Microsoft replaces AI assistent Cortana
Microsoft is replacing its AI assistent. Launched in 2015 as the star attraction of Windows 10, Cortana failed to maintain its shine and will now be retired from its last remaining stronghold within Windows.
Microsoft announced in a support document that it would no longer provide support for th... Read more
Microsoft is quietly killing Timeline
The most recent Windows 10 release reveals a dark and limited future for the Timeline feature.
Windows 10 is officially losing its once-ambitious Timeline feature, Microsoft announced today. Timeline, first launched in 2017, aims to make it easier for users to swap between multiple devices. It a... Read more
Microsoft adds new features to Office mobile apps
The new enhancements will include new voice command, video and other features.
This week Microsoft announced a slew of new features that they plan to add to their Office mobile apps. Microsoft will release the added capabilities in the coming weeks and months.
The company has also promised to... Read more
Microsoft updates Teams for iOS and Android, adding Cortana
The Android version of the update includes additional features not found on the iOS release.
Microsoft released two updates this week to enhance its popular Teams app on both Apple iOS and Google Android platforms. The Sept 17th update, Version 2.0.21, added support for Cortana, and today’s up... Read more
Microsoft tranforms Cortana into enterprise tool
A major update for Cortana has been announced, replacing consumer features with business features. This will include features for email, calendaring and productivity.
The new version of Cortana will become available on Windows 10 this spring. The voice assistant is now integrated in the Windows ... Read more
Microsoft lets people listen to recordings translation service Skype
Microsoft lets contractors' employees listen to audio recordings of Skype calls. These are specifically conversations that are translated with the Translate service. Also, voice commands to the intelligent voice service Cortana are listened to by human employees of the tech giant.
Skype's website do... Read more
Companies will soon be able to develop skills for Cortana
Microsoft goes after Amazon when it comes to virtual assistant Cortana. While it's possible for any developer to learn Amazon Alexa skills, at Cortana it's a bit complicated. But that's going to change. At the Ignite conference, Microsoft revealed its intention to help companies develop Cortana appl... Read more