Microsoft and DJI team up to bring smarter drones to the enterprise

May 11, 2018

At the Microsoft Build developer conference today, Microsoft and Chinese drone manufacturer DJI announced a new partnership that aims to bring more of Microsoft’s machine learning smarts to commercial drones. Given Microsoft’s current focus on bringing intelligence to the edge, this is almost a logical partnership, given that drones are essentially semi-autonomous edge computing devices. DJI also today announced that Azure is now its preferred cloud computing partner and that it…


10 tech trends that will dominate CES 2017

August 21, 2017

Image: Christina Ascani/Mashable The first tech event of 2017 is also the year’s biggest: CES arrives the first week of January, and like a tardy Santa Claus, it bestows the world with the gift of new consumer tech of every kind phones, cars, TVs, drones, VR you name it. Looked at another way, CES tends to catapult new devices and technologies at the world like enormous gobs of spaghetti. The…