We examine all info-packed Monday announcements from this year’s Microsoft BUILD event. Plus Robocalls are still a thing and unfortunately they’re getting worse and Spotify is not a publicly traded company.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Lamarr Wilson.
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- Quick Hits
- (00:35) Fitbit gets quick replies and menstrual cycle tracking | cnet
- (00:55) Instagram code reveals upcoming music feature | tech crunch
- (01:15) Google’s IoT platform Android Things is open to all developers | engadget
- (01:50) A serious security vulnerability has been found in 7-Zip | pc gamer
- More Top Stories
- (02:15) ZTE asks U.S. Commerce Department to suspend business ban | reuters
- (04:10) Drive.ai will launch an autonomous ride-hailing service in Texas | the verge
- (07:45) The big music labels are selling big chunks of their Spotify stakes | ercode
- (10:00) Yes, It’s Bad. Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging. | the new york times
- Discussion Story (13:50): Microsoft Build
- IoT Edge
- Without its own phone OS, Microsoft now focuses on its Android Launcher and new ‘Your Phone’ experience | tech crunch
- Microsoft launches a unified API for all of its AI speech services | tech crunch
- Microsoft’s Project Ink Analysis lets developers add handwriting recognition to their apps | tech crunch
- Microsoft brings more AI smarts to the edge | tech crunch
- Microsoft and DJI team up to bring smarter drones to the enterprise | tech crunch
- Microsoft launches Project Brainwave, its deep learning acceleration platform | tech crunch
- Microsoft’s new IntelliCode is a smarter IntelliSense | tech crunch
- Microsoft Kinect lives on as a new sensor package for Azure | tech crunch
- Microsoft continues its quest to bring machine learning to every application | ars technica
- Microsoft shows off Alexa-Cortana integration, launches sign-up website for news | tech crunch
- Microsoft overhauls its conversational AI chatbot tools | tech crunch
- Microsoft commits $25M to its AI for Accessibility program | tech crunch
- Microsoft’s meeting room of the future is wild | the verge
- Microsoft Pay comes to Outlook, integrating Stripe, Braintree, Sage, Wave and more | tech crunch
- Microsoft brings its Visual Studio App Center lifecycle management tool to GitHub | tech crunch
- Microsoft taps mixed reality for better collaboration and user support | engadget
- IoT Edge
- Thing of the Day
- Messages of the Day
- (26:25) Robert – Augmented Reality
- Today’s Contributors