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

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Microsoft’s speech recognition system achieves new milestone

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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

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Microsoft locates WWII ship lost 72 years ago

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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.

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Facebook secures maximum profit per employee

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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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