Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.
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.
Microsoft's latest Windows Phone OS makes quad-core phablets possible, but it still trails behind OS rivals. Here's what needs to happen.
A rival-in-waiting to personal assistant technology from Apple and Google, Cortana will be integrated into all flavors of Windows in the future.
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.
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.
The Internet retailer uses Ivona's technology for text-to-speech, voice guide, and explore-by-touch features on the Kindle Fire tablets.
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.
The former Netscape executive and chief executive of the speech recognition company plans to leave the software giant in June.
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.