Google and Microsoft both leveraged AI in their I/O and Build to demo digital assistants, accessibility and healthcare, and the Internet of Things. Google's more impressive Duplex technology may score it an early win.
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Microsoft didn't talk much about Windows at Build 2018, but it did talk about two specific features -- Timeline, and Sets. They build upon 'activities,' a new form of multi-tasking that will change how you use the operating system.
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Microsoft was once known as the evil empire. Today, it's become a role model, innovating in numerous areas while steering wide of privacy and data security scandals that plague many rivals. Build 2018 championed that success.
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To fight Google Assistant, Microsoft showed how Cortana will work with Alexa to be even more useful. However, on a smartphone, it may still be easier for users to default back to Siri, Bixby, or Google Assistant.
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Microsoft's second Build 2018 keynote took a deep-dive into plans to improve not just Windows, but also Office, and how the two work together.
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Microsoft 365 is a new cloud-based initiative at Microsoft to bring its platforms to as many devices as possible, regardless of what company makes it. The good news? That's always a good thing for us.
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Microsoft kicked off its annual developer conference, Build 2018, with the announcement of a new program designed to invest in accessibility technologies built using artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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Microsoft's annual developer conference, Build 2018, is finally upon us. The keynote speech, delivered by CEO Satya Nadella, will begin at 8:30 a.m. PT today, Monday May 7. Here's how you can catch the livestream.
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