Authorities: Texas Homeowner Tried To Use Amazon's Alexa To Call 911 After Being Shot By Intruder -- It Didn't Work"You must try another device." That's the answer a homeowner in Texas received when he tried to call 911 using an Amazon Alexa smart speaker after he was shot by an intruder, authorities said.
Hey Google, Get Me A Job! McDonald's Using Virtual Assistants To Help With HiringMcDonald's Corp. will let job seekers start an application by using voice commands with Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant.
Alexa Hooks Up With Big Mouth Billy BassYour talking fish could be saying a lot more this holiday season! Big Mouth Billy Bass is now programmed to respond to Alexa voice commands.
A Sneak Peek Into One-Of-A-Kind Smart Home In DallasIf you are wondering what the home of the future looks like... look no further than the voice activated device nearest you. It will most-likely include SIRI or Alexa.
Amazon Is 2nd US Company To Reach $1 Trillion Market ValueAmazon is now the second publicly traded company worth $1 trillion, hot on the heels of iPhone maker Apple.
Is Santa Real? A Version Of Alexa Skirts Some Kid QuestionsA version of Alexa won't tell kids where babies come from or spill the beans about Santa.
Banking By Smart Speaker Arrives, But Security Issues ExistBig banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to perform tasks just with their voice.
Marriott On Board As Amazon Launches Alexa For Hotel RoomsAmazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that allows guests to order room service, ask for more towels or get restaurant recommendations without having to pick up the phone.
Making Sure Your Amazon Echo Doesn't Send Secret RecordingsA woman claimed that her Amazon Echo secretly recorded a private conversation, and then sent the audio to an acquaintance. But you can take steps to protect your privacy.
Parrot Uses Alexa To Run Her Owner's HouseUsing Amazon's Alexa, Petra the parrot is becoming an Internet sensation after learning to give the voice-activated device commands.
Your Alexa And Fitbit Can Testify Against You In CourtWelcome to the new digital age, when the devices that surround us can become star witnesses in our prosecution.
News Now: Human Remains Found In Anna, Jerry Jones Paying NFL, Alexa LaughingWe're continuing to follow the discovery of human remains in an Anna field. Plus, Jerry Jones is paying the price for his battle against the NFL, and Alexa has been laughing at people.
Amazon's Alexa Is Laughing At Users & Creeping Them OutSome users of Amazon's Alexa voice assistant have reported hearing an unprompted laugh from their smart speaker devices in the past day. The laugh happens randomly.
Amazon Buying Internet-Connected Doorbell Maker RingAmazon is expanding its home security business by buying Ring, which makes internet-connected cameras and doorbells. The acquisition helps Amazon better compete with Google's Nest.
Amazon Said To Be Working On Alexa GlassesAmazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside of the home, according to a newspaper report.