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Watch Alexa meet the funniest family on the Internet
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 06:31

Presented without comment: the cutest Alexa video available on the Internet today featuring Lauren eLL, her Dad, and Grandma. It has it all – l...

Ecobee’s new voice-powered light switch moves closer to whole-home Alexa
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:37

 Alexa is already everywhere in a lot of homes, thanks to the affordability and ease of installation/setup of the Echo Dot. But Alexa could becom...

HAL-exa. Here's a replica of HAL 9000 with Alexa inside - CNET
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:42

Commentary: Is this a portent of the true future? Welcome to a replica that has real world uses. Perhaps too real. CNET News

Now you can have a conversation with Alexa without screaming ‘Hey, Alexa’ for every request
  • Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:36

 Those with digital home assistants know this phenomenon all too well. You ask Siri, Google or Alexa to hook it up with the facts, they provide a...

Alexa just wants to have fun
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 02:25

Amazon's Alexa has been laughing at its users without any prompt, giving everyone a sneak peek at what's yet to come from employing artificial intelli...

Alexa gets time-based music controls
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:50

 Ever since the announcement of Apple’s HomePod, Amazon’s been on the music offensive for Alexa. The company improved the sound quali...

Alexa Laughing Aloud For No Reason, Amazon Working On Fix
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 20:34

HeikoAL / Pixabay Amazon Alexa powered devices allow people to perform multiple tasks, but lately, its been acting ghostly as well for some users. Acc...

Sonos One’s Alexa support comes to Canada
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 04:56

 Sonos One users in Canada can now join their peers south of the border in yelling requests at their connected speakers – a free update iss...

Amazon’s Alexa Leaves Consumer Brands Speechless
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 02:27

Online voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa are threatening the decades-old high-exposure marketing model for consumer goods. WSJ’s Saabira Chaudh...

Amazon expands its Techstars Alexa Accelerator to London, starts search for second cohort
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:46

 Amazon continues to tap into the developer community to expand the ubiquity of its Alexa voice-based assistant, and it’s taking the strate...

Here’s how to make Alexa control a toilet because why not
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:01

 Alexa-controlled toilets are a thing in 2018 but cost thousands. An enterprising person can make their own by following these instructions. It t...

Alexa in Toyland: How Amazon's assistant is changing playtime - CNET
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:39

Mattel and other toymakers are using the tech giant's voice assistant to add new sound experiences to games. CNET News

Amazon’s Alexa Skills Developer Console gets its biggest redesign since launch
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:39

 Amazon today is rolling out the biggest makeover for its Alexa Skills Kit Developer Console – the console where voice app developers crea...

The best smart home devices that work with Alexa
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:49

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers are most powerful when paired with third-party smart home hardware. These are our favorites. Rob Schultz / IDG ...

Amazon may be developing AI chips for Alexa
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:40

 The Information has a report this morning that Amazon is working on building AI chips for the Echo, which would allow Alexa to more quickly pars...

4 ways to keep up with the 2018 Winter Olympics with Alexa - CNET
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:36

Your Alexa speaker can help you follow the 2018 Winter Olympics. Here's how. CNET News

Alexa will stay calm during Amazon's Super Bowl ad
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 12:48

Given that Amazon's latest Super Bowl ad mentions Alexa no less than 10 times, that begs a question: will you have to unplug your Echo speaker to...

Alexa, print money: Even Bezos stunned by Q4 Amazon income
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 13:41

Enlarge / Amazon Go from the outside. (credit: Sam Machkovech) The fact that Amazon made lots of money in 2017, both in the full year and its fiscal...

Amazon teases Alexa Super Bowl ad starring Jeff Bezos
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 03:41

If you want a good barometer of how far Amazon Alexa has come, you just need to look at the company's teaser for its Super Bowl LII ad. Where Am...

Ziro’s robotics kit for kids now works with Alexa
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:41

 Ziro is a nifty programmable robotics kit for kids that had a successful Indiegogo campaign last year. And the company behind it, ZeroUI, is sti...

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