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Voysis Nabs $8M, Adds to Boston's Growing Voice Tech Cluster

VOYSIS NABS $8M, ADDS TO BOSTON'S GROWING VOICE TECH CLUSTER

The disembodied voices are coming. You probably know Siri, Alexa, and Cortana, but in the not-so-distant future every company and brand...

Huawei Reportedly Planning Their Own Voice Assistant For Smartphones

HUAWEI REPORTEDLY PLANNING THEIR OWN VOICE ASSISTANT FOR SMARTPHONES

In the voice assistant market, Apple has Siri, Google has Google Assistant, Microsoft has Cortana. There are also voice assistants...

 
 
 
 
 
 
New Windows 10 preview for PC and mobile focuses on Cortana

NEW WINDOWS 10 PREVIEW FOR PC AND MOBILE FOCUSES ON CORTANA

Microsoft on Thursday announced Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007 for PC and mobile, which introduces a number of bug fixes and...

Microsoft details Cortana Wake on Voice and Far-field technology

MICROSOFT DETAILS CORTANA WAKE ON VOICE AND FAR-FIELD TECHNOLOGY

At WinHec in December last year Microsoft revealed a push to get OEMs to support Cortana on Windows 10 better via support for wake...

 
 
 
Microsoft privacy dashboard gives you control over your data

MICROSOFT PRIVACY DASHBOARD GIVES YOU CONTROL OVER YOUR DATA

Microsoft has been accused of overstepping privacy boundaries with Windows 10, but it's ready to try and regain some of that broken...

Road trip! Cortana to be part of Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform

ROAD TRIP! CORTANA TO BE PART OF MICROSOFT'S CONNECTED VEHICLE PLATFORM

Microsoft is planning on including Cortana in a cloud-based connected car platform that will allow car manufacturers to offer custom...

 
 
 
Microsoft unveils Azure-based cloud platform for connected vehicles

MICROSOFT UNVEILS AZURE-BASED CLOUD PLATFORM FOR CONNECTED VEHICLES

At CES 2017 on Friday, Microsoft announced its latest plan to get involved in cars and their technology. No, the company isn't making...

BotBeat 2016: This year's top bots stories

BOTBEAT 2016: THIS YEAR'S TOP BOTS STORIES

VentureBeat's Bots Channel tracks the most important news and analysis from the exploding fields of bots and messaging. Each week,...

 
 
 
Windows 10's blue screen of death is going green for testers

WINDOWS 10'S BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH IS GOING GREEN FOR TESTERS

Windows' dreaded blue screen of death will soon be no more for Windows Insiders. With the latest preview release , the BSOD has turned...

Take control of your PC with VoiceWake, today's myAppFree Deal

TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR PC WITH VOICEWAKE, TODAY'S MYAPPFREE DEAL

VoiceWake is a Windows 10 app that allows you to shut down, restart, hibernate and wake up your PC using Cortana. Available for Windows...

 
 
 
Watch Amazon Alexa and Google Home enter AI hell

WATCH AMAZON ALEXA AND GOOGLE HOME ENTER AI HELL

While Amazon Alexa, Siri, Google Home and Cortana can be useful for helping us track calendar events, control our smart homes, play...

Microsoft Cortana is about to become your all-purpose productivity bot

MICROSOFT CORTANA IS ABOUT TO BECOME YOUR ALL-PURPOSE PRODUCTIVITY BOT

Microsoft Cortana is playing catch-up with Siri and the Google Assistant , but that's about to change that. The company Bill Gates...

 
 
 
Todoist Adds Google Assistant Integration, Launches Google Home Contest - Geek News Central

TODOIST ADDS GOOGLE ASSISTANT INTEGRATION, LAUNCHES GOOGLE HOME CONTEST - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

The era of the electronic virtual assistant is upon us. Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa, and Google's Google Assistant...

Scooch, Echo: creepy US-bound assistant traps a virtual girlfriend in a $2600 Gatebox

SCOOCH, ECHO: CREEPY US-BOUND ASSISTANT TRAPS A VIRTUAL GIRLFRIEND IN A $2600 GATEBOX

While voice-controlled virtual assistants like Siri, Cortana or Google Now never took off as the Silicon Valley giants hoped, Amazon...

 
 
 
Microsoft officially outs another AI chatbot, called Zo

MICROSOFT OFFICIALLY OUTS ANOTHER AI CHATBOT, CALLED ZO

What are chatbots for? I asked Zo, Microsoft's officially launched chatbot, currently available on the Kik Messenger app, what she...

Cortana, Harman Kardon to take on Amazon Echo, Google Home

CORTANA, HARMAN KARDON TO TAKE ON AMAZON ECHO, GOOGLE HOME

If you thought Amazon and Google were the only ones battling out in the still niche smart living room speaker arena, Microsoft would...

 
 
 
Microsoft launches Cortana in the UK with refreshed design, performance improvements

MICROSOFT LAUNCHES CORTANA IN THE UK WITH REFRESHED DESIGN, PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

Microsoft's personal digital assistant, Cortana was initially launched in the United States, but then the Redmond-based company brought...

Now you can turn off your PC by voice with Cortana

NOW YOU CAN TURN OFF YOUR PC BY VOICE WITH CORTANA

Microsoft's latest preview build of Windows 10 includes improvements for Windows Ink, the Windows Game Bar, and support for new extensions...