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Microsoft Cortana challenges Siri in new video spot

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

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AT&T rolls out Windows Phone 8.1 update for the Nokia Lumia 1520

The latest version of Windows Phone brings a predictive text keyboard, a virtual assistant, and more.

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How the £100 Nokia points the way for Microsoft in CNET UK podcast 398

Microsoft has revealed the cheapest Nokia smartphone yet, but how does the 530 point to the future of Windows Phone? Plus, the Breville turns 40!

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Uber arrives on Windows Phone

Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.

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Nokia Lumia 530 with Windows 8.1 is cheapest Lumia yet

The Nokia Lumia 530 is the cheapest Lumia smartphone yet, replacing the recently-ditched Asha and Nokia X.

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Looking past Windows, Nadella seeks very different Microsoft

As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.

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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.

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The Nokia Lumia 930 is the best Windows Phone device you can buy right now

With its crisp, bold screen, great camera and burly processor, the Lumia 930 is the best phone on which to enjoy the new Windows Phone 8.1.

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Nokia Lumia 930 is a colourful, fun Windows Phone 8.1 device

The Lumia 930 has an attractive body, a great camera, the latest Windows Phone 8.1 software and a vibrant, full HD display. Hit play to watch our video review.

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BlackBerry debuts Siri-like voice assistant

The struggling smartphone maker unveiled the new digital helper following similar offerings from several competitors.

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Insteon calls on Cortana to control the smart home

A promised update to Insteon's Windows Phone app will introduce voice controls for smart-home devices.

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Nokia Lumia 635 to arrive at AT&T next week for $99

The 4G LTE-ready Windows Phone 8.1 handset will be available on the carrier's prepaid wireless service on July 25.

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