Marketing, Microsoft, and Mindy Kaling: 3 things you missed at Adobe Summit

This week in Las Vegas 16,000 attendees gathered to watch Adobe executives interview CIOs, CMOs, and some celebrities too. It was part all part of Adobe Summit, the vendor's conference for customers and

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Train computers to see what you want them to see with Azure Custom Vision

Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability of several new services to Azure, including Azure Custom Vision, a feature of Azure's Cognitive Services. This service, which is powered by machine learning, allows users to

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

From Altair to Xbox: a visual history of Microsoft

Published on: March 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft wants to shortcut AI’s usefulness with ‘machine teaching’

REDMOND, Wash. - Businesses around the world have already seen the impact of AI technology in digital services such as chatbots and virtual assistants. But how could this technology be implemented to the

Published on: March 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Zoho bets on AI-assistant Zia to help compete against Microsoft Office

Zoho Corp. recently released four new applications for its Zoho Office Suite, as it looks to compete with heavyweights Microsoft Corp.'s Office Suite and Google LLC's G Suite. New to the lineup is

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft launches free online classes to teach AI to executives

Microsoft Corp. has launched a new series of online courses for executives to learn about AI, as it tries to help businesses catch up to the trend of AI in business. AI Business

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s new Stories features; Microsoft Threat Experts offering; add some DPTH to your photos

Facebook adds new features to Stories, Microsoft offers its security team up for rent, and one trick to improve your Instagram game. Trending on Facebook, the social network has released some new features

Published on: March 1st, 2019 Brian Jackson

Microsoft announces HoloLens 2, its mixed-reality headset with game-changing tools for businesses

The next generation Microsoft’s mixed-reality headset, the HoloLens 2, made its debut in Barcelona this week at Mobile World Congress (MWC), wowing spectators with its latest upgrades, which the company says are focused

Published on: February 27th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Logitech launches Tap, a ‘much better’ solution compared to SmartDock, head of marketing says

Logitech’s latest device aims to address the awkward and clunky issues that continue to sting collaboration platforms today. Logitech Tap is the company’s refined approach to collaboration tools and takes up less space,

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft to invest $1 million to help grow the startup ecosystem in Quebec

On Wednesday, Microsoft Canada and Quebec City business incubator and accelerator LE CAMP announced a partnership that will see Microsoft invest more than $1 million in the province's thriving startup scene. As part

Published on: February 1st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

IBM and Microsoft lead the pack in AI patent applications, WIPO report says

We've been hearing about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for years now and how it's increasingly shifting from the theoretical to reality, and finding its way into so many industries and applications

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Hashtag Trending: Rivals Apple and Samsung team up; smart grocery stores; Starship Musk

If you’re an IT pro interested in cloud security, don’t forget to attend the Cloud Security Summit being held Jan. 17 in downtown Toronto. I’ll be there covering it and ITWC’s own CIO

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft and Kroger partner to bring ‘retail-as-a-service’ product to market

It seems like almost anything is available 'as-a-service' these days and today Microsoft Corp. and major U.S. grocery retailer The Kroger Co. are looking to bring to bring a new retail-as-a-service (RaaS) product

Published on: January 7th, 2019 Meagan Simpson