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Cortana's Foursquare support goes live on more Windows Phones

Microsoft flipped the switch to expand Cortana's previously revealed support for recommending nearly places to more Windows Phone 8.1 devices late on Monday, perhaps in preparation for launching the digital assistant in China later this week. While we had already reported on this new feature...
Latest Microsoft advert sees Cortana take on Apple's Siri

Latest Microsoft advert sees Cortana take on Apple's Siri

Microsoft has released a new video putting Cortana up against the renown virtual assistant from Apple, Siri. The two assistants go head to head in a rather humorous commercial, showing just what Cortana can do to help with day-to-day tasks, offering a more natural experience. The tech giant...
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Cortana asking for feedback to get better

Cortana isn't a Windows Phone 8.1 feature that stays stagnant. It's one feature that Microsoft can continually update and improve on the backend without the user needing to update any software. Today we see reports of Microsoft soliciting feedback through Cortana. Fire up Cortana and you might...

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The Cortana team takes your questions about going international

The Cortana team takes your questions about going international

Microsoft's Cortana is one of the hottest topics that we cover these days for Windows Phone. Between the constant updates, improvements and its long-term potential, Microsoft's digital personal assistant is making waves across the globe. This response is even more impressive considering that...
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Cortana's Foursquare support goes live on more Windows Phones

Microsoft flipped the switch to expand Cortana's previously revealed support for recommending nearly places to more Windows Phone 8.1 devices late on Monday, perhaps in preparation for launching the digital assistant in China later this week. While we had already reported on this new feature...
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Cortana asking for feedback to get better

Cortana isn't a Windows Phone 8.1 feature that stays stagnant. It's one feature that Microsoft can continually update and improve on the backend without the user needing to update any software. Today we see reports of Microsoft soliciting feedback through Cortana. Fire up Cortana and you might...
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Microsoft wants people to 'Meet Cortana' on new Windows Phone page

Microsoft continues to promote its Cortana digital assistant that it has included inside Windows Phone 8.1, with a new page on its official Windows Phone website that looks a little bit like a Match.com dating application. The humor filled page gives the impression that Cortana has set it up...
Latest Microsoft advert sees Cortana take on Apple's Siri

Latest Microsoft advert sees Cortana take on Apple's Siri

Microsoft has released a new video putting Cortana up against the renown virtual assistant from Apple, Siri. The two assistants go head to head in a rather humorous commercial, showing just what Cortana can do to help with day-to-day tasks, offering a more natural experience. The tech giant...
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Microsoft updates Cortana with recommendations for nearby places and local apps

Yesterday we saw Cortana get updated on the background with a few changes or Windows Phone 8.1. If you went into Cortana's Interests you'd see a local events finder. Microsoft stated that they'd be updating Cortana every few weeks. Today some users see a few more categories under the Interest's...
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Cortana allegedly launching in China on July 30

Last week, we reported that Microsoft is close to launching Cortana in the UK and China, with a release scheduled for later this month. While no official date was provided by Microsoft, we are now hearing that the voice assistant will make its debut in China on July 30. According to invites...
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Cortana does some hilarious animal impressions, check them out

We're still not over all the little tricks Cortana is capable of doing. At launch we compiled a ton of questions you could ask the Windows Phone AI in order to get snarky and funny responses. That list has grown overtime as Microsoft adds more and more phrases to her repertoire. We know she'll...
Microsoft updates Cortana's Interests with local events finder

Microsoft updates Cortana's Interests with local events finder

Microsoft and the Cortana team have noted that users can expect updates to the service every few weeks. Tonight, at least one new change is new to the personal assistant: local events. For those who do not know, Cortana stores preferences of the user in her 'notebook' and one of those has the...
Cortana hitting the UK in 'less than two weeks' with China soon thereafter

Cortana hitting the UK in 'less than two weeks' with China soon thereafter

Microsoft's Cortana is currently limited to only those in the United States, but the team behind the personal assistant are working hard to quickly bring it to other regions. Top on that list is the UK and China, two regions that are officially getting Cortana soon. Cortana was originally teased...

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