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According to the 2017 Voice Report from VoiceLabs, Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers will sell more than 24 million units combined through the end of 2017.The report, which combines data from multiple sources, including CIRP, KPCB and...
Amazon Echo device owners are familiar with the Light Ring at the top of the device, usually shown in blue. Amazon Alexa may be doing all the talking, but the Light Ring does a lot of communicating on its...
 Microsoft’s new business mantra seems to be “If we can’t do it, let’s just find someone who can.” The Redmond tech giant announced a new partnership bringing global navigation and mapping company TomTom to integrate location-based services into their...
Amazon recently announced three major services that are aimed at making things easier for developers to exploit Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. AI has been one of the weakest links in Amazon’s robust stack of cloud infrastructure services which, incidentally,...
Goolg Pixel and its bigger sibling Google Pixel XL shot out of the gates in October 2016 and quickly gained tremendous "share of mind" with smartphone buyers all over the world. It's had its problems, for sure, but nothing...
The ongoing dialogue about whether or not artificial intelligence will take away jobs and replace people has been going on for a while now. But what a lot of people are ignoring is the fact that robots will never be...
It has been barely four years since Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the company's Mobile First, Cloud First strategy. Instead of basking in the glory of new-found success in Cloud, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has now announced that the...
In January of this year, Samsung revealed the Family Hub Refrigerator, which sported a stunning 21.5-inch 1080p touch screen in front that acts as an interface to access Amazon's Alexa, the virtual assistant found on Amazon Echo products. Hot...
Investment bank Morgan Stanley recently published a note that shows that Amazon.com sold 11 million Amazon Echo devices between the middle of 2015 and December 1, 2016.We already know that Amazon sold more than 9 times the number of Amazon...
AI is going everywhere - into space, inside the human body and now, into your mouth. Ara, the world's first AI-capable toothbrush will actually teach you how to brush your teeth better.If you're a dentist, you'll probably get to keep your...
With the sudden surge in artificial intelligence projects being conducted by some of the world's most cash-rich companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple, IBM, Amazon and Facebook, there is a lot of uncertainly about how artificial intelligence will affect our...
Amazon is great at giving away free stuff. One look at the Amazon Prime benefits list will tell you that. Even with their cloud infrastructure initiative, Amazon Web Services (AWS), offers free tiers with nearly every major product. And...
Microsoft is possibly one of the biggest comeback stories in the world of technology. After seeing their Windows revenues decline over several quarters, Microsoft is finally back to profitability and growth once again. The Windows problem hasn't gone away yet,...
Over the past few weeks I've written several articles on the good and bad of artificial intelligence. On the good side there are projects that make our lives easier; on the bad, there are things that could end our...
Technology and market research firm Forrester Research has just released a report called "The Rise of Intelligent Agents" in which it outlines how over 6% of jobs currently performed by human beings will be replaced by robots - a...