Alexa

  • Thousands of Amazon workers listen to recordings from Alexa: reports

    Alexa is like having your own personal assistant that never asks for a raise. The problem is she’s always listening — and so are thousands of Amazon workers, according to a report. Teams stationed around the world listen to and transcribe recordings, then send them back into the Echo’s software to erase the...
  • A Woman Claims Her Amazon Alexa Device Recorded a Conversation and Shared It With a Random Friend

    An Oregon woman says her Amazon Alexa device recorded a private conversation and shared it with a random contact of hers in Seattle, local TV news station KIRO 7 reports. The incident came to light two weeks ago, when the Portland-area woman who identified herself as ‘Danielle’ received a...
  • JP Morgan offers Amazon Alexa functionality to its Wall Street clients

    People inside the offices of JP Morgan Chase in New York City. Amazon’s Alexa voice-recognition artificial intelligence will help a major Wall Street bank serve its customers. J.P. Morgan clients are now able to ask Alexa for the bank’s research reports, Bloomberg News reported Monday . The firm is...
  • Cardi B gets a spot in the Super Bowl ad!

    Cardi B’s rise to mainstream stardom has landed her a spot in a Super Bowl ad. The “Bodak Yellow” artist secured a role in Amazon’s commercial for the upcoming game between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. In the ad, Amazon’s intelligent personal assistant Alexa loses her voice. As...
  • Amazon launches Echo and Alexa in India and Japan

    Amazon is bringing its Echo speaker and Alexa smart personal assistant to India and Japan, the company said on Wednesday, marking its first foray into Asia with those products. The U.S. e-commerce giant said that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in India, and are coming to...
  • Amazon developing ‘Alexa glasses’ that talk to owners

    Amazon is reportedly working on a pair of smart glasses that work with its Alexa voice assistant. The glasses could let wearers summon Alexa – best known for featuring on Amazon’s Echo speakers – at any time to answer questions and conduct tasks such as ordering a taxi. Amazon’s...
  • Does Alexa Affect Amazon’s Stock Price?

    Does Alexa affect Amazon’s stock price? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Brian Roemmele, Founder + Editor at Read Multiplex, on Quora: Does Alexa affect Amazon’s stock price? The short...