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Alexa, Happy 7th Birthday!

Alexa eating strawberry cake in-front of many balloons after finishing her seventh Birthday Todo-List: Wake Up, Turn 7, Be Awsome

Seven years ago, on November 6th, 2014, Alexa saw the light of day. She moved into our homes, became part of millions of families, and changed profoundly how we interact with technology at home: simply by voice. Let’s celebrate Alexa’s birthday and look into seven exciting years with our voice assistant. 2014 – Introducing the Amazon Echo … Read more

Belated Happy 10th Birthday Siri! We count (on) you!

Siri on her 10th birthday knocked out in a boxing ring. Alexa and Google celebrate

At an Apple Special Event on October 4th, 2011, Siri was born. Sorry, not actually ‘born,’ more like, ‘announced,’ now becoming part of the iPhone. A year earlier, in April 2010, Steve Jobs finally managed to buy the Siri app, supposedly for over $200 million, and brought the Siri co-founders Adam Cheyer, Dag Kittlaus, and … Read more