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Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft have teamed up to launch an open-source and deep learning interface 'Gluon' that will help developers to deploy machine learning models across several...
Oct 13, 2017
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Microsoft is introducing an update for its Skype chat app that will have built-in support for its digital assistant Cortana.Cortana "will be gradually rolled out" for Skype on both Android and iOS...
Oct 11, 2017
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In a bid to bolster its Mixed Reality vision, Microsoft has acquired Redwood City, California-based virtual reality social network AltspaceVR for an undisclosed sum."With the AltspaceVR team aboard,...
Oct 04, 2017
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Microsoft has set up a new healthcare department at its Cambridge research facility, which will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to aid in medical research and treatment of patients.The...
Sep 25, 2017
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IBM has taken the top slot -- beating Microsoft and Accenture -- when it comes to deploying Blockchain technology across industries, a new study has said. The "Blockchain Enterprise Survey" by...
Sep 19, 2017
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When it comes to securing data in the Cloud, enterprises, including small and medium businesses (SMBs), have to learn that security is not an isolated offering but an inherent part of the end-to-end...
Sep 06, 2017
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The enterprise SaaS market reached revenues of USD 15 billion in quarterly revenues in AMJ 2017—up 31% year-on-year—according to latest data from Synergy Research Group. Microsoft, which overtook...
Sep 01, 2017
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Microsoft last week announced Coco Framework, which the company said would reduce this complexity, and when integrated with blockchain networks addresses critical needs for commercial adoption like...
Aug 17, 2017
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Consider this. In the 60s, IBM held more than two-third market share in computer. The front-runners among its competition, often called BUNCH (Burroughs, UNIVAC, NCR, Control Data Corporation (CDC...
Aug 17, 2017
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Amit Dhingra, Head of Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit & Information Security at Birlasoft Technologies talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview...
Jul 03, 2017
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Oracle recently announced that it would open a datacenter in India, within the next six to nine months. The announcement was made by President of Product Development, Thomas Kurian, in the Oracle...
May 25, 2017
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Ever since Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has kept spreading. As per European authorities, the ransomware has hit over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150...
May 17, 2017
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The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers across the world in the weekend, in what is being termed as one of the biggest global cyberattacks, has prompted the Indian government to issue...
May 15, 2017
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Despite significantly higher growth by challengers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) still leads the market with a one-third market share in the cloud infrastructure services market, according to new Q1 (...
May 03, 2017
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92% of Indian business leaders believe that every organization needs to be a ‘digital organization’ to enable growth for their business, according to a Microsoft Asia Digital Transformation Study....
Mar 28, 2017
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Long-time cloud infrastructure market leaders, HPE and Cisco, now have a new contender for the top spot. The new Dell EMC now has almost equal market share in the fast-growing segment, according to...
Mar 21, 2017
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New Q4 2016 data from Synergy Research Group, the research firm tracking cloud and infrastructure markets, shows that Amazon Web Services (AWS) maintains its 40% plus market share in public cloud...
Feb 08, 2017
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Technology decision makers in Indian enterprises are the bihggest adopters of public Cloud solutions in the world, reveals a recent survey by Microsoft.    According to the survey, 64% Indian...
Oct 25, 2016
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  What happened? A few Indian banks complained that their customers' debit cards (RuPay, Visa and MasterCard) were used fraudulently mainly in China and USA while customers were in India. A...
Oct 24, 2016
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Yesterday, five top tech companies—Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft—announced what is being called Partnership on AI. However, that shortened form does not quite indicate what...
Sep 29, 2016
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India has one of the best 'data cultures' in Asia. As many as 68% of Indian business leaders say they are readt a data-driven digital strategy for digital transfoormation, according to a new study by...
Sep 08, 2016
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Cloud was the first big disruptive change in enterprise IT in many years. For the scope of change, the conversion was really fast and fairly, if not fully, smooth. Despite some initial security...
Jul 20, 2016
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Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion—which makes it the second largest tech acquisition after Dell-EMC in the last ten years (or may be fifteen)—has created a lot of buzz. Unlike...
Jun 15, 2016
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Gamarue, Skeeyah and Peals are most encountering malware families in the Asia Pacific region, as per Microsoft.   Gamarue, a worm which can give a malicious hacker control of a computer, was the...
Jun 13, 2016
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PLATINUM, a targeted activity group, is carrying opportunistic attacks across South and South-east Asia. The group carries highly focused attacks seeking to steal sensitive intellectual property...
Jun 09, 2016
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Microsoft has launched Cyber Security Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurgaon, India. The CSEC, as per Microsoft is an initiative to drive public-private partnerships to fight cyber crime. The Gurgaon...
Jun 08, 2016
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to dominate the cloud infrastructure services market, with a 31% worldwide market share, shared New Q1 data from Synergy Research Group.  The next three, Microsoft...
May 06, 2016
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Microsoft grew its SaaS revenue by 70% in 2015 to challenge the leadership of Salesforce—the Saas pioneer. Microsoft is now marginally behind Salesforce in SaaS revenue, according to new data from...
Apr 19, 2016
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Earlier this week, Microsoft took the tech world by surprise by announcing that it was working on under water datacenters and has already operated one for four months last year—from August to...
Feb 03, 2016
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Last week, IBM announced opening up of its Chennai data center. The Chennai data center follows its Mumbai cloud data center but is the first ‘public’ data center.   The IBM announcement comes barely...
Oct 19, 2015
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