Cortana

Microsoft’s Cortana Said to be Coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft thinks Apple customers will want to use its virtual assistant, Cortana, instead of Siri. The software maker is working on an advanced version of Cortana, using research from an artificial intelligence project called "Einstein", reports Reuters. Ever since Apple introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it has been learning a lot, including our habits...

Voice Search Showdown: Siri vs. Google Now vs. Cortana [VIDEO]

The folks over at Stone Temple Consulting have decided to test the quality of Google’s Knowledge Graph by comparing it with the competition. The company put Apple’s Siri, Google Now (running on the Google Search app on an iPhone), and Microsoft’s Cortana head-to-head in an extensive test. They took 3086 different queries, all of which...

Microsoft Looking to Bring Cortana Virtual Assistant to iOS and Android

In a keynote conversation held at SMX Advanced conference in Seattle yesterday, Microsoft said the company wants Cortana, its new virtual personal assistant, to be “pervasive” not just at the country/geographic level, but also at a tech level across different devices and maybe different platforms, including iOS and Android (via Search Engine Land). Cortana is currently available as part of...

Siri Vs. Google Now Vs. Cortana [Voice Control Showdown]

Microsoft’s all new 'Halo-flavored' voice assistant Cortana, has been put to test against its two main competitors i.e Siri and Google Now, by the folks over at WP Central in the ultimate voice control showdown. While for the most part, the three digital assistants were found to be on even footing, Cortana did surprisingly well considering the fact...

Cortana For Windows Phone 8.1: Microsoft’s Answer To Siri And Google Now

Today, at its annual Build developers conference in San Francisco Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1, which includes the company’s own personal digital assistant, Cortana. The personal assistant has been in development for several years and is Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri and Google Now. The name of the personal digital assistant from Microsoft was inspired...

Check out Cortana, Microsoft’s Answer to Siri and Google Now

Microsoft is set to introduce its own voice-activated assistant named ‘Cortana’ with the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update, in an attempt to compete with the likes of Siri and Google Now, The Verge is reporting. Cortana, who will take the form of a circular icon, will reportedly replace the Windows Phone’s built-in Bing search functionality. The icon will also animate...