Windows 10 reaches 270 million users: Microsoft

Windows 10 is now in use in 270 million devices, the tech giant said Wednesday, hailing a strong debut for the multiplatform operating system launched last year. “Windows 10 is off to an amazing start,” said chief executive Satya Nadella as he opened the Microsoft Build developers conference in San Francisco, saying the figures represent […]

Automatic test-generation technologies to limit excessive testing work in agile software development

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of automatic test-generation technologies to limit excessive testing work and enhance efficiencies for agile development – an evolutionary approach to developing software which incrementally adds small-scale functions, and then one after another, makes them available. Automatic test-generation technologies analyze source code and generate new test cases to exhaustively test […]

Microsoft pitches smart chats with computers (Update)

Microsoft wants you to talk more with your computer—and have more useful conversations. The giant software company is promoting new uses for Cortana—its voice-activated answer to Apple’s Siri digital assistant—including the ability to interact with software “bots” that can have limited conversations with users and help with tasks like booking a hotel room, ordering a […]