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amazonMicrosoft Surging Over $1 Trillion to Number One

Microsoft stock surging over $1 trillion in market value in after hours trading with a strong earnings report.

artificial intelligenceMicrosoft AI Breakthroughs – AI Amplified Content and Creativity #emtechdigital

Harry Shum Executive Vice President, Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, Microsoft Democratization of AI He is talking about the State of AI. Microsoft AI has reached or exceeded human capabilities with speech, reading and writing from 2016 to today. He …

googleMicrosoft Edge Browser Cancellation Was an Ironic Surrender to the Chrome Near Monopoly

The Microsoft Internet Explorer became the Edge browser, but it has failed and Microsoft is replacing it with a Chromium-based alternative. This story of technology revenge dates back the dot.com days and the Microsoft versus Google browser wars. Netscape lost …

amazonMost Valuable Company Title Moved Between Amazon, Apple and Microsoft

The Most Valuable Company in the World title was with Microsoft on Friday. Over the weekend there a cease-fire in the Trade War between the USA and China. This gave more of a boost to Apple and Amazon on Monday. …

appleMicrosoft Number One But Apple Will be Back on Top Monday With US-China Trade Deal

Microsoft surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable company in the world. reclaiming the number one spot after more than 15 years. Microsoft has a market value of more than $851 billion and Apple has a value of $847 billion. …

mathematicsA 88 minute tutorial on Programming and Solving with Quantum Computers

This 88-minute talk by Andrew Helwer, Microsoft, discards hand-wavy pop-science metaphors and answers a simple question: from a computer science perspective, how can a quantum computer outperform a classical computer? Viewers will learn the following: – Representing computation with basic …

internetMicrosoft acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub is the world’s leading software development platform. The era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge is upon us. Computing is becoming embedded in the world, with every part …

amazonMicrosoft climbing back toward most valuable company in the world

Microsoft has a market valution of $760 billion. Google has a market capitalization of $745 billion. Google and Facebook are facing up to $9.3 Billion in fines on first day of new European privacy law. Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) rose …

artificial intelligenceIn AI we trust – implementing empathy in digital assistants – C2 Montreal

Samuel Moreau, Microsoft AI Lead and Ruth Gil, Microsoft Design Architect from the Office Experience team, lead an AI workshop at C2 Montreal. Samuel Moreau is a Partner Design Director – Cortana & Artificial Intelligence at Microsoft. If the future …

futureMicrosoft wants low error topological quantum computers on its Azure cloud within 5 years

Microsoft is leading the development of topological quantum computing which it claims is far less error-prone than rival quantum computing approaches. Microsoft wants to apply 1000 low error topological quantum qubits in about five years on the Azure cloud computing …