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2 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Preston Gralla: Is the app gap still killing Windows Phone?

Apps sell phones, and Windows Phone has long lagged behind both iOS and Android in app availability.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Google

6 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Infinite Skills' "Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Certification - Exam...

August 23, 2014 Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. this week released its "Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Certification - Exam 70-413 Tutorial," a course teaching the skills and techniques necessary for designing and implementing a Windows Server 2012 or Server 2012 R2 operating system.

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Related Topix: Startups, Sentillion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WinBeta

Microsoft's cloud gaming comes closer to reality with project DeLorean

Sony has largely overshadowed Microsoft when it comes to cloud gaming. PlayStation Now, their cloud streaming service, is meant to provide backwards compatibility for the PS4 and to be a major differentiator from the Xbox One .

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

WinBeta

Microsoft updates Azure with major new features including DocumentDB and more

Azure, Microsoft 's cloud computing and application platform, saw a significant update yesterday, adding DocumentBD, Azure Search, AlwaysOn, WebJobs, and the REST API.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing

ComputerWorld

Inexpensive Windows PCs hitting the market with help from Microsoft

Microsoft is helping hardware makers build low-priced Windows PCs to combat Chromebooks and the early results of that effort are hitting the market.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Microsoft dives into sub-$200 laptop market

During Microsoft's Worldwide Partners Conference, COO Kevin Turner announced that the firm has partnered with Acer, Toshiba, and HP to produce a Google Chromebook alternative.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Microsoft, Startups

International Business Times

Pre-Orders for Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Ongoing: Price Starts at $979

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday unveiled a larger but lighter version of its Surface Pro tablet as it ramps up efforts to make an impact on the mobile computing market and counter the popularity of Apple Inc's iPad and MacBook Air laptop.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, CPU, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Keyboards, Apple

Neowin.net

Microsoft has a Chromecast dongle in the works and it has passed through the FCC

While not exactly the same, Google has a product called the Chromecast that is very similar , according to what we know, to what Microsoft is building.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, TV, Electronics

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Slashdot

Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access To Free Software

A prolific magazine from the South American country says that the powerful Microsoft lobby managed to turn around a law that would allow the authorities to use free software .

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Related Topix: Startups, Sentillion, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

CIO

Microsoft jumps into NoSQL market with new Azure data store

The document database is well suited for organizations or startups that need a back-end database for storing data on a mobile or Web application, according to Vibhor Kapoor, Microsoft Azure product marketing manager, who introduced the service in a blog post Thursday .

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Related Topix: Startups

Wall Street Journal

Does Microsoft Need a Big Windows Unveiling at the End of September?

The big question: Does it matter? The Verge reported Thursday that Microsoft is planning a preview of the next version of its Windows operating system around Sept.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Science, Computer Science, Marketing

The Inquirer

Microsoft Azure and IoT to modernise London Underground monitoring systems

MICROSOFT HAS TEAMED with British internet systems installation company Telent and IT consulting company CGI in a bid to modernise London's tube network using the Internet of Things .

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Related Topix: Startups

ComputerWorld

Opera Mini becomes default browser for Microsoft's fading feature phones

Opera Software and Microsoft have struck a deal that will replace Nokia's Xpress browser with Opera Mini on Microsoft's dying line of feature phones.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Sentillion, Opera Software

CIO

Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source?

Microsoft is involved in many major open source projects, including Hadoop and Docker.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, Computer Science

BetaNews

Microsoft updates Bing Maps, adds loads more 3D cities and Streetside views

Microsoft's Bing Maps team has made a major update to its service, adding Streetside views to 64 new cities, and 3D maps to 29 new cities.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Light Reading

Could Google, Microsoft Help Iliad Win Over T-Mobile?

Iliad is now turning to Google and Microsoft for some help padding its rejected $15 billion bid for T-Mobile, reports suggest.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Google, Startups, Enterprise Mobile, WebMD, Widevine Technologies

ComputerWorld

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

HP's revenue climbed 1 percent to $27.6 billion for the quarter ended July 31, the company announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Bank of America reaches $17B settlement with US

The robots are coming--and they want jobs. Here's what the experts say will happen by the year 2025.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing

Polygon

Xbox 360's 500 GB HD is cheaper than its 320 GB cousin but still expensive

You'll soon have the option to upgrade your Xbox 360 with a 500 GB hard drive for $109.99, according to a product listing on the official Xbox website.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Activision, Call of Duty , X360, Pop/Rock, 360'S, Startups

InfoWorld

In his own words: Best quotes of Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's decision to step down from Microsoft's board draws to a close a 34 year-long career that took him from business manager to CEO.

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Related Topix: Startups, Apple, Media Players, Digital Rights Management, Science / Technology, Google, WebMD

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