Alexa

Amazon's Alexa shares antisemitic responses, UK MPs demand investigation

The AI assistant responds to questions about Jews, the Holocaust and Israel "by quoting antisemitic conspiracy sites and using selective misleading quotes from other sources without context."

26/11/2020

The problems, solutions and tax aspects of AI smart assistants

It’s possible that the AI underpinning these machines should be trained to recognize the data that they are recording and to avoid recording unfamiliar voices.

By DEBORAH TASTIEL , LEON HARRIS
20/02/2020
Amazon packages awaiting dispatch

Amazon launches free shipping to Israel, Hebrew-language website

According to Amazon, international orders "with at least $49 USD of eligible items and shipping to an address in Israel qualify for Free International Shipping."

11/11/2019

Amazon's Alexa can be hacked with lights and laser pointers - report

The researchers discovered that these voice-controllable systems can become subject to "light-based audio injection attacks."

Alex Spinelli, LivePerson CTO and former global head of Alexa for Amazon

Alexa co-creator: Digital world forgot importance of real dialogue

"We got obsessed with the interface as opposed to how we use technology to really connect and understand the consumer," said Alex Spinelli, who now serves as LivePerson chief technology officer.

12/07/2019
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