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What is Artificial Intelligence?

August 16th, 2018
What is Artificial Intelligence?

This article was originally posted on the Microsoft Azure blog:

It has been said that Artificial Intelligence will define the next generation of software solutions. If you are even remotely involved with technology, you will almost certainly have heard the term with increasing regularity over the last few years.

New customizations in Azure Migrate to support your cloud migration

August 15th, 2018
New customizations in Azure Migrate to support your cloud migration

This article was originally posted on the Microsoft Azure blog:

You can accelerate your cloud migration using intelligent migration assessment services like Azure Migrate. Azure Migrate is a generally available service, offered at no additional charge, that helps you plan your migration to Azure.

Proposal Manager for financial service help increase proposal win rates

August 14th, 2018
Proposal Manager for financial service help increase proposal win rates

Originally posted in Office 365 Blog.

 

The commercial and corporate lending environment is increasingly competitive and squeezing interest margins for banks and lenders. Bank lending teams must navigate a stream of documents—such as client financials, collateral assets, and regulatory attestations.

Protecting the modern workplace from a wide range of undesirable software

August 10th, 2018
Protecting the modern workplace from a wide range of undesirable software

This article was originally posted on the Microsoft Security blog:

Windows Defender Research

in Windows, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, Endpoint Security, Threat Protection, Best Practices and How-Tos, Industry Trends, Research

Security is a fundamental component of the trusted and productive Windows experience that we deliver to customers through modern platforms like Windows 10 and Windows 10 in S mode.

The global impact of AI across industries

August 10th, 2018
The global impact of AI across industries

Originally posted in the Official Microsoft Blog on Jul 30, 2018

Norm Judah is chief technology officer, Microsoft Services.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already having a transformative impact across every industry. From helping employees at transportation companies predict arrival times or issues that may arise, to predicting toxins in grains of food.

What’s new in Microsoft Teams – August round up

August 9th, 2018
What’s new in Microsoft Teams – August round up

This article was originally published on the Microsoft Teams Blog.

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Microsoft improves facial recognition technology to perform well across all skin tones, genders

August 9th, 2018
Microsoft improves facial recognition technology to perform well across all skin tones, genders

This blog post was originally posted on the Microsoft AI Blog.

 

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it has updated its facial recognition technology with significant improvements in the system’s ability to recognize gender across skin tones.

That improvement addresses recent concerns that commercially available facial recognition technologies more accurately recognized gender of people with lighter skin tones than darker skin tones, and that they performed best on males with lighter skin and worst on females with darker skin.