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Microsoft starts powering its Wyoming datacentre entirely with Wind Energy

Microsoft said its Cheyenne datacentre in Wyoming will now be powered entirely by 237 megawatts of wind energy. “Our commitment extends beyond greening our own operations because these projects help create a greener, more reliable grid in the communities in which we operate,” Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, said in a Microsoft blog post on Monday. “That’s why we are announcing our largest wind energy purchases yet – 237 megawatts of wind energy – that will allow our datacenter in Cheyenne, Wyoming to be powered entirely by wind…

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Lenovo is ditching its own brand name to make way for ‘Moto’

Campaign Asia reports that gadget maker Lenovo will stop marketing smartphones with its own brand name and adopt the Moto label from here on out. The company acquired Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion in 2014. It previously announced plans to phase out the ‘Motorola’ name for handsets at the beginning of this year; the new change comes along with a shake-up of the company’s leadership. It’ll be interesting to see how this plays out for the Moto brand. As Android Police noted, there’s a risk of diluting the sensible…

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Whatsapp desktop app Latest Version Released

In this week WhatsApp desktop Application for mac and windows are released. you have a new way to stay in touch anytime and anywhere – whether on your phone or computer at home or work. Like WhatsApp Web, our desktop app is simply an extension of your phone: the app mirrors conversations and messages from your mobile device. The new desktop app is available for Windows 8+ and Mac OS 10.9+ and is synced with WhatsApp on your mobile device. Because the app runs natively on your desktop, you’ll have…

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Remotely SignOut from Gmail & Google Drive

As a heavy user of all things Google, there are occasions when have forgotten to log out of a session.  With the increased presence of Chromebooks in schools, students and teachers may run into a similar problem since Chromebooks don’t automatically log you out from your Google account, leaving you vulnerable.  Fear not!  You can remotely log out of Gmail and Google Drive from any device to end all open sessions by following these simple steps: Access your Gmail by going to www.mail.google.com Scroll to the bottom of the Gmail…

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Microsoft New Products and Updates Released

This year’s Microsoft event was the most exciting and well-rounded in recent history. And in case you missed any of it, we’ve got you covered. Windows 10 The connection is the name of the game for the latest Microsoft update. From connecting with other users in your life via its MyPeople taskbar app to an SMS Relay feature that allows you to view and reply to texts from your laptop, sharing content is the main focus. 3D visualization One of Microsoft’s most exciting announcements is the upcoming Creators Update and…

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Whatsapp Video call enabled with new Android Update

New beta versions of WhatsApp’s Android app now include a major feature: Video calls. It’s as easy as you might imagine: pull up a contact in the app, tap the call button and choose ‘Video call’. If the other person has a version of WhatsApp that supports the feature, it’ll launch a FaceTime-like call; if not, you’ll be notified that your contact needs to update their app. video calling had become available on WhatsApp’s recent beta builds for some users. try installing version 2.16.318 (451462) on a couple of different…

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chrome extension to obtain information from YouTube video

Flico is a platform which aims to fulfil user’s curiosity by predicting relevant information from a media. Suppose you are watching a movie and you want to know the location of a certain landmark in the scene, what do you do? Use Flico! It identifies and presents the landmark along with a map and street view of it. Not only that, it can also be used to identify the meaning of unfamiliar words that the user comes across while watching any video. Incredible isn’t it? Currently working only on youtube…

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Microsoft’s cortana is now just as accurate as humans

Robots are now just as good at transcribing speech as humans. According to a paper published yesterday, a team of Microsoft engineers in the Artificial Intelligence and Research division reported their system reached a word error rate (WER) of 5.9 percent, a figure that is roughly equal to that of human abilities. “We’ve reached human parity,” said Xuedong Huang, the company’s chief speech scientist. “This is a historic achievement.” After decades of testing, the milestone comes on the heels of last month’s ‘close but no cigar’ score of 6.3 WER…

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Major tech gaints team up to clear the air about AI

In 2014, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk said in an interview that he believed that AI posed the biggest threat to human existence. That didn’t stop him from co-chairing a billion-dollar AI research nonprofit, but it did make people think about whether artificial intelligence could get out of hand. Now, five tech giants including Google and its DeepMind subsidiary, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM have come together to form Partnership on AI, a coalition dedicated to highlighting the best practices and ethical research in the field of artificial intelligence….

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