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Edge was Microsoft's chance at reinventing itself in the browser space and showing that it could still compete with Google and Mozilla by churning out a formidable browser. While Edge's feature set continues to lag behind its rivals', Microsoft is certainly intent on making that happen, with frequent updates and feature improvements.

the evolution of powerpoint

A couple of months ago Microsoft released Office 2016, bringing a variety of features such as real-time collaboration in Word, Excel gaining the ability to convert handwriting directly into equations, and fully touch enabled versions of the company's productivity suite. Now, Microsoft has introduced new "game changing tools", namely PowerPoint Designer and Morph to take productivity to make multi-media presentations even more interesting.

windows 10 hero
On July 29, Microsoft launched Windows 10, beginning its rollout to hundreds of millions of PCs around the world. Over 110 million devices are already running the new OS - and today, Microsoft is delivering its first major update for the OS, promising a range of significant improvements.

bishop smile
Microsoft is adding a new capability to their face APIs, this time designed to rate emotion. Based on a user's face, the software will detect and rate their expression based on 8 emotions on a scale of 0 to 1. Microsoft provides a number of use cases, especially in the consumer industry, like rating a peoples reactions to advertisements. We took it for a brief test drive, which you can see in the images below.

skype share

Share buttons on the web are nothing new - Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and many other platforms have offered them for years, making it easy for web users to quickly share content with their friends and followers. But today, you may well spot a new addition on some sites: a new share button for Skype.