Microsoft, an American tech giant is all set to kick start its largest event of the year – Build 2018 developer conference today hosting over 6000 developers. Scheduled to run up till May 9, the conference will be held in Seattle which will clash with Google I/O. The conference from the American tech company will emphasize on services and platforms such as Windows 10, Office 365, Mixed Reality or Azure Cloud Computing platform.
The annual developer conference will begin today in the morning at 8.30 am Pacific Time (PT) with an inaugural keynote by the CEO. The game changing keynote by Satya Nadella will commence by 9 pm IST. Moreover, Microsoft will also live stream the Day 1 and Day 2 speeches from the event at Channel 9 Website. The live streaming will also be available via dedicated Build 2018 portal. See More: Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Huge Price Cut on Google Pixel 2XL, Samsung Galaxy On Nxt, Laptops & More Expected
This year’s developer conference is expected to be bigger than ever as Microsoft could make a new announcement regarding the Artifical Intelligence, Intelligent Cloud and much more. This year Microsoft won’t announce much anything related to hardware, on the contrary, it will be more about AI. The company will also make announcements related to its Windows 10 operating system at the event as a new update already has been rolled out for Windows 10 devices. It is also believed that the company might talk regarding the forthcoming Redstone release followed by Windows Sets and Fluent Design.
Moreover, Microsoft will also make attempts to convince developers for creating unique experience and apps for Mixed Reality platform. The company is very much focused on making Mixed Reality, but the response has not that great.
Furthermore, the company could talk about its cloud business which is doing quite well for the company at the Build 2018. The company is expected to talk about the improvements of Azure and making it more effective and better. Although Microsoft’s Cortana Assistant is available in more than 141 million devices, the virtual assistance service seems to be lagging when compared to its rivals – Alexa and Google Assistant. Thus, expect some new features on Cortana in order to make it more feature loaded and faster. Watch the LIVE Streaming Here