With the growing appeal of smart speakers and voice input, consumers are going to increasingly expect audio content. That’s why there’s a budding competition between Google and Amazon to turn text into spoken words. Companies and brands will need to adapt.
Amazon has released an Echo web app that lets anyone try out the device’s voice capabilities by speaking with Alexa. Oh, it’s for developers, too.
Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report is a treasure trove of data and charts that illustrate where technology and communication trends are heading.
Tweets in Google searches have begun to appear for users of the Google app and on the mobile web. Desktop integration of tweets in Google search is coming soon. Here’s how it works.