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.
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.
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 Echo 'Drop In' Feature Prompts Fears Of Easy EavesdroppingAs voice-based "personal assistants" are becoming ubiquitous in modern, connected American homes, so is the feeling they might be listening in on people when they least expect it or want it.
KPIX 5 News Available On Amazon EchoThe latest news from KPIX 5 is just an ask away through Amazon’s Flash Briefings, making local headlines and developing stories easier than ever before to hear from Alexa-enabled devices.