Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots | Microsoft – Blog – Emails

Dozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace them with artificial intelligence software. Staff who maintain the news homepages on Microsoft’s MSN website and its Edge browser – used by millions of Britons every day – have been told that they will be no longer be required because robots can now do […]

GHD moves 10k employees onto Microsoft Teams in under a week – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

GHD has moved 10,000 members of its global workforce onto Microsoft Teams in under a week as its offices went from 90 percent capacity to zero amid the coronavirus shutdown. The Melbourne-headquartered professional services firm was forced to condense its planned schedule from weeks down to months as the global number of infections rose, chief […]

Microsoft to keep investing in Skype despite success with Teams- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Despite its video conferencing app Teams breaking all records in the social distancing times, Microsoft said it would continue to invest in Skype that has crossed 40 million daily active users. Purchased in 2011 for $8.5 billion, Skype communication tool has failed to keep up with other messaging rivals to date, while Teams […]

QBE moves 15,000-strong global workforce onto Microsoft Teams – Finance – Training & Development – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Insurance heavyweight QBE has moved over 15,000 members of staff around the world onto Microsoft Teams in a move that supported collaboration and connectivity as working from home suddenly became the norm. The insurer’s 300-strong Technology Services group was the first to pilot the technology and change management mechanisms that would go on to be […]

Lockdown laptops: affordable options for those stuck at home | Technology – Blog – Emails

With a full return to work, school and spending time with family in real life rather than on a video call still not in sight, you may have finally decided that it is worth buying a new laptop. If you want an affordable computer there are lots to choose from, including Chromebooks and Windows 10 […]

Bluetooth-based Covid tech not a meaningful solution: Microsoft President Brad Smith- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Microsoft President Brad Smith has raised questions over whether Bluetooth-based contact tracing technology can be adopted on a broad and meaningful scale worldwide. This comes after Apple and Google announced to release their Exposure Notifications System (or contact tracing technology) to help public health agencies make their Bluetooth-based COVID-19 apps effective while protecting […]

Microsoft to unify app development for 1 billion Windows 10 devices- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article To help developers build apps for modern work using Microsoft 365 and Windows platforms, Microsoft has unveiled Project Reunion to unifying app development across one billion Windows 10 devices. Project Reunion will make it easier to build great apps that work across all the Windows 10 versions and devices people use. “For the […]

Microsoft Teams gets custom templates, chatbots, virtual appointments- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Microsoft has introduced several new capabilities in its video meet app Teams which has become a hub for teamwork combining meetings, calls, chat, and collaboration into a single tool. Now, one can create teams quickly with customizable templates. “Choose from common business scenarios, like event management and crisis response, as well as industry-specific […]

Microsoft unveils enormous supercomputer to train large AI models- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Microsoft has built a new powerful supercomputer in collaboration with Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup OpenAI, making new infrastructure available in Azure to train extremely large AI models. Microsoft announced a multi-year supercomputer partnership with OpenAI in 2019, including a $1 billion investment by the tech giant. The supercomputer developed for OpenAI is a […]

Microsoft opens Azure quantum platform for developers- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Microsoft has announced to make its Azure platform for quantum computing available for select developers and enterprises as a limited preview. At its Build developer conference, the company said on Tuesday that developers will be able to take advantage of nearly two decades of quantum research infused into every layer of the Azure […]