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Google’s Duplex Reservation Feature Expands

Now, users can use Google Assistant on Pixel phones to book restaurant reservations in 43 states. Users will tell the Assistant when and where to book the reservation, and the device will call

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75% of Cybersecurity Professionals Concerned about Bot Traffic

Cybersecurity concerns are at an all-time high, according to a survey of cybersecurity professionals from around the world. Their biggest concern is bot traffic, with three-quarters of the professionals surveyed concerned about leaked company

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Hospital Pilots Amazon Alexa in Patient Rooms

Cedars-Sinai Hospital is currently piloting a program that’s putting Amazon Alexa in 100 patient rooms. Using Aiva, “the world’s first patient-centered voice assistant platform for hospitals,” patients can tell Alexa to change the

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Amazon Alexa Fund Invests in Neural Technology

The Amazon Alexa Fund has invested in CTRL-labs, a startup that developers “non-invasive neural interface technology” that would allow people to control connected devices using their brain signals. In the third funding round

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Over 40 Kenmore Appliances Work with Alexa

Over 40 Kenmore smart appliances now work with Alexa. These devices, sold both on Amazon and at Sears, officially have Works with Alexa certification, meaning they “meet Amazon’s high bar for responsiveness, reliability

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abode Offers Professional Installation with HelloTech

Smart security company abode is now offering professional installation through HelloTech, a technology support service available 24/7. In addition to DIY installation, customers can choose to use HelloTech to install their abode security

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Google Addresses Hidden Microphone in Nest Secure

Google is facing public admonishment after consumers found out about a microphone in Nest Secure that wasn’t mentioned in technical specifications. Earlier in the month, Google announced that they were updating Nest Secure

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