Azure News Roundup – May 29, 2020

Welcome to our weekly roundup where we cover the latest news and events in the Microsoft Azure Ecosystem.

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Microsoft builds OpenAI’s ‘dream system,’ an Azure supercomputer

Microsoft says it has created one of the world’s top supercomputers for the exclusive use of OpenAI, the San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company pursuing breakthroughs in artificial general intelligence, or AGI, new forms of autonomous technology that would match or surpass human abilities.

Microsoft bringing anti-bias tool to its Azure AI platform

Microsoft is attempting to address the issue of bias in machine learning with its new Fairlearn toolkit. The kit, which the tech giant announced is being made available via its Azure Machine Learning platform in June, will let companies that are developing machine learning models in Azure test for biases in their systems that could dramatically impact people’s lives.

Virtual Build spotlights IoT updates and rollouts

Microsoft Build 2020 conference put together 48 hours of streaming content for a virtual event. Here’s a roundup of the key news.

Azure Lighthouse—managing cloud, hybrid, and edge environments at-scale through a single control plane

With Azure Lighthouse, service providers, as well as self-managing enterprises, can achieve higher operational efficiency using Azure’s comprehensive and robust management tools. You can now view and manage resources, with higher automation, scale, and enhanced governance across hybrid estates and on-premises.

Microsoft and Docker collaborate on new ways to deploy containers on Azure

Microsoft and Docker partner to integrate Docker Desktop more closely with Microsoft Azure and the Visual Studio line of products.

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