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  • Why enterprise developers could save Windows 10 Mobile

    Microsoft continues to bleed mobile market share with Windows 10 Mobile, so why are some enterprise developers betting big on the platform's eventual success in the corporate world.

    Written by Bill Snyder22 April 16 22:00
  • Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

    One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank02 April 16 04:56
  • 5 things to expect from Microsoft's big developer conference

    Microsoft executives will take the stage at Moscone West in San Francisco on Wednesday for the first of two keynote addresses to the company's big Build developer conference. Here are five key things to expect from the next two days of Microsoft announcements.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank30 March 16 11:31
  • Azure IoT Suite gets down to business

    Forget two-year IoT pilots. Prebuilt solutions and fast prototypes mean you can ascertain the business value of IoT quickly enough to stay competitive.

    Written by Mary Branscombe23 March 16 23:17
  • How much security can you turn over to AI?

    Machine learning and behavioral analytics could help you detect attacks faster – or stop them before they even start.

    Written by Mary Branscombe02 March 16 22:59
  • Azure Stack offers hybrid cloud on your terms

    Forget OpenStack and Cloud Foundry: Microsoft says its Azure Stack private and hybrid cloud platform is what enterprises are asking for.

    Written by Mary Branscombe03 Feb. 16 01:59
  • The real reason Microsoft open sourced .NET

    DevOps, microservices, and the shift to containers and lightweight computing environments explain a lot about Microsoft’s position on .NET, open source and Nano Server.

    Written by Mary Branscombe28 Jan. 16 00:11
  • Google for Work much quicker to deploy than Office 365

    Companies that deploy Google for Work do it an average of four months faster than those that choose Microsoft Office 365, according to a new report. However, Microsoft stole more customers away from Google than it lost to the rival cloud provider.

    Written by Matt Kapko20 Jan. 16 23:53
  • Looking back on 2015, Microsoft's biggest year ever

    Looking back on 2015, it’s in the running to be one of Microsoft’s biggest on record. The company made several major product announcements, and making a number of big bets on its future.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank23 Dec. 15 00:51
  • How the CIOs of 4 Fortune 500 companies got their jobs

    CIOs of Microsoft, Verizon, AT&T and United Technologies share how they reached the CIO office. Your mission: Study their experience and learn how to follow in their footsteps.

    Written by Bruce Harpham13 Oct. 15 15:55