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Xbox One Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa integration spotted

XBOX ONE GOOGLE ASSISTANT, AMAZON ALEXA INTEGRATION SPOTTED

Despite having the most “personality” among the smart assistants, thanks to being based on an actual game character, Cortana is perhaps...

Alexa, Google Assistant Could Be Coming To The Xbox One

ALEXA, GOOGLE ASSISTANT COULD BE COMING TO THE XBOX ONE

Image credit - Windows Central Given that the Xbox One is by Microsoft, it's not surprising that it supports the Cortana digital assistant....

 
 
 
The Xbox One is reportedly getting Alexa and Google Assistant support

THE XBOX ONE IS REPORTEDLY GETTING ALEXA AND GOOGLE ASSISTANT SUPPORT

While you can already use Cortana to control your Xbox One with your voice, the death of the Kinect and Cortana's limited skill set...

Microsoft buys AI company to improve Cortana's conversational skills

MICROSOFT BUYS AI COMPANY TO IMPROVE CORTANA'S CONVERSATIONAL SKILLS

Microsoft has acquired a natural language AI firm called Semantic Machines to help Cortana and other bots carry on natural conversations,...

 
 
 
Microsoft just bought an AI startup to improve Cortana's conversational skills

MICROSOFT JUST BOUGHT AN AI STARTUP TO IMPROVE CORTANA'S CONVERSATIONAL SKILLS

Microsoft has agreed to acquire Semantic Machines, a Berkeley, California-based startup that develops conversational AI - systems that...

Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines, advancing the state of conversational AI

MICROSOFT ACQUIRES SEMANTIC MACHINES, ADVANCING THE STATE OF CONVERSATIONAL AI

Team members from Semantic Machines. AI researchers have made great strides in recent years, but we are still at the beginning of teaching...

 
 
 
AI Weekly: 5 takeaways from Microsoft Build and Google I/O

AI WEEKLY: 5 TAKEAWAYS FROM MICROSOFT BUILD AND GOOGLE I/O

The AI Weekly usually dives deep into a single subject, but with Microsoft and Google hosting their annual developer conferences, this...

Nearly 300,000 developers now use Microsoft's Azure Bot Service

NEARLY 300,000 DEVELOPERS NOW USE MICROSOFT'S AZURE BOT SERVICE

Microsoft's Azure Bot Service has now been used by almost 300,000 developers. That's up from 240,000 in December 2017, a Microsoft...

 
 
 
Alexa x Cortana demo video: Microsoft and Amazon, BFF

ALEXA X CORTANA DEMO VIDEO: MICROSOFT AND AMAZON, BFF

Amazon and Microsoft just combined forces officially, tag-teaming their personal assistants Alexa and Cortana through the future. These...

Microsoft demonstrates Alexa and Cortana cross-platform communication

MICROSOFT DEMONSTRATES ALEXA AND CORTANA CROSS-PLATFORM COMMUNICATION

Microsoft is working with e-commerce behemoth Amazon to improve Alexa and Cortana cross-platform communication. Microsoft and Amazon...

 
 
 
How to set Amazon Alexa as the default voice assistant on the Google Pixel 2

HOW TO SET AMAZON ALEXA AS THE DEFAULT VOICE ASSISTANT ON THE GOOGLE PIXEL 2

Just like with Microsoft's Cortana, you can now set Amazon Alexa as the default on your Google Pixel 2 and many other Android handsets....

Make the most of your time with the new Windows 10 update

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TIME WITH THE NEW WINDOWS 10 UPDATE

We all get the same 24 hours. And now, more than ever, it seems like it's never enough. People feel more overwhelmed than ever before...

 
 
 
Huawei is working on giving its virtual assistant the ability to read a user's emotions

HUAWEI IS WORKING ON GIVING ITS VIRTUAL ASSISTANT THE ABILITY TO READ A USER'S EMOTIONS

Siri, Cortana, Alexa and Google Assistant are virtual personal assistants that will relay information and handle tasks in a robotic...

Cortana on Microsoft Launcher sees new beta features

CORTANA ON MICROSOFT LAUNCHER SEES NEW BETA FEATURES

Microsoft Launcher is currently ranked sixth in the free personalization category of the Google Play Store. The app is free to download...

 
 
 
Cortana beta subscribers receive new features on Android

CORTANA BETA SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE NEW FEATURES ON ANDROID

Those who have joined the beta program for Cortana on Android are receiving a new feature. Cortana is now able to read incoming messages...

Cortana now lets you start calls and send texts with your voice on Android

CORTANA NOW LETS YOU START CALLS AND SEND TEXTS WITH YOUR VOICE ON ANDROID

Now you can make calls and send texts hands-free with Cortana on Android. If Cortana is your digital assistant of choice on Android,...

 
 
 
Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17127 for Fast

ANNOUNCING WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 17127 FOR FAST

Windows Insiders! Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17127 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. What's new in...

Galaxy S9 release date, price and specs: Microsoft is flogging 'custom' Galaxy S9 handsets

GALAXY S9 RELEASE DATE, PRICE AND SPECS: MICROSOFT IS FLOGGING 'CUSTOM' GALAXY S9 HANDSETS

'Microsoft Edition' mobe offers Cortana, Skype and Office apps

 
 
 
Cortana in Windows 10: How it works on the taskbar and in Microsoft Edge

CORTANA IN WINDOWS 10: HOW IT WORKS ON THE TASKBAR AND IN MICROSOFT EDGE

Windows 10 features Microsoft's very own virtual assistant, Cortana. Like Google Assistant , Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa , she's...

AI Platform for Windows Developers

AI PLATFORM FOR WINDOWS DEVELOPERS

At Microsoft, we're making huge investments in AI and Machine Learning across the company. AI capabilities in Office 365 help subscribers...