With visitors increasingly starting their browsing on Amazon instead of Google, the world's largest search engine has been linking up with a range of retailers in the USA including Whole Foods, Costco and Walmart whose items are available through its shopping and delivery service Google Express. All of this is probably tied to ongoing troubles with Amazon Web Services - many apps that depend on AWS have experienced downtime earlier today.
"The cross-culture, cross-language piece is going to be big for Amazon and Alexa, and it has a lot of potential", an anonymous source told Yahoo Finance. One possible way of doing this is by having Alexa translate language in a more sophisticated manner. Alexa can already translate in several different languages, such as Spanish, German, French, and Italian, but the goal here is to turn the multilingual assistant into a real-time translator that can help in nearly any situation.
The website Downdetector.com, which tracks and documents technology issues, reported witnessing a sharp increase in user problems with Alexa beginning at 11:23 a.m. Last year, Google debuted the Pixel buds wireless headphones, which are capable of real-time translation using Assistant, Google Translate and the user's Android phone.
Beyond language itself, the company wants Alexa to gain a well-rounded knowledge of the cultures in which the translated languages are spoken.
Kamal Haasan's heartfelt tribute to Sridevi
Sridevi , our favourite actress of all time is no more. "She was an extraordinary talent", said the director cum actor. As I write this, social media is fighting about one language fans ignoring Sridevi's films from another language.
Amazon couldn't be reached for a request for comment on the revelations. Anyone who uses Alexa to control smart-home devices, like smart light bulbs, could experience delays before Alexa carries out your command.
Nene posts heartfelt tribute to agent Dan Fegan
A 29-year-old woman and Fegan's five-year-old son were critically injured in the crash and were airlifted to the hospital. The Aspen Times reports that the person who died was traveling in the SUV with two other people.
Their change in stance raises the stakes in parliament, which will vote on the final exit deal where May has only a slim majority. However, May signaled that Britain was willing to make major compromises to secure an ambitious free trade deal.
He warned that government workers who were employed after 2007 have only got around one and a half salary in the past five months. Israel restricts fishing to a seasonally adjusted zone of between 6 and 9 nautical miles.
A source said: "Her relationship with Travis has made huge strides since having baby Stormi , and they are back in a good place". Kylie gave birth to Stormi on February 1, finally revealing that we weren't insane and she and Travis Scott were pregnant.
Dressed in just a pair of black undies and a black crop top, Kylie shared her post-baby bod with her 104 million followers. Posing in a leaf-print tracksuit, the glamorous mum cradled baby Stormi who was wearing an adorable bunny-eared onesie.
While an exact figure over how many jobs lost is yet to be announced, it is thought the move will affect hundreds of workers. Soaring business rates, National Living Wage costs and the Apprenticeship Levy have also taken their toll.
Many parents have been outraged to see their daughters wrestling someone who, effectively, has the strength of a young man. Beggs posed. "I can tell the state Legislature to change the policy, but I can't tell them to change it right now".
The greatest chances for rain showers will remain along the windward and mountain slopes through the week. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 18 to 20 miles per hour , with gusts as high as 28 miles per hour .
The alleged offence took place shortly before half-time of Scotland's 25-13 NatWest 6 Nations victory at Murrayfield on Saturday. Six Nations Rugby said on Sunday it would be " writing to the unions to request clarification on what happened in the tunnel ".
All affected melons have been withdrawn from sale and distribution, and rockmelons now for sale are not affected. But the symptoms can take a few days or weeks to appear after eating contaminated produce.
Video footage taken by a surveillance camera at the first apartment showed the man and the woman entering the building together. Separate footage also showed the man leaving the building alone multiple times carrying a large bag, according to local media.
United States oil extends gains to hold near three-week high
The lower freight costs afforded by the economies of scale of the VLCC cargo opens up the global market for US-produced crude oil. The accord ended a record global oil glut after more than two years of low crude prices that overstretched many state budgets.
ZTE launches full-screen Blade V9 smartphone
In terms of optics, the phone offers a dual rear camera setup that comprises of a 16MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor. The device also sports a 5 Megapixel of selfie shooter camera as Secondary Camera for taking selfies and making Video calls.
UFC's Dana White: 'I'd Like to See Brock Lesnar Come Back'
Add into the mix that Lesnar's contract with the WWE is set to expire in just over a month and further fuel is poured on the fire. The other belt Velasquez is referencing to is his previous win over Lesnar back in 2010 for the UFC heavyweight title.
Bruins Sign Brian Gionta To One-Year Contract
And as many people were eating breakfast this morning, the news officially broke: Rick Nash would be joining the Bruins . The 6-0, 198-pound defenseman was selected by Boston in the second round (49th overall) of the 2016 draft .