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Archived Since:August 8, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Microsoft support for veterans, data collaboration with NOAA and Microsoft Band update for cyclists – Weekend Reading: April 24 edition

From supporting veterans to helping kids learn to code, it was a busy week for Microsoft news, so let’s get started with today’s edition of Weekend Reading. Microsoft joined Michelle Obama Thursday to celebrate the four-year anniversary...Show More Summary

The ultimate wingmen: A day in the life of four Microsoft administrative professionals

They eat chaos for breakfast. They routinely make the impossible possible. They are the steely scaffolding of companies the world over, including Microsoft. They’re the ultimate wingmen. They’re … administrative assistants. “People don’t realize what all admins do. Show More Summary

Enabling greater transparency and control

Over the past few years, we have seen the security environment change and evolve. Cyber threats are reaching new levels, involving the destruction of property, and governments now act both as protectors and exploiters of technology.Show More Summary

Empowering people to do great work

On Thursday, Satya Nadella participated in the White House “Champions of Change” event, where President Obama honored individuals who have helped bring about change for working families within their companies, communities or organizations. Show More Summary

Microsoft’s carbon fee, US Imagine Cup Finals and Detroit revitalization – Weekend Reading: April 17 Edition

Welcome back to another edition of Weekend Reading. We kick it off with stories about developments as a result of Microsoft’s three-year-old carbon fee, exciting ideas from the U.S. Imagine Cup finalists and Detroit entrepreneurs who are revitalizing the city. Show More Summary

Microsoft acquires mobile business intelligence leader Datazen

By Kamal Hathi, Partner Director, Cloud + Enterprise at Microsoft Today I am excited to announce the acquisition of Datazen Software, an industry leader in mobile business intelligence and data visualization on Windows, iOS and Android devices. Show More Summary

Still running SQL Server 2005? It’s time to upgrade

It’s been a good run, but the decade-old SQL Server 2005 is about to ride off into the sunset. Before support ends on April 12, 2016, you’ll need a plan to migrate any remaining instances of SQL Server 2005. But why wait to migrate “when...Show More Summary

Are you still running SQL Server 2005? Now is the time to upgrade to a modern data platform

Are you still running SQL Server 2005? We know it’s hard to let go, but it’s been 10 years. In its time SQL Server 2005 was a great choice for your departmental and mid-market IT needs. Over the last decade, Microsoft has continued to invest and SQL Server has evolved to be an enterprise-class solution to support your growing business needs. Show More Summary

A new industrial revolution is on display at Hanover Messe 2015

When we think about what it takes to build a successful business, there were three main eras which characterized important shifts in the global marketplace. The first was the industrial revolution when people began to mass produce and distribute goods with tremendous scale and efficiency. Show More Summary

Skype Translator speaks Mandarin and Italian, Build 2015 plans a road tour, Star Wars movie collection comes to Xbox – Weekend Reading: April 10 Edition

The Force is with us big-time this week: We’ve got stories about Skype Translator debuting in Mandarin and Italian, Build 2015 making a first-ever road tour worldwide, and all six Star Wars films being available digitally for the first time on Xbox Video. Show More Summary

New Surface 3, ‘Mad Men’ podcast and Project Spartan – Weekend Reading: April 3 Edition

Welcome back to another edition of Weekend Reading, with stories about the newly introduced Surface 3, a Next at Microsoft podcast featuring one of the “Mad Men” and the inclusion of the new Project Spartan browser in the latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Show More Summary

Microsoft announces Surface 3, the thinnest and lightest Surface yet

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the Surface 3, which features the same beautiful design and premium materials as Surface Pro 3 in a more compact and efficient package. At just 8.7 mm thin and weighing 1.37 pounds, the Surface 3 is the thinnest and lightest Surface ever shipped. Show More Summary

Stronger cities, empowered youth, modern government technology and faster app-building – Weekend Reading: March 27 Edition

This week served up a mix of exciting, noteworthy news and stories about Microsoft, so let’s dig in for inspiration. When lightning destroyed the computer servers of a rural tribal group in Michigan, it became the spark for a big tech overhaul. Show More Summary

Announcing the availability of Azure App Service

In a mobile-first, cloud-first world, companies are using apps to connect with and better engage their customers, partners, and employees anywhere, and on any device. They are relying on developers to build those apps with increasing speed –that can connect to popular services and on-premises systems and autoscale as the business needs. Show More Summary

Microsoft expands partnerships with leading device manufacturers

When I joined Microsoft last September, it was evident I joined a company with bold ambitions and one eager to rethink business norms and foster a new culture of creation. This was motivating given my charter to drive business deals and strategic partnerships across various industries. Show More Summary

Convergence 2015: big data, small patterns, better business — Weekend Reading: March 20 Edition

Where to start this week? With so much going on at Microsoft’s annual Convergence business community summit, held this year in Atlanta, we could almost call this week’s edition: “Convergence CliffsNotes.” Let’s get to it. Microsoft Chief...Show More Summary

Windows 10 launches this summer in 190 countries around the world

Windows 10 will launch this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world, Terry Myerson, Microsoft executive vice president of the Operating Systems group, announced Wednesday at the Windows Hardware Ecosystem Community (WinHEC) summit in China. Show More Summary

Microsoft Health and Microsoft Band: The Next Step in Our Journey

By Matt Barlow, General Manager of New Devices When we launched Microsoft Health and Microsoft Band, it was our first entry into wearable technology and just the beginning of a multi-year vision for the category from which we continue to build and grow. Show More Summary

Transforming your business in the Systems of Intelligence Era

Customers today have access to a massive amount of data. The challenge they face is gaining meaningful insights from that data and making it actionable for their employees. During his keynote at Convergence http://news.microsoft.com/convergence2015/...Show More Summary

Microsoft cheers on girls who like science and the women they grow up to be – Weekend Reading: March 13th Edition

Welcome to Weekend Reading, with stories about Microsoft encouraging girls – and women – in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), an exciting first partnership event with Real Madrid, and four creative folks who are helping design the future of Microsoft. Show More Summary

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