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Help improve our Azure docs!
5/14/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 2
On a weekly basis, over 5 million people find help using Microsoft online help and documentation. Despite having over 380,000 pages of articles, references, and tutorials, we each have our own stories of painful gaps. Today, we’re introducing a new project, code-named Aladdin that can help us use machine


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New book: Programming ASP.NET Core
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Press | 11
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Programming ASP.NET Core (ISBN 9781509304417), by Dino Esposito. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Overview The complete, pragmatic guide to building high-value solutions


Enhancing Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection with detonation-based heuristics and machine learning
5/10/2018 | Microsoft secure | 9
Email, coupled with reliable social engineering techniques, continues to be one of the primary entry points for credential phishing, targeted attacks, and commodity malware like ransomware and, increasingly in the last few months, cryptocurrency miners. Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) uses


Avoid the Office UI Fabric JavaScript Package
5/10/2018 | Andrew Connell | 8
Read this post in its entirety on my site: Avoid the Office UI Fabric JavaScript PackageIf you are interested in signing up to my newsletter to get the most recent posts via email, either visit my site and signup using the widget in the bottom-right corner, or just head to this form and give me your


Microsoft repositions Cortana from an 'assistant' to an 'assistance' aide
5/10/2018 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 15
Microsoft is shifting the way it is thinking about, positioning and building out Cortana. Cortana product chief Javier Soltero explains the new strategy.


Join us May 23: Harnessing cloud – How to accelerate your mission apps
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure Government | 13
IT modernization is top of mind for government. While most agencies are leading with cloud for their new applications, many struggle to realize the full value of modernization by moving the majority of their enterprise apps to the cloud and creating new citizen services. And, now, with the latest orders


Customer success stories with Azure Backup: Somerset County Council
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 8
This is a continuation of our customer success story blog series for Azure Backup. In the previous case study we covered Russell Reynolds, here we will discuss how United Kingdom’s Somerset County Council are able to improve their backup and restore efficiency and reduce their backup cost using Azure


Extract management insights from SQL Data Warehouse with SQL Operations Studio
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 5
SQL Operations Studio can be leveraged with Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) to create rich customizable dashboard widgets surfacing insights to your data warehouse.


In case you missed it: 10 of your questions from our GDPR webinars
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 3
During the last few months, I’ve spoken with a lot of Azure customers, both in person and online, about how to prepare for the May 25, 2018 deadline for compliance with the EU’s General Data…


Next Generation Sync Client | Insider Version 18.080.0419.0003 published
5/10/2018 | Hans Brender's Blog | 8
Don’t worry, if you do not have it right now. It will be published automatically if you are on the Insiders Ring. if you download and install a version manually, that’s your own risk ! So today I have included a table from Microsoft, but with additional Links (Insiders Ring)     Insiders Ring Production


Spark + AI Summit: Data scientists and engineers put their trust in Microsoft Azure Databricks
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 8
Microsoft will have a major presence at Spark + AI Summit, 2018, in San Francisco, the premier event for the Apache Spark community. Rohan Kumar, Corporate Vice President of Azure Data, will deliver…


Azure SQL Data Warehouse now supports automatic creation of statistics
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 8
We are pleased to announce that Azure SQL Data Warehouse (Azure SQL DW) now supports automatic creation of column level statistics. Azure SQL DW is a fast, flexible, and secure analytics platform for the enterprise.


Enhancements in Application Insights Profiler and Snapshot Debugger
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 7
We are pleased to announce a series of improvements on Application Insights Profiler and Snapshot Debugger.


Full-integrated experience simplifying Language Understanding in conversational AI systems
5/10/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 8
Creating an advanced conversational system is now a simple task with the powerful tools integrated into Microsoft’s Language Understanding Service (LUIS) and Bot Framework. LUIS brings together…


Next Generation Sync Client | Insider Version 18.080.0419.0003
5/10/2018 | Hans Brender's Blog | 7
Keine Angst, wenn Sie diese Version noch nicht haben. Sie wird automatisch installiert, wenn sie im Insiders Ring sind. Wenn Sie eine Version manuell herunterladen, dann ist das ihr Risiko! Heute habe ich eine Tabelle eingebunden, die von Microsoft kommt. Es ist die englische Version, die immer etwas


Episode 228 - Live from Build with Donovan Brown and Damian Brady
5/9/2018 | The Azure Podcast | 8
The first of many episodes recorded live at BUILD 2018. Audio file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode228.mp3    


Episode 228 - Live from Build with Donovan Brown and Damian Brady
5/9/2018 | The Azure Podcast | 8
The first of many episodes recorded live at BUILD 2018.   Audio file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode228.mp3  


Visualizing Data with Azure Maps Web Map Control
5/9/2018 | Azure Fridays | 2
Ricky Brundritt joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the rich data visualization capabilities in the Azure Maps web map control. Azure Maps is a portfolio of geospatial services that include service APIs for Maps, Search, Routing, Traffic, and Time Zones. The portfolio of Azure OneAPI compliant services


Routing with Azure Maps
5/9/2018 | Azure Fridays | 1
Ricky Brundritt joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the routing capabilities in the Azure Maps Directions API. Azure Maps is a portfolio of geospatial services that include service APIs for Maps, Search, Routing, Traffic, and Time Zones. The portfolio of Azure OneAPI compliant services allows you to use


Designing with Azure Maps
5/9/2018 | Azure Fridays | 1
Azure Maps were designed with the cloud customer in mind. Learn about the cartography design process as well as the robust data behind the curtains. For more information:Azure Maps (sample)Azure Maps product pageAzure Maps pricing pageAzure Maps documentationCreate a free account (Azure)Follow @SHanselman


Time Zones in Azure Maps
5/9/2018 | Azure Fridays | 1
Julie Kohler joins Scott Hanselman to discuss how to use the set of time zone APIs available in Azure Maps. Learn about how this service is easy to use and how to get up to date information about time zones that change frequently around the world.For more information:Azure Maps product pageAzure Maps


Traffic in Azure Maps
5/9/2018 | Azure Fridays | 1
Julie Kohler joins Scott Hanselman to discuss how to use the traffic APIs in Azure Maps. You will learn about how to surface the best in class traffic data coming from our partnership with TomTom using a set of simple REST APIs. Get up to date information on traffic flow as well as incidents.For more


What's New for Search in Azure Maps
5/9/2018 | Azure Fridays | 1
Julie Kohler joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the newest search APIs that have been added to Azure Maps. In this episode, you'll learn about doing a nearby search, searching within a given geometry and how to search along a route providing a maximum detour time.For more information:Azure Maps product


Search in Azure Maps
5/9/2018 | Azure Fridays | 1
Julie Kohler joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the core set of search APIs available in Azure Maps. In this episode, you'll learn how to do geocoding, reverse geocoding, search for Points of Interest and see an example using the JavaScript map control.For more information:Azure Maps product pageAzure


Microsoft's Windows 10 'Redstone 5' build introduces cloud clipboard
5/9/2018 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 14
Microsoft is testing a new cross-platform 'cloud clipboard' in its latest preview of Windows 10 'Redstone 5,' along with updates to Sets, Notepad and more.


Rob Windsor on the SharePoint Framework In His Own Words
5/9/2018 | Andrew Connell | 8
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