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December 11, 2016 2:04 PM Why The Last Guardian’s AI is a good example for chatbot developers

There’s one big achievement in the game The Last Guardian that’s fairly awe-inspiring. It’s not the level design or even the gameplay, which are both compelling enough. (You can read our full coverage of the game here.) As a long-time gamer who has fond memories of playing Ico quite a few years ago and then beating the spiritual successor to that game called 42

December 11, 2016 8:00 AM Microsoft Targets Business Users with Windows 10 Creators Update

Rob Lefferts, Microsoft's director of program management for Windows Enterprise and Security, highlighted some of the business-focused updates on the way in a blog post yesterday. Among the new capabilities set to arrive with the next big Windows 10 update are improved tracking of security issues, more forensics and remediation tools and cloud-based 28

December 9, 2016 8:19 PM My favorite laptops of 2016

These are my personal picks for the best, coolest, and most noteworthy laptops of the year. While 2016 may not have had a lot of highlights for many people, it was at least a good year for laptops. We saw the first systems with OLED displays (something you really have to see in person to appreciate); gaming laptops that could handle VR hardware without 33

December 9, 2016 11:04 AM Has Samsung, er, rounded the corner with Apple court win?

Little ray of sunshine as Sammy recovers from Galaxy blows Analysis Some good news has finally fallen the way of Samsung, as the Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the South Korean giant in its ongoing patent spat with Apple - scrapping a $399m damages bill in the latest episode of the hottest legal battle in tech, though certainly not the last. At the heart 45

December 9, 2016 10:37 AM Apple iPad Pro 2 vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 5 vs. Google Pixel 7: What best tablet to buy in 2017?

Tablets from the tech giants, Apple, Microsoft and Google are speculated to hit the tech market in 2017. It will be the war of tablet devices. Based on the rumors hitting the internet, Apple iPad Pro 2, Microsoft Surface Pro 5 and Google Pixel 7 are the most anticipated tablets and enthusiasts can decide the best device to buy in the coming year. In the same March 38

December 8, 2016 9:05 PM Microsoft announces Windows-on-ARM partnership with Qualcomm, but done right this time

This week, Microsoft announced a new initiative with Qualcomm aimed at bringing full 32-bit Win32 compatibility to ARM devices running Windows 10 in 2017. It’s a significant change from the company’s previous ARM strategy, and it could finally clear the way for the kind of cross-platform compatibility that Microsoft promised (but didn’t actually deliver) 31

December 8, 2016 5:51 PM Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors now fully support Windows 10

Microsoft’s Terry Myerson, head of the Windows and Devices Group, said in a blog that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon device processors now support the full-blown version of Windows 10. While this may not sound like big news to many, consider that Snapdragon chips are based on an entirely different processor design (ARM) than are Intel and AMD processors (x86). However 19

December 7, 2016 10:38 AM Here are the Kantar smartphone market share numbers for October 2016

For smartphone market share watchers, here are analyst company Kantar’s latest numbers for the smartphone market share for the 3 months ending October 2016. October was of course the iPhone 7’s launch month, and we can see the impact on the market share of the other smartphones over the same period. Kantar notes that the lack of a headphone jack is not holding 34

December 7, 2016 7:52 AM Microsoft’s $26 Billion LinkedIn Acquisition Gets EU Approval; Deal to Close in Coming Days

Microsoft won EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its $26 billion bid for professional social network LinkedIn, its largest ever acquisition, after agreeing to a series of modest concessions. The deal, which has already received the green light in the United States, Canada, Brazil and South Africa, would close in the coming days following the EU clearance 15

December 6, 2016 4:02 PM Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft, and YouTube will share data to fight extremism online

will see the creation of a centralized database of “hashes” — digital fingerprints — that can determine which images and video are extremist in nature. The idea is that content flagged by one company will then automatically be reviewed by all the others and removed if it is deemed to violate their respective terms and conditions. Because each company’s 11