Amazon Alexa Guard is a service that listens for sounds indicating danger while you are not at home. For example,..
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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..
At the annual Google I/O developer conference, a number of Google Assistant features were demonstrated today on Pixel smartphone. Scott..
Google Nest Hub Max Announced, Home Hub Rebranded and Coming to Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden
As expected, Google’s Rick Osterloh announced a new Google Assistant smart display called Nest Hub Max at the company’s annual..
Dave Isbitski Amazon Chief Evangelist for Alexa Talks Voice Assistant Evolution – Voicebot Podcast Ep 95
Dave Isbitski became Amazon’s first chief evangelist for Alexa in 2014. That’s five years, but in smart speaker time, it’s an..