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An upcoming update to Microsoft Office will allow you to essentially pin apps to the Microsoft Office ribbon, adding to its extensibility.
The company hopes new capabilities in Microsoft Graph, and for running apps inside Office, will inspire developers.
IBM sees customers of Salesforce.com as key to growing revenue at its Global Business Services consulting division.
According to a (now, refuted) report, Microsoft is working to build ad blocking into Microsoft Edge.
The consumer-facing news was scant, but here are the most interesting tidbits that Microsoft had to offer.
Every company is an information company today, says Mark Barrenechea, and transforming for the digital era requires looking beyond the ERP systems that have played such a central role over the past few decades.
Startup 8ninths has taken HoloLens and developed both an app and special desk to go with it. The desk has an open space for viewing holograms, or you could even move the hologram to another location.
Microsoft’s Skype bots promise to arrange appointments, order food, and book hotels, and more.
Microsoft's Conversations as a Platform initiative thinks that machine learning and natural language could revolutionize computing.
The Oculus Rift arrives as a locked-down platform, but you can easily open it back up if you want to play SteamVR games or VR apps from unknown sources—provided you can click a button in the settings menu.
Last year's Build was about promises. This year, Microsoft needs to present developers with a plan for why they should continue buying in to Windows.
Synchronize Netflix with long-distance friends using these two Chrome extensions.
Microsoft wants to bring people wearing its HoloLens headset into a conversation with other folks who aren't in the room using a new technology developed by its research division that enables "holoportation."
Plus: Blizzard releases the first supplementary short film for Overwatch, Verdun adds American Doughboys, and Walking Dead Season Three is teased. This is gaming news for March 21-25.
Microsoft pushed some fresh software to people who are beta testing the latest versions of Windows 10 on Friday, starting the weekend off with a slate of bug fixes aimed at improving the usability of devices on the new operating system.
Hulu’s virtual reality app for the Samsung Gear VR is a mix of 360-degree content and traditional video in a virtual living room.