Amazon and Microsoft to add voice assistant compatibility

Amazon and Microsoft have announced plans to add compatibility between their respective voice assistants, Alexa and Cortana, later this year. Microsoft hailed the deal as a “first-of-its-kind collaboration” that will offer more choice, value and access to both personal assistants. Consumers will be able to access Cortana on Alexa-enabled devices like the Amazon Echo, Echo […]

Xbox One update to add Cortana voice controls

Microsoft is introducing its Cortana voice control system to the Xbox One as part of an update that it will start to roll out to the games console in the coming weeks. Microsoft said that gamers can expect the familiar Cortana experience that is found on other Windows 10 devices and will launch it on […]

Telefónica to debut Movistar TV Go with voice search on Windows Phone

Spanish telecom operator Telefónica is to make its Movistar TV Go TV Everywhere service available on devices with Windows Phone OS with voice-enabled search in a joint initiative with Microsoft. Telefónica’s Movistar TV Go service for Windows Phone 8.1 will enable Telefónica users to view linear and on-demand content and to search by speaking into […]