OC Workbench reported earlier this week that Google Assistant now supports simplified Chinese (Mandarin). Traditional Chinese has been supported since..
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Pitchbook data shows that Bonobo, an Israel-based conversational AI startup, has been acquired by Salesforce for $45 million. The company..
Google Gave Away 19,596 Google Home Minis at the Warriors – Trail Blazers NBA Playoff Game This Evening. Here’s Why.
The Oracle Arena where the Golden State Warriors play officially seats 19,596 fans. Google Nest gave away over 19,000 Google..
Adobe Says 91% of Business Decision Makers Investing in Voice Today and Voice Commerce is the Top Objective of 45%
An Adobe survey says 91% of “business decision makers” are making significant investments in voice technologies 88% responded that they..
Google Assistant Officially Arrives in Sonos One and Beam in US, but Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and UK Will Have to Wait a Little Longer
Google announced this morning that Google Assistant is now available in the Sonos One smart speaker and Sonos Beam soundbar..
Amazon Alexa Guard is a service that listens for sounds indicating danger while you are not at home. For example,..
Google Requests Nest Account Holders Switch to Google Accounts, May Use Data in Ad Personalization, and is Shutting Down the Works with Nest Program in August
Google announced last week at its I/O developer conference that it was consolidating its Google Home product line under the..
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Four Developers React to Google IO 2019 Announcement with Emig, Gilhoi, Meissner, and Schwab – Voicebot Podcast Ep 96
The annual Google I/O developer conference had a lot of focus on Google Assistant as expected, but the company’s direction..
Two years ago this week, Cisco acquired conversational AI startup MindMeld for $125 million. Four days ago, it transferred those..
Sonos Reports Q2 Revenue Growth and will Launch with Google Assistant Next Week, but Not They Way They Originally Hoped
Sonos reported earnings yesterday for the second quarter of the company’s 2019 fiscal year. Revenue rose 13% to $210 million..