That’s according to a report from Reuters, which said in an exclusive interview that Cortana will eventually become a stand alone application.
But in the interim and widely flagged, Cortana will be rolled out as part of its Windows 10 desktop, not due until the autumn of 2015.
Microsoft has been boasting about Cortana’s abilities and a few weeks ago the company managed to predict a large number of Oscar winners.
Microsoft wants to get away from being considered a proprietary company and the new CEO broom at the company, Satya Nadella, wants to sprained the appeal of the company’s tech.
Certain differs from Google Siri because that trawls the web and its own server for information that it believes people want.
Certain is being projected as super duper artificial intelligence (AI). But although AI has been touted now for many decades it still faces many challenges.
What’s certain is that in the quest for the perfect AI agent, Microsoft faces many challenges from its competition – in particular Google – which has fairly deep pockets too.