Tag: Alexa


Research into Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant voice tech reveals bias in training data

March 24, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

These types of systems are commonly used in digital assistants like Siri, as well as tools like closed captioning and hands-free controls. But, as with any machine learning system, their accuracy is only as good as their dataset. Automated speech […]

News, Platforms, Technology

Is conversational commerce just hype?

August 6, 2019

Via: Get Elastic

Last summer Priya Anand of The Information published a well-researched report about the rarity of product purchasing done by Amazon’s Alexa users in 2018. The key takeaway: only 2% of those with Alexa-enabled devices actually made voice-directed purchases in 2018 […]


How to delete all the audio recordings that Amazon Echo’s Alexa has been making of you

May 17, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

Google has released a new feature that lets you tell it to automatically delete the data it keeps about you, but it’s not complete. It’s very specifically about your web and app use, and there is much else that Google […]


What Is Contextual Commerce and Why It Can Be So Hard

April 26, 2019

Via: CMSWire

Want a shirt you saw someone wearing on social media? Bingo! It’s yours. Realize you are running out of coffee filters? You yell out an order to Alexa and voila! They are en route. There is name for this type […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Pocket redesigns its mobile apps to emphasize listening

October 11, 2018

Via: The Verge

Pocket, which lets you save articles and videos to your devices to view later, is rolling out a redesign today with a new emphasis on listening to the items you save. The listen feature, which is powered by a new […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology, Website design and optimization

How Alexa and Siri are changing SEO: AI and voice search

July 30, 2018


The Internet changes rapidly, which means marketers and business leaders must hurry to change with it. While most Internet searches were once done on laptops and desktops, people are now using their smartphones with similar devices to conduct searches for […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Artificial intelligence for marketers

July 16, 2018


Artificial Intelligence (AI) has blown up in the past few years and is quickly starting to take over the world of business marketing. From digital assistants like Alexa and Google Home to Siri and search algorithms, AI allows consumers to […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

“Alexa, What Will Be Your Impact On E-Commerce?”

March 30, 2018

Via: DigitalistMag

Technology: First we held it, then we wore it. And now? We don’t even need to touch it. Voice-activated technology is here, and it’s influencing every facet of our lives. Gone are the days of wishing that life came with […]

Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

How to Optimize Your SEO Strategy for Voice Searches

January 15, 2018

Via: Jeff Bullass Blog

Did you know that one in five searches on a mobile device are voice? And there is little reason to doubt that this number will continue to rise as the months pass. Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and Google will be at […]