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Amazon Echo's new wake word is a gift to Trekkies

Reddit users have noted that the update has been gradually rolled out for a little over a week now. Though Amazon hasn't confirmed that it took a page from TNG's book with this update, Mashable points out that company executives previously said the Enterprise's onboard computer was the original inspiration for what became Alexa.

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I Am Setsuna is a launch day title for Nintendo Switch

I Am Setsuna is the first game from Square Enix's Tokyo RPG Factory studio. The title originally released on PS4 late previous year to predominantly strong reviews. Brave Setsuna goes up against The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on March, 3rd, but comes prepared with new features. The game is available right now digitally on the PlayStation 4 (via PlayStation Store) and PC (via Steam).

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ASUS announces the Tinker, a more powerful Raspberry Pi rival

Raspberry Pi has left a mark in the history books for bringing to market the low cost, palm-sized circuit board that has sparked learning opportunities and inspiration for future projects. Similar to the Pi 3, the Asus board also can handle 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi but adds support for swappable antennas. This is slightly higher than Raspberry Pi , which version 3 is generally offered at around $ 45.

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Amazon Leaks Breath of the Wild Guide Books

During the presentation event Nintendo even showcased a big trailer of the game that everyone thought was really super hot. While I can say the Wii U is dead, it's still being supported by Nintendo's eShop and the company has been rolling a steady stream of Virtual Console games onto the system.but that's probably the extent of any future game support from anyone.

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Assange reverse-ferrets on promise to fly to U.S. post-Manning clemency

US Army private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks will reportedly lose her transgender benefits under the terms of her commutation. Obama argued that Manning's sentence was "very disproportional". The leak included tens of thousands of secret USA diplomatic cables that pulled the veil on US policies normally drawn up in private and kept largely out of public discussion.

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Google's former search leader Amit Singhal is joining Uber

Singhal was employee number 146 at Google, and departed the Mountain View company in February of past year with a letter on Google + suggesting a plan to retire. In the meantime, Singhal seems genuinely pleased with his new work. In his blog post, Singhal stated he was a "huge fan of Uber's product" and admired how the company's technology was just beginning to transform transportation around the world.