Thursday, October 19, 2017

Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Cycle Computing, a twelve-year-old Connecticut-based company that focuses on helping enterprises orchestrate high-performance computing jobs, large data...

Crunch Report | Uber Agrees to 20 Years of Privacy Audits

Today’s Stories  Amazon debuts ‘Instant Pickup Points’ in the U.S. for pickups in minutes Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits to settle FTC data...

Microsoft’s autonomous gliders seek out thermal updrafts to stay aloft

Microsoft wants to build autonomous tech for aircraft that require little to no power to fly. It just completed tests in the Nevada desert...

Microsoft launches Azure Event Grid, a fully managed event routing service

Microsoft announced a new product in its Azure line-up in preview today that will make it easier for developers to build event-based applications. The Azure...

Skype’s much-debated redesign hits the desktop

In June, Microsoft introduced a completely revamped version of its Skype app, designed with a heavier focus on media-sharing, and other social expression tools,...