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Microsoft rolls out more AI-infused healthcare services, software

While Amazon and Apple are looking at healthcare from the employee-consumption side, Microsoft is focusing on using its cloud assets to meet the needs of researchers and doctors. Credit: Microsoft Last February, Microsoft announced it was creating a new healthcare-focused research unit, Healthcare NExT. On February 28, a week ahead of the HIMMS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) medical ...

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India bids final adieu to first female superstar: Sridevi cremated with state honours

Mumbai: Sridevi – Indian cinema’s first female superstar was cremated on Wednesday, 4 days after she breathed her last in Dubai at around 11 pm. Wrapped in the tri-colour Padma Shri Sridevi’s mortal remains were accorded full State Honours at the Celebration Sports Club Garden No 5, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West this morning. The mortal remains were brought to Celebration ...

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Shahzaib Hasan handed one-year ban

Last year’s PSL spot-fixing scandal has claimed yet another scalp, with Shahzaib Hasan handed a one-year ban after falling foul of the PCB’s anti-corruption code. Shahzaib was found guilty on two counts of breaching Clause 2.4.4, which deals with a failure to disclose corrupt approaches, and one count of Clause 2.4.5, which concerns the failure to report any incident a ...

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Axon moves 20 PB of data, Evidence.com to Microsoft Azure

Axon, formerly known as Taser, has moved 20 petabytes of data to Microsoft Azure in what the company billed as one of the largest cloud migrations. The company, which makes law enforcement devices, a body camera system and evidence collection cloud platform called Evidence.com, disclosed the move to Microsoft Azure with strong fourth quarter results. As previously reported, Axon last ...

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Watch: Sridevi’s last interview with Zee News

India’s first female superstar Sridevi was bid final adieu on Wednesday, four days after she breathed her last at a hotel in Dubai. While earlier it was reported that she died due to cardiac arrest, an autopsy later revealed that she died because of ‘accidental drowning’ in the bathtub of her hotel room. Though she is no more with us, ...

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How Game Night’s Writer Feels About A Sequel

Game Night definitely is doing well by most conventional metrics. Although it has only been in theaters for less than a week, it has already made $24 million globally against a moderate $37 million budget. On top of that, Game Night has also become a critical success, earning an 81% “Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Audiences have responded well to ...

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Stokes top-scores as England thrash New Zealand in ODI

New Zealand batted first in second one-day international against England  Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes took two wickets each as hosts hit 223 Stokes then top-scored for tourists, hitting first half-century since return to team ODI captain Eoin Morgan (62) also batted well as England romped to easy victory By Paul Newman for MailOnline Published: 07:53 GMT, 28 ...

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Why open source is so important to Microsoft

Microsoft CTO of Data Raghu Ramakrishnan joined the tech giant from Yahoo in 2012, bringing with him a keen interest in open source with roots in Hadoop from its inception. Speaking with ZDNet while in Sydney this week, Ramakrishnan described the investment Microsoft has since made, and discussed why the Windows-maker is placing such a “big” bet on open source. ...

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RIP Sridevi: Amul pays an emotional tribute to the actress—See pic

New Delhi: Bollywood lost its ‘first female superstar’ on the tragic February 24, 2018. Iconic actress Sridevi, who was in Dubai, passed away around midnight. The actress was there to attend the wedding festivities of Mohit Marwah and Antara Motiwala. As soon as reports of her death started floating around, the entire nation was gripped in shock. Amul Cooperative, best ...

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