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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.

By April 2, 2014

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Leaked Windows 10 build unveils Cortana, Xbox app

A leaked consumer build reveals how Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant mimics its counterpart in Windows Phone.

By December 15, 2014

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Microsoft Cortana expands to French, Italian, German and Spanish

New languages are available to Windows Phone developers willing to help Microsoft's voice assistant learn how to better communicate.

By December 5, 2014

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Cortana's 7 coolest tricks (pictures)

Here's a sampling of the best features baked into Cortana, Microsoft's shiny new voice assistant for Windows Phone 8.1.

10 Images By April 14, 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 April 14, 2014

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Insteon's smart home tech now supports Cortana-based voice input

The updated Insteon app for Windows Phone 8.1 includes a variety of voice controls.

By September 25, 2014

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Microsoft's Cortana disses Siri in new video spot

Running on the new HTC One M8 for Windows Phone, the Cortana voice-activated assistant touts its superiority over Apple's Siri.

By September 2, 2014

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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

By September 2, 2014

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With Windows Phone 8.1 update, Cortana learns to speak Chinese

Microsoft's smartphone personal assistant is also now equipped to work in United Kingdom, and early versions have been pushed out for Australia, Canada, and India.

By July 30, 2014

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Microsoft Cortana challenges Siri in new video spot

It's a Microsoft spot. Guess which voice assistant emerges victorious.

By July 28, 2014