anger hardliners who fear Bercow wants to stop no-deal BrexitJohn Bercow has said he plans to stay in his post as Speaker of the House of Commons despite previous expectations he was about to leave, risking the fury of hardl...
22:34, 05/28/2019

Speaker Pelosi slams Facebook over altered video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network in which she appears to slur her words. (May 29)        ...
03:51, 05/30/2019

Congress, UPA Allies To Support Om Birla's Nomination As Speaker The Congress and other UPA allies have decided to support BJP candidate Om Birla for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Tuesday, but remained silent on the......
18:51, 06/18/2019

Karnataka Speaker Slammed For Disqualifying Congress-JD(S) Lawmakers Union Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday slammed Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar for disqualifying 14 rebel Congress and JD(S) lawmakers and accused him of misusing his authority....
02:34, 07/29/2019

‘Barefoot Bandit’ bid to end probation, become motivational speaker is denied A man who attracted notoriety as the “Barefoot Bandit” has been ordered to complete his probation after requesting that he be allowed to visit friends overseas and accept work outside Washington state as a motivational speaker, according to reports....
16:34, 05/26/2019

Portronics Dynamo Wireless Speaker Launched in India Portronics has launched its latest wireless speaker, the Dynamo, which can be wirelessly linked to a second Dynamo speaker for what the company calls 'truly wireless' connectivity....
10:34, 08/06/2019

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. F...
15:51, 05/25/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while maintaining a speaker's voice and cadence. The tool...
23:00, 05/15/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
13:51, 07/19/2019

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
16:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi on Trump: 'If the goods are there, you must impeach' U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' multiple investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
22:17, 06/19/2019

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the assembly....
00:34, 07/03/2019

CHEAP: YELL LOUDLY because there’s $60 off the JBL Charge 4 portable speaker What’s a party without good music and nice sound? Some Bluetooth speakers can become the life of the party, at home or outside. JBL’s Charge 4 portable Bluetooth speaker is one of them. Good news is that it’s selling for just $119.95 instead of its o...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Apple's premium HomePod smart speaker is down to its lowest ever price again Apple might not be relevant enough in the booming smart speaker market to have its global shipment numbers measured by research firms like Canalys, but the HomePod can still be a decent buy... at the right price. After all, Amazon's incredibly popula...
00:51, 05/26/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
19:51, 05/09/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country."...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Brazil house speaker: rule on zero borrowing for deficit under review Brazil's lower house Speaker Rodrigo Maia said he is in talks with Economy Minister Paulo Guedes to review the "golden rule" that bans the government from borrowing to finance its deficit....
18:00, 05/28/2019

YSR Congress Unlikely To Accept Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker's Post: Report The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its......
14:34, 06/23/2019

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office says an autopsy determined the death last month of ...
03:17, 06/14/2019

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speaker Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove his majority on the floor of the house, and asked......
10:34, 07/12/2019

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader of the Conservative Party....
04:34, 05/29/2019

Amazon said to be launch new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of device of Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The speaker should be released sometime next year, acco...
16:00, 07/12/2019

CHEAP: Get 33% off this gorgeous Fluance Fi20 omnidirectional bluetooth speaker One of the hidden gems of the audio world is Fluance, a Canadian manufacturer of premium speakers, which boasts a 20-year pedigree. As you’d expect from any aspirational brand, its kit isn’t exactly cheap. But you won’t have to empty your wallet to p...
21:51, 05/23/2019

Deal: Google's most expensive smart speaker, the Home Max is on sale for $145 off The Home Max is not only the most expensive Google smart speaker but also the largest in its class, hence the name. Originally launched on the market for $400, Google Home Max can be often bought for $300, but we're not yet convinced that Google has ...
12:34, 05/28/2019

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
15:51, 06/19/2019

The best wireless speaker 2019: find the best connected speakers for your home Best Speakers buying guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best wireless, connected speakers and speaker systems in 2019. Everyone's listening tastes are different. You might be looking for big, bold, floor-standing speaker mod...
18:00, 06/19/2019

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers attended a White House briefing on the downing of an American drone by Tehran....
09:17, 06/21/2019

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Spain's PM investiture debate to begin July 22: parliament speaker Spain's parliament will begin the process to vote on whether to renew Pedro Sanchez, whose Socialists won a national election in April without a majority, as prime minister for the next four years on July 22, speaker Meritxell Batet said on Tuesday....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Deal: Google Home smart speaker is on sale for just $70 ($60 off) at Walmart One of the best-selling smart speakers in the US, the Google Home is now discounted at Walmart by almost half. Featuring Google Assistant, the smart speaker can be a powerful helper if you know what to ask it. It can even be paired with a Chromecast ...
14:51, 07/03/2019

U.S. plan will not lure Lebanon into settling Palestinians: parliament speaker Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees, its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday....
13:17, 06/23/2019

Need an ultra-affordable portable Bluetooth speaker? The Anker SoundCore is only $14.99 Smart speakers that can do way more than just play music from your phone via a Bluetooth connection are all the rage nowadays, but even though the Amazon Echo and Google Home lineups seem to be constantly expanding, there's still more than enough dem...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Hungary could resurrect court plan that worried EU: parliament speaker Hungary could resurrect plans to create a new administrative court system, a senior member of the ruling party said, a month after it unexpectedly suspended the scheme that had raised concerns about judicial independence....
13:34, 07/10/2019

Grab a free speaker with BT's 12GB data SIM only deal for effectively £9.50/pm BT loves to give away an impressive freebie - a quick look at any BT broadband deals will show you that. But something we're less accustomed to is the company going big on its SIM only deals. And yet, here we are with free speakers, reward cards...
23:17, 07/06/2019

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
03:00, 07/11/2019

This popular Sony portable Bluetooth speaker is on sale for only $29.99 after a $30 discount There are loads of awesome portable Bluetooth speakers you can purchase at incredibly low prices right now, but there must be something about the Sony XB10 that draws the attention of bargain hunters, keeping them happy while also frequently helping ...
13:34, 05/29/2019

CHEAP: This is a quiet place — shame if someone ruined it with THIS $109 MARSHALL SPEAKER Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Sometimes headphones or a home stereo won’t do — you need a portable sound system. I mean, how on earth else are you meant to get all your friends to listen to th...
17:34, 07/23/2019

PRIME CHEAP: The Bose SoundLink Color II Bluetooth speaker is only $89 (not $130!) Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Everyone loves a good Bluetooth speaker. I mean, how else are you meant to impress everyone around you with how incred...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker Even as Google Assistant remains commercially overshadowed by Alexa, it keeps pushing the boundaries of what artificial intelligence can do every day.        ...
11:17, 05/07/2019

Marshall's new portable audio range includes its smallest speaker ever Heritage rock brand Marshall has launched two new speakers, the Stockwell II and the Tufton, to join the popular Marshall Kilburn II in its portable speaker range.Designed for life on the road, all three speakers boast a 20-hour battery life and a Bl...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Monoprice's 5.1 Channel Speaker System For $68 Is the Best Deal In Home Audio Sound bars have largely taken over the home theater audio industry, but if you prefer to set things up the old fashioned way, you’d be hard pressed to find a better deal on a 5.1 speaker set than this. Just $68 gets you all of the speakers you need f...
03:17, 07/26/2019

The Latest: Spokesman: House speaker ethics report not final NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on an ethics review of Tennessee’s House speaker (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Republican House spokesman says Speaker Glen Casada has not seen an ethics panel’s work that another lawmaker has accused ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

US ban crushes Huawei's Google Assistant smart speaker dreams Huawei and Google were reportedly just months away from releasing a Google Assistant smart speaker before the the US ban thwarted the two companies' plans. According to a report by The Information, Huawei and Google planned to launch the ne...
12:00, 07/30/2019

Trump's 'rat-infested mess' attack was racist, declares speaker The US House speaker has defended Democratic colleague Elijah Cummings after he was criticised by Donald Trump who called his district a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess"....
12:17, 07/28/2019

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over......
19:17, 07/18/2019

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
13:51, 07/27/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi all smiles after meeting with Ocasio-Cortez U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had no hatchet to bury on Friday, playing down tensions after a meeting between the powerful speaker and freshman lawmaker who in recent months has seized the Democ...
08:51, 07/27/2019

Chris Wallace: Speaker Pelosi’s differences with AOC can’t be erased forever Even after a 30-minute Kumbaya meeting Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and freshman firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., cannot erase their differences forever, “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace predicted....
22:17, 07/26/2019

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get his pension-relief proposal through the Republican-led House in a potential special legislative session...
19:51, 05/15/2019

Don't Read From News Clippings, Lok Sabha Speaker Tells Law Minister Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asked Ravi Shankar Prasad not to read from news clippings and name newspapers while referring to instances of instant Triple Talaq when the law minister was moving for......
01:34, 07/26/2019

Lawmakers Like Azam Khan Need Training, Says Ex-Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said in Indore on Thursday that there should be a training program for people like Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan so that they can learn how to behave in......
01:34, 07/26/2019

Tennessee House speaker: ‘base’ texts aren’t disqualifying NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Republican House speaker is pushing back against calls to resign, arguing if a handful of “base” text messages can run someone out of office, then no one is qualified. Speaker Glen Casada made the...
23:17, 05/13/2019

UE’s Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth speaker is my brilliant, bombastic summer buddy After covering the announcement of UE’s Wonderboom 2, I finally got my hands on one. And you know what? It’s an exciting-sounding, portable Bluetooth speaker that’s perfect for summer (and pretty much everything). First off, UE? UE, or Ultimate Ears ...
15:17, 07/24/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Robert F. Smith made the announcement Sunday morning in front of nearl...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at a college in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
21:34, 05/19/2019

Sonos' leaked portable speaker automatically tunes its sound Sonos isn't have much luck preserving the mystery for its fall product launches. Zatz Not Funny and The Verge have obtained details for what's said to be Sonos' first portable speaker, and it'll offer a few twists on the familiar...
19:34, 08/10/2019

Sonos' portable smart speaker leaks in greater detail There might not be much of a surprise left by the time Sonos unveils its first portable speaker. The crew at WinFuture has obtained pictures and details that appear to offer much clearer idea of how the hybrid smart speaker will work -- including wh...
01:52, 08/19/2019

The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker The new Soundboks is impressive. It has everything: a sturdy housing, Bluetooth, large battery, XLR-inputs, and several methods to connect multiple Soundboks. Indoor or out, the new Soundboks sounds great. The Soundboks isn’t shy. It’s an extrovert. ...
16:17, 08/15/2019

Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debt ATLANTA- A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans- estimated at up to $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year’s...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Tennessee House speaker scandals spur ‘no confidence’ vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee House Republicans have cast a vote of no confidence in House Speaker Glen Casada, who remains ensnared by a spate of scandals. House GOP Majority Leader William Lamberth said Republicans cast the 45-24 vote during a ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Monday's Best Deals: iPad, YETI Cooler, Sonos Speaker, and More A $250 32GB Apple iPad, a discounted Sonos Smart One speaker, a YETI cooler, and an Anker Accessory Gold Box lead off Monday’s best deals.Read more......
17:34, 04/29/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo p...
03:17, 07/13/2019

Iran to continue nuclear enrichment despite U.S. move-parliament speaker Iran will continue uranium enrichment under its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite a U.S. move to stop it....
17:17, 05/04/2019

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting t...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Fan taken for tests after hit by Bellinger's foul A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital Sunday for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Dodgers star Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a game against the Rockies....
11:34, 06/24/2019

List of tests for diabetes Doctors use various tests to detect type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Here, learn about these tests, including how to prepare for them, what they evaluate, and what the results show....
22:17, 07/12/2019

Kidney function tests: Everything you need to know There are many different types of kidney function tests, usually involving the blood or urine. In this article, learn about the tests and what to expect from the results....
01:51, 06/07/2019

BA Province Lower House speaker takes leave over sex abuse claims Female member of PRO has accused the speaker of the Buenos Aires Provincial Legislature, Manuel Mosca, of sexual abuse. Mosca is the husband of national Senator Gladys González....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Taylor University president resigns after hosting Pence as commencement speaker Taylor University President Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the nondenominational Christian university a month after it hosted Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Rebel AAP Leader Kapil Mishra, Disqualified By Delhi Speaker, Joins BJP Former minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government and disqualified MLA Kapil Mishra along with AAP women's wing chief Richa Pandey joined the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP in Delhi today....
10:51, 08/17/2019

Trump should realize that Iranians unite when bullied, says Iran parliament speaker U.S. President Donald Trump should realize that Iranians become more united when bullied, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday in remarks broadcast live on state television....
10:51, 07/02/2019

CHEAP: Ugh, $80 for this Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker is a DISGUSTING deal Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Maybe it’s the impact technology has had on my brain, but I really can’t bear to be without music these days. Whether I’m working on my laptop (hello ambient play...
15:00, 08/19/2019

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his threat to slap tariffs on Mexican imports, and she called on him to work with Congress on immigration r...
03:17, 06/01/2019

Decision On Other Rebels "In Couple Of Days" Karnataka Speaker Tells NDTV Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar, who disqualified three of the 15 lawmakers whose resignations crashed the Karnataka government, said he would decide on the rest of the cases on an individual basis......
01:34, 07/26/2019

BJP Open To Giving Post Of Deputy Speaker To A Friendly Party: Report The BJP is open to offering the post of deputy speaker in the Lok Sabha to a friendly party but it has not taken a final decision on the matter, sources said Wednesday....
06:34, 06/13/2019

Own a ‘smart speaker’? Your voice also transforms it into a fun gaming platform You can play music games, solve mysteries and try to stump "Akinator" on games played with your voice on Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers.       ...
00:00, 07/29/2019

Huawei planned to sell a Google Assistant smart speaker in the US before getting banned The consequences of the US ban of Huawei products have actually been more far-reaching than previously realized, according to a new report Monday that makes clear Huawei had been working with Google for more than a year on a smart speaker that would ...
06:00, 07/30/2019

Richard Goodstein on AOC remarks: Nancy Pelosi is the speaker because of moderate Dems House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the position she is because of moderate congressional districts flipping from Republican to Democrat, according to Richard Goodstein....
06:51, 06/18/2019

Poland's parliament speaker to resign amid private flight scandal Poland's parliament speaker, Marek Kuchcinski, said on Thursday he would resign, after it was revealed he used government aircraft to fly family members....
13:34, 08/08/2019

A new, faster Google Wifi router is coming – and could double as a smart speaker When the Google Wifi was released in 2017, it quickly became our favorite mesh router, thanks to is diminutive size, user-friendly setup and value for money compared to the rest of the competition.And now it appears we're getting closer to the r...
05:00, 08/07/2019

AZ House Speaker under fire for saying Arizona hasn’t had “major mass shooting” TUCSON- A state politician is in hot water after he seemingly forgot about the January 8th shooting in Tucson. AZFamily reporter Dennis Welch tweeted out a statement from Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers in response to potential gun control legisla...
06:34, 08/09/2019

Samsung’s Bixby speaker, announced one year ago today, still hasn’t launched The Samsung Galaxy Home is Samsung's long-rumored Bixby smart speaker. [credit: Samsung ] Happy one-year anniversary, I guess, to the Samsun...
19:00, 08/09/2019

CHEAP: $270 off Harman Kardon’s Onyx 4 speaker sounds like a sweet deal We’ve written quite a few times about cute and compact Bluetooth speakers. But today, we’re bringing a mega deal for a top-shelf speaker. Harman Kardon’s gorgeous Oxny Studio 4 Bluetooth speaker is selling at just $179, down from $449. The speaker fe...
16:34, 06/18/2019

This Discounted Light Switch Is Packed With Sensors, And Even an Alexa Smart Speaker Ecobee’s Switch+ is probably the smartest light switch in existence. It can control your lights via an ambient light sensor, a motion sensor, and (of course) a button, but it also has Alexa built in. Note that I didn’t say it works with Alexa, I mean...
00:34, 08/07/2019

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imagined ourselves on a huge stage, a wall of Marshall...
17:00, 06/16/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
22:17, 06/19/2019

Alaska officials walk out of session after speaker declares ‘Hail Satan’ A Satanic Temple member who won the right to deliver an invocation at an Alaska government meeting prompted a walkout from a dozen attendees and borough officials when she declared “Hail Satan.” About 40 people protested outside the meeting of the Ke...
15:34, 06/21/2019

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
20:17, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
19:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing outgoing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
18:34, 07/31/2019

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Tennessee speaker calls lewd texts ‘locker room talk’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House speaker says he was wrong to participate in lewd conversations about women with his former chief of staff and described the language as “locker room talk” between adult men. House Speaker Gl...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Britain's speaker aims to block parliament closure for Brexit: newspaper The House of Commons speaker plans to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from bypassing parliament to take Britain out of the European Union, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Wednesday....
11:01, 08/14/2019

Details of Sonos' first portable Bluetooth speaker leaked in marketing images We recently found out that Sonos had registered a new device with the FCC, and we even managed to get our first look at what could be the audio company’s first Bluetooth-enabled speaker via a single leaked image. At the time, though, all we kn...
10:34, 08/19/2019

Rep. Dusty Johnson: Madam Speaker, bring USMCA to the floor ASAP Both in South Dakota and in Washington, I repeatedly hear the same thing: Support free trade but hold bad actors accountable. As Americans, our innovation and ambition has allowed us to compete and succeed in a global market, but the playing field sh...
10:51, 07/19/2019

Trump Retweets Video Of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Claims She Has "Lost It" US President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that falsely claimed the Democratic leader had difficulty......
16:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in p...
23:00, 05/16/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Braun's Dieter Rams-designed speaker line is making a comeback It's been 28 years since German consumer product maker Braun got out of the audio business, but any audiophile will still be able to recognize the company's classic LE range of speakers. Today, Braun announced that Pure Audio will launch ne...
19:17, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump Engaged In "Cover-Up", Says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that......
21:00, 05/22/2019

Review: The Marshall Stockwell II speaker is louder than a Napalm Death concert Marshall is an iconic audio brand, best known for its guitar amplifiers. But did you know that it also sells a line of Bluetooth speakers? It’s true, and they’re actually very good. I got my hands on the company’s latest venture in this area, the Mar...
21:34, 07/08/2019

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, a Pelosi aide said on Thursday....
00:51, 07/19/2019

Get a great deal on every Google Home smart speaker in the Walmart sale Usually, the day after Amazon Prime Day has up moping about the office, sad that all the super cheap deals have dried up. There's no time for that today though as the Walmart sale has taken the bargain baton from Amazon to give us one final day ...
21:34, 07/17/2019

Barr asks Pelosi outside the Capitol, ‘Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?’ As tensions between the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers intensify, the attorney general joked to the speaker about preparations to hold him in contempt of Congress....
01:34, 05/16/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his family or staff would conduct "an intervention" with him for ...
19:34, 05/23/2019

House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges involving wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
14:51, 07/09/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker to pay off student loans of entire 2019 class The keynote speaker at Morehouse College’s commencement ceremony announced a grant Sunday wiping out the student debt of the entire 2019 graduating class....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
21:51, 05/21/2019

Top Court Asks Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Meet Assembly Speaker At 6pm The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of rebel Congress-JD(S) lawmakers alleging that the Karnataka Assembly Speaker was not accepting their resignations deliberately as the political crisis in......
08:51, 07/11/2019

Who Else Is Using DNA Tests to Find Lost Relatives? Your Dog Genetic testing helps owners find long-lost family members for their dogs, but canine reunions can bring some surprises. ‘We the people were way more excited than the dogs.’...
23:34, 07/07/2019

Germany tests first eHighway autobahn Germany's first real-time test of electrified trucks fed via overhead cables amid heavy motorway traffic has begun near Frankfurt. The Environment Ministry hopes the project could contribute to climate-neutral haulage....
13:51, 05/07/2019

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
21:34, 08/03/2019

New Hyundai i20 N hot hatch tests at the Nürburgring Hyundai's Ford Fiesta ST rival will arrive next year after N-brand launch hiatus for 2019, and first prototype has emerged Hyundai will launch its first Ford Fiesta ST rival next year: the hot i20 N supermini. Now, the first shots of a prototype at...
13:51, 05/09/2019

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and how they’ve been replaced...
11:51, 06/04/2019

CC Sabathia undergoes more tests but not on his knee In addition to getting a shot of lubrication for his right knee Tuesday, CC Sabathia recently underwent tests on his left shoulder. “Just looking at stuff, he is fine,’’ Aaron Boone said of Sabathia’s shoulder before Wednesday’s 7-5 win over the Diam...
10:34, 08/01/2019

House Speaker Pelosi: Trump making impeachment case by ignoring subpoenas U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday President Donald Trump was moving closer to impeachment with his effort to thwart congressional subpoenas and obstruct lawmakers' efforts to oversee his administration....
17:51, 05/08/2019

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutional confrontation....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Oft-delayed Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker gets a confusing new launch window Samsung sure took its sweet time preparing the company's first-ever smart speaker for a public preview alongside the Galaxy Note 9 last year, but as if Amazon, Google, and Apple didn't get a substantial enough head start in this thriving market, the ...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Raspberry Pi-powered DIY effort by the name of Chatterbox might well be of interest.It’s a Kicksta...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans....
17:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for ...
22:17, 06/19/2019

Hannity blasts Pelosi, calls Ocasio-Cortez the 'real speaker of the House' Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't mince words Wednesday, calling out House Speaker Nancy's Pelosi for her accusation that President Trump "engaged in a cover-up," calling the speaker a figurehead who answers to radical elements in her party led by Rep. A...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 adds Google Assistant to satellite speaker design It's one of the most instantly recognisable speakers out there, and it's all set for a thorough refresh – Bang and Olufsen's Beoplay A9 speaker is getting re-released, and it's bringing with it some new connected smarts, to...
18:17, 05/07/2019

No-deal Brexit tangled: UK House of Commons Speaker Bercow pledges to stay on John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plans to stay on despite previous expectations he was about to leave, risking the fury of hardline Brexiteers who believe he wants to thwart a no-deal departure, the Guardian newspaper reported....
12:00, 05/29/2019

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
06:51, 08/14/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional break, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
01:34, 07/12/2019

Sunday's Best Deals: Waterproof Speaker, Bosch Tools, DIY Ice Cream, Kindle Bestsellers, and More An amazing deal on Bosch power tools, a $20 waterproof Bluetooth speaker from Anker, and a $5 beer glass that provides clean water to people in need lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Happy Father’s Day, everyone!...
17:17, 06/16/2019

Karnataka Speaker Gave Legislators Time Till Tomorrow: Congress Leader Congress leader and Minister DK Shivakumar said today that Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has served notice to rebel lawmakers, giving them time till 11 am tomorrow to come and attend the proceedings of the......
21:00, 07/22/2019

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with thei...
04:51, 07/12/2019

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers before they reach the U.S. border....
22:00, 08/08/2019

CHEAP: Bose’s bizarre SoundWear Companion wearable speaker is HALF PRICE! Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Most of us have a pair of headphones and speakers, right? In this day and age it’d be strange not to have some audio equipment for travel and home. Thing is, ther...
16:34, 07/22/2019

Assembly Speaker Heastie won’t back felony charges for NYPD water attacks Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie threw cold water on talk of legislation that would charge thugs with a felony for drenching cops with buckets of water or other substances. Outraged Republican state lawmakers introduced the proposed law late last month ...
01:00, 08/08/2019

We tested the Amazon Echo and the Google Home to see which smart speaker is best, and it was extremely close Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
23:17, 05/11/2019

Karnataka Speaker Summons Rebel Lawmakers Tomorrow Amid Trust Vote Row Karnataka's rebel lawmakers, who have endangered the survival of the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government, have been summoned by the Speaker tomorrow following the ruling coalition's request that......
08:51, 07/22/2019

You might have missed the most promising new feature of iOS 13 iOS 13 might not be the huge leap forward that some Apple fans anticipated, but it does include a range of upgrades that will greatly improve the iOS experience. One that we’ve yet to highlight is called Optimized Battery Charging, and while it...
02:00, 06/06/2019

New feature in iOS 13 could save you some money Ever delete an app from your iOS device, not realizing that you're still paying a monthly fee to use it? It appears that Apple feels your pain. In iOS 13, if you delete an app, you will see a pop-up reminder if you have an active subscription to that...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by over 70 percent in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The se...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Can you feel the love? 'The Lion King' soundtracks hunt their way to top of Spotify charts Soundtracks of the live-action and animated versions of Disney's "The Lion King" are roaring on Spotify after the new film's premiere this weekend.       ...
16:51, 07/23/2019

AT&T adds Spotify Premium as free entertainment option for 'Unlimited & More' customers AT&T 'Unlimited & More Premium' customers can now add a Spotify Premium subscription to their plan free of charge.       ...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Samsung Tests How 5G Can Improve Chip-Making The company is testing how fifth-generation wireless networks can speed up connections at its chip-making factory in Austin, Texas, a pilot that aims to prove 5G is more than a buzzword....
09:51, 08/15/2019

| NKorea's Kim won't 'disappoint me', despite missile tests: Trump President Donald Trump has underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's recent missile tests "may" violate a UN resolution....
20:34, 08/03/2019

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
14:34, 06/13/2019

Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out We are exposed to synthetic chemicals in plastics, cosmetics and food every day. Could it be making us toxic? Our environment reporter was tested for over 1,530 chemicals to find outRead our entire Toxic America seriesSitting on a plastic chair in a ...
09:00, 05/22/2019

AI Chip Boom Lifts, Tests Nvidia Nvidia is facing new threats to its market dominance in chips built for artificial intelligence as rivals enter the race to power everything from customer-service chatbots to robotic lawn mowers....
21:17, 05/19/2019

Likely McLaren 750LT prototype tests at Nurburgring ‘Long Tail’ version of 720S is expected to come next year, as indicated previously by McLaren boss McLaren is understood to be readying a faster, lighter ‘Long Tail’ version of the 720S for launch next year - and a new prototype caught testing appea...
08:00, 08/20/2019

Coca-Cola 600 tests drivers' stamina For all the deserved attention this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) receives annually -- for its celebration of our country's military heroes and the challenge of mastering NASCAR's lo...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Domino's tests cashless stores and deliveries Domino's is testing cashless stores, with customers only being able to use their card, contactless payments (like ApplePay or Android Pay), PayPal and Instagift cards to buy their pizzas both in store and when they have orders delivered. The tri...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
00:51, 06/17/2019

Upcoming AV-Comparatives’ Certification Tests 2019 As in previous summers, we will be running certification tests for the following products: Anti-malware programs for macOS Anti-malware apps for Android Phishing protection for Windows (and other platforms on request) Parental control features for Wi...
17:51, 05/01/2019

| MCC committee insist 'neutral' umpires still best for Tests The MCC has played down calls for neutral umpires to be replaced in Tests after Joel Wilson's decisions in the first Ashes Test came in for widespread criticism....
23:51, 08/12/2019

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good start for the nation’s fourth-largest network.Sprint 5G speed tests were found to offer 350 and ...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Vaughn Gittin Jr Tests Teleoperation by Drifting a Car He's Not In Portland-based tech startup Designated Driver wants to prove its remote driving technology by running what is clearly a Lincoln in a fancy wrap job up the hill at Goodwood without a driver inside. Pro drifter Vaughn Gittin, Jr. took to the steering w...
18:51, 07/07/2019

These Motorhome and RV Crash Tests Are Remarkably Terrible I’ll be honest: as an owner of an RV, I can’t say I’m really all that surprised by these results. An RV is basically a flimsy mobile house with wheels and a driving cab and an engine, somewhere, and it’s filled with furniture and appliances and explo...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Iran says missile tests defensive, needs no one's permission Iran said on Saturday missile tests were part of its defensive needs and were not directed against any country, after Washington said Tehran had test-fired a medium-range missile....
22:51, 07/27/2019

Swimmer tests positive for 'banned substance' Australia swim star Shayna Jack has confirmed she tested positive for a banned substance in the lead up to the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
18:17, 07/27/2019

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
17:51, 07/05/2019

Germany tests its first 'electric highway' for trucks Germany is joining the ranks of those countries betting on "electric highways" to foster eco-friendly trucking. The country has started real-world tests of an eHighway system on a 3.1-mile stretch of the Autobahn between Frankfurt and Darmstadt, wit...
08:51, 05/12/2019

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
03:17, 07/10/2019

'We're Already Doing It': Japan Tests Unorthodox Economic Doctrine Modern monetary theory, which generally minimizes the importance of government deficits under certain circumstances, is at the center of a pressing policy debate in Japan related to a proposed sales tax....
17:34, 05/15/2019

White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson in boot, will have tests Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was walking in boot a day after spraining his right ankle against the Boston Red Sox       ...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Recommended gap between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test A more sensitive way of screening for cervical cancer will be introduced in the UK this year, and could allow women to safely wait longer between tests...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Trump breaks with Abe, says not bothered by NK missile tests President Donald Trump says he’s not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hosting the president on four-day state visit...
12:17, 05/27/2019

Putin says Russia ‘will react accordingly’ after US missile tests Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the United States’ testing of a new missile – which had been banned under a now-defunct arms treaty – raises new threats for Russia and will warrant a response....
05:51, 08/22/2019

Why Do Internet Speed Tests Report Different Results? I apologize. Last week in Tech 911, Lifehacker’s technology-advice column, I took a question from Lifehacker Editor-in-Chief Melissa. She’s technically a Lifehacker reader, so it still fits this column’s theme, but it feels like a cheat. I’m doing th...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Pirates GM asks MLB to allow re-entry after concussion tests PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants Major League Baseball to consider changing its concussion assessment system to allow for player re-entry after exiting a game for concussion testing. Huntington offered the suggestion Su...
02:51, 05/27/2019

AOC ups ante in feud with Pelosi, suggests speaker is 'singling out of newly elected women of color' The public spat between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, got a lot nastier on Wednesday, with the freshman congresswoman suggesting that the speaker is "singling out" her and her colleagues based on their race. ...
04:34, 07/11/2019

Samsung Galaxy Home mini smart speaker leaks ahead of official launch Samsung revealed its own take on smart speakers last year, but the company's first product, suggestively dubbed Galaxy Home, has yet to make its debut on the market. We're not sure if Samsung has hit a snag with the project or the South Korean giant ...
08:51, 05/22/2019

Sonos Bluetooth-enabled, battery-powered speaker leaks ahead of official launch Sonos has an event coming up at the end of the month to reveal something new, but leaks have pretty much given away what’s likely to be the highlight announcement at the event: A new, Bluetooth-enabled speaker that has a built-in battery for p...
17:00, 08/19/2019

GOP senators demand answers from Google over the tech giant’s 'smart speaker relationship' with Huawei Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai seeking answers about the Silicon Valley heavyweight’s relationship with controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei....
05:00, 08/08/2019

Trump blasts Paul Ryan as 'weak, ineffective & stupid' in fresh attack on ex-Speaker President Donald Trump unloaded on former House Speaker Paul Ryan for the second time in three days Saturday, mocking him as a "Lame Duck" and chiding his leadership style as "ineffective" and "stupid."...
05:34, 07/14/2019

Texas Speaker apologizes for alleged comments about Republican colleagues in secret recording: report The Texas House Speaker apologized Tuesday for “terrible things” he allegedly said about House colleagues on a secretly recorded conversation with a conservative activist, reports said. ...
18:34, 08/07/2019

Ikea Symfonisk review: table lamp is also a great-sounding Sonos wifi speaker Brilliant Sonos sound paired with attractive Ikea lamp makes for a surprisingly great wifi speakerWhat if your simple Ikea lamp was actually a Sonos wifi speaker that could play music from any number of music sources and link up with others around yo...
16:34, 08/07/2019

Speaker Pelosi Slams President Trump for Mexican Foreign Policy ‘Temper Tantrum’ President Donald Trump’s deal with Mexico to get help on the border in exchange for withdrawing the threat of U.S. import tariffs got a quick thumbs-down from Nancy Pelosi. The House Speaker released a statement early Saturday saying Trump had ...
23:51, 06/08/2019

Tottenham fan Tracey Crouch trolls Arsenal in House of Commons after Speaker's jibe Arsenal fans were left bitterly disappointed after seeing their side lose the Europa League final in Baku last week, although some of that sadness would have been replaced with joy at seeing arch-rivals Tottenham taste defeat in the Champions League ...
17:17, 06/05/2019

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.       ...
20:17, 07/12/2019

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also p...
23:51, 05/19/2019

Speaker Pelosi accuses Attorney General Barr of committing a crime: 'He lied to Congress' "The attorney general of the United States of America is not telling the truth to the Congress of the United States. That's a crime," Nancy Pelosi says of William Barr....
18:17, 05/02/2019