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Siri
Search to purchase will cause voice AI tech to bloom
This year it is estimated that over 100 million smart speakers will be installed - but it isn’t going to stop there.
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Digital Assistants
Microsoft unveils Cortana development kit for enterprises
The Cortana Skills Kit for Enterprise development platform is currently only available by invite only, but that’s not stopping Microsoft from showcasing Cortana’s potential to transform workforces.
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Halo
Cortana and Master Chief discuss their tenuous relationship
In the interview we discussed their favourite moments on the job, how they met and the tenuous relationship between the Chief and Cortana...
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Microsoft
Cortana is coming to Skype, hope you don’t mind her watching
With Cortana’s in-context assistance, it’s meant to be easier to keep your conversations going...
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Microsoft
Alexa, meet Cortana: The AI superteam coming to your Windows PC
“Their strengths will complement each other and provide customers with a richer experience..."
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Artificial Intelligence
Three AI projects that come close to making HAL 9000 a reality
Three AI beings that rival the intelligence of the famed HAL 9000.
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Digital Assistants
Virtual digital assistants to overtake world population by 2021
Ovum has released on the AI digital assistant market, revealing partnerships to be key differentiators in the years head.
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Displays
“How can I help?” Global spending on VPA-enabled wireless speakers to top $2b by 2020
As we continue to make rapid advances in technological innovation, people worldwide have been rapidly embracing the virtual personal assistant (VPA).
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Cloud
Microsoft CEO at Ignite 2016: “We have set ourselves a goal of democratising AI”
​At the Ignite 2016 Conference in Atlanta, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke about what lies ahead for the company.
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Cloud
Windows 10 Anniversary update highlights
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is full of features and innovations that will bring new experiences with Windows Ink, Cortana, gaming and more.
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Cloud
Smartphone technologies and capabilities that can not be ignored by mobile device vendors
The smartphone market is getting more complex and dynamic, as well as maturing and being highly commoditised.
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Microsoft
Windows 10 active on 300 million devices, paid version coming soon
With the one year anniversary of Windows 10 on the horizon, Microsoft has announced that the operating system is now active on 300 million devices.
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Cloud
Windows 10 now enterprise ready; Cortana says g’day
Microsoft says its new Windows 10 update means it can now ‘confidently recommend Windows 10 deployment to whole organisations'.
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Cloud
Lenovo debuts Windows 10 lineup
Lenovo has announced its Windows 10 lineup, saying it will start shipping the Windows 10 loaded products immediately - Superfish not included.
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Microsoft's digital assistant: This time it's personal
In the build up to the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has been building the company’s first digital personal assistant.