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Apple HomePod Mini smart speaker launched in India at Rs 9,900, to be available starting 16 November
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Apple HomePod Mini smart speaker launched in India at Rs 9,900, to be available starting 16 November

The speakers can be pre-ordered starting 6 November and will be available for purchase starting 16 November.

Google will no longer be storing audio recordings unless you specifically permit it to do so
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Google will no longer be storing audio recordings unless you specifically permit it to do so

Google has stated that it uses recordings that have been saved to improve its audio recognition technologies.

Amazon, Google smart speakers can be hacked by laser 'light commands': Report
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Amazon, Google smart speakers can be hacked by laser 'light commands': Report

Amazon and Google spokespersons reportedly said that they are reviewing this research paper.

Alexa, Google Assistant-powered smart speakers could be used to trick you into divulging personal info
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Alexa, Google Assistant-powered smart speakers could be used to trick you into divulging personal info

Smart speakers can reportedly be used to extract users' personal information like passwords and other details.

Sony unveils its wireless Alexa-powered smart speaker SRS-XB402M in India at Rs 19,990
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Sony unveils its wireless Alexa-powered smart speaker SRS-XB402M in India at Rs 19,990

The newly launched Sony smart speakers, SRS-XB402M, come with 12 hours of battery life.

Apple acknowledges that Siri listens to 'a small portion' of our conversations
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Apple acknowledges that Siri listens to 'a small portion' of our conversations

Apple reportedly says that the Siri responses are analysed by contractors for grading purposes.

Amazon retains Alexa voice recordings indefinitely unless users manually delete them
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Amazon retains Alexa voice recordings indefinitely unless users manually delete them

Amazon claims that it uses the transcripts of recordings for training its Alexa voice assistant.

Amazon revamps its Echo Dot Kids Edition with better looks and features
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Amazon revamps its Echo Dot Kids Edition with better looks and features

This Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition will come with kids friendly subscription-based service, FreeTime Unlimited.

Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the tech-savvy and the technologically challenged
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Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the tech-savvy and the technologically challenged

Whether you love a gamer, gadget-lover, or the technically challenged, we have a gift idea for you!

Verizon to offer free Apple Music subscriptions to some of its top US data plans
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Verizon to offer free Apple Music subscriptions to some of its top US data plans

Verizon customers with "Beyond Unlimited" and "Above Unlimited" plans will get free Apple Music.

Google discontinues Chromecast Audio, will focus on smart speakers instead
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Google discontinues Chromecast Audio, will focus on smart speakers instead

Google has said, however, that it will continue to offer assistance for Chromecast Audio devices.

Google Assistant gets flight check-in mode, maps integration, more at CES 2019
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Google Assistant gets flight check-in mode, maps integration, more at CES 2019

Some of these features will initially be limited to the US audience, eventually rolling out to all.

Smart TVs, gaming PCs, folding smartphones and more: What to expect from CES 2019
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Smart TVs, gaming PCs, folding smartphones and more: What to expect from CES 2019

Also expect more players to announce smart home products & integrations with smart speakers.

Google Assistant for speakers and smart displays gets a bunch of new updates
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Google Assistant for speakers and smart displays gets a bunch of new updates

Google has also added support for devices like the Nest Hello video doorbell.

Google Assistant gets new features like broadcast replies, clock app routines and more
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Google Assistant gets new features like broadcast replies, clock app routines and more

These features are still rolling out, and may not be available for use immediately.

Amazon Great Indian Festival: Echo smart speakers discounted up to Rs 4,500
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Amazon Great Indian Festival: Echo smart speakers discounted up to Rs 4,500

Some of these discounts come with an approaching expiry date on them, so you might want to rush.

Google to let developers sell in-app purchases, digital goods via the Assistant
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Google to let developers sell in-app purchases, digital goods via the Assistant

Users will now be able to make in-app purchases, like subscriptions, upgrades using the Assistant.

Google Home Mini was the best selling smart speaker with a 20% share in Q2 2018
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Google Home Mini was the best selling smart speaker with a 20% share in Q2 2018

Overall, however, Amazon Echo speakers still hold the lead in the market share.

Facebook’s smart speaker ‘Portal’ and voice assistant ‘Aloha’ leaked again
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Facebook’s smart speaker ‘Portal’ and voice assistant ‘Aloha’ leaked again

Facebook is apparently also integration Aloha with both Messenger and its primary app.

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, not the voice shopping aides they said they'd be
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Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, not the voice shopping aides they said they'd be

Only 2 percent of the people have used Amazon Alexa for making purchases via voice shopping.