A recent update to Microsoft Azure pricing that actually increases the price for customers not billed in U.S. greenbacks may signal that the race to the bottom may finally be at least slowing.
Microsoft is offering U.S. academic research teams grants of $100,000 each to work on applications for HoloLens, its augmented reality headset. A total of five awards will be made, and each winning team will get two HoloLens development kits.
How do you roll-out the new Windows 10 to "one billion devices" worldwide? You do it "in phases," explains Microsoft's Terry Myerson.
A feature that will be part of the soon-to-be-released Microsoft Windows 10 is sending up red flags among security professionals. The Wi-Fi Sense feature, which was designed to make it easier to connect to local wireless networks by sharing secure connections with friends, could make it easier for anyone to connect to home networks, whether the network owners want them to or not.
Microsoft is adding the Operations Management Suite to System Center, extending the hybrid cloud management tool to System Center.
When deciding which tablets to get for its sales team, Wakefield Canada, the exclusive distributor of Castrol products in Canada, took the radical step of asking them which one they wanted.
Microsoft is adding a host of new features to Skype for Business, including the ability to broadcast meetings to as many as 10,000 people. Office 365 enterprise customers can register now to get a preview of the features.
Microsoft is getting out of a couple of businesses, including display ads and collecting map information. The moves come just days after CEO Satya Nadella told employees to brace for tough choices ahead and to prepare for a new company strategy of focusing on core strengths, and forming partnerships for everything else.
Microsoft is getting ready to take the wraps off of Visual Studio 2015, which will become generally available on July 20. But the company unveiled a little teaser on its blog, thanks to S. Somasegar, corporate vice president of Microsoft's developer division.
Today marks exactly one month before the much-anticipated release of Windows 10. It also marks the beginning of a new mission for Microsoft to help every individual and every organization "achieve more' that will shape the company's strategy going forward.