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At Microsoft's developer conference Build 2016, the firm has announced the ability to embed Power BI data visualization into applications. It's called Power BI Embedded and it's free until May 1.
Microsoft have listened to user feedback and acted by including the much sought after ability to view reports in the latest update to Power BI on Windows 10 Mobile and iPhone.
A few weeks after the launch of its Power BI app for Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft has announced that the Universal app is now available to download for Windows 10 PCs and tablets too.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and its President, Brad Smith, have announced the donation of $1 billion in cloud services to 70,000 nonprofits and NGOs around the world over the next three years.
Nearly a year after its acquisition of Revolution Analytics, Microsoft has released free and enterprise-grade versions of Microsoft R to the public including free access for students and developers.
Microsoft's data analytics tool Power BI arrives on Windows 10 Mobile in a new app allowing Dashboards to be accessible directly from the home screen and business data updated at scheduled intervals.
On July 24th, Microsoft's Power BI will be exiting 'preview' and graduating to 'general availability' which means the arrival of new features and updates, including an open source aspect.
Microsoft has announced that they have acquired a mobile business intelligence company called Datazen who has a specialty in data visualization on Windows, iOS and Android devices.
Microsoft is busy improving its presence in the cloud technologies area and to keep potential customers aware of their release cycles, the company has launched a roadmap website.
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Microsoft is to launch its business intelligence tool, Power BI, on mobile, starting with iOS. A beta test is expected to begin soon.
Microsoft worked with Saudi Airlines on a custom business intelligence platform for the company encompassing multiple Microsoft products, which will save the airline millions of dollars every year.
Microsoft has announced that Power BI, its cloud business intelligence solution for Office 365 and Excel, is now generally available after previously launching as a preview version in 2013.
Microsoft has released a major new update for its Power Map for Excel program, adding new features such as color coding map areas according to zip code, county, state, country and more.
Microsoft has now launched its previously announced Power BI app for Windows 8, allowing users of Office 365 to view multiple live reports and share those reports with others.
During the 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference keynote, the company revealed Power BI for Office 365, a new cloud business intelligence solution that works with the latest version of Office.