Google Assistant beats Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri on smartphones
Monday, August 19, 2019, 5:47 PM
Google Assistant beat Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri on smartphones in an IQ test conducted by US-based research-driven venture capital firm Loup Ventures. The leading digital assistants were asked 800 questions each. Google Assistant was able to correctly answer 92.9% of the questions versus Siri at 83.1% and Alexa at 79.8%.
'Alexa, My Head Hurts': UK Health Service Signs Up Amazon
Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 8:13 PM
"Alexa, what are the symptoms of flu?" The UK government said Wednesday that Britons will be able to get an answer to this and other simple medical questions from the National Health Service (NHS) using their Amazon smart speakers. Amazon said it began updating its Echo smart speakers to search NHS websites for medical answers at the start of the week.
Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report
Saturday, June 15, 2019, 10:12 PM
In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the e-commerce giant. Filed in a-Federal-court in Seattle, the lawsuit accuses Amazon of saving 'voice prints' of millions of children by unlawfully recording their conversations around Alexa-enabled smart devices, Vox news-reported on Friday.