• Microsoft to roll out new Outlook.com 'over the next few weeks'

    6 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Microsoft is ready to roll out its updated Outlook.com web mail, plus the related Calendar and contacts features, over the next few weeks.
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  • Microsoft researchers say they've hit an AI milestone for Chinese-to-English translation

    Microsoft researchers say they've hit an AI milestone for Chinese-to-English translation

    6 monthes ago - By Windows Central

    A team of researchers at Microsoft claim that they've trained AI to match human performance in translating news from Chinese to English.
    Microsoft announced today that it has reached a new milestone in machine translation with a system that can translate sentences from news articles from Chinese to English "with the same quality and accuracy as a person."
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  • Microsoft Teams for iOS gains support for new languages and more

    6 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft Teams has been updated in the app store to version 1.0.34 for iOS users. Microsoft has updated the app with support for editing your Team Description and photos from the mobile chat app without a need to resort to the full desktop app. Microsoft has now expanded Teams support, and it now works with users...
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  • Voicery makes synthesized voices sound more like humans

    Voicery makes synthesized voices sound more like humans

    6 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Advancements in A.I. technology has paved the way for breakthroughs in speech recognition, natural language processing, and machine translation. A new startup called Voicery now wants to leverage those same advancements to improve speech synthesis, too. The result is a fast, flexible speech engine that sounds more human - and less like a robot. Its machine voices can then be used anywhere a synthesized voice is needed - including in new applications, like automatically generated audiobooks or podcasts, voiceovers, TV dubs, and elsewhere.
    Before starting Voicery, co-founder Andrew Gibiansky...
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  • Microsoft's new Outlook.com design is rolling out now

    Microsoft's new Outlook.com design is rolling out now

    6 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Microsoft is beginning to roll out its new Outlook.com design to all users in the coming weeks. The redesigned Outlook.com first entered into beta back in August , and Microsoft also recently started testing UI and feature improvements to the calendar and people sections of the mail service. The new design for mail inside Outlook.com will now be standard for all users in the coming weeks, with no need to toggle the beta mode on.
    All Outlook.com users will also be able to opt-in to try out Microsoft's calendar and people changes, which include a redesigned look and better contact...
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  • Microsoft Teams for iOS gets new calling features, languages, and more

    Microsoft Teams for iOS gets new calling features, languages, and more

    6 monthes ago - By Windows Central

    Microsoft Teams for iOS has picked up several new calling features, along with support for three new languages and more with its latest update.
    Microsoft this week rolled out a fresh update to Teams for iOS , bringing several handy new features to the app.
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