Posts Tagged ‘ghome’

“Sonic Switzerland” – Can Sonos beat back the tech giants?

April 21, 2019

https://www.economist.com/business/2018/10/20/can-sonos-beat-back-the-tech-giants

An American maker of high-end wireless speakers battles Google and Amazon

What Amazon Alexa pays the people building its skills

January 8, 2018

What $AMZN Alexa pays the people building its skills
https://www.CNet.com/news/amazon-alexa-economy-echo-speaker-google-assistant-siri Strange “pseudo-compensation” to encourage app development.
Market-based or at the whims of the central planner?

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“Wilson unexpectedly joined a new Alexa economy, a small but fast-growing network of independent developers, marketing companies and Alexa tools makers. They’re working to bring you voice-activated flash briefings, games and recipes through Amazon’s Echo speaker, Alexa’s primary home. By doing so, they hope to define the 3-year-old Alexa platform and make money from voice computing’s surging popularity.”
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The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice

September 21, 2017

Next 1B Mobile Users Will Rely on Video & Voice
https://www.WSJ.com/articles/the-end-of-typing-the-internets-next-billion-users-will-use-video-and-voice-1502116070 Will drive computing in new directions from text HT @ElementoLab