Like It Or Not, Home Items Are Getting Smarter And Creepier,Gadgets with voice controls typically aren't transmitting any data back to company servers until you activate them with a trigger word, such as "Alexa" or "OK Google." But devices have sometimes misheard innocuous words as legitimate commands to record and send private conversations.
Alexa Hooks Up With Big Mouth Billy BassThe singing and talking fish will lip synch to Alexa's responses and will dance to songs from Amazon music. When it's first plugged in, it will respond "Woo-hoo, that feels good!"
Mayor Rahm Emanuel On The Amazon HQ2 Decision“You can't win if you don't compete,” Emanuel said. “And you're not guaranteed, just because you compete, you're going to win.”
Alexa: Apologize For Not Picking Chicago For Amazon’s HQ2“Hello Chicago, sorry about the HQ2 rejection, but if it’s any consolation, you were the second city we chose," Alexa says. "Get it? It’s funny because one of your nicknames is the 'Second City.”'