AI Race: How Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant lost to ChatGPT
Over the past decade, the products hit roadblocks. Siri ran into technological hurdles, while Amazon and Google miscalculated how the voice assistants would be used, leading them to invest in areas with the technology that rarely paid off
Amazon’s Alexa team set to lose $10 billion this year, was the main driving force behind mass layoff
Amazon has not been able to monetise the "smart assistance" that Alexa provides. Because they sell the Echo devices at cost, they haven't been able to make money on them as well.
2022 Mahindra Scorpio-N — First drive review: When the going gets tough!
Does the all-new Mahindra Scorpio-N have the necessary tools to make a mark in the crowded Indian SUV space once again? We find out!
No Siri, Alexa, smart devices in secret meetings: Government officials warned against tech threats
Top government sources said that the new communication sent to all ministries advises that during meetings where classified issues are to be discussed, officials keep their smartphones and smartwatches outside the room.
Amazon introduces Alexa with Amitabh Bachchan's voice in India: Check price and other details here
Users can now hear Big B's voice on Amazon's Alexa at an introductory price of Rs 149 for a year; feature to also cover alarms and weather updates.
Amazon Prime Day Sale 2021: Best deals on Echo, Fire TV, Kindle devices and more
The Echo Dot 3rd Gen will be available at a price of Rs 1,499 with select Smart TVs and ACs during the Prime Day sale.
Audible's sleep series now available for free on Amazon Echo, Fire TV and Alexa-enabled devices
Audible and Alexa have unveiled five sleep and relaxation-focused audio series for free for Alexa users.
Microsoft discontinues the Cortana app for Android and iOS users: All you need to know
The Cortana content created by users – such as reminders and lists – will still be accessible through Cortana in Windows.
Amazon users in India said 'I love you' more than 19,000 times to Alexa in 2020
Amazon India has also reported that in 2020, user interactions with Alexa increased by 67 percent.
Amazon starts rolling out redesigned user interface with multi-user support, new 'Find' tab and more
Amazon promises that the interface has been streamlined so that users will be able to find content with much more ease.
Amazon starts rolling out the refreshed, streamlined Fire TV UI that includes multi-user support
There is a ‘Find’ tab now that lets you have a look at the top shows, movies and other content from various services at the same place.
Google Assistant can now fetch wellness data like sleep data from Fitbit
The new section integrates with Fitbit trackers and enables users to get access to sleep data from any assistant-compatible device.
Fitbit Sense, Versa 3 start receiving new software updates, brings Google Assistant, improved blood oxygen, more
With the update users of Sense and Versa 3 will also be able to take hands-free Bluetooth calls with the on-device microphone and speakers.
Amazon Fire TV stick users can now converse with Alexa in Hindi: How to switch the device language
Users who choose Hindi as their device language will also see Fire TV rows and menus in Hindi.
Amazon rolls out Live TV feature on Fire TV devices in India: Here's how it works
Any customer who already uses Fire TV and Fire TV Edition, will get the ‘Live’ tab from today, 8 October.
Amazon launches Ring Always Home Cam that can act as a home drone and record footage
The device comes can be placed in the base which completely blocks the camera when docked, giving users privacy.
Zoom is coming to Amazon Echo Show, Facebook Portal, and Google Nest Hub Max later this year
Facebook Portal will reportedly be getting Zoom the earliest, with a rollout planned for September this year.
Amazon Fire TV gets Alexa voice control support for apps like Netflix, Hotstar, Zee5
Alexa on Fire TV lets people check the weather, control smart home, and stream music, among other features.
Google Assistant might soon let you make secure payments by confirming your voice
Google has also released a support document highlighting how to enable or disable the feature.
Potterheads, you have been summoned! Here's how you can stream the first Harry Potter audiobook for free
You can listen to the audiobook on the Amazon Echo smart speakers, Echo Show smart displays, and even the Alexa app for smartphones.