Microsoft shows off Alexa-Cortana integration, launches sign-up internet site for development

Microsoft shows off Alexa-Cortana integration, launches sign-up website for news Microsoft still isn’t giving a timeline on when its virtual assistant, Cortana, will support integration with Amazon Alexa – anything the firms had announced a year ago. But the business at its Build creator conference these days performed present exactly how that integration works, in an on-stage demo with help from Amazon, …

Subscription hell

Subscription hell Another few days, another paywall. This time around, it’s Bloomberg, which launched so it could be adding a comprehensive paywall to its news solution and tv channel (except TicToc, its media cooperation with Twitter). A paywall was scarcely a surprise, but what had been surprising ended up being the price: the typical membership is $35 per month (up …

Equity podcast: Stocks swing after profits for Tesla, Apple, Spotify, breeze

Equity podcast: Stocks swing after profits for Tesla, Apple, Spotify, Snap It was another big few days for earnings on “Equity,” TechCrunch’s podcast about investment capital as well as the tech business. But this week, it absolutely wasn’t all good news. Spotify stumbled as a result of its first questionnaire since joining the stock market. Tesla shares were down after …

UK watchdog requests Cambridge Analytica to stop information in United States voter test case

UK watchdog instructions Cambridge Analytica to give up data in United States voter test case Another huge development within the individual data misuse tale connected to the controversial Trump campaign-linked UK-based political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica — which may cause fresh light being shed on what the organization as well as its several affiliates acquired and processed people in america’ personal information …

Facebook is still falling short on privacy, states German minister

Twitter continues to be dropping short on privacy, states German minister Germany’s justice minister has written to Facebook calling the system to make usage of an inside “control and sanction procedure” to make certain third-party designers alongside exterior providers are not able to misuse Twitter information — phoning for this to both monitor 3rd party compliance with its system policies …

Yawn: Amazon cloud business only keeps rolling along

Yawn: Amazon cloud business only keeps rolling along It’s virtually getting dull reporting that Amazon cloud had a monster one-fourth. It’s perhaps not news at this time, as a result of program they performed. Yesterday, it yet again blew away analyst objectives with 49 percent income development when it comes to one-fourth. Oh ya, hence income? Well that has been …