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Amazon Alexa will tell you how many hours you have to work to afford a house, a car, or dream vacation

Amazon Amazon and Ally Bank have announced a new personal finance feature for Alexa-enabled products. Ally Bank customers can now ask their Amazon Alexa device to calculate how many hours they need.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2017

Amazon Alexa will now tell you how many hours you have to work to afford a house, a car, or a dream vacation

Amazon Amazon and Ally Bank have announced a new personal finance feature for Alexa-enabled products. Ally Bank customers can now ask their Amazon Alexa device to calculate how many hours they need.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2017

You can now tell Amazon"s Alexa to make your home smell better — here"s how

ProlitecAmazon Alexa can already turn off your lights and close your garage. Now it can also make your house smell like a Hawaiian vacation. Prolitec, which c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2017

Your Roomba will soon work with Amazon"s Alexa

iRobot vacuums will tell you where your house is dirtiest too.         iRobot vacuums will tell you where your house is dirtiest too.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 18th, 2017

A calculator can tell you how many hours you need to work to afford your dream trip

REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton You sit in your cubicle, staring out the window into the cold, gray, February abyss. But before you get ahead of yourself and book t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 2nd, 2017

Seven Films and Shows to Watch This Weekend on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu

The luxurious, four-day Thanksgiving weekend is so close. But first you must endure one more measly two-day weekend and three days in which you'll pretend to work while counting down the hours. As you await your mini-vacation, start the Thanksgiving bing.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 18th, 2016

Making Homeownership Work on a Budget

For low-income families, buying a home can seem out of reach. On top of financial stress, the competitive market may make buyers feel like they will never find a home they can afford. If you dream of buying a house but have lost hope because you don’t .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaOct 16th, 2016

One of Americans" most notorious work habits has crept over to the UK

Mintybear/Shutterstock British people typically work longer hours than other workers in Western Europe. The UK borrowed that trait from the US, which is notoriously hardworking, one expert said. However, people in the UK get more vacation time than Amer.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017

Former SpaceX worker reveals 7 outrageous perks Elon Musk gives employees

Getty Images/Jason Merritt Elon Musk is a notorious workaholic and employees at SpaceX work long hours. Musk encourages employees with free food and an in-house masseuse. Musk has also rented out an entire movie theater for employees t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2017

My dream for Amazon"s Alexa is for it to take over the chore of sorting through my email for me

Strelka Institute for Media, Archi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2017

MAPPED: How many hours Americans need to work to afford a home

  When it comes to the cost of living in cities, a general .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2017

In One Chart: The Average Joe needs to work more than 100 hours a month just to cover the mortgage for a home in these cities

Median wage earners in pursuit of the American dream should probably do what they can to avoid the coasts — unless, of course, they don’t care much about having time for family, friends, or really anything else besides a brutal work schedule......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2017

How Many Hours Americans Need To Work To Pay Their Mortgage

Many people define the American dream as owning your own home, not to mention a comfortable lifestyle, healthy child.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 9th, 2017

Alexa, Bring Me a Shake Shack Burger. New Amazon Partnership Means This Could Work Soon

Partnership with delivery service Olo sends GrubHub shares plunging......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 22nd, 2017

Is Your Dream House Bigger Than Your Budget?

You’ve been feeling cramped in your current living situation and are now prequalified for an impressive home loan amount. But before you put in an offer on your dream home, ask yourself whether you can really afford that much house. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 21st, 2017

Great Free Apps For Working Parents

As the expression goes, ‘Time is Money’, and for working parents this couldn’t be truer. After a long day at work they often come home and spend a number of hours organizing stuff around the house. .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 31st, 2017

Amazon and Microsoft want their AI assistants to be friends. Here"s what that really means. (MSFT, AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)

Getty ImagesOn Wednesday, Microsoft and Amazon made a surprise announcement: Cortana and Alexa, their respective AI-based voice assistants, will work together.   Or, as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos succinctly put it in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 30th, 2017

Amazon and Microsoft wants their AI assistants to be friends. Here"s what that really means. (MSFT, AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)

Getty ImagesOn Wednesday, Microsoft and Amazon made a surprise announcement: Cortana and Alexa, their respective AI-based voice assistants, will work together.   Or, as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos succinctly put it in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 30th, 2017

Alexa allies with Cortana to take on Google Assistant, Siri

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp have joined forces to let their voice-controlled virtual assistants talk to each other, offering users the ability to seamlessly tap into work, their homes and shop online......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 30th, 2017

Amazon's Alexa to work with Microsoft's Cortana

The two archrivals in the field of cloud computing are partnering so their voice-controlled assistants can talk to one another. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 30th, 2017

Amazon"s Alexa to work with Microsoft"s Cortana

The two archrivals in the field of cloud computing are partnering so their voice-controlled assistants can talk to one another. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 30th, 2017