The biggest changes enable Bing to be smarter about the information it chooses to display above search results in response to a query.
"Today, we're expanding this set of AI-powered tools by bringing Cortana to the Outlook mobile app to help users stay on top of their day", Kirk Koenigsbauer, Microsoft's corporate vice president for the Office team, wrote in a company blog post.
New features starting to roll out include Intelligent Search, Intelligent Image Search and Conversational Search.
Microsoft is continuing to add more AI-centric functionality to Cortana. The company presented the ways in which it will use AI in its Bing search engine.
As an example, Bing will now provide more than one reputable source to validate its answers so that users can have more confidence in their authenticity. Cortana - which competes with the Google Assistant, Amazon's Alexa, and Apple's Siri - is also integrating with Gmail.
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Questions like "Why won't my water boil?" or "How accurate is the TV show Band of Brothers" will return with snippets of Reddit conversations that Microsoft is betting can offer more insight over typical search results.
In terms of adding nuance, one of the advancements they're touting is a new capability to find multiple viewpoints on a search query.
Intelligent Image Search is a pretty interesting evolution, allowing users to dive into searches so that you cannot only find a photo of a celebrity but you can find more images of a piece of jewelry they are wearing. Initially, Microsoft's Cortana will be integrated into Cheetah Mobile's CM Launcher app. Insights uses machine learning to help "identify trends, outliers, and other useful visualizations", Microsoft says.
Excel: Following the launch of a similar feature in Google Sheets, Microsoft will soon allow Excel to automatically generate charts based on data in your spreadsheet. This feature will be rolling out first in Word Online for Office 365 commercial in 2018 and mainly depends on scanning emails and documents in order to work.
"When it is time to leave for appointments, Outlook will now send a notification - with directions for both driving and public transit - taking into account current location, the event location, and real-time traffic information". Tap - a new feature in Word - will help users to find relevant documents, spreadsheets and other relevant information without having to exit a Word document.