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Microsoft Researchers Set New Speech Recognition Record

August 21, 2017 2:15 PM | ()
The company's AI-assisted speech recognition systems reach a 5.1 percent word error rate in the Switchboard benchmark.
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Microsoft Injects Power BI Insights Into Visio Diagrams

August 21, 2017 12:46 PM | ()
Power BI users can now link their business analytics to floorplans, business processes and other diagrams created in Visio.
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Cisco Boards HCI Train With Springpath Acquisition

August 21, 2017 1:01 PM | ()
Cisco and Springpath will have a ways to go before they’re major players in the HCI market, but it’s growing fast at 110 percent year over year, according to researcher IDC, so there's room for more competitors.
Daily Tech Briefing Aug. 21, 2017

Nokia 8 Smartphone Rolling Out Worldwide in September VIDEO

August 21, 2017 12:40 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Flagship Nokia 8 stylized smartphone will debut in September; LinkedIn Messaging's Active Status feature shows when it's OK to chat; Box taps Google's Cloud Vision technology for image recognition; and there's more.

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Intel Promises Faster Laptops With New 'Coffee Lake' Core Chips

August 21, 2017 11:35 AM | ()
The chip maker is promising up to 40 percent better performance with its 8th-Generation PC processors.
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More Cyber-Attacks Occur on Weekends Than a Weekday, Study Reveals SLIDESHOW

August 21, 2017 10:05 AM | ()
Among the key findings in security firm Fortinet's second-quarter 2017 threat landscape report is the continued use of encrypted data by organizations.
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Spam Distribution Follows a Regular Workweek, IBM Reports

August 21, 2017 8:52 AM | ()
New research from IBM X-Force finds that Tuesday is the most popular day of the week for spam as spammers work a regular workweek.
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Webinar 8/30: Replace Your Oracle Database and Deliver the Personalized, Responsive Experiences Customers Crave

August 21, 2017 5:51 AM | ()
Learn how the NoSQL Engagement Database can revolutionize the way you create amazing customer experiences.
GIS Eclipse Traffic Management

States, Cities to Rely on GIS to Handle Crowds of Eclipse Viewers

August 18, 2017 5:55 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The solar eclipse on Aug. 21 is generating enough interest that huge crowds are expected along the path of totality across the U.S., prompting governments to use geospatial technology to handle the crowds.
Microsoft Skype

Microsoft Gives Skype for Desktops a Mobile Look Makeover

August 18, 2017 2:20 PM | ()
The upcoming Skype software for desktop computers looks a lot more like the mobile versions than ever before.

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