Today, Microsoft introduced the dates for its Build developer conference: the annual Windows confab is ready for May 7th to ninth. Like final 12 months’s match, this Build will once more happen in Seattle, Washington, close to the corporate’s Redmond headquarters as a substitute of in San Francisco, the place Build has been held in years previous.
Build is most often the place builders, customers, and Microsoft companions get an expansive peek on the Windows roadmap and what it method for the way forward for the OS and the entire apps, services and products, and companies that depend on it. There’s additionally typically some fascinating bulletins associated with the corporate’s Mixed Reality initiative, as smartly first appears to be like at larger and extra substantive tool updates to the Edge browser, Office apps, Cortana, and Bing.
That explicit week of May shall be particularly jam-packed this 12 months, as Microsoft Build goes up towards Google’s I/O conference. I/O is the quest massive’s personal annual tech conference the place Google executives element upcoming adjustments to Android, seek, and the myriad of different domain names the corporate makes a speciality of, like synthetic intelligence and augmented and digital truth. Google I/O this 12 months is going down from May eighth to May 10th at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California.
The overlap is most probably unintentional, as each Google and Microsoft ebook venues for those meetings many months prematurely and tirelessly plan schedules round them. Still, for keen customers who love to track in (and for the tech reporters who duvet it are living), it’s going be one busy week.