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One crafty ‘Fortnite' player figured how to make Alexa his in-game guide

6 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

How far would you go to create a more immersive gaming experience? One Reddit user answers that question by combining Fortnite with some creative smart home technology for better gaming sessions.
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Amazon asks users to help Alexa answer difficult questions

Amazon asks users to help Alexa answer difficult questions

6 monthes ago   |   By ZDnet

With Alexa Answers, Amazon is inviting select users to help answer some of the tough questions that Alexa couldn't.
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Amazon turns to customers for questions Alexa can't answer

6 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Amazon is launching a new program that will let its customers answer some of the questions Alexa can't answer on its own. It's called Alexa Answers and starting today, the company will begin inviting select customers to field some of the more difficu...
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Amazon turns to crowdsourced answers to improve Alexa

6 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Unlike Google Assistant, Alexa can't answer a wide variety of questions as it doesn't have the knowledge of the web. In order to offer high-quality answers for many generic questions, Amazon is now turning to crowdsourcing. Amazon is going to use Alexa customer community to answer questions Alexa can't quite answer yet. For now, it...
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Amazon's Alexa will offer user answers when she's stumped - CNET

6 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Alexa can't answer everything - but now, she's getting phone-a-friend powers.
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Amazon Alexa is beta testing crowdsourced answers

Amazon Alexa is beta testing crowdsourced answers

6 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Amazon announced today that it's beta testing Alexa Answers , an invitation-only program for users to add responses for questions that Alexa can't answer. Amazon says that in the last month of its internal Alexa Answers beta program, 100,000 responses have been added and served to customers “millions of times.”
Starting today, selected customers who have received email invitations can participate via the Alexa Answers website. Users can browse through various topic categories, like science and geography, and choose to answer questions that have been asked by other customers that Alexa...
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