Mattel cancels Cortana-powered Aristotle smart speaker for kids, citing privacy concerns

Bad news for Microsoft, whose Cortana assistant was said to eventually power the digital nanny.
Mattel Aristotle
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As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.