The Redmond company has added two new regions in South Korea, in Seoul and Busan, while securing the enviable position of being the exclusive cloud partner to Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.
Microsoft has announced a new strategic partnership with Tata Motors, supporting the Indian auto-maker's connected car vision with machine learning, AI, IoT and Azure cloud technologies.
Microsoft has developed the Azure Intellectual Property Advantage program to help its cloud customers to deal with increasing patent lawsuits for the use of cloud-based technologies.
After having been one of the most popularly voted upon ideas for Flow, Microsoft has introduced Team flows in preview form for Office 365 users along with Gmail connectivity and custom API sharing.
Microsoft's new shell for Windows 10 is described as a "lightweight version of Windows designed for the modern computing world" - but the report raises more questions than it answers for now.
In an interview, the Microsoft CEO talked about how companies should enable employees by use of Artificial Intelligence and not 'replace them'. He also spoke of cloud concerns ahead of WEF in Davos.
BMW and Renault-Nissan have chosen Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform to power their cars. It's an Azure-powered service showcased at CES 2017, and another intriguing move from Microsoft.
Microsoft Azure receives the most widely recognized security accreditation in the healthcare industry; opens door for the storage of massive healthcare information on the cloud.
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In conjunction with HERE, TomTom, and Esri, Microsoft plans to create a new 'world graph' which will provide a wide range of location-oriented capabilities to help quantify the physical world.
Microsoft has released the first Community Technical Preview of its Azure SQL Database Management Pack, which now includes support for elastic pools and Azure AD authentication.
Leading on from the launch of its Bot Framework earlier this year, Microsoft has announced the launch of Azure Bot Service, representing the world's first cloud bot solution.
Microsoft announced today that it is partnering with Adobe, which will be running some of its Creative Cloud services on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform. More information is coming soon.
Microsoft's Azure customers have apparently been hit by a global DNS outage which is affecting a number of services. Microsoft's engineers are currently working on a fix for the issue.
Microsoft has announced that it's scrapping Azure RemoteApp in favor of Citrix' XenApp "express". The company will support existing customers until August 31, 2017 - which is still a year away.
Microsoft has released the August 2016 edition of evaluation Windows developer virtual machines, allowing access to the latest tools, including Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and Project Islandwood.
Microsoft announced today that it's finishing up Skype's transition from peer-to-peer to the cloud soon. According to the company, many of Skype's issues were due to the ongoing transition.
After releasing its first technical preview of Azure Stack earlier this year, Microsoft announced that its hybrid cloud product will only run on integrated solutions made by Dell, HPE and Lenovo.
Microsoft today announced Azure Information Protection, which builds on Azure Rights Management and classification technology from the firm's Secure Islands acquisition last year.
Microsoft has taken perhaps the ultimate step in showing its love for open software, as the company has published its own image of FreeBSD. However, the image is designed for Azure cloud VMs.
In a boon for both businesses, Microsoft and SAP announced collaborative efforts to certify Azure for SAP HANA as well as announcing Office 365 integration with a raft of SAP's cloud-based solutions.
Microsoft users in Canada and South Korea can now access its cloud-computing platform Azure. Data storage regions have popped up in another step in Microsoft's plight to unite the world's businesses.
Microsoft's Q3 2016 earnings were disappointing according to investors and the company's stock has taken a quick dive. However, its future outlook is considered stable and encouraging.
Microsoft has reported its latest quarterly financial results, including a 61% rise in Surface revenue, and solid growth in Office and cloud services - but a massive 46% slide in phone revenue.
In a post-Build interview, the CEO was bullish on Continuum and discussed Microsoft's way forward with Cortana, asserting AI will pervade all points of computing and mobility, including cars.
At day two of Microsoft's Build 2016 developer conference, the focus is the cloud. The firm announced that Azure is run by over 85% of Fortune 500 companies, among other stats.
Apple has reportedly ditched Amazon's Web Services and is now in the process of migrating a big part of the iCloud infrastructure onto Google's Cloud Platform. Apple is also a Microsoft Azure client.
Last week, Microsoft announced it would be bringing its SQL Server product to Linux. Now the move seems to be a big winner, with thousands of companies signing up to try the beta of the product.
Microsoft has enhanced their end to end Internet of Things platform by enabling general availability of their Azure IoT Hub, making it easier to connect IoT devices to Azure services.
According to the New York Times, Microsoft has built prototype server containers designed to sit in the ocean, cooling naturally and reducing data transfer latency by being located closer to cities.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and its President, Brad Smith, have announced the donation of $1 billion in cloud services to 70,000 nonprofits and NGOs around the world over the next three years.
Microsoft has highlighted examples of its products driving new retail experiences, including the 'Diji Touch' vending machine with a 40-inch touchscreen, powered by Windows 10, Kinect and Azure IoT.
Amazon recently reduced prices for various VM instances on its cloud platform and now Microsoft has kept its promise of price matching by announcing price cuts for certain Azure instances.
Recapping the year on Windows Weekly, Chris Capossela revealed detailed Microsoft thinking around a possible Surface Phone, and vowed to step up an already aggressive Windows 10 upgrade push on PCs.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, has confirmed that the company's cloud technologies used in Titanfall can be used in any game, even if the title is exclusive to another platform.
Teams from across Microsoft have been working together to make NORAD's Santa-tracker more fun and engaging than ever before, with a wide range of festive features for kids of all ages.
Over the last few years, Microsoft has started to embrace Linux, and has now announced that it's providing a certification for those that master Linux on its Azure service.
Microsoft has confirmed that it is experiencing problems with Azure Active Directory, as reports pile up from users in various parts of the world unable to log into the company's services.
Microsoft has acquired long-term partner and security firm Secure Islands. The company says the acquisition will ensure customers are being provided with global protection and compliance standards.
Microsoft has announced that it will be developing cloud-based solutions in partnership with Red Hat, in addition to providing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as an OS option on Azure.
In a blog post on TechNet, Microsoft has announced their latest SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview along with their Big Data solution, Azure Data Lake and new features for Azure SQL.
Microsoft has published its latest quarterly financial results, revealing sizeable declines in phone and Surface revenue, but huge growth for its Azure platform, which more than doubled year-on-year.
Microsoft has expanded its Azure Data Lake service with three new services; Data Lake Store, Data Lake Analytics & HDInsight. The services will allow increased accessibility making it easier to use.
Microsoft has listed several intriguing stats about the company's achievements so far, which highlights the number of users on the company's platforms as well as individuals linked to the company.
Microsoft has announced another IoT partnership, looking to leverage its Azure cloud machine learning and analytic services to users of Particle's Wi-Fi and cellular equipped prototyping boards.
Microsoft is launching a new service that aims to consolidate its machine learning know-how. Cortana Analytics is bringing the company's tools and services to all developers with a subscription.
Last year, Microsoft released an app it called Hyperlapse and now the company is back with a brand new version, new applications and even a cloud service for the tool.
Microsoft is investing and partnering with companies to lay down subsea data cables and connect its worldwide datacenters from Ireland, the UK, the US and Asia with more bandwidth and lower latency.
Microsoft has created a new website that takes an old carnival game and attempts to use machine learning to guess your age; you can try it out right now.
Missed today's opening keynote at Build 2015? Microsoft has made the video available for your on-demand viewing pleasure, allowing you to catch up on everything from this morning's presentation.