Hey Siri, Stop Perpetuating Sexist Stereotypes, UN SaysSiri, Alexa and other female-voiced AI assistants are perpetuating gender stereotypes and encouraging sexist and abusive language from users, a UN report has said.
Proposed Law Would Regulate Use of Smart Speaker Voice RecordingsA bill being considered by the California legislature would require users to opt in before companies like Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple could store and use voice recordings.
Report: Amazon Workers May Be Listening To What You Tell AlexaWhen customers speak to Alexa, Amazon's artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant, somebody may be listening in, according to a new report.
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Amazon Unveils Alexa-Controlled Microwave, Wall Clock And New Echo DevicesThe voice assistant, which started as the centerpiece to Amazon's Echo smart speaker line, now even has its own microwave, wall clock and device for the car.
Couple's Amazon Device Recorded Private Conversation, Sent To FriendA couple in Oregon is demanding answers from Amazon after they claim their home's voice-activated device recorded a private conversation and sent it to a co-worker's phone.
Parrot Uses Alexa To Run Her Owner's HouseUsing Amazon's Alexa, Petra the parrot is becoming an Internet sensation after learning to give the voice-activated device commands.
Amazon Working To Fix Alexa's Creepy Laughs On Echo DevicesDoes Alexa have something diabolical in store for her human owners? That might explain the eerie laughing she's been doing all by herself, with no bidding.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Says "Golden Era" Of Technology Is ComingBezos offered a glimpse of his vision of the future during an interview Tuesday at the Code Conference in Southern California...