Alexa - updates

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Amazon digital assistant Alexa gets into your head

Sep 26, 2019 - 12:50 PM

Amazon brings smart assistant Alexa to glasses, earbuds, and a ring in new hardware announcements

SMART GLASSES. Echo Frames eyeglass frames infused with voice-commanded digital assistant Alexa are pictured at at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle on September 25, 2019. Photo by Glenn CHAPMAN / AFP

Milliam, Maneja to represent PH in WTA Future Stars

Sep 16, 2019 - 9:50 PM

Alexa Joy Milliam and Justine Hannah Maneja rule the Cebuana Lhuillier Girls' Tennis Challenge Under 14 and Under 16 Qualifying Tournament

UP-AND-COMING. Alexa Joy Milliam (left) and Justine Hannah Maneja will don the national colors in the WTA Future Stars. Contributed photo

PH lands record 5th place in World Juniors Tennis Championships

Aug 11, 2019 - 1:26 PM

Teen tennis ace Alex Eala leads the Philippines to its best finish in the world juniors tournament

HISTORIC. The Philippine girls tennis team clinches 5th place, the country's best result in the World Juniors Tennis Championships. Photo courtesy of Michael Francis Eala

I voted for my nephew's future but I felt I failed him

May 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM

How can I explain to my nephew that Filipinos elected candidates who lied, stole money from the people, and whose backgrounds are questionable?

Polidario-Magdato, Guzman-Arbasto pairs emerge as BVR champions

Nov 21, 2018 - 9:06 PM

Alexa Polidario and Erjane Magdato cop the women's crown while KR Guzman and Krung Arbasto rule the men's side of the Dumaguete leg of the beach volleyball circuit

CHAMPS AGAIN: Alexa Polidario and Erjane Magdato of UNO-R clinch their second crowd in 8 months. Photo from BVR

Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives

Sep 21, 2018 - 10:10 AM

'Amazon launched today what I believe is the industry's largest assortment of home automation products,' says analyst Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights and Strategy

ALEXA-POWERED. An assortment of newly launched devices, including, an "Echo Input," "Echo Show, "Echo Plus," "Echo Sub," "Echo Auto" and "Firetv Recast" are pictured at Amazon Headquarters, following a launch event, on September 20, 2018 in Seattle Washington. Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images/AFP

Cybersecurity roundup: May 20 to 26, 2018

May 26, 2018 - 11:49 AM

In this week's Cybersecurity Roundup, it's a two-for-one Amazon special coupled with General Data Protection Regulation complaints in the European Union!

Cybersecurity roundup: April 22 to 28, 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - 2:39 PM

Check out this week's Cybersecurity Roundup, which features Amazon Alexa hacks and crackdowns against a major distributed denial of service provider.

RAW Deal: On the road to WrestleMania 34

Feb 11, 2018 - 3:16 PM

All roads lead to the Elimination Chamber

CHAMBER. Roman Reigns will be in the Elimination Chamber, which is going to determine the new #1 contender to Brock Lesnar’s WWE Universal Championship. Screenshot WWE YT

Love on ice – skating and dating at the Olympics

Feb 11, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Love on and off the ice may or may not conquer all

SOUL MATES. USA's Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim share a life together both on and off the ice. Photo by Aris Messinis/AFP

What's it like using smart speakers in the PH?

Jan 29, 2018 - 2:24 PM

'When our service provider had connection problems in our area, Google Assistant would repeat to me every 30 minutes that it 'couldn’t find the internet''

GOOGLE HOME. The search giant steps into the smart speaker arena with the 2016 release of this device. Screenshot from Google.

Google and Walmart team up to take on Amazon

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:40 AM

The venture will allow customers to order groceries and other items from Walmart to be home delivered through Google Express

RAW Deal: Predicting SummerSlam and NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III

Aug 19, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Here is the prediction for 18 matches at SummerSlam and NXT

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 17 Juli 2017

Jul 17, 2017 - 8:09 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Christie Brinkley, 63, back in swimsuit in 'Sports Illustrated'

Feb 08, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Christie poses for the magazine together with daughters Alexa and Sailor

Amazon launches low-cost tablet with Alexa assistant

Sep 09, 2016 - 12:08 AM

The 8 inch 20 centimeter display Fire HD tablet will start at 89 for US customers making it one of the least expensive on the market

THE FIRE HD 8. Amazon is now taking pre-orders for its new tablet. Screen shot from Amazon promotional video.

Meet Mara Lopez, new Gameplan host

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Our surfer host shows how being passionate about one sport can create ripples of positive change

Meet Katz Salao, new 'Gameplan' host

Mar 19, 2016 - 9:30 AM

After years of having a love hate relationship with fitness and exercise 25 year old Katz Salao discovers her passion in helping other people achieve their fitness goals

Meet Graham Caygill, new Gameplan host

Mar 18, 2016 - 4:09 PM

This Filipino British football player is out to prove that hard work and determination are sometimes more than enough to reach your goal

Who will be the next Gameplan hosts?

Mar 13, 2016 - 5:26 PM

Gameplan hosts Amanda Fernandez Ton Vergel de Dios and Julian Rodriguez are off to new adventures Who will take their spots?

Ho-Soriano, Tan-Soriano advance to PSL beach volley quarters

Jul 25, 2015 - 8:21 PM

The tandems of Gretchen Ho Charo Soriano and Bea Tan Pau Soriano clinched their tickets to the quarterfinals round of the 2015 Philippine Superliga Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup

Gretchen Ho (L) and Cha Soriano (R) in action. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Superliga Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup opens this weekend

Jul 17, 2015 - 3:11 AM

A total of 22 teams will make up both the men s and women s brackets of the tournament which will have two days of preliminaries matchups

WATCH: Elvis Gutierrez and Alexa Uichico's wedding video

Jul 04, 2015 - 10:41 AM

I ll love you until my last breath

IN PHOTOS: Elvis Gutierrez and Alexa Uichico's wedding

Jun 28, 2015 - 2:27 PM

Elvis the son of of Eddie Gutierrez and Annabelle Rama marries his longtime girlfriend Alexa before family and friends

Mimaropa defends crown in HS girls' tennis doubles

May 09, 2015 - 8:18 AM

Region IV B smashers Alexa Santos and Khyshana Hitosis win a tight game against Davao Eagles Shaira Rivera and Rachel Velez

ALMOST THERE. Davao's Shaira Rivera and Rachel Velez fail to clinch gold at the secondary girls tennis doubles. They wait another year for a chance to dethrone Mimaropa. Photo by Geri Ianna Pedere/Rappler

[MMFF 2014] ‘Praybeyt Benjamin 2' Review: Show me the money

Dec 27, 2014 - 10:12 PM

Praybeyt Benjamin 2 makes no apologies for what it is – a brainless hyper stylized and utterly ridiculous family comedy writes Zig Marasigan

Meet baby Aria, the newest Gutierrez

Nov 17, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Aria is Elvis’ child with girlfriend Alexa Uichico

Technology and the power to do more

Sep 07, 2013 - 7:28 PM

Here s how can YOU harness social media to campaign for a cause that you believe in

Rappler is PH’s 3rd top news site – Alexa

Sep 06, 2013 - 7:11 PM

Google Analytics shows an 80 growth in Rappler s page views unique visits and visitors

Instagram bans pro-anorexic content

Apr 26, 2012 - 9:03 AM

The app pulls the stops on photos that may promote unhealthy self image

"THINSPIRATION." Photo shows British celebrity and fashion icon Alex Chung (right) with a friend in an Instagram photo. Photo courtesy of The Huffington Post.