Microsoft and Amazon to Integrate Cortana and Alexa AI Assistants
According to a new report from the New York Times, Amazon's voice-powered digital assistant Alexa will now be able to activate Microsoft's own assistant Cortana, and vice versa.
Google Home Now Available For Purchase in Canada
Google Home is now available to buy in Canada, making it the first of the major virtual assistant speaker devices to land in the country.
New Apple Patent Details Siri Integration in iMessage
A new patent application published by the USPTO details a new Apple service in which users could ask questions and chat with Siri through iMessages.
Amazon Launches ‘Echo Show’ with Touchscreen in the U.S.
Amazon will launch its new version of its Echo speaker that features a seven-inch touchscreen and the ability to make Internet-based telephone calls today at a $229 USD price point, with the first units to ship June 28.
Samsung AI Assistant ‘Bixby’ Not Ready For Galaxy S8 Global Launch
Samsung says that Bixby Voice will not ship with the Galaxy S8 when it launches in the US on April 21; instead, the feature will become available “later this spring.”