Amazon to touch your soul with Echo speaker
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Premium videoconferencing unit may arrive tomorrow

According to a recent headline from the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is on track to reveal a touchscreen-powered version of its highly popular Echo smart home speaker as early as tomorrow.

Alexa is too sexy for most
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Friday, 07 April 2017 12:37

Alexa is too sexy for most


Sad story of the day


A quarter of people have such lonely and miserable lives they want to have sex with their Amazon assistant.

Samsung Bixby to fight Siri, Alexa and Assistant
Published in Mobiles


Google assistant look alike for the Galaxy S8

Samsung is only a week away from the official announcement of its Galaxy S8 phone and the company officially shared that the new Samsung devices will get a new intelligent interface. The Korean mobile giant is using a rather questionable name, Bixby. 

Amazon's Alexa apparently works for the CIA
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Saturday, 11 March 2017 18:41

Amazon's Alexa apparently works for the CIA


Device shuts down after being asked about federal connection


In light of recent revelations that the Central Intelligence Agency has been keeping thousands of zero-day technology exploits at its disposal for public surveillance purposes, the Amazon voice-activated assistant known as Alexa has now come out into the light and revealed her potential involvement with the intelligence group’s covert operations.

Amazon will hand over Echo audio data in murder case
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Warrant request was made for audio recordings on company's servers

Thanks to a proper demonstration of First Amendment rights by consent of a defendant to release information obtained under a warrant, Amazon has now repositioned its stance on a November 2015 murder case and has agreed to release audio recordings originating from an Echo device during the incident.

Turn off your telly if you use Alexa
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Monday, 09 January 2017 12:40

Turn off your telly if you use Alexa


You could end up ordering something you don’t want

Amazon’s Alexa seems to have a bit of problem playing nice with televisions.

Ford to expand in-car Alexa use
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 05 January 2017 11:17

Ford to expand in-car Alexa use


You can have an AI so long as it's black

Ford Motor wants to expand the use of Amazon's Alexa personal assistant in its vehicles to allow drivers to talk to their cars.

AT&T customers can now text using Amazon's Alexa
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Companies also form retail partnership

This Saturday, American AT&T mobile customers will be able to send text messages at home and in the workplace using Amazon’s cylindrical and hockey puck-shaped Echo devices.

Virtual Assistants keep getting pestered for sex
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Lonely men mostly

A Virtual Assistant software developer claims that one of the weirder aspects of the software is that it is having to handle an awful lot of sexual conversations from lonely men.

Alexa speaks with Logitech's Harmony Hub
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 10:07

Alexa speaks with Logitech's Harmony Hub


Step forward in home automation

Logitech did some pioneering work on the home automation front and its  Harmony line was offering to turn on your TV, speakers and receive stuff with a press of a button. Now with Alexa support, you can simply say "Alexa turn on Netflix" and Logitech will provide the rest of the magic.