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Google Assistant can now understand two different languages at once

The Assistant can be configured to understand any pair of English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Japanese, with support for additional languages coming in the next few months. The company said it is working to expand the number of languages it supports in this new bilingual mode. This feature should be rolling out to Assistant devices now, so be sure to keep an eye out for it! While Google's Home speakers lag behind Amazon.com's Echo speakers - with roughly 27 percent of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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This New Zealand Village May Ban Cats

This New Zealand Village May Ban Cats

Ali Meade, biosecurity operations manager told Newshub that people who now own cats needn't worry, the animal will be permitted to "live out its natural life" in the area. And Omaui is an area especially rich with nature and wildlife. But Collins, chairman of the Omaui Landcare Charitable Trust, said proponents of the plan are "not cat haters", according to the Otago Daily Times . Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple iPhone X 2018 series: Invite confirms September 12 launch

Apple iPhone X 2018 series: Invite confirms September 12 launch

The three new iPhone models will all do away with the home button , mimicking the design of last year's $1,000 iPhone X model, according to a Bloomberg report on Monday. Reports suggested that the 2018 iPhone models will come with a gesture-based control system and Face ID. From an Apple Watch with more screen real estate to the debut of the long-awaited AirPower Mat facilitating wireless charging, the California company may drop some non-iPhone surprises. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google is launching ‘Minis’ in Gboard - personalised stickers built from a selfie

Google is launching ‘Minis’ in Gboard - personalised stickers built from a selfie

Google has introduced AI-powered custom emoji stickers on Gboard , enabling users to create lookalike emojis to use and share with their friends. Google originally launched " selfie stickers " for the Allo chat app a year ago. Google has announced that it's putting Allo's development on hold, mainly because Android Messages is becoming Google's go-to chat app, and some of Allo's features are making their way to other Google apps, such as this one, while Allo's Google Assistant-related ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Alex Salmond resigns from SNP

Alex Salmond resigns from SNP

Opposition parties have attacked the fundraising move as "astonishing" and "unbelieveable". Mr Salmond made the revelation in a video message posted on social media on Wednesday evening. "While the decision to resign has been Alex's alone, I understand why he has chosen to separate the current questions he is facing from the day to day business of the SNP and the ongoing campaign for independence". Consulte Mais Informação

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Pound rises as Raab says a Brexit deal is ‘within sight’

Pound rises as Raab says a Brexit deal is ‘within sight’

Brexit talks are set to continue on a regular basis until the October council, with UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab scheduled to meet Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, on Friday, followed by talks the following week. Mr Lidington told a French business conference: "With exactly seven months until the end of Article 50 process and less than two months ahead of the October European Council, we face the choice between the pragmatic proposals we are discussing now with the European ... Consulte Mais Informação

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We did 'fantastic' job with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

We did 'fantastic' job with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

But to hear it from President Donald Trump , everything went according to plan. "We have put billions and billions of dollars into Puerto Rico, and it was a tough one", Trump said Wednesday. The island was also deeply in debt, and its power grid was crippled by neglect even before the hurricane, he said. "I think we did a fantastic job in Puerto Rico", President Trump responded, adding, "don't forget, their electric plant was dead before the hurricane". Consulte Mais Informação

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To focus on Pakistan’s economy, Imran Khan to skip UN Assembly session

To focus on Pakistan’s economy, Imran Khan to skip UN Assembly session

But human capital development can not take place overnight, and local labour use is not China's operating style anyway. PM Khan's focus on widening the tax net will also bump against CPEC planning. This track record indicates that the new government could be the strong negotiator Pakistan needs to transform CPEC into a genuine investment in Pakistan , for the benefit of Pakistanis. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump’s tariffs may kill farming in South Africa sooner than land confiscation

Trump’s tariffs may kill farming in South Africa sooner than land confiscation

Saunderson-Meyer noted that even though statistics on farm murders were shrouded in uncertainty, "according to some studies being a white farmer in South Africa is more risky than being a police officer". "But the imports from overseas hurt me badly", Pretorius said. "The quota should be suspended if any of the benefits that South Africa enjoyed at the time of the renewal of AGOA are suspended". Consulte Mais Informação

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