Cortana goes 9 for 16 in week 15

My weekly bit of NFL ramblings with the somewhat tenuous technology connection being that AI-based Cortana has been picking games all season long.

Cortana pulls 10 of 16 correct picks out of the ether

In a world of meaningless statistics and time-wasting endeavors football has to rank up there as one of the most over-analyzed sports around (at least in the U.S.)

Four Disruptive Changes Most Tech Vendors Will Miss

Every decade has its mistakes, often huge ones and virtually no IT vendor is free from them entirely.

Stripped down version of MS Word is top iOS free app

Microsoft has un-bundled its Office suite of products for iOS users and is now providing stripped-down versions of the applications without an Office 365 subscription.

Cortana still doing well in NFL predictions

Cortana once again picked 10 out of 15 NFL games in week eight of this 2014 NFL season.

Choosing a New iPad and Anticipating the iPad Air 3 and the iPad Mini 4

Apple is really becoming a naming mess particularly if you realize the older products are still in market.

Microsoft Gets Serious About Security in Windows 10

Much of what you will be hearing about Windows 10 this year will have to do with things that make you safer and your company IT folks happier.

Cortana still strong in week 7 - picks 11 of 15

Fair Cortana’s remains strong as the NFL season progresses. The sexy-voiced AI hath picked 11 out of 15 NFL winners.

Microsoft getting into wearables

Rumors have been flying around that Microsoft will begin shipping a wearable smart-watch device sometime in the next few weeks.

Microsoft’s Nadella pays lip-service to diversity

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella said that the company will address the issue of under-represented women and minorities by implementing mandatory training on diversity and inclusion.

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