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Here’s the first picture of Microsoft’s Siri competitor ‘Cortana’

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Image Credit: The Verge

Microsoft’s attempts to rival Apple’s Siri are now even more real.

The first official images of Microsoft’s “Cortana” personal assistant have emerged, according to a report from The Verge. The feature will reportedly tap into the APIs of services like Bing and Foursquare to provide Windows Phone users with a Google Now-like personal assistant.

We’ve known of Cortana’s existence since December of last year, and we expect Microsoft to formally announce Cortana at its Build developer conference this April.

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As we’ve previously detailed, Microsoft is expected to unveil a number of new features in addition to Cortana, including a notification center for Windows Phone 8.1, and separate apps for Xbox Music and Xbox Video.

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