- News tagged "microsoft"
Thursday, 31 Mar 2016
Developed in six weeks as part of the Share Your Idea program where the community submitted and voted on ideas, Galaxy Explorer lets HoloLens users explore planets using gestures.
Powered by cutting-edge research into big data, machine learning, perception, analytics, and intelligent bots, Cortana Intelligence Suite will enable developers and businesses to create intelligent end-to-end solutions, including new apps that learn about our world and bots and agents that interact with people in personalized, intelligent ways.
Cortana will be integrated with the next version of Skype. And its biggest feature is the ability to broker conversations with other third-party bots.
This is done by having native Ubuntu Linux binaries running on Windows. Also introduced is a new desktop app converter for Project Centennial, to enable Win32 and .NET developers to easily bring their apps to the Universal Windows Platform.
Monday, 28 Mar 2016
According to Microsoft, Live Tiles are evolving with "two highly-requested surprises that you won't want to miss".
It uses a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high-quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world.
Available in two sizes, the 55-inch Surface Hub is priced at US$8,999, while the the 84-inch model costs US$21,999.
Friday, 25 Mar 2016
This decision was made after many users feedback that they prefer a single app to manage both their chat and voice conversations.
Thursday, 24 Mar 2016
Meant to be used by Microsoft to experiment with and conduct research on conversational understanding, Tay is designed to get smarter the more you chat with her.
Monday, 21 Mar 2016
Microsoft has softened its previous stance on the upgrade deadline for users running Windows 7 and 8.1 on Skylake systems. It is extending the deadline by a year to 2018 and will continue to provide critical updates until the end of mainstream support for both OSes.