Google no longer competes for controversial cloud project U.S. defense
Google is not taking part in the battle for JEDI, a gigantic cloud contract offered by the US Department of Defense and potentially worth ten billion dollars. Google has decided not to participate, because the contract may not be in line with the principles it applies to the way artificial intellige... Read more
Microsoft joins Lot Network against patent trolls
Microsoft has been a member of the Lot Network since Thursday. This is an initiative of the tech industry that tries to combat patent trolls. Patent trolls are bad for innovation within the sector, even though the sector is so dependent on it.
The Lot Network has been in existence for some time and ... Read more
Microsoft makes machine learning tool Infer.net available as open source
Microsoft recently made an in-house developed tool for machine learning, Infer.NET, available as open source. The tool allows developers to develop AI software using a model-based approach.
According to a blog post from the developers, this is an in-house developed machine learning tool that is curr... Read more
Both Firefox and Edge support Google’s WebP image format
Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge get support for Google's WebP image format. This makes Apples Safari the only remaining browser that does not support it. The support has already been added to Edge, and Firefox will follow later this year.
WebP was conceived and developed by Google eight years ago... Read more
Microsoft temporarily shuts down Windows 10 October 2018 update
Microsoft has withdrawn the most recent update of Windows 10. There were messages coming out this weekend from users who claimed that files had disappeared after they performed the update. The Windows 10 October 2018 update, also known as version 1809, is now first checked for bugs.
In a blog Micros... Read more
Windows 10 October 2018 Update can delete personal data
Microsoft has been offering the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for a few days now, but not every upgrade is easy. Some users complain about an empty Documents folder, others lose data in the Photos, Videos and Music Folder.
Microsoft has been making the Windows 10 October 2018 Update available since... Read more
Citrix and Microsoft renew their partnership
During the Microsoft Ignite conference, Citrix announced a renewed collaboration with the tech giant from Redmond. This results in various technological integrations and joint programs to help customers implement their cloud strategies. This is to deliver simple, ready-to-use solutions to users.
For... Read more
Microsoft releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update: these are the best new features
Microsoft also announced yesterday at its Surface event that the Windows 10 October 2018 release will be available. It is equipped with a lot of different new functions, which the company explains extensively in a blog about it.
However, we will list the best new features. It's quite a few, so we'll... Read more
Microsoft presents significantly improved Surface Studio 2
Microsoft also announced Surface Studio 2 during its A moment of your time event in New York City. This device is also mainly equipped with an internal update; in terms of design, Surface Studio 2 still looks a lot like its predecessor.
The first Surface Studio was announced just under two years ago... Read more
Microsoft releases both business and consumer versions of Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6
When Microsoft presented the new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop last year, the devices came standard with one Windows version. The Pro came with Windows 10 Pro and the Surface Laptop initially with Windows 10 S. But when Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 go on sale later this month, consumers will ... Read more