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Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)

Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.

By April 14, 2014

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Microsoft brings speech recognition to Bing developers

Microsoft continues to flesh out its Bing developer platform with a new speech-recognition control, allowing coders to add speech input to their Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.

By October 22, 2013

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Where Windows Phone should go from here

Microsoft's latest Windows Phone OS makes quad-core phablets possible, but it still trails behind OS rivals. Here's what needs to happen.

By October 14, 2013

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Microsoft's Cortana shapes up to take on Siri, Google Now

A rival-in-waiting to personal assistant technology from Apple and Google, Cortana will be integrated into all flavors of Windows in the future.

By September 12, 2013

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Microsoft acquisitions: Its biggest hits and misses

Microsoft has spent a fortune snatching up other companies, and just dropped a cool $7.2 billion on Nokia's phone unit. Here's a look back on the company's biggest hits and misses in the risky acquisition game.

By September 3, 2013

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Microsoft to take Bing deeper into Windows Blue, Xbox One

Microsoft's Bing is morphing from a "mere" search engine into more of a service that will power next-generation devices -- Windows Blue PCs and tablets, as well as the Xbox One.

By May 23, 2013

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Now we're talking: Amazon buys text-to-speech provider Ivona

The Internet retailer uses Ivona's technology for text-to-speech, voice guide, and explore-by-touch features on the Kindle Fire tablets.

By January 24, 2013

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Bing Augmented Reality team building SDK, tablet apps

Microsoft's Bing Information Platform team is working on an augmented-reality framework, as well as related apps for Windows 8 tablets and other devices.

By December 11, 2012

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Apple's Siri trounces Samsung's S Voice (hands-on)

In iOS 6, Siri further outpaces Samsung's S Voice assistant; but "she" still has her brain blips.

By September 20, 2012

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iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3 vs. Lumia 920: By the numbers

Are you choosing between the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3, or waiting for the Nokia Lumia 920 to make your pick? Let CNET help guide you.

By September 18, 2012