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The ethical implications of conversational AI

With chatbots becoming part of daily life, we look at whether the right to data privacy is being impeded
5 Nov 2018
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Amazon's APL language will bring Alexa to more displays

New language will enable developers to load products with voice skills
21 Sep 2018
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Amazon moves to make Alexa available for all car makers

Alexa Auto SDK added to GitHub for developers that want a Knight Rider-style car
10 Aug 2018
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Google: um, hang up on the idea of being "human", okay?

Attempting to con people into thinking they're talking to a human is Google's dumbest idea yet
21 Jul 2018
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ISS set to get AI-powered robot crew member

CIMON will help astronauts repair parts of the ISS, giving them more time for research
2 Jul 2018
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When it comes to technology, first isn't always best

Patience is preferable to bugs, with Alexa's evil laugh just the latest in a line of annoying flaws
9 Jun 2018
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Researchers uncover new exploits in voice-powered assistants

'Voice squatting' and 'voice masquerading' are new methods attackers can use to steal users' information
31 May 2018
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How to put Alexa on Raspberry Pi

Here's how you can build a home-brew Amazon Echo
24 May 2018
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Microsoft buys conversational AI startup Semantic Machines

Machine learning firm to make Cortana and Azure Bot Services better at chatting
21 May 2018
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Microsoft wants to make Azure your AI destination

Developers get more tools to build AI in the cloud and at the edge, plus Microsoft 365 customisation
8 May 2018
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Why bots are the future of Facebook's enterprise platform

Workplace customers want less collaboration and more automation
27 Feb 2018
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Lancashire Police and Amazon's Alexa team up to fight crime

A policing app will send the latest news and pictures of criminals to Amazon Alexa-enabled devices
22 Jan 2018
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Facebook bins M, its AI-powered virtual assistant

The service will end on 19 January, although some features will continue through M Suggestions
10 Jan 2018
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AWS brings Amazon Alexa voice commands to the office

Voice will be the primary way of interacting with IT systems, predicts CTO Werner Vogels
1 Dec 2017
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Cisco brings AI to conferencing with Spark Assistant

Digital assistant will use voice commands to perform common tasks in meetings
3 Nov 2017
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The rise of voice search in 2017

Voice search has been revealed as one of Gartner’s top tech trends of 2017, but what is it and why will it become so big?
21 May 2017
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Virtual Personal Assistants will become the norm by 2019

Smartphone users will also rely on their voice and gestures to control their device
22 Dec 2016
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Tech giants form ‘ethical AI’ supergroup

The organisation includes Amazon, IBM and Microsoft, but Elon Musk and Apple are both absent
29 Sep 2016
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Siri creators prepare to launch new voice assistant, Viv

Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer want to revolutionise how we interact with online services
5 May 2016
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Your next co-worker might well be a robot

Many view AI as being a knife’s edge away from creepy and, potentially, dangerous. But there is a brighter side…
4 Nov 2015
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Apple acquires smartphone AI firm Perceptio

The startup allows for image processing on-device, without exposing any user data
7 Oct 2015
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Apple hires dozens of machine learning geniuses

Tech giant wants to make Siri better than Cortana and Google Now
8 Sep 2015
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Facebook launches personal assistant for Messenger

Facebook launched 'M', its own human-powered personal assistant
27 Aug 2015
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Apple iCloud Voicemail transcription in development

The service would form part of the company's iCloud service, but would be powered by Siri
4 Aug 2015
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