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VOICE Summit Announces Dynamic Slate of Speakers and Keynotes from Amazon, LEGO and Yext

by Anita Santa-Coloma

Newark, NJ—May 23, 2018—VOICE Summit, the nation’s largest multi-day voice-first conference, today announced a slate of more than 150 industry speakers. The event will feature voice-first experts David Isbitski, Chief Evangelist Alexa and Echo at Amazon, Howard Lerman, Founder and CEO of Yext and Chiori Hori, Principal Research Scientist, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories.

Smart Devices: Let’s Get Real About Security

by Jenny Medeiros

Did you ever hear about that prankster who sent ominous messages to their neighbor’s wireless printer?

What Google, Amazon, and Microsoft Are Doing to Create The Most Conversational AI

by Jenny Medeiros

Google caused quite the stir in the AI community at the I/O Developer Conference when they unveiled Google Duplex. Some call it “an exciting step for Artificial Intelligence”, while others consider it a “terrifying piece of technology”.

From Storytelling to Settling Arguments: Voice Technology for Kids

by Jenny Medeiros

Parenting in the future is looking a lot less stressful.

Heads Up: Your Future Best Friend May Be A Bot

by Jenny Medeiros

 If you’re one of those people who bump into inanimate objects and instinctively apologize to them, you’re probably the type to say “please”, “thank you”, and “sorry” to your virtual assistant too.

5 Great Things I Saw At Re:Invent

by Jake Kelly

 Legos, fully-reclining gaming chairs, remote-controlled ball races, and massive crowds were some must-sees at re:Invent 2017

Unpacking the Amazon Underground

by Pete Erickson

Amazon Underground is a veritable wonderland for anyone who enjoys mobile gaming. It provides thousands of premium games that users can play for free with all in-app purchases included. Understanding how Amazon Underground works, why it’s important to gamers, and the drivers of its popularity can provide insights into what it offers for developers.

4 Tablet Games Making Big Waves in the Industry

by Pete Erickson

Modern tablets are becoming as powerful as some laptops, which makes them ideal for anyone on the go. As such, there are several game developers who focus primarily on tablet-oriented games. Here are four examples of awesome tablet games that are big hits among the players and what makes them such strong successes.

Five Expert Tips to Develop an Awesome Game

by Pete Erickson

If you want to develop a game that (makes you money) and people will love, it needs to be more than awesome; it needs to be irresistible. You need a game that sucks players in and keeps them immersed. Here, you’ll learn how to start with five tips for doing just that.

How to Create an Appstore Presence that Makes People Download Your Game

by Pete Erickson

You’ve developed, designed, and honed your game, and you’re ready to put it on the Appstore. However, if you want people to download the game you’ve sunk your time, energy, and money into, you’ll need to create a positive and authoritative presence on the Appstore.

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