Microsoft begins the Private Preview of SQL Server on Linux

Microsoft announced their plans to bring SQL Server to Linux. A step towards making the industry-leading data management and business analytics platform available for any data, to run any application, anywhere. SQL Server on Linux gives developers the power to build and deploy intelligent applications on a single data management and business analytics platform. This will enable SQL Server… Continue reading Microsoft begins the Private Preview of SQL Server on Linux

Microsoft showcased its SaaS solutions and Cloud Startups it powers!

Earlier this week, Microsoft India showcased some of its SaaS solutions for enterprises and organizations, developed by born-in-the-cloud startups. The solutions range from technologies for offering better customer experiences, building intelligent infrastructure through cloud, local market on chat and talent management platform. The company is fostering innovation among start-ups in India by providing resources, technology and… Continue reading Microsoft showcased its SaaS solutions and Cloud Startups it powers!

Make Starbucks your new Meeting Room on Outlook

Meetings have really transformed over the years. What used to happen in a closed conference room setup has now moved on to a lounge or a cafe. Even in Business meetings, people prefer Personal connections, and face to face conversations in an informal setup in a much friendly environment like a cafe. Microsoft has introduced an… Continue reading Make Starbucks your new Meeting Room on Outlook

Microsoft to acquires LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash. Its an interesting acquisition considering the fact that, Microsoft has been focusing a lot on AI and User Research in the past few years. This acquisition helps them with more and more data to… Continue reading Microsoft to acquires LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

The all new Microsoft Lumia 650 is available for sale in India at 15299

Microsoft today announced the launch of Lumia 650 Dual SIM(4G) in India- the latest smartphone to run on Windows 10. Designed for the modern day professionals who seek harmony in their work and personal lives, itoffers the best of Microsoft’s productivity and security, in a beautifully crafted, slim package. Recognizing that people today want to… Continue reading The all new Microsoft Lumia 650 is available for sale in India at 15299

Top 10 Highlights from Microsoft Build 2016 Developer Conference

This year, the build was not just about unveiling new technologies; but rather, bringing in open source tools, options for cross platform implementations, Intelligence services and most importantly, technologies that touches lives. Let’s look at the top 10 highlights from this year’s build. Say, a round up of what happened at Build.

Microsoft plans to shuffle up the MVP program, and its for good!

Microsoft plans to move the consumer focused Product and Technology Service MVPs to a new influencer program that will be managed by the respective Product/Service teams. The Office-related MVPs, given their focus on Dev and IT Pro, will still remain part of the existing MVP Award program. Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award is a mode of… Continue reading Microsoft plans to shuffle up the MVP program, and its for good!

Microsoft brings in more tools to the community, joins Eclipse Foundation.

Microsoft is taking its relationship with the Eclipse community to the next level by joining the Eclipse Foundation as a Solutions Member. With joining the Eclipse Foundation, Microsoft will collaborate more closely with the Eclipse community, deliver set of tools and services for all development teams, and of-course continuously improve our cloud services, SDKs and… Continue reading Microsoft brings in more tools to the community, joins Eclipse Foundation.

Microsoft acquires SwiftKey; Aims to leverage Predictive Technologies

Microsoft has acquired SwiftKey today. The valuation is marked at $250 million, reports Financial Times. SwiftKey is one of the most popular custom software keyboards for iOS and Android platforms. Microsoft has made some real good quality applications for iOS and Android devices. This acquisition adds to the company’s commitment to bringing its software and services to… Continue reading Microsoft acquires SwiftKey; Aims to leverage Predictive Technologies