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Amazon’s Echo gets a decent-sounding refresh
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Amazon’s Echo gets a decent-sounding refresh

Amazon seemingly didn’t realize what it had on its hands with the original Echo. Released five and a half years back for a select number of Amazon Prime users, the first Alexa device ushered in a consumer electronics revolution. According to numbers from Canalys, 26.1 million smart speakers were shipped in Q2 2019. That’s a…

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Amazon’s Secretive Crypto is Facebook Libra’s Biggest Threat: Report – CCN Markets
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Amazon’s Secretive Crypto is Facebook Libra’s Biggest Threat: Report – CCN Markets

Facebook’s much-publicized and criticized crypto ‘Libra’ will see competition by one of the world’s biggest tech companies, Amazon, a report has claimed. | Source: Shutterstock; edited by CCN.Since Facebook announced the Libra cryptocurrency, a couple of other similar projects have been unveiled with all of them being dubbed potential ‘Libra-killers’.They include Venus, an initiative by…

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Amazon’s lead EU data regulator is asking questions about Alexa privacy
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Amazon’s lead EU data regulator is asking questions about Alexa privacy

Amazon’s lead data regulator in Europe, Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection, has raised privacy concerns about its use of manual human reviews of Alexa AI voice assistant recordings. A spokesman for the regulator confirmed in an email to TechCrunch it is discussing the matter with Amazon, adding: “At this stage, we cannot comment further…

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