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Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Aug. 12, 2018

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Aug. 12, …

Real Estate

Microsoft launches Your Phone, letting Android users connect to Windows 10 PCs

After a brief trial for Windows Insiders, Microsoft is rolling out Your Phone to all Windows 10 users running the latest version of the operating …

Windows 10

DocuSign ups Canadian commitment with launch of new data centers

<i>Continues 'Invest for Canada ' initiative to accelerate regional growth</i><p>TORONTO , Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to …

Financial Services

Microsoft and Amazon begin public rollout of first Alexa-Cortana integrations, promise more to come

In a somewhat surreal moment three months ago, an Amazon executive appeared on stage at the Microsoft Build developer conference to show off the …

Amazon

Microsoft Replacing MSI, AppX with New Packaging Tool -- Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online

Microsoft's new MSIX packaging solution, which the company eventually plans to make the centerpiece of its deployment toolset, is now available as a …

Windows 10

Microsoft posts 23 percent jump in Intelligent Cloud revenue, Azure revenue up 89 percent but undisclosed

Microsoft’s cloud division remains one of the primary architects of its comeback in recent years, posting a 23 percent jump in revenue during the …

Cloud Computing

Steve Ballmer Says He's Proud 'We Democratized Computing' – Bloomberg

Steve Ballmer Says He's Proud 'We Democratized Computing'<p>Steve Ballmer Says He's Proud 'We Democratized Computing'<p>Steve Ballmer Says He's Proud 'We …

Los Angeles

Steve Ballmer Says He's Proud 'We Democratized Computing'

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, says his biggest contribution to the country is his …

Los Angeles

LEAD Technologies introduces LEADTOOLS Cloud Services with recognition and conversion capabilities

Imaging company LEAD Technologies has announced LEADTOOLS Cloud Services. The new solution aims to provide developers with a high-powered, scalable, …

Imaging

Microsoft Surface Go review: Bringing the fun back to Windows

Microsoft has exceeded our expectations with the Surface Go delivering a fun, high-performing mini-tablet PC.Conceptually, taking the favorite …

Gear & Gadgets

3 things Google I/O and Microsoft Build can learn from a conference like NDC Oslo

A little over a month ago I compared Google I/O and Microsoft Build from the [technology agnostic] attendee perspective. Since then I had a privilege …

Microsoft

Ernst & Young and Microsoft build blockchain to power Xbox royalty payments

The world of royalty remittance and digital rights contracts is fraught with accounting errors, inefficiency and complex contracts. To solve this …

Blockchain

Windows 10 IoT is ready for Microsoft Build 2017

Building an engaging and informative customer experience<p>Windows 10 IoT provides a secure, cutting-edge IoT platform that will transform the way …

Software

Microsoft reaches deal to buy GitHub; announcement could come Monday, report says

<b>Update, Monday morning</b>: Microsoft confirmed the deal, announcing an agreement to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock.<p>Microsoft has reportedly …

Cloud Computing

Report: Microsoft has talked with GitHub about possible acquisition

Microsoft and GitHub have talked in recent weeks about a possible acquisition of the popular software development platform by the technology giant, …

Microsoft

In case you missed it: May 2018 roundup

In case you missed them, here are some articles from May of particular interest to R users.The R Consortium has announced a new round of grants for …

Data Science

Microsoft Azure Launches Tool To Speed Up Blockchain-Based App Creation

Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure formally announced the release of its blockchain app creation service, Azure Blockchain Workbench, on May …

Blockchain

Updated Microsoft Store App Developer Agreement and GDPR

<b>As of May 23rd, the Microsoft Store team has updated the Microsoft Store App Developer Agreement (ADA).</b> The next time you log in to the Dev Center …

GDPR

Microsoft unveils the ‘PowerPoint of mixed reality’

Microsoft SharePoint spaces is a mixed reality creation tool that will be available with Office 365, enabling knowledge workers to create immersive, …

Augmented Reality

Get started with web push notifications

Microsoft Edge now supports web push notifications via the Push API, beginning with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Web push notifications allow …

Software

Amazon’s Alexa arrives on Windows 10 laptops for the first time this week via Acer devices

Amazon’s Alexa is live on a Windows 10 laptop for the first time, making its debut on a pair of Acer devices with more on the way.<p>The announcement …

Amazon

Hitting Refresh on SharePoint and More - Part 4

This is the fourth and final post in a series to share our journey and inspire transformation in your organizations. Here are parts one, two and …

Microsoft SharePoint

ICYMI: 3 Ways AI Will Impact Work, Henry Stewart DAM Recap, More

Hey busy bee! Did you know that more than 80 percent of businesses plan to utilize chatbots by 2020? That’s a lot! You can learn more about the …

Artificial Intelligence

7 things you'll like about Always Connected PCs — and 3 you ... won't (video)

Taking an honest look at what works and what stinks about Windows 10 on ARM.Windows 10 on ARM is easily one of the most exciting – and divisive – …

Windows 10

Multimedia Weekly Digest: What Does U.S. Withdrawing From Iran Deal Mean For Oil?

Welcome to SA Multimedia Digest, where we combine videos and podcasts from across Seeking Alpha's contributor base into a single weekly …

Business

Microsoft set to unveil Xbox Adaptive Controller

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is set to unveil the Xbox Adaptive Controller, an accessibility-focused controller for Xbox One consoles and Windows 10.<p>Over …

Windows 10

Hyggetech Podcast

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>Hyggetech Podcast’s tracks<p>04: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, OpenMediaVault, …

Google Nexus

AI for a billion people. And an accessible world. - Microsoft News Center India

Seeing AI turns the visual world into an audible experience. The app combines the power of the cloud with AI to show what technology can do for …

Disability

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17672

Hello Windows Insiders!Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17672 (RS5) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring in addition to those …

Software

Microsoft Build and Google I/O are over. Which came out on top?

Last week, Microsoft and Google gave us competing views of the future of computing.<p>“The world is becoming a computer,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella …

Artificial Intelligence