Microsoft Denies That Cortana is Dead (Premium)

Paul Thurrott
Too Little Too Late, Microsoft Voices Support for Cortana

After a year of near silence on the topic—or, as Microsoft puts it, “an exciting and productive year”—the software giant claims that it is expanding the availability of Cortana to various consumer electronics devices. It’s a nice story. But there is no evidence of it actually happening.

“We continue to grow the Cortana ecosystem to help people get things done across work and life,” a post credited to Microsoft AI corporate vice president Jordi Ribas reads. “To kick-off 2018, we’re making it easier than ever for [hardware partners] and developers to build for Cortana.”

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