Amy Gesenhues

  • Amazon Alexa now accepts Prime Now orders via voice

    Amazon Prime Now members can now make purchases via their Alexa home assistant device. According to an announcement from Amazon today, “… tens of thousands of daily essentials are available for free two-hour delivery by simply asking Alexa to order from Prime Now.” In addition to taking orders for multiple items at once from the Prime Now catalogue, Amazon says Alexa can ma ...

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  • Bing rolls out ‘Sportscaster’ Messenger bot for March Madness

    Just in time for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Bing has launched a “Sportscaster” Messenger bot to help fans stay updated on their favorite teams, players and game schedules. According to the announcement, users can search “Bing Sportscaster” to find the bot on Facebook Messenger, and, from there “…start the conversation.

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  • YouTube to end Annotations in May

    Google has decided to discontinue its Annotations Editor beginning May 2, making annotations — any text, links or hot spots layered over a video — no longer available to creators. Since offering End Screens and Cards, YouTube says the use of annotations, which only work on desktop, has decreased more than 70 percent.

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