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Microsoft Buys Predictive Keyboard Maker, Swiftkey

By   /  February 4, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Chris Miller reports in Gizmodo, “Swiftkey is the most innovative and interesting predictive keyboard maker in the business, and Microsoft is a software giant that’s trying to push its artificial intelligence cred a little higher. According to a report in the Financial Times, it’s a match made in heaven, to the tune […]

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Microsoft Integrates Cortana Into Its Power BI Service

By   /  December 3, 2015  /  Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Liam Tung reports for ZDnet, “Microsoft has released the public preview of its Power BI integration with Cortana, which promises to help users quiz their business data using natural language. Power BI users keen to experiment with the Cortana integration can now give Microsoft’s digital personal assistant a whirl to ask questions […]

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A Look at Where Voice Search is Headed

By   /  October 28, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Chris Marentis recently wrote for Search Engine Land, “Phones are getting smarter and becoming the hub of an active life. The challenge is, typing on a small keyboard is not comfortable or convenient. So why not make it easy and use virtual assistants to get information using voice? As of October 2014, […]

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2014 Year In Review: Thanks For The Good Times, Part 2

By   /  December 24, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Today we continue our look back at the best of times for The Semantic Web and related fields in 2014 (see here for our first story in this series): Ian Hersey, Saffron Chief Product Officer: Cognitive Computing in 2014 has certainly captured a lot of buzz, thanks in part to IBM’s strong […]

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What You Can Expect From Windows 9

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Dave Altavilla of Forbes reports, “Microsoft has a big opportunity tomorrow when they unveil the next version of Windows known by the code name ‘Threshold’ and what could ultimately be dubbed Windows 9.”

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Cortana Enhances Predictive Capabilities

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jason Mick recently blogged, “While iOS 8 should make Apple, Inc.’s (AAPL) Siri substantially smarter, Microsoft Corp.’s (MSFT) Windows Phone voice-controlled assistant Cortana currently enjoys a nice lead in natural language processing and the ability to interface with multiple apps to perform useful functions. Cortana is a commercial product, but it’s also a bit of […]

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Microsoft Ups Its Stake in Machine Learning

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Pedro Hernandez of eWeek reports, “‘Mobile-first, cloud-first’ may be Microsoft’s new mantra, but another term has been has been increasingly creeping into the company’s lexicon of late.”

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Microsoft Talks Up What It’s Calling The First Truly Virtual Personal Assistant

By   /  April 3, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino As The Semantic Web Blog discussed yesterday here, the Virtual Personal Assistant is getting more personal. Microsoft officially unveiled Cortana as part of the Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone software at its Build event yesterday, and the service effectively replaces the search function on Windows smartphones, both for the Internet and locally. This […]

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