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The five biggest announcements at Microsoft Build 2018

The five biggest announcements at Microsoft Build 2018

This week's Microsoft Build conference brings together developers who build tools and applications on top of Microsoft's technology.

He also talked about Microsoft's Project Brainwave computer chip initiative that is now available for Azure coders in a test or preview version. The service can identify issues through visual imagery, making it possible for drone photography or images from industrial equipment to be analyzed on the edge for quick response to critical issues. The Windows Machine Learning platform will help developers develop machine learning models in the Intelligent Cloud and deploy them offline and in high performance to the PC platform, Microsoft said.

At Microsoft's Build conference this week, the company announced new development opportunities for the platform but more importantly, they helped provide clarity about how the company looks at the suite of software.

Microsoft also said that it will be releasing updates to its Azure Cognitive Services and the Bot Framework.

Past year at Build, Microsoft officials talked up the edge-computing piece of the company's evolving "intelligent cloud/intelligent edge" strategy.

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Instead, it's created to integrate with the Microsoft Azure cloud computing service.

Microsoft plans to share more details on 365 during tomorrow's Build festivities.

At Build 2018, Microsoft might announce new mixed reality devices from its OEM partners at around $200 price tag. The conference this year is emphasizing the company's cloud computing technology and its focus on enabling Microsoft software to be used across devices, not just on Microsoft-created hardware and services. Microsoft also announced that SharePoint is being integrated to a deeper level with Teams - so that users can pin a SharePoint page into channels, for instance. Users might also be aware that it Microsoft will be bringing some cool new features.

On Android, the Timeline feature will be integrated within the Microsoft Launcher app to support cross-device app launching. The app will allow PC users access to their phone's contents, including messages, photos, and notifications, right on their Windows 10 desktop.

DJI's new SDK for Windows empowers developers to build native Windows applications that can remotely control DJI drones including autonomous flight and real-time data streaming.


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