Best Tech Stories from around the Web #88

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On the program this week : Google celebrates April Fools' with Cardboard Plastic, Microsoft's Tay 'AI' bot returns, disastrously and Microsoft is adding the Linux command line to Windows 10. Have a good reading!

Google celebrates April Fools' with Cardboard Plastic, 'the world's first actual reality headset' by theverge.com

With the release of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, it's a very serious few weeks for virtual reality. So it's the perfect time to lighten up with Google's latest April Fools' Day product: an all-new VR headset that truly lives up to the medium's promise. That's Google Cardboard Plastic, "the world's first actual reality headset."

Microsoft's Tay 'AI' bot returns, disastrously by fortune.com

Microsoft’s “artificial intelligence” Twitter Tay came out of hibernation Wednesday morning, still making a bad impression.

Microsoft is adding the Linux command line to Windows 10 by theverge.com

Microsoft is reaching out to Linux developers in a way that the company never has before. "The Bash shell is coming to Windows. Yes, the real Bash is coming to Windows," said Microsoft's Kevin Gallo on stage at today's Build 2016 keynote. The announcement received an uproarious applause from the crowd. The new functionality will be enabled as part of this summer's Anniversary Update to Windows 10.