Microsoft has added bitcoin as a payment option for US-based Microsoft account purchases of Xbox games and mobile content, along with other products and services in its Windows Store.
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Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft's plan for making money on Windows is via other services that will be attached to the operating system, rather than depending on OS licensing as much as in the past.
From secure containers to Docker support, to abstracted networking and storage, the most interesting features in the next version of Windows Server will come next year with a later preview and System Center beta.
Microsoft's fitness band may be the first device to leverage the coming Windows 10 Internet of Things operating system, as well as a number of brand-new Azure cloud services.
Microsoft, in keeping with its pledge to match Amazon price cuts on commodity cloud services, is dropping prices on select Azure cloud services starting October 1.
Companies running HP's software-defined networking compliant infrastructure will be able to buy apps to implement network services ranging from security to orchestration.
Ericsson will supply software-defined networking support to Australian telco giant Telstra as part of its continued optical network equipment and services contract.
If Microsoft is working on an Android and iOS friendly fitness band, it would fit neatly into its new strategy of promoting its services even when it can't sell you Windows.
Datacom has secured a four-year control with IP Australia to digitise and migration its services online to create an integrated customer experience solution for the government agency.
Amazon Web Services WorkSpaces, which allows firms to deploy Windows 7 virtual images to desktops, laptops and tablets, is now available from AWS' EU datacentre in Dublin.
Tata Consultancy Services announces its appointment as the exclusive certification and test services provider for the Cloud Data Management Interface standard, offered by the Storage Networking Industry Association.
AT&T also added 64,000 business U-verse high speed broadband subscribers during the first quarter.
Thunderbolt Networking allows two computers to connect to each other directly without having to first create a network. It's available now in Thunderbolt 2 Macs running Mavericks and a Windows driver is due by the end of June.
A deal with a Spanish financial services company looks to be Nokia's largest enterprise win to date with Windows Phone.
Microsoft will rebrand its cloud platform from 'Windows Azure' to 'Microsoft Azure' as part of the company's push to emphasize its cross-platform services prowess.
Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
If and when Microsoft makes Windows 8 free, how will it monetize it if so many of its core services and key apps are built-in for no extra charge? Let the experiments commence.
Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
Today's complex workloads require the support of many elements -- including systems, networking, storage, and software elements. Zenoss believes that it's the time to start monitoring and managing complete services.
A Nokia Android phone running a Windows Phone interface and Microsoft services might not be as outlandish as it might initially sound.
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