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How the Internet of Things helps manage water during California’s drought


The Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (MRWPCA) collects data from connected sensors, combines it in the cloud with price, power and water information, and transforms it into real-time insights. The new system helps optimize distribution of reclaimed water among farmers and everyday users, while minimizing energy involved and helping … Read more »

Microsoft’s next chapter in Enterprise Mobility announced at Ignite


Microsoft announced a public preview of Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), a product based on the company’s recent acquisition of Aorato, an innovator in enterprise security, and a host of other solutions, including Intune Conditional Access and Mobile Application Management for the Outlook app and Azure AD Cloud App Discovery. … Read more »

Aiming to break the human speed limit, with help from the cloud

Ed in the cockpit

The North American Eagle team of engineers, pilots, mechanics and computer gurus looks at each increase in speed as a calculated risk informed by grit, guts and advanced computational fluid dynamics. Between each test run, the team processes millions of data points that inform crucial adjustments to the jet car. … Read more »

‘The new stadium is the world’


Real Madrid and Microsoft are working together to revolutionize the club, and the entire futbol experience, through technology. This four-year vision will change the way people engage with the game, while enabling fans to have a unique two-way conversation with the team. … Read more »

At Ignite 2015, IT stands for innovation and transformation


Over the past few months, Microsoft has talked in detail about the company’s three core ambitions: Create more personal computing; reinvent productivity and business processes; build the intelligent cloud. Now, as Microsoft kicks off its first Ignite conference, “We focus on what those ambitions mean for a critically important customer … Read more »