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Cortana may talk users through Windows settings with 'follow me'

Microsoft tipster Walking Cat spotted a new feature that could be coming to Windows. Called 'Follow Me,' it will allow the voice assistant Cortana to verbally walk users through processes, like configuring settings or installing software. While the video in Walking Cat's original tweet isn't …

Microsoft showcases several new OneDrive features at Ignite conference

Microsoft has revealed some incoming changes to OneDrive at its annual Ignite conference, the most prominent of which is a new web interface that's …

Bye bye Java: It’s time for Indian IT institutions to let go of outdated coding languages

Today, the $150 billion Indian IT services industry makes for 9.5% of the country’s GDP and employs 3.7 million people across the world. However, the shortage of skilled employees has become a major obstacle for the sector.<p>A recent Aspiring Minds study stated that an alarming 95% of engineers in …

Education

Google Maps and Lyft could soon be waaay more accurate thanks to this new GPS chip

Tired of your Lyft driver not knowing <i>exactly</i> where you are? A new extremely accurate GPS chip could help solve that problem — all while consuming …

The best AMRAP workouts to boost your muscle endurance

The aim of AMRAP (“as many rounds as possible”) is to beat the number of rounds you did in your last session.<p>Self-defined goals like this build …

The World Isn't Ending, But Here's The Science Behind Why It Feels Like It

And why you don't really need to panic.<p>If you've been paying attention to the news lately, things probably seem pretty bleak.<p>In the span of two …

THOR: RAGNAOK: 8 Heroes Mighty Enough To Beat THOR And THE HULK In The Grandmaster's Arena

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> will feature the fight of the century as the God of Thunder goes to war with The Hulk. However, these eight heroes are more than …

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Self-improvement

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites

Scan the “healthy” section of a brunch menu and there you’ll find it: the world’s saddest order, the egg white omelet. This time will be different, …

This Is How Often You Actually Need to Exercise (and See Results)

I can't even count how many times I've packed a gym bag and set my alarm at the crack of dawn only to sleep through my morning workout. I'll then …

Get bigger arms by correcting this 1 biceps curl mistake

<b>"I've done barbell curls for years, but my arms don't seem to be growing. What am I doing wrong?" — Sean H., Los Angeles, CA.</b><p>"Use less weight and a …

Avengers: Infinity War's Main Characters Teased

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>‘s director promises that while the film is going to feature a massive roster of heroes, it will keep the focus on an important …

Captain Marvel Should Bring Back Peggy Carter

Since <b>Captain Marvel</b> will be set in the ’90s, it represents an excellent opportunity for Marvel Studios to bring back fan-favorite character Agent …

Google admits it has too many music streaming services

It looks like Google is finally admitting what we all already know: The company has too many damn music streaming platforms.<p>YouTube's head of music …

Sorry, Captain Marvel won't show up in Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel Studios pretty much blew fans’ minds with the reveal that <i>Captain Marvel</i>’s solo film will be set in the 1990s, and now we’ve learned what …

Windows 10 preview connects your Android phone to your PC

Microsoft is acting on its promise to make PCs and phones live in harmony. It just posted a Windows 10 Insider Preview (on the Fast ring) that introduces the first batch of features integrating Windows with your mobile devices. If you have an Android phone, you can link it to your PC to continue …

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Suspended – Medium

Spotify officially arrives on the Windows Store

Apple's iTunes is also coming.<p>Spotify was in no rush to join the official Windows Store. (Way back in 2012, we had to come up with this list of alternatives.)<p>But now that hell has frozen over -- in case you missed it, iTunes is coming to the Windows Store as well -- Spotify has wasted no time …

How Microsoft's "divide and conquer" AI mastered Ms. Pac-Man

Artificial intelligence researchers have long used games to train their machine learning algorithms. A team of researchers at Microsoft has recently …

The Xbox One X Is the Most Powerful Home Console Ever Made

Microsoft has finally revealed the next console in the Xbox lineage, the Xbox One X. Formerly known as Project Scorpio, Microsoft is touting the Xbox …

For successful weight loss dieting, check blood sugar and insulin

Success on a weight-loss diet can be predicted by measuring a person’s blood sugar and fasting insulin levels, according to a study presented at the …

Patty Jenkins fought for one scene in Wonder Woman — and conquered Hollywood’s biggest problem

This movie’s secret weapon is its terrific second act.<p>According to <i>Wonder Woman</i>director Patty Jenkins, some of the suits at Warner Bros., the studio that made the film, wanted to cut the single best sequence from her world-beating smash hit.<p>In a recent interview with the site Fandango, Jenkins said …

Construction

Wonder Woman's Thigh Jiggled On Screen & Here's Why That's Such A Big Deal

Since its release, <i>Wonder Woman</i> has been shattering box office records and glass ceilings left and right. It's also shattered something else: viewing …

Reducing Sugar and Salt

Your body needs less than one gram of sodium a day. That's under half a teaspoon of table salt. But if you are like most Americans, you consume up to …

The Benefits of Exercise

Increased maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max)<p>Improvement in cardivascular/cardiorespiratory function (heart and lungs)<p>Increased maximal cardiac …

How To Do More In Less Time So You Can Actually Enjoy Life

Become a master of time management, so you can party more<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to</i> …

Taylor Swift embraces streaming, brings full catalog to Spotify and more

After breaking up in 2014, Taylor Swift and Spotify are getting back together. To celebrate her album <i>1989</i> hitting 10 million records sold and her selling 100 million total songs, today the pop singer announced she’s making her full back-catalog available on all streaming services starting tonight …