Researchers Created AI That Hides Your Emotions From Other AI
As smart speaker makers such as Amazon improve emotion-detecting AI, researchers are coming up with ways to protect our privacy.
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Your Amazon Alexa Might Have Been Made by Overworked Chinese Schoolchildren
A new report says many employees at one Foxconn factory are children who are forced to work long hours when large orders come in.
Amazon Wants to Help You Buy an Amazon House Filled With Amazon Smart Devices
Turnkey, a collaboration between Amazon and several real estate companies, involves giving people up to $5,000 in Amazon credits and discounts on Amazon smart products if customers buy a house.
Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Violates Kids' Rights, Civil Rights Groups Say
Twenty-one groups and coalitions filed a complaint with the FTC alleging that Amazon breaks the law and violates kids’ privacy rights with the Echo Dot Kids Edition.
Big Tech Lobbying Gutted a Bill That Would Ban Recording You Without Consent
The Illinois Keep Internet Devices Safe Act would have empowered average people to sue big companies for recording them without consent, but industry association lobbying defanged it.
Amazon's Alexa told someone to “kill your foster parents”
And that's not the only Alexa weirdness recently.
Amazon Sent 1,700 Alexa Recordings to the Wrong Person
Home assistants are continuously recording and constantly uploading details of your everyday life, and sometimes, these recordings can end up in the wrong hands.
CYBER Podcast: The Security Advice You Should Give Your Friends and Family This Holiday
On this week’s episode of CYBER, Motherboard talks about the best security advice for friends and family this holiday, as well as those shiny new devices from the internet of things, including Amazon Echo and Google Home.
People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
'Your New Best Friend, Jeff Bezos,' Today's Comic by Stephen Maurice Graham
Get a tour of Amazon from none other than Jeff Bezos.
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With Echo in Hotel Rooms, Amazon Can Now Track Your Travel Habits
Amazon (and hotels) now have the option to collect new forms of data from people.
Reddit just overtook Facebook as the third most popular website in the U.S.
Google and YouTube take the top spots.