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Amazon Loves Alexa, Sets Her Free

Mike Wolf AI Alexa Amazon Echo Echo Google Now Siri

They say if you love someone, set them free. And apparently, Amazon really loves Alexa, since yesterday it announced that its voice-powered virtual assistant technology will be unbundled from the Echo. And if this wasn't enough love to shower on the Siri-competitor, Amazon also announced they were sending her off into the world with $100 million dollars of spending money in her pocket.  Both of these are important and interesting, so let's look at each: Alexa Unbundled Alexa is an interesting technology, combining powerful cloud-powered AI and voice recognition with Amazon powered services like Prime. Yesterday they announced they would separate the technology from Echo...

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