Amazon’s Alexa Recorded a Private Conversation And Sent It to a Random Person

May 28, 2018

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who love being able to say “Alexa, play me some bangers”, and those who got one targeted advertisement too many and are paranoid that their smart devices are always listening. Recent news, unfortunately, gives some more credence to the latter. A few weeks ago, a […]

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Amazon’s Alexa Voice Assistant comes to Android smartphones

May 18, 2018

Amazon has started rolling out an app update that will bring Alexa, the voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speakers, to the Android platform. The 93.7 MB app is already available for download from the Play Store. After logging in to the app, give it permission to access contacts, microphone and location. Once done, tap […]

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Amazon’s Next Top Secret Project Could Be a Robot That Follows You Around Your House

May 13, 2018

Ten years ago, Amazon introduced the Kindle and established the appeal of reading on a digital device. Four years ago, Jeff Bezos and company rolled out the Echo, prompting millions of people to start talking to a computer. Now Amazon (AMZN, -0.36%) is working on another big bet: robots for the home. The retail and cloud computing giant has embarked on an […]

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