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Italy will win the Eurovision Song Contest, Bing predicts

Eurovision

A total of 42 artists across Europe (and Australia) are gathered in Kiev, Ukraine, and they’re all ready to battle it out at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. If you’re not one for shocks and surprises, then fear not, for Microsoft has unveiled Bing’s predictions for this year’s competition, slating … Read more »

An easy guide to AI

Microsoft Story Labs’ new animated Explanimators series will showcase big, important, cutting-edge areas of technology in ways that are easy for anyone to understand. The series kicks off with Artificial Intelligence (AI), explaining the principles behind machine learning, along with some of the many useful applications it can have for us … Read more »

Building a better future for manufacturers: Industry 4.0

We are living in revolutionary times for the manufacturing industry. Industry 4.0 is digitally transforming everything around us, right now. With connected technology, advanced analytics and mixed reality simulation with technologies like HoloLens, our factories will never look the same, with 40% of operational processes becoming self-healing and self-learning by … Read more »

Brad Smith in Europe: the wrap-up

Saturday marked the end of a busy week for Microsoft President Brad Smith, who concluded his week in Europe in Brussels, after visiting Germany, Denmark, Poland and the UK. Throughout the week, Brad reinforced Microsoft’s position on trust and security, following his previous call for a Digital Geneva Convention, with … Read more »