An Internet of Things strategy can help reduce daily cost operations for businesses, but only if it's extracting the right data, new research from Microsoft and Telsyte has revealed.
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Concerns about data location, security and privacy risks - as well as software integration problems - mean that 7 out of 10 UK organizations spend less than 10 percent of their IT budgets on cloud services
Nine new suppliers including Dimension Data and iiNet have joined companies such as Microsoft and IBM on the Australian government's cloud services panel.
Microsoft is delivering a preview its HDInsight big-data service on Azure available to Linux users, and is making its machine-learning service generally available.
Plug-and-play machine learning data models that can instantly analyze information and provide intelligent insights? Yep, Microsoft has 'em, it says.
Microsoft is privately testing a public-facing version of its Cosmos big-data service, which features new analysis and storage engines, plus a new SQL-IP language.
Microsoft has acquired Revolution Analytics, a company that develops R programming-language-based analytic solutions for open-source and proprietary big data platforms.
Microsoft handed over data linked to the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack to the FBI in double-quick time, noting that extra snooping should only happen under certain circumstances.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
Online censorship watchdog Greatfire says that Microsoft was attacked over the weekend, causing havoc for Chinese users. [UPDATED with Microsoft statement]
Redmond's latest salary survey shows employers paying 25 percent more and up for Azure and big data work.
Data including usernames, passwords, and e-mail addresses belonging to customers of China's official online train ticketing site, 12306.cn, have been leaked, according to an IT security vendor.
Microsoft has fired the latest salvo in a case to keep US agents from having access to customer data stored overseas.
Microsoft and the Chinese government appear to have reached a deal over back taxes.
The Microsoft Band is a data collection machine and with the ability to select your tile interface, it can do as much or as little as you want it to.
UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
Microsoft sets Office free and adds utility on the iPhone, Apple beats Samsung in China, and the Apple Watch is rumored to be quite expensive.
Eight months after launching its Enterprise Mobility Suite, how close is Microsoft to enabling users to manage not just devices, but also the apps and data on those devices?
Research platform to help UK organisations get big data analytics systems up and running.
Microsoft is reportedly laying off its entire research and development team in Shenzhen, China, with few employees taking the payout currently being offered by Redmond.
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