• Amazon Echo Devices Now Available From Microsoft

    27 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Microsoft is no stranger to selling devices from other companies in its official store and it appears to have extended this privilege to some of Amazon's Echo devices. They're the smart speakers from the online retail giant that are powered by its Alexa smart assistant. A couple of models are now being sold from the official Microsoft store.
    Listings for the second generation Echo and the latest Amazon Echo dot were spotted on Microsoft's official online store by Twitter user WalkingCat. Both devices are available not only from the online store but also from Microsoft's retail stores in...
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  • Microsoft admits Cortana is an epic failure by shamelessly selling Amazon Echo Dot

    Microsoft admits Cortana is an epic failure by shamelessly selling Amazon Echo Dot

    27 days ago - By Beta News

    Stunningly, Microsoft lost the smartphone wars despite getting a huge head start with Windows Mobile, and going back even further, Windows CE. Despite having a stranglehold/monopoly on desktop computing, the company made too many missteps with mobile, and ultimately, has been forced to exit the very profitable business. Microsoft even took down Nokia in the process, destroying a once beloved company. Following smartphones, the next big thing was voice assistants, and Microsoft was ready with Cortana. Unfortunately, unlike Apple and Google who had successful mobile operating systems to push...
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