Microsoft Research and Duke University are combining device graphics chips with those in the cloud to cut mobile broadband usage for streamed applications by up to 83 percent.
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Microsoft is in Germany this week showing off how its software works with industrial applications of the Internet of Things.
Microsoft plans to integrate Revolution's R programming language implementation and platform for statistical computing and analytics into SQL Server, Azure HDInsight and Azure Machine Learning.
Microsoft's Windows 10 software development kit for writing universal apps is now available for download.
Microsoft has struck deals with 11 Android tablet makers, including Samsung and Dell, to preload a number of Microsoft's applications and services on Android hardware.
IBM has acquired AlchemyAPI to accelerate next-generation cognitive computing applications.
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Back in 2011, network architects at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation began investigating the viability of running the organisation's modelling and simulation applications on cloud infrastructure as an alternative to its purpose-built computing cluster named Discover.
Concerns over high upfront costs and associated risks are hindering the adoption of cloud computing in the region, where only 22.2 percent of Asian cities have deployed it, according to Microsoft-CityNet research.
Will Distelli's founders' experience putting together very large computing environments while at Microsoft and Amazon make a difference for you?
Microsoft took the plunge into holographic computing and has all the hooks built in to ensure the technology will at least be tried in the enterprise.
Microsoft is betting on holographic applications and everything from Skype to Minecraft will be in play.
What's next for Windows 10? This week's unveiling in Redmond should focus on consumer features. It will also reveal how well Microsoft is coping with the unprecedented shift from traditional PCs to mobile computing. Here's what I'll be looking for.
New instances launched across seven regions deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2, aimed at high-performance computing applications.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft is preparing to release a preview of a new version of its Azure SQL database before year-end which is aimed at simplifying the move of database applications to the cloud.
Microsoft is targeting the second half of calendar 2015 as its latest release target for both its next-generation Office client and server applications.
With Microsoft throwing its weight behind Docker containers, the man who started the project, Docker CTO Solomon Hykes, spells out the message behind the Windows move.
Information sharing and social media are shifting the balance of power from enterprise vendors to corporate buyers. This is great news for anyone who follows IT and the CIO.
If reports about HP's next computing play are true, the company will promote 3D scanning and a computing interface that rhymes with work conducted by Microsoft Research.
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