James L. McQuivey

James L. McQuivey

Vice President, Principal Analyst

Latest Posts By James L.

Go Ask Oprah: The ‘O’ Comes to Alexa

Hearst magazines announced last week that Amazon Alexa users could invite Oprah — or at least her voice — into their homes. Fans of the…

April 11, 2017

Computer: Tea, Earl Grey, Hot

With all due respect, Star Trek got the future wrong in this one important respect. Like millions of others, I have a fond spot in…

March 28, 2017

Google Home Gives In To Ad Interruptions

Today several users of Google Home — Google's competitor to Amazon Echo with its Alexa intelligent agent — reported that Google was inserting Beauty and…

March 16, 2017