The investments are the latest in Microsoft's nine-month push to expand its network of underwater fiber optics, which it intends to use to support its growing portfolio of cloud services.
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Dell plans to centralize collaboration and maximize investment in Microsoft Yammer and Office 365 with its new release. Migration Manager aims to eliminate the need to support multiple, disparate social networks with redundant functionality and content.
Announced today, Docker Inc's fourth round of investment gives it a $95m pot to deepen integration with AWS, IBM and Microsoft and add new features.
Redmond's latest salary survey shows employers paying 25 percent more and up for Azure and big data work.
Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.
Microsoft's investment partner Nook Media is working with Samsung on a new Android-based Nook tablet. Is there still a place for Microsoft in this arrangement?
Microsoft's OneNote business is getting a big push in the newly reorganized Office business. Here's what else the company is prioritizing with its latest moves.
A close services partner of both Microsoft and Cornerstone, the Florida-based integrator boasts expertise in cloud-enabling specialized applications.
Joining the ranks of Apple, Microsoft, and others, Nokia is the latest tech giant to announce investment in the connected vehicle.
The surveillance platform analyzes real-time crime data and was previously implemented in New York City
Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure are likely to be the three lead dogs in cloud infrastructure services. Why? Economics, scale, and skills.
What could Microsoft possibly get out of investing in an open-source networking project such as OpenDaylight? A lot.
Microsoft has made a $15 million investment in Foursquare and signed a multi-year contract to license Foursquare data, according to reports.
The allegations show the Microsoft executive, who was fired amid the allegations, traded in advance of a Barnes & Noble e-reader business investment by the software giant.
On the prowl for top startup tech, Microsoft has invested in a company that is tackling a hot-button enterprise problem.
Microsoft Ventures has backed its first startup in the enterprise sphere, SkyGiraffe.
Finland will also be home to a cutting edge Microsoft datacenter.
Microsoft may be getting a new board member, investment firm ValueAct's President Mason Morfit.
Microsoft is looking at making an investment of an unspecified amount in social-media maven Foursquare, according to a Bloomberg report.
Vulcan Capital appoints lead for Palo Alto office who helped steer General Atlantic's Facebook share purchase.
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