Register Now for the First Microsoft Data Science Summit

Posted by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of the Data Group at Microsoft. I am super excited about the very first Microsoft Data Science Summit, to be held in Atlanta on September 26-27, 2016, and invite all data scientists, big data engineers and machine learning practitioners among you to attend. The Summit – which features… Read more

Announcing the Microsoft Machine Learning & Data Sciences Conference in India

This post is authored by Anil Bhansali, Managing Director at Microsoft India R&D. It is a time of transformation at Microsoft as we sharpen our focus around mobile and cloud and lay out ambitious plans that will have big impact on the future of computing as it is experienced by billions of users around the… Read more

Get hands-on with IoT technologies at the Microsoft Data Science Summit

There’s a new opportunity for IoT specialists, data scientists and big data engineers, happening right alongside Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta this fall. On September 26–27, the Microsoft Data Science Summit will host an interactive event on the disruptive technologies and innovative solutions in big data, machine learning and the Internet of Things. It’s an intensive… Read more

Azure ML Now Supports Multiple R & Python Versions, Including Microsoft R Open & Python 3

This post is authored by Roope Astala, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. We are thrilled to announce the support for multiple versions of R and Python in Azure ML. As a data scientist building new models in R or Python, you often want to use the latest runtime and package versions which have the newest… Read more

Contribute to Women’s Health Outcomes Via New Data Science Competition

By Charis Loveland, Senior Program Manager for Cortana Intelligence Competitions in the Data Group at Microsoft   According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report released in 2011, about 820,000 women and men aged 15-24 were newly infected with HIV in developing countries. Over 60% of these were women. Among so many other challenges, developing countries… Read more

Announcing Cortana Intelligence with Bing Predicts Preview

Posted by Lance Olson, Partner Director of Program Management in the Data Group at Microsoft. Cortana Intelligence with Bing Predicts preview is an end-to-end consulting program that brings the power of Microsoft’s unique corpus of social, search and web data to let customers enrich and augment their Cortana Intelligence Suite solutions resulting in more accurate… Read more

New Bing APIs Now Available for Purchase – Search, Autosuggest, Spell Check

Re-posted from the Bing Developers Blog. Starting today, the new Bing Search API portfolio is available for purchase as a Microsoft Azure Marketplace offering. Developers worldwide  can now build intelligent apps that have instant access to search technologies developed over decades of research at Microsoft. These APIs tap into the same underlying Microsoft Cognitive Services that… Read more

Predictive Analysis for Telecom – Integrating Azure Data Lake and Azure ML

This post is authored by Daisy Deng, Software Engineer at Microsoft. Big data is not just a buzz word; it’s a reality. As data volumes have exploded in recent past, so have solutions to store and process the data, along with the number of formats to describe the data. Data formats are not just limited… Read more

Announcing Microsoft R on Apache Spark and R Client at the Hadoop Summit

This post was authored by Nagesh Pabbisetty, Partner Director of PM, Microsoft R. This week Microsoft will be joining thousands of people attending Hadoop Summit in San Jose to explore the technology and business of big data and data science. As part of our participation in the conference, I’m happy to announce today that Microsoft… Read more

Text Analytics API Now Available in Multiple Languages

This post is authored by Ollie Newth, Program Manager at Microsoft. Although text often contains highly valuable data for companies, extracting meaningful data from it can be a challenge. The field of text analytics utilizes natural language processing to extract meaningful structured data from text, and often includes areas such as sentiment analysis, entity recognition… Read more