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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
AWS launches Amazon Connect, a tool for call centers that uses its Lex speech recognition and AI; Salesforce says it's integrating Einstein service with Connect   —  Amazon Web Services just unveiled a new service for running call centers, dubbed Amazon Connect, leveraging the same technology used …
Mar 28, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft announces general availability of Visual Studio 2017, which focuses on multi-platform development and is more modular, says new IDE is faster to use   —  Microsoft this morning released Visual Studio 2017, the latest version of its integrated development environment …
Mar 8, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Media rendering firm Thinkbox announces that it has been acquired by Amazon, to join AWS   —  Amazon Web Services has acquired Thinkbox Software, which makes technology used by media and entertainment architects and engineers to manage render farms — large systems for processing computer-generated graphics and video.
Mar 6, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft strikes exclusive cloud deal with Flipkart, Amazon's biggest online retail rival in India, as a first step in a broader strategic partnership   —  Flipkart, the top online marketplace in India, has agreed to adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform …
Feb 20, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Q&A with Bill Gates on his work as an adviser to Microsoft, the evolution of the company, and his focus on natural language processing and virtual assistants   —  It has been nearly a decade since Bill Gates left his day-to-day role at Microsoft, but he still has a connection to the company …
Feb 18, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon now has more than 341K employees after adding 110K people in 2016 alone; CTO cites increase of fulfillment capacity by 30% for driving headcount   —  Amazon added more than 110,000 employees during the past year, topping 341,000 people as of the end of 2016 thanks largely …
Feb 3, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft counters Chromebooks in schools with new “Intune for Education” device and app management service, and low-cost PCs starting at $189   —  Google has made major inroads in U.S. schools in recent years, and not just with its search engine.
Jan 24, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft will use emulation tech to allow Windows 10 on ARM to run x86 Win32 apps through partnership with Qualcomm   —  Microsoft will again seek to expand the reach of its Windows PC operating system to devices running mobile-oriented ARM processors, through a partnership with Qualcomm announced tonight …
Dec 7, 2016, 11:25 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon debuts AWS Shield, its Cloudflare competitor, to protect against DDoS attacks, and offers two tiers; basic version will be on by default   —  A little more than a month after a massive online assault took down Reddit, Netflix, Twitter and other major online properties …
Dec 1, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon limits customers to five reviews per week; verified purchases, books, music, and video are exempt from the cap   —  Amazon will start capping the number of product reviews any customer can submit in a given week, limiting each person to five/week except for products that have been verified …
Nov 26, 2016, 1:10 AMIn context

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