Microsoft AI Can Answer Questions Like Humans

Microsoft has developed an artificial intelligence-based technology that’s capable of answering questions just like humans. The Redmond giant has also revealed that it is planning to expand the technology, so that it would be skilled enough to handle follow-up questions as well. In a recent blog post, Microsoft talked about a new technology it has created… Please follow and like us:

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How to keep your iPhone but switch to Google or Microsoft apps

Your guide to a new software ecosystem. Your iPhone may be an Apple product, but it can still run your favorite Google and Microsoft apps. Ben Kolde via Unsplash/David Nield Just because you prefer the curved aesthetics of the iPhone doesn’t mean you want to buy entirely into the Apple software ecosystem. After all, Google and… Please follow and like us:

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Zuckerberg Loses $3.3 Billion After Facebook Change

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is paying the price for the latest changes to the social networking site, losing nearly $3.3 billion of his personal net worth, according to a Forbes calculation. The 4.4 percent drop came just after Zuckerberg’s announcement that Facebook would change its algorithm to make people’s news feeds more focused on friends and… Please follow and like us:

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Tableau goes Hyper to keep up with customers’ data needs

SEATTLE — Tableau Software is revamping a core part of its technology to analyze data faster, a move intended to keep up with its customers’ increasing big-data needs. The Seattle company, which makes software to visualize analytics, is introducing its so-called Hyper engine in a software update Wednesday. The technology is designed to make the data-visualization… Please follow and like us:

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IOTA Cryptocurrency Predictions For 2018

Over the past two months IOTA tokens suddenly became one of the most-talked about cryptocurrencies of 2017. CoinMarketCap estimates IOTA now has a market cap of more than $10 billion, which outranks more popular tokens such as monero, zcash and Neo in terms of global transactions and speculative value. Robert Bosch Venture Capital recently became the… Please follow and like us:

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Move Over Bitcoin: Zcash, Monero And Other Altcoins To Watch In 2018

Bitcoin prices surged this year from around $1,000 on Jan. 1, according to CoinMarketCap, to around $15,800 by the last Wednesday of 2017. Ethereum, arguably the world’s second most popular blockchain network, skyrocketed from around $8 at the start of 2017 to more than $755. Many cryptocurrency newbies are now pondering which cryptocurrencies they should watch… Please follow and like us:

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Tencent bumps Facebook from top 5

Soft toys promoting QQ, operated by Tencent Holdings Ltd, are displayed at an expo in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, Dec 6, 2016. [Photo/VCG] Dubbed the “anchor” of the benchmark Hang Seng Index, Tencent knocked Facebook off the pedestal to become the fifth-largest company around the world in terms of market value on Tuesday. This came after the… Please follow and like us:

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Two of the Biggest Threats to the Stability of the World Economy Are Hiding in Plain Sight

In the early 1990s, transnational corporations (TNCs) in the agriculture, services, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing sectors each got agreements as part of the WTO to lock in rights for those companies to participate in markets under favorable conditions, while limiting the ability of governments to regulate and shape their economies. The topics corresponded to the corporate agenda… Please follow and like us:

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Apple Kowtows To China Again, Delivering Another Blow To Internet Freedom

Apple Inc. has reportedly removed Skype, a popular communication service, from its app store in China, according to The New York Times. “We have been notified by the Ministry of Public Security that a number of voice over internet protocol apps do not comply with local law,” an Apple spokeswoman told TheNYT Tuesday. “Therefore, these apps… Please follow and like us:

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Kaspersky blames NSA hack on infected Microsoft software

Embattled computer security firm Kaspersky Lab said Thursday that malware-infected Microsoft Office software and not its own was to blame for the hacking theft of top-secret US intelligence materials. Adding tantalizing new details to the cyber-espionage mystery that has rocked the US intelligence community, Kaspersky also said there was a China link to the hack. The… Please follow and like us:

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Hate Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google? Get in Line

All of the sudden our tech giants find themselves in a PR pickle: They are posting record earnings and seem unstoppable in business, but they desperately need to convince the public they’re not scarier than a pack of velociraptors on meth. Even people you’d expect to be all rah-rah about Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft—five… Please follow and like us:

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China ‘growth opportunities’ put Microsoft on cloud nine

Microsoft Corp will triple its cloud capacity in China within six months to meet the stronger-than-expected demand from local companies, its CEO Satya Nadella said in Beijing on Wednesday. Microsoft told China Daily in June it plans to double its cloud capacity in China to be able to serve nearly 200,000 enterprise customers locally in 2018.… Please follow and like us:

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How to switch phones without losing anything

Ditch your old device but keep your data. Bought a new phone? Here’s how to ensure you don’t leave any personal information behind during the upgrade. Apple A new smartphone model—from Google, Apple, or another manufacturer—catches your eye, and all of a sudden, your old handset won’t cut it. But don’t leap into an upgrade without… Please follow and like us:

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Jeff Bezos zipping past Bill Gates as world’s richest person as Amazon stock surges

SEATTLE — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos seemed poised to capture the title of the world’s richest person, hurtling past Microsoft counterpart Bill Gates, as the value of his stake in the online retailer surged after an upbeat earnings report. Shares of both Amazon and Microsoft soared toward record highs on Friday, bolstered by strong quarterly financial… Please follow and like us:

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FBI Failed To Access 7,000 Mobile Devices Because Of Encryption

Christopher Wray, the director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), reported the agency has attempted and failed to extract data from nearly 7,000 mobile devices thanks to encryption, the BBC reported. The FBI attempted to crack to those 7,000 or so devices during an 11-month period. Over that span of time, the agency… Please follow and like us:

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