Microsoft Wants To Put Windows 10 On Every Connected Gadget

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Microsoft Windows scarcely registers its presence on mobiles, at under 3% market share (according to comScore). With these boards, makers can build prototype-connected devices like home security systems, lighting controllers, weather-monitoring devices, or just learning projects like blinky lights controlled from a cellphone. These little hacker boards are to the connected, automated world of the future what the bare motherboards of the 1970s and ’80s were to the personal computing era that followed.

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Microsoft Cortana Gets A Voice Through Android

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Cortana, Microsofts voice-powered digital assistant, is moving from Windows-based phones and PCs to the Android platform as part of Microsofts efforts to expand beyond its own ecosystem. A public beta version of Cortana for Android has become available here for consumers who want to replace Androids Google Now voice-activated assistant. Microsoft is also working on bringing Cortana to Apples iOS mobile devices to replace Siri.

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