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Opinião: O Pântano dos Sacrifícios de Susanne Jansson

Em tempos, realizavam-se oferendas humanas em pântanos.<p>Agora, há pessoas a desaparecer…<p>Crê-se que antigamente os pântanos eram usados como locais …

Alexa é atualizada e agora entende pedidos de música em contexto

Com a variedade de assistentes pessoais disponíveis atualmente, empresas tentam encontrar formas de popularizar seus novos produtos, apostando na …

Amazon wants your help teaching Alexa new languages — and it could help in its fight against Google

Usually, your Amazon Echo is used to answer questions or supply you with fun facts. Now, though, Amazon wants <i>you</i> to teach Echo a thing or two.<p>Amazon introduced a new language-learning skill this week called Cleo. Built by Amazon's team of computational linguists and data scientists, Cleo is …

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EXAME

A <b>Amazon.com</b> analisou a possibilidade de expandir sua presença física no varejo por meio da aquisição de alguns pontos de venda da falida Toys “R” Us, …

Amazon makes Alexa more human with new updates: Here’s how to activate

One of the new updates would make Alexa less chatty and increase promptness to the voice queries by replacing voice responses with a beep<p>Amazon is …

Usuários do Amazon Echo descobrem novo modo que faz Alexa falar menos

Usuários do smart speaker da <b>Amazon</b>, o <b>Echo</b>, estão relatando no famoso fórum <i>Reddit</i> que descobriram um novo "<b>brief mode</b>" para a Alexa em seus produtos. …

Está devendo? Prepare-se para usar a Alexa da Amazon para enviar dinheiro para amigos

De acordo com informações do site Cnet, o serviço de voz Alexa da Amazon, pode virar uma tecnologia que auxilia nos pagamentos por comando de voz, e …

Assistente virtual da Amazon, Alexa agora toca músicas geradas por IA

A Alexa, assistente virtual da Amazon, agora é capaz de tocar músicas para os seus usuários geradas somente por inteligência artificial, sem nenhuma …

Amazon makes it easier to give Alexa follow-up commands

It's easy enough to summon Alexa on one of Amazon's speakers, but when you've got a million things to ask the voice assistant, it can be a pain having to say "Hey, Alexa" over and over again. Now, Amazon has rolled out a new feature, which gives its Echo speakers the ability to listen to …

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Hey, I didn’t order this dollhouse! 6 hilarious Alexa mishaps

Amazon Alexa is great at shopping. You can ask the popular voice assistant to add items to your shopping list or even order stuff for you.<p>But what …

Amazon Alexa now supports Spotify rival Deezer and 'never-ending' personal playlists

IS your Amazon Echo running out of party jams? A new Alexa skill will tune it up with the addition of 53 million songs.<p>The new music streaming skill …

‘Alexa, How Can Podcasters Make Money From Voice Assistants?’

Podcasting company Gimlet Media is launching its first show for Amazon Alexa, part of a broader push into content for voice assistants<p>By<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@benmullin<p>benjamin.mullin@wsj.com<p>As voice assistants grow more popular, media companies are beginning …

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Amazon Alexa poderá se tornar uma “tradutora em tempo real”

De acordo com informações do <i>Yahoo! Finance</i>, a Amazon estaria trabalhando em uma forma de fazer com que a Alexa consiga traduzir frases de outros …

Amazon Alexa to help new mothers get advice on breastfeeding

One in three mothers feel embarrassed to ask for help with breastfeeding from healthcare professionals, new research has revealed.<p>A survey by Public …

Amazon will now pay Alexa developers for top-performing skills for kids

Last year, Amazon announced a program that would reward developers for building popular and well-received Alexa skills, by doling out cash payments for top-performing skills. Initially, the program was only open to game skill developers – as that was a category Amazon wanted to encourage – before …

Alexa, I need ... everything. Voice shopping sales could reach $40 billion by 2022

The retail revolution shifting sales from stores to laptops to smartphones could be on the verge of its next sea change — when shoppers will ask Amazon's Alexa and other voice-driven speakers to order just about everything.<p>Purchases made through devices such as Google Home and Amazon's Echo are …

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Amazon's Alexa Takes Open-Source Route to Beat Google Into Cars

Amazon.com Inc. is embracing open-source software in the race to get its voice-based Alexa digital assistant into cars ahead of Google.<p>Amazon …

McAfee Brings Voice-Activated Security to Amazon Alexa

The McAfee Secure Home Platform Skill for Amazon Alexa lets the digital assistant manage your network security through a McAfee-enabled router.<p>PCMag …

Lenovo's Yoga is a MacBook rival powered by Amazon Alexa

FORGET the Amazon Echo. The Alexa virtual assistant is no longer confined to smart speakers, and has made its way into a laptop.<p>Chinese tech firm …

Amazon Alexa is great. But what if she could do more?

A few decades ago, if someone would’ve told you devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home would become common household products, you probably …

Movistar Home se une al 'club' de los asistentes inteligentes para el hogar

Lo más parecido al asistente para el hogar que Telefónica lanzará a finales de año, y que ha presentado en el MWC de Barcelona, está ya en Estados …

Google Must Be Stopped Before It Becomes an AI Monopoly

Google is my favorite giant tech company.<p>Unlike Apple, it has preserved a broadly innovative spirit, pursuing lots of ideas that have no direct link …

IMDb Launches Its First-Ever Skill for Amazon Alexa

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Wonderful energy ‘skills’ for customers with Amazon Alexa

Mercury has become New Zealand’s first energy company to commit to bringing Amazon Alexa to consumers.<p>Customers will be able to ask Alexa for energy …

Amazon Calls In Tech Startups To Be A Part Of Alexa Accelerator 2018

Amazon has introduced the second edition of its Alexa Accelerator programme and has opened applications for startups worldwide including India.<p>The …

Amazon's Alexa being integrated into smart homes

Dive Brief:<p>Major home builder Lennar has broken ground on a 385-home complex in Florida in which the new residences will have Amazon's Alexa …

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Voice software firm wants to make Alexa its clients' best friend

Bob Stolzberg calls himself the Paul Revere of voice technology.<p>Unlike the Boston silversmith, Stolzberg is proclaiming an arrival that should be …

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9 Alexa tips for music lovers

Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no longer have pull out a phone, connect the phone to the speaker, look up the music …

Best Alexa skills, tips and tricks for your new Amazon Echo smart speaker

GOT a new Amazon Echo speaker? It's tricky to know what to ask Alexa at first, but it's great once you learn all of the hidden secrets.<p>We've rustled …

Yes, there's an Alexa-connected heated jacket

"Alexa, turn on my jacket."<p>I've never felt the need to say that, but sure enough, as I test it, my jacket's app turns on. It's starting to heat up.<p>Ministry of Supply is a Boston-based apparel company, founded by three people who met at MIT and pursued more advanced material design in their …