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Microsoft has acquired Revolution Analytics, a company that develops R programming-language-based analytic solutions for open-source and proprietary big data platforms.
In the next few days, Microsoft will deliver the latest preview release of Windows 10. But don't expect to see everything that the company showed off in this week's live demo. Here's what you'll see and what's still missing.
With the use of Docker containers, Canonical wants Ubuntu Linux to become the operating system for smart devices.
Microsoft is betting on holographic applications and everything from Skype to Minecraft will be in play.
Samsung's fourth quarter preliminary sales show the mobile unit may be improving, but the company will need to provide applications with real Internet of things intelligence if it wants to smooth out the feast or famine hardware business.
Optus has announced that it will acquire Microsoft partner and IT managed services company Ensyst for AU$13 million.
Microsoft is building a new platform called Azure BizTalk Microservices that could be key to what's next for the company on the cloud platform-as-a-service front.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft Corporate Strategy Vice President Jeff Teper talks about Microsoft's thinking on everything from its Minecraft acquisition, to how the leadership team is evaluating what's core to the company.
Microsoft officials are attributing a nearly 11-hour Azure outage across a large part of the world earlier this week to a performance update the company made to its Storage services.
Microsoft has purchased its fifth non-U.S.-based company this year by buying Israeli cloud security vendor Aorato Ltd.
[UPDATED] Does Microsoft find and fix security problems in their own products? You might assume so, but the company gives no reason to believe it. I assume they do, but silently.
Microsoft veteran Lisa Brummel, the head of human resources at the company since 2005, is retiring at the end of 2014.
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.
The extension to Google Cloud Platform means that Ubuntu is now certified for "every major public cloud," following deployments for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
Today, you know Canonical best for its Ubuntu Linux distribution. Tomorrow you may know it best for its OpenStack cloud distribution.
Microsoft released a new version of Outlook for the Mac today, aimed exclusively at Office 365 subscribers. The company also detailed ambitious plans for Office for the Mac upgrades next year.
Microsoft is targeting the second half of calendar 2015 as its latest release target for both its next-generation Office client and server applications.
A Microsoft-branded Lumia device is coming soon. In the meantime, the company is scrubbing Nokia from social accounts and websites.
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