Amazon’s Alexa wants to ease your ‘cognitive overload’

Amazon's Alexa was the world's first mainstream product that really felt like talking to a computer, and having a computer talk back. But with rivals from Google and Apple long since establishing themselves, the next step for Alexa is to become even more person-like, being aware of context and learning from experience. Alexa can now whisper to you if she thinks […]

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Alexa urged users to 'kill your foster parents' fuelling concerns over ‘creepy’ Amazon Echo

The stunned user left a harsh review on Amazon's website, describing the episode as a "whole new level of creepy". Alexa, the virtual assistant in the company's smart speaker device, has also chatted with users about sex acts, talked about dog excretion and quoted a Wikipedia entry on masturbation. It comes as Amazon tries to train its machine to mimic […]

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'Kill your foster parents': Amazon's Alexa talks murder, sex in AI experiment

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Millions of users of Amazon’s Echo speakers have grown accustomed to the soothing strains of Alexa, the human-sounding virtual assistant that can tell them the weather, order takeout and handle other basic tasks in response to a voice command. So a customer was shocked last year when Alexa blurted out: “Kill your foster parents.” Alexa has […]

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Alexa & Katie’s Friendship Is Still The Best Thing Ever in Season Two Trailer – Watch Now!

The brand new trailer for Alexa & Katie‘s upcoming season two is out and it’s filled will all the good feels! The series, starring Paris Berelc and Isabel May, will be returning with an all new season on December 26th on Netflix. The new season will still follow the indomitable best friends through their sophomore year of high school. With […]

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Joseph Parker knocks out Alexander Flores in first win since Dillian Whyte defeat

Parker came into the fight having lost twice consecutively in the UK – as he was first beaten by Anthony Joshua in March and then by Dillian Whyte in July. However, Parker fought in New Zealand for the first time in a year-and-a-half and wasted no time in blowing out the vastly under-matched Flores. Parker came out for the first […]

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Girl, 6, named Alexa being bullied over her name, mom tells Jeff Bezos

Mother of six-year-old girl called Alexa writes to Jeff Bezos to beg him not to give tech female names as she reveals school bullies have been ordering her daughter around because she shares same name as Amazon device A Massachusetts mom has written to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to tell him about the merciless teasing her daughter, Alexa, regularly faces  […]

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WWE Rumor: Alexa Bliss Not Cleared For In-Ring Return

WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry claimed that Bliss was ready to go, but it appears that isn’t the case. Just yesterday, the Inquisitr reported that Alexa Bliss was “100 percent cleared” to return to in-ring competition. However, according to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, this isn’t the case. The reason for the initial report was an interview […]

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WWE star Alexa Bliss suffering 'multiple concussions' with no time limit on her return as she is ruled out of fighting at Survivor Series

The much-loved 27-year-old has not competed in WWE for several weeks. That led to her missing out on the historic first-ever all-female Evolution pay-per-view last month in New York. Bliss was supposed to take on legend Trish Stratus in a mouth-watering encounter but instead she was forced to watch on from ringside as Stratusfaction joined forces with Lita to defeat […]

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This is why you can’t use Alexa to call 911

Amazon’s hardware products that are powered by its virtual assistant Alexa are used for everything from playing music to controlling different aspects of a user’s connected home, telling the weather and more. Amazon and third-party developers are also adding new “skills” all the time to Alexa’s already impressive library. But what many people may not know is an important limitation […]

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