Cortana can now read emails out loud in Outlook for iOS

Microsoft is pushing ahead with plans to position Cortana as a personal productivity assistant in the office with new features announced at Ignite this week.  While Cortana was initially launched as a consumer voice assistant to compete with the likes of Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, Microsoft has increasingly targeted …

30 time-saving tricks to try with the new Google Assistant

Google’s new and improved Assistant may not be a full-fledged revolution quite yet, but it sure is a substantial upgrade over the traditional Assistant experience. The new Assistant, if you haven’t heard, is currently something you can experience only on the new Pixel 4 phone. But rest assured, that’ll change …

Samsung launches a new web page for all its AI-related news

Samsung posts news about its products, collaborations, business, and more on its Samsung Newsroom portal. These include posts about AI (Artificial Intelligence) as well, which is an increasingly important area of interest for the Korean tech giant. However, given the scale of the company and the diversified nature of its …

On-device AI makes Pixel 4 features faster, more efficient

On-device AI on Pixel isn’t new. The Pixel 4 has it. The old Pixel 3 also came with it bringing new features. The idea of on-device AI is to help the device owner with many things by using the Google Assistant among others. Multi-tasking is only one function. Other helpful …

How the Pixel 4 epitomizes Google’s hardware gamble

Allow me to play Mr. Obvious for a moment: The Pixel 4 is a phone. That much is plainly apparent — right? Hang on, though, because there’s a twist: This week’s Google event, at which the Pixel 4 was officially launched, wasn’t really about phones. It wasn’t about laptops, either. …

Fathom AI announces rollout of revolutionary wearable, biometric sensors for sports injury prevention

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 08/29/2019Durham, NC: Fathom AI, a leader in sports injury prevention through technology, today announced plans to release its 3-sensor wearable for endurance athletes of all abilities on October 1, 2019. These wearable sensors are first of their kind, and pair with Fathom’s proprietary app, …

Oracle launches AI voice assistant for its business app suite

Oracle has added AI voice commands to its Digital Assistant, offering users an alternative way to interact with its various business apps. The company on Tuesday also announced that the bot will integrate with Microsoft’s work stream collaboration platform, Teams.  Oracle’s Digital Assistant was launched last year as an interface …

Apple is building a machine learning system to rule them alI

With Siri set to see some significant improvements once iOS 13 ships, Apple is appearing at a key voice AI tradeshow and has published a study explaining some of the details of a first of its kind machine learning tech it calls “Overton”. Defining a machine learning window This week, …

Gartner: Get ready for more AI in the workplace

LONDON – Artificial intelligence (AI) will be widely adopted in office environments in a variety of ways over the next few years as businesses invest in digital workplace initiatives, Gartner analysts said today. The trend is expected to gather steam as voice-activated personal assistants that have proved a hit at …