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2018 will be the year of 'smart' in mobile

The next phase of smartphone differentiation will be about increasing the "smart."

Google Launches 2017

5 Google launches from 2017 that still haven't landed

Hey, Google: What ever happened to all this stuff you announced last year?

Post-OS World

Welcome to the post-OS era

It's the virtual assistant's world now. The operating system is just living in it.

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Amazon Alexa arrives on Windows 10 PCs as virtual assistants go to work

HP, Acer, Asus and Lenovo debut Windows 10 laptops and PCs supporting Alexa at this year’s CES. IT leaders are generally supportive of Amazon’s enterprise push.

Android Narratives Skepticism 2018

8 Android narratives to approach with skepticism in 2018

New year, same ol' stories. Why do we keep buying into the hype?

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Why you’ll fire Siri and do the job yourself

In the world of A.I., the best virtual assistant might turn out to be your virtual self.

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With an AI back end, could we create an anti-abuse OS?

An OS-level feature could not only help us become better people, it could help us create a better world.

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The rise of virtual assistants in the office

Between Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, the workplace is getting rather chatty. Expect that trend to continue in 2018, but don't count on voice-activated assistants to tackle just any task.

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Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Honestly, the biggest culture-changing application for augmented reality will be always-on lie detection.

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10 reasons why Apple should acquire Shazam

Apple confirms it is buying Shazam, the leading music recognition service. Here are just 10 reasons why the deal makes sense.

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Alexa for Business paves way for smart A.I. assistants at work

Amazon hopes to push Alexa into the office. At the same time, Cisco and Microsoft also see potential for voice-activated A.I. assistants to automate mundane tasks such as starting video conferences and booking meeting rooms.

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The missing link in Microsoft’s A.I. strategy

The company’s minuscule mobile presence is likely the reason it kept Windows Phone on life support for so long.

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Mingis on Tech: Coding for Alexa

To most users, Alexa is the helpful voice in the Echo and Echo Dot. But with a little coding, it can be made to do much more than play music, turn on the lights or tell you the weather.

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The big unspoken problem with digital assistants

AI-driven virtual assistants are supposed to adapt the system to the human not the other way around.

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How to turn Google Assistant into a powerful list-making machine

All it takes is a few minutes to teach your Google Assistant an incredibly useful trick for next-level organization.

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AI is great, but why do I still run out of toilet paper at home?

If we start to focus tasks that are easily automated and improve productivity, we may finally cut through the hype and have something to show when we say, “this is the year of AI.” And that’s something we can all get behind.

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With Spark Assistant, Cisco adds voice-activated A.I. to videoconferencing

Cisco envisions a phased rollout of Spark Assistant, a new service designed to end some of the pain out of setting up office meetings.

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Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Halloween may be over, but the frights remain. Whether it's from the loss of privacy from Alexa or Google Home, fake news on social media or A.I. the future could be a tech dystopia.

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