Provision the Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine

The Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine is an Azure virtual machine (VM) image pre-installed and configured with several popular tools that are commonly used for data analytics and machine learning. The tools included are:

Microsoft R Server Developer Edition
Anaconda Python…

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Microsoft Acquires Open Source Cloud Computing Company Deis

Microsoft is acquiring Deis, an open-source software company that helps businesses build and operate massive online applications atop cloud services. In so doing, Microsoft is making a direct play to better compete with Google and Amazon. Though the startup is small and the purchase price is likely not that significant, the move underlines Microsoft’s commitment to the technologies that will define online infrastructure in the years to comeā€”even though those technologies run counter to the business models that traditionally drove Microsoft.

Link: Microsoft Acquires Open Source Cloud Computing Company Deis
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Apple 2017 iPad review: Big iOS on the cheap

Apple’s latest iPad delivers high value for a low price relative to its brethren, just like the iPhone SE. That’s kind of the whole point of the device. It lets Apple compete more effectively with Chromebooks, Windows tablets, and Android tablets. And it lets people use a full-sized iOS-flavored tablet without breaking the bank.

Link: Apple 2017 iPad review: Big iOS on the cheap
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Best Mobile Apps Development Courses on Udemy

7 Best Mobile Apps Development Courses for Beginners April 17, 2017 by Editor Leave a Comment Are you ready to build your career as an APP Developer? Looking for best mobile apps development courses? If Yes, there are many places to get training as a developer in the booming app industry. You can…

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Travel back to a black-and-white Mac interface with this Apple emulator

Apple’s System 7 interface hasn’t aged as well as other relics from 1991, like Terminator Judgment Day and Nirvana’s Nevermind, but the ancient computing platform nevertheless retains a certain charm. Now, thanks to the Internet Archive, you can experience some of that old school computing magic using your existing computer and a web browser. .

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a16z by a16z on Apple Podcasts

a16z Podcast: The Future of… You. a16z Podcast: Tech and Entertainment in the ‘Era of Mass Customization’ a16z Podcast: Brains, Bodies, Minds … and Techno-Religions. a16z Podcast: When Will Genomics Live Up to the Hype? “Punch above your weight” — If there’s one thing… “Mobile-first” (and now too AI-first) has been a …

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Google Enlists AI and Community Development to Win the Cloud Wars

Reflecting the rapidly increasing interest and investment in cloud computing, 10,000 developers, engineers, IT executives, and Google employees and partners gathered at Next ’17, Google’s annual cloud event for enterprise customers. Google showcased customer testimonials from Disney, Verizon, HSBC, Colgate-Palmolive, and Ebay; support from a number of new partners, including SAP; and a series of AI and cloud infrastructure-related announcements.

Link: Google Enlists AI and Community Development to Win the Cloud Wars
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