Microsoft and startup Twilio are offering developers a way to incorporate voice and text messaging into their Windows Azure-hosted apps.
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Could and should Bill Gates return to day-to-day responsibilities at Microsoft? Fortune is reporting there's a rumor to that effect.
Project "Vancouver," Microsoft's new cloud-based social-analytics service, is available to testers interested in the idea of integrating social Web data into business applications.
Microsoft and Yahoo are extending their revenue-per-search guarantee through 2013 as evidence of their mutual commitment to their two-year-old search pact.
Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting is being held at its Windows 8 Build conference. Surprisingly, the line-up doesn't have any Windows, Phone or Xbox execs.
Microsoft's planned acquisition of Skype looks to be inching closer. Microsoft also is making positioning moves in the embedded space and is working with Nitobi on an HTML5 framework for its Windows Phone platform.
The March edition of my free Microsoft Codetracker is done and ready for download. This month includes "Broadway," among other new Microsoft codenames.
Microsoft isn't always the quickest in updating the executive bios on its corporate Web pages. But sometimes, former managers just disappear from the executive bio pages.
At the start of calendar 2011, there were reports that Microsoft was losing two of its key merger and acquisition specialists. But it turns out one of the two is sticking around, after all.
To those wondering why Microsoft has become increasingly cautious about acquisitions, here's another morsel for thought. Microsoft is shuttering its AdECN ad-exchange purchase.