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Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg

Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the mat...

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg

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Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract...
07:48, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.      &#...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection.....
05:48, 08/14/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has ...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Facebook paying to transcribe users' audio chats, report says Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats, said a report. The social network said it will stop the practice.       ...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats Add Facebook to the list of tech firms who've halted their audio transcriptions over privacy concerns. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that contractors had been transcribing Messenger voice c...
22:48, 08/13/2019

Facebook paid people to listen to and transcribe your voice clips Facebook doesn’t need any more bad press, but here we go again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company paid hundreds of contractors to transcribe audio snippets from your conversations within...
01:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their kn...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unet...
14:36, 08/14/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commision said on...
19:00, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook Inc in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Co...
01:48, 08/15/2019

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for revi...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Report: Contractors Have Listened To Inadvertently Recorded Audio From Xbox Owners' Homes Microsoft contractors working on Xbox have gained access to audio recordings of Xbox owners’ home life, a Vice Motherboard report revealed today. According to the report, accidentally triggered Xbox v...
08:36, 08/22/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox O...
02:36, 08/22/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
22:36, 08/02/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, follo...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day o...
02:24, 05/14/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With ...
20:24, 05/29/2019

Facebook hikes wages for contractors to meet cost of living Facebook said Monday it will move the minimum hourly wage for contract workers and vendors up to $20 -- depending on where in the United States they live....
23:12, 05/13/2019

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers....
09:36, 08/07/2019

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Fac...
00:12, 05/14/2019

U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers, ...
22:24, 08/06/2019

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
10:25, 08/14/2019

Facebook ends human review of user audio after other companies do the same Facebook is now the latest tech giant to put a stop to human review of user audio recordings, following a slew of companies from Google to Amazon and Apple all likewise coming under fire in recent wee...
01:00, 08/14/2019

Senator challenges Zuckerberg testimony as 'at best, incomplete' after Facebook audio report Sen. Gary Peters asked Facebook's CEO to respond to questions about the company's audio collection practices and cast doubt on his testimony....
22:36, 08/15/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
01:00, 05/14/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
06:36, 05/09/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
18:24, 06/12/2019

Facebook tests paid video subscriptions, starting with CollegeHumor Facebook is testing a new video subscription service in Watch. You'd be forgiven for confusing this news with the announcement of "fan subscriptions," which Facebook made last month, but no, vide...
17:36, 08/08/2019

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced ...
02:12, 08/21/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
22:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use...
03:24, 06/12/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platfo...
23:12, 06/18/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
19:48, 06/11/2019

Why Facebook Users Are Tweeting To Vent Frustration Many Facebook users have taken to Twitter to describe the concerns they have with the Mark Zuckerberg led social media platform with #AndThatsWhyIHateFacebook....
02:36, 07/28/2019

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above are...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digi...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is crea...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still u...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
23:24, 08/20/2019

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
11:48, 08/21/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
18:36, 08/20/2019

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
02:12, 08/21/2019

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some peop...
08:48, 07/04/2019

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
22:12, 08/20/2019

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
21:36, 07/03/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
12:24, 06/26/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His b...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Despite Facebook-FTC deal and $5B fine, social network may not seem different for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.       ...
17:12, 07/26/2019

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature tha...
21:48, 06/08/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sha...
20:36, 04/30/2019

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported is...
00:12, 07/04/2019

Dead Facebook users could outnumber the living by 2069 Within the next 50 years, Facebook could feel more like a place for the dead than the living. According to academics from the University of Oxford, by 2069, the dead could outnumber the living on the ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it is tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network in aid of better targetting advertising....
17:48, 08/20/2019

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users A design flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers. The app is meant to prevent children from interacting with people who are not ex...
00:36, 07/24/2019

Study predicts more dead Facebook users than living by 2070 As many as 4.9 billion Facebook accounts could belong to dead users by 2100, Oxford University's Oxford Internet Institute said in a report on Monday....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
19:48, 06/18/2019

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US Senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tel...
22:24, 06/24/2019

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
22:12, 08/20/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
20:48, 07/03/2019

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
15:24, 07/01/2019

Facebook-FTC deal means a $5B fine for social network, but not much on face for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.       ...
21:24, 07/24/2019

Facebook Messenger hits 40M business users, but won't replace Slack anytime soon Businesses are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, but the company is far from dominating the internal communications market....
22:24, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company sa...
23:12, 07/03/2019

FTC claims Trump consultant Cambridge Analytica misled Facebook users On the heels of a historic $5 billion fine against Facebook for privacy missteps, the Federal Trade Commission is suing data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica over the tactics it employed to harvest...
21:36, 07/24/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late Ma...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Facebook Faces Trial Over Data Breach Affecting 30 Million Users In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook's claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users in September last year....
09:12, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
01:12, 08/08/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a...
10:12, 08/16/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach -court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a ...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but did not warn their users about them....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate info...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
18:24, 07/19/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expect...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scan...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Australian Court Rules Media Orgs Are Liable for Defamation Posted to Facebook by Random Users An Australian Court has ruled that media organizations are liable for anything defamatory that’s published to the public Facebook pages of those media companies, even if it’s just posted by a random F...
15:24, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2- Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scan...
22:00, 05/30/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their politica...
05:24, 05/16/2019

The best way to transcribe an interview without having to do shit Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Transcribing interviews is a pain, there’s no doubt about it. ...
21:24, 06/26/2019

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
17:36, 07/03/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Google’s Live Transcribe is getting sound events and transcription saving Google is updating Live Transcribe with new features, sound events and transcription saving, coming to the speech recognition tool next month.Read More...
20:24, 05/16/2019

Android's Live Transcribe gets sound alerts and transcript saving Google is making Live Transcribe, its Android app for easy voice transcription, a lot more useful. Now, in addition to jotting down spoken words, it'll also make you aware of things like a dog ba...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Bored Man Who Got Paid: "Board Man Gets Paid" As Kawhi Leonard plays the most impressive basketball of his NBA career, The Athletic’s Jayson Jenks checked in with Leonard’s teammates from his two seasons at San Diego State. It may not shock you t...
21:12, 06/04/2019

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it wi...
15:24, 06/13/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
20:48, 08/07/2019

MTA contractors meant to help homeless are slacking on the job Some workers contracted by the MTA to help with the homeless scourge at transit hubs spent more than half their time in the office — often with the door shut and a “Closed” sign telling va...
20:48, 07/23/2019

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of Microsoft contractors who said they’d been hired b...
09:48, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
21:36, 08/07/2019

U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban today The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including ...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:12, 04/30/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:12, 04/29/2019

Boeing 737 MAX to fly again by December - Bloomberg Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX aircraft, which has been grounded since March following two fatal crashes in five months, will be back in the air by December, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s real-time translation service. The piec...
19:12, 08/07/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources.....
06:12, 06/22/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part...
03:36, 06/10/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-ope...
21:36, 07/11/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sen...
21:12, 07/10/2019

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secr...
22:24, 07/04/2019

Pompeo says he would go to Iran 'if that's the call': Bloomberg U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Thursday that he would go to Iran for talks if it was necessary, amid tensions between Tehran and Washington....
01:48, 07/26/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-...
01:12, 06/06/2019

Tilray CFO says co will not be profitable for at least a year - Bloomberg Cannabis producer Tilray Inc will not generate positive earnings for at least another year, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-10/tilray-won-t-be-profitable-for-at-leas...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Huawei first-half revenue up about 30% despite U.S. ban: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's revenue grew roughly 30% in the first half after select teams secured critical supplies to keep production going despite U.S. technology export restrictions, Bloomberg rep...
14:00, 07/23/2019

The best USB audio interface By Daniel Varghese This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate com...
04:24, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
23:36, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part...
04:24, 06/10/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
00:48, 06/23/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Mic...
03:48, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secr...
21:24, 07/04/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cortana activity, with Microsoft (and those other tech ...
18:00, 08/08/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
00:24, 07/27/2019

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to state-run oil company Petrobras and established a se...
17:48, 07/04/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield ele...
18:36, 05/30/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huaw...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company ...
07:12, 08/04/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype...
20:48, 08/07/2019

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offi...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Bloomberg: Galaxy Fold redesign is complete Still waiting for Samsung's first foldable phone? Bloomberg cites anonymous sources saying that Samsung has completed a redesign of the Galaxy Fold in just two months. The protective film now cov...
08:24, 07/03/2019

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover past and future wildfire claims, Bloomberg reported ...
21:24, 06/21/2019

GSK in talks to name HSBC's Symonds as its next chairman: Bloomberg GlaxoSmithKline Plc is in talks to name HSBC's deputy chairman Jonathan Symonds as the next chairman of the British drugmaker, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
23:24, 07/14/2019

Michael Bloomberg is the richest person in New York Michael Bloomberg is the richest person in New York, according to a Forbes 2019 analysis of the wealthiest residents by state. The former mayor is worth $53.8 billion, good enough to be considered the...
08:36, 06/27/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
00:36, 06/06/2019

Will the iPhone 11 boost sales? Bloomberg weighs in Apple is widely expected to launch three new iPhones this fall, the direct successors of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. These new iPhone 11 handsets will be unveiled at some point in ear...
03:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Tilray CFO says co will not be profitable for at least a year - Bloomberg Cannabis producer Tilray Inc will not make profit for at least another year, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-10/tilray-won-t-be-profitable-for-at-least-a-year-cfo-sa...
21:48, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/...
01:12, 06/06/2019

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
04:00, 06/07/2019

How to Set Up Wireless Audio Sharing in iOS 13 iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 come with a new feature that makes it much easier to share audio with your friends. Sure, you can go the “two of you use one half of a pair of earbuds” route, but that isn’t the b...
21:36, 07/22/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and c...
01:36, 05/08/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Enc...
08:36, 06/15/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
10:48, 06/17/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it ...
01:24, 07/27/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their ...
17:24, 07/27/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and trans...
20:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
01:00, 06/23/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
02:12, 08/15/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
00:12, 06/22/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defe...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Microsoft Contractors Listening to Select Skype Calls, Cortana Recordings Microsoft has said its contractors listen to conversations to hone voice translation features offered by Skype and its digital assistant Cortana, but only when obtaining user permission....
10:48, 08/08/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded ...
07:12, 06/24/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
04:12, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huaw...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
21:12, 08/08/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, a...
19:12, 07/26/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive ...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Trump believes he has authority to demote Fed's Powell: Bloomberg U.S. President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, but is not planning to do so presently, Bloomberg r...
04:00, 06/20/2019

State Department's Pompeo says he would go to Iran 'if that's the call': Bloomberg U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Thursday that he would go to Iran for talks if it was necessary, amid tensions between Tehran and Washington....
05:12, 07/26/2019

FedEx to end ground-delivery deal with Amazon: Bloomberg U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp will terminate its contract at the end of this month for small-package ground deliveries with Amazon.com Inc , Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
15:12, 08/07/2019

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade rest...
23:24, 07/10/2019

Michael Bloomberg announces St. Louis climate conference ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that his philanthropic foundation will fund a conference at Washington University in St. Louis that will focus on mitigating...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated ...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Indict Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial market...
01:12, 06/14/2019

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems: Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly a...
23:36, 05/24/2019

Fed's Rosengren says cutting rates could worsen next downturn: Bloomberg Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Monday signaled no willingness to support further interest rate cuts, saying that U.S. economic conditions are still good and that easing policy...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Coal-state Dem slams Bloomberg over climate initiative Centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Monday blasted former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to shut down all coal plants in the U.S. in 11 years -- saying it would “devastate” comm...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Bloomberg: Apple plans to launch TV+ in November for $10 a month Apple has been on a content-buying spree over the past year or so, because it's apparently almost ready to launch its Netflix competitor. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant is planning to rol...
04:24, 08/20/2019

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant -BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
03:00, 07/10/2019

DOJ leans against approving T-Mobile's takeover of Sprint: Bloomberg The U.S. Department of Justice is leaning against approving T-Mobile US Inc's proposed takeover of Sprint Corp as the remedies proposed by the companies do not resolve antitrust concerns, Bloomberg re...
00:24, 05/21/2019

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
02:48, 07/10/2019

UniQure NV weighs options including sale -Bloomberg Gene therapy company UniQure NV is exploring options including a sale amid interest from other pharmaceutical companies looking to expand in gene therapy, Bloomberg reported on Sunday citing people wi...
18:24, 06/16/2019

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
10:00, 06/13/2019

New Bloomberg report leaks dozens of new features coming to iOS 13 Apple’s upcoming iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R have been leaking left and right over the past few weeks, so they have dominated the conversation among tech enthusiasts. Long before Ap...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly unconvinced. Now Bloomberg reports that one thing ...
10:12, 05/30/2019

WeWork looking for $2.75 billion credit line ahead of IPO: Bloomberg Workspace operator WeWork Cos is in talks with banks to raise $2.75 billion in debt ahead of its initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment from the country's banking watchdog (BDDK) requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people....
15:12, 06/14/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported o...
18:48, 05/07/2019

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems - Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly a...
18:48, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 bln -Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
23:12, 05/27/2019

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
23:12, 05/27/2019

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more.Read More...
01:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work a...
19:00, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
13:48, 06/22/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act...
13:36, 06/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
02:36, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annu...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow busines...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regu...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say t...
10:00, 08/08/2019

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, ...
00:24, 08/08/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing the recordings. Thanks to Siri, Apple contractors ...
03:24, 07/28/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow busines...
22:36, 08/14/2019

Boult Audio Bassbar A4 Review Boult Audio's latest product is the convertible Bassbar A4, which can be used as a soundbar or as a two-channel tower speaker setup. It's also very affordable, at Rs. 3,999...
03:00, 08/16/2019

The audio gear we recommend to students A life without music is a pretty dull one. Obviously, you need to make sure you're ready for the school year with some solid headphones, a decent pair of speakers and something good to listen to....
18:12, 07/22/2019

WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursd...
09:12, 06/14/2019

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 2030 to curb climate change, his philanthropist found...
08:00, 06/07/2019

Amazon in talks to buy up to 10% stake in India's Future Retail: Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc is in late-stage talks to buy as much as 10% of India's Future Retail Ltd , Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
17:36, 08/13/2019

U.S. mulls delaying threatened tariffs on Mexican products: Bloomberg The United States is considering delaying the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products that President Donald Trump has threatened to put in place on Monday to allow for more time for talks between th...
00:36, 06/07/2019

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year's currency crisis....
12:36, 06/14/2019

Vietnam may be added to expanded U.S. list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator, Bloomberg...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Tesla's China-made Model 3 may be priced in $43,400-$50,700 range: Bloomberg Tesla Inc is considering pricing its China-manufactured Model 3 vehicles between 300,000 yuan and 350,000 yuan ($43,431-$50,670) before subsidies, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Sen. Joe Manchin: Bloomberg's carbon initiative would 'punish' West Virginians Sen. Joe Manchin, D., W.V., has argued that philanthropist Mike Bloomberg's new carbon initiative would "punish" his constituents and fail to combat climate change in the way it intends to....
18:24, 06/12/2019

Tesla's China-made Model 3 may be priced in $43,400-$50,700 range- Bloomberg Tesla Inc is considering pricing its China-manufactured Model 3 vehicles between 300,000 yuan and 350,000 yuan ($43,431-$50,670) before subsidies, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar...
11:48, 05/28/2019

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg re...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Revlon taps Goldman to explore strategic options - Bloomberg Cosmetics maker Revlon Inc has tapped Goldman Sachs Group Inc to explore options for its business, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:36, 08/15/2019

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg re...
23:36, 07/12/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move ...
02:12, 05/27/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move ...
06:24, 05/27/2019

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s rema...
04:24, 06/07/2019

Tesla scrutinized by U.S. agency over Model 3 safety claims: Bloomberg The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sent a cease-and-desist letter to Tesla Inc last year for not complying with the agency's guidelines in its Model 3 safety assertions a...
11:12, 08/07/2019

Exact Sciences in advanced talks to buy Genomic Health for $2.8 bln- Bloomberg Cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corp is in advanced negotiations to buy healthcare company Genomic Health Inc for about $2.8 billion to strengthen its cancer testing, Bloomberg reported http...
02:36, 07/28/2019

Michael Bloomberg sasses Elizabeth Warren for digs on the 1 percent DES MOINES, IOWA – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he sassed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for making the super rich her political punching bag. “If my company wouldn’t be successful, ...
23:00, 08/10/2019

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week - Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
19:36, 06/19/2019

Bloomberg: Dish is close to a $6 billion deal with Sprint and T-Mobile Over the last couple of weeks, we've heard that getting DoJ approval for T-Mobile's proposed $26 billion purchase of Sprint will require making moves to create a new national wireless carrie...
11:36, 06/19/2019

Private equity firm TPG looking to buy Capital Senior Living - Bloomberg Private equity firm TPG is looking to acquire senior living communities operator Capital Senior Living Corp, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Bloomberg retracts column on Jaguar Land Rover’s finances Bloomberg News has retracted an incorrect opinion column originally published on May 29 with the headline "Jaguar, where'd that extra $1 billion come from?" The column also appeared on the Automotive ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

DuPont considers sale of nutrition and biosciences unit - Bloomberg Industrial materials maker DuPont is considering a sale of its nutrition and biosciences unit, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:00, 08/07/2019

Malaysian PM urges Britain to 'break with Europe' on palm oil: Bloomberg Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday called on Britain to engage with palm oil growers to incentivise sustainable production, rather than pursuing boycotts after its scheduled exit from...
07:12, 08/19/2019

Revlon taps Goldman to explore strategic options: Bloomberg Cosmetics maker Revlon Inc has tapped Goldman Sachs Group Inc to explore options for its business, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:36, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Transportation official eyed for Fed post, Bloomberg reports The White House is considering Transportation Department Undersecretary Derek Kan for an opening on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing two unnamed people fa...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Bloomberg alleges Huawei routers and network gear are backdoored Enlarge / PORTUGAL - 2019/03/04: 5G logo is seen on an android mobile phone with Huawei logo on the background. (credit: Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Vodafone, the largest ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Huawei prepares for 40%-60% fall in international smartphone shipments- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is preparing for a 40% to 60% decline in international smartphone shipments, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2XQRiqH on Sunday....
03:12, 06/17/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday,...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp, valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported on Sunday....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech giant's AI-powered voice assistant Siri, according to a...
22:36, 07/29/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list whi...
23:24, 08/02/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook...
22:24, 06/05/2019

Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought pro...
20:00, 05/04/2019

What Netflix's New High-Quality Audio Means for You Netflix users may soon find that TV and movies on the platform sound better than before. The company announced today that the platform now uses “studio quality” audio that “sounds closer to what creat...
16:48, 05/02/2019

The next iPhone may send Bluetooth audio to two devices at once Private music listening might not be a solitary affair on iPhones in the future. A Mac Otakara rumor has claimed that the next iPhone will support streaming Bluetooth audio to two devices at once, si...
20:48, 05/27/2019

NFL already had access to full Tyreek Hill audio A Kansas City radio station released another portion of audio featuring Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill arguing with his fiancee about alleged child abuse, but NFL investigators already had access...
14:48, 07/10/2019

The New Tyreek Hill Audio Doesn't Contain Any Answers On Monday, 610 AM in Kansas City published a fuller version of audio first obtained and reported by KCTV-5, in which Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill can be heard telling his fiancée, Crystal Espinal,...
20:12, 07/10/2019

Best computer speakers 2019: the best audio systems for your PC You’ve probably already heard plenty of people out there telling you that the best headphones are the only way to get fantastic sound when using a computer. But, what if you’re not comfo...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Add Wireless Audio to Any Car With Anker's $13 Bluetooth FM Transmitter Anker’s Roav brand, the manufacturer of an incredibly popular dash cam, also makes some seriously smart car chargers. This one’s only $13 today with exclusive promo code ROAV88FF....
01:36, 05/08/2019

The iFi Aurora wireless audio system isn't like other speakers Looking for a unique gadget to really stand out in your home? The iFi Aurora is a wireless music system from UK audio brand iFi, and is making a bid for pride of place in the living room.An unholy cla...
19:24, 05/17/2019

Exact Sciences in advanced talks to buy Genomic Health for $2.8 billion: Bloomberg Cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corp is in advanced negotiations to buy healthcare company Genomic Health Inc for about $2.8 billion to strengthen its cancer testing, Bloomberg reported on...
17:00, 07/28/2019

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg repor...
22:24, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Revlon taps Goldman to explore strategic options - Bloomberg Cosmetics maker Revlon Inc has tapped Goldman Sachs Group Inc to explore options for its business, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:36, 08/15/2019

Dish Network nearing $6 bln deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets - Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is nearing a $6 billion deal to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matte...
22:12, 06/18/2019

REFILE-Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor - Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp , valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company sa...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Huawei employees collaborated with Chinese military on research projects - Bloomberg Several Huawei Technologies Co employees have collaborated on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
04:36, 06/27/2019

Bloomberg and Bats Europe Announce Joint Initiative on MIFID II Reporting London, April 20, 2017 –Bloomberg and Bats Europe have today announced they plan to provide Bloomberg customers with the ability to use their respective Approved Publication Arrangements (APA)1 to ful...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Blackstone weighs Cheniere Energy Partners stake sale: Bloomberg Blackstone Group Inc is considering selling its stake in LNG producer Cheniere Energy Inc's limited partnership seven years after investing about $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing p...
22:36, 07/22/2019

Michael Bloomberg gives $500M to campaign to kill coal and wound natural gas Former New York City mayor and climate change crusader Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he is giving $500 million to a campaign to finish killing coal and start killing oil and gas....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Bloomberg: Three new iPhone 11 models coming with reverse charging, big camera upgrades We’re still several months out from the unveiling of Apple’s next smartphones, but Bloomberg is out today with a new report detailing the three iPhone models the Cupertino company apparent...
00:12, 05/11/2019

Cypress Semiconductor explores options after receiving takeover interest: Bloomberg Cypress Semiconductor Corp is exploring options, including a potential sale, after receiving takeover interest, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:36, 05/29/2019

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal: Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
06:48, 05/24/2019

Mexican president says Mexico could not commit to safe third-country agreement: Bloomberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday Mexico had not and could not commit to a safe third-country agreement like the one Guatemala signed with the United States to stop a flow o...
05:48, 07/30/2019

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursd...
09:48, 06/14/2019

Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg U.S. President Donald Trump has recently spoken privately about withdrawing from the defense treaty with Japan as he is of the view that the postwar pact treated the United States unfairly, Bloomberg ...
06:36, 06/25/2019

Google temporarily stops Assistant audio transcriptions in the EU Google has halted the transcribing of recordings from its voice assistant in the EU. The company faced backlash last month after 1,000 private conversations recorded on its Google Assistant product we...
00:12, 08/02/2019

Make Jordan Peterson Say Anything You Want With This Spooky Audio Generator People are really freaking out about deepfake videos, the technology that can make people say things they never actually said. But what about deepfake audio? Audio spoofing has gotten very good, and t...
00:48, 08/17/2019

Next 'Apex Legends' update addresses audio issues Since the explosive launch of Apex Legends and its deliberately quieter evolution over the last few months, the game is still dealing with some annoying issues. According to the team at Respawn, an up...
14:00, 05/18/2019

WhatsApp Now Allows Consecutive Audio Message Playback on Android The latest WhatsApp stable update for Android carrying the build number v2.19.150 adds a new feature that automatically plays all audio messages in a row....
16:24, 05/29/2019

Back to school: The audio gear you need in the dorm, library and everywhere else Please enjoy this guide to the speakers, headphones and streaming apps we recommend to students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- ev...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Cambridge Audio’s Melomania 1 blow the AirPods out the water Beyond all reasonable doubt, the Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 true wireless earbuds have obliterated the competition – including the ever-popular Apple AirPods. We had no choice but to award the...
12:24, 08/10/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
17:12, 07/22/2019

John McEnroe records soothing audio for sleep app John McEnroe, the legendary American tennis star known for his aggressive on-court demeanor and his famous four-word catchphrase, has released an audio recording of tennis rules intended to help liste...
16:36, 06/28/2019

Status Audio's Bluetooth Lineup Was Worth the Wait Status Audio has been best known for its cult favorite CB-1 wired over-ears, even as Bluetooth headphones have taken over the world. But while the company might not have been first to the wireless mar...
02:36, 07/02/2019

JLab Audio has 3 new true wireless earbuds all under $70 [hands-on] JLab Audio is no stranger in the true wireless space, having wowed many consumers for the affordable solutions they’ve brought to the table. Today, they announced an additional three brand-new models ...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Netflix says its new high-quality audio is equivalent to a master Netflix announced today that it's bringing "studio quality" sound to its audiences. The company is increasing its audio bitrate up to 640 kbps on devices that support 5.1 surround sound and up to...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Mikme Pocket lets you record mobile audio like a pro For the past five years, Mikme has been chasing the dream of perfect mobile audio recording. Its first product was an excellent wireless microphone that automatically synchronized with your video reco...
20:00, 06/25/2019

China Censors Audio Content That Is Horny or Nihilistic Content with even a hint of sexual suggestion is not long for the internet in China—even ASMR videos have been wiped from the nation’s video streaming services. And on Friday, over two dozen audio app...
22:24, 07/01/2019

Audio Technica ATH-M50xBT Bluetooth Headphones Review Audio Technica ATH-M50x is a cult classic when it comes to headphones, and a new version of it adds a splash of modernity with wireless connectivity....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Chiefs' Hill denies assault in new audio excerpt In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancée, although Hill pleaded guilty to ...
16:12, 07/10/2019

Adding audio data helps AI navigate 3D mazes In a newly published preprint paper, researchers augmented visual data with audio data to see if it might improve AI agents' ability to navigate.Read More...
20:12, 05/13/2019

Netflix’s new high-quality audio is coming today Netflix is rolling out a new feature today that will offer a serious audio upgrade to some of your favorite shows. The feature, simply called high-quality audio, will upgrade 5.1 audio streams fr...
21:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Dish Network nearing $6 bln deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets - Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with th...
22:12, 06/18/2019

Bill Gates lost his title as world's second richest person, says Bloomberg Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates lost his title as the world's second-richest person to French billionaire Bernard Arnault, says Bloomberg.       ...
16:12, 07/17/2019

Symphony, the start-up taking on Bloomberg's dominance of Wall Street, is now worth $1.4 billion Symphony, a messaging platform for Wall Street firms, is backed by more than a dozen of the world's biggest financial players, from Goldman Sachs to BlackRock....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
19:00, 05/30/2019

Dish Network nearing $6 billion deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets: Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with th...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise close to buying supercomputer maker Cray - Bloomberg Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is in advanced discussions to buy Cray Inc, a supercomputer manufacturer, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
07:00, 05/17/2019

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval: Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the ...
20:12, 06/10/2019

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval -Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Bayer, Elanco aiming to reach animal-health deal next week - Bloomberg Germany's Bayer AG and U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health Inc aim to reach an agreement to combine their pet-health businesses as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/...
21:36, 08/07/2019

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network - Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
20:12, 05/30/2019

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyon...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Gamer Hit Pregnant Partner While Playing, Assault Audio Was Livestreamed A gamer who inadvertently broadcast audio of himself striking his pregnant partner while playing the online video game Fortnite pleaded guilty to assault in a Sydney court Monday....
13:12, 07/08/2019

Bose Frames review: smart audio sunglasses are a blast Music without earbuds looks and sounds surprisingly good, making these smart glasses the antithesis of Google GlassThe Bose Frames are the answer to the question: what if your sunglasses were also a s...
09:00, 07/08/2019

Days Gone Patch Fixes Some Audio And Progression Problems, Leaves A Few Others After receiving daily patches removing (and in one case adding) a number of bugs in its first week, Days Gone spent nearly three weeks without any further needed fixes.. There’s good news out in the f...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Review: The Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 wireless earbuds are almost perfect Cambridge Audio is one of the oldest and most respected audio brands in the UK. It’s best known for its pricey amplifiers and speakers, which promise a top-notch listening experience, at the expense o...
01:24, 07/04/2019

That's not her – family and friends dismiss 'Frida Kahlo' audio clip Mexico’s National Sound Library unearthed recording of woman reading Kahlo’s essayRelatives and former students of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo have dismissed claims that a recently discovered ...
15:36, 06/20/2019

7 Best Lavalier Mics For Creating Excellent Audio And Video Content Planning to start your own YouTube channel or make some tutorials? Having a mic with good sound recording quality is essential for creating such videos. It is pretty common that as soon as the viewers...
18:24, 04/28/2019

In full audio, Chiefs' Hill denies assaulting fiancee In an audio recording of an argument between Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancee, Crystal Espinal, that aired Tuesday, Hill denies committing assault and battery against Espinal -- a charge he...
01:48, 07/10/2019

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...
21:36, 07/25/2019

"Don't Put Life In Danger": Iran Warned UK Warship, Audio Reveals Iranian forces warned a British warship's crew against putting their "life in danger" during the seizure of a tanker this month, in a new recording of the incident released Monday....
17:00, 07/29/2019

Audible teams with 'The Walking Dead' creators on audio originals Audible's push into original content now includes a team-up with a company best-known for its comic books and TV shows. The Amazon-owned audiobook service has struck a deal with Skybound, the te...
22:48, 08/13/2019

Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces.        ...
16:36, 07/21/2019

Watch and listen to THX's new Deep Note trailer with spatial 3D audio THX has unveiled a new trailer for its famous "Deep Note" audio logo that lets audiences know that a theater is THX certified and also how loud it's likely to be (usually very loud). The trailer,...
17:24, 08/21/2019

Shanling M0 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player Review The palm-sized Shanling M0 is an affordable device for entry-level hi-fi enthusiasts, and offers a lot for its Rs. 8,999 price tag. But is this 'Chi-Fi' product worth a look?...
23:48, 07/31/2019

'Alter your course': Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was "illegally" seized by Tehran....
12:00, 07/21/2019

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will...
20:24, 07/18/2019

iPhone 11 tipped to support dual Bluetooth audio connections Apple will unveil a trio of new iPhones in September, which are likely to look a lot like their predecessors when it comes to the notch. The iPhone 11 phones are going to pack the same all-screen desi...
15:36, 05/27/2019

Dropbox announces new integrations with audio, video and transcription tools Dropbox said today's slate of integrations are focused on its media clients, noting that the media professionals are among the most active Dropbox users in the world....
19:24, 07/17/2019

Want wireless audio for in-flight entertainment and Nintendo Switch? This has you covered Wireless headphones are great, as they cut down the hassle of endlessly tangled wires, and pair easily with whatever device you use – if that device supports Bluetooth wireless headphones. If i...
09:48, 07/11/2019

NFL notebook: On audio, Chiefs' Hill heard denying assault In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancee, although Hill pleaded guilty to ...
16:12, 07/10/2019

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 th...
17:12, 05/07/2019

Best headphones 2019: Your definitive guide to the latest and greatest audio The best headphones of 2019: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best headphones available to buy right now in every style and at every price point.Headphones are a tech staple for most people...
02:24, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Bayer, Elanco aiming to reach animal-health deal next week - Bloomberg Germany's Bayer AG and U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health Inc aim to reach an agreement to combine their pet-health businesses as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/...
22:00, 08/07/2019

Vizio teases its budget Dolby Atmos audio bombardment as it takes aim at UK It’s a household name in the United States, but budget-oriented tech retailer Vizio has steered clear of European sales in the past – which is a damn shame, considering its TV and audio ...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Focal Kanta No. 3 Review: These $13,000 speakers are stunning pieces of audio furniture When French speaker manufacturer Focal offered to let me review its flagship product, the $230,000, 700-pound Utopias, I despaired a little. Despite my curiosity to audition speakers that cost more th...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Pilots confronted Boeing with 737 Max fears after first fatal crash, audio reveals Boeing appeared to play down concerns of a second crashAudio release comes as House committee reviews FAA roleAmerican Airlines pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about an anti-stall system s...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Headphone-maker Nura takes its 'personalized' audio portable with NuraLoop The Melbourne, Australia-based creators of the revolutionary hybrid Nuraphone headphones have officially announced their second product, a set of wireless in-ears called NuraLoop that offer many of th...
05:00, 05/16/2019

These over-ear headphones deliver incredible audio quality—and they're on sale The Audio-Technica brand is known for specializing in high-resolution audio, and the ATH-SR9 headphones exemplify that characteristic.       ...
22:24, 07/01/2019

Archival footage, audio immerses viewers in Apollo: Missions to the Moon Walter Schirra in Command Module on Apollo 7. [credit: NASA/National Archives and Records Administration ] ...
00:36, 07/08/2019

Audio snafu turns Bill de Blasio into laughingstock at campaign event We already knew he was full of hot air — but helium, too? Mayor Bill de Blasio’s livestreamed appearance Wednesday at a campaign event in Iowa turned into an episode of “Alvin and the Chip...
12:12, 08/22/2019

THE PODCAST REPORT: Why podcasts should be the go-to channel for your next ad campaign — and how brands can tap into the future of audio (KRW) This is a preview of The Podcast Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The number of US podcast consumers has more than doubled in the past decade &...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, an incident...
21:36, 07/21/2019

UK Warship Tried To Stop Iran From Seizing Tanker, Leaked Audio Reveals A British warship tried but failed to prevent Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz last week, intercepted radio communications show, fueling a...
05:12, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Italian media post audio of cruise ship pilot Italian media have posted an audio clip of the MSC Opera’s pilot telling emergency officials that the cruise ship experienced a loss of controls and “activated all the procedures to avoid” a collision...
21:12, 06/02/2019

Donald Trump denies calling Meghan 'nasty' despite audio recording US president heard saying ‘I didn’t know she was nasty’ in interview published by SunDonald Trump has said he did not call Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, “nasty” when giving an interview to the Sun, despi...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Brittany Zamora pleads for mercy with dad of student she sexually abused: audio The depraved Arizona elementary school teacher convicted of sexually abusing her 13-year-old student pleaded with the boy's dad not to report her to police, according to audio footage released by the ...
12:36, 07/28/2019

Loewe and Mimi Defined will test your hearing and create personalised TV audio Don’t panic, but the quality of your hearing will have peaked during your twenties. While you’re not necessarily destined to go completely deaf after that stage of your life, research sh...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Audio reveals Ronald Reagan calling African delegates 'monkeys' In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can he heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nations as "monkeys" during a phone call with U.S. Pres...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Oculus promises Rift S software update will fix open-ear audio volume Complaints about Rift S's integrated speakers have been stacking up, but Oculus says a software update is on the way to partially fix the issues.Read More...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
01:24, 08/03/2019

Kevin Durant is investing in high-end audio company Master & Dynamic Master & Dynamic just got a big step up thanks to NBA star Kevin Durant and his company, Thirty Five Ventures. The investment business, which has backed the likes of Postmates and Coinbase, will b...
17:36, 05/16/2019

Audio Surveillance Systems at Schools Appear To Confuse Laughter With Aggressive Behavior The deeply founded fear of school shootings is being capitalized on by tech companies shilling their surveillance systems that can purportedly detect the threat of violence. But according to a recent ...
20:36, 06/25/2019

Chiefs bar Tyreek Hill from team activities after audio recording surfaces Local authorities have re-opened their investigation following the release of the recording, which includes a man and woman believed to be Hill and his fiancee, Crystal Espinal, discussing an incident...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
22:36, 05/02/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on H...
11:48, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
00:36, 07/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
20:36, 05/09/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a le...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
03:00, 07/23/2019

Lady Gaga Sparks Romance Rumors With Dan Horton: 5 Things to Know About the Audio Engineer Sorry to crush your A Star Is Born dreams, but it looks like Lady Gaga isn't moving on with Bradley Cooper. Rather, the superstar is sparking rumors with sound engineer Dan Horton.......
22:36, 07/30/2019

Iran releases audio of patrol boat warning off Royal Navy ship Recording from seizure of Stena Impero is attempt to show Iran’s capability in GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have released an audio recording in which one of their officers appears to tell a British...
19:00, 07/29/2019

Rare Einstein audio recording of the famed physicist talking about the A-bomb surfaces An incredibly rare audio recording of arguably the world's most famous theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, is set to go up for auction tomorrow, May 4. Perhaps even more startling are the topics o...
23:24, 05/03/2019

Denon parent Sound United now owns Pioneer and Onkyo home audio The audio world just got noticeably smaller. Sound United, the parent company for brands like Denon, Polk Audio and Marantz, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo's home audio division, including every...
08:36, 05/15/2019

Tyreek Hill denies 2014 assault in new audio: ‘F–king ruined my life’ More of the explosive audio that embroiled Tyreek Hill in a child abuse investigation was aired on Tuesday, and in it, the Kansas City Chiefs star denies assaulting his then-girlfriend (now-fiancee) a...
05:36, 07/10/2019

Chiefs 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill audio, WR barred from team activities The Kansas City Chiefs have barred Tyreek Hill from team activities after hearing an audio recording in which Hill's fiancee accuses him of child abuse....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Cambridge Audio's first true wireless earbuds boast incredible battery life Cambridge Audio has released its first true wireless earbuds to rival the likes of the Apple AirPods (2019) and the Samsung Galaxy Buds. The British audio brand claims that the Melomania 1 true w...
12:36, 06/11/2019

Google Is Testing a Play/Pause Button for Audio and Video on the Chrome Toolbar Google is adding a new function to play, pause, or skip through videos or music via the toolbar to its Chrome browser, though it is currently only available via the Canary development browser and rema...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Audio Suggests Secret Plan for Russians to Fund Party of Italy’s Salvini A similar recording brought down the Austrian government this year, but Italy’s most powerful politician has deflected the flap around his nationalist party....
22:48, 07/10/2019

Audio recording reveals Boeing resisted angry calls from pilots for 737 Max fix in November Weeks after the first fatal crash of Boeing's popular 737 Max aircraft in October, American Airlines pilots angrily pushed Boeing to fix the anti-stall software that has now been implicated in tw...
19:24, 05/15/2019

New Samsung Note 10 rumor suggests ‘Zoom Audio’ and stylus gesture control We’re weeks away from the Samsung Note 10 launch on August 7, but the rumor mill is running at full steam. The latest claims the smartphone will get a few radical new features, like gesture con...
23:00, 07/22/2019

11,000 hours of unheard mission control audio restored for Apollo 11 50th anniversary A Sundance Film Festival award-winning film titled "Apollo 11" helped kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission Thursday night....
20:12, 07/19/2019

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...
20:24, 06/26/2019

Gamechanger Audio’s analog synth uses drone motors to create awesome music In a time where most musical advancements seem to come in the form of software tricks, it’s refreshing to see a product with a new kind of analog hardware. That’s what Gamechanger Audio delivers with ...
03:24, 06/13/2019

'Star Trek' actress Nichelle Nichols 'was trying to protect herself' before shocking audio, pal claims A movie producer claiming to be a close friend of Nichelle Nichols said she’s heartbroken to hear of the distressing news concerning the pop culture icon....
18:48, 05/30/2019

Uber releases Ludwig 0.2 with audio and speech improvements, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration The latest version of Uber's Ludwig -- Ludwig 0.2 -- features improvements on the audio and speech front, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration.Read More...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Audio-Technica's new gaming headsets bring pro sound to battle royale matches If you're a gamer who thinks good audio quality is just as important as state-of-the-art graphics, you'll know how crucial a decent gaming headset is to your gaming experience. The best...
18:12, 07/01/2019

Save $50 On the Bluetooth Version of Audio Technica's Cult Favorite M50x Headphones Audio Technica’s legendary M50x headphones finally got built-in Bluetooth late last year, and today at Amazon, you can grab the new version for $150. That’s about $50less than usual, and one of the be...
22:24, 05/05/2019

BAE Audio president Mark Loughman on analog versus digital, abandoned tech, and the NWO There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of BAE Audio. Despite being one of the most prestigious high-end audio gear manufacturers in the US, it doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry. However, you’ve de...
02:24, 08/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest so...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said &ldqu...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Secur...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Philadelphia shooting: Frantic audio captures moment gunman opens fire on cops Frantic Philadelphia police dispatch audio captures the tense moments a suspected gunman battled cops in an hours-long standoff — wounding six officers and trapping two others inside the buildin...
19:48, 08/15/2019

‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols, 86, said to be heard screaming for help in audio recording: report Nichelle Nichols, the actress who played Lt. Nyota Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series in the 1960s, is reportedly heard screaming for help in an audio obtained by an Atlanta news stat...
10:48, 05/29/2019

Chicago police release audio clip as weekend gun violence leaves 7 dead, 46 injured Another spree of weekend gun violence in Chicago has left at least seven people dead and 46 injured, reports say, as police released an audio clip containing the sounds of barrages of gunfire heard du...
03:36, 08/06/2019

Jurors hear audio of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planning branding ritual Keith Raniere was caught on tape planning the grotesque branding ritual he ordered performed on his female slaves, prosecutors say. The audio was played during the accused sex-cult leader’s fede...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Shocking audio documents Tony Robbins telling a woman she was 'lying' about being abused by her husband Richard Drew/AP Photo According to an investigation from BuzzFeed News, self-help guru Tony Robbins has been accused of yelling at abuse victims and making sexual advances at his followers during his...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they ar...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Philadelphia standoff: Police dispatch audio reveals tense moments during hours-long ordeal Dramatic audio from police dispatchers reveals how two officers became trapped and six others were wounded as gunfire rang out during an hours-long standoff that turned one residential Philadelphia ne...
17:48, 08/15/2019

Make Your Seat Back Audio, Treadmill TV, and Nintendo Switch Wireless With Twelve South's AirFly Your headphones are wireless now. Great! The problem is that gym equipment, seat back entertainment screens, and your Nintendo Switch are not. That’s where this gadget comes in....
14:24, 05/25/2019

Ultimate Ears myBOOM 3 speaker hands-on: Thousands of ways to customize an outstanding audio experience While digital assistant speakers are all the rage today, having a great sounding portable speaker provides a better audio experience without having to worry about big companies listening to all of you...
19:36, 04/28/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill denies 2014 domestic assault in full audio from recorded conversation with fiancée Kansas City Chiefs player Tyreek Hill denied assaulting his fiancée in 2014 in the full recorded conversation from a Dubai airport earlier this year.       ...
17:24, 07/10/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the ...
19:48, 07/12/2019

CBOE and Bloomberg Expand Connectivity to CBOE's PULSe Trader Workstation CHICAGO, IL -- March 7, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchangeâ (CBOEâ) announced today that it has joined with Bloomberg to establish direct connectivity between CBOE’s PULSe trader workstationâ (PUL...
21:24, 05/01/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
00:48, 04/29/2019

AI Needs Your Data—and You Should Get Paid for It A new approach to training artificial intelligence algorithms involves paying people to submit medical data, and storing it in a blockchain-protected system....
13:12, 08/08/2019

Draymond Got Paid How much is defense worth in the NBA? According to the Golden State Warriors, the price of an elite defensive player is a cool $25 million a year. Per an Adrian Wojnarowski report, the Warriors have l...
21:12, 08/03/2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Perdue anxious that tariffs may interfere with ratification of USMCA: Bloomberg U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Wednesday he is hopeful that the United States and Mexico can reach an accord to avoid U.S. tariffs being applied on Mexican goods over immigration....
00:36, 06/06/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitio...
06:00, 05/12/2019

More than $1.6M to be paid to MPs not running for re-election Thirty-nine sitting MPs have declared they won't run again in the next election, of whom 18 are eligible for severance payments totalling an estimated $1,618,850....
22:12, 07/09/2019

Get Paid to Move to These States If you work remotely and are dreaming about a different setting in which to plant your laptop, it might be time to make a move: States and cities are starting to offer cash incentives to people who mo...
20:24, 08/16/2019

Instead of being tracked, get paid to see online ads "You are not a product," says the pitch for the rival to Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Advertisers pay to be seen, and Brave splits it 70/30 with us.       ...
17:13, 07/06/2019

Who Got Refunds, Who Paid More: Inside the New Tax Law The first tax-filing season under the new law jostled the upper-middle class, as people making between $100,000 and $250,000 became less likely to receive refunds and more likely to owe money with the...
16:24, 07/02/2019

Fortnite 9.10 early patch notes: Vehicle fixes, Audio fixes, new LTM, skins and MORE? Epic will be adding a big new update to Fortnite tomorrow, and ahead of 9.10 being added to the game, we've scoured the internet to get a feel for what we may be saying....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Bose Launches Its AR Audio Sunglasses in India, Called Bose Frames Bose Frames will go on sale beginning next week in the country alongside Bose Frames Lens Collection. The Bose Frames combine three functionalities into one device – premium sunglasses, wireless......
12:48, 06/13/2019

The Seventh Doctor Embarks on a Foreboding Journey in This Exclusive Excerpt From the Next Doctor Who Audio Drama The Seventh Doctor was a mastermind of fiendishly clever plans that really pushed not just the Doctor’s famous intelligence to its limits, but often involved his infamous dark side, too. And in his ne...
23:00, 06/22/2019

'Alter your course': Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship An audio recording reveals the tense moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iranian forces rappelling to the ship's deck.        ...
16:36, 07/21/2019

Get ‘Slimy,’ Get Paid – It’s the Influencer Economy Do-it-yourself videos on homemade slime might not sound like cutting-edge marketing, but that’s the way the so-called “influencer economy” works. People who build loyal social media followings on a pa...
20:48, 08/06/2019

The highest-paid CEOs by state Here are the top paid CEOs by state for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion ...
21:24, 05/24/2019

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource that helps people compare internet providers in thei...
22:00, 08/07/2019

Get Paid to Watch Ads in the Brave Web Browser Brave, a chromium-based web browser that boasts an ad-free browsing experience, will now pay users to watch ads. That’s right—the ad-blocking browser will now be running ads, but in a more thoughtful ...
20:12, 04/28/2019