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.
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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.
Redmond's latest salary survey shows employers paying 25 percent more and up for Azure and big data work.
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Many enterprises have commenced deployment of hybrid cloud models, receiving the dual benefits of public cloud offloading of infrastructure concerns and private cloud safeguarding of data.
The idea of virtualizing a function and then separating its management functions and them putting them under programmatic control has gotten quite a bit of attention in the market over the last year. We've heard about software defined networks, storage, and even whole data centers. Is support of only x86-based systems and their workloads enough?
FoundationDB wants developers to stop reaching for a traditional RDBMS as the answer to every data management problem.
Orion Health turns the key on its population health management solution delivering data between Blue Shield California and Cal INDEX.
Microsoft has fired the latest salvo in a case to keep US agents from having access to customer data stored overseas.
The Australian Taxation Office has 60 new staff members on board to look into tax avoidance and profit hiding conducted by a number of multinational companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Adobe.
A Fujitsu research report has highlighted that while Australian industries are using IT to achieve improved emissions management, they've stalled in the last two years and have therefore missed out on financial benefits.
Big data management is a work in progress for virtually any business these days, and Facebook's momentum in this regard shows no sign of slowing down.
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.
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?
Microsoft, Google and Apple are all looking to aggregate your health data, launch wearables and crunch your information in the cloud. How much does being an enterprise class cloud provider matter?
Another new Microsoft Azure service now in preview is aimed at helping developers integrate and get insights from their disparate data sources more easily.
Microsoft is taking steps toward delivering on its cross-platform device, application and data management with new Office 365 capabilities.
Amazon Web Services' directory service will take on Microsoft Azure Active Directory Service in a scrum for centralized cloud identity management.
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