Author Archives: Ashish

Microsoft’s Translation is now as good as real humans for Chinese to English

Microsoft has finally built its first machine translation system that can translate sentences of news articles from Chinese to English with the same quality and accuracy as a person. The company reached this major milestone yesterday and seems to have used the human technique to get to this landmark. The company had been working on Translation for some time. The ...

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How to Enable Alexa Follow-up questions mode to Ask Questions in a Row

While its great to interact with Alexa, but using the wake word every time, especially when you have series of questions to ask, it gets annoying. Its pretty much a problem with every digital assistant, and Amazon is trying to solve this with Follow-Up Mode. Available for US English only, you can ask Alexa follow-up questions without repeating the wake word. How do ...

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Xbox might get “Game mods” in Future

If you are kind of person who contributes to Game Mods, Xbox might be finally thinking to bring it officially to the platform. According to a job listing on Microsoft’s website, Xbox is looking for a Senior Program Manager to “drive support on Xbox Live for game mods”. Well almost official! Here is what the Job description say in more detail: ...

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Microsoft claims Windows Defender has blocked 80,000 instances of Trojan Dofoil

If you still don’t trust Windows Defender on Windows 10, Microsoft has another big reason for you. According to the company, Windows Defender Antivirus blocked more than 80,000 instances of several sophisticated Trojans. These were campaigned to infect nearly thousands of computer, but Defender safeguarded 500,000 computers. These trojans where new variants of Dofoil (also known as Smoke Loader), carry a coin ...

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Cortana can now read your Emails from Outlook, Gmail and more

Cortana & Email integration isn’t new. Cortana already can send email to a contact by using email id, and short text, but what is new is Cortana’s feature to check if you have a new email. This works anywhere you have Cortana i.e. Phone, PC or even on the Harmon Kardon Invoke speaker. In fact, we reported this coming only yesterday ...

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Microsoft announces Inside Xbox to bring Gamers & Xbox team closer

Microsoft Xbox team has announced Inside Xbox, which is a live news broadcast that will highlight breaking announcements and a peek behind the curtain of Team Xbox. The program debuts on March 10th at 12:00 PM PST. It will be available on all possible streams gamers know including Mixer.com/Xbox, YouTube.com/Xbox, Twitch.TV/Xbox, and Facebook.com/Xbox. So why is Xbox Team is doing it? It’s more ...

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