Amazon’s AZ1 Neural Edge processor will make Alexa voice commands even faster

Amazon unveiled the AZ1 Neural Edge processor, a silicon module that will speed up Alexa’s ability to answer your queries and commands by hundreds of milliseconds per response. The company built this module alongside MediaTek, and it will allow for on-device neural speech recognition for new products. It’s built into the new Echo smart speaker, […]

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E.U. launches legal action against U.K. after plan to breach Brexit agreement

Frustrated with a lack of progress in talks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced his own legislation to solve the Irish border question. LONDON — The European Union on Thursday launched legal action against the United Kingdom over London’s plan to unilaterally breach a Brexit withdrawal agreement both sides signed last year. In the latest setback […]

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