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November 2, 2017 2:30 AM Sony aims to take the lead in AI with return of robot dog

While the new web-connected aibo employs AI, it's meant to be more of a companion or a pet toy, rather than a digital assistant such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Assistant. The word "aibo" means companion in Japanese. The first version of the robotic pet dog debuted in 1999, and Sony stopped making them in 2006 as the company refocused its businesses 282

October 21, 2017 9:30 AM Here's more evidence a Google Home with a screen is on the way

Apparently so, according to bits of code found in the new Google app by the ever-diligent Android Police. The new device is apparently codenamed Quartz and will come with the ability to display videos from YouTube, show recipes from the web, bring up a weather forecast, and so on, with everything controlled by your voice. This isn't the first time we've 98

October 18, 2017 2:38 PM Mod your phone with Alexa for double the assistants

Not satisfied with your Moto device's smart voice assistant? Now you can plop another one on the back of your phone. OK, Google, ask Alexa to search Google for the new Moto Smart Speaker add-on with Alexa. And don't take it personally. Because one voice assistant apparently isn't enough, Amazon and Motorola have unveiled the Moto Smart Speaker. In a blog post Wednesday 74

October 18, 2017 2:38 PM Motorola's newest mod puts an Alexa speaker on your phone

It's basically an Amazon Echo in your pocket. The large dedicated speaker is clearly one advantage, but there are also four mics to make sure it picks up your voice in relatively noisy environments. And with a 15-hour built-in battery, you won't kill your phone if you're constantly asking questions. The mod also has a clever dock design that's intended 80

October 17, 2017 8:48 AM Moto X4 India Launch Now Set for November 13

To recall, the Moto X4 features both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa as voice-based virtual assistants. With the launch of Echo devices and Amazon Alexa Voice Services in India earlier this month, we can now expect the smartphone to come bundled with a fully-functional Alexa in India as well. The Moto X4 price in Europe was set as EUR 399 (roughly 94

October 17, 2017 6:12 AM South Africa's Cenbank Cautious About More Rate Cuts-Deputy Governor

JOHANNESBURG — The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is taking a cautious approach to monetary policy as risks to the inflation outlook are on the upside, deputy governor Daniel Mminele said. "Amid such elevated uncertainties, and despite the subdued nature of domestic demand, it is not clear how much space exists, if at all, for additional policy rate cuts by the (Monetary 126

October 14, 2017 4:21 AM Target teams up with Google for voice-assisted shopping and nationwide delivery

Shoppers are now able to make their Target runs by saying such commands out loud while using Google's voice assistant – either through a Google Home device or, soon, through a smartphone. The Minneapolis-based retailer announced the voice-assisted shopping capability with Google on Oct 12 and said it would expand its partnership with shopping and delivery 108

October 13, 2017 6:33 PM Google Home Mini review: Taking aim at the Echo Dot

This tiny speaker shows how far Google's assistant has come. Google describes the Home Mini hardware as a doughnut, and that's not a bad comparison. It's about the same size as my favorite pastry (though there's no hole in the middle). To me, it looks more like someone turned the original Google Home upside down and flattened it. Instead of having a white 131

October 13, 2017 12:42 PM Sonos, Alexa, and Spotify: An excruciatingly slow evolution

Perhaps no one was more excited than I was by the official announcement that Amazon’s Alexa would work with Sonos speakers. And now, almost two weeks later, no one may be as frustrated as I am. Great! I am the ideal target for this. I own two Sonos Play:1 speakers. And I have an Amazon Echo and Echo Dot. It seemed insane that these gadgets didn’t already 79

October 12, 2017 10:34 AM Echo Dot, Echo, or Echo Plus: Which One, if Any, Should You Buy?

Amazon recently announced the launch of its Echo range of smart speakers in India. Echo Dot, Echo, and Echo Plus are now up for pre-order via Amazon India with attractive offers like 30 percent discount on their retail prices and 1-year free Prime membership for anyone who orders one of these devices. That sounds like a really good deal, but what are these 432