Android-powered smartphones extended their lead in the global marketplace in the third quarter, helped by growth in emerging markets, a survey showed Wednesday.
The success of Microsoft's fall lineup of devices will ride on the company's ability to convince people who got free Windows 10 software upgrades this summer to spring for new devices—specifically, Windows devices.
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.
Microsoft announced plans Wednesday to cut 7,800 jobs and write down the value of its struggling mobile phone division acquired last year from Nokia by some $7.6 billion—fresh evidence of its woes in the global smartphone ...
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Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant will be released later this year for users of Google and Apple smartphones.
Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones.
Nokia says it has started providing mapping services for free download in Apple's App Store, after a successful launch of the service on Android devices.
Google Android dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5 percent market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player, market tracker IDC said Tuesday.