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Google Assistant will play podcasts from third-party services like Spotify

Nathan Ingraham/Engadget You might not have to depend on Google Podcasts if you’re asking Assistant to play your favorite serialized audio show. Android Police and its readers have discovered that Google is adding support for third-party podcast services, starting with Spotify. You just have to visit podcast settings in Assistant to choose your provider. We’ve …

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SpaceX launches another batch of Starlink satellites, more to come Wednesday – CNET

SpaceX shared this scenic view of a Falcon 9 being readied for launch earlier this year. SpaceX <p class=”speakableTextP1″>After <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/series-of-spacex-and-ula-launch-scrubs-saddens-skywatchers/”>”Scrubtember” and then “Scrubtober”</a></span> played havoc with the SpaceX launch schedule, Elon Musk’s rocket company is hustling to get more of its Starlink broadband satellites into orbit. The company’s 14th batch of orbiting …

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Tesla restores free premium in-car internet for some owners

Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Tesla currently reserves some of its in-car internet features for paying subscribers, but it might be making an exception for some owners. Drivers talking to Electrek say they’re suddenly receiving Premium Connectivity features for free, including satellite maps and media streaming over cellular. The company appears to have changed its eligibility requirements for …

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, XLM, CRO, BNB, LTC

Data from Skew shows Bitcoin’s (BTC) spot volume on LMAX Digital, an exchange that mainly caters to institutions, has overtaken retail-oriented exchanges. This signals that institutional investors could be building up positions as they expect the price to move higher in the future. Along with spot purchases, institutional investors’ participation in the derivatives market has …

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China’s revamped law bans online services that ‘induce addiction’ in kids

Long Wei/VCG via Getty Images China is implementing stricture measures in its bid to keep kids away from addictive digital content. The state-backed news agency Xinhua reported (via Reuters) that China has voted for revamped law that will ban internet products and services which “induce addiction” in kids. Game creators, livestream services and social networks …

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Powerful VR Movie ‘To Miss The Ending’ Wins London Film Festival’s Immersive Prize

Anna West and David Callanan’s To Miss The Ending is the winner of the first-ever XR/Immersive art award at the 2020 London Film Festival. The pair, who head up digital arts studio idontloveyouanymore, took home the audience-voted award after the project was on display for the past week and a half via LFF’s virtual festival …

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48-Hour Stimulus Deadline: US Lawmakers Race to Approve Second Stimulus Checks Before Election

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/daw_1456x360-32.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>Amid the intense stimulus relief aid discussion, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has set a deadline for the White House to come to an agreement on the next stimulus package which provides a second round of stimulus checks for …

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Samsung will reportedly debut its next Galaxy S phones in January 2021

Samsung’s next flagship phone could arrive in January 2021, Android Central reported. And new leaked renders show the camera bump of the Galaxy S20 will also feature in the forthcoming Galaxy S30 (or S21; the name isn’t official yet). According to reliable leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka @OnLeaks), the Galaxy S30 standard model will have a …

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Holopatient Remote Uses AR Holograms For Hands-On Medical Training

GIGXR launches AR tool designed for medical training. GIGXR, a company focused on creating powerful instructor-led XR training tools for use by medical training experts, higher education, and the Department of Defense, has announced the launch of two brand new applications that will improve how the medical field approaches hands-on training during COVID-19 and beyond, HoloPatient …

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