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Bing, Cortana Get Smarter For Academia

Microsoft shared details about its partnership with the academic community and how Cortana, powered by Bing, will integrate scholarly information. This fall, Cortana will gain the addition of the academic data to give researchers a maturing personal assistant. Through Bing, Cortana recognizes more than 1 billion words in multiple languages that often are mixed in a single utterance. Rob Knies explains that it will let researchers speak uncommon words in a query, rather than typing on a keyboard.

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