Home Tags Seattle

Tag: Seattle

QA: Microsoft Cosmos DB creator lays out vision for planet-scale database

Microsoft has fired a shot heard around the globe, so to speak, in data management with the debut of Azure Cosmos DB at the recent Microsoft Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle.

The cloud database is positioned for elasticity and globally available data, supported on the Azure cloud.

The project was founded in 2010 by Microsoftrsquo;s Dharma Shukla, who holds the title of distinguished engineer at the company.InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill spoke with Shukla during the conference to get his perspectives on the technology.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Microsoft Graph and Microsoft Teams reshape Office

With Build 2017 starting today in Seattle, it’s going to be an interesting week for developers working with Microsoft technologies. One area that’s going to get more attention this year is Office and Microsoft Graph.

They’re technologies that are ripe for use across the enterprise, building on Azure Active Directory and Office 365. Microsoft says that more than 100 million people use these services every month.In preparation for Build, I sat down with Ron Howard, director of Office 365 ecosystem, and Larry Jin, senior program manager, both members of the Office developer team.

Their focus—and a big focus at Build—was on how developers can build on top of Office 365’s social features, especially Microsoft Graph and the recently released Teams, to enable a smarter type of workflow called microwork.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

False Positives: Why Vendors Should Lower Their Rates and How We...

In pursuit of a high cyberthreat detection rate, the some developers of cybersecurity solutions neglect the subject matter of false positives, and unfairly so. Regretfully, only then does the idea dawn on these developers that high-quality protection from cyberthreats involves not only prevention but also a low false-positive rate.

Azure, AI, JavaScript headline Microsoft Build 2017

At its Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle this week, Microsoft will put its Azure cloud and Windows 10 front and center with sessions ranging from cloud services to artificial intelligence to programming languages.The company will provide a ...

Dota 2’s first co-op campaign mode will launch in May for...

Requires paid Battle Pass; campaign's second half will launch in July.

VPS.net Announces Expansion to Phoenix, Atlanta and Seattle

LONDON, UK, and SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, May 2 2017 - Cloud services provider VPS.net has completed its expansion to offering SSD VPS in Phoenix, Atlanta and Seattle.

These new locations bring VPS.net’s SSD VPS offering up to 13 locations across North America and Europe.
VPS.net has chosen these locations due to their impact on the US tech scene. Where investors would typically look to Silicon Valley for innovative startups, these new locations are positioning... Source: RealWire

Valve discusses user-centric changes to Steam’s game discovery problem

Upcoming updates should up the power of power users' upvotes.

Need booze or bandages immediately? Alexa can get it for you...

When you're in desperate need but can't be bothered to leave the house.

Abandoned calls clog 911 in Dallas and may have led to...

City may be at fault for problem initially blamed on T-Mobile "ghost calls."

Lawsuit: Greedy drug maker purposefully flooded black market with opioids

City of Everett, WA prepares for legal battle with Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic.

Did Alexa hear a murder? We may finally find out

However, novel and vexing legal questions about IoT data privacy won't be answered.