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The only problem with Amazon Alexa in health care? It's not HIPAA-compliant.
NEW YORK (AP) - Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week, when...
ScreenshotTwitter is trying to take on Google and Amazon with its newest offering, and investors seem to love it.Periscope, Twitter's live-streaming app, announced a "Super Hearts" feature today. The feature allows users to tip broadcasters, a...
If Amazon decides to cough up $9 billion for the corporate messaging app Slack, it will pay the equivalent of nine times the valuation of…
ProlitecAmazon Alexa can already turn off your lights and close your garage. Now it can also make your house smell like a Hawaiian vacation.Prolitec, which calls itself a "scenting services company," announced Monday that its Aera...
President Donald Trump is not likely to seek an antitrust case to block Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods.
BI IntelligenceThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant powering Echo smart speakers, will no longer play ads on third-party skills.The change...
Gus Ruelas/ReutersSlack, the $3.8 billion work chat app that Silicon Valley catapulted into superstardom, is up for sale, according to a Bloomberg report, and Amazon is among the companies looking to buy.If that report pans out, Amazon...
Amazon’s voice assistant is a boon to lazy-bones everywhere, but voice control does have its caveats. Here, the pitfalls and perks.
SlackSlack, the wildly popular chat app for the workplace, is raising another $500 million at a $5 billion valuation, reports Recode's Kara Swisher. That's significantly higher than Slack's previous private valuation of $3.8 billion.Swisher also...
InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips The Amazon Dash Wand is making a return and this time it includes support for Alexa to make ordering products online easier. The post The Amazon Dash Wand Is Now Alexa-Enabled —...
Amazon launched a new version of its Dash Wand on Thursday. The new Dash Wand has Alexa built in.
Since Amazon first debuted the Dash Wand in 2014, the tool has gone from a stick that could add grocery items to your shopping list to a $49 stick that lets Prime members order anything Amazon sells. In the latest update, Amazon is basically making...
InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Amazon (AMZN) has made a slight change to the Amazon Prime logo as companies seek to simplify their appearance, while increasing the quality of their products. The post Amazon Prime...
Dave Smith/Tech InsiderNEW YORK (Reuters) - The US banking industry is about to launch its answer to the popular mobile payments app Venmo, in what is likely to be the biggest change in years in how individuals exchange funds digitally.Over the next...
BI IntelligenceThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.Developers can now build smart TVs that are controllable via Alexa commands without needing to invoke a specific...
CouldAmazon Alexa take over the world? Maybe not. But then again, $84 billion can build quite an army.
The tech giant enters a personal-technology market led by Amazon and Google.