Buhler and Microsoft partner to launch digital service for optimizing food and feed processing

SWITZERLAND – Uzwil based technology company has in partnership with Microsoft launched MoisturePro at Microsoft’s annual Ignite Conference, a cloud based framework for digital services in the food and feed processing industry. Powered by Bühler Insights platform, the digital service can reduce energy consumption for industrial drying processes, thus checking on the customers’ energy costs as well as the environmental footprint of thermal processing. Buhler Insights runs all of Buhler’s digital services where customers can get access to, contributing to the world’s supply chain and food safety. Bühler currently has…

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Walmart partners with Microsoft to boost ecommerce against Amazon

USA – Walmart Inc., the American chain of hypermarkets has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence technology that for faster, convenient and easier shopping by customers at its stores. The five-year agreement will see Walmart utilize Microsoft’s cloud solutions, which is Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 even as it battles for a better ecommerce space against Amazon. As part of the partnership, Walmart and Microsoft engineers will collaborate to migrate a significant portion of walmart.com and samsclub.com to Azure. Checkout-free…

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Microsoft to introduce check-out free retail to take on Amazon Go

USA – Microsoft Corp is working on check-out free retail that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, meant to compete with Amazon’s automated grocery stores, Amazon Go, reported Reuters. With the technology, the company’s systems will be able to track what shoppers add to their trolleys. According to people familiar with the matter, mentioned by Reuters, Microsoft has shown a sample of the technology to retailers and it had discussed with Walmart for a possible collaboration. Microsoft is reported to be second in ranking in selling cloud services…

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