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BMW to add Amazon Alexa to new cars from 2018

Drivers will soon be able to tell Amazon Alexa to turn on their central heating at home while they're still on the motorway. Amazon Alexa...

Honeywell adds Google Home integration for smart thermostats

Honeywell Home and Building Technologies, a subsidiary of industrial automation company Honeywell, has announced a new integration with Google Home for its connected home...

Amazon Echo assumed responsible for successful 911 call

In March, Arkansas police ordered Amazon to hand over data from one of its smart home devices as part of a murder investigation. In...

Amazon’s Alexa can now control your smart home cameras

Amazon has unveiled its new Smart Home Skill API, which will allow developers to create apps that let customers watch live video feeds from...

More digital assistants than people by 2021, says Ovum

Digital assistants will outnumber people within the next four years if the predictions in a new research report from Ovum come to pass. The...

Apple joins race for smart home supremacy with HomePod

Apple has upped the ante in the race for smart home supremacy with the launch of HomePod at its worldwide developers' conference in San...

AWS makes Amazon Lex AI available to customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has made Amazon Lex available to all customers. Amazon Lex is an artificial...

Google Home and Google Wi-Fi arrive in the UK

Google Home is to launch in the UK with availability set for 6 April and will cost £129, the company has announced. Google Home, the...

The mainstream connected home remains distant dream, says Gartner

The connected home is still the realm of early adopters only, according to new research from industry analysts at Gartner. In a survey of 10,000 online...

Smart lock manufacturer Schlage announces Amazon Alexa integration

American lock manufacturer Schlage has formed a partnership with Amazon in a bid to bring the capabilities of the Alexa smart assistant to its products. As...

Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa data in murder investigation

Amazon is refusing access to data stored in the cloud from its Alexa AI assistant to police in Arkansas, citing that any information it...

Ford boosts autonomous vehicle program with AI investment

Ford is investing $1 billion in an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, Argo AI, to assist with the development of its autonomous vehicle technology. According to...