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Microsoft’s Javier Soltero, the company’s vice president of Cortana, will be departing by the end of the year, according to a report from ZDNet. Soltero first joined Microsoft when it scooped up his email app Acompli back in late 2014. Soltero and the Acompli team helped Microsoft vastly improve its Outlook iOS app. He later became the overall head of Outlook before taking on the Cortana chief role in March of this year, as part of the company’s massive reorganization that brought a renewed focus on artificial intelligence and the cloud, as well as the departure of Windows chief Terry Myerson. ZDNet reported last month that Microsoft is moving Cortana out of its AI research division and into its Experiences and Devices team, signaling... Continue reading…