Neowin: Rise of the machine: Microsoft's Azure platform will change the world

By Neowin
Jul 23, 2014
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  1. How many times have you tried to figure out what you are having for dinner only to become disgruntled and order a pizza? It happens to all of us from time to time, but that's often because we run out of...

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  2. OneSpeed

    OneSpeed TS Addict Posts: 244   +62

    "What if our food could tell us what to make?"

    The broccoli in my fridge just pointed over to the leftovers as it told me what to make this evening.
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  3. tragicallyhip

    tragicallyhip TS Booster Posts: 83   +9

    All this accumulated cloud data broken down, categorized then sold piecemeal to the highest bidders. And don't forget Microsoft is the NSA's *****!, so they wont have to pay for what they want.
  4. I know what's in the fridge and I think it's better to use my brain than sub-contract thinking to a bit of software. Maybe, if they come up with a version of Glass that shows recipes when you look at the food in the fridge, maybe I'll be interested.
  5. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,106   +1,375

    This looks, sounds and smells like an AD paid by Microsoft, with lies all over it.

    At the top of the lies is that Azure is insanely expensive, the most expensive cloud of all. Second, it is far behind Amazon, who is the leader of the field.

    Largest..? Please,... Largest liar it may be.
    robb213 and wastedkill like this.
  6. Wow this is the coolest thing ever! And just to be clear on disclosure I am being paid by Microsoft to say this.
  7. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,681   +86

    2013 listing of top cloud service providers

    By the way according to Gartner MS is now 2nd in IaaS market (AWS is leading the market by a margin) and offers matching prices, so I wouldn't bet against MS competing well against Amazon in the longer run though mainly because of its historically strong presence in enterprise. Add their salesforce partnership in the equation and things start to look bit more interesting.

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