At its Silverlight Firestarter event on December 2, Microsoft officials shared the list of planned features and timing for Silverlight 5, the next version of the company's cross-platform runtime and development platform.
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Mary Jo has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications and Web sites, and is a frequent guest on radio, TV and podcasts, speaking about all things Microsoft-related. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).
Today is the third and final installment of my "Road to Office 365" series. Today is a look ahead at what's coming on the infrastructure, product and outreach fronts.
In part two of my three-day series on Microsoft's road to Office 365, I look at the evolving services and support cultures that affect how Microsoft develops, delivers and maintains its growing family of hosted services.
At this year's Professional Developers Conference, the Azure team promised to deliver a slew of new add-ons and services -- in either test or final form -- before the end of calendar 2010. As of this week, test versions of many of those services are available for download.
I'm kicking off a three-part series on the road to Office 365. Today, I'm looking at the early history of the products and people that put the cogs in motion for Microsoft's software-as-a-service play.
Just when it looked as if Microsoft had thrown in the towel in the ongoing patent infringement case involving Toronto-based i4i, the Supreme Court has agreed to reconsider Microsoft's appeal.
A week after rolling out its seventh developer preview of Internet Explorer (IE) 9, Microsoft has gone back and delivered an update for the beta of IE 9, the first full beta of Microsoft's next-gen browser which the company delivered in mid-September.
In a move that has riled a number of Windows Home Server enthusiasts, Microsoft has announced it is removing its Drive Extender storage technology from the upcoming Windows Home Server 'Vail," Small Business Server Essentials "Aurora" and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials “Breckenridge” products.
Microsoft and Southwest Airlines are teaming to make free holiday photos available to travelers this holiday season. The program, unveiled on November 23, is one of several promotional events Microsoft is doing this year to highlight new and existing Windows 7 PCs and Windows Live services.
Microsoft will be making changes to its Windows Server pricing in January 2011 that will affect companies that are in the commercial hosting business.