Microsoft (MSFT) unveiled a lineup of new Surface laptops alongside its AI-driven Copilot. Copilot is designed to serve as a personal assistant, appearing when users require its assistance. With continued usage, Copilot will adapt to individual needs. "We want it to be everywhere you need it," Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of Modern Life, Search and Devices, Yusuf Mehdi tells Yahoo Finance. The hope is that users shift away from reliance on apps and "overtime you're gonna end up going just to your Copilot." Yahoo Finance Tech Editor Dan Howley interviews Yusuf, delving into the capabilities of Copilot, how it's meant to work, and the security features designed to safeguard users. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Copilot can be used at any time on a Windows device to help with any task, Microsoft says.
Microsoft on Thursday announced a "unified" artificial intelligence (AI) for its Windows 11 platform and four new Surface devices, upping the appeal of its products spruced with the latest technology. The new AI tool, called Copilot, will work across the company's web and productivity applications Bing, Edge browser, and Microsoft 365 software suite. The updated AI software will roll out with the latest changes to Windows 11 on Sept. 26.