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Proposing a New Way of Consuming APIs – Using Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Chat Bots

Microsoft recently announced at //BUILD 2016 their foray into the cognitive domain, currently dominated by IBM Watson, called Microsoft Cognitive Services. Having some knowledge of the cognitive computing space and seeing how it will revolutionise the way applications are created, I was toying the idea of a completely new way of consuming APIs when they announced the “Conversation as a …

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Chat Bots Platform wins Microsoft Imagine Cup Singapore with customer care solution

Microsoft Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition that is held annually, inspiring countless students over the years to dream and build original solutions that can change the world. Into its 14th year this year, the competition in Singapore has attracted a total of 65 project entries from 150 students representing 7 tertiary institutions, presenting a wide range of …

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The missing pieces of Internet of Things

The race is on. Internet of Things (IoT) is the new buzz word. Similar to Big Data, where “everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, and everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it…” (quote by Dan Ariely) Internet of Things is something we have been doing for a long …

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Xbox One Launches in Singapore on September 23 starting at S$639

Xbox One will be available in Singapore on Tuesday, September 23 starting at S$639. The Xbox One with Kinect will also be available starting at S$739. Every Xbox One system will include the Xbox One console — which features a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi — one Xbox One Wireless Controller and a free 14-day trial of Xbox …

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Windows 8.1 Update 1

With these new Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft continue to refine and improve Windows based on feedback from customers to deliver ongoing value to all their Windows devices. The Windows 8.1 Update delivers a collection of refinements designed to give people a more familiar and convenient experience across touch, keyboard and mouse inputs. It also brings improvements for business customers, really accelerates opportunity for …

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ASUS VivoTab Note 8 with Wacom Digitiser Stylus Available in Singapore at SGD499

ASUS VivoTab Note 8 is an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet featuring a professional Wacom digitizer stylus, making it an ideal  pen-based tablet for productivity or creativity. Key Features: over 1,000 levels of pressure sensitivity Wacom digitiser stylus SonicMaster audio technology providing decent sound for a small device up to 8 hours battery life 2GB of memory, 64GB of solid-state storage, additional 64GB via microSD card one …

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Microsoft Surface 2 Available In Singapore from 14th March 2014

Microsoft Surface 2 will be available for purchase from authorized retailers Challenger, Harvey Norman, and Newstead, along with Touch Cover 2, Type Cover 2, and Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition. Microsoft Surface 2 runs on Windows RT 8.1, which offers a range of fantastic features for both work and play – such as the Windows Store packed with more than 140,000 apps, and …

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Waze now available on Windows Phone

Waze is a fun, community based mapping, traffic & navigation app, 60 million strong. Join forces with other drivers nearby to outsmart traffic, save time & gas money, and improve everyone’s daily commute. By simply driving around with Waze open, you’re already contributing tons of real-time traffic & road info to your local driving community. You can also actively report accidents, hazards, …

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Instagram now available on Windows Phone

Photo-sharing service Instagram, which has more than 150 million users around the world, has landed in the Windows Phone Store and is now available for download! Instagram can transform everyday moments into shareable works of art. Just grab a picture from your Photos Hub, choose a filter to transform its look and feel, then post to Instagram (or share to Facebook, …

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Race on to Free and Paid Apps on the Windows platform, in time for Singapore’s F1

A collection of apps exclusive to Singapore as well as apps related to the latest craze in Singapore are collected and collated by Microsoft Singapore. Besides Formula One on the streets of Singapore from the 20th – 22nd of September 2013, we have a host of foreign and local artistes taking the stage, off track. From Big Bang from Korea …

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