Ars Technica reports that Google has been forced to implement the block searches relating to the contents of the Burger King Whopper burger after an advertisement created by Burger King took advantage of the voice-activated Google Home search feature. The advertisement ends with a Burger King employee asking, “OK Google, what is the Whopper burger?” triggering many viewers’ Google Home devices: … [Read more...] about Google Blocks Burger King Ad After It Triggers Home Assistant Devices
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Critics argue that employee retention policies can become counterproductive if they remain in place too long. The pandemic will result in significant changes to how businesses operate and households live and work, but this adjustment could be delayed by supporting businesses that are no longer viable and preventing workers from shifting to more productive firms. This could reduce economic growth and ultimately increase unemployment. No argument there. But the scale and unpredictability of the pandemic argue in favor of pursuing a variety of treatments for the broad economic pain. Besides, these concerns can be addressed by linking the support to the economy's performance. As business sales pick up and unemployment declines, the benefits available under these policies wind down. … [Read more...] about To save the US economy, we need to save jobs. This program could do that
The Democrats requested the SBA provide the Oversight committee with all data, documents, interviews and other information requested to GAO by June 29. They are also calling for the SBA to confirm by the same date that the SBA has “fully cooperated” with GAO’s requests. … [Read more...] about Democrats accuse SBA of stonewalling GAO’s attempts to oversee lending program
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister announced that a financial assistance of ₹1,000 would be given to differently abled persons, considering how their livelihood was affected due to the lockdown. Guidelines specified for the disbursal of financial assistance said for differently abled persons who migrated out of their home districts, separate guidelines would be issued at a later date. … [Read more...] about Differently abled persons living outside their native districts to be given financial assistance
Tata Capital has launched its AI-powered voiceboat, TIA on Google Assistant, which is a popular voice service by Google. TIA will be available on android, iOS mobile phones and smart home devices.Customers will be able to choose from an array of services by simply downloading the Google Assistant App and following a one-time authentication process, along with this, the queries related to product features will be answered instantly or customers could ask for their loan statements, welcome letters, amortization schedules or final IT certifications and instantly the requested documents will be emailed to the concerned customers.Tata Capital had recently launched the voicebot TIA on Amazon’s Alexa and now, with TIA also available on Google Assistant, the financial services company will be able to service its customers on two of the most widely used voice-enabled devices in India. Abonty Banerjee, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, Tata Capital, said, “Our latest self – … [Read more...] about Tata Capital launches voicebot ‘TIA’ on Google Assistant
Doing so can actually impair the system's performance: Smaller pores in HEPA air filters make it more difficult for it to push air. Using denser filters can affect the efficiency of the unit and strain the fan, while decreasing indoor air quality -- the opposite of what you desire. … [Read more...] about Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?