Microsoft admits contractors listen to Skype, Cortana chats

IANS-   Microsoft has admitted that third-party contractors listen to your voice conversations on Skype and virtual assistant Cortana. The revelation came after Motherboard found contractors were listening to audio from both Skype and Cortana, including sensitive and personal conversations of Microsoft customers. “We realized, based on questions raised recently, that we could do a […]

Google top spender on lobbying in US: Report

IANS- Tech giant Google spent $21.7 million on lobbying efforts last year to influence lawmakers as the government and regulators sought great scrutiny from tech companies related to users’ privacy and unfair market practices. According to a CNBC report on Sunday, Google has been the top spender on lobbying for two consecutive years. “Amazon and […]

Adobe launches AI-powered ‘Experience Platform’

IANS- Software major Adobe on Tuesday announced the global availability of “Adobe Experience Platform” for customer experience management (CXM). Stitching together data from across the enterprise, the platform enables real-time customer profiles leveraging Adobe Sensei, the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology.  To help enterprises deliver personalized experiences in real-time, the Adobe […]