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Microsoft Build 2018: New Windows 'Experiences' for the mobile workforce announced

Microsoft Build 2018: New Windows 'Experiences' for the mobile workforce announced

Announced at the company's Build 2018 conference in Seattle, Microsoft plans on launching "Your Phone" - a Windows 10 feature that will allow users to access text messages, photos and notifications stored on their mobile devices directly from their Windows computers. HP's PhoneWise app, for example, is limited to a number of the company's newer business notebooks.

Windows 10 April 2018 Update comes with a new feature called Timeline which lets users organize their past 30 days activities in one place. Project Kinect will bring new capabilities to HoloLens, replacing the third-generation Kinect depth sensor used in the current HoloLens.

In the red-hot area of containers, Microsoft said that its Azure Kubernetes Service - which enables developers to more easily build and run solutions based on containers - will be generally available in the next few weeks. Users can also design mixed-reality spaces like room layouts, holograms which can be shared in real-time. Lastly, the company has made available its "Blockchain Workbench" for Microsoft Azure which will now make it easier for developers to build Azure-supported blockchain network.

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Visual Studio IntelliCode is a new capability that enhances everyday software development with the power of AI. Developers can use Live Share with any language for any scenario, including serverless, cloud-native and IoT development. This builds on the company's commitment to developers and open source. Today, we released the integration of Visual Studio App Center and GitHub, which provides GitHub developers building apps for iOS and Android devices to seamlessly automate DevOps processes right from within the GitHub experience.

At its Build developer conference this week, Microsoft is putting a lot of emphasis on artificial intelligence and edge computing.

Microsoft has also joined hands with Qualcomm for a vision AI platform on Azure IoT edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.


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