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Hashtag Trending – WhatsApp outage; Alberta bans bots; Alexa for Business

WhatsApp was down for a few minutes and apparently, that’s a big deal. Alberta is getting tough in the battle...

December 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Alexa for Business may launch new voice enabled era of computing

LAS VEGAS – In the 1986 movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Lt. Commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise Montgomery...

November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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Canadian firms place bets on Amazon Alexa to lift smart home, office markets

It's likely that many Canadians will be unwrapping either a Google Home or Amazon Echo out from under the tree...

November 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Canadian firms embrace Alexa for everything from flight tracking to making phone calls

Amazon's Alexa launch to the Canadian market may have been long awaited, but the ecosystem of Canadian-based Skills will assemble...

November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Alexa comes to Canada, Anonymous targets Nazis, Forever 21 looks into data breach report

Amazon Alexa comes to Canada, Anonymous strikes again, and Forever 21 may be the latest data breach victim. On Google...

November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon boosts developer support in Canada following Alexa launch

Canadian developers no longer have to use American Amazon accounts to build an Alexa Skill or integrate Alexa into their...

November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Amazon launches Alexa in Canada with Echo devices, Prime Music

After months of rumours, Amazon confirmed that it's now officially launching its Alexa smart assistant to Canada. The cloud-based AI...

November 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Self-driving shuttle crashes on first day, Apple FaceID could come to the next iPad

A self-driving shuttle bus was involved in a crash on its very first day on the road, Apple’s controversial FaceID...

November 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

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How to turn your podcast into an Alexa Flash Briefing Skill

Podcast producers often refer to the podcast industry as divided into two distinct eras - pre-Serial and post-Serial. Published in...

October 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson