Summary: Rumors are swirling that Microsoft may buy or invest significantly in mobile-development tool vendor Xamarin.
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Summary: Samba, which has been bringing Windows-compatible file sharing to Linux servers, Mac servers, and desktops for years, takes another step forward.
Summary: Windows XP is only months from its end-of-support date. What happens when the clock runs out? And how long until current versions of Windows, Windows Server, and Office suffer the same fate?
Summary: Some of the reasons for the collapse of the the PC market go a lot further back than the reception of Windows 8.
Summary: The long wait is over — the Samba project has announced the release of an Active Directory-compatible domain controller.
Summary: Microsoft has made Hyper-V 2012 and Windows Storage Server 2012 generally available, alongside Windows Server 2012.
Summary: The rumors were right: There's another Build conference. It's this October, right after Windows 8 is made generally available.
Summary: The Microsoft Norwegian Developers Conference this year has made headlines for Microsoft. Unfortunately, not about the spring updates to Windows Azure but for a bizarre pop song.
Summary: As a MacBook Pro owner who upgraded to Lion last July, I'm not interested in Mountain Lion. Here's why.
Summary: Are the new crop of hybrid PC/tablets debuting at Computex this week enough to convince Windows 8 skeptics that touch is the inevitable future? Not this one.
Summary: The Law of Unintended Consequences claims another victim as Google's largesse threatens to undermine the purpose of Google I/O.
Summary: First came the Ultrabook, thin and light laptops designed to compete with the MacBook Air. Now we have the Sleekbook which is an Ultrabook in everything but name.
Summary: Facebook Preferred Marketing Developers (PMDs) have received almost $1 billion in publicly-disclosed funding. Apps are developed by more companies, but the Ads API gets the most dollars...
Summary: If you like Unity, Ubuntu Linux's unique GNOME-based desktop, you're going to love Canonical's Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin.
Summary: It's increasingly looking as though Microsoft won't be holding its annual Mix designer/developer conference in 2012. What Microsoft confabs are still on the docket?
Summary: Are you interested in joining Facebook's Preferred Developer Consultant (PDC) program? Now is your chance, though you should know that the selection criteria is strict and the acceptance...
Summary: Roslyn, Microsoft's project to open up the VB and C# compilers to support 'compiler as a service' scenarios, looks to be a post-Visual Studio 2012 deliverable.
Summary: Does it matter that the reason IE9 and IE10 are much better browsers than IE8, with far more standards, all accelerated by the hardware that's in all modern PCs, isn't because Microsoft...
Summary: For the first time, Microsoft has made an early version of a major operating system available to everyone and anyone, and I wonder where they got that idea... Hmmm, Linux maybe?
Summary: Seems like Microsoft's taken those bloatware claims to heart and has actually been working hard to minimize the system requirements footprint of the OS.