San Francisco Muni Gives The Twin Peaks Tunnel A Makeover — CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — After 100 years of helping to transport commuters daily from San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood to downtown, the Twin Peaks Tunnel is getting a much-needed makeover. And it’s much more than just slapping on a little new paint and replacing a few old light fixtures. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation…

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Google Home speakers outsold Amazon’s Echo line for the first time last quarter — The Verge – All Posts

Over 3.1 million Google Home speakers were sold during the first quarter of 2018, beating Amazon’s 2.5 million Echo devices for first time since the two companies began competing in the smart speaker market. It’s worth remembering Amazon has outsold Google in the smart speaker market every quarter, since at least the beginning 2017, according…

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Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rises 25 Cents, More Hikes Possible — CBS Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge will cost southbound motorists and additional quarter to cross starting July 1. The Marin Independent Journal reported Saturday that the toll hike will mean some drivers will pay as much as $8 to travel from Marin County to San Francisco. The toll hike is the last of…

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AT&T’s Dash-like smart button doesn’t need WiFi

AT&T has launched a new product called LTE-M button, which allows users to place an order online in one click. Yes, it sounds just like Amazon Dash — in fact, it’s powered by Amazon Web Services — but since it’s connected to AT&T’s LTE-M ne… from Engadget RSS Feed https://ift.tt/2KDybsV via IFTTT

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Amazon’s, ” Just walk out technology”

Amazon’s, ” Just walk out technology.” Now in The bay area too. Amazon Go cashier-free store could be headed to SF’s Union Square.
Amazon opened its first convenience store in Seattle, billing it as the first cashier-less shop in the world. Not only aren’t their cashiers, there aren’t even checkout counters no checkout lines.
But what if we don’t want that stuff or kids put stuff in the bag without telling us.
What about the return policy.

 

Robot helper for house work

According to SpotMini it is a new smaller version of the Spot robot, weighing 55 lbs. SpotMini is all-electric (no hydraulics) and runs for about 90 minutes on a charge, depending on what it is doing.

SpotMini is one of the quietest robots we have ever built. It has a variety of sensors, and cameras. Spotmini uses a human for high-level guidance.  It can be helpful getting household work done.:)

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