Ecobee and Alexa heat things up with new Amazon Echo partnership – CNET


CNET

Ecobee and Alexa heat things up with new Amazon Echo partnership
CNET
Thermostat manufacturer Ecobee announced February 12 that its Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is now a direct Amazon Echo partner. The Amazon Echo, a cylindrical $199 plug-in Wi-Fi speaker with voice control capabilities, already works with a variety of smart …
Amazon's Echo Is Now Compatible With The Ecobeee Smart ThermostatAndroid Headlines – Android News


Amazon Echo Can Now Control ThermostatsForbes
Ecobee Smart Thermostat Announces Integration With Amazon EchoTech Times
Engadget –SlashGear –Ubergizmo
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Scientists Confirm Large Flightless Bird Live in High Arctic – University Herald


University Herald

Scientists Confirm Large Flightless Bird Live in High Arctic
University Herald
A team of scientists confirmed a decades-old discovery of a large flightless bird that lived in the high Arctic some 50 million years ago. Like Us on Facebook. Published in the journal Scientific Reports, the new study details a single fossilized toe
New Study Confirms Giant Flightless Bird Wandered the Arctic 50 Million Years AgoNewswise (press release)


High Arctic once hosted giant flightless birdUPI.com
New CU study confirms giant flightless bird wandered the Arctic 50 million years agoEurekAlert (press release)
Nature World News –Headlines & Global News
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New app uses your cellphone to detect earthquakes – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

New app uses your cellphone to detect earthquakes
Los Angeles Times
The MyShake earthquake app uses cellphones to detect earthquakes as soon as they start. Scientists hope that by turning mobile phones into vast data collection points, they can quickly glean information about the quakes and warn those farther away from …
A new earthquake-sensing app just hit the Google Play StoreThe Verge


New smartphone app crowdsources earthquake detection data; alert system could be nextOregonLive.com
New app turns smartphones into worldwide seismic networkUC Berkeley
Reuters –Ars Technica
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David Bowie’s Legacy On Copyright: Did He See The Future?

While all of David Bowie’s predictions about copyright – like its no longer existing – may not have been one hundred percent accurate, he was correct about the panic the copyright industry would experience, causing them to enact policy which is now hurting, rather than incentivizing, the creative economy. __________________________________…

Google Is Finally Killing Picasa – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Google Is Finally Killing Picasa
TechCrunch
It hasn't made sense for Google to continue to invest in two separate photo storage and sharing applications, as it has been doing with the newer Google Photos and the dated software Picasa. And now the company is finally going to do something about
Google Shuts Down Photo Service PicasaFortune


Google is shutting down Picasa on May 1, 2016VentureBeat
Google Retiring Picasa To Focus On Google PhotosAndroid Headlines – Android News
Tech Times –Re/code –SlashGear
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‘My Maps’ App Goes Material With New Features & Improved Functionality – Android Headlines – Android News


Android Headlines – Android News

'My Maps' App Goes Material With New Features & Improved Functionality
Android Headlines – Android News
Usually, when applications haven't been updated in a long time, users can probably expect them to slowly fade out of existence, especially when it's a Google app as they tend to do away with things that aren't working for them, getting enough
Google Completely Redesigns The My Maps App In Its First Update Since 2014Android Police


Latest Google Maps update allows you to disable voice guidance while in a call and it's about damn timePhandroid.com
Google gives My Maps for Android a much-needed revampEngadget
9 to 5 Google –Android Community –Tech Times
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