But can Microsoft's digital assistant ever match the savvy of the Halo character by the same name?
Skype is getting even deeper integration with Windows Phone in version 8.1 including seamless voice call transfers and voice command video calls.
At first blush, Microsoft's Cortana gives Google Now a run for its money.
Microsoft opens its Build 2014 conference by announcing everything from a rebirth of the Windows Start menu to universal apps.
Microsoft's fortune was built on selling its software, but now it's giving Windows away for free in the war against Android.
The Lumia 930 is essentially the international variant of the recently released Nokia Icon, while the Lumia 630 and 635 are both mid-range Windows Phones.
One app, many devices.
Microsoft revealed the grand Windows Phone 8.1 update at Build 2014, and don't let the ".1" fool you: It's a doozy.
Time has run out for Windows XP support. But the good news is, upgrading to Windows 7 or 8 will be much better for your business in the long run.
Better gaming via DirectX 12 isn't only for PCs and consoles, Qualcomm says