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Microsoft will outsource its popular Chinese teen girl chatbot

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced on Monday that it would outsource its Chinese chatbot business with Xiaobing to an independent company. In a press release released in Chinese, the company said it would sell the Xiaobing business, also known as Xiaoice, to an independent company. Microsoft will continue to hold an interest in the company. The unit’s general manager, Di Li, …

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Microsoft spins Xiaoice Chatbot for Chinese users

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp., gestures during a Bloomberg event on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft will no longer be the parent of a friendly virtual chat bot for Chinese users. The company spins the technology known as Xiaoice …

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* UPDATED * Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020: pre-orders OPEN, update, release date, platforms, Alpha 5, locations, trailers, closed beta & more

One of the most realistic tiles of the year is on the move and shows every inch of the planet. Buckle up and get ready to take off as Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is getting closer. Microsoft’s new title is expected to be one of the most detailed and visually stunning games of the year. Pre-orders are now possible! Latest …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator will be launched on August 18 on the PC

Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18 for PC. Microsoft has been running private alpha tests of the new game in the past few months and it can be pre-ordered and pre-installed today. Microsoft Flight Simulator is the latest installment in the hyper-detailed series that has been running since the 1980s. The publication of Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam …

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Why Microsoft believes in cross-gen and no exclusivity for Xbox Series X.

With the launch of next generation consoles later this year, Microsoft and Sony are heralding the next era of gaming. Companies have slightly different approaches. Sony has announced that it will release PS5-exclusive titles immediately, while Microsoft has talked about it repeatedly Not Do this with the Xbox Series X and instead launch titles for the entire device family. Xbox …

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Microsoft and Google work together to improve web apps for Android

There are many operating systems today, from Windows to MacOS to Linux and Android to iOS, a little too many for developers, especially loners, to support them equally. There is no shortage of frameworks and tools like Qt or Google’s Flutter to make this a little less painful, but the only platform that really gets through all of this is …

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Microsoft is preparing to live with Google

When Microsoft launched the Surface Duo at the end of last year, it confirmed that it would use Android as the operating system for the two-screen device. Shortly before the official start date, Microsoft’s implementation of the popular operating system appears to have passed Google’s compatibility check. Microsoft’s chief product officer, Panos Panay, is hosting a Surface Duo at an …

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Microsoft Teams offers a flood of new video conferencing features

Video conferencing is hot these days and almost everyone is trying to grab a piece of this juicy cake. Originally conceived for the takeover of Slack, the Microsoft platform for teams has now got on a train that Slack has so far been unable to catch up with. As video conferencing use cases increase, so does the demand for new …

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Microsoft neutralizes Office 365 account attacks that use a clever trick

Microsoft has neutralized a large-scale fraud campaign that used fake domains and malicious apps to defraud customers in 62 countries around the world. The software developer and cloud service provider received a court order last week that allowed him to seize six domains, five of which contained the word “office”. The company said attackers used it in a sophisticated campaign …

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