News tagged ‘cortana’

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Microsoft and Apple have a long history of taking shots at each other (remember I'm a Mac?), and Microsoft's latest TV spot continues that proud tradition.

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana kept her World Cup streak alive last night, after correctly predicting that Argentina would beat the Netherlands. The AI has now successfully picked the winners of all 14 World Cup knockout stage games. As for the third place match and Sunday's final, you can see her predictions here.

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Guess what? It turns out that Windows Phone 8.1's digital personal assistant is a friend of the old Office assistant.

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana digital personal assistant will launch shortly in the U.S. as a 'beta', and then in the U.S., the U.K., and China in the second half of 2014. For us in Asia Pacific, we've to wait till 2015.

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014

Siri, Meet Cortana

Siri, Meet Cortana

More information about Cortana, the digital personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, continues to surface. After some screenshots, we now have a video that shows the initial setup process.

Friday, 13 Sep 2013

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft is currently working on its own personal assistant, codenamed Cortana, which was originally an artificial intelligent character from Microsoft's Halo series. Just like the character from the game, Cortana is built to learn and adapt to Windows Phone users.

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