Alexa adds DISH support for your DVRing pleasure

DISH DVR owners can now connect directly to the Amazon Echo or Dot and tell Alexa to turn on ESPN, find Matt Damon movies, or...

Everything you need to know about Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa

While "Alexa" has become synonymous with products like the Amazon Echo, you can't actually go out and buy an "Alexa." So who, or what, is Alexa? Here's everything you need...

Trends with Benefits: Should Amazon’s Alexa talk to law enforcement?

      Should Amazon share Alexa’s information with Law Enforcement?: A murder case in Arkansas is garnering national attention, due to the use of Smart Home devices. Police are petitioning...

Every device that connects to Amazon’s Alexa

We’ve all heard the saying, “if these walls could talk … ” Your walls might be silent, but with the Amazon Echo, you might one day be able to talk...

Hey, Alexa, are things going to get weird?

They say that news is what happens to a writer on his way to the bathroom and I’ve recently discovered something fascinating. Alexa – and,...

Who better to read “A Christmas Carol” than Scrooge himself, Mr. Tim Curry?

Who better to read you A Christmas Carol than old Scrooge himself? If your answer (as it ought to be) is indeed Scrooge, you just so happen to be in luck. This...

Alexa, shush! A cute, holographic virtual girl lives inside Japan’s answer to the Echo

Be quiet, Alexa! Stop talking, Siri! A new virtual assistant is about to launch in Japan, and her name is Azuma Hikari. She's not just a disembodied voice either, she's...

Crunch Report | Amazon Drone Delivery Begins in U.K.

Uber self-driving cars get into permitting issues in San Francisco, Amazon drone delivery begins in the U.K., The Wynn wants to add an Alexa to every room and Donald Trump...

GE puts Amazon Alexa inside a funky table lamp

Seems Alexa’s made her way into everything these days. Between Amazon’s own Echo offerings and an ever growing array of third-party participation, the steady home...

Smartwatch adds Alexa so you can control your home by talking to your wrist

By integrating Amazon Alexa voice control with its mVoice smartwatch line, Martian Watches enables users to access the fast-growing cloud-based library of Alexa skills. Martian's mVoice smartwatches are the first...

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Sprint to return 5,000 jobs to U.S. following SoftBank’s $50B investment

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank will invest $50 billion in the United States and create 50,000 new jobs. That’s according to Donald Trump, who announced...