Amazon’s head of Alexa, Dave Limp tells the BBC why his team is researching how to make the voice assistant understand emotion – and whether it could do more to make customers aware of how data is analysed by humans.
BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the week’s best technology stories including: Images of tens of thousands of people crossing the US border with Mexico have been stolen in a major hack, the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has said. Uber has said Australia will become the first international market for its […]
Pro-EU groups have rushed to buy adverts on Twitter before a global ban on political advertising kicks in on Friday. Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey announced the ban in October, saying that the reach of political messages “should be earned, not bought”. x The move seemed to have had a chilling effect on political parties, […]
Adam, who has Down’s syndrome, lives independently in a tech-filled home he shares with housemates. The house is part of a project which uses smart devices, sensors and bespoke applications to enable people with learning disabilities to live without in-home carers. x Adam showed BBC Click’s Paul Carter how the technology helps him in everyday […]