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Alexa, define privacy

She was the quintessential confident woman who you could count on for all the answers until a man came along and decided she needed to be more emotional. Amazon is working on an Alexa-powered wearable that can read emotions, using microphones and artificial intelligence to identify how we’re feeling and serve relevant ads or product recommendations based on people’s emotional state. The Wall Street Journal reports Amazon is also working on partnerships with homebuilders, property managers and hoteliers to push millions of Alexa smart speakers into domiciles across the U.S. Property Managers will be able to predict if residents are happy and will renew their leases based on their digital interactions. Lennar Corp., one of the nation’s largest home builders, began offering Amazon’s smart speakers to several of the 35,000 new homes constructed in 23 states and plans to continue. Marriott is the launch partner for Amazon’s Alexa for Hospitality customized guest data dashboards. All Alexa products claim they do not share user recordings. Alexa, define privacy? \lsdlock

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