Daily Archives: November 5, 2019

Microsoft and Warner Bros. debut glass-based future of movie archiving

In a technological advancement normally reserved for science fiction, Microsoft has teamed up with Warner Bros. to successfully store and retrieve an entire copy of the 1976 classic Superman: The Movie on a coaster-sized piece of glass using the Redmond company’s Project Silica storage solution.  Demonstrated as a proof of …

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Brother adds document translation to its devices

Brother International has announced that it will include document translations into over 90 languages directly from select multifunction printers and standalone devices. The move is an industry first and it will give the company’s customers access to free machine translations 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days …

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Project Cortex is Microsoft’s push to conquer your workload

During its annual Ignite conference, Microsoft previewed a new Office 365 service which uses advanced AI to deliver greater insights and expertise to businesses using data gleaned from their own content. The software giant’s new knowledge-management service is codenamed ‘Project Cortex” and it is also the first new service in …

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All things database: Q&A with DataStax’s Jonathan Ellis

The Cassandra project doesn’t have a Benevolent Dictator For Life, but if it did that title would surely go to Jonathan Ellis. The co-founder of DataStax, Jonathan Ellis has been involved with Cassandra since the time it was open-sourced by Facebook. Once the project graduated from the incubator at the …

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