The BBC is developing a voice assistant, code named ‘Beeb’ – gpgmail

[ad_1] The BBC — aka, the British Broadcasting Corporation, aka the Beeb, aka Auntie — is getting into the voice assistant game. The Guardian reports the plan to launch an Alexa rival, which has been given the working title ‘Beeb’, and will apparently be light on features given the Corp’s relatively slender developer resources vs […]

Amazon quietly adds ‘no human review’ option to Alexa settings as voice AIs face privacy scrutiny – gpgmail

[ad_1] Amazon has tweaked the settings for its Alexa voice AI to allow users to opt out of their voice recordings being manually reviewed by the company’s human workers. The policy shift took effect Friday, according to Bloomberg, which reports that Alexa users will now find an option in the settings menu of the Alexa […]