Microsoft has announced today that they have acquired Maluuba, a deep learning company focused on natural language understanding.
Todd Klindt and Shane Young discuss PowerShell, SharePoint Online boundaries, using WAN accelerators, and then about a million more Microsoft random notes, including events and Azure training on their SharePoint Podcast.
Microsoft has landed a lucrative contract with the Pentagon to the tune of nearly a billion dollars to provide technical service for the government agency.
Microsoft and HPE have announced that they are expanding their partnership to help train and advance the deployment of Azure Stack.
Microsoft has a new series of virtual machines called the N-series and they will be generally available starting on December 1st; these new virtual machines are based on NVIDIA GPUs.
This week, Microsoft announced a partnership with OpenAI, the nonprofit research organization co-founded by futurist Elon Musk. The goal? Nothing less than the democratization of AI.
Amazon is announcing a further reduction in pricing for their EC2 platform and if history is any judge of what will happen next, expect Microsoft to follow close behind with price cuts.
Microsoft is working on a new cloud-based server architecture and they are open-sourcing the designs so that others may contribute and gain from the company’s cloud experience.
Microsoft Research says it’s made a major breakthrough in converting human speech to text. Recognising continuous, conversational speech is really hard to do accurately, but Redmond reports it can do it as well as actual people can. The researchers claim their technology makes far fewer mistakes. That’s a bold assertion, given the 40-odd-year history of […]
Microsoft and SAP have announced an expansion of their partnership to bring more SAP products to Microsoft’s cloud but it will take up to five years for the new software to materialize.
Microsoft’s fight to keep its European customers’ data private is back in the news. The U.S. Justice Department wants a court to revisit a ruling preventing the government from reading email stored in an Irish data center. Not only is the data stored outside the U.S., but the owner of the data isn’t a U.S. […]
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is talking up the company’s cloud chops in artificial intelligence. Azure and Office 365 are chock-full of machine-learning facilities, he says. Over the past few days, he’s appeared on stage in Dublin and London, preaching the gospel of AI and FPGAs. And now Microsoft’s donated Azure credits to a UK research consortium that specializes in data science…
Find out about the new H-Series Azure virtual machine, which was launched by Microsoft at the Ignite Conference in Atlanta.