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Leak of Windows 10 Source Code Raises Security Concerns

Microsoft has confirmed that a significant chunk of its source code for Windows 10 was posted to a repository called BetaArchive. The exact size of …

Security

What Are Virtual Assistants and What Can You Do With Them?

What Are Virtual Assistants and What Can You Do With Them?<p>Alexa, Cortana, and Google Assistant execs discuss what voice-activated contextual …

Chatbots

Growing Your First Xamarin.Forms Mac App

The big buzz ever since Microsoft Build has been about Xamarin.Forms 3.0 - and rightfully so - there's a lot of cool features in it.<p>But I don't want …

Programming

FPGAs and the New Era of Cloud-based 'Hardware Microservices'

In his keynote at the Microsoft Build conference earlier this year, the head of Microsoft’s AI and Research Harry Shum hinted that at some point the …

Machine Learning

Announcing Microsoft Build Tour Sydney

Microsoft Build Tour 2017 will be heading to Sydney on 29 – 30 June 2017. Join us to see the best of Microsoft Build 2017 to hear the future of …

Programming

How Language Led To The Artificial Intelligence Revolution

In 2013 I had a long interview with Peter Lee, corporate vice president of Microsoft Research, about advances in machine learning and neural networks …

Artificial Intelligence

Cosmos DB: Microsoft Azure's All-in-One Distributed Database Service

Microsoft’s recently released Cosmos DB is a globally distributed NoSQL database service that lets you pick and mix your favorite data model and …

Databases

Here's What HP's Cortana Speaker Looks Like

We finally know what HP's Cortana speaker will look like. At Microsoft's press conference at Computex in Taipei, they showed the first picture of the …

Smart Homes

Build Tour 2017 & Mission Mars

Microsoft is holding two technical training events in June 2017: Build Tour 2017 and Mission Mars. These global seminars will help you learn the …

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Microsoft’s broad ambitions accelerate in the cloud

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Here's all the frightening ways Windows 10 is spying on your online behaviour

More<p>Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system (OS) has gained a reputation of playing it fast and loose with user privacy. Now, an independent security …

Microsoft

Here's all the frightening ways Windows 10 is spying on your online behaviour

Microsoft privacy controls yet again under the spotlight following researchers' claims.<p>Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system (OS) has gained a …

Microsoft

Docker at Microsoft Build 2017

Build is Microsoft’s premier developer event, run annually. This year, Docker and containers were everywhere, starting with a dedicated container …

DevOps

Facebook, Microsoft, and Google are raising the bar higher than ever for Apple

We're coming up on the end of the busiest season in tech — the month-and-a-half stretch where the biggest companies in the market reveal their grand visions for the next 12 months at their annual mega-conference events.<p>Facebook kicked it off in late April with its F8 conference, followed in early …

Business

The AI race between the world's most powerful tech companies is heating up [This week in AI]

At this year’s Google I/O developer conference keynote, AI took center stage.<p>The company announced a new Google.ai division and site that will focus …

Empowering a more accessible and inclusive world

With the right tools, there are no limits to what people can achieve, including people with disabilities. So today has special meaning: It’s the …

Smart Cities

Microsoft Build 2017: All About Embrace And Extend

Last week was a busy one for tech industry analysts—I started out at Dell EMC World in Las Vegas, attended Microsoft Build 2017 in Seattle and then went back to Dell EMC World. Build is Microsoft’s annual developer conference, targeted at the software, services and hardware developer community. I …

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Windows 10 triumphs and tragedies from Microsoft Build

Microsoft presented its latest Windows 10 strategy to developers at its Build event in Seattle last week.<p>Microsoft states that Windows 10 is now …

Microsoft

Glimpse the Future of Xamarin Forms 3.0 |

At Microsoft Build 2017 we shared our vision for Xamarin.Forms 3.0: to enable using Xamarin.Forms in more ways, on more platforms, and faster than …

Software Development

Announcing Microsoft Build Tour 2017

<i>Figure 1 Sign-up at http://buildtour.microsoft.com</i><p>On the heels of the Build conferences these last few years, we have had the pleasure of meeting …

Microsoft

Windows at Microsoft Build 2017

This Week on Windows: we're coming to you from Microsoft Build in Seattle, WA – a gathering of developers from around the world to talk about what's …

Microsoft

4 key things we learned at Microsoft Build 2017

Build 2017 is over, and we learned so much during the three days of jam-packed Microsoft announcements. Here are four of those things we learned that …

Microsoft

Amazon says push notifications are coming soon to Alexa-enabled devices

The opt-in-only alerts will be tested in select skills before Amazon opens the feature to all developers.

Amazon

Microsoft protected from WannaCry lawsuits?

Businesses that failed to update Windows-based computer systems that were hit by the WannaCry ransomware attack could be sued over their lax cyber …

Microsoft

4 Ways Microsoft Plans to Win the Future

Moving far beyond Windows on the desktop, Microsoft wants to provide the platform for all of your devices, from handsets to headsets. At its recent …

Microsoft

Microsoft protected from WannaCry lawsuits?

Stock Markets38 minutes ago (May 16, 2017 03:30AM ET)<p>Saved. See Saved Items.<p>This article has already been saved in your Saved Items<p>© Reuters. …

Stock Markets

How Machine Learning In The Database Can Change Industries And Save Lives

It seems like every year Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tweaks the company’s technological direction. Microsoft was the productivity company. Then the …

Machine Learning

Microsoft CEO Summit on deck

Stock Markets15 minutes ago (May 16, 2017 03:53AM ET)<p>Saved. See Saved Items.<p>This article has already been saved in your Saved Items<p>© Reuters. …

Stock Markets

Microsoft Build, iTunes on the Windows Store

<b>To read this daily update you must be a subscriber</b> (Current members login here.)<p>Daily Update<p>$10 per month or $100 per year<p>Daily update with news and …

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Microsoft CEO Summit on deck

Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) 21st annual CEO Summit kicks off today in Redmond, Washington, where leaders will discuss the ties between business and …

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