Cloud en Microsoft’s Nadella Warns Against ‘Hubris’ Amid AI Growth <div class="field-byline"> Aaron Ricadela | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Corp. and its competitors should eschew artificial intelligence systems that replace people instead of maximizing their time, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said in an interview Monday.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Artificial Intelligence Cortana Cloud Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:18:00 +0000 81751 at Bloomberg Atlassian to Buy Trello Project Management App Maker <div class="field-byline"> Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trello's app offers digital post-it notes and whiteboards to organize tasks and priorities. It has 19 million users, a number that almost doubled in the past year. The startup sells free and paid versions and the products will remain standalone offerings after the deal.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hipchat Jira Project management software project management tools Trello Cloud Mon, 09 Jan 2017 22:24:00 +0000 81561 at Bloomberg What We Want to See From Google Home in 2017 <div class="node-body article-body">If Google Home is ever going to be able to take on Amazon Alexa, it's going to need to remember the "home" part of the "smart home:" phrase and add more household-management tasks.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> amazon Amazon Alexa Google Google Home Cloud Fri, 23 Dec 2016 18:37:00 +0000 81151 at Microsoft's New Chatbot Zo Won't Talk Politics or Racism <div class="field-byline"> Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Corp. is letting users try a new chatbot on the app Kik, nine months after it shut down an earlier bot that internet users got to spout racist, sexist and pornographic remarks. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AI Bots Cloud Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:23:00 +0000 80661 at Amazon Unveils Image Recognition, Voice-Activated Cloud Services <div class="field-byline"> Spencer Soper and Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> Inc. introduced an image recognition service, a speech-to-text service dubbed Polly and “Lex,” which will let customers build conversational apps similar to its Alexa voice-activated platform. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> amazon Bots cloud Microsoft Cloud Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:55:00 +0000 80541 at Try Groove Music Pass for Four Months for Free <div class="node-body article-body">If you have not tried out Microsoft's Groove Music Pass then now is a great time to do so because they are offering four free months to introduce you to the service.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> free trial Groove Groove Music Groove Music Pass Microsoft music pass Windows 10 Windows 10 Cloud Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:45:00 +0000 80511 at Microsoft, Elon Musk's AI Group Strike Partnership, Cloud Deal <div class="field-byline"> Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Corp. struck a partnership with Elon Musk's artificial intelligence research group, OpenAI, and said the organization will use the company's Azure cloud system for most of its large-scale experiments. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:49:00 +0000 80221 at Skype Welcomes Guest Users; Eliminates Registration Requirement to Use Service <div class="node-body article-body">You no longer need a Microsoft Account to use Skype to talk to family and friends on the service.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> chat cloud conversations Microsoft skype video voice Skype Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:07:00 +0000 80211 at Why Microsoft Opening Up Visual Studio to the Mac Matters <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Give Microsoft credit for announcing what they&#39;re going to do, then doing it -- or at least planning on doing it, if the website hijinks&nbsp;of Monday, November 14, are any indication. Today, briefly, a page went live announcing that Visual Studio would be made available for the Mac platform. This is a big deal because it&#39;s one more sign that Microsoft is pushing its constellation of products and services away from a Windows-centric world.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:24:00 +0000 80201 at Web Search Helps Spot Lung Cancer Early, Microsoft Study Finds <div class="field-byline"> Dina Bass | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. researchers want to give patients and doctors a new tool in the quest to find cancers earlier: web searches.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:18:00 +0000 80131 at Getty Images