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Cortana vs Siri and Point Break’s remake in CNET UK podcast 435

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Cortana is taking the war of words to Siri’s home turf, Amazon amazes us with its tax return, and we find out why the record industry has a love-hate relationship with YouTube.

Microsoft is challenging Apple’s voice-activated personal assistant Siri by bringing its own voice control system Cortana to iPhones, not to mention Android devices too. It’s all part of the build-up to Windows 10, but will iPhone owners switch allegiance?

Amazon is changing the way it operates in Europe to pay more taxes in individual countries, ending its much-criticised wheeze of exploiting the tax haven of Luxembourg. See, big companies? Tax doesn’t have to be taxing.

We find out about Jonny Ive’s new job and take a moment to ponder what went wrong with Google Glass. Plus, we get radical with the first trailer for the new, extreme sport-packed remake of classic surfing bro-down “Point Break”. Can a post-bailout anti-capitalist theme and spectacular wingsuit action replace the Keanu/Swayze relationship? And finally, we hear your thoughts on the record industry’s love-hate relationship with YouTube

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