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Microsoft Piteches ‘Intelligent’ Conversations With Computers

By Brandon Bailey SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft wants people to have more intelligent conversations with their computers. The giant software company is promoting new tools for software developers to build intelligent “bots” or commercial programs that will work with Cortana, its voice-activated digital assistant, to perform tasks like booking a hotel room, ordering a […]

Wedding Photographers in Texas Use Drones for Unique Images

By  Richard A. Marini San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO (AP) — As weddings become ever more elaborate and staged, couples increasingly are demanding Hollywood-style special effects for that one-of-a-kind, jaw-dropping video. The San Antonio Express-News reports to accommodate them, wedding photographers are launching squadrons of remote-controlled drones equipped with eye-in-the-sky cameras to fly over ceremonies. […]

The Consumer Tablet is Dying; Long Live The Business Tablet

By Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK (AP) — Tablets may never again be the consumer sensation they once were, but they are finding new life among professionals. Apple took aim at that market in the first quarter announcing a second iPad Pro model. Samsung recently started selling the Windows-based Galaxy TabPro S, while Microsoft doubled down […]

Let Your Boss Track Your Fitness, Get An Apple Watch

By Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK (AP) — You know you need to exercise more, but there’s always next week, or the week after. To entice you to stop procrastinating, your company or insurer might soon reward you for wearing a fitness device to track your steps, heart rate and more. In one program some workers […]

Review: The Samsung S7’s Camera Now Rivals the iPhone

By Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK (AP) — It’s difficult to justify paying for a high-priced, top-end smartphone these days — unless, that is, you want to take good pictures. In this Age of Instagram, a great camera is one of the few reasons to pay $650 or more for the latest smartphone, instead of $200 […]