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Amazon sold ‘millions’ of Alexa devices over the holiday shopping weekend
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 On the heels of news that Amazon may have accounted for half of Black Friday online sales, the retailer today announced that the Black Friday holiday shopping weekend – which it defines as Thanksgiving through Cyb [...]
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Alexa developers can now use notifications, soon personalize apps based on users’ voices
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 Amazon says it will allow Alexa skill developers to alert customers using notifications starting today, and soon, it will allow them to recognize users’ individual voices as part of their skill-building process. T [...]
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Alexa is arriving in Australia and New Zealand early next year
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 One more bit of news out of tonight’s Alexa State of the Union Keynote at AWS Re:Invent in Vegas. Amazon is finally bringing its voice service to Oceania. After several months of rumblings, the company announced t [...]
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Amazon is putting Alexa in the office
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 The interface is evolving. What has long been dominated by screens of all shapes and sizes is now being encroached upon by the voice. And while many companies are building voice interfaces — Apple with Siri, Googl [...]
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Sonos One users can now ask Alexa to play Spotify music
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 In October, Sonos launched the Sonos One, raising the bar on what is already the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio. The big new feature? An integrated microphone that added support for Amazon’s Alexa. How [...]
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Amazon brings Echo and Alexa to Canada
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 Amazon has finally brought its line of Alexa-powered Echo speakers to Canada. The release of Echo hardware has been long awaited by America’s northern neighbor, which could only watch and wait as Echo went through [...]
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Muse is a simple dedicated Amazon Alexa add-on for the car
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 Want to bring Alexa into your vehicle? You now have a few options, including a new $49.99 accessory from voice tech company Speak Music, which is launching Muse, essentially a Bluetooth-enabled Amazon Echo for the car. [...]
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Amazon launches its Echo devices and Alexa in Japan
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 Amazon has continued its hardware push into Asia after it launched the Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot in Japan today. Alongside the hardware, it is also making its Alexa voice assistant available in the country. That mea [...]
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Alexa gets its first celeb voice with Oprah, but it’s just a holiday promo
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 Alexa is getting its first celebrity voice, and it’s Oprah. Before you get too excited, Oprah won’t respond to your day-to-day questions, as Alexa does – instead, the addition of Oprah’s voice is [...]
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