Sonos announced yesterday that it has acquired Snips for $37.5 million. The purchase price is below the valuation of $50..
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Google announced yesterday the new Your News Update feature. Liz Gannes, Google product manager for news, commented in a blog..
New Report Says Consumers Have 71% Preference for Human Over Robot Voices for Voice Assistant User Experience
Voicebot Research has found that not only do consumers prefer human voices over synthetic in their voice experiences, but the..
Voiceflow announced this morning that is has closed a new round of financing that includes the Alexa Fund as a..
Matchbox.io Has Acquired All of Opearlo’s Alexa Skills, Including the Top Rated Productivity Skill Find My Phone
Matchbox.io, the Washingon, D.C.-based developer of games and educational voice experiences for Amazon Alexa and Samsung Bixby, announced this morning..
Amazon Sold Three Times More Smart Speakers than Google in Q3 2019, Baidu and Alibaba Also Beat Google Device Sales
Amazon sold 10.4 million smart speakers in Q3 2019, three times more than Google’s 3.5 million devices Alibaba lead Baidu..
The ConverCon Interviews with SoundHound, Soapbox Labs, Algolia, and Webio – Voicebot Podcast Ep 122
This week we have four interviews conducted onsite at ConverCon in Dublin in October 2019. First up is Katie McMahon,..
Galaxy Home Mini Shows Up at SDC. Will it Arrive in Market Before its Larger Peer and Does it Matter?
The Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) showcased Bixby and a lot of hardware ranging from televisions to kitchen appliances. However, the..
Whether you are launching an Alexa skill or Google Action, all developers must go through a certification process before their..
Microsoft Power Virtual Agents is Bot Building for Anyone, That is Anyone Building for Enterprise Customer Service
“We want every company out there to be a tech company in its own right,” said Satya Nadella, CEO of..