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Microsoft has acquired a veteran AI team, including the ex-chief speech scientist for Siri

Microsoft has acquired a veteran AI team, including the ex-chief speech scientist for Siri

5 days ago   |  

Microsoft Microsoft has bought Semantic Machines, an artificial intelligence startup based in Berkeley, California. The team includes a former chief speech scientist for Siri...
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Microsoft is launching a new version of its $22,000 mega-tablet - and it looks super-futuristic

Microsoft is launching a new version of its $22,000 mega-tablet - and it looks super-futuristic

10 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Microsoft Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Hub 2, a mega-sized 50.5-inch Windows 10 tablet for conference rooms. It launches in 2019, though Microsoft won't say precisely...
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Microsoft let people cuddle with adorable baby animals at its big conference this week

Microsoft let people cuddle with adorable baby animals at its big conference this week

16 days ago   |  

Wally Sysak This week, Microsoft held its annual Build conference for developers in Seattle, where it announced advancements in its artificial intelligence tech and updates to...
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$5.1 billion Slack has added 2 million more users as it battles Microsoft and ramps towards a possible IPO

$5.1 billion Slack has added 2 million more users as it battles Microsoft and ramps towards a possible IPO

17 days ago   |  

Cindy Ord/Stringer Slack has grown its daily active users by 33%, to 8 million, since September, the company said on Tuesday. Its paid users have also grown to 3 million - up...
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Microsoft made a slew of IoT announcements at Build

17 days ago   |     |   2 articles

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Warren Buffett says he'll never invest in Microsoft because of his billionaire bromance with Bill Gates

Warren Buffett says he'll never invest in Microsoft because of his billionaire bromance with Bill Gates

18 days ago   |  

Spencer Platt/Getty Warren Buffett says that his decades-long relationship with Bill Gates is why Berkshire Hathaway will never buy Microsoft stock - it might create the...
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Microsoft is giving app developers a way better deal than Apple in hopes of luring them to Windows 10

Microsoft is giving app developers a way better deal than Apple in hopes of luring them to Windows 10

18 days ago   |  

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Microsoft will soon take only a 5% cut of all revenue from the Microsoft Store, the app store built into Windows 10. Google and Apple typically take...
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SHOTS FIRED: Microsoft CEO says Amazon and Google are rigging the system against retailers

SHOTS FIRED: Microsoft CEO says Amazon and Google are rigging the system against retailers

18 days ago   |  

AP Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella had some harsh words for Amazon and Google in an interview with CNBC. He said that the two companies are "fantastic at being able to rig...
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The Microsoft Kinect sensor is coming back to life with a new version - but it's not for Xbox

The Microsoft Kinect sensor is coming back to life with a new version - but it's not for Xbox

18 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Joe Raedle / Getty Images After getting discontinued in the Fall of 2017, the Microsoft Kinect is back, but not for gaming. Project Kinect for Azure is a version of the...
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Microsoft's cloud business will push it over the $1 trillion mark

Microsoft's cloud business will push it over the $1 trillion mark

22 days ago   |  

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton Microsoft is poised to become a $1 trillion company, Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss wrote in a note to clients. Microsoft's exploding cloud...
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TRUMP: US is having 'very productive talks' with North Korea on restoring...

TRUMP: US is having 'very productive talks' with North Korea on restoring summit plans

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images President Donald Trump indicated on Friday that the proposed summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may still happen. In a tweet posted on... Read more ...

Putin has lost faith in Trump's promise to improve US-Russia relations

Putin has lost faith in Trump's promise to improve US-Russia relations

Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin said President Donald Trump's promises to improve US-Russia relations have stalled because of... Read more ...

Here's A Closer Look At That Crazy Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck

Here's A Closer Look At That Crazy Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck

Yesterday was a special day because yesterday, we learned about the amazing Honda Civic Type R pickup truck. Is this the truck that could save the world? All signs point to... Read more ...

Belfast's Europa Hotel hosts major celebration of tourism

Belfast's Europa Hotel hosts major celebration of tourism

Yesterday, Belfast's now-famous Europa Hotel hosted a major celebration of tourism, 40 years on from when it had the disreputable tag of most bombed hotel in the world. In... Read more ...

Donald Trump says he's 'not familiar' with accusations against alleged...

Donald Trump says he's 'not familiar' with accusations against alleged sexual predator Harvey Weinstein

AP Photo/Evan Vucci; Steven Hirsch/New York Post via AP, Pool President Donald Trump told reporters he wasn't familiar with the Harvey Weinstein case. Weinstein has been... Read more ...

How to ask for time off work and actually get it

How to ask for time off work and actually get it

Tropical studio/Shutterstock.com You might think it's better to not ask for vacation time , so you can be a better asset to your company and not frustrate your boss and... Read more ...

Gigi Hadid made $9.5 million last year - and the 23-year-old's total worth...

Gigi Hadid made $9.5 million last year - and the 23-year-old's total worth is just as mind-boggling

Getty Images Supermodel Gigi Hadid raked in $9.5 million in 2017 , according to Forbes. That makes her the fifth highest-paid model of last year, trailing after only her pal... Read more ...

Herbalife sinks after largest shareholder Carl Icahn cashes out a chunk of...

Herbalife sinks after largest shareholder Carl Icahn cashes out a chunk of his holdings

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Carl Icahn's firm, Icahn Enterprises, said in a filing on Friday that it was tendering up to 11.4 million Herbalife shares. Herbalife's stock fell as... Read more ...

The 50 best deals you can get at Nordstrom's huge 'Half Yearly Sale' right now

The 50 best deals you can get at Nordstrom's huge 'Half Yearly Sale' right now

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Nordstrom's... Read more ...

Meghan Markle told her makeup artist that royal life won't change her: 'I'm...

Meghan Markle told her makeup artist that royal life won't change her: 'I'm always going to be Meg'

Aaron Chown/pool photo via AP After marrying Prince Harry on May 19 , Meghan Markle is officially part of the royal family. When longtime friend and makeup artist Daniel Martin... Read more ...