Today, Microsoft announced that they will roll out changes to Cortana so that only Bing and Microsoft Edge can be used for utilizing its functionality in Windows 10. Microsoft will forbid redirection of the taskbar search box to Google or any other engine, as well as launch exclusively Microsoft Edge to show more details of the search. The searches will redirected back to Bing and Edge for those who customized it to use Google search in Chrome or Firefox.
Here is a good news for Windows 10 users. If you are a Fast Ring insider and installed the recently released build 14316 of Windows, you can enable and use Cortana on the Lock Screen in Windows 10. Here is how.
Yesterday, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14295 for the Redstone branch. The official announcement contains only a few bug fixes and known issues, however, this build seems to have some new features under the hood. Cortana, for example, has got a new ability which can be interesting for users.
Microsoft is actively working to improve the new capabilities of Windows 10 and make it more useful and more welcomed by users. The next major update, known as Redstone, will be focused on improving the Action Center, Start Menu, Cortana and Edge browser user experience. Here are some backend changes which have already made it to Cortana, the digital user assistant in Windows 10.