Cortana

  • Bing Is Here To Stay

    Bing Is Here To Stay

    Every couple of months, new rumors about Microsoft trying to sell off its Bing search engine pop up. At some point late last year, the word on the street was that if then-CEO candidate Stephen Elop would take the reins of the company, he would sell Bing as soon as possible. After last week’s Build developer conference, I think we can now put those rumors to rest. Bing is now a core part… Read More

  • Microsoft’s Cortana On Windows 8.1 Said To Resemble Siri, Replace Bing System Search

    Microsoft’s Cortana On Windows 8.1 Said To Resemble Siri, Replace Bing System Search

    Microsoft has a new virtual assistant, and it’s a hybrid of Siri and Google Now, with some artificial affect thrown in for good measure. The Verge’s Tom Warren dishes on the upcoming feature of Windows 8.1, describing Cortana, the digital aide in question named after an AI character from the Halo series of games. Cortana will be a circular icon in terms of how it’s… Read More