Microsoft’s $25 million ‘A.I. for Accessibility’ Seeks to Amplify Humanity

Polarity Technologies Ltd learned that Microsoft kicked off its annual developer conference, Build 2018, on Monday, May 7, with the announcement of a new program designed to invest in accessibility technologies built using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The program has a $25 million endowment and a five-year mission to invest in potentially life-changing technologies. “As...

Microsoft Releases Office 2019 in Preview for Commercial Customers

Polarity Technologies Ltd learned that Microsoft has rolled out a preview of Office 2019 to commercial customers, with features that are usually seen in the company’s Office 365 subscription. Microsoft is making test versions of several Office apps available for x86-based Windows systems in the Office 2019 preview programme. Office 2019, which Microsoft calls its ‘perpetual’ Office release, will be released in...

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