Data News Roundup- Thursday, December 10th

Data News Roundup- December 10th

Welcome back to another Data News Roundup for December 10th, 2020. What are some of the top stories in the few remaining weeks of 2020? Read below to find out!

Microsoft launches Azure Government Top Secret cloud to handle classified data– December 7th 

By Mary Jo Foley


Announced during their annual Government Leaders Summit, Microsoft shares the launch of “Azure Government Top Secret,” a new cloud “for those who need to manage top-secret classified data.”

7 in-demand tech skills to master in 2021– December 9th

By Veronica Combs

Tech Republic 

Is your new year’s resolution to master new skills? Tech Republic says that in the new year, AI and automation, operational ML skills and cybersecurity skills will be in high demand.

Real-Time Data Reveals Impact of Environment on Physical Health– December 9th 

By Jessica Kent 

Health IT Analytics 

How does one’s social environment affect their physical health? Using real-time data, researchers are looking further into the environment as a social detriment of health.

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