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Introduction It wasn’t that long ago that the idea of a network-connected device that fit in your pocket was novel and futuristic. Things change quickly, however, and today’s IT professional not only has to assume that every user is connected in real-time, but be prepared for every electronic device to

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Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft’s fully managed NoSQL document database service that was first previewed mid last year, is now generally available, the software giant revealed Wednesday. The latest offering addresses the growing demands for mobile first, cloud first application development, wrote the Director of Program Management, DocumentDB, John Macintyre, in a

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Research and Markets recently published their report on the Global HDaaS (Hadoop-as-a-Service) Market 2015-2019. They market, they believe will continue to grow at a CAGR of 84.81 percent over the period 2015-2019. Although many have been quick to claim the death of “big data” and the demise of Hadoop, adoption continues to

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Microsoft has revealed the next step in its foray into the Internet of Things. The Microsoft Convergence 2015 in Atlanta was witness to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveil the Azure IoT Suite and an IoT integrated Windows 10 operating system. Azure is Microsoft’s open, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform.providing both IaaS

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Microsoft is rolling out new Azure services as a part of the larger strategy to “help more people realize the possibilities of big data.” Last week, at the  Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, the tech giant claimed to make “big data simpler and more accessible” to the

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Researchers at Microsoft in Beijing may have developed the first computer vision system that has surpassed human capabilities in classifying objects defined in the ImageNet 2012 classification dataset, according to recently-published paper. “To our knowledge, our result is the first to surpass human-level performance…on this visual recognition challenge,” the paper says.

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Internet of Things

It is a truth (almost) universally acknowledged that the Internet of Things is going to revolutionise how we live, work and think. From the explosion of sensor data, to connected cars, to the smart homes and cities of the future, IoT is permeating its way into every facet of our

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To say that the big data market is thriving would be an understatement. The IDC predicted that the big data sector would be worth $16.1 billion by the close of the year, growing six times faster than the wider IT market. When you consider one single company, Micros, was bought

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Advantech, the embedded and automation products and solutions provider has revealed of a joint effort with Microsoft to create Asia’s first IoT WISE-Cloud (Wireless IoT Solutions Embedded, WISE) platform. The duo will work towards setting up of a new cloud application model by developing “solutions and products intended for the

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Stephen Hawking, the world renowned cosmologist and author voiced his concern about rapidly evolving Artificial Intelligence. “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” he told BBC. Professor Hawking, who suffers from motor neurone disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is using a new system

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