Microsoft SMS Organizer app delivers CBSE Class 10, Class 12 board exam results to your phone even if you are offline

SMS Organizer

Microsoft is bringing a very interesting feature to its SMS Organizer app; the app can now deliver your CBSE Class 10, Class 12 board exam results directly to your inbox even when you are offline. Instead of refreshing your browser to check results, you can register on the app to get them delivered directly. Continue reading “Microsoft SMS Organizer app delivers CBSE Class 10, Class 12 board exam results to your phone even if you are offline”

Microsoft acquires California-based AI startup Semantic Machines

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Semantic Machines.Inc which is a California-based company that has developed a revolutionary new approach to building conversational AI. The company’s tech uses machine learning to enable users to discover, access and interact with information and services in a much more natural way. Continue reading “Microsoft acquires California-based AI startup Semantic Machines”

Microsoft Xbox Adaptive Controller for differently-abled players announced

Xbox Adaptive Controller

Microsoft has announced new Xbox Adaptive Controller for differently-abled players. It was developed in partnership with organizations around the world, including The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Craig Hospital, SpecialEffect, and Warfighter Engaged. Continue reading “Microsoft Xbox Adaptive Controller for differently-abled players announced”

Microsoft said to launch low-cost Surface tablets to take on iPad Pro

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Microsoft said to be planning on launching low-cost tablet lineup that will stand up against the iPads. The company might launch the surface branded tablets as the second half of 2018. Microsoft has tried this before back in 2012 with the launch of original Surface RT. Continue reading “Microsoft said to launch low-cost Surface tablets to take on iPad Pro”

Bing will ban Cryptocurrency Ads globally from June

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine today has announced that it is jumping into the anti-bitcoin bandwagon and has banned Cryptocurrency Ads. Since cryptocurrency and related products are not regulated, it sees them as a possible risk to Bing users with potential for bad actors,  scam consumers. Continue reading “Bing will ban Cryptocurrency Ads globally from June”

Microsoft Surface Hub 2 with 50.5-inch 4K display announced

Surface Hub 2

Microsoft has announced the Surface Hub 2 and it is designed from the ground up that can be used by teams. The company says that it is sleek, agiler and more affordable to fit any workspace or work style. It sports a 50.5-inches 4K multi-touch display with 3:2 aspect ratio and extremely thin bezels. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Hub 2 with 50.5-inch 4K display announced”

Microsoft introduces ‘Your Phone’ to connect smartphone and PC, Microsoft Launcher to get Timeline support

Microsoft Your Phone

Microsoft at the Build 2018 developer conference announced a bunch of new features to its products which are mainly targeted at Enterprise Mobility. It introduced a new ‘Your Phone’ feature in Windows 10 to better connect smartphone and PC.  Continue reading “Microsoft introduces ‘Your Phone’ to connect smartphone and PC, Microsoft Launcher to get Timeline support”

Microsoft Translator for Windows gets Cortana integration, Windows Ink, image translation and more

Microsoft Translator

Microsoft Translator app for Windows is getting a major update with Cortana integration, support for Windows Ink, image translation, AI-powered offline translations, and a newly redesigned modern user interface. Continue reading “Microsoft Translator for Windows gets Cortana integration, Windows Ink, image translation and more”

Windows 10 April 2018 Update starts rolling out – Here’s how to get it

Windows 10 April update

Microsoft recently announced that it will start rolling out Windows 10 April 2018 update for Windows 10 users from April 30th. Today the company has announced that will begin the global roll out out via Windows Update on May 8, but you can get it manually. The update brings improved Focus Assist, a new Timeline feature for recalling previous apps you were working on across machines.

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Windows 10 April 2018 Update with improved Focus Assist, Timeline to roll from April 30

Windows 10 April update

Microsoft to start rolling out the Windows 10 April 2018 Update from April 30th. This update brings a bunch of new features including improved Focus Assist, a new Timeline feature for recalling previous apps you were working on across machines, and more. Continue reading “Windows 10 April 2018 Update with improved Focus Assist, Timeline to roll from April 30”

Microsoft reports $7.4 billion net income in FY18 Q3, up 35% YoY, Cloud and commercial services surge

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Microsoft today released its earnings report for FY18 Q3. It as recorded a $26.8 billion revenue which is 16% up compared to same time last year. The company reported a $7.4 billion in net income with 35% YOY increase compared to the $5.5 billion in net income in 2017. Continue reading “Microsoft reports $7.4 billion net income in FY18 Q3, up 35% YoY, Cloud and commercial services surge”

Microsoft said to be working on ‘Windows 10 Lean edition’ for devices with less storage

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Microsoft is said to be working on the next version of the ‘Windows 10, for now, codenamed Redstone 5 will include a new Lean edition’ for devices with less storage. The new edition will be made available to OEMs for low-cost laptops and tablets. Continue reading “Microsoft said to be working on ‘Windows 10 Lean edition’ for devices with less storage”

Microsoft Translator gets AI-powered offline translation in 11 languages

Microsoft today announced that its Translator is getting A.I powered offline translations in a handful of languages. It allows both end-users and third-party app developers to take advantage of the neural translation technology whether the device is connected to the cloud or offline. Continue reading “Microsoft Translator gets AI-powered offline translation in 11 languages”

Microsoft and MediaTek team up for Azure Sphere, MT3620 IoT chip

Chipset maker MediaTek and Microsoft today announced a partnership to deliver Azure Sphere MT3620 chipset to drive Internet of Things innovation with built-in security and connectivity. Microsoft’s Azure Sphere is a solution for creating highly-secured, connected MCU powered devices at an affordable price.  Continue reading “Microsoft and MediaTek team up for Azure Sphere, MT3620 IoT chip”

Microsoft to invest $5 billion in IoT over the next four years

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Microsoft today announced that it will invest over $5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next four-years. The main goal of the company is to offer customers a connected solution and the ability to transform their businesses, and the world at large.  Continue reading “Microsoft to invest $5 billion in IoT over the next four years”