Such instances makes one wonder if machines shall rise one day? Hopefully not!
Like Alexa in an Amazon Echo, you can ask Alexa in the app for iOS to do all kinds of things for you.
"Microsoft along with Amazon and Google might give some of the voice-assisted dedicated microphone features too," the report added.
Amazon Echo recorded a family's conversation and sent it to some random contact, rekindling the debate about Alexa and privacy
Alexa, which comes with Echo speakers and other gadgets, starts recording after it hears its name or another “wake word” selected by users.
With 43.6 percent market share, Amazon shipped four million smart speakers during the quarter.
Google Home and Amazon Echo smart speakers are hot right now, but are they ready for our desi queries?
Waiting for the day Alexa and Google Assistant can respond to me asking “Kattappa ne Baahubali ko kyun maara?”
Amazon Alexa to become smarter, understand more natural language commands and get a memory of its own in the coming months
Alexa will soon remember what you direct it to, and respond to follow up question ever when the command doesn’t begin with “Alexa”.
Google Home and Home Mini will be launched in India by April 2018. This will be the second major brand to release its smart speakers in the Indian market
In real world, to stop anyone to send money through the voice command on Amazon Alexa, users will be required to add the person as the payee.
HiAssistant is Huawei's upcoming voice assistant which will compete with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Siri
The major focus of Huawei HiAssistant will be based on Natural Language Understanding which is able to interpret unstructured sentences from human input.
Amazon Alexa is finding ways to make Alexa more flexible for different cultures and languages
Both of Lenovo's new Yoga laptops feature far-field microphones which allow Amazon's Alexa voice-assistant to be triggered via the user's voice commands.
In an explanation, Apple said the problem occurs with speakers that, like the HomePod, are equipped with a silicon base to minimize vibration.
If Alexa is not able to send message to another Alexa device then it will send SMS to the recipients smartphone.
Alexa, open 'Mann Ki Baat': The latest skill that can let you listen to Narendra Modi's radio programme on Amazon Echo devices
Along with the Echo devices, Alexa-enabled smart speakers such as Harman Kardon Allure and Eufy Genie will also have this feature.
Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, that uses Siri and will compete against offerings from Amazon and Google.
Tencent-backed Chinese startup, Byton, unveils its autonomous electric car at CES 2018; to hit the market in 2019
Byton, led by former executives from Tesla, BMW, Apple, and Google, said it expects to launch in China by 2019 and in the United States and Europe by 2020.
Harman Kardon Allure with Amazon Alexa support launched in India at Rs 22,490; available only for Amazon Prime users
The Harman Kardon Allure provides 360-degree audio while also featuring an ambient light that glows from the top half of the cannister-shaped speaker.
Google rolls out multitasking feature update for Google Home that allows a user to simultaneously make two requests
Earlier, the tech giant had mentioned at the Pixel 2 launch event that routines will be coming to the Google Home in the future.
Apple's HomePod speaker can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures while integrating with other devices supporting Apple's Home framework.