Microsoft's Cortana Assistant Gets New Features Including Outlook Integration

Microsoft at its Build 2016 conference in San Francisco announced several major announcements including Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The Redmond giant also revealed new features for its voice-based virtual assistant Cortana which will be available in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Microsoft says that Cortana will now “pro-actively make suggestions” …

Microsoft Partners With Canonical to Bring Bash to Windows 10

Microsoft is adding support for Bash Unix shell and programming language to Windows. At its developer conference Build 2016 on Wednesday, the company announced that its developers on Windows 10 will now be able to utilise Linux’s popular command line with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which is scheduled to …

Snapchat Ramps Up Messaging Service With 'Chat 2.0'

Snapchat is dressing up its messaging with an upgraded video chat and animations, part of the social network’s efforts to be the preferred service for young users. “We’re excited to introduce Chat 2.0,” the California startup announced on its blog Tuesday. “You can start by sending a few chats, and …

Apple Remains in Dark on How FBI Hacked iPhone Without Help

The FBI’s announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple Inc., as consumers suddenly discover they can’t keep their most personal information safe. Meanwhile, Apple remains in the dark about how to restore the security of its flagship product. The government said it was …