​Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing for HPC and big data on the cloud

In view of integrating High-Performance Computing (HPC) technology in Azure, Microsoft has bought Cycle Computing, a software company which simplifies this process with cloud orchestration tools. The company’s offering allows one to deploy HPC and high-compute applications in internal grids and virtualized environments as well as on the cloud.

Link: ​Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing for HPC and big data on the cloud
via http://www.datacenterdynamics.com

Android Apps on Google Play

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Link: Android Apps on Google Play
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Android Apps on Google Play

Ristar joins the SEGA Forever classic games collection, a treasure trove of free SEGA console classics brought to life on mobile for the first time!FEATURES – Six planets to rescue, spanning every corner of the galaxy. – Use Ristar’s extendable arms to smash, grab, and grapple Greedy’s minions -…

Link: Android Apps on Google Play
via play.google.com

Lightening the Paper Load: Cloud-Based Document Systems for HR

Founder of TalentCulture and the creator/host of the weekly #WorkTrends Twitter chat and podcast, Meghan Biro (@meghanmbiro) is recognized around the globe for her accomplishments as an author, speaker, and brand strategist. Meghan’s thought leadership in HR technology, social strategy, and the future of work has helped hundreds of companies—from early-stage ventures to major brands—successfully recruit and empower stellar talent.

Link: Lightening the Paper Load: Cloud-Based Document Systems for HR
via talentculture.com

Microsoft takes the wraps off new Azure Event Grid service

Microsoft is starting to roll out in preview a new Azure service meant to help developers who are building event-based applications. That new service, Azure Event Grid, is designed to provide programmers building event-based and serverless applications with a higher level of abstraction, so they won’t need to worry about infrastructure, provisioning or scaling, Microsoft officials said.

Link: Microsoft takes the wraps off new Azure Event Grid service
via http://www.zdnet.com

Microsoft announces serverless event routing service to connect applications

Microsoft made another move to capitalize on the burgeoning trend of serverless computing today, with the announcement of a new cloud service that’s supposed to help companies build applications that act in response to events. Called Event Grid, the new service is designed to provide a tool for passing data between applications about what’s happening an allow those applications to more intelligently act in response.

Link: Microsoft announces serverless event routing service to connect applications
via venturebeat.com

20 Mobile Apps to Help You Reduce Energy Costs

Energy bills are increasingly taking a bigger chunk out of small business budgets. According to the U.Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average monthly commercial bill in 2015 was $670 nationwide. The lowest average energy bill was in Idaho at $382, and the District of Columbia came in as the highest at a whopping $3,233.

Link: 20 Mobile Apps to Help You Reduce Energy Costs
via smallbiztrends.com