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Google Assistant vs. Amazon Alexa: When will we get to choose our voice assistant?

As voice becomes more crucial across devices, manufacturers need to introduce products capable of letting consumers choose their preferred assistant upon unboxing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2018

Google takes on Amazon in the fight for smart devices

Google is taking on Amazon’s Alexa to be the voice assistant of the future. At the Las Vegas CES tech expo, Google splashed out with flashy ads, colorful games, and a voice debut in an array of new smart home gadgets......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

Clash of tech giants: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant to meet at CES 2018

CES will be the ideal battleground this week, with 3,900 exhibitors, many showcasing home products with voice-operated capabilities.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 8th, 2018

Amazon"s Alexa to Meet Google"s Assistant in a Las Vegas Showdown

Amazon.com Inc. and Google are going to the big CES dance this week, looking to find love for their voice-operated platforms......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 7th, 2018

Amazon to team up with Apple, Google for Alexa voice assistant

The retailer has 5,000 people working on Echo home speakers and the Alexa platform that powers the devices.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Amazon unveils new Echo devices to compete against Apple, Google

Alexa which is Amazon's own voice-controlled assistant powers all the Echo devices.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Alexa allies with Cortana to take on Google Assistant, Siri

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp have joined forces to let their voice-controlled virtual assistants talk to each other, offering users the ability to seamlessly tap into work, their homes and shop online......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 30th, 2017

Google Home Outsmarts Amazon Alexa in 3,000 Question Quiz

After 3,000 questions, one voice assistant emerged as the clear winner. Don’t judge a smart speaker by its sales -- at least that’s the story floating around the inte.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 23rd, 2017

This New Computer Wants to Be the Ultimate AI Assistant for the Home

It can process voice requests like an Amazon Echo, but has a screen. Amazon's Alexa and Google's virtual assistant have already mad.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 5th, 2017

Voice assistants are coming to some weird places

Unusual Alexa and Google Assistant integrations were everywhere at CES, including a toilet, a baby monitor, and an umbrella......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 17th, 2018

In 2018, voice assistants will make the leap out of your home

Alexa and Google Assistant want to be on the go with you, plugging into smart glasses, smart earbuds and even smart toilets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2018

Amazon Alexa Is Now Available on HP, Acer, and Asus Computers

It shows how Amazon is pushing to embed Alexa voice assistant in more third-party devices. Amazon's voice-activated assistant Alexa is coming to several laptop and desktop computers sold by HP Inc., Asus, and Acer. The three perso.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 8th, 2018

The Consumer Electronics Showcase Will Be a Battleground in the Digital Assistant War

Google Assistant has a formidable opponent in Amazon's Alexa. The 2018 Consumer Electronics Showcase kicks off in earnest this week, and one story seems likely to dominate - .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 7th, 2018

Amazon"s Alexa-enabled digital glasses to debut at CES next week

Vuzix will show off a pair of smart glasses that can talk to Amazon.com's voice-activated digital assistant and display information to the wearer's field of view.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 6th, 2018

Roku is making its own voice assistant

Roku is working on its own voice assistant to take on Alexa, Cortana, Siri and Google Assistant. You can call it ... "Roku.".....»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 3rd, 2018

Amazon launches Alexa for Business to bring the virtual assistant into the office

Amazon.com is rolling out a new service called Alexa for Business, which will allow customers to use Amazon’s voice-controlled virtual assistant in the workplace. Seattle-based Amazon said companies can buy Alexa devices that will allow their worke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2017

Now hiring? Amazon says its voice aide Alexa is ready for the office

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc wants to be your new executive assistant at work......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Amazon hopes companies will use Alexa in the office

Amazon.com Inc. wants workers to ask its virtual assistant Alexa to book conference rooms and launch meetings, as the company races against rivals to make the office the next major inroad for voice-recognition devices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2017

Commentary: Alexa! Give Us Back Our Freedom!

Amazon’s Echo and other voice assistants are restricting our choices. "Alexa, can you tell me the impact of the wholesale shift to voice search and voice communication over the Internet?" Amazon's wildly popular personal assistant, Alexa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2017

Don"t call it Siri or Alexa — here"s why "computer" is a better name for a voice-activated personal assistant

windyjonas/FlickrEarlier this year, Amazon added "computer" to the list of approved wake words for its Echo devices — previously, when you wanted to ask their intelligent personal assistant a ques.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 28th, 2017

12 ways to use Alexa in the kitchen

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is helpful in many places around the house. Here are 12 ways Alexa can help make your time cooking easier and more hands-free......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2017