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[Download] Skype Update with Cortana Improvements

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There’s a lot of work happening at Microsoft with Skype and now they’re launching Cortana inside the communication app. Cortana will offer her assistance inside your chats or group chats. You’ll be able to interact with her on iOS and Android in the future.

Microsoft announced that this feature will be first launched to US and gradually roll out to the rest of the world.

Cortana Will Help You Decide in Skype Private and Group Chats

These announcements are not fresh news, as Microsoft has already mentioned about the feature a year and a half ago. The assistant should have been available by now, but there is no information on what could have caused such a delay.

It looks like Cortana will be similar to other assistants that are already in Messenger and Google. If you start chatting with a friend, Cortana might pop up under your message and will suggest something like the place of a restaurant or information on a movie that was mentioned above, in the chat. Users will also be able to privately talk with Cortana.

If you can’t reply to a message, Cortana will help you with a great and appropriate reply that you will be able to choose, without the need of typing.

The feature is handy, if you’re the kind of person that would consider doing the things that are suggested by the assistant. And with Microsoft and Skype in this picture, we’re going to have a very useful service in the future.

A year and a half ago, the tech world was in love with AI assistants and messaging bots, but right now it doesn’t seem to be a ‘big thing’ anymore.

Another feature on Skype is a bot platform called Steve Aoki, that looks interesting and promises to be entertaining for a long time.