Virtual Assistant

‘M’ is Facebook’s Answer to Siri and Cortana Virtual Assistants

According to a report by Wired, a limited number of Bay Area Facebook users have been given the opportunity to beta test the company's new 'M' virtual assistant. David Marcus, VP of messaging products at Facebook, believes that M can perform tasks that "none of the others can", since in addition to using artificial intelligence to complete its tasks,...

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...