It only took 20 years but Microsoft has recognized Steven Sinofsky was not a “team player” – Windows President exits Microsoft

image thumb561

In a move strikingly similar to Apple’s recent departure of Scott Forstall, Steven Sinofsky, President of Windows and Windows Live Division, is leaving Microsoft reportedly for “his failure to be a team player”. The “ousting” (the company says the departure was mutual but the abruptness of the announcement might suggests otherwise) comes after the release…

Read more

Microsoft introduces real-time natural language processing technology that translates other languages using speaker’s own voice [VIDEO]

011

Microsoft introduced a voice language translation service that is leaps and bounds beyond what we would have thought possible with natural language interfaces. In the demonstration video, you see the translation machine understanding English words and transcribing them to text as he speaks. Then they demo the words being translated into Mandarin Chinese (a remarkable…

Read more