The Vobot Clock is the first timepiece to be controlled by Amazon’s Alexa

Looking to build upon the holiday popularity of the Amazon Echo and other Amazon Alexa enabled devices, Vobot is debuting the Vobot Clock, branded as the first Amazon Alexa-enabled timepiece...

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...

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,...

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...

The HTC U11 is a good phone with a dumb gimmick

Squeezable sides are a very bad reason to buy a phone. Especially now, when the U11’s Edge Sense doesn’t do a whole hell of a...

Alexa, who is winning the presidential election?

My own personal method for following election results mostly revolves around curling up in the fetal position under my bed with a bottle of whiskey...

Huawei to pre-load Amazon’s Alexa AI on US version of its Mate 9 flagship

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is having a good CES. Not only landing inside additional speaker hardware but finding entirely new incarnations in other connected household items — such as...

Ears, hands or eyes

Michael Eisenberg Crunch Network Contributor Michael Eisenberg is a partner at Aleph. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Even before smartwatches, I...

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...

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Exclusive: Ukraine hit by stealthier phishing attacks during BadRabbit strike

KIEV (Reuters) - Hackers tried to access confidential data in powerful but stealthy phishing attacks launched in parallel with an eyeball-grabbing ransomware strike...