Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market.
Microsoft said Monday its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to users of Android mobile devices.
It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years.
Microsoft said Wednesday that Windows 10 has spread to more than 75 million devices since the new operating system was released less than a month ago.
During the 2000s, Apple ran a hugely successful advertising campaign for its line of Macintosh desktop computers. The ads poked fun at some of the perceived bugbears of the Windows-based PCs of the era compared to the Mac.
Major US Internet firms have joined an effort to curb the spread of images of sex abuse of children, organizers said Monday.
Microsoft is hoping to Sway a few more people with its new presentation tool.