Try Amazon Alexa In A Web Browser | Crunch Report


“Amazon has put Alexa, the voice-powered AI
software found in the Echo right inside a browser with the launch of Echosim.io. It
works – I played with the simulator for a while we got to know each other. It’s nice!
With an Amazon Echo, you can use your voice to order anything from a pizza to an Uber
or even tune a guitar. The issue, however, is that most people who
don’t own an Echo and have never seen what it’s like. With Echosim.io, built by Nexmo
developer advocate Sam Machin at a hackathon in 2015, anyone with access to the web can
check out how Alexa works. — Echosim.io if you want to take a gander. ” Facebook’s advertising network is a huge
business. –It brought in 5 billion dollars in its most recent quarter alone, and and
it’s about to become even bigger after announcing that it will start showing ads to non-users
across the web. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook will use a mix of cookie
tracking, its own buttons and plugins and other data to identify non-users on third-party
websites. Added to that data, Facebook will use patterns within its massive userbase to
make educated guesses about non-users to help target them with more relevant advertising.
–Oh You’re about to have a wedding, now see wedding stuff on and off of facebook. Oh you
already own the exact knife your looking for. Here are is an add for that same knife. The
beauty of facebook ads. also you seem like a murderer we can’t be friends. Apple at the moment is only available in 6
countries but the iPhone maker is looking to change that up by getting into more countries
in Asia and Europe. That’s according to Jennifer Bailey, VP of Apple Pay, who spoke
to TechCrunch this week as the service expanded its presence in Singapore, where it now supports
five major banks that cover over 80 percent of cards. Apple Pay is also live in the U.S.,
Canada, the UK, Australia and China, Bailey told us “We’re working rapidly in Asia
and also in Europe, our goal is to have Apple Pay in every significant market Apple is in”
—Does anyone use apple pay primarily? just curious I always forget I have it turned on,
end up reaching for a card. let me know. Nick Denton the founder of Gawker has written
an open letter to Peter Thiel and in it he challenges VC to an open forum where they
can discuss free Speech — Denton wrote “The best regulation for speech, in a free society,
is more speech. We each claim to respect independent journalism, and liberty. We each have criticisms
of the other’s methods and objectives. Now you have revealed yourself, let us have an
open and public debate” — All of this of course is in response to finding out that
Peter Thiel has been financially backing Terry Bollea aka Hulk Hogan who sued Gawker and
was awarded 140 Million dollars and who Thiel hopes his financial backing of the case will
put gawker out of business. — If Pete Thiel accepts the challenge and just repeats Cartman’s
speech from th tenorman must die episode I’m pretty sure that would be a win for the Thiel
camp. “chili con carnival, do Twilio the cloud communications platform has
filed with the SEC to go public and it could be happening as soon as next month. Twilio
is hoping to raise 100 million dollars in its IPO — Twilio is not profitable, here
are some numbers — the company reported a loss of $35.5 million on $166.9 million
in revenue for the full year last year. This compares with a loss of $26.8 million on $88.8
million in revenue for the year before. In the first quarter of this year, Twilio lost
$6.5 million on $59.3 million in revenue. Twilio plans to list on the New York Stock
exchange under the Ticker Symbol TWLO That’s the report for today. I’m Tito
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6 thoughts on “Try Amazon Alexa In A Web Browser | Crunch Report

  1. I use too love this show now i dont understand half of what he's saying..Hey No hate here. but i guess all great things must come to an end

  2. I use apple pay at movie theaters because it cuts down on wait time. also apple pay in apps like B&H is faster than typing in my info.

  3. TechCrunch your decision to put Tito in front of the cameras was the best one yet.

    Yo Tito ! Sup Buddy?!

  4. This web browser Alexa sucks. Doesn't anybody try this stuff out. Ask the weather and it thinks I am in Seattle. NOT. Yeah right, I am going to order a pizza and have it delivered WHERE??? Seattle?? I am totally losing respect for these tech sites that don't even investigate BEFORE the whimpering with orgasmic joy at the next new thing. This is NOT prime time ready and should not be pronounced so BEFORE investigation!! I mean can't you guys do a simple click on the website and try it out before your pronouncements. Or are you too busy BEING First.

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