Amazon has revealed a new figure for its Alexa voice-assistant: the company says that more than 100m devices with Alexa pre-installed have been sold.
Amazon still has nearly three times the smart home support of GoogleReally, though, the big contributor to Google's billion Assistant devices is Android phones.
Special North Korean train enters China - Yonhap
Sanctions have been tougher, but North Koreans can buy coal whenever they want if they have money, the source said. The news agency added that Kim departed for China on Monday afternoon with his wife Ri Sol Ju and top officials.
Google won't need to rely on Android and Google Home to pull more people to Google Assistant forever, though, as Bronstein says that Google has plans to look to emerging markets for further Google Assistant integration.
AI advancements helped improve Google Assistant's voice capabilities. Google also stated that the number of active users of the assistant grew four times over the past year.
Contextual knowledge from the LG ThinQ AI assistant will also intelligently weave the assistant's together, remembering previous commands so that you can talk in a more natural way to trigger previously or regularly used commands. Google Assistant's broadcast feature served up over 24 million messages just in the holiday season alone. However, Alexa now works on more than 150 different third-party products and the company is not afraid of experimentation with other startups as well. This had been sold out for weeks, said devices in-chief Dave Limp, the technology blog "The Verge". For all of the smart assistant's flaws, it has one key thing that much of the competition doesn't: native hardware support on a number of appliances and TVs.
After a court hearing that lasted only 10 minutes, Judge Thomas Barrett scheduled the next court date for 4 March. Spacey had argued that his presence would "amplify the negative publicity already generated" by the case.
Holiday previously played for the Bulls, New York Knights, Golden State Warriors , Atlanta Hawks and the Philadelphia 76ers . So will Selden, who actually shot a better percentage from 3-point range last season (40.2 percent) than Holiday ever has.
The head of the Fed, once confirmed by the Senate, can only be removed "for cause", not a policy disagreement. The major USA stock indexes finished sharply higher on Friday on the back of two key bullish events.
Andreescu is competing in just the fourth WTA-level main draw of her career, and first since Québec City 2017. Despite dropping the first set in a blowout tiebreaker, the Mississauga-native would reset and refocus.
Friends of Joshua Tree has also partnered up with local residents to organize drives to provide toilet paper for the park. But that's not stopping visitors from coming. "And there are many companies that are of the national Park".
TSA employees are still required to work, despite not receiving a paycheck during the government shutdown . The normal call-in rate is 3.5 per cent, and yesterday it increased to 5.5 per cent, according to TSA.
The object itself is as dark as potting soil, said Cathy Olkin, deputy project scientist from the Southwest Research Institute. In just the last day some members of the public expressed reservations about the name because of ties to Nazi ideology.
The speech closely tied the Taiwan issue to Xi's central pledge to make China a global power by 2050. Tsai said that Taiwan is willing to talk, but it must be with the approval of the Taiwanese people.
Yet Arnautovic was, for no clear reason, substituted after 19 minutes by Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini. Solskjaer has got his feet wet but Sunday's showdown in the capital will be his first real test.
Keith Ellison in 2007 when the Minnesota congressman took his own oath of office, according to The Washington Post . Looking for a straightforward account of Tlaib talking trash, I find Mark Osborne's ABC News story .
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'no question' Trump is racist
For now, it is much more important that Ocasio-Cortez excels at this agitational, transformational role than anything else. In the interview , Ocasio-Cortez also said, "People are going to have to start paying their fair share in taxes".
Big drama: 'Rhapsody' upsets 'Star Is Born' at Globes
Alfonso Cuaron still won best director and the Mexican-born filmmaker's movie won best foreign language film. The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles glimmers with stars as the 76th Annual Golden Globes Awards ensues.
USA and China to hold trade talks in Beijing next week
Growth is expected by the government to have eased to around 6.5 percent in 2018, down from 6.9 percent in 2017. The talks add to signs that the world's two largest economies are looking for a way to cool trade tensions.
Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open
Spaniard, Roberto Bautista Agut yesterday in Doha beat world number one, Novak Djokovic , in the semi-finals of the Qatar Open. The shock result breaks a run of five consecutive finals reached by Djokovic, who had also won 13 matches in a row in Doha .
Sarri sends transfer signal to Chelsea board
He told the club's website: "Teams are coming here and sitting back and it's hard to break them down, because it's so tight". Capping a forgettable game for Chelsea , Marcos Alonso had a strong penalty appeal turned down in the closing moments.
Netflix begs Bird Box fans: Don't try this at home
Christmas Netflix viewing was dominated by two things: Black Mirror's Bandersnatch and the super-creepy drama Bird Box . Note that Netflix didn't try to discourage people from engaging in the #BirdBoxChallenge - only to be careful.