The 5 biggest announcements from Microsoft Build 2023

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Microsoft Build kicks off today, and it has shaped up to be one big AI-focused event. The company has made several announcements on how it’s expanding its use of AI across its apps and services, including in Windows 11, Microsoft 365, and more.

If you want to keep up with the latest, we’ve rounded up all the biggest news from the event below.

Windows 11 is getting an AI Copilot

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Microsoft is bringing its AI personal assistant, called Copilot, to Windows 11. This is the same assistant that Microsoft already integrates across Edge, its Office apps, and GitHub.

The Windows Copilot, however, will live within the taskbar. Clicking into it opens up the Copilot sidebar, where you can ask it to summarize,…

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