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Google Home's Assistant now knows 5 million recipes, will help you cook

From there, you pick a favorite from the results and select "Send to Google Home". It'll know you're cooking and move forward with the recipe regardless of whatever else you ask it between steps. Google has provided step-by-step instructions for getting started along with a few sample projects, and has also established a dedicated Google+ developer community.

Apple is working on a debit card and Venmo competitor

Much like Venmo and its competitors, Apple's new service would enable iPhone users to transfer money to each other quickly using their mobile phones. It looks like Apple Pay is getting a major upgrade this year. Apple Pay launched in October 2014 in an attempt to capture a chunk of that business.

Moto Z2 Play render reveals another thin phone and camera bump

While the phone can't be seen from all angles in this single image, what can be seen is a familiar design to the old Moto Z Play albeit with a few refinements and touch ups to the style. In addition to Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus and the entry range represented by Moto C, one of the lines of smartphones that will receive a fresh air will be the family of Moto Z devices.

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

This would allow it to end its reliance on mining "one day". But the task won't be easy, something that Apple has admitted. In addition, the source also reveals that Apple is now testing a new type of screen that will give the new iPhone model a look that covers most of the front portion of the device.

Microsoft's authenticator is now all you need to log in

Aside from a basic to-do list , there wasn't anything remarkable about the leaks, save for the feature that lets the app input to-do suggestions. Of course since this is a Microsoft product, you have integration with other Office 365 software and apps.

Hillary Clinton spied on her own campaign staff

She told Trump that she was committed to country's success and "that means your success as president". "Mr President, ' she said softly". Clinton called Trump to concede defeat shortly after a previous phone conversation with Obama. According to the book, she also said that she knew she had "let her country down" and that her loss had " shattered " Obama's legacy. According to the authors, if Clinton carried the blame on her own shoulders that night, it didn't take long, in the aftermath ...

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

The deal was approved by a Russian court earlier on Monday , said FAS deputy head Alexei Dotsenko, adding that it was for a term of six years and nine months. Google reported that, in addition to an amicable agreement with Russia's anti-trust regulator, it entered into a commercial agreement with the Yandex company.

The three-variant Clarity is one of Honda's most advanced creations

Joining the Clarity Fuel Cell that was launched late last year, the trio is expected to contribute to an anticipated five-fold increase in Honda's USA sales of electrified vehicles over the next four years. But the filling stations are the biggest obstacle for the fuel cell cars. As for the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid model, Center said the vehicle is designed for those "wanting to take the next step in environmental performance", but still want range and fuel flexibility.

US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

The US is sending "dozens" of additional troops to Somalia to train and equip the Somali National Army and the forces participating in the African Union Mission in Somalia there. A BBC report on this story noted that in 1993, 18 US special forces personnel were killed in the incident dramatized in the American film Black Hawk Down .

Samsung Galaxy S6 Nougat Update Insults S7 Users

To grab the update, simply head to your settings menu, then go into "About Device", and check for updates. AT&T has announced that it's updating its Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ to Android 7.0. Be patient and before you know it, you will be enjoying the new features that come with the update. Screenshots detail a jump to Android 7.0 and the February security patch.

Obama to give speech in Berlin to mark Reformation anniversary

The Obama Foundation is co-sponsoring the discussion and the joint appearance may be an attempt to bolster her chances of re-election. The visit will coincide with the beginning of President Donald Trump's summer tour of Europe. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday (16 February) that Europe must not cave in to U.S. demands to raise military spending, arguing that development and humanitarian aid could also count as security.

Pre-Order of iPhone 8 Starts September, Shipment Expected Before December Holidays

Recalling a report from last week, Apple is reportedly facing some technical issues relating to the lamination process of curved OLED panels and delayed adoption of a 3D sensing system which is why the availability of the 5.8-inch iPhone 8 might be delayed a few weeks.

Apple May Be Building Their Own Battery Management Chip For Upcoming iPhones

As per the research note , Apple is setting up a design team to work on the power management chip at its headquarters in California as well as in Munich. Dialog is reliant on Apple's custom as nearly 75 percent of its sales are to the Californian tech company. It's interesting to see that Apple is moving down its supply chain and replacing its most important suppliers one by one.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition comes with extra apps

Samsung launched the S8 with many new security features, such as an iris scanner and a fingerprint sensor. LG smartphones don't usually carry the firing power of the Samsung Galaxy devices, but you'll want to check out this latest device. All four carriers are also offering a special deal from Samsung that includes a free Gear VR headset and controller (valued at $179) and Oculus Bonus Content for preorder buyers, while supplies last.

Instagram Direct Brings Together Permanent And Disappearing Messages

Instagram , which counts 375 million users on its messaging platform, is clearly ramping up direct competition with Snapchat. Disappearing messages are highlighted blue in the inbox to prepare users for what kind of message they're about to open.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Reveals Its 707-Horsepower SUV

That's right! This 6.2-litre V8 Hellcat engine , seen previously in the Challenger and the Charger, now sends 707bhp of power to the all-wheel-drive in the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, while producing a colossal turning momentum of 875Nm. Dropping the supercharged 6.2-liter V8 in the Grand Cherokee's engine bay was easier said than done. Taking care of safety is a set of 15.75-inch (400 millimeter) Brembo brakes in front and 13.78-inch (350 mm) rotors in the rear, with the company looking ...

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

Nunes acknowledged Monday that he met with a "source" on the White House grounds just before announcing that associates of President Donald Trump had been caught up in USA surveillance. In his press briefing, Spicer said the White House had no objection to Yates's testimony and denied any coordination with Nunes to block it. Spicer said that Yates had asked the Justice Department for permission to testify publicly and that it had been granted.

Spotify planning direct listing that stops short of IPO

If the codependent nature of Spotify and Universal's agreement isn't enough, this chart from Statista should make it clearer: According to the RIAA , streaming brought in more than half of the United States music industry's revenue in 2016.

Twitter sues government to stop unmasking of anti-Trump account

Following Trump's inauguration in January, anonymous Twitter feeds that borrowed the names and logos of more than a dozen USA government agencies appeared to challenge the president's views on climate change and other issues. A recent message cites the text of the First Amendment. Your Views: Readers' Letters Victim advocates fear family violence summit an empty gesture ahead of election John Drinnan: When does plain talk become hate speech? .

Honor 8 Pro hands-on review

It's a BIG phone, featuring a QuadHD 5.7-inch display with 2,560 x 1,440 resolution. Next to this Cortex A73 quad-core CPU (running 2.4 GHz) and four low-power Cortex A53 cores (at 1.8 GHz) we have a Mali-G71 GPU with support for Vulkan graphics and API that increases graphics performance up to 400%.

Knicks' Rose out for season with torn meniscus

In his first season with the Knicks, Rose averaged 18 points per game and 4.4 assists per game. If I'm a Knicks fan, I'm increasingly nervous w/ every day that goes by without the Knicks waiving Rose. On Sunday, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Rose will miss the rest of the 2016-17 season with a torn meniscus. Rose, who previously said he would like to return to NY, missed the Knicks' previous two games with what the team described as soreness and swelling.

Palmer Luckey is out at Facebook

Luckey was a cofounder of Oculus , which was acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion. Palmer Luckey, the co-founder of Oculus VR and designer of the Oculus Rift, is stepping down from his position at the company. This is Luckey's last week at Oculus, a spokesperson confirmed to CNNTech. That spurred Facebook's purchase of Oculus for almost $3 billion in 2014.

Xbox One New Update Includes Beam Integration

Beam is a live streaming service that was acquired by Microsoft along with the name a year ago, by an unknown number. This is no doubt helped by the removal of the Now Playing window. Similarly, the pop-up Guide overlay has been overhauled to put key features more easily in reach. Cortana will also appear as an overlay on the screen, allowing users to set reminders and alarms, access Party controls, and play music with simple voice controls.

Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

Overheating can lead to cracked cylinder heads that leaks oil and create the possibility of an under-hood fire. Ford Motor Co., the second largest US automaker, on Wednesday announced two new recalls affecting 440,000 vehicles and expects to spend about $295 million to fix the issues.

ICICI Bank partners Truecaller for UPI-based mobile payment

The announcements were made at the company's first annual " Stay ahead " event in New Delhi. The popular service, which first started as a way to help you identify unknown callers, is now spreading its wings beyond being your complementary phonebook and voice call app.

Android O on Nexus 5X, 6P gets a preliminary root

Its aim for 2017 is to roll out new tools that will protect users who install apps from outside Google Play and aren't supported by its existing systems. One of the most hated UI element as a result of multiple flavors of Android is the inconsistency in the icons. For the unfamiliar, users can instruct the Google Assistant to carry out specific tasks on their smartphone.

Han Solo spinoff to reveal how character 'got his name'

So it comes as both utter relief and no surprise from Disney on Thursday that Carrie Fisher's performance in December's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" won't be altered through hologram technology. "That (the story) picks up with Han Solo when he was 18-years-old and takes him through when he was 24". Ben, however, has been seduced by the dark side of the Force and fights for the First Order as Kylo Ren, which means there is plenty of Skywalker-Solo family drama left to be explored in the ...

Senate votes to block internet privacy regulations

The Republican-controlled Senate voted along party lines Thursday to repeal Internet privacy protections that were approved by the Federal Communications Commission just days before Donald Trump won the election. The nation's largest broadband companies - AT&T, Comcast and Verizon - have each made acquisitions in an effort to build their digital content holdings, making them not only the companies that provide a broadband pipe into your home, but also companies whose own content rides that ...

EBay to launch Guaranteed Delivery in U.S. this summer

This is necessary for eBay since Amazon can deliver an item within an hour and let you track packages to an exact spot on the map. EBay will start rolling out Guaranteed Delivery this summer for shoppers in the US. If the items a consumer orders are covered under the guarantee, eBay says they will arrive by the delivery date. Year-to-date, EBAY has gained 14.05%, versus a 6.07% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.

US Imposes Electronics, Liquids Ban on Airlines From 13 Nations

The statement said that "following instructions from the concerned United States departments", the airline would be banning any electronic device in flight cabins except for "cellular telephones and medical devices". The Qatar Airways booking agent I talked to was clearly unaware of any potential electronics ban on her airline, for example. The new measure, expected to be announced on Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security, was in response to an unspecified terrorist threat and ...