New Microsoft Azure features to encrypt data while in use

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Microsoft unveiled Azure confidential computing to provide enterprises with Next-Gen data security as cyber attacks gain momentum worldwide. Azure confidential computing is a set of features and services that provide protection that is missing from Public Clouds — encryption of data while in use. “Today, Azure delivers cutting-edge support for encr


Microsoft’s speech recognition system achieves new milestone


Microsoft‘s conversational speech recognition system — designed to accurately recognises the words in a conversation like humans do — has reached a 5.1percentt error rate, its lowest so far. This milestone means that, for the first time, a computer can recognise the words in a conversation as well as a person would.

“Our research team reached that 5


Microsoft locates WWII ship lost 72 years ago


Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen confirmed on Saturday that they have located the USS Indianapolis 72 years after it sunk.

One dead in cargo plane crash near Mount Everest

In a tweet, Allen confirmed that his 13-person team found the heavy cruiser in the Philippine Sea 5,500m below the sea.


Facebook secures maximum profit per employee


Facebook has leapfrogged Microsoft and Google’s parent company Alphabet in securing maximum profit per employee in the second quarter of 2017 while Twitter suffered a hefty loss, Recode reported.

Facebook, which employed 20,658 persons in the past quarter – a 43 percent increase over the same period last year – made $188,498 per employee. Microsoft

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