Microsoft AI CTO: A Cloud AI Service Behind Every Device

The most important macro trend is a cloud AI service behind every device. It might be any device that you use in your house. Of course, your apps on your phone have AI services behind them eventually, some of them already have AI, but others well.

Yellzz in Lead Gen Pilot with Microsoft Bing Search Engine

Wouldn’t it be great if your business could be in real-time contact with your potential customer while they are looking at your ad or business listing in a directory or search engine? With Yellzz Super Ads, businesses can do just that.

Microsoft President: We Want the People Who Serve This Country to Know That We Have Their Back

Microsoft wants people to know that that they consider it their civic responsibility to provide the very best technology possible to the United States military. Microsoft President Brad Smith says that we want this country, especially the people who serve this country to know that we at Microsoft have their back.

Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

It’s been a busy week for Microsoft. The company launched an open source system for designing virtual assistants and also revealed several updates to its conversational AI solutions. Microsoft showed several realistic ways that customers can use artificial intelligence in…

Former Microsoft COO Concerned About US Universities vs. China: ‘The Big Risk for Tech is Talent’

Former Microsoft COO Bob Herbold discussed in an interview (below) the fact that computer science and engineering schools are now competing strongly with US universities.

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Launches Contract for the Web and Says… Silos Shouldn’t Dominate Your Life

Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the web, launches Contract for the Web that encourages companies to agree to let individuals own and control their data and importantly to allow mobility of data.

Larry Ellison: Amazon uses Oracle, not Amazon to Run Their Business… Because AWS is Not Good Enough

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison says that Amazon does not even use their own database to run their business. “Amazon runs their entire business on top of Oracle, on top of the Oracle Database,” Ellison said.

Microsoft VP on How Microsoft Competes with Amazon for Cloud Business

Microsoft is competing with Amazon for the enterprise cloud by focusing on being more than just a technology provider says Julia White, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Azure Marketing.

Search Marketers Should Reframe Around Precision Marketing

If you are just starting your career as a search marketer, Amanda Richman, CEO of Wavemaker which is the second largest media agency network in the world, says that you should “reframe it around precision marketing instead of search.”

Microsoft: It’s a Historic Time as the Whole Health Industry Moves to the Cloud

Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Healthcare, says “It’s a historic time right now with whole health industry moving to the cloud.”