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Docker container support coming to Microsoft's next Windows Server release

Microsoft is building new container technologies into the next Windows Server release, enabling Dockerized applications to run on Windows Server on-premises or on Azure.

Microsoft commits to another Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi update 'in the coming weeks'

On this Microsoft Patch Tuesday, the ARM-based Surface 2 is getting a number of firmware updates. But Intel-based Surface Pro 3 users have more weeks to wait for more Wi-Fi fixes.

New forums, advisory council coming to .NET Foundation

Microsoft and Xamarin are looking to broaden community involvement with the.NET Foundation, the group charged with overseeing a number of open-sourced.NET-related technologies.

Microsoft launches Skype Qik video chat app for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone

Microsoft is rolling out its first version of a new, free video chat app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices that is part of its Skype family.

Microsoft, Salesforce provide update on their joint partnership

Microsoft and Salesforce are on their way to delivering on the jointly developed CRM apps and connectors the two companies promised earlier this year.

Dropbox sync glitch results in lost data for some subscribers

The popular online file storage service has told some users that files were inadvertently deleted from their online accounts and all synced devices because of an apparent coding error in its Selective Sync app.

Is Verizon 'retiring' its flagship Lumia Icon Windows Phone?

There are believable rumors that Verizon may be phasing out the Lumia Icon Windows Phone. But so far, neither Microsoft nor Verizon is confirming.

Six clicks: My favorite Windows desktop utilities

Who says the Windows desktop is dead? Developers may be putting most of their energy into mobile platforms, but there's still plenty of work to be done on traditional PCs. These are the six essential utilities I install on every new Windows PC, and they work with Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or even the Windows 10 Technical Preview.

Project Spark ignites gamers’ minds, and Surface Pro 3 is a good fit for enterprise — Weekend Reading: Oct. 10th Edition

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on Project Spark, the Surface Pro 3’s role in the workplace and Adobe Creative Cloud now optimized for Surface Pro 3. Project Spark made its official world debut in stores this week,...Show More Summary

Microsoft continues its quest for the perfect meeting-room bundle

Microsoft is continuing its work on improving meetings using a variety of its technologies, including Perceptive Pixel, Kinect, Lync and Skype.

Microsoft updates chat features with new Skype for Mac, Windows desktop clients

Newly available Microsoft desktop Skype clients for Mac and Windows include improvements to chat and file sharing.

Microsoft: Surface Pro line is here to stay

Microsoft's latest public compatibility commitments regarding the Surface Pro tablet line refute new rumors that the company is planning to discontinue completely its Surface products.

New file-sharing options coming to Outlook Web App, OneDrive for Business

Microsoft is rolling out over the next month new file-sharing capabilities for its Outlook Web App and OneDrive for Business products.

Microsoft debuts Xim photo-sharing app

Microsoft Research's FUSE Labs has built a free app that allows users to share photos across devices in a Snapchat-like way.

Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers

There's more to Windows 10 than just the revamped Start menu. I've been fielding questions from readers about the new release. Why is it called Windows 10? Does it really contain a keylogger? And what happened to Internet Explorer?

Microsoft launches new sales productivity bundle for $65 per user per month

Microsoft is taking a step toward its promised Dynamics CRM Online push with a newpromotion for a sales productivity bundle sold as a subscription service.

Sir Mix-A-Lot’s life intertwines tech and music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUczvydv9tk Every day, this Seattle native’s voice booms on KUBE 93 radio during the “Old Skool Lunch.” In June, the Seattle Symphony performed his quadruple-platinum single “Baby Got Back” live – and women filled the stage to dance with him in the viral video. Show More Summary

Microsoft to buy Israeli text-analysis vendor Equivio: Report

Microsoft may be poised to buy Israeli text-analysis vendor Equivio for $200 million, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

CEO Nadella to talk up what's next for Microsoft's cloud

Microsoft execs, including its CEO Nadella, are on tap to talk more about the company's cloud futures on October 20.

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