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Alexa, what’s on TV tonight? – USA TODAY

Alexa, what’s on TV tonight? – USA TODAY

Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY Published 9:47 a.m. ET Nov. 20, 2019 | Updated 10:57 a.m. ET Nov. 20, 2019CLOSEAmazon wants to see more consumers using their voices to control their TVs this holiday season.This week, it announced a new $35 product, the Fire TV Blaster, which acts as a universal remote of sorts, by enabling…
How to connect Alexa to Spotify, Apple Music, and more

How to connect Alexa to Spotify, Apple Music, and more

As you might expect, Alexa-friendly devices tend to assume that you want to hear tunes from Amazon Music. If you prefer Spotify, Apple Music, or another music service, it’s not all that hard to set it up and use it with your Amazon devices. In the Alexa app, tap the menu icon at the top…
Alexa, delete what I just said! Here’s how to prevent Amazon from listening in – CNET

Alexa, delete what I just said! Here’s how to prevent Amazon from listening in...

You can stop Google, Amazon and Apple from listening to your voice recordings. Tyler Lizenby/CNET Google Home, Siri and Alexa users are now more cautious than ever when speaking to their smart home devices, after a string of revelations that these companies have been recording and reviewing users' voice data without their consent. Since then,…
Amazon’s Fire TV Add an Alexa Home Theatre Mode Allowing You to Pair Several Echos to Your Fire TV – Cord Cutters News, LLC

Amazon’s Fire TV Add an Alexa Home Theatre Mode Allowing You to Pair Several...

We may earn a commission from purchases through links on our site. You can learn more here. Ever wish you could get better sound from your TV? Now Amazon wants to help you do that by allowing you to turn Echo Speakers into a home theatre system for your Fire TV according to a post…
Amazon’s Alexa could have eyes and even walk around in the future – Daily Mail

Amazon’s Alexa could have eyes and even walk around in the future – Daily...

Amazon's Alexa device could have eyes and the ability to walk around in the near future as its creators try to enhance the product's understanding of the world. Despite the privacy concerns that have plagued Amazon over whether its device can record conversations, the company is planning for its digital assistants to become a proactive companion.Amazon's head…
Alexa, delete what I just said! Here’s how to keep Amazon from listening in – CNET

Alexa, delete what I just said! Here’s how to keep Amazon from listening in...

You can stop Google, Amazon and Apple from listening to your voice recordings. Tyler Lizenby/CNET Google Home, Siri and Alexa users are now more cautious than ever when speaking to their smart home devices, after a string of revelations that these companies have been recording and reviewing users' voice data without their consent. Since then,…
Hey, Alexa: Can a robot with AI or your voice assistant help you feel less lonely? – USA TODAY

Hey, Alexa: Can a robot with AI or your voice assistant help you feel...

CLOSE Your Google Home or Amazon Echo may make your life easier, but beware, they could actually be an easy way for hackers to get all your personal data. Buzz60’s Susana Victoria Perez has more. Buzz60You: “Alexa, I’m lonely.”Amazon Alexa: “Sorry to hear that. Talking to a friend, listening to music or taking a walk…
How Amazon’s Alexa came to dominate the smart speaker market – Quartz

How Amazon’s Alexa came to dominate the smart speaker market – Quartz

When Amazon debuted the Amazon Echo in 2014, there were decidedly mixed reactions to the black, cylindrical Bluetooth speaker that could pick up voice commands. Few understood why the e-commerce giant had suddenly released a $199 speaker that could talk to you.Today we know that the Echo and other devices Amazon has since released are…
Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant can be hacked using lasers, experts warn – Fox News

Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant can be hacked using lasers, experts warn...

Voice assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant can be hacked by shining a laser on the devices' microphones, according to an international team of researchers.Dubbed “Light Commands,” the hack “allows attackers to remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands into voice assistants,” according to a statement from experts at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo…
Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant smart speakers – they’re all open to remote laser attacks – ZDNet

Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant smart speakers – they’re all open to remote laser attacks...

Researchers have found that MEMS microphones are so sensitive they can interpret light as sound, allowing an attacker to shoot silent commands to voice assistants from afar.  Since the bug is general to MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) microphones, the attack can work against all devices that use them, including Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Facebook Portal, and…

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Facebook banned dozens more fake Russian and Iranian accounts for “coordinated...

Facebook said it uncovered new efforts by groups linked to Iran and Russia to dupe the company’s users. It’s a reminder that the company is going to be under enormous pressure in the run-up to the 2020 election. Facebook says it found evidence that three groups connected to Iran and another one tied to Russia’s…

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