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.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...

Microsoft Sells Off Feature Phone Business For $350 Million

Microsoft has reached an agreement to sell the company’s entry-level feature phone assets to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, and HMD...

Microsoft, Elecom Partner

Elecom and Microsoft Technology Licensing will be partnering on a range of business solutions for customers including network attached storage (NAS) and tablets, says...

Pivotal Raises $253M

San Francisco-based software company Pivotal has raised $253 million in a Series C financing round. The investment was led by new investor Ford, already a Pivotal customer, with $182 million. Microsoft,...

Microsoft Renews IP Licensing Deal With Funai

Microsoft and Funai Electric are renewing a patent cross-licensing agreement covering a range of consumer audio-video products. Funai Electric is a manufacturer under Funai and other brands including Philips, Magnavox, DX Broadtec, Emerson, Sanyo and Kodak.