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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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Microsoft updates its Quantum Development Kit and adds support for Linux and Mac 

The latest updates to the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit adds support for macOS and Linux, additional open source libraries, and interoperability with Python. The power of quantum computing is now available to even more developers on more platforms. The post Microsoft updates its Quantum Development Kit and adds support for Linux and Mac appeared first on Microsoft Quantum....

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Newsrooms turn to cloud and data tools to stay ahead of the story 

The modern newsroom manages a dizzying array of information. Due to the spread of social media and other communication tools, potential news sources can include almost anyone — from celebrities and corporate spokespeople to citizen journalists and brand influencers. And the speed at which this news travels means journalists must now monitor hundreds — even...

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Optimizing urban transportation with technology 

Urban gridlock should be an anachronism in today’s world of sleek design, customer data and continual optimization. Yet as any commuter knows, that’s not the case. Fixed workday schedules and driving indignities such as bad weather, car trouble and accidents make driving a challenging experience. Meanwhile, public transportation users must research and navigate their own...

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Visual Studio updates empower developers to optimize code, build better apps 

Creating a better customer experience is at the heart of many organizations’ missions today. To do this, having the right tools to improve productivity is paramount across industries. This holds especially true for building apps and software for the cloud, where changing hardware requirements, evolving user needs, and more mean you must adapt quickly to...

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How to drive retail profitability in the digital shopping era with advanced analytics 

There’s a schism in modern retailing today that’s headline news: Some companies are creating a virtuous feedback loop with deep customer knowledge, while others are driving profitability into a sea of red with generic discounts and endless sales.  Nowhere is this more apparent than with online shopping. Cyber Monday grabs media attention and wallet share,...

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Announcing the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit 

Just a few months back,Microsoft CEOSatyaNadellasharedourvision ofempowering the quantum revolution withbold investments towardsascalable end-to-end solution,revolutionary topologicalapproach, and a global team.Today, wetake the next stepin thisjourneywiththeMicrosoft Quantum Development Kit to help you get startedwith quantum development. TheMicrosoftQuantum Development Kit,previewavailablehere,includesthe following three keycomponents: Fully integratedquantum-focused programming languageQ# (Q-sharp): Designedgroundupforquantum, Q#isthemost approachable high-level programminglanguage withanativetype system forqubits,operators,andother abstractions....

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