This week Microsoft provided our first peek at the future of Cortana. And only one thing is clear: This brand needs to die. It’s just pointless.
Recent Cortana Stories
The new standalone Cortana app is now available, as are some related new Cortana experiences across Microsoft 365.
Microsoft is defining Cortana's role in Windows 10 with the new Cortana experience, which focuses mainly on productivity features, expected to ship with the Windows 10 version 2004 sometime soon.
Microsoft's slowly killing the Harman Kardon Invoke, as users in the US start facing major problems with the Cortana-powered speaker.
Microsoft introduces new features for the Cortana beta on Windows 10 as part of its effort to evolve the assistant from a regular assistant to a productivity-focused assistant.
Microsoft is shutting down the Cortana mobile apps in some countries as the company focuses on new productivity-focused strategy for the personal assistant.
Microsoft is putting Cortana across Outlook, and it's promising major new advancements in Cortana's natural conversational interactions for the near future.
Microsoft used real humans to listen to your voice recordings collected from Kinect and Cortana on the Xbox One.
The Cortana-powered thermostat is no longer a Cortana-powered thermostat. Alexa play Sad Trombone.
Microsoft revealed this week that it will remove Cortana from Xbox One and will evolve how voice commands work on the console.
Microsoft has been slowly splitting up Cortana from Windows 10, and it's now working on a standalone app for the personal assistant.
Microsoft, an also-ran in the market for digital personal assistants, has issued a report about digital personal assistants.
Alphabet’s most recent annual report dropped Microsoft from a list of competitors in the digital assistant market.
Cortana gets new features that let you automate your smart home devices.
In a stunning bit of transparency, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed that Cortana will never be competitive with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.
Windows 10's setup experience is a long, annoying experience. Silencing Cortana doesn't solve the problem.
Windows 10's simplified password-less login experience is now available for all editions of the OS to Insiders.
Google Assistant wins the Smart Speaker IQ Test, followed by Siri, Alexa, and Cortana.
Microsoft is working on integrating Cortana into Outlook mobile.
You can now use Cortana to sync your lists and reminders with Microsoft To-Do.
Microsoft could be splitting up Cortana and Search on the Windows 10 taskbar.
Cortana will soon allow you to add up to 6 users on your smart speaker or the Xbox One.
Spotify introduces improved experience for the Xbox One.
It's yet another not-so-subtle indication that Microsoft is pushing Cortana aside for Amazon's digital personal assistant
Microsoft releases big update for Cortana on Android just in time for the release of the Surface Headphones.
Microsoft updated the Cortana Beta with a new user interface and additional functionality.
Today, Amazon announced numerous new smart home products, among them a smart display that will include Skype video call support. Oops.