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Sonos One to launch in Canada with no promises for Alexa support

Sonos Inc. will launch its new "voice-controlled speaker" in Canada without any promise for support from Amazon Alexa, according to...

October 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Amazon unveils a slew of new products, Appleā€™s hearing the wrong kind of buzz

Amazon stages a surprise press conference, Twitter has doubled its character limit, and some iPhone 8 users are having their...

September 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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Sun Life’s ‘Ella’ will serve as digital coach on Google Home, mobile, web

It seems that every tech brand is launching its own smart digital assistant these days, but now Sun Life Assurance...

September 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Alexa and Cortana meet in new Amazon and Microsoft partnership

In a first of its kind partnership, Amazon and Microsoft have announced that both company's digital assistants will be able...

August 30th, 2017 Alex Radu

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Voice-first developers share best practices for Alexa Skills, Google Actions

With Google Home now available in Canada and receiving more useful features and Amazon's Alexa expected to be released in...

August 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Want Alexa in Canada? Get big brands to build skills, Amazon tells developer

A Calgary-based firm that builds Alexa Skills for its clients says that Amazon.com Inc. wants to see big Canadian brands...

July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

85 per cent of jobs in 2030 haven’t been invented yet

If you're worried that a machine is going to take over your job, don't fret, because your next job just...

July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

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Voice-first experiences on Google Home, Amazon Alexa the next digital frontier for brands

Almost exactly 10 years after the iPhone launched, Google Home went on sale in Canada at the end of June....

July 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Google just cleared another hurdle to launching Google Home to the Canadian market

Google Assistant has finished its Canadian French lessons and is ready to graduate to consumer chat app Allo, according to...

May 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson