Cortana Taps Power BI, Wikipedia Leans On AI: Big Data Roundup
In this Dec. 6 edition of the Big Data Roundup we look at machine learning use-cases, how Microsoft is bringing business intelligence into Cortana, a new big data summit for Apache Kafka users, plus a quiz on how well you know the difference between big data terms and Pokemon names.
11 Cool Ways to Use Machine Learning
Machine learning is becoming widespread, and organizations are using it in a variety of ways, including improving cybersecurity, enhancing recommendation engines, and optimizing self-driving cars. Here's a look at 11 interesting use cases for this technology.
HPE Promos Synergy Platform For Hybrid Cloud
HPE's Discovery event in London set the stage for fresh details about the Synergy platform, an architecture designed for hybrid cloud computing. HPE also announced a preferred partnership with Microsoft Azure.
Apple Swift Programming Language Is Now Open Source
Swift is the programming language for Apple software going forward. And with its release under the open source Apache 2.0 license, it becomes a potential vehicle for crafting applications that run on Android, Linux, Windows, and other operating systems.
File Sync & Share: When Worlds Collide
Files stored both on-premises and in the cloud require one cohesive file management system. This is contrary to what most organizations are using, and IT is stuck in the middle.
Microsoft Wants Your HoloLens Ideas
Microsoft has launched a contest to find its next HoloLens app idea. The winner will be involved in the process of seeing their app become reality.
Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga: A Notebook, Tablet Hybrid
Another hybrid notebook hits the market with the launch of the Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga, which features four work modes and a stylus for designers. The company also released the ThinkPad P50s and ThinkStation P310.
3 Traps New IT Leaders Need to Avoid
Three common mistakes first-time IT leaders make can freak out staff, get in the way of proving yourself, and ultimately cause you to fail. Here's how to dodge them.
Wikipedia Bets On AI To Rebuild Editor Ranks
Wikipedia will leverage a new machine learning service called ORES to automate reviews of revisions to flag ones that are problematic and make it easier for human editors to get their proposed revisions approved.