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The Top 5 Tasks Every Company Should Outsource to Virtual Assistants Today

By Charlie Brown The secret to a successful business is outsourcing what you can, but don’t outsource core business processes. Outsourcing is only a cure for the “Superhero Syndrome” most entrepreneurs suffer from on a regular basis. There are hundreds of providers near you who are ready to provide cloud computing services, managed IT services, data recovery and security […]

Hey Siri, Tell Me the News: Apple Expands Podcast-Playing Function

With Apple’s HomePod smart speaker reportedly laying in wait, the tech titan is rolling new Siri features out to mobile users. Following a beta test early this month, the virtual assistant now automatically […] The post Hey Siri, Tell Me the News: Apple Expands Podcast-Playing Function appeared first on

Cool or Creepy? Artist Transforms Herself Into Virtual Home Assistant

With millions of smart devices in households and office spaces around the world, there is no question that virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri are the creature comforts of the 21st century. But […] The post Cool or Creepy? Artist Transforms Herself Into Virtual Home Assistant appeared first on

CES 2018 Day 4 roundup: Self-driving cars and insanely big screens

As CES 2018 begins to wind down, several themes have begun to emerge for the year ahead in consumer technology: self-driving cars and virtual assistants.

TiVo announces Google Assistant, Alexa, and IFTTT support

TiVo's smart features will be rolling out over the next few months. CES 2018 has been home to a ton of different announcements, but one trend that's been more prevalent than ever is the integration of virtual assistants in a variety of smart home gadgets. Show More Summary

Alexa, Lift the Toilet Seat

We knew that CES 2018 would be a big year for virtual assistants. Smart speakers, particularly of the Amazon and Google variety, were hugely popular this holiday season. Over the past few months, Amazon has introduced new developer kits so that third-party manufacturers could integrate Alexa into their smart home, wearable, and hearable products. Show More Summary

Fantastical flying machines at CES 2018 highlight the future of urban transport

ANALYSIS: Amidst all the hullabaloo around modular smartwatches, virtual reality, autonomous cars, smart homes, digital assistants, and 5G (or lack thereof) at CES 2018, the future of mobility came a little more into focus. Two companies showcased their “flying car” smarts at the Las Vegas event. Show More Summary

Siri adds tennis and golf data integration ahead of Australian Open

Apple continued to build out its Siri virtual assistant this week with new data integrations for golf and tennis, additions seemingly timed to coincide with next Monday's start to the Australian Open.

R.I.P., personal assistant you probably never heard of: Facebook says goodbye to 'M'

Bye-bye, M. We hardly knew yee. While it was a neat concept in the beginning, Facebook's innovative personal assistant, M, is finally shutting down after nearly 3 years. Facebook M, the text-based virtual assistant that used human workers...Show More Summary

Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food

Samsung has made it clear that it wants to get its Bixby virtual assistant on nearly every product it makes, but it hasn't forgotten about the AI's smartphone roots. To that end, the company dedicated a corner of its cavernous CES booth to a surprising new Bixby feature: the ability to identify your food and spit out a calorie count.

Microsoft promises Cortana will be coming to more devices throughout 2018

Microsoft promises Cortana will be coming to more devices throughout this year, and that it is still committed to the virtual assistant. Cortana will be headed to more devices throughout this year thanks to the Cortana Devices SDK, according to Microsoft. Show More Summary

Facebook's M virtual assistant is being shut down on January 19

Two years later, Facebook's pulling the plug on M. Back in 2015, Facebook announced its own virtual assistant by the name of "M." M was different from the likes of Siri and Alexa due to the fact that it was regularly monitored by a group...Show More Summary

Digital assistants duel for dominance at major electronics show

Virtual aides battled to rule "smart homes" on the eve of the official opening of the Consumer Electronics show gadget gala here.

Google: Consumers Getting Personal

Some 41% of survey respondents who own a virtual assistant said they talk to their device like a trusted friend or family member. And they're doing a lot of talking, It turns out that Google Assistant is now available on more than 400 million devices, according to the company.

Harman concept dashboard makes cars more helpful, visual - Roadshow

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

With an abundance of OLED and QLED screens, not to mention a dealer's choice of virtual assistants, Harman aims to make cars much more helpful.

Facebook is shutting down the coolest part of their AI-powered assistant on Jan 19th

2 weeks agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Facebook had high hopes for their AI-powered virtual assistant — dubbed simply “M” — when they unveiled it back in 2015. You can find limited functionality of M inside of Facebook Messenger right now, but most users will never see its full potential.

Virtual aide market a "wildfire" at CES gadget show

Voice-commanded virtual assistants packed into speakers and other devices will be a "game-changing" trend this year, Consumer Electronics Show researchers said Sunday.

Moen wants you to take a shower with Siri and Alexa

Plumbing hardware giant Moen is building out its U by Moen smart shower system with the latest virtual assistant technology from Apple and Amazon, allowing users to turn on fixtures, adjust temperature settings and more with their voice.

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