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Open Source Insider: Microsoft: big data analytics for everyone

Microsoft has its Build 2015 software application development conference almost within its sights now -- as such, its programmer portals are …

Machine Learning

INSIGHT: IoT matures as Microsoft’s mobile-first vision nears reality

<b>Read more:</b> Microsoft releases Windows 10 technical preview for phones<p>“The Internet of Your Things, as we like to refer to it at Microsoft, is not …

Machine Learning

Microsoft embraces Python, Linux in new big data tools

Continuing its quest to make Microsoft Azure comfy for the non-Windows world, Microsoft just launched a preview of its Hadoop-based cloud tool …

Linux

Azure: Machine Learning Service, Hadoop Storm, Cluster Scaling, Linux Support, Site Recovery and More

Today we released a number of great enhancements to Microsoft Azure. These include:• <b>Machine Learning</b>: General Availability of the Azure Machine …

What is Microsoft doing with machine learning?

At the Strata big data conference yesterday, Microsoft let the world know its Azure Machine Learning offering was generally available to developers. …

Microsoft Leaks Offer a Glimpse of SharePoint 2016

Microsoft has started leaking news about SharePoint 2016 — and they suggest the company plans to showcase an early edition at Ignite, its upcoming …

LifeSize Lync Room System demo.MP4

Skype Debuts Instant Translation Feature

Skype debuted a hotly anticipated translation program Monday that can translate a conversation between an English and Spanish speaker in real …

Microsoft Rolls Out Support For Video Calling Between Skype And Lync Users

Last year, Microsoft announced that its consumer-facing Skype communications service and its enterprise-focused counterpart would begin to interoperate, first with IM and audio, and later expanding to support video.<p>Today, the company says, the video integration is complete.<p>Skype users can now video …

Microsoft's Trojan Horse To Undermine Android

What is Microsoft up to in this new mobile focused world? It’s a question that has vexed many. As CEO Satya Nadella’s strategy becomes clear, the mix of Windows 10 as the base operating system and the proliferation of free applications that tie into Microsoft’s cloud is becoming more potent each …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.<p>But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with …

Samsung Galaxy S6 could come with Microsoft Office 365 preinstalled, Windows 10 Preview available for some Lumia smartphones - SmartCompany

Microsoft is rolling out the first preview version of Windows 10 to selected Lumia users, while Samsung is set to dump some of its mobile apps in …

Windows 10

Microsoft will notify Azure and Office 365 customers of government data requests

<b>MICROSOFT HAS BECOME</b> the first major cloud provider to adopt ISO/IEC 27018, the first international standard for cloud privacy.<p>The standard was …

Customers

Did Microsoft just change the game?

Microsoft recently made a series of announcements in its latest attempt to reinvigorate its markets. It talked about the newest version of its …

Repost: Office Lens now converts pictures of paper documents into PDF files, auto-classifies

Any teacher or student who has taken pictures of the whiteboard or hand drawn diagrams will understand that frustrations that image perspective and …

Machine Learning

Redmond and Reality

There’s reality, and there’s Redmond, and if one thing marked the last few years of Steve Ballmer’s tenure as the CEO of Microsoft, it was the sense …

Microsoft opens up Office mobile and web apps to all cloud storage services

Microsoft’s Office Dropbox integration was a surprise partnership last November, but Microsoft is now extending it to everyone else. After launching updated iOS apps with iCloud storage support, Microsoft is announcing native cloud integration in the Office for iOS apps for all rival cloud …

Microsoft OneNote for iOS updated (2.9) with handwriting support, OCR and more

Microsoft has released updated versions of Word, Excel and Powerpoint for Apple's iPhone and iPad users running iOS 8. All three apps have been …

Software

Your SharePoint 2013 farm in Microsoft Azure is just clicks away - Microsoft 365 Blog

The Azure Preview Portal now supports the automated creation of a basic or high-availability SharePoint farm in Microsoft Azure. You can use your …

Network Security Groups

Last week at TechEd Europe we announced the general availability of Network Security groups, a key addition to the Azure Networking stack. Network …

Azure’s getting bigger, faster and more open

A few hours ago, Scott Guthrie and Satya Nadella talked about Microsoft’s strategy for cloud computing, announcing several important technology and …

Here’s What You Need To Know From Microsoft’s Cloud Event

Today in San Francisco, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella and his lieutenant Scott Guthrie detailed the status of their company’s cloud efforts, breaking out a few growth metrics, and announcing several new features that they hope will spur growth.<p>Microsoft is hellbent to be a winner in the cloud …

Azure: Announcing New Real-time Data Streaming and Data Factory Services

The last three weeks have been busy ones for Azure. Two weeks ago we announced a partnership with Docker to enable great container-based development …

Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines

Yesterday, we announced the availability of Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines at TechEd Europe. It provides real …

Introducing Premium Storage: High

We are excited to announce the preview of the Microsoft Azure Premium Storage Disks. With the introduction of new Premium Storage, Microsoft Azure …

Automated Everything with SQL Server on IaaS VMs

Today, we are excited to announce support for automated backup and automated patching, available directly in the portal for SQL Server Azure Virtual …

New simulated line of business application in a hybrid cloud topic

The Set up a web-based LOB application in a hybrid cloud for testing topic steps you through creating a simulated hybrid cloud environment for …