Microsoft’s new Cortana voice assistant: Microsoft is introducing a new feature in its Bing app for Windows 10 that lets you say, “Alexa, open the Cortana app,” to open a search box that will let you search for and use a wide variety of Microsoft apps and services.

Microsoft has just released a new app called Cortana.It will let people ask Cortana questions and get answers that are based on the context of what they’re typing.Cortana is similar to Alexa, the voice assistant you can ask to open the Microsoft website, and is now available in the Windows 10 version of Bing.Cortana lets …

GOP lawmakers ask Supreme Court to intervene over Oolong teas

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and other GOP lawmakers on Thursday asked the Supreme Court in a lawsuit to intervene on behalf of Oolongs tea, the widely consumed, widely-distributed tea that many Americans believe contains the highest levels of antioxidants.The lawsuit was filed in federal court in the Northern District of California on behalf by the …

Why does the Chinese drink boba?

Tea and boba are both popular with people in China.They’re both traditionally fermented tea and have a strong flavour.So why are people in the country drinking them?There are several theories.Chinese tea is made with dried herbs, and bóoba has an ancient Chinese name for it, bóo.But tea is generally made from dried leaves, whereas bóóo …

Tea lovers may want to ditch ginger tea for a healthier option

Tea lovers might want to try the ginger tea option.It may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s actually a very effective way to control your blood sugar levels.A new study shows it’s a natural sweetener for people with Type 2 diabetes, and could help reduce their sugar consumption, too.The study, published in the American Journal …

New ‘green tea’ recipe from Thailand inspired by ‘Sakura tea’

Bangkok, Thailand—When a young Thai woman was introduced to the world of kung fu, she knew she wanted to become a martial artist.When she graduated from university and took up a job at a tea shop in Bangkok, she fell in love with the art form and made it her life’s work.But she wasn’t the …