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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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Tellme's Mike McCue offers parting thoughts

As he prepares to leave Microsoft and the company he founded, the former Tellme CEO talks about his time at the world's biggest software maker.

By May 13, 2009

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Tellme's Mike McCue leaving Microsoft

The former Netscape executive and chief executive of the speech recognition company plans to leave the software giant in June.

By May 13, 2009

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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