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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 released to manufacturing

Microsoft has RTM'd SQL Server 2014, which includes a new in-memory OLTP engine built jointly by Microsoft Research and the SQL Server team.

Meet five Microsoft women inspiring change in technology

It takes everyone to innovate. And in advance of International Women’s Day, March 8, we’re celebrating by profiling five dynamic individuals from all corners of the company who are changing the world through technology. We’re also highlighting...Show More Summary

Microsoft's 'Cortana' alternative to Siri makes a video debut

A new leaked video appears to show off Microsoft's coming personal digital assistant, codenamed ;Cortana,' in action.

Independent UK-based developer surpasses 3.5 million downloads on Windows devices in less than one year

I love seeing developers succeed. So when Judge Dredd vs. Zombies recently surpassed 1.55 million downloads on the Window Windows Phone Windows Store, I couldn’t wait to talk with James Valls, Senior Producer at Rebellion to ask about the strategies he used to produce such strong performance. Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Feb. 21st Edition — Your personal cloud is now OneDrive, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM to add marketing capabilities

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about free cloud storage OneDrive being globally available, Microsoft Dynamics CRM adding more capabilities to deliver even better customer service, and new and updated Bing appsShow More Summary

Free OneDrive cloud storage now available worldwide for Microsoft, iOS and Android devices

It’s moving day, with free cloud storage OneDrive now globally available — but you don’t have to do a thing. Existing SkyDrive customers are all set: Your files are ready in the new OneDrive, writes Chris Jones on The OneDrive Blog.Show More Summary

Build and share your own games with Project Spark

At E3 last year, we announced Project Spark – a game that lets you build and share your own games across Windows 8, Xbox One and Xbox 360. Project Spark uses a visual programming language originally created by Microsoft Research called Kodu that is made specifically for creating games. Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Feb. 7th Edition — New CEO Satya Nadella says Microsoft will ‘move faster, push harder and continue to transform,’ and Windows Azure being used to live stream 2014 Winter Games

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, Windows Azure being used to provide live streaming and on-demand video of the 2014 Winter Games on NBC, and the fourth-largest school district in the U.S. Show More Summary

Six challenges for Microsoft as the Satya Nadella era begins

Congratulations, Satya Nadella. You're the new CEO of Microsoft! What are you going to do next? I don't have any advice, but I think I have a pretty good idea of what's on the new boss's to-do list.

Microsoft employees give new CEO Satya Nadella a ‘12th man’ welcome

On Tuesday morning, the Studio D building at Microsoft resembled a mini-version of Seattle’s Century Link Field, as hundreds of Microsoft employees swarmed around a small stage and craned their necks over three floors of balconies and...Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Jan. 24th Edition – Kinect for Windows is helping stroke victims, Microsoft’s datacenter project will use fuel cells and Zippo chooses Microsoft Dynamics AX

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about Kinect for Windows helping stroke victims, Microsoft’s Data Center plant project in Wyoming looking to bring a power plant inside the datacenter, and historic company Zippo Manufacturing Co. Show More Summary

Internet Explorer Invites You to Rethink What the Web Can Be

Today we are excited to launch Rethink – a showcase of how Internet Explorer is helping to create a web that is fast, beautiful, and perfect for touch. Over the past two years, we’ve been honored to partner with the people that pushShow More Summary

Weekend Reading: Jan. 17th Edition— Microsoft devices and services open new doors at the National Retail Federation convention

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on Microsoft’s presence at the National Retail Federation convention, the company’s partnership with GoDaddy and how Office 365 is among the services companies such as RCS MediaGroup...Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Jan. 10th Edition – New Windows devices unveiled at CES 2014 and Xbox One sales hit 3M consoles sold

Gavin Gear, of the Extreme Windows Blog, with Panasonic’s 20-inch Toughpad 4k tablet at the Consumer Electronics Show. In this edition of Weekend Reading, we look at some of the exciting new PCs and tablets unveiled this week at theShow More Summary

Devices, services and moments

The following post is from Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications, Microsoft. As is common during the holiday and New Year season, I find myself in a reflective mood. But oddly enough, I’m not drawn to reflecting on the past 365 days, but simply one of them. Show More Summary

Första pris för Nobelprisets skalbara hemsida

Varje år vid denna tid riktas världens ögon mot Sverige, när Nobelpriset delas ut till ledande personer som förändrar världen till det bättre. När de prestigefyllda pristagarna tillkännages i oktober och när de får sina priser i december...Show More Summary

Molnsatsning lyfter SATS

En aggressiv molnstrategi med tyngdpunkt på produkter från Microsoft ger träningskedjan SATS en bättre IT-miljö. Därmed underlättas företagets fortsatta expansion samtidigt som kunderna erbjuds bättre service. Träningstrenden i Sverige håller i sig med oförminskad styrka. Show More Summary

Predictions for 2014 and the December 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast, Q&A, and Slide Deck

Today we’re publishing the December 2013 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page. We answered 17 questions in total, with the majority of questions focusing on the Graphics Component bulletin ( MS13-096 ), Security Advisory...Show More Summary

Design Resources for Windows Phone and Windows app development

If “designer” isn’t currently on your resume, you may not realize that developing and publishing an app means you are a designer – you designed your app! With the many tools available to Windows Phone developers, it’s easy and quick to get started creating apps, but good design often is overlooked. Show More Summary

Adopting Surface and Windows 8.1 Boosts Mobility for Pedcor’s Entire IT Department

As I’ve shared before, we are dedicated to delivering a platform that supports the ever-growing number of different mobile scenarios in the workplace. We made great strides on this with enhancements in Windows 8.1, providing an operating system that offers a seamless work experience whether you are docked at your desk, working on a laptop or tablet. Show More Summary

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