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Recent articles by Amrita:

Alexa was everywhere at CES

With Google planning to pre-install its AI in an estimated one billion devices, Amazon wants Alexa in as many places as possible. → Read More

Google’s AI for mammograms doesn’t account for racial differences

AI could improve preventive healthcare, if it accounts for race. → Read More

Online extremism group run by social media giants becomes independent

A group formed by Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to combat terrorist abuse and online extremism on social media is becoming a separate organization. T... → Read More

Amazon's version of AirPods will reportedly offer fitness tracking

Amazon's yet-to-be announced Alexa-powered wireless earbuds could also double as a fitness tracker. CNBC reported today that the earbuds, deemed "Puget", will c... → Read More

Facebook acquires neural monitoring startup CTRL-labs

A neural interface startup that's hard at work on a bracelet you can use to control computers with your thoughts is the latest Facebook acquisition. Bloomberg r... → Read More

NBC's LX aims to provide local news for younger viewers

LX premiered its first news segments today on social media. → Read More

The Willow breast pump now has a reusable container

Moms now have a greener -- and more cost-effective -- alternative to plastic bags. → Read More

Google to invest record-breaking amount in renewable energy

Google today announced its intention to spend more than $2 billion in new renewable energy infrastructure across the US, South America and Europe. The 1,600-meg... → Read More

You can finally hide replies to your tweets

You can now hide all those obnoxious trolls and reply guys on Twitter. The social media platform today announced a test of its controversial "hide replies" feat... → Read More

Airbnb plans to go public in 2020

Airbnb has put to rest speculation about the timing of its IPO. The vacation rental company today took the rare step of announcing in a press release that it pl... → Read More

‘Terminator: Resistance’ will pit you against Skynet this December

Terminator: Resistance, a single first-person shooter based on the film franchise, is set to be released later this year. Publisher Reef Entertainment and devel... → Read More

Impossible Burger makes its grocery store debut in Southern California

Impossible Burger will soon be available at your local grocer. The company announced that starting on September 20th its plant burgers will be available at Gels... → Read More

The Keurig of cocktails is expanding sales to California

What if whipping up a Moscow Mule or an Old Fashioned was as easy as popping a coffee pod into a Keurig machine? Cocktail bartenders and other libations experts... → Read More

‘Call of Duty’ comes to mobile on October 1st

Get ready to compete in Team Deathmatch or play Battle Royale on your smartphone. Activision announced today that Call of Duty: Mobile will be released on Andro... → Read More

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products

You're about to see far fewer ads for dubious diet products. → Read More

Pinterest's latest Lens update makes it easier to buy items in your photos

Its visual search tool can identify more than 2.5 billion fashion and home products. → Read More

Short-form streaming remake of 'The Fugitive' stars Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) will star in a series remake of the 1993 Harrison Ford movie, The Fugitive at Quibi. Variety reported today that the... → Read More

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ series will shoot in New Zealand

The show is returning to the filming location of the Peter Jackson trilogy. → Read More

You can now order Postmates at Yankee Stadium

Don't miss out on the game by waiting in line at concessions. → Read More

Disney's Bedtime Hotline for kids is back for two weeks (starring Yoda it does)

Getting your wee ones to head to bed can be a chore. But what if the kids had a goodnight phone call from Spider-Man or Elsa from Frozen to look forward to? Pol... → Read More