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Bose’s new portable home speaker sports Alexa and Google Assistant

August 22, 2019 0

Bose’s portable speaker offerings have tended toward the cheaper end of the spectrum — bringing colorful competition for companies like JBL. With the dryly named

Week in Review: Snapchat beats a dead horse

August 19, 2019 0

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds

Amazon customers say they received emails for other people’s orders

August 18, 2019 0

Users have said they are receiving emails from Amazon containing invoices and order updates on other customers, TechCrunch has learned. Jake Williams, founder of cybersecurity

The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants

August 16, 2019 0

Navin Chaddha Contributor Navin Chaddha leads Mayfield. The firm invests in early-stage consumer and enterprise technology companies and currently has $2.7 billion under management. More

Another day, another reversal in stock fortunes as recession fears grow

August 15, 2019 0

U.S. stock markets plummeted today as recession fears continue to grow. Yesterday’s good news about a reprieve on tariffs for U.S. consumer imports was undone

Facebook’s human-AI blend for audio transcription is now facing privacy scrutiny in Europe

August 14, 2019 0

Facebook’s lead privacy regulator in Europe is now asking the company for detailed information about the operation of a voice-to-text feature in Facebook’s Messenger app

Amazon quietly adds ‘no human review’ option to Alexa settings as voice AIs face privacy scrutiny

August 3, 2019 0

Amazon has tweaked the settings for its Alexa voice AI to allow users to opt out of their voice recordings being manually reviewed by the

Google ordered to halt human review of voice AI recordings over privacy risks

August 2, 2019 0

A German privacy watchdog has ordered Google to cease manual reviews of audio snippets generated by its voice AI.  This follows a leak last month

Worldwide IaaS Public Cloud Services Market Grew 31.3 Percent Last Year: Gartner

August 2, 2019 0

Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM accounted for nearly 77 percent of the global IaaS market in 2018. Amazon accounts for nearly half of the

Amazon says U.S. government demands for customer data went up

August 1, 2019 0

Amazon said the U.S. government asked more data from the company during the first-half of 2019 than on the previous six-month period. The latest figures

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