Amazon and Microsoft, two of the biggest tech companies have joined forces to let their digital voice assistants, Alexa and Cortana to speak to each other to change the game in the voice assistant market.

The companies released a statement recently listing many commands that you will be able to use such as ‘Alexa, open Cortana’.

This paring is a huge step in the tech world with the current war for digital assistant domination. This new step could lead to several innovations in the current market.

“The world is big and so multifaceted. There are going to be multiple successful intelligent agents, each with access to different sets of data and with different specialized skill areas,” Amazons CEO, Jeff Bezos.

The combination of Cortana and Alexa will be making the market more competitive and we can’t wait to see what companies such as Google and Apple will be doing next.

 

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