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Cloud First

If you have ever attended a conference and wondered how you can translate a visionary statement like Cloud First (note: Absence of Mobile First), and …

Microsoft

Announcing public preview of Azure Batch Rendering

This week SIGGRAPH 2017 is blasting away in Los Angeles and I can’t imagine a better place than the premier event for computer graphics to announce …

Autodesk Maya

What these teen tech entrepreneurs think about Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, AI, the cloud and more

Michael Royzen and Atul Ajoy have several things in common, besides being high-school students in the Seattle region.<p>They’re both entrepreneurs and …

Microsoft

Latest Windows 10 insider build lets you link your Android to your PC

Linked phones can send web pages to a PC, and more features are coming.<p>During the Microsoft Build conference, we learned that Microsoft was working …

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ABC News

Donald Trump<p>Evan Vucci/AP Photo<p>Trump signs Russia sanctions bill<p>Top Stories<p>My Stories<p>Trump aims to cut legal immigration<p>US tests missile from …

Markets

C# 7.0 and Beyond

Guest blog by Microsoft Student Partner Henry Thompson<p>I’m an incoming third year studying Computer Science at Cambridge University and a Software …

Programming

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are racing to kill it

These are the quiet times.<p>From April to June, tech's biggest companies all held their annual mega-events, laying out their grand visions for the next 12 months or so.<p>Facebook kicked it off in late April with its F8 conference, followed by Microsoft Build, then the Google I/O conference, and Apple's …

Augmented Reality

Virtual Assistants and What Can You Do With Them

<i>Alexa, Cortana, and Google Assistant execs discuss what voice-activated contextual artificial intelligence (AI) can do for business and how the</i> …

Google Assistant

Microsoft expands HoloLens partner program to develop better mixed reality experiences

Microsoft is expanding the network of companies eligible to build mixed reality applications for HoloLens.<p>The new Mixed Reality Partner Program …

Augmented Reality

What's new with Microsoft Fluent Design System 'wave one' for Windows 10

Here are all the Fluent Design changes you'll be seeing starting with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.Windows 10 is getting a massive user …

Microsoft

Microsoft squeezed AI onto a Raspberry Pi

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning usually work best with a lot of horsepower behind them to crunch the data, compute possibilities and instantly come up with better solutions.<p>That's why most AI systems rely on local sensors to gather input, while more powerful hardware in the cloud …

Machine Learning

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

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?

Alexa, Cortana, and Google Assistant execs discuss what voice-activated contextual artificial intelligence (AI) can do for business, and how the …

Google Assistant

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

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

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

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

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 …

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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 …

Windows 10: Triumphs and tragedies from Microsoft Build

Redmond's OS needs to be cool for consumers, but its best chances are with businessMicrosoft presented its latest Windows 10 strategy to developers …

Microsoft

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

Windows at Microsoft Build 2017 | This Week On Windows

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