Open Door Policy: Jacob Rossi from Internet Explorer Talks Web Openness

Jacob Rossi, program manager for Internet Explorer, took a break from all things web to chat with us on his perspective on openness at Microsoft.   If you’re interested in learning more about Jacob’s work, follow him on Twitter. He also participates in a monthly tweet chat on @iedevchat where you can learn more about…

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Solve the Big Data Problems of the Future: Join Microsoft Research’s Naiad Project

Posted by Tara GrummSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In this decade we will collect more scientific data than we’ve collected in human history. Soon it will be impossible to do any kind of analysis without access to powerful computational tools, which can make sense of the flood of data coming from sources like satellites,…

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Reserve Your Spot for Microsoft’s Next Interoperability Plugfest

Posted by Michael BowmanProgram Manager, Office Engineering Mark your calendars for June 16th to 20th! Microsoft Interoperability teams are hosting a five-day Interoperability Protocols Plugfest at Microsoft’s Redmond Campus. A critical aspect of Microsoft product development is an ecosystem dedicated to shipping interoperable systems and these plugfest-type events are great opportunities to work closely with…

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Opening up Opportunities by Making Code a Language We All Speak

Posted by Sangita Jayaraman, Microsoft Asia Pacific Asia Pacific is home to nearly 3.5 billion people speaking more than 2000 languages. Imagine if there was a common language that could unite this diverse region and open doors to opportunities.   Through Microsoft’s YouthSpark initiative and the #WeSpeakCode campaign, youth across Asia Pacific were challenged recently…

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Speedier Search: Bing for Android App Update

Posted by Openness Team Microsoft released an update to the Bing for Android app, which includes a new streamlined look and feel and faster search capabilities. For Bing Rewards fans, there is also a new way to track your points within the app and keep tabs on progress. With last week’s roll out of Bing…

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OneNote Updates for iPhone and Mac

Posted by Openness Team Following this week’s updates to Office for iPad, Microsoft also released new OneNote features for iPhone and Mac, making it easier to capture ideas and important to-do’s wherever you are, and on whatever device you have at your fingertips. Visit www.OneNote.com to get OneNote for iPhone or OneNote for Mac for…

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Need a Hard Copy? No problem, Office for iPad Now Prints

Posted by Openness Team Last month, Microsoft launched Office for iPad with the robust capabilities and familiar look and feel that is unmistakably Office, while offering a fantastic touch experience built from the ground up for iPad. Millions of people have downloaded the shiny touch-friendly apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and the Office team…

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Microsoft-SUSE Alliance: Linux and Windows Interoperability for More Than 1,000 Customers

Posted by Alfonso CastroDirector of Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft Open Solutions Group Most customers we speak with today operate heterogeneous IT environments and just want everything to work well together – whether they need to optimize existing investments or are interested in adopting new technologies along the way. One of Microsoft’s ongoing goals is to ensure…

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