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Firefox makers working on voice-controlled web browser called Scout

You could ask the browser, which boasts tremendous accessibility potential, to load a website, and it could read it to you......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2018

The creator of Firefox is making a voice-controlled browser that will read the entire internet to you out loud

Mozilla,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

Working the Room: The power of a collective business voice

I did something the other day I’ve never done in my life. I called my congressman. I couldn’t hear one more story about the administration’s policy of separating migrant families without doing something. Anything. So I called. When I was c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Google will no longer force Android phone makers to set Chrome as the default browser — in the E.U.

Google is ending a controversial practice in Europe whereby it required smartphone makers seeking to pre-install Google’s app store to also add other Google apps, such as search and Chrome......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 16th, 2018

Google Unveils New Gadgets for Its Voice-Controlled Assistant

Google launched new mobile and home gadgets on Tuesday aimed at ensuring the voice-controlled Google Assistant is never out of shouting distance......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 10th, 2018

Japanese Internet Monolith GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged Stablecoin

GMO Internet Group is working to launch a stablecoin by 2019 In an announcement released on Tuesday October 9 2018 the Japanese IT conglomerate said it is putting all gears in place to begin building its stablecoin called the GMO Japanese Yen.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Google shows off new Pixel phones, hybrid Chromebook, voice-controlled Home Hub

Google launched new mobile and home gadgets aimed at ensuring the voice-controlled Google Assistant is never out of shouting distance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2018

Google Unveils New Hardware

Google launched new mobile and home gadgets on Tuesday aimed at ensuring the voice-controlled Google Assistant is never out of shouting distance......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 9th, 2018

UK union calls on its Uber drivers to strike on Tuesday

A British trade union called on Uber [UBER.UL] drivers to strike in London, Birmingham and Nottingham on Tuesday for 24 hours by not signing into the app, in a push for higher fares and more working rights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

Facebook Launches Portal Video-Chat Devices for the Home

The two voice-controlled tabletop systems feature cameras, microphones and touch screens—and Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 8th, 2018

Lego unveils Bugatti replica at Paris show

Cars have been called toys for grown-ups. Toy maker Lego is taking the idea to a whole new level by building a full scale replica of the Bugatti Chiron supercar, complete with a working Lego engine. Rough cut (No reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

With Alexa in Mind, Amazon Invests in Homebuilder

Amazon's Alexa Fund has invested in a startup manufactured homebuilder. The e-commerce giant sees an opportunity to build in support for its voice-controlled gizmos......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 26th, 2018

Alexa is everywhere, even the microwave

Amazon wants the most basic of tasks to be controlled by voice, from microwaving potatoes to switching up the music in the car......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Amazon to offer Alexa-enabled chip to electronics manufacturers

In a bid to control the smart home of the future, Amazon.com Inc. is offering makers of electronics a small chip that would let people use their voice to command everything from microwaves and coffee machines to room fans and guitar amplifiers.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2018

Amazon adds Echo devices for home and car in bid to dominate voice gadgets

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday introduced a dozen new Echo speakers and related gadgets in a bid to stay ahead of rivals Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google in the nascent category for voice-controlled devices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Amazon"s New Microwave: "Alexa, Please Defrost My Chicken"

Amazon is offering makers of electronics a small chip that would let people use their voice to command everything from microwaves and coffee machines to room fans and guitar amplifiers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018

Amazon adds new Echo devices in bid to dominate voice gadgets

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday introduced new Echo devices with more powerful audio in a bid to stay ahead of rivals Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google in the nascent category for voice-controlled gadgets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Amazon testing new recommendation service called Scout, CNBC says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 19th, 2018

Amazon plans to release at least 8 new Alexa devices

Amazon is doubling down its Alexa-powered devices, with plans to release at least 8 new voice-controlled hardware devices before the end of the year, including a microwave oven, in-car device and various pieces of audio equipment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 18th, 2018

Audi unveils an electric SUV and it"s taking deposits now

Joining a growing number of luxury auto makers, Audi unveiled a new all-electric SUV called the E-Tron on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 18th, 2018

Amazon to launch Alexa-powered microwave, other gadgets: report

Amazon.com Inc. expects to launch a line of new devices that can be controlled by its Alexa voice assistant .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018