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Microsoft Cortana

The Windows Phone 8.1 new voice assistant, Cortana, is built to have better brains than Apple’s Siri and Google Now.

Apr. 2, 2014

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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 Apr. 14, 2014

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Now Microsoft's Cortana can help you place a Skype call

A Skype for Windows Phone update integrates the virtual assistant. You can make a call by saying. "Skype, get Mom on the screen," Microsoft says.

By Jun. 26, 2014

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Will Microsoft bring Cortana to iOS and Android?

Microsoft contemplates whether to bring its Cortana personal digital-assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?

By Jun. 13, 2014

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​How to set up and start using Cortana

These tips will help you get started with Microsoft's brand new voice assistant in Windows Phone 8.1.

By May. 30, 2014

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How to set up and start using Cortana

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to get started with Microsoft's new voice assistant.

By May. 30, 2014

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Siri listens for Podcasts, Cortana seeks new smarts

Apple adds Siri support for its Podcasts app, Microsoft may put Cortana in more devices, and we wait for a new Surface and Halo 5.

By May. 16, 2014

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Siri listens for Podcasts, Cortana seeks new smarts

Apple adds Siri support for its Podcasts app, Microsoft may put Cortana in more devices, and we wait for a new Surface and Halo 5.

By May. 16, 2014

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Microsoft Cortana voice assistant appears headed for Windows

A Microsoft job ad is seeking a engineer to help build the next generation of Cortana and redefine the Windows experience.

By May. 16, 2014

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Cortana doesn't talk to kids, thanks to child protection laws

Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana, coming soon to Windows Phone, falls under US government child protection laws and can't be used by anyone under the age of 13.

By Apr. 25, 2014