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Now Anyone Can Create and Publish Alexa Skills

Amazon announced today that it is now possible for anyone to create new Alexa skills…

Amazon Claims Over 30 Million Fire TV Users

Amazon said this week that there are now well over 30 million active users of…

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Google Assistant Just Kicked Alexa’s Ass. And it Doesn’t Matter (Premium)

There are over 100 million Amazon Alexa-powered devices out in the world. But there are…

Alexa Gets More Powerful Routines, Email Integration, More

Amazon superpowers Alexa routines with new features, introduces better email integration, more.

Apple Music is Coming to Alexa Smart Devices

Apple Music is coming to the Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered smart devices, starting December…

Skype Calling is Now Available on Alexa

Microsoft has brought Skype audio and video calling to the Alexa platform. And it works…

Microsoft is Now Selling Amazon Echo Smart Speakers

It's yet another not-so-subtle indication that Microsoft is pushing Cortana aside for Amazon's digital personal…

Here’s How Skype Will Work on Amazon’s Echo Devices

The launch of the Skype integration on Amazon's Echo devices seems to be right around…

Alexa for Business Now Supports All Alexa Devices

Amazon is now pushing its less well-known Alexa for Business offering to third-party Alexa-compatible devices.

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The Thing About Amazon (Premium)

I needed a few days to decompress after Amazon's massive set of announcements on Thursday.…

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Skype Hammers Another Nail in Cortana’s Coffin (Premium)

Today, Amazon announced numerous new smart home products, among them a smart display that will…

Amazon Announces a Smart Home Tsunami

Today, Amazon revealed that it is dramatically increasing the number of Alexa-powered smart home devices…

Surprise! Amazon is Announcing New Hardware Today

Look out, Apple, Google, and Microsoft: Amazon is trying to muscle in on this month…

Lenovo Announces New PCs, Chromebooks, and Smart Home Devices

Lenovo announced several new consumer PCs, an "extreme" version of its ThinkPad X1 Carbon, three…

Google is Catching Up to Amazon in Smart Speakers

Two new reports point to an inevitable conclusion: Google could overtake Amazon in the smart…

Amazon Echo Data Leaks, Shows Poor Engagement

Amazon's Echo devices may still dominate the smart speaker market, but customers rarely use them…

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