Windows IT Pro 2016-04-11 14:18:00

Microsoft and others predict automated assistants are the way of the future. Now they have their own app store

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has made clear: One of the next big platforms for Microsoft is bots, largely behind-the-scenes AI assistants that can do your bidding without so much as a click. Now there’s a directory to help find those bots across a variety of platforms, from Slack and Facebook Messenger to SMS and the web.

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Windows IT Pro 2016-04-06 10:01:00

AI for the little guy: $129,000 for 170 teraflop server

An Nvidia's seventh annual GPU Tech Conference, chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang had some impressive new hardware to demo: Nvidia's DGX-1, a GPU-driven server that the company hopes will find a home in everything from research institutions to mid-market businesses looking to gain a competitive edge in deep learning.

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Windows IT Pro 2016-02-08 12:50:00

Is Apple sneaking into an SMB near you?

Apple's enterprise ambitions are well known at this point, with a big IBM deal to develop and support enterprise applications and better support for enterprise necessities in recent iOS versions.

But perhaps things are about to get a lot more interesting at the mid-market, where a few of Apple's core technologies are coming together to potentially reshape commerce.

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