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A Microsoft Skype video call, made from an Amazon Echo Show smart speaker device.

A new team-up between Microsoft and Amazon gives us a whole new reason to doubt Microsoft’s voice assistant

When Microsoft brings Skype to Amazon's Alexa, the question becomes: Why do we need Microsoft's own Cortana assistant?

Google Assistant and Google Home won’t work properly if you completely disable Google’s location tracking

After the Associated Press revealed that Google will sometimes track your location even when 'location history' is turned off, some users decided to completely turn off the settings that enable location tracking. However, this makes Google Assistant unusable, as well as Google Home devices.

Siri owns 46% of the mobile voice assistant market — one and half times Google Assistant’s share of the market

Apple's share of the mobile voice assistant market is surprising considering Siri's popularity compared to Google Assistant, but its presence on the iPhone and Google's struggle to build awareness about its own smart assistant put it at an easy first.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft just announced a huge new update to Windows 10 — here’s what’s new

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update from Microsoft, out on Monday, brings a bunch of new features and tweaks.

Toyota is adding Amazon’s Alexa to cars. We’ve been using Alexa in a car for 6 months and it’s the best infotainment system we’...

With a little help from a funny moment involving my 6-year-old daughter, it hit me: Why not put an Echo Dot in my car?
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Amazon is making a major play for Windows PCs

Several Windows PCs coming in 2018 will let you use Amazon's voice assistant hands-free — just like an Echo speaker.

There are a lot of red flags with Samsung’s AI assistant in the new Galaxy S8

As great as the new Galaxy S8 phones are, Samsung's new Bixby assistant feels incomplete.

This 24-second video starring an adorable kid and an Amazon Echo Dot escalates very quickly

If you have young kids, make sure they're supervised when they use an Amazon Echo. One family learned this the hard way.

Mark Zuckerberg built his own virtual assistant — here’s how it works

Now that Mark Zuckerberg has finished the first version of his own "Iron Man"-inspired personal assistant, he's considering giving away the code he created.

There’s one big problem with Google Assistant: Saying ‘OK Google’ is super creepy

It's super creepy to keep saying "Okay Google" whenever you're talking to your personal assistant.