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Parrot used Amazon Alexa to order items while his owner was away

Parrot used Amazon Alexa to order items while his owner was away

He had to be removed from the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary in Berkshire because of using foul language. Rocco , an African grey parrot ordered tonnes of goods online on Amazon while his owner was away. Thankfully the device's parental lock system prevented the clever boy from actually purchasing any items ― which included strawberries, ice cream and even a kettle. Consulte Mais Informação

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Worst passwords of 2018 revealed, '123456' retains top spot

Worst passwords of 2018 revealed, '123456' retains top spot

Of all the infinite combinations of letters, numbers, and symbols people could use, almost 10 percent of internet users secured their accounts with one of the 25 worst passwords out there, per TechCrunch . Celebrities and government officials aren't immune to choosing bad passwords, a Wednesday report from Dashlane revealed. "In addition to perennial favorites, such as "1234567" and "12345678", the list of ill-advised passwords for 2018 included newcomers "'!@#$%^&*" (the special characters ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tencent Music Soars on New York Debut

Tencent Music Soars on New York Debut

Under the ticker " TME ", shares had jumped 10.6 percent to $14.26 near 1720 GMT. The IPO raised US$1.1 billion in proceeds and is one of the largest by a Chinese company in the United States this year, behind the US$2.4 billion raised by video streaming company iQiyi Inc, the US$1.6 billion garnered by online group discounter Pinduoduo Inc and the US$1.15 billion by electric vehicle maker NIO Inc. Consulte Mais Informação

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California regulators will consider implementing a tax on texting

California regulators will consider implementing a tax on texting

Each year, California makes billions from landline phone taxes - but since fewer and fewer people use landline phones, that revenue is drying up fast, and this new text message bill could help make up the difference. But it likely would be billed as a flat surcharge - not a fee per text. As you can imagine, cell phone carriers are not too thrilled about this proposed fee. Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada Goose faces boycott in China over the arrest of Huawei CFO

Canada Goose faces boycott in China over the arrest of Huawei CFO

Canadian foreign ministry spokesman Guillaume Bérubé confirmed that Mr Spavor had contacted it earlier in the week because "he was being asked questions by Chinese authorities". "Negotiating a business deal with the DPRK is complicated and can be quite hard for a number of reasons", he said. Lu said Canada was informed about the detentions, but declined to say whether the men have been provided with lawyers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil prices climb - despite Trump’s ‘humble brag’ about making them low

Oil prices climb - despite Trump’s ‘humble brag’ about making them low

The supply cut was a policy U-turn after the producer alliance known as OPEC+ had agreed in June to boost supply amid pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to lower prices and cover an expected shortfall in Iranian exports. OPEC and some non-OPEC producers made a decision to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day for six months from January after world prices shed a quarter of their value in just a few weeks. Consulte Mais Informação

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Japan's top 3 telecom operators to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment

Japan's top 3 telecom operators to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment

The company also has a strong relationship with Japan's Softbank Group which extends back to 2011. "The amount of equipment in use from Chinese makers is relatively small", the spokesman said as reported by Reuters , December 11. government agencies and contractors from using equipment and services from Huawei and ZTE, citing the risk for espionage. Huawei did not react to Reuters' ask for input, while ZTE declined to remark. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple will splash out $1 billion on new Austin campus

Apple will splash out $1 billion on new Austin campus

President Donald Trump's ire, Apple did receive some push back three months ago from the White House. In a statement on its website Thursday, the company said it was also considering other USA regions for growth. I don't know how you say 2,000 small tech startup jobs in two years is not high-profile. When Sonia Nagar, vice president at Pritzker Group Venture Capital, lived in and recruited tech talent to Austin, she found people drawn to the city for its eclectic vibe and generally warm ... Consulte Mais Informação

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