There's something thrilling about using job postings to parse a company's strategy, especially when the advert is so gosh darn low on secrecy. Take Microsoft, for instance, which posted four openings for developers to work on its Skype for Browsers project. If that weren't self-explanatory enough, the various ads each explain that Microsoft is looking for code monkeys to help "bring [the] Skype experience on to the Web," a position that calls for HTML5 know-how, along with proficiency in C#, Java or C++.
A few days ago, Microsoft posted up a teaser site that announced the company will be unveiling the next version of DirectX at Game Developer Conference on March 20. Today, the company added the Xbox One logo to the site and tweeted ... Read Post
According to a report on GigaOm that leans on postings for Microsoft positions, the company intends to use the WebRTC technology to take Skype into the browser. WebRTC is a critical... Read Post