Microsoft: Microsoft Unveils Icecaps, An Open-Source Toolkit For Building Neural Conversational Systems

04-Sep-2019

The human race is the most complicated; and difficult system and every human has a different personality of action. Using the same tone and the same language does not fit in order to communicate with different people. However, it is usual for us to use different tones and languages while we communicate with our friends and other people but it is impossible for the machines to have different personas for different people until nowread more

Microsoft: Microsoft acquires jClarity, a Java performance tuning tool

21-Aug-2019

Microsoft announced this morning that it was acquiring jClarity, a service designed to tune the performance of Java applications. It will be doing that on Azure from now on. In addition, the company has been offering a flavor of Java called AdoptOpenJDK, which they bill as a free alternative to Oracle Java...read more

Microsoft: How AI and satellites are used to combat illegal fishing

19-Jun-2019

Fishing is a way of life for coastal communities around the world. An estimated four million fishing vessels sail the world’s oceans, providing fish for a global seafood market valued at over $120 billion. To manage overfishing, OceanMind is using the power of AI to map data and then feeding that information to government authorities to help catch perpetratorsread more

Microsoft: Bitcoin has finally become truly mainstream

29-May-2019

So now it's official. Bitcoin has finally become truly mainstream. Microsoft has added it as a currency option in Excel. There are a number of hurdles one must overcome to become truly mainstream, and Bitcoin just crossed the big one. Microsoft has added the cryptocurrency as a currency option in its Excel spreadsheet program...read more

Microsoft: Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin

22-May-2019

Microsoft would like to loosen its grip on your login. The company’s credentials are used all around the internet, especially by companies and developers who use its cloud service, Azure. But on Monday, the company unveiled a project that, using the technology that underpins bitcoin, would give you control of your own credentials, independent of any company. The question is whether you’ll want to take on the responsibility...read more