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Amazon's Alexa Attempts To Fact-Check Tech Executive During CES Demonstration

Perhaps Amazon’s Alexa didn’t believe the hype. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, the digital assistant interrupted a demonstration being given by a representative of chipmaker Qualcomm. “No, that’s not true,” Alexa quipped, midway through a presentation showcasing “artificial-intelligence intuitive in-vehicle experiences for next-generation vehicles,” per Qualcomm’s press release. It’s unclear […]

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Amazon prepares to launch Echo and Alexa in Mexico, its first localized Latin American country

Amazon has announced that Alexa will soon speak Mexican Spanish, as the company prepares to localize its smart virtual assistant for its first Latin American market. As of today, the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)  — a set of self-service APIs and tools for adding skills to Alexa — is available for developers to begin building voice-enabled features […]