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Amazon reportedly planning Alexa microwave, subwoofer, and more this year

Amazon reportedly planning Alexa microwave, subwoofer, and more this year

Amazon is planning to introduce as many as eight new Alexa-powered smart home devices later this year, according to a report from CNBC today. Those devices will be a wide-ranging offering of voice-controlled gadgets: a microwave oven,
Can a bracelet really let you control your dreams?

Can a bracelet really let you control your dreams?

We cover crowdfunding projects all the time at Digital Trends. Platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have given us outstanding products like the Formlabs 3D printer, Biolite campstove, and Onewheel electric skateboard thing.
New Trump tariffs won’t include fitness trackers or the Apple Watch

New Trump tariffs won’t include fitness trackers or the Apple Watch

For months, tech companies have been worried about looming tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports, raising prices on crucial tech products by as much as 25 percent. Today, the industry finally got some good news: according to a Bloomberg report, the final tariff list won’t include devices that receive and transmit voice data, 
Canadian marijuana users, workers and investors risk lifetime border ban

Canadian marijuana users, workers and investors risk lifetime border ban

Canadians who work in the marijuana industry — and those who invest in the booming pot sector — risk a lifetime ban on travel to the U.S., according to a senior official overseeing U.S border operations.
Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions: What We Know

Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions: What We Know

LAWRENCE (CBS) – Large sections of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a series of gas explosions and fires. Here is the latest:
Amazon's Bezos says Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

Amazon's Bezos says Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday the company would announce a decision on where it will build a second headquarters before the end of the year, and also said that President Donald Trump is wrong to “attack the media.”
The Weather Channel Uses Broadcast AR to Warn Residents in the Path of Hurricane Florence

The Weather Channel Uses Broadcast AR to Warn Residents in the Path of Hurricane Florence

If you've gone anywhere near a television in the US in the last 48 hours, you've probably seen some of the reports of Hurricane Florence and its devastating wind and rain making its way toward the Carolina coast.
UNDERWATER DRONES TRACK HURRICANE FLORENCE'S TRAJECTORY

UNDERWATER DRONES TRACK HURRICANE FLORENCE'S TRAJECTORY

WHEN HURRICANE FLORENCE makes landfall on the North Carolina coastline this week, Catherine Edwards will be hoping the super-storm doesn’t veer toward her home in Savannah, Georgia. But even if Florence maintains a safe distance,
Drone Delivery Company Conducts City of Reno's First FAA-Approved Multi-Drone Flight

Drone Delivery Company Conducts City of Reno's First FAA-Approved Multi-Drone Flight

Drone delivery company Flirtey has officially conducted its first drone flights in Reno, Nevada, as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program on Wednesday. 
Drone startup Airware crashes, shut downs after burning $118M

Drone startup Airware crashes, shut downs after burning $118M

Drone operating system startup Airware  today suddenly informed employees it will cease operations immediately despite having raised $118 million from top investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Google’s GV, and Kleiner Perkins. The startup ran out of money after trying to manufacture its own hardware that couldn’t compete with drone giants like China’s DJI.


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