Personal Tech

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.

Literally.

In your ear, in your

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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

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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

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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

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Ex-Nevada Assemblyman Wendell Williams plans back-to-school

Forty years ago, Wendell Williams made history by starting the first Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Las Vegas.

There were only 13 entries that first year of the parade in January 1982. Four decades later, however, the parade draws thousands to downtown Las Vegas, serving as the centerpiece of the valley’s efforts to recognize King’s legacy.

Williams said he

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