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…


Window Server for Embedded Systems now available to take on the most critical challenges

On Friday Windows Server 2012 R2 for Embedded Systems became generally available. “We think this is going to become the product for purpose-built, next-generation, enterprise class server appliances,” said Partha Srinivasan, product manager, Windows Embedded Server and SQL Products in a post on the Windows Embedded Blog. “With this edition, enterprises and OEMs [original equipment…


Weekend Reading: September 13th Edition– Microsoft donates Office 365 to nonprofits worldwide

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on how Microsoft has taken a big step in helping nonprofits harness the power of technology by donating Office 365, the major achievements of the 10-year-old Partners in Learning program and the launch of the Xbox Music service to iOS and Android devices. Microsoft announced the…


Weekend Reading: August 30th Edition–Windows 8.1 releases to hardware partners

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we cover the release of Windows 8.1 to manufacturers, bring you lots of back to school excitement through Windows Phone specials and look ahead to this weekend’s PAX Prime 2013 gaming show in Seattle. Windows 8.1 continued its momentum with the release of Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1…


Weekend Reading: July 5th Edition—Windows Phone 8 gets Facebook facelift, Redbox and iHeartRadio

In this edition of Weekend Reading, you’ll hear about big apps that just hit Windows Phone 8, the first version of a Web-based Xbox Music experience and the Xbox exclusive game “Titanfall” setting records at the Game Critics Awards “Best of E3.” Fans of the big and small-screen and live radio can now find apps…


Weekend Reading: June 28th Edition—Microsoft showcases developer opportunity for Windows platform at Build 2013

In this edition of Weekend Reading, the Build 2013 conference showed off the Windows 8.1 Preview and a bevy of other major developments, TechEd Europe continued the momentum of Microsoft’s cloud progress and a new strategic partnership emerged with Oracle. Microsoft’s Build 2013 conference in San Francisco delivers a deluge of previews. Build 2013 opened…


Build 2013 Day Two recap: Windows Azure Mobile Service & Windows Azure Web Sites now available, new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps and more

At Day Two of the Build 2013 conference in San Francisco, Microsoft showed the thousands of developers in attendance (and thousands more online) the opportunity for creating new apps and services on the Windows platform. Server and Tools Business President Satya Nadella and Corporate Vice President of Developer Platform Evangelism Steve Guggenheimer both delivered keynotes…


The Midweek Download: Nov. 16th Edition–Microsoft Unveils Intelligent Systems Product Roadmap, plus Windows 8, Nokia Research, Internet Explorer and Silverlight 5

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories on Windows Embedded, Windows 8, a glimpse into Nokia Research and Silverlight 5, among others. Read away! Microsoft unveils product road map for intelligent systems. For the past several months, Microsoft’s Windows Embedded business has been laying the foundation for an entirely new category within…