Home Items Are Getting Smarter And Creepier, Like It Or NotWith every additional smart device in your home, companies are able to gather more details about your daily life.
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.
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.
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.
Amazon, Google Patent Applications Hint At Devices Listening MoreA new report from says that Amazon and Google devices could be keeping a closer tab on users in the future.
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 Says It Received 238 Proposals For 2nd HeadquartersAmazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters.
Google Buys HTC's Pixel Team In $1.1B Bet On DevicesGoogle is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.
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.
Now At Whole Foods: Cheaper Milk, 'Farm Fresh' Amazon EchoAmazon kicked off its first day as the owner of Whole Foods by slashing prices, adding its logo on signs and setting up a stand of "farm fresh" Amazon Echo voice-assistant devices by store entrances.
Apple's HomePod Pumps Up Volume On Tech RivalsApple is hoping that their new smart home speaker will strike a chord with music lovers, the latest test of the iPhone maker's ability to redefine markets originally staked out by its rivals.
Amazon Shares Echo Data With Prosecutor In Murder CaseAmazon dropped its fight against a subpoena issued in an Arkansas murder case after the defendant said he wouldn't mind if the technology giant shared information that may have been gathered by an Amazon Echo smart speaker.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsAmazon plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months. The online retailer said Thursday that the jobs are full-time and come with benefits.