What do you do, when your assistants frequently high-jack your news channel with personal statements? You put scripts in their hands, so that they stick to the screen-play. Does it help? Well, I am not 100% sure! At least we managed to fit in all the headlines we stumbled upon this week.
If you’re interested in more information, you can find the link to the news sources below.
- Smart Speaker owners love listening to music
- Alexa has her internet memes
- TED Talk on “the house that spied on me” released (actually earlier, but I just figured out this week)
- 55 page study reveals Google’s Data Collection
- Google gives us the good news
- Alexa supports new features for kids
- Alexa is going to college and extends university fellowship program
- Google dominates AI research investments
- Market Watch with Samsung and FaceBook
Here are our news-sources:
Smart Speaker owners love listening to Music
Yes, we know. That’s why we have tested all the music commands for all the assistants and music services already:
- Hey Google, Play Some Music! All The Music Voice Commands
- Alexa, Play Some Music: All The Music Voice Commands
- Siri and Apple Music: The Many Voice Commands for HomePod, iPhone, Apple TV, Apple Watch and Mac
and also compared them – just in case you are still deciding, whom to listen to – in our traditional “showdown” post:
This headline originates in a survey of 3000 users by MusicWatch as described here:
- Smart speakers are driving a surge in the audio business, and it presents a huge opportunity for Google, Amazon, and Apple @businessinsider.
Alexa has her Internet Memes
- Alexa, Play This Perfectly Timed Burn @slate. When people figure out, that you can select a song by lyrics, this trend will take another twist =)
- Amazon is paying people to tweet nice things about warehouse working conditions after horror stories of staff peeing in bottles @businessinsider
TED Talk on “The House that Spied on Me” released
- Here’s the original article: The House That Spied on Me @gizmondo.
- And here the TED-Talk: What your smart devices know (and share) about you @TED
55 page study reveals Google’s Data Collection
- Google’s data collection is hard to escape, study claims @CNN
- And here is the study: Google data collection research @digitalcontentnext
Google gives us the Good News
- Google’s original blog post:Hey Google, tell me something good! @Google
- And Googles YouTube clip: Tell Me Something Good @YouTube
Alexa supports new features for kids
Alexa is going to College and extends University Fellowship Program
Google dominates AI research investments
- Three simple charts show just how dedicated Google is to dominating Amazon and Microsoft in artificial intelligence @businessinsider
- Google Strategy Teardown: Google Is Turning Itself Into An AI Company As It Seeks To Win New Markets Like Cloud And Transportation @cbinsights
Market Watch with Samsung and FaceBook
- Samsung removes option to fully disable Bixby 2.0 on the Galaxy Note 9 @bgr
- Say “Aloha”: A closer look at Facebook’s voice ambitions @techcrunch
I hope, you’ve enjoyed this weeks AI-News presented by Siri, Alexa and Google!
Stay tuned for more news!