"Cortana users will be able to have Alexa shop on Amazon.com and manage their Amazon orders and access many of Alexa's third-party skills by asking Cortana to open Alexa, just as Alexa users will have access to Cortana's world knowledge and helpful productivity features such as calendar management, day at a glance and location-based reminders simply by asking Alexa to open Cortana", saidMicrosoft spokesperson. You can now access both Alexa and Cortana on each of them. The collaboration between the two assistants was announced previous year and was originally due to become available by the end of 2017. The companies gave a preview of the functionality at Microsoft's 2018 Build event, showcasing how Alexa and Cortana can work together.
This feedback will hopefully result in the inclusion of some now missing features, like music streaming and alarm clocks, as both parties intend to keep adding more over time.
One would hope that this integration will become smoother over time: it would be much simpler if an Echo let you speak directly to Cortana and a Windows PC directly to Alexa without having to switch-after all, each command is prepended with the assistant's name. Microsoft says the integration will start rolling out to customers Wednesday and will reach all US customers within days. Microsoft says the companies will launch "additional skills and features" in the future.
It only took a year, but Cortana is finally coming to Alexa speakers, and vice versa.
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The Verge reports that Microsoft and Amazon have released a wider public preview of its previously teased deeper integration between the Alexa and Cortana digital assistants - available for everyone in the United States right now.
"Hopefully, they'll be inspired by it", Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told the Times a year ago when asked about Apple and Google. "Engineers will use feedback from the public preview to deepen the collaboration between Cortana and Alexa".
What Alexa looks like through Cortana on Windows 10. But I just don't see most people thinking about relying on different digital assistants for different types of tasks.
Those steps include "deepening engagement" with its existing major titles and "monetising" popular tactical tournament games. China's gaming industry in particular has drawn government attention over concerns about violent content and game addiction.
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She said she helped a man who had been shot in the leg make a tourniquet out of his shirt to try to stop the bleeding. The gunman and a woman then fled in a vehicle , but crashed into the back of a police auto , injuring two officers.
Mourinho is under increased pressure to deliver success to United after failing to win a trophy at Old Trafford last season. Zinedine Zidane allegedly wants to replace Jose Mourinho as Manchester United manager in 2019.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the U.S. had seen "no evidence that Pastor Brunson has done anything wrong". The president issued a rallying cry for unity to resist what he has described as an economic war waged by the US.
Silva will undoubtedly go down as an all-time Spain great, having played a role in their three greatest global successes. Prior to his retirement, Silva played earned 125 caps in a Spain shirt, scoring 35 goals in the process.
While Tandon mentioned her and Chopra's pouty lips in the pic, it was the star's ring that was hard to miss. But actor Raveena Tandon's latest Instagram post shows that Priyanka and Nick are officially hitched.
Twitter suspends Alex Jones for a week for inciting violence
Even so, a seven-day suspension is a slap on the wrist when compared to punishments dished out to Jones by other companies. But Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company's decision last week not to ban Jones, saying he did not break any rules.
Lennon and McCartney sons pose for selfie
Paul McCartney and John Lennon's sons gave Beatles fans flashbacks on Monday when the two offspring shared a selfie on Instagram. The photo now has more than 26,000 likes on social media platform, with many commenters getting overjoyed over the reunion.
She Shot Off Her Face. Now She Has a New One
If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text TALK to 741741. She soon fell in love with a fellow pupil at her new school who stood by her as she suffered severe health problems.