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How to get Audible on your Google Home device in 2 ways

You can’t get Audible on a Google Home device natively, but there are two workarounds for playing titles from the audiobook app on your smart speaker. You can get Audible on your Google Home speaker by pairing it with your phone through Bluetooth or casting your Audible app from your […]
How to get Audible on your Google Home device in 2 ways
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In a rare move, Apple, Amazon, and Google just announced a major partnership

Amazon,Apple, and Google make competing smart-home speakers: the Echo, the HomePod, and the Home. Despite this competition, the three tech giants are putting aside differences and forging a rare collaboration over smart-home standards, they announced on Wednesday. The plan: “To develop and promote the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity […]
In a rare move, Apple, Amazon, and Google just announced a major partnership
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Google wants people with Down syndrome to record themselves speaking to help train its AI to recognise unique speech patterns

Google is asking people with Down syndrome to “donate” recordings of their voice to help train its voice-recognition software. Voice technology has historically struggled to understand people with unique speech patterns, like those with Down syndrome. Google is seeking 500 unique speech samples, and is already more than halfway toward […]
Google wants people with Down syndrome to record themselves speaking to help train its AI to recognise unique speech patterns
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Professional hackers managed to sneak fake horoscope apps past Amazon and Google that spied on people’s conversations with Alexa and Google Assistant

Whitehat hackers have proven that it’s possible to develop malicious apps hosted by Google Home or Amazon Alexa that spy on users’ conversations and phish for personal information like passwords. The eavesdropping apps, posing as astrology apps and random number generators, passed Amazon and Google security checks, meaning they could […]
Professional hackers managed to sneak fake horoscope apps past Amazon and Google that spied on people’s conversations with Alexa and Google Assistant
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