Since Satya Nadella became CEO, Microsoft has almost tripled its market cap to $850 billion plus, and on Friday it replaced Apple as the world's most valuable company on NYSE. Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been of the technology world. It was big and still quite profitable, but the company had lost its luster, failing or trailing in the markets of … [Read more...] about Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen?
Companies of all sizes are implementing AI, ML, and cognitive technology projects for a wide range of reasons in a disparate array of industries and customer sectors. Some AI efforts are focused on development of intelligent devices and vehicles, which incorporate three simultaneous development streams of software, hardware, and constantly evolving machine learning models. … [Read more...] about Crafting an AI-Relevant, Data-First, Agile Methodology for AI & ML Projects
Microsoft has patched a zero-day escalation of privilege bug in Windows after Kaspersky Lab researchers noticed multiple cyber-espionage groups exploiting it. The zero-day, tracked as CVE-2018-8589, impacts the Windows Win32k component. Microsoft classified the issue as an "elevation of privilege" vulnerability and says that before an attacker could use this zero-day to gain … [Read more...] about Everyone Should Patch, Always: Microsoft patches Windows zero-day used by multiple cyber-espionage groups
The three biggies in technology, Microsoft, SAP, and Adobe are set to collaborate to bring Open Data Initiative to bring data across all of their platforms into one package running on Azure. Together, the three longstanding partners are reimagining customer experience management (CXM) by empowering companies to derive more value from their data and deliver world-class customer … [Read more...] about Adobe, Microsoft and SAP announce Open Data Initiative to empower a new generation of customer experiences
Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a new Azure-based service that provides a full virtualized multi-user Windows 10 experience. There are plenty of third-party solutions for running a Windows desktop in the cloud, but until now, Microsoft itself seemed hesitant to offer the same kind of user experience. Today, however, the company announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a … [Read more...] about Microsoft’s new Windows Virtual Desktop lets you run Windows 10 in the cloud