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Announcing the New Filter Experience for Power BI Reports 

This month we are incredibly excited to announce that the new filter experience is now generally available. We have updated the look and feel and added a ton of new functionality. The new capabilities include a new filter view to see what filters are applied to a visual, the ability to format or theme the...

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Building smart cities of the future with Microsoft 

The term smart city usually focuses on infrastructure and how big data and information technology can be used to better manage urban assets such as waterworks, roads, and public transit. Smart denotes physical assets connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) via sensor technology streaming data such as smart parking meters or smart streetlights. Smart...

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How HSBC built its PayMe for Business app on Microsoft Azure 

If you live in Asia or have ever traveled there, you’ve probably witnessed the dramatic impact that mobile technology has had on all aspects of day to day life. In Hong Kong in particular, most consumers now use a smart phone daily, presenting new opportunities for organizations to deliver content and services directly to their...

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New ways to train custom language models – effortlessly! 

Microsoft Azure Media Services Video Indexer (VI) enables the customization of language models by allowing customers to upload examples of sentences or words belonging to the vocabulary of their specific use case. Since speech recognition can sometimes be tricky, VI enables you to train and adapt the models for your specific domain....

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