You can now use Amazon 's Alexa instead of Google Assistant by default on your Android phone. After announcing the integration of Cortana with Amazon's Alexa past year, Microsoft today showcased a demo of both assistants working in tandem to get tasks done. After all, Cortana is most dominant in PCs, while Alexa is most dominant in smart speakers.
Alexa is the preferred assistant of some because of the thousands of skills available. Since many use Alexa at home but Microsoft products at work, an integration would be a bridge between personal conveniences like ordering Ubers or playing music and task-oriented needs like calendars and business communication. Saunders then commanded Cortana to send an email to Tom Taylor, Amazon's senior vice president of Alexa, who was standing across the stage from her.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that the company is working on a new version of Cortana which will enable it to talk to other AIs. Cortana can help participants to set up meetings, find conference rooms, and set "to do" and other kinds of reminders inside documents. There are a lot of things that Cortana can do and Alexa can't. "I like Cortana. We both have experience with light rings, although hers is more of a #Halo", Microsoft joked at the show.
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Marquez leads the competition with 70 points after four races. "When the three of them fell I could hardly believe it". Dovizioso dropped to fifth overall with 46. "Ok, we started on the second row but anyway today I was clever".
The new integration is going to be available as part of a limited beta, with Microsoft encouraging interested parties to register their interest here. But these conversations are the first of many between the two digital assistants.
When Alexa was asked "What do you think of Cortana?" on a Windows 10 PC, the AI assistant responded "I like Cortana".
During the MicrosoftBuild 2018, the software maker announced its "Blockchain Workbench" for Azure that will make it easier for developers to develop and build Azure-supported blockchain network.
It improved, as 15 investors sold Senior plc shares while 41 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. The company's stock had a trading volume of 13,896,325 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,830,000.
Meanwhile, America's European allies continue to back it, saying the deal has been essential to reining in Iran's nuclear program. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures added 3 cents to $68.46 per barrel by 0040 GMT.
He had been trying to cut costs at the company, amid rising competition from low-priced airlines and Gulf national carriers. He said he hoped his departure would spark "a more acute collective awareness" before leaving without taking questions.
Anand Piramal has done BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and then did his Masters from the Harvard University. The duo has reportedly been friends for a very long time and both the families share a bond of over 40 years as well.
Reid and Kaepernick affected the league's perception among its fans and source of revenue, which is what matters most to owners. Since, Reid has hired the same representative of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , Mark Geragos .
A preview of Project Brainwave , an architecture for deep neural net processing, is now available on Azure and on the edge. Microsoft Azure also now has a unified Speech service which offers improved speech recognition and text-to-speech.
Coverage of the royal wedding will air live on Saturday May 19, 2018 from 7:30pm AEST on both SBS and SBS On Demand. The couple have invited 2,640 members of the public to the 19 May wedding at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
The tech giant reportedly has sent a support document to retailers and authorised service centres addressing this issue. The Reddit user has mentioned specific issues with the rear camera with movements like pano, slow-mo and time lapse.
Trump to sign an official proclamation marking May 7 as " Be Best " Day, and he hailed the first lady's initiative as "heartfelt". Many of these children, as well as President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, were present for the announcement.
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Secret Superstar , Hindi Medium , Dangal and Bajrangi Bhaijaan are the top four openers in China from the Indian film industry. Baahubali made a meagre $44,000 (Rs 29 lakh) in the first weekend, in comparison to Dangal's $22,000 (Rs 1.4 crore).
The volcano in Hawaii has destroyed more than 20 homes
I was kind of shaken a little bit and realizing how real everything is, and how risky living on the East Rift can be". Military reservists from the National Guard have been sent in to help residents evacuate the area by Hawaii's Gov.
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Chatra Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Singh met the victim's family and handed over a cheque for Rs. 1 lakh in financial assistance. Last month, a seven-year-old girl was also raped and murdered during a wedding ceremony in the village of Etah in Uttar Pradesh.
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While in OH on Saturday, the Guardian reports that Trump alluded to the negotiations, saying, "My group just got back from China". The dispute over how airlines refer to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau is another area of tension in U.S.