Tag Archives: Company: Microsoft

20Oct/17

Tech companies lobby for ‘Dreamers’

Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

20Oct/17

Can AI use Japan bank chief’s face to predict the future?

Artificial intelligence researchers in Japan say they’ve found a way to predict major policy shifts from the country’s central bank by analyzing split-second changes in the facial expression of its governor, Haruhiko Kuroda. Julian Satterthwaite reports. Continue reading

20Aug/17

U.S. warship Indianapolis found 18,000 feet deep in Pacific Ocean

Researchers finally locate the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis more than seven decades after it was sunk in the Pacific by a Japanese torpedo. Ashraf Fahim reports Continue reading

28Nov/16

Uganda orders closure of schools backed by Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg

Ugandan authorities order the closure of a chain of Bridge International Schools, a for-profit international chain of schools backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over concerns about poor sanitation and curriculum.

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29Oct/16

Microsoft Blends Virtual World With Real World

Microsoft introduced a new way to bring your ideas to life Continue reading