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Bsquare inks $4.8 million IoT software and services deal

Bsquare has entered into an agreement with a global supplier of smart grid and smart city solutions to utilize its DataV Internet of Things...

Sarcos Robotics secures investment from Caterpillar, GE and Microsoft

Sarcos Robotics, a company that makes dexterous industrial robots for use in unstructured environments, has secured a round of funding from a group of investors including...

Microsoft buys AI-powered scheduling app Genee

Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial intelligence-powered scheduling app for meetings. Genee uses natural language processing and optimized decision-making algorithms,...

Microsoft spending over $1.5 billion in largest data center deployment in US

West Des Moines Mayor Steve Gaer announced Microsoft will begin construction this spring of a data center in West Des Moines. This marks the...

.NET Core 1.0 release biggest transformation since its inception, says Microsoft

Microsoft has released .NET Core 1.0, ASP.NET Core 1.0 and Entity Framework Core 1.0, available on Windows, OS X and Linux. This release includes the .NET...

Red Hat, Codenvy, and Microsoft collaborate on Language Server Protocol

Codenvy, Microsoft and Red Hat announced adoption of a language server protocol project, representing a collaborative effort to provide a way to integrate programming...

Microsoft opens technology centre in Vancouver, British Columbia

Microsoft opened the doors of the Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre (MCEC) in Vancouver, a state-of-the art development facility that the company says will "create...

Microsoft acquires Wand Labs

It has been a busy week for Microsoft. The company said was acquiring professional social network LinkedIn on Monday. On Thursday, the company announced it...

Read LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s email to his employees

Microsoft is buying professional social networking company LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. Here is the email LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner sent out to the company's...

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft  and LinkedIn have entered into a definitive agreement, under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion. This...

Microsoft adds enhancements to its Computational Network Toolkit

Microsoft is adding language enhancements, an expanded toolbox, and improved readers for text and speech to its open source Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK), a...

Microsoft Office coming to Xiaomi phones; Xiaomi buys 1500 patents

Handset-maker Xiaomi will ship Microsoft Office and Skype on the company's Android smartphones and tablets, following a global agreement with Microsoft. The companies' new collaboration...

Microsoft Cutting 1850 Jobs In Smartphone Hardware Unit

Microsoft announced plans to streamline the company’s smartphone hardware business on Wednesday; a move which will impact up to 1,850 jobs. As a result, the...

Microsoft, Facebook team up to build subsea cable across the Atlantic

Microsoft and Facebook have signed an agreement to build a subsea cable across the Atlantic.  The new 'MAREA' cable will help meet the growing customer...

DMTF Appoints HP To Board Of Directors

Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), an industry standards organization working to simplify the manageability of network-accessible technologies through open and collaborative efforts, has appointed HP to...