Google 'Chirp' Aims To Silence Amazon Echo, Report Says - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Google 'Chirp' Aims To Silence Amazon Echo, Report Says
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Charlie Babcock
Charlie Babcock,
User Rank: Author
5/12/2016 | 7:13:39 PM
Are the new digital services wolrth the loss of privacy? Millions vote, yes.
If these devices are collecting information about us, do we want them in our homes. Good question. But if Google is using Gmail to collect information about its users, do you decide to dispense with email? You most certainly do not. The value of the services that come with the information collection is so overpowering that people disregard the collection. It feels relatively harmless even though it is intruding more and more into our private lives. It's a pact with the devil. To participate in the digital age -- say, make full use of Facebook -- you give up personal information to marketers and who knows what other collectors, who use it for their own purposes. So far, a majority of people feel the trade-off is worth it. I have reservations about that.

2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
This new report from InformationWeek explores what we've learned over the past year, critical trends around ITOps and SecOps, and where leaders are focusing their time and efforts to support a growing digital economy. Download it today!
InformationWeek Is Getting an Upgrade!

Find out more about our plans to improve the look, functionality, and performance of the InformationWeek site in the coming months.

Blockchain Gets Real Across Industries
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  7/22/2021
Seeking a Competitive Edge vs. Chasing Savings in the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  7/19/2021
How CIO Roles Will Change: The Future of Work
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  7/1/2021
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Current Issue
Monitoring Critical Cloud Workloads Report
In this report, our experts will discuss how to advance your ability to monitor critical workloads as they move about the various cloud platforms in your company.
White Papers
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll