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Your TV could cause an Amazon Echo or Google Home to accidentally listen to you up to 19 times a day, new report shows

Amazon Echo, the Google Home Mini, and other smart speakers could be accidentally triggered up to 19 times per day, according to a new report.
It's easy to stop pop-ups in Windows 10, even if they're coming from your system itself.

How to stop pop-ups on a Windows 10 computer, both from the internet and your system

It's easy to stop pop-ups on a Windows 10 PC for your system and browser. You just need to edit your notification settings and use a blocker.

Microsoft contractors in China listened to Skype recordings with woefully bad levels of cybersecurity, report reveals

A Microsoft contractor told the Guardian he had incredibly insecure access to sensitive recordings while working from his personal laptop in Beijing.
You can gameshare on your Xbox One and share your Xbox Live account with friends.

How to turn off Cortana on your Xbox One in 4 simple steps

You can easily turn off Cortana on your Xbox One and revert your console back to its default voice commands. Here's how to do it.

How to turn off Cortana on a Windows 10 computer, so it doesn’t take up power and can’t hear or respond to your voice

You can turn off Cortana in Windows 10 through the Settings menu by taking away its ability to hear and respond to your voice.
Microsoft's Javier Soltero

Google just hired a former Microsoft exec to spearhead G Suite, the productivity software that’s going after one of Microsoft’s biggest mo...

Google has hired Microsoft's former head of Cortana, Javier Soltero, as its new VP of G Suite. Soltero will report to Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian.

MicrophoneGate: The world’s biggest tech companies were caught sending sensitive audio from customers to human contractors. Here’s where t...

If you own any device that uses Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, or Cortana, your audio is likely being sent to human contractors for further testing.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes

Neither Skype's nor Cortana's privacy policies give any indication that the analysis would be conducted by a human contractor.

Two computer models predict who will win the NFL Wild Card games

Two computer models predict who will win the NFL Wild Card games

The computer models that pick NFL games have made their picks for Week 17

Two models, Elo and Cortana, predict who will win games during Week 17 of the NFL season.