Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls
Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
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.
The Pantheon of Games
The Best Games of 2017: Day 2
Whether you were running from terrifying, nameless foes or facing them head on, the games of 2017 were all about war, lore, and... good music.
Jack de Quidt
Breaking and Entering
Amazon Wants the Keys to Your House
The company announced Amazon Key Wednesday, which lets its couriers enter your home.
We Discuss ‘Echo,’ Golf Courses, and Trump’s NFL Tweets on Waypoint Radio
It was going to be a short episode, and then The Question Bucket happened.
Show and Tell
Amazon Basically Made the Telescreen From '1984'
Alexa, show me the dystopia.
Amazon Wants to Put a Camera and Microphone in Your Bedroom
Echo Look will use machine learning to decide if you look fat in that shirt.
Protect Your Privacy With "Hearmuffs” for Your Amazon Echo
This cute lifehack will protect you from anyone who wants to listen in through your Amazon Echo.
Evolutionary Art That Would Make Darwin Go Ape
The question of whether humans are evolving or devolving gets explored in the work of conceptual sculptor and painter Emma Elliott.
People Are Complaining That Amazon Echo Is Responding to Ads on TV
"Alexa, play my holiday playlist."
Our First Communications Satellite Was a Giant Shiny Inflatable Death Star
Fifty one years ago this week, a microwave transmission from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California was received at Bell Laboratories in Homdel, New Jersey, after bouncing off a giant silver balloon floating in space. It was Echo calling...