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You Can Now Use Amazon’s Alexa to Control Apple Music on Select Sonos Speakers

You Can Now Use Amazon’s Alexa to Control Apple Music on Select Sonos Speakers

If you have a select Sonos-branded speaker and use Apple Music, then today your device is getting a nice little trick thanks to Amazon Alexa support.

Amazon Employees Listen to Alexa Audio Clips to Help Improve the Voice Assistant

Amazon Employees Listen to Alexa Audio Clips to Help Improve the Voice Assistant

A¬†Bloomberg¬†report claims that thousands of Amazon employees listen to voice recordings of Amazon Echo customers from around the world. The voice recordings are heard by the team to help improve Alexa. They are transcribed, annotated, and then updated into the software again to improve the voice assistant’s speech recognition skills.

Amazon May be Working on Alexa-Enabled Truly Wireless Headphones to Take on Apple’s AirPods

Amazon May be Working on Alexa-Enabled Truly Wireless Headphones to Take on Apple’s AirPods

Apple recently launched the second-generation truly wireless AirPods. And in May, the Beats-branded Powerbeats Pro will join the fray as well. But if you might be in the market for a pair of truly wireless headphones that feature Amazon’s Alexa digital personal assistant, you may get your wish soon.

Amazon Unveils Brand New Entry-Level Kindle With a Built-In Front Light

Amazon Unveils Brand New Entry-Level Kindle With a Built-In Front Light

Some higher-end models of the Kindle eReader lineup feature a light, and now the entry-level family is getting in on the fun, too.

Apple Music Reportedly the Only Major Holdout in Appeal of Increased Royalties for Songwriters

Apple Music Reportedly the Only Major Holdout in Appeal of Increased Royalties for Songwriters

It has been a couple of months since the Copyright Royalty Board ruled that there would be an increase to the royalties paid out to artists via streaming services.

Strategy Analytics: HomePod Has Only Captured 4% of the Global Smart Speaker Market

Strategy Analytics: HomePod Has Only Captured 4% of the Global Smart Speaker Market

The HomePod is Apple’s first smart speaker. As a speaker, it’s fantastic. As a container for Siri, the company’s digital personal assistant, it still has room to grow.

Tesla Launches an Amazon Store With New iPhone Cases

Tesla Launches an Amazon Store With New iPhone Cases

Tesla is not a stranger to iPhone accessories, with the company launching cases for the iPhone 6s back in 2015.

Amazon is Field Testing a Delivery Robot Called Amazon Scout in Washington State

Amazon is Field Testing a Delivery Robot Called Amazon Scout in Washington State

Delivery robots are all the rage these days, apparently. And while most are finding a home on university campuses in the United States, Amazon has bigger ambitions.

Amazon’s IMDb Launches ‘Freedive’, a New Ad-Supported Movie and TV Streaming Service

Amazon’s IMDb Launches ‘Freedive’, a New Ad-Supported Movie and TV Streaming Service

You get a streaming service! You get a streaming service! And you get a streaming service!

More Than a Million People Have Preordered Amazon’s Echo Auto Aftermarket Accessory

More Than a Million People Have Preordered Amazon’s Echo Auto Aftermarket Accessory

If you want to get a digital personal assistant in your car, there are ways. And Amazon’s aftermarket option has apparently proven very popular.