Microsoft has purchased Paris-based Capptain, a company that provides targeted push notifications based on user behavior or analytics.
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Mary Jo Foley
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).
Is Microsoft planning to turn Windows into a subscription service akin to Office 365? Some leakers say yes. My sources say no. Here's why.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella showed off a new Skype Translator demo in his latest public appearance. But he talked about a lot more than just the coming beta.
Microsoft execs talked about the new Surface Pro 3's battery life, Connected Standby, and multiple-monitor support and more during a Reddit AMA.
If I could ask Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella just one thing during his Code Conference appearance tonight, it would be to show us the Surface Mini.
Microsoft is promising to be more transparent with major feature updates coming to Office 365, and is adding an opt-in 'First Release' program for customers to selectively test them internally.
Microsoft's Spring 2014 update to its Dynamics CRM service and CRM 2013 SP1 on-premises update are starting to roll out to select customers.
The Windows 8.1 with Bing SKU is now official. Microsoft is making this edition available to its hardware partners to try to get Windows on smaller, cheaper devices.
Microsoft is continuing on its near-quarterly update pace with Visual Studio, rolling out a first preview build of Visual Studio 2013 Update 3.
Microsoft is allowing its reseller partners to sell Azure services directly to customers through Open Licensing starting August 1.