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How to Stop Amazon Employees From Watching Your Cloud Cam Recordings

A recent report from Bloomberg explains that Amazon employees in India and Romania use Cloud Cam recordings to “train” the device’s AI so it can more accurately discern security threats—like someone smashing a window, for example—from mundane activity. While potentially creepy, it’s not unheard of; For all the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How Amazon’s New Echo Studio Compares to Other Smart Speakers

Echo Speakers have excellent features that make them great for Alexa-powered smart home setups, but they’re not necessarily known for stellar audio quality, especially Amazon’s more affordable options. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Delete Voice Recordings From Alexa, Google Assistant, Facebook Portal, and Siri

We can control so many devices through voice interactions with digital assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. This can be incredibly convenient, but it can also be nerve-wracking, knowing that technology companies now possess recordings of your voice and interactions.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos

After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporarily suspend the program. Google followed suit with its virtual assistant, and now Amazon has done the same for Alexa—except instead of ditching the human review it’s…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos

After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporarily suspend the program. Google followed suit with its virtual assistant, and now Amazon has done the same for Alexa—except instead of ditching the human review it’s…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos

After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporarily suspend the program. Google followed suit with its virtual assistant, and now Amazon has done the same for Alexa—except instead of ditching the human review it’s…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations

If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, delete everything I said today,” and your Echo speaker or other […]

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How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa

Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murphy alerted the video team that anyone watching the video at home through speakers would find their Echo repeatedly activated each time someone in the video spoke the wake…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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