Examining the government’s access to your personal data

Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee. My name is Rebecca Wexler and I am a Faculty Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology and an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. I am honored to have been invited to testify today about how law enforcement collection of data through private

300 Million Smart Home Devices Now Connected To Alexa

Today as part of its Alexa Live event Amazon released multiple new technologies and software updates for its personal assistant platform Alexa. Most are related to smart home, but many are about driving Amazon’s AI-powered assistant platform everywhere.


In your ear, in your

Douglas Elliman Launches Elliman Showroom

Move-In Concierge and Services Dashboard Enhances Agent-Client Relationship

The Platform, Powered by New Valley Ventures’ Portfolio Company MoveEasy, Enables Clients to Access Real-Time Personal Assistants for Move-In Resources Recommended by Elliman Agents

NEW YORK, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Douglas Elliman Realty, one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerages in the United States, announced today the

Virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa are listening to

Always listening

The adoption of VAPAs is proceeding at a staggering pace as it extends to include mobile phones, smart speakers and the ever-increasing number of products that are connected to the internet.

These include children’s digital toys, home security systems that listen for break-ins and smart doorbells that can pickup sidewalk conversations.

There are pressing issues that derive from

Douglas Elliman Launches Homebuyer Personal Assistant

The complimentary platform will combine the services of a personal assistant with a dashboard of recommended vendors to help clients with the move-in process.

In a shifting real estate market, the guidance and expertise that Inman imparts are never more valuable. Whether at our events, or with our daily news coverage and how-to journalism, we’re here to help you build

Can a Simple Selfie Help You Find Your Perfect Mate?

SciMatch is revolutionizing the future of online dating with its cutting-edge face-reading technology. 

NEW YORK, July 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —  SciMatch team has utilized AI to create Ruby, a love robot and personal virtual assistant for romance. Ruby contains a unique, patent-pending algorithm designed to learn user personalities via “face print” to analyze their relationship compatibility with