Tag: Microsoft

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft partners with Accenture and Avanade to build vertical AI services

May 22, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is partnering with Accenture and Avanade to build custom AI services tailored for customers in specific industry verticals. The partnership, announced May 22, builds on custom virtual-support agents that Microsoft has been developing for customers like HP and Macy’s. […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Report: Samsung Working On Wireless AR/VR Headset With Microsoft

May 9, 2018

Via: UploadVR

It sounds like Samsung is working on a new headset that will utilize both virtual and augmented reality technology. That is according to the Korea Times, which cites a Samsung official familiar with the company’s plans. Apparently, this new headset […]

Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

Microsoft wants to make Azure your AI destination

May 8, 2018


Microsoft yesterday set out to open up its cloud platform to developers hoping to build AI applications, revealing a host of machine learning initiatives at its annual Build conference. Redmond wants its Azure cloud to be the backbone of developers’ […]

Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure pricing 101: Tips and tricks

May 4, 2018


Microsoft Azure, like many other cloud service providers, have built their billing and subscription models on a pay-per-use basis, i.e., if you use one hour of CPU time you pay for the hour you have consumed. No more, no less. […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft adds new mail, calendar, mobile features across its various Outlook clients

May 1, 2018

Via: ZDNet

In an April 30 blog post on what’s now known as the “Microsoft 365” blog (formerly the Office blog), Microsoft officials detailed the coming updates and provided timing for them. users are getting now the option of bill-pay reminders. […]

Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Nutanix’s Amazon Cloud Killer Delayed by Engineering Issues

April 30, 2018

Via: SQL Server Pro

Nutanix Inc. planned to release a public cloud offering to rival market leader Amazon Web Services in the second half of 2018. But engineering challenges have put the launch timing in doubt. Chief Executive Officer Dheeraj Pandey has found that […]

Predictions, Trends

Microsoft in 2018: What does Redmond have in store?

April 11, 2018

Via: TechGenix

For Microsoft, 2017 was a mixed year. The stellar performance of Azure and Office 365, the release of Xbox One X and Windows Mixed Reality devices, and two major updates to Windows 10 are some of the achievements notched by […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft responds to speed of CLOUD Act enactment and data privacy concerns

April 6, 2018


Microsoft has admitted the speed in which the CLOUD Act was enacted was ‘a bit of a shock’ – but added there was more to do to protect users’ privacy rights across borders. The act, which stands for ‘clarifying lawful […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft to add ransomware protection tools, advanced encryption for consumers

April 5, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Just a couple of months after rolling out Files Restore for OneDrive for Business, Microsoft is bringing the same capability to OneDrive for consumers. In January, Microsoft announced that OneDrive for Business Files Restore would be coming to Office 365 […]

Innovations, Trends

Digital identities initiative from Microsoft uses blockchain to help you control your online life

March 9, 2018

Via: TechGenix

The sheer vastness of digital data that’s available for individuals is creating a new type of identity. Now, Microsoft is using blockchain technology to give people a way to manage and control all of the various elements of their digital […]