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Tech in 2016: Microsoft dominated tech this year; here's how it did it
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Tech in 2016: Microsoft dominated tech this year; here's how it did it

In all of the madness of 2016, Microsoft’s work stood out like a shining beacon for the tech masses.

Microsoft is taking submissions for its Bot Directory
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Microsoft is taking submissions for its Bot Directory

Microsoft's Bots framework was among the many show stealers that Microsoft unveiled at Build 2016. Finally, the company has announced that it will start taking submissions from developers for its Bot Directory.

Chatbots have been around a lot longer than you think
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Chatbots have been around a lot longer than you think

The technology world has decided to embrace chatbots in a big way. After Microsoft, Facebook has placed heavy bets on chatbots. And the rest of us wonder how this really impacts us.

Facebook chatbots: Taking away humanness from our conversations?
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Facebook chatbots: Taking away humanness from our conversations?

First, Facebook was about bring people together. What happened to giving brands a face to connect with customers? Facebook was about bringing people together and initiating conversations. In fact, a very popular industry term is conversations. Add to it sentiment. Whether the nature of conversations around a brand is positive or negative is the single largest peg upon which the digital marketing industry exists.

Microsoft shows how Pen and Ink beat Pencil and Paper
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Microsoft shows how Pen and Ink beat Pencil and Paper

By looking beyond pen and paper, Microsoft may have finally implemented something that will make paper redundant.

Build 2016: Microsoft simplifies mobile app development with Visual Studio and Xamarin
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Build 2016: Microsoft simplifies mobile app development with Visual Studio and Xamarin

At the ongoing Build 2016, Microsoft laid out plans for how Xamarin and Visual Studio will come together.

Build 2016: Microsoft reveals what's new for Office developers
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Build 2016: Microsoft reveals what's new for Office developers

At its ongoing Build 2016, Microsoft shared its latest stage of updates for the Office Developer Platform.

Microsoft Build 2016: Day 2 focussed on cross platform app tools, cloud and developers
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Microsoft Build 2016: Day 2 focussed on cross platform app tools, cloud and developers

After a long first day at Microsoft Build, Day 2 of Build 2016 was all about Azure, Enterprise services and how developers could tap into the tools available with Visual Studio. The keynote of day 2 kicked off with Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft taking on the stage. The focal point of the discussion shifted towards its cloud service Azure.

Build 2016: Cortana's updated version coming to India soon says Microsoft
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Build 2016: Cortana's updated version coming to India soon says Microsoft

India will be among a select group of 13 nations where an updated version of Microsoft's voice-based virtual assistant will roll out later this summer

Ultimately, it's going to be about man with machines: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
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Ultimately, it's going to be about man with machines: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Envisaging a technological future where computers can learn human language and have conversations with people, Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella has said companies need to build "respectful" technology which gets the best of humanity and not the worst.

Build 2016: Microsoft unveils cloud and IoT innovations for developers
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Build 2016: Microsoft unveils cloud and IoT innovations for developers

At the ongoing Build 2016, Microsoft says it aims to take the pressure off developers to innovate faster by building applications to process and analyse data at cloud speed, irrespective of device or platform.

Build 2016: Office apps for Hololens, Microsoft Graph and more
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Build 2016: Office apps for Hololens, Microsoft Graph and more

On the second Day of its Build developers conference, Microsoft has announced new Office-specific opportunities for developers.

Microsoft outlines intelligence vision for Windows 10
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Microsoft outlines intelligence vision for Windows 10

Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella today outlined the technology giant's vision to combine the power of human language with advanced machine intelligence as he announced new updates to the operating system Windows 10 to create more personal computing for every customer.

Microsoft lets you turn any Xbox One console into a development kit
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Microsoft lets you turn any Xbox One console into a development kit

Microsoft showed off how convenient the Universal Windows Platform was and how it can help developers create great gaming titles with ease for both Windows 10 (PC) and the Xbox One console.

Build 2016: Here's what Microsoft has in store for gaming
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Build 2016: Here's what Microsoft has in store for gaming

If you're a gamer of game developer, Build 2016 has some interesting news for you. Updates to UWP notwithstanding, gaming advancements pale in comparison to the bot framework and even Ink.

Live Blog: Day 2 of Microsoft's Build 2016 conference
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Live Blog: Day 2 of Microsoft's Build 2016 conference

Day 2 of Build 2016 is just about to start. Follow this live blog for up to the minute updates

Build 2016: Microsoft betting big on bots, plans to bring them everywhere
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Build 2016: Microsoft betting big on bots, plans to bring them everywhere

Build 2016 revealed Microsoft's plans to unleash bots on the entire world by opening up their bot platform to developers the world over.

Build 2016: Microsoft Skype bots preview announced
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Build 2016: Microsoft Skype bots preview announced

The company had put forth a demo explaining how Skype users can chat with Cortana, which in turn gets things done via third-party chatbots.

Top four features coming with the Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer
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Top four features coming with the Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer

Microsoft EVP, Windows and Devices Group, Terry Myerson announced that the software giant will be releasing Windows 10 Anniversary Update to all Windows 10 customers for free this summer.

Build 2016: Microsoft impresses developers with change – open source, bots and universality
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Build 2016: Microsoft impresses developers with change – open source, bots and universality

Microsoft's ongoing conference, Build 2016, was supposed to be big. The reason being, a lot of us have been expecting steps beyond Windows 10. And of course, there’s been HoloLens which has been around as a proof of concept. Then there was the world of Universal Windows applications. All said and done, Microsoft presented all this and more and packaged it with style, to much applause and delight from the developer community.