Amazon to control 70 percent of the voice-controlled speaker market this year

Amazon is dominating the voice-controlled speaker market, according to a new forecast from eMarketer out this morning. The maker of the Echo-branded speakers will have 70.6...

Third parties have always been the key to Amazon’s smart home domination plans

For Amazon, hardware has always been a means to an end. From the Kindle e-reader to the Fire tablets to its TV offerings, the company...

This could be Amazon’s Echo with a built-in display

Rumor has it that Amazon has been working on an Echo device with a touchscreen for a while. AFTVnews spotted an image on Amazon’s own...

Amazon beefs up drone delivery R&D in Cambridge

Amazon is expanding its R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK, with a plan to move into a new 60,000sq ft site in the city with capacity for more than...

iRobot adds WiFi and Alexa functionality to more Roombas

Back in March, iRobot announced that it would be bringing Alexa functionality to its 980 Roomba, letting users with an Echo clean their home with...

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as...

Amazon’s new Alexa developer policy now bans all ads except in music and flash...

Amazon has quietly introduced a change to its Alexa Skills Developer agreement aimed...

Amazon Echo continues AI domination into 2017

It was a holly jolly holiday season for the Amazon folks, as they watched their Echo artificial intelligence device dominate sales. Amazon’s Echo Dot was its top selling product. The other...

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NSA contractor indicted over mammoth theft of classified data

A former National Security Agency contractor was indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges he willfully retained national defense information,...