New hands-free, eyes-free capabilities were added to Cortana to help with email and calendar management as well as the new Skills Suggestion and Chaining capabilities, giving Cortana the ability to understand users' overall intent and offer the next most relevant skill.
As an example, Bing will now provide more than one reputable source to validate its answers so that users can have more confidence in their authenticity. Once Microsoft's updates start to kick in, Bing will be able to pull bits of information from more than one source and show them alongside one another above results, so that users can see both angles without having to dig through a list of links.
The example given was cholesterol - when asking in Bing whether it is bad, the search engine can provide results with different perspectives, helping users make informed opinions and get well-rounded info.
Microsoft's Kristin Behr shows how Bing search results show different views on kale- beyond"yuck. Stephen Shankland CNET
Shum was seen not over-promising Bing's new features as a remedy for fake news flooding the internet.
These new features will be rolling out over coming days and weeks.
Intelligent Image Search is a pretty interesting evolution, allowing users to dive into searches so that you cannot only find a photo of a celebrity but you can find more images of a piece of jewelry they are wearing.
They can also search for general things affixed with the tag "reddit", and if there are relevant Reddit conversations, answers from various Reddit users will pop up in the form of a snippet. The integration of Cortana into Cheetah Mobile Inc.'s CM Launcher will provide voice control features like making calls, searching the web and more. It also is introducing a preview of Office Insights that relies on machine learning to analyze Excel spreadsheet data to create pivot tables, charts and other easy-to-digest analytical information.
Acronyms, which will roll out to Word Online for Office 365 commercial subscribers in 2018, leans on the Microsoft Graph to find and reveal the definitions of terms from previous emails and documents. Outlook will helpfully surface driving and transit directions, along with an ETA based on your current location.
United Kingdom retail sales increased much more than expected last month due to a statistical anomaly caused by Black Friday . Total average store prices increased by 3.1 per cent in November 2017 when compared with the same period past year .
A spokesman for the fire brigade said a number of cars in the auto park had melted due to the heat and six buildings were on fire. Slovakia's main gas transit route to Austria was suspended after the explosion, Slovak pipeline operator Eustream said.
He took the bulk, if not all, of the first-team reps, and Taylor's compromised mobility makes it risky for him to play. Rather than try a 12-yard 2-point conversion, Pagano opted to send Vinatieri out to try a 43-yard extra point.
All the new notebooks announced by Samsung today feature a backlit keyboard, precision touchpad, and a fingerprint sensor. Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 (2018) have been announced ahead of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
If net neutrality ends, "we're paying more for less". "I'm seeing real democracy emerging through the internet", said Michael T. Companies such as Google and Facebook were only able to reach the level of success that they did because of Net Neutrality.
It just took my breath away, because playing Jessica is the most creatively fulfilling series of my life, and also the most hard . Speaking of Jessica Jones-style hits - I can't wait for Kristen Ritter to beat her way into my heart once more.
In 2017, the moon won't be visible at the time of the event, which would make the meteor shower even more wonderful . Meteors rise all across the sky. "By morning, (the meteors) will seem to be raining down on you".
The officers tell Buress he is suspected of trespassing, but no trespassing charges were filed according to the Daily Mail . A video was captured of the 34-year-old Chicago native being arrested, which was quickly spread on social media.
The Packers defense struggled to slow Kizer, who distributed the ball well to his playmakers in a balanced offensive attack. Josh Gordon made his return to the National Football League last week after multiple years of suspension.
Shallue is also a senior research engineer at Google, Google Brain , which is Google's machine intelligence research team. In 2014, Kepler began a new exoplanet-hunting mission, K2, which has confirmed the existence of 178 exoplanets to date.
However, Chelsea fans were quick to bite back at the Catalans and reminded Barcelona that they've had their own success in Spain. Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar (L) and Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R).
Walker read Keaton some words of wisdom and then offered Keaton and his family 4 tickets to see the Titans play on New Years Eve. On Friday, his mother, Kimberly Jones , shared a video on Facebook of her son detailing the bullying he's experienced at school.
Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
A rocket was launched toward Israel from the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday and exploded on the Palestinian side of the fence. Two Palestinians terrorists were killed in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, apparently the result of a terrorism-related explosion.
Google's AR Stickers are now making their way to Pixel phones
The smartphone comes with a 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical and electronic image stabilisation with LED flash. Google has released Augmented Reality stickers for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, which are now available on the Google Play Store.
Trump slams 'false' reporting: 'A stain on America!'
CNN told Politico that the reporters, Manu Raju and Jeremy Herb, would not receive discipline for their erroneous report . The president's tweets seeking to undermine the media have been a mainstay of his first year in office .