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10 Internet Of Things Influencers You Need To Know
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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Top 5 Big Data Merger And Acquisition Trends In 2014
BI & AnalyticsBig DataMachine Learning

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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Internet of ThingsNewsTechnology & IT

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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Eminent Scientist Stephen Hawking Worried About The Advancement Of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial IntelligenceData ScienceNews

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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First Google Cloud-Based Warehouse For Mobile And Internet Of Things Sources Announced By Onefold
Internet of ThingsNews

OneFold announced the public beta of its platform BigData Warehouse for terabytes of semi-structured JSON and NoSQL data from mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) data sources. The company is founded by engineer entrepreneur Uday Sandhar, from Oracle, with 12+ years experience building and growing software products in small and

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Steve Ballmer Advocates Machine Learning As The Next Era Of Computer Science
Machine LearningNews

Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and Harvard alumnus; who announced a significant donation to the Computer Science Department at Harvard last week is advocating machine learning as the next era of computer science. Ballmer expressed his excitement about the ability of computer and IT to process huge amounts of data

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Microsoft Announces Acquisition Of Israeli Startup Aorato For Enhanced Hybrid Cloud Security

Microsoft announced last week that they have acquired Israeli start-up Aorato, an innovator in enterprise security. Microsoft’s Corporate VP of Cloud and Enterprise Marketing Takeshi Numuto stated in a blog post that they are making this acquisition to give customers a new level of protection against threats through better visibility into their identity infrastructure.  With

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School Of Engineering And Applied Sciences At Harvard To Benefit From Former Microsoft Ceo Donation
Data ScienceNews

In a discussion on the future of computer science at Harvard University, former Microsoft CEO and alumni of Harvard- Steve Ballmer AB ’77, joined Harvard President Drew Faust and Cherry Murray, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), to discuss the topic. Ballmer expressed his excitement about

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7 Benefits Of Cloud Computing

So far as IT services delivery is concerned, cloud computing has indeed ushered in a new era of efficiency and responsiveness. With a huge potential to expand business horizons, offer cheap yet productive IT resources along with room for business flexibility, cloud computing is increasingly becoming an organizational favorite, thanks

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Microsoft Azure Will Kill The Traditional Datacenter: Three Observations
Data Science

Last week I attended a specialized training/go-to-market program in Seattle hosted by Microsoft’s Azure team.  It was a week full of clam chowder, excellent crab cakes, ridiculous discounts at the Microsoft store, and technical training on Azure, Microsoft’s massive and fully loaded penetration point into the world of cloud computing. 

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