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Microsoft Cortana makes its official debut on Android and iOS

Microsoft Cortana is now officially available on Android and iOS following its beta run. The digital assistant, which has long been baked into Windows Phone and now Windows 10, hopes to compete with Siri and Google Now for a place on your device. Cortana isn’t too dissimilar to those others, but its close ties to […]

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Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to iPhone in beta

Microsoft has long been threatening to bring Cortana to iOS as a rival to Siri — and it’s almost ready for you to test it out. The Redmond, WA company is currently accepting sign-ups for the Cortana beta, although you’ll have to live in either the U.S. or China to take advantage of the offer. […]

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Microsoft Cortana is going cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now

The battle between virtual assistants is about to hot up again as Microsoft Cortana prepares to go cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now. The intelligent virtual assistant will be arriving on Android and iOS later this year, but you…Read more ›

Microsoft Cortana is going cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now

The battle between virtual assistants is about to hot up again as Microsoft Cortana prepares to go cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now. The intelligent virtual assistant will be arriving on Android and iOS later this year, but you…Read more ›

Microsoft’s Cortana could be coming to iOS and Android soon

Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana has been pretty vocal about bashing rival services like Apple’s Siri. But she may soon get the chance to put her money where her mouth is. That’s because, according to a new Reuters report, Cortana is…Read more ›

¿Qué? Siri destroys Cortana and Google Now on language accuracy

Three-and-a-half years after the debut of Siri, virtual assistants haven’t yet become a user interface element on par with, say, the mouse cursor — but that’s not through any lack of trying. According to a new study carried out for…Read more ›

Siri uses sick rhyming skills to dis Cortana

Microsoft has assaulted Siri with a wave of ads pitting the popular digital assistant against Windows Phone’s Cortana, and while Siri repeatedly gets topped in areas like traffic alerts and reminders, she’s got some secret rhyming skills Cortana can’t top.…Read more ›

Cortana highlights Siri’s failings in new Microsoft ad

As Apple knows full well, it’s lonely at the top! As if the constant shots from Samsung weren’t enough, Microsoft has just unleashed a new ad pitting its Cortana virtual assistant against Apple’s Siri. The ad, for those who can’t…Read more ›

Cortana makes Siri look silly in new Windows Phone ad

Apple may be going harder than ever, while Microsoft is having to lay off 18,000 of its employees, but the Redmond, WA company is still intent on bragging about its “superiority” over Apple. Taking a page out of the Samsung…Read more ›

Cortana could crash the smart assistant party on Android and iOS

Microsoft’s efforts to make Cortana as pervasive as possible could see the intelligent digital assistant brought to Android and iOS. A member of the software giant’s Windows Phone team has confirmed that Microsoft is “actively talking” about bringing Cortana to…Read more ›