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Google signs up writers from Pixar and The Onion to give its AI helper a personality

To make its assistant more human, Google has hired comedy writers from Pixar and The Onion to build its personality. The goal is to make users feel more emotionally connected to the virtual assistant.
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Fans are going to meet another White Martian in Season 2, episode 11 of “Supergirl.”
That figure represents only paying subscribers, meaning people who signed up for a trial period and can still cancel aren’t included.
Kristen Stewart, the Hollywood actress perhaps best known for her role in the "Twilight" movies, has co-authored a new research paper that discusses the use of artificial intelligence technology, to
Nearly two months since the November 2016 kidnapping of Northern California mother Sherri Papini, police are yet to solve the case but are currently looking at a few clues. According to a new report,
UPDATE: 2:35 a.m. EST — The death toll in a market bombing in Pakistan on Saturday has climbed to 20, Agence France-Presse reported citing the military. Over 50 people were injured in the blast. Orig
The Legends will try to preserve the outcome of the American Revolutionary War in Season 2, episode 11 of “Legends of Tomorrow.” According to the synopsis for the episode, titled “Turncoat,” the team
Who would have thought that incoming U.S. President Donald Trump has been quite affected over “Twilight” couple Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson’s breakup a couple of years ago? In a recent inter
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) late on Friday evening said that PhonePe and Flipkart apps are in "contravention" of the UPI guidelines on interoperability. Hence, NPCI...
Hours after officially becoming the 45th president of the United States Friday, President Donald Trump, who is known to appreciate his ancestral ties to Scotland, kept his campaign promise of returni
CEO Jack Dorsey says it's a technical glitch and they're working on it. Really. The post Twitter Insists It Isn't Making Everyone Follow @POTUS appeared first on WIRED.
While Gypsy (Jessica Camacho) is going to be introduced to the world of “The Flash” as a strong opponent for Cisco (Carlos Valdes), the new character will actually help him develop his metahuman powe
James (Mehcad Brooks) will start using his position as the head of CatCo Worldwide Media to build up the image of his vigilante identity, Guardian. In Season 2, episode 9 of “Supergirl,” James is cre
The release date of “House of Cards” Season 5 has finally been revealed, and the show even made its announcement the same day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The Netflix political drama sha
The CW has set the air dates for the highly anticipated musical crossover event between “The Flash” and “Supergirl.” According to Deadline, the musical will kick off at the end of “Supergirl’s” March
President Donald Trump took his first actions as president Friday, signing his first executive order, and, as promised, it concerned the Affordable Care Act. Just one thing, the order didn’t really s
Secondary heads in North Somerset urge Theresa May to reconsider grammar proposals.
The content that appeared on the previous president's website disappeared when Donald Trump was sworn in as president. His team has posted six new issue pages.
NuScale, based in Portland, Oregon has designed a 'modular' mini nuclear power plant. Each nuclear reactor could fit on the back of a truck, but would still be nine stories tall.
President Donald Trump’s first two Cabinet members, Defense Secretary James “Mad Dog” Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, were sworn in Friday just hours after their boss took office.
Communications app lets (mostly) students bear souls        
When you need instant internet connection but there’s no WiFi network from the establishments around you, your phone’s mobile hotspot capability is the tool you can rely on. However, setting up your
Researchers based at UC Berkeley, the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and more have found that when we blink, our brain repositions our eyeballs to stay focused on what we're looking a
Shootings in Baltimore, one of the most dangerous cities in the United States, are up 30 percent in January 2017 compared to the same time last year. On Thursday, two men died while three people were
The researchers say that Wi-Fi connections fail an astonishing 45 percent of the time - and the biggest problems occur when machines are choosing a network to join.
The researchers say that Wi-Fi connections fail an astonishing 45 percent of the time - and the biggest problems occur when machines are choosing a network to join.
This week’s Apple Loop includes essential updates to the iPhone 8 hardware, the mysterious iPhone X, iOS 10.2.1 battery issues, Microsoft's challenge to Apple, updates to Outlook for iOS, how the AirP
Minutes after Donald Trump was officially sworn in as president on Friday, the LGBT rights page was taken down from the White House and Departments of Labor websites. The site’s removal may draw alar
Australian actress Poppy Montgomery, known for her role on CBS’s "Without a Trace," is selling her stunning 4,800-square-foot house in Pacific Palisades, California, for $4.985 million. The
Through Jan. 29, Hollywood heads to Park City, Utah for 2017 Sundance Film Festival. In addition to numerous film premieres and screenings, the calendar is packed with fabulous (and fashionable) part
This week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung's reveal of the Galaxy S8, the decision about the S8 launch date, Nokia sells out its new handset, thoughts on the Pixel 2 features, Android One's arrival
Researchers based at UC Berkeley, the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and more have found that when we blink, our brain repositions our eyeballs to stay focused on what we're looking a
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