July 2, 2014
Cortana adds soccer predictions to her repertoire

I’m sure a lot of you, like me, are paying close attention to the world’s premier soccer tournament, especially as Team USA plays Belgium Tuesday. The Windows Phone Blog’s Brandon LeBlanc shows a screen grab of Cortana (available with Windows Phone 8.1 and powered by Bing) being asked which team would win, and she picked Belgium.

June 11, 2014
Behind the scenes with the brains behind Cortana

The Conversations blog goes behind the scenes of Cortana, the intelligent personal assistant that is part of the Windows Phone 8.1 update, through an interview with Marcus Ash, Microsoft’s Partner Group manager for Cortana.