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Siri, Google Assistant, and Amazon Alexa can be hijacked with a $14 laser pointer to open garage doors, start cars, and shop online

A research team demonstrated it was able to 'speak' with smart devices from Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook using lasers.
Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Amazon and Google dominate Apple in the home, and Apple is reportedly redoubling its efforts to take them on

Apple is reportedly building out a team to take on Amazon and Google's dominance of the smart home market.

Professional hackers managed to sneak fake horoscope apps past Amazon and Google that spied on people’s conversations with Alexa and Google Assi...

A group of whitehat hackers have demonstrated that third-party apps on Google Home or Alexa can log users' conversations and phish for passwords.
Amazon's Echo Studio.

This is the test Amazon uses to decide which ideas are worth turning into new products

All of Amazon's new products, like the Echo Studio, start as a mock press release, which the firm calls a working backwards document.
Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services.

Amazon’s consumer business just shut down its last Oracle database, and says that it reduced its costs by 60% doing it

Amazon's consumer business, which includes Amazon Prime, Kindle, and Alexa, has moved off Oracle databases to Amazon Web Services' own.
Alexa works on the Galaxy S10 as a digital assistant when you edit your app settings accordingly.

‘Does Alexa work with a Samsung Galaxy S10?’: Yes, it does — here’s how to make Alexa your new digital assistant

Alexa works with a Samsung Galaxy S10 if you install the Alexa app from the Google Play Store. You can also set Alexa as a default digital assistant.

The most bizarre things that work with Amazon Alexa, from a twerking teddy bear to a smart toilet

There are many interesting and wildly bizarre items that now work with Amazon's voice assistant: a twerking stuffed bear, jewelry, and a smart toilet.
Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Amazon Jeff Bezos gives a thumbs up as he speaks during an event about Blue Origin's space exploration plans in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019.

Amazon wants Congress to regulate its facial-recognition technology, but with laws it drafted

Amazon will put forward drafts of laws to regulate facial recognition, which the company sells to police and private companies.

13 Alexa-enabled smart home and car gifts that are perfect for people who love tech

These gifts are all perfect for anyone who loves the convenience of Alexa and is always tinkering around to create the most seamless smart home setup.
Amazon revealed a wide array of new stuff on Wednesday.

From Alexa-powered smart glasses to a serious AirPods competitor, these are the 8 wildest and coolest new gadgets Amazon unveiled on Wednesday

On Wednesday, Amazon announced a mess of new stuff — from an Alexa-powered smart oven to a set of wireless headphones aimed directly at AirPods users.