UPDATE: Skype calling on Alexa is available now in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada, India, Australia, and New Zealand with support for other countries rolling out soon. Microsoft recommends updating to Skype version 8.34 or later. If you’ve got an Amazon Echo device, you’d soon be able to call your friends and family on Skype […]
After we saw new PCs from Acer and other manufacturer ship with a new Alexa for PC app this year, Amazon has decided to release its digital assistant on the Microsoft Store today.
Microsoft regained its brief tenure as “the second most valuable US company,” beating out rival Amazon for the title.
Analysts believe there’s at least a recovery on the way for Microsoft after it reports its quarterly earnings next week.
The latest system update for the Xbox One brings several new features including redesigned Xbox Live Avatars and a powerful new Xbox skill for Alexa and Cortana.
Several big tech companies are currently in a race to win the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI cloud contract, and after Google pulled out from the fight yesterday, Microsoft is now touting an upcoming expansion of its Azure Government Secret cloud service.
Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Amazon announces new Echo and Skype integration This week, Amazon announced it is opening up its communications APIs and Microsoft’s Skype service is the first to announce support. This […]
Company executives announced that its opening up its communications API to their party apps. First, among the Amazon’s high profile new integrations is Microsoft’s Skype.
A new Alexa Skill simply named Xbox Skill, will now allow users to navigate their Xbox One console with voice commands using Alexa or Cortana enabled devices near or around the Xbox One.
Joining the ranks of elites such as Apple, is now, internet shopping juggernaut Amazon. As of September 4, 2018, Amazon has crossed the trillion dollar market cap evaluation and becomes the second only US company to hold the title.
Some of Microsoft’s products, including the Surface Studio, Bing, and MSN were all spotted in Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series.
Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Amazon could be bringing an Alexa UWP app to the Windows 10 Microsoft Store A new report claims that Amazon is currently working on creating a UWP Alexa […]
A new report suggests that Amazon is now working on a UWP version of its Alexa app for Windows, which could be released on the Microsoft Store by the end of the year,
Following a long delay, Microsoft and Amazon announced today that the Cortana/Alexa integration is launching in public preview in the US today.
Yesterday, at the CMS Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference in Washington, DC, the Redmond giant along with Amazon, Google, IBM, Oracle, and Salesforce released a shared statement to announce a joint effort to support healthcare interoperability.
There was a lot going on with Microsoft this week, including a new Windows 10 Insider build, some unfinished work on a new dark theme for File Explorer, and reaction to the Surface Go, the company’s latest entry in the laptop/tablet market. Meanwhile, though, it was a busy week outside the confines of Microsoft. The […]
As of writing, the latest Surface device is now #1 on Amazon’s list of new releases in laptop computers, and #3 on the best sellers in 2 in 1 laptop computers list.
Under a five-year agreement, the partnership will see the retail giant come on board with the Microsoft Cloud to help make online and retail shopping faster and easier.