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Microsoft CEO Nadella makes it official: Cortana is an app, not a standalone assistant
Microsoft has continued to waffle around how exactly it plans to position Cortana. But CEO Satya Nadella gave the clearest explanation so far: Cortana will be a skill, not a head-to-head competitor with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri.
Here's how Microsoft is looking to make search smarter and more natural
Microsoft is privately testing new semantic search capabilities inside Microsoft Search. Early next year, this 'Project Turing' set of capabilities will be available in public preview, with general availability targeted for later in 2020.