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Alexa and Cortana will now be able to talk to each other to control your smart home

Alexa and Cortana will now be able to talk to each other to control your smart home On Wednesday, in the surprising turn, the companies released a joint statement announcing that you will now be able to issue commands like "Alexa, open Cortana," or "Cortana, open Alexa.But exactly how huge will likely be up to how deeply the two tech giants allow Alexa and Cortana to achieve truly seamless interoperability.

Alexa meet rtana: The AI superteam ming to your Windows PC

Alexa meet rtana: The AI superteam ming to your Windows PC Available later this year, this collaboration will allow you to access Alexa via Cortana on Windows 10 PCs, followed by Android and iOS in the future.Conversely, users will also be able to access Cortana on Alexa-enabled devices like the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show.

Microsoft sets Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release date

Microsoft sets Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release date The next version of Windows 10 finally has a delivery date.The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available Worldwide on Oct.

Tech leaders to Trump: Dreamers are 'vital to the future'

Tech leaders to Trump: Dreamers are 'vital to the future' They, among other leaders in Silicon Valley, are reminding President Trump just how important immigrants are as he reportedly seeks to eliminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).Introduced by the Obama administration in 2012, DACA protects the children of illegal immigrants from being deported under certain conditions.

Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles Ever since then, one of the biggest draws for Nintendo’s portable devices – and some of the company’s more stationary wares – have been games from Game Freak’s Pokemon series.There’s little doubt that the Pokemon franchise is quite lucrative, and the wild success of Pokemon GO proved that the franchise can take firm hold outside of Nintendo’s own devices.

Spice up your PowerPoint presentation with Adobe Stock

Spice up your PowerPoint presentation with Adobe Stock Here’s a rundown of how to get the most out of Adobe Stock in PowerPoint:  Visual Search is powered by Adobe Sensei, which means that sophisticated machine-learning technology helps Adobe Stock retrieve the most relevant results.At any point in time, users can also type the file number listed on the previewed images into the search bar to retrieve the image details again.

Xbox One Mouse and Keyboard Support Still Coming

Xbox One Mouse and Keyboard Support Still Coming The latest update in the lengthy saga comes from Corporate Vice President of Gaming at Microsoft Mike Ybarra, who stated that mouse and keyboard support will make its way to users sometime soon.And so, when we bring keyboard and mouse [support], we’ll coach developers to say: ‘Look, you’ve got to think about your multiplayer pools.

'Minecraft' fan creators have made a ton of money off the game, apparently

'Minecraft' fan creators have made a ton of money off the game, apparently That's how much money Minecraft's fan creators have earned, collectively, since the in-game Minecraft Marketplace launched in June.Mods have traditionally been off-limits as a source of income, but the fact that Minecraft Marketplace exists entirely within the game means it's also watched over by the copyright holders.

Microsoft promises to lawyer up to protect its 'dreamers' after Trump's DACA reversal

Microsoft promises to lawyer up to protect its 'dreamers' after Trump's DACA reversal The company said in a blog post Tuesday that it will take legal action on behalf of its at least 39 Dreamer employees should the government try to deport them.The Trump administration's reversal of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields the children of undocumented immigrants from deportation, immediately drew strong condemnations from prominent tech leaders like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Analyst: Xbox One X Will Outsell PS4 Pro

Analyst: Xbox One X Will Outsell PS4 Pro While Sony’s PS4 Pro has hit the market already, gamers are still waiting for the Xbox One X, which is due to launch on November 7, 2017.Recently, renowned video game industry analyst Michael Pachter took to Twitter to discuss the potential for the Xbox One X.

Adobe and Microsoft expand cloud productivity partnership

Adobe and Microsoft expand cloud productivity partnership Beginning today, Adobe Sign, the e-signature service in Adobe Document Cloud, is now Microsoft’s preferred e-signature solution across the company’s portfolio, including the 100 million monthly commercial active users of Microsoft Office 365.In addition, Microsoft Teams, the new chat-based workspace in Microsoft Office 365, is now the preferred collaboration service for Adobe Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud.

Microsoft, Facebook Unveil Open Standard for AI, Deep Learning Networks

Microsoft, Facebook Unveil Open Standard for AI, Deep Learning Networks As AI and deep learning have gone mainstream, a wide range of companies have announced they’ll bring compatible products to market.But the software that runs on deep learning and AI-specific hardware is still typically a custom solution developed by individual companies.

Fallout: New Vegas Dev’s Cancelled Xbox One Exclusive RPG Revealed

Fallout: New Vegas Dev’s Cancelled Xbox One Exclusive RPG Revealed Concept art from a cancelled Final Fantasy 12 spin-off circulated nearly a decade after the original game was released and still managed to strike a chord with viewers, and some cancelled games, like the one Obsidian was reportedly developing as an exclusive for Xbox One in 2011, become mythologized by their absence.Now, however, Obsidian has finally shed some light on its cancelled project, which was tentatively called Stormlands.

Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut off Windows Update?

Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut off Windows Update? Prior to Satya Nadella’s tenure as Microsoft’s CEO, the firm employed extensive QA testers and used them for all of its Windows patch testing.For all the problems I had with Windows 10‘s update model, automatic security updates wasn’t one of them.

Inside Microsoft’s Mixer NYC Game Streaming Studio

Inside Microsoft’s Mixer NYC Game Streaming Studio For about two years Microsoft has been running its own Twitch-style video game streaming platform called Mixer (formerly known as Beam).And a few months ago the tech giant opened the Mixer NYC Studio at the Flagship Microsoft Store to show what they think the best possible professional video game streaming should look like.

iPhone X Rollout Means In-Car Wireless Charging Will Be Standard (Eventually)

iPhone X Rollout Means In-Car Wireless Charging Will Be Standard (Eventually) Never mind that dozens of Android phones already embed wireless charging.US automakers have deployed, slowly, wireless charging in their cars as far back as 2013, on a handful of models.

What to Expect From Apple's Neural Engine in the A11 Bionic SoC

What to Expect From Apple's Neural Engine in the A11 Bionic SoC There are multiple types of machine learning.Facial recognition is a major research area for deep learning, machine learning, and AI.

Bluetooth might let hackers into your phone

Bluetooth might let hackers into your phone In case you needed another reason to fear for your phone's security: Your phone, computer, smartwatch, and smart home devices are at risk of being hacked whenever bluetooth is on.The researchers were able to infiltrate a Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy phones, an LG Sports Watch, and a car audio system by attacking Bluetooth, according to the report.

20 years later, they're resurrecting the original 'Age of Empires'

20 years later, they're resurrecting the original 'Age of Empires' When Neumann decided he wanted to redo Age 1, he started reaching out to some of the original game's developers.’” The Matt they were referring to is Matt Pritchard, one of the programmers on the original Age of Empires.

US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes

US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes Each one of the US Navy’s Virginia-class submarines costs about $2.According to Lockheed-Martin, the US government is in the process of outfitting Virginia-class submarines with Xbox 360 controllers to control the periscope.