Cortana News & Analysis
| Friday Jul 11, 2014
Update: Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win the 2014 World Cup at Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro yesterday — boosting Cortana's record to 15 for 15.
Celebrity data scientist Nate Silver, take a seat. You too Google, machine learning gods.
Microsoft’s Cortana, the Siri equivalent on the Windows phone, has called every FIFA World Cup elimination round match correctly. That’s right, she’s 14 for 14.
On Wednesday she correctly predicted that Argentina would beat the Netherlands. In Tuesday’s game she said that Germany would beat Brazil. And as you keep going back through each game in the elimination round, you’ll see that she was right over and over again.
| Friday Sep 13, 2013
We've seen Apple buying back old iPhones, now Microsoft will pick up your old iPad for $200 of store credit to help you try a surface tablet. With the new models due to be announced, that might not be such a crazy idea.