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How AI is helping solve our biggest environmental challenges

Today’s biggest environmental challenges—including climate change, the loss of biodiversity, water quality, and sustainably feeding a growing human population—are vexing issues without easy fixes. Solutions require a systems-thinking approach and sophisticated tools that allow collection and analysis of vast amounts of data to derive new insights and make impactful changes. Artificial intelligence (AI) already is...

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Feedback-driven updates focus on performance and productivity

Performance and productivity in the cloud are two of the leading priorities for developers. To meet the needs of their customers, keep up with industry trends, and collaborate more efficiently with their teams, they demand more responsive features, proactive updates, and strong security.   Improved developer experiences across platforms Developers require lighting-speed load times and a...

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Cloud tech improves firefighter effectiveness in 3 key areas

Using cloud technology, fire departments are gathering, analyzing, and using information to improve firefighter safety and strategy in unprecedented ways. Real-time data from mobile devices is helping incident commanders develop strategies en route to the fire and improving safety and efficiency at the scene. With cloud storage and analytics, departments are continually learning from the...

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Five Ways the Cloud is Helping Cities Become More Sustainable

Cities worldwide are operating more sustainably, thanks to cloud technology. With real-time operations insights and sophisticated analysis capabilities, innovative solutions backed by Azure Cloud Services are driving continuous improvement and cost savings. These smart approaches to environmental challenges enable government agencies to provide more proactive, responsive, and customer-focused services, with five main benefits: Reduced waste—in...

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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 23 is now available

As security incidents and events keep making headlines, Microsoft is committed to helping our customers and the rest of the security community to make sense of the risks and offer recommendations. Old and new malware continues to get propagated through massive botnets, attackers are increasing focus on easier attack methods such as phishing, and ransomware...

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How the cloud brings efficiency and security across industries

Today’s IT workspace spans multiple fronts from the developer environment to devices and to databases in the cloud. In a domain where everything is interrelated, changing dynamics in one area necessarily impact another. Organizations across industries are implementing AI, data analytics, and a host of other technologies to drive productivity, improve team efficiency, and safeguard...

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