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  • WW, formerly Weight Watchers, launches new voice app

    On the heels of its rebranding and digital transformation, the 55-year-old company is launching a new voice app called Wellow to forge deeper customer relationships.

    ZDNet
  • Shazam! Warner Bros. and Snapchat Created the App’s First-Ever Voice-Activated AR Lens

    Warner Bros. feature film Shazam! debuts in theaters April 5, and the studio teamed up with Snapchat to create the first-ever voice-activated augmented reality lens to back the movie. The lens will be available in over 20 global territories, including the U.K., France and Mexico. In addition, billboards in New York's Times Square and Hollywood

    @adweek
  • Google to launch a ‘Chromebook App Hub’ for educational apps and lesson ideas

    Google today announced an expansion of its educational initiatives with the Chromebook App Hub from Google for Education, due to launch later in 2019. The new resource is designed to offer teachers and other curriculum administrators an easier, more centralized means of finding the appropriate educational tools and apps they can use in the classroom. [

    TechCrunch
  • THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The top issues with voice discoverability, monetization, and retention — and how to solve them

    This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The voice app ecosystem is booming. In the US, the number of Alexa skills alone surpassed 25,000 in January 2018, up from just 7,000 the previous January, in categories ranging from music streaming services, to games, to connected home tools. As voice platforms continue to gain footing in homes via smart speakers —...

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