5 things to expect from Microsoft’s big developer conference – Computerworld


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5 things to expect from Microsoft's big developer conference
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Microsoft executives will take the stage at Moscone West in San Francisco on Wednesday for the first of two keynote addresses to the company's big Build developer conference. Here are five key things to expect from the next two days of Microsoft …
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Clippy’s Back: The Future of Microsoft Is Chatbots – Bloomberg


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Clippy's Back: The Future of Microsoft Is Chatbots
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CEO Satya Nadella bets big on artificial intelligence that will be fast, smart, friendly, helpful, and (fingers crossed) not at all racist. By Dina Bass | March 30, 2016. Photograph by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images. From Bloomberg Businessweek
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Amazon Wants To Protect You From Dangerous USB-C Cables – Fortune


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Amazon Wants To Protect You From Dangerous USB-C Cables
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E-commerce platform bans non-standardized cables and adapters. Amazon AMZN 2.45% has banned merchants on its platform from selling non-standardized USB-C cables and adapters, following concerns over the safety of substandard products. USB-C …
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Twitter is now more accessible for the visually impaired – Mashable


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Twitter is now more accessible for the visually impaired
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Twitter is now more accessible to the visually impaired, introducing descriptions to images with screen readers and braille displays. SEE ALSO: The best and worst U.S. states for people with disabilities. Twitter announced the new feature Tuesday
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Uber announces a more immersive ‘Ride Request’ option for third-party apps – TechCrunch


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Uber announces a more immersive 'Ride Request' option for third-party apps
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The company has unveiled a 'Ride Request Widget' which it claimed is an easy way to add Uber's native features into a third-party app. In particular, Uber said the widget is developed to work in places with limited internet access — in line with
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