Microsoft reveals Cortana for Windows Phone 8.1 at Build 2014

Microsoft introduced its answer to Siri and Google Now- Cortana, the Halo-inspired personal assistant software. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, head of Windows Phone product and design, revealed the new voice search tool for Windows Phone 8.1 at the company’s annual Build Conference in San Francisco. “We think Cortana is the most personal digital assistant,” Belfiore said. […]

Facebook to acquire Oculus

Facebook has reached an agreement to acquire Oculus VR, Inc., the leader in immersive virtual reality technology for a total of approximately $2 billion and plans on extending Oculus ’existing advantage in gaming to new verticals, including communications, media and entertainment, educations and numerous other areas. According to the news release by Facebook, the company […]

Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500 million

The Walt Disney Co is about to pay $500 million for one of YouTube’s largest networks- Maker Studios- and become a major online video distributor with expectations running high that the company will now be able to draw more teens into the Disney entertainment empire. According to the article on Reuters, Disney is prepared to […]