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Talking to your Xbox One: A new feature!

Talking to your Xbox One: A new feature!

Imagine being able to have a conversation with your Xbox One. That’s about to happen with the feature known as Cortana is being previewed in the system. Windows Cortana is a voice recognition feature bundled with Windows 10, similar to Siri for Windows.  Where Xbox One voice

Amrit Maharaj

June 7th, 2016

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Facebook forces users to access Messenger app

Facebook forces users to access Messenger app

Facebook users on Android devices are being notified that they will no longer be able to access messages without the Messenger app. Previously, persons could have read messages by accessing the social network on a mobile phone web browser. That however is being disabled. A ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 6th, 2016

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Walmart to test delivery service with ‘Uber’ and ‘Lyft’

Walmart to test delivery service with ‘Uber’ and ‘Lyft’

Customers of Walmart in the United States could soon have their groceries delivered by ‘Uber’ drivers soon. A pilot project is expected to be announced with trials to start within the next couple of weeks. The chain of retail outlets already offers an online grocery delivery

Amrit Maharaj

June 3rd, 2016

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Facebook develops bots to help understand people’s posts

Facebook develops bots to help understand people’s posts

Artificial Intelligence software has been developed by Facebook to help understand what people are talking about in their online posts. The Deep Text engine can reportedly understand text with ‘near-human’ accuracy. According to a blog post from Facebook, the AI system was ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 2nd, 2016

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Virtural Reality App created to simulate Dementia

Virtural Reality App created to simulate Dementia

Want to know what it’s like to live with dementia? Well, a virtual reality app has been developed to provide the experience. ‘A Walk Through Dementia’ was created by the organization Alzheimer’s Research UK and has been welcomed by other experts in the field. Dementia is an ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 1st, 2016

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