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Microsoft Talks Private Cloud

Less than two weeks after announcing major updates to Windows Azure at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft again demonstrated the breadth of its vision for cloud computing today when it unveiled Hyper-V Cloud, a set of programs and offerings that makes it easier for businesses to build their own private cloud infrastructures using the Windows Server platform. Dell, Fujitsu, …

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HISTORY Launches HISTORY HERE App for Windows Phone 7

HISTORY recently announced the availability of HISTORY HERE, a location-based mobile application for Windows® Phone 7, that brings history to life in thousands of locations across the United States. Available to Windows Phone 7 customers in conjunction with the phone’s US launch on November 8, HISTORY HERE is the first mobile app to combine GPS with HISTORY’s award-winning content and …

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OpenStack Is Now Open for Windows Server

Microsoft recently announced that it has partnered with Cloud.com to provide integration and support of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V to the OpenStack project, an open source cloud computing platform. The addition of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V provides organizations and service providers running a mix of Microsoft and non-Microsoft infrastructure with greater flexibility when using OpenStack. As part of …

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Microsoft Office 365 – Office in the Cloud

Microsoft Corp. today announced Microsoft Office 365, the company’s next generation in cloud productivity that brings together Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online in an always-up-to-date cloud service. Office 365 makes it easier for millions more organizations to get and use Microsoft’s award-winning business productivity solutions via the cloud. With Office 365, people can work together more …

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Windows Phone 7 – Available Soon

Ballmer and AT&T made the official announcement that the world now has a Windows Phone 7. Available in Europe on October 21 and then in the U.S. on November 8 – this phone is actually pretty…pretty !! Check out the official press release video below: Probably the best ad I’ve seen thus far is the one below, aptly titled Really? …

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Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse

Some say the mouse’s days are numbered, but recently Microsoft Corp. proved the gadget is alive and well by unveiling the Arc Touch Mouse, the first mouse designed to flatten for portability and pop up for comfort. The new mouse features Microsoft’s first touch scroll strip for easy navigation — just move a finger slowly for controlled scrolling or flick …

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Microsoft’s Arc Touch Mouse

Some say the mouse’s days are numbered, but recently Microsoft Corp. proved the gadget is alive and well by unveiling the Arc Touch Mouse, the first mouse designed to flatten for portability and pop up for comfort. The new mouse features Microsoft’s first touch scroll strip for easy navigation — just move a finger slowly for controlled scrolling or flick …

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Windows 7 Teaser

The Windows Phone 7 launch is coming soon – expect to see many many ads from Redmond, Washington touting the glory of Windows 7. Microsoft is expected to spend over $500 million on marketing at launch. Windows Phone UK is partnering with Secret Cinema to bring “a new level of connectivity” to the Secret Cinema experience and raise awareness of Windows …

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This Week in: Microsoft

Reviewing the top news surrounding Microsoft. Microsoft GamesCom Press Event Lunch Unboxing The most important question at Microsoft’s Gamescom play session on Tuesday? What are they serving for lunch? That question answered here. http://kotaku.com/ — Wed, 18 Aug 2010 10:20:00 -0700 Microsoft Security Essentials Receives AV-Test Certificate The Windows Blog is Microsoft’s Official Blog for the Windows Operating System. http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/windowssecurity/ …

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IE9 – It's Coming

Microsoft is inviting selected members of the press and “VIPs” to a September 15 event in San Francisco where it will launch the beta of Internet Explorer 9. The theme of this beta launch revolves around developers and designers coming together to showcase the “Beauty of the Web.” According to a recent post on Microsoft’s Windows Team blog, “invitees get …

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IE9 – It’s Coming

Microsoft is inviting selected members of the press and “VIPs” to a September 15 event in San Francisco where it will launch the beta of Internet Explorer 9. The theme of this beta launch revolves around developers and designers coming together to showcase the “Beauty of the Web.” According to a recent post on Microsoft’s Windows Team blog, “invitees get …

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Windows 7 Slate vs. Apple iPad [video]

We knew it was coming  sooner or later – here is the video showing the pros and cons and usability benefits of both the pre-production Windows 7 Slate and the Apple iPad. Interestingly enough – the Slate doesn’t do too bad keeping up with the iPad; there are actually, areas that the Slate excels at. Check the video and give …

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