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Cortana can now read emails out loud in Outlook for iOS

The AI-powered voice assistant will also help schedule meetings, as Microsoft continues to reposition Cortana as a powerful enterprise assistant.

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Oracle launches AI voice assistant for its business app suite

During its OpenWorld event this week, the company also unveiled plans to have its Digital Assistant integrate with Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform.

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Google’s Hangouts Chat gets chatbot boost with Dialogflow

Dialogflow should make it easier for developers to create natural language bots for Google’s team collaboration platform.

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JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant

The real estate firm partnered with Google to compete with a range of conversational AI assistants entering the workplace, from Alexa to Cortana.

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New Cortana and Google Assistant updates highlight workplace potential

Microsoft and Google this week both showcased changes to their digital voice assistants designed to make them more useful in the office.

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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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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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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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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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Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

A new wave of Google Assistant-powered ‘home’ smart displays hits next month. And they’re coming to work.

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Alexa gets smart meeting scheduling, a boost to its workplace presence

Amazon says the new Smart Scheduling Assistant feature allows the popular virtual assistant to cut the time needed to manage personal schedules in the office.

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Why Google Assistant will beat Siri, Alexa and Cortana

Apple and Amazon simply won’t be able to compete with Google’s virtual assistant over the next few years.

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