Day: January 4, 2019

Microsoft expands partnership with Adaptive Biotechnologies to decode immune system

Microsoft last year announced a partnership with Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies to decode human immune system using AI and machine learning with recent breakthroughs in biotechnology. The goal of the project is to create a universal blood test that reads a person’s immune system to detect a wide variety of diseases

Federer wins to put Switzerland in Hopman Cup final

PERTH, Australia (AP) Roger Federer relied on his trusted serve to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) Thursday and give defending champion Switzerland a spot in the Hopman Cup final. The victory assured Switzerland’s advancement, but Greece claimed a consolation 2-1 victory when Maria Sakkari beat Belinda Bencic 6-3,

I haven’t seen a performance like Bernardo Silva’s for a long time

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was delighted with Bernardo Silva’s display in Thursday’s 2-1 win against Liverpool. Pep Guardiola hailed Bernardo Silva’s “incredible” performance as he lavished the star midfielder in praise following Manchester City’s victory over Premier League leaders Liverpool. Silva produced a tireless display to help reigning champions

Microsoft Research finds Smart Speakers could image rooms with sound

Microsoft Research has been doing some research into speaker and microphone arrays as often found in smart speakers. They have found that an array of speakers could be used for beamforming, allowing them to direct sound to a specific location in a room. This allowed the researchers to use distant speakers

Antonio Valencia reportedly offered to Inter Milan as a free agent

Valencia started his first Premier League match in nearly four months on Wednesday It appears that Antonio Valencia’s Manchester United career could be over this summer after spending a decade at the club. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Inter Milan have been offered Valencia this summer when his current deal

USB Type-C Authentication Program to restrict usage of uncertified USB-C chargers and accessories

USB Implementers Forum today announced the launch of its USB Type-C Authentication Program that brings cryptographic-based authentication for USB Type-C chargers and devices. This new program will enable host devices to protect against uncertified USB chargers. Host devices can confirm the authenticity of a USB device, USB cable or USB charger

Python can be now downloaded from Microsoft Store

Unlike most Linux and Unix systems, Windows does not include a native installation of Python. To make Python available, the CPython team has compiled Windows installers (MSI packages) for many years. Recently, the CPython team has released an official Python package in Microsoft Store. This Microsoft Store version is a