Cloud computing, artificial intelligence on Microsoft agenda

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Microsoft will also give technical advice and investments to organizations that have already developed such technology to help them roll it out to as many people as possible. Developers can create solutions that use Azure Machine Learning services and take advantage of the hardware acceleration available via the Qualcomm Vision Intelligence Platform and Qualcomm AI Engine. Timeline debuted in the latest version of Windows 10, allowing users to access their previously used apps and browser windows across all compatible devices. Spanning Azure and Microsoft 365, the announcements made at Build 2018 seem to point to key themes that will impact the enterprise.

Microsoft may have killed its Xbox Kinect video game sensor in 2017, but the body-tracking device has since been reborn as a business tool.

To make sure it's treated that way, Nadella said Microsoft has formed an "ethics board" to "govern the products we build".

New Azure Cognitive Services updates include a unified Speech service with improved speech recognition and text-to-speech, which support customized voice models and translation.

South Asia Solidarity Group Deplores Hindutva Attack on Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)
Soon after his request, members of the Hindu Jagran Manch arrived at the university campus demanding the removal of the portrait. The Delhi police then had to barricade the Uttar Pradesh Bhawan and asked the protestors to leave, reported India Today.

Weekend box office: Avengers: Infinity War keeps going strong
Even though critics weren't particularly gained over by "over board", crowds gave the picture an even positive A- CinemaScore. The superhero tentpole opened to $257.6 million last weekend , attaining the highest-grossing opening weekend of all time.

Macron: Trump pulling out of Iran deal 'could mean war'
European countries that also signed the deal want to save the pact, as they think Iran is abiding by the terms of the deal. It comes just days after Israel revealed "secret nuclear fi les" accusing Iran of having covertly pursued nuclear weapons.

This year's Build 2018 introduces lots of new Azure and AI products that are aimed at edge devices and developers that build for edge computing.

Instead, it's created to integrate with the Microsoft Azure cloud computing service. Mashable's Raymond Wong will be sharing live updates before and during the event. Microsoft is integrating Visual Studio App Center with GitHub for iOS and Android developers to have better DevOps process automation, the firm announced in a press release. This is another example of how Microsoft is bringing its own features to rival platforms instead of going after them by limiting its services to Windows. For developers, UWP will work with Sets from the start, helping to keep customers engaged.

This is the second year in a row that Microsoft has held its conference in Seattle, not far from its Redmond, Washington headquarters.

Microsoft has announced a new "Your Phone" app that enables a window into a user's phone right from their PC. A feature called Timeline tracks what you're doing and lets you find that information later.

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