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Data Syndication Might Be the Key to Your Company’s Survival
Feb. 14, 2017
Data Syndication Might Be the Key to Your Company’s Survival Connecting things to the internet has become somewhat blasé. Everything from your lightbulb to your garage door opener, coffeemaker, and water filter is online these days. Simply being connected is no longer enough — what matters is how these devices communicate with each other. Gathering and analyzing useful insights from this massive flood of data is essential to the survival of your business. Read More
3 Technologies That Made the On-Demand Economy Possible
Feb. 12, 2017
3 Technologies That Made the On-Demand Economy Possible The on-demand economy presents a chicken-or-the-egg conundrum: Did consumer need for instant gratification give rise to on-demand everything? Or did the emergence of companies like Lyft, Postmates, and Blue Apron make people hungry to have their every whim satisfied at a moment’s notice? Read More
How Switching to Serverless Can Change Your Company Mindset
Feb. 11, 2017
How Switching to Serverless Can Change Your Company Mindset There’s still quite a bit of buildup surrounding the rise of serverless architecture. But as third-party vendors are better able to provide serverless solutions, the hype has given way to widespread affirmation of the benefits offered by the architecture. Read More
Gaming Apps Are Under Attack: How to Protect Players and Developers
Feb. 10, 2017
Gaming Apps Are Under Attack: How to Protect Players and Developers The lucrative expansion of gaming apps has made them a prime target for hackers. Building a bulwark against DDoS is the most urgent priority, but it’s only one step that developers must take to strengthen security for their creations. Read More
Microsoft Enables Real-Time IoT Dashboards in Power BI
Feb. 1, 2017
Microsoft Enables Real-Time IoT Dashboards in Power BI Power BI's real-time streaming datasets is now generally available, allowing users to load up their dashboards with information from their IoT devices. Read More
How to Turn Business Chatbots Into Startup Dollar Signs
Feb. 1, 2017
How to Turn Business Chatbots Into Startup Dollar Signs Chatbot technology is improving every day. And if you want to keep your business ahead of the pack, you will use chatbots to make money. Read More
Microsoft Makes Power BI Real-Time Streaming Datasets Generally Available
Feb. 1, 2017
Microsoft Makes Power BI Real-Time Streaming Datasets Generally Available With Power BI real-time streaming, data from the service can be streamed directly using the REST API, Azure Stream Analytics, or PubNub. Read More
Microsoft announces general availability of real-time streaming datasets in Power BI
Feb. 1, 2017
Microsoft announces general availability of real-time streaming datasets in Power BI Microsoft yesterday announced the general availability of real-time streaming datasets in Power BI. This feature will allow you to easily stream data to Power BI via the REST API, Azure Stream Analytics, or PubNub. Microsoft is also announcing the general availability of Azure Stream Analytics outputting to Power BI streaming datasets. Read More
How to build a better chatbot
Jan. 20, 2017
How to build a better chatbot Despite some slight missteps, creations such as Siri, Cortana, and Alexa have given us a glimpse of what it’s like to communicate directly with machines. And for the most part, these exchanges have been pretty cool. The chatbot craze is poised to reach new levels — at least once we work out a few bugs. Read More