Google adds emoji reactions to Messages on Android

Google adds emoji reactions to Messages on Android

Google Google is late to the party when it comes to reactions. Facebook was one of the first companies to implement the feature in 2016 when it introduced them to give people more ways to respond to posts quickly. One year later, the company started testing reactions in Messenger, and they’ve been a part of the app ever … Read more

China threatens retaliation after U.S. orders closure of Houston consulate

China threatens retaliation after U.S. orders closure of Houston consulate

In a dramatic escalation of tensions, the State Department has ordered the closure of China’s Houston consulate — a move the Chinese on Wednesday called an “outrageous and unjustified” provocation State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said the U.S. was acting to “protect American intellectual property and Americans’ private information.” On Tuesday, the Justice Department announced … Read more

“I Now Know What a Turkey Feels Like on Thanksgiving Day”: Hot Weather Tested Every Drivers Patience at Texas

Texas Motor Speedway

The O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway race concluded on Sunday, and many drivers absolutely loathed the conditions. In fact, Cup Series driver Chris Buescher admitted that describing the weather there is quite simple. “It’s just miserable. Miserably hot,” he noted. “It could very well be our hottest race of the year to … Read more

Tesla poised to join S&P 500 after fourth-straight quarterly profit

Tesla poised to join S&P 500 after fourth-straight quarterly profit

Tesla delivered its fourth consecutive quarterly profit on Wednesday, scaling a long-elusive hurdle that finally makes it eligible to join the benchmark S&P 500 index. The electric automaker delivered a surprise profit of $2.18 per share, demolishing analyst forecasts for a 14-cent loss and sending the stock spiking more than 6 percent percent in extended … Read more

Amazon is rolling out more bots for contactless delivery

Amazon is rolling out more bots for contactless delivery

West Coast tech is coming to the American South. In 2019, Amazon launched its robotic delivery system in Irvine, Calif., following a test-run north of Seattle where they were first developed by engineers and artificial intelligence experts. Dubbed the Amazon Scout, the electric, autonomous mobile machines can wheel through streets and sidewalks to deliver packages … Read more