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FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping

4 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something they want to buy and use Messenger to send it to the seller, who can then request payment right through the chat app.
Facebook confirms the new shopping feature is currently in testing with a limited set of Pages in Thailand, which has been a testbed for shopping features. The option was first spotted by social media and reputation manager Jeff Higgins , and re-shared by Matt Navarra and Social...
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Amazon's Microsoft Office deals can save you up to 45% off

Amazon's Microsoft Office deals can save you up to 45% off

4 days ago   |   By TechRadar

So, you've just bought a new computer and want some productivity software that's a step above free offerings like Google Docs or OpenOffice. Lucky for you, Amazon has an amazing deal on Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2019 that's running today only, at the time of writing. There are three varieties of the newest Office on sale, and they're available for anywhere from 33% to 45% off their list prices.
Specifically, this deal will save you $45 off the $99.99 list price for 12 months of Office 365 Home; $50 off the $149.99 list price for Office Home and Student 2019; and $30 off the $69.99...
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Amazon is crowdsourcing Alexa's answers to tough questions

Amazon is crowdsourcing Alexa's answers to tough questions

4 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

If you've got an Echo device at home, you've almost certainly played a few rounds of “stump Alexa,” asking Amazon's assistant increasingly arcane questions in an attempt to elicit some baffled response. Likely you found it was all that difficult to confuse the AI. After all, Amazon doesn't have the advantage of Google's deep Knowledge Graph.
One quick workaround is going the Wikipedia route, drawing upon the knowledge of users to help build a deeper base of knowledge. Amazon's just opened that door, with an invite-only program that asks customers to submit answers to Alexa's more difficult...
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What are Google Home, Home Max, Home Mini and Home Hub and what can they do?

What are Google Home, Home Max, Home Mini and Home Hub and what can they do?

4 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Google wants to embed itself in your home, like Amazon does with its Echo range of devices. As a result, Google offers the Home family, which consists of Home , Home Mini , Home Max and Home Hub. This is everything you need to know about Google Home, including what it is, how the Google Home devices work, what devices work with Google Home and where you can buy these speakers. What is Google Home?
Wi-Fi smart speaker
Google Assistant and smart home control
Three colours: Mango, Marine, and Violet bases, Carbon, Snow, and Copper tops
Google Home is a Wi-Fi speaker that doubles as a smart...
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