Microsoft Research and Duke University are combining device graphics chips with those in the cloud to cut mobile broadband usage for streamed applications by up to 83 percent.
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Microsoft's Service Fabric will target first ISVs and startups building public cloud applications, and later come to Windows Server and Linux.
Microsoft is in Germany this week showing off how its software works with industrial applications of the Internet of Things.
Microsoft's Windows 10 software development kit for writing universal apps is now available for download.
Microsoft has struck deals with 11 Android tablet makers, including Samsung and Dell, to preload a number of Microsoft's applications and services on Android hardware.
Microsoft has updated its patent agreements -- both of which likely include Linux licensing elements -- with Fuji Xerox and Melco Holdings.
Microsoft is delivering a preview its HDInsight big-data service on Azure available to Linux users, and is making its machine-learning service generally available.
Microsoft loves Linux, is adopting Docker for its servers, and just bought Revolution Analytics, the biggest open-source R statistical language company. This is not your dad's Microsoft.
Microsoft is betting on holographic applications and everything from Skype to Minecraft will be in play.
Microsoft is now enabling testers of its Migration Accelerator tool to move Linux physical and virtual workloads more easily to Azure.
Microsoft has made available its first Docker image for Linux in the Azure Marketplace, and is delivering its largest VM for the public cloud, as well as a new cryptographic key storage offering.
Microsoft is looking to the .NET Core to help bring its programming framework across different Windows flavors, as well as Linux and Mac OS X.
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Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft is porting its server-side .NET stack to Linux and Mac OS X, and is making more of that stack available as open source.
Microsoft is preparing to release a preview of a new version of its Azure SQL database before year-end which is aimed at simplifying the move of database applications to the cloud.
Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer may have hated Linux, but new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Microsoft loves Linux. What changed Microsoft's mind?
Microsoft is targeting the second half of calendar 2015 as its latest release target for both its next-generation Office client and server applications.
With Microsoft throwing its weight behind Docker containers, the man who started the project, Docker CTO Solomon Hykes, spells out the message behind the Windows move.
The mayor of Munich has revealed that abandoning Linux and returning to Windows, after spending years moving away from Microsoft, would cost the German city millions of euros.
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