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Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She also is the cohost of the "Windows Weekly" podcast on the TWiT network. Got a tip? Send her an email with your rants, rumors, tips and tattles. Confidentiality guaranteed.
Microsoft has made available another new test build of Windows 10 Desktop that includes a number of new features and updates, including new mail and calendar apps.
Microsoft has removed the 'preview' tag from its free Outlook for Android app, which is now available in the Google Play Store.
Microsoft has released to testers its third public preview of Windows 10 Mobile for Windows Phones.
Microsoft's Service Fabric will target first ISVs and startups building public cloud applications, and later come to Windows Server and Linux.
Microsoft is readying a test build of its Office 'Universal' apps for Windows Phones before the end of April.
Microsoft's three-year-old Open Technologies subsidiary is 'rejoining' the company, officials say, as its goals have been achieved.
Microsoft has pushed back delivery of its next on-premises SharePoint Server release from 2015 to 2016.
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Android operating system vendor Cyanogen will integrate Microsoft's Office, Skype, OneDrive and other apps and services with its Open OS Platform later this year.
Microsoft is preparing to provide a first public look at Exchange Server 2016, due out in the second half of 2015, in early May.
Microsoft has rolled out native mobile app versions of Delve, its search and presentation technology, for iOS and Android, as well as enhancements to core Delve functionality.
Microsoft has purchased cross-platform, mobile business-intelligence vendor Datazen Software, a Toronto-based company, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft is working on a new set of Azure 'mobile first/cloud first' microservices for business users, an effort some at the company say could become another billion-dollar business.
Former Microsoft Office President Kurt DelBene is rejoining MIcrosoft in a new role, heading up Corporate Strategy and Planning.
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