Apple’s former Siri chief jumps to Microsoft; Halo Infinite creative director departs – 10minmail

[ad_1] Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the 2019 Microsoft Build conference. (10minmail Photo / Kevin Lisota) — Bill Stasior, the former head of Apple’s Siri digital assistant product, is heading to Microsoft in the latest example of tech giants dueling for top AI talent. In a twist, Stasior won’t be working on Microsoft’s Cortana assistant, […]

Xbox Chief Phil Spencer denies rumors of future streaming-only console to support Project xCloud – 10minmail

[ad_1] Phil Spencer, head of Xbox at Microsoft, at the Xbox E3 Briefing at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Microsoft Photo) Rumors have persisted for awhile now that Microsoft is working on a low-cost console to complement its upcoming Project xCloud streaming service. However, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer took the interesting step of shutting […]

Microsoft taps former Samsung exec as chief medical officer; Apptio names India leader amid blistering expansion – 10minmail

[ad_1] David Rhew. (Microsoft Photo) — Microsoft hired David Rhew as the chief medical officer and vice president of healthcare for its worldwide commercial business. Rhew was formerly the chief medical officer for Samsung’s enterprise healthcare vertical in the U.S. He also works as an adjunct professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine. “Data […]