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Amazon's Alexa told a child to do potentially lethal 'challenge'

The child's parent Kristin Livdahl posted a screenshot of their Alexa activity history on her Twitter handle

29 Dec 2021 1:34 PM

Amazon announces Alexa program for hospitals, senior care

The program lets senior living facilities use Amazon Echo devices to send announcements or other messages to residents' rooms

27 Oct 2021 9:03 AM

Amazon's new feature will make Alexa respond louder when it's noisy

The feature is currently available to US customers, and Amazon says that a user can activate it by saying Alexa, turn on the adaptive volume

02 Sep 2021 7:26 PM

Amazon Alexa app adds 'Ask Alexa' widget to iPhones

The new Ask Alexa widget isn't so much Alexa itself as it is a link directly to the iOS app

30 Jul 2021 3:19 PM

People lose the touch, adopt the voice as covid makes Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant more useful

Voice control can mean avoiding commonly touched surfaces such as smartphones, TV remotes, light switches, thermostats and door handles.

10 May 2020 5:26 PM


Lamborghini, Rivian now integrated with Amazon Alexa

The voice-powered assistant will be integrated into Lamborghini's Huracan Evo and Rivian's first two all-electric vehicles.

07 Jan 2020 7:57 AM

Start 2020 with a smarter home

With fast-n-furious data speeds on offer and affordable innovative devices finally exploit the potential of home wireless networks.

30 Dec 2019 10:49 AM

Apple, Amazon, Google partner to make smart home devices more compatible

The rare partnership comes against the backdrop of an intensified competition among global technology companies to dominate the market.

19 Dec 2019 11:14 AM

You can now ask Alexa to play podcasts on Spotify

Spotify free and Premium users will now be able to ask Amazon Alexa to play podcasts of their choice.

14 Dec 2019 10:50 AM

Amazon launches the first wireless echo device at Rs 4,999

Called the Echo Input portable it combines hands-free access to Alexa with a 4800 mAh rechargeable battery.

05 Dec 2019 12:04 PM



Smart speakers have morphed from entertainment tools to serious lifestyle managers.

02 Dec 2019 11:37 AM

Desert beetles guide scientists in finding water harvesting solutions

Biomimetic fog-gathering technologies based on Namib Desert beetles have been offered as a potential solution in foggy coastal areas

28 Nov 2019 10:52 AM

Amazon's new Echo Flex- for both your plug point, and chore woes

The Echo Flex plugs into any standard electrical outlet and lets you carry out functions like controlling light, AC, etc.s

20 Nov 2019 5:00 PM

6 Alexa Skills to Engage Kids this Children’s Day

Alexa can not only help bring down the screen time for your child but also help ignite curiosity in them.

13 Nov 2019 1:59 PM

Alexa, Google Home approved apps allow eavesdropping on users

The researchers found two possible hacking scenarios that allow a hacker to phish for sensitive information and eavesdrop on users.

22 Oct 2019 8:25 AM


Amazon now offers over 30,000 Alexa skills in India

The company said that there are over 40 devices with built-in Alexa support in India.

30 Aug 2019 9:22 AM

30,000 skills in India surpassed by Amazon Alexa skills store

The Alexa Skills Store in India features skills across categories.

29 Aug 2019 8:42 PM

Alexa, the new 'desi' girl

Amazon's voice-based virtual assistant Alexa will soon understand Hindi commands.

17 Jul 2019 9:31 AM

Amazon Echo Show 5 to sell at its lowest price ever on Prime Day Sale

Priced at Rs 8,999, the Echo Show 5 will be available on Prime Day at its lowest price ever.

14 Jul 2019 12:27 PM

Amazon Prime Day: Alexa won’t let you miss the best deals

Amazon Prime Day starts July 15 and will be live for 48 hours.

14 Jul 2019 10:31 AM