It can’t write this story yet, but Microsoft has trained AI to win Ms. Pac-Man

In the latest sign of artificial intelligence (AI)'s eventual dominance of the workplace, a Canadian deep learning startup-turned-division of Microsoft Corp. has successfully created an AI-based system that achieved the maximum possible score

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How New Signature powered a Florida-based construction company’s digital transformation

Digital transformation isn't just for enterprises. As Microsoft solution provider and CDN Channel Elite Award nominee New Signature demonstrates, some of the companies that stand to benefit the most from digital transformation operate

Published on: July 17th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

BMW vehicles to include Skype for Business

Microsoft is bringing Skype for Business to BMW vehicles through the expansion of the partnership the two companies formed in 2016. Through the BMW 5 Series, which was released this past December, BMW

Published on: July 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

How Dimensional Strategies helps enterprises track their customers

Dimensional Strategies Inc.'s commitment to helping enterprises keep track of customer behaviour and measure themselves against the competition has earned it a CDN Channel Elite Award nomination for Solution Provider of the Year.

Published on: July 13th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Using the Microsoft HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps them reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Windows 10 and security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commercial versions of Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility with Security will now be part of a new suite called Microsoft 365. Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella made the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Workplace Analytics gives Office 365 users view of productivity metrics

Microsoft Corp. launched a new tool to its Office 365 enterprise plan this week called Workplace Analytics, giving managers one more way to measure the productivity of their workforce. Workplace Analytics is fed

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Sweeping changes coming to Microsoft Canada

Microsoft Canada's SMS&P (small, mid-market solutions and partners) is no more. The company has consolidated the group in its Enterprise unit. In a sweeping new look for Microsoft, the software giant will have

Published on: July 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The Business Leadership Podcast: Rami Sayar, Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Canada

On today’s episode, I have the opportunity to catch up and sit down with Rami Sayar at the FITC Toronto event.  Rami is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Canada. Rami is a

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Surface Pro (2017) Review – All Hands on Tech

The next iteration of Microsoft's flagship Surface device is here, but is it worth the upgrade? Microsoft is dropping the numeral behind the the Surface Pro line, but make no mistake, the 2017

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian AI company raises historic amount of funding

Canada has developed into an artificial intelligence (AI) research powerhouse, and it isn’t slowing down any time soon if new reports are any indication. Element AI, a Montreal-based AI company focused on enterprise

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Windows 10 S holds back the Surface Laptop – All Hands on Tech Review

The Surface Laptop is a great addition to Microsoft's Surface family, but its operating system may leave potential buyers wanting. This time on All Hands on Tech, Alex tackles the Surface Laptop, but

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

New Microsoft Surface Pro 20% faster

At an event in Shanghai, China, Microsoft Corp. announced the successor to 2016's Surface Pro 4 - the Surface Pro. While the new Surface Pro could be considered the Surface Pro 5, the Redmond, Wash.-based

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu