Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Google pushes into Apple’s turf to put its virtual assistant into iPhones , report...

Google's annual developers conference, I/O, is expected to feature an announcement that Google is launching an iPhone app for its virtual assistant. Source

Amazon unveils Echo Show, a $230 speaker that does video calls

The Echo Show, which enables video calls, is the newest gadget in Amazon's Echo speaker lineup. Source

Samsung aims at Siri, Alexa with Bixby

Bixby, Samsung's virtual assistant, will debut next week as a key feature of the new Galaxy S8 phone. Source

Alexa Comes to the iPhone

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Hope for humanity slips: Amazon Echo outage has users forgetting how to turn the...

An outage affecting Amazon Echo's and its Alexa service reportedly had people forgetting how to use their brains, and turn the lights off by themselves. Source

Google goes up against Amazon with voice-shopping for goods at Costco, Whole Foods, Raley’s,...

Owners of Google's Home virtual-assistance device can now shop via voice and have goods delivered, as the firm takes aim at Amazon. Source

What does Alexa know and will Amazon tell?

Amazon twice refused to give police any information that may have been recorded from a murder suspect's Amazon Echo device. Source

Amazon’s last Christmas delivery: A heated mattress pad at 11:59 p.m. on Christmas Eve

Amazon played Santa worldwide, delivering its last package in California at 11:59 p.m. Christmas Eve. Source