Amazon: Real-Time Language Translation Is Coming To Alexa

Yahoo! Finance is reporting that Amazon is working on turning Alexa into a “context-savvy, real-time universal language translator.” The company is reportedly working on making the smart assistant capable of translating languages “in a more sophisticated manner,” which can be helpful “in almost any situation.” On our end, we’re intrigued by the possibility of incorporating…

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Starbucks: Now Serving So Much More Than Coffee

In another example of coffee shops expanding far beyond caffeinated beverage sales, Starbucks has announced through their company blog that they’ve just opened their first ever high-end, marketplace-style “Reserve Store” in Seattle. The location features a full bar, bakery / cafe, lounge spaces, and (of course) a coffee bar highlighting specialty Reserve coffee selections. Our…

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