Amazon’s Alexa can do much more than order a pizza or offer a weather update. The artificially-intelligent software in Amazon Taps and Echos learns. Or does it? Ms. Morgan’s fifth-grade class in Highlands Ranch helps us test out Alexa as homework helper.
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Arrow Electronics sweetened the crowdfunding pot by announcing Thursday that it will offer $1 million in funding to a variety of Indiegogo campaigns with products deemed fit for manufacturing.
FullContact’s dynamic address book is expected to become more user-friendly with the Denver company’s purchase of Profoundis, a company in India that uses humans to verify data.
Back to school often means great deals on a new computer. But it’s also a good time to check out new technology that just may make life easier for another year as a student.
Fathom Events, based in the Denver Tech Center, has figured out not only how to get people back into movie theaters, but get them to pay extra for a show. The company, which limits most of its events between Mondays and Thursdays, has sold 4 million tickets this year for $12 to $30 each.
As other pay-for-TV providers flounder, CenturyLink says its Prism TV service is growing. But the company won’t say exactly how many of the 500,000 eligible homes have subscribed to the service.
Groupon picked Denver as the first city to expand its Groupon To Go delivery service. The Chicago company began a pilot program in its hometown last year.
Facebook is blocking ad blockers on the desktop version of its service, saying well-made, relevant ads can be “useful.”