With BMW Connected we offer a wide range of digital services created to help users with their daily mobility needs inside and outside of the auto.
Microsoft said that by adding Skype for Business to BMW computer systems, employees would be able to participate in Skype business meetings while in their cars.
Last year, the two companies came together for the development of a new platform, Open Mobility, which will power BMW Connected, supported by Microsoft Azure cloud. Additionally, the integration will enable drivers to access their contacts, to-do lists and calendars. "We seek to continuously extend and enhance the customer experience with regard to all aspects of their mobility".
"There are more than 100 million commercial monthly active users of Office 365 and many of those businesspeople use Skype for Business to facilitate meetings and calls at work".
At Microsoft, we believe that cars should be more than just a ride, and also be a personal office on wheels, helping people be productive and giving them time back to enjoy their lives.
Microsoft (msft) has been pushing its Skype for Business to corporate customers amid increasing competition from companies like Amazon (amzn) and Google (goog). The software giant is betting on productivity tools for cars. "Skype for Business represents another big step forward for our in-car connectivity and communication offer", said Anders Tylman-Mikiewicz, vice president of Consumer Connectivity Services at Volvo Car Group, in a December 29, 2016 announcement.
BMW is planning to enable the Skype for Business feature in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom initially before it expanding it to other countries.
Roadside Skype meetings aside, Volvo and Microsoft are also exploring how to incorporate Cortana, Microsoft's virtual assistant, for voice-enabled intelligent services.
The England global looks set to move north following City's failed pursuit of Dani Alves , who signed for PSG on Wednesday. The Citizens are expected to seal the deal on Friday after the two clubs agreed a fee of £50m plus add-ons.
Volgens de SCAR-wetenschappers zal de hele voedselketen van de regio veranderen, met winnaars en verliezers tot gevolg. Dat is een gebied dat groter is dan Noord- en Zuid-Holland samen (een oppervlak van 5.500 vierkante kilometer).
Instead of swiping to the left or right to pick up or reject a call the user will now have to swipe up to pick or reject calls. While using the in-app camera, the user can now swipe up to get a preview of all the photos and videos for easy uploads.
He added that a discount of at least $2 a barrel on American oil to Dubai crude is "ideal" to cover freight costs now . The analysts poured cold water on any hopes of significantly higher oil prices in the longer term.
TUESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy skies and isolated rain showers will be possible, with a high temperature of 87 degrees. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will make it feel like almost 100 degrees on Thursday .
The deal is part of the logistics group's independent strategic review to look at options available to boost shareholder value. The deal will value the Singapore-listed firm at about 16 billion Singapore dollars (US$11.6 billion), excluding debt.
The House, meanwhile, is mired in procedural stalemate with both parties - and chambers - blaming one another. Trump indicated he would not act on Russian sanctions until situations in Ukraine and Syria were resolved.
Fans have already showed their appreciation and excitement for this new reveal on the official Star Wars Twitter page. The setting will be a previously unseen planet, a trading outpost just before "Wild Space", Disney says.
Bayern Munich (15th, £2.09bn), meanwhile, are the sole German representatives in the American-dominated rankings. Per Forbes , the Chiefs are worth $1.88 billion, a 23 percent increase from 2016 ($1.53 billion).
Both would apply to those making over $200,000 per year as an individual, or $250,000 for couples who file joint returns. Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy have been working on their own health care bill behind the scenes.
Vertu's UK Division To Be Shut Down, Scrap 200 Jobs
Vertu made Luxury smartphone with a high price and entry level models starts at £11,000 and went up to £39,000. Its smartphones featured details like embedded rubies and sapphires, 18 carat gold, and alligator leather.
Rent-A-Center Rejects Takeover Bid
Stephens set a $9.00 target price on Rent-A-Center and gave the company a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, April 6th. This company shares are -0.74% up from its target price of $12 and the current market capitalization stands at $671.36M.
Afternoon Showers & Storms Continue Another Day
Temperatures cool down slightly for Sunday and into the beginning of next week, with highs mostly in the 80's to lower 90's. For now it looks like we'll start next week with highs in the upper 80s and some scattered showers and storms.