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    Cortana Becomes Microsoft’s Portal for Big Data Analytics

    The keyword is “actionable.”  Perhaps the chief complaint businesses have about big data solutions, now that Hadoop is already 12 years old, is that applications are not doing their part to make all that data actionable — it doesn’t give people something to do with it.

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  • What Data Crunchers Say About the Super Bowl

    The big game is on Sunday and we know who’s going to win.

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  • Build Better Knowledge Management

    Build Better Knowledge Management

    Long before Google Glass wearers made the news (and became pariahs within San Francisco-area coffee houses and restaurants), research projects at huge companies like IBM and Microsoft sought to bridge the gap between the capture and storage of corporate knowledge and intellectual property, and the difficult-to-archive individual narrative that attempted

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  • Microsoft OneUps Apple and Gets a Bigger Data Game

    Microsoft One-Ups Apple and Gets a Big(ger) Data Game

    You have to love Satya Nadella’s Microsoft. He announces a vision and the company delivers, Bada Bing, Bada Band. Nope, “Band” isn’t a typo -- we’re talking about the Microsoft Band. It went on sale yesterday and, get this, it sold out online almost immediately.

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  • Microsoft Wants to Own You [Video]

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has a strong record of delivering on his promises and we’re now beginning to see what that looks like. While we’ve already told you a great deal about the company’s recent advances in big data, OneDrive, Office 365, AzurePowerBI, predictive analytics and 

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  • Why Microsofts Cortana is 14 for 14 Calling World Cup Matches

    Why Microsoft's Cortana is 14 for 14 Calling World Cup Matches

    Update: Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win the 2014 World Cup at Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro yesterday — boosting Cortana's record to 15 for 15. Celebrity data scientist Nate Silver, take a seat. You too Google, machine learning gods.

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  • Microsoft Will Buy Your iPad To Get People Trying Surface

    We've seen Apple buying back old iPhones, now Microsoft will pick up your old iPad for $200 of store credit to help you try a surface tablet. With the new models due to be announced, that might not be such a crazy idea.

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