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Mushrooming Microsoft

September 20th, 2016, 6:37 pm

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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 20th, 2016, 6:39 pm

Microsoft is also starting to notice AI

Microsoft is going to "solve" cancer with AI !

(edit: forgot to mention "in the cloud")
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 20th, 2016, 7:28 pm

"Awesome" "Home" indeed!

Microsoft 10 for  IOT !

Windows 10 = Raspberry PI = Arduino!
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 20th, 2016, 8:02 pm

"Awesome" "Home" indeed!

Microsoft 10 for  IOT !

Windows 10 = Raspberry PI = Arduino!
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Great! Windows that run Windows. Will the blue screen of death keep out mosquitos? Will I be unable to leave the house because the front door is installing an update?
 
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 20th, 2016, 8:49 pm

Absolutely, first accept the EULA and then wait 40 minutes!

Btw,.. check out this breaking news... after Google Art Project make billion pixel resolution scans of 35.000 of artworks, Microsoft updates art search to include 4k images!  
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 21st, 2016, 8:20 am

I hope this isn't true, I was just about to buy the long anticipated Microsoft fitness tracker,.. and now this!
Microsoft might be killing off its Band fitness tracker


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September 21st, 2016, 1:47 pm

I hope this isn't true, I was just about to buy the long anticipated Microsoft fitness tracker,.. and now this!
Microsoft might be killing off its Band fitness tracker


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Microsoft is singing a familiar Zune, what?

(I wonder if one will be able to get a box of these for fun hacking projects?)
 
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 21st, 2016, 2:56 pm

I hope this isn't true, I was just about to buy the long anticipated Microsoft fitness tracker,.. and now this!
Microsoft might be killing off its Band fitness tracker


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Microsoft is singing a familiar Zune, what?

(I wonder if one will be able to get a box of these for fun hacking projects?)
Yes that Zune fan has to tattoo Dick Cheney over it!
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 21st, 2016, 2:58 pm

I hope this isn't true, I was just about to buy the long anticipated Microsoft fitness tracker,.. and now this!
Microsoft might be killing off its Band fitness tracker


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Microsoft is singing a familiar Zune, what?

(I wonder if one will be able to get a box of these for fun hacking projects?)
Yes that Zune fan has to tattoo Dick Cheney over it!
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is that john travolta?
 
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 21st, 2016, 3:15 pm

Microsoft is singing a familiar Zune, what?

(I wonder if one will be able to get a box of these for fun hacking projects?)
Yes that Zune fan has to tattoo Dick Cheney over it!
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is that john travolta?
No, its Microsoft's only Zune buyer.
 
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 21st, 2016, 3:50 pm

What do you think of the $40bln stock buyback? Sounds like a worse investment than buying Nokia stock!
 
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 21st, 2016, 4:01 pm

I've always thought that stock buybacks (and dividends) to be an admission by the company that they can't think of anything good to invest in. It's a sign that the company is stuck in a mature (or declining) industry and lacks the vision (or risk tolerance) to try something new.

That said, giving the cash back to the shareholders (a buyback is a 100% repayment to X% of shareholders and a dividend is an X% repayment to 100% of shareholders) is probably better that blowing the money an acquiring other dying companies (e.g. Nokia).
 
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

September 26th, 2016, 8:20 pm

Nice, Microsoft is going in a bidding war for a social networks:

Microsoft seen as possible Twitter suitor

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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

October 2nd, 2016, 6:23 pm

Awesome, Microsoft Could Bring Windows Hello to Android, iPhone

People at redmond are very excited about the possibilities of bringing this app to other platforms. 
 
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Re: Mushrooming Microsoft

October 2nd, 2016, 6:31 pm

After Google, Facebook, IBM, and the pancake restaurant downstairs, Microsoft is now also going to do AI, plans to do  cool stuff also, "big visions" etc etc