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Ads will soon invade the Amazon Echo

If you assumed that ads on smart speakers were an inevitability, VoiceLabs is here to exonerate you. On Thursday, voice analytics company VoiceLabs announced that it was partnering with top-tier brands and Alexa >>

Please stop fantasizing about boning Alexa

A troubled writer falls in love with a voice-based, AI-powered, operating system, and the computer OS falls in love with the human. That’s not a real-life story, just the plot of the 2013 >>

Alexa just became a virtual doctor

Alexa is useful for a great many things, from starting up a music playlist to talking you through a morning workout, so it should come as no surprise that Amazon’s virtual assistant just >>

Does Google have a voice problem?

Google’s parent company Alphabet on Thursday reported its financial performance for the fourth quarter of 2016, and the news wasn’t good. Alphabet missed Wall Street’s target, and the stock took a hit in >>