Blackbaud, Microsoft Team Up In The Cloud

BALTIMORE – Blackbaud and Microsoft announced an expansion of their social good technology partnership that will allow the firms’ clients to access free services as well as purchase solutions across both platforms. The backbone of the deal is Blackbaud powering its social good-optimized cloud, Blackbaud SKY, with Microsoft’s cloud-computing service, Azure.

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Raspberry Pi overheating? Here’s how to stop it says Microsoft

Microsoft has released a tutorial on how to stop the $35 credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computer from overheating. Ofer Dekel, principal researcher at Microsoft, says the latest version of the Pi, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model “tends to overheat when pushed to its limits”. When using the Pi 3 to run a “compute-intensive AI model” he noticed it would heat to the point where board would begin to throttle its performance or even shut down to prevent damage.

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Apple partners with GE to bring industrial IoT apps to iPhone, iPad

Apple and GE are partnering to bring GE’s Predix industrial internet of things (IIoT) platform to Apple’s iOS by way of a software developer kit (SDK), the pair announced in a Wednesday press release. The Predix SDK for iOS will be available on October 26, 2017, the release said. With it, iOS developers will be able to create native apps that leverage some of the analytics available on the Predix platform.

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Apple and GE work on apps to track power plants to jet engines

Apple and GE team up on iPhone and iPad software to track everything from power plants to jet engines
Tool connects iOS apps to GE’s cloud based ‘industrial control’ software Connects machines like wind turbines, jet engines and elevators to cloudGE expects the software to help generate $12…

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IBM Joins Docker to Shift Apps to the Cloud

Docker Inc. at the DockerCon Europe 2017 conference extended its alliance with IBM as part of an effort to entice more IT organizations to lift and shift existing legacy applications into the cloud using Docker containers. Meanwhile, IBM announced that its middleware software used to run legacy applications now will be available as containers on the Docker Store.

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Adobe Unveils the Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nev. October 18, 2017 -. All of these updates include capabilities powered by Adobe Sensei, Adobe’s artificial intelligence and machine learning platform, and are the latest in a series of innovations from Adobe that serve modern creative professionals and enthusiasts wherever and however they work.

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‘Monument Valley 2’ Coming to Android November 6th

The Monument Valley games have managed to break out of the gaming world and into mainstream conversations, partly because of Monument Valley’s appearance in House of Cards but also because for many (including Apple), they stand for everything mobile gaming can be: beautiful, perfectly designed, evocative.

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