"The full range of features for those assistants remain unknown, but it could bring many voice-assisted features", Windows Central reported on Sunday". It may be limited to just simple interface control, or it could be rolled out not only to the Xbox One system, but also developers producing games for it. Voice control in a game using a smart speaker? So, "Alexa, turn on my Xbox" turns on your console. It will reportedly arrive in upcoming Xbox One builds. But the $500 price of the console plus Kinect kept potential buyers away, and Microsoft quickly dropped Kinect from the bundle to lower the price. In that section, you'll be able to "Enable digital assistants", giving Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, or Cortana the opportunity to (potentially) control your Xbox. If you had a Kinect attached, or some other microphone, you could use Cortana - but that's a small subset of overall Xbox One users.
Microsoft did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Scientists have identified many new genes associated with better thinking skills following a major worldwide study. They also found 42 genome-wide loci linked to reaction time, 40 of which are new to science.
Melania Trump's more than three-week absence has spurred conspiracy theories, including that she has moved back to NY . A reporter for CNBC tweeted that he saw the first lady in the White House last Tuesday with her aides.
Early reports suggested that the one dead was the assailant, while the two injured were policemen who had taken him down. The station at Flensburg was evacuated cordoned off on Wednesday evening as police investigated at the scene.
According to a new report from Reuters , ARKit 2 .0 will allow multiple iOS devices to share the same virtual environment. Most of this year's WWDC will still be devoted to making users want to pick up Apple gadgets.
Speaking from a meeting in Paris , Ross noted that talks with Europe had "made some progress", but not enough for the U.S. Retaliatory tariffs from Canada, Mexico and the European Union could also impact red states.
Babchenko had fled Russian Federation for Ukraine earlier this year, saying he no longer felt safe in the country. News outlets reported that Arkady Babchenko was shot several times in the back, and that he died in an ambulance.
Lastly, the Near Field Communications ( NFC ) feature in iPhones might be slightly expanded to include unlocking of hotel rooms. New iPads or MacBook Air? It is a tech event by the company which packs a ton of new announcements from Apple .
Gen Mattis said the Trump administration wanted a constructive relationship with China but would compete vigorously if necessary. A top Chinese general said China had the right to deploy troops and weapons "on its own territory".
Chrysler Capital is a brand that operates under a private-label financing agreement between Santander Consumer and Fiat Chrysler . FCA shareholder value has almost doubled since 2015, and 1 in every 17 utility vehicles sold worldwide was a Jeep vehicle.
Sears, Kmart closing more stores in NJ - Here's the list
Sears at Cottonwood Mall and the Kmart near Carlisle and Interstate 40 are among 72 stores the company is closing nationwide. Total same-store sales declined 11.9% during the quarter, comprised of a 9.5% decline at Kmart and a 13.4% decline at Sears.
Trump promoting youth sports with event on South Lawn
Melania Trump is squashing conspiracy theories that have swirled in the three weeks that she's been absent from the public eye. President Trump hosted a field day at the White House on Wednesday to encourage more kids to participate in sports.
Euro sinks in Asian trade
The factory Purchasing Managers' Index fell to a 15-month low of 55.5 from 56.2 in April, matching the flash estimate of 55.5. The dollar was mostly unchanged against the yen at 109.43, having found itself in a narrow range in the past four sessions.
USA slaps 25 per cent tariff on Canadian steel
The U.S. has put import duties on Canadian softwood lumber for decades, "but they still import a lot from us", he said. But negotiators from the three countries missed an informal deadline in mid-May to reach a deal in time for the U.S.