In the post-Snowden era, how do American cloud companies deal with business customers who are nervous about unauthorized access to corporate data? Microsoft's answer is more encryption and tighter access restrictions.
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The Microsoft Band is a powerful wearable device and Microsoft continues to enhance its capabilities. May is National Bike Month so offering more bike tracking services now is perfect timing.
One in three firms now scramble data to protect it from prying eyes - but encryption remains a complicated technology to manage for most.
Technology priorities seem to have settled into a predictable pattern: security, big data, mobile and cloud. Everyone seems to know the drill -- for now, a least.
Microsoft has rolled out native mobile app versions of Delve, its search and presentation technology, for iOS and Android, as well as enhancements to core Delve functionality.
Hortonworks says it plans to incorporate SequenceIQ's portfolio into the Hortonworks Data Platform and ultimately transition the technology to the Apache Software Foundation.
Microsoft confirms it will have a Nano Server mode in Windows Server 2016, along with new Hyper-V containerization technology.
The figures are from the Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report by UK-based security firm Avecto, in which the company pulled data from every Patch Tuesday issued by Microsoft in 2014.
As a result of Telstra having to work closer with NBN Co under the 'multi-technology mix' model of the NBN, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is mulling imposing a rule on NBN Co to ensure data is shared equally amongst Telstra and its retail competitors.
Telstra has made a multimillion-dollar equity investment in Taiwanese video big data and analytics company Gorilla Technology Group, which will have its software integrated into the Australian telco's network.
At the WinHEC conference in China today, Microsoft showed off a new biometric authentication feature called Windows Hello. The ambitious technology, which uses fingerprint and iris recognition to replace passwords, will debut in Windows 10 devices later this year.
Microsoft said it will launch the Azure IoT Suite and couple it with Windows 10 IoT with the goal to become a linchpin in various machine data deployments.
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A Reuters report today says Microsoft is working on a major update to its Cortana personal assistant technology. The report also cites unnamed sources predicting the company will release Cortana as a standalone app for other platforms. But you might have a long wait.
Microsoft continues to plug away at its Sway app, which could highlight the future of Office.
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.
Rent the Runway, a self-described "fashion company with a technology soul," wants to revolutionize how the average person shops for clothes -- using big data.
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 has opened up a first public preview of its real-time mobile analytics service that is based on technology it acquired with its purchase of Capptain last year.
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.
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