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Amazon Launches Alexa for Hospitality on Echo Smart Speakers, Marriot Signs Up

Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant, ask for more towels or get restaurant recommendations without having to pick up the phone and call the front desk. Marriott has signed up for the service, and will place Amazon Echo smart speakers in 10 hotels this summer, including its […]

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Google Translate App Gets AI-Powered Offline Mode on Android, iOS

Google is rolling out an update to its Google Translate app that will enable translations even when you are offline. In 2016, Google had implemented ‘Neural Machine Translation’ to make its translation tool better than ever before. The technology giant is now introducing the feature in offline mode, and will run in the Google Translate app directly on […]

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Amazon Now Rebranded as Prime Now in India, Prime Members Now Get 2-Hour Ultra-Fast Deliveries

Amazon India on Tuesday announced the rebranding of its grocery offering Amazon Now to Prime Now as it looks to offer more benefits to Prime members. With Prime Now, Amazon will provide exclusive Express 2-hour delivery to Prime members anytime between 6am to 12am (midnight). Also, same-day and next-day delivery will remain available for all customers, in 2-hour slots from […]

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Google Launches Its ARCore Platform in China, Starting With Xiaomi

Google is making ARCore apps for augmented reality (AR) experiences available in China starting with Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2S smartphones via the Xiaomi App Store, the company tweeted on Monday. It added more partners are coming soon. “Initially, the technology will be available for Xiaomi’s Mix 2S devices via an app in the Xiaomi App Store, but Google has plans […]