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Amazon makes Alexa Auto SDK 2.0 generally available

The Alexa Auto SDK 2.0 includes Local Voice Control extension, which enables Alexa in cars to respond to some commands offline.Read More...

Amazon makes Alexa Auto SDK 2.0 generally available

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Amazon makes skill connections for Alexa apps generally available Amazon's new Alexa skill connections feature lets developers tap into services provided by other skills, like printing or reserving a taxi.Read More...
23:48, 2019-07-01

Amazon’s voice-based Alexa skill personalization is now generally available A new feature -- skill personalization -- allows Alexa voice app developers to deliver tailored experiences to users based on their voices.Read More...
19:36, 2019-10-31

Amazon finally makes its long-awaited AWS Outposts product generally available, and it's following in Microsoft and Google's footsteps (AMZN) AWS re:Invent/Business Insider On Tuesday, Amazon Web Services made AWS Outposts generally available – a hybrid cloud product that allows custo...
21:36, 2019-12-03

Amazon announced new carmaker partnerships – including Lamborghini – and expanded its auto-specific Alexa toolkit This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox ea...
15:52, 2020-01-07

Alexa Presentation Language is now generally available Alexa Presentation Language, the toolset designed to make it easier for devs to create skills for Alexa devices with screens, is now generally availa...
22:40, 2019-09-25

Alexa controls for kitchen appliances, shades, and garage door openers are generally available Third-party voice app developers can now enable Alexa customers to control garage door openers, kitchen appliances, and more.Read More...
05:40, 2019-11-27

Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s offic...
23:24, 2019-07-10

Microsoft debuts new AI capabilities in Power BI, makes PowerApps portals generally available At a conference today in Atlanta, Georgia, Microsoft took the wraps off of new features in Power BI, Microsoft Flow, AI Builder, and PowerApps.Read M...
14:32, 2019-06-10

Amazon launches upgraded Amazon Fire 7 tablet with full Alexa hands-free mode Amazon launched an all-new Fire 7 tablet today, replete with a fully hands-free experience for its Alexa digital assistant. Read More...
15:24, 2019-05-16

Amazon gets closer to getting Alexa everywhere Alexa chief discusses plans to make the virtual assistant more useful when used outside the home....
01:40, 2019-11-20

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
15:36, 2019-07-08

Amazon will let you pay bills with Alexa Soon, Alexa customers will be able to pay and manage bills by voice, courtesy an integration with Paymentus' Instant Payment Network.Read More...
18:04, 2019-10-28

Amazon’s continued quest to put Alexa everywhere It's an Alexa economy, and we're increasingly living in it. Amazon's virtual assistant moved closer to ubiquity at this week's Amazon devices event.R...
17:40, 2019-09-27

Amazon Alexa will now remind you when to take your pills Amazon Alexa is rolling out medication reminders in partnership with pharmacy chain Giant Eagle, which has a network of locations across the U.S....
16:20, 2019-11-26

Everything Amazon announced at its Alexa event As is now typical just ahead of the holidays, Amazon just inundated us with a whole new lineup of hardware devices, including new Echo smart speakers...
16:04, 2019-09-26

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. Accord...
21:32, 2019-06-15

How Amazon's Alexa Can Help You Solve 'Murders' Amazon’s assistant helps you unmask the fictional killer in ‘St. Noire,’ a collaborative A.I. game that may spell doom for ‘Clue.’...
21:24, 2019-08-21

Amazon is enabling consumers to pay for gas with Alexa This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox ea...
15:36, 2020-01-08

What to expect at Amazon’s Alexa hardware event Earbuds, home robots, and smart speakers are among potential news to be announced Wednesday at the biggest event of the year for Amazon's device divi...
19:20, 2019-09-24

Our take on Amazon's 3 most innovative new Alexa-enabled devices This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers. To receive other insights li...
23:28, 2019-09-27

Amazon details the AI behind Alexa’s Whisper Mode In a blog post and accompanying paper, Amazon detailed the AI underpinning Alexa's Whisper Mode, which responds to whispered speech by whispering bac...
19:48, 2020-01-16

Amazon explains how Alexa learns new languages In a blog post, Amazon details two new internal tools it's using to help bootstrap the development of AI models in new langauges.Read More...
16:08, 2019-10-11

Amazon Wants Alexa to Move (With You) Far Beyond the Living Room New devices were introduced on Wednesday to get the digital assistant in your earbuds, in your eyeglasses and in your bathroom....
23:44, 2019-09-25

Lamborghini adds Amazon Alexa to Huracan Evo New integration allows drivers to use voice commands to adjust in-car and home-based objects such as heated seats and entry gates Lamborghini has int...
16:12, 2020-01-06

I’m getting one over on Amazon – I’ve unleashed my mum on Alexa | Coco Khan I gave her the voice assistant as a present: will her random, oddball behaviour skew the algorithms?Today marks one month since I introduced the fami...
15:48, 2020-01-24

Amazon sued over Alexa child recordings in US Two complaints claim the firm lacks the required consent to build and store youngsters' voice profiles....
16:56, 2019-06-13

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
10:08, 2019-07-10

Amazon Alexa offering NHS health advice The voice-assisted technology is going to provide health advice direct from the NHS Choices website....
02:36, 2019-07-10

The key to a more human-like Amazon Alexa is unsupervised learning The key to a better Alexa is self-learning and semi-supervised learning techniques. Here's how Amazon are working to implement them.Read More...
13:48, 2019-09-19

Everything Amazon announced at its Alexa event today As is now typical just ahead of the holidays, Amazon just inundated us with a whole new lineup of hardware devices, including new Echo smart speakers...
03:08, 2019-09-26

Amazon brings Alexa to AWS IoT Core devices Ahead of its 2019 re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Amazon announced a host of new internet of things-related products heading to AWS.Read More...
20:20, 2019-11-25

The Secrets of Amazon review – Alexa, why are you so disturbing? From toxic toys to pro–anorexia books, Dispatches investigates Amazon’s controversies – but will it be enough to make viewers give up on the online b...
22:32, 2019-11-11

Amazon’s Echo Frames are eyeglasses with Alexa Amazon's Echo Frames is a pair of eyeglasses that can speak with AI assistant Alexa, and made its debut today alongside the Echo Loop smart ring.Read...
20:56, 2019-09-25

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with th...
17:40, 2019-05-16

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once y...
01:48, 2019-07-04

Amazon brings voice announcements to all Alexa devices Amazon today extended one-way intercom messaging to third-party Alexa devices like Facebook's Portal, and smart speakers from other brands.Read More...
00:08, 2019-05-25

Meet the 16 New Amazon Alexa Devices You're Gonna Want ASAP We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
13:28, 2019-09-27

Amazon launches in-skill purchasing for Alexa kid skills Developers of kid skills for Alexa apps can now charge for in-skill content, courtesy a new set of developer APIs and controls.Read More...
02:12, 2019-10-25

Amazon is giving Alexa emotions like excitement and disappointment Reuters Alexa will now be able to respond to US users with emotions: specifically, with a "happy/excited" or a "disappointed/empathetic" tone. These ...
13:48, 2019-11-27

Amazon Alexa now boasts medication management features This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your ...
17:36, 2019-11-29

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon’s Alexa Consumer advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the...
08:24, 2019-05-09

Alexa-powered earbuds are Amazon's next big device: report Amazon is planning to announce Alexa-powered wireless earbuds at its product launch on Wednesday, a new report claims....
02:24, 2019-09-24

Amazon researchers use NLP data set to improve Alexa’s answers Amazon researchers recently introduced a new data set to improve voice assistants' ability to answer domain-specific questions.Read More...
17:48, 2019-11-25

Amazon brings in-skill purchasing to Alexa kid skills Amazon announced that it's bringing in-skill purchasing to kid skills experiences on Alexa, beginning in the U.S. in preview.Read More...
19:48, 2019-06-14

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it c...
18:28, 2019-06-26

Amazon cut the price of Bose's Alexa-enabled soundbar by $200 — you can get it for $499 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
22:32, 2019-05-09

Amazon is pushing Alexa deeper into the automotive market At CES, Amazon took the wraps off new partnerships with automakers, including Rivian and Lamborghini, and it previewed new car-related Alexa function...
16:08, 2020-01-06

Amazon releases Alexa Presentation Language 1.1 in beta Amazon has released Alexa Presentation Language (APL) 1.1, the latest version of its suite of development tools for Alexa devices.Read More...
23:52, 2019-07-03

Amazon Is Making it Easier to Delete Your Alexa Recordings (Bloomberg) –– Amazon.com Inc. defended the privacy features of its Alexa digital assistant — and introduced some new tools to reas...
22:40, 2019-09-25

ProBeat: Alexa, what is the worst shopping website? ‘I’m a big fan of Amazon.’ Amazon knows Alexa sucks at shopping. That's why it doesn't break out the virtual assistant in its earnings reports and why it built Amazon Assistant...
21:16, 2019-11-29

Amazon Echo link could be turning UK parents off the name Alexa The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to t...
15:04, 2019-08-29

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Go...
13:44, 2019-05-14

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing t...
23:24, 2019-06-13

Amazon Alexa: Luxembourg watchdog in discussions about recordings Luxembourg's privacy regulator says it is in discussions with Amazon about the audio clips....
17:56, 2019-08-06

Amazon announces Alexa-integrated glasses and ring The Echo Frames and the Echo Loop were unexpected wearable tech launched by the firm on Wednesday....
13:24, 2019-09-26

Amazon expands Alexa Gadgets toolkit to 12 more regions Amazon's Alexa Gadgets toolkit, which supports the development of Alexa-compatible companion devices, is now available in more countries.Read More...
19:08, 2019-10-28

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information ...
21:48, 2019-07-10

Police want to interrogate Amazon’s Alexa over grisly murder Nobody likes the idea of a mega-huge company like Amazon listening in on our everyday conversations, but what if Alexa could help solve your murder? ...
03:20, 2019-11-05

Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator introduces its third startup class Amazon and Techstars today announced the 2019 Alexa Accelerator cohort, which will include participation from nine early-stage startups.Read More...
19:16, 2019-07-24

Amazon researchers use AI to improve Alexa’s joke selection In an academic paper, researchers at Amazon describe machine learning approaches to personalizing joke selection for voice assistant users.Read More...
00:56, 2019-12-10

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives As Amazon looks for ways to get its technology into the hands of seniors, insurers such as State Farm are working to provide additional services to c...
18:40, 2019-08-22

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged ...
10:48, 2019-08-04

This piece of music could stop your Amazon Alexa from working A piece of guitar music designed to prevent Alexa from hearing commands could confuse or distract people...
19:24, 2019-11-06

'Alexa, should I watch the Frontline documentary about Jeff Bezos and Amazon?' "Alexa, should I watch Frontline's documentary about Jeff Bezos and Amazon?" The instant recognition that question evokes is a reminder of the compan...
15:36, 2020-02-18

There's a simple way to make sure Amazon workers can't listen to what you say to Alexa — here's how to do it (AMZN) Elaine Thompson/AP Recordings from your Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker can be sent to a team at Amazon to improve Alexa's functionality. But it's...
16:04, 2020-01-03

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month fo...
15:12, 2019-05-29

This Amazon Alexa update will take the Arsenal-Tottenham rivalry into the future Amazon have continued their leap into Premier League football by enabling their Alexa device to sing football chants and insults....
16:40, 2019-10-02

Amazon Primed: Ring Ineffective, Alexa Winning, IP Infringement...Win? ‘Amazon Primed' is just a tiny recap of the larger stories that dominated the headlines this week surrounding everyone's favourite cardboard abuser, ...
18:48, 2020-02-16

How to connect an Amazon Echo to Wi-Fi to get the most out of your Alexa-enabled smart speaker AP Images To connect an Amazon Echo to a Wi-Fi network, you'll need to use the Amazon Alexa app on your phone or tablet. If you're having issues conn...
21:00, 2020-02-20

Amazon brings Alexa in-skill purchasing to the U.K., Germany, and Japan Amazon announced that Alexa in-skill purchasing will roll out to new countries in May 2019, starting with the U.K., Germany, and Japan.Read More...
13:52, 2019-05-02

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon announced today a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read...
16:56, 2019-08-05

How Amazon’s facial recognition ambition could stunt Alexa’s development Fears of a dystopian AI future swirling around Amazon’s facial recognition software system Rekognition could come to hurt Alexa someday.Read More...
19:04, 2019-05-26

Amazon Alexa researchers improve semantic parsing performance by 61% Researchers at Amazon's Alexa division detail in a new paper a model that improves semantic parsing performance by up to 61%.Read More...
17:56, 2019-05-02

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assista...
22:52, 2019-06-13

Amazon is making it easier for brands to connect with consumers through Alexa This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
16:08, 2020-02-06

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ...
18:12, 2019-06-21

Amazon’s Alexa to accept donations for 2020 presidential candidates “Alexa, I want to make a political contribution.” Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant, Alexa, will be able to verb...
17:52, 2019-09-20

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming s...
15:12, 2019-05-29

Amazon is poorly vetting Alexa’s user-submitted answers An analysis of Alexa Answers data conducted by VentureBeat shows that questionable questions and answers are accepted and served to Alexa users.Read ...
16:44, 2019-11-01

Amazon’s Alexa brings email updates and skills to routines Amazon's Alexa is getting a bunch of ways to activate automated Routines for email updates or chat with your favorite Alexa skill.Read More...
22:40, 2019-05-06

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Pulp Diction: Samuel L Jackson to voice Amazon's Alexa Hollywood star is the first celebrity voice to be rolled out on the virtual personal assistantInteractions with Amazon’s virtual personal assistant A...
04:52, 2019-09-26

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, w...
22:40, 2019-04-16

Fitbit just announced its new Apple Watch competitor that comes with Amazon Alexa Fitbit announces the Versa 2. It has a better display than earlier models, longer battery life than the Apple Watch and costs $199.95....
15:44, 2019-08-28

Amazon to offer Samuel L. Jackson voice for Alexa. He'll curse, if you want. Samuel L. Jackson is lending his iconic voice to Amazon's Alexa – explicit language and all. Jackson's voice will be available in a clean version, to...
06:40, 2019-09-26

How to connect your Spotify account to Alexa on your Amazon smart speaker Elaine Thompson/AP You can connect Spotify to Alexa on your Amazon Echo, allowing you to use Alexa to play music using your Spotify account. Alexa ca...
22:48, 2020-01-29

Amazon’s Alexa boss Dave Limp on privacy concerns Amazon’s head of Alexa, Dave Limp tells the BBC why his team is researching how to make the voice assistant understand emotion....
02:40, 2019-06-15

Amazon Alexa is luring health developers, but it will be a while before we use it to call a doctor Alexa is now offering medical skills, but don't expect to be able to call a doctor or therapist using the device anytime soon....
19:00, 2019-04-14

Amazon will allow Alexa users to automatically delete voice recordings Amazon's AI assistant is getting new ways to remove voice recordings collected each time they say the "Alexa" wake word and privacy-centric voice com...
19:32, 2019-09-25

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activate...
22:16, 2019-07-12

Thousands of Amazon Workers Listen to Alexa Users’ Conversations (Bloomberg) — Tens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia. Millions mo...
20:16, 2019-04-11

NHS gives Amazon free use of health data under Alexa advice deal UK health service will not gain commercial benefit from future Amazon products using its dataAmazon has been given free access to healthcare informat...
22:48, 2019-12-08

Amazon reportedly readying its Alexa-powered answer to AirPods Amazon is ready to challenge Apple with a cheaper, Alexa-powered set of wireless earbuds. If successful, it would carve out a space for the popular ...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Amazon Alexa adds detailed news reading option If you like to catch up on the news each day in a little more depth, but without having to turn on the TV, Amazon has a solution for you using its sm...
16:08, 2019-04-09

Amazon researchers improve Alexa’s ability to parse commands In a new preprint paper, researchers at Amazon propose a system that they say significantly improves the assistant's ability to parse commands.Read M...
17:08, 2020-02-05

Amazon launches multilingual mode for using Alexa in multiple languages at once Amazon is launching multilingual mode for its Alexa-supporting devices, the company announced today at its Devices event in Seattle. The new multilin...
19:36, 2019-09-25

Amazon debuts doorbell concierge so Alexa can screen your visitors Amazon's Alexa will soon be able to greet and speak with people who come to the homes of Ring video doorbell users, VP of devices David Limp said tod...
20:56, 2019-09-25

Amazon scientists improve Alexa’s ability to understand context In a new research paper, Amazon scientists detailed two methods they say improve Alexa's ability to account for command context.Read More...
16:24, 2019-08-07

Thousands of Amazon workers listen to recordings from Alexa: reports Alexa is like having your own personal assistant that never asks for a raise. The problem is she’s always listening – and so are thousands of Amazon ...
09:48, 2019-04-11

ProBeat: Alexa Answers devalues Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa spits out the user-submitted questions and answers from Alexa Answers. This is a problem and Amazon needs to decide what the purpose of it all ...
18:48, 2019-11-01

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the ...
00:04, 2019-07-11

You can get Amazon's Echo Dot for $1 when you buy it with an auto-renewing Music Unlimited subscription for $7.99 a month Amazon The Amazon Echo Dot is our favorite small smart speaker, and you can currently get one, along with a month of Amazon Music Unlimited, for only...
21:04, 2019-10-23

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playba...
10:44, 2019-06-21

Amazon details AI that guesses which Alexa skill to launch from vague commands In a new paper, Amazon researchers detail an AI system that enables Alexa to determine which voice app should execute a user's request.Read More...
16:52, 2019-05-03

Amazon Alexa scientists retrain an English-language AI model on Japanese In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa division describe a transfer learning technique that yields an improvement.Read More...
17:56, 2019-05-13

AI Weekly: Recommendation engines are driving Amazon’s Alexa hardware strategy The Amazon devices team had its big event this week to unveil a whole lot of new hardware, but Alexa's recommendations engines also made great stride...
23:20, 2019-09-27

Scientists develop Amazon Alexa blocker to stop it listening to conversations Scientists inspired by privacy concerns have created a hi-tech "silencing" bracelet which disrupts Alexa from picking up on conversations...
21:24, 2020-02-18

Amazon’s AI rewrites ‘millions’ of Alexa user commands to reduce defects by 30% Amazon says it has deployed in production a system that improves the accuracy of Alexa responses, chiefly by rewriting utterances.Read More...
18:00, 2019-11-07

Amazon releases Alexa data set to help solve the ‘cocktail party problem’ Amazon has released an open source data set -- Dinner Party Corpus, or DiPCo -- intended to help solve the longstanding 'cocktail party' problem.Read...
17:40, 2019-10-01

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills without the need to account for user intents.Read More...
19:36, 2019-06-05

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much...
21:40, 2019-05-29

Is Amazon’s Alexa ready to leave home and become a wearable voice assistant? Amazon’s device event today played host to a dizzying number of product announcements, of all stripes – but notably, there are three brand new...
23:44, 2019-09-25

Amazon Echo Buds review: Alexa in your ear with Bose noise reduction First Amazon true wireless earbuds offer a lot for the money but need attention in some areasAmazon’s first attempt at a set of true wireless earbuds...
08:24, 2020-02-13

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices Leaked documents show children as young as 16 recruited by Amazon supplier Foxconn work gruelling and illegal hoursHundreds of schoolchildren have be...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Amazon Alexa scientists boost information retrieval with novel AI training technique Scientists at Amazon's Alexa division say they've developed a technique that boosts the performance of information retrieval systems.Read More...
16:44, 2019-07-22

Amazon is improving the accuracy of Alexa's natural language understanding (AMZN) This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
15:52, 2019-10-11

Amazon team that monitors Alexa can access user locations: report A group of Amazon staff tasked with monitoring a fraction of Alexa recordings can view location data, according to a report....
12:50, 2019-05-01

Alexa Wi-Fi Access is Amazon’s answer to Nest Wifi voice controls Amazon today began rolling out Alexa Wi-Fi Access, which brings native voice controls to Eero and third-party networking devices and routers.Read Mor...
23:20, 2019-11-25

Amazon brings wake-up lighting and sleep timer features to Alexa New features are coming to Amazon's personal assistant, Alexa. The US giant announced two major features are making their way to Alexa this week – Sl...
01:40, 2019-10-30

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: smaller, cheaper Alexa display Camera shutter, tap gesture, better speakers and 5.5in screen make for an appealing smart alarm clockAmazon’s latest Echo Show 5 Alexa smart display ...
12:36, 2019-07-24

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a...
07:16, 2019-05-30

Amazon turns to celebrity voices to bolster use of its virtual assistant Alexa Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for the company's virtual assistant Alexa, one of a ...
20:00, 2019-09-25

Amazon rolls out developer tools to improve Alexa voice apps Amazon rolled out a trio of development tools intended to improve the quality of voice apps developed for Alexa, its conversational assistant platfor...
20:12, 2019-10-09

The rise of the voice economy: Amazon is adding premium skills to Alexa in the UK Alexa premium skills will turn your smart speaker into a language tutor or a games show host...
11:52, 2019-06-04

Amazon celebrates Alexa's birthday with deals on Echo devices, tablets, and more While it certainly feels longer, Alexa has only been around for five years. Exactly five years, mind you, as Amazon launched its first-ever Echo devi...
15:40, 2019-11-06

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read Mor...
16:20, 2019-06-11

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) ...
15:24, 2019-07-12

Amazon’s Alexa Knowledge Skills enables voice-guided FAQs, glossaries, and more Amazon today announced Alexa Knowledge Skills, which lets businesses create voice-guided FAQs, glossaries, product catalogs, and more.Read More...
19:36, 2019-12-16

Amazon has two Lenovo Smart Tab models with Alexa support on sale at huge discounts In addition to competing directly against Amazon's ultra-low-cost Fire slates with dirt-cheap models of its own like the , Lenovo also sells a specia...
11:16, 2019-12-17

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her...
03:48, 2019-05-28

Amazon Echo review: Hands-free Alexa and competitive sound quality Amazon's Echo Buds deliver hands-free Alexa control, along with Bose noise cancellation and mics to hear the outside world.Read More...
16:56, 2019-10-29

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committ...
22:48, 2019-05-29

Amazon brings GPS-based navigation and more music services to Alexa mobile devices Amazon today added support for GPS-based location, more music services, and hands-free commands to Alexa built-in devices.Read More...
18:28, 2019-06-27

Amazon lets Alexa users disable human voice recording review Amazon's Alexa voice assistant users can now disable human review of their voice recordings by changing settings in the Alexa smartphone app.Read Mor...
23:12, 2019-08-03

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Ki...
19:16, 2019-06-15

Amazon just announced the $130 Echo Buds, its big effort to move Alexa beyond the home. Here's what it's like to use them. (AMZN) Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Amazon debuted the Echo Buds on Wednesday — a pair of wireless earbuds that let you talk to the Alexa voice as...
01:24, 2019-09-26

Amazon unveils Echo Buds, Alexa-enabled earbuds with noise cancellation During a Seattle press event, Amazon unveiled Echo Buds, its first wireless earbuds product. .Read More...
20:56, 2019-09-25

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa e...
01:04, 2019-04-30

Amazon unveils Echo Buds, Alexa-enabled earbuds with noise reduction During a Seattle press event, Amazon unveiled Echo Buds, its first wireless earbuds product. They boast Bose-powered noise reduction.Read More...
22:12, 2019-09-25

Chinese students are working overtime to produce Amazon Alexa devices: report Hundreds of Chinese schoolchildren have unfairly — and often illegally — been drafted into working nighttime and overtime shifts to produce Amazon’s ...
18:28, 2019-08-09

Amazon Alexa devices made by Chinese teens 'working through night' - reports Chinese students are being paid low wages and pressured into illegal work hours, activists say....
19:20, 2019-08-09

Amazon announces smart rings, glasses and an Alexa partnership with Samuel L. Jackson Amazon announced that it will soon start selling wireless earbuds, finger rings and prescription eyeglasses with its Alexa voice assistant built-in. ...
19:08, 2019-09-26

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations to 2020 presidential candidates Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contribution between $...
22:32, 2019-09-19

Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant can be hacked using lasers, experts warn Assistant can be hacked by shining a laser on the devices' microphones, according to an international team of researchers....
21:32, 2019-11-05

Amazon Alexa asked by owner for 'guns' – so opens James Bond-worthy cabinet The video has left viewers split on if it's a scene from an "action movie" while other branded it "ridiculous" and "unnecessary"...
14:12, 2020-01-29

Amazon launches Custom Interfaces for Alexa skills to deepen connections with games and gadgets Amazon's Alexa skills or voice apps can now connect with toys, gadets, and games to trigger actions by an Echo speaker or a device.Read More...
00:56, 2019-08-16

Amazon Echo Buds deliver hands-free Alexa and competitive sound quality Amazon's Echo Buds deliver hands-free Alexa control, along with Bose noise cancellation and mics to hear the outside world.Read More...
15:00, 2019-10-29

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in S...
18:12, 2019-06-13

Amazon’s new Alexa Food Network service aims to make Echo the Peloton of cooking Amazon is partnering up with Food Network on a new recipe service for its Echo Show line of devices, borne out of the interest it saw in users for r...
20:24, 2019-09-25

Amazon might reveal fitness-tracking Alexa wireless earbuds, Echo with better sound this week Amazon is building wireless earbuds that offer Alexa voice assistant access, and fitness tracking for use during activities, according to a new repo...
21:52, 2019-09-23

Amazon’s Skill Flow Builder simplifies story-based game development for Alexa Amazon's new Skill Flow Builder tool comprises a wealth of tools designed to simplify narrative game development for Alexa-enabled devices.Read More...
17:16, 2019-07-23

Kids and adults named Alexa are being teased and bullied mercilessly and Amazon won't even acknowledge their cries for help, parents say Samantha Lee/Business Insider "I felt like it slammed me in the face," the parent of a child named Alexa tells Business Insider, when she began to no...
13:56, 2020-02-01

Amazon just announced Echo Loop, a $130 smart ring that lets you 'discreetly' get alerts from Alexa (AMZN) Amazon Amazon held an event on Wednesday introducing new Alexa-enabled devices. The company announced Echo Buds, a Smart Oven, and more. The Echo Lo...
22:00, 2019-09-25

The most bizarre things that work with Amazon Alexa, from a twerking teddy bear to a smart toilet (AMZN) Amazon; Clilff Owen/AP Amazon released a bevy of new gadgets last week, including new Alexa-powered devices such as a smart oven and a nightlight for...
19:20, 2019-10-01

Amazon is creating a futuristic fleet of 100,000 electric delivery vans, with Alexa and routing software built-in — see what they'll look like (AMZN) AP Amazon has ordered 100,000 custom electric delivery vehicles from electric vehicle maker Rivian. The move to electric vehicles is part of Amazon's...
22:24, 2020-02-04

Amazon welcomed guests to its biggest event of the year with a twerking robotic teddy bear that syncs with Alexa Amazon Amazon held its biggest event of the year Wednesday where it debuted new Echo smart speakers and other Alexa-enabled devices. Outside of the ...
22:00, 2019-09-25

Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa can be hijacked with a $14 laser pointer to open garage doors, start cars, and shop online Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Researchers found a way of hijacking voice assistants from the major tech firms using cheap lasers. They discovered shin...
13:56, 2019-11-05

Trump delays imposing auto tariffs on auto imports and parts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up...
15:16, 2019-05-17

13 vintage photos of the auto industry during America's first auto boom Bettmann/ Getty Henry Ford's Model T automobile created an auto boom in the US in the early 1900s. There were less than 200,000 cars on the road be...
13:16, 2019-05-01

From Alexa-powered smart glasses to a serious AirPods competitor: These are the 8 craziest and coolest new gadgets Amazon unveiled in an hours-long event on Wednesday (AMZN) Amazon Amazon announced a vast array of new gadgets on Wednesday. Standouts included the company's first-ever smart glasses, Echo Frames, and wirele...
01:24, 2019-09-26

'Does Alexa work with a Samsung Galaxy S10?': Yes, it does — here's how to make Alexa your new digital assistant Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Alexa works with the Samsung Galaxy S10 if you install the Alexa app from the Google Play Store. You can use Ale...
20:04, 2019-10-09

Echo Dot with Clock: Amazon's cheap Alexa alarm clock replacement Adding a screen for the time transforms the Echo Dot into the best bedroom smart speakerAmazon has a new twist on its popular cut-price Echo Dot smar...
08:32, 2019-11-12

Amazon launches Alexa smart ring, smart glasses and earbuds Echo Frames, Loop and Buds launched along with series of updates to previous productsAmazon wants its Alexa voice to assistant to leave the home and ...
13:04, 2019-09-26

Amazon brings Samuel L. Jackson's voice to Alexa and announces voice-controlled glasses Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for the company's virtual assistant Alexa, while the...
21:20, 2019-09-25

Amazon is celebrating Alexa's 5th birthday with a bunch of device deals — here are the best discounts on the Echo, Fire TV, Echo Show, and more It's Alexa's birthday today, and Amazon has announced a range of deals on Echo devices to celebrate. There are also deals on other Amazon hardware, l...
23:28, 2019-11-06

Amazon investigating claims schoolchildren in China 'illegally' working overtime to make Alexa devices Amazon is "urgently" investigating claims that hundreds of schoolchildren in China have been drafted in to make Alexa devices to meet production targ...
05:00, 2019-08-09

Professional hackers managed to sneak fake horoscope apps past Amazon and Google that spied on people's conversations with Alexa and Google Assistant Google/YouTube Whitehat hackers have proven that it's possible to develop malicious apps hosted by Google Home or Amazon Alexa that spy on users' con...
17:08, 2019-10-21

Amazon Now Makes Motor Oil...And It's Really Cheap Today I can’t decide if Amazon selling its own motor oil is dystopian or convenient, but in any event, it’s affordable. Right now, you can save a few bucks...
17:36, 2019-08-20

Amazon Makes Sawhorses, Apparently, and Two of Them Cost $25 I bet you didn’t wake up today thinking that you were going to buy a sawhorse, but sometimes, life comes at you fast....
22:28, 2019-05-22

Microsoft’s Vision AI Developer Kit is now generally available Microsoft's Vision AI Developer Kit, a computer vision developer kit designed in partnership with Qualcomm, is now generally available.Read More...
03:52, 2019-09-04

The Amazon India Initiative That Makes Jeff Bezos "Proud" Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has praised one of his company's equal opportunity programs in India, saying that it makes him "proud"....
07:56, 2020-01-20

Motorola One Action deal on Amazon makes it an irresistible offer The Moto One Action is a straight-up midranger. Its hardware isn't super-powerful, its screen is nothing to write home about, and its main camera cou...
20:20, 2019-11-29

Amazon's Echo Dot With Clock makes the best budget smart speaker even better Malarie Gokey/Business Insider Amazon released its Echo Dot with Clock in October. While technically still a 3rd-generation device, this is the fourt...
23:04, 2019-12-16

Are home improvements tax deductible? Generally only in 2 cases Johner Images/Getty Home improvements on a personal residence are generally not tax deductible for federal income taxes. However, installing energy e...
15:16, 2020-01-15

Are medical expenses tax deductible? Generally yes, under 2 conditions Inti St Clair/Getty Some medical expenses are tax deductible, including payments related to "the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or preventio...
17:32, 2020-01-07

The best episode of Amazon's 'Modern Love' makes a celebrity marriage approachable Amazon's "Modern Love" anthology series can be a little too sweet, but a Tina Fey/John Slattery episode inspired by Denis Leary is more relatable. &#...
18:04, 2019-10-18

Amazon is about to release its earnings. Here's how CEO Jeff Bezos makes and spends his billions. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa Amazon is set to release its quarterly earnings after markets close Thursday afternoon. The company's founder and CEO J...
22:36, 2019-10-24

Jeff Bezos just sold $1.8 billion in Amazon stock. Here's how the CEO makes and spends his billions. REUTERS/Katherine Taylor Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest person alive, just became nearly $2 billion richer after selling some of his Amazon stock. As Ama...
22:24, 2020-02-06

Ryanair boss criticised for saying terrorists are 'generally Muslim men' Michael O’Leary’s call for racial profiling at airports condemned as ‘abhorrent’ discriminationThe Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has been...
11:24, 2020-02-22

Aftermarket Convertibles Are Generally A Bad Idea, But This ATS-V Looks Cool As Hell Listen, letting some jabroney chop the roof off of your car isn’t necessarily a great idea. In general, I think custom convertibles are usually terri...
15:40, 2019-10-27

New poll finds the US generally trusts scientists, with some exceptions Enlarge (credit: Ecole Polytechnique / Flickr) Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released an analysis of polling results on Americans' views of sc...
16:44, 2019-08-04

Amazon's great deal on a Fire HD 8 bundle includes accessory that makes it a smart display Guess who has a deal on an Amazon Fire HD 8 bundle. If you guessed Amazon (via Android Police), you were right. The etailer's own 8-inch tablet is on...
00:20, 2019-06-14

Amazon's new Echo launch makes Apple's presence in the home more uncertain than ever (AMZN, AAPL) Monica Chin/Business Insider Apple has always tried to differentiate its HomePod from other smart speakers by highlighting its audio quality. But Ama...
14:40, 2019-10-01

AOC Expresses Frustration With 'Moderates,' Generally States Facts In New Interview It’s been frustrating in recent years watching the Democratic party try too hard to appeal to a group that wants nothing to do with it. Congresswoman...
13:40, 2020-01-07

Ryanair boss accused of racism after saying 'terrorists are generally Muslims' Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary has been accused of racism and Islamophobia after saying he supports the profiling of "single Muslim males" at airports. ...
16:00, 2020-02-22

Sustainability disclosures by European companies generally poor: study European corporate disclosures on climate change and other sustainability issues are generally poor, a study on Monday showed, as regional policymake...
07:12, 2020-02-17

AOC Expresses Frustration With 'Moderates', Generally States Facts In New Interview It’s been frustrating in recent years watching the Democratic party try too hard to appeal to a group that wants nothing to do with it. Congresswoman...
03:16, 2020-01-07

Mueller: it's 'generally' fair to say Trump's answers to inquiry were not always truthful – live Mueller discussed Trump’s credibility in terms of answers he provided to the investigation, during testimony before House intelligence committeeSign ...
00:12, 2019-07-25

Mueller says Trump's written answers in investigation were 'generally' not truthful – live Mueller discussed Trump’s credibility in terms of answers he provided to the investigation, during testimony before House intelligence committeeSign ...
22:12, 2019-07-24

Amazon's Prime Book Box is an affordable subscription service that makes it easy to order engaging books for kids Steven John/Business Insider Prime Book Box for Kids subscribers receive a box of carefully curated children's books every month, two months, or thre...
00:44, 2020-02-07

Kevin Barry: ‘I generally give people good old-fashioned book tokens’ The Booker nominated author on how Don DeLillo changed his life, laughing at Nicola Barker and the Thomas Pynchon novel he has never finishedThe book...
12:28, 2019-08-09

Jeff Bezos might lose his spot as the world's richest person as Amazon shares tank. Here's how he makes and spends his billions. REUTERS/Katherine Taylor Jeff Bezos might lose his position as the wealthiest person alive after a disappointing earnings report sent both Amazon's s...
18:12, 2019-10-25

Despite a few high-profile incidents, helicopters are generally safe to fly — as long as proper safety procedures are followed Nine people, including basketball great Kobe Bryant, were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday. The incident is the lates...
15:44, 2020-01-28

The points, miles, and cash back you earn from credit cards generally aren't taxable — but there are 2 exceptions Crystal Cox/Business Insider With tax season upon us, make sure you're aware of any tax implications attached to the points, miles, and cash back you...
16:56, 2020-01-15

Dani Ceballos makes Arsenal debut in pictures: New transfer makes bow in Emirates Cup Dani Ceballos made an encouraging debut as Arsenal lost their final home friendly just two weeks out from their Premier League opener....
10:52, 2019-07-29

As ‘SVU’ Makes History, Mariska Hargitay Makes Olivia Benson’s Mission Her Own This week “Law & Order: SVU” becomes the longest-running drama in prime-time history. But in some ways, the culture is just catching up to the series...
16:52, 2019-09-25

People are willing to wait in line for hours at a Korean chain that only makes toast. Here is what makes it so good. Kate Taylor/Business Insider Isaac Toast is a South Korean chain that serves nothing but toasted egg sandwiches, grilled fresh to order. There are hu...
17:56, 2020-02-05

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $20 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger t...
19:40, 2019-08-03

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretc...
10:12, 2019-06-26

Amazon had cities compete over its new headquarters, and the approach was reportedly known internally as, 'F--- you. We're Amazon.' (AMZN) Getty Amazon executives and New York politicians weren't able to make things work for the company's planned second headquarters in Long Island City, ...
17:08, 2020-02-04

An Amazon Prime Air partner is laying off 1,600 workers as Amazon brings more jobs in-house Ted S. Warren / AP Images Amazon partner Pinnacle Logistics is laying off more than 1,600 workers based at Baltimore-Washington International airport...
23:04, 2020-01-16

'What is an Amazon Fire TV Stick?': Amazon's portable but powerful streaming device, explained Amazon The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a portable streaming device that can give you access to thousands of movies and TV shows. Most Amazon Fire TV mode...
16:52, 2019-11-27

Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual medical clinic for employees Health care represents a $3.5 trillion sector for Amazon, and Amazon Care provides a way for Amazon to test some of its ideas before commercializing ...
22:12, 2019-09-24

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in ware...
18:08, 2019-07-03

'What is Amazon Pantry?': Here's what you need to know about Amazon's delivery service for groceries and household items dennizn/Shutterstock Amazon Pantry is Amazon's delivery service for groceries and other household items. You can sign up for Amazon Pantry without be...
05:24, 2020-02-14

Amazon is patenting hand-recognition technology, and it could be implemented in Amazon Go stores Getty/Stephen Brashear A filing spotted by Recode shows Amazon is patenting technology for identifying people by scanning their hands. The technology...
14:32, 2019-12-27

An Amazon delivery company is laying off more than 400 workers after Amazon cut its contract (AMZN) Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images Amazon delivery partner Greenwich Logistics is laying off 408 workers after Amazon cut the company's contract...
21:04, 2020-02-05

An Amazon Prime Air partner is laying off nearly 3,000 workers as Amazon brings more jobs in-house (AMZN) Sinéad Baker/Business Insider Pinnacle Logistics, which services Amazon's Prime Air fleet, is laying off 1,374 workers in Illinois. This is in additi...
18:00, 2020-02-06

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.R...
13:08, 2019-05-27

Amazon charges sellers as much as $5,000 a month for customer service if they want a guarantee that they'll be able to talk to a real person (AMAZON) Brendan McDermid/Reuters Amazon charges third party sellers as much as $5,000 per month to gain access to a dedicated customer service person under i...
00:08, 2019-10-03

Amazon just filed a bunch of international trademarks for 'Amazon Pharmacy' Amazon may be looking at markets outside of the U.S. for its pharmacy business, including Canada and Australia....
21:12, 2020-01-21

Amazon is giving away an Echo Dot for just $0.99 if you sign up for Amazon Music — here's how to get one (AMZN) Avery Hartmans Amazon is offering the Echo Dot for just $0.99 if you sign up for a month of Amazon Music Unlimited. The deal comes after Spotify ran ...
20:52, 2019-12-11

'How do Amazon pre-orders work?': How to pre-order applicable items on Amazon Denys Prykhodov/Shutterstock You can easily pre-order items on Amazon, allowing you to order not-yet-released items in advance. A pre-ordered item wi...
05:48, 2020-02-14

Many placements of the 'Amazon's Choice' badge are raising eyebrows for Amazon This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
17:00, 2019-12-24

How to get free stuff on Amazon in 5 different ways, even without an Amazon Prime membership Shutterstock It's easy to get free stuff on Amazon in a few different ways, whether or not you subscribe to Amazon Prime. Until October 17, you can e...
21:36, 2019-10-15

Amazon and Google end spat, bring YouTube to Amazon devices Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other’s devices...
18:00, 2019-04-18

You can now ask Alexa to get you a job at McDonald’s Starting Wednesday, McDonald’s Corp. will let job seekers start an application by using voice commands with Amazon’s Alexa or Google’s Assistant....
21:00, 2019-09-25

Well, here's what an Alexa Fleshlight would look like In the summer of 1998, a man named Steve Shubin was granted a patent for a “device for discrete sperm collection.” It resembled a flashlight topped w...
21:20, 2019-12-12

Amazon's suspended third-party sellers aren't receiving the 30-day notice period they thought Amazon inked (AMZN) David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon signed a pledge on August 16 with its third-party sellers that it would give a 30-day suspension notice before perma...
00:36, 2019-09-26

Amazon Fulfillment Report: How Amazon's focus on shipping and logistics is challenging last mile giants UPS and FedEx (AMZN) This is a preview of The Amazon Fulfillment Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers eve...
19:44, 2020-01-14

'Amazon being Amazon': Wall Street rushed to the e-commerce giant's defense after weak earnings. Here's what 5 firms had to say. (AMZN) Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Amazon's stock shed about $40 billion in market value Friday after the ecommerce giant gave fourth-quarter guidance below Wa...
17:16, 2019-10-25

The best auto racing helmets you can buy If you want to race, you need a helmet. The choices — and price tags — can be intimidating, but they don't have to be. We're here to help...
01:20, 2019-08-06

The best auto racing helmets If you want to race, you need a helmet. The choices — and price tags — can be intimidating, but they don't have to be. We're here to help...
22:16, 2019-10-15

Android Auto gets a big UI revamp The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. ...
13:08, 2019-05-07

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to th...
23:16, 2019-07-07

Amazon to make one-day shipping the standard on Amazon Prime The standard delivery time for your Amazon Prime orders will eventually take one day, not two....
19:52, 2019-04-26

Amazon is set to open 'Amazon's first grocery store' in 2020 This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
15:56, 2019-11-13

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less mur...
17:48, 2019-06-21

Alexa gets better at understanding your requests In a new paper, Amazon scientists describe a machine learning technique that bolsters classification accuracy in natural language systems.Read More...
18:00, 2019-08-08

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you hav...
19:24, 2019-08-21

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while ...
22:20, 2019-06-11

Alexa can soon control your Wi-Fi and brief you on your kid’s homework Nearly a dozen new features for Alexa were introduced today at an Amazon hardware event. Here are some of the standouts.Read More...
23:56, 2019-09-25

Amazon's algorithms keep labeling illegal drugs and diet supplements as 'Amazon's Choice' products, even when they violate the marketplace's own rules (AMZN) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Amazon keeps awarding products that violate its own rules, like illegal drugs and banned dietary supplements, with its "...
17:20, 2019-12-23

Auto-mobiles: Can you buy a car for the price of a smartphone? Why wrap your hands around a new phone, when you could have them around the steering wheel of a new car? It's either the latest handset or an enterta...
07:12, 2019-12-07

Android Auto is getting a new look this summer, and it’s about time Ahead of Google I/O 2019 getting under way in earnest starting Tuesday, one early announcement the company decided to go ahead and tee up on Monday w...
03:56, 2019-05-07

GM auto workers go on nationwide strike General Motors employees went on strike nationwide Monday following the expiration of the company's collective bargaining contract with the United Au...
14:00, 2019-09-16

This week's issue of Auto Express News 1 May, 2019 This week we have exclusive images of the new BMW M3 and we test the SEAT Tarraco against the Skoda Kodiaq and Peugeot...
11:56, 2019-05-02

What It's Like Working at a JDM Auto Parts Importer The important thing to know is you’re going to be importing more than just car parts. Namely: spiders....
17:40, 2019-05-28

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon&rs...
13:00, 2019-07-16

This new Alexa feature is so much cooler than we thought it would be The voice of digital assistants has come a long way from the cold lifelessness manifested in the HAL 9000’s infamous apology to Dave, the one i...
05:44, 2019-11-29

Alexa Chung Really Is Having The Best British Summer From Glastonbury to Wimbledon, her Instagram has become a veritable tick list of all the Great British events...
14:08, 2019-07-17

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $20 with Anker's Roav Viva Anker Roav Viva | $20 | Amazon | Clip the $10 off coupon and use the promo code BFROAVV29 at checkout...
22:28, 2019-11-13

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important thin...
20:16, 2019-05-22

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read Mor...
18:48, 2019-08-07

You can now answer questions that stump Alexa Alexa Answers, a program that solicits answers to unanswered questions to improve Alexa's knowledge, is now generally available after a monthslong pr...
16:24, 2019-09-12

Every Windows 10 PC can now use Alexa hands-free While Cortana is still technically the default voice-activated virtual assistant on Windows 10 devices, it never took off quite like Microsoft hoped ...
18:04, 2019-05-07

Android Auto now lets you customize your app drawer Android Auto lately that made it a much better app, and the improvements are still coming. The only issue with these timely updates is that they're n...
11:56, 2019-12-09

Trump auto tariffs on hold for 'new proposal' from EU White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that a decision concerning tariffs on autos and auto parts imports from the European Union would be de...
18:52, 2020-02-07

Grand Theft Auto V Is Getting A New Radio Station Six years after its release, Rockstar is still fine-tuning Grand Theft Auto V’s radio lineup, with December 12 seeing the arrival of a new station ho...
01:48, 2019-12-11

Verizon will now auto-block spam calls Hatred of spam calls and robocalls is one of the few certainties of life you could put right up there with the inevitability of death and taxes. They...
01:04, 2019-08-28

8 tips to prepare your car for winter, according to auto experts miljko/Getty Images Winter can pose a number of threats to the health of your car. The below-freezing temperatures can cause a slew of problems, incl...
17:16, 2019-11-05

Police: Man found in trunk of car sent to auto auction MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man was found in the trunk of a car that arrived to be sold at a Pennsylvania auto auction. Northern Lancaster Count...
20:40, 2019-05-30

The 2020 Lexus RX Finally Gets Android Auto and Not a Whole Lot Else Updates to the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL aren’t huge, but they matter to the people actually buying the cars. There’s more tech now, it should drive slig...
17:52, 2019-05-30

Want A Job In The Auto Industry? Forget Internal Combustion Auto industry jobs centered around “traditional” powertrains are on the decline, electric SUVs are our future and a coup may be underway at the Unite...
17:04, 2019-11-20

Up Garage Is the Auto Parts Store of Your Dreams Have you ever woken up and told yourself you need the instrument cluster cover from a Honda CR-Z? Have you ever walked into an auto parts store with ...
21:28, 2019-07-25

The best auto loans of 2020, whether you're buying or refinancing Westend61/ Getty Images Here are the lenders offering the best car loans of 2020: Best auto loan overall: Bank of America Best auto loan for excellen...
19:04, 2019-12-12

Auto Chess on mobile is improving … but confusing Drodo's mobile Auto Chess is a significantly better way to play the original great mod if you already know the original, and for that, should be a su...
08:48, 2019-05-31

Trump expected to punt on auto tariffs EU rejects U.S. request for tariff cuts on lobster, chemicals — India talks continue amid tempered expectations...
16:32, 2019-11-12

Facebook 'auto-generated' extremist video A study found some content for terror groups was being generated by Facebook's own systems....
18:48, 2019-05-09

Our cars: what the Auto Express team drives Features 19 Dec, 2019 We drive the latest cars for a living, but what motors do we have sitting at home?...
11:04, 2019-12-19

America's Auto Loan Debt Is Truly Out Of Control When you go to buy a new car, how long do you really expect to make payments on it? Three years? Four? Maybe five? Lately, there’s a good chance it’s...
23:12, 2019-10-02

Google to 'auto-delete' web tracking history An option to have search and location history deleted after three months will soon be offered....
11:12, 2019-05-02

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's ...
18:32, 2019-09-06

U.S. auto trade gap with South Korea on the rise U.S.-China phone call fails to yield new date for talks — Fall becomes the new target for votes on USMCA...
16:04, 2019-07-10

Samsung becomes only the second OEM to support Android Auto Wireless The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. [credit: Google ...
22:28, 2019-10-03

Auto Chess Took Over My Life In A Single Afternoon I had plans, darn it. Grand plans. I was going to go outside, probably. I might have picked a flower. Maybe it would’ve slipped from between my finge...
03:04, 2019-06-21

United Auto Workers Authorize a Strike The United Auto Workers voted to authorize a strike amid contract negotiations. The union represents about 150,000 workers at Ford, General Motors, a...
03:52, 2019-09-04

Auto Express New Car Awards: previous winners Awards 5 Jul, 2019 A look back at previous winners of the Auto Express New Car Awards...
19:08, 2019-07-05

Auto Industry Legend Lee Iacocca Dead at 94 Lee Iacocca, one of the true legends of the auto industry died at 7:30 this morning at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, Californi...
02:56, 2019-07-03

GM, United Auto Workers appear to be going nowhere fast in talks General Motors brass abruptly pulled the brakes on a meeting with its workers’ union Tuesday, following a tumultuous weekend during which talks over ...
04:08, 2019-10-09

Grand Theft Auto V Is On Game Pass Now Grand Theft Auto V is available on Xbox Game Pass today. In other news, I kind of regret not having an Xbox now?...
15:40, 2020-01-03

Dota Underlords is Valve’s take on Auto Chess Dota Underlords is the official Valve version of Auto Chess. It's for PC and mobile and will be on Steam before heading to iOS and Android in open be...
23:28, 2019-06-13

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers li...
02:12, 2019-06-07

Nearly 50,000 auto workers strike in the U.S. against General Motors Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22 parts distribution warehouses....
13:37, 2019-09-16

New AI technique targets Alexa’s contextual understanding Researchers at Amazon propose in a newly published paper a technique that improves Alexa's contextual understanding of conversational dialogue.Read M...
17:04, 2019-09-16

Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants....
18:40, 2019-09-18

Alexa, do you recall the ID card debate? | Brief letters ‘Welfare robots’ | Privacy | Rugby | Norfolk Park in Sheffield | Sport and winningEd Pilkington’s reference to a “21st-century Dickensian dystopia” (...
21:32, 2019-10-15

As Alexa Chung Shares Her Diagnosis, Here's Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member, but here I am,” the star revealed alongside hashtags including #endometriosiscl...
22:12, 2019-07-19

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Son Kingston James "It's official! We are now a family of 4!" Alexa and Carlos PenaVega introduced the world to their new bundle of joy on Tuesday, July 2. Their secon...
01:00, 2019-07-03

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech gia...
12:52, 2019-07-10

You can now activate Alexa skills through mobile apps The new app-to-app account linking service from Amazon gives developers a way to quick way to launch and easily extend a service to an Alexa skill.Re...
22:00, 2019-08-27

Alexa speech normalization AI reduces errors by up to 81% In a newly published paper, Amazon scientists describe a machine learning text normalization system that reduces errors by up to 81%.Read More...
16:28, 2019-05-16

Mom busts 9-year-old son using Alexa to cheat on homework This cheating schoolboy deserves a F for effort — but a “10/10 for cleverness,” according to his mom. Leanne Gormanley from Dalmellington...
16:04, 2019-10-15

Alexa might determine whether an accused murderer goes free Imagine this, a courtroom in Ft. Lauderdale during a murder trial. The judge tells the prosecutor to call the next witness and the bailiff yells out ...
21:28, 2019-11-02

What Did People Do Before Alexa? Ellen DeGeneres' New Ad Has The Answer Comedian and show host Ellen DeGeneres teamed up with wife Portia de Rossi for a hilarious Super Bowl 2020 commercial....
08:20, 2020-01-30

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Rea...
21:36, 2019-05-06

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash ...
18:20, 2019-06-14

The Alexa Skills Store now has more than 100,000 voice apps During an event at its headquarters in Seattle, Amazon revealed that there are now more than 100,000 voice apps in the Alexa Skills Store.Read More...
20:56, 2019-09-25

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than...
00:00, 2019-06-14

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican,...
18:32, 2019-05-14

Alexa’s new feature will help break up holiday fights Alexa, help prevent a Christmas blowout! The Amazon virtual assistant has a new feature meant to help families quit bickering during the holidays — b...
21:44, 2019-12-18

Siri and Alexa Fuel Sexism, U.N. Finds Virtual helpers that come with female voices by default are perpetuating bias, a Unesco report argues....
18:56, 2019-05-22

Alexa will start speaking Spanish this year In the list of most spoken languages around the world, English comes in third behind Spanish in second....
19:40, 2019-04-30

Coronavirus Exposes Auto Industry’s Lack Of Plan B Inadequate backup plans and limited supply chains have put the automotive industry in an especially tenuous position for surviving the ongoing corona...
23:00, 2020-02-18

Many Android Auto users are having Google Assistant issues, and there's nothing you can do yet Originally released all the way back in 2015, Android Auto had to wait four whole years to . The new version of Google's interface for automotive hea...
13:40, 2019-11-11

Google tests new auto-printing subscription for Photos Google Photos is always gaining new smart features to help organize and manage your pictures. Recently, the app has also expanded to offer canvas pri...
03:52, 2020-02-01

Might and Magic's 100-Player Auto Chess Spin-Off Comes Out Later This Month Ubisoft has crunched the numbers on all the hottest gaming trends of 2019 and is ready to roll out Might & Magic: Chess Royale, a mash up of battle r...
15:24, 2020-01-14

‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ is now on Xbox Game Pass The fifth mainline installment in the Grand Theft Auto series debuted on PS3 and Xbox One over six years ago, and yet it remains one of the best-sell...
22:32, 2020-01-03

Trump administration to delay decision on auto tariffs The White House will delay for up to six months a decision on whether it will impose tariffs on cars and auto parts. The Trump administration put the...
19:56, 2019-05-15

Environmental groups sue over Trump auto emissions move Nine U.S. environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department on Friday over its effort to bar California from setting tailpipe emissions an...
19:40, 2019-09-27

From Minecraft to Auto Chess: The 29 games that define the 2010s GamesBeat's games of the 2010s tell a story that goes beyond what's "the best" -- we choose the games that tell the story of the industry's developme...
19:36, 2019-12-30

GTA 6 release date news: Next Grand Theft Auto could be further away than we think Rockstar's next-gen GTA game could be even further away than we'd previously realised - and a new Youtube video does a great job of explaining why....
08:32, 2019-06-07

The Japanese Auto Industry Is Finally Getting Serious About Electric Cars Japanese automakers are finally giving in to electric cars, not everyone in the union loves the proposed contract with General Motors, Renault and Ni...
16:36, 2019-10-22

The US auto workers union just decided to walk out on GM — here's why they're striking (GM) GM The UAW ordered its membership to strike General Motors on Sunday night after contract negotiations broke down. GM's 46,000 UAW-represented worke...
18:36, 2019-09-15

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 membe...
16:44, 2019-09-16

U.S. environmental groups sue over Trump auto emissions move Nine U.S. environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department on Friday over its effort to bar California from setting tailpipe emissions an...
21:56, 2019-09-27

Grand Theft Auto V comes to Xbox Game Pass Microsoft announced today that Grand Theft Auto V is now available on Xbox Game Pass. Grand Theft Auto V is one of the most popular games of all time...
18:32, 2020-01-03

Google starts rolling out redesigned Android Auto Google today started rolling out a redesigned Android Auto. If your car supports Android Auto, you’ll start to see the new design “over t...
19:28, 2019-07-30

Android Auto’s biggest upgrade ever is finally rolling out The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. ...
19:20, 2019-07-31

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto could be further away than we think Rockstar's next Grand Theft Auto game could be years away from releasing and the new PS5, Xbox Scarlett consoles might not speed things up....
09:12, 2019-06-28

League Of Legends' Version Of Auto Chess Has Taken Over Twitch We have a habit, in the gaming industry, of declaring things “The Year Of ___.” 2013 was The Year Of Luigi. 2014 was The Year Of Luigi’s Death Stare....
03:20, 2019-06-20

California, 22 other states sue U.S. over Trump auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emi...
19:04, 2019-09-20

SKODA AUTO has sights firmly set on Indian car market They laconically call it the INDIA 2.0 project — on behalf of Germany's Volkswagen Group, Czech-based SKODA AUTO is out to secure a stronger foothold...
12:24, 2019-05-07

With Coronavirus Still Spreading The Beijing Auto Show Has Been Delayed The full socioeconomic effect of the coronavirus has not yet been felt as the disease continues to spread. As of this writing, the outbreak has infec...
06:00, 2020-02-19

Michigan Legislature on brink of vote to cut auto premiums LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are poised to vote on legislation to cut the state’s high car insurance premiums following progress in...
14:20, 2019-05-24

Valve's New Auto Chess Game Is Already Way More Popular Than Artifact Ever Was The failure of Dota-themed trading card game Artifact might have left Valve with egg on its face, but the company has now scraped off that egg and ma...
22:44, 2019-06-21

Valve Is Making Its Own Version Of Dota Auto Chess Late last year, Valve launched the collectible card game Artifact, a spinoff of Dota 2. It flopped so hard that Valve is now revamping it from the gr...
02:08, 2019-05-22

BMW 3 Series 318d Sport auto 2019 UK review Entry-level diesel is likeable addition to range but doesn't live up to the best of the 3 Series line-up Many of you might remember a fascinating 1...
02:08, 2019-07-18

U.S. auto showrooms need more electric cars, environmental group says Environmental group the Sierra Club on Tuesday urged automakers and dealerships to help cut U.S. carbon emissions and fight the climate crisis by mak...
23:28, 2019-11-12

Android Auto is getting a redesigned interface and Dark Mode Google last month announced an update for Android Auto that would change the way the app looks and works, and it is now finally rolling out to some r...
12:40, 2019-06-26

New auto-dimming car sun visor tech to boost visibility News 6 Jan, 2020 New Virtual Visor from Bosch blocks the sun only where it would hit drivers’ eyes...
14:16, 2020-01-06

Speed limits pop up in Android Auto when using Google Maps After adding the , Google is silently bringing yet another useful feature to Android Auto. It looks like many users have noticed that speed limits ar...
06:28, 2020-02-06

Here are the 13 cars we can't wait to see at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show Honda The 112th annual Chicago Auto Show runs February 8-17. Close to 1,000 vehicles will be on display, including antique cars, new concepts, and pr...
15:48, 2020-02-08

UAW strike nears end as auto workers expected to say yes to new GM deal Strike, in its 40th day, has closed plants and cost GM billionsWorkers say they just want fair share of GM’s $25bn profitsThe longest strike by autow...
18:56, 2019-10-25

Even Auto Sales Are Polarized: Big Spenders On Trucks, Vs. Used-Car Economizers Auto loans are split between new-vehicle buyers with bigger and more expensive trucks, vs. customers who opt for used, even when they could afford ne...
17:12, 2020-02-13

Auto racing: How to wager on Memorial Day weekend races LAS VEGAS — Memorial Day weekend brings about barbecues, parades and good times with family and friends, but most importantly taking time to remember...
23:16, 2019-05-24

If California loses its war over auto emissions, where does that leave Canada? The U.S. president's move could increase uncertainty for Canada's auto industry, according to experts....
23:20, 2019-09-20

Alexa gets an improved voice and can now sound like Samuel L. Jackson, too At its hardware event in Seattle, Amazon today announced that it is launching a new Neural Text to Speech model for its Alexa personal assistant. Th...
19:36, 2019-09-25

How Painter Alexa Meade Creates Dimension-Collapsing Art The Google Artist in Residence is working with the company's AR/VR team to digitally capture her new installation as a rainbow-hued depth map....
23:28, 2019-09-19

Review: The $299 Echo Link Amp adds Alexa to any speaker The Echo Link Amp is designed to give Echo owners options. Instead of settling for the sound from a couple of Echo speakers, this amp lets owners use...
15:28, 2019-04-10

Alexa Bliss was ‘very worried’ WWE career was over during concussion nightmare The fear of her wrestling career being over was real for Alexa Bliss. The WWE superstar had suffered multiple concussions and battled their effects s...
15:56, 2019-06-21

Alexa users in the U.K. can now call Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. for free Vodafone subscribers in the U.K. can now link their phone plans to make and receive calls through Alexa-enabled devices, Amazon announced.Read More...
16:44, 2019-06-12

Siri and Alexa Reinforce Gender Bias, U.N. Finds Virtual helpers that come with female voices by default are perpetuating bias, a Unesco report argues....
11:16, 2019-05-23

Charlie Brooker gets taste of dystopia after being called 'Alexa' by son Black Mirror creator’s wife says Amazon’s virtual assistant was subsequently switched offFormer Blue Peter presenter and wife of Black Mirror’s creat...
22:16, 2019-08-04

WWE's Alexa Bliss not medically cleared for Money in the Bank WWE announced on Thursday that Alexa Bliss is not medically cleared to compete at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view event on Sunday....
20:48, 2019-05-16

iDevices’ Instinct is a light switch with Alexa built in iDevices' Instinct is a light switch with Alexa built in, complete with a two-microphone array and high-fidelity speakers.Read More...
17:52, 2019-08-23

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make ...
10:32, 2019-05-25

Alexa ruins Christmas by blurting out girl’s gift A British mom says Alexa became the Grinch that stole Christmas. Lizzy Nuttall, 41, contends the Amazon personal assistant announced that her daughte...
01:08, 2019-12-01

Sonos Move lets you take Google Assistant and Alexa anywhere The Sonos Move is Sonos' first portable smart speaker, and it's chock full of features like Bluetooth connectivity and auto-tuning Trueplay technolog...
16:04, 2019-09-05

Look: Carlos, Alexa PenaVega introduce newborn son Kingston "Big Time Rush" alum Carlos PenaVega and "Spy Kids" star Alexa PenaVega welcomed their second child, a baby boy, this week....
16:00, 2019-07-03

Move Over, Santa! Kids Are Asking Alexa to Bring Them Presents Ordering items from Amazon has never been easier, but young children are asking Alexa to deliver them presents and parents aren’t always able to step...
22:48, 2019-12-21

Verizon’s new 5G home router has Wi-Fi 6, Alexa, and self-setup option If you're in one of a handful of cities, you can cut the cable modem cord using Verizon 5G cellular service, now including a Wi-Fi 6 and Alexa-ready ...
17:04, 2019-10-21

Fitbit announces Versa 2 with Alexa and 5-day battery life for $200 Fitbit today announced Fitbit Versa 2 for $200, Fitbit Premium subscription service for $10 per month, and Fitbit Aria Air smart scale for $50.Read M...
15:20, 2019-08-28

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focus...
15:24, 2019-05-09

'Mind your own business, Alexa!' How to keep secrets from your voice assistant Call centre workers who check how helpful our voice assistants are say they hear private conversations and couples having sex. Here’s how to avoid sh...
19:16, 2019-12-16

Tempers flare as German auto industry meets eco-activists Environmental activists accused Germany's auto industry of failing to do enough to help avert a climate crisis as executives sought on Thursday to bu...
21:32, 2019-09-05

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from ...
00:52, 2019-09-19

Auto workers’ strike could cost General Motors an estimated $1B The Mexican plant shutdowns mean that GM has lost any new supplies of its light-duty Chevrolet Silverado, the company's top-selling U.S. vehicle....
22:48, 2019-10-01

A Guide To Auto Chess, 2019’s Most Popular New Game Genre Over the weekend, Dota Underlords lured 200,000 concurrent players onto its checkered battlefield of swords, sorcery, and slot machines. Meanwhile, R...
00:28, 2019-06-26

Can Grand Theft Auto V help your mental health? Yes, say role-players In a virtual world best known for its crime and violence, gamers are using San Andreas as a safe space to cope with grief, gambling and addictionIt i...
12:52, 2019-05-01

GM, U.S. auto workers’ union reach tentative deal that may end strike The deal, which the union says offers “major gains” for workers, was hammered out after months of bargaining....
19:12, 2019-10-16

Trump announces elimination of California auto emissions authority President Trump announced Wednesday that his administration will eliminate California's authority to set limits stricter than federal regulations for...
18:24, 2019-09-18

The Latest: Deal reached to lower Michigan auto insurance LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Michigan’s Democratic governor and...
14:56, 2019-05-24

GM and auto workers union announce deal following 5-week strike GM and the United Auto Workers announced they had reached a deal Wednesday to end their five-week strike. The walk-out was the longest and costliest ...
18:20, 2019-10-16

What Is Auto-Brewery Syndrome? Patients Seem Drunk Without Having Any Alcohol, Doctor Says Patients who have the rare condition can develop brain fog, sleepiness and uncharacteristic aggressiveness after eating sugar and carbohydrates....
22:56, 2019-11-13

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automat...
16:20, 2019-09-18

Android Auto Wireless comes to Samsung phones, 20 months after launch The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. [credit: Google ...
21:12, 2019-10-03

GTA 6 Release Date UPDATE: Next Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS incredible PC mod Rockstar isn't likely to release Grand Theft Auto 6 until we're well into the next generation of games consoles, but we could already have had a peek...
13:00, 2019-07-22

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost some industry jobs ZWICKAU, Germany (AP) — Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals. Now it’s fac...
12:20, 2019-05-22

Coronavirus outbreak unlikely to affect auto production, says one of India's top carmakers R.C. Bhargava, chairman of Maruti Suzuki, one of the country's largest automakers, said India's economy will not be as badly affected by the coronavi...
10:28, 2020-02-03

GTA 6 Release Date UPDATE: Next Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS remarkable PC mod Rockstar isn't likely to release Grand Theft Auto 6 until we're well into the next generation of games consoles, but we could already have had a peek...
08:08, 2019-07-21

Michigan governor criticizes GOP-backed auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t embracing a Republican-passed plan to cut high auto insurance premiums, saying it fa...
17:36, 2019-05-09

A Single Image That Helped Lead To Grand Theft Auto Mike Dailly, of Lemmings and GTA fame, shared something very cool on Twitter over the weekend: an image he made in 1994 that, in a very direct way, l...
02:00, 2019-09-02

German auto supplier Webasto says two employees infected with coronavirus German car parts supplier Webasto [WEBA.UL] on Tuesday said a second employee had become infected with the coronavirus following the visit of another...
10:40, 2020-01-28

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images WASHINGTON (AP) — The animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year of social media ...
09:56, 2019-05-09

The Coronavirus Epidemic Is Quickly Re-Shaping China's Auto Industry Sales are way down as people stay home and factories stay shut, Tesla mows down a forest, and GM shuts down a plant and still somehow ends up on top....
17:48, 2020-02-21

Ford is set to reveal its all-electric, Mustang-inspired SUV on the eve of the LA auto show (F) Ford Ford announced that it will reveal its all-electric, Mustang-inspired SUV right before the press days at the LA auto show in November. Ford firs...
21:44, 2019-10-24

Trump auto tariff threat at risk of being undone by a technicality President Trump's renewed threat to hit the European Union with auto tariffs if it doesn't agree to a trade deal is weakened by the fact that the dea...
06:56, 2020-01-29

I swore I'd never take on debt for a car, but I was surprised by how well my first auto loan fit into my financial plan Don Mason/Getty Images I swore I'd never take on debt for a depreciating asset, like a car. My husband and I have always saved to buy cars in cash so...
20:24, 2020-01-31

Audi's Covering Extremes With A New EV And A Twin-Turbo V8 SUV At The LA Auto Show The 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback, a somewhat lither version of the company’s fully electric E-Tron SUV, officially marketed as “e-tron,” will step on t...
00:40, 2019-11-19

California, other states take Trump to court over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of t...
21:40, 2019-09-20

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto map could be HUGE if it does this Looking at Rockstar's previous GTA games seems to suggest we're going to get more cities than ever in next-gen Grand Theft Auto game - but is it real...
13:52, 2019-05-19

California, 22 other states sue Trump administration to keep auto emission rules California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set em...
20:52, 2019-09-20

Car contracts: Advice for tech companies entering the auto space Many tech companies are finding themselves in an exciting but daunting position: having to contract with established auto makers.Read More...
19:44, 2019-07-13

California and 23 other states sue Trump to stop ban on auto emissions standards Governor Gavin Newsom said the state “won’t bend to the president’s reckless attacks” on the state’s clean car waiverCalifornia and 23 other states h...
20:08, 2019-09-20

California Sues the Trump Administration in Its Escalating War Over Auto Emissions California, joined by 23 other states, sued to block the administration’s unprecedented reversal of the state’s authority to set its own rules on cl...
18:48, 2019-09-20

'A strike for the little guy': auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for th...
15:36, 2019-09-20

U.S. auto workers union reach tentative deal with Ford The deal still has to be approved by committees of national union leaders and local officials who will meet in Detroit Friday. Then it will be sent t...
02:48, 2019-10-31

Auto workers to strike over GM contract talks impasse, union says 49,000 members at General Motors plants will go on strike on Sunday night after negotiations had broken downThe United Auto Workers union has said it...
19:16, 2019-09-15

Trump readying ultimatum to EU, Japan on auto tariffs: Report The White House has drafted an ultimatum to Japan and the European Union regarding trade in autos and auto parts: agree to limits on exports to the U...
01:08, 2019-05-16

'They have no choice' but to make a deal: Trump threatens EU with auto tariffs President Trump threatened to hit the European Union with tariffs on automobiles and auto parts imports if a long-stalled trade deal could not be rea...
18:52, 2020-01-22

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Goo...
20:52, 2019-05-02

Auburn announcer Rod Bramblett, wife killed in auto accident AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle a...
15:32, 2019-05-26

Thousands of climate protests target Frankfurt auto show The IAA motor show in Frankfurt was disrupted by crowds of climate protesters. They demanded an overhaul of transport policy with environmental conce...
23:04, 2019-09-14

China’s auto sales fall 17.7% in April, extending slump BEIJING (AP) — China’s auto sales sank 17.7% in April from a year earlier, extending a slump amid trade tension with Washington and an economic...
07:12, 2019-05-14

GTA 6: PS4 and Xbox One can’t handle Rockstar’s new Grand Theft Auto says new leak Rockstar Games is reportedly hard at work on Grand Theft Auto game, but it could be bad news for owners of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems... ...
17:08, 2019-05-02

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon known for saving Chrysler, dead at 94 American auto industry tycoon Lee Iacocca — known for helping develop the Ford Mustang, saving Chrysler and raising money to restore the Statue of Li...
04:44, 2019-07-03

Valve's auto chess game arrives on iOS and Android in February Last year, Valve released , its first-ever auto chess game based on the popular MOBA franchise. Since last summer, Valve rolled out a bunch of update...
04:16, 2020-02-01

Top auto consultant explains why Tesla’s Cybertruck could be incredibly profitable For years, the big knock against Tesla is that the company didn’t know how to turn a profit. Sure, Tesla vehicles were in high demand, but a va...
01:28, 2020-01-21

No end in sight for auto workers' strike as union condemns GM over job security United Auto Workers vice-president says company has reverted to an old offer after union rejected proposal on SundayThe United Auto Workers vice-pres...
00:04, 2019-10-08

U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap r...
00:20, 2019-06-07

Hearthstone Battlegrounds is an eight-player, auto chess-inspired mode Blizzard announced a new mode for Hearthstone today, Battlegrounds, during the opening ceremonies for BlizzCon 2019 in Anaheim.Read More...
20:52, 2019-11-01

Can Toyota Grow Its Top Line In 2020 Despite The Global Auto Slowdown? Yes, as per Trefis estimates Toyota Motor Corporation will see a top-line growth of 2.1% for FY 2020 (ended March 2020). Toyota’s automotive business...
13:48, 2020-02-14

Skoda Auto takes a shine to eco-friendly paint shops Czech-based carmaker Skoda Auto has a new paint shop that it says is Europe's most modern and among the most environmentally friendly. As Hardy Graup...
14:40, 2019-08-27

Auto group tries to steer Colorado clear of California ZEV rules An automotive trade group is in talks with Colorado to try to convince the state not to adopt California's zero emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate....
01:32, 2019-05-07

Android Auto gets new look, dark mode and lots of nifty improvements Google announced a major update for Android Auto is now available for download. Since its launch back in 2015, Android Auto has expanded to support m...
21:56, 2019-05-06

Trump Will End California’s Authority to Set Stricter Auto Emissions Rules The move, expected Wednesday, would strip California of its special authority to set tougher rules on car emissions. ...
20:48, 2019-09-17

Alexa developers can now personalize their skills by recognizing the user’s voice Amazon Alexa is already capable of identifying different voices to give personalized responses to different users in the household, thanks to the ad...
18:44, 2019-09-26

With a Laser, Researchers Say They Can Hack Alexa, Google Home or Siri Researchers in Japan and at the University of Michigan said they have found a way to take over the voice-controlled digital assistants....
20:48, 2019-11-04

Matt Fraser Wants Girlfriend Alexa Papigiotis to Have "the Cadillac of Rings" Matt Fraser wants to give Alexa Papigiotis "the Cadillac of rings." In this clip from tonight's all-new Meet the Frasers, the psychic medium goes eng...
15:48, 2020-02-24