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Google Cloud IoT Core Focuses On Simplicity And Scale

Google announced the availability of the beta of Cloud IoT Core, its enterprise IoT platform offering. The service has been in the private preview for select customers and partners. Let’s take a closer look at Google’s IoT platform as a service in its current form.


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Amazon Opens Alexa To Outside Device Developers

eCommerce giant Amazon is looking to make its voice-activated assistant Alexa available on more gadgets and devices. With voice-activated digital assistants becoming more popular, Amazon wants to differentiate by expanding Alexa’s skills and reach. As such, the company is opening the program up to outside developers.


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The Past, Present And Future Of Voice Banking

It’s been a little over a year since our Digital Banking Tracker heralded the “Dawn of Banking Voice Technology.” Now it’s more like the high noon of banking voice technology, with most major banks hosting their own incarnation — all with slightly different capabilities and adoption rates.


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The Internet Of Things: Big And Getting Bigger

Unless you’ve miraculously avoided all technology over the past few years, you’re likely familiar with the term Internet of Things -- or IoT. What you may not know is exactly what this phrase means, or what it means for you.


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Internet Of Things Depends On Businesses Working Together

This week, the newly created White House American Technology Council convened a series of policy discussions on the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), something I have discussed here in the past. The news is a welcome and timely development, given the breakneck speed at which IoT technologies are progressing – from driverless cars, to remote surgeries, to 21st Century Smart Cities. In the not-so-distant future, the IoT could be integrated into essentially every aspect of consumers’ daily lives.


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Google, Amazon Enjoying Healthy Growth Of Voice-Activated Devices

Voice-activated technology has been growing in adoption, with the Amazon Echo and Google Home both seeing an increase in units sold of 39 percent year-over-year.

That’s according to an analyst by ADI, which was covered by CMO. “This indicates that devices sales are performing well but have not yet become a standard household purchase,” Trevor Jones, an analyst at ADI, said in the report.



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