Category: Agenda Setters

Cortana: Microsoft’s Halo Effect

Virtual Assistants Become a Cross-Device UI Personal digital assistants are becoming a key competitive feature for smart device manufacturers — market players are supporting voice user interfaces (UIs) in the…

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Microsoft Acquires Minecraft Maker Mojang for $2.5 Billion

An Opportunity for Microsoft to Expand Its Windows Ecosystem Yesterday, following a week of persistent rumours, Mojang — video game developer and creator of Minecraft — confirmed that it will…

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MSN. Again.

Microsoft Refreshes Its MSN Brand Microsoft’s Web services have always been a moving target. They come, they go and they get rebranded, and their names and the services they provide…

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The Market for Where-Ables

Android Wear to Support GPS. Offline Maps Absent. Yesterday two key engineers in Google’s Android team said that the wearable-optimised Android Wear platform will soon be upgraded to support GPS…

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