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Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot

Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources famil...

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot

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The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Son...
00:48, 07/13/2019

Alexa Guard is ready to turn your Echo into a home security device It took more than half a year to come to fruition, but Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally a reality. Starting today, Americans can use their Echo s...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home), ...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you? So you’ve decided that you want a smart speaker. You’ve ruled out the Apple HomePod and its sometimes-sketchy Siri voice companion, and ...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company ...
05:32, 05/26/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focuse...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for...
16:48, 05/29/2019

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a ...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much ...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: smaller, cheaper Alexa display Camera shutter, tap gesture, better speakers and 5.5in screen make for an appealing smart alarm clockAmazon’s latest Echo Show 5 Alexa smart display i...
08:48, 07/24/2019

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned v...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as...
00:32, 06/05/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by ...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Harman Kardon's top-notch Echo and Google Home rival is on sale for only $40 ($160 off list) If you're in the market for a trendy smart speaker that won't break the bank or deliver mediocre audio performance, you may want to hurry and take adv...
20:16, 05/11/2019

We tested the Amazon Echo and the Google Home to see which smart speaker is best, and it was extremely close Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate part...
00:16, 05/12/2019

Amazon's newest Echo Dot is trying to fend off the Google Home Mini with a 40 percent discount Amazon's domination of a booming smart speaker market the e-commerce giant single-handedly created just a few years ago is probably safe for the fores...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.  ...
18:16, 07/13/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: early deals on the Echo and Echo Dot live now If you're looking to save money on some pre-Amazon Prime Day deals, then you've come to the right place. For a limited time, Amazon has the ...
01:48, 07/06/2019

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Starti...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Echo Show 5 vs Echo Spot: which Amazon smart display comes out on top? Smart home enthusiasts are in thrall to Amazon. With the humble Amazon Echo having found its way into millions of homes worldwide, and expanded into a...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Best Buy is slashing the price of the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot by 50% for a limited time Guillermo Garszon/Business Insider The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are among the best smart speakers you can buy, thanks to Alexa's many skills. For a l...
04:48, 08/06/2019

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe? Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Smar...
18:00, 07/19/2019

The best smart home sensors for Alexa By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen edito...
21:16, 08/18/2019

Saturday's Best Deals: Wayfair Home Renovation Sale, Casper Pillows, Echo Dot Wall Mount, and More An Echo Dot Wall mount, $100 Off a Casper Mattress, Plus 2 Free Original Pillows, and Wayfair’s Home Renovation Sale lead of Saturday’s best deals fro...
19:32, 08/17/2019

Deal: Buy an Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) and get an Echo Dot (3rd Gen) for free Amazon's Echo Show (2nd Gen) is clearly among the cheapest smart speakers available on the market, but that's because it comes with a large display th...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of th...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican, ...
21:32, 05/14/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Goo...
15:32, 05/14/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which i...
02:16, 06/25/2019

Amazon Alexa now compatible with over 60,000 smart home devices Alexa now works with over 60,000 smart devices, making it the most widely available voice assistant on the market. According to Digital Trends, t...
13:48, 05/13/2019

New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Pictures Give Us a Look at Updated Amazons Martin Freeman assumes he’ll be back for Black Panther 2, whenever it happens. Get a look at Studio Trigger’s new anime film Promare ahead of its west...
16:32, 08/19/2019

A Staggering Number Of Home Teeth Whitening Products Are Not Safe, Says New EU Study As many as 80% of brush-on whiteners were found to be non-compliant with EU regulations, casting light on the sometimes shady practice of at-home whit...
14:16, 05/08/2019

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior wo...
15:48, 07/18/2019

Friday's Best Deals: Anker Smart Home Products, Adidas, Roomba, Casper Mattresses, and More A 40% Off Anker Smart Home Products sale, 30% Off Select Styles at Adidas, and an iRobot Roomba 671 lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web....
17:16, 08/09/2019

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Alexa Announcements can now work with any Alexa-enabled device Just because a device has Alexa inside it doesn't mean it can do everything an Amazon Echo can – but Amazon just rolled out an update that...
03:16, 05/28/2019

Dr. Alexa: Amazon’s Alexa will soon provide health advice in the UK Britain’s health care service is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s offici...
00:16, 07/11/2019

AI blends with beauty products for personalized skincare, products like smarter toothbrush Thanks to artificial intelligence and augmented reality, you can get more personalized options of skincare, a smarter toothbrush and makeup products. ...
01:00, 08/20/2019

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind fr...
07:00, 06/20/2019

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and merchan...
00:00, 07/04/2019

The Echo Dot is down to $22 / £22 for Prime Day 2019 Prime Day 2019 is only hours away now, but some deals have gone live already. To kick things off Amazon has discounted the best-selling Echo Dot smart...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Your Kid's Echo Dot May Be Storing Data Even After You 'Delete' It When Amazon launched its kid’s version of the Echo Dot smart speaker a year ago, we hoped it would be a technological blessing, rather than a curse. B...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third genera...
12:32, 05/02/2019

Better than Prime Day - time's running out to get the best Echo Dot deal ever When the Amazon Prime Day deals roll into town in July, it's a no-brainer that the Amazon Echo Dot will get a big discount like it does every yea...
16:16, 05/23/2019

The Echo Dot is already on sale for Prime Day at its best price of the year Early Amazon Prime Day deals are already in full swing, and the insanely popular Echo Dot is one of the first and best deals we've seen so far. ...
18:48, 07/03/2019

PRIME CHEAP: At $22, who cares if the Echo Dot is spying on you? Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Hating on the exis...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on a better-sounding Echo Despite an influx of new models last year, Amazon's Echo probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of high fidelity. ...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Prime Day extended: the Amazon Echo Dot is on sale for 50% off While Amazon Prime Day is officially over, there are still some hot deals that are available on the tech giant's site. Our favorite Prime Day ext...
17:48, 07/17/2019

The Amazon Prime Day deals surely won't have a better Echo Dot deal than this It's back folks, the best ever deal for the diminutive and massively popular Amazon Echo Dot is available once again. You better get a move on th...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Echo Fox loses its pro 'League of Legends' franchise spot Riot Games has announced that it will cut Echo Fox from its League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) after an incident of racism by a member of its...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Amazon launches smaller Echo Show device for $90 Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a smaller version of the company's Echo Show smart speaker, which is powered by its popular voice assistant Alexa...
19:32, 05/29/2019

Amazon Prime Student Members: Get 40% Off an Echo Device Right Now If you’re an Amazon Prime Student member, Amazon is running a pretty solid Back to School deal right now on Echo devices that allows you to get 40% of...
00:48, 08/22/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5: what you need to know about the tiny new smart speaker Amazon has announced the latest addition to the Echo family, the Amazon Echo Show 5. Confusingly, this isn't the fifth generation of Amazon&...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Departmen...
11:16, 07/10/2019

Amazon's updated Echo Dot for kids is louder and more colorful Last year, Amazon unveiled a child-friendly version of its affordable Echo Dot, which came in bright primary colors, offered age-appropriate content a...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Monday's Best Deals: Echo Dots, Reebok, Pretzels, and More An on-sale smart plug, discounted Stila Cosmetics palettes, and an under-desk elliptical lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web....
17:48, 08/05/2019

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the wa...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Will the Amazon Echo Prime Day deals be better than today's sale? Those super cheap Amazon Prime Day deals aren't too far away now, just under a month if reports are to be believed. The big sales event is usuall...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: 6 Qt. Instant Pot, Echo Bundles, Dyson Ball, and More A 6Qt. Instant Pot at it’s lowest price, Amazon Echo bundles, and Dyson Ball lead off Thursday’s best deals. If you are shopping for your mom right no...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Amazon's Echo Dot and Ring Video Doorbell Pro bundle is on sale for $25 off Amazon The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is one of the best smart doorbells you can buy, thanks to its great camera and smart integration with Amazon's Ale...
01:00, 07/10/2019

The best cheap Amazon Echo prices, deals and sales in May 2019 The Alexa voice assistant has become synonymous with voice-controlled smart speakers around the world in just a few short years. If you want to find o...
15:16, 05/10/2019

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United S...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made...
00:16, 06/12/2019

This 56% Echo Dot price drop is still the Amazon Prime Day deal to beat Amazon Prime Day has been rolling for a while now, and we're seeing all manner of deals come out - but this one for the Echo Dot still remains on...
06:48, 07/16/2019

The Echo Dot is 99p when you pay for just one month of Amazon Music Unlimited's family plan Amazon Music Unlimited is the mega-retailer's version of Spotify. And if you sign up and pay for just one month of the service, you can get yours...
22:00, 05/17/2019

For 24 hours only, you can get a used Amazon Echo Show in 'good' condition at a crazy low $49.99 Smart speakers in general and smart speakers with touchscreens (aka smart displays) in particular are growing at an incredible pace around the world, ...
11:16, 06/05/2019

Best Buy TV sale: save on the Insignia 55-inch 4K TV and receive a free Echo Dot If you're looking for a cheap 4K TV deal, then you're in luck. The Best Buy TV sale includes massive discounts on top brand TVs, which inclu...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according t...
02:16, 08/11/2019

CHEAP: Summon the BASS GOD with $100 off this 3-piece Amazon Echo subwoofer set-up Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Having an Alexa-powered speaker in your home is cool. But you ...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along t...
08:32, 05/22/2019

The Amazon Music 'catch' on this 99p Echo Dot deal is pretty tempting too For sure there's more to this deal than simply being able to buy an Amazon Echo Dot for 99p instead of the usual £49.99 and we're here ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Amazon announces Echo Show 5 smart display in India for Rs 8,999 Amazon has announced the Echo Show 5 which is a toned-down version of the company’s own Echo Show smart display. The Echo Show 5 essentially br...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Amazon said to be launching new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of devices or Apple’s HomeP...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Macy's will let you save a whopping $60 with the purchase of two Amazon Echo Dot units Amazon's third-generation Echo Dot is not typically very pricey, fetching $49.99 with essentially the same smart features in tow as the "standard" $10...
20:48, 06/07/2019

FTC complaint: Amazon Echo Dot Kids illegally records conversations Retail giant Amazon is violating federal law by capturing and saving customers' voice conversations through its popular Echo Dot digital assistant for...
19:00, 05/09/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy...
21:32, 05/10/2019

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit...
01:32, 07/17/2019

Amazon’s Echo for kids accused of saving information — even when asked to forget Privacy advocates in the U.S. said the kids' version of Amazon's Alexa won't forget what children tell it — even after parents try to delete the conve...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Free Amazon Echo - Vodafone's cheap fibre broadband deals just got even better Like Roger Federer at Wimbledon, sometimes the greatest things just get better and better. The equivalent in the world of broadband deals is the fibre...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Ring's Excellent Security Systems Are Back On Sale, Plus a Free Echo Dot Ring is best known for its security cameras and doorbells, but its indoor home security system is one of our favorite options without a monthly fee (b...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Thermapen Mk4, Original Echo Show, Acer Gear, and More A discounted ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4, the 1st Generation Echo Show, and an Acer Gear Gold Box lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
17:48, 06/27/2019

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseea...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Amazon unveils all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, and it's already on sale at a nice discount Smart speakers are incredibly popular around the world these days, and as much as Amazon, Google, and Apple would like the premium Echo Show, Home Max...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Amazon TV deal: save on the Toshiba Fire TV and receive a free Echo Dot Amazon's back to school sale includes discounts on popular devices that include Fire TV sticks, tablets, security cameras, smart speakers, and mo...
18:48, 08/22/2019

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law A month after we found out Amazon employees might listen to your Alexa conversations, Amazon is facing more privacy concerns. This time, they have to ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Amazon Prime Day deal: save $80 on the Ring Pro Doorbell and get a free Echo Dot Amazon's 48-hour sale officially starts tomorrow, but the tech giant is releasing early Prime Day device deals right now. Prime members can get t...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Ech...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Amazon Accused of Using Echo Dot Kids to Illegally Collect Data on Children A coalition of 19 consumer and privacy groups plans to file a complaint Thursday alleging that Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is illegally collecting ...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Plus with Vodafone's fastest fibre We have to say, this broadband deal has us somewhat stumped. Vodafone has taken both of its fibre broadband deals and priced them at the same monthly ...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade Though presidential candidates appearing at a debate on Tuesday generally favored a strong approach to China, they differed over whether protectionism...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing up...
06:48, 08/10/2019

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Dot with Vodafone's fastest fibre Update: Originally, this broadband deal from Vodafone came with an Amazon Echo Plus. Vodafone has now changed the freebie you'll get to an Amazon...
15:00, 08/19/2019

Get a free Amazon Echo Dot with cheaper Ring Video Doorbell for a limited time There's a sweet Amazon deal live right now and we don't expect it to last long at this super low price. Not only has the Ring Video Doorbell...
16:16, 08/20/2019

Amazon is holding a massive Mother's Day sale on a bunch of popular Echo devices Despite holding on to a seemingly comfortable dominant position in the global smart speaker market, Amazon must be feeling Google's pressure, once aga...
21:16, 05/05/2019

PRIME CHEAP: Bark sweet nothings at your lightbulbs with 57% off an Echo Dot + 2 Philips Hue bulbs There are few things that feel more like the future than walking into your home and barking an order to your lightbulbs to switch on. Your lightbulbs ...
11:48, 07/15/2019

Teen Students Forced to Work Overtime Building Amazon Echo Devices In China In July, a 17-year-old high school student in China was sticking protective film over 3,000 Amazon Echo dots a day at the Foxconn factory in Hengyang....
05:16, 08/10/2019

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished conditio...
15:48, 06/09/2019

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach th...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $20 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger to...
19:48, 08/03/2019

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $27 Love Alexa, and wish you could take her with you on your commute? Anker’s running the best deal ever on their hands-free, Alexa-enabled car charger to...
21:32, 07/10/2019

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Ply...
08:16, 06/02/2019

Here's your first look at the final season of Mr. Robot Mr. Robot’s third season was excellent, gearing us up for a final season that will find Rami Malek’s Elliott square off against the elite. “The one pe...
00:48, 07/18/2019

You can rent a rapping robot Hundreds of "friendly" robots that sing and speak multiple languages are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore.      ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comf...
18:00, 07/03/2019

'Dumping Trump' robot being sent to UK Model of Donald Trump on toilet could feature at protests over US president’s visit A giant talking robot of Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet is ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
16:16, 07/08/2019

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve ev...
03:32, 06/29/2019

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less murd...
18:48, 06/21/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—y...
00:00, 05/30/2019

How the BMW X7 voicebot is far better (and a little less advanced) than Alexa I’ve been wanting to test out the Intelligent Personal Assistant in a BMW for quite some time now. Announced last fall, I finally had my chance...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have...
11:48, 08/21/2019

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while y...
09:32, 06/12/2019

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch ...
01:48, 06/15/2019

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s...
05:16, 07/16/2019

I Wrote a Book About Our Robot Car Future Friends! Pals! Fellow filthy car-obsessives! I have big news: I have written a book. Just as a refresher, a book is like a bunch of non-dynamic monoch...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Most people would rather lose their job to a robot than another human Most people would prefer a robot to take their job if they had to lose it, but they would prefer to see another human step in if a co-worker was going...
20:16, 08/05/2019

This ETF run by a robot is beating the market—here's how it works EquBot's AI Powered Equity ETF reads over 1 million pieces of information per day to inform its investing, and it's beating the market doing...
18:16, 08/03/2019

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake m...
19:32, 05/25/2019

Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners  If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic sou...
01:00, 05/12/2019

The walking robot that could soon be delivering your packages It's not fast and may be years from visiting your neighborhood, but a walking robot is part of Ford's vision for how its autonomous vehicles...
11:32, 05/22/2019

I’m scared shitless of my new robot colleague There’s a new member in our editorial team: Satoshi Nakaboto. Usually I get along great with my colleagues, we joke, we share our Monday blues, and br...
18:16, 08/21/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but...
16:48, 06/13/2019

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melaton...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market...
00:00, 07/11/2019

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read More...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanis...
02:16, 04/30/2019

LG brings Alexa to its 2019 ThinQ TVs At CES, LG announced that its 2019 ThinQ AI TVs would support Amazon Alexa, and now the voice assistant has arrived in 14 countries. On top of Google&...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon&rsq...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Song ID, one of the best new Alexa skills, is finally in the UK As convenient as Alexa's hands-free music is, it can get irritating when you never know the name of the song or band currently playing – e...
00:16, 07/31/2019

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Use Alexa to Donate a Backpack to a Child in Need Amazon, Alexa and Shaquille O’Neal are teaming up this month to donate backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need. If you have an Alexa in ...
23:48, 08/05/2019

How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murp...
21:32, 04/30/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched thr...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out o...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. Accordi...
21:32, 06/15/2019

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important thing...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to...
11:48, 04/30/2019

Does Asking Alexa Actually Save Time? An Investigation Digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are easier to use than ever. Not only are they built into smart speakers, these days you can...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere dis...
05:16, 07/11/2019

Watch this plucky little robot dog pull a three-ton plane The increased use of robots is often seen as a threat to human jobs. Ford's delivery robot may help improve efficiency, but there will be concern...
17:32, 05/24/2019

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the compa...
04:32, 06/12/2019

Sunsets are kryptonite to some fancy robot vacuums By Liam McCabe This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, ...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Boston Dynamics’ creepy dog-like robot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has al...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog is going up for sale Videos of Boston Dynamics' robots have been the stuff of both awe and inspiration, as well as nightmares. Now, it appears the robots will be doing mor...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful c...
03:00, 06/24/2019

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two...
22:32, 07/18/2019

Whitney Cummings—and her sex robot—take on modern womanhood Yes, Whitney Cummings did have a sex robot made in her likeness for the laughs. (credit: David Giesbrecht / Netflix) I never really understood catca...
03:16, 08/05/2019

Can I Get This ATM Testing Robot to Touch the Filthy Machines For Me? You’ve probably seen robots testing products like furniture and car parts before, performing endless repetitive tasks to ensure whatever’s being teste...
02:48, 08/03/2019

Robot food delivery may be coming to a campus near you Campus food delivery is getting a surprising pick-me-up, thanks to autonomous robots offering food-and-beverage delivery right to the dorm room. The f...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Anki is closing the doors on its toy robot business Anki, the startup responsible for adorable robotics, is closing its doors and will terminate nearly 200 employees Wednesday. CEO Boris Sofman broke th...
01:00, 04/30/2019

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the j...
00:48, 08/08/2019

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to tell how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big ch...
09:00, 06/17/2019

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 9...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey&r...
05:48, 07/14/2019

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots c...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS Cleaning the International Space Station is laborious work, so hygiene firm GermFalcon has made a drone that works in zero-gravity to do the job inste...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Now Calling Balls and Strikes: Robot Umpires Baseball’s future has arrived in the Atlantic League with the introduction an automated strike zone. If the experiment goes well, the days of players ...
18:48, 07/29/2019

A robot helped me park an SUV that drives like a yacht The 2019 Ford Expedition is one of the biggest SUVs on the market. It has room for eight people to sit comfortably and still provides plenty of storag...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with incr...
00:48, 06/28/2019

Check out this roller skating robot that can also ice skate! This robot taught itself how to walk, roller skate and even ice skate using artificial intelligence. Watch him shred through Switzerland's street...
19:16, 08/09/2019

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebo...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing...
19:48, 06/28/2019

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, f...
17:00, 05/21/2019

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed th...
05:00, 07/11/2019

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually repre...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original ...
07:16, 05/29/2019

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could writ...
16:16, 07/02/2019

How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporar...
23:16, 08/03/2019

Man buys Tesla with money he made with Alexa's help When Nick Schwab isn't at his day job, working as a software engineer at Ford, he's building voice apps for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. It's a par...
11:48, 05/07/2019

Tell Alexa to set a routine for sunrise instead of a specific time Amazon is rolling out a number of new options for Alexa routines. Starting today, you can set up a routine to trigger actions when your alarm stops. Y...
06:48, 05/07/2019

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-p...
16:32, 06/11/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assi...
02:48, 08/04/2019

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech gian...
13:00, 07/10/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The c...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you do...
17:32, 07/03/2019

Add This Alexa-Compatible Roomba to the Family For Just $230, Today Only There are a lot of inexpensive robotic vacuums out there, but Roombas are still the most broadly popular, not to mention the easiest to buy replacemen...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Sony's Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa Don't like that nearly all of Amazon's Alexa-centric phones are budget models? You won't have that complaint after today, although you...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than ...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Son Kingston James "It's official! We are now a family of 4!" Alexa and Carlos PenaVega introduced the world to their new bundle of joy on Tuesday, July 2. Their second...
01:32, 07/03/2019

Yamaha launches two new soundbars with Alexa built in If you're in the market for a soundbar to add some oomph to your TV's audio output, Yamaha has two new models for your consideration: the YA...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash B...
18:48, 06/14/2019

The best Alexa-compatible Prime Day deals of 2019 From security cameras to video doorbells, you can control these products using your Alexa-enabled device like the Amazon Echo Dot or Amazon Echo. ...
18:16, 07/15/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peopl...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Amazon is trying to make Alexa-enabled gadgets more fun A variety of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, games and smart toys could soon flood the market thanks to Amazon's latest developer tool. On Thursday, t...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon....
23:16, 05/15/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest versi...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs LG has announced that it's rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs, an...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Amazon Alexa to Talk to You in Impeccable Hindi Soon India is a key growth market for Alexa's global team at Amazon and witnessing the potential, the team is working on to introduce more regional languag...
08:32, 06/07/2019

Amazon Cloud Cam: everything you need to know about the Alexa-powered camera Amazon Cloud Cam gives Alexa a new sense: sight. It’s a security camera and a pet camera, a motion detector and even a two-way intercom that yo...
19:48, 07/01/2019

Create a Family Chore Chart on Alexa With family chores, kids often spend more time protesting and less time doing the actual job. (“It’s Scarlett’s turn to unload the dishwasher!” “No, i...
18:00, 07/01/2019

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service sai...
12:32, 07/11/2019

As Alexa Chung Shares Her Diagnosis, Here's Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis “I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member, but here I am,” the star revealed alongside hashtags including #endometriosisclu...
22:32, 07/19/2019

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the...
02:16, 05/17/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the record could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. ...
07:16, 07/04/2019

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping o...
18:32, 07/17/2019

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Read...
21:16, 05/06/2019

This top-rated robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for now Keep "forgetting" to clean your floors? The Eufy RoboVac 11S Max will help keep your floors tidy so you don't have to be stuck inside cleaning. ...
06:16, 08/22/2019

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it ...
23:00, 07/20/2019

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four ye...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Ne...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed ...
02:48, 06/28/2019

Anki, maker of adorable robot companions, is shutting down Anki, the San Francisco-based company behind smart, pocket-sized robots Vector and Cozmo, is shutting down this week.According to Recode, almost 200 e...
11:25, 04/30/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance t...
20:16, 06/06/2019

| WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by ...
16:16, 07/27/2019

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against hu...
18:16, 04/28/2019

From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaignsThe i...
17:16, 05/04/2019

These robot snakes designed by AI could be the next big thing in the operating theatre Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision have developed snakebots that are designed to be as individual as the patient they're used on....
13:00, 08/20/2019

Sophie The Robot Whips Up Oodles Of Singapore Noodles A Singaporean engineering company has built a robot that can serve up a piping hot bowl of laksa, one of the city-state's most well-known dishes, in j...
13:16, 07/30/2019

Ex-Met Frank Viola gets ejected after robot umpire tirade Who said robot umpires would make the game less controversial? Former Mets pitcher Frank Viola didn’t take long to inject some fury into the new...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the Intern...
13:16, 08/22/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the Intern...
13:16, 08/22/2019

Russia To Send "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia was set to launch on Thursday an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on t...
13:16, 08/22/2019

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But t...
19:32, 06/05/2019

Cheap: This Ecovacs Deebot 601 robot vacuum cleaner is 50% off Nobody likes vacuuming. Nobody. Thankfully, it’s 2019, and for the price of a cheap netbook, you can get yourself a robot servant to do it for you. Th...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the big...
20:00, 05/01/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be...
20:48, 05/01/2019

IHMC's Atlas robot can navigate its own way through tight spaces Some of the biggest challenges for machines are tasks that are simple for humans. From mathematical puzzles like the famous traveling salesman problem...
00:00, 07/06/2019

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantag...
01:32, 07/11/2019

This just-released robot vacuum is on sale for a limited time The Eufy RoboVac 11S series of robot vacuums has received continuous praise over the years, and right now their brand now model, the Robovac 11S Max, ...
22:32, 06/10/2019

Automakers drive rise in industrial robot outlays North American companies, led by automakers, increased spending on industrial robots in the second quarter, even as many businesses remain tight-fiste...
04:16, 08/21/2019

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know...
20:32, 06/17/2019

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, resea...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Russia sends robot Fedor into space for mission with ISS A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The S...
17:16, 08/22/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers s...
19:48, 04/28/2019

A mind-controlled robot arm doesn’t have to mean brain implants A robotic arm smoothly traces the movements of a cursor on a computer screen, controlled by the brain activity of a person sitting close by who stares...
00:16, 07/23/2019

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "ca...
05:16, 06/01/2019

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first...
10:48, 07/11/2019

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -...
11:48, 08/14/2019

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Robocrop: world's first fruit-picking robot set to work Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workersQuivering and hesitant, like a spoon-wielding toddler t...
18:32, 05/26/2019

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fightin...
21:48, 08/21/2019

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But u...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light ...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the G...
12:00, 06/03/2019

The best home gadgets: from air purifiers to portable pizza ovens, here's what to buy now for you and your home this summer What's not to love about a portable pizza oven that can turn out 12-inch pizzas every minute? Here's our pick of the best gadgets to buy for you and y...
13:48, 08/09/2019

The cheapest Google Home prices in May 2019: the best Home Mini, Hub and Max deals Google Home prices fall on multiple occasions throughout the year on a range of its devices. That's what our dedicated price comparison technolog...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history i...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Tucson family of two without a home after mobile home fire on south side TUCSON — A mother and her son are without a home after a mobile home fire on Tucson’s south side. Firefighters responded to the scene of t...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioni...
09:32, 05/27/2019

Shortcomings of Lampard the manager echo those of Lampard the player | Jonathan Wilson The midfield problems at the root of Frank Lampard’s early defeats as Chelsea manager will have been familiar to anyone who followed the ups and downs...
05:16, 08/18/2019

Watch: National Guard soldier surprises mom when he gets home from Afghanistan early: 'My baby's home!' A National Guard sergeant gave his mom a joyful surprise when he unexpectedly returned home from Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment last Frida...
12:16, 07/24/2019

New Parents: Here Are Five Products That You'll (Actually) Need If you’re reading this, you probably found out recently that you or someone you know will be having a baby a soon. Congrats! If you’ve started doing ...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: how your home makeover project could win you £1,000 worth of prizes Entries for the Evening Standard Home Design Awards are now open. We're asking creative home improvers to share with us their bold and imaginative mak...
12:48, 05/03/2019

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland ligh...
09:32, 06/03/2019

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The G...
23:32, 06/12/2019

Florida, Colorado schedule home-and-home series for 2028-29 GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Colorado have scheduled a home-and-home series beginning in 2028. The schools announced the agreement Wednesday. ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Want to sell your home? Think like a buyer and follow these home-staging rules According to a study, 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for prospective owners to see the properties as future homes. &#...
13:16, 06/17/2019

Aces All-Star Liz Cambage has found her home away from home in Las Vegas Liz Cambage relishes the opportunity to play in a still-new WNBA city with a team that's in contention for a title. Yet part of her longs for adventur...
20:48, 07/25/2019

Alexa can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens  &...
12:32, 05/14/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over c...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing th...
02:16, 06/14/2019

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultura...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Alexa Can Now Alert You if Glass Breaks or Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off If you’ve got an Amazon Echo, it can now double as a secondary alert system for fires and break-ins. Today, Amazon is introducing a new feature in the...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Charlie Brooker gets taste of dystopia after being called 'Alexa' by son Black Mirror creator’s wife says Amazon’s virtual assistant was subsequently switched offFormer Blue Peter presenter and wife of Black Mirror’s creato...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping o...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your h...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Windows 10 preview could bring Alexa to your PC's lock screen Amazon Alexa can be helpful on Windows, but you can't quite treat your PC like a supersized Echo when third-party voice helpers don't work u...
05:16, 07/16/2019

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information a...
00:48, 07/11/2019

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged o...
10:16, 08/04/2019

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Healt...
15:48, 07/10/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder N...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Amazon cut the price of Bose's Alexa-enabled soundbar by $200 — you can get it for $499 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate part...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make i...
17:00, 05/25/2019

The next Fitbit Versa could come with an OLED display and Alexa integration Fitbit struggled after launching the Ionic, it’s first smartwatch, but managed to bounce back when the company released the Fitbit Versa in Mar...
11:16, 08/02/2019

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amaz...
20:32, 08/17/2019

Alexa Bliss was ‘very worried’ WWE career was over during concussion nightmare The fear of her wrestling career being over was real for Alexa Bliss. The WWE superstar had suffered multiple concussions and battled their effects si...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives As Amazon looks for ways to get its technology into the hands of seniors, insurers such as State Farm are working to provide additional services to cu...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo...
07:32, 05/30/2019

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon’s Alexa Consumer advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the ...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it co...
05:32, 06/27/2019

Alexa, How Can I Fly To Mumbai? Now, Amazon Makes Inroads In Air Travel Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, now sells tickets to Indian customers and offers them an easy payment process and cash-back offers. Airli...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Amazon now lets you opt out of having people review your Alexa recordings The practice of having human beings review digital assistant recordings for quality control purposes is back in the news, and following Apple's p...
12:16, 08/03/2019

Pure StreamR smart speaker takes Alexa on the go Pure has now launched its first Alexa-enabled speaker: the Pure StreamR.Pure is traditionally best known for its range of DAB radios, though naturally...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once yo...
03:48, 07/04/2019

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading...
11:48, 07/03/2019

Fin tech: underwater robot monitors sharks in Scottish waters ‘SharkCam’ could shed light on sex lives of basking sharks in Sea of the HebridesBasking sharks off the coast of the UK are having their own Love Isla...
07:16, 08/06/2019

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to...
12:32, 06/04/2019

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen...
19:32, 07/02/2019

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscor...
15:48, 07/24/2019

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the cre...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Hilarious robot revenge video parodies Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics creates some of the most incredible robots on the planet. From the company’s back-flipping biped to the four-legged dog-bot that Jeff ...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions ov...
08:00, 06/26/2019

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down li...
22:48, 06/24/2019

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Sq...
08:16, 05/26/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery va...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as pa...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Mercedes' Latest Experimental Safety Car Has a Little Robot Triangle, Among Other Things Experimental Safety Cars were a big deal back in the 1970s, when most major manufacturers were building (usually) bright yellow, heavy-looking sedans ...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using ...
22:48, 06/17/2019

Running Dinosaur Robot Reveals a Possible Way Dinos May Have Evolved Flight Using robotic and animal models, researchers have shown that some dinosaurs were already flapping their rudimentary wings as a side effect of running,...
00:48, 05/03/2019

The best affordable robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for today only The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum on the market, and for today only you can get a major discount on it.    ...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houst...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.   ...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on thei...
11:48, 07/04/2019

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other plat...
20:32, 08/19/2019

Meet Nuro, the pint-sized robot that could one day deliver your pizza Robotics company Nuro will soon unleash its self-driving vehicles on the streets of Houston. This isn’t a ride-sharing partnership, or a new Tesla com...
04:16, 06/19/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In th...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) ...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to a...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's n...
14:00, 05/22/2019

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's rest...
15:16, 08/22/2019

This Robot Gardener from the 1960s Looks Like a Techno-Utopian Version of the Apocalypse When people of the 1950s and 60s imagined the robot lawnmowers of the future, they were generally pretty small and cute. But not this guy. Read more.....
17:48, 05/16/2019

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer...
22:16, 06/20/2019

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines EU project creates robotic hands that can sense and fix damage without human interventionFrom picking fruit to carrying out minor surgery, soft roboti...
17:16, 08/07/2019

Our favorite affordable robot vacuum is back at its lowest price Few robot vacuums hold a candle to the Eufy RoboVac 11S in terms of suction power and maneuverability, and right now it's back to its lowest pric...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.  &#...
02:00, 06/11/2019

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay info...
18:48, 08/03/2019

Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring ...
17:16, 08/22/2019

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow through natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay info...
22:48, 08/02/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bum...
03:00, 06/24/2019

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The K...
08:32, 08/15/2019

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane It’s not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly, but eve...
12:32, 05/24/2019

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion. ...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscor...
18:32, 07/24/2019

How Squishy Robotics created a robot that can be safely dropped out of a helicopter If you want to build a robot that can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse the wear, legs are pretty much out of the question. The obvious answer, th...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Robot version of our distant ancestor hints at how we learned to walk A robotic version of a four-legged animal that lived 290 million years ago suggests it had an efficient walking style despite spending some of its lif...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research projec...
00:00, 05/24/2019

GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year. ...
19:32, 07/24/2019

Visible Storage Products That Are Actually A Joy To Look At In a perfect world, our shoes, toilet paper, towels, laptop cables, and everything else would have a dedicated drawer or closet where they could hide ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

20 Amazon products under $7 that are surprisingly useful Looking to shop without spending a ton? Amazon has loads of unique and highly rated things for under $7, from rubber ducks to cleaning products and mo...
21:49, 08/13/2019

We Tested 50 Men's Hair Products. Here Are the Best. Though most fuzzy-haired fellas put some product in their hair, finding the exact pomade or wax that suits your needs can be maddening. We tried 50 so...
06:16, 05/09/2019

Five Products Every Techie Parent Should Have After having our son, I realized that a lot of the baby-focused tech we were using hadn’t changed in hundreds of years. The same brands have been arou...
02:32, 07/09/2019

18 must-have products you’re about to see everywhere this summer Summer products like the JBL GO 2 portable speaker, AmazonBasics Ladder Toss Set, and Intex Explorer inflatable kayak are going to be big this summer....
20:48, 06/21/2019

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says cryptoassets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on fina...
12:32, 07/03/2019

13 Left-Handed Products That Are More Than All Right We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items ...
07:00, 08/14/2019

High-tech home upgrades for your smart home Here are a handful of impressive, new AI-powered gadgets that can do most of the thinking for you around the house.      ...
13:48, 06/27/2019

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.'s Second Home Run Interrupted A Replay Of His First Home Run Lourdes Gurriel Jr.—one of Toronto’s many sons of former players—has been a rare bright spot on an otherwise mediocre Blue Jays squad. An example of j...
21:48, 06/29/2019

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know ...
07:16, 06/21/2019

Toyota brings Alexa and CarPlay to 2018 Camry and Sienna Good news: you don't have to buy a brand new Toyota (or score a very lightly used model) just to get modern mobile conveniences. The automaker h...
08:16, 05/01/2019

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.   ...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Alexa Chung Is Launching An “Original, Unfiltered” YouTube Channel Future episodes will span travel guides, make-up tutorials and a special film exploring the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition accompanied by the curat...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens  &...
17:48, 05/14/2019

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Toyota's 2020 Prius Prime arrives with CarPlay and Alexa When Toyota unveiled its revamped Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, we largely liked everything about it -- except for the wonky infotainment system. With t...
18:32, 05/03/2019

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an oppo...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming so...
16:48, 05/29/2019

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medica...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Alexa lets you donate backpacks full of supplies to kids in need The new school year is almost upon us and as always, there are families who could use some help with school supplies. With its latest charity initiati...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Sony is expanding Alexa functionality on its Android-based smart TVs Sony is bringing some new Alexa functionality to its Android TV smart TVs with the new Amazon Alexa Music, Cameras and TV Control app that's roll...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake ...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick Can Now Be Used to Play Netflix Content Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick initially only worked with Amazon Prime Video, but the company has now extended its capabilities to Netflix as well....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to Ton...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work b...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, w...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voi...
21:16, 08/05/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implem...
21:16, 08/03/2019

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail gian...
11:00, 07/03/2019

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has ...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Ecobee unveils its latest Alexa-powered smart thermostat This morning, Ecobee released details on its latest voice-controlled smart thermostat. Rumors circulated last week when the device appeared briefly on...
19:32, 06/03/2019

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at he...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to t...
06:48, 05/07/2019

Camsoda’s Virtual Assistant Blocker is like a privacy condom for Alexa Camsoda is launching its Virtual Assistant Blocker, which gives couples privacy when they're having sex so voice assistants like Alexa won't record th...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-ena...
09:16, 05/27/2019

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the t...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit...
05:00, 08/20/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year a...
00:48, 06/22/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistan...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing patt...
17:16, 06/20/2019

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon has announced a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read Mo...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Alexa allows users to disable human review of voice recordings Company is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their vo...
18:16, 08/05/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states,...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes ...
12:16, 06/06/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent Unite...
10:16, 05/22/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research sug...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and...
18:16, 05/17/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot completes first hardware tests in space NASA just inched closer to having robots take care of spacecraft. The agency recently completed its first hardware checkouts for Bumble (above), one ...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, th...
15:16, 05/16/2019

We Have a Few Spaces Left for Our Robot, Take the Wheel Book Launch Party in NYC Tonight! Though I keep him chained to his basement at all times so he can turn out sweet, sweet car content on his Coleco Adam, our own Jason Torchinsky someho...
22:32, 07/23/2019

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.̶...
22:48, 08/21/2019

China plans world's first deep sea base, complete with robot subs Plans for a permanent lab far beneath the waves, crewed by autonomous underwater rovers, are gathering pace in China – here's what the facility might ...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Prime Day preview: save $50 on the Eufy robot vacuum at Amazon today Robot vacuums are always a popular item during Prime Day, and Amazon is giving us a preview of the July shopping event with a coupon offer on the Eufy...
19:16, 06/28/2019

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show...
15:16, 06/03/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit wi...
05:00, 06/18/2019

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests...
04:32, 05/28/2019

New video shows a humanoid robot crossing a balance beam with ease Researchers from The Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have released a video showing a humanoid walking autonomously across a series of narrow b...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company ...
04:16, 06/06/2019

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other ...
17:32, 07/11/2019

NASA’s InSight robot is now covered in Mars dust, but that might actually be good news Mars is a dry and dusty place, and strong winds can kick up huge plumes of material that block out the Sun for days, weeks, or even months at a time. ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, to...
04:32, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Meet "Digit", the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery va...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-eq...
00:16, 06/07/2019

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
14:48, 06/21/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.    ...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.  &...
05:16, 07/11/2019

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -...
11:32, 08/15/2019

There are signs that a US boom for makeup products is now over L'Oreal, one of the world's largest cosmetics companies, missed estimates for its second-quarter sales growth citing weakness in U.S. demand...
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Hemp products boom is still a ‘bust’ for some Looking to get rich off CBD? Sell at your own risk. Mom-and-pop stores have been making a bundle charging premium prices for cannabidiol, as stressed-...
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20 products people are obsessed with on Amazon If you've ever wondered which products Amazon shoppers are obsessing over, look no further, as we've compiled a list of the most popular stu...
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The 18 trendiest products of summer 2019 Summer products like the JBL GO 2 portable speaker, AmazonBasics Ladder Toss Set, and Intex Explorer inflatable kayak are huge this summer.  ...
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13 Blowout Products That Are Worth Every Penny We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items ...
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The weirdest products we've seen on Amazon We spend our days searching the web for the best deals, and we tend to come across some weird stuff while doing so. Here are some of the weirdest pro...
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I Tried Basically All of Harry's Grooming Products. Here's What I Want to Keep. “Your face smells amazing,” my girlfriend told me. It’s hard to get better confirmation that you’re using the right face wash than that. A month ago, ...
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5 essential kitchen products for your dorm Before you head off to college, don't forget to bring these essential kitchen appliances for your dorm room!       ...
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Revolve's Top 10 Beauty Products Revealed We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items ...
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Sonos will show off new products at IFA this fall Between releasing speakers in collaboration with IKEA, adding long-awaited Google Assistant support, updating its most popular speaker and launching a...
22:16, 08/08/2019

NXP to Buy Marvell Technology's Wi-Fi Products Business Dutch semiconductor maker NXP agreed to purchase Marvell Technology’s suite of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth products, a deal the company hopes will bolster its...
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