Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Outlook for iOS and Android
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Microsoft has been slowly adding more email intelligence to its Cortana digital assistant, but it has resisted integrating it directly into Outlook mobile. Thats about to change, soon. Sources familiar with Microsofts Outlook plans tell The Verge that the company is currently testing Cortana within Outlook on iOS and Android.
The Cortana integration will allow users of the popular mobile email client to listen to and respond to emails with their voice. This will be particularly useful during car journeys, and Microsoft is testing Cortana integration directly within Outlook mobile that will work over Bluetooth and read messages aloud. Users will be able to ask Cortana phrases like whats my email, or just to read messages from…