What's worse: CPU spikes or a broken search option?
So much for private Skype calls
The new Cortana resembles a chat app
Making Cortana a standalone app has its benefits
Voice-based UIs and AI capabilities, a la carte
Windows Insiders can access the update now
Google's smart speaker is likely to return a correct answer most often
Amazon expands its reach into the console market
Upcoming Cortana-powered 'GLAS' smart thermostat will feature Google Assistant and Alexa compatibility
Microsoft is playing nice with its competitors
Hackers find new ways to gain access
Microsoft's semi-transparent, Cortana-powered smart thermostat will be available for pre-order in March
The GLAS can monitor your home's indoor and outdoor air quality
"Alexa, where's Cortana?"
It's also partnering with Reddit
Skype now has in-context assistance courtesy of Cortana
"Alexa, open Cortana"
A true Nest/Ecobee4 rival?
Microsoft's experimental 'Dictate' Office add-in improves hands-free typing, features real-time translation
Speak in one language and have Dictate output text over 50 languages
Skills from Domino's Pizza, Dark Sky, iHeartRadio, OpenTable, and more already available
No more excuses for missing deadlines
The feature is already available to beta testers of the app