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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

LG appliances now respond to both Alexa and Google Assistant

LG has officially joined the ranks of appliance makers that support more than one voice assistant. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2018

Amazon Alexa take note! Affordable Google Home, Home Mini speakers launched

Powered by Google's AI-based Assistant, the 'Home' and 'Home Mini' are priced at Rs 9,999 and Rs 4,499, respectively. The speakers will go on sale via Flipkart and at over 750 retailers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 10th, 2018

Why Amazon wants Alexa to take on PayPal"s Venmo

Amazon.com Inc. is mulling an expansion of its banking and finance footprint by allowing customers to use its voice-automated assistant Alexa to make direct payments to each other, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move would put Amazon in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

iPad users can now multitask using Google Assistant

Following in Amazon Alexa's footsteps, Google has rolled out an official version of their ‘Assistant' for iPads. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 14th, 2018

Amazon Alexa Can Now Make Calls on iPads and Android and Fire Tablets

No longer relegated to just the Echo smart speaker and smartphones. Amazon's voice-activated assistant A.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 12th, 2018

Amazon adds follow-up mode for Alexa

Amazon has added a new feature for its Alexa voice assistant that you will let you make successive requests without needing to repeat your Echo speaker’s wake word, as noted today by CNET......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 9th, 2018

Amazon"s Alexa is laughing at users and creeping them out

It's quiet in the house, then you hear a disembodied woman's laugh. That's Amazon's Alexa voice assistant malfunctioning in a profoundly creepy way......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2018

Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

The voice assistant is giggling without a prompt, some users are reporting. “It was really creepy.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 8th, 2018

Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

Some users reported it was very unsettling when the voice assistant began giggling without a prompt......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 8th, 2018

Alexa is laughing at users and creeping them out

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is randomly laughing at people.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2018

Amazon has made changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

The voice assistant is giggling without a prompt, some users are reporting. “It was really creepy.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 8th, 2018

Amazon has made changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

Some users reported it was very unsettling when the voice assistant began giggling without a prompt......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 8th, 2018

Amazon Alexa Down: Echo Voice Assistant Not Working Across The US

Wondering why your Alexa isn't working for you? Amazon Alexa and Echo are down across the US. Find out what's happening, here......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 2nd, 2018

Amazon reportedly cutting hundreds of jobs in Seattle

Amazon.com Inc is cutting hundreds of jobs in its consumer business in Seattle, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the company shifts resources into fast-growing areas like its work on voice assistant Alexa......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2018