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Sonos Cuts Deal to Bring Amazon Alexa Voice Controls to Its Speakers

gadgets.ndtv.com — Matt Welch began hacking his Sonos Internet-connected stereo system about two years ago, to make it easier for his wife to listen to the radio. One of his favorite creations was a software program that used the microphone on the family's Echo, Amazon's talking speaker, as a voice-control input for the Sonos.

How Sonos and Amazon Echo Learned to Talk to Each Other

bloomberg.com — Matt Welch began hacking his Sonos internet-connected stereo system about two years ago, to make it easier for his wife to listen to the radio. One of his favorite creations was a software program that used the microphone on the family's Echo, Amazon's talking speaker, as a voice-control input for the Sonos.

Star Pitchers in a Duel? Tickets Will Cost More

nytimes.com — When the San Francisco Giants noticed a sudden surge in ticket sales for the team's Memorial Day game with the Colorado Rockies, they did something seemingly more befitting a ticket broker than a professional baseball team: they raised their prices.

Bloomberg Briefs

newsletters.briefs.bloomberg.com — Impax, whose food and agriculture strategy has about $178 million in assets under management globally according to its website, is investing in companies that breed livestock that produce less methane, develop emissions-reducing feeds and provide consumer alternatives to dairy, Landymore said.

These Digital Locks Help Keep Tabs on Tenants

bloomberg.com — It's Aug. 10, and Luke Schoenfelder and Thomas Meyerhoffer are in a three-unit apartment building on Manhattan's East 33rd Street awaiting a flood of deliveries. First an order from UberRUSH comes in, then one from Amazon Prime Now. Someone suggests calling out for wings.

The iPad Era Hasn't Turned Your Kids Into Screen-Time Zombies

bloomberg.com — Here's fresh data to fan the flames of a perennial parenting freak out: children and screen time. A new study released on Monday by Common Sense Media details how young children consume electronic media (PDF), based on a large national survey of children under eight years old.

Uber and Lyft Want to Replace Public Buses

gadgets.ndtv.com — Pinellas Park, Florida, isn't the kind of place you'd expect to gain insight about the future of mass transit. The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl-the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip-and anyone who can avoid the bus does.

Uber and Lyft want to replace public buses

economictimes.indiatimes.com — By Joshua Brustein Pinellas Park, Florida, is not the kind of place where you would expect to gain insight about the future of mass transit. The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl-the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip-and anyone who can avoid the bus does.

Uber, Lyft are disrupting public bus services too

livemint.com — If ride hailing drives down car ownership, as Uber and Lyft expect it will, that could increase the demand for subsidized rides, leaving governments holding the tab for new forms of semi-public transit. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New York: Park, Florida, isn't the kind of place you'd expect to gain insight about the future of mass transit.

Uber and Lyft want to replace public buses

chicagotribune.com — Pinellas Park, Fla., isn't the kind of place you'd expect to gain insight about the future of mass transit. The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl - the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip - and anyone who can avoid the bus does.
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Sep 23, 2016

If someone is looking at their phone while riding a bicycle, it should be legal to push them over.

Sep 22, 2016

@chameleonito are you driving for Juno? If so, would you mind speaking to a Bloomberg reporter (me)? DM or jbrustein at bloomberg dot net

Sep 22, 2016

@nyctaxiphoto hey Noah I'm a reporter at Bloomberg with a question for you. DM me or email jbrustein at bloomberg dot net?

Sep 22, 2016

@srcasm Hey Jesse, got a sec to talk to a reporter from Bloomberg? DM or email jbrustein at bloomberg dot net.

Sep 21, 2016

@jdickerson thank you for your rant on hypothetical questions. It's the dumbest stance ever.

Sep 21, 2016

Or, an unsurprising number of people claim they'd do something to lose weight, even though there's no way they'd actually do it https://t.co/T6izpBj5vU

Sep 21, 2016

RT @motherboard: We had a frustrating conversation about privacy with Allo, Google's new chatbot  http://bit.ly/2cREytx  https://t.co/PMVhThgKdW


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