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Hey, Siri, what’s the future of enterprise voice services?

The future of enterprise voice services involves much more than asking Apple Watch to turn off your lights.

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How to use 'Hey, Siri' to control Google Assistant on iPhone

The iOS version of Google Assistant was updated to support Siri Shortcuts, which means you can now create a Siri Shortcut that lets you get help from the Assistant using Siri.

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The smart speaker finally gets its killer app for business

It turns out that the most important app for a virtual assistant appliance might be the one you create yourself.

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Tech luminaries we lost in 2018

Hailing from five different nations, the 13 remarkable women and men memorialized here had a lasting influence on technology and the world.

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WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business

The company was showcased as an early adopter of the virtual assistant technology when Alexa for Business launched in 2017. CNBC says the WeWork trial was halted after two months.

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Will Cortana go the way of Windows Phone?

The signs all suggest that Microsoft is going to cut its losses in the digital assistant market. Smart move.

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Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Alexa, which debuted on select Windows 10 laptops earlier this year is now available for download on all compatible devices, building Amazon's push into the enterprise.

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Why Apple’s Siri is already an enterprise product

The usual suspects love to spend time claiming Siri lags other voice assistants; they don’t seem to understand that Apple’s voice assistant is an enterprise product. It's all about the data – and privacy.

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Amazon opens up Alexa for Business to third-party devices

The move allows the the voice-activated digital assistant to push further into the enterprise by expanding the variety of devices in which it's embedded.

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12 Siri Shortcuts to make you more productive

Thses Siri Shortcuts for iOS 12, iPhone, and iPad can make you more productive.

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University-customized Alexa devices will answer students’ questions

Saint Louis University CIO says that Alexa could be used to boost faculty productivity too.

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How voice technology will re-shape business

Everybody expects voice tech and virtual assistants like Google Assistant, Alexa and Cortana to make a big splash in the enterprise. Here's what to expect.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 changes will affect business

Microsoft is changing the nomenclature it uses for some Windows 10 ‘branches’ and now plans to release the next LTSB version in 2019.

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Blockchain breaks out in the enterprise

The distributed ledger technology that underpins Bitcoin is showing up in a variety of places. Here's what you need to know to understand all the hype.

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Boost your Chromebook productivity

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Why U.S. tech needs to fear China

China’s focusing on everything from supercomputers and chips to R&D and science education. In the U.S., budget cuts prevail. Here's what you need to know.

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Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2017 results

Our free 29-page report shows current salaries for dozens of tech titles, plus details about IT pros' top concerns, the state of the job market and the hottest tech specialties.

Held hostage! The latest on ransomware

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise in recent months; would-be thieves even threatened iOS users with wiped devices. Here’s what you need to know.

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Windows 10 data collection: What you need to know

The operating system has been collecting telemetry on users and apps since 2015; despite recent changes, it’s still gathering information.

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