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The many faces of Cortana: How Microsoft's virtual assistant wants to woo the world

Virtual assistants have become commonplace in modern technology, but Microsoft thinks it knows how to push its Cortana a step beyond the rest.

By July 28, 2015

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Cortana is your new desktop digital assistant. Here's how she works

Microsoft's digital assistant makes her desktop debut.

By July 28, 2015

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Facebook reportedly creating virtual assistant for Messenger

Known internally as "Moneypenny," the assistant would actually let you ask real people for help with different tasks, including ordering products and services.

By July 14, 2015

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Amazon makes Echo voice assistant available to the masses

It had been available on an invite-only basis. Starting next month, anyone can bring it home, with devices shipping out for $180.

By June 23, 2015

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Microsoft tests 'Work Assistant' app to help with Office tasks on phones

New application is designed to help users perform Office-related tasks on devices running Microsoft's OS for smartphones. Is this Bill Gates' "Personal Agent" project?

By February 6, 2015

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Urgent.ly is like Uber for roadside assistance

Roadside assistance goes on-demand with this app-based service for iOS and Android devices.

By June 11, 2015

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Stephen Hawking says assisted suicide a possibility for him

Technically Incorrect: The astrophysicist says in an interview that he fears being a burden. However, he still hopes to unravel more about the universe before he goes.

By June 3, 2015

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Thinkware dashcam adds driver assist, speed camera alerts (pictures)

The Thinkware Dash Cam X500 mounts on your car's windshield, and continuously records your driving, detecting collisions and saving relevant footage.

10 Images By May 1, 2015

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See Microsoft's Cortana-driven Work Assistant do someone's bidding

A new video purports to show the product, now being privately tested, in action. Destined for Windows 10, Work Assistant will enable you to give commands to your Office apps.

By February 9, 2015

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How to use Windows 10's new Snap Assist

Snapping windows is quicker and easier in Windows 10.

By February 4, 2015