Microsoft Ignite shows off new options for Office 365, Skype for Business

Tuesday 26 September 2017 | 09:52 CET | News
Microsoft is showing at its annual Ignite show how cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), mixed reality and quantum computers can be used to develop the future of business and address pressing global issues. The company also made a number of announcements showing how it is incorporating cloud, AI and quantum computers into its products. The company said it has created a new programming language, and put out new software services and smart collaboration tools. It's also bringing Skype for Business Online capabilities into Microsoft Teams. At the annual event, which this year welcomed over 25,000

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