Experts warn of Amazon Echo Look's privacy issues

Daily Mail

Amazon's newly-announced Echo Look uses the company's Alexa AI to take photos and videos of you and make judgements on outfits.

Amazon's 'Echo Look' Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes


The new Amazon Echo Look seems like a logical enough extension of Alexa, the company's AI-powered digital assistant. Previously, Alexa lived inside speakers. Now, it's in a camera. That progression belies just how much more the Echo Look could know about you than other Alexa hardware does--especially if Amazon ever unleashes the full power of its machine learnings smarts.

What does Amazon's Echo look actually do?


Amazon has unveiled its new device - The Echo Look. The Echo Look uses a camera to give people fashion advice and even take a picture or video of their outfit using just their voice. The hands-free camera is being billed as a "style assistant."

Apple Smart Speaker, Amazon Echo With Video In The Works, Reports Say

International Business Times

Smart speakers are getting increasingly popular and tech giants Google and Apple could not have been left behind in the race. While Amazon was the first to operate in the segment, Google jumped onto the bandwagon last year and now Apple is ready to give it competition. According to Apple tipster Sonny Dickson, Apple is all set to release its smart speakers soon. Dickson tweeted Thursday saying: "Apple is currently finalizing designs for their Alexa competitor, expected to be marketed as a Siri/AirPlay device."

Amazon planning Alexa rival?

FOX News

The rumors saying that Apple is working on a Siri-based Amazon Echo rival are back, with a noted insider saying that Apple is currently finalizing the design for the unnamed product.

Profits surge at US tech giants Business DW.COM 28.04.2017


In the first quarter of 2017, Google parent Alphabetwas able to increase its profit by 29 percent jump to $5.4 billion, while revenue jumped 22 percent compared with a year ago to $24.75 billion.

Amazon is 'doubling down' on the Echo ecosystem


Amazon is off to a profitable start in 2017. The company's first-quarter sales jumped 23 percent to $35.7 billion, beating analyst expectations, and top executives pinned part of that spike on the Alexa ecosystem.

Google remains a boring, tremendously successful company


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