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Mattel cancels its Aristotle smart speaker after complaints

Earlier this month I wrote about a controversy brewing around toy firm Mattel’s plans to launch a ‘smart speaker’ for children called Aristotle. Now the company has cancelled those plans.


Campaigners ask Mattel to can its Aristotle smart-speaker for kids

Mattel is under fire from a pair of US campaigning groups over its upcoming Aristotle gadget, which is a ‘smart speaker’ (like Amazon’s Echo) aimed at children, which will tell stories, answer questions and play…