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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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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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In new ad, Microsoft insists Siri is incompetent

What good is a digital assistant if she can't tell you to leave early because of traffic reports? That's a question asked by Microsoft at any rate.

By November 22, 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

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014