This is for users running Cyanogen OS 13.1 on OnePlus One in India. The company mentions that the ‘Cortana India update’ will start rolling out automatically when on WiFi. Microsoft had launched an update to Windows 10 in November last year, which made available its digital personal assistant Cortana in India, Canada, Japan and Australia.
Playphone, an app store focusing on distributing games, has announced that it has partnered Cyanogen where CyanogenMod maker will be distributing Playphone with its Cyanogen OS in select markets. This alternative app store is home to popular developers such as SNK Playmore and Square Enix. Developers usually submit apps to alternate app stores for visibility.
Cyanogen has raised an undisclosed amount of funding, a strategic investment, from Foxconn and thus closing series C funding round. It will use the funding to add employees to its team and accelerate software development of the open OS platform. The investment will also help in the commercial adoption of Cyanogen and they will work on creating an open computing platform.