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‘Hey Siri’ tech trick lets people pulled over by cops in US record video on command

“Siri police shortcut” was getting traction on social media after software developer Robert Peterson tweeted a link to its latest version.

19 Jun 2020 10:06 PM

Poha Chivda milega? Your wish is Flipkart's voice command, in Hindi and English

Flipkart's Android mobile app now has a voice assistant, and the feature will gradually be made available on iOS and the website.

09 Jun 2020 9:04 PM

Google starts testing Assistant in Chrome for ticket booking

The company appears to be rolling out the voice-based reservation system for movie ticket booking in Chrome.

02 Oct 2019 7:53 AM

67 per cent users like artificial assistants that have a ‘friendly’ personality

Research study by the conversational AI Company Haptik reveals.

28 Aug 2019 7:11 PM

Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa could be making us impolite

Parental concerns have already prompted both Google and Amazon to make adjustments to their digital assistants.

19 Aug 2019 7:40 AM


XECH A8 review: Mediocre but versatile!

The main USP of the Xech A8 is its voice assistant capabilities and in this, it delivers as promised.

02 Jul 2019 12:41 PM

Amazon wants you to have a human-like conversation with Alexa

The system would allow capturing and processing portions of a spoken utterance, before a wake word.

25 May 2019 10:50 AM

CES 2019: Why is Google showing off with Assistant?

Google is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to showcase what’s in store for the Google Assistant in 2019.

09 Jan 2019 12:09 PM

Google to bring more access to technology, product experiences

Google announced plans to bring more access to technology, more relevant product experiences in more languages to users in India.

28 Aug 2018 7:13 PM

SYSKA unveils Smart Table Lamp in India for Rs 3,699

The lamp lets you choose between three different colour temperatures – Warm White, Day Light, and Cool White.

09 Aug 2018 3:46 PM


Four voice assistants’ trends changing the retail sector

Customers are unforgiving and retail sector whether online or physical faces upward challenges keeping up with changing customer behaviour.

20 Jul 2018 1:50 PM

Amazon Echo to go beyond voice, will interpret sign language

A new app has been developed for smart speakers with the help of AI through a machine learning engine named as Tensorflow

19 Jul 2018 11:02 AM

Amazon Echo Spot review: It's time to sack that old alarm clock

The Amazon Echo Spot brings the convenience of smart voice assistant in a familiar alarm clock form factor.

18 May 2018 6:00 PM

Is India ready to embrace voice assistants?

Cracking a strategy for a diverse country such as India is like nailing jelly on a wall.

27 Apr 2018 12:14 PM

Amazon Echo users in India can now choose from over 12,000 skills

Amazon also introduced the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK), a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation and code samples.

17 Jan 2018 9:21 AM


Bose adds Google Assistant to its QC 35 II headphones

Bose and Google worked together on the exclusive experience in the QC35 II, making it the first integration of Google Assistant.

02 Nov 2017 4:22 PM

Samsung to introduce Bixby 2.0 next year to take on rivals

This will help Samsung further strengthen its position against companies like Google, Apple and Amazon that also have virtual assistants

26 Oct 2017 9:07 PM

Samsung might soon roll out the Bixby 2.0 update

Bixby is up against the likes of Apple’s Siri and Google’s Assistant which have been around for quite sometime now.

14 Oct 2017 1:18 PM

Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa voice service expand to India

The Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) is a collection of free, self-service APIs and for developers to create skills, or capabilities, for Alexa.

11 Oct 2017 1:09 PM

Samsung’s Bixby now available in over 200 countries

Introduced as the most significant feature of Galaxy S8 early this year, Bixby had been delayed twice since its decided launch month.

23 Aug 2017 11:33 AM