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Microsoft has started running a new TV commercial that focuses on its various cloud-based services such as Azure, Office 365 and more, centering on how they are used by the Lotus F1 racing team.
Microsoft will reportedly rebrand the name of its Windows Azure cloud service to Microsoft Azure, with the announcement rumored to be made on Tuesday and changed officially next week.
Electronic Arts has canceled all pre-orders for the PC port of Titanfall in South Africa, telling customers that online performance rates in the country "are not as high as needed" for the game.
Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud platform has gained a lot of clients over the last year since it became publicly available and has gone ahead of Amazon among all Windows hosting competitors.
Microsoft has announced it is collaborating with NBC in the U.S. for video streaming coverage of all 98 events of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia using Windows Azure Media Services.
Microsoft has announced it will offer its cloud server specifications to the Open Compute Project, along with open sourcing the software code it created for the management of hardware operations.
More details have been revealed on how Microsoft will improve the encryption of its online services like SkyDrive and Outlook.com so they cannot be read by the NSA and other groups.
A new interview with Windows Azure head Scott Guthrie reveals that Skype is now running on the cloud-based service and that SkyDrive will soon move over to Azure as well.
Microsoft has announced the formation of the Cloud OS Network, a group of over 25 third-party companies that offer cloud services based on Microsoft products like Windows Azure.
Microsoft has confirmed reports it plans to upgrade the encryption for its online services to try to prevent its data from being used by government spy agencies like the NSA.
Researchers from Microsoft and two universities have developed a 'smart bra' with embedded sensors that connects to a Windows Phone app, to explore ways to reduce stress-related 'emotional eating'.
Microsoft has revealed more information on Visual Studio Online, the new name for the Team Foundation Service that is now in a "Commercial Preview” mode before officially launching in 2014.
Microsoft has launched yet another major update to Windows Azure customers, this time adding a number of new features, including an import/export service for hard drives.
Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud service experienced a partial outage that affected the management feature in the Compute section worldwide, which started Tuesday night and was fixed earlier today.
Microsoft has announced that it has launched the Windows Azure HDInsight service to the general public, which offers Hadoop as an Azure cloud service, allowing users to set up clusters in minutes.
Microsoft has announced that it has acquired the Washington DC-based start up company Apiphany and will use its management and delivery platform for Windows Azure.
Microsoft has announced that Windows Azure customers now have the option to add multi-factor authentication to their service, although it will come with an additional monthly fee.
Microsoft reportedly showed some of its employees a prototype of a game streaming service at an internal meeting today that will offer high end games on Windows Phones and low end PCs
Microsoft has announced a new agreement with AT&T that will provide a new cloud service for enterprise customers that combines AT&T's integration technology with Microsoft's Windows Azure.
Microsoft has announced its plans for Windows Azure for Research, a collaboration between Microsoft Research and Windows Azure designed to bring cloud computing to scientists and researchers.
Microsoft has announced it has added a number of new features to its Windows Azure cloud server service, including SQL Server AlwaysOn Support, Notification Hubs and more.
Amazon Web Services has launched an new version of its .NET SDK that finally adds support for connecting Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps to the company's cloud services.
Microsoft Open Technologies has announced a partnership with Azul Systems that will bring Oracle's Java to Windows Azure sometime later in 2013 using the OpenJDK specification.
Microsoft has announced that the over 5.000 government employees of San José, California will now use Office 365, along with Windows Azure and StorSimple services.
Microsoft has revealed some of what it's got lined up for its 2014 fiscal year, including what's on the way for Windows, Windows Phone, Surface, Skype and more in its "biggest innovation year ever".
Microsoft says that a new study it commissioned from IDC shows that its partners that have 50 percent of their revenue based on cloud products make more profit compared to other partners.
Microsoft has announced that Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Web Sites are now generally available after being released earlier in preview versions.
As expected, Microsoft and Oracle have announced a new partnership that will, among other things, allow Oracle software to run on on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure
Microsoft will build a new cloud data center in West Des Moines, Iowa that will be worth $700 million, which will be used to help online services such as Xbox Live and Office 365.
Microsoft and Oracle executives, including Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Oracle president Mark Hurd, will be holding a press conference on Monday, but details have yet to be revealed.
Microsoft has announced some more statistics concerning the adoption of its Windows Azure cloud services, including word that over 50 percent of the Fortune 500 companies now uses Windows Azure.
There's been a lot of Azure news here at TechEd, and Microsoft wants everyone to try it out for themselves. To entice you, they're offering you $200 worth of service credits for the first month.
Microsoft has announced its Digital Crimes Unit will be using Windows Azure as the basis for its Cyber Threat Intelligence Program, made to offer information to ISPs on known botnet malware infections
Speaking at a press conference in Shanghai, Steve Ballmer confirmed that the company is hiring "several thousand" new workers in China, to support its Windows Phone and Windows Azure efforts.
A new promo video for Microsoft's Windows Azure shows office workers taking time out (thanks to Azure saving them some time) to host a dial-up connection battle. You read that right.
Microsoft has announced a new collaboration with the Linux-based SUSE that will allow Windows Server Hyper-V workloads to run on SUSE Cloud-based infrastructures.
Microsoft has announced it has released the Windows Azure SDK 2.0 for .NET update that adds a number of new features, including quicker ways to publish Windows Azure Web Sites.
Microsoft has revealed that annual revenues for its Windows Azure cloud-based services have now exceeded $1 billion for the first time, which is in the server and tools division.
Microsoft has launched a new promotional video for its Windows Azure cloud service that features fictional office employees in a medieval-like duel with stuffed animals.
Microsoft has made changes to its Business Associate Agreement that should make it easier for healthcare companies to use its cloud services, including Office 365.
A study commissioned by Microsoft claims that small businesses lose a total of $24 billion a year due to IT problems that have to be fixed by involuntary IT managers.
Microsoft has announced that its new Windows Azure Infrastructure Services is now generally available, which allows its customers to move its current applications to Microsoft's cloud service.
NBC has announced a new agreement with Microsoft that will have its Windows Azure cloud service as the backbone for NBC Sports' streaming Internet sports coverage, including the 2014 Olympics.
Microsoft has announced it is now offering the first public preview of HDInsight Service for Windows Azure, allowing its users to launch and manage Hadoop clusters on Microsoft's cloud server service.
Microsoft has updated its Windows Azure platform with a number of new features, including the long awaited addition of Android app support for its Mobile Services section.
Microsoft has announced it has now acquired MetricsHub for Windows Azure, a Bellevue, Washington startup company that previously received mentoring via the Microsoft Accelerator program.
Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud service is still dealing with an extended outage that began on Friday and affected its servers worldwide due to a expired HTTPS certificate.
The research firm Nasuni said today there is over one exabyte of data stored in the "cloud" and that Microsoft's Windows Azure is currently the best cloud service provider.
Microsoft has announced it is testing a new sign-in user interface that will be used by several different company services, including Office 365, Windows Azure and more.