You can now order your weekly shopping from Ocado using the AmazonAlexa voice assistant on supported devices.
Amazon and Microsoft announced their plan to integrate their devices, the AmazonEcho and MicrosoftCortana, later this year, an Amazonstatement released Wednesday said.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder and chief executive, said Alexa and Cortana'sindividual strengths would complement each other thanks to their differing data sets and specialised skills. "On your Alexa device, you can say, 'Alexa, open Cortana, ' and ask when your first meeting is", claimed Microsoft. But, Nadella and Bezos remain hopeful.
According to Amazon and Microsoft, the partnership between their voice assistants is created to highlight the strength of each respective piece of software, and provide customers with the benefits of both.
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Amazon'sAlexa Speakers are now accounting for 70% of the market share while Cortana has a user base of 145 Million users with Windows 10 installation. It may well be the case that these latter two wish to keep their assistants separate from all the others as a way to protect a selling point of their mobile operating systems, iOS and Android, the New York Times suggests.
Commands like "Alexa, open Cortana", and "Cortana, open Alexa" will be possible on Echo and Windows devices.
It's quite unusual to find competing products form partnerships, but as reported by the New York Times, rival smart assistants Cortana and Alexa are teaming up to improve the overall consumer experience.
To enable that capability, Amazontoday announced new tools that will let developers bring multi-room music control to their speakers.
The partnership is a surprising step as numerous major tech companies are battling for a piece of the personal assistant market.
The test cars will actually be manually driven by a Ford safety engineer and staffed with researchers, according to the release. Customers can track the delivery vehicle through via an upgraded version of Domino's Tracker and text message updates.
Bruce Rauner signed into law a new pension bill Thursday which bans an alleged "double dipping" practice in the police department. The House would need Republican support to succeed. "There's been a lot of successful bills that we've passed", he said.
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Olympic runner David Torrence found dead in Scottsdale pool
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Pope to visit Myanmar
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Nth Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan
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