In point of fact, Luxembourg's privacy watchdog's interest over Amazon's Alexa comes after a few days the French parliament had voted to ratify a 3 percent digital taxation over tech titans' revenues generated from the country, while some of the other larger markets of billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos' Amazon.com Inc.
The faster speeds may also just be a nicer consumer experience for everyone, as sometimes ready for Alexa to get through a piece of data or confirmation of your request just takes longer than doing it yourself in your phone. Rival Google Home smart speakers have a very similar feature dubbed "Broadcast". Starting today, you'll be able to say "Alexa, speak slower" or "Alexa, speak faster" to cycle through seven different playback speeds.
When the latest software update rolls out, Alexa Announcements will be enabled automatically on allFire TV devices in your home. Amazon has been working to make Alexa more accessible on a number of fronts over the past year. That will knock Alexa's voice speed down one level. The notification that you send will pause whatever's playing, resuming only once the announcement's complete.
On Fire TVs, Announcements will include a visual prompt as well as an audio alert.
King's Cup: William finishes ahead of Kate in yacht race And in the second race, many boats - including Kate's - were disqualified for not going back and starting the race at the line. While a sporty Kate and William competed in the charity race, 6-year-old George watched from a nearby boat.
Amazon is pushing the official YouTube app to all its Fire TV devices that didn't yet have it following the cooling of the company's ongoing spat with Google. As you'd expect, the Fire TV can handle videos in 4K HDR at up to 60 fps on supported TVs.
Now, users can get Alexa to speak faster by saying "Alexa, speak faster".
Another notable improvement is the return of the YouTube app to Fire TV devices, after nearly a year and a half.
He said that there was "no indication" that the power cut was due to a lack of investment in major infrastructure. Depending on what industry leaders report, Ofgem has warned that "enforcement action" may be taken.
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A couple of minutes later, City did make it three as Sterling stole into the box and skilfully lifted the ball over the keeper. Here, we take a look at the other players who have registered trebles on the first weekend of a Premier League season.
Brad Edwards, a Florida lawyer for almost two dozen other accusers, said that "this is not the ending anyone was looking for". Other accusers and their lawyers reacted to the news with frustration that the financier won't have to face them in court.
The robbery led to the Hadids cutting their trip short and the girls chartered a private plane to get home as quickly as possible. Sources tell the outlet the girls came home one night last week to find clothing and other items scattered all over the place.
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Aden is the seat of power for Hadi, who has been residing in Saudi Arabia since the rebels took over the capital of Sanaa in 2014. The UAE, which has armed and trained thousands of southern separatist fighters, earlier called for calm and unity.
Supreme Court order to move inmates out of California's 33 state prisons because of a shortage of medical and mental-health care. The four dead were said to be all men, two other people were hospitalized in what authorities described as violent robberies.
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However, the Mercedes team boss stands up for his Finnish driver and blames a team protocol for his poor result. Indeed, the Austrian did send a warning suggesting Red Bull's resurgence will only motivate Mercedes to improve.
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Chernobyl vodka could lift spirits in disaster zone
Professor Jim Smith from Portsmouth believes the Chernobyl vodka could be the world's most important bottle of spirit . They found some radioactivity in the grain: strontium-90 is slightly above the cautious Ukrainian limit of 20 Bq/kg.