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Microsoft ‘Brings Big Data To Everyone’ With Latest Azure Machine Learning Update - Makes It Accessible Free Of Cost
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Microsoft announced a stash of new services and updates at Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Summit earlier this week, in order to expand on its big data platform. Keeping in line with their “efforts to bring big data to everyone,” the roll out sees an update for the database-as-a-service,

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Researchers At Microsoft Showcase Latest Deep Learning Approach To Image Recognition
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Researchers at Microsoft Research Asia have discovered a solution to the excruciatingly slow object detection that is characteristic to existing “deep convolutional neural networks” (CNNs) which has been published in Spatial Pyramid Pooling in Deep Convolutional Networks for Visual Recognition, a research paper written by Kaiming He and Jian Sun,

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Microsoft Announce Azure Expansion, Including Real-Time Analytics For Hadoop
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The Strata + Hadoop World Conference has meant companies have been announcing new products, updates and funding left, right and centre this week. Microsoft are not immune to the dramatic appeal of sharing new announcements with a massive live audience, and unveiled a raft of new features for their Azure

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Microsoft Face Tagging
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Microsoft has sneaked in a new Windows 8.1 app that helps the user tag their own personal photos utilizing the photos tagged in their Facebook accounts. Dubbed AutoTag‘n Search My Photos, it learns and recognises the facial structure of friends, leveraging Facebook, and then tags photos in the Pictures Library

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What Is Deep Learning?
Machine LearningUnderstanding Big Data

The field of data science has been overcome by buzzwords over the past few years. Such words often start as potentially powerful and revolutionary ideas, but through overuse and miscomprehension lose their potency. One of the terms within the field of data science that is adhering to this trajectory is

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Germany To Get Two Oracle Data Centers Catering To Questions Of Data Sovereignty
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On Monday, it was announced that Oracle will introduce two new data centers in Germany with colocation partners Interxion and Equinix. In the wake of recent Snowden disclosures of surveillance carried out by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s GCHQ, Oracle’s data centers come as a solution

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Microsoft Reveals Its Azure Agenda With Machine Learning And Intelligent Agents
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Machine Learning – mining already available data to predict trends and patterns – is increasingly becoming integrated into the fabric of our daily lives. Services such as demand forecasting, virtual assistants, search portals, fraud detection, spam filters, are all powered by machine learning. And there is more on its way.

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Microsoft And Amazon Fighting Climate Change With Open Data And Cloud Computing
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Open data is becoming an increasingly powerful tool; especially when it has cloud resources and analytics tools from industry leaders to back it up. Recent years have seen complex datasets on social media emotion expression, genomics, and even human history in its entirety released to the public. In light of

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The History Of Bi: The 2000'S And Now
BI & AnalyticsData Science 101

Our three part Business Intelligence series has looked at the key developments in BI from the 1960’s all the way to the late 1990’s. In the first edition, we focused on the way data storage changed from hierarchical database management systems (DBMS), like IBM’s IMS in the 60’s, to network

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The Fight Against Siri &Amp; Google Now - Microsoft Announce Vision For Cortana
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After Germany’s World Cup victory on Sunday, we reported how Microsoft’s Cortana, the company’s artificially intelligent personal assistant, was used to predicted the winner of nearly every game after the group stages. In conjunction with this, it was announced yesterday at the 15th annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit that Cortana

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