Samsung announced it is upgrading its Bixby digital assistant and making it available for a range of connected devices, setting up a clash with Amazon's Alexa and others competing for leadership in artificial intelligence.
The networked speakers of Amazon and Google are getting some HiFi competition as multiroom sound system specialist Sonos is set to enter the market with its first voice-controlled speaker.
The Skype for Mac project has been languishing for years. However, Mac users who want the same new designs and functions as Windows users can simply download the Skype Preview app.
The chief executive of Canada's biggest wireless company said on Thursday that he is seeing little demand for Apple Inc's iPhone 8, adding to concerns about prospects for sales of the device.
US lawmakers, alarmed that foreign entities used the Internet to influence last year's election, introduced legislation on Thursday to extend rules governing political advertising.
Loud, blaring televisions vex flatmates and neighbours, while too-low volumes or misplaced remote controls peeve the viewers.
New technology to stream music into dashboards or boost fuel efficiency is making cars less reliable, although electric cars such as the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt should fare better than many conventional models.
Google is offering security experts a bounty to identify Android app flaws as the Alphabet Inc unit seeks to wipe out bugs from its Google Play store.
Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency.
European Union leaders said they looked forward to seeing proposals on taxing online giants by early 2018 but in a nod to concerns from countries like Ireland said EU efforts had to be in line with work under way at a global level.