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Sibos 2017: What to expect from this year’s event

Sibos 2017: What to expect from this year’s event
By Lindsay James | 21 August 2017

Preparations are underway for this year’s event which takes place in Toronto from 16-19 October

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 August 2017

Accenture says 71% of organisations are deploying advanced analytics and predictive modelling 

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service
By Lindsay James | 17 August 2017

The service aims to make event-based and serverless applications easier to build on Azure

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year
By Lindsay James | 16 August 2017

Gartner says the business impact of security incidents is one reason for the market growth

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework
By Lindsay James | 11 August 2017

The superfast and secure blockchain service will be used by JP Morgan Chase among others

Microsoft enhances features within Cloud App Security

Microsoft enhances features within Cloud App Security
By Sean Dudley | 10 August 2017

New auto-remediation feature allows users to counter threat and suspicious behaviour

VeriPark wins Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV of the Year 2017

VeriPark wins Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV of the Year 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 August 2017

Financial software provider also won three regional awards for its use of Microsoft Dynamics

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

The programme aims to help engineering students gain advantage by learning beyond their degree 

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

Microsoft says technologies including wearable devices and Skype could help 

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval
By Lindsay James | 08 August 2017

Pexip’s software allows Skype for Business meetings and calls to be joined by non-Skype users

Microsoft announces Eye Control for Windows 10

Microsoft announces Eye Control for Windows 10
By Lindsay James | 04 August 2017

The Eye Control feature will make Windows 10 more accessible to people with disabilities

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The experimental version of iPlayer lets viewers talk to their television and find their favourite programmes

Microsoft and University of Sydney team up on quantum computing

Microsoft and University of Sydney team up on quantum computing
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The Australian lab forms part of Microsoft’s ramped-up quantum computing bid

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 August 2017

IDC says chat bots, virtual agents and robo advisors could expedite and improve operations

Microsoft unleashes massive computing power in UK data centres

Microsoft unleashes massive computing power in UK data centres
By Lindsay James | 02 August 2017

New Microsoft Azure services make it easier to work with huge amounts of information

Microsoft expands partnership with Sonata Software

Microsoft expands partnership with Sonata Software
By Elizabeth Robinson | 27 July 2017

Sonata’s status as a Microsoft ISV Development Centre will allow it to support other Microsoft partners