Tag: Microsoft

Innovations, Trends

Walmart establishes strategic partnership with Microsoft to further accelerate digital innovation in retail

July 17, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Today, Walmart Inc. announced it is establishing a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. to further accelerate Walmart’s digital transformation in retail, empower its associates worldwide and make shopping faster and easier for millions of customers around the world. Through this […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft adds post translation and QR code features to LinkedIn

June 29, 2018


Microsoft’s LinkedIn unit has rolled out a new translation feature for the employment networking site that uses Microsoft’s cognitive services. The new dynamic feature is called “See Translation” and will create immediate translations for posts on the site. LinkedIn has […]

Cloud Computing

AWS leads across all geographies in public cloud – with Alibaba second in APAC

June 22, 2018


Amazon Web Services (AWS) has total geographic dominance in public cloud – but while Microsoft and Google secure second and third place through most of the globe, Alibaba is a clear second in APAC. This is the key finding from […]

Vendors & Products

Microsoft buys Flipgrid, a video discussion platform for education

June 18, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Flipgrid counts more than 20 million educators, students and families in 180 countries as its customers, according to Microsoft. The Minneapolis, Minn.-based company was founded in 2015. Flipgrid’s service lets students create and share videos publicly or privately from iOS […]

Cloud Computing

CEBIT 2018: Huawei launches hybrid cloud offering on Azure Stack

June 12, 2018


Huawei has launched a hybrid cloud service built for Azure Stack, Microsoft’s offering that brings Azure into customers’ datacentres as a private cloud. Built on Huawei’s FusionServer V5 servers and CloudEngine switches, Huawei said the tool will allow enterprises to […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft continues investing in gaming with acquisitions, new Xbox consoles

June 11, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is continuing to invest heavily in gaming with more acquisitions, promises of more next-generation gaming consoles and continued work on a cross-platform game-streaming service. At the E3 show on June 10, Microsoft announced it is purchasing four gaming studios, […]

Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure is set to offer 12TB virtual machines

June 5, 2018


Microsoft Azure is soon to offer virtual machines with 12TB of RAM for developers looking to run workloads that require lots of memory. The company made the announcement along with the launch of a number of other VM types that […]

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’ […]