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Alexa Is Right Up There With Mom, Dad And Cat

37 minutes ago   |   NPR

CNN business editor Samantha Murphy Kelly writes that her son's early vocabulary may be a sign of the times. He mastered "mom," "dad" and "cat." The fourth word he recognized?...
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“Law & Order” star Mariska Hargitay's colorful UWS townhouse hits the market

15 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York   |   2 articles

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” star Mariska Hargitay might be parting ways with her Upper West Side townhouse. Hargitay and her husband Peter Hermann listed the house at...
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Twilio's Autopilot lets developers deploy bots across text, message, and AI assistants

Twilio's Autopilot lets developers deploy bots across text, message, and AI assistants

18 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Twilio's Autopilot allows developers to deploy automated agents across traditional phone systems, and also SMS and voice platforms like Alexa.
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Amazon has invested in its first restaurant operations startup, and it could reveal the future of Alexa

Amazon has invested in its first restaurant operations startup, and it could reveal the future of Alexa

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it has invested in SevenRooms - a hospitality startup that specializes in restaurant software - via its Alexa Fund. According to SevenRooms...
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When Alexa Can't Understand You

1 day ago   |   Slate

When Whitney Bailey bought an Amazon Echo, she wanted to use the hands-free calling feature in case she fell and couldn't reach her phone. She hoped that it would offer her...
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The $160 Netgear Arlo baby monitor can livestream to your smartphone

The $160 Netgear Arlo baby monitor can livestream to your smartphone

2 days ago   |   iMore

What's going on? Netgear's Arlo Baby Monitor is currently down to $159.99 at Amazon. This price matches the lowest it's ever dropped before there; it normally sells for $200...
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Adobe XD introduces voice prototyping and new UI kit for Alexa Presentation Language

Adobe XD introduces voice prototyping and new UI kit for Alexa Presentation Language

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Full Photoshop CC for the iPad wasn't the only thing Adobe announced at its Max conference in Los Angeles this morning. The San Jose company also took the wraps off a new...
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AI Weekly: Amazon, Facebook, and Google fight scandals and sell smart displays

AI Weekly: Amazon, Facebook, and Google fight scandals and sell smart displays

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

This was one of the busiest weeks in recent memory for AI assistants from Facebook, Google, and Amazon, as each of these companies began to roll out the new category of smart...
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Google Home Mini still beats the Amazon Echo Dot

Google Home Mini still beats the Amazon Echo Dot

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Today Amazon begins selling the third-generation Echo Dot, one of the best-selling smart speakers in the world. Without question, the third-generation Echo Dot outperforms its...
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Amazon introduces APIs to connect smart cameras and doorbells to Echo devices

Amazon introduces APIs to connect smart cameras and doorbells to Echo devices

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Amazon's making it easier for Alexa developers to tap into connected security cameras and doorbells. The retailer today introduced three new APIs - Doorbell Event Source...
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Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

HOUSTON - From this point forward, will Red Sox Nation hold a special place in its heart for Country Joe? It will if Alex Cora's guys keep stomping their way through October... Read more ...

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

A Texas grand jury indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Read more ...

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Don McGahn is no longer White House counsel, according to reports. Read more ...

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

Clayton Kershaw was great again as the Dodgers moved to within one win of their second straight National League pennant. Read more ...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out to clinch the win for the Red Sox. Read more ...

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - The Women's Tennis Association said Thursday that No. 1-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a lower back injury. Read more ...

Opening statements to begin in pizza shop crash

Opening statements to begin in pizza shop crash

Opening statements are set in the trial for a driver accused of killing two people in a pizza shop crash. Read more ...

Jimmy Butler Scores 23 In Wolves Loss To Spurs

Jimmy Butler Scores 23 In Wolves Loss To Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by... Read more ...

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...