Which voice in your fridge? Makers pick virtual assistants

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Who would you rather have in your fridge? Alexa, Cortana, or some as-yet unknown virtual assistant? Manufacturers of appliances and other products are considering factors such as ease of use and language support as they pick voice technology from what they view as a wide open battle between Alphabet Inc’s Google, Amazon.com Inc and others. Consumer demand is surging for the ability to summon music, order food and control lights by voice commands. Amazon.com’s Alexa voice...