Amazon has started to integrate its Alexa assistant to desktops by an app designed for Windows.
It's early January and that means tons of CES announcements.
Egypt's Presidential Elections Set for March
This will be Egypt's third election since the 2011 Arab Spring riots that overthrew the long rule of President Hosni Mubarak. He ran in the 2012 elections but lost to the now-ousted president Mohamed Morsi who held office for just one year.
Bay Area Jolted By 4.4 Earthquake On Hayward Fault
A spokesman for the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services said there were no reports of harm to the region. According to the USGS website , people reported feeling the quake 40 miles south in San Jose.
Just like Alexa in a smart speaker, a colorful LED on the front of the Pavilion Wave lights up to let you know when Alexa is listening (and recording) for a command.
And now Cortana is now sharing time with Alexa on the PC in a development that can't be good for Microsoft.
Unlike Microsoft Cortana, however, Amazon Alexa will live as a standalone third-party application for obvious reasons.
Microsoft would be better served to see Cortana as a connective tissue, as a framework for people who want to get serious work done, and for business users. The rollout of the Alexa-Cortana integration, announced past year, has been delayed but is expected to start soon.
It will have some of the visual display elements from the Echo Show as a taskbar pop up, but it won't be a full service - not at launch at least - one of the big draws - smart home control - will be missing. Other Acer machines with dual microphones will allow users to activate Alexa from within three feet, the company says. Several OEMs, including Bose, Jabra, iHome, Beyerdynamic, Bowers and Wilkins are already working on voice-controlled Alexa experiences on their products and device makers are invited to signup to be notified when the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit is made available later this year. To make the hands-free experience more seamless, Intel and Amazon engineers have worked together to optimize Intel Smart Sound Technology to deliver a 360-degree audio experience. Moreover, Acer and Asus have also said their latest notebooks will be compatible with Alexa. Details on ASUS's Alexa integration weren't immediately available.
With two of the world's three biggest manufacturers on board, Nvidia is poised to dominate the autonomous vehicle game. Drive Xavier is the most complex system-on-a-chip (SoC) ever, with a whopping 9 billion transistors.
The news outlet reports that the longer odds have not refrained people from purchasing tickets - but quite the opposite. Friday night's Mega Millions , worth an estimated $445 million, will be the fourth-largest jackpot of its kind.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 3.5 years in jail and Rs 5 lakh fine by Ranchi CBI court in a fodder scam case. There were 34 accused, out of which 11 died during the trial while one turned CBI approver and admitted to the crime.
The matter will now be referred to a larger bench to reexamine the Constitutional validity of Section 377 . Alliance Defending Freedom , a nonprofit organization that is part of the legal team representing Gov.
But despite all these facts, our aim is to beat them. "He is an essential player for us if we want to win something". It doesn't make us weaker in my opinion. "All competitions are very hard , but we have chances".
A Delhi Police official had identified the rest of the dead as Tikamchand, 27, Yogesh, 24, Harish Roy, 20, and Saurabh, 18. The victims were celebrating a birthday party and some alcohol bottles were found inside the vehicle , police said.
Woodley is set to bring Calina Lawrence , a Suquamish Tribe member and activist for Native American treaty and water rights. Motorcycle officers cruised down the red carpet. "So it's now Emma's turn to do that".
Publication of the list comes nine months after Israel passed a law banning foreigners who support boycotting the country . He called the blacklist "another step in our battle against the incitement and lies spread by the boycott groups".
Sessions to move the country backward may in fact act as a catalyst to accelerate the timeline for federal changes", Karnes said. However, because hemp is cannabis, it too is illegal under federal law, which makes no distinction between marijuana and hemp.
An arctic air mass entrenched over central North Carolina is to blame for the cold, the weather service said in a statement. Hypothermia is also a serious risk; anyone outside is advised to dress as warmly as possible, says the Weather Service.
CES 2018: Samsung and LG unveil the coolest TVs you've ever seen
Samsung also unveiled an 8K, 85-inch TV with artificial intelligence that can convert any video source into ultra high-definition. The advancements include easier sharing and connectivity, simpler controls for the television, and syncing with other devices.
Packers to name Gutekunst new GM
But how much are the Packers really changing? And McCarthy was very involved in the search to replace Thompson. The Packers had several strong in-house candidates including Gutekunst.
Two injured in Stockholm metro blast
Police checked in and around the subway station after the blast to make sure there were no other explosive devices. Police in Sweden say a man has been seriously injured after an explosion at a Stockholm subway station.
President Trump: "Mexico Will Pay for the Wall"
The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico. Democrats are willing to compromise on border enforcement but party leaders say they are firmly opposed to building a wall.