Microsoft: Google Brings it's new Domain to Even More Platforms Including Spotify and Microsoft

30-Oct-2019

About a week ago, Google expanded its links to its calendar app where users can instantaneously create new calendar events straight from Chrome's address bar. The company today announced it's bringing the service to the masses allowing non-Google platforms to attach their services to the new shortcut domains. Already, rivals Microsoft and Music streaming platform Spotify have snatched up some of these domains...read more

Microsoft: Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Department Of Defense Cloud Contract

30-Oct-2019

The 10-year contract is part of a Pentagon efforts to modernise the military's computing infrastructure, much of which is decades old, using computers from the 1980s and 1990s. The technology is woefully inadequate in today's high-tech environment, and the government is spending billions of dollars to update its antiquated information technology systems.read more

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