Amazon says it's the "new neighbourhood watch" but Ring may just be another technology that gives police too much data and lets neighbourhoods double down on their biases.
The likes of Alexa and Siri shouldn't blindly aim to sound and behave like us - their voices need to reflect what they can actually do.
Forget Alexa – true artificial intelligence will be able to understand dementia patients' needs and offer help accordingly.
When an African grey parrot named Rocco made purchases via his owner's Amazon Alexa voice assistant, it raised questions about who was legally responsible for footing the bill.
Apple's closed system may be its undoing in the smart home market.