Store

Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to delete them

8 monthes ago   |   By

AP
Amazon 's Alexa -powered smart speakers record all of their conversations with humans.
The devices store transcripts and audio files of the interactions on the Alexa app.
The files can be deleted with a few simple steps.
Amazon 's Alexa-powered smart speakers have come under scrutiny after one of the devices recorded an Oregon couple's conversation and sent it to someone on their contact list.
The incident happened because the smart speaker had misinterpreted the couple's remarks as a command to record and send their conversation, Amazon later said. See the rest of the story at Business...
Read more ...

 

How to prevent Amazon's Alexa and Echo devices from accidentally sending private conversations to your contacts

How to prevent Amazon's Alexa and Echo devices from accidentally sending private conversations to your contacts

8 monthes ago   |   By

Elaine Thompson/AP An Amazon Echo device recorded a private conversation between a Portland, Oregon couple recently, and sent the conversation to one of the couple's contacts, according to Washington state news radio station KIRO7.
That's actually a feature in Amazon's smart artificial intelligent assistant, Alexa, which lives inside Amazon Echo devices and several other smart speaker devices. You can call and send messages to your contacts who also have devices powered by Amazon's Alexa.
The problem in this case is that the Portland couple never meant to send their conversation to their...
Read more ...

 

Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to listen to them

Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to listen to them

8 monthes ago   |   By

Amazon
Amazon's Alexa records more of what you say than you might realize.
The recording begins when the speaker is activated with the " wake " word.
To stop the device from listening, you can mute the microphone. In doing so, you'll also be unable to send it commands.
Amazon 's Alexa isn't only listening to everything you say - it's absorbing it.
While Alexa makes certain tasks easier by following voice commands, it is learning more about you than you might expect, and it's terrifying some customers. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Papa John's sold eight pounds of...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Store      Australia      Business      Chicago      Amazon      Alexa      Retail      Amazon Alexa      Amazon Echo      AMZN      Washington      Features      Smart speakers      AI      Privacy      Custom      Customs      Voice      Voice Shopping  


Experience the magical ambience of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Ask a Travel Advisor: What are Your Best Spring Break Tips?

Ask a Travel Advisor: What are Your Best Spring Break Tips?

Winter isn't coming - winter is here. If you've been daydreaming about a spring getaway, our Travel Advisors JoAnna Gonseth and Andrea Keiderling-Fehl have the best spring... Read more ...

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires WorldHotels

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires WorldHotels

Best Western Hotels & Resorts acquires WorldHotels. Two years earlier WorldHotels was bought by Associated Luxury Hotels. The acquisition lets Best Western foray into the upper... Read more ...

Palace Museum Lantern Festival expects to welcome 166,000 visitors in China

Palace Museum Lantern Festival expects to welcome 166,000 visitors in China

Palace Museum's Lantern Festival night tour is attracting not only to Chinese tourists but also to international tourists. As the tourism industry is attempting to find new... Read more ...

Tourism industry is keen to draw more LGBT tourists

Tourism industry is keen to draw more LGBT tourists

The tourism industry of Japan is rendering strong attention to LGBT visitors from abroad, to take the benefit of their reputation for spending more than average... Read more ...

To experience manaakitanga, Tourism New Zealand draws on Nat Geo &Travel...

To experience manaakitanga, Tourism New Zealand draws on Nat Geo &Travel Advisors!

In the first one-of-a-kind global campaign, Tourism New Zealand is making the most of the advocacy and influence of past visitors, travel advisors, New Zealanders, and National... Read more ...

Last Year, Sabah Tourism Sets New Record

Last Year, Sabah Tourism Sets New Record

The tourism of Sabah in 2018 has set a new record with the highest tourism receipts ever at RM8.342bil on the back of a record-high 3.879 million arrivals. Read more ...

Raffles Dubai Appoints Hady Ibrahim As Its New Director Of Revenue

Raffles Dubai Appoints Hady Ibrahim As Its New Director Of Revenue

Raffles Dubai, a landmark luxury hotel in the UAE emirate, has appointed Hady Ibrahim as its new director of revenue. Ibrahim possesses 12 years of extensive experience and... Read more ...

Chinese tourists & their Alipay Australia transaction volume increased...

Chinese tourists & their Alipay Australia transaction volume increased almost double!

The figures emphasized that Australia stood ninth in Alipay transaction volume overall, during the new year period - as in 2018. However, the transaction volume raised by 110%... Read more ...

Suck Up the Savings On This Powerful, Pet Hair Devouring Dyson Ball Animal 2

Suck Up the Savings On This Powerful, Pet Hair Devouring Dyson Ball Animal 2

Dyson vacuums dominated the nominations in our Kinja Co-Op for best vacuum, but they can be prohibitively expensive. Today though, refurbs of the popular Dyson Ball Animal 2... Read more ...

Tourism Is Now A $22.6 Billion Industry In South Carolina

Tourism Is Now A $22.6 Billion Industry In South Carolina

In South Carolina, tourism is now a $22.6 billion industry, representing a $1.4 billion increase from the previous year and a 50 percent increase since 2010, according to the... Read more ...