Tag: Alexa

Apple buys AI voice startup that helps companies build Alexa and Google Assistant apps – The Verge

Apple buys AI voice startup that helps companies build Alexa and Google Assistant apps - The Verge

Apple has acquired a San Francisco-based artificial intelligence startup called PullString that specializes in helping companies build conversational voice apps, according to a report from Axios. Pullstring was founded back in 2011 by former Pixar employees — its CEO, Oren Jacob, is Pixar’s former chief technology officer. Up until now, PullString was most well known […]

How to get NewsChannel 12 on Alexa – WCTI12.com

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How do you get NewsChannel 12 on your Alexa? We’re glad you asked. It’s pretty simple, actually. You can click the above video to watch the instructions. You can also follow the steps below. 1. If you have an Amazon Echo, you should already have the Alexa app installed. If not, do that first. 2. […]

Alexa, call the police — the new way to get help – The Times

Tom Harper, Home Affairs Correspondent Voice-controlled assistants such as Alexa, used to play music or turn the lights on, may soon also be able to summon the police in an emergencyAflo/REX/Shutterstock Whether you are fleeing a burglar or reporting an attack, do not dial 999 — instead, just say “Alexa, call the police”. People who fall victim […]

Amazon upgrades Alexa with newscaster voice – Mashable

Amazon upgrades Alexa with newscaster voice - Mashable

Image: Amazon Matthew Humphries for PCMag 2019-01-16 20:39:08 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. If you’re in the US and ask Alexa to […]

Alexa uprising? Amazon device reported down across Europe – RT

Alexa uprising? Amazon device reported down across Europe - RT

Amazon’s voice-activated virtual assistant has been reported down all morning in various parts of the world, with major outages in Europe according to user complaints online and DownDetector.com. Early reports indicate the major outage began at roughly 8am UK time, timed to perfectly ruin everyone’s breakfast as they try and ease into Wednesday, with the […]

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