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Microsoft, Daimler to use fuel cells to power data centers

Microsoft and Daimler say hydrogen fuel cells could provide better energy solutions for data centers than existing electrical grid and backup power technology.

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Microsoft launches data security technology for Windows Server, Azure

Microsoft's Azure confidential computing aims to protect data when it is being used, encrypting data while it is being manipulated.

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How Microsoft’s self-soaring sailplane improves IoT, digital assistants

Microsoft researchers built an autonomous sailplane to answer a scientific question that applies to building robust digital assistants, IoT devices and autonomous vehicles.

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IoT gives Microsoft opportunity for cloud leadership

Microsoft Azure offers an end-to-end portfolio for IoT, and its biggest opportunity is in enterprise IT.

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5 best Windows Server 2016 features

A year after Windows Server 2016 has been released, these are the top capabilities organizations have been actively deploying in their enterprises.

Microsoft acquires cloud-based HPC developer

With the purchase of high-performance computing developer Cycle Computing, Microsoft hopes customers move their HPC workloads to Azure.

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Microsoft’s cloud revenue grows, while IBM’s fades

Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud revenue hits a new high. IBM, however, struggles with steadily declining cloud revenue.

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2 reasons to migrate off of Microsoft Exchange Server

By migrating away from Microsoft Exchange, you reduce costs for your organization and improve the security of your accounts and data. One option to use instead: Kolab.

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Microsoft introduces Azure Stack, its answer to OpenStack

Both software-only and turnkey hardware systems are available for order.

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Microsoft rumor: Company to reorganize cloud computing division

Microsoft is looking for a new approach to selling its cloud computing products, and the reorganization could mean many jobs lost.

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Microsoft rolls out its first Azure container tool from Deis

Just one month ago, Microsoft acquired Deis, an open source software developer focused on making Kubernetes easier to use. One month later, the acquisition pays off in the form of the first product from the group, called Draft.

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Windows 10 still does a lot of snooping

Security analyst Mark Burnett says Windows 10 Enterprise Edition still connects to Redmond with user data, and the consumer edition has even less protection.

Microsoft discusses progress in Git migration

Microsoft's migration of the Windows repository to Git hasn’t been flawless. The company's Brian Harry gives an update on its progress.

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WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon

The weakness of Windows 7’s Defender was partly to blame for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.

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Microsoft takes the Build show on the road

Microsoft has turned the Build developers conference into a world tour, with stops in Asia, Australia, Europe and India.

Write apps with zero code using Microsoft Windows Template Studio

Microsoft’s new Windows Template Studio in Visual Studio lets you build a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app without having to write any code.

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The ultimate Linux Trojan horse: Windows Subsystem for Linux

With Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), organizations can now run Linux distributions such as Fedora, openSUSE and Ubuntu on Windows.

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Microsoft to NSA: WannaCry is your fault

Microsoft’s top lawyer said government’s stockpiling of malware is the reason why the WannaCry ransomware attack happened.

Self-propagating ransomware: What the WannaCry ransomworm means for you

Many IT professionals were caught by surprise by WannaCry largely because they didn't expect ransomware to spread across their networks on its own.

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Microsoft, Amazon go after enterprises with new SAP cloud offerings

There are some fresh public cloud offerings on the horizon for SAP database customers, thanks to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Both companies have announced new infrastructure services for the HANA database software aimed...

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