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A convenient way to delete voice history records from an Alexa device

There's a simple trick to remove or delete voice history records from an Alexa device. Just head to the Alexa app settings, choose your device, and select a time period. Find out how it is done!

Android Visual Voice Mail App Vulnerability Allows Eavesdropping

Despite reports, mobile carriers denied acknowledging the Visual Voice Mail vulnerability that exposes Android users' voice messages.

New Windows 11 Voice Access lets you control the OS with your voice

Windows 11 is getting a new "Voice Access" feature to control the operating system using your voice and a microphone.

Amazon Alexa security bug allowed access to voice history

A flaw in Amazon's Alexa smart home devices could have allowed hackers access personal information and conversation history, cyber-security researchers say.

Google smart speakers secretly updated to listen for more than wake words

Google Home smart speakers, the company dryly warns in a note buried deep on a support page, can "incorrectly" record their users even when they haven't first said an activating wake phrase like "hey, Google." It just so happens that, at least for a brief period of time this summer, those microphone-enabled devices were doing exactly that.

Google will now auto-delete location and search history by default for new users

Google will now auto-delete data after 18 months for all new users. This feature applies to search history (on web or in-app), location history, and voice commands collected through the Google Assistant or devices like Google Home.

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