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Amazon's Fire TV will obey more commands

New features of its voice-activated app, Alexa, available in the "coming weeks"

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Alexa's addition to the Fire TV pulls a few of Amazon's threads together - its push into artificial intelligence through Alexa, its video expansion and its attempt to take a foothold in the smart home market.

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LOTS of people yell things at their televisions. Nowadays, however, it's a lot more likely that your television is going to talk right back.

Amazon on Tuesday announced that it is adding new features to its voice-activated app, Alexa, as it works with its Fire TV set-