Ralph Haupter, president of Asia and corporate vice president at Microsoft, discusses how AI will disrupt the tech space, the role it plays in Asia’s growth, reskilling workers, how the trade war is impacting spending by companies and his outlook for the industry. He speaks exclusively on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia” from the sidelines of the Milken Institute Asia Summit in Singapore.
A number of contractors hired by Microsoft have come forward to reveal serious privacy issues involving the company’s gaming console. .According to statements obtained by Vice, the contractors were hired to review Xbox audio recordings, including unintentionally recorded conversations.
Bloomberg's Brad Stone sits down with Clare Barclay, Chief Operating Officer for Microsoft UK; Cal Henderson, CTO and Co-founder of Slack; and Christopher Pieroni Operations Director for Workspace for a conversation on the future of work at the Bloomberg Sooner Than You Think Summit in London.
Microsoft took to the 2019 E3stage on June 10 to confirm the launch of a new Xbox console. Scheduled to launch in 2020, ProjectScarlett's processor will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X. It will not only support 8k gaming andframe rates of up to 120fps, it will also haveray-tracing and variable refresh rate support.
Microsoft is opening an Africa Development Centre (ADC), with two initial sites in Kenya and Nigeria. This is Microsoft's first development centre on the African continent (and 7th globally), with a total expected investment of US$100 million over the next five years