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Cortana To Be Split From Windows Search

Oh, Cortana! Looks like Windows 10 19H1 will come with a major change on the desktop, where the voice assistant will no longer be part of the search experience. To the delight of many, to the dismay

Email, Contacts Search Coming To Cortana In Redstone 4

Code debt. The term for the features that are missing from a new version of a product. Well, Microsoft had a fair bit of this in Windows 10, and Cortana sure is taking some of the load.

Cortana To Get Mac Like Spotlight Search On Windows

No harm in copying a good though, right? The Spotlight feature on Apple devices is quite good, and it looks like Cortana is getting something similar in Windows 10 with the Redstone 4 update. The integration of

How To Rebuild Search Index In Windows 10

Windows uses the index to provide you with search results faster. You can specify which locations to include in the search index, and even filter for the file types you wanted indexed. The Windows Search service runs

How To Disable Cloud Content In Cortana In Windows 10

Cortana, the digital assistant built into Windows 10, is all about the cloud. She can show you your content stored in the cloud, but if you don’t want that you can disable it easily. This handy new

Microsoft And Yahoo Extend Search Partnership

Renew it, actually. Microsoft and Yahoo signed their search deal in 2009, which saw the Bing become the search provider for Yahoo services. The partnership has seen ups and downs, though. There was even recent speculation that

Microsoft Updates Bing Image Search With New Features

Time for one of those regular Bing updates! Redmond has rolled out a new Bing Image Search refresh, providing the service with some subtle layout improvements and a few useful features. Features that improve the quality of

Microsoft Brings Bing Right Into Google Chrome

If you can’t beat them, join them. And then beat them! Bing has seen a lot of action these past couple of years, with Microsoft updating its web search service regularly and routinely. This time around, though,

Microsoft Highlights Bing Search Progress In 2014

Although Yahoo has made some slight progress recently, Microsoft remains the only company that can complete with Google in the search market. The Bing search service is slowly increasing its share. But it’s the Yahoo Bing Network

Facebook Breaks Up With Bing, No Longer Shows Results

Bing is on the richly deserved position of the second most used online search engine in the United States and Europe with some 20% of the market, behind Google, of course. But Microsoft’s search solution took a