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Hackers turn Amazon Echo into a spy device

With the push of companies launching their virtual assistants (VAs), security should always be a concern since these things are mass-produced on a large scale. A small security loophole could put thousands or even millions...

Only 2% Amazon Alexa users actually buy something

A new report claims that only a very small percentage of their customers that own Alexa devices shop with voice commands. Analysts have been optimistic in their predictions about consumer shopping via virtual assistants. Most customers who...

Ring was acquired by Amazon for about 1B.

Amazon buys WiFi doorbell maker Ring for 1B

Amazon has purchased WiFi doorbell maker Ring. Ring is a startup that makes WiFi doorbells in terms of security. It lets owners view whoever is at the door on your phone. It can also...