Support for ‘Hey Cortana’ on Android Dropped by Microsoft in the U.S. Due to Voice Search Problems
Dec 22, 2015 Microsoft has decided to pull out a key feature of the Cortana app for the Android platform in the U.S. market. According to the tech giant, the decision was made after several users complained about the app's "Hey Cortana" voice command feature
Tech News: Cortana from Microsoft Now Available for Android and iOS
Dec 10, 2015 Microsoft has officially launched its Cortana digital assistant for iOS and Android-based devices after months of beta testing. The features of the different versions of the virtual assistant, however, vary depending on the platform it is running in.
Microsoft Testing Out Connected Car Prototype Featuring Cortana
Sep 17, 2015 It seems Microsoft is looking to go beyond the world of PCs and smartphones with the introduction of its virtual personal assistant Cortana in automobiles. With the help of Cortana, drivers will be able to view information they need through a connected car's windshield.
Microsoft Cortana Beta Version Coming to Android Devices in July
Jun 18, 2015 Microsoft announced that it is preparing to release the beta version of its virtual personal assistant Siri to Android devices sometime in June. The upcoming feature is part of the tech giant's move to expand its services outside the Windows platform.
Microsoft Confirms Virtual Assistant Cortana Heading to Android and iOS Devices
May 28, 2015 Microsoft recently confirmed that it's bringing its virtual assistant Cortana to Google and Apple's Android and iOS mobile devices. According to a blog post from the company, the move is part of Microsoft's way of expanding its presence in the consumer tech industry by delivering its services to the users of rival companies.
Cortana from ‘Halo’ Coming to Android and iOS Devices
Mar 16, 2015 Microsoft is reportedly prepping Cortana, the artificially intelligent character from the "Halo" video game series, to debut on Apple and Google mobile devices. The move is part of Microsoft's plan to expand its services outside the Windows platform
Microsoft's Algorithm Correctly Predicted Oscar Winners in 20 Categories
Feb 25, 2015 Microsoft is on a roll in predicting the future when it comes to huge events, including the Academy Awards. One of its algorithms generated correct predictions for 20 out of 24 Oscar winners, including those in the top six categories.