Amazon’s Alexa will let you talk to dead relatives

Thanks to a new feature in Amazon’s Alexa, you will soon be able to communicate with the voices of your deceased loved ones. Alexa AI chief scientist Rohit Prasad demonstrated the technology at Amazon’s annual MARS conference Wednesday in Las Vegas. The demonstration video showed a young boy reading “The Wizard of Oz” before Alexa […]

Amazon announces Astro, a home robot it swears by, more than Alexa

“Customers just don’t want Alexa on wheels,” Dave Limp, head of Amazon’s devices, said at a company event Tuesday. Then he started promoting a tech-packed home robot that looked a lot like the wheeled Alexa. At least four years in the making, the little robot named Astro has a big screen and cameras attached to […]