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Voice-first experiences on Google Home, Amazon Alexa the next digital frontier for brands

Almost exactly 10 years after the iPhone launched, Google Home went on sale in Canada at the end of June....

July 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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Google just cleared another hurdle to launching Google Home to the Canadian market

Google Assistant has finished its Canadian French lessons and is ready to graduate to consumer chat app Allo, according to...

May 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Build 2016: four key announcements made at Microsoft’s developer conference

As Microsoft Corp. wraps up its Build 2016 developer conference this week, there was a wave of key announcements that...

April 1st, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Microsoft’s ‘Future Visions’ sees sci-fi authors imagine future of Cortana, HoloLens, & more

In an on-foot pursuit of a fleeing suspect, a cop's smart glasses are able to detect the assailant as she...

November 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

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Microsoft’s WPC 2015: A coming-out party for Cortana

Orlando, Fla. - When last we caught up with Cortana, she was billed as a rival to Siri. Since her...

July 15th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Video: Meet Microsoft’s Cortana

A new virtual mobile assistant made her debut at Microsoft's Build conference last week. Cortana will be available shortly on...

April 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon