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Inside Microsoft's Cosmos DB

Inside Microsoft's Cosmos DB

Cosmos DB marks Microsoft's full-on plunge into the world of NoSQL/non-relational databases. Built as the back-end database for Microsoft's own Web properties, it's available to the public as an Azure cloud service.

May 18, 2017 by in Microsoft

The history of Microsoft's Surface

The history of Microsoft's Surface

Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but the lineup of new Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive. Here's how the brand has evolved.

October 21, 2015 by in Windows 10

Apple: Could a touchscreen Mac be on the way?

Apple may be designing its own graphics processors to make the augmented-reality glasses Tim Cook has dropped hints about, but the move is also an opportunity to build something that takes the security and modern app development of iOS and puts it into a device format Mac users have been asking for.

3 days ago by in Hardware

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