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Microsoft joins key industry groups to deliver on promise of the Internet of Things

The following post is from Kevin Dallas, General Manager, IoT, Microsoft. The Internet of Things (IoT) represents an undeniable opportunity across a range of industries, a topic many of my colleagues have covered at length over the past few months. We believe that there is a critical set of work our industry must undertake in...

Is Office exec Julia White the face of a new Microsoft?

Editor’s note: The following is a post from Thomas Kohnstamm, a writer for To say that a lot was at stake would be an understatement. The San Francisco launch event for Office for iPad was Satya Nadella’s first appearance as the CEO of Microsoft in the Bay Area tech industry and media epicenter. And...

Microsoft takes on global cybercrime epidemic in tenth malware disruption

Editor's Note: This blog post was updated with the following new information at 8 a.m. on July 9: On Monday, June 30, Microsoft filed a civil suit in a Nevada federal court to disrupt Bladabindi-Jenxcus, a pervasive family of malware that put millions of customers at risk. Today both Microsoft Corporation and Vitalwerks Internet Solutions, LLC...

The future of mobile app development

It is incredible how much has happened since Xamarin joined Microsoft just over a month ago, starting with Scott Guthrie’s Build 2016 announcements that Xamarin is now part of all editions of Visual Studio at no additional charge — from Community to Enterprise — and our plans to open source the Xamarin SDK. Show More Summary

Satya Nadella: Digital transformation is changing the face of manufacturing

A digital transformation is remaking companies and their factories, bringing the intersection of manufacturing and technology even closer, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said Sunday in his keynote address at Hannover Messe 2016, the world’s largest industrial technology fair, in Germany. Show More Summary

Microsoft grants help kids learn computer science, Earth Day is celebrated and influential engineer is honored — Weekend Reading: April 22 edition

From a huge effort to help kids realize their potential to a celebration of our dear old planet, this week brought plenty of interesting and inspiring news around Microsoft. We’ve rounded up some of the highlights in this latest edition of Weekend Reading. Show More Summary

Sparking opportunity for all youth around the globe

Sometimes all it takes is a spark: that one class, that one teacher, that one project which makes a difference. It can change the lives of young students who may have had little opportunity to excel, or perhaps even to complete high school, to enable them to become successful engineers, entrepreneurs or computer scientists. Show More Summary

Welcome to the invisible revolution

Think of your favorite pieces of technology. These are the things that you use every day for work and play, and pretty much can’t live without. Chances are, at least one of them is a gadget – your phone, maybe, or your gaming console. Show More Summary

Computer industry luminaries salute Dave Cutler’s 5-decade long quest for quality

Within the technology industry, the cycle of invention is captured in eras, from mainframe and mini, to PC, Internet, mobile and the cloud.  Most within the industry move from wave to wave, hoping to catch each successive one at just the right time. Show More Summary

Cutting-edge workspaces, Internet of Things near-space balloons and using the cloud to help giraffe populations — Weekend Reading: April 15 edition

Spring has officially sprung. Birds are in the trees. Flowers are blooming. We don’t know if it’s the season or what, but Microsoft too is bubbling over with excitement and new stories. Join us for Weekend Reading for an overview of recent happenings. Show More Summary

Microsoft announces teacher-inspired updates for Windows, Office, ‘Minecraft’

At Microsoft, we’re all in on education! Our company mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. In education, it’s to empower every student. Today, we’re proud to share the latest on what’s coming for Back-to-School 2016/2017. Show More Summary

Ensuring equal pay for equal work

One of the most important aspects of our evolving culture at Microsoft is our deep commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive workforce. If we want to build products and services for everyone on the planet, we need to represent everyone on the planet. Show More Summary

Microsoft’s inspired new workspaces boost creativity and collaboration

Buildings 16 and 17 are two of the biggest at Microsoft headquarters – sturdy, brick-and-glass tributes to the practical 1980s, when the company was focused more on manifesting Bill Gates’ vision to put a computer on every desk and in every home than on the architectural prowess of its campus. Show More Summary

First-ever Microsoft Envision unveils supermarket of the future, R3 partnership and Ecolab’s efforts to solve water shortages — Weekend Reading: April 8 edition

Weekend Reading returns with stories from the very first Microsoft Envision event, including a look at the supermarket of the future, a strategic partnership with R3 and a collaboration with Ecolab to find solutions to water shortages. Show More Summary

Microsoft Envision: A conversation on digital transformation

Yesterday marked the first day of what we hope will be a long tradition. Our new flagship event for business leaders — the Microsoft Envision conference — kicked off in New Orleans with a keynote from Satya Nadella and a guest appearance from astronaut Captain Scott Kelly. Show More Summary

At Microsoft Envision, the financial services blockchain revolution begins

At Monday’s kickoff to Microsoft Envision in New Orleans, Peggy Johnson, executive vice president for Business Development at Microsoft, announced a strategic partnership with R3, a consortium of leading banking institutions, to help move blockchain technology from hype to reality for the financial services industry. Show More Summary

Toyota and Microsoft team up to connect drivers to the future

Toyota announced on Monday that it’s creating a new company called Toyota Connected to serve as the carmaker’s data science hub as it seeks to connect cars to people’s daily lives. Microsoft Azure will be the cloud computing platform,...Show More Summary

Ecolab and Microsoft work together to face water shortage challenges

Water is vital to life, but it’s a finite resource – 97.5 percent of it is salt water. The 2.5 percent that is fresh comes from glaciers, ice caps, groundwater, lakes, rivers, ice and snow. Your morning cup of coffee takes 55 gallons...Show More Summary

Build 2016: Conversational intelligence, new innovations for Windows 10 and cloud tools for all developers — Weekend Reading: April 1 edition

Welcome to the Build 2016 edition of Weekend Reading, highlighting all the news from Microsoft’s annual developer’s conference this week. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlined the company’s vision to help developers embrace a new eraShow More Summary

Microsoft Build: The top 10 reasons Day 2 rocked the developer world

On Thursday, Microsoft unveiled more technology and innovations that help every developer easily and simply build intelligent apps and services. You can find out more with our top 10 list of why Day 2 of Build rocked it for developers. Show More Summary

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