How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa

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Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murphy alerted the video team that anyone watching the video at home through speakers would find their Echo repeatedly activated each time someone in the video spoke the wake…

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Foxconn chairman meeting at White House — reasons unclear

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Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou is headed to the White House for a meeting, but it’s unclear why.

Foxconn has committed to building a $10 billion display screen manufacturing facility in Wisconsin that the company says will employ 13,000 people.

Foxconn said in a statement Tuesday that…

5G vs. 4G: How will the next generation improve on the last?

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As 5G networks begin a slow rollout across the country, we take a look at how the new mobile network technology compares to the last generation. Find out precisely how 5G and 4G differ and what the likely impact will be for most people.

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The digital farming revolution will cost workers their power, dignity, and possibly their jobs

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There’s a lot of talk about digital technology and smart cities, but what about smart farms? Many of us still have a romantic view of farmers surveying rolling hills and farm kids cuddling calves, but our food in Canada increasingly comes from industrial-scale factory farms and vast glass and steel forests of greenhouses. While the social and environmental consequences of agri-food industrialization are fairly well understood, issues around digital technology are now just emerging. Yet, technology is radically transforming farms and farming. And while different in scale and scope, technology is playing a growing role in small and organic farming…

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3 best ways to optimize your B2B sales funnel

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Your B2B sales funnel is an incredibly important part of your business, but it’s also one of the most difficult to measure when it comes to efficiency. There are so many variables at play — including how efficient your software is, how effective your content is, and how persuasive your salespeople are — that it can be difficult to know how you’re doing. Frustration around how to measure your sales cycle can often be compounded by the fact that your lead’s behavior and needs are changing. As technology advances, every company must try to keep up — and some are…

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Land Rover is torturing the next-generation Defender ahead of its launch

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Land Rover is giving the Defender a full reboot. The original SUV was a rugged machine built to go anywhere. Its replacement will tick those boxes, too, but it will add a dose of technology and luxury.

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Train to earn a valuable certification from Cisco for just $19

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Jaguar’s Smart Wallet rewards drivers for reporting traffic jams and potholes

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Jaguar – Land Rover wants to reward drivers who allow their car to share information about road conditions. Still at the pilot phase, its Smart Wallet technology gives motorists cryptocurrency if they agree to let their car send traffic information.

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Amazon is using smart technology to track warehouse worker productivity

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Think Amazon’s warehouse robots are the only use of technology in its fulfillment centers? New documents reveal how human workers are also quantified in terms of their personal productivity.

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Report: Apple Poached Intel’s Smartphone 5G Modem Lead Before Resolving Battle With Qualcomm

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Apple poached Intel’s lead developer for 5G phone modems, Umashankar Thyagarajan, in February—just weeks before it buried the hatchet with rival chip supplier Qualcomm this April, according to a report in the Telegraph on Sunday.

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