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Amazon discontinues the Echo Look and migrates AI style recommendations to other apps and devices

Amazon this week discontinued the Echo Look after pulling the Alexa-powered camera from store shelves in December 2019, a spokesperson confirmed to VentureBeat via email. As spotted by Voicebot.ai, Echo Look customers began receiving an email yesterday stating that their devices and the companion app will “no longer function” beginning July 2020, as the Echo […]

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U.S. Army bans TikTok on military devices, signaling growing concern about app’s Chinese roots

The measure follows a similar ban from the U.S. Navy and a “cyber awareness” message earlier in December from the Defense Department that urged the Pentagon’s roughly 23,000 employees to uninstall the app because it could potentially expose personal data to “unwanted actors.” A Pentagon spokesperson, who requested anonymity because they were not allowed to […]