Microsoft Research leading the world: Microsoft Adam, Bing Prediction Engine, Skype Universal Voice Translator

Deep learning systems, a form of artificial intelligence, are paving the way for rapid positive change in enterprises and Microsoft has taken the leadership position. Microsoft Adam (also featured in this article) enables software to recognize objects using 30 times fewer machines, 50 times faster, twice the accuracy by training a neural (brain-like) network of…


Top MVP tips covering–Windows Universal Apps, Hyper-V, Dynamics CRM 2013, Windows Phone 8.1

1. A Show-All-Or-Nothing Behavior for Windows Universal Apps           By Client Development MVP Diederik Krols 2. Hyper-V Amigos Podcast           By MVPs Carsten Rachfahl, Didier Van Hoye, Hans Vredevoort and Aidan Finn 3. Use Access Teams in Dynamics CRM 2013           By Dynamics CRM MVP Adam Vero 4. Creating Dialogue Windows in Dynamics CRM 2013…


Noteworthy Expert Developer Webinars: Debugging Direct3D Windows Phone 8.1 apps, Developing Universal Apps with Azure Mobile Services, Optimizing Windows Phone Apps

Debugging your Direct3D apps for Windows Phone 8.1 June 10th – Rob Caplan and James Dailey, Microsoft               http://forumnokia.adobeconnect.com/e5rrvxmhewt/event/registration.html With the release of Windows Phone 8.1 the Visual Studio team has added advanced graphics debugging tools from Windows and Windows Store apps to Windows Phone 8.1. You can now inspect how each pixel your Direct3D scene…


Microsoft Azure and SAP expanded partnership meeting diverse needs of the enterprise

I found this news of great interest to the enterprise after speaking to my enterprise colleagues. An extension of the 20 year partnership between Microsoft and SAP was announced today in a post from Takeshi Numoto, corporate vice-president, cloud and enterprise networking Microsoft.  Scott Guthrie, executive vice-president is quoted extensively in announcements today in the…


DVLUP Day in Toronto Saturday May 10th

Check out http://www.torontopublishwindows.com/ which is part of the global //publish/ event being held by Microsoft. There is also DVLUP Day in Toronto taking place on Saturday May 10th, which is a good lead into //publish/. If you are not in Toronto, there are also //publish/ events being held in Winnipeg & Ottawa. Register if you…


BUILD 2014 Highlights

Some very exciting announcements at Build 2014: Cortana (yes!) and Many, Many Other Great Features coming in Windows Phone 8.1 – by Joe Belfiore Microsoft announces new cloud experience and tools to deliver the cloud without complexity – Scott Guthrie Windows 8.1 Update – important refinements to the Windows experience – by Brandan Leblanc Get…