Microsoft will let customers share intellectual property developed in partnership with the company. The move aligns with what analysts expect will be a growing concern for IT, with more and more enterprises becoming involved in software development.
Thirty-four major technology companies — including Facebook, Microsoft, HP, ARM, Cisco, and Oracle — have signed a new Cybersecurity Tech Accord. The pledge spans helping to protect against cyberattacks as well as to not helping governments — including the United States — “launch cyberattacks against innocent citizens and enterprises”.
A time when rising technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing more power at our fingertips than entire generations that came before us. The best part of this is that Canada is uniquely positioned to be a leader in this new AI revolution.
A teacher who resorted to using a chalkboard in his computer studies class – because his school in Ghana had no working PCs – has been given a star treatment at an international educators’ conference hosted by Microsoft in Singapore.
With Windows Phone (a.k.a. Windows 10 Mobile) out of the picture, Microsoft is devoting an ever-increasing amount of energy to creating its own mini-platform within Google's Android ecosystem. And given Android's immense flexibility and customization potential, that opens the door to some pretty compelling possibilities.
To help its customers address the looming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines, Microsoft released a host of new data protection and compliance tools across its suite product lineup, the firm announced in a blog post.
Microsoft today marked the first anniversary of the worldwide launch of Microsoft Teams, its team messaging and collaboration solution. But the software giant isn’t just celebrating: It’s also announcing some new features for Teams that will ship in the next few months.
rtificial Intelligence and machine learning have entered the spotlight more and more in recent years, as major tech companies have each made innovating around AI a focus. Microsoft is among those pushing the envelope in AI research, having created a dedicated AI research group group in 2016 to focus on a stated initiative to "democratize AI." However, as we explore integrating AI into more aspects of our lives, there are inevitably societal and ethical questions that arise. In a new book, titled "The Future Computed," Microsoft explores these issues and how AI may impact society.
Microsoft has just opened up sales of the “Commercial Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced” to everyone over at the Microsoft Store, meaning that you’ll be able to pick one up now even if you’re not a business customer
Microsoft has confirmed it has begun the scheduling process for upgrading instances of Microsoft Dynamics 365 to Version 9.0. V9 was rolled out in the closing months of 2017 for new instances of Dynamics 365 and Microsoft is now preparing its customer driven update that will invite system administrators to run their Version 9 upgrade from February 2018.
Microsoft’s stock recently hit an all-time high, and its market capitalization reached over $700 billion. Some analysts on Wall Street have recently predicted that the company’s market cap could reach $1 trillion in the coming years, on the back of the increasing popularity of its cloud services across the Productivity and Intelligent Cloud businesses.
In September, we introduced a new vision for intelligent communications including plans to evolve Microsoft Teams into the primary client for calling and meetings in Office 365. As part of this, we are bringing comprehensive calling and meetings capabilities into Microsoft Teams, along with data and insights from the Microsoft Graph, and a strong roadmap of innovation to empower teams to achieve more.
Microsoft has been adding cloud-based artificial intelligence to its popular Office suite for years now. In addition to new AI-focused upgrades to Cortana and Bing, the company also announced several new tools for Word, Excel and Outlook to help you make the most of your data, organizational content and more.
Microsoft has long been an advocate of White Space technology in the United States, the use of open unused broadcast spectrums (mainly from TV stations) to bring internet to rural areas. In what can be seen as a win for the technology, Microsoft today is pointing out that the company’s partners have used TV White Space tech to assist Puerto Ricans and those in the US Virgin Islands following hurricanes.
Databricks has made a name for itself as one of the most popular commercial services around the Apache Spark data analytics platform (which, not coincidentally, was started by the founders of Databricks). Now it’s coming to Microsoft’s Azure platform in the form of a preview of the imaginatively named “Azure Databricks.”