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Police want to interrogate Amazon’s Alexa over grisly murder

November 4th, 2019

Nobody likes the idea of a mega-huge company like Amazon listening in on our everyday conversations, but what if Alexa could help solve your murder? Florida police are hoping it’s possible, and they’re asking for Amazon’s help in solving a murder that left 32-year-old Silva Galva dead. The suspect, 43-year-old Adam Reechard Crespo, was Galva’s …

Google Home vs Amazon Alexa, history, how to see

How to check if Alexa or Google Assistant is secretly recording you

May 28th, 2018

Last week, we learned a little more about the very human flaws of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant. One couple in Portland, OR, discovered that their Amazon Echoes were accidentally recording their private conversations and sending them to a friend from their contacts list. The situation worked itself out harmlessly enough, but as we pointed out, …

Google Assistant vs Amazon Alexa app, Siri integration, features

Here are all the things Google Assistant now does that Amazon Alexa can’t

May 9th, 2018

Amazon started the current trend of voice assistants when it launched the Amazon Echo four years ago. But the first-mover advantage doesn’t last all that long in tech, and Google has been pouring its considerable artificial intelligence resources into the Google Assistant ever since then. The company just announced a raft of new features for …