Tag Archives: Roundup

Azure October Roundup: Price drops, data analysis, and more

Put away the Halloween candy, and dust off your stuffed turkeys, folks. October is long gone, as are a fresh set of announcements from Microsoft about changes to its Azure cloud platform. Here’s the important news you might have missed. … Continue reading

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Azure August Roundup: New high-performance compute instances and more

August was a slow month for tech news, but Microsoft continued to update its Azure cloud platform with a variety of new features, including a new type of instance for high-performance computing. Here’s the breakdown of all the features you … Continue reading

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Spark Summit Preview, Tableau Comes To Android: Big Data Roundup

The Spark Summit heads to San Francisco. Tableau is bringing its mobile client to Android. Microsoft Ventures eyes machine learning startups. We have all this and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ended June 5, 2016. InformationWeek: … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Donates Dr. Elephant, MapR’s Drill 1.6: Big Data Roundup

LinkedIn contributes new technology for monitoring and managing Hadoop and Spark, MapR announces Apache Drill 1.6, SAP and IBM take their relationship to the next level, and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending April 10, 2016. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates HDInsight, Kafka Training Gets A Boost: Big Data Roundup

In this Strata + Hadoop edition of our Big Data Roundup, we’ve got news from Microsoft, Intel, Hortonworks, Confluent, and more for the week ending April 3, 2016. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Project Tay Turns Racist, Office Updates For March: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft updated PowerPoint Designer, announced Office 365 updates, pushed for encrypted email, and silenced AI Project Tay after some Internet troll interference. InformationWeek: Cloud

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SwiftKey Boosts AI, Azure IoT Hub Ready: Microsoft Roundup

This week Microsoft announced its undersea data center, released Windows 10 builds for PC and mobile, readied its Azure IoT hub, and made its Azure IoT Hub generally available. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Apple Acquires Feelings, Microsoft R Update, 2016 Predictions: Big Data Roundup

Apple is getting emotional. The company has acquired a startup that claims its facial recognition software can read your feelings. Meanwhile, Microsoft gets ready to update its R strategy, vendors offer their 2016 big data predictions, and more. Here’s our … Continue reading

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Data Skills Pay Off, Nate Silver Strikes Again: Big Data Roundup

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Microsoft Analytics, Intel IoT, Spokeo Vs. Robins: Big Data Roundup

Microsoft updated its CRM and SQL offerings and Intel showcased its IoT efforts. Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court is weighing questions about the liability companies have in ensuring the accuracy of consumer data. Learn about this and more in our … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Fail, Surface Enterprise Update: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft added to its Surface Enterprise Program, released its quarterly earnings, dealt with its Windows Phone failures, and quietly slashed 1,000 more jobs this week. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Windows 10 Security, Exchange Server 2016: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft sheds some light on its Windows 10 security policies, releases Exchange Server 2016, and plans its flagship store openings. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Windows 10 Downloads Questioned, Office For iPad Pro: Microsoft Roundup

With all that Apple news this week, Microsoft kept things quiet, but there was some news out of Redmond, including questions about Windows 10 downloads and Office support for the iPad Pro. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Office For Mac 2016, Phone Biz Layoffs: Microsoft Roundup

A week that brought updates to Office for Mac 2016, Power BI, and Windows 10 also included a massive round of job cuts at Microsoft. InformationWeek: Cloud

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