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Roku TVs display interactive pop-ups during related commercials

Roku TVs have recently begun to run interactive pop-up ads placed through related television commercials received via cable or antenna. Cord Cutters News reports. An image published by the publication shows a pop-up ad for Ghost Town which has appeared during a Geico commercial ( Ghost Town is sponsored by Geico). The corresponding popup included a request to the viewer …

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Toyota uses Virtual Reality to teach robots

Unlike humans, robots do not have the ability to think for themselves. This means that a robot can do pretty much what its creator programmed it to do. While useful in factories on the assembly line, where a robot may only have a few things to do, it becomes less useful when interacting with the real world. Robber janitors are …

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HomeKit Secure Video Images Surface indicates that it could start soon

During WWDC 2019, Apple announced earlier this year a new feature that will come in the form of Secure Video on its HomeKit platform. For users who are unfamiliar with HomeKit Secure Video, this option is intended for users who capture video using intelligent security camera systems that are also HomeKit-enabled. You can also encrypt the video before it's uploaded …

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You can borrow the speakers with the new Sonos service

Sonos has quietly launched a new subscription service that reduces the initial hurdle of taking away its expensive connected speakers. Sonos Flex subscriptions start at € 15 per month and can be canceled at any time. The service is currently limited to only 500 households in the Netherlands, but could expand globally if successful. Sonos Flex subscriptions are available at …

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Hackers change Chrome and Firefox to track secure web traffic

There's a reason why companies like Google are trying to get more websites to use HTTPS because it helps secure your web traffic. It helps prevent attackers from interfering with the data transferred between the site and your browser. Unfortunately, a Kaspersky report has revealed that Russian hackers may have found a way to track secure web traffic. This works …

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Facebook's dead "group stories" find a new home on Instagram

Group HistoriesBackin 2018, Facebook launched a feature for its platform in the form of group stories that allowed users to post stories that were only available in groups. However, the feature may not have arrived very well, as Facebook announced last month to end the feature. However, if you liked the feature, you'll be happy to meet this group of …

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New Trailer: Birds of Prey, 1917, The King's Man and more

Jake is still not there, so this week you're stuck in my mind about the art of cinema. I did not actually watch any movies this week, so I'll use this time to talk about large-scale adaptations of books – especially books I like. In the mail Harry Potter boom, it felt like every popular book series on the planet …

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