Topic: microsoft

Short Takes: November 15, 2010

Analyzing Coverity’s open-source integrity report; Mark Hurd takes over at Oracle; Microsoft’s risk with Windows Phone 7 … continue reading

Microsoft’s PASS Summit features new business and data cloud products

Now generally available: SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse, the CTP1 of SQL Server and the Atlanta cloud service … continue reading

‘Dawn of a new day’ as Ozzie leaves Microsoft

In a farewell paper, the former chief architect warns Microsoft to be prepared for a post-PC world … continue reading

Open-source Outercurve Foundation makes changes

Group expands size of board and offers indemnification to project contributors to try to grow project galleries … continue reading

From the Editors: Oracle and IBM: Strange bedfellows

IBM and Oracle’s cooperation will mean good things for Java; it’s not too late for Microsoft to enter the smartphone race … continue reading

Microsoft announces Azure enhancements at PDC

Developer tools and a middleware services road map were revealed as the company puts the cloud front and center … continue reading

Microsoft and Adobe: Better as partners

Analysts believe that the two companies possess technologies that can boost each other’s business strategies … continue reading

Windows Phone 7 vs. Windows Mobile

Business application developers will have to wait for Windows Phone 7 to mature if they want to use it … continue reading

Microsoft finds friends in court fight over patent validity

Apple, Facebook and others join Microsoft in its possible Supreme Court patent battle against i4i … continue reading

Windows & .NET Watch: Are IronRuby and IronPython heading for the rust heap?

Recent moves by Microsoft have cause great doubts about the viability of the two projects … continue reading

Microsoft pushes Windows Phone 7 development tools

Ahead of the smartphone’s release, Microsoft is letting developers download its tools in an effort to break into the market … continue reading

Windows & .NET Watch: LightSwitch turns up

Microsoft’s newest development environment will need to go a long way to fulfill its potential … continue reading Protection Status