Amazon and Microsoft are working together on voice computing. The companies announced a collaboration to let their voice-enabled digital assistants, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana, talk to each other. Read more at Mobile Marketer.
This is the latest experiment from the software giant that uses artificial intelligence in an unusual way. Literally, you can hold up your phone and it’ll tell you what it sees. Read more at CNET.
Microsoft announced a new campaign to try to “eliminate” the gap in high-speed internet access in the country’s hardest-to-reach areas — an effort called the Rural Airband Initiative, which will set an ambitious target of bringing better broadband to two… Read More ›
Microsoft pulled out all the stops this week — flashing lights, pounding music, fake smoke — to debut its new $500 game console, aimed at the kind of hard-core gamer who appreciates a good glamour shot of a microprocessor. But… Read More ›
Visual learning platform Lifeliqe has begun piloting mixed-reality educational applications for kids using Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality smartglasses. Lifeliqe is targeting its interactive 3D apps at children in grades six to 12. Read more at VentureBeat.
Microsoft is getting into the “fun camera app” game with a new iOS application called Sprinkles, which has now earned a featured spot in the “New apps we love” section of the App Store. The gist with Sprinkles, clearly aimed… Read More ›