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Why Daimler moved its big information platform to the cloud

Like virtually every big enterprise company, a few years ago, the German auto giant Daimler decided to invest in its own on-premises data centers. And while those aren’t going away anytime soon, the company today announced that it has successfully moved its on-premises big data platform to Microsoft’s Azure cloud. This new platform, which the…

3 types of AI that represent our fears for the future

The AI icon Andrew Ng is quoted as saying, “Artificial intelligence is the new electricity.”  For anyone reading this, that’s a powerful analogy. Electricity empowers our surge in science and globalization over the past 100+ years, but the analogy falters in one overlooked regard.   Few of us know how the electric revolution began, and…

Microsoft’s Cloud Wins Could Boost Its Profits

A string of high-profile deals could provide additional upside for the tech giant. In assessing the top turnaround stories of the past several years, tech giant Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) would certainly be in the running. The addition of cloud computing and its pivot from software licensing to a subscription model for its ubiquitous Office software have…

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