New research out of the University of Waterloo has found a way to improve the voice query understanding capabilities of home entertainment platforms.
Some two years after stepping into the spotlight, voice assistants are learning new languages and connecting to ever-more devices around the home—but mass adoption and widespread ease with the new technology remain some ...
Europe's biggest tech fair, Berlin's IFA, opens its doors Friday with a flood of new product launches. Here are some of the top trends making waves along the aisles:
Over five years in the late 1970s, the Yorkshire Ripper was murdering women and the hunt for one of the UK's worst serial killers was on. During this time, the police were sent three letters and an audio communication, purportedly ...
A version of Alexa won't tell kids where babies come from or spill the beans about Santa. It also won't explain some things kids might have heard on the news—like what Stormy Daniels does for a living.
"Hey, Google. Can you understand my accent?"
T-Mobile is getting rid of that robotic voice on its customer service lines, the company announced Wednesday.
Virtual assistants are increasingly popular and present in our everyday lives: literally with Alexa, Cortana, Holly, and Siri, and fictionally in films Samantha (Her), Joi (Blade Runner 2049) and Marvel's AIs, FRIDAY (Avengers: ...
The latest report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 says that investigations have failed to find any explanation as to why the aircraft went missing with 239 passengers and crew on board.
Amazon delivered better-than-expected profits Thursday, helping the online colossus shake off the stock market gloom produced by tech rival Facebook.