Microsoft's Q&A natural-language search technology is one of the new additions to its Power BI for Office 365 preview.
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Microsoft has rearchitected its logo and its Bing.com site to reflect the fact Bing is no longer just a search engine on a Web page.
Microsoft is making available a third preview test build of its Hadoop for Windows Azure product is available, as is a first public preview of Hadoop for Windows Server.
Like Facebook, Microsoft is focused on making search social. And it's not just via Bing that it's doing this.
Microsoft is planning to introduce a free version of its Power BI business-intelligence tools/service, and will cut prices on its new, fully featured Pro version.
Microsoft's high-performance computing team is now the 'Big Compute' team. Expect more Windows Azure deliverables from them in the future.
Microsoft Research's Project Trinity is now available for public testing in the form of Graph Engine 1.0 public preview.
Microsoft is rolling out a free version of its R big-data analytics server for developers alongside the rest of the newly rebranded Revolution Analytics servers.
The 10-year Microsoft-Yahoo search pact continually seems like it's threatening to unravel. But will that realistically happen? If so, how -- and when?
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.