Editors Note: Originally published on Gizmodo 2/26/2019. This is an excerpt. Here’s an Alexa Idea I Actually Like Cedars-Sinai patient. You can see the Amazon Echo mounted on the wall behind him. Photo: Cedars-Sinai While it’s hard not to roll your eyes at voice assistants getting added to every single thing in the smart home, a Los Angeles hospital is… Read More »
Amazon.com Inc. is developing a premium Echo-like speaker with a screen, a sign the world’s largest online retailer is trying to capitalize on the surprise success of its voice-controlled home gadgets and fend off competition from Google and Apple Inc.