I still have my tinfoil hat firmly screwed onto my bulbous noggin when it comes to all these devices that listen all the damn time. Alexa and Cortana will now be able to converse and share information. At least now we know the CIA will know that you bought that 55 gallon drum of lube (on sale and only 2 left in stock), and this time they know exactly when and where you are going to use it.
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced today that Alexa will be able to talk to Cortana, and Cortana will be able to talk to Alexa. You will be able to turn to your Echo device and say, “Alexa, open Cortana,” or turn to your Windows 10 device and say, “Cortana, open Alexa.”