HoloLens 2 with custom AI chip expected in 2019

Microsoft isn't letting Google have all the fun. Less than a week following the announcement of the return of Google Glass in the enterprise the Redmond-based tech giant has unveiled the plans for

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Paint is dead; long live Microsoft Paint

A day after it was announced that after 32 years, Microsoft Corp. would be killing rudimentary picture editing software/beloved Windows staple Microsoft Paint, the company wants to assure horrified users the program isn't

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Biggest big data takeaways from Tour De France 2017

British cyclist Chris Froome defended the yellow jersey and captured his fourth Tour De France championship for Team Sky yesterday. But after 21 grueling stages of the 2017 Tour De France the digital

Published on: July 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Google Glass returns for the enterprise

After two years in a limited trial period, Google Glass has come back to life with a new enterprise edition, Glass EE. Google Glass originally failed as a consumer product, but as reported

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

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