Amazon is facing questions from U.S. lawmakers about consumer privacy regarding its popular voice-activated Echo speakers, after an incident last month when an Oregon couple’s conversation was recorded by their device and sent to an acquaintance without their knowledge

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Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix appeared before UK Parliament on Wednesday, responding to questions with denials, defiance, and thinly veiled anger (Andy Kroll/Rolling Stone)

Andy Kroll / Rolling Stone: Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix appeared before UK Parliament on Wednesday, responding to questions with denials, defiance, and thinly

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To aid discovery of Alexa skills, Amazon says it’s testing an interface that lets developers say what kind of questions their skill can answer (Khari Johnson/VentureBeat)

Khari Johnson / VentureBeat: To aid discovery of Alexa skills, Amazon says it’s testing an interface that lets developers say what kind of questions their

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