Artificial Intelligence vs. Echo's Eavesdropping and Google's Home Invasion


There’s a lot of excitement about all the new artificial intelligence technology hitting the market — like Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home smart speakers, among many other products. However, there’s also growing concern over how these devices may invade our privacy. These AI devices are designed for use throughout our homes — and despite the companies’ assurances to the contrary, some people worry that they could be listening to every word we utter. Granted, they have to listen when we want them to give us answers or carry out tasks.

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Google unveils Pixel phone, VR headset

It’s a big day for Google. Looking to drum up consumer excitement, the tech company hosted an event San Francisco on Tuesday to unveil a series of products, including two new phones, a virtual reality headset and the Chromecast Ultra.

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How to make an iPhone last longer instead of buying a new iPhone 7

The recent release of the iPhone 7 was met with the usual excitement brought on by Apple’s latest technology. People were lined up outside Apple Stores around the country for days before they were ready for sale. It’s no wonder why the demand is high for the iPhone 7. It has an amazing dual-lens camera with…

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Does Little iPhone Mean Apple Is Growing Up?


Every few months, fans gather with excitement to see what Apple will introduce next — so what can we expect to see from Apple on March 21? I think the most important thing will be fixing a mistake the company made two years ago. Apple will reintroduce a 4-inch iPhone. As smartphone sales slow, even Apple needs to cozy up to users. Slapping them in the face and ignoring their needs was not a good sales tactic. Apple typically does a good job of giving customers what they want, but occasionally it has diverged from that path.

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Can Cook Stir Up That Old Black Magic?


Excitement is mounting as the countdown to Apple’s mysterious Tuesday event ticks away.
Apple is widely expected to unveil two new iPhones — one in the usual smartphone form factor and the other a phablet. There’s also a good deal of anticipation for an iWatch that will kick the sector into high gear. It appears Apple is gunning for stylish wearables, much as Intel is doing, reportedly having invited top editors and bloggers in the fashion industry to the do. Some expect Apple to go full blast into the healthcare industry.

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Apple sells $12 billion in US bonds to fuel capital reinvestment

Apple fueled excitement among investors on the U.S. bond market this week, when the company brought forward a highly sought after seven-part bond offering valued at $12 billion to help fund its share repurchase plans.



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