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Zisser, account executive for Microsoft, said the relationship between a product and its users is important, especially with the advancement of artificial intelligence. "Everything we ... Zisser added artificial intelligence is "baked into" every one of Microsoft's products, even regarding customer service methods.
A leading provider of “open” educational resources has secured a potentially huge platform for reaching K-12 schools by striking a partnership with Microsoft to deliver its curriculum through the tech giant's classroom products. The nonprofit Open Up Resources will integrate its curriculum, which is created ...

Adobe's stock is up 3.4%, while Microsoft's is up 5.9%. The companies also announced new native integrations between the Adobe Experience Manager and Microsoft Azure, among other products. Also on Monday, a Morgan Stanley analyst raised his Microsoft price target to $130, the highest on Wall ...
On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called “Future Now,” aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Mohamed Musbah, the co-founder and former vice president of Canadian ...
I remember when I bought my last copy of Office in 2007. It was an upgrade, naturally, because it's always been an upgrade. I remember I first bought Office sometime before Bill Clinton was president. After that, every three to five years, when Microsoft revved the product, I'd pull out my wallet and pay ...
Watch what you say while using Microsoft products. The company's new service agreement says it can punish you for using "offensive language." "In the Code of Conduct section, we've clarified that use of offensive language and fraudulent activity is prohibited," Microsoft says in document summarizing the ...

Microsoft's products are being heavily discounted, and that's not a good sign for its "mixed reality" platform. ... and partnering with headset manufacturers to bring the product to market, the industry expected the platform to be a formidable competitor to Facebook's (NASDAQ:FB) Oculus Rift and HTC's Vive.
It has been described as a universal app because it is designed to run across multiple Microsoft products such as tablets, surface hub, PCs and embedded ... And the digital license method does not require you to enter a product key, instead, you are upgraded for free from an eligible device which runs a ...
Ideally, this is the payout Microsoft would pay most often, because those bugs would clearly be the most severe. Other levels include reading sensitive memory involving virtual machines and verification of certain bugs actually being exploitable with select Microsoft products, such as Windows 10 or the ...
Microsoft offered up some big cash rewards Thursday to intrepid bug hunters who can help discover the next Meltdown- and Spectre-style vulnerabilities, or ways Microsoft's products are still vulnerable to those known chip security flaws. Side channel vulnerabilities of the kind that shocked the industry at ...
With Microsoft Graph, developers can integrate their services with Microsoft products, including Windows, Office 365 and Azure. ... In a blog post about the release, Ann-Marie Darrough, Director, Product Management, IBM Watson Work, wrote that the goal was to bring Watson into "everyday work processes ...
Microsoft won't do that by selling Xbox consoles. Instead, it's creating a cloud-based streaming service that would work on plenty of devices, including the Xbox. The company's gaming subscription service Game Pass might be one of the products Microsoft integrates into its future cloud gaming product.
“It is a design update around ease of use and accessibility as we keep adding more and more rich features to the keyboard users need to be able to find them,” said Chris Wolfe, a principal product manager at SwiftKey, who came to the company from Microsoft after the tech giant acquired the startup for a ...
Microsoft's AI assistant Cortana has a new boss, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat today. Javier Soltero, who previously controlled the Microsoft Office product group, will now be in charge of product for Cortana, an assistant available on 400 million devices. Now corporate vice president of ...
Alibaba bolstered its cloud computing presence in Europe on Tuesday with new products aimed at taking on the dominance of Amazon and Microsoft. The Chinese tech ... Alibaba Cloud has been in Europe since 2016, and last year launched another AI and data-focused product into the market. But so far ...
With the exception of Xbox, in fact, Microsoft's product lineup in 2018 is remarkably free of products built for fun. Outside of gaming, most of its revenue from consumer channels comes from people buying software and services to do work-related things. Take the Office Products and Cloud Services category, ...
BENGALURU: Software major Microsoft is banking on work management and chat app Kaizala to boost growth of its enterprise products in India. ... last year in India and available in three other markets, is synced with Microsoft's desktop product Office365 for a better coordination with all levels of workers in ...

Torjus Gylstorff, Symantec's vice president of worldwide partner sales and worldwide customer success, tells Channel Partners that Symantec partnered with Microsoft to optimize a number of its security products and services to support their joint customers. The partnership creates new opportunities for ...
Microsoft claims that there are currently more than 350,000 organizations that are using OneDrive. The company is pushing its product and is advertising the cost-effectiveness, personalized search, security and the deep integration with the other Microsoft products including Office 365. However, the ...
Microsoft's latest Insider Preview update is a huge one, and for Windows 10 S users, it means being able to ditch system passwords. The tech giant is testing the ability to unlock the security-focused Windows flavor through an Authenticator App you can install on your phone. You simply have to set up ...
Those dates look suspiciously like a pattern. Are they? Yes, indeed. They are all Patch Tuesdays, the second Tuesday of the given month, and the day that Microsoft issues its security updates for its product lines, including Windows. So, future end-of-support dates can be easily promulgated for Windows 10 ...
He played a crucial role in driving product initiatives to empower and inform home buyers and home sellers, introduced products that doubled revenue at StreetEasy, and oversaw a complete website re-design. In addition, Sinclair brings over 4 years of product and technology experience at Microsoft, ...
The goal has been to modernize Microsoft's products by moving them to the cloud, giving Windows away for free, and making Azure a robust alternative to Amazon Web Services. (The company also makes money from LinkedIn, Bing, and its Xbox and Surface product lines, but those pale in comparison to ...
While it will be dropped as a separate operating system, Microsoft will embed the "safe" version of Windows into its existing systems, essentially tying more users into Microsoft products. Windows 10 S was built to compete with Google's more limited but safer Chrome OS, which has proved popular with ...
In December 2016, too, Microsoft introduced the Surface Studio PC. However, it seems like these new products didn't necessarily end up under a lot of Christmas trees. "I was a bit surprised to see Surface was flat given the product refresh and the addition of the 15" Surface Book," Patrick Moorhead, ...
This month, it announced that its Microsoft Research Asia team has written AI software that can read and answer questions about a document with the same proficiency of a human reader. The software, which is already being used in its Bing search engine, has many applications for use in its products and ...
With a little modification, the product can be used with both Microsoft's Azure Functions and functions services from other cloud providers, such as ... guaranteeing 99.99 percent availability, just short of the fabled “5 9s” promise enterprise computing vendors like to make about their flagship products.
Jimmy Graham, director of product management at Qualys, notes that installing the emergency Microsoft patch should remedy system problems caused by the ... We're working to incorporate silicon-based changes to future products that will directly address the Spectre and Meltdown threats in hardware.
Microsoft has deep-sixed other products after acquisition to satisfy their own particular needs. Why not kill off Steam on Mac and Linux to push everyone to XBox and Windows? Yes, they would lose money and good will in the short term. Microsoft does not give a damn about good will. Longer term would be ...
The launch of a plethora of products - Microsoft Teams in Office 365 for Education, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Relationship Sales solution and ISV Cloud Embed ... Per the company's first-quarter fiscal 2018 results, server product and cloud services revenues went up 17% year over year, with Azure revenues ...
It's definitely more of a what-if kind of "project" than "product" for now. Some day... maybe... ... C-Shell and/or Polaris. It's OEMs and developers, not end users, who actually will need to understand these products and projects, so I'm not sure how/when/if Microsoft will disclose anything about them publicly.
Starting March 1st 2018, Windows Defender and other Microsoft products will begin to remove programs that display coercive behavior designed to ... registry cleaners and system optimizers that offer free scans, detect issues with alarming messages, and then require the user to purchase the product ...
UBS analyst Jennifer Swanson Lowe said in a research note that she expects Microsoft's overall cloud unit to continue growing and “more than offset” shrinking sales in older products like its Windows Server software. Essentially, more companies are buying software services in a pay-as-you-go model ...
The patent follows Facebook's ambitious plans to integrate similar brain-reading tech into its products, which would allow users to control interfaces and even transcribe thoughts using the same kind of neurological data. Microsoft and Facebook aren't the only big companies interested in the future of ...
“Some of our teachers have been to [Microsoft in] California, and we have options for free webinars on how to use the products better,” she said. “Different teachers utilize different programs, and Microsoft was very interested in how we use them to teach. We have five STEM labs, so we use technology for ...
Microsoft has improved how the point-of-sale application delivers inventory status information, allowing associates to quickly gauge product ... Instead, using a variety of sensors and AI technologies, along with an app that customers install on their phones, the store gathers information on the products they ...
Apple's strategy is customer/marketing focused while Microsoft's is product focused. Apple must spend (which they aren't doing well now) considerably more on marketing to drive people to their offerings, while Microsoft (and the hardware OEMs) shoot out many products hoping they'll hit customers current ...
The plan goes beyond just picking and choosing the best open-source alternatives to Microsoft products out there, as Barcelona will apparently be hiring developers to create bespoke software. The idea is that these projects could potentially be rolled out across other Spanish cities if they're up to the task.
Revenue and earnings per share soared past estimates on the back of strong growth in Microsoft's Office 365 products and its intelligent cloud segment. ... Office 365 commercial revenue increased 42% year over year during the quarter, playing a key role in the broader product and business processes ...
He whips out a device from the Microsoft Surface line, stands it up on the table using its built-in kickstand, and begins a product demonstration by streaming video to its high-resolution display. The first man's mouth drops open, stunned at the versatility of this next-generation tablet/laptop hybrid. If the show ...
On top of email, it handles your calendars and contacts, and it can work with both Microsoft and non-Microsoft (like, say, Apple) user accounts. To import any emails, calendars, or contacts into the app, tap the menu button on the top left, then the settings button (the cog icon), and choose Add account.
Product keys are one of the ways software developers protect their products against piracy. Unfortunately, they're easy to lose, which can be a real problem if you need to reinstall Windows or any other software from scratch. If you've bought a desktop PC or laptop with Windows 10 already installed, you'll ...
Google, which said the issue affects Intel, AMD and ARM Holdings chips, noted that it updated most of its systems and products with protections from attack ... Microsoft released a security update for its Windows 10 operating system and older versions of the product to protect users of devices with chips from ...
It's important to remember that this is only a patent for now, though it definitely signals an interest in this work from Microsoft, and could hint at products to come in the future. Companies have been exploring this type of technology for years, but recent advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence ...
It is always interesting and worrisome to see how technology giants such as Microsoft still offer products which are not fully encrypted. Especially when it comes to Skype, there is no reason why all of the communication occurring over this platform shouldn't be end-to-end encrypted right now. Thankfully, that ...
Microsoft recently announced Windows 10 reached a significant milestone: the operating system now has 600 million active users. Windows 10 is catching on in a way that Windows 8 never quite did, and it appears that it's hit critical mass. I believe a sign of mainstream success for any commercial product ...
Microsoft issued the bulk of its Spectre and Meltdown patches in a non-Patch Tuesday update last week, but the company still continues to roll out fixes for other products as well. Windows 10 users will notice updates to Windows Defender and Adobe's Flash Player. The player is built into the Edge and ...
She manages a program that helps Microsoft's partners build and grow profitable businesses in the cloud. Partners are companies that work with businesses, nonprofits and institutions, supporting them in the use of Microsoft products and services in wide ranging ways. Gokul urges women to think carefully ...
To start with the same, Exchange Server and Outlook will be replaced by Open-Xchange; Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office will be kicked out in favor of Mozilla Firefox and LibreOffice. At a later stage, it's expected that Ubuntu will end up being the preferred choice of Linux distribution. As a part of a pilot, ...
Video: Microsoft democratizes AI adding it to core products and services. Microsoft has made ... Microsoft's blog post notes that "unless a module is explicitly supported in PowerShell Core by Windows or by the product group, there is no guarantee that it will work with PowerShell Core." PowerShell Core is ...


 

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