• Amazon's latest onslaught of hardware proves it won't stop until it reaches every aspect of your life

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Amazon unveiled 13 new hardware products, along with a slew of new services and Alexa updates, at an event on Thursday.
    The new products give Amazon a greater reach than ever before. It now offers everything from an Alexa-enabled microwave, to high-end audio equipment, to a wall clock.
    Amazon's reach exceeds that of other tech giants like Apple and Google, since it extends far beyond software and hardware. Amazon increasingly has the power to touch your life several times each day, in every place you spend your time.
    At its event on Thursday, Amazon introduced...
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  • Amazon unveils new Echo devices, Alexa microwave

    2 monthes ago - By Inman

    Your might soon be hearing a lot more from Alexa around your house. On Thursday, Amazon unveiled a range of new and redesigned smart home gadgets with its popular virtual voice assistant.
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  • Hey, Alexa, Defrost My Peas

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Amazon announced more than a dozen devices and tools for its Alexa voice assistant, including a microwave.
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  • A new team-up between Microsoft and Amazon gives us a whole new reason to doubt Microsoft's voice assistant

    A new team-up between Microsoft and Amazon gives us a whole new reason to doubt Microsoft's voice assistant

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Microsoft on Thursday announced that Skype is now available for devices powered by Amazon's Alexa voice assistant.
    The deepening integration of Microsoft and Amazon's services puts Cortana, Microsoft's own personal assistant, in an awkward spot.
    If you have both assistants at your disposal, there are fewer reasons to talk to Cortana as Alexa becomes increasingly useful.
    Microsoft's Skype has waned in popularity over the years, as newfangled video chat tools like Apple's FaceTime and Facebook Messenger have stolen the spotlight. But Skype still has many fans - after all, it's the only video...
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