Microsoft pact makes Baidu the Edge browser’s default search engine in China

Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Baidu, the hugely popular Chinese search engine. In China, Baidu.com will be the default home page and search engine for the new Microsoft Edge browser. Additionally, Baidu will deliver Universal Windows Applications for search,… Continue Reading

IBM’s Watson gets smarter with upgraded speech, language and vision APIs for developers

IBM has announced that its cognitive intelligence platform Watson has been upgraded with speech, vision and language capabilities, allowing developers to to build smarter apps. On the language side of things, IBM says Watson can now understand ambiguous language in… Continue Reading

Work collaboration platform Teambition raises $12M to take on Microsoft 365

Shanghai-based workplace collaboration platform Teambition announced this week that it has raised $ 12 million in Series B funding from investors including NLVC, IDG, Vangoo Capital, and Gobi Partners. Teambition is an online platform that allows for workplace collaboration on things like events, tasks, posts,… Continue Reading

EA Confirms ‘Star Wars Battlefront’ Open Beta For October 8 — Here’s What To Expect

Some Star Wars enthusiasts were disappointed to hear that EA/DICE’s Battlefront won’t feature server browser functionality (although thankfully dedicated servers are on the menu), but today is about celebration and anticipation: The Star Wars Battlefront open beta is primed and ready for… Continue Reading