Weekend Reading: February 28th Edition — Microsoft’s 24-hour idea factory, and Windows Azure and Dynamics win a spot on the podium

Greetings weekend warriors! We’ve got some tasty tidbits to satisfy both the right and the left side of your brain this week. Check it out … What do some of Microsoft’s brightest minds do in their off time? They tinker. In the Garage. Discover this sanctuary for creativity and problem solving that harkens back to…

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Los Angeles Unified School District chooses Office 365 for faculty and staff

The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the U.S., has selected Office 365 as its faculty and staff email solution. The district chose Office 365 for its reliability, flexibility and security features, as well as the opportunity to reduce the amount of time the district’s IT team spends on maintaining its…

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Windows Azure, Microsoft Dynamics and Enterprise Services earn a place on the podium at the Winter Games

About 100,000 people visited Microsoft Technology Hall during the XXII Winter Olympic Games in the Olympic Park, featuring the latest Windows 8.1 devices for anyone to try. Many records were broken at the Winter Games, but Microsoft can claim some credit for helping to break at least one more: The largest-ever audience on an authenticated…


Windows Azure services now generally available in new Japan cloud region

The following post is from Takeshi Numoto, Corporate Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise marketing, Microsoft. Less than a year ago, we announced Windows Azure services for Japan to support the growing demand for Microsoft’s cloud services. I am pleased to share that Windows Azure in Japan East (Saitama Prefecture) and Japan West (Osaka Prefecture), will…

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Wonder what the innovators do in their off time? They tinker. In The Garage.

Some of the company’s – if not the world’s – brightest minds don’t just turn off when the workday is done. They head to The Garage, a sanctuary for creativity and problem solving that harkens back to Microsoft’s start-up roots. It’s here, fueled by Manny’s and pepperoni pizza, that that the Mouse Without Borders was…

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Microsoft and its partners showcase mobility solutions at HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exhibition

The following post is from Dr. Dennis Schmuland, Chief Health Strategy Officer, U.S. Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft. This week, we are at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's (HIMSS) 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., showing off the innovative ways our partners and customers are using technology to transform the healthcare…

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Mobile World Congress, Microsoft and Nokia

The following post is from Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Communications at Microsoft. Mobile World Congress is in full swing in Barcelona this week, one of the biggest events of the year for the mobile industry. I love Barcelona, and am sad to miss MWC this year. There is something about the combination…

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Weekend Reading: Feb. 21st Edition — Your personal cloud is now OneDrive, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM to add marketing capabilities

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about free cloud storage OneDrive being globally available, Microsoft Dynamics CRM adding more capabilities to deliver even better customer service, and new and updated Bing apps for Windows Phone. Who knew moving day could be so easy? Microsoft’s free cloud storage, OneDrive, became available this week….

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From unified to universal, the next stage for communications

The following post is from Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President for Lync & Skype Engineering, Microsoft. It’s great to be in Las Vegas today with almost 2,000 customers, partners and industry professionals for the first day of our second annual Lync Conference. This is my first public appearance since taking over responsibility for Microsoft’s…

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