Cloud en 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 Another Day, Another Insider Program as Skype Announces Their Own Beta Testing Opportunity <div class="node-body article-body">It seems Microsoft is looking to use Insider access to help shape many of their products and services.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Insider Office Insider Skype Insider Windows Insider Xbox Insider Skype Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:31:00 +0000 80091 at Identify and Solve Your Digital Asset Management Problems <div class="node-body article-body">It has never been easier to store a lot of files. But guess what's gotten harder? Storing, finding, and keeping track of rich media, digital rights, and permissions</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> digital asset management Cloud Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:21:00 +0000 80071 at Getty Images Adobe VoCo Allows Editing of the Spoken Word in Your Voice <div class="node-body article-body">Technology can do wonderful things for us in our daily lives and much of it can also be subverted but this voice editing technology demoed recently by Adobe is really awesome yet creepy</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adobe Adobe Creative Cloud Adobe MAX Creative Cloud demo sneak peek technology VoCo Cloud Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:08:00 +0000 80031 at