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AUDIO emerges of conversation between man who stole plane in Seattle & air traffic controller

An audio has emerged online of a conversation between a man who stole a plane from the Seattle Airport and an air-traffic controller. On the clip, the man talks about running low on fuel and asks if he’ll get life in jail. The conversation between the man, addressed as Rich/Richard, and the air-traffic controller right before the Horizon Air Q400 ...

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CNN releases audio of Trump & lawyer, claims pair talk hiding president’s alleged affair

CNN has published a tape which it says captures President Donald Trump and his lawyer Michael Cohen discussing the cover-up of Trump’s alleged affair with a former Playboy model a decade ago. He denies the affair took place. According to CNN, the private conversation between Trump and Cohen was recorded in September 2016, two months before the presidential election, and ...

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Cargo hold ‘screaming’ prompted pilots to abort Miami flight (AUDIO)

A mysterious noise coming from the cargo hold of an American Airlines aircraft forced a flight to Miami to be diverted, after pilots feared a person had somehow become trapped inside the moving plane. The Boeing passenger jet set off from Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport early on Tuesday morning. But 10 minutes after take-off local air traffic control received a ...

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HoloLens acts as eyes for blind users and guides them with audio prompts

Microsoft’s HoloLens has an impressive ability to quickly sense its surroundings, but limiting it to displaying emails or game characters on them would show a lack of creativity. New research shows that it works quite well as a visual prosthesis for the vision impaired, not relaying actual visual data but guiding them in real time with audio cues and instructions. ...

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To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere. So late last year, Facebook sent a team to India to learn what features they’d need to embrace Stories across a variety of local languages on phones without much ...

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Yanny or Laurel? Internet divided over infuriating audio (POLL)

Yanny or Laurel? That’s the question sparked by an infuriating piece of audio that has split people into two camps. In a 2018 version of ‘The Dress’ debate, people are arguing over whether a computer-generated voice is saying ‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’. The short recording first surfaced on Reddit this week and has subsequently gone viral on Twitter, provoking an intense debate. ...

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Democratic Party tried to push Colorado congressional candidate to leave race, leaked audio reveals

The Democratic Party meddled in the Colorado congressional primary by favoring one candidate and pressuring another to drop out, a newly released secret recording has revealed. The recording published by The Intercept involves an incredibly blunt conversation led by Steny Hoyer, the Democratic whip in the House of Representatives. Hoyer has a history of campaigning on behalf of current and ...

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‘Stored in giant thermos bottles’: How a 'cryonics club' freezes people for the future (AUDIO)

Steeped in liquid nitrogen, 92-year-old Robert Ettinger is waiting patiently to wake up. The academic is one of 165 bodies held by the Cryonics Institute, which stores the dead ‘on ice’ in the hope they might one day live again. Located in Michigan, the Cryonics Institute is one of the foremost names in the business of freezing people and pets ...

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Highlights and audio from Zuckerberg’s emotional Q&A on scandals

“This is going to be a never-ending battle” said Mark Zuckerberg. He just gave the most candid look yet into his thoughts about Cambridge Analytica, data privacy, and Facebook’s sweeping developer platform changes today during a conference call with reporters. Sounding alternately vulnerable about his past negligence and confident about Facebook’s strategy going forward, Zuckerberg took nearly an hour of ...

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Amazon launches a Polly WordPress plugin that turns blog posts into audio, including podcasts

Amazon today is launching a new Amazon Polly WordPress plugin that gives your blog a voice by creating audio versions of your posts. The resulting audio can be played from within the blog post itself, or accessed in podcast form using a feature called Amazon Pollycast, the company says. The plugin itself was jointly designed by Amazon’s AWS team and ...

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