Microsoft stops Google being used for Cortana searches

Microsoft stops Google being used for Cortana searches

Microsoft is forcing people to use its Bing search engine with the Cortana digital assistant in Windows 10.  Every search done this way will also be piped only through its recently released Edge browser.  In a blogpost, Microsoft said it was making people use Bing so they could get the most out of other search-related features in its products.  Many Cortana users have previously preferred to carry out searches with Google rather than Bing.

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Computrex opinion: Many people don’t use Cortana because they really don’t know how to use it.  And people really don’t like the Edge browser when compared to Internet Explorer because it is not feature-rich enough.  It will be a while before the Edge browser will be ready for prime-time.  In the meantime I will just continue to hit my Siri button on my phone and get some really great results.
-Mike

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