Microsoft decides to end Cortana support on IOS and Android .. Find out why


(MENAFN – Youm7) The American company “Microsoft” decided to end the support for its smart voice assistant on the operating systems “iOS” and “Android”, and “Microsoft” explained, according to the report, “Android Headlines,” the specialized technical website that ending the support “Cortana” For those systems it will be in 2021.

The report quoted sources as saying that “Microsoft” wants to limit “Cortana” activity to its devices and applications that run its “Windows” operating system, and the report indicated that it is possible to switch to experimenting with artificial intelligence and virtual reality technologies using “Cortana”, which It supports smart home technologies and music control, and the decision is expected to start from Microsoft in the first quarter of 2021.

On the other hand, Microsoft confirmed that it is in talks with the Chinese company ByteDance to buy the American arm for the famous video application TikTok and that the company president discussed with US President Donald Trump his concerns about the security and supervision surrounding such an acquisition.

According to the Indian TOI website, Microsoft said in a statement that Microsoft and ByteDance provided notice of their intention to explore a deal leading to Microsoft’s acquisition and operation of TikTok in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and the company said it expects the conclusion of those talks by September 15.

Trump previously said on Friday that he would soon ban TikTok in the United States, and the company said Trump and CEO Satya Nadella spoke, and that Microsoft was ready to continue exploring purchases of US TikTok operations after their conversation.



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