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Amazon’s Alexa wants to be your office assistant, too

Nov 30, 2017
Amazon announced plans to bring its Echo devices into conference rooms and cubicles through a platform called Alexa for Business. The new feature comes through Amazon’s cloud computing business, Amazon Web Services, not its retail side, and it’s the company’s latest move in the competitive voice assistant space. To start, Alexa for Business will let […]

Microsoft's developer conference highlights machine learning

Mar 30, 2016
Silicon Valley is increasingly thinking about artificial intelligence.
A view of Cortana, Microsoft's virtual assistant.
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Digital assistants: If they only had a brain

Aug 27, 2015
Facebook takes on Siri and Cortana with M, a PDA with a human touch.