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The smart speaker finally gets its killer app for business

It turns out that the most important app for a virtual assistant appliance might be the one you create yourself.

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Tech luminaries we lost in 2018

Hailing from five different nations, the 13 remarkable women and men memorialized here had a lasting influence on technology and the world.

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WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business

The company was showcased as an early adopter of the virtual assistant technology when Alexa for Business launched in 2017. CNBC says the WeWork trial was halted after two months.

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Will Cortana go the way of Windows Phone?

The signs all suggest that Microsoft is going to cut its losses in the digital assistant market. Smart move.

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Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Alexa, which debuted on select Windows 10 laptops earlier this year is now available for download on all compatible devices, building Amazon's push into the enterprise.

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Why Apple’s Siri is already an enterprise product

The usual suspects love to spend time claiming Siri lags other voice assistants; they don’t seem to understand that Apple’s voice assistant is an enterprise product. It's all about the data – and privacy.

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Amazon opens up Alexa for Business to third-party devices

The move allows the the voice-activated digital assistant to push further into the enterprise by expanding the variety of devices in which it's embedded.

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12 Siri Shortcuts to make you more productive

Thses Siri Shortcuts for iOS 12, iPhone, and iPad can make you more productive.

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University-customized Alexa devices will answer students’ questions

Saint Louis University CIO says that Alexa could be used to boost faculty productivity too.

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How voice technology will re-shape business

Everybody expects voice tech and virtual assistants like Google Assistant, Alexa and Cortana to make a big splash in the enterprise. Here's what to expect.

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